If you’re planning on heading to Pokhara, do set aside some time to explore the rest of this beautiful city! Pokhara is famous tourist destination in Nepal. The place is treasure of scenic sightseeing locations and special in own way. Pokhara offer interesting spots of various types, lakes, treks, historical, cultural and scenic. This is the list of the top things to do in Pokhara during your visit in Nepal.

Sunrise at Sarangkot, Pokhara

As if pretty Pokhara needed a more beautiful cousin! Sarangkot is the cherry on top of a delicious cake. Privy to some spectacular views of the mountains. At any given hour, Sarangkot is at least a couple of degrees cooler than Pokhara. A great place to witness jaw dropping sunrises, but don’t expect to be the only one gasping in surprise. This place is very popular amongst tourists who want to catch a glimpse of the mighty Himalayas. Other than the magnificent vistas, there’s not much to do here except a couple of abandoned forts. A few hours is all you need to do justice to this place.

Take a Boat Ride on Fewa Lake

Lake Phewa is gorgeous and clean. Nothing is more pleasant that getting a boat and explore this amazingly beautiful lake. The nature surrounding the Phewa Lake is stunning and since I visited Pokhara during low season, there was not that many people around. For most of the time it was just me and my travel buddy. The eastern shoreline of the lake, popularly known as Lakeside or Baidam, consists of seemingly endless strip of lodges, restaurants, bookshops and souvenir shops. One of the fascinating parts of lakeside is the splendid view of the mountains, especially when the still water reflects the peaks, creating a double image.

Walking to World Peace Pagoda:

The pagoda is a massive Buddhist stupa and is situated on top of a hill on the southern shore of Fewa lake. World peace pagoda is located on top of the Ananda hill above Pokhara at the height of 1100 meters. It is the first World Peace Pagoda in Nepal and seventy-first pagoda built by Nipponzan-Myōhōji in the world. It is a perfect spot for view of the Himalayan range, Fewa Lake and Pokhara city.

Bindhyabasini Temple:

Bindhyabasini temple is the centre of religious activity in the old bazaar. It is dedicated to goddess Bindbyabasini, yet another manifestation of shakti (Power) of Hindu. Bindhyabasini Temple is dedicated to goddess Bhagwati, another manifestation of Shakti. The temple is situated on the hill, very close to Old bazaar. Especially on Saturdays, worshippers come here to perform sacrifices. From the temple is nice view of mountains and city from above.

Mahendra Gupha (cave) and Chameri Gupha:

Mahendra Gupha is the large limestone cave. Shepherd boys are said to have discovered it around 1950. A two hour walk to the north of Pokhara, it is best to bring your own torch to see the stalactites and stalagmites, although most of them have been carted out by souvenir hunters. Chamero Gupha locally called Chamero Odhaar (“House of Bats”) located near by Mahendra Gufa

Davis Falls:

Locally known as Patale Chhango (Hell’s fall), Devi’s fall (also known as Devin’s or David’s) is an awesome waterfall lying about 2 km south-west of Pokhara airport on the highway to Tansen, Butwal. An interesting modern legend says that a foreigner named David was skinny-dipping in the Pardi Khola (river) when the floodgates of the dam were opened, sweeping him into an underground passage beneath the fall, never to be seen again. Devi’s Falls were discovered in 1961 and now became a popular attraction for tourists that visit Pokhara. The most beautiful part of the waterfall is descents through tunnels to Mahendra cave.

Do a Paragliding in Pokhara

Paragliding is one of the most amazing adventurous sports. Gliding above the earth’s surface and watching the majestic Himalayas in the distance and villages, monasteries, lakes and jungles below is an experience no one could forget. If you ever desired of being a bird then you can fulfill your desire by paragliding.  Paragliding has been for decades one of the most popular activities in Pokhara. There is even a professional competition held there every year since the city boasts of being one of the best places in the world for these flights. Pokhara has the perfect conditions for an exciting and safe experience at the same time, a good take-off area like Sarangkot, stunning views of the Himalayas, stable thermals and a convenient area for landing.

Do a Mountain Biking:

Mountain biking gives you an opportunity to explore the beautiful city, riding through the lush green vegetations, delightful little villages, up and down the hills, along the river banks, around the temples and along the highway. The bikes could be rented on an hourly basis or for a day from the various bicycle rental shops around the city. You can also take a guided trip if you do not want to miss the coolest spots and the understanding of the culture and lifestyle of the villages.

Do a Ultra-lights

The place that looks beautiful from the ground looks even more splendid from above and everyone at some point of their life has a desire to have a bird’s view of the beautiful landscapes. The desire can be fulfilled and you can watch the beautiful lake city from the sky through the ultra-light flights. The two-sitter flight operates from Pokhara airport beginning September through June. They can take off and land on a field or even a dirt road and can ascend to a maximum height of 5000 meters.

Try a local food

Nepalese food is just delicious, so do not miss the momos (flour dough filled with meat and spices), the sekuwa lamb (roasted in a wood-fired oven with natural herbs and other spices) or the simple dal bhat (a lentil soup accompanied by rice, vegetables and chapati).

Pokhara is a Every Trekker’s Paradise

We can not deny the fact that Nepal is a big hub for trekking and nature lovers. You see them everywhere, excited about their adventures in the beautiful country. Pokhara is no exception. There are a few highly recommended treks (like Ghorepani Trek, Annapurna Sanctuary Trek, Annapurna family lodge Trek ) around Pokhara you shouldn’t miss.

Finally: Nepal and many other countries in Asia are struggling with the amount of plastic that is thrown away on a daily basis. Be aware of this serious problem and try to avoid using plastics as much as possible! Keep your bottle and refill it with water whenever you can. Ask around for places where you can do that. If you can’t find a place to refill your water, then think about buying 5 liter bottles instead of many bottles of half liter. Use that to refill it.

Do a Day Hiking Pokhara

Pokhara is small valley city of nature with lakes and mountains. It is famous by Mount Annapurna and Mount Fistail Himalayas. The reflection of moutain on the lakes are excellent. There are many excellent day hikes can be done from Pokhara to the nearby hills. It offers countryside experience, good views of himalayas and beautiful lakes. Under one day hiking trips, you can travel to the place around the valley and enjoy the natural beauty with very friendly peole. Pokhara Day Hiking: This is the best view point to view the serene 7 lakes around Pokhara. The panormaic view of Annapurnas and the experience of village life is the higlight of the hiking.

