Top 10 Long Trekking in Nepal

Long adventure trekking routes in Nepal gives wilderness experience by visiting the remote part of the Himalayas. Nepal is famous for short to long trekking route into the base camp of high Himalayas such as Everest, Annapurna, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri and other peaks.  To experience the real adventure in the lap of the Himalayas, long trekking routes are the best for all trekkers. Some of the long trekking routes are as follows:

1. Manaslu Circuit Trekking

Manaslu TrekkingManaslu trekking is more than two weeks long trekking into the wilderness part of the hilly area in north west of Nepal. Crossing the Larke Pass of Manaslu area gives full experience of wilderness and unique culture. Visiting the ethnic community villages, walking along the less crowded routes and exploring the exciting views of mighty Himalayas. Manaslu trekking is ranges from 14 to 23 days.

2. Upper Mustang Trekking

Upper Mustang TrekUpper Mustang trekking is most popular long trekking into the capital of Lo community in rain shadow area in Mustang district of Nepal. The beautiful landscape of Upper Mustang with unique Tibetan like cultural experience gives lifelong memory of long walking experience. The remote area is controlled by Nepal Government and needs special permit. The trekking ranges from 12 to 18 days.

3. Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking

Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world. The base camp of beautiful Kanchenjunga mountain in eastern Nepal is popular for long trekking adventure.  To reach the base camp of Mt Kanchenjunga, trekking along the many beautiful villages, farmlands  and crossing rivers and streams gives unique experience. The ethnic people of high lands welcomes with their long age culture and tradition makes you the experience of real Nepal. The diverse flora and fauna is another important part of the trekking route. Kanchenjunga is best for long and adventure trekking.

4. Everest Three High Passes Trekking

This is very challenging and long trekking route in the Everest region. Crossing the three highest passes of Everest fallows all the trekking route of Everest Base Camp and continues to the Gokyo Valley by passing the 3 high passes Chola-La 5420m, Renjo la 5446m and Kongma La 5535m pass. The trekking can be from both ways. It is the best trekking route in Everest but needs previous experience of altitude hiking.

5. Upper Dolpo Trekking

Upper Dolpo TrekThe remote far western Nepal offers one of the finest trekking route of Nepal. Upper Dolpo trekking is the long trekking into the less travelled area of Dolpo area. The traditional culture and wilderness route of Upper Doplo area of Nepal gives untouched experience of remote Nepal. She Phoksundo Lake is another important part of Dolpo trekking. Dolpo trekking ranges from 15 to 21 days.

6. Tilicho Lake Trekking

Tilicho Lake TrekTilicho Lake trekking is more than two weeks long. The beautiful highest mountain lake is the major highlights of this Tilicho Lake trekking. The trekking crosses the Annaurna Himalayan range and reached to Jomsom. Kaligandaki valley is the part of this trekking. Tilicho Lake is less visited trekking but full of adventure. There is less developed trekking routes needs to walk long distance per day for accommodation.

7. Api Himal Trekking

Being one of most famous treks in far western Nepal, Api Himal trek showcases its typical flavor to remote and cultural village. Api Himal (7132m) lies off the beaten path and has encountered very less flock of travelers till date. The trail complements you with the epic and picturesque view of surrounding hills and Himalaya ranges. The trek is ranges from 16 to 20 days.

8. Rolwaling Trekking

Rolwaling TrekRolwaling trekking is one of the strenuous trek that takes us in to the wilderness part of Nepal. Rolwaling valley situated between the Everest and Langtang region is rich in cultural heritage.Rolwaling area offers splendid views of Himalayan peaks such as Mt. Everest, Langtang, Jugal Himal, Mt. Gauri Shanker, Shishapangma, Cho Oyu and other several peaks. The primary attraction of Rolwaling trek is the beautiful Tsho-Rolpa Lake. Rolwaling trekking is 18 to 22 days long trekking in Nepal.

9. Makalu Trekking

Makalu Base Camp TrekThe Makalu Base Camp trekking is less frequent trekking in the off the beaten trail full of diverse ethnic groups of people and their culture. The trekking route is still under development so you need to arrange your accommodation by camping. Autumn and spring are the best season for trekking in this beautiful area. The Makalu trekking ranges from 16 to 20 days long.

