Ker and Downey Lodges

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This collection of lodges is spread out within the Annapurna Conservation Area, separated by picturesque terrain.

Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

Located in the Annapurna Mountains, the purpose-built lodges Ker and Downey are unique in Nepal as they allow guests to experience the magnificent scenery in style and comfort. 

All lodges are a days walk apart and allow guests to experience in comfort some of the most spectacular mountain vistas in the world.

Each lodge offers a unique view and new perspective on the region, overlooking its hidden villages and shadowed by its towering peaks. Private baths with hot running water come standard in all of the guest rooms, with cosy blankets and down bedding warmed nightly by a hot water bottle.

Hearty meals are served family-style in the lodges' traditional dining rooms, inviting spaces to relax and recall the sights of the day's trek. Spacious terraces plus a large fireplace and lounge area complete the shared spaces in the lodges, with Sanctuary Lodge also including a cosy library.

Treks are led by local Gurkha guides, committed to exploring the mountains respectfully and adhering to strict conservation guidelines. The Gurkha's intimate knowledge of Nepalese hill cultures and traditions leads to a trekking experience that is truly off the beaten path.

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  • Time zone: +5.45 GMT
  • Flight time: 12-14 hours
  • Recommended airlines: Vistara Airlines, Qatar Airways, Emirates
  • Currency: Nepalese rupee
  • Tipping guideline: 10% of total bill
  • Health considerations: There is a risk of altitude illness when travelling to destinations of 2,500m or higher. There is a risk of dengue. There is a low risk of malaria in areas of Nepal below 1,500m, particularly in the Terai district. There is no risk of malaria in the city of Kathmandu and on typical Himalayan treks. There is no risk of yellow fever in Nepal, however, yellow fever vaccination is required for travellers arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • Capital: Kathmandu
  • Population: 31,240,315
  • National languages: Nepali
  • Electricity and plugs: Type C, D, & M, 230 V
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good
  • UK passport visa requirements: You need a visa for Nepal if you have a British passport - apply online

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