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Amazing video Of the Everest will take Your breath away

Amazing video Of the Everest will take Your breath away

There’s an inexplicable charm in the beauty of the mountains. Words can’t describe the pristine allure, and probably the only way to experience it is with eyes wide open. But not everyone can scale the highest mountain in the world, the Mt. Everest, to soak in its beauty. But with

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Nine of the Most Striking Sacred Sites in Asia

Nine of the Most Striking Sacred Sites in Asia

Some of the world’s most incredible ancient sacred sites are found in Asia. Here are just a few of the most interesting and beautiful. 1. Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar This giant golden pagoda in the city of Yangon is one of the most important Buddhist sites in the country. The temple

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Nepal Mountain Bike – Chris Keeling

Nepal Mountain Bike – Chris Keeling

Filmed in the beautiful Lake city of POKHARA … a film by GauravMan Since the age of four Chris Keeling’s passion has been to ride his bikes. Now, aged 15 Chris, is the top downhill mountain biker in Nepal and a co-factory rider for Commencal. He is making a habit

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How we turned Mount Everest into a dump

How we turned Mount Everest into a dump

Why is Everest so dirty? Everest has gone from being the ultimate challenge for the most-skilled mountaineers to a bucket list item for adventure seekers. Every year hundreds of climbers try to scale the 29,029-foot peak, and this huge influx of climbers has left its once pristine slopes covered in

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  • Introducing the Animals of the Annapurna Circuit
  • Introducing the Animals of the Annapurna Circuit

Introducing the Animals of the Annapurna Circuit

Pika Most people haven’t heard of pikas, but these small critters are commonly spotted on the Annapurna Circuit. A pika is similar in appearance to a chinchilla, albeit slightly smaller. They are native to the colder climates of Asia, Eastern Europe and North America and are sometimes called rock rabbits

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Saving the Best ’til Last – Girl Power on the Annapurna Circuit

Saving the Best ’til Last – Girl Power on the Annapurna Circuit

The Annapurna circuit takes you to the foot of one of the 14 highest peaks in the world – Mount Annapurna – and on April 26th 2010 one young woman made history by becoming the first female climber ever to conquer all 14 of those peaks, saving Mount Annapurna, the

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Annapurna: Goddess of Nourishment

Annapurna: Goddess of Nourishment

The Annapurna Circuit is now known widely among travellers as a great trekking destination, offering beautiful mountain vistas and a chance to experience the local cultures, eat the food and talk to the people. The meaning of the name, though, is often lost amid these associations, with few knowing that

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Mountains and Legends of the Annapurna Circuit

Mountains and Legends of the Annapurna Circuit

‘The Annapurna Circuit’ is the popular name for a 300 kilometre trek in Nepal, and one of the best-known treks around the Annapurna mountain range in the Himalaya. Reaching an altitude of 5,300 metres on the ‘Thorong La’ pass, the trek touches the edge of the Himalayan plateau. ‘Thorong La’

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What You’ll See on the Annapurna Trek

What You’ll See on the Annapurna Trek

What You’ll See The Annapurna Circuit offers a wide variety of scenery from the lower foothills to the high peaks. Initially you will walk through fertile, cultivated valleys and terraced hillsides before rising through pine and fir forests to reach high yak pastures and eroded sandstone cliffs. As you climb

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The Annapurna Circuit – The Best Trek in the World?

The Annapurna Circuit – The Best Trek in the World?

When the finest trekking holidays in the world are discussed, there are plenty of strong contenders. The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, the legendary Tour du Mont Blanc, and the trek to Everest Base Camp are amongst the most famous walks in the world, but veteran walkers often point to

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Popular Treks in Nepal

Popular Treks in Nepal

Everest Base Camp Trek Everest Base Camp Trek takes about 15 or 21 days depending on where you start your trek. if you start the trek from Jiri (you will need to take 10 hours bus ride from Kathmandu), the entire trek will take you 21 days and if you

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The Astounding Nepal

The Astounding Nepal

A multihued slice of Asia, with its lofty snow-peak mountains, gleaming with variegated prayer flags, Nepal is enchanting. From the tender-green patches of Chitwan National Park, the divine abode of Lord Pashupati, to the assorted cafés and hippie culture of lake-side Pokhara, it is a spectacular and convivial destination for

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Mountain Biking in Nepal

Mountain Biking in Nepal

Nepal is well published as a trekkers paradise, but little is said about the potential for mountain biking and the calibre of guides and bikers here. For a mountain biker, now I am talking real bikers here who love the ride up as much as the ride down, Nepal is

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Best Hotels and Accommodations in Nepal

Best Hotels and Accommodations in Nepal

Nepal is famous in the world for its socio-cultural and bio-diversities along with ethnic mosaic. Millions of international visitors visit Nepal every year to experience the snowy mountains, rich cultural heritage, unity in diverse ethnic communities and Nepal’s unique geographical features with flora and fauna. Nepal has wide range accommodations

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Chilling Out in Nepal – Hill Stations, Lakesides and Much More

Chilling Out in Nepal – Hill Stations, Lakesides and Much More

Most people associate Nepal with trekking, rafting and the likes, but for those relaxed travelers that don’t take a fancy to trudging through the mountains or getting their heart pounding in Nepal’s adventure sports, don’t forget there is also a tranquil side to this Himalayan paradise as well. Yoga, meditation,

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Pokhara: The Beginning and End of Annapurna Circuit Treks

Pokhara: The Beginning and End of Annapurna Circuit Treks

Annapurna Circuit treks typically begin and end in Pokhara, a peaceful and pleasant city near Phewa Lake. It is Nepal’s second city and a popular tourist destination, albeit primarily among those about to embark on the Annapurna Circuit. Treks hasten people into the mountains, while on returning many people move

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Pokhara – Gateway to the Annapurna Circuit

Pokhara – Gateway to the Annapurna Circuit

For many people hoping to undertake the Annapurna Circuit trek, the city of Pokhara is a convenient base to prepare before the trek itself, or rest and relax in once the circuit has been completed. However, the city of Pokhara is a fascinating place to explore in itself, and many

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Pokhara is a City of Lakes and Mountains

Pokhara is a City of Lakes and Mountains

A country of central Asia in the Himalaya Mountains between India and southwest China. Site of a flourishing civilization by the 4th century a.d. , the region was later divided into principalities, one of which, Gurkha, became dominant in the 18th century. In Nepal, religion permeates every facet of life

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Pokhara Versus Kathmandu – The Great Debate

Pokhara Versus Kathmandu – The Great Debate

Most returning tourists to Nepal as a general rule are either pro Pokhara or Kathmandu. It’s a very rare case the one wants to spend equal time in their two favorite cities, however, I do believe that those people are out there, as being one myself. Why one or the

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Nepal Landmarks – Pokhara

Nepal Landmarks – Pokhara

Pokhara is really a city that sits 124 miles from Kathmandu, the Nepalese capital and will be the third largest city after Kathmandu and Biratnagar. The city is accessible by mountain flights from Kathmandu to Pokhara. This really is also one on the greatest ways to get a very first

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