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Tourism in Nepal is safe and will remain safe. The Popular tourism destination like Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan are considered very safe regions. These days a Bandha is rare. The Bandh is a strike called by any political party. However you can expect some change in the itinerary if a Transport strike is called by a political party. Such strike has zero effect in sight seeing in Kathmandu valley or trekking.

The illegal trekking or travel agency, trekking operator / tour operator, Individual trekking guide /freelancer, personal website creator for tourism activities are only concerned with their own wealth and often pay their trekking staff very less and in most occasion don’t offer them insurance, proper equipment or any other kind of support so concerning all the adventure trip so to choose the government registered Nepal trekking or travel company is one of the best scheme to concrete your dream in to the reality.

Known as the land of snowy peaks, incredible landscapes, and impressive mountains.  Nepal is a country that has culture, adventure, and adrenaline rolled into one. Home to ten of the highest peaks in the world. It is no wonder that this place is frequented by adventure junkies from all over the world. However, during our trip to Nepal what surprised me the most was the fact that beyond the mighty Himalayan mountains, the country itself is incredibly diverse and lush. Offering tourists a wide array of things to do Nepal is a country that didn’t disappoint.

Before Visiting to Nepal.

Before you head off on your Nepal tour, there are some things you should consider knowing and having, to save you from a bad experience whilst in this stunningly beautiful Himalayan kingdom. Travel insurance, while not a requirement in Neal, is a good thing to have just in case something untoward happens, such as having your wallet stolen or needing hospital care. A good travel insurance does not cost a lot, and can save your life if things go wrong in Nepal. Hospitals in Nepal are not free, and you will need to show an ability to make the payments first. All of the hospitals have affiliations with the major insurance companies, and can quickly and easily validate and verify your travel insurance to take care of the bill, or transfer you to another country or even home, in severe cases.

Social Etiquette in Nepal

First and foremost, you‘ll want to know how to greet the locals. The traditional manner of greeting in Nepal involves placing your palms together in a prayer style and saying “namaste” or “namaskar”. Address anyone older than you with respect using the terms “dai” for men and “didi” for women. And avoid stepping over someone‘s outstretched legs or touching anyone with your feet as these are considered impolite.

Water Safety in Nepal

If you plan on staying in Nepal for a while, you may want to pack a boiling pan and filter for the tap water. Water from the tap is not safe for consumption, even if it‘s from your hotel. Remember to also avoid fruit that may have been washed in contaminated water or drinking soft drinks with ice in them, as the ice may have been made from tap water. Stick to bottled water, which can be found in just about every store in the country.

Solo women trekking in Himalaya Nepal

Solo trekking not recommends for any female traveler to the Himalayas because of the safety point of views, illness and accidents. It is better to search and find the travel mate or to join the group with fix departure with other trekking agency or hire a guide or porter for safety that helpful to know the local people, language, culture and lifestyle. The best advice is to never trek alone with a local male guide. Adventure Connexion in Kathmandu is  specialises in providing female staff for treks.

Travel with Children

Increasing numbers of people are travelling with their children in Nepal, and with a bit of planning it can be remarkably hassle-free. Many people trek with older children, but heading out on the trail with smaller children for any length of time or on any higher routes with children of any age is generally not to be advised. The best trips with children. Please visit the page Nepal for kids.

Read Government Travel Advice

The folllowing government websites offer travel advisories and information on current hotspots. Some of this official travel advice can sound a little alarmist, but if your government issues a travel warning advising against ‘all travel’ or ‘all but essential travel’ to a specific area, then your travel insurance may be invalid if you ignore this advice.

Nepal, officially Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country in South Asia. It is located mainly in the Himalayas, but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain. With an estimated population of 26.4 million, it is 48th largest country by population and 93rd largest country by area. Sandwiched between China and India, Nepal is one of the most fascinating places to visit on earth. Before you set foot on the hiking trails or tours the streets of Kathmandu. Every travellers think about how many days required to visit Nepal?. How many days will be sufficient in Nepal?. How many days should i spend in Kathmandu?. Here are the useful information before your travel to Nepal. Here are some suggested Nepal Itineraries, from one day to four weeks.

How to Spend Day in Kathmandu

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek
How to Spend 1 Day in Kathmandu

How to Spend 1 day in Kathmandu is our most popular Package. It is the easiest and simple way to know Nepal and its culture in a day. Real Kathmandu Tour offers Mountain flights + Short Hiking + visit to UNESCO World Heritage sites in a one day tour. You will visit the oldest Hindu and Buddhist shrines and your day will end with a very nice dinner.

If you wanted to go a little further afield and get some mountain views, follow this Kathmandu Day Tour, which includes Nagarkot Hiking, Bhaktapur, and Changu Narayan.

How to Spend 2 Days in Kathmandu

Nepal Travel Itinerary 7 days
How to Spend 2 Days in Kathmandu

2 Days in Kathmandu, who have a very short time and willing to visit most important monuments, this is a ideal way to do a guided city tour of Kathmandu valley with Patan & Bhaktapur. This cultural day tour gives you rich heritage of world heritages sites.

The Kathmandu Valley is so full of historical, architectural, and religious treasures that you don’t need to leave to have a rich experience in Nepal. Spend first two days checking out the most famous sites of Kathmandu. The Kathmandu durbar square and Patan Durbar Squares, Swayambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa.

This Kathmandu Itinerary 2 days prioritizes all aspects of Kathmandu at its best- Hindu and Buddhist culture mixed with historical monument manifesting artistic opulence of medieval Nepal.

If you wanted to go a little further afield and get some mountain views, follow this 2 Days in Kathmandu Tour, which includes 2 full day cultural tours.

How to Spend 3 Days In Kathmandu

How to Spend 3 Days In Kathmandu
How to Spend 3 Days In Kathmandu

Three days in Kathmandu is enough time to get a feel for the city and its culture. Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites, including sacred Hindu and Buddhist temples. Here are some great things to do in Kathmandu. Chisapani Nagarkot Trek is short and sweet trip for 3 days tea house trek to Chisapani and to Nagarkot if the tour is extended for another 2 days.

The trekking to Chispani Nagarkot offers beautiful nature and village walk experience, natural environment, stunning Himalayan views. Where you can see Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himal and even Mt. Everest in far distance.

