Saturday, May 18, 2024

Jumla Nepal


  Jumla Nepal  

Jumla is where the Nepali language originates. The Karnali highway is the highest place where paddy grows, connects Jumla, the world’s most dangerous highway trek, the Karnali river along with the road, and the Beautiful view of the riverside in Jumla Nepal.

Mahendra Highway passes through lies 200 Km east of the western border & 16 Km north of Nepaljung, The Ratna Highway stretches north headed toward Jumla.

Jumla is a Rural district of Karnali Province that has a great history before the unification of Nepal, it was the center of 22 states, Jumla imposed tax from nearby states up to Mustang, Jumla was rich and strong before, Rice was produced here for 1000 years.

Apple farming is possible at high altitudes that can’t be irrigated, apple have a market now, and huge apple farms are made there, now apples are transported whole of Nepal and exported even to India.

Such a high altitude can be rice found in Jumla, where in ancient times Chandannath Baba settled a village and spread agriculture and education after that Jumla was strong and rich.

Jumla Nepal

The land near the Tila River was fertile so the village was established and agriculture was possible with water obtained from the River.

There is Bardiya National Park, a hilly road we should cross National Park headed to Jumla.

Jumla lies far away and should halt 2 days in the middle, we can stay at Dailekh Guranse to see the beautiful view from the tower, and another day at Kalikot, Manma after that we can reach Jumla.

After crossing Chure Hills, we can reach plain land. This place is called Chinchu, it’s a small and beautiful valley, from here 2 way separates for Jajarkot and Surkhet, Birendra Nagar.

If we take the left way to reach Surkhet, Birendra Nagar after a while we can find the Bheri River Bridge, This river is the main tributary of the Karnali River, Small (Sani) Bheri and Big (Thuli) Bheri merged to Make Thuli Bheri.

Surkhet Birendranagar is the headquarters of the Surkhet district & capital of Karnali Province, Birendranagar of Surkhet Valley was named after King Birendra making this as first planned city.

Karnali Highway goes straight forward after a few hours there is the confluence of rivers named Lohore and Karnali, and there is also a religious site beside the river.

It’s a Panchakoshi Dham we can see the Karnali River from there, the confluence of Lohore and Karnali peaceful place.

Jumla Nepal

We can start on the extreme Karnali highway from Lahore with a mix of good and bad roads, constructed through rocks,  just below the road it’s a 90-degree slope but barriers are made on the side.

From Surkhet, Dailekh, Kalikot till Jumla, its 230 Km long, highway with the assistance of the World Bank started in 2063 BS.

It will be dangerous in the rainy season and will take 3 days from Surkhet to Kalikot, this is considered an unofficially dangerous road in the world. it was built during the Civil War and took more time to complete.

The road crosses extreme terrain and was not easy to construct but not renovated later so many accidents occur yearly hundreds die untimely.

The Karnali is the longest river in Nepal. Humla Karnali, Mugu Karnali, Thuli Bheri, Sani Bheri, Tila Budi Ganga, and Seti are its tributaries.

This road also connects Mugu, which is the road of Rara Lake, private vehicles to Rara are found there, it’s 507 Km long.

Small cars should not take this road, 4WD and motorbikes are preferable, as it’s difficult to pass vehicles due to the narrow road.

Villages are seen on the bank of the Karnali River. arable land food crops Kalikot, Manma can be seen on the hill.

There is a place called Jitegada confluence of Tila and Karnali, Tila from Jumla merged there, and after crossing the Tila river the road was tough.


  1. Manma  

Manma is the headquarters of Kalikot made with cemented buildings, a hotel, a lodge, and a business.

Jumla, Manma

Manma lies in Khadachakra Rural municipality, Kalikot named under Kalika temple and Kot palace of Bhure Takura king, cold climate, surrounded by hills, Tila and Karnali flows downwards Manma seem beautiful.

Roads seem dangerous, steeper at the side, the road is too narrow, loaded truck touches the hill, it’s very scary.


  2. Nagma  

After 65 Km from Manma, there is a place called Nagma on the border of Kalikot and Jumla there are also hotels and a Lodge, from here straightway we can take Sinja and Mugu Rara.


Nagma Bazar lies in Kalikot district on the bank of Tila, it’s a very clean River and fresh environment with an amazing view.

The confluence of Tila and Hima in Nagma, the existence of Hima will end now will become Tila, the existence of Tila will end at Karnali That will become Karnali.


  3. Khalanga  

Khalanga is the headquarters of the Jumla district. Valley surrounded by hills, big business houses are made and have all tourist facilities.


It covers a large area, which is often called Jumla Bazar. Chandhannath reached there in the 10th century from Kashmir at that time it was a lake after that Chandhannath made a human settlement, agriculture started, and administration started.

He brought Marsi seed from Kashmir, and the people of Jumla regard him as a god.

Jumla airport there is a flight from Nepaljung, sometimes from Birendranagar, but there is no flight from Kathmandu.


  4. Chandhannath Temple  

We can go from Krishna Temple to Chandhannath Temple there is a yellow temple beside the big building that is Chandhannath Temple there is also a Paddy and Apple farm.

It is believed that Jumla was created by Chandhannath and the temple is 1450 years old, Paddy started 1400 years back.


Chandhannath started paddy farming, this area was a pond after that Chandhannath drained the water then settlement and agriculture both credit goes to Chandhannath.

He spread education and developed physical and spiritual knowledge, he was a noble person.

There is Siddha cave and he stayed there and started meditating first then got enlightened, he was ordered to make a settlement then he started his work it’s the history of Chandhannath.


  5. Sinja  

From Nagma off-road around two and half hours to reach Sinja, we can head straight from Nagma to reach Sinja.

There is a beautiful newly established city near the Hima River and old houses can be seen in the hills.

Sinja is the place that originates the Nepali language, this was the capital of ancient Jumla, before 3500 years ago King Jalandhar started the Jumla regime. Afterward, Khas King Nagraj & his generation Ruled for 300 years.

Sinja-valley, Jumla

Those Karnali Kings developed the Nepali language, in this place Devanagari script 13th century is found.

The Nepali language started in the 12th century, many proofs are still engraved, Sinja has many other histories Jumla Kingdom started in the 4th century was very till the 19th century.

Later at the Nepal unification, Gorkha troops entered Jumla, Gorkha occupied Jumla in 1846 BS after that Jumla kingdom collapsed.

Sinja is mentioned on UNESCO’s tentative list of Devanagari script of the 13th century is found in Sinja valley and is the origin of the Nepali language.


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Sudeep Thapa is a Founder and Chief Author at Best Ten Universe. He has completed a Bachelor of Business Studies from Lumbini Banijya Campus ( Tribhuwan University ) .
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