Dahare Neelkanth Mountain

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    Location

    Longitude: 83°33’41’’- 83°49’31’’ Latitude: 28°00’19’’-28°23’58’’

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    Temperature

    Maximum: 33°c Minimum: 7.5°c

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    Rainfall

    2,706.4 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- Maruni, Lakhe, Dhatu, Nachari, Kheli, Salejo, Rodi, Gallai Lahurae, Hanuman

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    Access

    Pokhara to Kusma 2 hours, Roads mostly dirt tracks

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    Health Service

    District Hospital, Primary Health Center, Health Post, Clinic

This area has been vividly described as the Neelkanth mountain in the “Skanda Purana” which is a genre of eighteen Hindu religious texts. The area which is 2,251m above sea level gives visitors a breathtaking view of the Kaligandaki and Aandhikhola landscape area and lies in Phalewas municipality of Parbat district and Syangja’s Aandhikhola rural municipality.

The area is easily accessible with numerous walking trails from Karkineta and Khuma villages in the district.