Nepal

Nepal offers some of the best trekking in the world, with stunning scenery and magnificent mountain ranges. Follow in the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary and hike to Everest Base Camp. Why not ramble through the beautiful Annapurna region? Perhaps you’d prefer to trek a different route, let us know and it can be arranged! You don’t need to have trekking experience, but you will need a good level of fitness, a love of the great outdoors and a sense of adventure!

Counting stars in the Himalayas

  While tackling the lofty and frosty heights of Everest Base Camp may be challenging, there is no reason why you can’t have fun doing it. And that is exactly what the film maker behind this week’s video pick did, when … Continue reading

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In and around Kathmandu

  Whether you are travelling to Kathmandu for the culture, incredible mountain peaks of the Himalayas, or simply passing through – there is plenty to see and do. Whether you’ve got a couple hours or a whole day to spare, … Continue reading

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Adventuring: Nepal

  Home to the highest mountain range in the world, Nepal offers unrivalled mountain ranges, spectacular scenery, ancient Buddhist temples and centuries of history making it a fascinating and enchanting place to explore. In this week’s video pick an intrepid couple … Continue reading

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Travel Unplugged – Top 10 ways to get off the grid

In this digital world we live in, it’s good to know there are still some places left that offer little or absolutely no connectivity at all – no way to get in touch with all those ‘friends’ and followers through … Continue reading

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Video of the Week: Nomadism

Some videos really don’t need an introduction, and anything one does write tends to just get in the way of the video itself. So let’s let the film to the talking! Nomadism by Returning to Nomadism on Vimeo Powerful stuff! The voice-over … Continue reading

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Extra Time in Kathmandu: A stroll down Freak Street

Shafik Meghji is the co-author of the Rough Guide to Nepal, edition 7 of which will be published in 2012. “I sit beside the dark / Beneath the mire / Cold grey dusty day / The morning lake / Drinks … Continue reading

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Exploring India & Nepal with the Team Kevan Trio

Team Kevan’s Mom tells us about experiencing India, learning to ride elephants, Indian food, giant mice and successful luggage negotiations. Namaste everyone! I am home safe and sound after a wonderful trip through India and Nepal on The Highway to Himalayas tour … Continue reading

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The Highway to the Himalayas with Katie and Evan

Our competition winners Katie and Evan take us through the final days of their Highway to the Himalayas tour, just before they head to Russia. Click the links below to see some great video footage of their elephant experience in … Continue reading

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Taking a chance on Bhaktapur

When I’m travelling, I make a point of asking people who have already been there about their opinions on the must-see’s and do’s. I was told about Bhaktapur by a businessman on my flight to Kathmandu. Located about an hour’s … Continue reading

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Medication in Nepal

So, you’re planning a trip to Nepal. Trekking in the Himalayan Mountain Range of the Annapurna Region to date is the best trekking experience I’ve had, Nepal is an amazing country to experience even if trekking is not your thing. … Continue reading

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