Legend has it that a Lama, while following a stray Yak, stumbled into the Langtang Valley - hence the name Langtang ("Lang" means "Yak", and "Tang" means "Follow"). A beautiful alpine region to the North... read more..
Set in the area known as the Solu-Khumbu, home to the famous Sherpa people, Mount Everest's unique dominance as the world's highest mountain, at 8848m (29208ft), draws people from all parts of the globe, as... read more..
Two major river systems, the Arun and the Tamur, drain Nepal’s eastern ranges, upon which the monsoon unleashes its deluge with unparalleled vigour every summer. Like the Karnali river in the west, the Arun predates... read more..
As the title "Annapurna Region" suggests, the centre-piece of this part of Nepal is the range of mountains that includes Annapurna I (8091m.), the very first of the 8000+m. peaks to be climbed, in 1950,... read more..