Facts about Mardi Himal Trekking

As a short and beautiful trekking adventure in the Annapurna region, trekking to Mardi is an incredible trek. Let's talk about some interesting facts about Mardi Himal trekking and see how things are like in the region.

19th January, 2022

Best Treks in the Annapurna Region

One of the most popular trekking regions in Nepal, Annapurna region offers beautiful trekking adventures. In this blog write-up, we have chosen to write about the best treks in the Annapurna region.

10th January, 2022

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Facts

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Facts will be a helpful read to plan your trekking adventure to the popular Annapurna region. After reading this post, you will have a general idea of what you can expect during your trek to the Annapurna base camp.

3rd January, 2022

Everest Base Camp Trekking Tips

Have you ever thought about trekking to the base camp of Mt. Everest - the highest mountain on earth? If you have been planning to go on the adventure, here are a few tips to make your trek a wonderful experience. These Everest base camp trekking tips will help you plan for and set your expectation during the trek.

21st December, 2021

Interesting Facts about Everest Base Camp Trek

Although you might have been dreaming to trek to Everest base camp, had you ever thought about these interesting facts about Everest base camp trek? The base camp of the highest mountain on earth has different significance to the travelers there. For some, the base camp is where there actual journey starts from, and for some, it is their destination. We will talk about more interesting facts like these about the adventure in this blog today.

12th December, 2021

Everest Base Camp Trek Cost and Itinerary Breakdown

Of all the trekking trips in the Himalaya, trekking to the base camp of the highest mountain in the world gets the most attention from trekkers. If you are also looking forward to going the trekking holiday, you have chosen the right trip. This article gives you a better insight on the Everest Base Camp Trek cost and itinerary

7th December, 2021

Top 5 Short Treks in Nepal

It is a fact that Nepal has the best trekking routes in the Himalayan vicinity. People often call Nepal a trekkers’ paradise. It is a hundred percent true statement for the beautiful Himalayan trails that the trekkers traverse. Of hundreds of trekking adventures in the Himalaya, we are going to write about top 5 short treks in Nepal in this article.

3rd December, 2021

Trekking in Nepal Now

Nepal Trekking brings a smile to trekkers of different parts of the world. Trekking in Nepal is a dream come true opportunity that every trekker would wish to attempt and succeed. Nepal Trekking is always a unique adventure full of thrills and enthusiasm to step on top of the world.

12th March, 2021

Father’s Day, Gokarne Aunsi and Kushe Aunsi

Kushe Aunsi falls on the dark fortnight of Bhadra Month and is celebrated all over Nepal. Father is considered the strongest pillar of the family, the protector, the teacher, the savior, and the main head of the family.

16th October, 2020

Mandatory COVID-19 health protocols for travelers in Nepal

The government will not issue the On-Arrival Visa like before in the immigration of Tribhuvan International Airport. A prior request for approval of visa must be done through the Nepal embassies and diplomatic mission.

29th September, 2020

The Heart-breaking silence of buzzing Thamel

Every tourists are familiar with Thamel as one of the popular tourist hubs of Kathmandu valley. There are all kind of entertainments available with an add-ons of cultural, historical and religious dash.

14th August, 2020

Nepal tourism and COVID-19: Post Lockdown Effects

COVID-19 has shattered the Tourism sector in a devastating manner but all the efforts are being made to start up the business post lockdown. Trekking experience is going to be the same but in miniature forms to maintain social distancing and safety protocols.

29th July, 2020

Nepal Government decided to resume Flights from August 17

All the Domestic and International flights were canceled with the sole aim of prevention of transmission of deadly COVID-19. The entire world has been severely devastated and terrified with the pandemic. It was a mutual decision of all the countries to suspend the flights in order to stop the pandemic.

21st July, 2020

Can Nepal Tourism expect an uplift in upcoming Autumn?

Nepal is globally known for its tourism. Natural and Cultural diversities have made Nepal a distinct nation in the world. Tourism is the key to let the tourists explore and discover the real Nepal.

13th July, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has terrified the entire world but has also taught us to stay calm and cope with the disastrous situation in the entire world. All the people of every nation are putting into their efforts to fight against COVID-19 and trying to find out the cure.

12th June, 2020

When will the COVID-19 pandemic end?

COVID-19 is still a devastating condition globally that has been spreading in a terrified manner. The only way to defeat this pandemic is to maintain social distancing and practice safe hand-washing.

