A land of snow peaks, sherpas, yaks & yetis, monasteries & mantras. Wedged between the high wall of the Himalaya and the steamy jungles of the Indian plains.  At a more gentle pace admire the peaks from a Himalayan viewpoint, strolling through the temple-lined medieval city squares of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur, and joining Buddhist pilgrims on a spiritual stroll around the centuries-old stupas and temples that lie scattered across the Kathmandu Valley.