Imagine emerald green land resting in the lap
of the Himalayas, watching the sunrise from behind
the world's highest peaks
The earlier travellers called it the mythical paradise
of Shangrila, but to us earthly mortals it's Nepal.
Sandwiched between India and Tibet, Nepal could be
just the place for partying during the season of numerous
religious festivals or escaping to a mountainous retreat.
Trekking is the main attraction for any tourist who
come here. Exhibiting some of the world's loftiest
peaks, here you can team up mountain climbing with
traditional culinary delights for an unforgettable
experience. Small towns and pleasant rural villages
are linked by paths through paddy fields, forests
and yak pastures, giving trekkers access to the foothills
and mountains beyond.
Nepal is also perfect for soul-searchers wishing
to spend some time lying idly in the shadows of snow-covered
mountains listening to the peaceful sounds coming
from the Buddhist monasteries or Hindu temples. Situated
in the central region of greater Himalayas, besides
trekking, Nepal also offers an opportunity for spirtual
Bhutan is a country of rolling hills and towering
crags. With small patches of cultivation and very
little deforestation, Bhutan proves to be paradise
for the traveller who enjoys untouched scenic beauty
and fresh air. Often compared to the Swiss Alps, Bhutan
flaunts its beauty with green hills, houses that look
like chalets and pleasant snow peaks that cover the
basic terrain of the region.
A combined trip to Nepal and Bhutan spells out high
adventure on the mountains, partying during the festive
season and relaxing in serene surroundings.
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