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Five best highlights of Poon Hill and Ghorepani Trek

It would not be wrong to say that Poon Hill and Ghorepani trek is the most popular trek of the recent times. With magnificent treks leading to the heart of Everest and Annapurna region, it might be hard to believe that this short trek in the Myagdi district of Nepal tops the popularity chart. But that very easy accessibility has made it the number one

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The best off the beaten treks in Nepal

Dalai Lama once said, “Once a year, travel somewhere you’ve never been to.” In fact, if you travel often, travel somewhere no one has ever been to. While it’s an absolutely enticing experience to visit places that make it to the mainstream, it’s a whole new thing to explore the unchartered territories only a few have marked their presence in. Nepal is one of those

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Top 10 Treks in Nepal 2018 | Popular to Off the beaten Trails

When one thinks of Nepal, one thinks of the Himalayas and the ways to get closer to them. The best way to get up-front views of the high Himalayas of Nepal is through trekking. Nepal is one of the only destinations that provide a plethora of options for trekking, with each trail equally thrilling like the other. Trekking in Nepal is comprised of amazing snowy

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5 best high passes treks in Nepal

If you have had a longstanding love for the Himalayans, crossing its enthralling passes maybe something that you have always looked forward to. However, crossing these high passes is not something that you can do on a whim. For it, you need a strong determination, willpower, and the thirst to complete it. It is something that is only meant for the true adventure seekers. Here, we have listed our picks

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Top 10 Trekking Peaks in Nepal | Most Popular Peaks for Climbing

Nepal, the land of the Himalayas, is known all over the world for housing eight of the fourteen 8000m mountains in the world. While the high Himalayas are popular among mountaineers from around the globe, there are several “trekking peaks” in the country which have been equally successful in inviting adventurers who want to do more than trekking but aren’t quite ready for mountain expedition.

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Everest Heli Treks | Get the best of Everest in a single trip

In the world of adventure tourism, one destination stands out as the premier playground for trekking, and mountaineering. A place with incredible natural beauty and deep cultural traditions. Every spring the world turns its attention to this theater in the mountains and gazes to Mt Everest, rising 8,848 meters asl the highest peak in the world. It is nestled deep among the mighty Himalayan Mountains

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How to train for Everest Base Camp Trek

How to train for Everest Base Camp Trek? A questions that is asked by many adventure lovers who wish to step into the base camp of world’s highest mountain and yet are unaware of challenges it involves and preparation it requires. Everest Base Camp Trek is the premier trek that most ardent backpackers, hikers, and lovers of wild places aspire to. When the dream turns

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Walled Capital of Kingdom of Lo | Upper Mustang

A Tibetan warrior, Ame Pal, ventured into the seemingly desolate fertile plains of Upper Mustang where he founded the walled capital Lo Manthang. Situated in the vastness of the desert-like area, Lo Manthang bore a breathtakingly enchanting area of civilization which thrived in tranquility. Ame Pal was then responsible to overlooks the construction of the high walls around the village and the fortress of Ketcher

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Trekking in Nepal: How to get started!

Always wanted to walk along the ridges of Mother Nature and feel the magic of the great Himalayas? You’ve come to the right place! Read our blog below to find out basic things you need to know about trekking in Nepal. Nepal is a landlocked country in South Asia located mainly in the Himalayas and the best destination for trekking involving the most exquisite vistas. It

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Mt. Everest Day, celebrating the 65th Anniversary of first ascent

On May 29, 1953 at 11: 30 am, Sir Edmund Hillary from New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa from Nepal became the first people to reach the summit of Mt. Everest, the highest point on earth. Since then, nearly 5,000 have made it to the summit of Mt Everest. Nepal celebrates Mt. Everest Day every year on 29th May to mark the anniversary of first ascent

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Tribhuvan International Airport to operate 21 hours a day from May 21

Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) the sole international airport of the country is set to operate for 21 hours a day from May 21,204. Currently the airport is operating 18 hours a day from 6 AM to 12 at night. Tourism minister (MoCTCA) Rabindra Adhikari under his new plan has directed to operate the airport for 21 hours. As part of his 100 days’ work plan,

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Nepal three years after the earthquake

Nepal three years after the earthquake | Three years on  Three years have passed since the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal causing around 9000 deaths and half a million families lost their homes. Apr 25, 2018 marks the third year of devastating earthquake that rocked Nepal. The earthquake destroyed around 8,00,000 homes in Nepal, World heritage sites in Kathmandu, Langtang and Manaslu trekking trails and

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UNESO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley

Got a free day in Kathmandu? Visit the following UNESCO world heritage sites and witness the rich history, heritage, culture and tradition of Nepal. In such a culturally rich nation like Nepal, you do not always have to go to far-flung and remote land to witness its heritage. In fact, Kathmandu Valley is the perfect place to get introduced to Nepali culture. The valley has

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Nepali culture and fitting in

Nepal, as many doesn’t know is a rich country in terms of cultural diversity. Nepal has a great mixture of religions and cultures. Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, Jainism, Sikhism, Bon, ancestor worship and animism – all religion are practiced in Nepal. There are over 120 ethnic group in Nepal and all live together in a harmony. Majority of the population are Hinduism but the country

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