For detailed itinerary suggestions, check out 3 Days in Kathmandu: 3 Days Kathmandu Itineraries, including a short trek

How to Spend 4 Days In Nepal

how to spend 4 days in Nepal
how to spend 4 days in Nepal

If you think how to spend 4 days in Nepal then go to Chitwan National Park. Chitwan jungle safari tour is one of most popular adventure tours for those who has dream to see wild animals, green forest. Chitwan National Park was declared UNESCO Natural Heritage Site in 1979. Chitwan national park is situated in southern central Nepal. Covering 932 sq.km covered with deciduous forests overlooking the floodplains of Narayani, Rapti and Reu rivers. The park headquarters at Kasara is 21 km drive from Bharatpur which is 20 minutes by air or 146 km by road from Kathmandu. In this park there are many Resorts hotels and lodge to accommodate. Chitwan wildlife safari tour fit for all age group travelers

For detailed itinerary suggestions, check out 4 Days in Nepal: 4 Days Nepal Itineraries, including a wildlife tours

How to Spend 5 Days In Nepal

5 Days in Nepal
5 Days in Nepal

If you think how to spend 5 days in Nepal then go to Kathmandu & Pokhara. Nepal is a country that has a lot of amazing attractions within a small area, and the diverse culture and landscape are enough to make you want to stay a lot longer than just 5 days. But if you are limited on time, then here are a few ideas for things that you can do to make the most of your short visit to one of the last Himalayan kingdoms. Pokhara is one of the cleanest and the most beautiful cities of Nepal. Also known as the city of Lakes, Pokhara offers the spectacular view of mountains, namely Annapurna, Mannchapuchhre, Manalsu, and Dhaulagiri. The places that you visit in Pokhara are David falls and Mahendra cave.

For detailed itinerary suggestions, check out 5 Days in Nepal: 5 Days Nepal Itineraries, including Kathmandu and Pokhara cities.

How to Spend 4 Days In Nepal

how to spend 4 days in Nepal
how to spend 4 days in Nepal

If you think how to spend 4 days in Nepal then go to Chitwan National Park. Chitwan jungle safari tour is one of most popular adventure tours for those who has dream to see wild animals, green forest. Chitwan National Park was declared UNESCO Natural Heritage Site in 1979. Chitwan national park is situated in southern central Nepal. Covering 932 sq.km covered with deciduous forests overlooking the floodplains of Narayani, Rapti and Reu rivers. The park headquarters at Kasara is 21 km drive from Bharatpur which is 20 minutes by air or 146 km by road from Kathmandu. In this park there are many Resorts hotels and lodge to accommodate. Chitwan wildlife safari tour fit for all age group travelers

For detailed itinerary suggestions, check out 4 Days in Nepal: 4 Days Nepal Itineraries, including a wildlife tours

How to Spend Luxury Day Trip in Kathmandu with Kids

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
Luxury Day trips from Kathmandu with Kids

If you think how to spend luxury day trip with kids then go to helicopter ride. Everest helicopter charter offers one of the most pleasing and adventurous flight which also offers to land at high altitude. It is the most exciting and thrilling lifetime helicopter tour experience in Nepal with the front face of Mount Everest in a day. Helicopter Ride in Nepal can be your ideal choice as it provides the dream comes true moment for those who fantasize to explore different places with different attractions but are not able to do so in the precise period of time. In this Himalayan country, you can have different scenic flights for exploring beautiful mountain panorama, Himalayan glaciers, national parks, city areas, green hills, and many more mysterious and remote destinations with the help of these helicopters in Nepal.

For detailed itinerary suggestions, check out How to Spend Luxury Day Trip in Kathmandu with Kids: Day Tour of Everest Base Camp in Helicopter including Kalapathar landing.

If you are a newly married couple, then we would like to welcome for Honeymoon Tour in Nepal. Choosing a holiday destination is always a hard task, and if you are searching for honeymoon vacation. Then you will find it more complicated to choose among different places. This article will guide you to Nepal Honeymoon Packages with prices for a couple. Though Nepal is a landlocked country. Nepal is a country of mountains, and it is a prominent place to pay a visit for a comfortable and adventurous trip.Nepal is an amalgamation of multiple romantic features like mountain ranges, deep valleys, narrow walkways, and peaceful lakes. It is magical and mythical; spiritual and serene at the same time. If you are recently married and you need a romantic places and scintillating destination to start your new life with your better half; Nepal couldn’t be any better destination to give you the flavor of beauty, culture, and diversity all served together as one with the Himalayas, undying cultural diversities, awesome lakes, and destinations, trekking places, the lovely monuments with ancient pagodas, the hills, villages, and all. It is a perfect places for a honeymoon in Nepal. The dreamland will offer you the best of romantic moods, aura and spirits and will make your love bloom with full glory. Here we go with 05 handpicked places to visit in Nepal for honeymoon.

Top 5 Honeymoon Places Nepal

Kathmandu

It’s the capital city of Nepal, and is so special for all the newly married couples, so spent your time in a liberal but culturally defined city. Here, couples can explore the city with temples , monuments, cultural heritages, ancient pagodas, and restaurants. Kathmandu, additionally, offers the possibility of encountering generally served Nepalese authentic food with so many appealing hotels.

Kathmandu Tour Package
Kathmandu Tour Package

Key attractions: Bird’s eye view of Mount Everest and Himalayan ranges in the mountain flight tour operated by local airlines, Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath temple, Dakshin Kali temple, Kopan and Shechen monasteries, wildness and beauty of Langtang National Park, and the alluring and glittering nightlife at Casino Royale and Casino Anna

Best places to stay: Hyatt Regency, Crowne Plaza, and Hotel Annapurna

Best time to visit: September – November and February – April for Kathmandu visit, monsoons for picture-perfect Himalayas

Nagarkot:

Apart form all the cities, Nagarkot is a very famous place among many hilltop stations in Nepal – where you can spend you perfect honeymoon trip. It’s just 32km away from the capital Kathmandu, which is packed with hotels and restaurants. It is famous for sunrise and sunset views with possible views of Himalayas, too.

