Taplejung - Places To See

There are several other places to see in Taplejung. One can hardly describe the exuberance and natural elegance of TimbuPokhari (Pond), which borders the district with neighboring Panchthar. The redolence of blooming Padmachal, a local variety of flowers, is spellbounds trekkers, and stamps an unforgettable memory.
Alpine grassland, rocky out crops, dense temperate, subtropical forests, and no river valleys make up the region. Geographically speakingm, Taplejung occupies an area ranging from 670 meters to 8586 meters (Mt. Kanchanjunga ) above sea level. One of the major attraction that lies in this area is the Pathibhara Devi temple. This secret region attracts tourists seeking spiritual fulfilment and blessings from the powerfullPathibhara Devi. Hindus as well as the Buddhists reach the temple for celebrations during special occasions. The trek to Pathibhara Devi (3794 m) combined with the natural and cultural experiences of the region make the visit a unique exhilarating experience. Rich with natural beauty, cultural diversity and numerous mountain ranges, Taplejung district holds a significant position among the tourist destinations of Nepal.
There are two ways to go to Taplejung. one is taking a flight to Suketar. but, it is seasonal. the flights are closed during Mansoon. as the smaller aircrafts with 10/15 capacity make flights, normally packed. the other way of going to Taplejung is by road. theMechi Highway from Charali on East West highway to Illam-Phidim - Taplejung is metalled only uptoPhidim and there onwards is gravel. the Koshi Highway from Dharan- Dhankuta- Basantapur is again metalled only uptoHile. however, Mechi Highway reaches to the district headquarters and if you take Koshi Highway, then have to trek from Basantapur. treking from Basantapur along the beautiful mountains full of varieties of vegetations, flora and fauna is definitely exicting and enjoyable. there are plenty of places on the way for simple lodging and fooding. best seasons to visit taplejung is during autumn and spring.
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