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2021-01-15 COVID-19 Status Update on Trekking Areas in Nepal
COVID-19 Status Update on Trekking Areas in Nepal
In the wake of the global pandemic, Nepal had decided to restrict all entries into the country. For a small Himalayan nation, the blow has been catastrophic as tourism is one of Nepal's main economic activity. According to the annual World Travel and Tourism Council research report, tourism had contributed 7.9% of GDP and had supported more than...
2020-12-15 Special Activities in Nepal - For seniors, small children, and less-abled persons
Special Activities in Nepal - For seniors, small children, and less-abled persons
Nepal is a country of Himalayan wonders, suitable for people of all ages and interests. It welcomes with open arms any individual who wishes to lose themselves in its beauty. There are various activities to enjoy in Nepal, even if you an elderly or someone with a physical disability. It is also one of the best...
2020-11-30 Khopra Ridge Community Trek - Everything You Need To Know
Khopra Ridge Community Trek - Everything You Need To Know
Overview of Trek
Khopra Ridge Community Trek is a gateway to the silent but mystical Annapurna region of Nepal. The trek is a blend of awe-inspiring view of mountain summits and a unique cultural ambiance.
Khopra Ridge provides an aesthetic that is different from other treks in the region because of its silent off-the-beaten-trails....
2020-11-15 Pikey Peak Trek - Everything You Need To Know
Overview of Trek
Pikey Peak Trek is the epitome of mountain trekking adventures in Nepal. The leisurely trek provides one of Mt. Everest's best views, the highest mountain in the world. The stunning terrains and rich vegetation of the Khumbu region only puts a cherry on the top of the magical experience of Pikey Peak. The countless Buddhist monasteries, gompas, and stupas provide a...
2020-10-30 The 12 Best Places to Visit in Annapurna Region
The eccentric and striking features of the Annapurna Region can rarely be found anywhere else in the world. Annapurna region stands in a league of its own with its stunning view of mountain ranges and a stretch of multicolored forests filled with a variety of flora and fauna. Not only this, but the Annapurna region also consists of a spectacular variety in its landscapes, making it easier for you...
2020-10-15 Things to Do in Chitwan National Park
About Chitwan National Park
The warm jungles of Chitwan National Park always fall on the list of top sites to visit in Nepal. In 1984, it was established as one of the World Heritage Sites, garnering hundreds of travelers every year from within and outside the country. It is located in the southern-central part of Terai, at the foot of the Himalayas. Mingled with the unique Tharu culture...
2020-09-30 Top 10 Mountain Passes of Nepal
Nepal is globally renowned for trekking because the country basks on the lap of the majestic Himalayas. Almost all trekking regions have mountain passes, and some of the trekking routes are recognized for its mountain passes. A mountain pass is a route that is used for crossing a mountain, and in Nepal, it is commonly called "La." Generally, it is shaped like a horse saddle and sits between...
2020-09-15 Top Tips for Winter Travel
Traveling in the winter season is something not to miss out on. Mountains get covered in a thick new layer of snow in the winter, and the icy lakes glisten in the warm winter sun. Wild beasts of the jungle hide in their dens, looking for a cover from the cold, and the forests fall in a silent trance.
At such times, looking at the spectacular view of snow-covered mountains while sipping on hot...
2020-08-30 Top 9 Viewpoints to include during Trekking in Everest Region
In Nepal, trekking is quite possibly the most entertaining and elaborate way to explore the riches it has to offer. As such, treks in Nepal stretch across a diverse set of terrain and landscape. Similarly, trekkers can also immerse themselves in the cultural prosperity of the ethnic communities along the trekking trails.
However, what remains the penultimate reward of...
2020-08-15 Mani Rimdu Festival at Tengboche Monastery
Overview of Mani Rimdu Festival
An annual festival lasting 19 days, Buddhists in the Everest (Khumbu) region celebrate Mani Rimdu with great enthusiasm to mark Buddhism's founding by Guru Rinpoche Padmasambhava. At the monastery in Tengboche village (3,870m), the monks perform masked dances and Tantric rituals. Tengboche monastery is a prime site for this festival. Besides, local Sherpas also...