10. Tsum Valley Trekking

Tsum Valley TrekTsum Valley Trekking is a new adventurous trekking route that lies northwest of Kathmandu on the base of Mount Manaslu. Tsum valley meaning bright and glowing is enriched with Buddhist cultural and heritage aspect. Tsum valley is an unexplored valley inhabited by Gurung Community that mostly follows the Tibetan Buddhism. It is 18 to 24 days long trekking route.

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Best Helicopter Tours in Nepal

Nepal offers some of the best helicopter tour to explore the mighty Himalayas in a short period of time. Walking all the way of trekking routes is long duration and needs physically fitness. So, helicopter ride is the best option to be at the high elevation in short period of time in luxurious way.

Helicopter ride not only offers the Himalayan views, it offers an aerial watching options of beautiful landscape, farming lands, villages and cities. Helicopter sightseeing tours gives insight about the city in short period of time. For a group travellers such as family and friends groups, heli ride is the affordable tour.  Nepal offers some top helicopter tours for mountain views and religious journey.

Everest Helicopter Tour

Everest Helicopter TourFor time limited persons and physically not fit for walking persons, Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour is the best option to see the world’s highest peak Mt Everest(8848m). Many people has dream to see the world highest peak but not possible because of time and health. Everest heli ride tour within 3 hours is the wise selection. The helicopter tour starts from Kathmandu airport via domestic sector and lands at Lukla airport in Everest. After fuel arrangement Helicopter flies to Kalapathar (5545m) just infront of Mt Everest from where you will enjoy the Everest, Lhotse and other several peaks. This helicopter tour package is most famous helicopter tour in Nepal. It’s a short and luxurious way to reach at the 5545m elevation without any problem. The helicopter lands for 10 minutes at the top and flies back to Kathmandu. A helicopter tour carries 3 to 5 persons in a flight.

Annapurna Helicopter Tour

Annapurna helicopter TourPopular as Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour is operated based on Pokhara and Kathmandu airport. For the exciting views of snow capped mountains in short period of time in less budget in compare to Eveerest heli ride, this Annapurna Helicopter is the best option. During the Annapurna helicopter flight you can enjoy the views of Annapurna, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Fishtail and other several peaks. Annapurna base camp helicopter tour is the fastest way to play with snow and be at the elevation above 4000 meters. This tour is best during March-May and September to December. During the spring season, beautiful forest of Annapurna range can be seen.

Langtang Helicopter Tour

The cheapest and fastest way to reach in the snow land is the Langtang Helicopter tour. It is just and one hour helicopter ride with 30 minutes of hiking and playing snow. Langtang helicopter tour gives you short option to reach in the lap of the Himalayas and fly near the mountains. Langtang Himalayan range is the nearest Himalayan part to the north of Kathmandu. For the 5-6 persons, this tour can be arrange in 2000 USD. For group tour, this helicopter trekking is best way to explore mountain peaks.

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Top 7000 meter Peaks Climbing in Nepal

72 peaks are above the 7000 meter in Nepal.

Mountains above 7000 meters and below 8000 meters are considered as technical mountain and best for preparation climbing object for successful 8000 meters peaks.  In Nepal, there are 414 peaks opened by Government of Nepal for climbing purpose. Among them 72 peaks are under the category of 7000 meter peaks.

There are different kinds of peaks among the 72 peaks in the seven thousand meter category. Some are easy to climbing and some are challenging one. For the beginner climber’s easy peaks are suggested to climb and expert climbers challenging peaks are good to climb.

Nepal government categorized climbing permit fee in two brackets as 7000m-7500m is in one price bracket and 7501m-7999m is in another price bracket. The cost of your permit depends on the season that you climb in also. The cost of your 7000m permit depends on the exact height of the peak. Another important policy of Nepal Government is below the age of 16, the climber is not permitted to climb the 7 thousand climbing peak. For peaks above 6501m you need a liaison officer. The government has implemented a policy for safety and preservation reasons that any peak over 6501m cannot be climbed without a liaison officer. The liaison officer must go with the group and return with the group at the end of the expedition. They have to stay at the base camp and ensure that the team does not attempt any other route, leave trash, and paint the rock and that they respect the culture of the local territory.

