BEST OF 2016
 
  • Nepal
  • Trekking
"Annapurna Deothali" as the place is known to the Nepalese is considered sacred, though there is no documentation to show how long this state of affairs has prevailed. It is, however, certain that it was so, long before the first trekkers appeared. The Annapurna Sanctuary forms a natural amphitheater, ringed by Annapurna South 7219 m., Annapurna I 8091 m., Varahashikhar 7847 m., Gangapurna 7485 m., Machhapuchhare or "Fish Tail" as it is commonly known at 6993 m and Hiunchuli 6441 m.The .. [Read More]
 
  • Nepal
  • Trekking
Mt. Everest sunset view  from Tanbochhe This is the absolutely shortest trip we recommend anyone to take in the Khumbu region, home to Mt. Everest and the hardy Sherpa people of Nepal. If you cannot afford the 8 days round trip from Kathmandu demanded by this trip, go on another trip and come back to the Khumbu region another time! Fly to Lukla from Kathmandu (see previous trip description) and trek through the Sherpa villages of Namche, Thyangboche and Pangboche to Dingboche at the junction of the .. [Read More]
 
  • Tibet
  • Leisure
Potala Palace Your short journey to Lhasa starts with a breathtaking flight over the eastern Himalaya abroad an Air China aircraft. Mt. Everest (8850m), Mt Makalu (8478m), Kanchenjunga (8585m) and a host of other high Himalayan peaks should be visible on a clear day as the aircraft wings first east and then north to Lhasa. The flight time is short-only 50 minutes but, Lhasa is two hours fifteen minutes ahead of Kathmandu and the mountain scenery is a lifetime worth of experiences!If you .. [Read More]
 
  • Bhutan
  • Leisure
This 12 day tour is the definitive Bhutan tour. Starting from Kathmandu, you will fly to Paro in Bhutan and then spend 10 days traversing the valleys of Paro, Thimpu, Punakha, Wangdue, Trongsa and Bumthang soaking in Bhutanese history, culture, architecture, Buddhism and a way of life that places a very high premium on happiness and well-being. In Thimpu you will visit the memorial Chorten (cairn) for King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, the Dupthop Lakhang Nunnery, the National Library, the Thangka painting .. [Read More]
 
  • India
  • Leisure
The classic and definitive tour of north India. This short tour gets you to Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, the most important sites in north India, all within vicinity of the capital.Soaked in history and culture and surrounded by some of the grandest legends and stories of all time, this short tour of north India’s Golden Triangle starts in Delhi the capital of modern India – a vibrant city, marching pell-mell into the future with a foot firmly planted in the past, .. [Read More]