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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

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.

Monks during prayer time - Rene Jungsnickel

Kathmandu Inside Out - 7-day Itinerary

This trip gives a very good feel of Kathmandu Valley and includes all the highlights during a week-long trip. Cultural highlights, local food, and hikes ensure that you will get a taste for all the great things Kathmandu has to offer. It also highlights some of the events that happen in the city, giving a feel for the modern side of the valley.

Namche Bazaar, the largest village in the Solu Khumbu

Short Treks in the Everest Region - 5, 7 and 10 day itineraries

With snow-capped peaks and fabled Sherpa culture, the Everest region is famous for some of the best trekking in Nepal. If you don’t have the minimum 12 days it takes to do the Everest Base Camp trek, however, here are a few great shorter treks to choose from.

Beautiful Gokyo lake and village

Gokyo Lakes Trek - 14 Days

The sparkling, pristine blue and green waters of the Gokyo Lakes are one of Nepal’s most memorable sights. They comprise the highest freshwater lake system in the world, at around 5,000 meters. The Gokyo Lakes trek is ideal for people who want to trek in the Everest region, but who want more variety of views and fewer nights spent at very high altitude.

Early morning at Annapurna Base Camp (4130m)

Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 12 Days

One of Nepal's most classic short treks, this route takes you to the foot of some of the tallest mountains in the world. Along the way, you'll spend the night in two famous base camps with close-up views of Annapurna I and Machapuchare.