BEST OF 2017
 
  • 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
  • Soft Adventure
In recent years, the Chinese have expanded their highway system to reach the Rongbuk Monastery at the foot of Mt. Everest at 4890 meters doing away with the need to trek in and out of the Dzakar Chu valley and camping along the way. Depending on the season (and the mood of the guards at the Monastery) it is also possible to visit the North Base camp 8 kilometers south of the Monastery. From Rongbuk Monastery, there are dramatic views of .. [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]