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Tadapani (Nepal)

Practical information on Tadapani

  • Encounters with locals
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  • Mountain
4 / 5 - 2 reviews
How to get there
4 hours of walking from Ghorepani
When to go
From October to November and from February to May
Minimum stay
One day

Reviews of Tadapani

Gaelle Vincent Seasoned Traveller
17 written opinions

4th stage of the Annapurna balcony trek, Tadapani is a small village on the route back.

My suggestion:
Travel at the start of spring to walk through forests of rhododendrons in bloom.
My review

To get to Tadapani from Ghorepani, we took a path that snaked along a lovely windy ridge dotted with lots of prayer flags.

As we went along, we moved ahead into a forest of incredible giant rhododendrons (Nepal's national tree), and then along a gorge and a stream. We even saw langur monkeys, all white bodies with black heads, jumping from tree to tree in the forest, a new discovery of my trip to Nepal .

You arrive in Tadapani after a long descent and a short climb. Once again, the village lies facing a really stunning panoramic view. I would advise you to find out if there's a hot shower in your guesthouse before reaching the village. Mine didn't have one and it would have been greatly appreciated after a long day's walk.

Eva Martin Seasoned Traveller
181 written opinions

A pretty village in the Himalayas and a stage in several treks leaving from Pokhara.

My suggestion:
Except if you really want to camp it's pointless bringing a tent with you: you'll find 'tea houses' or little hotel-restaurants throughout all of the trekking routes.
My review

Tadapani is a very charming little village embedded in an amazing landscape. I arrived there after a fortnight's walking around the Annapurnas. On the programme: a few hours walking in a rhododendron forest with a fairy-like feel to reach the village which is high up and made up almost entirely of hotels. As an aside: here it's tourism which supports the local economy, you must bear this in mind when bartering the price of your room.

I have an amazing memory of the place: the beautiful scenery with a backdrop of snowy peaks and especially the extremely warm welcome I received from the family of the tea house where I stayed... It's a place I recommend to everyone who wants to observe the Annapurnas from near or afar during their trip to Nepal!

I must add that I visited Nepal before the 2015 earthquake so it's possible that places have changed a lot since then.

Tours and travel ideas Tadapani

  • Adventure
Annapurna sunrise trek
Length 15 days Approx. $2,820
  • Highlights
Wildlife and wellness journey
Length 15 days Approx. $2,280
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