COUNTRY: NEPAL

Nepal in Pictures

The roof of the world – the country of Nepal abounds with natural riches, and is often dubbed as the ‘Swiss Alps of Asia’. This mountainous country is home to the famous Mt. Everest, which is bordered between Nepal and Tibet in the Himalayan Mountains in Asia. But beyond the…

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Exploring Pokhara, Nepal

“Chasing angels or fleeing demons, go to the mountains.”  ― Jeffrey Rasley   Nepal is a slice of paradise on Earth. With The Himalayas sprawled throughout, the country dips into valleys and rises up to peaks that pierce the clouds. Rocky roads flanked with nature’s unsoiled beauty leaves tourists mesmerised even…

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Short Breaks: Nepal

Situated within the steep terrains of midland Nepal, Kathmandu Valley is a patchwork of terraced fields and sacred temple towns. Its undulating, richly fertile land is surrounded by the mountains. Its central lower part stands at 1,425m above the sea level and is surrounded by 4 mountain ranges: Shivapuri (2,800m),…

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The Shadow of Everest

TEXT & PHOTOS BY: Yusuf Abdol Hamid Everest, Machapuchare, Dhaulagiri, Nuptse – the legendary peaks of the Nepalese Himalayas loom large in the fantasies of mountain enthusiasts. But the imagination (or photographs) don’t do these gargantuan mountains justice, since they are best seen up close, in person. Just as well…

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Snapshot: Gorges

Gorges or canyons are art projects of fast-flowing rivers – carved over millennia, the water creates visual spectacles that are both breathtaking and unique. Ranging from arid gorges to lush canyons with fast-flowing rivers, these natural creations can be easily explored by foot, mountain bike or from the river. TODGHA…

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Wild in the Terai: Chitwan National Park

Nepal is justifiably famous for its Himalayan treks, but a whole other landscape awaits you south of the Pahad mountain region. The flat, hot, tropical Terai plain of southern Nepal is home to a vastly different ecosystem. A visit to Chitwan National Park yields an Asian safari experience like no…

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Snapshot: Nepal

After the earthquakes, many of Nepal’s popular attractions such as trekking areas in Annapurna and Langtang and UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Patan and Bhaktapur were damaged. Over the past few months, the local communities have worked hard in repairing the trails, bridges and road heads. The trekking areas in…

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