7 most beautiful peaks in the Himalayans

nepal peak climbing

Formed as result of a collision between the Eurasian Plate and the Indian Plate that started some 50 million years ago, the Himalayans are the highest and youngest mountain system in the world. It stretches over 2,400kms as a colossal south-facing area between the Indus and Brahmaputra rivers. In the Nepal section alone, there’s a

5 Tips to Improve Your Everest Base Camp Trekking Experience

everest base camp trekking experience

Everest region simply doesn’t need any introduction. Home to the world’s tallest peak, it is also one of the most versatile and gratifying trekking regions in the Himalayans. With pristine and ethereal peaks like Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Makalu, and Mt. Manaslu to boast of, Everest region sees the highest tally of footprints in

Patan- City of Art and Culture

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Patan, generally known as Lalitpur and historically known as Manigal is the third largest city of Nepal. It is located at the south-central part of Kathmandu Valley. As it had been the kingdom of Newars’, it is popular as “Yala” among them. Patan is the city with the perfect blend of art and culture. Because

Nagarkot – overnight escape

Nagarkot- overnight escape

Nagarkot, one of the scenic spots of Nepal is located at 28km north east of Kathmandu and situated at an altitude of 2300m. Nagarkot is mostly known for the best panoramic views of the Himalayas and the Kathmandu Valley of course. It is the most famous and nearest location from Kathmandu to see the mountain

5 Things to do in Pokhara

pokhara tour

Pokhara is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities in Nepal. Located 200 kilometers west of Nepalese capital, it is also the most frequented city by tourists, only second to Kathmandu. While Kathmandu is the epitome of Nepalese culture with its religious and historic grandeur, its safe to say Pokhara is a perfect place to

The essential backpacker’s guide

backpackers guide

There are backpackers who love to go tramping in the jungles, sleeping on beaches and in tents, and hitchhike halfway around the world. And then there are those whose backpacking definition consists of rolling on with roller-bag suitcases, nights in hotels and car rentals to get around. Anyway, each to their own. Isn’t it? Irrespective

Ritual of girls in Nepal

Nepal, the country with numerous ritual where almost every community practices some kind of rituals and none of the seasons are free from the ritual ceremonies. It’s the unique nation and can be titled as the museum of rituals where different ancient ritual practices are still on existence. The rituals are based on the myths,

Ten things to do at Patan

There are lots of things to explore at Patan (Lalitpur). If we have to list them then here are the ten things that one can do at Patan. 1. Patan Durbar Square Visiting the heart of Patan, “The Patan Durbar Square”. It used to be the capital of Patan and is popular as Mangla Bazar.

Hiking along the edge of the valley

Take a taxi or bus to the Newar settlement of Gokarna (10 km from Kathmandu on the road to Sundarijal from Boudha) and check out the Gokarna Mahadev Temple, also known as Gokarneshwar, with abundance of idols dedicated to numerous gods and goddesses along with some rare idols. This is among those few temples in

Yomari Punhi: Newari delicacy

Yomari, also called Yamari, is a delicacy and important part of Newari community. It is a steamed dumpling with outside layer of rice flour and an inner content of dark sweet thick liquid. The delicacy plays a very important role in Newaa society, and is a key part of the festival of Yomari punhi. According