Flight from Pokhara to Bharatpur

The two new destination namely, Bharatpur and Bhairahawa has recently connected from Pokhara by Buddha Air, the private airlines company of Nepal, in which making Pokhara its hub for Bharatpur and Bhairahawa the airlines has started direct flight towards those destination.

Pokhara to Bhairahawa Flights

In a main extension drive, national and both international passenger carrier on Friday, September 15, 2017 Buddha Air add two new domestic destinations to its network. Till not joined with Bharatpur and Bhairahawa the airlines has been operating with ten domestic destination in various part of the country and now it has all in all 12 destination in Nepal and when it comes to mountain flight everyday Buddha air offer daily flight for the mountain sightseeing .

The unique flight start from Pokhara to Bharatpur flights will take about 15 minutes to land on the pitch while for Pokhara to Bhairahawa flights it takes about 17 minutes. Most importantly, the Buddha air aircraft leave the ground towards Bharatpur and Bhairahawa in the time between 10 am to 11 am in the morning.

According to the travelling length of time, the Buddha air has different airfare, from Pokhara to Bharatpur the one-way ticket charge Rs 3,640 for countryman whereas it will charge USD 92 for foreigners. Likewise, from Pokhara to Bhairahawa it will charge Rs 4,200 for one-way ticket and for the part of foreigner it will cost per person USD 97 only. In compliance with Buddha Air RSS; since Friday there will be daily flights from Pokhara to both new destinations.

This is not the only thing that Buddha Air doing, they are going to base an aircraft in other parts of the country and as well the Buddha Air is going to add more fleet in the next 2-3 years while they have already 12 feet flying in Nepal India and Bhutan.

Everyday is New in the Himalayas while Trekking

From a month before, you may start workout yourself physically and more significantly, mentally. You may study as much possible about Nepal trekking so that trekking may not of your surprises on way. For the part of first time trekker in the easy Himalayan trek, that may possibly a challenging trek but we hope you want to gear up for high Himalayan trek in Nepal in every way. Before breaking out for Himalayan trek you will have your first briefing session with your trek leader. Meeting him will definitely give you a confidence that you are in safe hand of experienced mountaineer. Soon after the briefing, the next day your trekking day will arrive early morning from Kathmandu towards Pokhara with a fantastic joyride. During your drive while you will get close to the nice lake city of Pokhara, you could experience the beauty of snow covered mountains within every nerve of yours, it seems as if the mountains are calling you to reach out to it.

Ghandruk Village Trek

The magnificence of Himalayas along with the hanging village on one side just cannot be captured in a single camera structure. If to value the beauty you should keep your eyes wide open. As soon as you will get down from your vehicle at Nayapul, the starting point of your Ghorepani and Ghandruk valley trek and next 5 days you will be adopted by the nature and you have to respect Mother Nature from beginning to end. Your day first trek is filled with smooth trails with lush green grass and the sound of river is flowing alongside. The opening day trek is cut short hour hike wherein you will walk for 4 hours all the way through the dense forest teeming with rhododendron trees and by early evening you will reach your first teahouse at Tikhedhunga to use for the night.

It is an easy day and you will sleep calmly, agitated to know what stay further for you. The second day is not as easy as first day, the steep trail will make your twin valley (Ghorepani and Ghandruk) trek little difficult. You start off with the bumpy uphill routes which will in fact the first huddle of your trek. However, you will make your day second destination, your trek leader and support staff tag along with you helping on the trail making it easily done. Next, morning at Ghorepani village you will experience unpleasantly cold to leave your sleeping bag, the day you are going to touch the Poon Hill ridge which is the highest point of your Ghorepani and Ghandruk village trek at 3,210 meters.

The first things if you are making this trek during winter then you have to embark the trek from Ghorepani towards Poon Hill all the way through snow walk which message as you are to mainly walk on snow. Slipping and slumping on snow through the baby steps in the very early morning you make it to the Poon Hill top. This may skeptical for you to believe at first that what an atmosphere at the top, by the cause of world’s highest mountain Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Annapurna ornamented by the gallop of snow and the silvery snow bathe by the golden light of sun is just like a piece of heaven landed on earth. The air is so pure on the Poon Hill top for trekkers to inhale. In reality, the Poon Hill trek will detox the infection within you. After spending some high time on the ridge of Poon Hill, you will move down to complete remain days of the trek. Most importantly, it is not just significant to make the top but more important is to get back safe and sound. For you to remember, that most of the accidents and hurts happen while downhill.

So, slowly and steadily keep walking down, this descending make you to approach Ghorepani and after taking Sherpa style breakfast you make you way towards Tadapani village, it takes 5 hours from Ghorepani and the day is the most exhausting of entire 5 days Annapurna Ghorepani and Ghandruk trek, because the same day morning you make Poon Hill top and back to your trace to catch Tadapani. The night you sleep with a sense of contentment within. You had mounted up to that height, the Poon Hill ridge and will stimulate of your own to do more treks of high elevation in Nepal Himalayas. Next morning you will wake up before the first light that kissed the ponytail of Mt. Machhapuchhre and this vibrant view is the prime characteristic of the Tadapani village.

