Sky Caves of Nepal in Upper Mustang featured on national geographic
Mustang region is one of the greatest archaeological mysteries in the world. There are More than ten thousand mysterious sky caves of Nepal. All secret caves in Himalayas are mane made on the towering cliff faces of Kaligandaki river valley. Upper mustang is the home to some of the diverse and enthralling places in the planet.
Where you find the sky caves Nepal?
Mustang was the previous kingdom of the Lo situated in the northern regions of Nepal. Sky caves of Nepal are hidden completely within the Himalayas of mustang area. These caves carry biggest mysteries with respect to the archaeological point of view. In fact, the caves were traveling through by the archaeologists from the different University of the world. From then on archaeological researchers have always been investigating these places of upper Mustang Nepal.
Still archaeologists are exploring this cave to identify the reality. On exploring the stacked caves, they found several bodies were a minimum of 2000 years old. Thus the caves were home to these humans approximately 2000 years ago. Researchers discovered these caves in early days but exact result not found yet on the subject of these sky caves of Nepal in Upper Mustang.
List of main Mustang caves Himalayas
During trekking period travelers can see so many sky caves in upper mustang area but most of them are unidentified. List of some frequently visited caves by tourist are listed below for reference.
1: Jhong cave in Chhoser
2: Konchok Ling cave
3: Chungsi cave
4: Ritseling Cave
Life in the caves divided into three phases
The use of these caves in the Upper Mustang has divided into three periods by the scientists through research. It has been found that these sky caves were actually used as the burial chambers In the early years.
In the period of the 10th century, it was conjectured and these regions were actually fought over during battles. Eventually, families moved into these sky caves for the purpose of staying there as convenience gave way to safety.
In the later stages, Mustang caves actually turned into stay quarters. These caves finally acted as military lookouts, chambers of meditation as well units of storage when people started moving into villages.
These sky caves of Nepal featured on national geographic are quite the mysterious caves in the Mustang area and are still under conjectures. If you interested to witness the mysterious places book upper mustang trek Nepal write us. Our guides lead your journey towards Upper Mustang caves by horse riding and trekking. Being local agency, we invite archaeologists, historians to discover mystery of the ancient caves in Nepal.