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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

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 definitely had a reliable, competent,…

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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

A wedding in remote Nepal

Attending a wedding in remote Nepal We recently concluded a trek to remote Sotang Village Municipality’s village to attend and financially support the wedding of our dear and longest-serving staff Chandra and his bride Manku Rai. We had planned it so our previous and new customers could experience cultural immersion by attending a wedding in…

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August 10, 2020

Holi or Fagu Purnima the festivals of color in Nepal

When does Holi take place? 29th and 30th March 2021 10th and 11th March 2020 20th and 21st March 2019 The date for Holi or Fagu Purnima changes every according to the Hindu calendar. The Hindu calendar is based on solar and lunisolar calendars. It is very different from the Gregorian calendar, so most essential festivals occur on different dates or even months on the Gregorian calendar. In Nepal, we have an even unique practice where the hillmen celebrate a day ahead of the Terai residents. Like many of the festivals of this region, there are many myths and stories behind each festival. Holi is welcoming of spring and summer. It is also observed to get a blessing of God for coming harvests and fertility of the land. This festival is celebrated in most South Asian counties. Holi takes place…

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August 10, 2020

Corporate Social Responsibility of an adventure tour operator in Nepal

Our founder Rajesh Kumar Tamang aka Raj, believes that Charity begins at home. He says our biggest asset is our staff, consisting of happy porters, talented support crew, trekking chefs, and expert trek leaders. He says, “We value our staff highly.. after all, happy staff makes happy customers! We have handpicked and trained all of…

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July 8, 2020

8 Reasons To Explore The Great Outdoors

There are many reasons to explore the great outdoors, and for some, it’s even difficult not to, but with exploration comes excitement and new adventures. But maybe to you, it doesn’t really sound all that fun, perhaps you’re scared of nature, or maybe you don’t find the enjoyment in it that others do, which…

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July 7, 2020

Everest base camp trek with the highest golf tee offs by a foreigner

Everest base camp trek with the highest golf tee-offs by a foreigner.  I took Harry Tan, a 71-year-old trekker from Singapore, to Everest base camp on a trek (not a climb to the top). I came up with the idea to make this a trek to Everest base camp with a twist. This idea came…

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December 21, 2019

Vesak day

Vesak Day or Buddha Purnima 26th May 2021 15th May 2020 18th May 2019 Vesak day is also known as Buddha Jayanti (Buddha’s birthday) in Nepal. His first name was Siddhartha Gautama. Siddhartha Gautama was born in 563 BCE in Lumbini, which is now part of Modern Nepal. Birth and birthplace of Lord Buddha Siddhartha…

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November 28, 2019

Upper Mustang trekking general information

Upper Mustang trekking – General information The Upper Mustang region lies in the Northern part of the Mustang district in Nepal. It used to be one of the famous trading routes between Nepal and Tibet. The people of Mustang practice Tibetan Buddhism and speak a Tibetan dialect. It once was an independent Kingdom from 1380…

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November 28, 2019

Juphal to Jomson Trek Upper Dolpo Traverse

Upper Dolpo Traverse – Juphal to Jomsom September/October 2017 The trek was finally confirmed after months of correspondence back and forth in August. We had our first ever Polish group consisting of 5 members. Trekking Staff movement – Pre trek. This trek is in the High and Wild part of Nepal, and it takes a…

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November 28, 2019

Travel Guide to Leh and Ladakh

Travel Guide to Leh and Ladakh In India’s northernmost tip, Ladakh, near the Indus Valley, lies at Leh at 3,500 meters above sea level. Leh, a remote town, has become a popular tourist destination since it was opened to foreigners in 1974. It is gorgeous, and one of the standard entry points to the Ladakh…

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November 28, 2019

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