Yarsagumba Collection Experince Trek

Yarsagumba Collection Experince Trek

  • Nepali: Jiwan Buti (life herb)
  • Tibetan: Yarsha Gunbu (summer plant, winter insect)
  • Chinese: Dong Chong Xia Cao (winter worm, summer grass)
  • Japanese: Tôchû kasô
  • Latin: Cordyceps sinensis (Berkeley) Saccardo
  • Distribution: Nepal, China, Tibet, India and Bhutan.
  • Elevation: Generally found above 3,000 meters.

BBC documentary film maker called as “Himalayan Viagra” as its sexual tonic property. The name of YARSAGUMBA means (summer grass, winter worm) in Tibetan language, for a rare fungus that parasites on the body of a caterpillar of a moth (genus THITARODES). This so-called CATERPILLAR FUNGUS (CORDYCEPS SINENSIS) grows only at elevation 3500m -4500m altitude of Tibet, Nepal, China, Bhutan and North-East India. For its medicinal values, YARSAGUMBA has been an important component for a many of years in Traditional Chinese Medicine. However, due to a constantly growing demand and the difficulties in harvesting, YARSAGUMBA has become the most expansive medicinal substance in the world. The harvesting period of yarsagumba is June & July. So during this month’s all the people of Dolpo region were go to pasture and camp there to collect the yarsagumba.

This trek is unique and first time in Nepal ever done by any trekking agencies. So in this trek we explore the Yarsagumba abounding places. We guide you to take on pasture and feel of real & live experiences of yarsagumba harvesting process. In this trek we will take you to pasture and you also can involve collecting the yarsagumba & interaction with local people (Yarsagumba Collector) which will be the wonderful experience. The following are our outline itineraries. But based on your interest we will make optional itineraries too.

Nepal Adventure Trek & Tour Overview

Trip day to day itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu – Nepalgunj

Day 03: Nepalgunj – Juphal- Dunai

Day 04: Dunai – Tarakot

Day 05: Tarakot – Laina

Day 06: Laina – Nawarpani

Day 07: Nawarpani – Dho Tarap

Day 08: Dho Tarap rest

Day 9-Day 14: camping on pasture and collection of Yarsagumba Interaction with people, photography and videography

Day 15: Dho Tarap – Numal Pass-Dhanigar

Day 16: Dhanigar –Bagala pass- Yak Kharka

Day 17: Yak Kharka – Phoksundo

Day 18: Phoksundo rest

Day 19: Phoksundo – Chhepka

Day 20: Chhepka – Juphal

Day 21: Juphal – Nepalgunj-Kathmandu

Day 22: Free day in Kathmandu

Day 23: Depart from Kathmandu

OPTION TWO

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu – Nepalgunj

Day 03: Nepalgunj –Jumla

Day 04: Jumla – Chaurikot

Day 05-Day 11 Camping on pasture and experience the collection of yarsagumba,Interaction with local people, photography & videography

Day 12: Churiko return

Day 13: Chaurikkot –Karnali Phedi

Day 14: Karnali Phedi – Kagmara Pass

Day 15: Kagmara Pass – Lasa

Day 16: Lasa – Pugmo

Day 17: Pugmo – Phoksundo

Day 18: Phoksundo rest day

Day 19: Phoksundo – Chhepka

Day 20: Chhepka – Juphal

Day 21: Juphal – Nepalgunj-Kathmandu

Day 22: Free day in Kathmandu

Day 23: Depart from Kathmandu

Trip detail itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrive at any time.

Day 02: Kathmandu and Bhaktapur A guided tour of Durbar square and the royal city of Bhaktapur.

Day 03: Pokhara Drive across the mountains to Pokhara.

Days 04-06: Annapurna Foothills Trek Three days of trekking through isolated mountain villages and stunning landscapes.

Day 07: Pokhara/Chitwan Drive through the Terai region to Chitwan National Park.

Day 08: Chitwan National Park Take a jeep safari through the park.

Day 09: Kathmandu Travel by private bus to Kathmandu.

Day 10: Kathmandu Depart at any time.

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Notes:

Departure dates and itinerary arrangements can be custom-tailored to your needs, so please contact us with your inquiries regarding your tour departure date.

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Departure dates and itinerary arrangements can be custom-tailored to your needs, so please contact us with your inquiries regarding your tour departure date.