“Hidden Nepal” – Images by professional travel photographer, Ben Read

On his recent visit to discover "Hidden Nepal" with Snow Cat Travel and Etihad Airways, travel photographer Ben Read shot some amazing images of Nepal. Here's a selection for you to enjoy!

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Into the Forbidden Kingdom of Mustang – A Himalayan Road Trip Adventure

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.