Travel News: 16 Reasons to Travel This in January 2017

Events, trips, new hotels, renovations, and other goings-on of note to help you plan your winter travels.

Ashesh Rajbansh
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Book Now: Himalayas by Heli with Remote Lands

Bespoke Asia travel outfitter Remote Lands has introduced a first-ever Himalayas by Helicopter experience that allows thrill-seeking guests the rare opportunity to touch down on the base camps of the highest eight mountain peaks in the world. The ten-day itinerary heli hops across Nepal touching down at the base camps of Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and Annapurna. Guests will be joined by Everest veteran and grandson of the first Everest summiteer, Tashi Tenzing Sher, and each day concludes with an overnight stay in a cozy mountain lodge. Off-mountain experiences, such as canoeing through the jungle in Chitwan National Park and visiting sacred and historic temples in Kathmandu, will also be woven into the itinerary. From $26,664; remotelands.com.