Sunday, May 21, 2017

Three Mountain Climbers dies on Everest

Everest Expedition 2017

Three Mountain Climbers from USA, Australia and Slovakia dies on Everest on Sunday.

According to the Base Camp officials, an Australian climber who died while descending to the lower camps from the North Col has been identified as Francenco Enrico (54) and he breathed his last breath at an altitude of 7500m on Tibetan side.

He died due to altitude sickness.

An American climber was killed while trying to get to summit of Mt. Everest at balcony area. The cause of the climber's death is yet to be revealed. He has been identified as Roland yearwood from Alabama, USA and he was Georgiana physician.

While a Mountain climber from Slovakia, identified as Vladimir Strba died due to altitude sickness on sunday.

Likewise a Swiss Climber Ueli Stech and Min Bahadur Sherchan lost their life in an accident in the Mt. Everest Region.

Slovak mountaineer dies on Mt Everest

A mountain climber from Slovakia dies on Mt. Everest due to severe altitude sickness on Sunday afternoon. According to the Base Camp officials, he was died near South Col and the deceased has been identified as Vladimir Strba (50).

Everest South Col

Vladimir felt sick near balcony area and was descended to South Col by fellow climbers but he passed away immediately after.

Earlier, an American climber died and an Indian mountaineer has gone missing from the balcony area as over 100 climbers attempted to climb the world’s highest peak on Sunday morning.

Everest Mountaineer Vladimir Strba

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Indian Climber Anshu Jamsenpa scaled Everest Summit for the 4th time

Anshu Jamsenpa
Anshu Jamsenpa, a mother of two teenage children from Arunachal, India has scaled Mount Everest for the fourth time today at around 9 AM Indian Standard Time on Tuesday with Furi Sherpa. She is the first woman in the world, as a mother to scale Mount Everest twice on may (2011) within 10 days.

Indian Climber Anshu Jamsenpa would like to congratulate Anshu Jamsenpa for her successful climbing Everest Summit.

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tea House Trekking in Nepal

Langtang Valley Trek

Tea house trekking means staying in local lodge or hotels that offer restaurant, guest house in a single building. While trekking to Himalayas, after 5-6 hours walking on the rugged trails, you need to take a rest, eat food so tea houses provides you the full rest of day walking. Most of the popular treks in Everest, Annapurna, Langtang and Manaslu region, tea houses are common for accommodation providing you the quality sleeping and eating facilities. As much you go higher elevations, the facilities may be less as compared to low altitude. You can enjoy the local culture, festival and language during tea house trekking in Nepal.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available in most of the tea houses. Most of the tea houses provide Dal Bhat (rice and lentils) as the major food for lunch and dinner while you will have tea, seasonal fruit juice, coffee, bread and eggs on the breakfast menu. Some of the local restaurants provide the western food such as pizza, past, burger and french fries. Soft drinks, local wine, snacks are also available in most of the tea houses.

The lodges are basic with the twin beds with a very little additional furniture. Blankets are provided in most of the lodges but carry a sleeping bag. There will be plenty of water for bathing, somewhere you can find the hot water for shower heated by using firewood and solar energy. Most bathrooms are shared and toilets are clean, somewhere the western type. The room has solar lighting in higher elevations but at lower elevations there is electricity for charging your laptops, mobile phones and cameras. A small charge may apply for this.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Best Circuit Treks in Nepal

Langtang Valley Trek

Being one of the best travel destinations and home to the world's tallest mountain peaks, Nepal is paradise for trekking. Hikers around the world visit Nepal for circuit treks and Annapurna Circuit Trek is the top treks in the world. As per the trekker's choice, we have listed here the top circuit treks of Nepal.

Annapurna Circuit Trek
Annapurna Circuit trek also known as Annapurna round trek is the foremost circuit trekking in Nepal. Hiking to the Thorong La Pass (5416m), it is the popular and top 2 treks in Nepal. Starting from Besisahar, the trek goes through Thorong La Pass, Muktinath Temple, Kaligandaki Gorge and Poon Hill and can be completed from 16-21 days. September, October, November, March, April and May are the best months for trekking to Annapurna Circuit.

