What To Bring For Trekking The following equipment lists are suggested and essential for both types (camping & teahouse) treks in the Himalayan country, Nepal. Make use of this list as a guideline proposal. 1. Light T-shirts and shorts for the day. 2. Couple of walking trousers. 3. Woolen/fleece sweater and jacket. 4. Warm trousers […]

Trekking Grade In Himalaya Involves trekking for up to five to six hours a day at a slow but steady pace. This trek does not spend time at altitudes above 4000 m and are usually a week in duration. Gentle terrain, without steep climbs or vertiginous mountains. These trips can be enjoyed by anyone who leads a reasonably active […]

Best Time To Travel To Tibet Tibet Weather April to October is the best time to visit Tibet April to October is the best time to visit Tibet Undoubtedly, Tibet is one of the harshest places for human existence. Weather there is cool in summer, but excruciatingly cold in winter. In Lhasa, the relatively humane […]

World Heritage Sites In Nepal The small mountain kingdom of Nepal is blessed with such astonishing and unique sites that within the area of 140,800 sq km Nepal holds a considerably high number of places recognized by UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific Cultural Organisation) as ‘World Heritage Sites’. There are altogether ten World Heritage Sites […]

National Parks and Wildlife Reserves of Nepal In this article National Parks and Wildlife Reserves of NepalNational ParksChitwan National Park (UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site)Sagarmatha National Park (UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site)Bardia National ParkKhaptad National ParkLangtang National ParkMakalu Barun National ParkRara National ParkShey-Phoksundo National ParkShivapuri-Nagarjun National ParkKoshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve (Wetland Site)Parsa Wildlife ReserveShuklaphanta Wildlife […]

Trekking Permits and Government fees for Restricted Zone of Nepal Heritage Sites/ Museums / Zoo Entrance fees must be paid before touring heritage sites around Kathmandu Valley like Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bauddhanath, Swayambhunath and Changu Narayan Temple.Entrance fees must be paid before touring Lumbini Gardens, the sanctuary of the […]

Mustang The Land of Hidden Valley MEANING OF MUSTANG: Generally, the name Mustang refers to the arid Tibet like region at the North end of the Kali Gandaki (Name of the river) which is known to its inhabitants mispronunciations of the name of the capital of Lo, the city of Manthang. The name is pronounced […]

Nepal Visa Information Visa can be obtained on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, at border entry points in Kakadvitta, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Gaddachowki on Nepal-India border and Kodari , Rasuwa Gadi on Nepal-China border. Visa can also be obtained at the nearest Nepal Embassy or Diplomatic Mission. Visa can also be obtained (renewal purposes) at […]

Mount Everest Climbing Fees Going Cheaper Nepal will cut climbing fees for Mount Everest to lure more mountaineers to the world’s highest peak, already overcrowded during the peak climbing season. Hundreds of foreign climbers, each paying thousands of dollars, flock to the 8,850-meter (29,035 feet) Everest summit during the main climbing season stretching from March […]