Nepal is a geographically smaller nation located in between the two giants, India and China. A former monarchy, Nepal is today a federal democratic nation.
The highlights of Nepal are its high towering peaks in the North, popularly known as the Himalayas, and the lush tropical forests in the south, which is home to many rare and endemic animals. The varying geography of the country offers a great experience to the tourists. You can choose to trek at high altitude, hike through deep gorges and valleys or tour around the country through endless winding roads.
There are more to this small nation than the Mount Everest or Gautam Buddha. Kathmandu is a globally popular destination and the former hub of the Hippies’. Dolpo and Mustang are the rain-shadow areas, which are rarely visited due to its restriction and discreet nature. Chitwan is home to the Royal Bengal Tigers and One-horned Rhinoceros. Khumbu is home to one of the highest Buddhist monasteries in the world, and the Far West is home to the pristine Rara Lake. There are thousands of places you can visit in Nepal and hundreds of activities you can indulge in; all you need is to give it a try.
The Legend suggest, Manjushree, a Bodhisattva, visited Nepal in his yore. Then, the Kathmandu valley was under water. He drained out the excess water from the valley by cutting a hill into a gorge, hence, making it habitable. Since then, many Kings and dynasties have ruled the valley and built it to its current glory. Ancient culture, arts and history is the major attraction of Nepal.
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Nagarkot is a popular hill-station and the tourist site located at the outskirts of Kathmandu. A secluded place, Nagarkot is covered with ethnic Newari houses and lush green forests, which makes it a wonderful getaway. You can easily catch the scenic views of the surrounding mountains, including; Mount Everest, from the top of Nagarkot. The […]Read More
Manaslu Circuit Trek can be the best alternative for the Annapurna trekking. Located inside the Manaslu Conservation Area, the circuit trail passes through the base of the 8th highest mountain, Manaslu. The circuit accounts for a lengthy and arduous trek. Formerly, a camping trip, it can now be completed through tea-houses en route. The region opened […]Read More
The Sherpa is one of the indigenous tribes of Nepal. Based mostly on the eastern Himalaya section, they own lifestyle and culture only endemic to the Everest region. Most popularly used for a climbing guide, Sherpa is a social identity but misnomer. They migrated from Tibet to Nepal in 14th century. The Sherpa’s trail explores the greater […]Read More
Muktinath is a revered site located at the foot of Thorong La Pass in the Mustang district of Nepal. A fervently visited site by both the Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims, it also makes up for a great outdoor destination for the trekkers. The shorter trail starting from the outskirts of Pokhara is well gifted with […]Read More
The trek to Everest is the eye-candy for most of the trekkers around the world. An opportunity to view some of the greatest mountains on Earth is offered by the Everest Base Camp trek. Mount Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Makalu are few of the great mountains you will see on this trek. Jiri is […]Read More
Annapurna is one of the richest cultural and geographical regions in Nepal. Annapurna Base Camp, located at the foot of Annapurna I, boasts ethnic lifestyle, comfortable tea-houses and magnificent sceneries. Annapurna I is the 10th highest mountain in the world. Chitwan National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Southern Nepal. It is […]Read More
The Royal Trek is one of the shortest treks in the mid-western region of Nepal. It was called the royal trek because it was first undertaken by the Prince Charles of England and his 90 person party back in the 1980s. The short trek follows the shrub paths north to the Pokhara. The highest you […]Read More
Island Peak at the altitude of 6,189 meters is one of the most popular trekking peaks in Nepal. Also known as Imja Tse, the peak lies within the Khumbu region, under the shadows of Mount Everest and Lhotse peaks. Island Peak is one of the best trekking peaks in Nepal. Most climbers take on Island peak […]Read More
Honey hunting is the ancestral practice of collecting honey from wild bees in the mid-western Nepal. The practice is strongly upheld by the indigenous Gurung and Magar tribes of Bhujung and Pasgaon villages. The practice has continued for hundreds of years. The remote village of Bhujung and Pasgaon depends entirely on local employment. The honey […]Read More
Kyajo Ri is a small peak located in the Khumbu region of Nepal. It is surrounded by the counterparts, namely; Island Peak, Lobuche and Mera Peak. A technical peak, it requires a good crampon and ice-axing skills. The climb is a concoction of the mixed terrains, and will feel quite challenging when combined with the […]Read More
Nar Phu is a restricted region located in the mid-western region of Nepal. It was closed until 2002 when the government decided to open the region for trekking. The valley is entirely culturally Tibetan, and the lifestyle and landscape resembles that of Tibet. Tucked between the popular Annapurna and Manaslu regions, Nar Phu valley is […]Read More
A former kingdom of Lo, Mustang is a discreet region located in the western Nepal and bordering with the Tibet in the North. It is one of the rain-shadow areas, therefore, tourists can visit the region throughout the year. Formerly, the Mustang inhabitants were the adherents of Bon religion, which predates Buddhism. The tradition of […]Read More
Gokyo is a small Sherpa village located at the foot of Gokyo Ri and on the banks of Dudh Pokhari (Gokyo Cho). Everest via Gokyo valley accounts for one of the best off-beat treks in the Everest region and offers some peaceful yet great time away from the crowd on the usual trail to the base […]Read More
Kalinchowk Bhagwati is a Hindu shrine dedicated to Goddess Kali located in the Kalinchowk village of Dolkha district. It falls inside the Gaurishankar Conservation Area; and is mostly visited by the Hindu pilgrims throughout the year. Kalinchowk is named after the hilltop shrine Kali- the Hindu Goddess and a symbol of Power. From here, two giant rivers: […]Read More
The Langtang valley is located in a close proximity to Tibet in the north. A discreet region just 19 km north of Kathmandu offers one of the best trekking experiences in Nepal. Tamang Heritage Trail is an extension of the greater Langtang trail. The trek leads you through the Tamang settlements of the central northern […]Read More
The trek to Everest is the eye-candy for most of the trekkers around the world. An opportunity to view some of the greatest mountains on Earth is offered by this trek. Mount Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Makalu are few of the great mountains. The 16 days trek offers enough time to explore the Khumbu region […]Read More
Kathmandu may be the only place in the entire nation which is home to people from different regions of Nepal. A rich and vibrant city, you can find Hindu temples, palaces, Buddhist monasteries, Mosque, Church and Gurudwaras. The native tribes of the city, Newars, mostly comprise of Hindus, while, some practice Buddhism. You can find multitude of places which […]Read More
Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. A vibrant and historically rich city, Kathmandu boasts the most amounts of temples, palaces and historical relics in the country. Along with Pokhara and Chitwan, it makes up for the most desired overland tour in Nepal. Pokhara is a small lakeside city and is considered one of the best getaways […]Read More