Pilgrimage in Tibet, the Kailash Tour

mount-kailash-tibetOne could rightly say that many trekking routes in the Nepal-Tibet region invariably go through many religious sites, and often end at one, which means that most can be said to be pilgrim tours.  Particularly, because of the country’s ancient history, many Tibet tours are inherently pilgrimage tours. At the same time, there are some which stand out. Continue reading

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Bardiya National Park, a Prime Wildlife Safari Destination

tiger-bardia1816 stands out as a very significant date in Nepal’s history; this was when the Sugauli Treaty was signed between the forces of the British East India Company and the Nepal Army—a treaty that included annexation of the far western region of the country to the Company, beside other things. Continue reading

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Bungamati and Khokana, a Nepali Day Tour

Bungaati

A traditional Newar village, Bungamati. Image: Jean-Pierre Dalbéra

When on your Nepal tour, you’ll probably be going on a long trek or two into the mountains. However, it would also be a good idea to do a short day tour or two around the Kathmandu valley as well. Continue reading

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Exotic Lhasa

Most people’s Tibet tour begins from its capital, Lhasa, which contains world heritage sites like the Potala Palace, the Jokhang Temple, and the Norbulingka—the first, the main seat of the Dalai Lama, and the last, his summer residence, while Jokhang is the most revered shrine in the country. Continue reading

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