Where to go in 2017?
Lonely Planet one of the leading travel advisory has placed Nepal in the Top countries which cannot be offered to miss in 2017.
It is true that 2015 earthquakes have caused some serious devastations. The most striking from a traveller’s perspective is not how much was lost but how much remains.Nepal has all the skills required to repair the monuments and infrastructure, but what it does need is money.
Visiting Nepal now and supporting local culture and people, you could help a nation rebuild and bounce back even stronger.
Nepal has relatively weak currency compared with the U.S. dollar meaning travelers can get a lot of bang for their buck. Advanced Adventure has come up with few places in Nepal for a perfect adventure vacation in 2017.
Gokyo is among the most popular tourist destinations leading towards the Everest Base Camp. Gokyo Lakes are oligotrophic lakes located at an altitude of 4,700–5,000 m (15,400–16,400 ft) above sea level. The site is two days walk uphill from Namche Bazaar, is commonly hiked by people with slightly more time to trek as the trail is 4 days longer than the standard EBC trek.
How to Get There: Gokyo Valley Trek
Tilicho Lake is a lake located in the Manang district of Nepal. It is situated at an altitude of 4,919 metres (16,138 ft) in the Annapurna range of the Himalayas and is known as the highest lake in the world. Tilicho Lake is the destination of one of the most popular side hikes of the Annapurna Circuit trek. The hike takes additional 3–4 days.
How to Get There: Annapurna Extreme Trek
Rara Lake has been a popular destination with a very rough route in Western Nepal for trekkers. The glimpses of culture and scenery on the way is quite different from the rest of Nepal. At an altitude of 2,990 m (9,810 ft) and maximum depth of 167 m (548 ft), Rara Lake is the biggest and deepest freshwater lake in the Nepal Himalayas.
How to Get There: Rara Lake Trek
Thorong La Pass
Thorong La or Thorung La is a mountain pass with an elevation of 5,416 metres (17,769 ft) north of the Annapurna Himal. The pass is located on a trail which connects the village of Manang in the Manang District to the east, with the temple of Muktinath and the nearby village of Ranipauwa, in the Mustang District to the west. Thorong La is the highest point on the Annapurna Circuit, a route around the Annapurna mountain range.
How to Get There: Annapurna Circuit Trek
Kala Patthar, meaning ‘black rock’ in Nepali , is a notable landmark located on the south ridge of Pumori in the Nepalese Himalayas. Although not a proper mountain with a the ascent of Kala Patthar is very popular with trekkers in the region of Mount Everest, since it provides the most accessible point to view Mt. Everest.
How to Get There: Everest Base Camp Tek
Barun Valley is a Himalayan valley situated at the base of Mt. Makalu in the. This valley lies entirely inside the Makalu Barun National Park. Barun Valley provides stunning contrasts, where high waterfalls cascade into deep gorges, craggy rocks rise from lush green forests, and colorful flowers bloom beneath white snow peaks. This unique landscape shelters some of the last pristine mountain ecosystems on earth.
How to Get There: Makalu Base Camp Trek
Nepal has been ranked as one of the best countries in the world to visit in 2017, according to Lonely Planet’s annual Best in Travel list.
The world’s renowned travel guide has said that Nepal is the hottest destination for all budget travellers while the country came out on the fifth place among top 10 countries of the list.