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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 sight that catches your attention beside the mountains is the prayer flags. With the Himalayas in the background, watching prayer flags fluttering is stunning and calming.

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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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Everest base camp trek equipment list

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

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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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Adventurous things in Nepal

10 Adventurous things you can do in Nepal

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So, throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain Nepal as known to many as the land of the Himalayas or Everest is also a home for different adventurous

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mustang trekking

Top Reasons to Visit Mustang for Your Next Trek

Trekking to Mustang is an uncommon benefit. Today, it has turned out to be one of the most visited vacationer districts in Nepal. The way that it is home to the blessed sanctuary of Muktinath which is adored by the two Buddhists and Hindus is a critical factor behind the area’s prevalence. On the off chance that you are on a tight calendar, you can

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Best boots for nepal peak climbing

Best Boots for Nepal Peak Climbing

Which are the best boots for peak climbing in Nepal? A question which struck every climber before heading to Nepal. While there are many boots out in the market for high altitude, it’s important to find out if the boot you are planning to buy will serve you well and keep your feet warm for your intended trip. In context of Nepal, peak climbing will

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Nepal tourist visa fees

Nepal Tourist Visa Fees (Updated July 2019)

The Nepal government has chosen to raise the visa fees for foreigners visiting Nepal. The decision of the government to raise the visa fees for tourists will become effective from July 17, according to the Department of Immigration (DoI). According to the new amendments on the Visa fees, foreigners visiting Nepal on a 15-day multiple entries tourist visa will now have to pay $30, up

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best hiking boots for nepal

Best Hiking Boots for Nepal 2019

Which are the best hiking boots for Nepal? What are the things I should consider before buying a hiking boot? We hear these questions a lot and we are here to help you decipher which hiking boot is best for trekking in Nepal.  Ever been in this situation? Not realizing that you chose the wrong shoes until it was too late to change them? This

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