Gov. Reg. No.: 43408/063/064

Khoku Chhintang Village Tour

 

This village is situated eastern part of Nepal 700 km. from Kathmandu. The domination of typical Rai Culture and unparalleled scenic beauty is an unspoiled place. The unique culture and the exceptional natural beauty. One can see Mt. Makalu, Peak 4, Kanchenjungha, and other small peaks. This area is known as a model village of Dhankuta district. You can drive by bus or private vehicle it takes 17 hours to get Dhankuta by bus or you can fly from Kathmandu to Biratnagar and drive up to Hile. The village is on a north-facing slope at 1,500m. above sea level. The climate is ideal at all times of the year with no snow ever falling in the village itself. However, the ideal time to visit is between September, October and March, May. The houses are mostly built from local materials and are well constructed. The overwhelming impression of the village is one of order a warm and welcoming feel to it.

Attractions

Siva Mandhir:
It is situated in the heart of Ankhisalla VDC. It is one of the old temples of Nepal. Pilgrims from various parts of the country visit this temple wishing good health and prosperity.

Siddhathan:
It is situated at Ankhisalla VDC. People pray in this temple wishing progress and prosperity of their children. It is believed that when children are shown to Siddhibaba, their intelligence, wisdom and cleverness would be developed and increased. A big pooja is performed in Bhadra Purnima (fullmoon of September).

Pitripuja:
This Pitripuja is performed wishing safe and heavenly reside of the forefathers. It is worshipped twice a year.

Dhukursingh:
This is the main worshiping god of Rai community.Rai people worship this god with great zeal and happiness.

Devithan:
When one enters the villages, too manyl devithans can be seen along the way.

Jalpa Devi Bhagawati Mandir:
Jalpa Devi Mandir is a famous temple of Chhintang VDC. The temple is situated in the heart of Chhintang VDC. The worshiping of the goddess starts from 2.00pm. Other gods and goddess are generally worshiped in the morning but this goddess is worshiped in the afternoon. This is the unique specialty of this goddess.

If you are visiting end of November the local peoples are celebrating their cultural activities is call 'Papani' the visiter can enjoy with their culture. There are many more local activities during the November to May.


Itinerary :

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1320m.)
Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) and transfer to Hotel and stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu to Hile (1950m.) and trek to Ankhisalla (1650m.)
Drive 17 hours from Kathmandu to Hile by public bus (or 45 minutes fly from Kathmandu to Biratnagar and 4 hours drive to Hile from Biratnagar). After breakfast trek to Ankhisalla. The trail is gently down hill and quite wider. If weather is clear one can enjoy with mountain views and tea garden. 4 hours walk and stay overnight at Ankhisalla in home stay.

Day 03: Ankhisalla to Chhintang (1500m.)
Wake up early in the morning for sunrise and mountain views it takes about 20 minute to get view point Call Ghumaune Danda. You can see Panoramic Mt. Makalu range and Mt. Kanchenjungha, curly figure of Arun River and beautiful villages. After breakfast trek through Khoku village observe the Nepal famous orange garden. 5 hours walk and overnight at Chhintang Devithan Guest house.

Day 04: Chhintang to Barahachhetra (1220m.)
Today you can obsrve the chhintang Devithan and explore the village and start to your trek. en route you can see nice settlement and mountain views. The trail is gently down hill. Four hours walk bring you Tribeni after lunch cross the suspension bridge and follow the river bank two hours walk and stay overnight at Barahachhetra.

Day 05: Barahachhetra to Kathmandu
Drive back to by local bus it takes about 15 hours to arrive in Kathmandu.

Note: The total cost and further information will be provided on request.