Arisen from the Rubble: Tourism in Beautiful Langtang

25/Jul/2017

Langtang region lies on the north of the Kathmandu valley. It is bounded up by the Langtang National Park, which is a closely located National Park from the valley consisting some of the pleasant trekking destinations, including peaks for climbing, flora and fauna, Lakes and Himalayas and the ethnic villages. In April 25 2015, Nepal experienced the huge and devastating earthquake of 7.8 magnitudes. It repeated with a lesser stroke in May 12. In total, they took more than 8000 human lives according to the governmental record. Thousands of people are still missing. Langtang region was one of the regions that were highly affected. Houses collapsed, people died, landslides came. People saw that Langtang was gone…totally gone. Tourism was major profession on the Langtang and the scenarios became horrific. Then the news of dying and missing came. Langtang valley was…

Explore Manaslu Trekking: a Place You Should Not Miss

25/Jul/2017

You may have already guessed the beauties of the Manaslu region have largely allured the trekkers. It is a land of diversity, surrounded by the spectacular peaks, including Mt. Manaslu (8156m), which is the eighth highest peak in the world. This region is located at the Gorkha district, bounded up by the Manaslu Conservation Area Project (MCAP), which was established in 1998. The altitude of Manaslu rise from sub-tropical to the alpine altitude. The highest place we reach at the trekking is the Larkay La (5160m), which is the most challenging day during the Manaslu circuit trekking. This region was opened for trek in 1991 as a restricted area trek. Geographically, the Manaslu region can be divided into two parts: the upper Manaslu (Manaslu circuit route) and the lower Manaslu (Barpak and Larpak trail). But, both parts are spectacular. Tibetan…

Hurts so good

25/Jul/2017

Our legs shook and buckled as we headed down a short flight of stairs in Pokhara, Nepal, after our first “real” trek. We have had the opportunity to participate in commercial treks in many of the places we have traveled. There were the Great Walks in New Zealand, the W Trek in Torres del Pine, and the Inca Trail in Peru. For various reasons, we either could not or chose not to walk with companies and guides in these situations. Sometimes price or timing was a barrier; other times, one of us was sick with food poisoning or some other foreign (or not so foreign) ailment. In Nepal, however, we opted to “go for the gusto” and booked with a local Nepalese company to take us trekking. Trekking, as we understand and define it, is walking significant distances over several…

Magnificent Dolpo a Dream Place for the Trekkers

25/Jul/2017

The mystical Dolpo region is also a popular meditation destination of the Tibetan Buddhists. The Buddhist devotees travel there to spend a meditating life and gain the enlightenment. It is also a God gifted part with awe-inspiring natural sceneries. The mystical Dolpo region of Nepal lies in the northwestern part of Nepal. It is a trans-Himalayan rain shadow region and arid part that borders with the Tibetan highland. It is one of the biggest districts of Nepal, which is loaded with the eye-catching geography, Himalayas and brown hills, forests and Lakes and culturally magnificent region. So, Dolpo region has been a dream place (region) for the trekkers in Nepal. As previously mentioned, Dolpo region is extremely isolated from the aspect of access and geographical location. The flight from Nepalgunj is only a single option for the travelers/trekkers. No modern civilizations…

Nepal Traveller

25/Jul/2017

Nepal: A brief history and present scenario The Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal is a tiny landlocked country is situated between its two giant neighbours- Tibet and India. It has spread in an area of 147181 sqkm. It has got diverse features, from Himalayan region to the mid hill region and the plain land, terai region. There is about three million population, 125 social groups and 123 spoken languages. This is why, it is called unity in diversity and diversity in unity. Nepal has faced different types of ruling system from the history till now. The Rana reign is also known as the dark age in the history, which lasted for 104 years. Then the monarchy system ruled this country a little bit more than the previous reign. In 1995, Maoist started its movement with warfare activities against the government.…

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