Annapurna Circuit Trek, Nepal - Uncornered Market
People Hunting for Yarchagumba - Annapurna Circuit, Nepal

People Hunting for Yarchagumba - Annapurna Circuit, Nepal

Yarchagumba, or Himalayan Viagra, is a prized commodity with locals paying big bucks to get a legal permit to gather it from the Himalayan hills (3-5,000 meters). A fungus infects the caterpillar, eventually mummifying it and giving it an aphrodisiac power. A fascinating and lucrative business. Taken in the village of Koto on the fourth day of our trek around the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal. Read more about our Annapurna Circuit trek. © www.uncorneredmarket.com

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