Hotel Manaslu, KathmanduThis elegant hotel, in the Lazimpat district of Kathmandu, is ideally located for exploring the capital. Inside, it seamlessly integrates traditional Nepalese design and artisan craftwork with modern furnishings. Outdoors, the garden, covered courtyard and outdoor pool offer respite from the busy city streets.
The Famous Farm, NuwakotThis converted Newari manor house, steeped in rustic charm, is in the foothills of the Himalayas, overlooking a fertile valley. Expect authentic Nepalese architecture, comfortable rooms and sumptuous home-cooked food, which you can enjoy on the candlelit terrace.
Sarangkot Mountain Lodge, SarangkotTake advantage of the infinity-edge rooftop pool and 360-view bar, with breathtaking vistas of the Annapurna Range and Pokhara Valley, at this stylish mountain retreat. Rooms feature private balconies, wood-panelled ceilings and sleek, contemporary furnishings.
Hotel Barahi, PokharaJust a couple of minutes’ walk from the shores of Phewa Lake, this cosy hotel in Pokhara has a large outdoor pool, a wellness centre and bright, airy rooms. The all-day restaurant, Pokhara Flavor, serves a wide variety of cuisines and hosts traditional Nepalese dance shows every evening.
Wild camping, Seti RiverThe beauty is in the tranquility of this secluded camping spot on the banks of the Seti River. Relaxing on the river beach, huddling around a wood fire and sleeping under the stars is an unforgettable experience – no luxuries required.
Barahi Jungle Lodge, NarayaniExpect homely, rustic-chic bungalows, fine cuisine and warm hospitality at this atmospheric jungle hideaway on the edge of Chitwan National Park. Unwind by the pool, sip a cold cocktail by the Rapti River or treat yourself to a soothing massage at the spa.