Everest Diary: An aborted summit attempt, faulty ropes and R&R

It was Friday 5th May and we were sitting in our mess tent having arrived back from a bit of “civilisation” at Gorak Shep. Tim Mosedale came in and told us, “The summit bid is on, we’ll be leaving at 3am tonight, get your gear together”. It was 3pm and only minutes earlier we thought we had at least another day of rest. Tim had been monitoring weather reports for days, in the hopes we could m...

Why will we never again fly with FlyDubai?

This year my wife and I decided to visit my in-laws now living and working in Kathmandu , Nepal. We visited our usual websites to find the cheapest and best flights and we managed to find a decent price on a flight from Venice to Dubai with Emirates (ca. 5 hours) and then Dubai to Kathmandu with FlyDubai (ca. 6 hours), a company we had never heard of before. It turns out that following our BEA...

A mesmerizing tour to City of Lake and Ghandruk

Nothing excited me and my friends more than thinking about going on a tour, for the first time class ten students all together! “Can we do it?” questioned my friends, surprised and curious. As it was the first time, I was little bit worried as well. However, I didn’t want to bracket myself in the comfort cocoon. In the early morning of 20 Magh 2073, we, the SEE Batch 2073, were ready to tak...

A tourist dragged by Nepal’s serene beauty

It’s Eli Van Leenan’s 10th visit to Nepal. The Dutch citizen has been to Nepal 2 times after the 2015’s devastating earthquake. He was shattered and saddened to see the ruined Kathmandu valley after earthquake. In his latest visit to Nepal he is here with his 80 year old mother. They trekked to Nagarkot, Bandipur, Pokhara and Nuwakot. His mother was amazed when she saw the spectacular view of mou...

Esther enjoy the beauty of Nepal

The dutch citizen Esther Van Leenen came to Nepal for the first time with her son. Now she is 80 years old but has not stopped her trekking hobby and have been to many mountains of Nepal. She went for trekking to Nagarkot, Bandipur, Pokhara and Nuwakot. She remember her trek to Nuwakot where she felt too tired but yet she laughed. During the trekking she got amazed to see the spectacular view of ...

“Ghorepani Poonhill Trek”

I found your people very kind and felt safer than in my own country, that's what I worth the most. Smile and gentleness everywhere. Nature is just an amazing as expected and weather too was generous as in pre early of monsoon July too than i expected. I had a trek guide for my beyond my needs, kind, patience and always helpful. Somtimes the things were not according the original plans, but the g...

JOMSOM: A Worthy Place to Visit – BLOG

KAMAL SHRESTHA, kathmandu Once I read somewhere "If travel was free no will see me again" I love being lost in every corner of our country, I love to travel a lot and I can't get enough of it. It's amazing that even though our country is so small on the world map but here's so many places that amaze the world. And I am one of the luckiest one to born in such place. So I never miss the opportun...

He wishes to visit Nepal again.

Every year, thousands of tourists visit Nepal from all around the world. Sunhyo Mastenbroke from Netherlands is one of them. It was his first visit though his mother often visits Nepal. The heavy traffic and noise pollution made negative impact on his, but he was highly impressed with the hospitality and behavior of Nepalese people which he couldn't except in his own country. According to his h...

Nepalese people very polite and gets fascinated

Tourism is the largest industry in Nepal and it is the largest source of foreign exchange and revenue. Many visitors visit Nepal every year. May thiankam is one of them. May thiankam form Netherland visited Nepal for the first time and her first impression was huge traffic and busy street. She noticed much scooters which in much numbers than Thailand. She found Nepalese people very polite and ...

Sauraha: A Unique Place to Travel

"The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page": Saint Augustine.   I find this thought as practical as I got a chance to explore Sauraha. - Sauraha, the destination to tourists has been one of the best places to explore. The experience of journey was completely different than anything. The beauty has no words to explain and th peace after distraction with population and...