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.
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.
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.
The Annapurna Circuit, as the three-week trekking path is called, is a popular route, nicknamed the Apple Pie Trek for its famously well-stocked lodges. The circuit is a three-week journey through the pristine valleys and villages of the Annapurna range. Most start on the Besisahar side and walk from Besisahar to Chamje (2 days) along the dirt road. This stretch is beautiful—it meanders up the Marsyangdi River valley with the big mountains lurking behind. The circuit is popular because it allows trekkers to pass through diverse terrain, from jungle to high alpine, and passes through a region dominated by Tibetan Buddhist culture.
BABIYACHGAUR, Myagdi, Oct 30: A new trekking route has been established by integrating religious, historical and natural beauty embedded in the west Nepal.
The trekking route namely ´´Loluphera´ has been identified including over a dozen tourism sites of Dhaulagiri, Gandaki, Lumbini and Karnali zones.
The task of geographical mapping is underway after undertaking a primary feasibility study as part of the implementation of an idea of establishing trekking route connecting Lomanthang of Mustang to Lumbini and Fewa Lake of Pokhara to Rara Lake of Mugu, said Loluphera Trekking Route Campaign Coordinator Krishna KC said.
KATHMANDU, OCT 29 – Lonely Planet has placed Nepal’s Khumbu region among the 10 best regions to explore in 2015. Khumbu is also known as the Everest region.
The guide book has placed Nepal in the sixth spot after Gallipoli in Turkey, Rocky Mountain National Park in the US, Toledo in Belize, Tasmania in Australia and Norway Arctic in Norway.