Rishav sets out on a solo trip to the enchanted Rolwaling Valley and the notoriously famous Tsho Rolpa Lake. The whole region, the people, the landscapes and the relations he builds up on the way are memories he will be cherishing forever. Do enjoy this short memo of his unforgettable journey.
It was mid-autumn, 10th of September 2019 last year. My friend Wangyal Lama made an instant plan to trek at Gosainkunda. Our plan was to go only up to Thadepati located at an altitude of 3400m. We were both in our village in Nuwakot. But suddenly we decided to do an unplanned trek all the way upto Gosainkunda. […]
Cycling to Paanchpokhari, Two Women on an “Isolation” Travel to Panchpokhari during Corona Crisis in Monsoon
One recent early morning, Sony suddenly had an instant plan to break out and go on a solo bicycle trip. This came as a surprise to me, with my focus aimed at my online classes. But, just like how she was missing travel, so was I. Then and there we started our sudden plan for […]
Our trip to Gosaikunda was as much adventurous as it was religious. We chose Gosaikunda as it was the nearest destination from Kathmandu but also well known for the beautiful Langtang mountain ranges and of course the frozen lake – Gosaikunda. There’s a saying “If we spend enough time dreaming, the dream might eventually become […]
We have attempted to answer all your most pressing trekking questions in this blog post as we get tons of queries everyday from Ghumante of all level. We have also included some other questions which you didn’t ask but we felt should be answered. What should I wear? What kind of clothes I need for trekking? […]
२०७४ साल भर्खरै मात्र सुरु भएको थियो, म पनी रारा ताल घुमघाम पछि घर पुगेको थिए केहि दिन बिदा मनाउने साथै बिश्राम लिने चक्करमा। अझै सम्म प्रस्ट याद छ मेरो आँखा घरको भित्ते पात्रो मा पुग्छ, पात्रो देख्न साथ् उही त होनी नेपाली को पारा बिदा कहिले कहिले छ, दशैं तिहारको बिदा अनि तिथि मिति हेरे […]
The Langtang National Park is the third biggest national park of Nepal. Established in 1976, the protected area covers an area of 1,710 km2 (660 sq mi) of Nuwakot, Rasuwa and Sidhupalchowk districts of the central Himalayan region encompassing 26 Village Development Committees. Sacred lake of Gosainkunda is one of the key trekking destinations of the National Park. The summit of Mount Langtang Lirung , 7245 meters is the […]
Exactly a year ago, my article, Trip to Kalinchowk, was published on ghumante. The trip to Shailung was already planned at that time because, after Kalinchowk, Shailung was our preferred destination in Dolakha for winter and snow. According to the plan, four of us, collegemates of Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel geared up for the trip, right after […]
Waling Municipality, the heart of Syangja, is a small valley surrounded by hills. It is a small town in the western hills of Nepal, in the Aadhikhola valley in Syangja district, Gandaki Zone of Nepal. Waling bazaar is at the height of 800 meters from sea level while the municipality’s height varies from 731 to 1596 […]
There’s something amazing about reaching new places and seeing things for the first time. When you see a stunning sunset, when you see the clouds beneath your feet, or when you’re amazed by the magic of cosmos, overwhelmed by the volume of vastness around you, you get this thrill of being; and at the same time, […]
Text: Dovan Rai Photographs: Sean P. Grady and Dovan Rai October 2016: Three of my friends were visiting Nepal for the first time and one of the interesting things they wanted to do in Nepal was trek in the mountains. Considering the tight schedule and their unfamiliarity in the terrain and my own, I picked […]
- A new Route to Gosaikunda, My Long and Unplanned Journey, 17.5 hrs trek in a Single Day!
- Cycling to Paanchpokhari, Two Women on an “Isolation” Travel to Panchpokhari during Corona Crisis in Monsoon
- Gosaikunda in Deep Winter, A Trip that tested my limit
- All your most pressing trekking questions answered!
- ढोरपाटन सेरोफेरो; हामी रहरले घुमन्ते, ढोरबासी करले!