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NEPAL – BLISS FOR TREKKING LOVER – KNOW THE TOP SEVEN ONES

NEPAL – BLISS FOR TREKKING LOVER – KNOW THE TOP SEVEN ONES

Nepal, famous all around for its characteristic excellence, geological decent variety, reasonable climatic conditions and the Himalayas, is one of the ideal destinations for trekking. A large number of voyagers visit Nepal every year just to see, feel and experience the amazing beauty and trill in trekking. The world best place known for the highest peak, awe-inspiring landscape, unseen wildlife and also for some rare flowers. Nepal attracts tourist from the whole world and most of the land here for trekking only.

This article might help you in prioritizing your next trip and will help you to pick among the accessible choices for trekking in Nepal.

Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest base camp trek

Mount Everest, the most elevated crest on earth was first scaled in the year 1953 by Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hilary. Numerous individuals long for achieving the summit of this most astounding point on earth however not very many prevail with regards to doing as such. Numerous individuals go to the base camp to have a more intensive look at the most noteworthy top on earth. This 16 days Everest base camp trek takes you to the base of the most elevated pinnacle and gives you the lifetime chance to get as close as conceivable to the mountains and its kin. This courageous flight begins after we travel to Lukla after a grand flight of 35 minutes. The walk begins from Phakding and takes after the Dudh Kosi valley at that point to Namche Bazaar, Tyangboche Monastery, Pangboche, and Pheriche before at long last heading towards the Khumbu Glacier.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna base trek

ABC trek is viewed as one of the most excellent and well-known one since it has diverse sorts of scenes like; valleys, crests, waterways, waterfalls, high pass, glades, icy masses et cetera. With such huge numbers of common scenes to witness in one trekking, is unquestionably momentous. Our planet is loaded with some astounding travel goals and it covers the angles like; shorelines, valleys, mountains et cetera. When we discuss the mountains then the Himalayas is the main name that strikes our brain. With snow clad tall mountains the Himalaya locale resembles a heaven for the voyagers.

Everest Gokyo Lakes Trek

Everest Gokyo lakes

Concealing high up in the strong Himalayas, there is an arrangement of crisp water lakes known as the Gokyo lakes, they are hugely hallowed and hold imperative criticalness in the Hindu and Buddhist religions. Trekking around there rewards you with wonderful perspectives of the mountain crests and the Ngozumpa Glacier-one of the biggest on the planet and furthermore ensures the most noteworthy perspectives of a portion of the scandalous “eight-thousanders” including Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse, Lhotse Shar and Makalu, which are unmistakably noticeable from Gokyo Ri (5360m.) An exceptional minute on this course is the perspective of the dynamite ice point between Cho Oyu (8201m) and Gyachung Kang (7952m) in the Khumbu district.

Mardi Himal Trek

Mardi Himal Trek

Mardi Himal Trekking is gradually picking up the notoriety that merits. This trekking course has been eclipsed by the more prevalent trekking courses, for example, Annapurna Base Camp Trek and Annapurna Circuit. Be that as it may, this trekking course has everything that one needs from a trek. This off the beaten course is quiet as it doesn’t see numerous vacationers and is ideal for trekkers who get a kick out of the chance to maintain a strategic distance from vast gatherings.

Manaslu Circuit Trek

Manaslu Circuit Trek

The most discussed trekking in Western Nepal, Manaslu Circuit Trek brings us into the charming place where there is Manaslu Mountain which is better known for being the eighth most elevated heap of the world the way things are tall with 8156m transcending stature. In spite of the fact that the trekking course we will take after is testing, the hardship that we persist will be remunerated by the exciting perspectives of a few snow-clad mountains, waterways, and high pass. Larkya La Pass which is the most noteworthy go of the area adds extraordinary appeal to Manaslu Circuit Trek.

