The Himalayas, apart from being home to the world’s highest mountain peaks, are steeped in ancient history. A trekking holiday to the Himalayas offers travellers the opportunity to take in some of the great natural sights of Northern India and Nepal while being able to soak up some of the culture of the region as well.
Team Kevan’s Mom tells us about experiencing India, learning to ride elephants, Indian food, giant mice and successful luggage negotiations. Namaste everyone! I am home safe and sound after a wonderful trip through India and Nepal on The Highway to Himalayas tour … Continue reading
Our competition winners Katie and Evan take us through the final days of their Highway to the Himalayas tour, just before they head to Russia. Click the links below to see some great video footage of their elephant experience in … Continue reading
Every year there are loads of festivals and special events taking place in some of the most exotic places on the planet. Today we’re taking a look at two of the best festivals in Ladakh, northern India. Where is Ladakh? … Continue reading
When I’m travelling, I make a point of asking people who have already been there about their opinions on the must-see’s and do’s. I was told about Bhaktapur by a businessman on my flight to Kathmandu. Located about an hour’s … Continue reading
If you’re headed for Mt Everest base camp you’ll no longer need expensive satellite phones to keep in touch. Ncell, a private Nepalese telecomms firm, took high speed internet facilities to the top of the world last Thursday, launching 3G … Continue reading
So, you’re planning a trip to Nepal. Trekking in the Himalayan Mountain Range of the Annapurna Region to date is the best trekking experience I’ve had, Nepal is an amazing country to experience even if trekking is not your thing. … Continue reading
My trip to Tibet and Lhasa would not have been complete without visiting the Sera Monastery. Just a short drive from the Potala Palace the Sera Monastery is a Traditional Tibetan Style Monastery and is one of the ‘great three’ … Continue reading