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Basanta Lodge, Dhampus, Nepal

The enormity of the Nepalese landscape stretches away in front of you – the mighty, snow-capped mountains of the Annapurna Range rising like a tumultuous sea in the distance.

Whatever draws you to the idea of trekking through the uplands of Nepal, you’ll find Basanta Lodge will fulfil your most preciously-held expectations. The extraordinary Annapurna Range of soaring mountains, with their valleys that fade into deep blue and peaks that glitter in the golden sunshine will test your abilities as a photographer. The panoramic views (as well as the altitude) will take your breath away if you’re a lover of powerful scenery. And the challenges of trekking through the remotest of mountain regions will satisfy your need for out-of-the-way adventure.

Head for Basanta Lodge on your luxury, tailor-made holiday to Nepal and you’ll be presented with a choice of trekking destinations, as well as a base that is small, yet beautifully comfortable and suitably scenic.

Basanta Lodge, at a glance

  • Small but perfectly comfortable hikers’ lodge set high in the Annapurna Mountains
  • Close to the traditional village of Dhampus
  • Choice of only eight guest rooms
  • All have well designed en suite bathrooms
  • Spectacular views of the surrounding countryside
  • Cosy accommodation with down jackets, scarves and hats provided
  • Thoughtful details like hot water bottles
  • Hearty, family-style cuisine including Nepalese specialities, served in a welcoming dining room

For leisure and pleasure

  • Luxuriant gardens for relaxing and admiring the views
  • Wide range of trekking and hiking programmes, including expeditions led by professional Gurkah guides
  • Sherpa porters to carry essential baggage
  • Choice of nature walks to discover the flora and fauna of the uplands
  • Hiking through thick forests of bamboo, conifers and rhododendron
  • Farming demonstrations on the tiered hillsides
  • Trekking in the Phedi and Mardi Valleys
  • Cultural visits to Dhampus village

  • Absolutely outstanding. This was the best holiday we have ever had.

    SF, Mexico