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Nepal photo tour turns the camera on wildlife and culture

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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

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

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