Namo Buddha, at the altitude of 2565m between Banepa and Panauti, is best known for its culture that is still conserved and followed. Stupas with flattering colorful prayer flags and peaceful environment welcomes every tired trekker in its shadow. The trail will also take you through several traditional inhabitants of Tamang and Newari people. Namo Buddha is also one of the best viewpoints for viewing some of the highest peaks in the World like Mt. Everest, Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Ranges, Gaurishankar. The region is also rich for its extraordinary collection of flora and fauna, untouched by modern life. Namo Buddha is a historic place, where Lord Buddha was believed to have offered his flesh to the starving tigress so she could feed her cubs. Now there lies a Stupa, a Monastery with retreat center, higher studies of Buddhism.
The northern part of the Kathmandu Valley rises to the sprawling forests of Shivapuri. Unlike other suburbs of Kathmandu, Shivapuri has remained untouched because of its surrounding significance. Shivapuri is located in the country’s mid-hills on the northern fringe of the Kathmandu Valley and is named after Shivapuri Peak. At 2732m Shivapuri is the second highest point, and one of the last areas of woodland left, on the valley. Likewise, the panoramic views of Kathmandu valley, Langtang and Mustang, and the mighty Manaslu provides a visitor a glimpse of the remoteness and the grandeur.
Leaving aside a few settlements from kathmandu, a hike trail through forests lead to Chisapani, one of the hilltop at an altitude of 2375m. Chisapani provides excellent short tramp which is renowned among hikers. It is situated on the top of a tall ridge with commanding views for almost 360 degrees where the place opens up and the panorama unfolds to give us a sweeping view of the stunning, unending and seamless Himalayas. Himalayan Thunder Treks provides a closer view of Jugal, Ganesh Himal, Langtang region, traditional culture lifestyle as well as flora and fauna with clear and crisp landscape. Chisapani provides one of the most spectacular outlooks of the Annapurna range in the Valley.
Nagarkot Hiking offers a unique opportunity to explore the myriad wonders of Nepal. The awe inspiring majesty and beauty of this heavenly place offers an amazing life time experience to anyone who visits.
Everest Uncensored – Hiking Through the Years
Deerwalk has always believed in the energy of the outdoors and the verve it transmits to those who venture. The total number of hikes gone, the places conquered, the time spent together, the memories made thus far, from the days of D2Haweye to the ones in Deerwalk; it has truly been an achievement to be proud of.
A total of 295 hikes, with 703 participants are in record via 2089 everestuncensored posts published thus far. The trips pushed boundaries and conquered altitudes of above 5000 with Yala Peak and Thorong La Pass being a couple of examples. The stereotypical image of an IT professional gets redefined when such numbers are stacked up.