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Kanchenjunga Region Trekking

The kanchanjunga region is entitled as "Door to heaven"due to its large perspective and highlighted nature



Nepal is a Himalayan country with the highlight of world’s top eight highest mountains of the world among top ten. The most wonderful thing to tell is that these regions are reachable by general walking with no extra gears required. The travelers also have the facility of taking air-flights and land vehicles to reach these highlighted mountain regions. They are the most wonderful places of the world because they are still untouched by modern day civilization and still living in unspoiled natural condition. The dry and warm climate of March till June along with September till November are the most prescribed season to travel in Himalayas. The winter are very cold and frosty in Himalayas and there is most common disease of Himalayas that happens to every traveler and during any seasons is known as altitude sickness. The tour operators will describe most about altitude sickness in Himalayas and ways to cure it. In general sense it is caused due to human not well adjusted with the high altitudes.

The Kanchenjunga Himalaya or the Kanchenjunga Mountain was the highest mountain of the globe till 1852 when Mount Everest was called as Peak XV and was still not ascended. Today after successful ascent of Mount Everest of Nepal and Mount K2 of Pakistan they were officially scaled and their elevation was declared. As result Mount Everest stands as first, Mount K2 stands as second and Mount Kanchenjunga stand as third highest mountain of the world based upon their officially scaled elevation. Mount Kanchenjunga is also one of the difficult mountain to ascend in compared to other eight thousand high mountains and is less explored by climbers and expeditions. Mount Kanchenjunga shares its territory with Nepal and India. In regional division the Kanchenjunga region falls in the Taplejung District of Nepal and North Sikkim in India where among the five peaks of Mount Kanchenjunga the highest peak likes in India and second highest peak lies in Nepal. There are total five peaks of Mount Kanchenjunga in which Main Peak, Central Peak and South Peak lies in India and rest two peaks western and northern peak lies in Nepal. The officially recognized height of Mount Kanchenjunga is 8586 meters and it is bordered in the east by Teesta River, in the west by Tamur River and in the north by Lhonak Chu. Mount Kanchenjunga is entitled as “The Five Treasures of Snow” due to its five outstanding peaks and is been considered as heavenly mountain by locals who worship as their guardian and god.

The territory of Mount Kanchenjunga is encompassed by Nepal, India and China around it and can be accessed by all these countries. The territory of Mount Kanchenjunga is the most wonderful and outstanding region of the globe as they are still untouched and unspoiled by modern day civilization and have been living with its solitary since centuries. The civilization living in the region of Mount Kanchenjunga is one of kind and is one of the oldest 7th civilization of the world. The main religion of the people living in this region are Buddhism, Hinduism and others. The region of Kanchenjunga is dominated by picturesque nature and landscapes accompanied by enchanting views of Himalayas . The travelers feels like walking in the trails of heaven as the region of Kanchenjunga is also known as region of heavens. The region is full of thick sub-tropical woodlands of rhododendron, magnolia, sal, oak e.t.c and beautiful lakes. The region is full of diverse culture and civilization along with changing landscapes. There are Asian civilization of Brahmins, Gurung, Chettris, Limbu, Rais, bhotias and Tibetan ethnicity in Kanchenjunga region. The region is covered with Himalayan flora and fauna along with some endangered species like musk deer, blue sheep, Himalayan bear e.t.c. The region is encompassed with other Himalayas like Mount Everest, Mount Makalu, Mount Chamlang, Mount Kanchenjunga, Tibetan mountain called Ghunsa e.t.c
The Kanchenjunga region is still like a heaven as it is untouched and unspoiled from modern day civilization and is full of enchanting nature like greenery, forests, wild animals, birds, artistic landscapes, heavenly trekking trails over the high elevation dominated by lovely landscape views below. The Kanchenjunga region is less visited by tourists due to its remoteness, high elevation and strict government policy.

