Leaving Kathmandu Valley
Saturday, Feb 13
They say the Wild West is gone, but that is not so. It can be found in the foothills of the Himalaya, where the last organized settlements of humanity are set into the mountainsides and plateaus. In fact, the Wild West of America more than likely stole their raucous thunder from these kindly mountain people, who were living out that tale long before Columbus even reached those famous shores. Read More
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
Leh Ladakh, situated in the northern region of India, is an internationally famous tourist destination. It lies between the Himalayas and the Karakorum mountains and offers adventures of trekking, rafting, mountain biking, safari and many more. Besides adventure, the panorama of the mountains in the background and rocky environment provides stunning scenery. Leh, the largest town in Ladakh is a fine example of successful tourism in Ladakh. There are a lot of things that can be done here. I have described some of them below with the help of a few researches and a friend who had recently been to Ladakh. 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
Set deep in the Indian Himalayas on the western edge of the Tibetan plateau, Ladakh, or “Little Tibet” is a mystical land that remains untouched by the outer world. Ladakh – the ‘Land of the High Passes’ – is among the most stunning parts of the Indian Himalayas. An oasis of tranquility and natural beauty, Ladakh is an ideal retreat for those living in cosmopolitan cities. Here we have listed some of the noteworthy attractions from around Ladakh: 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
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
The onset of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) symptoms can be fairly common to most lowland travelers in the Himalayas and are not instantly cause for alarm. Symptoms of AMS begin with a headache and slight nausea, sometimes referred to as mountain sickness. Other symptoms then start to manifest themselves including loss of appetite, dizziness, sleeplessness, fatigue or vomiting. This is when medical attention becomes needed. Read More