Trek into the heart of the Annapurna region and experience a slice of Nepalese village life. Explore Nepal's first and second cities, Kathmandu and Pokhara, noticing the stark differences in tone and temperament; see incredible mountain peaks tower over valleys below, dominating the skyline; and get a feel for what life is like for the locals, where children run off to school each day, and porters and mule trains relentlessly carry supplies to villages throughout the region. Head off the main trail and see the positive benefits of tourism, backed by the construction of community lodges, with profits going to local projects and schools.
See one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, Bodhnath Stupa
Stay in traditional Nepalese teahouses and beautiful villages
Taste delicious momos, dal bhat and Gurung bread
Wander the narrow streets of Kathmandu's Old Town
Trek through the spectacular Annapurna region
Discover life in the Nepalese hills and experience a slice of Nepali, Tibetan and Trans-Himalayan culture