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Annapurna to Everest

Michael Palin continues his trek. On his way to Everest base camp, he meets the King of Nepal, visits Annapurna Sanctuary, climbs a glacier and follows a Gurkha recruitment drive.

Michael Palin continues his Himalayan trek. During a Gurkha recruitment Palin is disturbed by Maoist insurgents, but survives to suffer as he climbs to 15,000 feet and sees the majesty of Annapurna Sanctuary. In Kathmandu he is blessed by the Nepalese king before meeting some holy men. Crossing into Tibet he meets his first yaks at the highest monastery in the world before heading up the Rongbuk glacier towards the summit of Everest.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 11 Jan 2018 14:15

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Michael Palin
Producer John-Paul Davidson

Broadcasts

  • Thu 27 Mar 2008 20:00
  • Sun 12 Aug 2012 19:05
  • Mon 13 Aug 2012 02:15
  • Thu 27 Mar 2014 14:20
  • Thu 27 Mar 2014 14:25
  • Thu 14 Jul 2016 16:10
  • Wed 10 Jan 2018 14:15
  • Thu 11 Jan 2018 14:15

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