Some popular 7000 m. peaks climbing in Nepal are as follows:

Himlung Himal (7126m/23,379ft):

Himlung is located in the western part of Nepal.  Himlung Himal is situated just above the ancient Tibetan village of Phu which is officially opened in 1992 for foreign expeditions and trekkers. This region is still a restricted area and climbers are required to get a special restricted area and climbing permit to enter. The peak was first climb by Mr. Akio Koizumi from Japan on 3 October 1992. Now this peak is popular among the climbers as a preparation of Everest climbing.

Putha Himchui Peak (7246m/23,772ft):

Putha Hiunchuli (7246m/23,772ft) is the westernmost peak of the Dhaulagiri range. It lies to the west is Annapurna South and Ganesh Himal.  Putha Hiunchuli is the last 7000m peak marking the end of the snow-capped range; it is also sometimes referred to as Dhaulagiri VI. In this area Snow Leopard can be found during the trip.

Churen Himal Peak (7385m/24,229ft):

Churen Himal 7371m (24,183ft) in Dhaulagiri Himalayan range is popular climbing peak above 7000 meters. It was first climbed by the Academic Alpine Club of Shizuoka Expedition team in 1970 by Mr. Kr. Fukui and K. Hasegawa.  Churen Himal has three pinnacles which are called: Churen West 7371m/24,183ft., Churen Central 7375m/24,196ft and Churen North 7371m/24,183ft. Churen Himal was closed for climbing for some time and after the several request, Nepal Government has oped for climbing again.

Gangapurna Peak (7455m/24,458ft)

Mt. Gangapurna (7455m/24,457ft) is located between Annapurna III and Tilocho Peak  peak in Annapurna Himalayan range.  Mt Gangapurna was first climbed Gunther Hauser a member of German expedition team 1965 via the East Ridge. Gangapurna is another 7000 meter peak for climbing in Nepal.

Baruntse Peak (7129m/23,389ft):

Baruntse (7129m/23,389ft) peak is located very close to Mount Everest and Mount Makalu. Baruntse expedition is a month long adventure and an extraordinarily aesthetic objective for peak climbing in Nepal. Baruntse first became famous when a New Zealand expedition including Colin Todd and Geoff Harrow summited the peak on May 30, 1954 via the Southeast Ridge.  For the remote and isolated trekking experience this peak location is considered as wise choice.

Tilicho Peak (7134m/23,405ft)

Tilicho peak (7134m/23,406ft) is one of the more attractive 7000m expeditions in Annapurna region. Tilicho peak was first climbed in 1978 by Mr. Emanuel Schmutz  from a French expedition team. North West shoulder route is the normal climbing route for the Tilicho Peak. Tilicho Peak is the highest point of the Great Barrier which links Khangsar Kang (7458m) and Nilgiri North (7061m) together. The peak was discovered in 1950 by a team led by Maurice Herzog who was attempting to find Annapurna I. The highest glacier lake Tilicho Lake is formed by the melting ice of Tilicho Peak.

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Top 10 Places to Visit in Pokhara

Top 10 Places to visit in Pokhara

Forbes Magazine has listed Pokhara at first rank on the best value cities for budget travelers 2017. Set amidst the beauty of nature, brimming with array of pleasantness and collection of daunting peaks, thousands of travelers make their way to savor the grandness of charismatic landscape, Pokhara.

Pokhara, also known as the city of Lake, is the main gateway to popular Annapurna region trekking. The surrounding hilly landmark and colorful village is the best known hiking route in Nepal. City itself is blessed with incredible natural landmark and multitude of graceful pilgrim sites. Pokhara city sightseeing tour is the best way to savor the beautiful city. There are numerous things to do and place to visit at Pokhara, just 1-2 is enough to savor whole city briefly.

It doesn’t end here. Along with incredible natural panorama, the city is also home to numerous fun and entertaining activities like paragliding, rafting, and boating, rock climbing, zip flyer, ultra flight and more. Don’t miss to check out the tradition, ethnic culture and lifestyle of local citizen.

Pokhara– the other name of paradise is situated amidst of two spectacular and stunning Himalaya wall and Annapurna peak. It is located 200km west of Kathmandu and falls among the second best and famous tourist destination in Nepal.