Pikey Peak

Pikey Peak

Pikey Peak at 4065 meters is a little mountain situated in the lower Solukhumbu locale. Pikey is the goal of the celebrated trek “The Pikey Peak Trek.” This place was proclaimed as extraordinary compared to other view focuses by Sir Edmund Hillary as the perspective of the all-powerful Sagarmatha was the best from this locale. After this presentation, Pikey has been recognized as a trekking goal.

Poon Hill Trek

Poon Hill Trek

Poon Hill is among the most gone to and well-known view purposes of the Annapurna area in Nepal. Poon Hill is a featured goal of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. As it offers mind blogging and great all-encompassing perspective of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Range. The goal can become through the valley of Ghorepani. Also, it gives an astounding scene perspective of the whole Mount Annapurna Massif. Trekkers visit this vintage indicate at a young hour toward the beginning of the day witness the dawn and its impact that is seen in the great mountain range. Situated at a height of 3,210 meters, Poon Hill presents stunning perspectives of the Dhaulagiri and in addition the Annapurna Himals and is viewed as simple in contrast with the intense climbing courses of the nation.

What is your favourite street food?

SOME OF THE MOST POPULAR STREET FOODS OF NEPAL ARE:

Momos

Street food Nepal
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The momos(mo:mo:) are the most popular snack in Nepal, and can be found in small eateries or street stalls a bit everywhere along Kathmandu streets. This small dumpling is made from wheat flour, filled with meat, paneer or vegetables, is one of the most popular snacks but is also common as a meal.

Chatpate

Street food Nepal
Photo credit- JeniAshmi: Piroo Chana Chatpate

Chatpate is a popular Nepali snack that is quick and easy to make. You can find vendors in the streets mixing up the delicious snack and selling it on the spot. The tangy spicy food tastes great when every ingredient is blended in balance.

Sel roti

Sel roti, Nepalese food

These deep-fry rings, made from rice flour, are a very popular Nepali breakfast; are made and sold usually during the morning in small shops on the roadside. They are a bit sweet and get crispy just after being made, which make them irresistible, but heavy for a delicate stomach.

Samosa

Samosa, Nepal street food
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Apparently originated from the Middle East, the samosa is, without a doubt, a symbol of India gastronomy, especially in term of snacks, and is spread all over the country, as also in neighbouring countries. Nepal didn’t escape to the samosa invasion and this snack is easy to find in the small restaurants and street stalls.

Another popular Indian snack that is easy to find in Kathmandu is the samosa chaat, usually from lunchtime until evening. This snack is made with a samosa broken into pieces, and topped with onion, tomato, yellow peas dal, fresh coriander and curd (sweet yoghurt) and seasoned with cumin powder, chilli powder and Himalayan salt..and a few drops of lime.

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Pani Puri- street food Nepal
Nepal – Pani-Puri Just Awesomely Delicious Street Food All Over The World That Will Make You Pack Your Bags Right Now
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It consists of a round, hollow puri, fried crisp and filled with a mixture of flavoured water (commonly known as imli pani), tamarind chutney, chilli, chaat masala, potato, onion or chickpeas.

chatamari, street food in Nepal
chatamari,
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Locals will often refer to the dish as the Nepali pizza but it could well be labelled a taco given that Chatamaris are generally folded and served with fillings. However, what sets the Chatamari apart from pizzas and tacos are the distinct Nepali spices used and the crepe which is made using rice flour.

Peas, beans, corn, chickpeas… all roasted and seasoned in a different way, usually with a salty and hot mix of species. These snacks are always sold by hawkers and can be found a bit everywhere along the streets.

choila set, street food in Nepal
choila set

Perhaps the most well-known Newari dish, the humble choila goes best with the potent Aila (Newari homemade liquor). Choila is essentially is a spiced up and neatly grilled buffalo meat, and just like the Chatamari, you can find the best ones in Newari Khaja Ghars. To eat Choila like the locals one must order Chmura (beaten rice) as a side dish – this combo rarely goes wrong and your jaws will enjoy grinding the choila and cheura together.