After having breakfast followed by the sipping of hot tea in front of Mt. Machhapuchhre (named fish tail) you start your trailing to Ghandruk village, the village that is imbued with sundry groups and their ritual culture. At Ghandruk village you will receive a massive greeting by the locals wherein the people perform wonderful dance and song by wearing primeval customs which will completely dash your heart and this will be your great pleasure to be welcomed like this. The 5th or the final day of the trek that is occupied of downstairs trails which takes 2 hours up to Sauli Bazaar here you will halt for a delectable lunch and afterwards you march through the very smooth trail so as to approach Nayapul, from where you kick off your amazing Ghorepani and Ghandruk village trip and at Nayapul where one of our driver will be waiting for your balmy presence and through a very cozy private car drive once you will catch Pokhara.

Next morning is the time to leave Pokhara for Kathmandu, you will receive your trek completion certificates (TIMS card) by your trek leader and you will speak your Annapurna region trek experiences. You laughed, you cried but in the end, you return back with a smile on your face. In those 5 days Ghorepani and Ghandruk village trek, every face of Mother Nature is different and every day there is something new in the Himalayas. The snow, the rain, the air, the trekking terrain and the irresistible views of mountains are to be experience different.

So yes, there is always a first time and Skyline treks wish not the last time for the Nepal trekking trekkers. We feel grateful in offering more Himalayan treks in Nepal.

So yes, there is always a first time and I hope not the last time for me. I will wait to meet the Himalayas next until then, for my next trekking expedition.

Rhododendron trekking trails.

There is impressive to put in words about sensing a pure dip for a true hiker or trekker through the Rhododendron ridge trails, Summer hike as a Khumbu region (region limelighted for Mt. Everest) for the one who is a die heart fan of Rhododendron flowers in different colors will get a scene in the region that experience a season other than summer is almost rewarding. The hike during the month of April may and June will let have a fantastic panorama through the Rhododendron ridge within Sagarmatha National park and gives you a true fall of summer hiking experience.

Rhododendron Trekking.

It is trekkers’ good fortune that Khumbu or Everest region is one of the most evident trekking or hiking destination which has number of hiking trails.  The trekking trail through the well-defined Rhododendron ridge that serves as a great opening hike to Sagarmatha National park with its quite short distance and relaxation of exploration, this classic Everest region Rhododendron trek embarks from Lukla at 2,840 meters, which takes 45 minutes from Kathmandu by scenic mountain flight.

After the goose bumping landing at Lukla airport you start trailing towards Phakding village and the trails all the way takes you through the lush vibrant forests which is occupied with Rhododendron trees in all four direction. The Rhododendron trail go next to the Dudh Koshi river (named Milkey river), the river that is formed through the glacier of world highest mountains including the Mt. Everest, which adds more thrill in the Rhododendron trekking trail. You halt for the night at Phakding at 2,652 meters and the following day you start your amazing rhododendron trek through the Sagarmatha Nation park, the National park listed in world heritage site, here you will explore the most endangered birds, animal, and plants in picture which is nourished by the Sagarmatha National park and the mountains view from two end is just perfect awesome which impel you to hike with all aplomb up to Namche Bazaar.

To make the most of your Everest region Rhododendron trail trek, you have roughly 3 hours steep climb through the condense Rhododendron forest and this exhausting climb will take you to the top at 3,446 meters and burst in, into the cup shape Namche Bazaar which is acclaimed as the village for legendary Sherpa. The two night stay with one day acclimatization at Namche village will make you more than happy by cause of high hills coated with greenery and snow, Kempty waterfalls falling through the cleft of high cliff, rushing river, and soaring mountains dominating the sky, these landscapes of Mother Nature will never fail to keep amused.

Here at Namche you will offer to choose one trail from two in which one trail leads you towards Khumjung valley and the next Tengboche at 3,856 meters. If to enjoy being alive you should go after Tengboche, however in the returning you can reside at Khumjung for one night. The trail towards Tengboche discover a clear marked post for the Rhododendron and pine ridge and the trail up to lunch place called Pungi Tanga  is very easy from Namche. After having luscious lunch once you hike over the lengthy bouncing bridge and continue climbing the constant ascent up through the packed Rhododendron trails for approximately 3 hours to the highest point at Tengboche village, the highest section of the Everest region Rhododendron trekking trail. But you will know you have made the top when a wide range of world highest mountains like the Mt. Everest, Cho-oyu, Lhotse and Makalu appear.

The evening view of Mt. Everest from the Tengboche village will surely resurrect you which make you to feel that you are close by the giant mountain on planet. The one night significant staying at Tengboche you will back to you trace or you can progress more 4 days toward Everest base camp but subsequent to Tengboche the greenery of Rhododendron will subside and you can view high hills with big boulders rather than vegetation.

