6 Treks Around the Langtang National Park in Nepal

Aside from its sheer beauty, the Langtang Valley is a popular trekking destination because of its relative accessibility from Kathmandu. The Gauri Shankar Conservation Area (GSCA) is just a little further east, but is visited less often, somewhat overshadowed by the Langtang Valley and also the Everest region, which lies just to its east.

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Trekking in the Mustang District of Nepal

The Mustang district – north of Pokhara, up the Kali Gandaki Gorge – is geologically, topographically and culturally quite distinct from much of the rest of Nepal. Mustang sits in the rainshadow of the Himalaya, meaning that the warm, wet monsoon that sweeps up the Indian subcontinent and into Nepal between June and August is stopped by the Himalaya, keeping Mustang dry.

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Trekking in and around the Kathmandu Valley

Almost all travellers to Nepal have to stop in the capital city, Kathmandu, as it is home to the only airport in the country. And while the city’s cultural sites are worth a look, it’s also easy to get out into nature from the dusty metropolis and do some worthwhile day and multi-day hikes without going far from the Kathmandu Valley.

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Adventure Activities in Nepal That You Might Not Have Considered

Nepal is well-known as a first-class destination for trekking and mountaineering, but travellers with other interests will have plenty of fun.   From some of the world’s best white-water rafting rivers to the world’s second-longest zip-line, here are seven adventure activities that you should consider trying while travelling in Nepal. White-water kayaking and rafting Nepal has some of the best multi-day white-water rafting and kayaking rivers in the world. The Sun Kosi, Karnali, and Tamur Rivers frequently make it onto international ‘top 10’ lists, and it’s clear why. The white-sand beaches, good climate for camping, rapids ranging from easy...

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