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12-Sep-2022

Nepal New Year Festival Bisket Jatra

Just 18 kilometers east of Kathmandu is the ancient city of Bhaktapur, whose name translates to “Place of Devotees”. A very fitting name when the annual Nepali New Year festival and celebrations take over the city. The Nepali calendar follows the cycles of the Moon and so varies year by year from the Roman calendar. The end of the Nepali month of Chaitra and beginning of the month of Baisakh marks the end of one year and beginning of another – the Nepali New Year. But while the Nepali...
12-Sep-2022

Swinburne University of Technology, Annapurna Poon Hill Trek, Nepal

The Poon Hill trek in the Annapurna Sanctuary of western Nepal is one of the most famous treks in Nepal and the entire Himalaya mountains. The trek to Poon Hill is less challenging than other classic Nepal trekking destinations such as Mount Everest Base Camp. It has comparatively less altitude, it is shorter and the views over the Annapurna mountain peaks are simply ‘Amazing’. I have just returned to Kathmandu after accompanying a group of ten young women from Swinburne University of...
11-Sep-2022

Safe Trekking in Nepal

Since the April 2015 earthquake our 
11-Sep-2022

Do you Know the Way to Mount Everest?

The trekking trail to Mount Everest Base Camp via Namche Bazaar The trekking trail to Mount Everest Base Camp via Namche Bazaar Do you know the way to Mount Everest Base Camp? Back in 1968 Burt Bacharach wrote a mega-hit song sung by Dionne Warwick called "Do You Know the Way to San Jose?" With just a little adaption it could be a hit once again on the Himalaya Mountain trekking trails of Nepal. I can almost hear a chorus of trekker...
11-Sep-2022

The High Art of Korean Dance in Nepal

May I Please Dance at Mount Everest? When you run a trek and tour agency in Kathmandu, Nepal, you meet some of the most wonderful people from all around the world. While most people just conform to the trek or tour itinerary we design and suggest some amazing people want to add some truly amazing extras into their itinerary and Himalayan Mountain experience. This was just the case a few weeks ago when we escorted a group of people from Seattle, USA, to Mount...
11-Sep-2022

Mount Everest Heli-Tour

The Mount Everest Heli-Tour is one of the most exhilarating experiences possible short of actually standing on the summit of Everest itself. In what trekkers to Everest Base Camp take over two weeks to complete you can experience is less than a day in your personal heli-tour. The tour usually starts early morning to deliver the best views of the Himalayas and enjoy clear skies for the flight up the Khumbu Glacier to Everest Base Camp. The flight departs Kathmandu Domestic Airport an...
11-Sep-2022

Reflections on a Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Circuits

From October 20 – Nov 12 our group of “old men”, undertook these two classic treks back to back under the excellent guidance of LangtangRi Trekking. Each trek is quite unique and offers different attractions. Dhaulagiri was a full catered trek with the usual collection of guides, cook, porters (including the toilet tent specialist!!) Absolutely wonderful people who enrich the experience (not discounting the added comfort). For Annapurna we had a guide and two porters to assist over Throng L...
11-Sep-2022

Updated Nepal COVID-19 Travel Advisory

This blog page outlines our approach to managing the risk of COVID-19 transmission to clients, and the wider Nepal community, associated with international travel and travel within regional and remote Nepal. This page is regularly updated as government regulations change or our procedures need to change in response to the status of the epidemic within Nepal and overseas. Visitor requirements set by the Nepal Department of Immigration The most recent COVID-19 travel regulations...
11-Sep-2022

Six Nepal Treks (part one)

What one person considers the “best” of something will commonly differ from the judgement of others.  The answer to “which is best” is a case of personal judgement.  Here we try and help you make a comparison and judgement of six of Nepal’s favourite trekking routes. So, which trek in Nepal is the “best” for you?  It depends upon what you consider appealing and important in a trekking journey.  While there are...
11-Sep-2022

Six Nepal Treks (Part Two)

This blog is the continuation and Part II of Six Nepal Treks - But Which to Choose: https://www.langtang.com/en/blog/six-nepal-treks-but-which-to-choose In Part I of this comparison of six Himalaya treks, we looked at three of the most often booked treks – Everest Base Camp; Annapurna Base Camp; and Annapurna Circuit.   We continue the comparison here with three more treks you might choose between. These three...
09-Sep-2022

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Overview

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is not only one of the most popular treks in Nepal but it also regarded as one of the best treks in the world. The trek takes you through various landscapes that makes every day a new and interesting journey. One of the highlight of the trek is the beautiful Fish Tail Mountain or Machapuchare in Nepali, that stays in view almost throughout the trek. The beautiful mountain that is shaped like the tail of a fish (from which its name comes from) becomes more beautiful th...
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