Trekking in Nepal

TIMS Card Made Mandatory In All Trekking Areas Of Nepal

Foreigners will now have to take Trekking Information Management System (TIMS) cards to trek in all trekking areas of the country.A new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for implementation of TIMS signed between Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Trekking Agencies' Association of Neal (TAAN) makes it mandatory for foreigners to take TIMS cards before travelling to […]

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J.K Rowling visits Nepal

Author of the acclaimed Harry Potter Series, JK Rowling who was born as Joanne Rowling arrived in Kathmandu on Friday. Rowling came to Nepal along with her family in a private jet.Rowling participated in a welcome programme organised by Kathmandu-based The British School. During the programme, Rowling read excerpts from her first book. According to the school, Rowling […]

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Everest Clean Up Campaign
Everest Region

Mount Everest Pollutions and Solutions

“Tourism is the golden bird that fouls its own nest”.  Like the phenomenon we humans like to call ‘development’, tourism too brings in unwanted but inevitable baggages along with it.  The statement captures the excrement and other pollution situation in Mount Everest perfectly. With tourists, came so called ‘development’ which is always accompanied by mismanagement […]

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Everest Region

Everest Base Camp Boosts Medical Staff and Rescue Operation

After last year’s disaster where 16 guides died in an avalanche, Nepal, now has decided to provide more doctors and rescue equipment at Everest Base Camp. As climbers arrive for the busiest period, new provisions are aimed at avoiding the repeat of last year’s deadly tragedy which shook Nepal and the mountaineering world. Devi Bahadur […]

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Trekking in Nepal

10 Things Women Should Know Before Trekking in Nepal

As a known destination for Trekking and Hiking for about four decades, a major pending issue in the Adventure travel industry in Nepal is dedicated products and ensuring services only for women, trekking in Nepal. For anyone even vaguely familiar with Nepali culture, despite its traditional patriarchal value base, it is evident that Nepal easily […]

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Google Launches Virtual Tour of Nepal’s Everest Region

Whether you are an armchair tourist or simply going through mountain withdrawal, here is something to cheer you up. Google has launched a virtual tour of Nepal's Everest Region allowing you to see the roof of the world, up close and personal.Armed with two single-lens tripod cameras and a 15-lens custom-built "Trekker" unit designed for […]

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Trekking in Nepal

Your Guide to Independent Trekking in Nepal

The word ‘Independent’ sounds fun by itself and backpacking in a small country like Nepal with lot to explore goes way beyond than just having fun. As such, trekking independently is a great way to breathe in the culture of this land at your own pace. While it isn’t everybody’s cup of tea, for those […]

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Everest Region

Everest Calendar

Read more about Everest in Everything about the Everest Base Camp Trek

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Travel Nepal: Visa Information

Gone are the days when booking that flight you’d always wanted was a leap into the unknown. There is a lot you can do now to make your travel go smoothly. Visiting Nepal is certainly not travelling to Narnia. Infact, it is much easier to travel to Nepal with the help of internet these days.There […]

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Trekking in Nepal

Trekking Equipment / Gear List Needed For Trekking In Nepal

After deciding where, how and when to go trekking, the next most important thing is to determine what gears are required to conquer that particular feat. Surely, trekking in Nepal isn’t easy. Well, there are easy ones but why take the easiest option when the hardest is the most fruitful one; in terms of scenery, […]

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’Going to the mountains
is going home.’
- John Muir
‘Great things are done when
men and mountains meet.’
- William Blake
‎’There is no such thing as bad weather,
only inappropriate clothing.’
- Sir Ranulph Fiennes