Suggested Itinerary for Pathibhara Trail (For Tourists)
Activities: Flight from Kathmandu-Suketar (1hr) or Kathmandu-Biratnagar-Suketar (2hrs). Trekking from Suketar to Deurali.
Activities: Trek from Deurali to Phedi, birdwatching along the trail. Viewing mountains and sceneries on the way(4-5 hrs trek).
Activities: Trekking from Phedi to Pathibhara. Darshan of Pathibhara Devi.(3 hrs) Panoramic mountain view from Pathibhara. Trekking from Pathibhara to Phedi.
Activities: Trekking from Phedi to Suketar. Observing the surroundings and local lifestyle. Visiting the local Monastery. Tasting local drinks and Cuisines.(4-5hrs)
Overnight: Suketar(Lodges and Teashops)
Activities: Flying from Suketar-Kathmandu or Suketar-Biratnagar-Kathmandu.
b) Suketar-Taplejung Bazar(Phungling)
Activities: 2hrs walk from Suketar, visiting NTC tower, Sanu-Suketar, local monastery, takes us to the headquarter of the district- Phungling. The main town/market of the district is facilated with many hotels, resturants, lodges, shops, health and communication facilities(including internet).
Accessibility to Taplejung:
Kathmandu – Taplejung (Suketar)
Biratnagar – Taplejung (Suketar)
Birtamod(Jhapa) – Taplejung (Phungling Bazaar)
Mechi National Highway 236Km
Basantapur- Gufa Pokhari – Taplejung (Phungling Bazaar) – 2 days