There are lots of things to do and place to visit in Pokhara. Here list of places to visit in Pokhara which you should not miss during your visit to Pokhara:

1. Phewa Lake:

Phewa Lake in PokharaBoating around the beautiful Phewa Lake is foremost attraction and precious place to visit in Pokhara. Paddling out into the middle of lake is the best way to spend leisure time. It is the largest lake in the Pokhara valley and second largest lake in Nepal.

Encompassed by Sarangkot and Kasikot hill, this astonishing lake holds a pagoda-style temple, Tal Barahi Temple. The reflection of Mount Machhapuchhre and Annapurna range on the crystal clear lake is another attraction of the lake.

2. David Falls:

Explore a unique waterfall situated about 2-km south of central Pokhara city. This spectacular waterfall goes directly into the deep and narrow canal with no ends. It is said that this deadly waterfall claimed the life of tourist named- Davis who fell into the canal, got vanished and was nver not found and so the waterfall is named after Davis. This is the most important place to visit in Pokhara if you admire nature and love water stream.

3. World Peace Stupa:

World peace pagoda is a massive Buddhist Stupa located on the top of the hill on the southern shore of Phewa Lake. This spectacular shrine displays the arresting beauty of Annapurna range, Phewa Lake and the grand Pokhara city. 2 hours of short hike along the Raniban forest crossing suspension bridge takes you to the natural and spiritual retreat center of Pokhara, World Peace Stupa. We will cross the lake after 20 minutes of boating with the visit to island temple (Barahi Temple) in the middle of the lake.

If you have few hours left after your recreational visit to Pokhara city, you must hike to world peace pagoda that offers great sense of refreshment.

4. Tibetan Refugee Camp:

If you are visiting Pokhara, don’t miss a chance to explore the Tibetan refugee camp. The area is stunningly festooned with prayer flags which enhances the glory of the place. It shelters numerous monks where you can hear the rumbling of the monks chanting prayers.

5. Mahendra Cave:

The name Mahendra Cave is given after the name of the Late King Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev. The cave is decorated with variety of rock formation especially limestone and the rock sparkle when the light strikes on it. The stone dropping from the roof and surrounding the cave floor is stunning and the dark adventure increases as you move further inside the cave.

6. Tal Barahi:

If you want a spiritual retreat during your visit to Pokhara, it is good to pay homage to Tal Barahi Temple. It is small pagoda-style temple dedicated to Lord Tal Barahi. It is an ancient heritage made of stone and thatched-roof. The surreal beauty of location and amazing grandeurs of Few Lake lures the heart of every traveler. As the temple lies amidst of Fewa Lake, the only way to visit the temple is via boat. Tal Barahi is one of spectacular pilgrimage sites in Nepal where numerous Hindus travel to worship deity.

7. Bindabasani Temple:

To the corner of the valley in the shadow of Sarangkot, there locates a Hindu Temple dedicated to the Goddess Durga’s incarnation of Bhagwati. The temple is adorned with white pagoda on the top of mini-hill with a roomy cemented plateau. Your visit to Pokhara gains deep spiritual insight while visiting Bindabasani Temple. Easy steps up from the temple take you through Shadus and Pundits to the top where space and views opens up. The location of the temples offers the vantage point for glimpse of Himalayan range that Pokhara visiting is famous for.

8. Seti-River Gorge

Seti River Gorge is carved by the Seti-Gandaki, known as one of famous natural wonder and most-to visit place in Pokhara. The dreadful rush of the river and the deep gorge made by the turbulent flow of milky water can been clearly from KI Singh Bridge at the Bagar, Mahendra Pool & Prithivi Highway Bridge nearby the Bus park. The gorge is known for its unique formation, it is less than a meter across and the water gushes more than 50m below the street level.

9. Mountain Museum:

While your Pokhara visit, don’t miss a chance to visit Mountain Museum that exhibits, records, documents and chronicles the past and also shows the present development in field of mountain and mountaineering.  It is built by Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA), which is funded by tourism club, mountaineering association and individual donor around the world. The Museum offers the deep insight of Man, Mountain and Mountain activities from around the globe.

