Sagarmāthā: Mount Everest: 珠穆朗玛峰

Mount Everest, also known in Nepal as Sagarmāthā and in China as Chomolungma/珠穆朗玛峰, is Earth’s highest mountain. Its peak is 8,848 metres (29,029 ft) above sea level. Mount Everest is located in the Mahalangur mountain range in Nepal.The international border between China (Tibet Autonomous Region) and Nepal runs across Everest’s precise summit point. Its massif includes neighbouring peaks Lhotse, 8,516 m (27,940 ft); Nuptse, 7,855 m (25,771 ft) and Changtse,

Nepal Trip & Our Experience

      Diwakar Aryal,Sep, Kathmandu                            Our Trip/Trekking with the Himalayan Social Journey was an Amazing!  Christine Deston My new Nepali family: Our five days trek has been an amazing, energy-charged trip. We have been fortunate to have a great bunch of

Manaslu trekking route to reopen before Dashain

The popular Manaslu trekking route in Gorkha, which has remained blocked since the massive earthquake struck Nepal on April 25 last year, will now open for tourists before the Dashain festival. The District Development Committee (DDC) informed a technical team, comprising District Technical Office engineer Lal Bahadur Gurung and members of the Political Consultation Committee,

Finally, climbing route to Mt Everest summit opens after 3 yrs

The long wait has finally been over for Mount Everest climbers as experienced mountaineering guides on Wednesday afternoon made it to the top of the world opening the climbing route. A nine-member team of guides comprising local Sherpas reached the summit at around 5:05 pm today, Gyanendra Shrestha, an official at the Department of Tourism

Bad weather hampers rescue of Slovak climbers stuck in Mt Everest avalanche

Two climbers from Slovakia have been trapped in an avalanche that struck a difficult route to Mt Everest above 7,000 m on Tuesday morning, according to an expedition organizer. Ganesh Thakuri, Managing Director at Utmost Adventure Trekking, said that efforts were underway to rescue Vladimír Štrba and Zoltán Pál, who have been trapped after an

289 climbers in bid to scale Everest

Two hundred and eighty nine climbers are in a bid to exploit a short window of good weather, which formally begins next week, to stand atop Mt Everest. Among the bidders, 160 are new climbers. Dambar Parajuli, president of Expedition Operators´ Association of Nepal, said the Icefall Doctors have prepared the routes till Camp III as of

Annapurna summit delayed

KATHMANDU: At least four climbers have abandoned their climbing activities on Mt Annapurna (8,091 m) due to bad weather, while others will make a last try within the next couple of days, according to expedition organisers. “It’s already been three weeks since 26 climbers from three teams have been waiting for a fair window to

4 foreign climbers killed on Everest, Shisha Pangma in past 5 days

KATHMANDU: With the spring climbing activities gaining momentum on different mountains, four foreign climbers lost their lives in the last five days, according to police and expedition organisers. Two mountaineers – Patrik Mattioli (Switzerland) and Jon David Johnson (Austria) – died after falling from a fixing rope into an icy crevasse on Mt Shisha Pangma

NEPAL- You Must Visit At Least Once In Your Lifetime

Rajan Thapaliya(writer) (Traveller Berlina Sharma says, “Best thing I’ve ever done in my life. It’s truly awesome.”) Pokhara is definitely the first destination for most of the tourists who visit Nepal. Davis Falls is one of the wonders in the world which looks as if lying in some bottomless pit. One of the visiting tourist

Langtang tourism rebounds gradually

Tourists are gradually heading back to the Langtang region, which was completely devastated by last year’s earthquake. The entire Valley was swept away by an avalanche triggered by the April 25, 2015 quake. Locals are working extra shifts to get the tourism business back on track. Pasang Tamang, 47, of Langtang-5, has recently opened a