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 (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 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
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
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
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
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
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 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 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-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
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
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
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
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 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 ladu with bhang. Be careful if you want to avoid the foods mixed with bhang or be ready to get intoxicated. Beside 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
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
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 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/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
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
Shravan Month – the Divine month: Shravan 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 “Shravan” also means to hear good things. So during this Shravan months, the devotees listen to sermons, devotional prayers and songs and dancing in order to praise Lord Shiva. Also the other literal meaning of “Shrawan” is Saawan i.e. month of rainfall, blossoming of flowers and playing swings
13th August, 2018
The stories of trekking in 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
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
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
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
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