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Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges, Annapurna Foothills reviews

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Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges, Annapurna Foothills          

Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges, Annapurna Foothills

Everything ran like clockwork and our group of 8 bonded together really well, The food at the lodges was excellent and we particularly enjoyed 'happy hour!' and the fires.

Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges, Annapurna Foothills          

Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges, Annapurna Foothills

Excellent staff, accommodation and food. We will definitely be using Mountain Kingdoms again.

Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges, Annapurna Foothills          

Gentle trekking and luxury lodges Annapurna

A marvellous trek, the accommodation and food are excellent and we had a truly wonderful holiday. I would advise people to prepare themselves for a day of climbing stone steps on the route to Gandruk and then treat yourself to a foot massage (offered at the lodge) once you get there!

Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges, Annapurna Foothills          

Adventure of a lifetime

No praise can be too high for the wonderful guides and porters we had on our trek and also the superb staff at the lodges on the Ghandruk Loop. We would question if this was 'gentle' trekking however as we all found it far from gentle but lived to tell the tale! On the first full day for example we climbed up and down 4,500 steep stone steps so perhaps the word gentle is not an accurate description at all. Overall though we are so glad we went and the views of the Himalyas take your breath away.

Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges, Annapurna Foothills          

The trek itself was truly spectacular and I loved every step

Felt totally looked after from the moment we stepped off the plane til the moment we were dropped off back at the airport. Everyone we came into contact with really cared about our comfort and safety. The quality of the lodges ,staff ,food, comfort was beyond my expectations. To cap it all the first night and last two nights at the Dwarika's hotel were perfect. The whole experience was joyful , beautiful and special.

Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges, Annapurna Foothills          

The most fantastic holiday in Nepal

The organisation, accommodation, food, guide, porters, in fact absolutely everything was spot on and contributed to making the whole experience magical. The awe-inspiring mountain vistas, lush vegetation, perfect weather and the friendliest people ever just made this whole experience absolutely magical.

Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges, Annapurna Foothills          

Fantastic trek in the Annapurna foothills

Wow what a holiday we loved every second of it. We have to admit that there were more steps than we thought but our family party of four all mid sixties plus managed it well. Everything exceeded our expectation and all ran smoothly like a well oiled machine. Hotels, lodges and staff were fantastic. A special mention must go to the porters who not only carried the luggage of two people but were so attentive in keeping us safe and helping us all when the path became a little more challenging. We cannot recommend the holiday enough and it has given us the appetite to choose another adventure now with Mountain Kingdoms.

Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges, Annapurna Foothills          

Gentle trekking with luxury lodges

A wonderful experience showing many facets of life in Nepal

Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges, Annapurna Foothills          

This was the best trek ever!

I loved everything about it: the lodges, the staff, the route, the scenery, the views... The Mountain Kingdoms organisation was excellent and gave us the best of both worlds with a superb trek and city/cultural visits with delightful hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges, Annapurna Foothills          

Nepal and Bhutan - Tailor made holiday

Trekking in Nepal for a week followed by 10 days in Bhutan was the holiday of a lifetime made extra special by the amazing guides and support staff. Thank you!! .

Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges, Annapurna Foothills          

Private Departure - Annapura Trek and to Poon Hill

(Review from adapted Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges itinerary) Excellent trekking. A lot of steps up and down, so your legs get very fit! Amazing scenery, some basic tea houses but lovely people. Stayed in luxury lodges too, which were very comfortable and excellent food. Sunrise at Poon Hill is a must - spectacular views of mountain range. Over all 100% enjoyed the challenge and I am thinking about the next one!!

Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges, Annapurna Foothills          

Enjoyable holiday to Nepal

It was our first trip and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The arrangements were all good and we were well looked after. The mix of the holiday was excellent: cultural, trekking and wildlife. We loved the Everest flight add-on. It was good being part of a small group. Also good to be able to bolt on an extension (Chitwan). Two nights at Dwarika's at the end was inspired as well (an experience in itself).

Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges, Annapurna Foothills          

Superb adventure to Nepal

Superb holiday/adventure. Great connections between activities i.e.: no long road trips.

Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges, Annapurna Foothills          

Annapurna trek

Trip ran smoothly, trek accommodation was excellent.

Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges, Annapurna Foothills          

Great trek and wonderful extension to India

I valued the certainty that most things would click into place. Everything did and for a solo traveller that was a comfort, thank you. My Indian extension was wonderful! The company which you had engaged to put this in place did a first class job. Every representative found me and my guide for the Taj Mahal Amit Udaphyay was a great companion.

Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges, Annapurna Foothills          

Annapurna Foothills trek

What we enjoyed about travelling with Mountain Kingdoms was the quality of organisation/logistics, good-quality lodges, group experience, quality of trek leaders & porters, and happy hour was excellent!

Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges, Annapurna Foothills          

Excellent food and service

All airport and hotel pickups were very smooth and timely. DwarikaÕs hotel was amazing and also enjoyed Fishtail Lodge. Ker & Downey lodges were exceptional Ð excellent food and service and very clean and nicely kept gardens. Our guides on trek were local and informed and spoke very good English.

Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges, Annapurna Foothills          

Most-impressed

So many very happy memories, thinking about next year now and can't decide where to go! Too many wonderful trips to choose from. We will certainly travel with MK again, most-impressed.

Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges, Annapurna Foothills          

Strongly recommend

The entire experience exceeded our expectations. We could not fault the organisation and support we experienced at all times on our trek. We would strongly recommend MK to anyone who wanted to visit/trek in a similar area - well done!

Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges, Annapurna Foothills          

Our guide was remarkable

We enjoyed the trek immensely. Everything exceeded our expectations; the welcome, food lodgesÉ Our guide was remarkable and a pleasure to be with! The six days were not enough for us, we could have done more.

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