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    • Paragliding - most experienced (and insured!) company and flight duration opinion

      Nepal Feb 22, 2015 at 12:32 PM

      Hi, does anyone have any experience of Avia Club Nepal – they have been recommended by the company organising our holiday in nepal and they say they are pioneers in the field – but ……?

      Also is it worthwhile paying the extra for an hour flight rather than 30 mins standard flight; 30 mins doesn’t sound very long but I can only guess? Thanks

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    • Base camp newby

      Nepal Feb 13, 2015 at 3:10 AM

      Hi there
      I am drom australia and I am looking to plan a trek to base camp. I would like to go as part of a trek group or company that is highly reputable and would love some information or recommendations from anyone who has gone before!
      I am also wanting to know thoughts on duration, difficulty level what to take and altitude sickness. Any info would be greatly appreciated!

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    • Must See Places in Langtang

      Langtang National Park Feb 11, 2015 at 9:04 AM

      Me and a couple of my buddies are planning to go for a short trek to langtang and we are hoping to be back in kathmandu In 5-6 days. how much far along can we go and What would be the best route?

       

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    • Nepal in the end of June

      Nepal Feb 14, 2015 at 7:52 AM

      hello

      I will be visiting Nepal in 3rd week of June with family and kids. As I understand that it may not be a best weather in those days. What precautions we should take and what places should we visit during our 7 to 8 days stay to make best out of our trip?
      I shortlisted Pokhara, Nagarkot, Lumbini, Bhaktapur and Chitwan initially. considering the Monsoon factor, which places can be visited?

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    • Everest Base Camp Trek Questions

      Mount Everest Feb 17, 2015 at 1:16 AM

      Hello

      I am starting this trek in April and really looking forward to it. I have lots of questions which i hope people can answer for me. im probably over thinking it a bit but no damage done i guess.

      What are the chances of not being able to trek because of weather on a particular day? (I arrive Kathmandu April 3 and fly out April 20)

      I don't have to book accommodation on the trail right? Just turn up? Is April peak season? Will accom be full if its peak season?

      If I wanted to make up a day is there an easier stage to do this (I guess lower down the easier to ascend 600m in a day)?

      Is there anything in particular that anyone has found really endeared them to the locals? Likewise, is there anything that a westerner may think nothing of, but would be very offensive to locals?

      Seems popular to acclimatize on day 3 Namche. If you are feeling fine is there any point doing this?

      The more I read about it, I wish I had at least another day or 2 on the trek, and I think I have decided to go to Kala Patthar and not actual base camp. Will I regret not going to the actual base camp?(from what I've read I don't think so)

      Did anyone take anything along the trek they wish they hadn't?

      When is it too late to get a porter or guide?

      thanks very much to anyone that can answer any of these question!

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      Accommodation

      Lumbini Zone Jan 25, 2014 at 10:23 AM

      I am looking for a budget place to stay in Lumbini preferably under £10 English, don't seem to be able to find anything, though I have vsited Nepal before and found accommodation around £5, would be grateful if anyone could help, its just an overnight stay in a guesthouse was the kind of thing I wanted

      3 Answers Mar 9, 2014 at 12:18 PM
    • Re: Purchase Wooden Shisha / Hookah

      Lumbini Zone Jan 31, 2012 at 8:13 PM

      Hi

      I would like to purchase a wooden Nepalese shisha / hookah, any advice when I could be able purchase it ?
      Please let me know the shop address and telephone numbers for checking.

      Much appreciated.

      Thanks,

      1 Answer Feb 18, 2013 at 4:19 AM
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      Where to stay in Lumbini?

      Lumbini Zone Jun 21, 2003 at 12:33 AM

      I'm a Buddhist from Kuala Lumpur and am thinking of making a pilgrimage to Lumbini and to Kapilavastu. Anybody out there knows whether the various temples in Lumbini, eg Chinese, Korean, Burmese etc have acccomodation and home stay where one can live the life of a monk for short stay program? BTW, what are the various options to get to Lumbini and Kapilavastu from Katmandu. Thanks fro your help!

      2 Answers Jun 23, 2003 at 11:33 AM