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Travelling to Nepal after coronavirus

Travelling to Nepal after Cornavirus: Nepal Travel Advice Post COVID-19

Planning on visiting Nepal post COVID? Find out what you should expect if you are travelling to Nepal after coronavirus. It’s too early for long-term predictions but we hope this will provide you with useful information and advice on preparing for future trips to Nepal post-lockdown.   Just as the spring season, the main expedition and trekking season in Nepal, was about to kick in, the

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Everest Base Camp Trek Distance

Everest Base Camp Trek Distance, Difficulty, Altitude

It can be quite daunting to tailor a perfect Everest base camp trek itinerary that best suits your requirements, preferences and timeframe, but do not sweat, we have prepared this guide to help you know the region properly. We hope this guide will provide you with proper insight about the Everest base camp trek distance, difficulty and altitude to help you craft an itinerary for

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Lukla flight

Lukla Airport | Is it safe to fly?

Lukla airport known as Tenzing Hillary Airport has been known famously around the world as the world’s most dangerous airport. But what makes it dangerous and should you be afraid of flying to Lukla? Find out the facts, stats and tips for the Lukla flight below: General Information: Name: Tenzing Hillary Airport Elevation: 2846 m /9337 feet Year of the start of operation: September 1971

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Company for Everest base camp trek

Book Now & Pay Later

Even at the worst time, wouldn’t it be nice to have something to look forward to? Keeping this in mind, we have amended our trip booking policy for the time being allowing interested travellers to book the trip with a minimal deposit payable and offering maximum flexibility. Yes, you read it right, book now and pay the trip amount later.  We have a wide range

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Bouddhanath Stupa

COVID-19 Nepal: Updates and Advices

24th June 2020 Operational Guideline with Health protocol for the Tourism sector published Government of Nepal in collaboration with Nepal Tourism Board and other tourism organization published safety protocols and operational guideline for the tourism sector. Considering the looming crash in economy and job losses, once the Lockdown reopens, the tourism sector will have to look into reopening with safety and hygiene protocols in place.

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Mountaineering equipment

Equipment list for peak climbing in Nepal

Confused about what to bring for peak climbing in Nepal? Find out the equipment list for peak climbing in Nepal in this blog. This gear list applies to all peak climbing in Nepal such as Island peak, Lobuche East, Mera Peak, Kyajo Ri and others. For 7000m and 8000m expedition please refer to the expedition gear list.  Peak climbing in Nepal generally refers to climbing

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Company for Everest base camp trek

Which company for Everest base camp trek?

Search Everest Base Camp Trek in google and there are about 7,870,000 results displayed. So, which one is it you are searching for? Which one offers the services you are looking for? Reaching the base camp of the world’s highest mountain can be the most memorable adventure of your life. To make your Everest dream come true you must carefully approach in choosing the company

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Top 10 highest mountains in nepal

Top 10 highest mountains in Nepal

The top 10 highest mountains in Nepal are among the top 17 highest mountains in the world. The Himalaya is the youngest and highest mountain system in the world extending 2,400 kilometres. Fully a third or 800 kilometres of its central section traverses Nepal and is known as the Nepal Himalaya. Nepal, the land of Himalayas is known as a mountaineers and trekkers paradise to

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Trekking during winter in Nepal

Trekking in Nepal during Winter

What if we say that trekking in Nepal during winter is a great experience too and it should not be dismissed out of the hand. The clear weather, best mountain views, quieter trails and cool temperature which is great for trekking are some of the distinct highlights of trekking in Nepal during winter. The landscape totally changes and you get the views you’d never get

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Visit Nepal 2020

Top 10 Nepal trips you should consider for 2020

Thinking of New Year’s resolutions? Why not resolve to see more of Nepal? From high Himalayan mountains to the plain lowland of Terai, Nepal is made up of so many diverse destinations that it’s hard to decide which place in Nepal deserves the distinction. With so diverse destinations, the activity and things to do in Nepal also varies widely. That’s why we, at Highland Expeditions

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Island peak climb

Top 10 Tips for Island Peak Climbing

With over 3o years of experience in mountaineering in the Himalayas, these are our top 10 tips for Island peak climbing.  Island Peak is a classic 6000m Himalayan peak combining all in one that will take your mountaineering skills to newer heights. Island peak is the second most sought peak in the Everest region after the mighty Everest. Standing tall at 6189m, the peak offers

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Prayer Flags

Things you should know about Prayer Flag

Prayer Flag is a colourful and rectangular cloth comprising of five different colours holds a strong belief in the Buddhist community. One of the most common sights that catch your attention beside the mountains while trekking and climbing in the Himalayas are the prayer flags. When you arrive in Nepal, the one thing that you will notice from the city, up to the mountains, through

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Do's and Don'ts in Nepal

Do’s and Don’ts in Nepal | Nepal Guide

Nepal a small Himalayan nation located in southeast Asia is a multicultural and multilingual country. In a small nation with just a total area of 147,181 sq. km you can find more than 100 ethnic groups with over 100 different spoken languages living in harmony. With many ethnic groups and their own beliefs and traditions; the cultural shock is usual to occur. Nepal is a

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Bouddhanath Stupa

Top 10 things to do in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal is where every traveller must arrive first. It’s the arrival and departure point of your journey to Nepal due to the only international airport being located here. While Kathmandu has always been overlooked, it’s worth staying a while to explore the vibrant city buzzing with life. With a total area of 51 sq. km, Kathmandu is a perfect combination

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Equipment checklist for everest base camp trek

Equipment Checklist for Everest Base Camp Trek

Equipment checklist for Everest Base Camp Trek: a complete packing list from head to toe with equipment guide. Confused on what to pack and leave behind for the Everest base camp trek? We are here to help you and guide you through the complete equipment checklist for Everest base camp trek. This packing list for Everest base camp also applies to other high altitude treks

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Keeping ahead of COVID-19 | Your safety is our priority

This rapidly evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here at Highland Expeditions still aims to maintain a "business as usual" approach, we are making significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.