The latest news from Stage 6

of the Great Himalaya Trail

The magic of Dolpo

04 Jul 2018

From Muktinath to Kagmara pass, we've had a continuous stretch of the imagination and senses: ancient settlements living much the same lives as previous generations, monks reading prayers in a centuries-old monastery, pilgrims at the temple in Muktinath, and people who seemed genuinely happy to welcome u...

Lost in the landscape: Goat Kharka

26 Jun 2018

Muktinath and the Mustang Valley have been left far behind. From the time we crossed the first pass into the upper Dolpo our little band of trekkers and mules have been swallowed up by the immense landscape.The mountains are red, yellow and black and have been folded and twisted back upon themselves, stripped...

Onward to Upper Dolpo

18 Jun 2018

A lot has changed in the last week. Ken and Vince, along with the World Expeditions crew, crossed Thorong Pass on a glorious morning with the Annapurna range looking wonderful and ahead of us was our final Nepal 8,000 metre peak, Dhaulagiri, in the distance.We arrived in Muktinath and spent an excellent rest...

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