Nepal Travel Guides for Backpackers

Ultimate Travel guide to Leh – Ladakh

Leh-Ladakh is a place like no other. An Exceptional demystifying beauty in the Himalayas in North India. Leh-Ladakh is a blend of Indian, Buddhism as well as Tibetan linings, a place which is worth paying a visit to. “A Heaven for Adventure Junkies. A Dream for Soul Finder and A […]
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Off-the-Beaten Path in New York City

During the tourist high seasons (June-August and November-December), the already crowded New York City, in the United States, becomes even more chaotic.  Most tourists go to the well-known museums (the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, and the American Museum of Natural History) but there are plenty […]
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The Best Restaurants in Jordan, Hong Kong

Jordan is a lively district in Kowloon, Hong Kong that is undeniably a foodie’s paradise. The food scene here may be somewhat understated compared to Hong Kong island, but the variety and quality are definitely on par. Most tourists venture over to Jordan to check out the Temple Street Night […]
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What's it like to visit Kathmandu in 2019?

Namaste! Imagine Nepal. When I closed my eyes and thought of the country, I saw a pristine mountain region, colourful temples and smiling people. After all, it’s described as one of the happiest nations in the world. And indeed, it’s possible to find all that in Nepal but most journeys […]
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Backpacking Nepal | Best places to see in Nepal

You’re at a world’s end with your 9-5 job. All you need is a break from all the monotony. You look up at all the pocket-friendly places you’d like to travel. And, that’s where the beautiful Himalayan region–Nepal comes to light. For me, it was something sort of the same […]
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Nepal – A Warm, Vibrant Gem hidden in the Himalaya Mountains

Well known for its snow-capped mountains and trekking, Nepal is a country that has it all! A paradise for all nature lovers, a vibrant capital, full of heritage sites, amazing national parks, jungles, wildlife, mountains, rivers and lakes. A unique destination perfect for any kind of trip you seek, and […]
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Sikkim : Breathtaking sights, Trekking and Flowers

If you were to take out a map of India and look for the state of Sikkim, it would probably take you a while to find this little piece of heaven situated in the Northeastern part of the country. Being the second smallest state of India, one could easily confuse […]
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How to explore Nepal with low costs

Dreaming of visiting the mysterious country, hidden in the mountain peaks, that attracts tourists from all over the world? But are you not a mountaineer and haven’t the opportunity to set off for the unforgettable track into the depths of the Himalayas? Do not despair. There is always a way […]
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Hill Stations of India – An Insider's Travel guide to Darjeeling

It was over a chance meeting with a few, well-accomplished traveller-friends of mine when one of them huffed out loud and said,  “Darjeeling is bursting at its seams trying to offer the tourist whatever they are asking for!” This remark unwittingly set the tone and tune for this blog. Once, […]
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Darjeeling and Gangtok tour -a trip to northeast India

India is a country famous for its unity in diversity. The multicultural land with so many varieties of foods, clothing, language, culture one can’t see anywhere else. India with different shades of culture ranging from north to south and east to west is a fabulous place to visit. There are many […]
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9 Reasons Why You Should Visit Bhaktapur

I currently live in the chaos and vibrancy of Nepal’s capital city, Kathmandu, and inevitably Bhaktapur is a place I visit frequently: each time discovering something new, each time a new heartwarming experience. Bhaktapur, also known as a city of devotees, is an ancient city within the Kathmandu valley, around […]
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Things To Do In The “Land Of Peace” – Nepal!

Nepal is known for spirituality, its beautiful landscapes – tropical mountains, the people and the culture. Living in India and never traveled out of the country, this was the first foreign country I visited. And I am glad it was! Getting to Nepal if you are Indian is extremely easy […]
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How to be a mindful traveller in Nepal

Travel leaves a footprint no matter how you do it. The trick is to be a mindful traveller and offset as much as you possibly can. Reduce your footprint Say no to water bottles Unless you are a seasoned traveller with a cast iron stomach, do not drink the tap […]
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The Elephant Experience in Chitwan

Whether you watch these giants lumbering up the street as you sip coffee in your hotel room or opt to ride an elephant through the balmy jungles of Chitwan National Park, the experience is unforgettable. Elephant at the bathing site near the Rapti river. Welcome to Sauraha The Terai refers […]
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Five Tulsa Tastes You Can't Afford To Miss

Maybe Tulsa, Oklahoma isn’t the first place you think of when considering where to plan your next weekend getaway, but I want to give you five reasons to take another look at this unique midwestern city located in the heart of the United States. Originally a child of the oil boom, […]
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Nepal, Kathmandu: Visiting Kumari the Living Goddess

An eye-opening experience in Kathmandu I had dreamt of visiting Nepal for 15 years (and probably lifetimes!) I had always been drawn to the colours of the jewellery, red coral and turquoise, bronze goddesses, the Thangka paintings, the wisdom of the Tibetan women dressed in traditional dress using their malas at […]
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Exploring the Himalayan Shangri-La: Sikkim