Though the trek towards Everest base camp at 5,364 meters is a high altitude trek through the boulders and scree but the rewarding and sense of achievement will stay long life. If you are not making further trek then you have to follow the signs to return back and your trail switch toward Khumjung valley, the valley renowned for Tenzing Hillary School and monastery. The fascinating one night residing at Khumjung village, the next morning you will descent towards Jorselle village and the final afterward meet will be Lukla.

So this is a short and easy trek that follows the route to Everest base camp and Kalapathar and the trek drive through alongside of Rhododendrons, oaks and pine forests. This Rhododendron ridge trekking trail can be done either Lukla or Jiri; if you are meant to do this trek from Jiri then it takes more 5 days to end. Thereby, Nepal Rhododendron trekking trail is better done during summer season wherein Rhododendron flowers are in blooming and the experience gain is marvelous.

For more details about 7 days Nepal Rhododendron trek then hook up with Skyline Treks and Expedition.

Visiting Nepal during Dashain Festival

One home truth about Nepal is that festivals are most likely the best firsthand look at its culture and tradition. Nearly all festival is filled with exciting stories and practices devoted them and the people truly appreciate how to have a great time. Among many festivals, Dashain is the most regaling festival that is commemorate throughout the nation. Let’s us take you through the most famous one that can help you plan your Nepal tour around a festival in Nepal.

This is the time when monsoon seasons says goodbye to the nation and welcome spring season with a azure sky with no haze in the atmosphere and the entire nation soak by the balmy sun which garnish the whole nation looks beautiful in all those bright lights and decoration, so this gesture by the weather web is Dashain festival that is approaching near in every nook and crannies of the country. Most significantly, Dashain is celebrate for 10 days and the first day of the festival start with assortments of seeds which is sow in, over the lump of sand and place it in a special prayer room of one residence. And this first day is known as “Ghatasthapana” and the seed develop into plants is called “Jamara” wherein Jamara is particularly used on the 10th day or closing day of Dashain with exegesis (Red Tika). Without Tika and Jamara Dashain not at all sense like Dashain and the festival fly out of the window.

Everyone accepts Tika on their forehead by the elder member of the house as benediction and Jamara clip to the ear, as fortune, well being and prosperity. Despite the final day the other days are filled with passion, enthusiasm and excitement where all people worship gods and goddess, sing, dance, play cards, swing, fly a kite, eat new and palatable foods especially meat and fruit is munch through, wear new and motley dress and visit their kith and kin.  During Dashain Kathmandu is special and you will discover the capital city much spick and spam, no crown in all places Dashain venues, food stalls and fairs; you will see these in every nook and corner of the main city like Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Dashain Festival

This year of 2017, also Dashain is just few days away; Nepal is all prepare to celebrate the great Hindu festival with international visitors which start on the 5th of Ashwin as per the Hindu calendar and that often falls in the month of September or October. Since it is also begin of harvesting time in Nepal. Dashain as well renowned as “Vijaya dashami” is one of the largest and greatest festival of Nepal. The word Dashain is derived from the Sanskrit word which means Ravana’s defeat. The festival is celebrated to tribute the triumph of good over evil and there are many stories that marked the meaning of Dashain. Nevertheless, among all the stories the most well-liked ones is Goddess Durga conquest over the devil Mahishasur and besides, God Ram’s win over the demon Ravan. According to myth, there is a saying that it was on this day that Durga after being given life by the gods of the world slaughtered Mahishasur, the demon and was smashing chaos in the universe. And this anecdote has been said repeatedly. The different anecdote is about Ram slaughtering Ravan. On the main day of Dashain as a contribution of celebrations, this emblems truth alone triumph and thereby the whole nation feasts Dashain with much pomp and circumstances.

If you have adequate time to visit Nepal then you can have one more mega festival that celebrate after the 20 days of Dashain and it is known as the festival of lights and it’s easily the most celebrated festival after Dashain in Nepal, with lamps, lanterns, candles, firecrackers and the Diwali Pooja ( Deepawali). For all this reasons, you should visit to believe the rich culture and tradition that Nepal has.

07 days trek to Everest for Panoramic Everest View

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Everest View TrekkingA trek to the Nepal Himalayas which is loaded with, relaxed approach, sparkling rhododendron, airy meadows, orderly valleys, Kempty waterfalls, tempestuous rivers, bouncing bridge and world’s highest mountains that gives goose bump to you, will precisely run in your heart. If you are seeking to undertake the Himalayan adventure in the alpine area, then Everest view trek is the love of your life journey which you must wish for. Everest view trek gets formed in with lack adventures and there is more which is well-suited for fainthearted trekkers.

For that reason, Everest view trek is sure enough that your trekking thirst will be well-matched to one or the other. At once, for the sake of Everest view trekking please expel your suspicions. You will be soaking in enjoyment, no darn, galore of delight and a fabulous time in the lap of Himalayas. Likely, you may know Everest view point in the precinct of Everest is absolutely ornamented with a beauty of nature. The Everest panorama treks, end of point is Tengboche valley, planted in the high elevation at 3,867 meters and approximate distance to cover from Lukla to Tengboche is 30 km that measures 7 days. The Tengboche valley is popular for Tengboche Monastery which is the biggest and nailing monastery of the entire Everest region.

