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How Far is Everest Base Camp?

January 10, 2021
How hard is Everest Base Camp Trekking

People often dream to try something adventurous for a unique experience at least once in their lifetime. Trekking is one of such interests that escorts people through the picturesque landscape and often leads to the Himalayan heart. As Nepal is a tiny Himalayan country, various trekking trails welcome thousands of trekkers every year. Everest base camp trekking is one of the adventurous trekking in Nepal, which people always prefer to mark themselves to be a part of the adventure stories with gaining the height of 5545 meters in the Sagarmatha National Park, the north-east part of Nepal. The round trip from Lukla to Everest base camp and vice versa, the trail to Everest base camp covers about 130 km (80 miles). However, a couple of rest and acclimatization hike will increase the walks as acclimatization is an essential part of…

Safety and Security in Everest Base Camp Trek

January 8, 2021
Safety and Security in Everest Base Camp Trek

Is it safe to trek to Everest Base Camp? How hard is it? How adventurous is it to trek to Everest base camp? These are quite common topics for the wanderers who dream to achieve the adventurous trek to Everest base camp. Safety and security during the Everest Base Camp Trek standstill as different people opine the trek in their own way. Here, we are trying to visualize you the exact scenario of the trek to EBC, especially in regard to safety and security. Everest Base Camp Trekking begins at 2800 meters altitude, which is named Lukla. It is accessible after a short Himalayan flight from Kathmandu airport. The altitude already soars up than Kathmandu, which is located at 1300 meters altitude. As far as the trek continues, the alpine located valleys and towns welcome you, walking through the rugged…

Mount Everest Empties as COVID 19 Strikes Tourism in Nepal

January 7, 2021
Mount Everest Empties as COVID 19 Strikes Tourism in Nepal

When COVID-19 shocked the entire globe with fear and locked the travelers inside their home, the crown of the Himalayas, Everest region faced an unexpected result of emptying the region with the trekkers and climbers. Mount Everest witnessed a blow after the plunge in the number of travelers at the surface level for the first time in history. It is a record break after the mountain pioneers Hillary and Tenzing Norgay explored the virgin trail to Everest base camp and succeeded the expedition of the world's tallest peak. Unlike this crazy scenario, Everest tourism used to hit a high record with the employment opportunity, collection of the huge economy, and promote the magnificent Himalayan range throughout the world. The adventure lovers do not feel quenched until they conquer the EBC trekking trail once in their lifetime. So, how is it…

How Much does it Cost to Everest Base Camp?

January 7, 2021
How Much does it Cost to Everest Base Camp?

Everest Base Camp (5364 meters) is located in the heart of the Himalayan region, which is the bottom point of the world's tallest peak, Mount Everest (8848.86 meters). It's a place where the mountaineers set up camps and prepare for the Everest expedition trip. Also, EBC is the trekkers' destination that aimed to achieve the historical trekking to Everest base camp, passing through the Sherpa valleys. It's quite a difficult task to answer in a word about the cost of the epic trekking to Everest base camp. The cost totally depends on the way you prefer to trek, the meals you prefer to have and the types of hotels and lodges you prefer to stay. There are variations in all among them ranging from a moderate category to the deluxe ones. As the Everest region is isolated located and tough…

How hard is Everest Base Camp Trekking

January 7, 2021
How hard is Everest Base Camp Trekking

The world's most epic adventure in the Khumbu region of Nepal, Everest Base Camp Trekking is an excursion of 12 days only walking from Lukla. The trail covers around 130 km in total from 2800 meters altitude above the sea level to 5545 meters altitude, known as Kalapatthar. Anyone dreaming to explore the top of the world Mount Everest (8848.86 meters) enjoys the trek through the thin air region and the glacial route, so the trek is a challenging adventure. The first time I had done Annapurna Base Camp Trekking in the north-western part of Nepal. The moderately adventurous trekking filled up confidence in my heart that escorted me to 4130 meters altitude and I was inspired and tried Everest Base Camp Trekking the following year. I was confident with the team of Shiva Excursion, so I just contacted them…

