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How difficult is Mera Peak Climb?

Mera peak is the highest permitted trekking peak in Nepal standing tall at 6,461m/21,193ft above sea level. The label “trekking peak” may mislead and may provide misconception of being the climb relatively easier but the climb should not be underestimated, Mera peak climb is hard and it posses real challenge. Find out how difficult is Mera peak climb, alpine grade, climbing route and other factors

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Namche bazaar

Namche Bazaar | Complete Visitor Information

Namche Bazaar, the biggest and largest settlement in the Everest base camp trekking route is a quaint town surrounded by gorgeous mountains. In the middle of nowhere and then, you come across this amphitheatre of a town at 12,000ft with coffee shops, bakeries, bars and shops. It’s a melting pot of old versus new and mountain versus the city. Almost all trekkers/climbers spend at least

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Manaslu circuit trek

Nepal is open for tourism | Tourism activities to commence from October 17

Nepal to open the autumn season for trekking and climbing for domestic and international tourists from October 17 2020.  Tourism in Nepal has been completely shut down since March 2020 after the second case of COVID-19 was traced. The country went under a full lockdown for almost 3 months and began to ease the restrictions slowly under different phases. Now, after almost 8 months, the

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tips for Lobuche peak climbing

Top 10 Tips for Lobuche Peak Climbing

If you are reading this, then your probably have made the decision of climbing Lobuche peak. Fantastic now let’s help you prepare for the climb. To increase your chances of summiting Lobuche peak, read this blog to find out our top 10 tips for Lobuche peak climbing that can help you reach your goal.  Firstly, You will need to understand what it takes to climb

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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: Table of Contents General Information:The Flight to Lukla:About Lukla Airport: Lukla airport geography:Weather at Lukla airport:Accident records:Pilots flying to Lukla

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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

22nd July 2020 Nepal Tourism Commence | Government allows tourism activities for the upcoming season On 21 July 2020, a high-level committee announced that all tourism-related activities will resume for the upcoming autumn season. With the resume of international commercial passenger flights, the government has announced that all trekking, climbing and other tourism-related activities can commence. Trekking and climbing permits will be issued for the

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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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Namche bazar view

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, we have guided many climbers from around the world to the summit of Himalayan peaks. This gives us the perspective to be able to offer some tips for climbing Island peak safely and successfully. For each climb, we help prepare our clients in the best way and guide them on field ensuring safety and

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