Gorgeously tucked away in the north-eastern region of India, Sikkim is often regarded as one of the last Himalayan Shangri-La. The breathtaking views, adventurous trekking trails, quaint Buddhist monasteries and the cheerful aura of the place is sure to lure you into staying here forever! This landlocked state of India […]
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Nepal : In the laps of the Himalayas

Travel Diaries – Nepal (Kathmandu, Chitwan and Pokhara) Summers are pretty hot in India, so my husband and I thought of taking a trip to the mountains to Nepal for a week from Pune, India. Those who wish to run through the itinerary, please check the footnote. To know more […]
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Top tips on living like a local in Kathmandu

Welcome to Kathmandu, population nearly two million. Think colour, think prayer flags draped from every building, think chaos, think lovely people. I’ve found myself living here for a few weeks and falling in love. The smell of masala, the fresh fruit, the chanting in the early morning and the cows […]
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Annapurna Circuit and Base Camp Without A Guide

AC and ABC: two of the best trekking trails in Nepal Wondering whether to go to Nepal and do some trekking? Don’t wonder. You will meet amazing people, see beautiful scenery, enjoy delicious food and tea, and all of this can cost you less than 500 euros. I have done Annapurna […]
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Basantapur: The Hub For Every Travelers

With the emerging interest in tourism  Basantapur, i.e., Kathmandu Durbar Square is believed to be the most sought destinations of Nepal. It is considered to be a living paradise for a culture seeker due to the presence of old durbars, temples, shrines, monuments, and monasteries while for the other popular time […]
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Kathmandu: The Basics and Essentials of Nepal

How to Survive Arriving in Kathmandu Kathmandu is one of the many cities adapting and changing to meet growing tourism demands. Other online forums easily become outdated in the fast paced technology and modernized to the developing nation. It is obvious the tourism is building rapidly, and for good reason. […]
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The ultimate foodie list for vegetarians in Kathmandu

When traveling sometimes it is difficult to discover nice restaurants. Maybe they are too touristic or they charge you a lot for a good and clean meal. But I reveal you here (so you won't have to take any risk) the best vegetarian and vegan spots in Kathmandu. Nepali culture […]
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India, Sikkim: The Monastery Trail

So I was traveling in India with a friend at that moment and he recently just bought a Royal Enfield motorbike to continue his travels in India, so we decided to travel together this, not so popular but beautiful, State of India with his motorbike. What it's all about: Sikkim […]
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Shangri-La: Gateway to Tibetan China

Shangri-La, situated in the Northwest of the Chinese province of Yunnan at the edge of the Himalayas, is the gateway to Tibetan China. This is the town (a small village by Chinese standards) where you will have your first encounter with yak butter tea and see signs written in Tibetan […]
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Living with Elephants: The Sayaboury Jungle, Laos

Getting there… I know it's not going to be an easy venture getting to Laos' one and only elephant conservation centre, which is nestled deep within the Sayaboury jungle, but I have a sneaky feeling its all going to be worth it… The bus journey from Luang Prabang should take around eleven hours, but […]
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Darjeeling- the queen of Hills

DARJEELING- the land of thunder bolt   view of Mt. Kanchenjunga from Darjeeling Darjeeling- the queen of hills once a summer capital to the British India is a small town in the North east part of India located at the foothills of the Himalayas nestled in […]
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Boudhanath: Bliss amidst the chaos

  Writing about Boudhanath Stupa won’t really be my travel diary because the accounts of memories and stories I have in this place is far beyond the travel concept. Honestly, there would be thousands of stories if I start collecting them all from my very childhood to now when I […]
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The little boy in Kathmandu

  Never End Peace And Love – Nepal. Every letter of 'Nepal' is used to build this phrase. When you travel to the other side of the world, this adventure ensures you to gain a lot of life experience if you let yourself immerse into this different world and way of […]
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Tiger Nest Monastery, Bhutan: A journey Within

Tiger's Nest Monastery is one of the most sacred sights for the Buddhist community What could be a better way to spend your summer months than doing your favorite activity? My experience suggests that an investment into exploring oneself can be the best alternative to one’s […]
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Kolkata – The City of Joy

Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal, is one of the prime tourist’s destinations with rich culture and heritage. It is referred to the ‘city of joy’ which reflects through the styles, moods, cultures and harmonious way of living. The city was a prime hub during the British rule, and also […]
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Kathmandu: A Whirlwind of Wonder

Landing: Kathmandu's Architectural Puzzle         The adventure begins abruptly, as I get off the plane and into the taxi to find my hotel; I have already found myself in the middle of whirlwind of people, colors and sensations! As the taxi drives on the bumpy roads […]
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Hong Kong: Why not visit the oldest district?

Hong Kong, in many travelers’ mind, is either a busy commercial city or a paradise of shopping and eating. It’s somehow a fact and you must have great experiences for your holiday here. But, would you like to explore this tiny and beautiful city beyond that? Sham Shui Po, my […]
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