Nepal in CNN’s 10 most amazing long-distance trails

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Long distance trails inspire contradictory tales of solitude and camaraderie, deserted river beds and mountain plateaus, pleasure and pain. The idea of covering thousands of miles on foot is itself barely believable. Perhaps that’s what makes these adventures so memorable. “The Great Himalaya Trail” is one of such great trails that has made into CNN’s 10 most epic hikes for 2015.

Great Himalayan Trail (Nepal)
Distance:
1,700 kilometers (1,056 miles)

In a word: ambitious. Read More

Jungle Safari in Nepal

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Nepal not only offers you the glorious mountain trekking and raging white-water rafting, but also a fine selection of pristine national park for adventurous jungle safari. Nepal has 14 national parks and wildlife reserves. And most of which have dense tropical jungles teeming with diverse wildlife and exotic birds. Well, you can ride on elephant back or drive four-wheeler to view wildlife and their habitats. You can either canoe or enjoy bird-watching. Definitely, you can have the most memorable nature walks, village and cultural tours, bird watching excursions and so on. Nepal is the home of flora and fauna. Various national parks of Nepal have been preserving this amazing natural heritage. Read More

10 best momo places in Kathmandu

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Momos are Nepal’s answer to the delicious dumpling. Usually containing steamed vegetables or meat, the filling is encased in flour dough, and is then steamed or fried. Momos are usually accompanied by one or two dips, often with a tomato base or fermented vegetables. Condiments in Nepal are sometimes quite spicy, and often contain raw chili and garlic. These mouth-watering little dumplings are Nepal’s unofficial national dish for its wide-spread popularity and rich flavor. Here are some of the most delicious momo serving places in our list. In no particular order, these places should be visited at least once for mouthfuls of succulent momos. Read More

Explore the Rugged Beauty of Nepal with one of these trekking tours

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Nepal has six of the eight highest mountains in the world making it the best place for trekking. A long trek at high peaks or a simple walk among the mountain and greenery, the various mountains with varying peak heights offer you every possible trek plan. One can go for many types of trekking tours based on their preference. Tea House trekking involves walking under a guide to lowland areas. Camping Trekking involves staying in forest in tents. Nepal’s amazing landscape gives you a lot of options to choose from for your Nepal trekking tours. Here are some of the most popular trekking routes of Nepal: Read More

Discovering Himalayan Treasures: Bhutan, Nepal and Tibet Tour

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Unravel the mystery that surrounds the Himalayan nations of South Asia as we take you through Bhutan, Nepal and Tibet all in one visit. This bespoke journey features some of our favorite spots in the former Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal, Tibet: the Roof of the World and Bhutan: the land of the thunder dragon. Begin your adventure in Bhutan and experience the vibrant culture, natural landscape, exquisite heritage and exotic cities this mystical kingdom has to offer. Explore the major Bhutanese townships of Paro, Thimphu and Punakha, hike the incredible Tiger’s Nest monastery and pay your respect to some of the ancient temples and dzongs while in here. Read More

Nuwakot marks Maghe Sankranti with bull-fighting

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NIRAJAN PAUDEL

NUWAKOT, Jan 15: While Maghe Sankranti being celebrated with gusto in a myriad of cultural forms across the country, people in Nuwakot marked this festival with bull-fighting.

Thousands of enthusiasts from far and near thronged the historical places Betrawati and Taruka of the district today to watch the bull-fighting. The following images were taken during the event.

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Source : myrepublica.com

Nuwakot, an authentic taste of rural Nepal

Nepalese sunrises are part of many a tourist itinerary. The popular hilltops of Pokhara and Nagarkot, just outside Kathmandu, are often crammed with early-morning sun seekers. Nuwakot is different; the dawn breaks in silence above Malika Hill, the shades in the sky changing from reds to oranges as if someone were adjusting the contrast in photo editing software, while mountains are seemingly afloat in a thick blanket of cloud. The snow-capped Himalayas form a fitting backdrop. Read More