10. Guptshewor Mahadev Cave:

Located to south-east of Pokhara at Dhorpatan, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave is an ancient temple that is more than 599 years old. The long stairs winds down to the shrine of Lord Shiva where Lord Shiva is stacked on the raised platform fenced by the iron bars. The cave is mostly damp but the string light bulb emits lights that allow you to see the stair clearly. Travelers need to bend down most of the time until they have passed 50m long tunnel. Gupteshwor Mahadev is located on the Pokhara-Tansen road that is just leisure walk away from the lakeside and damside.

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Top 10 Highest Mountains in the World

Top 10 highest mountain in the world are Everest, K2, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Nanga Parbat and Annapurna I. Nepal holds the 8 out of 10 highest mountains on the earth.

There are all together 14 mountain peaks above 8000 meters yet discovered. The tallest mountain in the world is Mount Everest with the elevation of 8,848 meter. The lowest eight thousand meter peak is Mt Annapurna (8091m). Most of the tallest mountain lies in the Himalayan range. The young mountain “Himalayan Range” is considered as ‘freshwater reservoirs’ in the form of ice, glacier and snow. Today the mountains are extensively affected by the climate change. Sometime the altitude of the mountain are changing because of the snow melting and freezing. The snowcapped mountain peaks are beautiful things and adventurous to climb. (more…)

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How to Travel from Kathmandu to Pokhara

If you are planning to visit Nepal, you will visit Kathmandu and Pokhara the most. So you must know about how to Travel from Kathmandu to Pokhara? The two big cities and most popular among the tourist is connected by road and flight transportation. It takes about 6 to 7 hours by road using different kinds of vehicles and just 25 minutes by domestic flights.

Kathmandu – Pokhara Distance 210 km
Duration by Flight 25 Minutes
Duration by Road 6-7 hours
Available Transport Options: Domestic Flight, Car, Jeep, Hiace, Tourist bus, Local bus, Taxi rent

This articles gives you an overview of the best way to travel from Kathmandu to Pokhara and vice versa.

Kathmandu to Pokhara by Road:

Road transportation is cheaper and more accessible in compare to the flight for Pokhara. Public local buses to tourist standard luxury buses run from both cities frequently. Private car, jeep, van, hiace, coaster are the options for your luxury travel.

 

Pokhara by Local Bus:

If you are looking for budget transportation to and from Kathmandu to Pokhara, local buses are the most common. It takes about 7 to 8 hours by public bus to reach the destinations. You should adjust the local facilities of bus and other local passengers. There are daily day and night buses running to Pokhara from New Buspark in Gongabu, Balaju just 2 km from Thamel. Go and book a ticket and catch the bus to Pokhara.

Cost by Local Bus: US$ 5.00 per person

Pokhara by Tourist Bus:

Every morning about 7 to 8 am, tourist buses departure to Pokhara from Kantipath, Kathmandu. It is just a 10 minutes walking distance from the center of Thamel. Green Line bus, Skyline, Lineup, etc are the some tourist bus brands. The buses departure every morning to Pokhara and takes about 6 to 7 hours to reach Pokhara. Most of the tourist bus offer AC facilities, drinking water, comfortable seats with safe luggage arrangement. Tourist bus to Pokhara stops only for lunch break and short breaks, they will add no more passengers beyond the seats.
Tourist bus tickets are available in all most all the travel agencies in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Cost by Tourist Bus: US$ 7 per person

Pokhara by Car/Jeep:

Luxury cars are the best options for tourist who want to go Pokhara by overland tour. It gives you an opportunity to enjoy the beautiful landscape, views of villages, cities and rivers. If you are more than two persons in a group, taking a car is very good option on the budget sharing view. You can hire a car or taxi in about US$ 80 to 90 for Pokhara. If you can to return next day, extra charge will not apply.

Most of the branded cars are comfortable for 3/4 persons. The cost covers car with driver.

Pokhara by Big Van/Hiace:

For a small group of 10-12 people traveling by Hiace or big van is easy option. It takes about 6 hours to reach Pokhara from Kathmandu in a Hiace. Daily public transportation by a Hiace is available with locals. You can rent a Hiace for your private tour. The cost will be about US$200 for a Hiace.

