Highlights Tour in Nepal

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Tour in Nepal is considered the best choice to spend the holidays along with family, friends, relatives, or alone. The unlimited tourist activities make Nepal one of the most beautiful tourist destinations. The presence of the world's highest mountain, Mt-Everest which is at a height of 8000m height and the second richest country in the water resources makes Nepal a perfect destination for the adventure tour.

Sports activities like bungee jumping, Rafting, Paragliding, Boating, Trekking, Peak Climbing, and Jungle safari encounter beautiful rural villages wildlife views and endangered species. The natural beauty of hills, lands, forests, lakes, the world's highest mountains, and other surrounding snow-capped mountains, waterfalls, and river make Nepal a fairyland for the natural tour. The amazing culture with unique traditions of the Nepali people with warm hospitality attracts visitors to experience it in Nepal. The presence of the historical as well as cultural heritage like the palace, temple and pagodas also make Nepal a beautiful heritage tourism destination. Places like Pokhara, Chitwan, Bara, Bardiya, Rara, and Gandaki are very suitable for natural, adventure tour while places like Kathmandu, Patan, Lalitpur, Gorkha, Bhaktpur are very suitable places for historical and cultural tours. Kathmandu is very suitable for a city tour to visit the historical and cultural sites which are listed as the world heritage sites like Swyambunath temple, Pashupatinath temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, etc. Nepal provides you with a variety of offers to choose a day tour or an adventurous tour. Different adventure teams will also provide an offer for the sightseeing tour or adventure tour package according to your interest. The Nepal tour has been specially designed by noticing the interest of the visitors from the day hiking and the city sightseeing tour to the natural, cultural, and historical destinations which will provide the experience of both tours.

The beautiful and unforgettable aspects of the Nepal tour are cultural and the historical sightseeing tour around the Kathmandu Valley sunrise and sunset view along with the mountain from Nagarkot and the amazing view of the Fewa Lake from the Pokhara valley, a view of the Annapurna range including Fishtail with the sunrise and sunset view, jungle and the wildlife safari in Chitwan national park and the beautiful holy sightseeing around the Lumbini, the birthplace of the Lord Buddha, Janakpur temple and the Manakmana temple, the strong believe of the Hindu people. The famous adventure tours are the unforgettable trekking route to Everest Base Camp, Everest Gokyo Lake, Everest Three Passes, Annapurna Base Camp, Annapurna Circuit, Langtang region, and many more make Tour in Nepal complete.

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Best places to enjoy the short sightseeing tour around Nepal

The cultural and historical tour around the Kathmandu Valley

Kathmandu, the capital city is also known as the "City of the Temple" and is the center of Nepal's history, art, culture, and economy. It has a multi-ethnic population with a Hindu and Buddhist majority and is also home to the Newars. The religious and cultural festival is from a major part of the Newari of people residing in Kathmandu.

The famous place of Kathmandu is Thamel which is also known as the traveler's ghetto, packed with guesthouses, restaurants, shops, and catering to tourists. Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims from all over the world visit Kathmandu's religious sites such as Pashupatinath, Swayabhunath, Boudhnath, Changunarayan, Kathmandu Durbar square, and many more.

The short tours around the valley provide you with a beautiful glimpse of the country with visits to plenty of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Patan, and Bhaktapur, which are all small cities within the Kathmandu valley. The trip not only shows the rich culture of the Nepalese people but also takes you to ancient times through its architectural marvels. During this beautiful trip around Kathmandu Valley, you will also visit Nagarkot, a charming village in the hills of Bhaktapur, which is the view place for stunning Himalayan views.

During the short visit around the Kathmandu valley, you will mainly visit:

Swyombhuntha

Swyombhuntha is one of the oldest sites in Nepal. The Swyombhuntha is also known as the "Temple of Monkey" and is revered by both Buddhists and Hindus. Numerous Hindu monarch followers know that they have paid their homage to the temples. This temple is located at the center of the Kathmandu Valley standing at the top.

The Swyombhuntha complex consists of a stupa and a variety of shrines and temples. sightseeing around these temples gives you a beautiful feeling and refreshing, here you can see many Tibetan monasteries, museums, and libraries. Being the oldest temple, with a unique design and sign, it's listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This stupa has Lord Buddha's eyes and eyebrows painted on it. Visiting this temple you will not be bored because there are many shops, restaurants, and hotels. The sites have two access points: a long staircase is directly leading to the main platform of the temple and the other is the road around the hills from the south.

Reaching the top, these temples offer panoramic views of the whole Kathmandu valley.

Pashupatinath

Pashupatinath temples are the sacred Hindu Temple which is located on the bank of the holy river Bagmati and lie around 5 km north-east of Kathmandu. The temples are known as the Pashupatinath and were listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List for being one of the oldest temples in Nepal, due to their design. This Hindu temple is the collection of many temples, ashrams, images, and inscriptions raised over the centuries along the holy bank of the Bagmati rivers.

There are many festivals throughout the years that are celebrated here and thousands of people attend this festival. The most important festivals that are celebrated in this temple are Maha Shiva Ratri, Bala Chaturthi Festival, and Teej festival. Teej is one of the most celebrated festivals in this temple. So one of these days Pashupati Temple will be with the biggest crowds. But if the crowd doesn't bother you visiting this temple in these periods will give you the beautiful chance to be familiar with locals, know their culture, traditions, and many more things.

Boudhnath

Boudhnath is one of the largest unique structures of stupas in the world and is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Along with the Swayambhu, it is also one of the most popular visitor sites in the Kathmandu Area. The Boudhnath stupa was built around the 5th century AD. It is around 36m high unique three-level mandala-style structure and people who follow the Buddhist religion flock in thousands during the Buddhist festival. The design of this monument is quite similar to the Swyombhunath Stupa.

Being quiet and peaceful, with its unique shape and design it attracts many visitors yearly. Visit this temple will give you a beautiful experience and refresh your whole body.

Beautiful sunshine and Sunset Point, Nagarkot

If you want to enjoy the short hiking around the Kathmandu valley in a day then, hiking the Nagarkot hill will be best for you. This short hike will offer you panoramic views of the snow-capped mountains as well as the beautiful views of the Kathmandu valley. If you want to be far from the hustle and bustling life of the city then this short hike is for you.

You not only get to see the views of the snow-capped mountain but also you can be far from the polluted city. Walking through the dense green forest, experiencing the beautiful flora and fauna, and crossing the charming scattered villages of the Newars, Magar, and Gurung, will give you the chance to know more about them, and experience their hospitality, culture, and tradition.

Nagarkot Hike is also very famous for its sunrise view over the snow-capped mountains including Mt Everest as well as other peaks of the Himalayan ranges of eastern Nepal. The scenic beauty of the places makes the trek a more beautiful and popular hiking route for tourists. Hiking the quite tired route will lead you to the fruitful result you can view beautiful snowy mountains including the Annapurna ranges, Manaslu Ranges, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himal, Jugal Ranges, Rolwaling range, Mahalanjur Rages, Everest, Number ranges and many other with the views of the Kathmandu valley and Shivapuri National Park.

For those who are active nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, there are lots of hiking opportunities to do around the Nagarkot. You can also paraglide in Nagarkot so it is most do day hiking in Kathmandu valley.

Pokhara Valley

Pokhara Valley is also known as "Lake City". The valley is very peaceful and beautiful. This city offers you to do many adventure activities and sightseeing around. Strat the days with a visit to the beautiful Phewa lake situated in the heart of the city. enjoy the boating and explore the temple while it is just in the middle of this lake, then after making a trip to the World Peace pagoda-it also known as the white pagoda which was built by the Chinese Buddhists. After a beautiful visit to the pagoda, you will hike to Sarang Kot for the panoramic views of Pokhara city as well as the snow-capped mountains. The hike will be very fruitful, you will get to see the breathtaking views of Mt Annapurna, Mt Fishtail, Himchuli, and many other surrounding peaks. Afterward, it makes its way to the International Mountain Museum to gain more insights into the history and culture of the region. If you not only want to enjoy the views but also do some adventurous activities then you can enjoy the paragliding from the hillside and drop by the Brindabasini Temples, an important Hindu site that is one of the oldest temples in Nepal. then finish your day off at the Seti Gandaki Gorge. This sightseeing trip will give you a warm welcome introduction to the city of Pokhara.

