If you like high, wild, remote and authentic then the village of Charang in the former Kingdom of Mustang, Nepal more than ticks these "becoming harder and harder to find" boxes. Sometimes spelled as Tsarang, the Tibetan influenced village of Charang lies at an altitude of around 12,000 feet on the sparsely populated Tibetan Plateau of Upper Mustang.
In early April 2019, renowned Travel Writer Simon Parker and Professional Travel Photographer Ben Read visited Nepal for the very first time. Their brief was to produce an article about Nepal away from the main tourist trails for the prestigious ATLAS IN-FLIGHT MAGAZINE for ETIHAD AIRWAYS, one of the world's leading, luxury airlines. The Atlas Magazine is estimated to be read by up to 20 million people!
For the forthcoming Autumn 2019 season flights to Lukla will NOT be from Kathmandu. This will adversely affect the Everest Base Camp Trek and other Everest Treks including Luxury Everest treks. We have been advised by the Nepal Civil Aviation Authority that all flights to Lukla will instead be from Manthali Airport. This is BAD NEWS for anyone intending to trek to Everest Base Camp
"Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to ensure our Lonely Planet Nepal Guide Book 2018 author can visit over 300 locations throughout Nepal in under 4 weeks, and provide full logistical support for the authors in depth inspection and research purposes". "And by the way...it has to be kept secret too" This was the essence of the challenge presented to Nepal custom tour and trek specialists, Snow Cat Travel.
ADVENTURE - “Something you do that involves risk and where the outcome is uncertain” At Snow Cat Travel we turn dreams into reality. Whilst we are all familiar with the phrase “making dreams come true”, we prefer own own take on this by including reality. The reality of Adventure Travel, Nepal and Bhutan and we insist that you must have Travel Insurance AND it must be adequate too. It’s compulsory and there are several good reasons why. The most important being for your sake.
The Bardia National Park is the largest National Park in the entire Terai region of Nepal and is indeed also home to the Bengal Tiger. Many wildlife specialists say that you have a better chance of seeing tigers in Bardia than at Chitwan. With the creation of the 'next door' Banke National Park, combined with Bardia this is now the largest tiger conservation area in Asia.
Mark from the UK based Sales Office for Snow Cat Travel was recently invited to join an illustrious panel of experts from both the travel industry and commerce in a live BBC Radio Broadcast. The other members of the panel were the award winning travel writer Zoe Dawes from the Quirky Traveller and Rob Johnson, the … Continue reading Snow Cat Travel at the BBC!!!