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.
Ghorepani is the ultimate answer to those whose quest is to dwell on paradise; like the landscapes we see in movies, but rarely come across in real life. A mixed delight of trekking and sightseeing at high altitude, Ghorepani trekking is otherwise known as Annapurna Sunrise Trek or Poon Hill Trek.
Located in the north-central region of Nepal, Ghorepani is easily accessible from Pokhara, which demands a 4-5 hours of uphill trek through Ulleri. Based on comfort, it is listed as one of the easiest trekking routes. An early morning climb next day ends up in one standing at the elevation of 10,000 feet on top of Poon Hill.
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.
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.
On the 25th of June, an international team of experts assessed the earthquake related damage on the Annapurna Circuit Trek and the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek. The team, from Miyamoto International, a global engineering and project management company comprised of an engineering geologist and structural engineering experts, supported by local mountain guides and conservation officers from the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP). The research was funded from SAMARTH-NMDP, a program supported by UK-AID and on behalf of the government of Nepal through the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation.
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: