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stable_bj Kathmandu - A travel report by Bijaya Raj
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Mt Everest

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The valley is situated at an altitude of 1336m above the sea level and covers an area of 218 sq miles. The rich tapestry of the cultural heritage of Nepal is synthesized in the Kathmandu Valley, the home of the ancient Newari culture.


Patan, one of the oldest historical monuments in Kathmandu valley,
Patan, one of the oldest historical monuments in Kathmandu valley,
Mt Everest, the roof of the world is situated in eastern Nepal bordering Chinese occupation state Tibet, The beauty of the Himalayan range and the world' longest glacier are the highlights of the Area. Normally the area lies in alpine region so that the visitor needs to have some experience of previous walking. Feature of journey include Visit of Sherpa village, the brave Sherpa those are famous of climbing and taking people over the Mountaintop are equally friendly people. The famous SAGAR-MATHA NATIONAL PARK, listed in the WORLD NATURE HERITAGE SITE by UNESCO making the surrounding area more attractive looks. The most remarkable place is Namchhe Bazaar, which is located an altitude of 3500m, which can be reached quit easily by taking 45 minute flight that passes through the Himalayan chain to Lukla then 2 days through the highland Sherpa settlement. Namchha Bazaar is Gate Way to EVEREST BASE CAMP, a gathering place of all the climbers, trekkers and the bag packers. Another attraction close to Namchhe is Khumjumg Valley; Khumjung valley is the home of many Mount Everest summiteers and the fertile land. You will be able to experience the extra ordinary cultures of the brave Sherpa climbers who have conquered the Everest for decades. Hillary school, established by Sir Edmond Hillary (The first hero to conquer the Mt Everest), is also located in Khumjung valley; the altitude here gets 3900m from the sea level. It takes 16 days to complete Mt Everest Base Camp, one of the best Outdoor adventure trek that is available in Nepal.

Favourite spots:
Kathmandu, the cultural  City
Kathmandu, the cultural City
Kathmandu Valley, Patan Darbar Square, Bhaktapur Darbar Square, Lukla, Namche Bazaar, Chhukum Ri, Everest Base camp

What's really great:
Mt Everest ,the super star of the Himalayan Opera
Mt Everest ,the super star of the Himalayan Opera
Articultural interest in KAthmandu valley, Himalayan Scnery during trekking, Cultural Sherpa experiences while walking through highland.

Sights:
Mt Ama Dablam( 6900m) one of the wanted peak  among mountaineer
Mt Ama Dablam( 6900m) one of the wanted peak among mountaineer
Patan darbar Square, Bhaptapur, Swyambhunath, Pashupati nath, BudhaNatha, Budhanil kandha, Kakani, nagarkot, Royal Palace.

Accommodations:
Stol Air service that is   in regular operation between Kathmandu -Lukla
Stol Air service that is in regular operation between Kathmandu -Lukla
Accomodation in Kathmandu Guest House, Tibet Guest House Thamel

Nightlife:
Mt Everest, that is seen from Trekking trail at the beginning
Mt Everest, that is seen from Trekking trail at the beginning
Fire Club, Spin Club, X-zone , Babe Lone

Hangouts:
ISland Peak( 6100m) One of the easy access  trekking peak among trekkers
ISland Peak( 6100m) One of the easy access trekking peak among trekkers
Maya Pubs, Irish Pubs

Restaurants:
Setting Sun  over the Everest range
Setting Sun over the Everest range
Rum Doodule , Ying Yang, Thir Eye, Kurwa Thai, Le Dolche vita,

Other recommendations:
Explorer exploring Mt Everest from Base Camp
Explorer exploring Mt Everest from Base Camp
Balaju water Garden, Nagarjun Hill station, Sundari jal, rani Pokhari( queen pond)

Published on Thursday November 11th, 2004


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Thu, Aug 25 2005 - 12:26 AM rating by kathmandukitten

Wow, loved all the pics! I love Kathmandu sooo much I'm heading back there in a few weeks time, Thanks for the fantastic reminders!

Tue, Nov 16 2004 - 12:45 PM rating by mistybleu

Interesting report and really glad that you have included pictures, as it is a wonderful part of the world.

Fri, Nov 12 2004 - 04:05 AM rating by picasso

Interesting report,some problem with pictures-they are open in even smaller size?

Keep it up

Thu, Nov 11 2004 - 01:22 PM rating by magsalex

A nice start to your site. Pity about the pixelation of some of the pics or is this just me!

Mags

Thu, Nov 11 2004 - 12:23 PM rating by bear495

Nice job on the report. I particularly enjoyed the photos of the mountains. Why don't you post the photos for us under pictures. Keep up the positive writing.

Russ

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