Not only offer you sightseeing activities Pokhara is also a major Tourism Hub in Nepal and this beautiful lake city plays a vital role in the Tourism sector, thousands of tourists also visit Pokhara every year and the majority of the people in this city are involved in the tourism sector. Many trekking agencies in Pokhara provide several trekking programs and itineraries for the tourist. Some of the popular trekking regions are the Annapurna region, Langtang region, Rara/Jumla region, and many more.

Lumbini

Lumbini is situated in the south-central Terai of Nepal, situated in the foothills of the Himalayas the major attraction among the visitors who come to Nepal. This place is famous due to the lord Buddha- Siddhartha Gautam who was born in 623 BC in the famous garden of Lumbini. Due to this the garden, as well as the places soon, became a place of pilgrimage. The holy site of the Lumbini has many ancient monasteries and temples to visit like- sacred Bodhi Trees, ancient bathing ponds, the Ashokan pillar, and the Mayadevi Temple. Recently Lumbini is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has the great potential to grow as a major tourist destination in Nepal.

While exploring around you will see from early morning to early evening, pilgrims from various countries perform chanting and meditation at the sites. A day of exploring this place will give you many beautiful experiences, scenery, views, and memories.

Chitwan National Park

One of the best options to see the wildlife is to explore the Chitwan National Park and go on a jeep safari. Today, you will explore the National Park and see the rare flora and fauna of the region. You can enjoy this short sightseeing tour by walking or in a jeep to see the animals. If you choose a jeep to enjoy the safari, then you may not get the experience that you will collect by walking but the driver will stop to show places and animals. You will have a good opportunity to get a good picture, during the trip with a jeep, the guide will be back of the vehicle to spot animals then he will give you information about the environment and the wildlife.

To do the Jeep safari, you will get the two options:

The first option is a short safari. It is around 4 hours jeep safari and you will be in a jeep of a maximum of 6-7 persons. This short safari will start at 1 pm and finish around 5 pm.

the second option is a full-day safari. You will enjoy this trip in a private car which will be more comfortable and have better seats. This trip will start early in the morning after having an early breakfast and finish at around 5 pm. On this trip, you will go deeper into the jungle and have more chances to see the tigers. During this trip, you will have lunch and snacks in the jungle itself.

Note: during the jeep safari you should better avoid bringing clothes that will scare the animals so during this time wearing white, black, grey, and dark green is preferred.

Adventure tour in Nepal

Besides these short days of sightseeing around Nepal, you can also enjoy the adventure tour if your vacation is quite long. The popular as well as the best regions to enjoy the adventure tour are:

Everest Region

Everest Region is also known as the Khumbu region and is the home of the world's highest mountains Everest and many other snowy peaks. Touring around the Everest region gives the best experience of walking through the suspensions bridges, crossing the dense forest of oak, pine, and Saal covered with the blooms colored rhododendrons, walking through the charming scattered villages of Sherpa, experiencing their warm hospitality, culture, and religion and walk to the lap of the world highest snow-capped mountains. Everest Region offers you many popular trekking routes to reach your final destination. Some of them are listed below:

Everest Base Camp

The thrilling and beautiful Everest Base Camp Trek offers you breathtaking mountain views and also gives you a glimpse of the life of the world-famous people (Sherpa) who are also popularly known as the mountain climbers, enter the Sagarmatha Nation Park, a world heritage site, tour around the popular Buddhist monasteries. During the walk, you will also cross the beautiful and popular villages of the Khumbu region like Namche Bazaar- the capital of the Sherpa settlement and the famous trade center between Khumbu and Tibet. With the sunrise and sunset views over the beautiful mountains, you will get to experience the Sherpa culture, religions, and warm hospitality. Tengboche monasteries- the small village where the oldest and the biggest monasteries of the Khumbu region are present- Tengboche monasteries.

Trekking to the Everest base camp of Nepal also provides you with the opportunity to embark on the journey that Edmund Hillary and Ting Norgay started and learn more about their experience and their struggles. Your professional guide will lead you to the world's tallest mountains, Everest Base Camp package is which includes adventure climbing to the Kalapather-the attractive viewpoint of the to enjoy the panoramic views of the Everest and other snow-capped mountains. Nothing beats the scene and the thrilling experience of walking through the beautiful nature and seeing the breathtaking snow-capped mountains.

