Nepal's other Everest

By Andrew Bain Around two hours’ walk north of Namche Bazaar, the largest town in Nepal’s Khumbu region, there is a fork in the trail. Veer right, as the vast majority of trekkers do, and you are headed towards Everest Base Camp.Veer left,...

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Trek Nar Phu and escape Nepal’s apple pie trail

STEVE WATERS Lonely Planet Writer If you love trekking but can’t live without wi-fi or banana pancakes, stop reading now. Snaking off from Nepal’s legendary Annapurna Circuit, the wild, rarely-visited, valleys of Nar and Phu are slowly opening...

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Rescued Taiwanese hiker marks sombre birthday in Nepal

A Taiwanese trekker who was rescued on a Nepal mountainside seven weeks after going missing marked his 21st birthday in a Kathmandu hospital Friday, recovering from an ordeal that left his girlfriend dead.Liang Sheng-yueh survived in the wilderness despite...

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Mt Everest records 456 south summits, five deaths

With the closure of the climbing season, at least 456 climbers, including 199 foreigners, stood atop Mt Everest from Nepal side while the world’s highest mountain also recorded five deaths this spring.Data compiled by the Department of Tourism states...

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The Hottest Destination for 2016 : Nepal

NEPAL Why it's hot: Nepal needs you. This is a country heavily reliant on the tourism dollar, and those who depend upon visitors for their livelihood are still feeling the devastation of the April earthquake 2015. The rebuilding process is going...

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World's Best Hikes : Great Himalaya Trail, Nepal

Great Himalaya Trail, Nepal   Best For: Epic adventure seekers Distance: The Nepal section covers over a thousand miles in the high Himalaya, broken down into ten relatively easier-to-manage sections. The trail can be completed in four to six months...

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Tourist visa Information in Nepal

Tourist Visa (Direct Visa Link to Online application)     :http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np The foreign tourist visiting Nepal shall be granted the tourist visa. The tourist visa shall be granted for a period in maximum of 150...

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Info about Bhutan : Details of Bhutan

VISA: The actual visa endorsement is stamped in your passport on arrival at Paro Airport, entry point. You will then receive a visa for the period you have arranged to be in Bhutan. ACCOMMODATION: There is no star categorization of hotels in Bhutan...

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Info about Nepal : Details of Nepal :

Nepal is a country renowned worldwide as a nation of colour and contrasts; a hidden Shangri-La full of culture and mountainous adventure. Its hallmark, undoubtedly, are the majestic snow capped mountains of the Himalaya, which contain eight of the world’s...

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