Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) won the category of ‘Best Exhibit’ in Adventure Travel Expo held in Melbourne, Australia from February 23-24, 2013. During the Expo, NTB along with three companies Langtang Ri Trekking, Nepal Mandala Travel & Tours and Nepal Social Treks, had effectively exhibited Nepal as a preferred holiday adventure destination among the prospective Read more
Kathmandu Nepal: Chhurim Sherpa, a Nepali woman mountaineer has been recognized by Guinness World Records as the first woman to scale Mount Everest twice in a single season. She reached 8,848-metre (29,028-feet) summit on May 12, 2012, and again a week later on May 19 she became the first women mountaineer to scale it twice in Read more
“Volunteerism is the voice of the people put into action. These actions shape and mold the present into a future of which we can all be proud.”- Helen Dyer Volunteering is all about giving commitment of time, skills, experience, knowledge and energy for the benefit of people and society. A volunteer does not work for Read more
Kathmandu, Nepal: Marking the diamond anniversary of first Everest expedition, Nepal government is set to open 23 mountains for expedition reported the Ministry for Tourism, Culture and Civil Aviation Ministry. In its launch it would open the mountains ranging from 6, 000 and 7,000 for expedition. According to Posta Bahadur Bogati, Minster at MoTCCA , Read more
Kathmandu, 11 February: Mountaineering Sports Federation of Nepal decided to organize the first Mountaineering Sports Festival in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Bhotekoshi in March. In an interaction program of Sunday the federation informed that the festival will include 12 adventurous and mountaineering sports- paragliding, rafting, canyoning, mountaineering bike race, cycling, ski, golf, horse ride, archery and Read more
Mount Everest has captivated intrepid men and women since the 1920s. The exploits of legends such as George Mallory, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay put the mighty mountain on the map; thousands have followed, making huge sacrifices – many with their lives – in their own attempts to the summit. But today, the trek Read more
The valley which was once, as is famously believed (with substantial evidence), a huge lake. Drained by Manjushree, the valley still worships the serpents that resided the city. Thus, in an ambience of myths and magic, formed Kathmandu. The city was once a powerful kingdom with the rulers squabbling (which we are now thankful for) Read more
For those interested in climbing snowbound peaks but who are not quite mountaineers, trekking peaks could be the thing for you. Trekking Peaks are peaks ranging from 5500 to about 6600 meters in height which have been approved for commercial climbing by the Nepal Mountaineering Association and the government of Nepal. These peaks are called Read more
The lure of adventure in high mountains is something that is almost irresistible to anyone who has tasted adventure, or even dreamt about, such places. For decades, centuries even, men have been fascinated by the forbidding ramparts of ice and snow clad peaks, and the challenges in conquering them. Many people do not get the Read more
A paradox of cold mountains and warm hearts: Climbers from all over the world will find a world of their own in Nepal. You will begin and end your journey right here- from the beginner’s heights to the last destination, the highest peak on Earth, Mt. Everest. The Nepalese folks are famed to be humble, Read more
Best Season/ Climate to trek in Nep...28 October 2013
Trekking in Nepal can be done throughout the year. However, the best season for trekking in Nepal is Autumn, f...
Tea-house trekking in Nepal...
Like everyone else, I love to walk through some of the most charming countryside areas in the world, under the canopy of...
Permits and Trekking in Nepal...
Hosting 8 out of 10 highest peaks including the highest peak Mt. Everest does boast a sense of pride for Nepal. Trekking...