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Nepal Tourism

Nepal is a land of snow peaks and Sherpas, yaks and yetis, monasteries and mantras!

Nepal is famous for

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Trekking

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Places of Worship

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Sky Diving

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Transit time: 3hrs from major cities

Cost ₹5,000 per person

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Nisarga Madabhushi

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1 reviewPosted 4 years ago
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Sunset on the Everest

The Everest Base camp trek is one breathtaking, mind blowing and beautifully tiring experience. The starting point of the trek is Lukla. An unknown anxious wait, a scary 20 minute flight in the 15 seater Dornier takes you there from Kathmandu. One of the most dangerous airports I've ever visited, with a short runway that extends into a steep fall on the edge of a mountain. The pilots must be applauded after every take off and landing. Starting from Lukla the same day, we trek for 14 days from here. The same day we head from Lukla to Phakding. We follow the route as Lukla-Phakding-Namche Bazaar- Tengboche-Dingboche-Lobuche-Gorakhshep-Everest base camp and Kala Pathar - Gorakhshep - Pheriche-Tengboche-Khumjung-Phakding-Lukla. MOst of the places we stay are tiny mountain towns, by the river side. I could see very few Indians all through this route. The most lively place to stay in was Namche Bazaar. Here you can do some last minute shopping for warm clothes, caps, gloves, shoes, socks, food supplies, creams and lotions and souveniers. You will come across a lot of Everest expedition teams here enjoying a cup of coffee in one of the many cafes who all have free wi-fi zones or just having a beer in one of the several pubs. The trek is most difficult from Phakding to Namche Bazaar to Tengboche. For a few hours in between with little steep patches. On an average we trek for about 6hrs every day, with lunch on the way. AFter the long day of the trek one can huddle up around the traditional boilers in the common dining area. The rooms dont have heaters and hence all the trekkers tend to stay here for as long as possible, playing cards or just chit chatting and sharing experiences. One must not miss the trek to Kalapathar from Gorakhshep. Its a steep, long walk but once you reach the top you will find it absolutely worth the effort. From here you get a panoramic view of the Mt.Everest and surrounding peaks. Visit the Kalapathar (5545m above sea level) for Sunset to get some Amazing photos but make sure to carry along some hot drinks and chocolates to get you through. The view from here will make you forget all your fatigue and you will want to stay there forever.

The next morning one can visit the Everest base camp (5300m above sea level). The view from here is not as breathtaking as compared to Kalapathar. Can be avoided if one is too tired after the Kalapathar. All through the journey you will get great continental food. One of the days do try the Nepali Dal-Bhat. At Lukla do walk around town and try the local Momo's. For lunch usually try to eat light like a bowl of soup and some bread or noodles, rice will make you lazy and sleepy. Have hearty filling dinner. The only vegetables you will get here are Carrots, beans and potato, which are essential for energy here. Drink LOADS of water. Take along dry fruits and keep nibbling on chocolates for energy.

The accommodation is manageable with with warm razai given and do carry your sleeping bags or ask your organizing company to provide some to you. Do take along lots of wet and dry tissues. A guide is extremely useful and helpful in this trek. At every destination for the day do try to explore the monastaries if you are up for it. This is one trek one must take up if you are really passionate about the mountains and have the urge to go there very often. I organized the trek for the group I went with and my company is called Akka Adventures.

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Binod Pandey

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2 reviewsPosted 2 years ago
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Awesome cultures and temples

Nepal known for cultures and temples didn't disappointed us. It was really amazing to visit Kathmandu, Pokhara and Sauraha. The food and especially momos were awesome and the place which can't be described in words. A must visit for everyone once in a lifetime. You will never regret.

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