Tips for biking up to the mountains

mountain-bikingBiking up to the mountains is one of the most challenging activities in Nepal. Most of the people who come to Nepal enjoy Mountain Biking. They have the positive response to it as it is an amazing sport.

There are some Tips that you need to know before going for Mountain Biking.

  • While you go for the Mountain biking, always take a comfortable bike with you.
  • Be aware of the routes that you travel and always take a professional person who can guide you throughout the tour.
  • Always carry the repair kit and the bare essentials. You may never know when will your bike needs maintenance. Also, learn some skills to repair your bike.
  • Travel with friends or get a company of people. Biking alone may get boring as you have to bike up high to the mountains.
  • Never carry lots of stuff with you. It will be uneasy for you to ride.
  • Chose the right time for biking when the days are warm and don’t have to worry about rainfall.
  • Make sure that you have the plenty of time for this activity as you have to rest on the way too and enjoy the beautiful scenario.
  • Practice going to the small mountains before the challenging ones.

Places worth keeping in your travel list

Many of you plan to visit new and safe places to spend vacations either with your loved ones or solo. You may be wondering which place to visit. There are lots of opportunities to go for. Among them, Nepal can be your best choice as it is one of the most beautiful country where you will be amazed and overwhelmed with the natural scenario. The places in Nepal are worth visiting once in a lifetime.

Some of the places of Nepal that you can keep in your Travel list are:

1. Kathmandu cityBisket_Jatra

Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. Even though it is a crowded city but is considered as the city of ancient art, sculpture, and religion. Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath are the Temples that you will love visiting. Similarly, the museums, old palaces, art galleries, ancient gardens, and parks are what makes Kathmandu city distinct from the other. Being a capital city, one can easily find affordable accommodation and the restaurants where you can have food by your choice.

2. Pokharaskydiving

Pokhara is known for the popular destinations of many tourists who come to visit Nepal. The city is clean and crowd-free. David falls, Mahendra cave, Fewa lake, are the most attraction of Pokhara. Sarankot is the viewpoint from where you can enjoy the sunrise and sunset. Likewise, Pokhara is the best place for adventurous activities. Known for the tourist destination you will be able to find the hotels and lodge but they are a bit expensive as compared to Kathmandu city.

3. ChitwanElephant-Safari

Chitwan is the small city in Nepal and famous for the natural inhabitants. The famous National park “Chitwan National Park” lies here. The astonishing part of Chitwan is the safaris. You can go for jungle safari, Elephant safari and more. Also, the elephant bath and Tharu cultural dance will amaze you. You will find the best hotels and lodges in Chitwan.

4. Everest regionMount-Everest

Everest region is famous for the highest mountain in the world “Mt. Everest”. Many people from around the world come to Nepal yearly to view or reach the highest summit of the world. You will enjoy the kind and welcoming habits of the Sherpa’s in this region. The most done trekking in this region is Everest Base camp Trekking which will give you the chance to reach the base camp and view the highest peak. Being a rural area everything is imported from the cities so the accommodations and food are expensive there. It’s better to visit with a guide who will help you out with all those stuff as well as carry your luggage too.

5. Annapurna regionABC-trek

The beautiful region of Nepal with the mountains like Annapurna I, II, III, IV (the ones of Annapurna South peaks), Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna region has been attracting many people. The main attraction of this region is Annapurna peak, Muktinath Temple, the deepest gorge of world Kali Gandaki, Tilicho Lake and Thorang La Pass. The Tibetan Lifestyle of people and kind heart will make you visit the place more and more. Similar to Everest region, the accommodations and food are expensive.

6. Langtang ValleyLangtang-Valley

Langtang is the most visited destination as it is easily accessible from Kathmandu city by air or by bus. The places in Langtang are naturally blessed where one can enjoy each and every moment they spend. Helambu trek and Gosaikunda Trek are the most done Trekking of Langtang. Similarly, you can visit the Langtang National park too. The Langtang Lirung (7246m), Gang Chhenpo (6388m), Naya Kangri (5846m), Yala peak (5700m) and Dorji Lhakpa (6966m) are some of the peaks of this region. Langtang area consists over 70 glaciers of different sizes and holy lakes; including Gosaikunda, Parvatikunda, Bhairavkunda, Dudhkunda which are the religious places of Hindus and Buddhists.

