1 Manakamana

Swoop up to this lofty, wish-fulfilling temple in Asia’s longest cable car ride.

2 Gorkha

Gorgeously carved historic temple-palace, perched high on a ridge.

3 Bandipur

A charming Newari hamlet, with breathtaking views of the Himalayas.

4 Pokhara

Relax by the serene lake and trawl the shanty bazaar of Lakeside.

5 Paragliding

Fly like a bird from Sarangkot, a world-famous spot for paragliding.

6 Sarangkot to Naudaada

Get a taste for trekking, and a classic panorama of the Annapurna range, on this easy ridgetop amble.

7 Tansen

The stunning but little-used back road out of Pokhara leads past this thriving bazaar town.

8 Rani Ghat

A glorious day hike from Tansen leads to this romantically crumbling palace at the bottom of the Kali Gandaki gorge.

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