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A view over Lumba Sumba Pass
Lumba Sumba Pass | Great Himalayan Trail

Nepal is a land of breathtaking beauty around every corner, ancient cultures, adventures and mind-boggling diversity. So what makes a crossing of one of many of Nepal's high pass worth writing about?

Trekking in the Manaslu Region
Trekking for All Ages and Abilities

Nepal’s mountains are formidable, but Raj Gyawali says they can be accessible to almost anyone. Whether he’s leading a family tour, a special needs tour, or a niche tour, Raj says his trekkers will have the experience of a lifetime and leave Nepal with a sense of accomplishment.

Hikers en route to Everest Base Camp in the Everest region, one of Nepal's most famous treks
Why Trek? An Inside Perspective on Trekking in Nepal

Twenty-five years ago, New Zealand native Jamie McGuinness followed his muse and took a break from university to travel the world. During that time, trekking became his passion, and he has been exploring the Himalaya ever since.

A family photo in Nepal
Family Adventure in Nepal: Trekking in the Annapurna Foothills with a Young Child

Families with young children may wonder if Nepal is a travel destination they should even consider, since it's not your typical kid-friendly choice. At kimkim, we've put together several treks and mixed adventures for families with children, and by sharing their experiences, we hope we can help you decide if Nepal is right for your family.

On the way to Samdo, in front of Manaslu Peak
Traveler Interview: Father & Daughter Trek in Nepal

Hiking is a shared passion for kimkim traveler Esther Yoon and her recently retired dad, so Nepal - a trekker's paradise - seemed like the perfect choice for a father-daughter adventure. Interested in the culture and beauty of Nepal without the crowds, they chose the Manaslu Circuit: a beautiful 15-day trek circling the eighth-highest peak in the Himalayas.

Running on wide, ancient trails between the fertile patches of village fields in Upper Mustang
Interview with Richard Ball on Trail Running & the Manaslu Circuit

Richard has been living and working in Nepal for the last seven years, and is a major force behind the trail running scene and the opening of the Manaslu Circuit as a teahouse trek. We caught up with Richard not long ago to learn more about how these initiatives gained traction.

Traveler Interview: Kid-Friendly Trek in Nepal
Traveler Interview: Kid-Friendly Trek in Nepal

Kimkim traveler Clare Immens likes to instill a sense of adventure in her three children—so taking her young daughter Elsie on a multi-day trek in Nepal was a no-brainer. From card games in tea houses to making friends with baby animals along the way, read on to learn about their experience hiking through the Annapurna foothills on the Ghandruk Trek.

Traveler Interview: Watching the Sunrise from Khopra Danda
Traveler Interview: Watching the Sunrise from Khopra Danda

Newlywed couple Heneu and Brooke take adventure seriously. Trekking in Nepal was at the top of their "pre-kids bucket list," and they enlisted kimkim to create a once-in-a-lifetime itinerary. Read on to hear what they loved about their trip, which included a six-day Khopra Danda trek, Chitwan jungle safari, and a high altitude campsite they'll never forget.