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What to expect from trekking in the off season? Experiences from EBC and Gokyo.

  Mount Everest. The highest mountain on our planet. The point most far away from the earth’s burning core. A fascination for all, a dream for some. An adventure for everyone who embarks on a journey to visit the mighty mountain. The most common way to get a closer look at the world’s highest peak is to hike to Everest Base Camp at its foot at 5530m altitude. It is the most popular trekking route in Nepal and the influx
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Top 10 Trekking Routes in Nepal

Planning trekking in Nepal? Tighten your boots, we are going for a trek. These are the most popular trekking routes in Nepal based on natural resources and number of trekkers. Nepal attracts millions of external and internal trekkers each year. Being the home of the highest mountain, Everest Base camp trekking is the most famous one. Let's prioritize the popular trekking routes. Everset Region (8-22 days) Everest Region has many famous trekking routes. If you are searching for trekking packages in
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Why you should visit Nepal ?

Almost all of us are busy with our life, well not with life but with the surroundings of life. It is safe to say that we don't have a content life, a fulfilled life, a life with inner peace. Why? Simply because we don't know how to live, we don't know that technology, we know the technology but only of silicon, not of life which works well to live well. Then why it is important to visit a landlocked country
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Escaping the city for a day – Hiking to Phulchowki

Hiking to Phulchowki After interning at Nature Trail for three months already, Bishnu finally invited me to the day hike he promised me - we are going to Phulchowki! Though I didn't have much sleep and felt an upcoming cold, I was excited for the hike. Mostly due to my new role as photographer for this trek, with the company's camera. It had been a while since I held a proper camera in my hand... and this one was pretty
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Annapurna Circuit

The day that my friends from home came to visit had finally arrived. I picked them up from the airport and we were all pretty excited about the 2 week trek that we had planned – the Annapurna Circuit. After a couple of days in busy Kathmandu, getting our permits and shopping for the last few gadgets that we needed - or thought we’d need – for the trek, we were ready to get out of dusty Kathmandu and into
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My experience in Nepal

I really love Nepal. I've been in country since June 2012, excluding a one month visit to the States in June 2013. I'm a Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) volunteer and also spent time in India for three years. Although I haven't been able to do much trekking, I've traveled for my volunteer assignments, e.g. Surkhet, Siraha. But I've also been to Pokhara and Chitwan for fun. I really love just spending my weekends in Kathmandu, walking around taking photos, especially
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Kathmandu to Chisopani Hiking

Hiking in the Kathmandu Valley can be really rewarding. Especially if you just want to get out of the bustling city life of Kathmandu for a couple of days, there are plenty of options for you within a few hours’ walking distance. You don’t always have to travel far to relax, enjoy the scenery and get a pretty decent look at the mountains at sunrise. Even though, I admit, the mountains were still so far away and seemed so small
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Kathmandu Restaurants & Bars

Hello fellow Nepal lovers and those who still want to become Nepal enthusiasts. And welcome to another blog entry brought to you by Nature Trail. My name is Kristina and I am currently an intern with Nature Trail in Kathmandu. The other day I was thinking that besides reading about the latest trekking adventures, you might also be interested in the food culture and “nightlife” here in Kathmandu. So here I am, a huge foodie myself, writing about my culinary
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Nagthali – Part IV

The terrain becomes vacant of life forms except trees and shrubs, and the trail gloating immersion into curves. The walking effort needed to reach Nagthali from Brindang is easily dismissed, because the self disappears, and the ego evacuates among the cloak of clouds floating with you. All the while the imposing Langtang II (6561 m) mirrors the scale of dominion it casts upon the deep valleys and gorges. With all my senses active, the only living souls I come across
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Nagthali – Part III

Each family owns a piece of farm – growing maize, rice and seasonal vegetation. On that very occasion, I come across farmers harvesting maize and I could not resist the temptation of giving them a hand. Those songs of harvest, the air fluttering those chorus, mud on the hands, and wet feet – all with which remind me that life, sometimes, is made out of episodes – so short and momentous – that we forget to think of life itself,
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