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KAILASH SAGA DAWA TOUR

Mt. Kailash is a mysterious mountain for travelers. But for Buddhist, Hindus and Bonpo faithful it is the abode of God Shiva; it is their sacred land. Kailash peak and Manasarover Lake are situated at 4500 meter above sea level; it is at the highest elevation on the Tibetan plateau. It is the source of holy rivers of south Asia like Indus, Sutlej, Brahamaputra and Karnali. Despite it’s barren and dry features the lake and the mountain has magnetic influence to devotees and visitors alike. The journey starts from Simikot, travel to Yari, cross a high pass at Nara La and descend to HumlaKarnali River to reach the border village of Hilsa and Khojarnath. Drive to the region’s trading center at Taklakot (Purang). Green and wet monsoon weather changes to dry, cold and sunshine at the plateau. The sky there is deep blue with scattered cloud. From Taklakot drive to Manasarover Lake and onward to Darchen. Walk around Mt. Kailash and drive back to the border for the return trek to Nepal.

Annapurna Base Camp with Khopra Dada

A little off-the-beaten-path and with great views, this trek is a great choice. It combines the best of what Nepal has to offer: amazing mountain views, pastoral villages, and rice fields layered on top of each other, descending down into the valley. The best part is that so few people know about it.

The route follows a local trail that takes you down into the valley north of Ghorepani, before climbing up another ridge, known as “Khopra Ridge”. Without a doubt, one of the best short treks in Nepal.

You’ll have an experienced licensed guide, a well thought through itinerary, and the flexibility during the trek to move at your own pace. We recommend not to go without Guide or Porter Guide. The trek looks easy but you might get lost inside the jungle but you dont have to worry about the High altitude sickness problem as the route is below 3,640m

MYTH OF CENTRAL BHUTAN

Here rich Himalayan flora and fauna, dazzling white peaks and lush valleys provide Bhutan’s stunning beauty and aesthetic grandeur. Thimpu Lying in a valley (elevation 2350) Thimpu is unlike any other capital in the world. The traditional architecture of its houses and buldings is particularly striking. Bhutan, best known to the world as the last Shangril-la has a rare combination of harmony and accord amidst a landscape of incredible beauty. Protected by mighty Himalayas from the rest of the world and enriched by the essence of Drukpa Kagyu School of Buddhism, Bhutan has managed to remain shrouded deeply in a jealously guarded isolation. A basic understanding of Bhutan’s Buddhism is essential to understanding the Bhutanese.

CLASSICAL BHUTAN TOUR

Bhutan is a landlocked state in South Asia, located at the eastern end of the Himalayas and bordered to the south, east and west by the Republic of India and to the north by the People’s Republic of China. Bhutan is separated from the nearby country of Nepal to the west by the Indian state of Sikkim, and from Bangladesh to the south by the Indian states of Assam and West Bengal.Bhutan existed as a patchwork of minor warring fiefdoms until the early 17th century, when the area was unified by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, who fled religious persecution in Tibet and cultivated a separate Bhutanese identity. In the early 20th century, Bhutan came into contact with the British Empire, after which Bhutan continued strong bilateral relations with India upon its independence. Bhutan’s landscape ranges from subtropical plains in the south to the sub-alpine Himalayan heights in the north, with some peaks exceeding 7,000 metres (23,000 ft). The state religion is Vajrayana Buddhism, and the population of 691,141 is predominantly Buddhist, with Hinduism the second-largest religion. The capital and largest city is Thimphu.

Although Bhutan is a small country,its diminutive size some what belies the diversity the country is blessed with. Its also what makes Bhutan a very special country.This tour is called the “Bhutan Dragon Trail Tour” as it goes from West Bhutan till East Bhutan and goes through all the important and lovely places in Bhutan.Located in a Geographic hotspot ,the kingdom’s southern parts lie in the tropical plains. Beginning at 100-175 mtrs.above sea level,the altitude keeps climbing as you go higher,at places reaching a whopping 5000 mtrs.(as in the alpine north). The highest habitable parts are places scarcely populated, as in Laya and Lunana regions. The natives are predominantly herdsmen rearing the yak..The inherent Bhutanese diversity extends to the culture too. The majority of the people are Buddhists. Hinduism is practiced mostly in the Southern belt. The East still has pockets where certain Shaman practices still exist. Black magic used to be an eastern specialty though the practice of the dark arts is waning. A village near Khaling, about 55 Kms from Trashigang was actually called the “Black Magic” village.The Central highlands of Bumthang are renowned for its Yatha Weavers. The Westerners(as in Paro,Haa,Thimphu, Punakha,and Wangdue)speak varying dialects of Dzongkha.

