As Nepal is reeling from a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck near the center of the country, it has raised fears and doubts amongst tourists who planned or wished to visit Nepal but are now hesitant about their trips. Well think again! Visiting Nepal now might just be the best time and life-changing experience you have been looking for. And here is why:
1. Nepal is safe to visit
In spite of the earthquake, most of the places in Nepal are perfectly safe to travel. Travel agencies, hotels, airlines, communication, roadways, hospitals and other services are up and running in most of the areas. Annapurna region, Nepal’s most popular trekking region and Pokhara, the beautiful lake city, is untouched and safe to visit. Read More
-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
Pullahari monastery, built high on a ridge in the northern hills surrounding the Kathmandu Valley, is at the apex of the three monasteries situated in that area, starting from the Kopan monastery, which is lower down, followed by a closed off, mysterious monastery reputed to conduct esoteric tantric practices (this could be an urban myth, I have only heard anecdotal evidence supporting this theory). Read More
A heady mix of culture, adventure and wildlife, discover Nepal through the adventurous trail and unfold a diverse line-up of spell-binding experiences. Many wonders and mysteries await you in this trip!
Begin your adventure in the fascinating Kathmandu city and marvel at the surrounding exotica. With close to 3,200 temples, stupas, and shrines of various shapes and sizes scattered throughout the squares and the fascinating backstreets in and outside the old city, there’s something about Kathmandu that just lures you back, time and again. Gear up for some adrenaline rush as you paddle through the turbulent waters while rafting in raging Bhotekoshi river. Read More
Nepal is a beautiful country with never ending stunning landscapes, charismatic mountains and mesmerizing lakes. With wide variety of flora and fauna in the country, Nepal beholds some of the rarest species like the one-horned Rhino, the Bengal tiger and their national flower Rhododendron.
But how many of us know these interesting facts about this Himalayan nation? Read More
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
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
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