Nowhere in the world is more beautiful than the Himalayan Region. Travelling through the numerous mountain trails in the company of majestic Himalayas and cultural diversity at the foothills of world’s tallest mountain regions put you into a bizarre situation – experience of adventure trekking in the midst of ever enthralling world’s tallest mountain vistas. Thus, the Himalayan Region is such a compelling destination where you can fulfill the desire of covering greatest dream trips of your life. Whether your trip is in India or in Nepal or in Tibet or in Bhutan the experience will be unbeatable and last throughout your life.
This will be undoubtedly one of the greatest dream journeys for 2014 in the sacred mountain region of Tibet. The Kailash with Manasarovar region can be covered either from Nepal side trails or mapped out by the high Himalayan trails of Tibet. Mt. Kailash region is first and foremost known for its religious, cultural, and spiritual significance. The heavenly beauty of Mt. Kailash is not only fascinating; it is also one of the greatest pilgrimage destinations for Hindu, Buddhist, Jain and Bon. The region also includes the two pristine high-altitude lakes and that are Mansarovar and Rakshesa. Another important aspect of Kailash is that the four most sacred rivers, Sutlej, Karnili, Brahmaputra and Indus, of Indian sub-continent begin from here.
2. LADAKH TOUR
Imagine wandering through the heaven in earth in the company of world’s mightiest mountain ranges – the Great Himalaya and the Karakoram. Ladakh also known as the ‘Little Tibet’ in India baffles you with the especial fragrance of brightly painted monasteries, wall tapestries, and handmade crafts and to its most with the views of pristine Himalayas. Besides, the Himalayas greatest dream trip 2014 also offers you an ideal ground for pilgrimage journeys to explore the treasures of Tibetan Buddhism in the region.
This is another ultimate dream trip for 2014 which penetrates into Khumbu Region – the world’s tallest mountain range. While heading towards to base camp of the tallest mountain in the world, trekkers encounter with the famous landmarks of Everest region – Sagarmatha National Park, Namche Bazaar, Tangboche Monastery, Sherpa Culture, Buddhist Monasteries, Gokyo Valley, Dudh Koshi Valley, Himalayan Glaciers, and alpine flora and fauna. Besides, it will be the journey that crosses highest passes and hilltop viewpoints in the region. While in the trail, you conquer viewpoints like Gokyo Ri and Kalla Patthar to capture the incredible views of Everest and the surrounding peaks. Overall, this will be a trip of a lifetime.
This dream trip 2014 involves covering some surreal sites of Nepal Himalayas. Adding to this, the trip also helps you to explore the years’ old monasteries, caves, local tribes, ancient traditions and scenic beauties of Annapurna region. The trip will be the most rewarding once the visitors make an adventurous start from world’s deepest gorge to the world’s highest regions passing through an almost windy-tree-less barren landscapes resembling with Tibetan Plateau, and panoramic views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and several other peaks. The trek gets interesting once the trekkers pass through Jomsom and Kagbeni, the entry point of upper Mustang. Indeed, the trip also covers Muktinath (3,800m) – a sacred site for Hindus and Buddhists.
This will be an adventurous trip into the heart of Annapurna Region in company of world’s best mountain vistas and ethnically diverse local cultures. The dream trip 2014 leads you to the base camp of world’s 10th highest mountain – Mt Annapurna passing through the landmarks of Annapurna region. This is the journey which also covers famous lack city – Pokhara, tremendous vantage point – Poon Hill, sacred mountain base – Annapurna Sanctuary, awesome mountain base – Machhapuchhre and many more. Apart from exploring the cultural and natural landmarks of Annapurna region, the trip also helps you to capture panoramic views of Annapurna Range – Annapurnas, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Himchuli and large number of other hilly mountains.
It will be a great trip for you in the year of 2014 as the trip fulfills the dream of capturing the popular landmarks in Lhasa. Imagine strolling through the impressive jewels of one of ancient cities of the world and fulfilling the dream of greatest trips of life in the remote Himalayas. Lhasa is a treasure trove of ancient places and Buddhist monasteries – Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palaces, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and many more. This trip also takes you further into the outskirts of Lhasa where you visit the 15th century Ganden Monastery and explore the Drayerpa Cave, which is still a meditative sanctuary for Tibetan monks.
Though this dream trip for 2014 in the Nepal Himalayas is demanding what it results into is very much lasting. The formidable trek takes you through scattered settlements of thatched farmhouses with colorful flower gardens, wild coniferous woodland and on to remote Buddhist settlements in the north east section of Nepal. The awful journey will undoubtedly be an ultimate and overwhelming mountain adventure in the company of the panoramic views of Everest, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga.
Apart from exploring the top landmarks of Tibet – Palaces like Potala, Norbulingka and monasteries like Tashilhunpo, Sera, Drepung, Rongbuk, and Sakya, the great dream trip for 2014 also makes your exposure with Tibetan’s rich culture and history. The trip also provides an opportunity to visit at Namtso Lake – Tibet’s one of the sacred lakes. To its most, the trip takes to the base camp of world tallest mountain in Tibet where you can enjoy the impressive vistas of Everest.
Make a discovery trip in 2014 into the remote Trans-Himalayan region of Nepal – Upper Mustang. Mustang which is also recognized as the “Last Forbidden Kingdom” forcefully drags to look at its treasure troves – thousand years’ old monasteries, caves, local tribes, scenic landscapes, and an intact culture with Tibetan influences. The mesmerizing trip commences from world’s deepest Kaligandaki gorge and reaches in the world’s highest regions of Lo-Mangthang Valley enjoying the company of almost barren landscapes, astounding views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and several other peaks.
10. TSUM VALLEY TREK
Your dream trips 2014 have yet to go through off the beaten tracks in the Himalayas. This one of the greatest trips for 2014 takes you into the depth of Manaslu Region of Nepal Himalayas. Manaslu region is still less exposed in comparison to other touristy areas, with relatively virgin and less beaten paths. The greatest of all is the trip introduces you with the people of Tsum Valley or the Tsumbas who belong to Tibetan origin with their own ancient form of dialect, art, culture and religion. Besides offering you a chance of enjoying the warm hospitality of ethnic community of the region, the trip also exposes you in the majestic surroundings of the Ganesh, Sringi, Boudha mountain range.
This trip too crosses several high passes as it climbs into the remote Barun Valley at the foot of Mt. Makalu – the fifth highest mountain in the world. The dream trip provides stunning contrasts, where high waterfalls cascade into deep gorges, craggy rocks rise from lush green forests, and colorful flowers bloom beneath white snow peaks. The journey throughout the trail will be accompanied by the landmarks of the Makalu Region – Makalu-Barun National Park, Arung River, the last pristine mountain ecosystems on earth, and spectacular views of rugged Himalayan peaks – Mt. Makalu (8,462m), Mt. Chamlang (7,319m) and Mt. Baruntse (7,129m).
12. LOWER DOLPO TREK
This will be anther dream trip for 2014 to escape in the virgin region of Nepal Himalayas. Dolpo, the legendary hidden land, lies in the rain shadow area of the Himalayas; the landscape resembles that of the Tibetan Plateau. The people in Dolpo, very pleasant and nomadic by nature, are of Tibetan descent who follow the pre-Buddhist Born religion. In addition to getting a chance of making insight into Tibetan way of life in the region, the trip particularly attracts you towards the nomadic – almost untouched lifestyle of people in Dolpo. Besides, it will be a great travel experience so you trek through off the beaten trails of the region.