Langtang Mountain Range
Langtang Mountain Range

Key attractions: View of the Mount Everest and Annapurna Range, view of the first rays of the Sun falling on the peaks of Himalayas at sunrise, and trekking along the winding tracks and thick woods

Best places to stay: Club Himalayan Resort, Hotel Country Villa, and The Fort Resort

Best time to visit: October – April; especially for the clear view of Mount Everest

Balthali

The small settlement of Balthali village (1,730m.) is standing on a plateau, just beyond Panauti above 40 Km away from Kathmandu. The village is situated at the junction of Roshi and Ladku rivers. This exceptional hamlet stands at an outstanding place of isolation and relaxation amidst a surround of typical Nepali countryside with terraced rice fields and ochre thatched farm houses. With snowy peaks of Dorjee Lhakpa, Langtang and whole range of mountain rests clear and bright on the northern horizon. Whist the backyard is dominated by high hills of lush green Maharabharat Range. The region is thickly forested with luxuriant growth of various floras. Colorful rhododendron, Mangolia and Sal trees cover the hill that undulates and opens out to terrace fields. Nature lovers and bird watchers can spend days exploring and discovering some exceptional species of wildlife, tradition and culture untouched by modernity. Many of the sacred and ancient temples and monasteries such as Namo Buddha, Indreshwar Mahadev Temple, Brahmayani Temple are located in this region.

Key attractions: View snowy peaks of Dorjee Lhakpa, Langtang and whole range of mountain rests clear and bright on the northern horizon

Best places to stay: Balthali Eco Hill Resort, Balthali Resort

Best time to visit: October – April; especially for the clear view of Mount Everest

Bandipur

 
This is the chance for making a thematic honeymoon. Let the first trip with your life partner be in and around the Newari culture at the fascinating and serene Bandipur in Nepal.

Key attractions: Romance topped with thrill at the Siddha Gufa, Annapurna short-circle trekking, jungle safari, and the serene silkworm farm

Best places to stay: Gaun Ghar, The Old Inn, Hotel Bandipur Organic Home

Best time to visit: March – May

Pokhara

The city of lakes – is one of the superb and enthralling places to visit in Nepal for honeymoon. For a newly married couple, Pokhara is a dreamland, with picture-perfect setting of Himalayan Range, lakes, deep valleys, and winding trek paths. The luxurious accommodation options make the place a paradise for honeymooners.

Begnas Lake
Begnas Lake

Key attractions: A view of the engrossing Annapurna Range, romantic boating at Phewa Tal (second largest lake of Nepal), marital bliss at the age-old Bhimsen Temple, and Phoenix Paragliding

Best places to stay: Fishtail Lodge, Waterfront Resort, and Hotel Dream Pokhara

Best time to visit: March – May; for non-foggy and comfortable weather

Conclusion:

Do you think that the beautiful journey of your marriage should begin from a beautiful destination? Planning a surprise honeymoon is an ultimate romantic gesture, and the greatest gift you could ever give her/him. Nepal Tours introduces great Honeymoon Tour Package for Couples who wish to make their honeymoon the most beautiful and memorable event of their life.

An Everest Base Camp trek offers the perfect trifecta as far as adventure travel goes. Big mountains, incredible culture, and for most people, a decent physical challenge that leaves you feeling proud and in better shape than when you started.

There are three different permits you need to Everest Base Camp Trek. Trekkers Information management System (TIMs), Sagarmatha National park entry permits and another one is Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality fee.

There are two ways to go about your trek to Everest Base Camp: Independent or Guided, and both options offer their pros and cons. Everest Base Camp trek planning can be a lot of work – from permits, accommodations, transportation, and more – there are a lot of logistics to consider before and during your trek.

Everest Area Type:

National Park Trekking routes in the Everest region lie within Sagarmatha National Park. Foreigners are required to obtain a Sagarmatha National Park entry permit as well as a TIMS card to trek in the Everest Region.

Permits and Fees in the Everest Region:

  1. Sagarmatha National Park entry permit fee for foreigners: 3,000 NPR + 13% VAT, totaling 3,390 NPR (Approx. US $34). Sagarmatha National Park entry permit fee for SAARC nationals: 1,500 NPR
  2. Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality of Solukhumbu district has started levying entrance fee of Rs 2,000 (approximately $20) on every foreigner entering the rural municipality from October 1, 2018
  3. TIMS permit: 2,000 NPR (Approx. US $20)

Where to get the permit for Everest Base Camp Trekking:

  • Sagarmatha National Park entry permit can be purchased in the Nepal Tourism Board Office on Pradarshani Marg, Kathmandu, Tel: +977 1 4256909.
  • While Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality fee needs to be deposited at the Lukla Check Post.
  • Contact [email protected] if you wish assistance from us at extra 10% Service fee.

If you travel from Jiri to Everest Base Camp. You mist carry the Gaurishankar Conservation Area Project (GCAP) Entry Permit

Gaurishankar Conservation Area Project (GCAP) Entry Permit:

Certain parts of Jiri to Everest Base Camp is protected under Gaurishankar Conservation Area Project. So you need to obtain the entry permit. It will cost Rs 3000 for both organized and independent trekker and you have to issue this in Tourism Board Kathmandu.

Final Thought:

There are two main seasons to trek to Everest Base Camp in Autumn (October-November) and Spring (April-May). So don’t let go this opportunity to trek to the roof of the world!!!.  Being a number one travel agency in Kathmandu, Nepal, we, Adventure Connexion serve you this 14 Days Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal or If you would like to read about the details for Everest Base Camp then click on the Everest Base Camp office website:

Come! Let’s explore the Everest region!

Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country in South Asia with a population of 26.4 million. It is a multi-ethnic nation with Nepali as the official language. Kathmandu is the nation’s capital and largest city. Whether scaling the slopes of Mt. Everest or paying homage at the birthplace of the Buddha, a trip to Nepal is a top destination for many travelers. Situated along the Himalayan Mountain range between China and India in South Asia, the country boasts some of the most diverse landscapes on the planet, from snow-capped mountains to subtropical forests. Nepal’s culture is just as varied, filled with centuries-old temples and shrines, a profusion of colorful festivals and plenty of exotic wares to peruse and purchase.

From adrenaline-filled activities like mountaineering, kayaking and paragliding to serene strolls among medieval temples and hidden palaces, this country offers more memorable travel experiences than can be squeezed into a single visit. An overview of the best places to visit in Nepal:

Kathmandu Valley

#1 of Best Places To Visit In Nepal

Swayambhunath Stupa

The country’s cultural capital, Kathmandu is the place where most adventures in Nepal begin, as all flights from overseas land in the city’s airport. A crowded metropolis of more than 1 million inhabitants, Kathmandu is a chaotic mix of tourist shops, trekking agencies, hotels, restaurants, religious sites and artisan workshops. The city’s famous Durbar Square is still undergoing restoration after the recent earthquakes, but there are many intact sites well worth exploring. Set atop a forested hill, the ancient Buddhist complex of Swayambhunath is a can’t-miss attraction that offers sweeping views of the Kathmandu Valley.

