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Everest Khumbu region Trekking and hikin
8 years ago
Everest Khumbu region Trekking and hiking of Nepal:
Trekking to Mt. Everest and Khumbu Region of Nepal - a life time memory for you and your friends! the best walk for out door adventure lover ....
A trek to Khumbu valley and Mt.Everest Base Camp offers an unique walking, trekking or hiking vacation in Himalaya , Listed UNESCO Natural world heritage sites, Home of Sherpa Peoples and Stunning Mountain Views, the Khumbu "Sagarmatha" region boasts some of the most extraordinary high mountain scenery on earth!
After flying in to Lukla, our exciting trekking to Everest Khumbu valley takes us via the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar to the Everest Base Camp. Here, we ascend Kalapattar 5545 mtr which is one of the finest vantage points for Mount Everest (8848m.). Crossing into the Khumbu Valley by way of the high and challenging Cho La (5420m./17780ft.), we then climb to the 'trekkers summit' of Kala Patar (5600m./18370ft.) which affords more stunning views of Everest and of the astonishing Khumbu Icefall. We have time to walk up to Everest Base camp, before trekking out by way of the famous and recently restored monastery at Thyangboche Monastery. Also have option to trek to Goyko valley with blue lake, side climb to Island peak. The khumbu everest trek can be combine with Amphu lapcha pass, Chola pass and mera peak climbing.
It's possible to trek / hike in the Khumu year round. There can be clouds and rain during summer, but the weather is warmer and the days are longer than in autumn. It can be bitterly cold in winter as soon as the sun drops behind the mountains a about 3.30pm, but the days are comfortable . A snowstorm or two that will blanket the countryside with snow
The trek route could be Kathmandu drive to Jiri or fly to Lukla - Phakding - Namche Bazaar - Tengpoche - Pheriche - Lobuje - Mt. Everest Base Camp, Kala pattar - Lobuje - Dingboche - Chola pass, Gokyo lakes or even Chukung valley with Island peak, amphulapcha pass, mera peak area. More More Informations email@example.com
8 years ago
The trek to Ghorepani - Poon Hill (Pun Hill) which is located in Annapurna region, is truly called as all the best of the trekking in Nepal.Ghorepani poon hill trekking is one of the popular trekking tour in Annapurna region. Ghorepani poon hill trekking offers superb Himalayan views including the Mount Dhaulagiri 8167m, Annapurna I 8091m, Fishtail / Machhapuchhare 6998m, Nilgiri 7041m, Annapurna south 7219m, Annapurna II 7939m, Annapurna III 7555m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Lamjung Himal 6988m, Hiunchuli 6441m, Tukuche peak 6920m etc . probably Ghorepani poon hill 3210m is one of the best view point in Annapurna region trekking. Poon hill is best viewpoint of Ghorepani treks from where you will see the best sunrise in the morning so every trekker go to the Poon hill (3200m) early in the morning from Ghorepani.The Ghorepani Poonhull trek is a colorful short foray into the Annapurna region. The trail winds through patchwork valleys, dense mossy forests and past icy waterfalls where you can stop to cool your face. Around every corner is a tantalizing glimpse of the high mountains, whole horizons of which will be revealed to you as you reach the high points of your trek. This trek in the Annapurna foothills to the view point on Pun Hill offers all the best of trekking in Nepal.
Enjoy trekking in the spectacular mountain scenery through charming villages inhabited by the Gurungs, dense rhododendron forests full of birds and deep sub-tropical valleys, all set below the Annapurna with the picturesque fluted peak of Machhapuchhare (Fish Tail Peak) dominating the skyline. At the climax of this trek you will climb Poon Hill at dawn to enjoy one of the most spectacular mountain escape on Earth. As the sun touches the snow-capped summits the Himalayan giants, Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and Annapurna (8,091m) along with a maze of other peaks, slowly begin to appear, like magic, before our eyes. A rewarding trek that can be enjoyed by every lover of nature and beautiful landscape.This trek is a wonderful opportunity to witness the beauty of the Annapurna region with a shorter trek.
The trek offers the spectacular mountain scenery along with charming villages inhabited particularly by the Gurungs & Magars, dense rhododendron forests full of birds and deep sub-tropical valleys, all set below the Annapurnas with the picturesque peak of Machhapuchhare (Fishtail Peak) dominating the skyline.One of the important highlight of this trip is to make a climb on Poon Hill, possibly the most spectacular mountain scapes on Earth. When sun rises, it touches the snow-capped summits the Himalayan giants, Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and Annapurna (8,091m) along with a maze of other peaks, there gradually appear, just like magic that your eye could not believe.
Besides, during journey, you are rewarded by the natural beauties in your each & every footsteps.The abrupt variation in altitude found here is astonishing.
The Langtang region
8 years ago
The Langtang region is easily accessible from Kathmandu. Langtang area in itself is a good choice for those with limited time. In one week to ten days, one can visit Langtang area for trekking. The Himalayan views overall are not quite as spectacular as in the Annapurna or Everest areas, but they remain unforgettably beautiful. In addition, the trails are less crowded and the people are friendly.
