Encountering new extremes of wealth and poverty, altitude and freezing cold, the ex-Python brings his unique brand of wit and wisdom with him as he travels across the roof of the world. Traveling through this awe-inspiring scenery, including rich flora and fauna and dizzying switchback mountain roads, Michael visits the region's cities and makes detours to places - and people - of special interest.Visit Himalaya with Michael Palin Website
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Michael enjoys the great Buddhist festival and witnesses the sacred Black Hat Dances.
Michael visits Dharamsala for audience with the Dalai Lama.
Michael joins a representative of the British Gurkha in Nepal on a recruiting drive.
Michael has reached 2nd highest mountain in world, K2, but no passage to India here
Michael visits region's cities and makes detours to places and people of special interest.
Michael goes to Peshawar by steam train and visits Dharamsala has audience with Dalai Lama
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