Trekking in Tibet—the Tibet Everest Base Camp Trek

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Mount Everest Base Camp, Tibet. Image: Göran Höglund

If you are planning to go on a Tibet Everest Base Camp trek when traveling to Tibet, there are a couple of formalities you have to go through, such as getting a PSB travel permit and a park-entry permit for Qomolangma Nature Preserve that costs around Y400 per vehicle and Y180 per passenger. Continue reading

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The Great Himalayan Trail—A Trailer

The Great Himalaya Trail (GHT) can rightly be said to be ‘the mother of all trekking trails’, consisting as it does of a network of existing trails which form not only the  longest but also the highest trekking trail in the world. The GHT, in total, is some 2,800 miles, traversing the complete Himalayan region. It offers fantastic views of the 14 highest peaks of the world accompanied by intriguing bio-diversity. Continue reading

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The Great Himalaya Trail

Western Nepal

The Far West is one of the least explored areas of Nepal. Its area is bounded to the east by the mighty, turquoise Karnali River that fl ows from Tibet’s sacred Mount Kailash. Myth and superstition remain part of the fabric of life here. Though the Nepali language originated here, it seems a distant world from ‘modern’ Nepal. Continue reading

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