Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Three Best Treks in Nepal in 2017

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking

Going Trekking in Nepal this season and looking for which treks are good to do, we have listed the top 3 treks for 2017 based on popularity, recommendations, availability and price. Find out the right trek for you.

Everest Base Camp Trek
The ultimate adventure experience in a lifetime will be made trekking to Everest. Every trekkers traveling to Nepal has dream to trek to Everest Base Camp which has been voted as the world's best trekking trail. You will get to retrace the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa with the greatest awe-inspiring views of Everest (8,848 meters), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 meters), Mt. Makalu (8,470 meters) and Cho Oyu (8,201 meters) from Kala Patthar.
Everest Base Camp Trekking Itinerary

Annapurna Circuit Trek
Probably the second most popular treks in Nepal, Annapurna Circuit Trek is the top trekking in Annapurna Region. Offering the best scenic views of Himalayas, lakes, rivers, villages and wild forests, this trek takes you to the highest pass Thorong La pass (5400m) before hiking down to the pilgrimage site Muktinath. If you are adventure enthusiast, go for mountain biking the western rugged trail experiencing the most exhilarating and scenic mountains. You will see the Annapurna Massif (I-IV), dhaulagiri and Manaslu.
Annapurna Circuit Trek Itinerary

Annapurna Base Camp Trek
 Home to Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre and Hiunchuli, Annapurna Base Camp trekking is commonly named as Annapurna Sanctuary Trekking. Annapurna Base camp Trek is the most popular trek in Nepal that provides you the opportunity to explore the beautiful terraced paddy fields, diverse landscapes, stunning villages and iconic Himalayas. Due to the easy access from pokhara, most of the trekkers prefer Annapurna Base Camp Trekking and it is the most selling trip of Magic Expedition and Tour. From September to November and from March to May are the best months for trekking to Annapurna base Camp. But you can even trek during the monsoon as well as in winter with the proper trekking gears and guides.
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Itinerary

Thursday, January 19, 2017

5 Things to know before you go on Annapurna Base camp Trekking

Trekking in Nepal is the popular activities in Nepal for the trekkers and adventure holiday lovers. Among the best treks in world, Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is the top hiking trail that gets high traffic during the peak trekking seasons, autumn and spring. Mount Annapurna is the tenth highest peak in the world and trekking to its base camp offers the best scenery of mountains, spectacular mountain ethnic villages, flora and fauna and distinct culture. But before going on Annapurna Base Camp Trek, you should know some points that may help you for the successful trekking holidays and here are the points

1. Best Trekking Season
The best trekking time for Annapurna base Camp hike is during Autumn and Spring Season. During spring season, the trekking trail is colorful with the blossom of rhododendron flowers and the weather is pleasant with the clear sky and mountain views. During Autumn season, you will experience a difference with the excitement of taking part in culture and festivals as this is time of Nepal's biggest festivals Dashain, Tihar and Chhat.

2. Acute Mountain Sickness
AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) is the unknown factor experienced when you are on a trekking trip. When the altitude gradually increases, the oxygen level in the air decreases and you may feel headache, vomiting etc which are the symptoms of acute mountain sickness. To get remedy for this, you need to have rest, plenty of soup and water and if the case is critical, you should go nearby hospital.

3. What to bring
For the Annapurna Base Camp Trekking, first you need TIMS card and Annapurna Conservation Area Permit that you are provided by your trekking agency. You may bring camera, phone, batteries, toiletries, medicines that you take regularly and good trekking gears.

4. Guides and Porter
If you are trekking in Nepal for the first time, you need to have one trekking guide with you who will guide you to the Himalayan journey and porter who will carry your baggages.

5. Physical fitness
For the Annapurna Base Camp Trek, you need to be physically and mentally fit and if you have the experience of hiking or walking, it would be better. While you are in trekking, you need to walk for about 6-7 hours a day daily.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Manaslu and Tsum Valley Trek

Planning for Trekking in Nepal? or want to get off the beaten path or go for remote areas of Nepal? Manaslu and Tsum Valley Trek is the right option for you. Nepal is trekker's paradise and trekking to remote areas is the world's fascinating holiday in Nepal. Manaslu Trek is a restricted area trek that requires a special permits, guides and an experience of hiking and walking on rugged path.Majority of this trekking trail passes along the Beri river, up and down on the mountain, walking through the stone pathways 6-7 days a day.

For itinerary and information about Manaslu Trek, Visit www.magicexpeditiontravel.com

Ghodepani-Ghandruk sees rise in the number of foreign tourists

Ghorepani Ghandruk Trekking

The number of tourists visiting Ghorepani Ghandruk area has increased by 31% this year as compared to the previous year.

