Numbur Cheese Circuit offers visitors excellent, spectacular view of magnificent Himalayan peaks including Langtang, Jugal Himal, Gaurishankar and Numburchuli and many more. Pass throughout profound river gorges, frosty lakes, rice fields, subtropical jungle and Sherpa Gaun to the Likhu river glacier, views over by the lofty peaks of Bigphera Go Pathibarra and Numburchuli, An opportunity to visit Nepal’s first cheese factory, established in 1957 and the famous Thodung Monastery on the way.
Numbur cheese circuit trek is based on the natural landscape wisely blended with the Sherpa culture and traditions. In April to May, rhododendrons bloom in abundance. There is a massive chance to see eagles and musk deer as well as Himalayan Thar (goat), a species of goat antelope and many other animals. If lucky, you can catch a glimpse of the elusive snow leopard. “Leave only footprints behind you, take only memories when you leave” this concept of sustainable tourism is based on the basis that destination should remain unspoiled for future generations. When planning this trekking product, great care was taken to make sure that the northern portion remained a wilderness and that lodges were not constructed: only eco-friendly campsites and trail improvements have been incorporated. The identity of Number cheese Circuit Trek is initially with the highest peak in the area, Numburchuli at 6,959mtrs and with local products such as Yak cheese, high altitude traditional tea, local potato and other. You can choose the details of itinerary of Numbur cheese circuit trekking and make it as per your desire and holidays.
Following are major attraction of Numbur Cheese Crcuit Trek
Khimti and Likhu River valley
Best viewing peaks
Sarmoche peak (5255m), Ramdung peak (5930m), Chukyima Go (6259m), Bigphrea Go Nup (6666m), Paniyo Tapa (6696m), Paniyo Shar (6549m) and Numberchuli (Shorong Yul Lha (6959m)
Linkhu Nup Glacier, Bigphere Go Glacier, Surmoche Glacier, Likhu Glacier
Panchpokhari pass (4605m) and Gyajo La (4880m)
Beautiful high altitude lakes likePanch Pokhari, Jata Pokhari, Boula Pokhari, Bhale Pokhari, Dudh Pokhari
Manedanda, Kholakharka, Tare, Kholaseer, Ngeju
Temperate to alpine vegetation, blooming rhododendron, Taxus, Alnus, Pine forest, bamboo forest
More than 300 species of birds including pheasants (Danfe), musk deer, red panda, Himalayan thar, snow leopard, Himalayan black beer, Langoor monkey,
Best view points
Phokte, Manedanda, Panchpokhari, Gyajo La, Serding (Pannasa danda), Lapchane
Thudung, Bhandar, Gumdel, Kyama, Lhachhewar
Terraced farming, mobile grazing system, traditional cheese production practices, ethno-botanical practices, depends on slow food like potato, cheese, wild foods, barley etc.
Lhosar celebration, Chouri dance, Janaipurnima festival during August