A shaman combines physical treatment with spirituality to heal ailments and revive a person’s well being This ancient and traditional form of healing still has prevalence and respect in Nepalese society and leaves many people feeling rejuvenated.
Lack of healthcare in some parts of the country mean the sick and troubled turn to a shaman before anyone else; in other areas, people will visit when conventional medicine has failed. Some shamans combine both traditional and conventional methods.
L.N. Treks can arrange meetings with a shaman either locally in Pokhara or during treks and home-stays in the Lowland area. They meet with people during the evening, night time and specific days in the week. Shamans don’t give treatment to menstruating women.