2020-07-30 Low-Altitude Treks in Nepal
Trekking is one of the most popular outdoor activities in Nepal. Over 200,000 tourists visit the country solely for trekking activities. Most of these outdoor enthusiasts choose to trek in the Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Base Camp, and Langtang Valley Trek.
Ever since Col. Jimmy Roberts, known as "the father of trekking" in Nepal, started trekking in the 1950s, millions of others have...
2020-07-15 The Story of Upper Mustang's Tiji Festival
Located close to the Tibetan Border in the north, Upper Mustang is a remote trans-Himalayan region in Nepal. The former Kingdom of Lo, Upper Mustang, ceased to become a kingdom as recent as 2008. Opened for tourists since 1992, the inflow of tourists in this historical region is highly regulated.
Mustangi people inhabit the upper valley. They are culturally close to the Tibetans. The lower...
2020-06-30 Horse Riding Trek to Everest Base Camp: Everything you need to know the epic journey
Horse Riding Trek to Everest Base Camp is one of the unique trekking experiences in the Everest Region. Unlike the usual trekking, a horse ride to the Everest Base Camp facilitates an adventurous ride. The Tibetan Pony will take you from Lukla (2860m) to the Everest Base Camp (5,263m). The trek follows the standard route leading upstream along the Dudh Koshi and Imja Tse River. The highest point...
2020-06-15 Meditation and Trekking in Nepal
Nepal, the land of the Himalayas, is a perfect destination to let yourself loose and enjoy a unique and intimate time with nature. Journeys that embark amidst these adventurous trails lead to a lifetime of spiritual awakening. Likely, for those who wish to activate their inner spirits, meditation trekking provides an excellent opportunity to experience adventure, nature, and inner...
2020-05-30 5 Off the Beaten Path Treks in Nepal
Nepal is known as “the trekker’s paradise” for many reasons, and off the beaten treks are one of them. Nestled in the magnificent Himalayas, trekkers can find a way to the heart of Nepal’s remoteness in the most untouched places.
The quaint isolated paths and various offbeat rocky trails present trekkers with unforgettable Himalayan adventure. The adventures that follow these paths...
2020-05-15 Short Trek around Kathmandu Valley
A short trek around Kathmandu valley might be everything you are looking for. Especially, if you have little time in hand, but want to explore the irresistible natural and cultural beauty of Nepal, short treks around Kathmandu are the best option for you.
The breathtaking scenery of the snow-covered mountains and the bird-eye view of the stunning Kathmandu valley are the highlights of...
2020-04-30 World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu Valley
Among the list of many stunning destinations to travel in Nepal is the most iconic set of landmarks that include the ten marvelous UNESCO World Heritage sites. Of these ten UNESCO World Heritage sites, seven are located inside Kathmandu Valley.
If you are planning to visit Nepal, you will first arrive in Kathmandu through the only international airport located here. So, while you are here,...
2020-04-15 Adventure Treks in Nepal’s Wild West
For anyone yearning to break away from the fast-paced metropolitan lifestyle, the Western region of Nepal is a great destination. Western Nepal is a goldmine for those who want to explore different cultures that have not been touched by modern development.
The few who have experienced the beauty of this region have described it as “other-worldly.” It provides a challenging journey with an...
2020-03-29 Small Group Trekking Holidays in Nepal
Nepal is famous for its spectacular touring and trekking destinations.
The stunning geography of the Himalayas gifts Nepal many trekking routes. All of these trekking routes feature their symbolic significance and are different and best in their ways.
But what’s hard is to choose the ultimate one. Well, this part is tricky. It might depend on you, your experience, fitness, and budget....
