Traverse of Central and Eastern Nepal (2011)

Leg 9: From Arughat to Keronja (March 28-29)

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On March 27, 2011, we drove from Kathmandu to Arughat. We started the 2nd part of the Nepal traverse on the 28th. Our first goal was to cross Ganesh Himal to reach Shyabru Besi and Langtang. We first followed the Budhi Gandaki river up to the village of Macha Khola. There we crossed the river and climbed to the village of Keronja through an amazing scenery of dry terraces.

 

Arughat

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Along the Budhi Gandaki river:

- Sceneries

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- Monkeys

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- Steep trails

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- Tea houses and people

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Village of Macha Khola

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Terraces (with pre-monsoon colors) above the Budhi Gandaki river on our way up to Keronja

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Small village before Keronja

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Keronja

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Children in Keronja

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Sunrise over Manaslu Himal viewed from Keronja

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