Manaslu Circuit Trek
Manaslu Round Trek is the best remote area trek in Nepal starting from Arughat, Gorkha. This trek goes to the Larke La Pass (5215m). on the way to the round Mt. Manaslu.

Everest Circuit Trek
Everest region treks is the renowned trekking area of Nepal with the best trekking trail. Everest Circuit Trek is the exciting trekking package from gokyo to Everest base camp trek with chola pass. During the trek you will have breathtaking views of Cho Oyu, Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Makalu. Everest Base Camp Trek, Everest Gokyo Trek and Cho La Pass Trek are the best treks in Everest Region and during Everest Circuit Trek, you will be going to these places so the trekking will be more excting and worthful.

Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek
Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek is the best trekking package going round of the world's third highest mountain peak, Mt. Kanchenjunga. Located in the far north eastern region of Nepal, Mt. Kanchenjunga round trek is the best for those who loves the wilderness. Kanchenjunga Circuit is totally a camping trek providing opportunity to explore the unique local culture and lifestyle of the peole who live in the villages on the border to Tibet and Sikkim. Kanchenjunga Conservation Area is another attraction of the trek to view rare flora and fauna including rhododendrons, orchids, muck deer, snow leopard, Asiatic black bear, red panda etc

Langtang Circuit Trek
Langtang Circuit Trek, also known as Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Trek is a total package of exploring nature, culture and Himalayas nearby Kathmandu valley. The trek provides opportunity to explore the iconic Himalayan views, natural vistas, sacred lakes, cultural villages, rhododendron forest, Himalayan glaciers, ragging rivers, towering waterfalls and wildlife. This trekking is best for those who want to experience a different taste in holidays hiking on the less crowded trail.

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Nagarjun Jamacho Hill Day Hike

Nagarjun Jamacho Hill Trek

While hiking in Nagarjun National Park, you will be getting to hilltop the Jamacho, situated at about 7,000 feet, just 5 kilometers steep uphill climbing path. Jamacho hill or monastery is the day hike place situated very close to Kathmandu from where you can have the wonderful mountain views of Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himalayas ranges. The then Nagarjun Royal forest is the renowned place for hikers and bird enthusiasts where you can encounter with blue magpies, Kalij Pheasants, bonelli's eagles and many other species of birds. Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park day hiking is a nature trail walk through the protected jungle within Kathmandu valley.

Trekking Buzz organize this private day hiking trip on fixed departure basis starting right at 7-7:30AM from Thamel, Kathmandu. Within 15-20 minutes after we started drive to Nagarjun National park entrance gate. Reaching there, we start our day hiking trip up the hill through steepy stone path until we reach to the hill top. There are small buddhist monasteries on the top of Nagarjun Hill where there is a big festival on the full moon day of Baisakh celebrated by Buddhist people. From the tower, you can have 360 degree view of entire Kathmandu valley along with the snow capped mountain peaks.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

1 Week Trekking in Nepal, Which is the Best?

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

One week Trekking in Nepal, is it possible? most of the trekkers ask to us. Yes, we recommend one week trek in Nepal if you have the limited time and want to explore the beautiful mountains and culture. Nepal has the diverse geographical structure dividing Mountain area, Hilly Area and Terai area which provides travelers a best choice of trekking and tours.

With only the 7 days in Nepal, it's wise to plan what you actually want from your holiday. It is clear that the popular treks like Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Circuit, Annapurna Base Camp, Manaslu Circuit, Upper Mustang are not possible on a 7 days itinerary.

There are few treks that you can do in Nepal in a week. Most of the short treks are in Pokhara and Langtang region whereas some are within the Kathmandu Valley enjoying culture and hiking.

Popular 7 days or less treks are
Langtang Valley
Helambu Circuit
Tamang Heritage Trail
Annapurna Dhaulagiri Community Trek
Ghorepani Poon Hill
Nagarkot Dhulikhel Trek
Royal Trek
Mardi Himal Trek