2020-03-15 10 Reasons to visit Upper Mustang in Nepal
Upper Mustang, “Kingdom of Lo," is a remote and isolated region of Nepal. Nobody had the chance to explore this unique land until 1992. Still, today, it falls under the restricted area. To trek on such land is a great privilege. Thus, the Upper Mustang visit is an excursion that unwinds the true definition of traveling with a satisfied heart & soul.
Let’s begin the journey to...
2020-02-29 Trekking in Langtang Region
Located in the northern region, Langtang lies near the border between China and Nepal. It is the closest region to the Himalayas from Kathmandu city. Yet, it is also one of the purest and untouched regions of Nepal. Regarded as one of the most magnificent trekking destinations in Nepal, Langtang region is home to several high peaks, including Langtang Lirung (7246m).
This region is also one of...
2020-02-14 Short Treks around Pokhara
Most of the travelers or trekkers who visit the famous Annapurna region must-visit Pokhara as it is the entry point to the Annapurna region. Along with the major treks in the Annapurna region, there are many short treks around Pokhara which takes travelers closer to the majestic Annapurna massifs. The short trek options range from a day's hike to weeklong treks. You will find many trekking...
2020-01-30 The Mardi Himal Trek
The Annapurna region is a magical place, where one must visit at least once. The immense beauty of the natural and cultural elements is what makes this region an outstanding choice for trekking.
Amidst the vast choices of treks in Nepal, the Mardi Himal trek is a fantastic option for those who wish to explore the quaint lands of the Annapurna region. This short trek takes you to the sacred...
2020-01-15 Top 20 Trekking Experiences of a Lifetime - Visit Nepal 2020
Despite being a small country, Nepal has everything that a traveler seeks, from breathtaking sceneries to diverse cultures. It is quickly becoming a popular tourist destination, and it is easy to see why.
Nepal is a country adorned by mountains and even has eight of the fourteen highest peaks in the world. One of them is the famous Mt. Everest—the highest peak in the world. It is a haven...
2019-12-30 Royalty-Free Peaks in Nepal
The glorious peaks of Nepal are calling out for climbers (first-timers and experienced) from all over the world. Come and get an everlasting taste of the magnificent Himalayas here in Nepal!
The northern region of Nepal is the Himalayan region, home to numerous mountains including the highest in the world, Mt. Everest (8,848m). This region begins at an elevation of 3,000...
2019-12-15 Nepal's Best Trek - The Manaslu Circuit
Nepal is home to mystical terrains offering multiple trekking avenues that take you to the middle of the glazed mighty Himalayas. Recently, there has been an argument on the entitlement of the best route out of these all. We have Upper Mustang Trek, Annapurna Circuit Trek, Manaslu Trek, Langtang Trek, Annapurna Basecamp Trek, Everest Basecamp Trek, and several more. Out of these many treks, which...
2019-11-30 Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp
There is perhaps no other country so rich in the mountains as Nepal. Moreover, besides being numerous, the peaks of the Nepal Himalaya are also outstandingly high; apart from Everest and Kanchenjunga (the world's tallest and third-tallest peaks respectively), there are six peaks over 26,000 ft., fourteen over 5,000 ft., and a host of what might be called slightly stunted giants of 20,000 ft. and...
2019-11-15 Annapurna Base Camp- Trekking to the Heart of Annapurna
A country blessed with an ivory tapestry of the mighty Himalayas- Nepal is a land of wonders. From the pale arid desert-like terrains of Dolpo and Mustang to the snowy vastness of the majestic Himalayas up north, Nepal's many virtues contribute elegantly to the country's enigmatic environments.
As such, Trekking in Nepal is considered as one of the most beautiful adventures in the world....
2019-10-30 The Lost Valley of Nar Phu Trek
Nar Phu Valley Trek
If the Everest Base Camp and the Annapurna Base Camp feel too mainstream for you, the hidden kingdom of Nar-Phu Valley, also known as The Lost Valley, is where your heart has wanted to go. Located near Mt. Kangguru Himal in the Manang district, this trek explores the Trans-Himalayan regions while also crossing the world’s most challenging Mountain Passes- the...
