GHT Blog

  • 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
  • Trekker’s Journal: To the sacred waters of Gosaikunda Trekker’s Journal: To the sacred waters of Gosaikunda In this week’s Trekker’s Journal follow Priya’s journey through Langtang National Park in search for the sacred waters of Gosaikunda Lake. “Do you know what heaven is?” asked Sandesh. “Yeah, I guess…” said I. “Well, its right here.”  Ever since I heard about Gosaikunda I was more than stoked to hit the trail. After a long time of convincing […] Read More
  • Trekker’s Journal: Mardi Himal Base Camp is calling Trekker’s Journal: Mardi Himal Base Camp is calling The mountains were calling and I was ready to roll. My journey would take me on an amazing trek to Mardi Himal Base Camp, right in the laps of Machapuchre and Mardi Himal mountain. Read More
  • Eric Valli – Putting Nepal on the map through film and photography Eric Valli – Putting Nepal on the map through film and photography “These Himalayan Trails, where I had some of my wildest adventures and experienced my deepest emotions…that’s MyGHT.” – Eric Valli Eric Valli knows the Great Himalaya Trails in Nepal very well. The renowned photographer and film director from the plains of Dijon in France has dedicated his career and much of his life to exploring […] Read More