View On The Go's Himalayas trips

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.

Hidden Gems: Leh and Ladakh

Ladakh, which is the name given to the eastern two-thirds of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, is a true Hidden Gem of India’s Kashmir and High North region. A vast highland desert lying between the Karakoram and Himalayan mountain … Continue reading

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Video of the Week: Leh and Ladakh

The Himalayas have long been associated with spirituality – and when watching this one can’t help thinking that it might be because the devout are closer to the heavens there than they are elsewhere in the world. With incredible mountain … Continue reading

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Top 5 Hidden Gems of India

Everyone’s heard of India’s star attractions, but there are some delightful spots beyond the shadow of the Taj Mahal that deserve just as much attention. Here’s a list of 5 must-see sites to see when you’re visiting the sub-continent and … Continue reading

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Virtual 3D tours go live on 3rd Planet.

3rd Planet gives users a virtual 3D tour of destinations online. Is this the future of the guidebook? 3rd Planet went live this past weekend with its first interactive video, entitled A Journey to Everest. Guiding users through a virtual … Continue reading

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Exploring India & Nepal with the Team Kevan Trio

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

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The Highway to the Himalayas with Katie and Evan

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

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Forthcoming festivals in Ladakh, northern India

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

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Taking a chance on Bhaktapur

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

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Online at the top of the world!

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

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Medication in Nepal

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

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