The chirpy and close up views of Mt. Everest  including Lhotse, Nuptse, Tabuche, Ama Dablam, Khang Tari, Khang Taga, Thamserku and many more snow clad mountains has surrounded the valley in all four directions which is perfect awesome. The Everest view point at Tengboche is just a next door to Namche Bazaar. You generally break out from Lukla, pass through Phakding village and your straight pace will penetrate in the angelic Namche Bazaar, the village of legendary Sherpa.

Namche Bazaar standing at 3,440 meters is a heaven, passion, prayer, peace of soul and a great opportunity to Everest base camp trek or Everest expedition for the world trekkers. As you gain altitude in your Everest view trek at once you will gain the panoramas of distinct tones of nature from condensed vegetation of pine and rhododendron forests to the stimulating image of Mt: Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde and their gushing glaciers turning out to be Dudh Koshi River (named Milkey River). The climb to Tengboche from Namche is moderately steep, so make sure if you catch Tengboche before 3 pm you can have touching chant by the monk in the Tengboche monastery and you can delight in the mood-nurturing scenes of Mt. Everest. The two valleys, Khumjung and Khunde are linked and both marked the grandiose foothills of the Khumbu Himalayas. While you are making amazing Everest view trek you will be getting familiar with one and all. However, the both valley are linked, they overture different scenery facsimiles. Khumjung abide at the bottom of hefty cliff and is limelighted for Hillary school and disarming monastery wherein Khungde stands atop with lushes in greenery and offer the views of many snow clad peaks. The complete 7 days trek to Everest view point is a wonderland for mountains lovers. Thereby you can also continue Everest base camp trek on the top of your trekking list. Despite exploring world’s highest mountains this easy-moderate Everest view trek is special for birds and animals admirers.

You can see several kinds of birds like, Himalayan blood pheasant, Himalayan monal (Danfe), Bearded vulture, Himalayan griffon (a kind of vulture), Snow pigeon, and yellow billed chough, furthermore you can see mountain goat grazing at the very high cliff and if you are lucky enough you can also see snow leopard in your view to view Everest view trek. On your way back, you pass through the Syangboche hill top a route which is at 3,800 meters is a grand trekking trail for any reason. A trek to Syangboche hill is a very hopeful in the monsoons when the feral flowers are in full bloom.

Well to continue further, for the night you will stay at Jorselle valley and after you will meet Lukla then fly back to Kathmandu. For all these reasons, we are sure that you want to undergo Everest view trek and contact, admire and be rewarded with Everest view incredulous beauty and striking adventures inclusive. You will be urged to thank Skyline Treks & Expedition soon after for encouraging you such a majestic trip in Nepal.

We wish for you joyful trekking!

Explore the Charm of Langtang by Trekking

The year 2015 of April 25 became a very on blessed year for Nepal which gives the nation a massive wound through a 7.8 magnitude of disastrous earthquake. Even though including the capital city, Kathmandu and as well other 13 district were poorly spoil but when it comes to Langtang region of Langtang valley, ‘the valley holding great possibility on trekking’ came to nothing where slew perished and wounded. But we believe in time so time is the most potent and powerful, resulting within 2 years Langtang steadily restore to its original pristine condition. And this is incredibly pleasing reports to the folks, looking to make some perfect awesome trek to the charming Langtang valley with Gosainkunda Lake trek. The Langtang, a kind of pure trekking destination in Nepal which does not need to be gratified by any kind of an initial exposition, thereby let us take you honestly to the leading point.Gosainkunda Lake

The Langtang Gosainkunda trek! Any person who is in love with Lake Trek or has the water like aspect in it or excites to lie with the main point of water and shine in his/her thought or when one does not accept to any of the above types, even so, we affirm you with out and out certainty that trek to Langtang and Gosainkunda lake is a kind of trip and the merely lake trip for a lifetime. It is one of the many causes why folks get obsessed to a place named Langtang and Gosainkunda.

This is an easy-moderate 14 days trek so wee workout with partly body shape is enough to make it. A little homework accomplished suitably and usually burning blooming desire to figure out the creativity of the unlimited is what you want to attempt on this winsome Langtang with Gosainkunda lake trek. It is most outstanding in trekking to evolve all these factual, but very imperative excitements is during September to November and February to June as this is the perfect time to trek the Langtang valley with Gosainkunda lake. Sure enough it will be more valuable when you let your eyes to witness the aquamarine Gosainkunda Lake in its natural posture.

Syabrubesi traces the break out of the Langtang Gosainkunda Lake trek which passes through the generously spread carpet of green pastures, the tight forests, the rivulets, the bouncing bridges, the Kempty waterfalls, the rough trails, the fresh terrain and the snow piled high mountains and every other natural cast which is landed on Langtang from heaven. The day first trek from Syabrubesi to lama hotel is easy due to smooth trail and all the way hike through the pleasant shade of overgrown forests. After lama hotel the journey to Langtang valley is exhausting by cause of uphill trails but on the going you will drop all your lassitude when you penetrate into the most fascinating Langtang valley which is enclosed with high cliffs, hedged by sky ruling snow clad mountains and awash by the deliriously falling waterfall.

