Pathivara Devi Shrine (3794 m) is a popular pilgrimage destination that is believed to fulfill the long-cherished dreams of her devotees. The animist deity at Pathivara is worshiped with equal reverence by both Hindus and Buddhist. The Goddess at Pathibhara is believed to fulfill the long-cherished dreams of her devotees, like sons for those without sons, and wealth for the poor. Pathivara Devi is considered one of the ‘Shakti peeths’. Pathibhara is located in the Himalayas in the northeast of the country. Pathibhara borders Pawakhola to the east, Num to the south, Makalu to the west and Hatiya to the north. It lies in proximity to Makalu (8,485 m), the world’s fifth highest peak. It is located near the Makalu Barun National Park. The area has an abundance of flora and fauna, with the landscape ranging from Alpine grassland, to subtropical. The best time to visit the temple is from March through out to June and September to November. Pilgrimages can also have an opportunity to visit Kanchenjunga range, the waterfall at Sawa Pokhari and the pond of Timbuk, during autumn and spring every year. The thick forest Eco-system along the trail offers diversity of wildlife, birds, flowers and butterflies. Most of the Kanchenjunga range can also be seen from this point.