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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

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 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

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 Holi or Fagu Purnima’s date changes 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 important festivals occur on other dates or even months on the Gregorian calendar. In Nepal, we have a 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 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 on the night of Falgun…

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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: 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 our field staff, who…

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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 it doesn’t sound all that fun to you, perhaps you’re scared of nature, or maybe you don’t enjoy it that others do, which is fine, but there…

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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 devised the idea to make this a trek to Everest base camp with a twist. This idea came to me…

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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