15th May, 2020

A Guide to Main Dishes of Nepal

Nepal is a land of varieties of traditional food items which not only give you a different taste but also brings you together culturally. Every household prepare daily meals and special dishes on different occasion.

24th April, 2020

Latest update of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

Late December of Wuhan City, China was in the preparation of welcoming and celebrating the New Year. All the wet markets were crowded for buying and selling of seafood.

3rd April, 2020

Best Trekking Trails of the Himalaya

Trekking in the himalayas is always amazing experience. The views of snow-covered himalayas are worthy enough to walk up high to the himalayas even though trekking is tiring. As a matter of fact, the Trekking trails to Himalayas are endlessly the best and highly selected activity to do in Nepal.

20th March, 2020

Status of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nepal

Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has terrified many countries with its sudden outburst that arises with the respiratory illness symptoms which might be resulting in critical stage including fatality.

5th March, 2020

Best things to do in Nepal

Nepal is a beautiful Himalayan country blessed by mother Nature where nature allows extreme fun with exhilarating adventures. Lots of activities like travels, tours, trekking, hiking, rafting, paragliding, bungee jumping, mountain flight, etc. can be opted to enjoy the exotic natural beauty of Nepal.

14th February, 2020

Losar - a Festival of Nepalese Hiland

Losar is celebrated as a new year. This festival falls in the month of January, February and December. Buddhists includes Tamang, Gurung, Rai, Limbu, etc. and follow Buddhism. Swayambhunath and Boudhanath are two major places where Losar festival is celebrated with full of joy and happiness.

10th January, 2020

Pikey Peak Trek-a place must see

The trek to Pikey Peak is surely a memorable trail that lets you experience the wonderful natural pearls as well as the ancient cultures and traditions. A great combo of nature and culture is depicted in every step towards Pikey Peak.

27th December, 2019

How to Reach the Everest Base Camp

Once you achieve your goal in life, the feeling is you have conquered the Top of the world. Pursuing the dream is the only feeling of success in life. So, let’s feel it and come in to Step on Himalaya (Mt. Everest) to make your dream come true. It’s always difficult pathway to success but once you determine nobody or nothing can stop you. Stepping on the path of success is a mighty decision to make

13th December, 2019

Considering Manaslu Trekking???

Manaslu Trekking is considered as one of the longest trekking of Nepal. But the luring X-factor despite of its long duration is the discovery of the beautiful Manaslu region with full of adventure.

29th November, 2019

What to expect & explore in Visit Nepal 2020

No wonder, Nepal is a beautiful tourist destination. She is popular for its unique natural beauty flourished with mesmerizing Himalayan ranges, green mountains and astonishing plains. Since ages, hundreds and thousands of visitors come to Nepal every year.

8th November, 2019

The 5-days Tihar : Festival of Lights-Yamapanchak or Deepawali or Diwali

Tihar is the 5-day long festival of Nepal which is the second greatest in rank. Almost every Nepalese despite any caste or creed, there is an eagerness and exclusive enthusiasm for celebrating this festival. Starting from Trayodashi of Krishna paksha of Kartik month of Hindu calendar, Tihar is celebrated till Kartik Shukla Dwitiya for a total of 5 days. Tihar is also called as Yamapanchak or Deepawali.

23rd October, 2019

Mount Everest Trekking in October

Everest Trekking is one of the main attractions of Nepal. Every year hundreds and thousands of trekkers visit Nepal with the sole purpose of Everest trekking. Yes, of course, there are many other trekking routes and tours to different places of Nepal but Everest Trekking is on the top of the list.

15th October, 2019

Dashain Festival

Among the number of festivals of Nepal, Dashain is considered the greatest festival. It is also called as VIJAYA DASHAMI celebrating the victory of good over evil. Dashain is the longest festival of Nepal that is celebrated for 15 days.

26th September, 2019

Indra Jatra – Festival of Nepal

There are numerous festivals celebrated in Nepal. When it comes to Indra Jatra, it is a unique one. It is celebrated with a huge procession in Kathmandu Valley, especially by Newar communities in order to please and thank Lord Indra for the rain in the earth.

13th September, 2019

Everest Base Camp Trekking in September

Everest Base Camp Trekking – the No. 1 trekking of Nepal which is the dream of trekkers. To reach the summit of Everest is a grandeur success but not everyone can be successful. Hence, to be at the base of Mt. Everest is also a dream come true.

