Nepal

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Landlocked Nepal has always held a mystical lure for travelers.

This tiny mountainous country lies between a few of the world’s highest peaks along the Tibetan border and the jungles and plains of India.
Discover the Newars, the indigenous people of the Kathmandu Valley, as you explore temples and monasteries and sip tea in cafes filled with explorers and mountain climbers.


Celebrate Tibetan New Year in Boudhanath, visit the craftsmen in the medieval towns of Patan and Bhaktapur, take a trek off the beaten path along the Great Himalayan Trail or safari in the Terrai. Whether it’s watching the sunrise over the Himalayas or visiting a Tibetan prayer ceremony Nepal will make a lasting impression upon you.

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Sample Itineraries:

Nepal Cultural Photo Tour with Mani Lama

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Visit A Different Perspective for current photo tours led by Mani Lama Mani Lama shares his expertise on both Nepal’s diverse culture and photography on this escorted tour to Nepal. Even if you have visited before, these activities have been handcrafted so you become a part of Nepal. Meet Paubha painters & woodcarving artists. See [...]

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The Snow Leopard Trek – Upper Dolpo (24 days)

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Magical and mystical is the elusive Snow Leopard. It is rated high on the endangered species list with 500 said to remain in Nepal. On this adventurous trek, you walk in the steps of Peter Matthiessen, author of The Snow Leopard, along the Bheri River, on to Ring-mo, and over Kang La pass, toward Crystal [...]

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GHT Borderland Trek (12 days)

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Jalbire Larcha Region Bhairab Kunda is a remote and unfrequented Himalayan region that lies close to the Kathmandu valley. The abrupt variation in altitude is astonishing. From Bhairab Kund one can easily view peaks including: Dorje Lakpa (6,966m), Madiya (6,257m) & Phurbi Ghhyachu (6,637m). The mix of mountains, cultures and natural wonders while in route [...]

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Discover: Lost Kingdom of Mustang (23 days)

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The Kingdom of Mustang has always been known as a mysterious and forbidden land until just recently. Now the Upper Mustang region of Nepal is open but for a limited number of trekkers. Lo Manthang (Mustang) is located north of the main Himalayan chain of peaks and is an amazing high altitude desert with its [...]

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Tiji Festival in Mustang (19 Days)

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Departure May Trekking Nepal’s most remote region of Mustang is a rare opportunity in itself. But the Tiji Festival is your only chance to be a part of a genuine celebration in this Lost Kingdom and is not to be missed. Walk through medieval villages with spectacular views of the Himalayas to Lo Manthang. See [...]

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JAZZMANDU (10 days)

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(Departure September, October – annually) The Only Jazz Extravaganza in the Himalayas! Music and art allows us to learn about other cultures through its people’s observations, beliefs and self- expression. By exploring the world of music and art you also discover mankind’s fascination with portraying life through various medias as diverse as life’s experience itself. [...]

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GHT Limi Valley Trek (18 days)

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Humla region Humla is the highest, most remote and northerly region of Nepal, lying on the border with Tibet. The region’s main town of Simikot is reachable only on foot or by plane in the absence of paved roads. Life for the Humli people is challenging as the agricultural season in these high mountain valleys [...]

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Mustang Vista – Lodge to Lodge Trek (14 Days)

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This trip combines two diverse settings from the lush green valley of Kathmandu to the semi – arid conditions of Lower Mustang. You walk the Kali Gandaki gorge, perhaps the deepest gorge in the world. This trip offers a chance to get close of views of Dhaulagiri, Niligiri and the Annapurnas. Visit quaint villages and [...]

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Explore Lo Manthang

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Explore Lo Manthang (6 days/5 nights) Lo Manthang is located in the Mustang region, a desert plateau at 12,400 Ft. Dry, desolate and windy, it is a paradise like no other on earth. Mustang was off limits to foreigners until 1964 when French anthropologist and author, Michel Peissel, was granted a one-time permit into the [...]

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Siddhartha’s Sojourn

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Siddhartha, the founder of Buddhism, was raised as a prince for the first part of his life.  He began his spiritual journey after his disobedient act to his father of wandering outside the palace gates where he saw for the first time birth, old age, sickness and even death.  These four stages of life became the [...]

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Treasures of Nepal & India w/Kaziranga

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Treasures come in many different forms. Regarding travel, this may refer to a language, an art or trade or may even mean the people’s tribe itself which has been preserved. Palaces and temples, beautifully hand carved houses and buildings which are restored instead of ignored even rationalized for destruction to build and newer ones. Ecotourism [...]

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Celebrate Losar

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“Lha gyal Iho” (May the gods be victorious) is the New Year greeting you hear in the Tibetan and Sherpa communities in Nepal. New Year or Losar is celebrated on the first full moon of the first month according to a lunar solar calendar but falls between January – March according to our calendar. Celebrate [...]

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Valleys & Peaks with Bhutan

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Always wanted to explore fascinating Nepali culture, see Mt Everest and visit Bhutan? Then this exotic adventure is for you! You do not need to be a mountain climber to enjoy panoramic views of Machupucharia, Ama Dablam, Lhotse or Mt. Everest. Explore west Nepal and enjoy hot springs and relaxing by the lakeside after your [...]

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Discover the Newars (8 days)

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The Newars, the indigenous inhabitants of the Kathmandu Valley, are best known for their fine craftsmanship of metalworking and sculpturing. They are also known for their architecture which you see visiting Patan, the largest Newar town in the Valley. The Newars religion is both Buddhist and Hindu and is reflected in their temples such as [...]

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Thorung La Pass Trek (17 days)

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(Departures March – May, September, October) Explore the Kathmandu Valley in the highest mountains of the world, the Himalayas. Fly to Pokhara where you will begin on your Himalayan adventure through forests, medieval villages and cross one of the Himalaya’s highest mountain passes.  Descend to visit Muktinath, a pilgrimage spot that yogi’s ard Buddhists are [...]

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Sacred Nepal

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Kathmandu is known as a great pilgrimage destination to Hindus and Buddhists from all over the world who believe that they accrue good karma (deeds ) for visiting the many holy places which hold meaning to their spiritual belief system . Although the concept of pilgrimage is a fairly new term in our culture, it [...]

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Not all of our tours are listed. Call us to discuss your travel plans 415-331-3791 We’re like you — curious when we hear about a culture or a place and crave to see it for ourselves. That’s what we do. We satisfy your curiosity through genuine cultural and environmental interactions. We arrange private and small [...]

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