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9 travel features tagged “Hiking”

The ancient mysteries of Mustang’s caves

Thanks to regulated tourism, the 10,000 human-built caves in northern Nepal remain relatively undisturbed.
08 May 2013

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Breaking the glass ceiling of trekking

Three sisters in Nepal have been chipping away at the gender gap in the male-dominated trekking industry, winning a Responsible Tourism Award in the process.
Read more… 12 December 2012

Nepal’s other Everest

A fork in the well-trafficked Everest Base Camp trail leads trekkers up a remote path to the summit of Gokyo Ri mountain and some of the best views in Nepal.
Read more… 17 September 2012

Give me a home where the snow leopards roam

Nepal’s Kanchenjunga region is home to leopards, panda, musk deer, fiery rhododendron blooms and maybe a yeti.
Read more… 30 March 2012

Nepal’s Great Himalayan Trail

With 1,700km of tracks, these 10 lesser-known treks were united under one banner to lure hikers beyond Everest Base Camp and the Annapurna Circuit.
Read more… 16 January 2012

Nepal’s rocky mountain highs

With trails at every conceivable degree of difficulty and distance, there is an opportunity for everyone to lace up their boots and experience the country as the locals do — on foot.
16 January 2012

Beyond the Headlines

Interview with a Sherpa guide

Guide Karma Sherpa has led groups up Mt Everest since 1995, a year before the mountain’s worst disaster.
Read more… 27 May 2011

Nepal’s shrinking Annapurna Circuit

In less than a year, a road will turn one of the world’s most challenging treks into a short hike in the Himalayas.
Read more… 27 May 2011

Hiking the Annapurna Circuit

The 250-kilometre trail in Nepal features traditional-style tea houses and high Himalayan peaks.
26 May 2011

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