2019-10-15 Upper Mustang Adventures- The Ancient Kingdom of Lo
The mesmerizing beauty of this place will indeed captivate your mind and haul you back over and over again. Being one of the most fascinating parts of Nepal, Mustang never fails to bring out the best in our country's geography. This place borders the Tibetan Plateau, followed by a blissful view of the dazzling cliffs including Mt. Dhaulagiri, which is the seventh-highest peak in the world. This...
2019-09-30 Nepal through the Eyes of Masterchef
The Swiss Hong Kong group has been making name recently in Nepal because of their need for traveling and adventures along with their love towards the breathtaking beauty that is Nepal. Having their roots in Switzerland, they have made an identity for themselves in Hong Kong as a huge part of the Hong Kong hotel and service industry. The group is a coming together of Swiss men leading their life...
2019-09-15 10 Best Family Holiday Ideas in Nepal
Nepal is famous for its immense natural beauty and is a breathtaking travel destination for people of various travel interests, age, or physical abilities. With rich culture, history, and natural beauty along with its welcoming and warm people, Nepal is perfect for families to go on incredible adventures. Here, you will find a wide array of activities to accomplish with your family. You will not...
2019-08-30 Winter Trekking in Nepal
Trekking is a wonderful adventure, especially if the destination boasts of beauty like that of Nepal. Nepal provides travelers with an astounding variation of choices; each with unique attributes of their own. One of the major factors that play a huge role in your trekking experience is the season. For most trekkers, spring and autumn seasons are the ideal choices. But many adventurers seek...
2019-08-15 The Ultimate Everest Circuit (Most challenging high three passes traverse in Khumbu Valley)
One of the most popular trekking circuits in Nepal, the Everest Circuit quite literally a gateway to heaven combining magnificent mountains with surreal adventure. The circuit resides in the Khumbu region of Eastern Nepal and goes through three high passes; Renjo La Pass (5360m), Cho La Pass (5420m), and Kongma La Pass (5535m). The unforgettable experience of exploring the Everest Base Camp along...
2019-07-30 Top 10 Best Treks in Nepal
Trekking in Nepal is one of the best adventures in the world. Because of Nepal's beautiful geography, rich cultural and religious diversity and its Himalayan opulence, trekking in Nepal is an unforgettable affair. Likewise, there are many destinations for trekking in Nepal as well, each distinct and unique in their own way. There is something for people of all preferences in Nepal pertaining to...
2019-07-15 Monsoon Trekking in Nepal
The peak trekking seasons in Nepal are the spring and the autumn seasons, which last from March to May and September to November respectively. Retrospectively, the monsoon season is not considered ideal for high-altitude trekking in the mountains for reasons that relate to wet and slippery trekking trails, poor visibility, and cancellations of flights. However, that is not to say that monsoon...
2019-06-30 Horse Riding in Nepal
One of the most unique ways of traveling to the Himalayas is via Horse ride trekking. Horse ride trekking in Nepal is a new travel initiative designed for those who cannot indulge in the physical strain of trekking on foot. This trekking alternative will provide you an extraordinary and special perspective regarding the trekking terrain in Nepal. Horse riding treks will lead you to the heart of...
2019-06-14 Our Best Travel Service Now and Always - 2019 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor
Thank You to All Our Clients for Making This Possible
If there is one thing certain to bring a person joy in their life, it is love. And that is what we have always felt from and for you, our clients. Ensuring that you have the best possible trip has always been our primary goal and a way of expressing that love. We are gratuitous that you also felt the same and recognized our efforts. Your...
2019-05-30 Mohare Danda Community Eco-Trail Trek for Families
A Well-Organized Family-Friendly Trek
Traveling as a family is not always the easiest of affairs and trekking is especially challenging when traveling with children. So, my partner and two daughters (14 and 11 years of age) were looking for a family-friendly trek in Nepal which would be relatively easy but still give us a full trekking experience involving the beauty of the country. But, we also...
