Trekking has taken over travel. But what is trekking? Trekking really just means to travel on foot. But often you’re going over rough terrain, with elevation gains, to experience natural landscapes and make authentic cultural connections with people and places. Another important distinction is that you’re traveling this way—rather than an out-and-back day hike. A
Top 10 Things to Do in Kathmandu2022-01-07T20:31:24+00:00 Nepal
As peoples from the Indus Valley Civilization (3300 – 1300 BC) expanded north they founded settlements in the Kathmandu Valley. Today the capital of Kathmandu bears gorgeous remnants of those small medieval kingdoms. Once a key stop along the ancient Salt Route, Kathmandu thrives still as a confluence of culture, a gateway to the Himalaya, and a destination for experiencing this land of riches. Here you can find pristine examples of Nepal’s earliest architecture and exotic goods ranging from handcrafts, spices, jewelry, and textiles.
Phula Sherpa Q&A: Everest Clean-Up Expeditions 20212022-01-07T19:56:20+00:00 Nepal
Having summited numerous peaks above 8,000 meters, (Super) Phula Sherpa is one of the most significant resources available to trekkers planning high-altitude Himalayan treks, and he eagerly participates in the Everest Clean Up Campaign to give back to the land that he loves. Born in the area of Jantarkhani in Nepal’s eastern region, he began his profession as a climbing guide in the Himalaya.
Phula Sherpa Q&A: Nepal From a Guide’s Eyes2022-01-07T19:14:27+00:00 Nepal
Ever wanted to know more about the Sherpa guides who facilitate treks and climbs to Himalaya wonders? Curious to know their favorite places in Nepal and what their everyday life is like? Our friend (Super) Phula Sherpa was kind enough to share his story and insights from a significant amount of time living and climbing at high altitudes.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Nepal2021-05-26T23:26:05+00:00 Nepal
Visiting Nepal’s four UNESCO World Heritage Sites is like traveling backwards in time—seeing the birthplace of Lord Buddha, touring the ancient monuments of long-ago dynasties dedicated to Hindu and Buddhist deities, and visiting national parks whose headwaters provide flowing life for so much of a vast region. From intricately carved architectural details to the peak of Everest—Nepal is not short on splendor, as these four sites comprise innumerable marvels.
2021 Condé Nast Traveler “Travel Experts”: Mongolia and The Himalaya With tremendous pride, Nomadic Expeditions announces that Condé Nast Traveler has again named our Founder, Jalsa Urubshurow, and our Director of Operations, Sanjay Saxena, as their Top Travels Experts, respectively, for Mongolia and the Himalaya. A pioneer in environmental conservation through for-profit sustainable tourism initiatives,