Complete the Annapurna circuit
Annapurna

Complete the Annapurna circuit

The Himalayas range is 10 times the size of France, so it’s no surprise that the majority of people heading to Nepal come here to explore the range. Top of the routes is the Annapurna circuit, with its 125km circular route around the range and landscapes ranging from jungle to alpine forest.

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Hike to Everest base camp
Everest Base Camp

Hike to Everest base camp

Hiking to base camp is either a beginning or an end: for some, it marks the culmination of their trip, for others the beginning of something bigger. Either way, the views on the hike are spectacular.

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Trek the alpine Langtang Valley
Langtang Valley

Trek the alpine Langtang Valley

Langtang offers short alpine treks near the Nepalese border with Tibet. Although relatively low in altitude, trekking along the valley offers plenty of wildlife and alpine views. It also offers excellent short (one week) treks.

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Spot wildlife in Chitwan National Park
Chitwan National Park

Spot wildlife in Chitwan National Park

This World Heritage listed Chitwan National Park is one of the best places in Nepal for viewing wildlife. Spot rhinos, monkeys and more than 500 species of bird — and even a leopard if you’re lucky.

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Seek enlightenment at Tengboche Monastery
Tengboche Monastery

Seek enlightenment at Tengboche Monastery

Thyangboche is tucked away in the north-eastern corner of Nepal and is only accessible by trekking. A spiritual home for sherpas, Thyangboche is home to the Tengboche Monastery — the largest Buddhist learning centre in the entire Everest region.

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Experience village life in Phakding
Phakding

Experience village life in Phakding

Phakding might be small, but it’s worth visiting, whether as part of a trip to Everest base camp or independently. This small village near the Dudh Kosi river is a photographer’s dream, with forests, a meltwater river and mountains in the background.

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Explore the forests of Makalu
Makalu

Explore the forests of Makalu

Isolated villages, forests hung in mosses and orchids, high yak pastures and, finally, the rock and ice wastes around Makalu base camp make for some of the most inspiring mountain vistas in Nepal.

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Visit the hidden Dolpo Region
Dolpo

Visit the hidden Dolpo Region

A vast and little known swathe of western Nepal, Dolpo is a magical region of frozen desert, piercing blue skies and unnamed peaks folding along the furthest horizon.

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Discover cultural Upper Mustang
Upper Mustang

Discover cultural Upper Mustang

Shrouded in mystery and completely closed to outsiders until 1992, walking here is as much a cultural experience as a mountain one.

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