Amazing Nepal

By David Greer | Follow the adventure as we explore Annapurna, Royal Chitwin Game Reserve, and Kathmandu

A Three Week Adventure in Nepal

In the fall of 2011, we joined twelve other people, including our leader Marian Leighton and her husband Dick in a three week adventure in Nepal. The …

A Family Outside Monkey Temple

First Day in Kathmandu

October 17, 2011: First Day in Kathmandu<p>Most of our group had just arrived in Kathmandu and Nepal. Some of us from Europe, only five or six time …

First Impressions of Kathmandu, Nepal

Kathmandu to Pokhara

October 18, 2011: Kathmandu to Pokhara<p>After breakfast a clean group lined up outside the entrance to the Hotel Nirvana Garden. Little would we know …

Seeing Fish Tail from Pokhara

Pokhara to Tolka

October 19, 2012: Pokhara to Tolka<p>We woke up in Pokhara with the sun touching the Himalayan mountains we could see from our hotel. After breakfast we …

The Modi Khola Valley

Tolka to Chhomrong

October 20, 2011: Tolka to Chhomrong<p>With an early bed time and a few of us still getting over jet lag, we were up early with the rising sun. David …

Chhomrong to Bamboo

October 21: Chhomrong to Bamboo<p>An early morning rainfall, unusual for the time of year, kept us in our tents first thing in the morning. Once the …

Bamboo to Himalaya

October 22, 2012: Bamboo to Himalaya<p>We generally were up at dawn, which in late October is around 6:00 am in the Himalayan Mountains. In the early …

Himalaya to Machhapuchhre Base Camp

October 23, 2011: Himalaya to Machhapuchhre Base Camp<p>The village of Himalaya is at 2900m and many of our group were feeling the effects of the …

Annapurna Base Camp

October 24, 2011: Annapurna Base Camp<p>After months of anticipation, travel to Nepal, and five days of trekking, today was the day we had all been …

Trekking Annapurna Sanctuary in Nepal

Sinua to Chhomrong

October 26, 2012: Sinua to Chhomrong<p>If you have been following our journey carefully, you may have noticed that there is a day missing. We believe …

Chhomrong to Ghandruk

October 27, 2011: Chhomrong to Ghandruk<p>We were up at first light as usual and with the sun rising we could see Annapurna South and Fish Tail in the …

Ghandruk to Pokhara

October 28, 2011: Ghandruk to Pokhara<p>The day dawned overcast for the last day of our ten day trek. Everyone was keen to get going, if a little groggy …

Pokhara to Chetwin

October 29, 2011: Pokhara to Chitwin<p>It was luxurious to have a bed off the ground (although the beds in our tents were quite comfortable), bed side …

Exploring Royal Chitwin National Park

October 30, 2011: Exploring Royal Chitwin National Park<p>The day started with a short ride to the nearby forest. There we walked into a clearing to be …

Continuing to Explore the Royal Chitwin National Park

October 31, 2011: Continuing to Explore the Royal Chitwin National Park<p>The second group started the day by being on the elephants at 6:30 am. In the …

Back to Kathmandu

November 1, 2011: Back to Kathmandu<p>We took our time during our last morning at Machan Paradise. We had a midday flight back to Kathmandu, so we could …

Shy Students

Bodhnath Stupa and Bhaktapur

November 2, 2012: Bodhnath Stupa and Bhaktapur<p>Our tour leaders Marian Leighton and Razzu Tuladhar of Samsara Journeys had a big day planned for us. …

Final Day in Kathmandu

November 4, 2011: Final Day in Kathmandu<p>There was more exploring arranged for our visit in Kathmandu, but a few of the group were worn out and ready …

Tours, Treks and Journeys to Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, Sikkim and Darjeeling

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