Khumbu Region

#2 of Best Places To Visit In Nepal

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Each year, the determination to trek to the summit of Mt. Everest brings thousands of adventurous travelers to Khumbu, the Everest Region located in northeastern Nepal. The journey begins at the Lukla airstrip where a clear two-lane trail eventually leads hikers to Everest Base Camp. Located primarily within the Sagarmatha National Park, Khumbu is home to the Sherpa village of Namche Bazaar where most expeditions to the mountainous peaks are staged. The country’s foremost Buddhist center, the Tengboche Monastery, (Which is famous for family holidays to Everest Region) located in the Khumbu region. There’s a variety of comfortable accommodations available at the monastery, many of which offer stunning views of the tallest mountain on the planet.

Annapurna Circuit

#3 of Best Places To Visit In Nepal

Annapurna Circuit Trek

The Annapurna Circuit in northwest Nepal offers hikers an outdoor experience nonpareil. Showcasing the varied landscapes of the Annapurna Region, the classic trek leads travelers high into the Himalayas, across plunging gorges, over desert plateaus and through lush subtropical valleys dotted by terraced farms. The trek also passes by many religious sites and quaint villages. Starting just east of Pokhara, the journey takes about three weeks to complete though many trekkers walk half of it by flying out at Jomsom Airport. There is also the shorter but no less beautiful Annapurna Sanctuary Trek that takes around 8 to 12 days. Its one of the most popular treks in Nepal with lodges and tea stops at hourly intervals or less, until the highest sections at least.

Pokhara Valley

#4 of Best Places To Visit In Nepal

Pokhara

With its tranquil lakes, verdant shorelines and mountain views, Pokhara is a popular resort destination for travelers from around the world. Known as the gateway to the Annapurna region in northwest Nepal, the lakeside city offers respite to weary hikers, and provides opportunities for outdoor adventures too, ranging from leisurely paddle-boat rides to white-water rafting. The largest of Pokhara’s three lakes, Phewa Lake is lined with luxury hotels, restaurants, bars and shops. The lake also features an island with a temple dedicated to the goddess Barahi Bhagwati where ceremonies are held nearly every weekend.

Chitwan National Park

#5 of Best Places To Visit In Nepal

Chitwan Jungle Safari

One of the best wildlife-viewing destinations in Asia, the Chitwan National Park in south-central Nepal offers needed sanctuary for rare and endangered species like the Bengal tiger and one-horned rhinoceros. The chance for a close-up look at exotic wildlife, including elephants, leopards, Indian bison, rhinoceros and sloth bears, is the park’s greatest attraction. In addition to jeep tours, visitors can experience the park through jungle treks, elephant rides and canoe rides. Luxury lodging is available at the edge of the park, and the nearby village of Sauraha offers affordable accommodation.

Nagarkot

#6 of Best Places To Visit In Nepal

Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot Trek

Perfect for travelers who want to experience the beauty and majesty of the Himalayas without arduous physical activity, Nagarkot is best known for the views it offers of the mountains and the Kathmandu Valley. Perched on a high ridge to the northeast of Bhaktapur, the village of around 4,500 inhabitants commands views of eight Himalayan ranges. There’s a variety of appealing hotels in every price range in Nagarkot, many of which are located within walking distance of the Nagarkot view tower, known as the best place to visit in Nepal to view the sun rising over the Himalayas.

Thamel Area

#7 of Best Places To Visit In Nepal
Thamel Area is the best among the Nepal tourist places to buy clothes, jewelry, accessories, and souvenirs. Street shopping can be enjoyed while browsing at a variety of interesting knick knacks.

Key attractions: Newari style design, silk, jewelry, pashmina, embroidered jacket, accessories, and souvenirs

Bardia National Park

#8 of Best Places To Visit In Nepal
Bardia National Park is one of Nepal’s best kept secrets. Located in the Terai region it is Nepal’s largest national park and wilderness area, protecting 968 km² of sal forest, grassland, savannah and riverine forest. On the west side it’s bordered by the Karnali River and it’s bisected by the Babai River in the Bardiya District. The foot of the Siwalik Hills marks the northern boundary of the park. It’s not overrun by tourists and there are excellent opportunities to spot endangered species of wildlife. The king of Bardia is the Bengal tiger. The tiger population is slowly increasing and counts around 50 to 60 animals. But Bardia is also the habitat for the wild Asian elephant and the greater one-horned rhinoceros. Add seasonings of thrill and adventure with a dash of daring attitude at Bardia National Park for your honeymoon in Nepal. Spend few fun filled days with the wild habitat in Asia’s largest stretches of tiger habitat.

Janakpur

#9 of Best Places To Visit In Nepal
Located in south-central Nepal on the Terai plains, Janakpur was once the capital of a millennia-old Indian kingdom known as Mithila, and the Maithili culture still thrives here. Hindus believe Janakpur is the place where Lord Ram wed Sita, also known as Janaki, and thousands of Hindus from all over the world flock to the temple of Janaki Mandir each year to celebrate the anniversary of their marriage. With its three-story construction and 60 rooms, the massive 19th-century marble structure is the largest temple in Nepal. Janakpur is known for the more than 100 sacred pools and ponds scattered around the tranquil city as well.

Lumbini

#10 of Best Places To Visit In Nepal
Crowds of Buddhist pilgrims are an everyday sight in Lumbini, the traditional birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, Lord Buddha. With archeological finds that date back to around 550 B.C., the legendary site attracts scholars, scientists and curious visitors as well. It was here that Buddha’s mother, Maya Devi, gave birth near a tree in the garden, which is now a temple bearing her name. Set in the center of a small park designed by Japanese architect Kenzo Tange, the complex also features multiple monasteries, sacred ponds, meditation centers and cultural facilities.

Upper Mustang

#10 of Best Places To Visit In Nepal

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Mustang: Mustang is situated at the northernmost part of the country. Mustang is divided into two main parts that are the Upper mustang and the lower mustang. Upper mustang is famous among trekkers and adventure and thrill seekers whereas lower mustang is famous for it’s natural beauty. Mustang is also where the Kaligandaki river originates from, which is the second deepest gorge of the country. The river drains the rocky soil and highlands of mustang and flows towards south of the country. This gorge is another attraction of Mustang.

