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AM I TOO OLD TO GO TREKKING IN THE HIMALAYAS

AM I TOO OLD TO GO TREKKING IN THE HIMALAYAS – NEPAL | BHUTAN | TIBET | INDIA  It is a great healthy lifestyle if you have been hiking/trekking or any form of exercise. However, if you haven’t already done it, you are not the only one; don’t panic! It’s never too late to start….

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November 12, 2020

Partnership of LGBTQ+ Tour Operators and Nepal Adventure Travel Company

Responsible Adventures Boutique trekking with a unique culinary experience for all genders and age groups   LET’S WORK TOGETHER At Responsible Adventures, a leading adventure company in Nepal, we seek professional partners to offer unique adventure tours to the LGBTQ+ community. We have had great success in the past with ‘women only’ tours and know that everyone enjoys these tours being with like-minded people. We also add a unique twist to our tours, with a specialist chef accompanying each tour, creating gastronomic delights at the end of each day. Special dietary requirements are catered for. During webinars and interviews, John Tanzella mentioned that the LGBTQ+ community would lead the way when tourism restarts and the rest follow! We have learned that 99% of the LGBTQ+ Tour operators and Travel Advisors don’t offer Trekking Adventure vacations. This is lost revenue for both of us….

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May 19, 2021

Helpful tips for the first time trekker in Nepal

Here is some food for thought! Any passionate trekker would be motivated enough just thinking about completing a trek in the shadow of the world’s highest peaks; a bonus would be boasting about it afterwards. One doesn’t need to be a seasonal world traveller or an exceptional hiker. All you need is to be in…

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December 17, 2020

Cultural Do’s and Don’ts in Nepal

Respect the culture of Nepal as if it was your own culture! A mindful traveller is always concerned about the dos and don’ts of a country they visit for the first time. What to expect from that culture and what is taboo is of utmost curiosity in their mind. Whether you are trekking in the…

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December 17, 2020

Are solo women travelers safe in Nepal?

  Your safety is our utmost priority! You will notice that you are of interest to the locals mostly because you are a foreigner and your gender. However, you soon start seeing that they are just as curious about male visitors. Here are a few helpful tips for a woman who is travelling solo. Most…

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December 15, 2020

The differences between Luxury lodges and Teahouse lodges in Nepal

Updated July 2021: The Comfort/luxury lodges are excellent for social distancing and small personal bubbles as they won’t be crowded.  The standards of luxury lodges in the Everest and Annapurna regions are far higher than regular teahouse lodges with their landscaped gardens. They are often in superb locations with mountain views. Their comfortable dining room…

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December 4, 2020

Why go trekking in Nepal?

A tiny percentage of people go hiking/trekking in their home or neighbouring countries, and a small portion of those people go trekking in Nepal. So do a trek in Nepal and be a part of this super-elite club. Nepal has 8 of the 14 mountains that are above 8000 meters. Nepal is home to the…

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November 30, 2020

The History of Trekking in Nepal

The word trek was adapted from the Afrikaans word trekken, which means to haul or pull. So the Dutch settlers of South Africa spoke it. It means a long, challenging journey. The Nepalese had always been walking to get anywhere in this mountainous nation for several centuries. Enchantment with the mountains has existed in humankind…

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November 26, 2020

High Altitude Myths

Myths about High Altitude Myth no. 1 – Do not use caffeine in altitude. Caffeine is a mild diuretic (it makes you pee), which shouldn’t concern you that it might dehydrate you and cause AMS. This will only be true if you drink many pots of very strong coffee and no other fluids. In fact,…

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November 25, 2020

How to choose the best trekking company

More than two thousand trekking agencies in Kathmandu alone and a few hundred registered companies in Pokhara. Finding the right tour operator can become challenging when you add several hundred hotels, guesthouses, and numerous unregistered operators offering trekking services. You work hard throughout the year, and a vacation is a well-deserved reward for yourself, so…

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November 22, 2020

How to spend two days in Kathmandu

Some fun ways to spend 48 hours in Kathmandu, Nepal Adventurers come to Nepal from all over the world. Almost all trips to Nepal involve spending some time in Kathmandu before your adventures. You can spend time exploring ancient monuments, Royal Palaces, and the maze of streets. Kathmandu is known for being overcrowded with heavy…

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November 19, 2020

Top reasons to go trekking in Nepal during the off season

It is widely established that the Nepal Himalaya’s peak times are October–November and March, and April. However, trekking during the less busy season has its advantages. There are two recognized off-peak seasons for trekking in Nepal – the winter and during the monsoon. The benefits of going on a trek during the low season. The trails won’t be busy…

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November 17, 2020

What you need to know about high altitude sickness.

For adventure lovers from around the world, trekking in the Himalayas is a favourite bucket-list item. Sadly, such trips have turned deadly in the past due to ill-preparedness and recklessness when trekkers have died of altitude sickness. Altitude sickness strikes you if you are ill-prepared, and it doesn’t matter if you are trekking on your…

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November 15, 2020

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