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Are solo women travelers safe in Nepal?

  Your safety is our utmost priority! You will notice that you are interested in the locals 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 parts of…

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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 an even smaller percentage go trekking in Nepal. So do a trek in Nepal and be a part of this super-elite club. Nepal has 8 of 14 mountains that are above 8000 meters. Nepal is home to the highest peak in…

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November 30, 2020

The History of Trekking in Nepal

The word trek was adapted from the Afrikaan’s 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 been walking to get anywhere in this mountainous nation for several centuries. Enchantment with the mountains has existed in humankind for…

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November 26, 2020

High Altitude Myths

Myths about High Altitude Myth no. 1 – Do not use caffeine at altitude. Caffeine is a mild diuretic (it makes you pee), which shouldn’t concern you because 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. Caffeine could…

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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 Nepal trips involve spending 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 traffic, dust,…

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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 the monsoon. The benefits of going on a trek during the low season. The trails won’t be busy with…

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November 17, 2020

What you need to know about high altitude sickness.

Trekking in the Himalayas is a favourite bucket-list item for adventure lovers worldwide. 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 own or have…

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November 15, 2020


AM I TOO OLD TO GO TREKKING IN THE HIMALAYAS – NEPAL | BHUTAN | TIBET | INDIA  Leading a healthy lifestyle through hiking, trekking, or exercise is genuinely beneficial. However, if you haven’t embarked on this journey yet, you’re not alone, and there’s no need to panic. It’s never too late to start. There…

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November 12, 2020

How to choose the right partner or partners for a trekking vacation

How to choose the right partner or partners for a trekking vacation.  Trekking is an adventurous activity, and it can be memorable if the right trekking partner or partners accompany you. The right trekking partner can be an essential part of your trekking experience. It would be best if you had a reliable, competent, and…

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November 10, 2020

Top fun things to do with children in Nepal

Things you can do that are not mentioned in the travel guides: Kathmandu 1. Kathmandu Zoo The Kathmandu zoo isn’t well known as some zoos in other countries, but you will be pleasantly surprised by how the animals appear pretty content and well looked after. If you go there on Saturdays (the weekly day off…

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November 2, 2020