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  • Western

    Baglung

    Located on a plateau overlooking the picturesque Kali Gandaki Valley, with the snowcapped Mount Dhaulagiri in the distance, the town of Baglung is an important destination for trekkers exploring the surroundings, including Annapurna, Dhorpatan, Dhaulagiri and Dolpo. Also known as Baglung Bazar, this rather isolated town was a stopover point for traders in ancient times as they traveled the ...

  • Western

    Pokhara

    Pokhara is situated on the edge of the Pokhara Valley which is home to some of the most spectacular scenery in Nepal. Here the Seti River has dug incredible canyons in the floor of the Seti Gandaki Valley. Most of these canyons are only visible from higher viewpoints but they are stunning to behold. If you wish to see what they look like, getting a little higher off the ground shouldn't be ...

  • Attractions

    Mountains

    A country of great beauty, Nepal is home to eight of the 14 highest mountains in the world. The Himalayan mountain range extends across the country from the eastern edge to the western edge. This conglomeration of beautiful and rugged mountain peaks has drawn mountain trekkers and climbers from all over the world. Many come here to test their skills, their mental and physical strength and ...

  • Attractions

    Trekking

    Trekking in Nepal is the ultimate nature experience. Why rush from one attraction to the next when you can slowly take in the amazing beauty of Nepal whilst breathing in the fresh mountain air. Nepal's unique landscape is ideal for hiking. People from all generations will enjoy a Nepalese trekking experience whether a day-walk or a 5-day hike. Numerous companies offer guided trekking in ...

  • Mountains

    Annapurna

    Nepal has gained fame and popularity for its mountains, to be specific the Himalayas. It is home to the greatest mountain climbing extravaganza in the world. Here, climbers and trekkers can choose from 238 mountains that are above 6 000 meters in height and eight of the fourteen mountain peaks in the world, over 8 000. These monster mountains of Nepal are Mount Everest ...

  • Religious Sites

    Bindabasini Temple

    Pokhara is a popular destination in Nepal, filled with many fascinating sights for tourists to investigate. One of the most popular and most visited of these is the intriguing Bindabasini Temple, known locally as Bindhyabasini Mandir. Standing proudly atop a hill, this striking temple looks calmly over the bustling city of Pokhara.

  • Trekking

    Annapurna Circuit

    Visitors trekking in Nepal flock to the foothills of the majestic Annapurna mountain range to take on the Annapurna Circuit Trek. The entire mountain range is a variety of breathtaking summits, snow capped peaks, beautiful forests and a historical sites along the way. It is all these amazing features that attracts trekkers and visitors from all over the world to Nepal’s most popular trekking ...

  • Expeditions

    Maurice Herzog's

    The Maurice Herzog Expedition stands out from all the other expeditions in Nepal as it was this expedition party that conquered Annapurna for the very first time. Many climbers from all over the world had come to Annapurna by the year 1950 but none had been successful in summating the mountain. That was until Maurice Herzog.

  • Places of Interest

    Gorkha Royal Palace

    It was said, that if anyone was seeking justice, no ruler was as fair and just as the King of Gorkha. The Gorkha kingdom was established in the year 1560, by the legendary King Drabya Shah. From the year 1604 to 1641, the Shah dynasty would become famous and rule over Gorkha. Today, the reminders of this era stand proudly in the form of the Gorkha Royal Palace, the Gorkha Bazaar ...

  • Culture

    Books

    While so many dream of climbing the world's highest peaks, there are others who would much rather read about it. Even if there are climbers out there getting ready to take on Everest, Annapurna or any of the other great mountains, experts always advise that climbers read some of the interesting and life saving Nepal expedition books available. There is no better way to learn about ...