Mount Kilimanjaro located in Tanzania is the highest mountain in Africa. It is also considered the highest free standing mountain in the world. Mt. Kilimanjaro, a volcanic mountain consists of three volcanic cones, the highest being Kibo at 5,895m, Mawenzi at 5,149m and Shira at 3,962m. Continue reading Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa – Routes, Weather, Prices etc!
Going trekking in Nepal? Let’s help you with a snapshot overview of what’s likely the twelve best treks in Nepal. At least, they are currently the most popular treks in Nepal, based on number of trekkers.
Many people planning on climbing Mount Kilimanjaro are not sure when to do it. We get several questions about this on our forums and via email. So, in this article, we are going to address this issue comprehensively.
“Which is the best route for Kilimanjaro?” is a question we get asked very frequently from people who are planning on climbing Kilimanjaro.
Although the Indian Himalayas cannot quite compete with their Nepalese counterparts in terms of height, the fantastic trekking routes they offer are second to none. With their unique blend of nature and culture, Indian trekking routes are definitely worth the money and effort. Sprawled across five Indian states, the Indian Himalayas encompass a large area at the northern boundary of the country.
Nepal boasts of a strategic location along the great heights of the majestic Himalayas which makes it one of the most coveted travel destinations in the world. Nepal, the land of stupas, adventure, natural beauty, stunning scenery, yaks, yetis and mountains, always delights you with its intense attractions, rustic villages, undulating hikes, ancient culture and beautiful people.
So you finally decide to put your busy life on hold for a few weeks to go peak climbing in Nepal and the majestic Himalayas. However, with the myriad of peaks out there, you’re at a loss as to which peak would be suitable for you.
Every year around 210,000 tourists spend their holidays trekking in Nepal. In this Guide for Trekking in Nepal, we will guide you through 7 preparatory steps which answers the most common questions that we receive from people who are coming to Nepal for trekking. The overall aim? To help you get a fantastic trekking experience in Nepal! Continue reading Trekking in Nepal Guide – 2014
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?