Nepal
Nepal is a country of amazing extremes. Gigantic mountains give way to towering hills above lush valleys that gently roll down to the forested plains in which the stately tiger and the unique rhinoceros roam freely. All this in a country that is, on an average, 120 miles wide. Bound by Tibet in the north and India on the other three sides, Nepal lies in the temperate zone, but the weather and terrain are greatly influenced by the altitude, which in ..[Read More]
 
explore-nepal The very word “Nepal” invokes visions of high mountains, remote valleys and hardy explorers foregoing all creature comforts to test themselves against nature and her forces. However, long before the first mountaineers ventured north to the jagged horizons of rock and ice; long before the first rafter or kayaker descended the rivers; long before the first trekkers appeared on the ridges; the Nepalese were building palaces, temples, monasteries and complex townships to rival those anywhere else in the world. Arts and .. [Read More]
 
everest-base-camp-trekking This 14days trek begins with an "eye opening" flight to Lukla at 9,200 feet. The trek passes through the picturesque Sherpa village of Namche Bazaar, Thengobche, Dingbocheandto Gorak Shep culminating in the "ascent" of Kala Pattar (18,000 ft.) from where classic views of Everest and its surrounding peaks are available. Most of the trek is spent above altitudes of 9,800 ft.in the Khumburegionwhose skylines isdominated by the massive peaks of the Eastern Himalaya. During the trek, youwill haveplenty of time to .. [Read More]
 
annapurna-sanctuary-trekking "Annapurna Sanctuary" or Annapurna Base Camp as the place is known to the Nepalese is considered sacred, though there is no documentation to show how long this state of affair has prevailed. It is, however, certain that it was so, long before the first trekkers appeared. The Annapurna Sanctuary forms a natural amphitheater, ringed by Annapurna South and I, Varahashikhar, Gangapurna and Machhapuchhare or "Fish Tail" as it is commonly known. The Sanctuary falls within the area managed by the Annapurna .. [Read More]