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Everest Base Camp Trekking

A visit to one of the most dream destination of the globe



Everest Base Camp Trekking is a memorable adventure for any travelers that will take the travelers to the foot of highest mountain of the world which is the globe’s 6th best place to visit on earth. Mount Everest is the most highlighted mountain of the globe with the proud height of 8848 meters and it’s recognized as “the roof of the world”. Due to modern day advancement it is now possible to see the world’s highest mountain as near from naked eye. Everest Base Camp Trekking will take you to be best nearest location where travelers can see Mount Everest from his naked eye without oxygen mask and strenuous climbing. There are several locations in the Everest region where travelers can see the full and closest view of Mount Everest without need for any binoculars as near as eye can see. This most remarkable moment where one will witness the clean and white Everest looking big, grand and wide stretching towards far diminishing lands on both sides. Mount Everest lives in the most remote place of the world which is still untouched and unspoiled from modern day civilization.

The travelers with passed health certificate and having endurance to overcome altitude sickness can reach the highest place on the earth to see the Mount Everest from their naked eye. These health certificate and endurance to altitude sickness can be gained by joining any summer or winter trekking camp in your local area where you trek to higher altitudes to see landscapes. In summery the travel to Everest region is a one of kind encounter with unspoiled civilization of Himalayan human settlements, one of kind religion of the world with amazing building establishments and sanctuaries, one of kind floral and faunal species seen not anywhere in the world, above all the eight out of ten highest mountain in the world are within the same Everest region with in the distance of 3-5 kilometers. The travelers can view all the mountains as the same time sitting side by side with one another. The most appreciated thing about this region is that the Everest region of Nepal is now a protected region by both Nepal government and UNESCO as world heritage site and International Ramsar site. So, this region is very much safe and secured for tourists with all the facilities like lodging, catering, shopping, banks and ATMs, luxury deluxe hotels, communication and Wi-Fi internet services, quick helicopter rescue, social and religious exchange e.t.c letting the travelers to travel light.

The travel to Everest Base Camp Trekking starts from international airplane flight flying towards Southeast Asia in Nepal which is the proud home of Mount Everest. Any travelers from any part of the world can take the airplane flight to Nepal that is resided in Southeast Asia. The easiest thing to do is to contact your nearest travel operator that schedules air-flight to Southeast Asia and is connected with any certified professional travel agency from Nepal. The travelers are then provided with airplane flight schedule to Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) of Nepal. The travelers after landing at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) of Nepal rest at their reserved hotel and lodges the first day and the following day they take half an hour air-flight to Lukla Airport which is the highest altitude airport of the world that resided in the Everest region of Nepal.

The Everest region is also called by Khumbu region in local language and Sagarmatha District in government language. After landing at Lukla Airfield of Everest region the travelers start trekking towards the highest elevation city of the world known as Namche Bazar. The Namche Bazar is the capital of Everest region which takes generally two days easy walking through the trekking trail beside the banks of Dudh Koshi River. The trekking trail is encompassed by hills, green forests, wild nature, glacier river of Dudh Koshi, one of kind Himalayan civilization and peoples, antique Buddhists sanctuaries, and enchanting white Himalayas. The travelers after reaching at Namche Bazar rest for one or two days for acclimatization to overcome altitude sickness. The final destination for the travelers is the Kalapatthar region of 5545 meters altitude of Everest region which is officially recorded nearest viewpoint without oxygen mask where travelers can witness the clear view of highest peak of the world from the focal eyesight. The trekking adventure can be scheduled for longer and shorter days with or without the usage of vehicles and medium of transportation. The trekking adventure can be schedule for longer period by choosing only walking adventure or it can be shortened using automobile or animals that are used for transportation.

The travelers will encounter the one of kind antique Buddhist sanctuaries of Everest region known as Tengboche, Syanboche, Dingboche, Pangboche and others. These high altitude monk monasteries are situated in such places where travelers can see all the encompassing areas and landscapes dominated by magnificent Himalayas of Everest Region. The travelers will traverse through more than seven traditional village settlements that are dominated by forests of rhododendron, magnolia, oak, sal, e.t.c resided in high hills and low valleys. There are various lakes in Everest region that are originated from ice-glacier which are more than 108 in numbers and are very beautiful looking too to delight anyone’s heart. There is a high hill named as Gokyo-Ri with easy climbing trail from which anyone stand at the height of Mount Everest and enjoy the marvelous views of entire Everest Himalayan range.

