Barpak Village Tour
Trip Name: Barpak Village Tour
Mode of Trip: Guided tour
Accommodation: Traditional lodges
Transportation: Private Vehicles
Trip Days: 4 days
It’s time to make a trip that makes difference. Visit naturally and culturally gifted village, Barpak and at a same time benefit the local residents.
Barpark village tour is new village trekking tour to experience the village life of Nepal after the massive earthquake. Barpak is a small picturesque hill top station that lies 45 km north from Gorkha at an elevation of (1,900m). It is believed that Barpak was once ruled by Ghale king during the period of 22 -24 kingdom (Baise- Choubise Rajya) in Nepal. Barkpak is also the homeland of great Gaje Ghale- honered by Victoria Cross during 2nd world war in Burma. The majority of Barpak community rely on agriculture however some youth join British Gurkha , Nepal Army, Indian Army or go foreign for job. Basic infrastructure like paved path, electricity, phone, water supply etc is accessible in Barpak easily. In 25th April 2015 massif earth quake of 7.9 magnitude rocked Barpak that badly damaged many houses, forcing number of residents, who spent nights in open area and emergency shelter. This naturally decorated village turned into mess within the minute because of devastating natural force killing many people and leaving hundreds of people injured. But the village is under reconstruction and instate of reincarnation again. Earthquake did affect the residents but the beauty and purity is still the same. The flock of tourist, students, NGOs- INGOs, government staffs and diplomat is significantly increasing in rapid manner.
Brimming with unique sloppy village with dense stone-tile roofed house, abundant culture and majestic landscapes, Barpak are an incredible place to visit. Local people believe that worshiping Narad Pokhari (a pilgrimage site of Hindu) after bathing at Shrawna Sharangti makes every devotee wish comes true. It is local myth that you must visit temple if you said you want to go, despite of harsh journey through rugged mountainous terrain. From cultural village tour to trekking in Dharkey Dada, Narad Pokhari and overlooking of Darauti River, this short Barpak village tour has always something special to offer.
Hike up to nearby Mumche hill, to have clear and panoramic view of Ganesh Himal, Buddha Himal, Siringe Himal, Manaslu Himal and Himchuli. The exceptional view of Daraundi River descending from Gorkha Himal and Ghhulung glacier in Manaslu region passing through impressive gorge of tropical forest has added the perk of Barpak village tour.
Barpak Village tour itinerary:Day 1:
After breakfast driveto Barpak(1900m). Overnight at Home stay of local people.
Day 2: Explore the Barpark Village and see their life style and culture.
Day 3: Hike to View Point where you can see Manaslu and Ganesh Himal range.
Day 4: After breakfast drive back to Kathmandu from Gorkha.