Top ten peaks of the world

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There are 109 mountains with elevation of greater than 7,200 meters or 23,622 ft above sea level. All of them are in Southern and Central Asia. Following are the top ten peaks of the world. Source : Wikipedia

 

Rank
Mountain
Country
Height in feet
Height in meters

1
Everest or Sagarmatha
Nepal/Tibet
29,0352
 8,848

2
K2 or Mt. Karakorum
Pakistan/China
28,250
 8,611

3
Kanchenjunga
Himalayas India/Nepal
28,1694
 8,586

4
Lhotse
Himalayas Nepal/Tibet
27,9405
 8,516

5
Makalu

Himalayas Nepal/Tibet

27,7666
 8,485

6
Cho-Oyu
Himalayas Nepal/Tibet
26,9067
 8,188

7
Dhaulagiri
Himalayas Nepal
26,7958
 8,167

8
Manaslu
Himalayas Nepal
26,7819
 8,163

9
Nanga Parbat
Himalayas Pakistan
26,66010
 8,126

10
Annapurna
Himalayas […]

By |January 8th, 2015|Categories: Adventure Sports, Long vacation, Short vacation|Tags: , |0 Comments

Review of Adventurous ATVs drive at Polaris Experience Zone, Gurgaon

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We got an opportunity to experience Polaris All Terrain Vehicles drive at Polaris Experience Zone in Dharuhera, Gurgaon next to Hero factory. Since we wanted to do something adventurous, we grabbed this chance. Almost 70 kms from Delhi, on Delhi Jaipur highway- NH8, created for venturesome motor enthusiasts, this place is called ‘Pick up fun […]

By |December 27th, 2014|Categories: Adventure Sports, Domestic|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

Trekking options in Pokhara, Nepal

Trekking options in Pokhara are ample. Pokhara is a tourist paradise of Nepal. It is approx 200 kms west of Kathmandu and lies in Gandaki zone. It is easily accessible by road and flight from Kathmandu.
Pokhara serves as first stop over or pre base camp for most of the trekkers and mountaineers undertaking the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal.
The trekking offers breathtaking views of the mountain ranges from close quarters. The whole idea about trekking is enthusiasm and feeling of close proximity in mother nature’s lap. Only if one has trained enough or has the stamina and enthusiasm, only then this kind of adventurous journey is advisable.

Although, I am not well aware of all the details of trekking , but I managed to talk to some local people and tourists from abroad and gathered some information.

There are different kinds of options in Pokhara ranging from a 2-3 day trek to 18-21 day trek. One has to be very well prepared with all mountaineering gear , clothing and accessories , even when going on a short trek.
Following are the options which people generally prefer and are easily available :
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