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A Story of single Women traveling to Buddhist Sacred Sites Trail of Everest Region
2018-02-15 A Story of single Women traveling to Buddhist Sacred Sites Trail of Everest Region

Written by: Ms. Holly Meegan, 30 years old, Australia  Sent to: Mr. Sonam Sherpa, a trekking guide Trek organized by: Swiss Family Treks & Expedition  Trek Date: 24th October to 9th November 2017 Photo Credit: Sonam Sherpa Dear Sonam, Thank you for being the BEST, BEST, BEST, BEST, BEST GUIDE EVER!!! This trek & whole experience was the best beacuse of you! You are so...

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More Information About Upper Mustang, the forbidden kingdom and ancient wall city of Lo-Manthang
2018-02-04 More Information About Upper Mustang, the forbidden kingdom and ancient wall city of Lo-Manthang

History Mustang was once an independent kingdom, although closely tied by language and culture to Tibet. From the 15th century to the 17th century, its strategic location granted Mustang control over the trade between the Himalayas and India. At the end of the 18th century the kingdom was annexed by Nepal. Though still recognized by many Mustang residents, the monarchy officially ceased to exist...

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Interesting Things to Know Before Your Family Go to Nepal Holiday
2018-01-13 Interesting Things to Know Before Your Family Go to Nepal Holiday

Nepal is a Himalayan country, which lies in South Asia between Tibet, an autonomous region of the People’s Republic of China to the North and India to the South. The elevation of the country ranges from 70 m sea level to the highest point on earth, Mt. Everest at 8,848m all within a distance of 150 km with climatic variations from sub-tropical to alpine. The country is popularly known in the...

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Indigenous Peoples Trail Nepal
2018-01-08 Indigenous Peoples Trail Nepal

Interesting places to visit during the "Indigenous Peoples Trail" Nepal Thulo Sailung: Rise early to reach the summit of Thulo Sailung as the sun rises over the Eastern Himalaya. At 3300m Sailung offers magnificent views over Kalinchowk to the Annapurna, Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Rowaling, Everest and Kanchenjunga ranges, to the South the Mahabharata hills roll over the Sun Koshi River and...

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Ancient monasteries in Buddhist Sacred Site Trail of Everest Region of Nepal
2018-01-08 Ancient monasteries in Buddhist Sacred Site Trail of Everest Region of Nepal

Detailled Description of monasteries in Buddhist Sacred Site Trail of Khumbhu Region Namche Monastery Name: Sanga Thechok Dechenling Sect: Nyingmapa Established: 300 years old Altitude: 3440m Religious Festival: Nyingne, Dumji Monk: One Namche Bazzar is the trading center and the main gateway to the upper Khumbhu Region. It features a small 300 year-old Gompa which is used for special...

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7 Tips for Family Trekking and Hiking Holiday with Children in Nepal
2017-09-09 7 Tips for Family Trekking and Hiking Holiday with Children in Nepal

Trekking & Hiking Holidays with the whole family are becoming more popular also here in Nepal. It's this wonderful option of spending quality time with your beloved ones. We will help you to organise a trekking holiday with your children and provide porters, 3/4 horses on request, dokos (nepali basket) and western child carriers. We recommend Nepal as the destination for a holiday with your...

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SFT Newsletter June 2017 V2
2017-08-07 SFT Newsletter June 2017 V2

"Since our Trekking Company is based in Kathmandu after the devastating Earthquake in April 2015 we started immediatedly with emergency help bringing more than 30 tons of, rice, lentils, oil and salt to the fully destroyed villages in Sindhupalchok. With the emotional, physical and financial support of our friends and clients throughout the world we were abel to organize very efficient and needed...

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A private day hiking trip to Champa Devi
2017-07-11 A private day hiking trip to Champa Devi

The best of Kathmandu Valley "A private day hiking to Champa Devi" Highlights of the trip •    Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the Kathmandu city •    Enjoy fantastic aerial views of Kathmandu Valley and Pharping  •    Fully narrated tour through the pine forests •    Well maintained walking trail with stone...

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