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The Hotel with the Most Wonderful View - not quite the Everest View Hotel
Nepal
Without doubt this modest ho(s)tel boasts one of the best view in the world - situated above the now defunct Shyangboche airstrip which once was used to seeing air traffic from Kathmandu it commands a panoramic view of the confluence of three valleys below as well as the neighbouring mountains that make up some of the most famous landmarks in the Himalayas - from the right to left are : Kongde(6187m), Thamserku(6623m), Kangtega(6782m), Ama Dablam(6814m) and Nuptse(7861m) respectively. The famed Everest View Hotel could also be seen from here on the distant ledge - it boasts similar view as well as a glimpse of the very tip of the Everest if weather allows - but that would costs you an arm and a leg as the tariff is 250 usd per night.
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Caricate: 08/07/2011
Aggiornato: 11/06/2014
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Tags: everest; ama dablam; nuptse; lhotse; thamserku; namche bazaar; shyangboche; kongde
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