The Himalayas is the northernmost region of . It includes eight of the world's ten highest peaks, including the world's tallest - . For the mountain range stretching across several countries of which this region is a part, see .

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The region is an area in western where some of the most popular treks are located. Photo: Dmottl, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a region of northeastern on the Nepalese side of . Photo: Snowmanstudios, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the unofficial capital of the of , and is a major stop-off point for trekkers and climbers heading for base camp. Photo: kyletaylor, CC BY 2.0.

is a village in and home to the region's main airport. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.


was established in 1976 as 's first Himalayan national park and the country's fourth protected area. Photo: Q-lieb-in, CC BY-SA 4.0.


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