March 22, 2023

NEPAL

  • Going beyond the pictures: A local guide to Photo KTM 2023
    by Aishwarya Baidar on March 9, 2023 at 9:45 am

    A festival of art is taking the streets of Lalitpur by storm. What’s all the hype about? Photo KTM Festival 2023 is an annual event that’s like no other. It’s a festival that brings the world to Patan and Patan to the world. Art exhibits from all over the world are currently being displayed in The post Going beyond the pictures: A local guide to Photo KTM 2023 appeared first on Inside Himalayas.

  • Road tripping across Nepal: A guide to transportation in Nepal
    by Marianne on March 2, 2023 at 6:17 am

    I love travelling around Nepal. I have travelled up and down the country on public transport; staying with friends, in family homestays (my favourite kind of accommodation), hotels, and lodges of all descriptions. But while foreign tourists are usually willing to try out a number of different styles of accommodations, seeing them take a public The post Road tripping across Nepal: A guide to transportation in Nepal appeared first on Inside Himalayas.

  • Vijaya Laxmi: Preserving the legacy of Nepali carpet making
    by Suchita Satyal on February 2, 2023 at 9:40 am

    Nepali rugs have long been heralded for their exceptional craftsmanship and aesthetic quality. Naturally, they have also been important exports and are sought after by keen-eyed consumers across the globe. The unique hand-knotted process, by which Nepali rugs are made, is one that has been passed down through communities over generations; and stands unique in The post Vijaya Laxmi: Preserving the legacy of Nepali carpet making appeared first on Inside Himalayas.

  • Exploring places, meeting people, and making films about them: A conversation with Prasuna Dongol
    by Avant Shrestha on December 29, 2022 at 8:23 am

    In her first documentary ‘Dolpo Diary’, Prasuna Dongol encapsulates her 2017 journey to Upper Dolpa. The candidly shot documentary captured the realities of a woman traveling alone to one of the most remote areas of Nepal. Dongol’s film shows the dangers and hurdles of traveling alone to the farthest corners of the Himalayas, but still The post Exploring places, meeting people, and making films about them: A conversation with Prasuna Dongol appeared first on Inside Himalayas.

  • Finding a home away from home at the Patan Community Homestay
    by Mona Eväluoto on December 12, 2022 at 5:52 am

    During my first two months into my visit to Nepal, I was met with the opportunity to live with a local family in the heart of historic Patan through the Community Homestay Network. While I had been in Nepal for a while, I got to truly experience the country’s rich culture when I lived in The post Finding a home away from home at the Patan Community Homestay appeared first on Inside Himalayas.

  • Why flying to Lukla from Ramechhap is a good thing
    by Marissa Taylor on November 29, 2022 at 6:27 am

    In March 2019, the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal announced that flights to Lukla from Kathmandu were being redirected to Ramechhap. The decision was taken in an attempt to reduce air congestion at the Tribhuvan International Airport, one of only two international airports in the country, which becomes overburdened during spring and autumn every year The post Why flying to Lukla from Ramechhap is a good thing appeared first on Inside Himalayas.

  • Movies and Mountains with Ramyata Limbu
    by Avant Shrestha on November 24, 2022 at 10:00 am

    Most people know Ramyata Limbu as a journalist, filmmaker, and festival director for the Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF). She knows herself as a mother, a professional working woman, and a communicator. Since Limbu started her career in the print medium, she has been a journalist for almost two decades and has served as The post Movies and Mountains with Ramyata Limbu appeared first on Inside Himalayas.

  • See Kathmandu on two wheels: The best cycling trails in Kathmandu
    by Rubita Thapa on November 14, 2022 at 6:01 am

    Keep it rolling! The valley of Kathmandu is surrounded by hills on all sides, with river streams gushing in and out of the valley.  Kathmandu and its outskirts offer some of the most exciting and adventurous cycling trails for you to conquer. In the last few years, riding has become incredibly popular in Kathmandu. With The post See Kathmandu on two wheels: The best cycling trails in Kathmandu appeared first on Inside Himalayas.

  • Finding peace at Prakriti: Prakriti Resort and Organic Farm is much more than just an escape from the city.
    by Naviya Kafle on November 1, 2022 at 5:18 am

    Prakriti Resort and Organic Farm was everything I needed for a relaxing, rejuvenating, and nurturing weekend away from Kathmandu, and even more. The most popular way to get to the resort is a hike from Sundarijal Bus Park, a 12-km route in which you pass multiple gushing waterfalls and massive fern-lined trails. However, driving all The post Finding peace at Prakriti: Prakriti Resort and Organic Farm is much more than just an escape from the city. appeared first on Inside Himalayas.

  • 20 Reasons to Visit Nepal in 2023
    by Inside Himalayas on October 20, 2022 at 9:24 pm

    Nepal is finally fully open to visitors and travelers, after two uncertain and testing years. After two years of being at a standstill, the Government of Nepal is putting a special emphasis on encouraging travelers to visit Nepal in 2023, promoting it around the world as a destination for adventure, luxury, and everything in between. The post 20 Reasons to Visit Nepal in 2023 appeared first on Inside Himalayas.