Symptoms of altitude illness can begin to occur at 8000ft (2400m) or lower still, but serious altitude illness is rare below 10,000 ft (3000 m). It occurs due to our body not adapting well to having less oxygen...
Sometimes known as Nepal’s most unknown path—reveals a rich picturesque canvas, filled with dazzling panoramas and a multitude of natural wonders. Mardi Himal is not a tall mountain by Himalayan standards.
Anyone who’s spent some time up in the mountains has imagined climbing it. After you ascend from the base camp, there are panoramas of extensive valleys from ridges.
Imja Tse peak, at a height of 6,160 meters, is more popularly known by the name of Island Peak. The peak was named Island peak by Eric Shiptons party in 1953, as the peak resembles an island in a sea of ice when viewed form Dingboche. Later in 1983, the peak was renamed as Imja Tse.
The peak was first ascended in 1953 by a British team as preparation for climbing Everest. Tenzing Norgay was one of the members who successfully ascended it.
The peak is part of the south ridge of Lhotse Shar and the main land forms a semicircle of cliffs that rise to the north of the summits of Nuptse, Lhotse, Middle Peak and Lhotse Shar. Cho Polu and Makalu lie to the east of the Island Peak. Baruntse, Amphu and Ama Dablam lie to the south.
Set in the western Himalayas of Nepal, the landscapes of Langtang are unsheltered, remote, and absolutely breathtaking. This otherworldly landscape has mountaintops wreathed in clouds, plunging valleys, dusky villages ringed with farmlands and emerald meadows closing in on the distant hills. Every portion of Langtang is a soothing sight to see and to be explored. This trek offers mountains soaring towards the sky, green pine forest, swift mountain streams, rugged rocks and snow capped peaks, grassy downs and meadows strewn with daisies and wild primulas. Tiny lakes of crystalline brightness and glaciated mountain giants gaze from a quiet distance. The Langtang valley trek is a mystical journey that is filled with enchanting, enigmatic and the surreal, stark beauty of the Himalayas.
This 6 day tour is comprised of sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley. A tour of the city of Kathmandu itself is like a crash course in the culture and religion of Nepal. The exquisite calligraphy and carvings on amazing works of art, skill of painters and artists who created mural and images can be seen closely at every nook and corner of Kathmandu. Spiritual traditions, beliefs, customs, rituals and how religion has been an integral part of the daily life of the Nepalese people. The exquisite calligraphy and carvings on amazing works of art, skill of painters and artists who created mural and images can be seen closely at every nook and corner of Kathmandu. Spiritual traditions, beliefs, customs, rituals and how religion has been an integral part of the daily life of the Nepalese people.