7. MustangMustang trek

Mustang is the remote area of Nepal. The lifestyle of people in Mustang is distinct and traditional. With the natural view, you can learn about the tradition and culture of people while visiting mustang. Panoramic views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and numerous distinctive peaks will be the eye-catching moment. Similarly, Kali-Gandaki valley, big spaces around Kagbeni and big ridges, are the other attraction of this place. As it is the remote area, the accommodation and food may be expensive.

8. ManasluMt-Manaslu

Manaslu is the restricted area in Nepal where one can enter only with the permit. About 10 peaks of over 6500 meters are situated here. Manaslu Conservation area is the main highlights of this place. Mt. Himalchuli, Mt. Ganesh Himal, Mt. Manaslu (eight,163m) itself and different other mountains view will be a breathtaking moment. You can easily find the accommodation but may be expensive compared to the cities in Nepal.

There are also other places you can visit in Nepal. for the info on those places click here.

Nepal-Still a Great Place to Visit

Tengboche-monasteryAs we all know, Nepal is a beautiful country surrounded by the Himalayas. The natural sites, heritage sites, and the distinct culture are what makes Nepal different from other. The world’s highest peak Mt Everest, 10 of the World’s Heritage sites and the birthplace of Gautam Buddha is the key factor that is attracting many tourists to visit Nepal. Not only this but there are lot more things in Nepal which makes one fall in love with it.

After the devastating Earthquake in April 2015, many people were killed and lots of places, as well as heritages, got damaged in Nepal. About 10 billion USD were damaged. The Earthquake even hampered the Tourism sector of Nepal. The total population of Tourist coming to Nepal rapidly decreased. However, with the help of friendly countries and the government, the damaged places and heritages are under construction. Even many of them are ready to be visited. This is why we can say that Nepal is still a Great Place to visit.

Everest region, Annapurna region, Langtang valley, Mustang and so forth are most popular vicinity and is the choice of many. Similarly, You can go to the places in Kathmandu valley too like Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa, museums, etc. Likewise, Pokhara, Chitwan, Lumbini, Nagarkot, are also favorable to visit. Most of the places are already constructed so as to promote the tourism sector in Nepal and make a better place to visit.

There is no need to worry about if you are planning to Travel to Nepal. Nepal is still a safe and peaceful place to visit.

 

Facts You Need To Know When You Travel in Nepal

Situated in Southern Asia, Nepal is dreamland to visit for many. It comprises of tons of tourists destination and extremely beautiful places to Travel. Since the country is famous for traveling and trekking, there are some facts you need to know about when you plan to visit Nepal.

1. It is always better to drink clean. Here in Nepal, you may find tap water too which is unhealthy. You may get sick by such water. So always buy a shield water or ask for filtered water if you go somewhere for eating. tap water

2. Greetings in Nepal shows respect. When you come to Nepal you will be greeted with Namastey. Namastey is a kind of greeting in Nepal. So never forget to tell Namastey back, it shows respect.namaste

3. Stay away from beggars especially in Kathmandu. Do not give them money because you will be out of cash as there are lots of beggar in here.beggers

4. Whenever you go to some places having ancient art and sculpture, do not touch anything there as they are preserved. If anything goes wrong you may be fined.Lumbini

5. Cities in Nepal are nowadays polluted. The air has a lot of dust particle. So, it is better to wear a mask as it is said that prevention is better than cure.Pollution in Kathmandu Valley

6. Travel with an insurance in case you get sick or injured when you are on your adventurous tour.travel insurance

7. Be ready for strikes as strikes can happen anytime in Nepal.strikes

8. Do not forget to visit the Kumari while you are Nepal. She is the only living goddess in the world.Kumari the living goddess

9. Because of the disastrous earthquake, some of the places are still to be recovered, so while you go to some places do not enter the constructed area without permission.Patan

10. Bring proper clothes as per the season or the time you travel to Nepal.Everest base camp

Reasons to Hire a Trekking Guide

Friendly-peopleMany of us have a dream to Trek solo but there are lots of obstacles that you may face during trekking if you are going for a solo trek.

