Entries tagged: Himalayas

Nepal Trekking

Nepal Trekking

Nepal is a beautiful country that continually astonishes travelers. Recently Ker & Downey Travel Specialists Sara Kramer and Tiffany DeSalvo traveled to Nepal seeking a little adventure. Sara recounts her journey below. For many Nepal is the pinnacle of the hiking world whether, it’s through the foothills of the Annapurna’s, to base camp of Mount Everest or perhaps even summiting the mighty mountain, it attracts a variety of different people of all levels and ages eager to be a part of of this culture. I wouldn’t consider myself a “hiker” although I do enjoy an occasional outing here and there. […]

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Customize Your Travel Experience in the Himalayas

The Himalayas are, quite deservedly, the most famous peaks in the world. The name, short in sanskrit for ‘abode of snow’ aptly describe these natural wonders. The Himalayan mountain system is the planet’s highest and home to the world’s highest peaks, the Eight-thousanders, which include Mount Everest and K2. The result of massive subterranean collisions, these mountains are so gargantuan they completely control the weather on the Indian subcontinent. Notably, the Himalayas are the youngest mountain ranges on the planet, and consist mostly of loose sedimentary material. Due to the continuing collision of the continental plates beneath the Eurasian and […]

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