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I'm in the Tibetan influenced village of Kagbeni, as far as you can go into Upper Mustang without a special and rather costly permit (which I have) and am heading for the fabled "city" of Lo Manthang.
Mustang (formerly the Kingdom of Lo) was famously "off limits" until 1992. Lying "behind" the Himalayas on the high Tibetan Plateau, it remained culturally intact and is very different to the rest of Nepal.
Enjoy this journey through the magical Kingdom of Bhutan. Discover mesmerising Dzongs, walk high and wild in the Himalayas, witness colourful Bhutan festivals and meet the wonderful Bhutanese people along the way! Snow Cat Travel are custom trek and tour specialists for Nepal and Bhutan
This short 5 minute film encompasses the high Himalayas and down to the lowland jungles of Nepal and was filmed by Snow Cat Travel Guides.
A unique perspective of the diversity of Nepal's stunning landscapes and its rich cultural heritage.
We celebrate the diversity of Nepal through an epic journey from the far East to the far West of Nepal in this short video. Experience the "jewel in the crown" of Nepal....not the Himalayas, but the people of Nepal.....the people within the landscape!
The REAL “Magic Kingdom- Nestling in the Eastern Himalayas, between India and Tibet, Bhutan is a stunning destination for the intrepid traveller. It is home to a beautiful and varied landscape, a wealth of cultural sights, and a diverse people. Here’s everything you need to know, from the capital of Bhutan to visa rules.
Everything you need to know before you go!
From the high peaks of the Himalayas to the crowded spaces of the Kathmandu Valley and the steamy jungles of the Terai, Nepal is rich in unforgettable experiences. It is home to a beautiful and varied landscape, a wealth of cultural sights, and a diverse people. Here’s everything you need to know, from the capital of Nepal to visa rules.
The conversation soon moved on to ghosts and magic, and one of the brothers told us about a man in their village who had the ability to transform himself into a type of wildcat. In this feline form, the man would slip like a spirit though the moonlit hills, attacking and eating livestock. In the mornings, he would be found back in his house in a deep sleep with blood-stained hands
Reaching Upper Dolpo (for locals and tourists alike) involves many days of challenging trekking over high mountain passes, as well as negotiating the fearsome "Demon's Trail" that skirts its way perilously above the impossibly turquoise waters of the stunningly beautiful Phoksundo Lake.
Enjoying a spiritual holiday in Nepal is almost part of being in Nepal by default.
Such is the power of the majestic Himalayas and the ever present influence of both Hinduism and Buddhism in Nepal, that even the most fervent un-spiritual often say they found their time in Nepal to be........life-changing!