The 108 lakes summed together are called Gokyo Lakes. The valley where this hill and lakes are resided are called Gokyo Valley. Beside that Everest region has the most anticipated place of the globe known as high passes. The high passes are the local travelling trails which local people used to cross the Mount Everest from Nepal border to China border. These high passes are the last highest altitude places of the world where people can travel without oxygen masks. They are lovely trekking trails dominated by ice and snowy Himalayas. These three passes are Rinjo La Pass, Kong La Pass and Cho La Pass. These high passes are among the best and wonderful locations of the globe that humans should visit once in their life time. There are plenty of guides, porters, shopping stores, lodges, hotels, ATM, and catering places along with phone communications and, Internet along with quick helicopter rescue support available in these region of high passes. The Sherpa locate capital of Namche bazar will give the travelers to have a close by look over the livelihood of these high altitude civilizations of the world. The best travelling season for travelling in Everest region are during dry and warm seasons of March-June and September-November. There is no language problem in Everest region as most of the people knows English and travelers rarely get lost as they can ask for way for anyone in this region and they will get a warm response.

There are two choices to reach Mount Everest that is either take an air-flight or helicopter ride to Lukla air terminal or take a walking trekking from Jiri of Dolkha District of Nepal which was the entry point to reach Everest region before airplane was introduced to Nepal. The walking trail from Everest Base Camp is the classical trekking trail which was used by Sir Edmund Hilary who was the first man to climb Mount Everest. The featured attractions of Everest region of Nepal are Mount Everest, Thamserku, Amadablam, Khangdeka, Kwongde, Khumbila, Lhotse, Khumjung, Lukla, Namche Bazar, Tyangboche Religious Community, Khunde Healing Facility, Sir Edmund Hillary School, Highest Air Terminal of Syangboche, Pangboche, Phakding, Gokyo-Ri, Gokyo Valley, Gokyo Lakes, Three High Passes, Sagarmatha National Park e.t.c.

Beside generally trekking adventure there are also various type of luxury tours to Everest region which uses modern day technology like helicopter, Landrover automobile and other various types of transportation that will shorten the travel duration and also travelers can escape the irritating walking for longer hours and longer days. There are various options for lodging and catering in Everest region as Luxury, Deluxe, Standard, Common and Tea House model based on expensive and affordable prices. The Luxury, Deluxe and Standard provide all the Star Facility of a city hotel while common and tea house lodging offer local style of living with much cheaper cost for stay and cater.

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Annapurna circuit Trek

A travel diary of a traveler on one of the longest walking adventure of the planet



Annapurna circuit Trek is one of the world famous trekking destinations of the globe which is appreciated especially by international bodies. Nowadays the travel adventure to Himalayas has been categorized in a new theme as “The Great Himalayan Treks” where the most wanted and most appreciated destinations of Himalayas have been grouped together and listed in a publications letting the tourists know about the Himalayas in a summarized format. The travel adventure to Annapurna Circuit takes the travelers to one of the most beautiful places of mountains which are untouched and unspoiled from modern day civilization. The society, lifestyle, religion, settlements and people are same as they were centuries ago. The Annapurna circuit region is dominated by enchanting natural beauty, fascinating landscapes, rivers, lakes, forests, flora and fauna of solitary mountain species, beautiful antique establishment and sanctuaries still living in their ancient culture, white magnificent Himalayas, traditional human settlements, one of kind society and religion, and above all the best natural beauty found nowhere in the world.

