An hour or more tours with Laxmi Gurung, born and raised Kagbeni.
Kagbeni is an ancient mountain village in the Mustang area of the Himalayas Nepal, gateway to Upper Mustang & the main hub for Annapurna Circuit. Its traditional farming practices, authentic culture and history, traditions, rituals and heritage are among the oldest in Nepal.
Kagbeni is resting between two holy rivers: Kaligandaki and Muktinath Khola & considered a holy site by both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage. Kagbeni Gompa (monastery) is as old as human civilization which date back to the 14th century. Kagbeni fortress (a ruin now) believes to be built in around 1500 AD.
During the tour you get information about the history, rituals, heritage sites, farming life.
You will visit the heritage sites, old village, the monastery, the old stupa, 15th century water mills, its oral historical stories, a traditional farming family, a handicraft shops and you will walk along the narrow streets..
Tours with Laxmi on Historical village of kagbeni… to raise fund …to Conserve our Centuries Old Heritage buildings & ..to save our fading away Intangible Assets before it’s too late. Don’t forget to feel the experience of how we live, eat and work centuries ago while you are in Mustang.