Tag Archives: Nepal holidays

10 epic long-distance moves around the world

From the Highlands to the Himalayas, these hikes take in some “of the worlds” most spectacular landscapes. Theyre not for the faint-hearted, but keen trekkers will desire the challenges posed by each Makalu Base Camp, Nepal The trek to the base of the fifth highest mountain in the world passes from dense rain forests over … Read More

Nepal-Tibet border reopens to tourists after 2015 shake

The famous Himalayan road from Lhasa to Kathmandu, partly destroyed by the earthquake, is back on the travel costs wishlist as the Kerung-Rasuwa border crossing reopens to international visitors The overland journey from Tibet to Nepal, on winding streets and amid towering Himalayan meridians, must be one of the world’s most breathtaking. Now, two years … Read More

On Everest: fill the peoples of the territories scaling the world’s highest top

Its been described as high altitude roulette, and claimed 19 lives in last years earthquake. So why do it? Photographers Mathias Braschler and Monika Fischer find out There are still simply two indices compiled by Everest obsessives: the list of those who reach the top, and the list of those who die. In recent years, … Read More