[Video] | Giant Himalayan Bees Produce Hallucinogenic Honey
Near the peaks of the Himalayan Mountains, a harsh region in which no human settlements are found, lives the world's largest honey bee, the Himalayan Cliff Bee which can grow as large as three centime...
Trekking Nepal’s forgotten teahouse route
Hiking this challenging trail around Mt Kanchenjunga yields rewards that more popular routes don’t, including stays in traditional teahouses that few foreigners ever see.
The Himalayas From 20,000 Feet...Spectacular Footage-Video
The aerial cinema experts at Teton Gravity Research release the first ultra HD footage of the Himalayas shot from above 20,000 ft. with the GSS C520 system, the most advanced gyro-stabilized camera sy...
Himalayan Yeti 'Mystery' Looks Even Less Mysterious, Scientists Argue
A year ago, geneticists reported that RNA extracted from hair samples attributed to the Himalayan Yeti monster, a.k.a. "the Abominable Snowman," were actually most similar to the 40,000-year-old genet...
Himalayas India HDR Timelapse on Vimeo
This Timelapse film substantiates my unflinching obsession with The Himalayas and was shot on a road trip to Ladakh. 50 days, 5000kms, one small car with all the…
Dundwa Range
The Dundwa Range (Hindi and Nepali: डुँडवा श्रृंखला dundwā shrinkhalā) is a subrange of the Sivalik Hills in western Nepal and northern Uttar Pradesh, India. It separates the Outer Terai of Balar...
Mahabharat Range
The Mahabharata Range (Nepali: महाभारत श्रृंखला mahābhārat shrinkhalā) – also called the Lesser Himalaya – is a major east-west mountain range with elevations 1,500 to 2,700 m (5,000 to 9,000 feet...
Mahabharat Range - Wikipedia
[Video] | Giant Himalayan Bees Produce Hallucinogenic Honey
Near the peaks of the Himalayan Mountains, a harsh region in which no human settlements are found, lives the world's largest honey bee, the Himalayan Cliff Bee which can grow as large as three centime...
Trekking Nepal’s forgotten teahouse route
Hiking this challenging trail around Mt Kanchenjunga yields rewards that more popular routes don’t, including stays in traditional teahouses that few foreigners ever see.
Eastern Himalaya
Eastern Himalaya is situated between Central Nepal in the west and Myanmar in the east, occupying southeast Tibet in China, Sikkim, North Bengal, Bhutan and North-East India. The area has been declare...
History of European exploration in Tibet
Tibet has attracted European missionaries and explorers for over 500 years. The location of Tibet, deep in the Himalaya mountains, made travel to Tibet extraordinarily difficult at any time, in addit...
History of European exploration in Tibet - Wikipedia
Nanga Parbat
Nanga Parbat (literally, Naked Mountain Urdu: نانگا پربت [nəŋɡaː pərbət̪]) is the ninth highest mountain in the world at 8,126 metres (26,660 ft) above sea level. It is the western anchor of the ...
Nanga Parbat - Wikipedia
Mount Everest
Mount Everest, also known in Nepal as Sagarmāthā and in Tibet as Chomolungma, is Earth's highest mountain. It is located in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas. Its peak is 8,848 metres (29,029...
Mount Everest - Wikipedia
Chongra Peak
Chongra Peak is a peak in the Himalaya range of Asia. Located in Gilgit–Baltistan, Pakistan,it is one of the many subsidiary summits of the Nanga Parbat massif. The peak lies just south of the Indus R...
Chongra Peak - Wikipedia
Sivalik Hills
The Sivalik Hills is a mountain range of the outer Himalayas also known as Manak Parbat in ancient times. Shivalik literally means 'tresses of Shiva’. This range is about 2,400 km (1,500 mi)...
Sivalik Hills - Wikipedia
Annapurna
Annapurna (Sanskrit, Nepali, Newar: अन्नपुर्ण) is a massif in the Himalayas in north-central Nepal that includes one peak over 8,000 metres (26,000 ft), thirteen peaks over 7,000 metres (23,000&#...
