Jhong cave in Chhoser, Upper Mustang Nepal
The Jhong cave in Chhoser is one of the most amazing caves in upper mustang Nepal. Secrets of the sky caves Nepal are attracting attention of archaeologist from around the world. They are very curious to know more about mysteries caves in upper mustang region. Upper mustang is one of the best examples of cave civilization. There are numerous multi-storied man made caves in the hills of Upper Mustang.
Jhong cave in upper mustang is an outstanding cave of upper mustang with 5 story high built into a cliff. The entrance to the cave is narrow and small but there are more than 40 different rooms inside the cave. The cave has a natural skylight that provides natural light and ventilation inside. To enter this cave trekkers have to climb up steep stairs. Inside the cave there are many ladders to go from one floor to another. From the window of Jhong Cave you can see the stunning landscape of Chhoser valley and surrounding mountains.
Shija Jhong cave of Chhoser situated close to the border of China (Tibet). It is famous for its past exciting history. Since the people who were living in Chhoser and adjacent villages were always under the threat they stayed together inside the cave for safety.
Ancient mysteries of Mustang’s caves
Even after decades of research, none could find out who built these caves for what purpose they were built. Ancient time to till now there are different uses of these caves like burial chambers (sky tomb Nepal), hiding places to escape from enemies. When people were settled in traditional villages, the caves became places of meditation and some of these caves were converted as monasteries also.
Spectacular mountain peaks, beautiful landscape, remote villages and the thousands of cave complexes provide a mystic appearance to this place. This cave is in two hours walking distance from Lo Manthang Nepal. Travelers go to visit Chhoser by horse riding as well as jeep driving too. If you interested for sky cave discovery upper mustang trek send an email with your requirements.
Five story Cave of Chhoser attracts a lot of visitors since it is one among the most mysterious caves in Upper Mustang. We organize sky caves exploration trip from the second week of March to third week of November. Jhong cave is located in the Chhoser village of Mustang district in Nepal. Entrance of cave is narrow but easy to enter. Inside, there are several small chambers with stalactites and stalagmites. Jhong cave is a must-see destination for anyone visiting the Mustang district of Nepal. It offers a unique and awe-inspiring experience of natural beauty and ancient history.
The cave is believed to have religious significance and is visited by many pilgrims who come to offer prayers flags and seek blessings. Jhong cave is a popular destination for tourists and trekkers who want to explore the natural beauty and cultural heritage of the Mustang.
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