Nepal Tailor-made Holidays
Experience this Himalayan marvel in 2017
Whether you want to explore the temples, shrines and bustling street life of Kathmandu, trek through the impressive mountain vistas of the Himalayas or track wildlife in Chitwan National Park, Nepal is brimming with possibilities for a tailor-made holiday in 2017. Whatever your travel interests are - be it venturing off the beaten track, conquering Everest Base Camp, going on a religious pilgrimage to Buddha’s birthplace or spotting a rare one horned rhino, our team will handpick unique things to see and do to ensure you get the most out of your holiday to Nepal.
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Our must-see's for a tailormade holiday in Nepal
Home to the majestic mountain range of the Himalayas, ancient trading towns, exotic wildlife, Buddhist monasteries and fluttering prayer flags, Nepal is a fascinating place to explore. Wander the 2000-year old streets of Kathmandu, try your hand at making pottery in Bhaktapur, track tigers in Chitwan National Park and then add some hidden gems off the beaten track to create your ideal tailor made holiday to Nepal.
Trekking in the Himalayas
If you fancy dusting off your hiking boots in Nepal, the Annapurna Region is the most popular place for trekking here due to its incredibly diverse landscape of snow-capped mountains, beautiful rhododendron forests, terraced hillsides and rice paddies. Opt for a short easy-paced trek here or if you’ve got more time on your hands and fancy a challenge why not consider trekking to Everest Base Camp at 5400 metres. Other possible treks include the challenging Kangchenjunga Base Camp in the remote eastern Himalayas and treks in the Langtang region.
Inspirations for a holiday in Nepal
If you’ve already got a check list of all the highlights you’d like to see on your tailor made holiday to Nepal but are looking for some inspiration for unique authentic experiences, then here’s a few a ideas to get you started.
Spend the night in Neydo Monastery
Nestled in the scenic mountain ranges of the Himalayas, the Neydo Monastery is just a short drive away from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu but feels worlds apart. Here you can spend the night in a simple guesthouse that sits alongside the monastery and learn about monastic life. Eat beside the 200 monks that call this monastery home, witness their morning prayer and soak up the fresh mountain air and peaceful surrounds.
Explore the Kathmandu Valley
If you fancy escaping the energy and excitement of Kathmandu for a day, why not hop on the saddle and head out into the country to explore the verdant Kathmandu Valley on two wheels. Head out to the valley by bus and then cycle through rural villages, terraces rice paddy fields and scatterings of jungle, taking in the stunning landscapes and spectacular mountain vistas en route.
Fly over Everest
If you are short on time or don’t fancy dusting off those hiking boots but would still like to witness the majesty of Everest, fear not as a scenic flight over its snow-capped peaks will do the trick too. Soar above the clouds on an hour long flight over glaciers, lakes, rivers and gorges as well as spectacular Everest. Standing 29,029 feet in height, you are sure not to miss it!
Dinner at Krishnarpan
As one of the best restaurants in the city to try traditional Nepalese cuisine, Krishnarpan is fine-dining at its, well, finest. Housed in the impressive Dwarika Hotel, this elegant establishment is a favourite haunt of royalty and celebrities, and has a menu spread that won’t leave your tummy grumbling with meals ranging from a modest six to a generous 22 courses. The perfect introduction to traditional Nepalese cuisine served with class – this is not to be missed!
Suggested Tailor-made Holiday itineraries for Nepal
The Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal is compact enough for an adventure-filled nine day holiday covering the main highlights of Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan National Park. If you want to incorporate some trekking or a visit to neighbouring Bhutan, allow longer. Here are some popular touring itineraries to get you started with your holiday planning.
Go wild on safari
Royal Chitwan National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Nepal’s natural wonders, covering 932 square kilometres across south central Nepal. Widely acknowledged as one of the finest national parks in Asia, Chitwan is home to more than 50 species of animal including the Royal Bengal tiger, Indian one-horned Rhino, wild elephant, bison, four-horned antelope and leopard. Explore the jungle by foot, on elephant back or by 4x4 – the choice is yours! Other popular national parks are Sagarmatha and Langtang.