Kathmandu to Pokhara by Flight:

The fastest way to reach Pokhara from Kathmandu is by flight. It’s about 25 minute’s scenic mountain flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Pokhara flights are served by major domestic airlines such as Buddha air, Yeti Airlines, Simrik Air and some other airlines are planning to run. There are more than 12 flights to and from Pokhara daily. You can book your flight by travel agencies or direct to airlines.

Kathmandu Pokhara flight ticket cost US$ 124 per person for one way. If you request for travel agencies they might offer you some discount up to 5 percent. Pokhara airport is close to the tourist hub, Lakeside and many taxies are accessible for your transport. It’s about 5 kilometers from the any place in Pokhara.

Cost for Kathmandu to Pokhara:

Cost by Local Bus US$ 5 per person
Cost by Tourist Bus US$ 7 per person
Cost by Car US$ 80 (for 4 persons)
Cost by Jeep US$ 150 (for 5 persons)
Cost by Hiace US$ 200 (for 10+ persons)
Cost by Flight US$ 124 per person

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Poon Hill Trek

Poon Hill Trek – Short & Easy Trekking in Annapurna

Poon Hill trek is one of the most celebrated trekking in Annapurna region of Nepal starts from beautiful city Pokhara. The short trekking is famous for all sunrise and sunset view over the Himalayas of Annapurna range. It is the combination of walking into the cultural villages and natural hills with awesome views of snowcapped mountain peaks, green forest and farming lands.

Poon Hill Trek

Why Poon Hill Trek is Famous?

Poon hill trek is very famous among the domestic and international tourist because it offers really memorable experience of easy walking with superb views of mountain peaks. It passes through many warm hospitable ethnic community villages which gives close overview of Nepalese lifestyle and interaction with people.

Poon Hill Height:

The Poonhill top is just 3210 meters above the sea level. It is just the risk free height of altitude sickness. So every people without any risk can do the trek to Poon Hill. Poon hill summit offers 360 degree views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and other part of western Nepal.

Where to start Poon Hill trek?

Poon hill trek starts from Pokhara by bus and after an hour drive real trekking starts from Tikhedhunga. Poon hill trek from Pokhara can be start from reverse direction from Phedi also but the common trekking starts from Pokhara to Tikhedhunga. The Poon hill trek map shows the entire walking route and major places during trekking.

Trekking Duration:

Poon hill trek can be done within 3 to 7 days. Some common packages are poon hill trek 5 days, poon hill trek 4 days, poon hill trek 3 days where as more than a week can be spend in Annapurna lower area by visiting other village and hill stations. Poon hill trek combine with Annapurna Base Camp Trek is also possible within a week.

Trekking distance

You will trek about 34 kilometer long distance during the trek and you will travel by car about 75 kilometers to and from Pokhara to trekking starting and ending point.

Trekking Cost

Poon hill trek cost depends upon the services you want in your trip. A budget traveler can do this trek within around 300 USD which is enough to stay in basic lodge, eat three time simple meal and hire a guide for your trekking. You can get a car from Pokhara to return to Pokhara.

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How to Make the Most Of Your Everest Base Camp Trek?

In Nepal, Everest base camp trekking is undoubtedly the most attractive thing that attracts thousands of trekkers every year from all corner of the world. While there’s nothing incorrect with pursuing the traditional trek trail from Lukla to EBC, there’re also many alternatives that you can you check out for an off the beaten path Mt Everest experience.

Everest Base Camp Trek

Below listed are some distinctive ways to reach the EBC which will aid you avoid the heavy crowd & discover Everest in a manner that’ll make your experience even more memorable.

Most of the Everest Base Camp trekkers fly to Lukla & pursue the typical route through Namche Bazaar. You cannot ignore the heavy crowds throughout every phase of your trek, since there’s just 1 trail on the last stretch to EBC, but there’re many alternative trails that encompass more isolated routes on some parts of the trail. Here are a few examples:

• Hike in from the Lower Solukhumbu

• Gokyo Lakes & The Three Passes Trek

• Trek via Hinku Valley and Mera Peak over Amphu Lapcha Pass

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Don’t Miss An Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour:

If you’re short on time, combining an Everest base camp helicopter tour alongside a trek can be an excellent way to enjoy the incredible close-up views of the mighty Everest.