Trekking in Kathmandu are for every age group and for all seasons. If you want to have a taste of trekking in Nepal. You do not have time to go all the way up to the remote mountains these hikes are for you. The sub-alpine forests and quiet countryside make for a great short break from the hustle and bustle of city life. Most of the hikes mentioned here can be done in a single day and are suitable for children and older people.

Kathmandu is a valley surrounded by green hills all around. These hills are covered with terraced farms, picturesque villages and lush green forests. Despite being near from Kathmandu these villages are still not affected by modernity and offer a chance to see traditional village life. You can see temples, monasteries and Stupas along the trails. You can see farmers working in the fields and pilgrims praying in the monasteries.

A Kathmandu trekking combined with sightseeing tours of heritages sites and a scenic flight to see Mt Everest could make a fantastic short trip of Nepal.

There are many short treks available near to Kathmandu ranging from day hikes to short treks of 2 days, 3 days. We have offered here the best three among them.

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek – 3 Days

Kathmandu Short Tour
Kathmandu Short Trek

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek is a short and sweet trip of 3 days tea house trek around Kathmandu. Which can be extended to Dhulikhel and Namo Buddha for another 1-2 days. This tour plan is designed for the short time travelers in Nepal who would like to taste of Nepal. Chisapani Nagarkot Trek starts from Sundarijal after driving 45 minutes from Kathmandu. In the beginning the trail pierces Shivapuri National Park passing through a big watershed that provides 40 percent drinking to Kathmandu Valley. Chisapani Nagarkot Trek offers beautiful nature and village walk experience, natural environment, stunning Himalaya panorama of Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himal, Gaurishankar Himal and even we can spot Mount Everest in far distance.

Kathmandu 3 Day Trek Highlights:

  • Get up close to Nepali culture in the Kathmandu Valley
  • Hike the oak and pine forests of the Shivapuri National Park
  • Go to the oldest temple of the Kathmandu Valley
  • See the terraced fields of Changunarayan
  • Admire panoramic views of Everest from Nagarkot
  • Enjoy the services of experienced guides and local sherpas

Itinerary:
Day 01: Kathmandu – Chisopani (2115m), 4-5 hours walk.
Day 02: Chisopani – Nagarkot (2195m), 6-7 hours walk
Day 03: Nagarkot – Changunarayan – Bhaktapur Durbar Square- Kathmandu

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Champadevi Hike – 1 Day / 2 Days

Champadevi Hike
Champadevi Hike

Champadevi is a magnificent hill located at an altitude of 2285 m south – west of Kathmandu which is one of the most popular pilgrimage sites in the Hindu and Buddhist religions. Champadevi Hikes starts with one hour drive to Pharping Village (19 km) on the way to a Dakshinkali temple (a temple of goddess Kali). Leaving the Pharping village, the trial directs us the way through the pine forest.

Champa Devi Hill is situated at an elevation of 2,285m, having a Buddhist and Hindu shrine on the top. After the 3 hours motivating walk, we submit the top. Enjoy the superb view of central and western Himalayan range including Langtang, Gauri Shanker, Jugal, Dorge Lakpa and many other. Apart from that, you get the chance to admire the bustling Kathmandu valley and its dense settlement.
Day Itinerary:
08:30 – Pick you up from your hotel
08:45 – Depart from office to hiking starting point approx. 1 hr drive which is 19 kms south West of Kathmandu
09:15 – Tea break, fill up water bottle or last minute shopping for the hike
09:30 – From here we start hiking gradually up following the trail to Champadevi
12:30 – On the way one can enjoy the different landscapes with the varieties of plants as well as birds.
Reach top of Champ Devi and have a magnificent views of Langtang, Gauri Shanker, Jugal, Dorge Lakpa and many others.
Lunch break for one hour (It is advisable to bring your own water bottle for this trail as there is no source of water during this hike)
13:30– After enjoying leisurely lunch with good views of the Mountain View, we descend to Hattiban
15:30– Meet your vehicle at Hattiban and drive back to Kathmandu.

Shivapuri Hike – 1 Day

Shivapuri Hike
Shivapuri Hike

Shivapuri situated at an elevation of 2563m north of Kathmandu is the second highest hill around Kathmandu valley. Bagdwar, source of holy river Bagmati, is located near Shivapuri. Early in the morning, you drive from Kathmandu to Muhan Pokhari for about 30 minutes. After checking the formalities at the Shivapuri entrance gate, you enter Shivapuri watershed and wildlife area. You commence your hike from the southern boundary of the area where the army check-post is located. The trail goes along the rugged motor-able road through pine and cherry forest up to Nangi Gompa within one and half hours, where a nunnery monastery is located. Beyond the monastery, the trail goes steep uphill through the oak, rhododendron and bamboo forest for another three hours.

From here one can enjoy the beauty of snowy Himalayas such as Ganesh Himal, Langtang-Lirung, Dorji Lhakpa and you take a shortcut downhill to Budhanilkantha in about two and half hours and drive back to Kathmandu.

Day Itinerary:
After breakfast some 13km drive to Budhanilkantha from the hotel. We walk through flat dirt road toward Nagi Gompa – Buddhist nunnery. We will take steep staircase, it is demanding uphill all the way to Shivapuri as we walk up almost 1300m from the starting point, the trail goes via famous Bagdwar which origin of holy Bagmati River. Shivapuri Peak offers stunning view over Kathmandu valley and nice birds eyes view to Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Langtang Himal etc. We will visit Nagi Gompa on the way back and have some butter tea with nuns and interactive with them. We have chance to observe their puja and ritual activities in the monastery if your hiking day take place in the special day (e.g full moon) by chance. Our guide will transfer you to the hotel.

Kakani Hiking – 1 Day

Kakani Day Hiking
Kakani Day Hiking

Take a day hiking to Kakani, the best hiking point from Kathmandu which has beautiful views of the Himalayas. The short hike takes you through lush green paddy fields and sparse settlements to enjoy the view of rural Nepalese life. Your experienced tour guide will escort you from your hotel and drive for about an hour to Kakani. Kakani is one of the destinations where many domestic and international tourists visit every year to enjoy its natural beauty. Kakani lies on a ridge northwest of Kathmandu valley with an elevation of 2073m above the sea level, from where one can observe the magnificent views of the Ganesh Himal and central and western Himalaya.

