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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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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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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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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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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

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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upper mustang trekking highlights

Upper Mustang Trek – Everything You Should Know

Situated in the western district of Nepal, Upper Mustang Trek has more than what meets the eye. This excellent spot has its very own history throughout the hundreds of years with regards to Asian history. The spot has been an arranging ground where shared advantages were stood up noisy by the rulers of Tibet and Nepal, therefore, bears a noteworthy job in playing its strategic

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