Tree trunks form a bridge along the route to the Goecha La pass in Kanchenjunga National Park, India. Photo: Varsha Torgalkar

Hiking the Himalayas: challenging trek offers views of Kanchenjunga, India’s highest mountain, and 13 other summits

  • The Goecha La pass lies inside Kanchenjunga National Park in India, and provides dazzling views of the famous mountain range at its best
  • But harsh conditions and tough ascents make this a challenging adventure
Topic |   Asia travel

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Tree trunks form a bridge along the route to the Goecha La pass in Kanchenjunga National Park, India. Photo: Varsha Torgalkar
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The twin peaks of Doi Suthep and Doi Pui in northern Thailand are a magnet for mountain bike riders from across Asia. Hiring guides in Chiang Mai who know the many unmarked trails can make your ride a memorable adventure. Photo: Steve Thomas

Mountain biking in Chiang Mai, Thailand: explore the twin peaks of Doi Suthep and Doi Pui on a guided ride

  • Northern Thailand’s ‘rose city’ of Chiang Mai has the reputation of being Southeast Asia’s mountain biking capital
  • Riding with local guides who know the many unmarked trails can offer even the most experienced rider a thrilling adventure to remember
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The twin peaks of Doi Suthep and Doi Pui in northern Thailand are a magnet for mountain bike riders from across Asia. Hiring guides in Chiang Mai who know the many unmarked trails can make your ride a memorable adventure. Photo: Steve Thomas
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