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Trekking in the Annapurna Foothills

Landscape of Nepal

Nepal is a hikers paradise. Combining stunning peaks, tranquil lakes and charming villages, it remains a popular destination for adventure travellers. Nepal is home to 8 out of 10 of the world’s highest peaks, including the monstrous Mount Everest! Trekking in the Annapurna Foothills is a popular activity amongst the adventurous out there who don’t wish to take on the highest mountain in the world, but still want to...

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Best places to escape to the hills this Valentine’s Day!

This time of year can be somewhat overwhelming, especially for the singles out there! With all the fancy dinner promotions flooding into your inbox and friends boasting about THE MOST ROMANTIC PLANS EVER, it can definitely make a single person want to run to the hills! This year escape the fancy nights in the city for exciting, wild adventures trekking in the mountains. Fall head over hills

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Preparing for Everest Base Camp

I’m sure everyone is aware you have to be relatively fit to do this trek. I was told you don't need to be the ultimate athlete (I'm most definitely not!); you just have to make sure you’ve had some form of physical preparation for a few months before your trek. After speaking to friends who have done the trek, I was advised some trekkers train for an entire year prior to the trek however, if you do regular exercise and are relatively fit, you should be fine. I hope so as I definitely...

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Spotting Rhino in Chitwan National Park

It was only a matter of minutes after stepping out of the dugout canoe when our guide, Bishnu came running out of the jungle to say that he had spotted our first rhino.

The irony of the situation was not lost on me. Having spent two weeks in eastern Africa on Tucan Travels Gorillas & Game Group Tour, we had spent days criss-crossing the national parks searching for the fascinating creatures but to no avail. Now, I was here in southern Nepal, much closer to South East Asia where demand...

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Best time to travel to Nepal and India

When choosing where to travel to on your next big trip, it is always important to research when the best time to travel is. If India and Nepal are on your radar for an upcoming tour, check out our recommendations below for the best time to venture to these two fascinating countries.

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As the seventh largest country in the world, defining India’s weather is a tricky task. There are several climatic regions from the tropical climate of Kerala to the arid northwest of the...

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An adventure in Chitwan National Park

After a couple of days in the sleepy town of Lumbini visiting the birth place of Lord Buddha and playing cricket in the pitch black it was time to get on our way again and head for Chitwan National Park.

There was a petrol shortage in Nepal at the time so the bus drove around for a while before finding a ‘completely legit’ sales man selling fuel at the side of the road. An hour or so into our journey we traded the public bus for a small minivan which had a state of the art...

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