Archive : Nepal


Into the Wild
June 2016
This year’s hot new destinations happen to be some of the most remote, bonkers corners of the planet. So it’s time to dust off those backpacks and work on your travel brags...

The Daily Telegraph

The day the mountains moved
April 24, 2016
There had been heavy rain overnight but now the clouds were lifting. I stopped on a promontory to admire the view across a wide valley towards the eastern arc of the Annapurna circuit. There was a steep drop below me and good visibility. I pulled out the map to pinpoint my location. The date was April 25 2015. Suddenly the ground began to shake. [...]

Condé Nast Traveller

The Comeback: Nepal
February 2016
Less than a year after suffering a double earthquake, Nepal is showing renewed spirit. Not only is the country reopening repaired tracks, but championing routes such as the Natural Annapurna Trekking Trail, which avoids just-built roads and allows trekkers — with relief and nostalgia — to return to the Annapurna Circuit and Tilicho lake. [...]

The Daily Telegraph

Tourism vital for Nepal’s recovery
May 9, 2015
It is two weeks since the 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal, from the capital Kathmandu to the trekking regions of Langtang up to Everest Base Camp. Yet the picture is very mixed across the country. Some villages have been devastated while other regions are unaffected. [...]

The Daily Telegraph

We can’t all be Himalayan climbers
October 20, 2014
In the wake of one of Nepal’s worst trekking disasters, the rescue efforts are just beginning. Already, harrowing stories are emerging. Hundreds of tourists and Nepalis have been caught up in the recent snow storms and avalanches in the Himalayan mountains, killing more than 40 and injured nearly 200. [...]

The Daily Telegraph

The Himalayas: Trip of a Lifetime
May 26, 2013
Home to the highest peaks on the planet, the Himalayas begin in Pakistan stretching across India, Bhutan and Nepal until reaching China in the east. This is a majestic landscape of mountains, deep valleys and glaciers, dominated by Mount Everest (otherwise known as Sagarmatha in Nepali) at 8,848m above sea level. [...]


The Big Five
Spring 2011
Extreme adventure trips worldwide to get the adrenalin pumping. Trekking The Great Himalaya Trail : the Nepal section of this route takes more than 150 days, beginning in the Kanchenjunga region, home to the world's third-highest peak, and traversing the country towards the high Tibetan plateau. [...]