Mr. Alban and Ms. Iben through our exclusive country partner Kipling Travel arrived to Nepal on January 7, 2012. The Danish visitors during their visit to Nepal experienced the Home-stays at Nuwakot and Samari, camped a night at Sele, trekked to Ghorepani and Poonhill at Annapurna region. Their visit also encountered with the Gurung culture at Ghandruk Village.
Prior to their tour beyond the valley, they had the brief sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley on the 8th. The cultural city with numerous ancient shrines, palaces and monuments reflects the Nepalese cultural and religious history. After, the couple of days stay at a exotic Hotel Summit in the valley, they began their exploration beyond the valley.
Their trek in the mid-hills of Nuwakot, Samari and Sele ended at Dhading. Right away, the another trek began to the most popular Annapurna region. This trek is a hilarious trek with the magnificent Himalayan views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri ranges including the one and only Fishtail from the hilltop likes Ghorepani and Poonhill. The Poonhill trek also covered the ethnically cultural village of Gurung inhabitants; Ghandruk.
The glorious trek to the Annapurna region ended at its origin point, Pokhara on January 18. The Danish hearts were full with joys and amusements after witnessing the amazing landscapes settling in the high mountainous regions of Nepal. They felt spellbind at several occasions with the distinct natural and cultural wealth they encountered at the Nepalese mid-hills.
After, visiting several panoramic sites in the rural Nepal, they spent a free day at busy Kathmandu, before their departure. They wondered,around the streets of Thamel and Asan. With the memories of one of their best vacations celebrated in the mid-hills of Nepal, they departed Nepal on January 19, 2012.
Nuwakot and Samari are the middle hills of Nepal and are very closely located to the capital city Kathmandu. The trial to the places offer the comfortable hiking along the dense tropical forests as well the utmost chances of cultural encounters. Explore Himalaya and Kipling Travel alliance own the ancient houses at Nuwakot and Samari for the home-stays. Five Danish visitors led by Ms. Nalissa Maberly drove to Nuwakot on April 3rd 2012, after their couple of days volunteering workshop. Nuwakot is a beautiful place to be and has the significant historical values . The 7-storied Palace built in the seventeenth century reflects the reigning culture of ancient small kingdoms kings of Nepal. Samari is the village within Nuwakot which is densely populated with Tamang inhabitants. The culturally rich village worths a day stay. Ms. Nalissa and her mates moved down to Royal Beach Camp on 5th to enjoy the white water rafting at Trishuli. Trishuli is a fast flowing river which originates at the Himalayan lake Gosainkunda in the Langtang region. The river flows down along the Prithivi Highway. The easy access from the highway to the three most popular cities of Nepal; Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan, the rafting at Trshuli is a very popular short adventure in Nepal. After the raft the team was escorted back to Kathmandu.
Being back for two weeks in Belgium, after another splendid Himalaya trek in Nepal. I wanted to thank you for the great job you have done, in the difficult days in the beginning of October.