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29 Sep 2016

A Smart New Hotel with a Twist: Traditional Comfort

Traditional Comfort is a new and stylish boutique hotel in Kathmandu, but it comes with a twist: as the name suggests, it is equipped with modern comforts, but the design principles are traditionally Nepali. Traditional Comfort sets itself apart from many  boutique hotels in Kathmandu—and indeed, the world over—for its

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Everest Base Camp
19 Aug 2016

Trek to Everest Base Camp

Trek to Everest Base Camp…is just the beginning. Nepal is packed with unbelievable scenery, iconic trekking routes, and breathtaking experiences. And of all the trips out there, the Everest Base Camp trek has got to be one of the most popular. However, for some people who would travel around the

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16 Aug 2016

TOP 5 PLACES IN KATHMANDU FOR HISTORY LOVERS

When you are in Kathmandu, and looking for to experience the history of Nepal, here are top 5 places in Kathmandu, mostly for history lovers, that you must visit so as to widen your artistic horizons. Okay, so Kathmandu, at present, is not the Shangri-La as it once was. Modern

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Rara lake, mugu nepal
14 Jul 2016

Rara – The Queen of Lakes

After four failed attempts, to visit the isolated district of Mugu and its gem – Rara, I was invited to join a group of 5 friends who had been planning the trip for a long time. With the recent road construction that extends from the Karnali Highway to the entrance

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Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp Photo: Tashi Sherpa
12 Jul 2016

The ABC of Trekking – Annapurna Base Camp

Annapurna Base Camp. The very foothills of the world’s deadliest mountain massif. I always used to get chills by just thinking of this Himalayan eight-thousander and that morning I was standing right before it. The small base camp, comprised of 5-6 lodges and a camping site area is located in

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09 Jun 2016

Places to buy high-quality trekking gear in Nepal

Many travellers arrive in Nepal with their bags full to the brim, already carrying everything they think they will need for their trekking or mountaineering excursion. And while it definitely is a good idea to bring your already well-worn-in trekking boots with you, or any special items that you can’t

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06 Jun 2016

Essential packing list for trekking in Nepal

So you’ve made the decision to go on an amazing Himalayan trek. Congratulations! You will definitely have a great time. But what should you pack!? Packing too much or too little is one of those details that can spoil a trip, but how much is too much (or too little)

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30 May 2016

14 frequently asked questions about trekking in Nepal

What’s the difference between trekking, hiking and mountain climbing? You can do all three activities in Nepal, but they are quite different things. Trekking is a multi-day walk, where you stay overnight (or several nights) at the place you’ve walked to. Hiking generally refers to a one-day walk. It might

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Kid at Debuche plays outside his home on the way to Phakding everest region
17 May 2016

20 Photos of the Everest Region We Can’t Stop Looking at

    Want to go there? Have a look at what Royal Mountain Travel can offer you in the Everest region: High Road to Everest Base Camp Trek Everest Panorama Trek Everest Monasteries Trek Inspired? For more ideas about what to do in the Everest region, have a look at Inside Himalayas: Tips for

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Fewa lake, Pokhara. Photo: Sudeep Singh
05 May 2016

Post-trek relaxation in Pokhara

As Pokhara is a convenient—often essential—starting point for many treks in the Annapurna region, it makes sense to make time in your itinerary for the small, pretty city. But post-trek, you may be too tired to partake in any of the active pursuits that Pokhara is known for, such as

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