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Pokhara, Nepal

Pokhara is in central Nepal, and stands on the edge of the enormous Phewa Lake. It’s the largest city in Nepal in area and the second-largest in population.  It’s well known as a gateway to the Annapurna Circuit or the Poon Hill Trek, two hugely popular Himalayan treks, but is also a wonderful spot to relax …

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Sunset view from near the lookout tower Nagarkot

Nagarkot Nepal

Nagarkot Nepal is a village on the rim of the Kathmandu Valley just under 30 Km from Kathmandu, 14 Km from Bhaktapur. It famously offers stunning Himalayan views and some nice shorter treks. You can get to Nagarkot from Kathmandu by road in under 2 hours, depending on traffic. It is possible to see Mount …

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Nepal with Kids

If I told you Nepal with kids was easy, I’d be lying. Nepal has been the most challenging place we’ve ever taken the children, and that includes India, but it’s been worth it 1 million times over. They got sick less in India and didn’t have to climb any mountains. So here for you, in case you’re …

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Nepal Trekking Guide – Where and How To Trek On Your Nepal Trip

There’s more to trekking in Nepal than the famous Everest Base Camp (EBC) and Annapurna Circuit treks. If you love high mountains, beautiful scenery, and a physically demanding challenge, then there’s no better place for trekking than Nepal. Home to the Himalayas and some of the world’s mightiest mountains, Nepal attracts over 176,000 hikers a …

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Places to visit in Nepal

Places to Visit in Nepal 2020

Are you planning your trip to Nepal? Nepal is due to open for international tourism in August 2020, meaning the autumn trekking season should be able to go ahead. Where should you go? What are the top, do not miss places, towns, cities, villages, national parks, and things to do in Nepal? If you’re a …

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Freak Street Kathmandu

Freak Street Kathmandu was the final destination of the hippie trail back in the 60s and 70s. It still exists in Kathmandu, Nepal but it isn’t officially called Freak Street. It is Jhochhen Tole and it exits the south side of the Kathmandu Durbar Square. Today it’s nothing special, just an ordinary street much like …

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Rhino in Sauraha Chitwan National Park Nepal

Chitwan National Park Nepal

Before I start I want to say that we like Sauraha a lot and we’re glad we came. Chitwan National Park Nepal is doing some superb conservation work and animal numbers are increasing impressively. We just want to warn you that you’re quite likely to not see any large wildlife on your jeep safari or …

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