Travel Blogs from Nagarkot
... it. Lots of sun, pine forests, mostly down or flat, I went at my own pace stopping every now and again to take some pictures. I met about 5 people on the way including one crazy German guy who had slept outside under a rock with just a sleeping bag and no tent! I also encountered a crazy Yak twice my size who took offence to me trying to pass it and charged at me. Luckily it was just a warning and it stopped before reaching me but I was kinda wishing I'd bought ...
If I had to pick a single place in the world I've been that has the most incredible, most amazing, most stupendous mountain scenery, it would have to be the upper part of the Langtang Valley. As I continued onwards towards Kyanjin Gompa the serrated peaks all around me became ever more astonishing, a whitewater stream running through it, Buddhist religious monuments and shepherds’ enclosures along the way.
My understanding is that Kyanjin Gompa is a ...
... all around. Along the trail were chortens and incredible mani walls. What’s a mani wall? Well, it’s a pile of stones that forms a long wall that separates directions on a thoroughfare. In Tibetan Buddhism one must always circumnavigate such religious shrines towards the left (clockwise direction) for good karma. The walls are covered with flat stones into which prayers are carved. The amount of work that must have gone into carving prayers onto ...
... However, still lots to see, experience, taste, smell, feel and do.
Take 6:15am flight into Lukla, and start hiking tomorrow
Sleep in teahouses along the way up to the Everest base camp along THE trail, which should take us about 8-10 days.
Eat Ramen, snacks and lots of dahl baat along the way
Play Set with lots of other hikers
Turn around at the top and head ...
... Guest House in the Thamil area. The best of this area is that everything is here. Restaurants, shopping, exotic sounds of music emanating in the small alley ways also congested with motorcycles and cars. The Kathmandu Guest house has been around for fifty years and has seen many a mountain climbers (assault teams) for Mt Everest as well as the other peaks. IT has grown from a small hippy hang out of the 1970’s to a popular word of ...
Other places to stay in Nagarkot
Windy Hills, Nagarkot | 4 star hotelfrom $71
Nagarkot, Nagarkot | Hotelfrom $92
P.O. Box 3004, Lazimpat, KTM, Nagarkot | Hotelfrom $105
Mahankal Temple, Nagarkot | Hotelfrom $14
Nagarkot | Hotelfrom $33
P.O.Box 178, Naldum, Nagarkot | Hotelfrom $46