GHT Blog

  • Trekker’s Journal: On the fast track to Rara Lake Trekker’s Journal: On the fast track to Rara Lake Ke Garne. If you attempt to learn only one phrase during your trip to Nepal, this ought to be the one. Accompanied by a shrug of the shoulders, the sentiment of “what to do?” is one necessary to adopt in this country to keep your cool in the face of adversity.We learned this at the […] Read More
  • 10 photos on things we love about spring trekking in Nepal 10 photos on things we love about spring trekking in Nepal Spring is here, and with it the beginning of the trekking season in Nepal. Ten photographs (shared by our amazing Instagram community with our hashtag #MyGHT) perfectly describe the things we love most about spring in the Himalayas. 1. Rhododendrons in bloom and mountain views A post shared by Ujjwal Rai (@uzzool) on Feb 20, 2017 […] Read More
  • Going the distance – Trekking the full Great Himalaya Trails Going the distance – Trekking the full Great Himalaya Trails Remember Appalachian Trail Girl? (The girl behind the pseudonym is American solo trekker Megan Maxwell. In 2015 she spent three months trekking in Nepal, impressively covering the Annapurna Circuit, Everest Base Camp AND Langtang’s Gosaikunda trek during her visit. In between waves of travel envy the GHT shared highlights from her trip on Facebook and Instagram). […] Read More
  • Memories of Gosaikunda: A Travelogue Memories of Gosaikunda: A Travelogue This is a not just a coming of age tale of a journey three young adults made in their early twenties. It is also an account of an experience that would somehow mould their lives as adults. It was no small journey for these youngbloods, born and raised in Kathmandu and not having left the valley […] Read More
  • 8 of Nepal’s most iconic peaks 8 of Nepal’s most iconic peaks When it comes to mountains, size matters. If you want to see big mountains, come trekking in Nepal. This spectacular Himalayan nation is home to 8 of the world’s 14 mountains over 8,000 meters, and a journey along the Great Himalaya Trails will introduce you to many of these iconic peaks. With the help from fellow Instagrammers, 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