The closest trekking region from Kathmandu: Langtang Valley

Posted Feb 17th, 2013 under Trip Report,

 

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Trial to Langtang Valley.

Langtang Trek is the most popular short trek in Nepal. Two Danish trekkers Mr. Rosted Nils Thor and Ms. Knudsen Tina Risgaard through our exclusive country partner Kipling Travel were on this extremely gripping trek from March 30, 2012 to April 6. Apart from the trek the Danish visitors also were on the splendorous cultural tour of Kathmandu and the riveting wildlife activities at Chitwan.

Prior to the trek the visitors were on the self outings for couple of days to the cultural wonders of Kathmandu. Despite of bustling streets Kathmandu is probably one of the most unique cities of the world with thousands of prehistoric monuments and shrines. The cultural exploration in Kathmandu is the come across to numerous small and monumental, ancient and cultural architectures.

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A view from Langtang valley.

Trekking along the Langtang Khola the visitors witnessed the cultural practices in Tibetan villages like Lama Gaon and Ghore Tabela. Passing the wilderness through Ganjala Pass 5122m as the visitors entered the Langtang valley they sensed the boundless joys. Their trek in the region led them to the wild valleys resembling the Tibetan highland valleys, wildlife encounters in the Langtang National Park, splendid Buddhist Monastery Kyanjin Gompa, striking landscapes, and the majestic hill-top of Tsergo Ri 4984m for the striking Himalayan views of the Langtang region.

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Aeriel view of Kathmandu focused Swayambunath.

Post trek the Danish visitors were on a poles apart adventurous trip. Via Bandipur they drove to Chitwan National Park to experience the wildlife activities. The park is an ideal location to stand by the bushes of opaque flora with an expectation to observe the numerous endangered and critically endangered species of the world. The site is an UNESCO Heritage Site for wildlife conservation and preservation.

After the cherished travel around of all these diverse locations of Nepal, the visitors spent a free day at Kathmandu. They utilized the day wondering in the blended streets of Asan and Thamel where the modernity and Nepalese culture prevail equally.  On April 14, 2012 Explore Himalaya as usual saw off very satisfied visitors.

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Lifestyle around Chitwan National Park

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Three best things to do in Nepal.

Posted Jan 27th, 2013 under Trekking & Hiking, Trip Report, Wildlife & Bird Watching,

 

Three Danish visitors Ms. Jensen Hanne Carlslund, Ms. Petersen Alice Carlslund and Mr. Rieffescahl Per enjoyed 18 days vacation with Explore Himalaya. During the vacation that longed from November 6 to November 23, 2012 they had a trek to Everest region, cultural sightseeing tour of Kathmandu and wildlife experience at Chitwan National Park.

The first part of their vacation was a trek. The trek longed for nine days. The Danish trekkers covered the high altitude Sherpa capital Namche 3450m, Hillary Hospital at Khumjung 3790m, Tengboche Monastery at Tengboche 3800m. The glorious views of Himalayan giants including Everest, the exploration to the wilds at Himalayan region and encountering Sherpa culture at their habitats were the major highlights of the trek.

On the second part of the vacation, they explored the cultural city Kathmandu on their own. After, the outstanding trek in the Himalayas, they encountered the different side of Nepal during this tour. Unlike, the isolated tranquil Himalayas with Sherpa inhabitants, Kathmandu showed them its cosmopolitan nature and rich primordial cultural, historical and religious treasures at its every streets and crosses.

The final part of the vacation was the wildlife thrill. They drove 136km south west from Kathmandu to Chitwan. The wildlife close to the city interlinked with every modern amenities; Chitwan National Park is the home of several endangered species including One-horned rhino and Bengal tiger. The extra-ordinary moments of wildlife safari, spotting several wild species riding on a giant Asian elephant, the campfire at the Beach of Himalayan Rivers and encounter with the cultural displays of Tharu tribe highlighted their trip at Chitwan.

After witnessing all these diversities of Nepal in 18 days period, the satisfied Danish visitors made their exodus on November 23, 2012.

 

 

 

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