Yarsagumba rush begins in Rukum

RUKUM: Thousands of locals from Dolpa, Rolpa, Baglung, Myagdi, Jajarkot, among others, have arrived in Bukilake, eastern part of Rukum, to pick the precious yarsagumba, also known as the Himalayan viagra. They will start picking the herb from May 15. Some groups heading to Bukilake have been stranded on the road due to rainfall, Rukum police said. Every year, villagers embark on the hunt for the precious herb that fetches a handsome income.They usually go to Lekali area, Pupal, Jungla and Sundah of Bukilake in search of the herb. Continue Reading→

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