Hiking from Panchmane to Kakani via Bicharithok

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Date : Sunday, 11th of September 2005
Route : Panchmane to Bicharithok to Kakani
Duration : 4 hours and 30 minutes
Distance covered : 10 Kilometer (6.2 miles)
Participants : Rudra, Raj, Anil, Amit, Binay, Shankar, Siddhi, Yalamber, Rohit (Vishnu’s friend) and Vishnu
Report : VishnuK
Photo : Binaya Neupane and Raj B Thakuri
Caption : VishnuK

After a night long heavy downpour, at the time of gathering weather was clear and tranquil. With this establishment of nature, we set forth our journey without wasting a moment. We dashed into microbus for heading towards starting point of our excursion. We got down at Bicharithok and slowly began with our trip hoping it will be wonderful one too. As soon as we jumped out from wheel, spring water and rocks greeted us and, the steep trails led us through thinly populated village along with radish cultivation in different form of planting.

Before entering a deciduous forest unfortunately, Amit had a cramp on his leg and collapsed. As we had hiked few kilometers, we were in doubt whether Amit could continue or he could not. After applying some massage and encouragement from teammates, he paid tremendous efforts to push himself for once again to set the pace and he did. This was a very inspiring, to make us to understand for all of us, if we tried, we can make it. I was impressed with his courage.

As we kept our pace, we happened to be entering the jungle and the trails was not clear. However, we made our journey through by walking under the thick shrubs and sometime climbing over the rocks. After a while of this wonder walk, we had a Junglee breakfast at the top of hill.

Onward from here the mystic trails kept us busy to direct the course to our wonder. Finally, around an hour of ponder walking we arrived at clear trails that was built by a scouts administer region and we had a little lecture for walking on that trails by German General lady, telling us that, that was private property. The acclaim was not that true so we did not pay much attention to listen to her and continued with our pace to Kakani summit. We could have had panoramic views of Himalayan range but unfortunately, because of dense cloud canopy it remained invisible. Moreover, our van picked up us here and drove to Cowle. At Cowle we had some traditional refreshment and Rudra had to leave us here due to his personal work. Then we went by van towards north from Cowle, after a short drive from here we reached a place called Ranipauwa, where we ordered an exceptional lunch to cook for us and that was superb, it seemed that every body were enjoying of its own kind. With taste and restlessness, we returned to our office to disperse to every individual’s direction.

Thus, another day of excitedly new experience journey ended to cherish by all of us in our memory. In addition, that has left us curious to explore other new places to foster the triumph.

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Is everybody in
01 Is everybody in
Main navigator examines the trail
02 Main navigator examines the trail
Raju joins us at Balaju
03 Raju joins us at Balaju
Complete team, just before the walk
04 Complete team, just before the walk
Walking up the rugged path
05 Walking up the rugged path
Muscle starts to burn
06 Muscle starts to burn
This trail isn't that hard
07 This trail isn’t that hard
Officer down... who's got the first aid kit
08 Officer down… who’s got the first aid kit
A drink, and some rest
09 A drink, and some rest
Watch that poor guy.. he came all the way here to get his muscle cramped.
10 Watch that poor guy.. he came all the way here to get his muscle cramped.
The hike resumes
11 The hike resumes
Time to freshen up
12 Time to freshen up
Vishnu hanging out in the Raddish garden ;-)
13 Vishnu hanging out in the Raddish garden ;-)
Walking and gossiping.. camera man... you are missing out.
14 Walking and gossiping.. camera man… you are missing out.
Look at that view ... wow!
15 Look at that view … wow!
What in the world is keeping them
16 What in the world is keeping them
Aaah.. how sweet the breeze !
17 Aaah.. how sweet the breeze !
Stone inscription (reads NEPAL) - as if it isn't obvious
18 Stone inscription (reads NEPAL) – as if it isn’t obvious
Breathtaking View of the valley
19 Breathtaking View of the valley
Raj on top of the world - feels like it anyway.
20 Raj on top of the world – feels like it anyway.
Have some chips
21 Have some chips
Wild mushroom - you don't see these around at the office.
22 Wild mushroom – you don’t see these around at the office.
Rest before the ridge steepens again.
23 Rest before the ridge steepens again.
Photographer rests his clicking fingers
24 Photographer rests his clicking fingers
Fern - we've plenty of these around here
25 Fern – we’ve plenty of these around here
Munching on snacks - destination can't be that far.
26 Munching on snacks – destination can’t be that far.
Another group photo at the summit.
27 Another group photo at the summit.
WoooHoo!!! Its downhill from here
28 WoooHoo!!! Its downhill from here
Tarzan will love it here.
29 Tarzan will love it here.
Kakani - Ground zero - got the sign-board to prove it.
30 Kakani – Ground zero – got the sign-board to prove it.
Misty side of the trail
31 Misty side of the trail
Don't you love those billowing clouds
32 Don’t you love those billowing clouds
Heaven must be close by
33 Heaven must be close by
Cloud and mist hugs the Kakani tower
34 Cloud and mist hugs the Kakani tower
Amongst the Bush trail inside Nepal Scout Training Site.
35 Amongst the Bush trail inside Nepal Scout Training Site.
Scout business - they just have to use ropes and poles.
36 Scout business – they just have to use ropes and poles.
Hike ends here - no more rugged trails - that wasn't too bad aye guys
37 Hike ends here – no more rugged trails – that wasn’t too bad aye guys
Storm clouds against blue sky.
38 Storm clouds against blue sky.

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