As I was walking the steep ascents whilst trekking the Annapurna circuit, my mind was calm. Yet still, I focused on the goal that I had in mind. We had set out on an 8-day trek that would take us to the highest mountain pass in the world, the Thorong La Pass, in Nepal. Standing strong at 5,416 meters above sea level, getting there is no easy task. We knew that it was hard, but we decided that we wanted to have that experience. We were committed. And so we set out on this exp
Trekking in Annapurna Nepal is certainly a great experience. It offer a great variety of treks for all levels. Make sure you follow these tips so that you trekking experience can be the best. #1 Decide on your trek Annapurna offers a wide range of trekking options from day treks, to short 4-6 day treks or longer treks up to at least 21 days. The permit however is one time entry only, so it is wise to plan the exact trek you want to do according to your time schedule so that y
Pokhara is a city which attracts most travellers because it is the hub of most activities in Nepal. Lakeside is a picturesque area in Pokhara is the place to be, with many things to do. Here’s the top things to do in Pokhara, Nepal. #1 Trekking Pokhara is the base for all trekking in the Annapurna region of Nepal. The region has several trails, from 1 day trekking, to 4 days and even 21 days, Annapurna has it all from easy to hard treks for all hiker levels. Tilicho Lake the
If you want to trek Annapurna you are most likely to base yourself at Pokhara. We suggest lakeside, a beautiful lake area, very organized and well kept area.
You will be offered by many agencies to do your permits. They will charge you at least 4500-5000 rupees, making 500-1000 rupees extra. The best way is to either walk 20 minute or take a 5 minute taxi to the ACAP tourist information office (next to the police station) from where you will get the permits dir
Trekking in Nepal is by far the most popular outdoor activity while in the country. Normally it takes at least 12-21 days to do the Annapurna circuit trek, so most people on a time limit tend to go for Annapura Base Camp ABC or Poonhill trek which are only 4-6 days. But if you are determined and want to cross the Thorang-La Pass, which is the highest mountain pass in the world, and you're on a tight schedule here is how you can do it in a week or 8 days. Day 1: Arriving to Ch
So you've enjoyed incredible India and want to combine Nepal to your holiday. Here's how to get to the Border and getting visa on arrival in Nepal.
If your last visit in India was Varanasi, from here you need to catch a train to gokaphur. Ideally you catch the night train which would arrive early morning, in time for the morning buses to the Border. If the night train is not possible, get the Early morning one like we did.We had a 3 hour delay and still managed. Instead of
The snow capped mountains shined as the sun’s rays touched. The lake reflected the beautiful green surroundings. Zen! That’s the least feeling I expected when I found myself hanging at 1400m above sea level, surrounded by spectacular views of the Himalayas, with the beautiful the Phewa Lake lying beneath. I had finally checked paragliding of my bucket list! 'Zen! That’s the least feeling I expected' Pokhara, in Nepal, is a famous destination known as the base from which trekk