Dhaulagiri I: The White Mountain in Nepal

Mount Dhaulagiri, Nepal

  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

Great Giants of Nepal – The Himalayas

The Himalayas, Nepal

  Nepal is blessed with natural beauty and that’s a fact! This is also because Nepal lies just on the laps of the mighty Himalayas. Out of the 14 highest mountains in the world – Everest (8848m), K2, Kanchenjunga (8586m), Lhotse (8501m), Makalu (8463m), Cho Oyu (8201m), Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Manaslu (8156m), Nanga Parbat, Annapurna Read more

Things to do Nepal: Bird Watching

Nepal: Home to over 8% of the world’s bird population; indulge your fanaticism for birds in this plentiful land. Bird Watching: The recreational activity of watching birds is admittedly, not one of the more popular or well-known activities in Nepal. Enthusiasm for birding is generally contained among a select few, dedicated birders. However, Nepal is Read more

Trekking Peaks

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

Mountaineering

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

Mustang “A Forbidden Kingdom”

Lonely plant, the most popular travel guide book, ranks Mustang as the third most popular destination in the world for 2013. Best for: Activities, off the beaten track, culture The completion of a road connecting Mustang to China in the north and the rest of Nepal to the south will make all the difference to Read more