For one night you will halt at Langtang valley and next morning you will jump in Kyangin Gompa, this is the shortest day hike of the entire 14 days Langtang Gosainkunda Lake trek. You can have wonderful starry night at Kyangin Gompa if you do this trek in the mid of September to the last of November. The next morning at Kyangin Gompa you will scale the Zenith point of Tsergo RI at 5,150 meters and after having Sherpa style breakfast you will retrace your steps, you will trek through Syabru and Sing Gompa to the highland, where you will come across with the sacred Gosainkunda Lake, a couple of minutes this lake will to your surprise, the lake that is emerald in colour designed in the middle of extensive meadow which is teeming with various flora and the atmosphere around the Lake is enigmatic which changes in a flash.

The Gosainkunda Lake has something special for Hindus where it is believed that if submerged in the sacred Lake you will be expelled of all your wrong doings and such belief may apply in our Gosainkunda lake trekkers too. Resulting, every year as many as Hindu pilgrim makes a holy expedition to the Lake wherein, trekkers also play a part. You can expect different hues in different hours of the day; moreover night is something to be marveled about the Gosainkunda Lake. The prime advantage of the Gosainkunda Lake trek is that it let you to inlet the natural charm and as well religious charm on the Langtang with Gosainkunda lake trek in accord.

It is something of all the views that is meticulous only to the Langtang, Gosainkunda lake trek. After exploring the heavenly beauty it is time to cross the Laurebena pass at 4,610 meters, you have to go on with south, leaving the Langtang region behind you as many trekkers trek through the Helambu valley towards Gul Bhanjyang. Different names, various sizes, alien surprises and yet you bound in one name with similar elegance of the irresistible beauty, such is the style of the Langtang Gosainkunda lake trek.

The never-ending of all

What makes Everest Base Camp trek difficulty?

The trek up to headquarter of Mt. Everest “the roof of the world” is far-famed as Everest Base Camp trek and is more than just a trek. It is a high altitude adventure trek that ranges from 2,840 meters at Lukla to 5,364 meters at Everest base camp and come to an end at 5,545 meters of Kalapathar peak top wherein you will withstand physically, emotionally and psychologically. The summit day to Everest base camp and the next morning final climb to Kalapathar will give you Goosebumps for months after the trek is done. Kalapathar trekkingThe snow coated uphill trail that you will climb on final day of Kalapathar trek will be one of the trickiest physical confronts ever! The misty surroundings which could make you slaphappy will revivify worst visionary in your mind. Insufficient Oxygen to inhale at high altitude and an outrageous wind will make you four-letter word the day you strong-willed to trek Everest base with Kalapathar. However, it will find value when you hold out the apparently invincible top of Kalapathar.

You will look at the Goraksheb valley below, you will experience grateful of you ones that you are roughly at the top of the world. You will be grateful for your fate that draw up you Everest base camp with Kalapathar trek, enclosed with serenity of nature and heavenly panoramas, granting you a recall to be stuck for lifelong. Thereby, what makes Everest base camp trekking difficulty along with Kalapathar trek difficulty as compare to other treks in Nepal? If you pitch in the special treks, which is surely difficult, Everest base camp with Kalapathar might just be the trickiest high altitude trek in Nepal of Khumbu region. Down we have specified 5 reasons which formed Everest base camp with Kalapathar as difficult adventure trek for trekkers. You may possibly detect more reasons or you would assume some of these not too formidable. However, you definitely had to run-over these reasons to accomplish a triumphant high elevation trek.

High Elevation

This is an initial difficult reason which is apparent and tried to demoralize you of your stirring Everest base camp along with Kalapathar trek. But high elevation has a main cause on trekkers and for that reason, can’t be hidden. Whichever high elevation trek in Nepal which is above 4,000 meters can get Altitude mountain sickness warnings in trekker. In Everest base camp with Kalapathar trek the first four days from Lukla to Tengboche (3,846 meters) is virtually easy high altitude trek but the afterward meet towards Dingboche at 4,400 meters, Lobuche at 4,900 meters, Goraksheb ‘the last valley’ with few tea house at 5,180 meters likely knock down you due to its unmoved high elevation and as well the tea houses which are settled at the comparable height. The Everest base camp is to be founded at an incredible 5,364 meters wherein the daunting Kalapathar top itself placed at 5,545 meters high. For Everest base camp with Kalapathar trekking trekkers the high elevation plays a very crucial part in making adversities. Your mind will be confused in challenge through the thin air and not enough oxygen supply which will test your stamina and mental strength.

