Seventh highest peak in the world, Dhaulagiri I stands tall at 8167m high above the clouds in north central Nepal. This mountain massif is the highest mountain entirely situated within the boundary of Nepal. The name Dhaulagiri meaning ‘The White Mountain’, was given for its massive peak covered in snow and ice all year around. Read more
Helambu Circuit trek can be sort of a sample trek to know what’s trekking in Nepal is like. Although, the trek is just 75km north of Kathmandu, it does not get too crowded like the Everest or Annapurna treks in Nepal. It is short, peaceful and calm. This trek is most commonly started from Read more
“Cho Oyu” is a Tibetan name given to the 6th highest mountain in the world, meaning ‘Turquoise Goddess’. The mountain is also known as the ‘Mighty Head’ or the ‘God’s Head’. It stands at 8201m and lies between the border of Nepal and Tibet (China). Cho Oyu is considered as more easily accessible and Read more
Every year there are thousands of trekkers who make the journey to Nepal for the sole purpose of finding adventure in the Himalayas. Adventure will certainly be found, but it comes along with dangers posed by the high altitudes. One such danger is Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), which if ignored or left untreated can Read more
People are always in awe when they witness a high-spirited and colorful festival in the scorched land of Upper Mustang. The blast of vibrant colors against the grey desert like landscape is a wonderful contrast put on every year in the former Kingdom of Lo. The three day festival dubbed as Tiji Festival is Read more
Rara Lake trek is perfect for the wilderness lovers, those who seek solitude and want to rediscover themselves. Unlike the Everest or Annapurna treks, you’ll not find many settlements in this area as you move further up the trail. The pristine beauty of Rara Lake thus preserved, is not only the main destination of Read more
Two trails, Lo Manthang – Lumbini (LoLu) and Fewa Lake – Rara Lake (FeRa), are new additions to the trekking routes in Nepal, especially to be promoted as cultural heritage trails. These particular trekking routes are developed targeting Hindu and Buddhist travelers who come to Nepal as pilgrims. Travelers and trekkers alike are constantly Read more
Tenzing – Hillary Everest Marathon (THEM), also known in short as Everest Marathon was started in honor of Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary – the first people to stand on the top of the world, at the zenith of Mt. Everest (8,848m) on 29th May, 1953. The idea of a marathon at the base Read more
The Everest 3 Passes trek is the epitome of true trekking in Nepal. It’s a long and arduous journey that combines some of the highest mountain passes in the world with the Everest Base Camp Trek, Gokyo Lakes Trek and two other treks in the lower Khumbu region. If you want to describe the Read more
TREKKING IN NEPAL To want to be greeted with spectacular sceneries is very natural and one obvious choice to go to would be any place in the country of the Himalayas. One such country is Nepal, known as a traveler’s (specially a trekker’s) paradise, situated on the laps of the majestic Himalayas! There are Read more
Things to do Kathmandu
Phulchowki Hiking: Getting Lost is Fun!...18 May 2014
Phulchowki - one of the hills to be conquered, on top of my long list of hiking trails around Kathmandu valley...
Bhotekoshi Rafting: An adventurous memory that lasts for a lifetime...
DESTINATION: SUKUTE BEACH The plan was to go whitewater rafting in Bhotekoshi and a getaway in Sukute Beach Adventu...
HOLI: Let’s Play With Colors!...
Among hundreds of festival celebrated in Nepal the one everyone will easily recognize is the festival of colors that is ...