Perhaps first established as national park for Himalayan wildlife, Langtang National Park is criss-crossed with hiking and trekking paths and mountaineering trails allowing visitors unparalleled accessibility. You will often see musk deer (Moschus chrysogaster) and Himalayan tahr (Hemitragus jemlahicus), Himalayan black beer (selenarctos thibetanus), snow leopard (panthera uncia), wild god (cuon alpinus), ghoral (Nemorhedus goral) serow (capricornis sumantrenis) and more than 250 species of birds. The park is also renowned for its population of red panda (Ailurus fulgens)
A little further up the valley is Kyanjin Gompa, where we stop overnight and sample the local yak cheese. We pass through Nubamatang, nestled in a hidden valley, on our way up to view the glaciers, which mark the gateway into Tibet. Backtracking, we travel through Syabru and Sing Gompa to a high plateau, where the sacred lake Gosainkund is located. Crossing the Llaurebena Pass (4610m), we continue south, leaving the Langtang region behind us as we travel through the Helambu valley to Gul Bhanjyang. From here it's just a few days trek back to Kathmandu.
Nepal Everest Experience Mountain Flight
8 years ago
For the travelers who are unable to make a trekking to the mountains either because of lack of or physical fitness, or due to sheer want of the adventure streak, there are mountain flights to simulate the experience.
The one hour flight takes you within camera range of some of the highest peaks in the world, and cruising this close to the awe-inspiring massifs of rock and ice, is an out of this earth experience. The aircraft takes off and heads eastward and almost immediately, the peaks come into view. The first peak that appears on your horizon is the majestic Gosainthan, standing 8,013m tall. To its right, appears Dorje Lhakpa (6,966), looking like a massive figure of 8, lying prone and covered is snow. To its right is Phurbi Chtachu, which looms over the Kathmandu valley.
Next to your vision is Choba Bhamre, rather small in this company at 5,933m. But singularly stubborn as it remains unconquered to this day. Then comes Mt. Gauridhanker (7,134), standing out sharp and conspicuous-Hindus believe that lord Shiva and his consort Parvati protect this mountain.
As the flight moves toward the Eastern Himalaya, a succession of the majestic mountain follows. Melungtse, with a plateau-like top stands at 7,023m; Chugimago is at 6,297m, and still remains to be scaled. at 6,956m. Mt. Number resembles a breast, and is believed to be the maternal source in the sky providing pure milk to the Sherpas of Solokhumbu. then, Karyolung, a gleaming-white mountain at 6,511m, and Cho-Oyu, the sixth highest in the world at 8,021m.
The last and most exciting stretch of the journey takes you close to the 7,952 m. tall Gyachungkhang, which is considered an extremely tough climb. To its right is Pumori at 7,161m and Nuptse 7,855m. Finally, there is Mt. Everest itself 8,848 m. called Sagarmatha by Nepalese and Chomolungma by the Tibetans. It is an altogether different feeling as ones comes face to face with the worldâ€™s tallest and most enigmatic of mountains
Season for Mountain Flight
Though Mountain Flight is enjoyed by thousands all year round through us. We have seen and discovered and would strongly recommend the time period from February, March, April, October & November as prime time to enjoy the mountain flights.
8 years ago
The Name â€śAnnapurnaâ€ť came after the Mount. Annapurna, which is the 10th highest mountain in the world. Annapurna is a series of peaks in the Himalaya, Annapurna I, stands at 8,091 m (26,538 ft). It is located east of a great gorge cut through the Himalaya by the most famous river, Kali Gandaki and which separates it from the Mount Dhaulagiri. In Hinduism, Annapurna is a goddess of fertility and agriculture. The Region, Annapurna is surrounded by many Himalayan ranges which include the Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri and Machhapuchhre - the famous fish-tail mountain that lies north part of pokhara.
Annapurna Conservation Area offers varieties of flora and fauna form sub tropical to pine and you will grace by the heart touching blossoming rhododendron on your way. This region is also the home to copious wildlife like pika, blue sheep, snow leopards, tigers and Himalayan thar. Multiplicity of birds including multi â€“colored Impheyan, koklas and blood pheasants, offer you their natural beauty. In this region you will encounter with the Gurungs and Thakali people whose unique culture and religion makes you surprise. You will experience how friendly and open hearted these people are, and you can get a taste of their lifestyle by staying in their house and knowing their way of living and their culture and tradition.
About two-thirds of the trekkers in Nepal visit the Annapurna region. The area is easily accessible, hotels in the hills are plentiful, and treks here offer good scenery of both high mountains and lowland villages. In this Region there is one project known as ACAP (Annapurna conservation Area Project) . The project covers the whole Annapurna range, more than 7600 sq km. In an inventive advance to environmental protection, it was declared a "conservation area" instead of a national park.
Some trekking of Annapurna Area are as
Annapurna Circuit Trek: (with an improved route)
The Annapurna circuit trek : 15-21 days
The Annapurna Base Camp,10-15days
PoonHill trek 7- 10days.
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8 years ago
Holy Mount Kailash - Mansarover is one of the most popular ultimate Hindu pilgrimage sites in Himalayan region dedicated to Lord Shiva where every devotee wants to go. Mount Kailash, which is believed to have been formed 30 million years ago when Himalayas were in their early stage of formation, is one of the most Holy Mt. Kailash - Mansarovar Yatrarevered places in the Himalayas. For more informations email@example.com
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