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Coronavirus COVID – 19 : Is it safe to visit Nepal?

16th March 2020 It is with heavy heart, that we announce that all our trips departing between 16th March and 30th April 2020 including (India, Tibet and Bhutan) are all suspended due to the unprecedented impact of COVID-19. With the rapidly changing situation around the world, travel restrictions and quarantines, it is in the best interest of our clients and staff to suspend all 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 mountain of nepal

Top 10 highest mountains of Nepal

Nepal, the land of Himalayas is known as a mountaineers and trekkers paradise to 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. There are more than 1310 mountains in Nepal Himalaya which are over 5500m/18,090ft to 8848m/29,028ft

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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

Island Peak, a 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 real climbing experience with the use of a ladder and fixed ropes on steep snow sleeves on 45 degrees. This peak was attempted

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Prayer Flags

Things you should know about Prayer Flags

When you arrive in Nepal, the one thing that you will notice from the city, up to the mountains, through the high passes, villages and along the trail are prayer flags strung all over. One of the most common sights that catch your attention beside the mountains while trekking and climbing in the Himalayas are the prayer flags. With the Himalayas in the background, watching

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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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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 the base camp trek. This packing list for Everest base camp also applies to other high altitude treks

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Best places to visit in Nepal

Best Places to Visit in Nepal: Lifetime Experience

You must have read other blogs stating top places to visit in Nepal, giving you an idea of the places perhaps with insights and tips. While we do not deny any facts or posts you have read, we being in the Adventure Travel Industry with a wealth of experiences and having been to the far-flung corner to the Himalayan nation have also listed the best

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Lumbini

Top 10 facts about Lumbini: Birthplace of Lord Buddha

Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha is a Buddhist pilgrimage site located in the Rupandehi district of Nepal. Queen Mahamayadevi on the way from her home in Kapilvastu to her parents home gave birth to the Lord Buddha after she suddenly went into labour at a beautiful garden, which is now known to the world as Lumbini. Top 10 facts about Lumbini 1. Lumbini during

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Tips for mera peak

Top 10 Tips for Mera Peak Climb

Planning on climbing the Mera Peak? Read our top 10 tips for Mera Peak which will give you an idea on what to expect and how to prepare. With over 30 years of experience in trekking and climbing in the Himalayas, we are here to help you in your preparation. Mera Peak, the highest and most popular trekking peak in Nepal offers one of the

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everest base camp trek guide

Everest Base Camp Trek Guide and Information

Planning to do an Everest base camp trek and yet have no idea about where to start? This Everest Base Camp Trek Guide and Information will help you in not only planning your trek to the Everest region but also in knowing the region you are going to tread and in knowing what you should expect on the trek. Everest Base Camp trek is a

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