11th September, 2019

Haritalika Teej Women Festival in Nepal

Haritaalika Teej: Out of all the festivals followed by Hindus, Teej is considered special especially celebrated by ladies dedicated to Lord Shiva and his wife, Goddess Parvati. This Teej festival symbolizes the love and devotion of a wife towards her soul-mate/husband.

2nd September, 2019

Operational Hours of TIA Change From Today Until December

Nepal's Tribhuvan International Airport will again be shut for seven hours daily till December from today onward (1st September, 2019) for restoration of the taxiway. Tribhuvan International Airport is the only international airport in Nepal.

1st September, 2019

Helicopter Tour in Nepal

Helicopter Tour in Nepal is nowadays highly selected option for tour in the magnificent Himalayan ranges of Nepal. Helicopter Tour has provided the opportunity to adore the gorgeous nature of Nepal. It is specifically appropriate for the time constrainers who want to dive in the ocean of natural beauty of in a short time period.

20th August, 2019

Sawane Sombar / Shrawan month

Shrawan month in the Hindu calendar is considered to be the auspicious month in the year. It is believed that if you worship Lord Shiva especially during this month of Shrawan, any wishes are fulfilled. Sawaane Sombar has its own significance in its place.

5th August, 2019

Re-opening of Annapurna Base Camp Hotels from August 18-2019

"Annapurna Base Camp Hotels reopening on August 18". During the temporary shutdown of hotels, the trekkers to Annapurna Base Camp were taking packed foods from Machhapuchhre Base Camp and staying there. But the condition at Annapurna Base Camp is now improved and safe for staying.

3rd August, 2019

Shrawan 15, also known as Kheer Khane Din

Shrawan month is considered as the holy month in Hindu calendar and Shrawan 15 is celebrated as "Kheer Khane Din" literally meaning as a day to eat rice pudding. Among different festivals in Nepal

31st July, 2019

Why is it necessary to book a trip with a trekking agency?

Whenever you think of a going on a trip, you always want it the best. You do search and research to make your trip the best one and avoid hindrances as much as possible. Organizing a trip is always a challenge, whether it is a group of few people or large groups. Definitely you will go to a place where the Mother Nature has blessed and you can fully enjoy the natural bliss, stress-free, pollution-free and of course to relax.

13th July, 2019

Ashad 15 (Dhan Diwas), The Rice Plantation Festival of Nepal and Dahi Chiura

Nepal government has announced 15th of Ashard of each year as "Dhan Diwas" or "National Paddy Day" During this special day, the local people plow and plant rice in the field singing traditional folk songs (Asare Geet), splashing mud to each other and eating Dahi Chiura (curd or yogurt with beaten rice).

30th June, 2019

FAQs About Everest Base Camp Trek You Need to Know

Reaching Everest Base Camp is a feeling like no other. Indeed, it is not a walk in the park (so to say). So the achievement is one to be remembered for life! And you can certainly tell this by the big smiles on everyone’s faces when they are at 17598ft (5364m), looking at the yellow tents and the giant Khumbu glaciers.

7th June, 2019

Everest Base Camp Trek Route on Google Maps

Everest Base Camp (EBC) trek is one of the most famous in the world and is on every serious trekker's bucket list. Every year, thousands flock to Nepal to get a chance to see the majestic Everest viewpoint, amongst the Himalayan mountain range. Whether you have a tour set up already, you're looking to learn more about the trek or see the route, you've come to the right place. Here's a Google Maps view of the route every trekker takes to reach Everest Base Camp.

24th May, 2019

Buddha Jayanti | Buddha's Birthday | Buddha Purnima

Buddha Jayanti an auspicious day that always reminds about peace and humanity. Lord Buddha’s teachings and his virtues are still being followed in order to spread love and happiness and also to seek the salvation from the miseries and sufferings that start upon birth in this Earth.

21st May, 2019

New World Records made by Kami Rita and Saray Khumalo at the Mount Everest

A Nepalese climber Kami Rita Sherpa – he magnificently made another world record of conquering the Mount Everest for the 23rd time with the dream of making it to 25th times. He scaled Everest in 1994 for the first time. Secondly, South African Saray Khumalo – she finally achieved the title of being the first South African woman to conquer Mount Everest. She reached the Everest Summit on Thursday. She failed for the last four attempts but this time was her destiny to scale the top of the world.

