Going Tibet, Bhutan, Nepal and Sikkim with a dear friend hoping to discover some of the most remote yet spiritual places on earth. Can't wait to see the many temples, breathtaking views of the Himalayas and hopefully spending times of wisdom with the monks.
Gokarna Forest Resort, Nepal
Tel: 977 1 445 1212, Fax: 977 1 445 0002
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