Numbur Cheese Circuit
Numbur Cheese Circuit is a newly launched trail in the Himalayan Region from the team of TAAN and other local tourism agencies. This trekking trail starts from the Shivalaya which is also a starting point of Mount Everest Base Camp Trek. This trail offers full of amazing views and walk on different environment for 19 days. This trail situated in Ramechap district with the distance around 190 km from Kathmandu. This trek passes through the Khimti and Likhu River a lap of Mount Everest.
This circuit was developed to show the hidden chapter of Nepal which still follows the traditional life style with its own nature from the origin. Mostly the indigenous communities such as Sherpa, Newar, Thami, Tamang, Magar, Yalmo and Majhi were the real inhabitant of this place. This circuit was named after the virgin peak called Numbur Chuli and the oldest Chesses factory of Nepal which was founded in the year of 1957, and known as a Numbur Chesses Circuit. We have a great chance to view the biodiversity ranging from temperate to alpine forest with inhabited by wildlife like Red Panda, Musk deer, Himalayan Thar, snow leopards and other rare animals as well as species. During April and May rhododendrons bloom in profusion. The attractions of the route are glaciers, peaks, lakes, superb views of major Himalayan peaks including Annapurna South, Langtang, Jugal, Gaurishankar and Numbur Chuli and many more.
The Numbur Cheese Circuit trekking is more potential for the trekkers who are looking for ‘off-the-beaten path’ treks. The High Himalayan lakes, revered by pilgrims including Panchpokhari, Jatapokhari, Bhalepokhari, Dudhpokhari. The route goes through deep river gorges, glacial lakes, terraced rice fields, watched over by the towering peaks of Numburchuli. Trekker has opportunity to visit the famous Thodung , Lachhewar, Kyama, Gumdel, Bhandar Monasteries lie along the trail in offering spiritual delights on the way.