Things you need to know before traveling to Nepal

Nepal is a federal secular parliamentary republic, a landlocked country, and renowned as the land of Sherpas and snow peaks. More or less 9% of Nepal’s income comes from tourism alone. No wonder, why this country concentrate on Tourism industry to ensure the return of visitors. One visit is not enough and I couldn’t agree... Continue Reading →

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Pokhara Peace Pagoda – Simply Amazing

ABOUT THE TEMPLE Pokhara Shanti Stupa (Pokhara Peace Pagoda) stands on top of Ananda hill 1100 meters above sea level. It was a shrine built as symbol of peace. Nepal has two peace pagodas: Shanti Stupa in Pokhara and Shanti Stupa in Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha. Pokhara Peace Pagoda provides a panoramic view of... Continue Reading →

DAY 7 – Mardi Himal Trek

Discovering Pokhara I had an awesome breakfast with Kira (Denmark) when her guide told her to speed up. Looks like they are behind schedule for their Poon Hill adventure. Few hours later, I met Ariel (Singapore) who just came back from his epic 10 days Annapurna Circuit trek. We had a little bonding moment after... Continue Reading →

DAY 6. Mardi Himal Trek

Sidhing - Pokhara Starting our day with surreal landscape and splendid rice terraces view right from the window. The freezing cold morning didn’t bothered us to get up early when Machapuchare peak from the distance greeted us nicely. Of all the peaks in Annapurna region, this glorious mountain never failed to hypnotize me every single... Continue Reading →

DAY 3. Mardi Himal Trek

Deurali - Forest Camp (2500m) - Low Camp (2990m) We commenced our venture into the deep forest at 8:30 in the morning. For the first hour, it’s an easy walk, mostly flat. No pressure at all though my backpack weighs a lot. An hour later, the trail started to get steeper and steeper. My legs... Continue Reading →

DAY 2. Mardi Himal Trek

Pokhara - Kande - Deurali (2100m) I jumped out of bed past 7:00 in the morning and had my unexpected complimentary breakfast few minutes after. The Bhandari brothers told me that it would take 3-4 hours to reach Deurali (2100 meters) so I decided to paraglide in the morning and start our journey up the... Continue Reading →

DAY 1. Mardi Himal Trek

KATHMANDU -> POKHARA My alarm woke me up at 5:30 am. I then packed all my stuff and prepare for a very long bus ride. Around 6:30 am, Narayan send me off at the bus station heading to Pokhara. The tourist bus starts to roll an hour later. After 45 minutes on the road stuck... Continue Reading →

Sarangkot (Pokhara, Nepal)

A little background about Sarangkot Sarangkot is a village rising 1600m above sea level nearby Pokhara city. It is known for its panoramic views of Himalayan giants namely Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. It also offers the best sunrises and sunsets in the world. Aside from the spectacular views of the mountains, serene Phewa Tal Lake can... Continue Reading →

Paragliding in Pokhara

December 2016, I traveled half way across the globe to reach the land of snow and Sherpas. Trekking up the mountains of Himalayas was my main objective. However, Nepal has so much to offer and I simply couldn’t resist the calling of the extremes and rack up a dose of adrenaline. The 7 hours bus ride... Continue Reading →

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