On his recent visit to discover "Hidden Nepal" with Snow Cat Travel and Etihad Airways, travel photographer Ben Read shot some amazing images of Nepal. Here's a selection for you to enjoy!
This short 5 minute film encompasses the high Himalayas and down to the lowland jungles of Nepal and was filmed by Snow Cat Travel Guides. A unique perspective of the diversity of Nepal's stunning landscapes and its rich cultural heritage.
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?
Everything you need to know before you go! From the high peaks of the Himalayas to the crowded spaces of the Kathmandu Valley and the steamy jungles of the Terai, Nepal is rich in unforgettable experiences. It is home to a beautiful and varied landscape, a wealth of cultural sights, and a diverse people. Here’s everything you need to know, from the capital of Nepal to visa rules.
This commonly asked question really depends upon what you are using to determine “value”. Absolutely, if you use money alone as the only factor, then there’s no doubt about it. Bhutan is appalling value for money. Especially if compared to Nepal. Bhutan is going to cost you maybe six times more than Nepal, on as “near as you can get” like for like basis. The best way we can describe Bhutan is that is a 10 Star experience at 5 Star prices, but you only get 2 Star in return for your money.
Snow Cat Travel is proud to have been the chosen “Nepal Expert” for Insight Guides Insight Guides, the prestigious and renowned travel guide publishers have launched their own websitefor discerning travellers to create and book their very own unique, customisable itineraries.
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Many people dream of seeing Everest…it is the world’s highest mountain after all. But, many are put off by the thought of having to “rough it” in a typical tea house with only the most basic of creature comforts. We’ll…..the good news is that things have improved. There are now a number of Luxury Trekking Lodges throughout much of the Everest region. It’s a marvel in itself that these very comfortable lodges exist…there are still no roads in the Everest region, yet exist they do.
Everest from Kala Pattar on the Everest Base Camp Trek
A trek in Nepal can and does vary considerably from a few days of low altitude walking around the Kathmandu Valley, to a serious and committed high altitude long trek like the Dhaulagiri Circuit. For the purposes of illustration we'll assume you're undertaking a trek with the support of porterage.