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December 2013

Taplejung: the remote and beautiful district in Nepal where The Himalayan Trust UK works

The Taplejung district, where The Himalayan Trust UK now supports 30 schools, is in a remote and mountainous area of Nepal, east of the Solu Khumbu valley, overshadowed by the magnificent Kanchenjunga mountain range The journey from Kathmandu is both long and arduous.  After a 45-minute flight from Kathmandu to the tiny landing strip at Bhadrapur, it takes ten hours by bus, truck or jeep just to get to the start of …Read More