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The Extended Ghorepani Trek (II), Annapurna Conservation Area – Nepal

13 Mar
Ghorepani Trek: going up from Ghorepani to Deurali Pass (the Dhaulagiri Himalayan Range in the background)

Ghorepani Trek, the third trekking day Short Description: We climbed from Upper Ghorepani to Deurali Pass, and then we descended to Ban Thanti. We abruptly continued the downhill to a tributary stream of the Bhurunngdi Khola Valley, from where we constantly hiked up to Tadapani. Further on, we walked along a contour line to Ghandruk, […]

The Extended Ghorepani Trek (I), Annapurna Conservation Area – Nepal

02 Mar
Ghorepani Trek: traditional Gurung houses in Birethanti

Ghorepani Trek is a popular trek in Nepal and includes the ascent on the renowned Poon Hill. Ghorepani Trek is as famous as the Annapurna Circuit and the Annapurna Base Camp Trek, but it’s much shorter. It actually consists of a loop stretching between the two Annapurna-mentioned treks. Ghorepani Trek lasts three to five days […]

Tamang Heritage Trail (II), Langtang National Park – Nepal

13 Jan
Tamang Heritage Trail - Day 6: Tamang woman reciting mantras near Briddhim village

Tamang Heritage Trail, the fourth day of the trek Tamang Heritage Trail continuation. We stayed in Nagthali Ghyang. Thick clouds covered the mountains across the valley in front of us, but it was sunny above our heads. I wanted to stay there for another day and hoped to see the view of the Langtang Range. Suddenly, […]

Tamang Heritage Trail (I), Langtang National Park – Nepal

02 Jan
Tamang Heritage Trail - Day 2: Going up from Cherka hamlet to Gonggang village - local households

Tamang Heritage Trail, Langtang (part I)  Starting the Tamang Heritage Trail. My mountain guide-cum-porter, Rishi, accompanied me from the luxury of Kopan Monastery to Matribhimi Hotel (his uncle’s hotel). The hotel was a dirty and ugly place but close to the Gongabu Bus Station (on Kathmandu’s Ring Road). From there, we would leave toward the […]