Nepal Facts : The tiny landlocked nation of Nepal is nestled among the western Himalayas, bordering India and China. Nepal is one of nature’s hidden treasures, and is endowed with natural resources, boasting diverse ecosystems like green valleys, snow capped peaks, vast plateaus and azure lakes. Nepal is also a land with a rich...
At an imposing height of 8586 meters, Kanchenjunga was thought to be the world’s tallest mountain until 1852. The Kanchenjunga Himal section of the Himalayas actually lies between the states of India and Nepal. It has 16 peaks which are more than 7000 meters high. The massif itself is divided into five parts by ...
This article gives an overview about how to plan for an Annapurna Circuit trek and it’s variants. The Annapurnas remain some of the most difficult and dangerous mountains in the world to actually climb, but trekking in and around the massif has become a thriving tourist industry and is quite safe. Thousands of
Most Annapurna treks begin at the two major trekking towns in the region: Pokhara and Jomsom. The starting points...
In this article we compare the two most popular Annapurna treks - Annapurna Circuit, and Annapurna Base Camp trek. The Annapurna Circuit is a loop which circumnavigates the...
The most well-known Annapurna route is the epic Annapurna Circuit trek, which circles the whole Annapurna massif and takes over two weeks...
In this very comprehensive packing guide we’ll look at everything you need to pack for your Annapurna trek. You need to be well prepared for trekking Annapurna as the ..
This article takes a look at the best time to go to Annapurna Circuit Trek and what kind of weather to expect there. Since Annapurna is located in a rain shadow, the surroundings are sheltered by the shield of Himalayas around it.
Everest base camp trek cost is dependent on many factors. This article will list out all of them so that you can make an informed decision about your EBC trek.
The Annapurna circuit cost includes trekking expenses, flights to Nepal, visas and other costs for climbing Annapurna. Some expenses that you'll have to bear are : 1) Nepal Visa and Trekking permit: The cost of your visa depends on the length of
Nepal Vaccinations - some of the shots are spread out through several months or need to be taken within a certain time frame. You want to ensure your vaccines are sp..
If you’re heading over to Nepal, some of the best places to visit on your Annapurna trek include Pokhara, the second largest city in the country. You can combine a trip full of mountain adventures that will finish off with a visit to..
The Annapurna trek itself is so exciting that one minute you’ll be passing through valley hills or dark, steep canyons where it may look like no human has ever gone before. Then, after passing a few more miles, you’ll be...
There’s only one option for international flights to get into Nepal, as the capital Kathmandu hosts the country's only international airport. This is the Tribhuvan International Airport (airport code KTM) on the outskirts of the city. It’s a small airport with
The Everest Base camp trek is an extremely popular tea-house trek offering a plethora of options for the hiker. So which route should you take? Jiri, Gokyo, Three Passes or the classic Everest Route? It depends on how much time you have, your fitness, the money you are willing to spend and your choice of scenery. This blog post explores the various options in detail.
The classic Everest Base Camp Trek is the most popular EBC trekking route. It starts at Lukla and goes through Namche Bazar, Dughla, Periche, Leboche, Gorak Shep and finally reached the Everest Base Camp. This article gives some insight into what to expect on your epic Everest adventure.
If you’re an aspiring tourist, trekker, or just a sucker for random knowledge, there is a vast amount of information required to effectively navigate Nepal’s terrain, understand its people, and appreciate its culture. I’ve laid out eight books for you to consider should you be interested in, or already planning on, exploring the vast countryside of Nepal.
Exploring the Himalayas in Nepal is a unique experience. Even the Everest Base Camp can be reached by the unique Tea House Trek, a trekking experience unique to the Himalayan regions of Nepal and India. Read more to find out how you can do tea house trek to Everest
Mount Everest has over 18 routes that can be used to summit the iconic mountain. However, only two of these have been successfully been used more than twice. The South Col is the more popular of these two Everest routes and..
Comparing Kilimanjaro vs Everest treks is not easy. Here we have tried to compare Everest Base Camp Trek Vs Kilimanjaro Summit Trek for those looking to decide between the two adventures for a holiday. A comprehensive list, this latest post is a detailed look at the two hikes.