Nothing kills your hiking and camping moods like the annoying, buzzing, tiny mosquitoes hovering around you all the time. We’ve all been there when trying to enjoy a nice nature walk or just sitting around and then the tiny insects disrupt your peace. Besides being super annoying mosquitoes are known to spread some of the fatal diseases around the world. At least a million victims of diseases transmitted by the mosquitoes die each year in the United States alone. Most of the victims are immigrants or travelers during summer. According to scientists, unfortunately, this trend may tend to increase due to global warming and weather change. This is alarming especially if you leave in the tropics or fond of traveling there during your summer break. Some of the major diseases caused by mosquito bites include; malaria, yellow fever, dengue fever, and zika virus just to mention a few. There are a few tips on how to avoid this nasty mosquito bites and keep you safe for the whole of your trip. [Read more…]
A First aid kit is the most important part of your backpack when you are going for a trek. So obviously you need to make sure that it has all the essential things you might require when you are out there high up on a mountain away from civilization. Another necessary thing that you need to look out for is that it does not cover much of your backspace and there is enough room for your trekking gear. So to help you choose a perfect compact first aid kit for trekking we have composed a buying guide including the most important points you need to keep in mind while selecting the best kit for yourself.
In Nepal, studies have shown that there are two best seasons to engage in trekking. In the Himalayas, the mid of December and the mid of September are considered the best seasons to also trek around Nepal. The climatic conditions of these months are conducive and the visibility of the mountain is clear. After winter, you can always find other great seasons to trek in Nepal. When the sun is getting warmer, you can as well engage in trekking around Nepal. This is because the climatic condition is favorable and comfortable. If you want to go on expeditions, then allow the spring season in Nepal to arrive. During this season, you will find a plethora of flowers blooming with the ground and trees inclusive. The best time to engage in your expedition will always be dependent on how you feel about the crowds, your intention to trek and tolerance for dampness, heat, and cold. It is important to know that every season has its cons and pros. Is your quest for trekking in Nepal best time of year? Reading through the rest part of this article will help you discover tips on trekking in Nepal best time of year.
The 472 km overland journey is open for just three months in a year i.e. from June to end of September. The jeep safari trip from Manali to Leh can be extended to Nubra valley across Khardung La pass, the highest motorable road in the world or to Srinagar after crossing Zojila Pass. The Manali to Leh drive can be completed in two days with an overnight stay at Sarchu or Darcha. Another option is to drive to Leh via Tsokar and Tsomoriri Lake. For undertaking this tour you will have to arrange your tour through tour operator from Leh, who can send you a permit to enter Tsomoriri Lake with a local taxi. The journey starts from Manali driving through the lush green and foggy hills offering a splendid view of Manali on the way.