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Nepal Travel Experience With Mytrip2nepal

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The trip itself we have booked on the Internet at mytrip2nepal and we must say, it was all perfectly organized and everything worked well. The hotels were – taking into account the country – always good and we were always well looked after. Approximately every other day we were called and asked us how this and that have so far and if everything goes as desired on the phone. The SIM card of the phone, we were also made available from there, so that, other than times recharge credit for the Internet, had to do anything.

The entire time we were greeted by Hari, our driver, accompanied who had a safe driving style and has always brought us good from A to B.

Read more about his travel experience in Nepal on his own blog.

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The Living Legend Dhan Bahadur Gole “JUNGEE BUDA”

Some of our colleagues from Mytrip2nepal recently travelled to the place called “Chitlan” from where the first car was brought down to Kathmandu back in 40’s. There they met a legendary person named DHAN BAHADUR GOLE, 91 years old, nick name “Jungge Buda” one and only known surviving car porter among 64 other car carrier. In the year 1940’s and 1950’s before Tribhuvan Highway was made and linked kathamandu to Indian Border, car porters used to carry car. There was only two ways to get down to capital city Kathmandu either by foot or by air.

this-is-hitler-s-gift-mercedes-to-nepal-king-the-first-car-in-the-county_2At that time Shahs and Ranas were the only one who used to bring cars to Nepal from Calcutta by ship and these cars were drove upto Bhimphedi, and then porters used to carry from Bhimphedi all the way down to city via Chitlan Gaun. Dhan Bahadur Gole was 17 years old when he first served as porter among 64 others. People from different places of villages such as Bhimphedi, Markoo, Kulekhani, Chitlan and many more served as car porters at that time.

13066_1038442099502954_1360138193198599434_nAs a labor allowances they used to get 1 rupee day. “Motor bokera din ko 1 rupeeya pauthiyo k garnu pugdaina thiyo, tesaile aama le gheeu liyara bazaar gai bech bhannu hunthiyo, tyo bela manako aak rupeeya parthiyo”, says Dhan Bahadur Gole.  Translated as below : He says carrying car was not enough and he has to sell dairy product which his mother used to give him and at the time was cost of pure butter was 1 rupee per bucket.

While our conversation was taking its pace, “He Says , I didn’t even know or recognized the model of a car ,we used to name them with 32, 64, 96 as of number of porters carried motor”, reflected by Dhan Bahadur Gole (Jungge Buda).

IMG_3650Dhan Bahadur Gole says, he carried about 30 cars over twenty year’s period of time. All three porters including a leader form his village Chitlan is dead. In his life he had married three girls of which he have two sons and he lives with his granddaughter and his family in Chitlan.

“ADVENTURE” Another Name Of Nepal

adventure1Being at the top of the world and surrounded by Himalayas Nepal offers variety of adventurous and outdoor activities to those who takes their hobby as an adventure challenge. The diverse landscape has some of the best sites for these activities, extreme and powerful rivers, mountains ranges, clear blue sky, tough and challenging treks, breath taking lakes and rivers to raft and boat, and a wild topography to travel around.

The geographical and diverse culture with wild range of nature makes Nepal a perfect place for trekking and exploration. White water rafting in Seti, Trisuli and many more rivers, kayaking with rapid water flow and canoeing in waterfall, hills and highs makes travelling in Nepal more exciting. Bungee jumping from world 2nd largest height of 160 meter in Bhote Koshi and sky diving from 29,000 feet with eye catching scene of Mt. Everest and many other mountains are some of the features Nepal provides for adventure seekers.

adventure-sportsNepal is gifted by nature itself; there are lots of National Parks and jungles in which Chitwan and Bardiya is one of the most popular. Jungle safari is one of another kind of adventure and exciting tour. Likewise, Paragliding, Para hawking, Cycling, Biking, Trekking, Hiking, and many other handful of adventure is lying down in the lap of Nepal.

Rock climbing is another kind of sport that can be found in Nepal. It is challenging and adventurous sport for the adventure lovers. Rock climbing in Nepal nowadays has become one of the exciting and mind refreshing sport since, the country is gifted by nature with sloppy hills and rocks. The destinations which are most popular for climbing inside valley are Nagarjuna Forest, Shivapuri National Park and Hattiban whereas, Bandipur and Pokhara are famous for rock climbing and caving.

Best Time to Explore the Beauty of Nepal

One of the most important factors to consider while visiting Nepal is time. And time is directly proportional to another factor – weather. Generally, Nepal sees a large influx of tourists when the weather is ideal, especially during the months of October and November. This is the peak season where all Nepal flights and hotels see maximum bookings. Continue reading

A Brief About Trekking Tours in Nepal

Nepal is undoubtedly the most sought after trekking destination in the world. If you wish to explore Nepal at its truest form, then trekking is the ideal adventure activity you can indulge in. Because every journey you embark upon will unfold a multitude of reasons to urge you to carry on, straight into the bosom of the mountainous heaven. Continue reading

A Brief About Trekking Tours in Nepal

Nepal is undoubtedly the most sought after trekking destination in the world. If you wish to explore Nepal at its truest form, then trekking is the ideal adventure activity you can indulge in. Because every journey you embark upon will unfold a multitude of reasons to urge you to carry on, straight into the bosom of the mountainous heaven. Continue reading

Nepal Tourism

Nepal – A Traveler’s Paradise

Even though it’s a small country landlocked between India, Tibet and China, Nepal is a beautiful place to visit. With diverse cultures, ancient temples, adventurous locales, and friendly natives, Nepal offers experiences that last for a lifetime.

Nepal has a varied mix of people and tribes like Sherpas, Indian migrants and Tibetan refugees. The dominant religions are Hinduism and Buddhism which make Nepal one of the most religiously tolerant nations. Also, tourism is the most budding industry in Nepal, especially making Kathmandu and Pokhara two favorite tourist destinations.

Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal and home to some of the most ancient and finest temples in the world. Kathmandu houses the oldest Pagodas which have been a constant source of inspiration for Pagodas in other parts of Asia. The Durbar square and city of Patan have plenty of temples and palaces. The Swayambhunath and Bouddhanath stupas are widely famous among tourists.

Pokahara, on the other hand, is second-most visited place in Nepal. The beautiful lake Phewa Tal enveloped by mountains is truly a traveler’s heaven. Even the mighty Fish Tail mountain in the Himalayas is hard to be missed. Pokhara is also an adventure spot for tourists who love to take part in outdoor sports like cycling, trekking, paragliding, river rafting, and kayaking, to name a few.

The ideal time to visit Nepal is in early October – November. Make sure you have taken care of all the travelling formalities – checking for flight prices, applying for visa, booking the flight, etc. – to avoid last minute hassles. You can consider travelling via Buddha Air, one of the best airlines in Nepal.

Once you land in Nepal, you will not be disappointed. A mystical land with rich cultural history, Nepal is bound to leave you mesmerized for a long time to come.