BHUTAN GANGTEY TREKKING

Bhutan is a landlocked state in South Asia, located at the eastern end of the Himalayas and bordered to the south, east and west by the Republic of India and to the north by the People’s Republic of China. Bhutan is separated from the nearby country of Nepal to the west by the Indian state of Sikkim, and from Bangladesh to the south by the Indian states of Assam and West Bengal.Bhutan existed as a patchwork of minor warring fiefdoms until the early 17th century, when the area was unified by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, who fled religious persecution in Tibet and cultivated a separate Bhutanese identity. In the early 20th century, Bhutan came into contact with the British Empire, after which Bhutan continued strong bilateral relations with India upon its independence. Bhutan’s landscape ranges from subtropical plains in the south to the sub-alpine Himalayan heights in the north, with some peaks exceeding 7,000 metres (23,000 ft). The state religion is Vajrayana Buddhism, and the population of 691,141 is predominantly Buddhist, with Hinduism the second-largest religion. The capital and largest city is Thimphu.

This trek is to the beautiful Phobjikha valley (3,000m), one of the few glacial valleys in Bhutan, which lies in the mountains east of Wangduephodrang. After crossing over the pass you soon come to the great monastery of Gangtey, established in the 17th century. The village of Phobjikha lies a few kilometers down from the monastery, on the valley floor. This quiet, remote valley is the chosen winter home of the rare black necked cranes, who migrate here annually from the Tibetan plateau. This moderate trek visits the villages of Gogona and Khotokha, passing through meadows and fields, then forests of juniper, magnolia and rhododendrons in full bloom in April. It is one of the finest low level treks in Bhutan.

THE HIMALAYAN KINGDOM LADAKH

Ladahk: Lying in the rain shadow area of the Great Himalayas, Ladakh is a cold desert area and the most sparsely populated land in the whole world with just two people per sq km. It is perhaps the only place where one can get frostbite and sunburn at the same time while sitting in the sun and stretching out one’s legs in the shaded area. The peculiar climatic conditions of the region feature the freezing winds and the burning sun at the same time. The snow-covered expanse of this rugged terrain attracts tourists with its fantastic and panoramic views. This white paradise is surrounded by some of the highest mountain ranges of Great Himalayas and Karakoram ranges that are young and mighty in geological terms. An independent kingdom of the 10th century, Ladakh was continuously pestered by the periodical attacks of the Kashmiri Muslims in the 16th century until it was finally annexed to their state in the mid 19th century. One can see distinct influences of the different visitors to the place in the Ladakhi culture. Culture of Ladakh Ladakhis are known for their cheerful disposition and most of their festivals fall in winters, which serve as an excuse for social and convivial gatherings. In summers, archery competitions and native version of polo are quite common and especially among the Buddhists.People of LadakhThe people of Ladakh bore much resemblance to Tibetans and Central Asians with their round faces, short stubby noses and small ‘chinki’ eyes with pronounced cheekbones. The people of the mountains, they have good stamina are accustomed to manual labor. However, they are considered to be soft and plain at heart.Leh CapitalSituated at an altitude of 3505 m above sea level, Leh is to the east of Jammu & Kashmir and is the capital of Ladakh. Zanskar River flows through it and breathtaking sparking white snowcapped peaks surround the valley of Leh. A blending of barren desert and well-irrigated farms, the ruined Tibetan style palace of Leh is the first to attract the attention of the tourists.

LADAKH TOUR

Ladahk: Lying in the rain shadow area of the Great Himalayas, Ladakh is a cold desert area and the most sparsely populated land in the whole world with just two people per sq km. It is perhaps the only place where one can get frostbite and sunburn at the same time while sitting in the sun and stretching out one’s legs in the shaded area. The peculiar climatic conditions of the region feature the freezing winds and the burning sun at the same time. The snow-covered expanse of this rugged terrain attracts tourists with its fantastic and panoramic views. This white paradise is surrounded by some of the highest mountain ranges of Great Himalayas and Karakoram ranges that are young and mighty in geological terms. An independent kingdom of the 10th century, Ladakh was continuously pestered by the periodical attacks of the Kashmiri Muslims in the 16th century until it was finally annexed to their state in the mid 19th century. One can see distinct influences of the different visitors to the place in the Ladakhi culture. Culture of Ladakh Ladakhis are known for their cheerful disposition and most of their festivals fall in winters, which serve as an excuse for social and convivial gatherings. In summers, archery competitions and native version of polo are quite common and especially among the Buddhists.People of LadakhThe people of Ladakh bore much resemblance to Tibetans and Central Asians with their round faces, short stubby noses and small ‘chinki’ eyes with pronounced cheekbones. The people of the mountains, they have good stamina are accustomed to manual labor. However, they are considered to be soft and plain at heart.Leh CapitalSituated at an altitude of 3505 m above sea level, Leh is to the east of Jammu & Kashmir and is the capital of Ladakh. Zanskar River flows through it and breathtaking sparking white snowcapped peaks surround the valley of Leh. A blending of barren desert and well-irrigated farms, the ruined Tibetan style palace of Leh is the first to attract the attention of the tourists.