Obstacles that you may face while solo trekking:

  • While you go Trekking alone in a new place you might face a problem related to security. For example, you might get followed by a stranger or the risks of theft and robbery may occur.
  • Finding a good and safe accommodation is also one of the problems of solo trekking.
  • In a new place, you will meet new people with new views and culture. Such kind of things may hinder your comfort zone.
  •  Loneliness is the major factor that many of the solo traveler’s faces. Without anyone in a different place, you may be homesick.
  • Finding an easy route to the destination might be difficult
  • Understanding the language of people who are unknown about your language is difficult.

Why hire a guide for Trekking?

  • The first concern of every trekker is the security. Hire a guide will keep you out of trouble. Your bags will be carried by them and you don’t have to bother about anything.
  • You may be unknown about many plants and animals which may damage your body parts. With a proper guide, you will know the difference between such plants and animals.
  • A guide can navigate the proper and easy routes to your destination. You will travel your listed places with well-made itineraries.
  • In a new place, you will find people with new language, a guide who can speak English or your language can make you easy to communicate with new people and understand their culture as well.
  • Trekking solo may be costly as you are unknown about the cost but hiring a guide will cost you less or the exact that they have told. When people try to take a lot of money from you for things on the way, a guide can make it less as he knows the cost and details.
  • You will never feel lonely.
  •  Also, hiring a guide will support the local economy as well as the economy of that country.

For other details about hiring a guide go to https://goo.gl/yxWttD

Trekking package in Nepal If You Only have a week

Many of us have Nepal on our bucket list of Traveling. The beautiful country comprises of a lot of things that can be enjoyed in a very short time if you have only a week to enjoy the amazing country Nepal.

Here are some short packages with Itinerary for what you can do in Nepal within a week:

 

1. Everest view TourMount-Everest

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Greetings at Kathmandu Airport

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and drive to Nagarkot

Day 03: Nagarkot / tour of Bhaktapur and Patan drive back to                                  Kathmandu

Day 04: Flight to Pokhara

Day 05: Sightseeing Tour in Pokhara

Day 06: Back to Kathmandu and free day

Day 07: Final departure

2. Nepal exotic Tournagarkot

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Greetings at Kathmandu Airport

Day 02: Sightseeing tour around Kathmandu.

Day 03: Kathmandu – Nagarkot

Day 04: Nagarkot to Dhulikhel

Day 05: Dhulikhel to Kathmandu

Day 06: Final Departure

3. Nepal active holiday tourfewa lake

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour

Day 02: Kathmandu- Pokhara (827m)

Day 03: Pokhara Sightseeing Tour

Day 04: Pokhara- Trishuli Rafting – drive to Chitwan

Day 05: full day in Chitwan National Park

Day 06: Chitwan- Kathmandu, and departure

Day 07: Final Departure

4. Halesi Mahadev Darshan Tourhalesi

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Greetings at Kathmandu Airport

Day 02: Kathmandu – Halesi Mahadev

Day 03: Halesi Mahadev – Lamidanda

Day 04: Lamidanda – Kathmandu

Day 05: Kathmandu Sightseeing

Day 06: Depart from Kathmandu

5. Himalayan vacation TourPoonhill

 Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu arrival, transfer to hotel

Day 02: Full day Sightseeing of Kathmandu valley and
Bhaktapur and drive to Dhulikhel:

Day 03: Dhulikhel drives to Kathmandu and fly to Pokhara:

Day 04: Pokhara drives to Sarangkot hiking down to Pokhara:

Day 05: Pokhara drives to Lumbini:

Day 06: Tour of Lumbini evening fly to Kathmandu :

Day 07: Final departure

 

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