Everest Gokyo Lake Trekking

Gokyo Lake Trekking is one of the most beautiful and fascinating trekking in the Khumbu region of Nepal which takes you through the beautiful trail of the rugged landscapes, the off-beaten path through the Phakding, Namche and many more into the Gokyo Valley, and offers you the unrivaled views of the world highest mountain Mt Everest, it's other surrounding peaks, glacier and many more. During this trek, you will also go through the hike to Gokyo Ri at an altitude of 5340 meters which offers you incredible views of Mt Everest (8848 meters), Lhotse (8516 meters), Makalu (8481 meters), Cho Oyu (8201 meters and other snow-capped mountains which at more than the altitude of 8000 meters. You will also visit the Ngozumba glacier – the longest glacier of the Himalayan in Nepal. Everest Gokyo Lake also takes you to the lake- which is situated at the highest altitude in the world.

Everest Three passes trekking

The Everest Three Pass Trekking is considered the most beautiful and adventurous in the Everest region in Nepal and the trekking trail takes you to the three highest passes of the Everest region including the Kongma La, Cho La, and Renjo La. Visit the wonderful and magical glaciers and lakes, the unique Sherpa culture the experience you will collect while following this trail as well as Himalayan flora and fauna, ever-flowing glacier rivers and glacier lakes, breathing view of the world's highest mountain, beautiful valleys like Namche Bazar which is highly influenced by the Buddhist and Tibetan can add the glory in your trek, The amazing view of Choyo, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu, and other snow-capped mountains.

Annapurna Region

Annapurna Base Camp

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a popular walk through the diverse landscapes and the unique culture, tradition which is completed with the rich mountain vistas, terraced fields, Gurung and Magar villages, and a wide variety of the Himalayan flora and fauna, dense forest of bamboo and pine-covered with the blooms rhododendrons. The Annapurna Base camp trek takes you to the world's 10th highest mountains- Mt Annapurna and to its base camp which is at 4130 meters is one of the most adventurous as well as popular walks in the world. Moreover, you will reach your final destination via My Machhapuchhre (fishtail) which is revered by the locals for its unique beauty. Walking through the dense forest of the bamboo, pine, and oak, following the up and down, walking through the steep hills, experiencing the Gurung, Magar and that's hospitality, enjoy their culture and tradition. thus trekking the Annapurna Base Camp is the popular choice for outdoor adventure activities for the solo female traveler to the hikers traveling in a group to Nepal.

Annapurna Circuit Trek

The Annapurna Circuit Trek is one of the most adventurous walks to the base of the world's 10th highest mountains, Mt Annapurna in Nepal. the trekking route of this trek changes its scenery and culture dramatically for subtropical forests, terraces, and paddy fields. Walking to the world's deepest river gorges to the ice falls, high mountain passes, and through the lap of the beautiful snow-capped mountain are the major highlights of the trek.

Passing the Manang valley, the trek starts with the views of the Manaslu ranges, high Tibetan influence Buddhist villages, and the dense forest of bamboo, pine, and oak through the Marshyangdi villages.

Walking to the high Thorong La Pass- the attractive views of the trek to enjoy the panoramic views of the snow-capped mountains including Annapurna ranges, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and Tilicho Peak.

The trail continues with the entry to the mustang-the Hindu pilgrimage town of Muktinath and down to the Kali Gandaki valley, crossing the many interesting and charming villages of Marpha, enjoying the short exploring around the present small monasteries, narrow streets, and apple orchards. The final descent leads you to Tatopani's famous hot spring, to blow all your tiredness from the adventure trek.

Langtang Region

Langtang region is also one of the most popular trekking regions and a narrow mountain valley which is at the base of the central Himalayan. Langtang region is located north of the Kathmandu valley, the trekking route goes through the traditional and ethnic villages and the green dense forest of pine and oak covered with the blooms of rhododendrons on the way to the peak of the Langtang-Lirung. The beauty and scenery of the Langtang region are very beautiful and spectacular, as well as the trek to this region is more adventurous than the area but this region is visited by very few numbers of tourists. Langtang region has Nepal's first Himalayan national park which is popularly known as the Langtang National Park.

