GHT Blog

  • 8 of Nepal’s most iconic peaks 8 of Nepal’s most iconic peaks Size matters. If you want to see big mountains, go trekking in Nepal. This spectacular himalayan nation is home to 8 of the world’s 14  8,000 meter mountains and a journey along the Great Himalaya Trails will introduce you to some of these iconic peaks. With the help from fellow Instagrammers on the trails, who have […] Read More
  • 5 Highlights on the Dolpa Circuit 5 Highlights on the Dolpa Circuit Not much was known about Dolpa in the outside world until quite recently. This mid-western district of Nepal was closed to foreigners until 1989 (certain areas still require a special permit) and the little people knew had been learned from literary and cinematic accounts like Peter Matthiessen’s book “The Snow Leopard” and Eric Valli’s epic […] Read More
  • 3 highlights of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek 3 highlights of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek The Annapurna Base Camp trek (or Annapurna Sanctuary Trek as it’s also known) was the first commercial trekking route in Nepal and outdoor enthusiasts from all over the world have been flocking to the region for over 50 years to see what it’s all about. The trek owes its popularity primarily to the incredible Himalayan views, […] Read More
  • On World Tourism Day: 10 Trekker Tales from the Great Himalaya Trails On World Tourism Day: 10 Trekker Tales from the Great Himalaya Trails “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller” – Ibn Battuta As the world recognizes World Tourism Day today, September 27, we feel grateful for all the visitors who came to Nepal and the Great Himalaya Trails this year, and shared their amazing adventures with us through the official GHT hashtag: #MyGHT. Together these brilliant […] Read More
  • Trekker’s Journal: Annapurna Circuit – Best 10 days of my life Trekker’s Journal: Annapurna Circuit – Best 10 days of my life Remember Rishav Adhikari? He explored the Mardi Himal Trek a few months ago and shared his adventure with us on Trekker’s Journal. Not being one to turn down a visit to the mountains, Rishav hit the Great Himalaya Trails again. This time exploring the classic Annapurna Circuit.   It had only been a few weeks since I […] Read More
  • Trekker’s Journal: Riding to Rara Trekker’s Journal: Riding to Rara Rare Lake in the Jumla and Mugu districts; is the biggest lake in Nepal and my dream destination for a very long time. In May 2016 four of us crazy cycling enthusiast decided to make it happen. This is how we did it. Day 1: Kathmandu to Surkhet by bus – 601 KM Departing from […] Read More
  • Top 5 treks in Nepal during Monsoon Season Top 5 treks in Nepal during Monsoon Season Summer has arrived in Nepal and with it the notoriously muggy, thick monsoon weather that descends upon man, woman and beast like a heavy, humid blanket. Not surprisingly, the monsoon months of June through August don’t exactly attract hordes of trekkers to Nepal. Most people envisage high temperatures, heavy rains that wash out bridges and […] Read More
  • 7 Tips for Monsoon Trekking 7 Tips for Monsoon Trekking As unfathomable as this may sound, some outdoor enthusiasts prefer trekking in the monsoon season. They can enjoy the mountains and nature without the crowds, there’s no worrying about lodges running out of rooms, swollen riverbeds make for some adventurous river crossings and the monsoon trekker can marvel at the distinct summer fashion of the Himalayas – […] Read More
  • Manaslu made more accessible for trekkers again Manaslu made more accessible for trekkers again A new 195 meter cantilever pathway makes the Manaslu Circuit route more accessible to trekkers again. Read More
  • Trekker’s Journal: Manaslu, raising spirits! Trekker’s Journal: Manaslu, raising spirits! “…and a big thank you to plate tectonics for creating such beauty 55 million years ago!” So spoke my geophysicist friend, Raimon, summing up for the benefit of the camera. After a fortnight of tramping around the big mountain scenery of the Manaslu Circuit, I couldn’t agree more. You never forget your first trek in […] Read More