Anup Mishra . I regularly take outside visitors by walking. This time the excursion was made in an alternate setting, in a horde of 21 understudies of the Nepal College of Travel and Tourism Management considering the travel industry. His better half Sujita was likewise in the group. Our goal was Mardi Himal Base Camp. The school had educated us the day preceding that we should focus on climbing – from what sort of garments to take to what to eat. We accumulated at the school at 7 toward the beginning of the day and began our excursion.
The journey had brought a different vibrancy. While having a lot of fun in the car among the friends, it was not known that Malekhu had arrived. After eating food in Malekhu, some people were singing songs and some people were caricaturing the teachers in the car. Everyone used to dance and sing in the rhythm of Madal. Even after eating, the fun was over. After the meal, the song of Resham Phiriri warmed the atmosphere.
At the point when we came to Khairenitar, we saw Machhapuchhre Himal. Companions began catching Kumari Machhapuchhre on camera. These scenes were not new to Sujita and me. We were additionally upbeat and glad to see our companions paralyzed.
Truth be told, taking a gander at the mountains isn’t sufficient. The more you take a gander at it, the more it would seem that. Perhaps that is the reason, when you see a mountain that you have seen ordinarily, you will be astonished!
We reached Pokhara. From there Dhampus was our destination. The farther we went from Pokhara, the closer we saw the mountains. It felt like we were in the lap of a mountain. When we reached Dhampus, the cold weather brought us closer to the mountains. The first day’s journey was by bus to Dhampus. Then we walked for 2 hours and reached Pritam Deurali.
A few companions appeared to be totally new. Why not? Aside from Ukusmukus of Kathmandu Khaldo, everybody had seen the normal spot just in the image. “They were stating that paradise is past Kathmandu.”
We came to Pritam Deurali and went to inn the board. The climate was overcast, with no way of seeing the mountains. The mists even secured the lodging where we were remaining.
It was winter, and in the dining hall, a heater was lit by putting firewood in a mountain style tin container. The dining hall was dearer than the room for all the friends. Many knew the importance of fire. Friends began to understand the mountain life in detail. After dinner I informed everyone about High Altitude Sickness. I had a good knowledge of this as I was taking foreigners.
Everyone had become students. Discipline was good. At that time, everyone was preparing for breakfast. We were about to taste a new kind of food at lunch. Gurung bread, eggs and vegetables. This meal tasted different for many. The next trip was to Forest Camp.
Sujita and I guided the group. In transit, some are ahead, some are behind. Sujita will show the route in front, I will sit behind and take everybody. The way to the woodland couldn’t be reached by telephone. In such a circumstance, Sujita and I had turned to Sitthi. In the event that I blew a long whistle, he would need to stop before everybody. On the off chance that I played it twice, it would be an indication that we are behind you. We used to stroll at various good ways from one another.
On the way, I could see the way to Annapurna base camp. The view from the sidewalk and the river behind it was breathtaking. Even the tired and hungry stomach was enjoying the scene.
The journey continued even after lunch. Water gushed on the way. Heavy hail. No one had to worry about carrying a raincoat or an umbrella. The journey was going uphill. The more we climbed, the colder it got.
We arrived at Low Camp. There are not many sorted out inns. Just three inns. We made our body fit with the hot tea of a similar lodging. Once there, everybody knew the significance of some tea. The climate additionally made the body spry. The mists separated and the mountain got obvious. What else is required in the wake of seeing close to the mountain! Everybody began pointing at the camera celebrating. Some were taking photographs of the mountains, some were gaining experiences of themselves in armed force presents.
We needed to reach Badal Danda. One hour of drive from Low Camp. We were worn out when we arrived. Everybody used to move and sing in the beat of Madal. Much in the wake of eating, the fun was finished. After the feast, the melody of Resham Phiriri warmed the environment. Better than adoration, everybody is getting better. Be that as it may, tomorrow’s excursion was still to come. We had a decent night after certain briefings.
Some get up toward the beginning of the day, time slip by of dawn, some are taking photographs while modeling for the mountains. It was the ideal opportunity for lunch and everybody assembled. After lunch, we as a whole arranged and practiced for 20 minutes and set out toward the high camp, which took two hours to reach.
Today, I felt the highest peak. While walking up the hill, the roads leading to Annapurna Wes Camp were following from below. From there, the three-day journey to Annapurna Base Camp was clearly visible in one day. I didn’t know that 2 hours had passed while showing all that way to the students. We had to return to the base camp, so we packed our bags and headed for the base camp.
In the wake of strolling for around 2 hours, we arrived at the view point. I can’t depict the scene from that point. Our group was glad to see Annapurna sitting on the lap of Machhapuchhre Himal. Presently the last objective was the base camp, sooner or later the snow-secured street came and the excursion couldn’t continue. We attempted a great deal yet proved unable. Furthermore, I needed to return.
At night, Vaka started to stroll in the pool of Madalu once more, “Get me far from you, fish away from me, fish on the slope, return home on the slope.” After moving and hitting the hay, it was 9 PM. Everybody rose promptly toward the beginning of the day, we took photographs, ate and made a beeline for the pool. In the wake of strolling for 5 hours to Siding town, our jeep showed up. Bidding farewell to the high cascades of the street through the window of the jeep, we came to Pokhara without being a traveler. Thus, we returned to Kathmandu after a short journey to Mardi Himal.
(The author is a tourist.)