2019-05-14 Top 3 Family Adventure Trips in Nepal
While treks and mountaineering ventures steal the show in terms of mountaineering adventures, there are plenty of family trips in Nepal. Time is the most priceless thing that you can give to your loved ones. As such, the trips that a family undertakes together are fruitful to strengthen their relationship even more. A family needs an occasional retreat to not just reinvigorate themselves but to...
2018-02-15 A Story of single Women traveling to Buddhist Sacred Sites Trail of Everest Region
Written by: Ms. Holly Meegan, 30 years old, Australia
Sent to: Mr. Sonam Sherpa, a trekking guide
Trek organized by: Swiss Family Treks & Expedition
Trek Date: 24th October to 9th November 2017
Photo Credit: Sonam Sherpa
Thank you for being the BEST, BEST, BEST, BEST, BEST GUIDE EVER!!! This trek & whole experience was the best beacuse of you! You are so...
2018-02-04 More Information About Upper Mustang, the forbidden kingdom and ancient wall city of Lo-Manthang
Mustang was once an independent kingdom, although closely tied by language and culture to Tibet. From the 15th century to the 17th century, its strategic location granted Mustang control over the trade between the Himalayas and India. At the end of the 18th century the kingdom was annexed by Nepal. Though still recognized by many Mustang residents, the monarchy officially ceased to exist...
2018-01-13 Interesting Things to Know Before Your Family Go to Nepal Holiday
Nepal is a Himalayan country, which lies in South Asia between Tibet, an autonomous region of the People’s Republic of China to the North and India to the South. The elevation of the country ranges from 70 m sea level to the highest point on earth, Mt. Everest at 8,848m all within a distance of 150 km with climatic variations from sub-tropical to alpine. The country is popularly known in the...
2018-01-08 Ancient monasteries in Buddhist Sacred Site Trail of Everest Region of Nepal
Detailled Description of monasteries in Buddhist Sacred Site Trail of Khumbhu Region
Name: Sanga Thechok Dechenling
Established: 300 years old
Religious Festival: Nyingne, Dumji
Namche Bazzar is the trading center and the main gateway to the upper Khumbhu Region. It features a small 300 year-old Gompa which is used for special...
2018-01-08 Indigenous Peoples Trail Nepal
Interesting places to visit during the "Indigenous Peoples Trail" Nepal
Thulo Sailung: Rise early to reach the summit of Thulo Sailung as the sun rises over the Eastern Himalaya. At 3300m Sailung offers magnificent views over Kalinchowk to the Annapurna, Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Rowaling, Everest and Kanchenjunga ranges, to the South the Mahabharata hills roll over the Sun Koshi River and...
2017-09-09 7 Tips for Family Trekking and Hiking Holiday with Children in Nepal
Trekking & Hiking Holidays with the whole family are becoming more popular also here in Nepal. It's this wonderful option of spending quality time with your beloved ones. We will help you to organise a trekking holiday with your children and provide porters, 3/4 horses on request, dokos (nepali basket) and western child carriers. We recommend Nepal as the destination for a holiday with your...
2017-08-07 SFT Newsletter June 2017 V2
"Since our Trekking Company is based in Kathmandu after the devastating Earthquake in April 2015 we started immediatedly with emergency help bringing more than 30 tons of, rice, lentils, oil and salt to the fully destroyed villages in Sindhupalchok. With the emotional, physical and financial support of our friends and clients throughout the world we were abel to organize very efficient and needed...
2017-07-11 A private day hiking trip to Champa Devi
The best of Kathmandu Valley "A private day hiking to Champa Devi"
Highlights of the trip
• Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the Kathmandu city
• Enjoy fantastic aerial views of Kathmandu Valley and Pharping
• Fully narrated tour through the pine forests
• Well maintained walking trail with stone...