Baruwa Ama Chumo Yangri

Baruwa Ama Chumo Yangri

Baruwa Ama Chumo Yangri also well known as Ama Yangri hill top, the deity Ama Yangri (Mother Yangri) is considered as the protector and the savior of the entire region of Helambu. In this region tourist are not allowed to travel without Langtang national park entry permit. There are two options to take permit for this region; those who interest to travel individually they should take permit from Nepal Tourism Board in Virkutimandap Kathmandu. Likewise, Group travelers may join the registered trekking agency to get permit for this region.

This is the secret holiest place for the Buddhists followers. The Ama yangri (3,771 m) is the best place to explore sunrise view early in the morning as similar as Annapurna Ghorepani poon hill. Most of the people of this region are Yolmo/Hyolmo and exercise various Tibetan influenced festivals. The place becomes vibrant during the local festival the followers climb the holy Mountain Baruwa Ama Chumo Yangri before the day break. Once they are on the summit of the mountain they offer prayer to the first morning sun ray. Moreover, the festival is observed during months of March or April.

Gateway to Langtang Gosaikunda

The prayers are offered basking in the sun and relishing the local barley beer (Chhyang/Nigar), butter tea and Local wine. Apart from these religious significance the place is the vantage point for the scenery of splendid mountains as far as Manaslu (8,156 m), Langtang Lirung  (7,234 m), Gauri Sankar (7,134 m) Dorje Lakpa (6,966 m) and Everest ranges.

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