Clamorous Cold Wind

The day 7 and 8, from Lobuche to Goraksheb and Goraksheb to the final summit point of Everest base camp and Kalapathar is a key challenge wherein the strong burst of cold wind can bother your confidence and impede your Everest base camp with adventure Kalapathar trek enthusiasm. As many as trekkers back out from the central trail of Kalapathar while trekking the glacier stretch. An intense cold wind which takes the open area of glacier and close in whirling wind at freezing temperature is a prime cause to cease this trek. Even though wearing 6 layers, you will tremble while climbing the Kalapathar. For those who wear only 2 or 3 layers you can’t imagine their troubles. To combat with such ruthless cold and beats of wind, it is extremely worthwhile to wear at least 5 layers and have covered your ears well. If you even keep your head open that will cost you.

Inclination slope

The downright uphill climb you face on the Kalapathar top is no story. Roughly 80 degree inclination slope is a great confront for a trekker having normal fitness level. Furthermore, the hard snow on glacier stretch and after creates it difficulty to insist grip on. However, the crampons help in founding an excellent grip. So, if you climb Kalapathar during winter without good crampons you will come to nothing and fall down in the Goraksheb valley. Thereby, keep your courage soaring and be careful with every climb. If to avoid slips and falls you should have unbroken concentration while climbing the Kalapathar top, make sure that you are trekking with a good grip. To encounter this slope proficiently your must have good physical fitness.

Loss of sleep

Staying at high altitude for few days you will not have enough sleep and on the other hand the summit day trek to Kalapathar you have to start anywhere between 4 am to 5 am. Your Kalapathar trek for the very early morning to reach the top around 9 am that’s around 5 hours of exhausting climbing! You find to witness views to consider for life. However, when you reach at the 5,545 meters top of Kalapathar, a consoling blow of cold wind from the top of Mt. Pumori and the very close vista of Mt. Everest which bathed with a golden light of sun make you feel revive. But if you will seduce you to sleep, it is vital to stay aware and fight any urge to take a snooze under ruse of resting, mainly when you reach shoulder. So at the top of the mountains fight with your sleep and don’t let your eye lids drop down. To avoid substantial sleepiness in little hours of morning, you can sleep on your rest day. After your successful summit to the Kalapathar and downward all the way up to Pheriche village, you have a free afternoon and you can try and take a nap. You will thank your lack of sleep.

Gastronomical problems

When you are trekking in the day time after a heavy lunch, you are compelled to have tummy concerns. In every place it will hard to get a spot to alleviate yourself, so when it comes have food, your breakfast should always be heavier than your lunch and dinner. Make sure your dinner should be light. Some trekkers take heavy dinner thinking that they will get more energy from it but this will work at mountains area or high altitude places. Well, the above mention 5 reasons can make Everest base camp with Kalapathar trek a difficulty one. But if all set healthy you can easily deal with this adventure trek to Everest base camp and Kalapathar.

You can find more stories revolving around adventure, interesting trek and experiences on Skyline treks blogs and also compiles travel tips and itineraries for his readers to plan a trip better.”

Annapurna Great lake trek-Nature at its unexpected tops

The Annapurna great lake trek that Skyline treks runs is one of the most pleasing treks in Nepal of Annapurna region. Ranging from 800 meters to 4,990 meters within 8 days to the world’s highest lake is “Tilicho lake” trek and it is all about magnificent landscapes and formidable high pass. So if to soak with all these wonderful scenery and withstand with the terrifying terrains your 15 days Tilicho lake trek will kick off by a 7 hours of joyride from Kathmandu towards Beshisahar.

Tilicho Lake TrekFrom Besisahar your intriguing trek will start early with perfect  weather- sunny with a hint of chill in the air your hike  go through the coast of virulent Marshyangdi river, vivid green Ghermu valley, easy-going overgrown forests, high hills enfold with greenery, with inexplicably beautiful mountains and many pastures. It takes time to take in such phenomenal beauty, the landscape is unique to this part of Nepal in Annapurna great lake trek for moments, you can’t think you are in Nepal.

However, scenery throughout this Annapurna Tilicho lake trek or round Annapurna trek can be as ominous as she is beautiful. The first 5 days, from Beshisahar to Chyamje to Dharapni to Chame to Pisang and Pisang to Manang is trouble- free trek in which few uphill climbs and smooth hiking trails let you asked to your trek leader, is this an adventure trek? But the future days will test your nerve and staying power while you make your way from Manang village to the west of Khangasar village (the most far cry village of Nepal) and afterward your trek rise up to Tilicho Lake.

In that intervening time trek from Manang village to Khangasar village and to Tilicho lake is known as an unforeseen adventure which every inch of the trail is a steep uphill with ice and snow, you have to hike through the narrow trails that is made of pebbles and more chances of slippery, the trail can be changed at any point that hinge in weather condition. In this manner, the trail from Manang to Tilicho lake is menacing you every moment and you should have continued existence with fearless.

However, the trek will not suit you if you are faint-hearted and weak minded. The physical and mental torment in you will fade out and you will energize when you reach out at the saturation point at 4,919 meters of Tilicho Lake. The wide-ranging views of Tilicho Lake which is formed by the glacial melt of the entire northern slopes of Mt. Annapurna and Thorung peak.

