Great Mountain Trekking

Thrill, adventure, stimulation and peace of mind! If you are searching for these ingredients in your boring and hectic life

Old Kingdom Of Mustang

Cultural and scenic adventure to Old Kingdom of Mustang in the windswept territory in the highest and largest extension Tibetan plateau.

Inspiring Journey To Holy Mt. Kailash

Mount Kailash, an amazing holy mountain at an elevation 6.714 m / 22,028 ftlocated within South West Tibet on the Nagari vast flatland.

Everest High Passes Trekking

Ultimate challenge of crossing three high passes in the Everest region namely Khangma La Pass, Cho La pass and Renjo La Pass.

Lower Dolpo Via Jumla

Relish the beauty of snowcapped mountains as you walk through ancient and isolated villages with rich wildlife and stunning lakes.

Around Manasalu and Larkya-La

Manaslu and Larkya La Trek, a recently opened trekking trail is becoming a charm of enthusiastic trekkers and adventure lovers these days.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Hiking Around Kathmandu

Hiking sites near Kathmandu

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Are you looking for a short hiking journey in Nepal that is quite accessible from the capital city – Kathmandu? Then, Himal Eco Treks is here with few options around. You can walk around the lush and pristine environment to Nagarkot, Chisapani, Sundarijal, Kakani, Dhulikhel or Daman. The walk would be a wonderful journey as you will be showered with some splendid views of hills, mountains, forests, vibrant villages and many more. It would be a best option to spend a peaceful holiday in the lap of nature.

Hike to Nagarkot

Hike to Nagarkot is a three days journey. You will pass through some vantage points near Kathmandu that will offer close views of mountains around. The journey starts from Sundarijal from where you take tone paved stairs for around three hours where you open up to the panoramic and close of views of mountains. You then descend down to Chisapani with close up views of mountains in sight. As you leave Chisapani, you take an easy path through a forest and vibrant villages to Nagarkot. Nagarkot is a popular holiday destination in Nepal for spectacular views of mountains.

Hike to Kakani

Kakani is a popular picnic and outing spot in Nepal which offers beautiful views of mountains and forests. The lush landscape, mountain views and fresh air as you stand on the hill top is a peculiar feature of Kakani. You take a drive from Kathmandu, 29 kilometres north until you Kakani. On the way, you can taste delicious trout fishes which are quite popular there. Upon your arrival, you head towards the view point that offers some splendid views of mountains like Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Annapurna, Ganesh Himal, Mt. Gauri Shankar and many others.

Hike to Dhulikhel

A hike to Dhulikhel can be a jovial experience as you pass through lush landscape, terraced farmlands and some vibrant villages. It is an opportunity to get some fascinating views of Karyolung Himal in the east and Himalchuli to the west. The sight of the mountains and lush landscape looks gorgeous. Similarly, Namo Buddha is a popular and artistic monastery built there. It is said to be a place where the legendary prince Semchen Chenpo sacrificed himself to a mother tigress to fulfill her hunger.

Hike to Shivapuri

Shivapuri National Park is one of the most easily assessable national park in Kathmandu. You can reach the entrance of Shivapuri National Park after a half an hour or an hour ride from Kathmandu. As you walk up through the national park, you will find yourself walking in a pristine nature with forest around. You can see monkeys jumping from one tree to another. The park is a home to many wild animals and if lucky, you may encounter one! As you walk up, you come across a monastery. You can end your hiking here or continue the same trail to Chisapani.

Hike to Daman

Daman is also a beautiful vantage point near Kathmandu that offers fascinating views of mountains like Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Cho Oyu, Ganesh Himal, Dorjee Lakpa, Langtang Himal, Gaurishankar, etc. The views of lush hills, mountains, forests and waterfall from this place is a superb combination

Join Himal Eco Treks for short hiking around Kathmandu valley in a joyful manner!

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Things to do in Pokhara


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Pokhara is one of the most cherished touristic areas in Nepal. It attracts a number of domestic and global tourists yearly.  It is the best place to visit; may it be for a simple vacation, outing, trekking or any other adventure activities. There are so many things to do in Pokhara and no matter how many days you stay in this beautiful valley, you will not feel bored or suffocated. Instead you will fall in short of time - you couldn’t try this or that! This beautiful city is placed in the laps of Annapurna massif with beautiful lakes in it. The popular Fewa lake and Begnas lake lies in the heart of Pokhara. Therefore, the city is also narrated as the lakeside city in Nepal.
If you are new about this city and are curious about the things that you can do in Pokhara while you spend your time here, then, here we present you some of the interesting things that you can do in Pokhara.

·         Hike to Sarangkot

Sarangkot is a beautiful vantage point in Annapurna region that offers some stunning views of mountains and Pokhara city. If you are in Pokhara, you can spend a day hiking to Sarangkot exploring the beautiful villages in the backdrop of gorgeous Annapurna range. Pokhara is also a starting point to any trekking trail to the Annapurna region of Nepal.

·         Lakeside walk/ boating

Even a walk along the Phewa lake can be a beautiful thing to do in Pokhara. You can walk along the lake with the views of colorful boats, lush atmosphere and the majestic Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Macchapucchre. The shops stalled nearby are charming. You can also enjoy boating in the water of Phewa lake. There is a temple in between the lake and you can pay your visit to this temple as you sail above the water.

·         Adventure activities

If you are an adventure seeker then Pokhara city is full of adventure activities. You can enjoy bungee jumping, paragliding, ultra light flight mountain biking or zip flyer. The zip flyer in Pokhara is the longest and steepest in the world. The zip flying, paragliding and ultra light flight journey starts from Sarangkot. All these activities are filled with thrill and beauty of Pokhara city along with terrific mountainous views.

·       Sightseeing

You can also enjoy sightseeing in Pokhara. You can visit Bindabasini temple, World Peace Pagoda, Gupteshwor temple, David falls and International Mountaineering Museum.

·        Yoga/ Spa

Pokhara is a beautiful place to sit back and relax. It has wide range of resorts, hotels and guesthouses that offers services like yoga and spa. You can sit back or lay down and relax and enjoy yoga and spa in most luxurious way possible.

·         A real paradise for any trekkers

Pokhara is a starting point for any trekking journey to the Annapurna region of Nepal. May it be Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Circuit Trek, Ghorepani Poonhill Trek, Jomsom Mustang Trek or any other.

Therefore, don’t miss your chance to visit this beautiful picturesque city in Nepal. Himal Eco Trek offers a wide range of trekking, tour and adventure activities packages in Pokhara. All you have to do is give us a call! We are here 24/7 to make your journey worth it!