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Location: Janakpur Zone/Central Development Region
Headquarter: Manthali
Area: 1,546 km2
Locals: Brahmin, Chhetri, Newar, Tamang, Gurung
Language Spoken: Nepali, Newari, Tamang.,
Roadways:  Four hour drive from Kathmandu on the Sindhuli Highway
Airport: Ramechhap Airport connected to Kathmandu by few flights a week.
    Natural Heritages
1. Rich in water resources, fresh water rivers like Tamakoshi, Sunkoshi,       Likhu, Khimti
2. Likhu Khola Glacier
3. Dudh Kunda
4. Peaks: Numburchuili, Pathibarra
5. Gaurighat Cave below the summit of Thulo Sailung

Cultural/Religious Heritages:
1.    Thodung Monastery
2.    Jatapokhari: Pilgrims take a dip in the holy waters to fulfill their wishes during Janaipurnima(Aug/Sept)
3.    Panch Pokhari
4.    Khau Gumba
5.    Kandadevi

Other Attractions:
Famous for citrus fruits ( Junar)
Home to endangered natives Kusundas
Wide variation on elevation ranging from 426mts (Sunkoshi river) to 6959mts (Mt. Numburchuili)
Rich in mineral reserves like iron, copper, marble, magnesite

Adventure Options:
Trekking: Numbur Cheese Circuit from Shivalaya offers amazing views of Peaks like Annapurna South, Langtang, Gaurishankar and Numburchuili. The route is passes through amazing landscapes, Rhodonderon forests, and Sherpa indigenous villages
Indigenous Peoples Trail from Dhunge (3hrs drive from Kathmandu), the trail passes through Thulo Sailung, to Sherpa village of Khola Kharka

Best time to Travel:
October to December
February to April    

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