16th May, 2019

Matatirtha Aunsi | Aama ko Mukh Herne Din | Mothers’ Day

This mother's day falls on Baisakh Krishna Aunsi i.e. New moon day according to the Hindu Lunar Calendar. Matatirtha aunsi is one of the great festivals in Nepal especially dedicated to the mothers who indulge their whole life in giving the best to their family. It is a day to show the affection and respect to the mother by her children.

2nd May, 2019

When is the best time to hike to the Annapurna region?

One of the main important reasons to choose the trekking in Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna region is that it is drier in the Annapurna region than in the Everest region as it receives less rainfall in comparison to the Everest region. So, you can opt to choose this trekking route at any time of the year in any season. We also do have some shorter treks in this region like Hike to Poon Hill, Hike to Ghandruk, etc.

29th April, 2019

Trekking In Nepal

Do you dream? Everyone dreams of something and make plans accordingly to fulfill it. Some dream of a better future, some dream of a better family, some dream of adventure.

26th April, 2019

Top 3 Best Winter Treks in Nepal

One of the main reasons to do the Winter Treks in Nepal is the amazingly chilling and crispy weather. Though the winter brings a melancholy while trekking, it is still interesting, charming and unique trekking experience in its own.

16th April, 2019

New Year | Nava Barsa | Bisket Jatra

New Year Day and Bisket Jatra fall on the same day. There are various celebrations which will be conducted in different ways in different places with different attitudes and beliefs. But the only outcome is the prayer for peace and prosperity of the nation and its people.

12th April, 2019

Ram Navami and Chaite Dashain

Ram Navami is celebrated worldwide among Hindus, especially in India and Nepal. In Nepal, the temples of Lord Ram are decorated and fairs (mela) are organized. Like other festivals, on Ram Navami too, the devotees visit temples of Lord Ram and worship especially early morning and sing hymns, prayers, and dance in the songs dedicated to Lord Ram.

9th April, 2019

Ghode Jatra Festival – Festival of Horses

Ghode Jatra-the festival to enjoy a wonderful parade of horses in Tundikhel is an exclusive festival where we rejoice the freedom by the death of demon Gurumpa.

5th April, 2019

The Top 5 Short Treks in Nepal

Time is never a factor to stop you from having fun and plan adventurous trips. Even though you have a limited time for any kind of activities like hiking or trekking in Nepal, yet there are multiple packages that will always lead you towards pure adventure.

26th March, 2019

Lukla flights Update to Manthali Airport

If you have confirmed your booking of Lukla flights already, please contact to the Airlines or the travel agencies or companies.

20th March, 2019

Holi-the festival of colors

Holi festival brings happiness and togetherness among everyone. Not only about entertaining each other but also celebrating Holi with family and relatives means a lot. Visiting relatives home and exchanging gifts and sweets has become a fashion during Holi. When you walk around the streets, you can see kids, youths, adults and elderly all enjoying the Holi and spreading the incredible delight of colors.

18th March, 2019

Where is Mt. Everest

Mount Everest is actually named after Sir George Everest, the Welsh Surveyor General of India. It was renamed from “Peak XV” to “Everest” in the honor of Sir George Everest but he didn’t opt for the honor and was continuously protesting but due to political aspects in 1865, it was named “Mt. Everest”. Just the worst part was, the Welsh pronounced it as “Eave-rest” not “Everest”.

15th March, 2019

Trekking to the top of the world, Mt.Everest

Hike to EBC (Everest Base Camp) or attempt to climb up the Mt. Everest Summit is a dare. Not everyone can do it. In earlier days, trekking to Mt. Everest was comparatively much more difficult than now. There are many trekking agencies arranging a well-organized trek along with well-trained guides, support staff and accommodations.

10th March, 2019

Maha Shivaratri” – the Night of Lord Shiva

Maha Shivaratri is a sacred festival. During this day, other than devotees, we can see many sadhus are sitting naked, their bodies are covered with ashes and they will be enjoying by smoking marijuana (bhang), drinking milk mixed with bhang, or eating laddu with bhang. Be careful if you want to avoid the foods mixed with bhang or be ready to get intoxicated. Besides it, different varieties of food items are cooked and sold on the hotels and by street food vendors. Step on Himalaya will always recommend our valued guests to visit Nepal during this festival if possible.

