Val d’Aran, Spain responds to Nepal Earthquake

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The massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday, April 25 killed more than 7,000 people and destroyed many buildings around the country. It also laid waste to some of the nation’s landmark temples, which draw thousands of tourists to the country each year. As Nepal is reeling from a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck near the center of the country, Himalayan Glacier Team in Nepal is working for emergency response and is gathering a relief fund for those affected by earthquake.

Himalayan Glacier Spain has also set up relief fund for earthquake victims in Val d’Aran, Spain. Himalayan Glacier in coordination with Counselor Barcelona and local government Conselh Generau Val d’Aran, Spain have started this initiative. A call for relief fund has been announced in official website, local dailies and FM Radios by Conselh Generau and local government of Val d’Aran. The fund collected for the relief work will directly be deposited in the bank account of Nepal Counselor Barcelona. For more information, please visit the following site:

http://www.conselharan.org/eth-conselh-generau-daran-brinde-ajuda-ath-nepal/

Himalayan Glacier reaches out to communities and people

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On May 1st, one week after the devastating earthquake hit Nepal, Himalayan Glacier team reached out to the remote and isolated mountain village of Gorkha district, the epicenter of the massive quake, with initial relief and emergency aid. The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25, has claimed 7,912 lives as of now, injured thousands and rendered millions homeless.

The team led by our Founder President Mr. Sagar Pandey, coordinated with local community leaders and Village Development Committee (V.D.C) to distribute initial relief materials within 4 VDCs from Gorkha District. The team delivered relief materials worth $10,000 and reached out to 600 families from Ashrang V.D.C., Bungkot V.D.C, Borlang V.D.C and Mucchok V.D.C from Gorkha and distributed 18,000 kg rice, 18,00 kg dal, 600 kg salt, 90 litre cooking oil and 500 pieces of tarpaulin. Read More

The Best Way to Help Nepal Recover From the Quake? Go There on Vacation

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Tourism dollars can help save the Nepali people from undue hardship

“We are pleased to inform you that Nepal is now safe to visit,” reads an email from Adventure Mountain Explore Treks & Expedition (AME treks) sent out on Wednesday. “If you have already booked your holiday or you are planning to, we welcome you with an open heart.”

The message from the Kathmandu-based mountaineering and sightseeing organizers represents a larger plea from the small Himalayan nation, as it continues to pick itself up from the devastating April 25 earthquake that claimed over 7,000 lives thus far. Read More

Heartfelt condolence

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The massive earthquake of 7.8 magnitude which struck Nepal on April 25, 2015, followed by over 100 aftershocks, has claimed thousands, injured thousands and rendered millions homeless. We, the Himalayan Glacier family are deeply shocked and saddened by the loss of lives and damages brought upon by the devastating earthquake.

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to all the people and families affected. We would like to express our solidarity at this trying time. We stand ready to extend our assistance and join efforts in helping Nepal and its people overcome this tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of this disaster and with those bereaved.

Tourist visa on arrival enabled by Electronic authorization

The Indian Government has granted Tourist Visa on Arrival enabled by Electronic Authorization (e-Tourist visa) facility & same is available for passport holders of following countries:

Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Cayman Island, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Laos, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Myanmar, Nauru, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niue Island, Norway, Oman, Palau, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Republic of Macedonia, Russia, Saint Christopher and Nevis, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tonga, Tuvalu, UAE, Ukraine, USA, Vanuatu, Vatican City-Holy See, Vietnam. Read More

Khopra Ridge for quintessential trekking experience in Nepal

Khopra Ridge

One of the most beguiling and exotic trekking routes within the Annapurna region, Khopra Ridge is the quintessential trekking experience in Nepal that you have been looking for. The Khopra Ridge, locally known as Khopra, is located away from the busier trails of Annapurna region but provides equally remarkable views of the Himalayas including Mount Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fang and Nilgiri. The trek is suitable for those who wish to enjoy the grandeur of Mt. Annapurna while also taking pleasure in the solace of a more remote trail. Complete with unique heritage, culture and breathtaking landscape, the trip will be well worth your time. Read More

Rafting session with HGT

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-By Amit Dewan, Content Writer, Himalayan Glacier

“There’s time for everything!” Then there’s time for breaking the monotony of the everyday office grind, the feeling of shutting down the computer and getting off the office chair is simply rapturous. Precisely the reason, the entire team of Himalayan Glacier Trekking (HGT) took off to Charaudi on the 17th of April 2015 for a thrilling raft ride on the infamous Trishuli River. The program was initiated by the Himalayan Glacier management to infuse mutual bonding between the staff, to bring about added productivity, a healthy camaraderie and a sense of solidarity in the workplace. Read More