The picturesque view of lush hills, oak and pine forests from Kakani is wonderful. Rejoice the moment of being in a pristine and joyful environment with the spectacular views of mountains as you proceed your Kakani Day Tour with Nepal Tours.

Day Itinerary:
8:00 AM::Meet the Guide at hotel and Drive to Gurje Bhanjyang.
9:00 Am::Hike starts,Hike to Kakani via Sueria Chaur(1900M),Take a tea break at Sueria Chaur and continue the Hike to Kakani through Shivapuri National Park.
2:00 PM:: Arrive kakani,Lunch and explore around Kakani, Explore Thai Memmorial Park, NMA Training Center, Scout Training Cnter, Narcon,etc
4:00PM:: Drive back to Kathmandu hotel.

Conclusion

Short Treks Kathmandu are doable at any time of year. These given treks are something new to offer in every season. The best time for the trek depends on the purpose and preference of the trekker. For people who love to trek in less crowded trails, monsoon and winter seem ideal. But, if you want to trek during the peak season and enjoy the crystal clear unobstructed views, spring and autumn is the right time for you. If you would like to above any treks in Kathmandu. Please contact us.

If you are looking for best short hikes Pokhara, one of the attractive city, you can do short trek around. After boating, you can go to Shanti Stupa. It is located as a bar of Phewa lake. From there we can see whole Pokhara’s view with reflecting snow covered mountain range on the Phewa Lake, balloonists on the sky & panoramic view. Pokhara, the beautiful lake city, is one of the most beloved destination as if offers you panoramic view of high mountains like Annapurna, Machhapuchre, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal, etc. There is a wide choice of trails in the mountains around Pokhara. We have listed down 8 top short treks around Pokhara:

The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek – 5 Days

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It is a popular trail that lies in the Annapurna Region. The trekking to Ghorepani Poon Hill is also known popularly known as Annapurna Balcony Trekking. The trekking routes to this area covers abundant areas of the Annapurna Circuit. The trekking trial is a colorful short route within Annapurna region, which winds through patchwork valleys, dense mossy forests and past icy waterfalls. The trial passes through magnificent rhododendron forests and beautiful indigenous Magar and Gurung Villages where you can witness and live their culture and tradition. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking is the best trekking destination for trekkers who wish to explore the combination of culture, lifestyle of Nepalese people along with incredible views, sunrise and sunset of Himalaya.  Poon Hill Trek offers you phenomenal panoramic view of captivating Himalayas including Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, III, and IV, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal, Gangapurna, and Manaslu ranges among few others.

Dhampus Sarangkot Trek – 3 Days from Pokhara.

Family Vacations & Family Adventures Tour in Nepal
Family Vacations & Family Adventures Tour in Nepal

Dhampus Trek offers you amazing views of the north of Annapurna ranges including the Dhaulagiri, Fishtail etc mountains, beautiful sunset and sunrise on the Himalayas , countryside experience. This classic 3 days trek Pokhara is short yet rewarding and provides you an opportunity to experience the countryside experience in Nepal. Dhampus is a mountain view point as well as a small Gurung ethnic village. Pokhara Dhampus Trek is also a gateway to Annapurna Conservation Area.

 

Begnas Thulokote Day Hiking – 1 Day

Begnas Lake
Begnas Lake

Explore a pristine part of the Pokhara region with your own private guide on a full-day tour that features the Begnas Thulokote trek. Hike for several hours, pass through picturesque rural villages, and take in sweeping views of Annapurna and Fishtail Range, Pokhara Valley, Phewa Lake, and Begnas Lake. You’ll also cross Begnas Lake by boat and have the option to purchase lunch at Begnas Lake Resort. Includes private guide and transportation, boat ride, and hotel pickup and drop-off.

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Pokhara to Muktinath Jeep Tour – 4 days from Pokhara

Muktinath Tour Package
Muktinath Tour Package

The tour can be considered as one of my sweetest, most unforgettable and the most popular tour in Nepal. It not only provides a view of diverse landscapes with mountains, cultures and rural habitat of Nepalese people along the route but also a peace of mind, soul and spiritual happiness. The place itself is so pure and loving that nobody remains unhappy, bored and unemotionally attached. It is rich not only in natural beauty but also full of loving, caring, trustworthy and innocent people. If you don’t like to go by drive then you can choose the Jomsom Muktinath by flight service or Muktinath Charter helicopter service.

4 Days Trek To Poon Hill from Pokhara.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

The Poon Hill Trek 4 days brings you to the beauty of the Annapurna Himalayas. This short but extraordinary trek is perfect for any type of traveler and is graded as an easy trek/hike. One of the most spectacular treks the Poon Hill trek 3 nights 4 days promises you an unforgettable journey with some of the world’s most amazing views. The goal of this trek is to reach the Poon Hill viewpoint, about a 45 minutes upwards hike from the Ghorepani village. Witnessing the sunrise over the Annapurna mountain range is absolutely breathtaking, so be sure to bring your camera!

 

Luxury Trekking From Pokhara – 5 days

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Annapurna Luxury trek begins from the heaven of Earth that is Pokhara towards the beautiful Gurung villages. Further, Trek will lead you to Ghanduk (best village of Nepal) where the local people welcome you. You can now experience the real taste of typical local culture and spectacular views of natural sceneries staying in luxury hotels. Nepal Tours provide you a safe trip with a best co-operative service in high level of comfort. For the Annapurna Luxury Trek. You can click to see the details.

Family Lodge Trek From Pokhara – 6 Days

Best Family Treks & tours in Nepal
Best Family Treks & tours in Nepal

There are many different pathways through the incredible Annapurna Mountains. Some of these treks are quite challenging and designed for the experienced trekker. Others are easier and are ideal for beginners, people with young families or those who have artificial joints. The Annapurna Panorama Lodge Trekking is an easier trek that doesn’t skimp on natural beauty or scenic opportunities. Even experienced trekkers will enjoy the superb beauty of this trek. Planning an adventure travel in Nepal with your family? There are plenty of family lodge trek options in Nepal where you can take your family for a vacation. Although previous family trekking and camping experience will be highly helpful, nevertheless with the help of experienced kid-friendly guides you can easily trek in Nepal. Looking for a day hike in Pokhara? Do you want a short trek in Pokhara? Are you looking for a family trekking in Pokhara? If yes, then choose Australian Camp trek.