Sikles – 700 Roofs

We like to organize our trip to Nepal as an individual private trip. With a German-speaking guide you will actively and individually discover unique mountain landscapes in the foothills of the Annapurna Massif, mixed with a highly interesting culture. Unforgettable experiences away from large streams of visitors make the journey a unique experience. Immerse yourself in the wonder world in the Himalayas – Nepal.

A journey for mountain, animal and culture lovers through one of the most beautiful countries in Asia. Nepal is a land of contrasts. At a distance of only 200 km, you will experience the snow-capped, highest mountains in the world as far as the subtropical lowland of the Terai on the Indian border.

The highlight of our trip is a 7-day Himalayan trekking tour in the foothills of the Annapurna Massive, with easy day hikes and a walking time of 4 – 6 hours daily. This unusual tour takes us to an area that gives us unique panoramas of the Himalayan mountains. Close enough to touch, we admire the mighty Giants of the Himalayas with the snow-covered Annapurna massif (8,091 m), the Dhaulagiri massif (8,167 m) and Machapuchare (6,993 m). The daily sections are unproblematic and mountaineering knowledge is not required. The hikes are to be mastered for every mountain lover with average condition. The luggage transport is taken over by porters, the participants carry only a light day baggage.

Another highlight of the trip is a visit to the Chitwan National Park in the lowlands of the Terai. It was founded in 1973 as a sanctuary for the endangered rhinos and in 1984 declared a national park by UNESCO. On the back of tame elephants, we roam through the jungle. The reserve is home to rhinos, deer, wild boars, crocodiles, alligators, river dolphins, tigers, leopards and more than 400 species of birds.

The ancient imperial cities of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur are Nepal’s cultural heritage. They are pearls of architecture. Between temples, pagodas, stupas, palaces, bazaars and markets we move in another world.

3 Passes: Renjo Pass 5,388m – Cho la Pass 5,380m -Kongma La 5,535m

Everest Region: 3 passes have been the most famous trek for the trekkers. Renjo-La pass trek is one of the most best trekking route for both of them who have already been even Everest base camp and other who have not done. In Khumbu Chola and Renjola also known as Everest Circuit trek, this is one of the most adventurous treks in the khumbu Himalayas. It follows the route via high pass of Cho La at 5,330m into the base camp of Mt. Everest then Kongma La 5,535m to Chukkung. A unique trek that goes through Lukla, Namche bazaar and all the way to Gokyo, Chola Pass, Kalapatthar and Everest Base Camp.

During the trekking period we will explore the heart of the Sherpa homeland, visiting Namche Bazaar and Khumjung village before ascending the stunning Gokyo Valley. A string of glacial lakes is set like pearls in a beautiful high-altitude wilderness dominated by the great peaks of Cho Oyu and Gyanchungkang on the borders of Tibet. In the Chola Pass Trek we ascend Gokyo Ri, one of the finest vantage points for Mount Everest, Makalu and Lhotse. Crossing into the Khumbu Valley by way of the high and challenging Chola Pass, we then climb to the trekkers’ summit of Kalapathar, which affords more stunning views of Everest. Then it’s onto the Everest base Camp, scene of triumph and tragedy, where close-up views of the Khumbu Glacier can be.

Everest Base Camp with Island Peak

Expert Asian designed this trek because the people who want to trek and climb the mountain to touch the sky. Located on top of the Chhukung glacier between Ama Dablam and Lhotse mountains, Island peak is the most sought after trekking destination because of its challenging geographical condition. Each year more than 300 groups attempt to scale the summit of island peak. This trek offers an excellent opportunity to climb a Himalayan Summit (6173m) together with an exhilarating Trek to the Everest Base Camp and Kala Pathar. The most difficult section is a mixed rock and ice wall at a slope of around 45 degrees leading to the narrow summit ridge.

The Island peak Expedition would be suitable for a climber visiting the Himalayas for the first time or keen hill walkers with previous mountaineering experience using crampons and ice axe. Island Peak is a more technical peak than some of the other trekking peaks in Nepal, it starts with an easy scramble along a rock ridge to a glacier and above there is a steep snow headwall leading to a classic summit ridge. The views from the top are superb including the south face of Lhotse and Ama Dablam.

Island Peak climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek is a fantastic experience in the Himalayas of Nepal. It is designed for energetic and physically fit trekkers with little or no experience in mountain expedition. Island Peak (6,189m/20,305ft) is one of the main climbing peaks in the Everest Region of Nepal with an impressive and highly glaciated West Face that rises from the Lhotse Glacier. Being one of the ‘trekking peaks’ with very little technical aspects, Island Peak is not a difficult undertaking for a beginner climber wishing to enter the incredible world of mountain climbing. Hundreds of climbers flock to Nepal every year to get a permit for Island Peak climbing. Our adventure also takes us into the heartland of the Khumbu Valley and Sherpa culture. Before scaling the peak, we also visit, possibly the most popular trekking destination in the world – Everest Base Camp (5,357m/17,575ft) and Kalapatthar – for the up close views of Mt. Everest and other high mountains.