Annapurna Trekking area is the main touristic area popular for mighty Himalayas, abundant flora and fauna, amzing culture and beautiful landscapes.

According to data with the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP), the figure is put at 47,247 in 2016 while approximately 36,000 in 2015.

Ananda Subedi, the administration assistant at the ACAP Office, said the areas where the number of tourists visited include Ghodepani, Ghandruk, Annapurna Base Camp and Khopra area, the main tourist destinations.

Although the initial period following the earthquake of April 25, 2015, saw a slight fall in the number of tourists visiting the areas, the recent period was encouraging, said Bidur Kuikel, chief of the ACAP, Ghandruk.

Ghodepani Ghandruk trekking route is famous for art, culture, lifestyle of Magar and Gurung settlements. Besides, one can view panorama around the areas and scenes of various mountains and sunrise from the site.

Each citizen of SAARC countries is charged Rs 200 to visit ACAP while the entry fee for people from other foreign countries is Rs 2,000 each.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Top 5 Nepal Magic Himalayas Trekking Trails

Tamang Heritage Trail Trek 2017

Nepal is always a adventure Himalayan destination for all trekkers passionate for experiencing the wonderful cultural diversities and snow capped mountain peaks. While planning a Nepal Holidays, consider Himalayas Trekking.

Everest Magic Trek
Everest Base Camp Trekking 2017

Trekking to Everest Base camp is the world adventure walking holidays following the footsteps of the legends with experienced guide and porters. Everest Base Camp Trekking is the the trip of a lifetime provides you the opportunity to climbing Kala Patthar for fantastic views of Mount Everest, Nuptse and Lhotse. It is the tea-house based trekking trail that follows the spectacular khumbu valley, holy dudh koshi river bank, rhododendron forest, monasteries and sherpa villages.

Annapurna Magic Trek
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking 2017

Annapurna Magic Trek is one of the best trekking trail in Annapurna Region taking you to the base camp (4130m) of Mount Annapurna (8091m) following the trail alongside terraced rice paddies, lush rhododendron forests, scenic villages and beautiful landscapes with the Annapurna Mountain ranges in view. Magic Expedition and Tour operate this scenic trekking holiday with the experienced guide and with 100% satisfaction.

Langtang Magic Trek
Langtang Valley Trek 2017

Langtang is a valley of unique culture and Himalayan peaks situated very near to Kathmandu Valley. You will explore the tibetan culture, ethnic Tamang people festivals and diverse Himalayan panorama along with colorful monasteries, rhododendron forest and snow-capped Himalayas. Langtang Magic Trek designed by Magic Expedition and Tour with the experienced guide and porter is one of the most popular trekking trail in Nepal.

Manaslu Magic Trek

If you love wilderness trekking, go for Manaslu Magic Trek. It is a restricted area trekking required a special permit to hike to Manaslu Region. This off the beaten track trail is the new unspoiled trekking area in Nepal which gives you chance of experiencing typical remote village lifestyle and culture. We are operating Manaslu Magic Trek in Spring and Autumn this year so if you are traveling to Nepal and want to go Manaslu Region, contact Magic Expedition and Tour.

Upper Mustang Magic Trek
Upper mustang is the trans-Himalayan region offering the tibetan cultural influence. Trekking to the lost forbidden kingdom, Upper Mustang, starts from Jomsom to Kagbeni following the holy Kaligandaki river bank through the beautiful landscapes. Upper Mustang Magic Trek with Magic Expedition and Tour provides you the opportunity to explore the ancient history, old monasteries, caves, local ethnic culture and scenic beauties of Himalayan region. You will explore the panoramic views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and other mountain peaks on the north side .

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Langtang Valley Charity Trek In Nepal

Magic Expedition Trekking & Tours is a re-known family business. For over a decade, the agency offers some of the best quality tailor-made packages for both nature & wild life lovers, cultural adventurers and those who seek to volunteer as they pass through Nepal. Understanding the impact this has on the country and its people.
For over a decade, we have partnered up with Nepal Highlander Orphan Children’s Care Association. NHOCCA is dedicated to providing aid to the children of Nepal particularly on the mountainous regions of the country.
One of our ‘best-seller’ trekking and volunteering packages at Magic Expedition Trekking & Tours is the Langtang package. This is greatly due to our commitment in promoting the Langtang famous trekking region in Nepal, now considered ground zero of the April 2015 Earthquake.
It’s majestic beauty and tranquility, and the uniqueness of the hospitality of the Langtang people are just a few reasons as to why it is worth visiting now. All proceeds from package fees are donated to NHOCCA and are part of their various programs in improving education and the daily needs of its people. Come join us in this ‘historical charity tour’ to help children.