Clichéd though it may sound words and picture don’t do justice to the beauty of the Tilicho Lake- it has to be seen and experienced. Despite trekkers Tilicho Lake is incredibly celebrated by the Hindu pilgrims across the world. Every year groups of pilgrims pay their visit to Tilicho Lake as their most holy spot.

If you trek Tilicho Lake during the month of January and February you will discover scenery of Tilicho Lake absolutely frozen over. When you contentedly accomplish the top of Tilicho Lake, you will hike 5-6 hours to get connected with Annapurna circuit trails and get in yak kharka or letthar for the night.

The next day trailing is too tricky and far slushy for you to attempt the high camp at 5,000 meters where one night staying might be sever due to high altitude, chilling cold and strong wind. By 5:00 am in the early morning you will set up for the most adventurous hike so as to approach Thorung-la pass at 5,416 meters, you will have enough luck if no snowing during the trailing so that, the ascending route and the altitude could not make it unsafe to attempt the summit of Thorung-la and on the other hand you can have an apparent views of several snow-clad mountains.

Your incessant 5 hours walk and steady progress leads you the highest point of Thorung-la pass and after glorious win over the top is totally descent, which takes a couple of hours to finish and reach the Muktinath temple, the sacred temple that put meaning for both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims and you have at once stay at Muktinath. After taking marvelous breakfast at Muktinath trek you all the day through the desert terrain and you can probe the world’s deepest gully of Kali Gandaki and hiking through the coast of Kali Gandaki river you will get in old Jomsom Bazaar but you will stay overnight at new Jomsom market nearby the airport.

At Jomsom you can make an end of your Annapurna great lake trek by taking flight or vehicle drive up to Pokhara, either you can carry on your trek towards Kalapni, Tatopani (named as hot spring) Ghorepani and finally Pokhara. A beautiful Tilicho lake with Thorung-la the high pass journey it is. You will cover around 200 km on the trail enjoying the view of Annapurna massif (I-IV) mt. Manaslu, Gangapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre (fish tailed), Tilicho peak, and Pisang peak. Kempty waterfall, white water from the glaciers, pine and rhododendron forests and Marshyangdi and Kaligandaki Rivers add more fun throughout the trek.

The Annapurna great lake trek may have come to a final for the one who made it, but for the trekkers who still can’t experience it, for them it is just a beginning. Annapurna Tilicho Lake with Thorung-la pass trek is a rite of passage for its trekkers, a learning curve. You can meet with various kinds of local people and make lasting bonds of friendship. You can stay couple of days in any village during your trek and can enjoy being a guest at a local home stay with local foods who respectful you with their simplicity and hospitality. Your thinking about Annapurna trek and the people can change. So Skyline Treks and Expedition would highly recommend Annapurna great lake trek as something one should do at least once in a lifetime.

Entry into the Himalayan treks- The Ghorepani – Poon Hill trek.

Entry into the Himalayan treks- The Ghorepani and Poon Hill trek.

Himalayas! one of the leading natural incomes of Nepal. To say it in world, there are numerous mountains but in planet, Nepal is one and only country which is home to eight of the top ten tallest peaks including Mt. Everest “The roof of the world” gives both climbers and trekkers Goosebumps while they stands at its elevation. Mountains are a boon for Nepal. A natural divider of harbor, stays cold winds away, hides monsoon winds and offers abundant tourism opportunities. It is no surprise that Nepal serves the best hiking trails which range from easy to moderate and moderate to difficult. So every year Skyline treks invites the world’s trekkers to trek in the Nepal Himalayas that nurture trekker’s desire. From many angelic trekking place, Nepal come up with Ghorepani Poon Hill trek in the Annapurna region, is an easy level trek.

While trekking to Ghorepani and Poon Hill you cover a distance of 40 km in 5 days inside Annapurna sanctuary, so-called Annapurna sanctuary trek. This ineffable Ghorepani and Poon Hill trek break out from the most peaceful and loving lake city of Pokhara towards Nayapul. From Pokhara it takes 45 minutes of scenic joyride to catch Nayapul, the trek starting point which is watched over by the soaring hills in all directions and motley shops welcoming the trekkers in a row. The first day of the trek leisurely begins and involves a short and easy hike of 10 km to Tikhedhunga where you can stay overnight and served with a food at tea house is something great. The hike gambit goes through the very flat trails which chase irately flowing river, tidy hamlet of sundry groups, graduated terraced and step-farmed fields are imaginatively engraved out of every mountain marking the scenery. The next day from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani village is partly backbreaking; the toughest part is climbing the ulleri hill through its 320 baby steps this take 2 hours to rise up the top .

