Nepal

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The 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal in April moved Mount Everest 3 centimeters, or 1.2 inches, to the southwest, according to a report released this week by China’s National Administration of Surveying, Mapping, and Geoinformation, and ...
“We are pleased to inform you that Nepal is now safe to visit,” reads an email from Adventure Mountain Explore Treks & Expedition (AME treks) sent out on Wednesday. “If you have already booked your holiday or you are planning to, we welcome you wi...
As Nepal reels from an earthquake that left over 3,000 dead and more than 6,500 injured, people around the world are scrambling to determine how they can best contribute to the relief effort. Unfortunately, when it comes to natural disasters, m...
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Experience the wild beauty of Nepal on a 15-day trek with Alpine Interface. Guides—all of whom have completed a rigorous certification process—lead small groups through the Himalayas for nine days, leaving travelers with time before and after thei...
When Afghanistan's Taliban announced plans in February to destroy all of the country's statues—including two gigantic fifth-century Buddha figures— the cries of outrage reverberated around the globe. Losing these ancient and precious pieces of his...
Visit two captivating Himalayan destinations—splitting time between volunteering and sightseeing—on this three-week tour. Projects include accompanying the child of your homestay to his or her school to participate in teaching English, social stud...
Some years ago a friend made a trip to Kathmandu. At her hotel, she asked where she might sample the city's best Nepali food. "Hmm," the concierge said. "Good Nepal food, hard to find. I do not recommend. May I suggest dinner at hotel?This week, ...
The word tour often conjures images of buses crammed with tourists and drone-like guides rattling off perfunctory details about sights seen through a window. But a walking tour is something completely different. Walking slows us down and heightens...
(51) Zimbabwe 14 days of hiking and canoeing Looking for a safari, but don't want to spend all your time in a Range Rover?Geo Expeditions now offers an active adventure in one of Africa's richest wildlife areas. During guided bush walks, you'll se...
(31) Kathmandu Treasure-hunting in the Himalayas A religious center for generations, the Kathmandu Valley now draws modern shoppers. Set aside three days to explore, and bring plenty of cash—ATM's are still a rarity in Nepal. The best place to sta...
Mark Orwoll, seasoned traveler and Travel + Leisure's Managing Editor, is here to help you with your travel questions. To ask a question, send an email to AskMark@amexpub.com ** Please note: Mark can answer questions in his column only; the volum...
In January of this year, I contacted Rajeev Shrestha, a friend in Kathmandu who runs a travel agency called Wayfarers, to ask him whether it was safe to travel in Nepal. For some time, I had wanted to research an article there about the so...
See our slideshow of the World’s Top Aerial Tours. The hum of the single-engine Cessna fills your ears as you ascend above the Peruvian high desert. Below you, flat expanses of dry, brown earth extend in every direction, punctuated only by twisti...