The trekking adventure to Annapurna circuit starts from the vehicle ride from Kathmandu city ending at Besisahar of Lumjung district of western Nepal. This is a walking adventure following the walking trails along the Marshyandi river in the beginning traversing through farming lands and traditional villages resided on the lap of Manaslu mountain and Annapurna mountain. The traveler adventure moves higher to the highest altitude of Throng La Pass of 5000 meters crossing various village settlements. The travelers starts from the greenery of lumjung district which is turned in to rocky and windy desert barrens of Manang and Mustang in the middle leading more higher to snowcapped region of Throng La Pass then descending towards lush valley of Annapurna Sanctuary or Annapurna National Park. At one time the travelers are on the land of Trans-Himalayan region where barren lands similar to a Tibetan regions dominated by antique Tibetan establishments, religion and society. The traditional settlements are known as Trans-Himalayan Locale who lives in highest altitude of the world based on ancient Tibet society, culture and religion which is isolated from the rest of the world. The travelers will see the Himalayas of Annapurna, Gangapurna, Manaslu, Lamjung Himal, and other known Himalayas of western Nepal. After crossing the deserts of Manang and Mustang the travelers finally lands on the lush valley of Annapurna National Park where travelers pass through green forests, beautiful valley, traditional village settlements living with nature, forests and wild animals.

The Annapurna circuit trekking is the walking adventure that circles around the Annapurna Himalayas travelling through the nature, forest, civilization, lakes and rivers that are perfectly in natural condition and human settlements there are still living in nature. This walking adventure is a back to wild nature travel adventure that takes the travelers to the high Himalayas and lush lowland valleys dominated by traditional and ethnic civilization found nowhere in the earth. This trekking a total walking that takes nearly one month or longer depending upon the health and stamina of travelers. The Annapurna circuit is famous for its natural beauty, unspoiled traditional civilization, farming lands, fascinating Himalaya views, lush valley, big glacier rivers, beautiful lakes along with flora and fauna of mountain region still living in their natural condition now protected by government and local people.

The featured remoteness, walking in the wild nature, and untouched regions of Annapurna circuit is been invaded by motor-able roads these days that is decreasing the walking days as travelers can take a bus or any vehicles for travel. This way the general 21-22 days of walking adventure of Annapurna circuit is decreased in to one week or five days which has invaded the highlighted walking perspective of this travel adventure. Though it seems the road construction will do good to the local civilization as it will introduce transportation to remote hilly regions but still the discussion has been going on a national level regarding the road construction which is still going on this region. The main feature of walking during the travel is to experience the beautiful nature, enchanting landscapes, magnificent Himalayas, traditional farming lands assorted by unspoiled traditional civilization, culture, society and religion of Annapurna region.

The travelers cross through four rural districts of Nepal during their travel which starts from Lamjung district passing through Manang, Mustang and finally ending at Myagdi district of Nepal. Beginning from lowlands of besi-sahar the traveler traverses through the high altitude regions of Manang and Mustang till the altitude of 5000 meters then slowly descending towards the lowland valley of Myagdi district. Manang and Mustang are the regions of higher altitude inhabited by the civilization of Tibetan Buddhist and Bhotia race who generally lives in the Himalayas and higher altitudes. The Manang region has traditional ethnic race called Gurungs who are not Tibetans and have their solitary social legacy in Manang region. The Mustang region has the civilization arise from Tibetan ethnic as this region most lies on Tibetan border and is called the Little Tibet of Nepal. The Mustang was once the region of Tibet which is won by Nepal over a battle.

Mustang is the one of the last places of the earth where the ancient Bonpo religion still exists. Bonpo is one of the oldest religion of ancient times when humans were savages and they used to worship nature. Bonpo religion is taken over by Buddhism and taken as third school of Buddhism. The traditional settlements where this religion is still followed by human settlements are Lupra, Thini, Jomsom, Nargon and Kobang. The Annapurna circuit travel adventure move forwards its ending destination at Nayapul passing over Manaslu Mountain, Lumjung Himal, Annapurna II, Annapurna IV, Annapurna III, Gangapurna, Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri Himalayas landing at Ghorepani-Poonhill viewpoint. The travelers stay at Ghorepani and have the Himalaya panorama views of Annapurna Himalayas, Dhaulagiri Himalayas and its surrounding mountains along with world’s deepest valley of Kaligandaki River.

The Annapurna Circuit trekking adventure is a teahouse trek with the facility of simple lodges and catering places on the trekking trails during the whole travel course. The lodges offer communications and internet services to their guests.

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