During the climb a few trekkers seem tired but march on valiantly. After holding out at the top of ulleri hill you can take a big sigh due to no more climb and the leftover trails to Ghorepani is cakewalk. The trail towards Ghorepani is the most beautiful stretch of the entire trek. Kempty waterfalls, fallen rhododendron leaves strewn all over the way, hazy forests with bright green grasses jutting out from the pasture land and the sweeping views of mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Nilgiri, Gangapurna and Machhapuchhre all meet on today’s hike. Higher and higher the short rhododendron trees get lavishly denser, rolling down the moderate slopes, jumping high in the air making eccentric pleased crazy faces enjoy the hike and reach out Ghorepani village standing at 2800 meters. You for yourself find the fresh surroundings at the populous community of Ghorepani.

Here you stay in a very restful teahouse where the accommodation that you will get is sparse and the views of the mountains are incredibly clear from your window. Relatively, you take your dinner and go to bed early that night as the next day you will commence to the summit of Poon Hill (3,210 meters) at 5: 00 am under the moonlight to witness the sunrise. A final push to the summit to reach well before sunrise is totally worth it. The panoramic mountain views at Poon Hill when the first light of sun bathe the snow clad peaks through its golden light leave you awestruck, which sense you like the top of the world. The mountains made you experience like your home, like you belonged here.

Poon Hill is one of the most stunning hill top and the meadow is simply dramatic. What a panorama! Sky touching mountains all around ground carpeted with blossoms of indiscernible beauty. Now you will know why Poon Hill is most liked by the world’s trekkers. Few hours hang out at Poon Hill you take the unchanged downhill trail to Ghorepani and after your breakfast you feel wonderful to hike slowly towards Tadapani and the trail is almost effortless due to complete descend through the thick forest and for the night at Tadapani tea house in front of mt. Machhapuchhre (the fish tailed) and Tadapani is famous among the trekkers for the lively view of Mt. machhapuchhre.

Next morning when the sun kisses the ponytail of machhapuchhre and after taking breakfast you will make your way towards Ghandruk village, the large settlements of Gurungs. At Ghandruk you can notice so much, you can appreciate so much and you can soak in so much. The people are very nice and friendly they perform their culture dance to welcome the trekkers and you can explore a very outmoded museum in the Ghandruk village. However, the vista of mt. machhapuchhre is closer from here. In the long run of 5 days trek to Ghorepani and Poon Hill you will trudge downhill from Ghandruk to Nayapul of 8 km in warm sun. The sights are till rewarding again a wide display of spectacular flowers, greenery of farm fields and snowy mountains in the distance. You will welcome with a sigh of relief and vehicle will be waiting for you at Nayapul to take you Pokhara.

So, trekking to Ghorepani and Poon Hill will always be one of the best Himalayan treks etch in trekker’s memory endlessly. For the mountains inspired you, enthralled you and pushed you even more out of your comfort zone. And in that moment you experienced alive, as it filched your soul to where it belonged, someplace on the high mountain in Nepal. Ghorepani and Poon Hill is a easy trek held round the year so this trek doesn’t require prior trekking knowledge and one without fitness can make this Ghorepani Poon Hill Annapurna trek. Age can’t stop to perform this trek; one with 8+ ages can easily experience the breathtaking beauty of Ghorepani Poon Hill treks. Check out Skyline treks to plan for your trek.

Everest Trekking Season is on the go

Autumn season is one of the best season for trekking in Everest

Everest best view trekWhen the weather on Mt. Everest perk up each spring for a few weeks and that is just significant for adventurers to take the rise of a lifetime up the earth’s tallest mountain or up to world’s isolated base camp, the Everest base camp at 5,364 meters. So that event is openly in Nepal of Khumbu region, and from now to the end of May, as many as of climbers will avail of, of this baroscopic bay that is just about 3,000 others have before them. Raising the roof of the worlds is indeed not for the lily-livered climbers. Even though the roughly tranquil climate conditions generally dropped while this period, climbers continually have to cope of severe cold, alarming avalanches, unsound ground and  physical and mental hard knocks, for that reason of growing elevation and lessening stress. However, for these adventure followers, trekking or climbing to Everest now or halts in anticipation of next year. At 8,848 meters summit of Mt. Everest above sea level is high enough to go through the high altitude wind, a vigorous rush of air which can cause larger than 100 mph wind flows. But one can expect calm as it gets at 5,364 meters of Everest base camp.

During May, the high altitude wind raises north of the Himalayas, vastly dropping usual wind flows and the possibility of whiteout at the top of the mountain. Different from any other time of the year, this makes an audacious expedition to the summit which is more likely, by the climbers normally setting out during mid and in the end of April to get at the summit just soon enough for the hushed situations. Climbers name the season of serene “The Climate Bay”. In the starting of June, Nepal welcome monsoon which begin to propel north from the Bay of Bengal to rinse the Himalayas with its heavy snow. Resulting, according to the Nepal government issued climbing permits the mountaineering season formally come to an ends from first week of June. In September and October, Very few madcap often make an effort to climb the mountain following the end of every monsoon season when the high altitude wind is again transiently moved towards north. On the other hand, autumn rises are really challenging and teeming of danger, as the climbing floor is usually more unbalanced credit goes to galore of freshly pouring snow from the current monsoon. Continue reading