Bhutan is renowned for its colourful festivals. Some Bhutan festivals (Tsechu's) are now very well known amongst travelling circles and have become very popular tourist attractions too as a result. Other Bhutan festivals remain a much more local affair and present a more intimate experience for the discerning traveller to Bhutan.
If you're an experienced trekker, you don't need to be put off by the thought of crowded trails that are often the case on the "standard" Everest Base Camp trek. How you can trek to Everest and avoid the crowds
A lot of snow fall at Annapurna Base Camp on the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek in March 2018 made for even more spectacular mountain amphitheatre scenery.
Nepal is a beautiful country, but like any country not everywhere is just so. Here are some suggested and rather varied places we think you'll find interesting. A mix of the "usual suspects" as well as "off the beaten path"....
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek and Annapurna Sanctuary Trek are different names for what is actually the same thing! Whilst there is only one final approach to Annapurna Base Camp beyond Chhomrong village, there in fact a few different ways of starting and finishing this particular trek. Including a slight detour to the classic Himalayan view point of Poon Hill (which is what we've done with this video)
Many treks feature accommodation in trekking lodges….called teahouses historically in Nepal.About 85% of people who go trekking in Nepal are undertaking a tea house trek. What are they like?
Today (March 1st 2018) is Holi Festival in Nepal. It's a real fun and colourful affair.....anyway, just enjoy this short video we took in Bandipur today of some of the locals enjoying themselves.