#Sekuwa

The next meat dish on this list is the Nepali bbq meat, also known as the Sekuwa. If you’re a beer lover then you have to try a chilled one with a plate of Sekuwa. While mutton is the preferred meat of choice, you will also find buffalo and chicken sekuwa served in many of the stalls. What makes the Nepali Sekuwa special is the unique combination of herbs and spices, and we’ll go out on a limb here by saying that kebabs ain’t got nothing on Sekuwas!

#Lassi

A drink blend of yoghurt, water, spices and sometimes fruits, sweetened and chill with ice is quite popular in Nepal.

#Curd (Juju Dhau)

This is a rich and thick yoghurt, usually with sugar that traditionally was made in a clay pot. Nowadays is possible to find curd in many places along the city, but the traditional one from Newari region, called Juju Dhau (king yoghurt), made in clay pots are not so common.

#Nepali doughnuts (doughnuts)

Almost so popular as the sel roti, the Nepali version of doughnuts is everywhere, from bakeries to small eateries. This deep-fry dough with the shape of a ring can be eaten plain or stuffed with cream.

This is Part 1 to a series of street food from around the world. 


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Top 6 Places to Visit in Kathmandu

Baktapur, Kathmandu

Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal not only hides treasures inside but you can find interesting monasteries, important places of worship or impressive stupas.

Read on to know about top places to visit in Kathmandu

1. Swayambhunath

Swayambhunath, Kathmandu

Swayambhunath is an amazing Buddhist temple that rises above the city on a hilltop. It is also known by the name of “temple of the monkeys” for the amount of them that live here. Swayambhunath not only lodges this gigantic white stupa but in its enclosure, you can contemplate more temples. From here you can have exceptional views of Kathmandu, especially to admire its sunset.

2. Patan

Patan, Kathmandu

It is known for its Durbar square, much like Kathmandu but smaller. It has also been damaged by the earthquake. Even so, it’s worth coming up here. Do not stop the visit to Durbar Square. Also, you can walk northeast to the Ghats of Sankhamul. See the Northern Ashok Stupa (Northern Stupa) – A white stupa from where you can observe through Buddha’s eyes. Patan has four ancient “Ashok” stupas that mark its borders: stupa of the north, stupa of the south (Lagan), stupa of the west and stupa of the east. The Sankhamul Ghats are not very large and they are quite dirty because of a cremation site.

3. Pashupatinath

Pashupatinath, Kathmandu

Pashupatinath is the site that you should not miss from the surroundings of Kathmandu. Only Hindus are allowed inside the temple and it is forbidden for non-Hindus. The most interesting is to access the area of the Ghats where the Bagmati River becomes sacred to perform cremations. If you cross to the other side, you will have better views.

4. Boudhanath

Boudhanath, Kathmandu

Boudhanath is the largest stupa in Asia, which is why it deserves a visit. The central tower has been demolished but it is now fully up. It is impressive to see hundreds of pilgrims turn around the stupa turning the prayer rollers. The best views can be obtained from the top of the Shrine of Hariti, inside the enclosure. In case anyone is interested, there is the possibility to stay in the Guest House of the Sakya Tharig Monastery. It is a Guesthouse that sustains the monastery and where you can live with the monks of the place.

5. Kopan Monastery

Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu

Located on the north hill of Boudhanath you will find this Buddhist monastery. Kopan Monastery is a place where many people go to study psychology and Buddhist philosophy.

6. Bhaktapur

Baktapur, Kathmandu

Last destination in the vicinity of Kathmandu but no less important. Bhaktapur is the third medieval city-state of the Kathmandu Valley. It has three squares full of temples: Durbar square, Taumandhi Tole and Tachupal Tole. To enter Bhaktapur you will have to pay an “entrance”. The money goes to maintain the temples, many of them today fell by the earthquake. Apart from visiting the innumerable temples, you also have to dedicate time to the life of your interior. Artisans weaving and carving, potters showing their pieces, locals gathered to wash or socialize.

So don’t waste your time and Plan your trip to Nepal to explore these beautiful destinations and create a new memory.

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