Trekking in Himalayas

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Annapurna is literally translated to mean, "full of food" but is often translated to refer to the <i>Goddess of the Harvests</i> Annapurna is a popular region in the Himalayas. The scenery is spectacular, taking you through the foothills of Mt Annapurna The Annapurna region includes two peaks, each over 8000m; Annapurna (8091 m) and Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m) as 16 more peaks all over 6000 m The Dhaulagiri massif is one of the tallest and biggest mountain systems in the world, forty kilometres long and encompasses no fewer than fifteen 7,000 m plus peaks Suspension Bridges in the Himalaya are common place, especially as one heads up the Khumbu Valley across the Dhud and Bhut Kosi Rivers, towards Everest Base Camp Namche Bazaar is a hill village placed high above the confluence of the Dhud and Bhut Kosi Rivers at 3400m. It is a popular stop off point to stock up on extra gear before heading into the Himalayas Nepal's Lukla airport is one of the worlds highest airports and the gateway to Mt. Everest at 2800m. The runway is 460 by 20 m (1,509 by 66 ft) with a 12% gradient. For those who fear to fly into Lukla, there is the option to trek in from Jiri Porters play an integral part in the Himalayas and the work serves as a vital income along with tips received to help support their families The Gokyo lakes lie at 47005000m. From the top of Gokyo Ri it is possible to see five 8000m peaks: Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Kangchenjunga, and Cho Oyu The Jomalhari trek with its stunning river valleys is perfect for people who want to experience the richness of landscape that Bhutan has to offer. Mt Jomalhari is one of the most beautiful mountains in the world The Laya trek heads through stunning alpine meadows, forests, dense jungle and up mountain passes. The route is also home to indigenous animals such as blue sheep and Takins, the national animal of Bhutan The Laya and Snowman treks in Bhutan offer scenic trekking routes with amazing views of some of the pristine and unspoiled landscapes in Bhutan On no trek is the North Face of Mt Everest as incredible as on the advanced base camp trek in Tibet Incredible ice seracs rise up between Camp I and Camp II on the advanced base camp trek in Tibet  The Kharta Valley is an isolated region in the Himalayas near the mighty Everest. The valley is beautiful with pristine lakes and endless mountain views and is often called the Valley of Flowers Mount Kailash, rising to an altitude of 6714m, is one of the most revered and sacred places in the Himalayas The most important time to visit Mount Kailash, is during the festival of Saga Dawa held in May of each year. It is celebrated in every village and monastery but most importantly, to Mount Kailash Yaks in and around Lake Mansarovar, sacred lake near Mount Kailash
Annapurna Trekking Annapurna Circuit Trekking Annapurna Annapurna Treks Everest base camp Everest base camp trek Lukla Everest Porters Everest Gokyo Lakes Everest Jhomalhari trek Bhutan Laya Trek Bhutan Laya and Snowman trek Bhutan Everest Advanced base camp trek Trek Everest advanced base camp Kharta Valley Tibet Mount Kailash Kailash trek Lake Mansarovar Kailash trek