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Nepal photo tour turns the camera on wildlife and culture

Nepal photo tour turns the camera on wildlife and culture
As one of the most sacred religious pilgrimage sites in Nepal, Boudhanath Stupa is a hive of local activity. (Peter West Carey)

Wildlife, temples and vistas are the themes of a 13-day tour of Nepal offered by instructor Peter West Carey and Far Horizon Photo Tours.

Spinning Buddhist prayer wheels are said to spread peace to all corners of the planet.
Spinning Buddhist prayer wheels are said to spread peace to all corners of the planet. (Peter West Carey)

The trip includes a stop at Chitwan National Park for an attempt at photographing rhinos, tigers and birds; a visit to the birthplace of Buddha in Lumbini; and a flight over the Himalayas to view Mount Everest.

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Photography instruction will be offered on subjects such as travel portraiture, wildlife, landscapes and architecture.

Van-based tour with easy-to-moderate hikes. Group size limited to six.

Dates: Oct. 27-Nov. 8

Price: $3,300 per person, double occupancy; single supplement available. Includes all lodging and meals, in-country airfare and flight over the Himalayas, photography game visits, visits to UNESCO sites, guide, driver and entry fees. International airfare, visa fees and gratuities not included.

Sunset over Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal.
Sunset over Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. (Peter West Carey)

Info: Far Horizon Photo Tours, (818) 284-6142

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