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Himalayan View, Pokhara, Nepal

Annapurna Mountain Range

The Annapurna mountain region is one of the most diverse and popular trekking areas in Nepal. This region offers some of the best trekking trails in the world.

Treks range from the full three-week Annapurna Circuit to shorter three- to five-night treks. There is a trek suitable for every age and ability.

Treks in the Annapurna region of Nepal not only offer views of snow-covered mountains, pristine natural forests and fertile farmland but enable encounters with the warmest and most wonderful people you can hope to meet.

Temple Bell, Annapurna, Nepal

Activities around the Annapurna's

Visit multi-ethnic communities and learn how these different groups of people have adapted to the challenging living environment in their own ingenious ways. Apart from trekking, this region is a veritable adventure playground for those keen to challenge themselves further.

Explore hidden canyons for the ultimate wet-and-wild canyoning experience. Take to the sky over snow-capped mountains and pristine lakes with experienced pilots; paragliding in tandem or going solo. Mountain bike routes are a thrilling way to experience the scenery and mountainsides.

Lake View, Pokhara, Nepal
Pokhara, Nepal
Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge, Pokhara, Himalayas, Nepal
Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge, Kathmandu, Nepal, Nepal
The Pavilions Himalayas, Pokhara, Nepal
The Pavilions Himalayas, Pokhara, Nepal
Phewa Lake, Pokhara, Nepal

A Mountain Retreat

For those who want a little more rest and relaxation, stay at one of the luxury lodges in the mountains and discover inner peace and positivity through the practice of meditation.


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Gurung Honey Hunters collecting honey, Annapurna, Nepal

Witness The Honey Hunting Harvest

Trek in the Annapurna Mountains during Spring or Autumn when locals embark on a perilous cliff descent to harvest chunks of honeycomb from cliffside bee colonies.

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Where to stay

Some of the wonderful places to stay that we frequently recommended.

The Pavilions Himalayas The Farm £££££

  • Nepal
  • Farmstead and Ranches

The Pavilions Himalayas, The Farm is nestled in the natural paradise of a lushly forested valley and set against the backdrop of the majestic Himalayan mountain range in Nepal. Set on an organic farm, guests enjoy the natural beauty of Pokhara, the gateway to the Annapurna Himalayas. Whether adventurous or contemplative, guests can be reassured of the resort’s deep commitment to the sustainability of the natural environment and the welfare of the people of Nepal.

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Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge £££££

  • Nepal

Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge has a gorgeous location, on a hilltop ridge more than 1000 feet above the Pokhara Valley. The infinity pool has a surreal view of the Annapurna and Machapuchare range. Rooms are spacious and arranged around the hilltop in individual hand-cut stone bungalows. Each has its own garden, private veranda, and adjoining bathroom. A well-kept vegetable garden provides some excellent food, served at mealtimes by excellent well-trained staff.

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Mountain Lodges of Nepal £££££

  • Nepal
  • Wilderness

Located in the Annapurna Mountains, Mountain Lodges of Nepal offer the perfect opportunity to experience trekking in the Himalaya in comfort. With hot showers, comfortable beds and great food, these lodges are the best on offer whilst trekking. There are six lodges on the circuit all set an easy day walk apart from each other. Each lodge accommodates between only 14 and 20 people. Every room in each lodge has an en-suite bathroom with hot running water and everything is provided, from sheets and blankets to hot water bottles, down jackets, scarves and hats.

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Kate Hitchen

My travels were first inspired by my love of the UK, which I take as much pleasure in exploring as countries far and wide. For me, travel is all about the adventure, the people I meet and the food I sample along the way.

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In Kathmandu, our guide Archie was fabulous. She was knowledgeable, thoughtful, fun, warm, open and a total pleasure to have with us. She really made sure we got the most out of our two days in Kathmandu - a real class act.


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