Nepal

 

Nepal is a place of extreme environments and extreme weather which can change at any moment. What to pack for Nepal varies depending on where you plan to go. Therefore it’s always a good idea to do some research before you travel to Nepal to ensure you have the right gear on your packing list.

 

Most of you have probably never heard of the Langtang Valley or Langtang National Park, right? Or heard anything about this unknown but beautiful trekking circuit in Nepal, only a relative short drive from the chaos of Kathmandu. If you have ever been lucky enough to be walking around the streets of the capital on an exceptionally clear day, the mountains you will be seeing are those of the Langtang National Park.

Happy as a kid I was when I got my trip to Nepal confirmed in June 2019. My first trip to Nepal in 2013 was still buzzing around in my mind at all times, because when people asked me about my favorite countries, I always named Nepal. Even after 100 countries and the most amazing adventures around the world (click here for my faves) Nepal literally stands out!

 

In June 2019 I landed for the second time in Nepal when I attended the Himalayan Travel Mart in Kathmandu. Being online is part of my job and buying a Nepal sim card at Kathmandu Airport on arrival was one of my first priorities. But to find out about the best sim card in Nepal for tourists I also researched the mobile network in Nepal, all the prices for the available prepaid sim cards, where to buy them and what to bring. In this article I tell you everything I found out and you should know for your next trip to Nepal.

 

In the beginning of June 2019 I arrived at Kathmandu Airport as I was attending the Himalayan Travel Mart. Getting connected to the internet is one of the first things I do when I arrive to a new country. As a professional travel blogger I am constantly updating my social media channels and I don’t want to rely on free Wifi. Therefore I bought a Nepal sim card at Kathmandu Airport.

The Poonhill trek in Nepal is a great way to get a glimpse of the Annapurna mountain range if you dont have that much time. The Annapurna mountain range in Nepal offers a wide range of treks and is extremely popular with tourist during the trekking seasons in autmun and spring. Experiencing a sunrise over the Machhapuchhare range where the first rays of sunlight will hit some Himalayan hotshots is the highlight of this trek.

Get yourself a Nepal sim card when traveling to Nepal, it makes things so much easier! You can also buy one on arrival at Kathmandu Airport. Landing in the capital and looking for cool things to do in Kathmandu? Try the Nepal street food tour in Kathmandu. So worth it! Read all about it and see the video in the link above.

All about my adventures in Nepal in June 2019 can be found in my Langtang Valley trek article the also my Nepal packing list is a new travel blog full of info.