The Himalayas
The Himalayas is a mountain range in the Indian subcontinent, which separates the Indo-Gangetic Plain from the Tibetan Plateau. This range is home to nine of the ten high st peaks on Earth, including the highest above sea level, Mount Everest. The Himalayas have profoundly shaped the cultures of South Asia. Many Himalayan peaks are sacred in both Buddhism and Hinduism.

The flora and fauna of the Himalayas vary with climate, rainfall, altitude, and soils. The climate ranges from tropical at the base of the mountains to ice and snow at the highest elevations. The amount of yearly rainfall increases from west to east.

The increase in temperature is shifting various species to higher elevations.The oak forest is being invaded by pine forests in the Garhwal Himalayan region.

The trek itself is immensely enjoyable, the scenery is unmatchable. The pace and comfortable with the accommodation, meals and water supply.

The guides and porters are knowledgeable of the area, hardworking and very patient (even with difficult personalities). Himalayan SceneryTreks and Expeditions (HSTE) to put together a great experience.

Highly recommend going to Tibet if anyone has the opportunity. The trip will be incredible. Learning the history of the people and the country are br
ath taking. Well organised with incredible Tibetan guides.