Annapurna - Wikipedia
Mahalangur Himal
Mahālangūr Himāl (Nepali: महालङ्गूर हिमाल) is a section of the Himalayas in northeast Nepal and south-central Tibet extending east from the pass Nangpa La between Rolwaling Himal and Cho Oyu, to t...
Mahalangur Himal - Wikipedia
Himalayas
The Himalayas, or Himalaya, (/ˌhɪməˈleɪ.ə/ or /hɪˈmɑːləjə/; Sanskrit: हिमालय, Urdu: ہمالیہ‎, hima (snow) + ālaya (dwelling), Sanskrit word literally meaning "abode of the snow") is a mou...
Himalayas - Wikipedia
Rolwaling Himal
Rolwāling Himāl (Nepali: रोल्वालिङ् हिमाल) is a section of the Himalayas in east-central Nepal along the Tibet border. Rolwaling Himal includes Melungtse 7181m and Melungtse II 7023m inside Tibet ...
Langtang
Langtang is a region in Nepal to the north of Kathmandu and bordering Tibet. It is protected as Langtang National Park and has a number of high peaks including Langtang Lirung (7246m). As of 2012, th...
Langtang - Wikipedia
Nalakankar Himal
The Nalakankar Himal is a small subrange of the Himalayan range in southern Tibet and the northwest corner of Nepal. It lies south of Lake Manasarowar. Its southern boundary is the Humla Karnali, a tr...
Changtse
Changtse (Tibetan: "north peak") is a mountain situated between the Main Rongbuk and East Rongbuk Glaciers in Tibet, China, immediately north of Mount Everest. It is connected to Mount Everest via the...
Changtse - Wikipedia
Saccharum spontaneum
Kans grass (Saccharum spontaneum) (Hindi: काँस kām̥s, Oriya: କାଶତଣ୍ଡି kāśataṇḍi) Assamese: কঁহুৱা, খাগৰী kahuwa, khagori is a grass native to the Indian Subcontinent. It is a perennial gra...
Saccharum spontaneum - Wikipedia
Mera Peak
Mera Peak is a mountain in the Mahalangur section, Barun sub-section of the Himalaya and administratively in Nepal's Sagarmatha Zone, Solukhumbu District. At 6,476 metres (21,247 ft) it is class...
Mera Peak - Wikipedia
Valley of Flowers National Park
Valley of Flowers National Park is an Indian national park, located in West Himalaya, in the state of Uttarakhand and is known for its meadows of endemic alpine flowers and the variety of flora. This ...
Valley of Flowers National Park - Wikipedia
Mansiri Himal
Mansiri Himal is a small, high subrange of the Himalaya in north-central Nepal, about 100 km northwest of Kathmandu. The Marsyangdi River separates the Mansiri from the Annapurnas to the southwe...
Mansiri Himal - Wikipedia
Gurans Himal
The Gurans Himal is a small subrange of the Himalaya in far western Nepal. It is little-known, since it does not contain any 8000 metre peaks, or even any peaks above 7,200 metres. Its highest peak is...
Dhaulagiri
The Dhaulagiri massif in Nepal extends 120 km (70 mi) from the Kaligandaki River west to the Bheri. This massif is bounded on the north and southwest by tributaries of the Bheri River and on...
Dhaulagiri - Wikipedia
Kangchenjunga
Kangchenjunga (Nepali: कञ्चनजङ्घा, Sikkimese and Tibetan: གངས་ཆེན་མཛོད་ལྔ་, Hindi: कंचनजंघा) is the third highest mountain in the world. It rises with an elevation of 8,586 m (28,169 ...
Kangchenjunga - Wikipedia
Ganesh Himal
Ganesh Himāl (Nepali: गणेश हिमाल) is a sub-range of the Himalayas located mostly in north-central Nepal, but some peaks lie on the border with Tibet. The Trisuli Gandaki valley on the east separat...