Ghandruk Trek – 6 Days

Ghandruk Trek starts from Nayapul which serves as the gateway to the trek. It takes 2 hours on bus and 1 hour on taxi to reach Nayapul from Pokhara. The altitude of Nayapul is 1070 meters while that of Ghandruk is 2000 meters. Ghandruk is the most scenic and popular trek that can be done from Pokhara. Ghandruk Trek offers very close view of Annapurnas and the view during sunset and sunrise is fantastic. The walk provides you the breathtaking views of Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Machhapuchre and Hiunchuli. The Mountain View is very beautiful and the trail is relatively easy. The highest point is only 2000 m. So there is no risk of altitude sickness. All of these make this trek an ideal choice for everyone looking for short trek in Annapurna foothills.

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The Himalaya form Nepal’s backbone and provide a rugged backdrop to a variety of trekking options. Our specialists have spent much of their time exploring the region on foot and can advise on the best trails to follow depending on your ability and preferences.

Our itinerary ideas are inspired by routes that we have particularly enjoyed and that showcase the true spirit of Nepal. These holiday suggestions also work as an informed starting point and can be used as a springboard for your own holidays ideas.

Children of all ages, from babies to teenagers, will love the sights and activities of Nepal. It can be a chaotic and challenging country to travel around in some respects (the busy cities, the traffic, the long travel distances), but with good planning, you can have a best holidays ideas that will keep every member entertained. Here are some top picks.

Best Tips & Local Advice

  • Take domestic flights to save valuable time. The flights are scenic, too!
  • If traveling during the monsoon (June to Aug), stick to the cities and cultural sites
  • Trekking and water sports are best from March to May & September to November
  • Focus on one region: although Nepal’s a small country, poor roads & mountainous terrain can lead to longer travel times and unexpected delays

Besides these classic tourist attractions, the Durbar Square in Patan, the grand Stupa in Boudhanath and the typical mountain life in Gorkha are equally sensational landmarks for those looking to discover the profound, typical and authentic aspects of Nepal. A trip to Kathmandu is the ideal opportunity to follow the trails of a tiger in Chitwan National Park as well as in Bardiya National Park.

So, it’s now up to you to decide which of these ideas will inspire your upcoming trip to Nepal!

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When is the best time to trek Nepal is a tricky question; the summer monsoon (June – Sept), though brings growth and freshness, but is sadly best avoided by trekkers. Nepal might be one of the smallest countries in the world, but it is also the land of the extremes. The country’s terrain ranges from the fertile Terai region at 700 meters to the highest point on earth, the Everest at 8848 meters. This diversity also applies to the weather pattern or the seasons of the country.  The Terai region of the country is humid for most of the year where the temperature can rise up to 45 degrees Celsius during summer. The middle hilly region has a moderate climate with pleasant weather all year around. The northern Himalayan region has an alpine climate with very cold winters and huge drops in temperature over 3300 meters.

There are two main trekking seasons in Nepal: the spring, late March and April, which is beautiful because the rhododendrons and other flowers are in full bloom and the days are longer, and autumn, which starts in late September through to early November. The autumn is colder and the days are shorter, but you get much better clarity with really clear skies. November and December are perfectly good skies for trekking, but it will be colder; the upside is that the normally very busy trails, like Annapurna Base Camp and Everest Base Camp, will be much less busy then.

Technically you can go trekking in Nepal at any time of the year. There are no restrictions. However, each season in Nepal will deliver a different looking landscape, environment and experience. Trekkers in spring enjoying Upper Mustang Trekking. You’ll also need to prepare a little bit differently depending on what month or season you planning to go trekking (don’t worry we cover that here along with climate change issues). The most popular times with optimal trekking experiences are divided into four “peak seasons”.

Autumn (September-November)
Autumn season is considered as the best trekking season for the trekking in Nepal.  September, October and November are fall in this trekking season in Nepal. During in this season offers excellent weather and tantalizing mountain views. Temperature is moderate, making it a good time for any trekking. The sky is generally clear with outstanding views. Occasionally short storms may dump considerable snow at high altitudes.

Winter (December-February)
Generally, the days are clear in winter season in Nepal. December, January and February months are cold days in mountain. In winter season in Nepal is usually snow fall in the higher elevations with risk winds and colder temperatures. Hence is ideal for trekking in the lower elevation. If you are looking for suitable and incredible scenery, this is a great time to Trek in lower elevations.

Spring (March-May)
Spring season in Nepal is also considered as the best season to do the trekking and mountain climbing. In this season offers different varieties of wild flora blossoming of the giant rhododendrons above 3000m and hunting paradise during this season, which makes higher altitude trekking more comfortable and interesting. It is mildly warm at lower elevations and quite moderate temperature at higher elevation over 4000m, which provides spectacular and excellent Mountains view. March, April and May months are fall in this trekking season in Nepal

Summer (June-August)
June, July and August months are main rainy season in Nepal and involves monsoon with heavy rainfall which makes trekking conditions unfavorable.This season is ideal time for trekking and tour to Tibet however, in some Trekking regions of Nepal connecting to Tibet and desert parts of Nepal like Mustang, Nar-Phu valley and Dolpo region are best season to do trekking which is summer trekking a great alternative behind the Himalayas rain shadow area.

Nepal Tours advice:
There are two major factors to weigh as you decide when to go to Nepal: crowds and weather. As a general rule, the better the weather, the more people come to Nepal to go trekking. During the high tourist season in October and November, flights and hotels are fully booked and hotels and trails in the hills can be horrendously busy.  During autumn the nights are cold in the mountains, but the bright sun makes for pleasant day temperatures – in the high 20s° C, falling to 5° C at night, between 2500 meters and 3500 meters. At higher altitudes temperatures range from about 20° C down to -10° C. Mornings are usually clear with clouds building up during the afternoon, disappearing at night to reveal spectacular starry skies.

Whilst it’s possible to trek all year-round in Nepal, the best time to trek Nepal is in the peak seasons as they are warmer and provide the best opportunity for clear vistas.  If you don’t like the thought of the crowds then we would suggest taking other less-trodden routes such as the Gokyo Lakes Trek to Everest Base Camp. Most tour companies will not trek during the off-peak seasons and you will need to find alternative guidance. At Nepal Tours, we can arrange private treks during the off-peak seasons but would advise only experienced trekkers to trek Nepal in the winter period as the temperatures get very low and many routes will be snow covered.

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