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Anura Rai

Since I started in travel, have been communicating and weaving dream holidays for travellers into Nepal. I love hearing from travellers about their interests, and figuring out how that translates into a wonderful trip thats memorable!

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"Kathmandu and Pokhara are my specialities"

How did you get involved in travel?

"My parents are already involved in the trekking business - specially in gear retailing, and have always been around travellers from around the world. I have always found them amazing, the different knowledge they bring and the books they read. Its a natural progression for me to be in travel developing dream vacations!"

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"There are a lot of experiences I have had with travellers but nothing really stands out!"

Featured trips & expertise

5 Days in Nepal: 5 Great Itineraries

Nepal is mountains, jungles, rivers, and ancient culture. This diversity means that you could spend a lifetime exploring the small Himalayan nation, but if you only have five days, you can get a taste for some of its best sites and experiences. From white-water rafting to chilling out beside a lake, here are some ideas for where to go and what to do with five days in Nepal.

Tamang Heritage Trail - 7 Days

On this moderate seven-day trek just North of Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, get up close with the Tamang people while trekking amid green valleys and snow-capped mountains. The Tamang Heritage trail has the added benefit of providing sustainable economic benefit to the local community.

How to Get from Kathmandu to Pokhara

Although Pokhara doesn't look far from Kathmandu - the cities are only 204 kilometers/ 126 miles apart - the Nepali terrain and road quality mean it can seem like a much longer distance than it is if you drive. That's why many travelers opt to fly. Here are your options for traveling between the two cities, either by air or road.

Panchase Trek - 4-Day Trek Near Pokhara

For travelers wanting an authentic Himalayan trekking experience with incredible views without the time (or stamina) required for a long trek, the Panchase trek is perfect. It starts close to the popular town of Pokhara, takes just four days, and can be done in autumn, winter, or spring.