How tall is Mt. Everest? The official altitude of the world's highest peak is 29,029 feet (8,848m). However, the National Geographic Society has determined the height to be 6 feet taller, 29,035 feet, but the Nepali government has not yet been
Snow leopard is one of the endanger species found in Himalaya range of Nepal. These animals regarded as most beautiful creatures which are very shy, elusive, solitary that swevives in harsh fragmented mountain regions. Except Nepal these animals are found
Recently I went for Tamang Heritage Trek in Langtang Region for the first time. It was a stunning experience trekking with Japanese guests. We lived along with Tamang community and experience their way of living. We also got to know
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ACAP projects include the training of lodge owners, with an emphasis on sanitation, deforestation and cultural pride. They have trained trekking lodge operators and encouraged hoteliers to charge a fair price for food and accommodation. ACAP encourages the use of kerosene for cooking throughout the region and require its use above Chhomrong in the Annapurna Sanctuary and on the route between Ghandruk and Ghorapani. ACAP is supported by a "conservation fee" that is collected from all trekkers who obtain trekking permits for the Annapurna region.
ACAP has encouraged the construction of toilets throughout the area,so use them no matter how disgusting they are. ACAP has also made provision for the supply of kerosene in those parts of the conservation area where the use of firewood by both trekking groups and hotels is prohibited.
In Pokhara, visit ACAP's Trekkers Information & Environmental Centre next to Hotel Lakeside. In addition to providing information, the centre sells iodine, solar battery chargers and other products that could help you to protect the environment while you are trekking. There is also a "trekkers meeting board" and a battery drop-off centre.
Mount Annapurna is one of the most magnificent peaks of the world.The trek to Annapurna Sanctuary Trek commences from Phedi which is a trek of moderate nature.This trek would give you an oppertunity to view the Peaks in very short time.It only takes your 45 minutes to drive from Pokhara to reach Phedi. Along the trail, you got to experience fascinating traditional villages consisting of the ethnic tribes like Gurungs, Magars, Thakalis etc. On your
Marron Treks offer Upper Mustang Trek- 17 Days, located in Nepal’s northwestern Himalayas is a land of intense and diverse vistas,a spectrum of flora and fauna, and a variety of ethnic groups. From the lush coniferous forests in the south to the desert wildflowers scattered across Mustang's northernmost plains, this area is unique. The trek commence from Pokhara valley. Caught in the rain shadow of Dhaulagiri Himal (8167m.) to the west and the Annapurna massif
This is one of the finest treks in Nepal. It brings you face to face with the northern border of Nepal with Tibet. Before dropping into the Marshyandi valley, we cross the Larkya-La pass. Trekking in this region offers you an experience of a lifetime.It takes a few hour drive from kathamndu to Arughat where we commence our trek for Manaslu.The scenery it offers is fascinating and magnificent. We follow the route that covers the Himalayan
It is an easy trek in the spectacular mountain scenery through the charming villages of Ghandruk, Ulleri mostly inhabited by the Gurungs and Magars, the area is coverd up by the dense rhododendron forests full of birds and deep sub-tropical valleys, all are set below the Annapurnas with the picturesque Peak of Machhapuchhare ( Fish Tail Peak ). Even the small age group could go for these wonderful trek. The most important significance of this
Mount Manaslu (8163 m) is the highest peak of the Gorkha massif, and is the eighth highest mountain in the world. It is located about forty miles east of Annapurna, the tenth highest mountain. Climbing Manaslu requires more time than other 8000m peaks in Nepal due to the long time it takes to reach the base of the mountain. However, a helicopter can be used to make the expedition shorter. The name Manaslu is derived
The classic Annapurna Circuit trek first became accessible to the world of adventure travelers as recently as 1977, when the Nepalese Government derestricted the Manang Valley, which had previously been closed on account of its proximity to the Tibetan border. Providing a combination of spectacular high mountain scenery, picturesque lowland farms and villages, a wealth of cultural interest and a challenging pass crossing, the Annapurna Circuit trek is justifiably popular. Annapurna Round and Mustang Trek
The Tsum Valley called the "hidden valley", situated in northern Gorkha district of Nepal. Tsum comes from the Tibetan word "Tsombo" which means bright. The trail heads up the valley of the Budi Gandaki River through wild and unexplored country inhabited mainly by members of the Gurung ethnic groups. Tsum Valley TrekkingUpper Tsum valley (part of the Inner Himalaya) open from Chhokangparo, where hospitable local people (Tibetan group "Tsombo") welcome you with traditional Tibetan Chiya (butter
For the first time in Nepal, Marron Treks is organizing the rare and almost extinct snow leopard tracking activity. You are all invited in this adventurous and exciting trip as this opportunity would not only give you experience of trekking but also be a part of your study as per the habitat of this wild specimen. With the leading experts in the field of tracking this rare species, Marron Treks family is sure to make
By the name itself it is clear that this trek encircles the famous Annapurna range and passes via diverse landscape and vegetation. Annapurna Round Trek starts from Besisahar. On the way we come across Marshyandhi River, afterwards the route take us all the way from Gurung village to that of Tibetian region of Manang. Along the way we can enjoy the breathtaking views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. During this trek, the highest peak that we