4th March, 2019

Budget Trekking To Everest

What if you could trek to Mt. Everest Base Camp on a budget? It’s hard to believe is possible with us at STEP ON HIMALAYA. We want to support your trekking dreams providing an affordable price tag. Inspired by adventurous students and backpackers, Step On Himalaya has created BUDGET TREKKING to offer unequaled fun and adventure at comparatively low cost to Everest Base Camp and neighboring Katapatthar.

17th October, 2018

Krishna Janmashtami

Lord Krishna – an incarnation of Lord Vishnu is always one of the most adorable deities in Nepal. He is famous with several names as Hari, Murari, Shyam, Gopal, Nanda Lala, Makhan Chor, etc. Amazing stories of his love and friendship with Gopis and Gopinies are fun to listen. When he used to play the flute, a unique ambience of love and peace was felt in the surrounding.

2nd September, 2018

Gai Jatra festival

Gai Jatra is a uniquely celebrated festival for the commemoration of the loved ones who passed away in the last year. Gai Jatra – Gai means cow and Jatra means festival. This Gai Jatra day falls on the first dark fortnight of Gunla in Bhadra month of Nepal Era Calendar. On this day, the people are seen marching with cows ahead and dressed in colorful costumes especially read and gold; put make-up or paints or wear masks to mourn and remember the happiness shared with the loved ones.

27th August, 2018

Janai Purnima

Janai Purnima/Raksha Bandhan is the festival of all the Hindu and Buddhist followers in the world. On this auspicious day, the temples and the stupas are crowded. There are some processions and fairs “Mela” in different parts of Nepal especially in the Pashupatinath temple, Kumbheshwor Mahadev temple of Bhaktapur, Gosainkunda of Rasuwa, Gangasagar

26th August, 2018

Nag Panchami

Out of several anecdotes of Hindu Mythology, Nag Panchami is also one of the auspicious occasions, which is celebrated in the Panchami Tithi of Shukla Paksha of the Shravan month of Hindu calendar. Nag Panchami is celebrated in different ways according to the cultures and traditions of the locality. Considering the Snakes are the savior of the human race from the rage of the evil demons, they are worshipped as the protector.

16th August, 2018

Shrawan Month – The Divine Month

Shrawan Month – the Divine month: Shrawan Month – the 5th month of the Hindu Calendar. Nepal is famous as the only Hindu Kingdom in the world with the unique religious tolerance. This pious month is especially celebrated by Hindus worldwide. It is believed that “Shrawan” also means to hear good things. So during this Shrawan months, the devotees listen to sermons, devotional prayers, and songs and dancing in order to praise Lord Shiva. Also, the other literal meaning of “Shravan” is Saawan i.e. month of rainfall, blossoming of flowers and playing swings

13th August, 2018

Trekking in the Everest Region

The stories of trekking in the Everest region must be very enthusiastic. So why not dare and go for it. You just have to be prepared physically and mentally to aim to conquer the roof of the world. Now, you are all ready for the life-worthy experience via Trekking in the Everest Region and make your dream comes true.

21st July, 2018

Trekking in the Himalaya

The popular regions for Trekking in Nepal are Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Dhaulagiri, Makalu and many more. The trekking can be done solitary or with the groups but we would recommend a trekking guide not only for your company but also to guide you and to help with the localities to deal with the locals and also for the safety reasons.

14th June, 2018

Best View Points in Nepal

Nepal is the land of the Himalayas which is one of the biggest reasons for tourists visiting here. Besides, the natural wonders, cultural and historical places, fine arts and architectures, hill stations, adventurous sports, etc. are other important attractions. The visit to Nepal is sometimes once in a lifetime trip. So, of course, you will desire of spending the best time here.

4th June, 2018

Lumbini the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha

Traveling to Lumbini is an exciting journey. It is a tour that acknowledges the history and archeology of Lumbini but also the visit lets you feel the inner amity. The travel is once in a lifetime so, it must be safely planned. Here is a piece of advice. As you are a stranger in an unknown land, it is always recommendable to take guidance from a trusted travel company.

30th May, 2018

Langtang a safe Trekking Zone in Nepal after 2015 Earthquake

Thousands of travelers visit Nepal, most of them solely for trekking the various Himalayan pathways to Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Island Peak, and others. Five years ago, in April 2015, a devastating earthquake hit Nepal, taking 10,000 lives and destroying many properties and trekking paths, particularly the popular Lantang path.

20th April, 2018