Langtang’s whereabouts, one of the famous trekking routes in Nepal, was still a mystery after the April earthquake wiped out one of its village clusters into dust. Well, not now, as it has just been 5 days I’ve been back from there. Our route was through Syarbu Besi, where we would access the Langtang Valley from the south and trek to the top of Kyanjin Ri overlooking the mountain.
When I was offered a visit to Langtang for its assessment a month ago from Himalayan Glacier, I was pretty excited. Our team included three HGT staff and one foreign national (Connor, U.S.A). In a week’s journey (5 days trek and 2 days bus ride), we discovered something worth sharing to the travel community, and here I am trying to include everything in writing. Read More
Living without the internet is getting harder for us every day. Since we are all connected with the technology one way or the other, the fear of “No internet” ignites the feeling of disconnection and isolation.
Coming face to face with the Everest is every adventure seeker’s dream. Sharing those awesome moments with our close ones is even more enticing. Going to the Everest Base Camp Trek? Want to keep in touch with friends via Facebook and tweets? Here are some ways in which you can get some WIFI power during your Everest Base Camp trek. Read More
Monday, January 18, 2016
(The Great Britain was the first country with whom Nepal established its bilateral relation)
Kensington Palace has announced that Prince Harry will be off on a Royal visit to Nepal coming spring. The statement also stated that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be visiting India and Bhutan. Read More
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
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
Reaching 29,029 feet (8,848 meters) above sea level, Mount Everest is the highest mountain on Earth. Located in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas, the mountain’s summit straddles the border separating China and Nepal and is mainly in Nepal. It is situated in at the edge of Tibet on the border between Nepal and Tibet. It is surrounded by a number of substantial peaks, including Lhotse, (27,940 feet/8,516 meters); Nuptse, (25,771 feet/7,855 meters); and Changtobse, (24,870 feet/7,580 meters). 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
Trekking in Nepal is a lifetime experience. Passing through the peaceful small villages and forests while listening to the gushing of water in nearby streams can take you to another world and the best way to experience this is to come to Nepal. To get the best of Nepal’s natural beauty one must undertake a trekking expedition to the mountains and villages of Nepal. Nothing beats strolling from teahouse to teahouse under crystal-clear Himalayan skies as an 8000m peak towers over you. Here is your opportunity to explore the rugged beauty of Nepal. We have prepared a list of 10 best Nepal Treks of all time. So pack your bags and get set for your 2015 adventure! Read More