Tours to Explore in Nepal

Nepal, a small country between India and China, is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Nepal consists of thousands of beautiful places that cannot be described simply; as they say, “You have to experience it to know the real value.”Nepal has something for everybody,  like picturesque villages for nature lovers or adventurous trails for trekkers.

Apart from the astonishing natural beauty,  Nepal’s 250 years of history are reflected in its culture, which motivates travelers to visit Nepal even more.

If you are a traveler and want to explore Nepal from different viewpoints, these are some tours you can explore :

Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour

Kathmandu Valley is a very picturesque place with the perfect blend of traditional and modern architecture. Kathmandu consists mainly of Newari people, and their culture is unique. The Kathmandu Sightseeing tour focuses on new travelers who want to see more in less time.

Kathmandu sightseeing tour is a one-day trip around the three main cities of Nepal (Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur) where you can go around the most historic and iconic places in and around Kathmandu Valley like Pashupatinath, Boudha, Basantapur, etc.

Important and catchy places for sightseeing:

  • Swayambhunath( A Buddhist Gumba located on the hilltop of Kathmandu)
  • Boudhanath (Historic Buddhist Gumba)
  • Pashupati Nath (One of the most famous Hindu temples in the world)
  • Changunarayan(A Hindu temple carrying historic importance)
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square (Royal areas of Ancient Nepal)
  • Bhaktapur Durbar Square(Royal areas of Ancient Nepal)

Pokhara Tour

Located in central Nepal, Pokhara is counted as one of the most beautiful cities in Nepal. Pokhara is also termed as the city of lakes as you can enjoy the mesmerizing views of natural beauty in Nepal. From Pokhara, you can enjoy a nearby trail, Poon Hill Trek.

Pokhara is also famous for Phewa Lake Sarangkot and its ability to see three top ten mountain ranges.

The major attractions of Pokhara are:

  • Fewa Lake
  • Taal Barahi temple
  • Peace stupa
  • Sarangkot Mountain view
  • Davis falls
  • Siddha and Mahendra cave
  • Seti River origin
  • Begnas lake

Apart from its natural beauty, Pokhara is also famous for adventure sports. You can play many of these sports and experience the thrill of adventure in Pokhara. Recently, Pokhara has been a hub for adventure sports in Nepal. Some adventure sports you can try :

  • Paragliding
  • Skydiving
  • Zip flyer
  • Bungy Jumping
  • Boating

Chitwan Tour

Chitwan attracts tourists who love natural beauty. It is also famous for its cultural differences, jungle activities, pilgrimage tours, etc. Chitwan was a hunting ground for Nepal’s upper-class people during their medieval days. Chitwan is also very loved for its animals; rare animals like One Horn rhinos and Bengal Tigers are in Chitwan.

Things to do in Chitwan:

  • Jungle Safari
  • Canoeing
  • National park trip
  • Elephant bathing
  • Elephant rides

Lumbini Tour

The birthplace of Gautam Buddha (Siddhartha Gautam) is one of the most peaceful places in the world. Known for its peace and harmony, Lumbini is also a part of Nepal carrying historical importance. Apart from its historical significance, Lumbini’s food culture is very famous, with foods like “Fulki” being famous there.

  • Visit the Historical Mayadevi Temple
  • Meditation for peace
  • Visit Santa deep
  • Visit a lot of Gumbas and Monastries

Trekking in The Himalayas

Nepal is known as the country of the Himalayas; the Northern part of Nepal is fully covered with pointed snow-filled mountains. Nepal has most of the Himalayas, including the highest peak in the world – Mount Everest. There are eight mountains over the height of 8000 ms in Nepal, which attract many visitors and give birth to many adventurous trekking routes. There are many trekking routes in Nepal, with great difficulty and routes that are perfect for first-time trekkers and provide a lot of variety to trekking in Nepal.

Some of the popular treks are:

  • Annapurna Base Camp Trek
  • Everest Base Camp Trek
  • Hillary Village Trek
  • Poonhill Trek
  • Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek
  • Annapurna Circuit Trek
  • Langtang Valley Trek
  • Upper Mustang Trek, etc

Janakpurdham Tour

If you love to see and explore more about Hindu culture, Janakpur is a place to visit. Janakpur lies in the Terai region of Nepal and is a garden consisting of various cultures and religions. Janakpur is the birthplace of the Hindu Goddess Sita and is one of the holy places in Asia. Janakpur is famous for its “Tharu” culture and the unique foods it presents, like “Ghonghi.”

When you are in Janakpurdham, you can visit:

  • The holy Janaki Temple, with great architecture
  • Hindu Temples dedicated to Lord Rama and Sita
  • Ancient Kingdom Of King Janak
  • Historical Architectures
  • Wedding Hall of Lords
  • Ethnic cultures which you can find nowhere else

Rara Tour

Rara Lake is the deepest lake in Nepal. Surrounded by green hills, Rara Lake is heaven for nature-loving people. You can hike around the mountain or boat in the clear waters; the Rara tour offers many activities. Going to Rara is a challenge, so adventure lovers have a lot of fun during the journey; you might even get glimpses of some rare birds if you are lucky. There are many attractions in and around Rara Lake; some are :

Things to do in Rara:

  • Visit Rara National Park
  • Know about the rare species found in the region
  • Enjoying the natural scenery of the mesmerizing Rara lake
  • Boating in the lake
  • Know about local tribes
  • Enjoy the local food and culture found nowhere else in the world

Nepal is a country that one must visit once in a lifetime. There are many places in this small country that are fantastic to travel to. There is a prevalent saying in Nepal – “अतिथिदेवो भव “  which translates to “The guest is equivalent to God.” no matter which place you visit, you will always get treated with the same love and respect.