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Breathtakingly beautiful and fiercely protected, the Dolpo region of Nepal is legendary for both its culture and its landscapes. Inaccessible to trekkers until the beginning of the 1990s, even today its visitor numbers are strictly controlled by the government. And with good reason. Home to endangered snow leopard and rare bharal, huge soaring lammergeiers and some of the most untouched enclaves of Tibetan culture on the planet, this is without doubt one of the last unspoilt regions in the world. Settled by nomadic farmers during the 10th century it is one of the highest inhabited places on earth and much of it today lies within the protective embrace of the Shey Phoksundo National Park. A rugged landscape of towering peaks, snow lined passes and teetering mountainside settlements, its stunning beauty and noble simplicity was brilliantly and eloquently portrayed by Peter Matthiessen in The Snow Leopard, his award winning account of a two month journey he took with the naturalist George Schaller back in the early 1970s. Today those same landscapes remain as inspiring as they were over 30 years ago and can arguably claim the right to being amongst the finest trekking country anywhere in Nepal.
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