Trekking to this region provides the opportunity to explore the local settlement, and learn more about the Himalayan flora and fauna along the way. Langtang Region trekking has many popular trekking like Langtang Valley Trek, Gosainkunda Trek, Helambu Trek, and many more.

The trekking offers the wilderness experience without being bored and tired, trekking to the Langtang region also offers a beautiful opportunity to explore the local culture, ethnic villages, oldest monasteries, glaciers, and many small and big peaks.


The best time to enjoy the tour in Nepal

One of the common questions we all will have when it comes to enjoying the outing vacation is" When is the best time to visit the place". In the case of visiting Nepal too, you may have this question. So here we have given its answer.

However, Nepal celebrates different geography and climate variations and multi-cultural and multi-ethnic scenery which attract visitors almost all year round.

But the peak season to trek to Nepal is during the Autumn and spring season. The autumn season starts from late September to late November when the weather is very warm, pleasant, cry, and dry. During this time, the weather is neither too cold nor too hot.

Spring season starts from March to May when the weather is very clear, less chance of snowballs, and natural disasters in the Himalayan region, the flowers start to bloom and are forest-covered with greenery.

In detail, here we have listed the best time to visit Nepal

Spring season

Spring season continues from March to May and the average temperature during this time is around 22 degrees Celsius with slight rainfalls at night and clear skies in the morning.

This time of the year is for the new buds and the flower blossom. So it is also the best time to enjoy the adventure tour in Nepal as the weather is also very pleasant, and the skies are clear and beautiful.

The temperature is also constant and average. You can also enjoy other adventure activities like Paragliding, Bungee Jumping, and Rafting in this weather. Rhododendrons blossoming with the beauty in the high hills will blow your mind. Thus it is one of the best tourist seasons in Nepal.

Summer season

The summer season continues in Nepal from June to August months and the average temperature during this time is around 30 degrees Celsius. The summer season is also known as the Rainy or Monsoon season. At this time of the year, the surface receives lots of rainfall, and is a season of farming.

This month is not considered good for adventure hiking because the trekking trail will be very slippery and muddy, with high chances of obstructing by leeches, bugs, and mosquitoes while walking in the dense forest. But it is quite the best time to enjoy sightseeing around the popular cities of Nepal like Kathmandu, Pokhara, and so on. You can also enjoy the paddy plantation in the hilly. You can enjoy the spectacular views of the lush and green hills washed by the rainwater.

Autumn season

The Autumn season in Nepal continues from September to November with the average temperature ranging from 10 degrees Celsius to 25 degrees Celsius.

Autumn season is a pleasant time for celebrating the biggest Hindu festivals Dashain and Tihar. During this period of the year, the weather is very warm, pleasant, and dry with clean and clear skies. It is the picking season to enjoy both sightseeing as well as adventure tours in Nepal. during this season the paddy harvest, nature ripens in yellow. It is the time after the monsoon rain washes the whole surrounding. It means you can enjoy the clean environment scenery with the panoramic snow-capped mountain views. It is the popular season in Nepal where the temperature is quite stable, the weather is pleasant and the sky is clear, blue.

Winter season

The winter season in Nepal continues from December to February and the average temperature falls below zero degrees Celsius. It is the dry season of the year when the hills and the mountains will be bare. Mid-winter means the end of December offers the clearest views of the snow-capped mountains. But it is considered the best month to enjoy the adventurous tour as the temperature at the high altitude is low and the least visitors.

If you are planning to celebrate Christmas and New Year from your town or in Nepal, then you can plan the tour to the central valley (Pokhara) or you can also go on short tours like Ghorepani, Ghandruk, Namche Bazaar or short and easy hiking tour like Chisapani Nagarkot trek, sightseeing tour around the Kathmandu valley. Besides, if the extreme cold weather does bother you then you can also plan for the adventure hiking tour.

If you are planning to visit Nepal, first you should be clear about the purpose of the visit. Collect all your required information about the area of your interest. Look for the best tour guide and prepare well. Then you can travel to Nepal at any time of the year and in any season you like. You can contact us for more about the trek as well as the detailed itinerary.

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