We are back and missing Nepal desperately! Our trip was wonderful, thanks to your careful planning. We did all that we hoped to, and more. What makes Nepal so special is that is has so many different facets – nature, wildlife, history and culture.
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Lhasa, the heart and soul of Tibet and an object of devout pilgrimage, is still a city of wonders. "Lhasa" in Tibetan means "the land of gods" and is the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region is located between 29o 36'N and 19o 06' E at the north bank of Kyichu river,
Sakya is 152km west of Shigatse and about 25km south of the main road. The huge brooding Sakya Monastery here was Tibet's most powerful 700 years ago. The monastery probably contains the finest collection of Tibetan religious relics remaining in Tibet,
GYANTSE (13,050 ft.) is a small agricultural town famous for its wool carpets and the Palkhor Choide Chorten. It is small as cities go (population perhaps 10,000) and largely Tibetan in character - for a change. The town is situated about two small hills which lie
SHIGATSE, also known as Xigatse, which means "fertile land", is the second largest city in Tibet. It is the seat of Panchen Lama who is regarded as the reincarnation of the Buddha of Endless Enlightenment. This city stands between the confluence
LHAZE (13100 ft) is situated at the crossroads from where the road turns westwards towards Mt. Kailash and Mansarovar Lake. There is not much to see except the plains below. Approximately 150km south-west of Shigatse and some 30km west of the Sakya
This town is about 195 km from Lhasa in the Yarlung Valley which is considered the cradle for Tibetan culture. Zetang, the capital of Shannan prefecture, has merged with Ndong into a sprawl of Tibetan and Chinese buildings. There are various sights to see around
About 13,800 ft above sea level, Xegar is a new Chinese commune built at a the foot of the ruins of Xegar Dzong, and is 7 kms from the main road. With a population of 3000, its importance lies in the fact that it is the centre of this large and remote country and
Also known as Khasa, Zhangmu perches on a mountainside 10km (6 miles) inland from the Friendship Bridge across the Bhotekoshi River (Sun Kosi River). The small town has become the major trading post between Tibet and Nepal. The subtropical oceanic climate