Remote Lands Newsletter: On Top of the World in the Himalayas

11 April 2014
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On Top of the World: The Himalayas with Remote Lands

Asia boasts many astonishingly beautiful destinations, but none truly take the breath away like the Himalayas. From the stunning heights of Everest, K2 and Annapurna to the lush green valleys of Pokhara and Punakha, the sheer scale and grandeur of the world's highest mountain range never fail to amaze visitors. And the range of activities available, including mountaineering, trekking, biking, paragliding, wildlife/birding and culture, make this the perfect destination for adventure travelers, nature-lovers and sightseers alike.

Remote Lands has years of experience in designing bespoke Himalayan holidays for travelers of all activity levels. Whether you want to climb mountains or just gaze at them from a private helicopter, email us on [email protected] and we'll help you hit the Himalayan heights.

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Himalayan Helicopter Experiences in Nepal

Helicopter straight up to Everest Base Camp and skip 10 days of arduous trekking. The catch is that you can only stay 15 minutes at 18,000 feet, then fly back down to 13,000 feet for a lovely lunch, then back to Kathmandu. Or charter a chopper to Mustang for a day or two visit to the former ancient kingdom that is one of the last true remote lands and normally requires a week trek in each direction!  Read more...

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India's Heights: Kashmir & the Himalayas

The Indian section of the Himalayas offers some of this country's most spectacular scenery, and this itinerary takes in beautiful Himalayan destinations including Leh, Srinagar and the colonial hill station of Shimla. You'll experience hiking, yoga, fishing and even - in season - skiing in Gulmarg, and stay in magnificent colonial hotels. The perfect mix of sightseeing, luxury and adventure. Read more...

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Bhutan Ultra-Luxe Road Trip

The landlocked Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan is one of Asia's most mysterious and scenic destinations, and this 14-day itinerary is the ultimate way to see it all. You'll travel the country by luxury vehicle and stay in its finest lodges (including Amankora and Uma by COMO), see the fascinating dzongs of Paro, Gangtey and Thimphu, as well as less visited locations such as Trongsa and Bumthang. Read more...

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A Spiritual Journey to Tibet's Everest Base Camp

Experience the Himalayas from both Tibet and Nepal on this awe-inspiring 10-day journey, taking you by road from Lhasa to Kathmandu via Shigatse, Tingri and of course Mt Everest Base Camp itself on the Tibetan side, where you will stay in a monastery for the night. Very possibly the world's most extraordinary road trip. Read more...

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Private jet holidays

If you’re short of time and don’t want to waste time waiting around for scheduled flights, why not look at chartering a private jet for your next vacation? We specialize in private jet charters throughout Asia, for both personal and corporate purposes.

Amongst the destinations that are ideal for a private jet vacation are the cities of Rajasthan in northern India, Thailand and the countries of Indochina (Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos), the islands of Indonesia, and China. A two-week holiday for two in Rajasthan or Thailand/Indochina, for example, can be as little as $80,000 on a King Air. Citations, Hawkers, Challengers, Falcons, Gulfstreams and other light to heavy jets are also available in Asia. Please call for further details.

Asia Specialists

Remote Lands is an ultra-luxe private tour operator focused exclusively on Asia. We create bespoke journeys tailor-made to your highly discriminating tastes, optionally by private jet and yacht. We specialize in unique experiences that are difficult to arrange and require extraordinary insider connections with remarkable local people - and open the door to authentic ways of life and deeper insight into the soul of Asian cultures.

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