The hidden valley of Mt. Ganesh Himalayan range in Nepal. The vast unknown culture and language in Nepal you can find in this valley, people have their own system, religion and society. It’s amazing to see that people are still live and believe in gods and blindly follow the culture even though their new generation and kids been the school in the urban city in Nepal #Kathmandu, #Pokhara or nearest city in the Gorkha. People would love to speak the Tibetan language than Nepalese and other languages, their outfit, daily life and culture is unmatched and still practising old 14th Century Buddhist tradition and lama practice. Nowadays they are slowly changing and adapting culture from outside, the main reason can be digital satellite TV and program, Mobile Phones, as well as increasing trekking and camping group in the region.
This valley has known one of the remote and wilderness areas in Gorkha district in Nepal. Now slowly people accepting other, allowing people in their Gomba and Stupas to participate in puja and ceremony including entering trier private houses. Last two-three years after the earthquake (2015), this valley rapidly rebuilding new houses, guest houses and hotels which is the great sign of changing outside world and welcoming tourist in this valley. I still do not rely 100% on their ability to high standard hygiene and prepare food and cleanness, I will always cause and prepare for the worst case more likely people get stomach problem and altitude sickness.
My personal suggestion is ready for cultural shock and differentiate and ready to learn new situation, which may help you to reduce your uncertainties, and have a great time and enjoy the differentiate being in urban Nepal remote trekking region in Himalayan in Nepal. I’d always carry enough snacks and my own first aid kits in case of bad experiences and illness. One more suggestion for the future traveller/outdoor explorer people is mindful of you action especially on the environment and its impact on the local culture flora & fauna and geology of Himalayan. Simply we can use a bandanna for our hygiene than carrying lots of wiping paper and creating the trace, bring a water bottle and treat rather buying bottled beverages, the drink can beer reducing the amount of beer bottle trace.
I suggest eat simple food and support local product and culture. Let’s enjoy the beauty of Tsum valley and preserve for the new generation. Let’s practice Leave No Trace principle and ethics pack in & pack out. Our organizations Navigate Outdoor strictly follow this principle and give training to our outdoor leaders.
Mani & Charter are built for the remembering of Buddhist culture and its history, memorial aspect and almost everywhere you will find them with written Mantra in the Tibetan language on rock plates standing both sides on the wall while walking often walk on the right to left clockwise. Its unique they are at the entrance and exit of the village.