Nunthala

NUNTHALA - Mules and more mules

  • 2208 meters

Mules, yaks, and horses make up more than half the population of the town. Being the last town in Northern Solukhumbu connected to the petrol civilization, the supplies onwards are carried on the back of human and animals, which makes Nunthala an ideal stockpile for supplies.

The village sits on the valley under the shadow of Karyolung peak (6,511 meters). With wide stone paved streets and beautiful Sherpa houses, Nunthala is a preferred overnight stop for many trekkers.

From the entrance, the echo from the bells on mules and yaks will give you a sense of connection to these mountain animals. However, the odor that comes out of them could be revolting for beginners.

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mountain teasertrees
Going to the mountains
is going home.’
- John Muir
Great things are done when
men and mountains meet.’
- William Blake
There is no such thing as bad weather,
only inappropriate clothing.’
- Sir Ranulph Fiennes
Going to the mountains
is going home.’
- John Muir
Great things are done when
men and mountains meet.’
- William Blake
There is no such thing as bad weather,
only inappropriate clothing.’
- Sir Ranulph Fiennes