Early morning alarm rings, we pick up our backpack with packed lunch and reach the starting point – this is how our one day treks begin… so was this day, when a group of eight got into the hired Mahindra and started by 6.30 in the morning. We nature enthusiasts exchanged pleasantries and discussed the tentative plan for the day.
Quarter to 5 and I got down at Jeypore railway station which is in the middle of paddy fields and low rising hills of Eastern Ghats. Last 3 hours passed in chitchatting with highly vocal TT, silently observing the life in a slow-paced train passing through the tribal belt of India and munching fruits I purchased from Jagdalpur.
Great Himalayan Trail Low Route – Full Traverse The GHT Low Route in Nepal – also called the Cultural Route – goes mostly through the country’s mid hills with an average altitude of 2000m. However, there are still a couple of passes to cross with the highest being the Jang La at 4519 m between Dhorpatan and Dolpa in West-Nepal.