2015 was a good year for everyone. As they say, good things don’t last long. By the time we send this we will be only hours away from New Year. For the Himalayan Glacier family, 2015 waved the path for both creating even more delicious endeavors for our travelers as well as a lot of challenges. As thriving is eminent, we coped through the greatest disaster of the century. Our inspiring team did not hesitate to expand our busy schedules to aid the needy after the earthquake. Both the Himalayan trips as well as disaster relief were organized side by side. Read More
In spite of being home to Mt. Everest, the tallest mountain on earth and the birthplace of the Buddha, Nepal remained a virgin paradise for tourists until the 1950s.Having had enough share of anonymity to the world, last week the Asian destination discreetly amazed the world by ranking 9th in Google’s “Top 10 Travel Videos of 2015″.
Google Maps’ dynamic tour of the Khumbu region made Nepal rank 9th on the list of “Top Ten travel videos of 2015” with a breathtaking satellite virtual tour named “Trek the mountains of Khumbu, Nepal in Google Maps“. The Google Map Ad Engine features a virtual tour of the stunning mountain landscape of the Khumbu region of Nepal, and zooms in into the region’s local lifestyle. The video grossed a total of 5.2 million hits while writing this article. The rank was decided through the total of hits received by each video.
We were happy to do Gosaikunda trek with Ashish and Kumar.
Despite the difficulty of the situation, we experienced something very beautiful. Ashish took care of us like a father.
Attentive, caring , courteous , he made us discover nepal, explained
the life changes since our first visit in 2003, always smiling, always respectful .
It was a beautiful moment of sharing with the people we met also .
Congratulations to your team.
We hope to return next year to the base camp of Everest .
In the meantime, we thank you for everything : the organization of the trek, the dinner at the Ship , availability of your team and wish you a good continuation .
Thank you to excuse my so bad English.
Béatrice from France
On June the 27th an international team of experts assessed the earthquake related damage on the Everest Trail. This was the first international assessment done to ascertain post April/May earthquake damage in which more than 8,500 people lost their lives.
The team was comprised of expert structural engineers and a geotechnical engineer from Miyamoto International, a global engineering and project management company. Also present were professional mountain guides, a project coordinator and an operations manager. With funding support from the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of The World Bank and on behalf of the Government of Nepal through the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation. Read More
When you combine all of the expenses that go into travel, like airfare, hotels, food, sightseeing and more, the idea of picking up and exploring different corners of the world can seem too expensive for the budget-conscious adventurer. The good news is that some of the the most exotic and unique international locations can sometimes be the most affordable.
Off the beaten tourist path, visitors can immerse themselves in new destinations without spending a fortune. Before planning your next global trek, read on to find out how these travelers saved money while vacationing around the world on mere dollars per day. Read More
It’s that time of the year again when love lingers in the air, surprises are planned and gifts are offered. It’s the time to send good vibes and express love to all the people who matter most – from one’s beloved mother to a best friend, and of course to one’s Valentine. Why not step away from it all and escape together for a journey and unique experiences that are just yours. Whether you head to the beach, the mountains, the city or stay at home, it’s all about weaving romance into activities wherever you are. Read More
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
2015 is just around the corner and when we think of how amazing this year has been for us, we quickly think of all our good relationships and fond memories that we share with our valued patrons. Thank you for giving us the chance to do what we enjoy. Himalayan Glacier family is thrilled to have been a part of your adventure. We would like to express our most sincere appreciation and gratitude to all of you and take you down the memory lane and revisit some of those cherished moments shared with us. Read More