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American Becomes World’s Oldest Zipliner In Nepal
For some retirees, it means staying home and playing cards. But for June Scott of Tawas City, Michigan, it means becoming the world’s oldest person to ride the zip-line in Pokhara. Scott, who turne 94 on February 7, set the record on Thursday, Januar
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A Royal Nepali Dinner
Rubi and I climbed up the stairs leading to the second floor of the former Rana palace to reach the Baithak restaurant at Baber Mahal Revisted. The doors were open by a young man dressed as a Rana guard from a century ago as we walked into this magni
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From The Editor
Spring is the exciting time in the Himalaya as the rhododendron bursts into bloom, heralding warmer weather and spring planting. Our Spring edition of Travel Himalaya is also bursting forth with new blooms of great stories. Some of them are of unique
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Kashmir
Kashmir – a jewel in the crowns of Pakistan, India and China – is nestled in the Himalaya mountain range. Its mere name elicits exotic images of opulent luxury and pristine natural beauty. Once independent and recognized as a Princely State, this hot
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A Short Walk In The Rolwaling Valley
Hidden away in the east-central region of Nepal not far from Mt. Everest lies the pristine Rowaling Valley. It is a place forgotten by time and humanity. Those who discover the Rolwaling Valley discover the pristine side of Nepal that existed generat
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Tibet
When describing Tibet, images that immediately flood my mind are… breathtaking scenery, spectacular vistas, huge tracts of emptiness and local architecture. The sounds… chants from monks and nuns; the clatter, booming and banging of symbols, horns an
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MANASLU CIRCUIT & THE LARKYE LA
The magnificent circular trek around Manaslu crossing the Larkye pass has long been dismissed as the poorer sister of the more popular Annapurna Circuit trail. This is mainly due to the fact that Manaslu has never been as famous a mountain as Annapur
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Kathmandu
Acrid, pungent-smelling smoke drifts across the dark and dingy room, where a long-haired, bedraggled man slumps in one corner. Outside the low-ceilinged room, open to the street on one side, grubby children play with a tobacco wrapping from a traditi
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Walk On The Bara Shigri Glacier In The Shadow Of Robert Pettigrew
As with most of the Indian Himalaya Maps there are always historical notes and trekking ideas on the reverse side. The Kullu Himal area is one of the finest and most accessible Himalayan-Alpine regions in the Indian Himalaya. During a visit to the Ku
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Team Yak Attack
There was a yeti attack at the top of the hill. It was a dark day in November, the clouds had come early that day as the monsoon had come late that year. There were seven people looking for shelter, but only four of them could see because of the yak
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HOTEL YAK & YETI
The first thing that strikes me as I reach the hotel’s main entrance is the towering water fountain where some birds are drinking water. They sit there, looking blissfully unaware of the fact that they are in the middle of a big, busy city. From ther
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Undiscovered Indian Himalaya
Tucked away in a remote corner, where India meets Tibet in a jagged crown of Himalayan peaks, lies the district of Kumoan in the state of Uttarakhand. This interesting part of the Indian Himalaya provides some of the best trekking anyone could wish f
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Water Front Hotel Relaxing By The Lake
It’s a very lazy Saturday afternoon as I sit by the pool with my friend Pawitra. It may be late December, but the Pokhara sun is shining warmly on us as we recline on the poolside lounge chairs. There is a group of teenagers who are swimming in the p
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“Nepal, As A Gateway To Himalaya”
But alas on the 25th of April 2015 one of the deadliest earthquakes shook this country in seconds building up chaos and harrowing pictures of magnificent temples turned to rubble and concrete hotels collapsed on their foundations were beamed around t
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Speakers Profiles
Ms. Sarah Matthews Head of Destination Marketing and Sales at Tripadvisor,Hong Kong. She has worked closely with key clients like South Africa Tourism and Greek National Tourism Organization. She has spent most of her life living in Hong Kong, Beijin
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nepal THE LAND OF AMAZING DIVERSITY
Nepal, a country of more than 28 million people, is wedged between China in the north and India in the south, east and west. It is one of the most amazing countries due to its unique geographical distinction and altitudinal alteration fostering a uni
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The Hidden Treasures Of Mustang
Paintings and wall murals that have survived the centuries are timeline of cultural, political and religious changes too. Survived arts from 3rd to 8th century are mostly of Bonpo religion, which was the mainstream religion of the Himalayas and north
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Culinary Taste Of India
If you’ve always wanted to go to India but were a little scared, or thought “India is just not for me” then give us a few pages to change your mind. If you’ve always wanted to go to India, then join the team of Kipling India, for 12 days of fun, food
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Festival
Festival of Colours, March 27 This is the time India and Nepal, and communities all over the globe, explode into colour as the Hindu communities celebrate with abandoned enthusiasm and excitement ! Throwing coloured powder and aiming coloured water t
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Himalaya News
This is the seventh year running the magazine been participating both travel events, dedicated to adventure and travel business. BBC world renowned travel presenter Michal Palin and Simon Reeve were delighted to receive the copy of the latest issue a
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From The Editor
Namaste and welcome to the Summer Issue of Himalaya. While every issue is special in our opinion, this issue is even more special to us as we are the official magazine of Himalayan Travel Mart that will take place in Kathmandu June 1 – 4. This exciti
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World’s First Carbon Negative Country
In this age of growing environmental concerns, did you ever think it would be possible in your lifetime to travel to a carbon neutral country? Bhutan is the first and so far the only carbon negative country in the world. The official explanation behi
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Riding In The Himalaya
T he statement above may sound like an oxymoron but it is already a reality to a great extent. It’s going to be even more true and common in the years to come thanks to road development in Nepal happening at breakneck speed since 2006. Improvement of
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An Oasis Of Tranquility In The Midst Of Kathmandu
The traffic in Kathmandu can drive you nuts. It seems like no matter what time of the day you go out, there is always a traffic jam. The narrow streets of Kathmandu, combined with the motorcycles weaving in and out of traffic can easily set anyone’s
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Himalaya Talk
What brought you to join Hyatt Regency Kathmandu I had been working in Russia for the past six years and was growing in my career. I had been working as an Interim General Manager for the last six months, and then Hyatt™ offered to send me to Kathman
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RUNNING THE NEPAL MARATHON To Make A Positive Impact On Children
There’s nothing quite like running downhill through a sprawling forest in the solitude and freedom of your own thoughts. Running the Nepal Marathon is just you and utter peace. Channelling your inner Tomb Raider as you leap over streams and dodge bet
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Sunrise Over Sarangkot
sarangkot hill, pokhara, nepal – “it’s just a 10 minute walk up to the tower,” says my guide Bharart Sunar as we started out in the dark, ascending to the top of Sarangkot Hill. This is popular place near Pokhara for many reasons, but today we are go
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My Month In Nepal. June, 2016
Although i came alone, i left with a lots of new friends and pleasant experiences which I will never forget. Initially my plan was to go there for volunteering to teach monks in a monastery - but i came back and got taught lots of new things from ano
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Strengthening Mountain Cultures and Identity: Challenges & Opportunities”
The value of cultural services to environmental work highlighted the remarks at ICIMOD’s recent knowledge forum on the eve of International Mountain Day. The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MEA) in 2005 refers to culture and local knowledge as “cult
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From The Editor
NAMASTE & HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM HIMALAYA MAGAZINE FAMILY. Celebrate the new year with new issue of Himalaya. As an editor and publisher every issue has been special but this issue has been somewhat different. For the first time we have started to revie
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