This short trek follows a shrub like path along the foothills of Annapurna, north of the Pokhara valley. The Royal Trek is so-named because Prince Charles and his 90 person entourage had explored this route in the early eighties. Starting from Kalikastan ridge, about 25 km from scenic Pokhara, the trek passes through beautiful Gurung hamlets and as you hike the terraced farmlands your eyes behold the magnificent Annapurna range, Machapuchhre [fishtail peak] and the Langtang mountains that give you a view of nature’s beauty at its best. The trip finally ends at the scenic Begnas Lake which is about 30 km west of Pokhara City.
A fantastic journey in a wild and unexplored area located north of Annapurna: the Nar Phu Valley. This trek is perfect for travelers who want to discover the Annapurna circuit as well as explore an untouched valley. A rough and wild trek, this trek takes you to the exotic Nar Phu valley that lies in the remote corner of the Annapurna region. Opened to visitors only in the year 2003, the Nar Phu valley remains untouched by modernity. The inhabitants, who roughly comprises of about 350 Nepalese Tibetans, have retained their age-old practices. Most of them are engaged in yak herding and farming.
This is an outstanding trek, which passes the high valleys of the Khumbu. Flying from Kathmandu to Lukla we follow the Dudh Kosi valley up to the Sherpa capital of Namche then follow the quiet trail to Thame village in the Bhote Koshi valley. Descending to Khumjung, we are treated to incredible views of Kantega and Thamserku and the Nuptse-Lhotse wall with Everest so realistic above. At Khumjung we camp below Khumbila Peak, home of the patron God of the Khumbu, before continuing up the Dudh Koshi valley to Gokyo's alpine lakes and an ascent of Gokyo Ri. A 3600 panorama of snow-capped peaks is incredible view from the point.
One of the most beautiful areas and one still largely off the tourist route is that of Peekye mountain (4070m), a very special mountain in that it is considered the protector of Golla region. Golla is a small Sherpa village of about 40 houses scattered over the slope of Peekye 3060m, and dominated by a range of snow-capped mountains: Gaurishankar, Karylung, Numbur and Katanga.
The trail leads to three of the holy mountain lakes - Gosainkunda, Saraswatikunda and Bhairabkunda. These lakes are sacred to the Hindus and during the full moon day in July, many Hindu pilgrims flock to Gosainkunda to take a purifying ritual bath.
This is a superb introduction to trekking in Nepal, among some of the most beautiful scenery in the whole country. Lying 30 km north of Kathmandu, Helambu is the most accessible trekking region in Nepal. The trek starts from Syabru Besi, after driving 150 km from Kathmandu. The trail gradually ascends upstream along the Bhote Kosi River, passing through the forests of the Langtang valley to the alpine meadows and yak pastures around Kyangjin. After an ascent of Kyangjin Ri [4350m.], from where the 360 degree mountain views are truly spectacular, the trail goes to Thulo Syabru. From here, we further trek to the sacred Gosainkunda Lake situated at an elevation of 4336 meters and to Kathmandu via the lovely Helambu region.
This is a new trekking route in the Ganesh Himal area, North of Kathmandu.
In a bid to encourage young people from different corners of the world to visit Nepal for their outdoor interests, Tourism Authorities of Nepal had been looking at different potentials and in this connection, Government of Nepal recently announced the opening of this new trekking route, named after the founder of International scouts, “Lord Baden Powell”. The trekking route had been opened for foreigners since 2004, but had rarely been approached by tourists. In 2007, Explore Himalaya organized the first ever expedition along this trekking route, for the International scouts in order to commemorate Lord Baden Powell.
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is a moderate nature trek that starts at Nayapul, a drive of about 2hrs from Pokhara, which takes you to the foot [Base Camp, 4130m] of Mt. Annapurna, one of the most magnificent peaks in the world.
Mardi Himal, lying less than fifteen miles north of Pokhara, is the most southerly mountain of the Annapurna range. Opened only in 2012 as a new trekking route, the trail to this delightful mountain is one of the least frequented trekking destinations, yet holds all the highlights of Himalayan beauty.
This trek is a best way to experience Nepal in a short period of time where you traverse through the foothills of the highest peak of the world ‘Mount Everest’. Walk less but get showered with the best treats that the nature can ever offer! This trek takes you all the way through the legendary Everest region that offers miraculous views of towering peaks, charismatic landscape, the typical Sherpa settlements and ancient monasteries.
Journey to Druk-Yul is a 5-day tour that revolves around the historical and cultural highlights of central Bhutan.
Paro beckons you with promises of breathtaking natural sights, cultural richness and good accommodation; you can view Mount Chomolhari from Drugyel dzong, capture Paro’s incredible landscapes from Ta-Dzong and visit indigenous hospital art & craft school, National library, Royal goldsmith workshop and handicraft centers.
Nepal could be one of the best places for the photographers or for those who are keen in taking photos. Nepal is a naturally gifted country with beautiful mountains, landscape, flora and fauna, lakes, rivers, forests and many more. Nepal is best known for Everest and the incomparable Himalaya Range. It also has rugged valleys that connect the snow-capped giants from the north with the tropical jungles in the south. Beside the natural beauty, it also has ancient traditions, rich cultural heritage and nice and friendly people.