Nestled in the Himalayas, this enchanting country offers a diverse range of experiences, from trekking in the majestic mountains to exploring ancient temples and immersing yourself in local traditions. Whether you’re seeking adventure, spiritual awakening, or cultural immersion, Nepal has it all. Get ready to be captivated by its natural beauty and warm hospitality.
Explore Nepal’s iconic Himalayan peaks and embark on a trekking adventure like no other. The famous Annapurna Circuit and Everest Base Camp treks offer unparalleled opportunities to witness awe-inspiring mountain vistas, cross high-altitude passes, and immerse yourself in the unique Sherpa culture. Trek through lush valleys, serene alpine forests, and remote mountain villages, and discover the incredible diversity of Nepal’s landscapes. From the mighty Mount Everest to the Annapurna massif, Nepal’s mountains offer a challenging and rewarding experience for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers.
Immerse yourself in Nepal’s rich cultural heritage and spiritual traditions. Visit the historic city of Kathmandu, where ancient temples, palaces, and stupas stand as a testament to the country’s glorious past. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Bhaktapur and Patan, known for their exquisite architecture and intricate woodwork. Witness vibrant religious ceremonies at sacred sites like Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa, where devotees gather to pray and seek blessings. Engage with local communities and experience their warm hospitality by staying in traditional guesthouses or participating in homestay programs. Nepal’s culture and spirituality provide a profound and transformative experience for those seeking a deeper connection.
Experience adrenaline-pumping activities in Nepal’s rivers and jungles. Embark on a white-water rafting adventure on the raging rivers of the Himalayas, navigating through exhilarating rapids and enjoying stunning natural scenery along the way. Explore the dense jungles of Chitwan or Bardia National Park and go on a wildlife safari to spot rare species like tigers, rhinos, and elephants. Nepal’s adventure activities offer a thrilling escape for adrenaline junkies and nature enthusiasts.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
Best to visit in our winter to avoid the summer monsoon, however January and February can be very cold.
Total travelling time will be around 12 hours, depending on connections.
GMT/BST +5:45 (Nepal Standard Time)
Those who love adventure and the great outdoors (including those who like to climb mountains!).
HOW TO GET THERE
There are no direct flights from the UK to Kathmandu. However, there are a number of reliable options via Istanbul, Dubai, Muscat, India and Bangkok.
Nepali, although there are a number of different native languages across the country.
IDEAL TO COMBINE WITH
Nepal makes a great twin-centre with India, along with also being an entry point for Tibet (where you can get a permit to get across the border).