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Everest Base Camp Trek- probably the biggest trekking adventure in the world

When things go wrong, it’s important to get the correct staff involved who see the big picture & who have the authority to make many decisions- Explore Himalaya’s staffs!! They’ve got it.

Hidden Valley Trek & Dhampus Peak Climbing- A trip Report based on conversation with Juerg Merz

Astoundingly a strenuous trek, the Hidden Valley Trek demands sound physical condition and enduring ability to cope with the raw nature. There are no teahouses on the trail and hence the trek in the region is fully organized Trek.

Explore Himalaya participates PATA Travel Mart in Combodia

Manoj Gurung, the company's Executive Manager participated the Travel Mart that was held at Diamond Island Convention and Exihibition Center in Phnom Penh.

Everest Base Camp Trek- the most popular trek in Khumbu

The memorable part of the trek was Khumbu. Khumbu is an exceptional mini-society with a mixture-culture combining Sherpa, Tibetan and Nepali culture. I found the services of Explore Himalaya to be very good.

Poonhill Ghorepani Trek- the shortest trek in Annapurna Region to enjoy alpine beauty

Apart from alpine beauty, Poonhill Ghorepani Trek also caters the treasures of Gurung tribe- family of brave Gurkha warriors.

The most popular treks in Nepal: 10 selected ones

Based on trekkers interest, the number of trekkers trekking along the particular trail and highlights of the trek, here we have 10 most popular trekking trails in Nepal.

National Women Commission goes to Trishuli beach for Team Building Workshop

Together we achieve more is the fundamental lesson provided during every Team Building Workshop. Mr. Pragya Raman’s Workshop also conducted scores of tricky activities, which at the end offered every participant a message of strength in a team.

The biggest festival in the city of festivals,Kathmandu- Indra Jatra

Pleased with the generosity of the people of Kathmandu, Dagini promised for the timely rainfall and good harvest. She also took all the people of Kathmandu who died that year to the heaven. Since then Indra Jatra is observed enthusiastically in Kathmandu.

Everest Base Camp trek- the most popular trek in Nepal

Kalapattar 5545m is the vantage point for excellent view of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Cho Oyu among others. Whereas, Everest Base Camp 5357m is 7 hours to and fro glacial trek.

Teej festival- the largest celebration of Hindu women in Nepal

Teej, the biggest festival for Hindu women- the deity worshiped is supreme God Shiva, a male God and the benefits for all sufferings women undertake goes into man's account.

35,000 plus Nepali converge to create biggest human flag in the world

Nepalese paid to set a record and to help the victims of Sindhupalchowk landslide- Hats off!!!

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek- offbeat trekking destination in Nepal

World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) working region to protect snow leopard Kanchenjunga Conservation Area Project, has GPS collared snow leopards roaming in the region.

Few Cultural and religious Faux Pas in Nepal

Hinduism and Tibetan Buddhism are two prevailing religions in Nepal and hence, the major religious faux pas travelers may experience in Nepal are related with the practices of Hinduism and Buddhism.

Festival of holy thread- Janai Purnima aka Rakshya Bandhan

Rakshya refers to “protection and bandhan refers to “bond” so the t a knot tied around the wrist is basically a protection bond as per Hindu myth. Regardless of gender and caste, every Hindu ties this protection bond around their wrists during Rakshya Bandhan.

Nag Panchami, Worshipping the Serpent God

Nag Panchami is observed by worshipping the copper, silver or stone statues and images of Serpent Deities. People of Nepal put the colorful images of serpents on the doors of their houses; they offer especially cow’s milk to these serpent deities.

Catastrophic landslide in Nepal kills hunderds, makes 1000s homeless and temporarily obstructs the roadway that joins Tibet and Nepal

Three kilometers section of Araniko Highway at Dam Site in Mankha VDC is under water and the long queue of standstill vehicles are throughout the Crisis Zone. The highway has been closed and its reopening is uncertain.

Beautiful people of Dolpo

The people of Dolpo have courage to understand and appreciate life. Most importantly their hearts filled with softness, compassion and deep concern for humanity make them the most beautiful people on Earth.

Ducati Everest Challenge 2014: Intimacy with the Himalayas, curiosity towards Tibetan culture and passion for speed

The 1000-kilometer stretch along the Friendship Highway is a fantasy with unrivaled scenery—windswept Tibetan landscapes, magical highland lakes and the dramatic rise and fall of the winding curves of the highway.

Farmer’s festival in Nepal- Ropai Festival

Oxen ploughing fields, ladies sowing seeds and gentlemen digging fields and the fun part of drenching each other with muddy water in the field is a great enjoyment- Ropai Festival

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