Corona virus Update and Everest Base Camp Trek

January 7, 2021
Corona virus Update and Everest Base Camp Trek

The global pandemic of coronavirus (COVID-19) has turned out a devastating scenario in travel and trekking throughout the world and also in Nepal.  The adventure souls around the world had to be confined in their own places canceling their travel plans. So is the case in the Everest base camp trek, which remained empty for almost a year, and finally, the Everest region has started to welcome trekkers completing the safety protocols of the Nepal government. Till the last date of 2020 (December), about 200k COVID positive cases were declared in Nepal. About 2k human casualties were declared and the country faced lockdown along with causing chaos in the life of common civilians. Tourism, which covers 8% of the total GDP of Nepal, was badly affected and is crawling now to uplift out of the worse conditions. The hospitality industry…

Nepal Traveller

December 2, 2020
Nepal Traveller

Nepal: A brief history and present scenario The Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal is a tiny landlocked country is situated between its two giant neighbors- Tibet and India. It has spread in an area of 147181 sqm. It has got diverse features, from the Himalayan region to the mid-hill region and the plain land, terai region. There are 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 history till now. The Rana reign is also known as the dark age in history, which lasted for 104 years. Then the monarchy system ruled this country a little bit more than the previous reign. In 1995, Maoists started their movement with warfare activities against the government. In April…

The Annapurna Region: Perfect Combination of Nature and Culture

December 2, 2020
The Annapurna Region: Perfect Combination of Nature and Culture

Annapurna region is located in the northwest of the Kathmandu valley. It is bordered by the Marshyangdi River in the east and the Kali Gandaki River in the West. It has got multiple diversities, which have made Annapurna extremely popular for tourism: trekking and mountaineering. This region is bounded up by the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP), which is rich in natural attractions and loaded with ethnic cultural jewels. ACAP is the first established conservation area and the largest protected area of Nepal. According to the National Trust for Nature Conservation, It covers an area of 7,629 sq. km. the highest Himalayan pass, Thorung La (5416m), and the deepest gorge in the world-Kali Gandaki gorge (3 miles long and 1.5 miles wide) lie in this region. It is a home of 1226 species of flowering plants, 102 mammals, 474 birds,…

Why Everest region (Khumbu region) is still the first choice of travelers in Nepal?

December 2, 2020
Why Everest region (Khumbu region) is still the first choice of travelers in Nepal?

Everest region is an incredible paradise of Nepal, which includes the highest peak in the world. It is a dream zone for travelers from different corners of the world. They travel this region with different forms of activities like mountaineering, trekking Nepal, and helicopter tours. Due to the countless features that have been described below, the Everest region is still the first choice of travelers in Nepal. Geographical location Everest region, which is also known as the Khumbu region is located in the remote part of Northeast Nepal. It is the land of Mt. Everest (8848m) and several 8000-meter peaks. The location is the international border region of Nepal and Tibet. We can say the Everest region is one of the extremely isolated regions in Nepal, but naturally, it is a wonderful paradise. So, the travelers do not want to…

Festivals in Nepal

December 2, 2020
Festivals in Nepal

Nepal is a country that celebrates numerous vibrant festivals. Due to the cultural diversity and equal respect for all religious groups, Festivals in Nepal have made their magnificent presence in the cultural scenario. From history, celebrating festivals mark cultural prosperity. The list becomes long if we mention all the festivals of Nepal. Here, we have sorted out 12 major festivals that are celebrated in Nepal by a large number of people, that belong to Hindu and Buddhist culture, from the national level to the specific community. Let's review these festivals. Teej Teej is one of the biggest festivals in Nepal, which is mainly celebrated for 3 days. It is the festival of women, who pray for marital bliss, stay fast, and worship Lord Shiva for the well-being of their husband. Generally, it falls in August. On the main day of…