Chhimkeswori

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    Location

    Longitude: 83°56’21’’ -84°33’42’’ Latitude: 27°44’27’’-28°07’46’’

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    Temperature

    Maximum: 37.50 C Minimum: 7.50 C

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    Rainfall

    2,063.9 mm

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    Weather

    Tropical, Sub-Tropical, & Temperate

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    Accommodation

    Hotel, Lodge, Resort and Community Home Stay

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    Culture

    Dance- Lakhe, Maruni, Ghatu, Kauda, Sorathi, Salejo, Kheli, Thado Bhaka

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    Access

    Pokhara to Damauli 51 km along the Kathmandu Pokhara Prithvi Highway

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    Health Service

    District Hospital, Primary Health Center, Health Post, Clinic

From medieval times, Chhimkeswori has been known for its religious and cultural heritage amongst Hindu pilgrims. There are various routes to reach Chimkeswori; from Abu Khaireni, Dumre or Bandipur. This is a place with indigenous and cultural diversity which reflect representations of the Gurungs in Dharampani, Jhar Gaun, Laabdi and Hilekharka and also showcase the cultural centers of the Bhange Magars and Aklaang Bhujels. From the highlands of Chhimkeswori (2,134m) which is amongst one of the highest hills in the Mahabharat range, Himalayan peaks between Dhaulagiri in the west to Langtang in the east can be seen up-close from this point. There are two temples in the area devoted to Chimkeswori Mai and Budhidevi Mai, both goddess worship by Hindus. Among the seven goddess is known to locals in the area, the eldest Budhidevi and the second Chimkeswori are worshiped by people. The others, Gorakhkali Mai, Manakamana Mai, Eikchhyakamana Mai, Annapurna Mai and Akala Mai are the other five sister goddesses.