On the 18th April 2014 at 6.45 local time in Nepal a large group of Sherpas, who were in the middle of fixing ropes at the mountain, were hit by an avalanche. 16 Sherpas were killed making it the worst mountain accident ever at Mt. Everest. Continue reading Some of the most fatal mountaineering accidents in the last 80 years
Some people are probably meant for solo trekking. Others are meant for finding trekking partners. Regardless, in this article we’ll dwell upon the advantages of finding trekking partners, and also comment on the scenarios where trekking buddies are not “nice to have” but “must have”. Continue reading Trekking partners or solo trekking in Nepal?
How does one truly describe Kathmandu? Is it really as holy and special as they say it is or is it just another destination waiting to be explored? For thousands of visitors stepping off the plane at the Kathmandu International Airport, the city is a bombardment of sights, smells and sounds that often tend to lead to a sensory overload. Continue reading Sightseeing and Top Things to Do in Kathmandu
Undeniably one of the most breathtaking destinations on the planet, Nepal is a dream come true for nature and adventure lovers. The country offers some of the most exciting adrenaline pumping activities as well as some of the most unique tours. Continue reading Six Small Excursions in Nepal
Thanks to the great Himalayas, Nepal has no shortage of kayaking and river rafting adventures. It is home to some of the most varied and scenic whitewater on the planet, Nepal is an adventure lover’s paradise.
Located between the majestic Himalaya Mountains and the fascinating Indian jungles, Nepal is a land where things like yaks, yetis, mountain peaks and hidden monasteries appear to be seemingly common. Ever since the country opened its borders to foreigners, it emerged as an enchanting destination for hikers and trekkers of all types, many venturing to the famous Everest Base Camp. Its rugged trails proved unparalleled trekking opportunities while the appeal of climbing Mount Everest was more than enough to attract mountain climbers from all over the planet.
Over the years, Nepal has also managed to invent itself into a popular travel destination. Its rich natural beauty, historic attractions and vast cultural heritage has proven to be the perfect mix between the ancient and the modern, slow paced lifestyles and frantic city life. No wonder then that Nepal is featured high on the list of travel trends for 2016 and beyond.
Just for the anxious ones, Nepal’s earthquake did not destroy the country, although it was almost portrayed that way in the various medias. Old monuments were laid down and many local villages suffered, however, many monuments, buildings etc remains 100% intact and almost all trekking routes have already opened up again.