Himalaya with Michael Palin

Annapurna to Everest

Series 1 - Episode 3 Annapurna to Everest



In the village of Lekhani in Nepal, Michael watches potential Gurkha recruits being put through their paces. He then commences the 4,200m ascent to Annapurna Base Camp to help him acclimatise. Next he heads off to Kathmandu to fulfil a regal engagement at the king's palace during the sacred festival of Desain, and observes holy men at the Siva shrine of Pashupatinath.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Michael Palin
Director John Paul Davidson
Producer John Paul Davidson