Go for a Mountain bike tour:

Mountain bikes aren’t recommended in Sagarmatha National Park, on the Nepal side of Mount Everest. Thus, if you wish to drive around after a comprehensive Everest view trek, you’ve a couple of alternatives.

Everest view trek

With your mountain bike you can drive up to Pikey Peak on the Nepal side. It is a bit far from the Everest, but provides incredible, expansive sights of Everest & other mountains.

Explore the other Everest Base Camp:

When people talk about EBC, usually they talk about the one placed in Nepal beneath the Khumbu Icefall. Not many people know that there’re 2 more EBCs placed in Tibet, to the north of Mount Everest. So, ask your tour operator to offer a trip to these base camps as well.

There are several ways to customize your EBC trekking experience. Relying upon your preferences, available time, and budget, many different probabilities exist to make this a truly unforgettable experience for you.

At Life Dream Adventure, we promise to make your Everest Base Camp Trek a truly memorable one. For any support or inquiry, reach us at +977 9841 480794.

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Best 5 Short Treks in Nepal

Explore the best short treks in Nepal famous for mountain views, cultural experience and beautiful trekking trails. Find the short treks around Kathmandu, short treks around Pokhara, Annapurna, Everest and Langtang region.

Nepal is famous for trekking and adventure holidays. There is no any place equivalent to Nepal for trekking and hiking. The Himalayan topography of Nepal offers extremely beautiful landscape and scenery which gives an adrenaline rush and pleasure in a same time.

Even though, all people do not have sufficient time to trek the long trekking routes to enjoy the beauty and adventure. Having a high desire to experience the Himalayas environment, they are bounded by time and physical fitness. So short trekking is best way to enjoy the adventure walking with natural and cultural experiences.  For those who are willing to explore the Himalayas, beautiful landscape, birds, animals, flora and fauna, we have listed best five short trekking packages in Nepal. (more…)

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Excitements of Island Peak Climbing and Mera Peak Climbing in Nepal

If you are planning to climb Himalayan mountain peaks for the first time, you should definitely go for the expedition of climbing Island peak in Nepal. Specialties of the trek are that it acts as an ideal option for all individuals choosing to climb Himalayan Mountains for the first time.

Island Peak Climbing

In addition, the trek related to Island Peak Climbing gives spectacular views of few Himalayan giants named Makalu, Mount Everest, Lhotse and similar others. Along with this, the journey allows you to visit the base camp of Mount Everest, cross Kongma La and climb the famous Kala Patar.

Detailed Overview of the Trekking Trip

The trekking trip commences in the region of Kathmandu, where individuals will be able to enjoy the diversity present in this ancient but famous city prior to embark on flight to the Lukla’s alpine village, recognized as the entranceway towards the famous Mount Everest region.

In case of Island peak climbing, experts approach the mountain peaks by following wide trails associated with Khumbu valley, which is famous for its hospitable inhabitants and fascinating villages. Being the superb objective of first time expedition, the ascent will meet the desire of individuals to experience climbing in Himalayan mountain regions.

Skills Required for the Trek

Expert trekkers perceive trekking across the Island peak as a non-technical one, as it requires only few basic skills related to climbing of snowy mountains and thereby, achieving the ascent. Best thing in this case is that individuals will be able to learn about these skills during the initial stages of their mountain climbing activities.

Mera Peak Climbing

Trip to Climb Mera Peak

After this, individuals may get the opportunity to experience Mera Peak Climbing. Mera Peak serves as the most alluring peak to enjoy trekking activities in Nepal. This is because; it involves journey on cultural stimulation by passing from remote picturesque of forests and villages. It may acts as the highest trekking mountain peak of Nepal. Mera climbing comes after trekking for a long period of about one week and by following a suitable program providing best possible chances related to a successful and an enjoyable journey.

Sightseeing Tour in Nepal

Excluding peak climbing activities, individuals will expect to go for Nepal sightseeing tour in its capital city i.e. Kathmandu. The valley now incorporates three different types of settlements, each possesses its own character with varieties of artworks, outstanding temples and varied calendar containing festivals and feasts, all have their roots as remaining the part of the capital city of Nepal.

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