Explore Nepal

“It is better to travel than read thousands of books”

This phrase does not fail to give an idea of the importance of traveling. We are so lucky to have such a naturally beautiful country with such broad cultural and ethnic diversity. As time goes by, the interest of travelers has increased from simple BUDGET TOURS to LUXURIOUS TRAVELS. A simple BUS DRIVE to expensive charter HELICOPTER FLIGHTS. A few hours of HIKING to three-month-long treks like the GREAT HIMALAYAN TRAIL. A casual HILL WALK to difficult climbing attempts to the World's highest Mt. EVEREST. All different people around the globe have different methods to explore the destination that is Nepal.

  • Day Tours / Day Trips

    Traveling in a guided tour gives massive knowledge on the history and culture of the local area. The certified tour guide will explain the details of the sights. If not a guided tour, we can simply provide you with a comfortable car for short visits. It is an amazing feeling to go through even the simplest of activities. Traveling in Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet is very different as you might notice that the South Asian people are very relaxed for even the smallest of things others may not bother about. Every visit has a unique experience. There are definitely many options with add ones. A day visit to the popular local market like Asan, touristic towns like Thamel, Jhose and many Durbar squares. An unique blend of Hindu and Buddhist sights of Nepal Mandala which is since centuries back can be a great experience. Short drive and hikes to hilltop viewpoints/villages can be done in a package or by private tours.


    1 Day
    6 km. north-east from the center of the Kathmandu valley. It stands as the largest and one of the oldest Buddhist shrines of Nepal.

    Bajrayogini (Hindu & Buddhist Tantric Devies) Site trip to Saktipeeth:

    1 Day
    Bajrayogini (Dakini) originated from Sadhana (meditation) by Siddha (perfect mind) in 10th CE around. It evolved from Cakrasamvara Tantra, Anuttarayoga Tantra, Mother Tantra. 

    Chandragiri – Chitlang – Kulekhani (West Of the Kathmandu Valley)

    1 Day
    Drive to Chandragiri (2551m) hill base, 10 km from Kathmandu, and experience the cable car ride (10 minutes) to the top, for a beautiful northern Himalayan view.

    Changu Narayan – Nagarkot – Sankhu (East Of the Kathmandu Valley)

    1 Day
    Changu Narayan, 12 km east of Kathmandu valley, is the oldest temple dated back to 4CE of King Mandeva (Lichavi King) and lies on top of the hill.

    Dhulikhel – Namobuddha – Panouti (South of Kathmandu Valley)

    1 Day
    Drive to Dhulikhel, 25 km, with an overnight stay or drive/ hike to Namo Buddha, a place where one of the Bodhisattva actions were performed (story of Tigress and Prince).

    Holy Lokeshwor - Karunamaya Tour

    1 Day
    Lokeshora as a Karunamaya (Kindness) or 'Chenrensig' in Tibetan is the main figure respected in the Kathmandu valley and every aspect of the ritual activities relates to Dharmakaya, Karunamaya.


    1 Day
    South popular historic town, (which appears to be an example of a typical local town amongst the ancient dwelling of the Kathmandu Valley – Chobar (Gorge) has its own history.

    Lumbini Buddhist Circuit Tour (South of Kathmandu Valley) 

    2-3 Days
    Full day drive or fly to Bhairawa, Lumbini, and visit Kapilvastu, a UNESCO world heritage site, the birth place of Sakyamuni Buddha of 6th BC.


    1 Day
    Centre of Nepal Mandala, as per Newar (original community of Kathmandu valley) Buddhist mythological history.

    Pashupatinath Temple

    1 Day
    The Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most sacred Hindu Shiva shrines in the world.

    Patan Durbar Square

    1 Day
    Patan Durbar square is located 5 kilometers away, south east of the city. The city is full of Buddhist and Hindu monuments which carry history since 2nd BC since Samrat Ashoka erected the 4 stupas and set the center as Patan.

    Shivapuri – Nagi Gompa – Kapan (North-east Of the Kathmandu Valley)

    1 Day
    Drive 30 minutes to the gate/entrance of Shivapuri National park. Hike through the park to Nagi Gompa (Ani/Nun monastery).
  • Trek

    A trek in Nepal is a special and rewarding mountain holiday. KATHMANDU IS NOT THE ONLY LOCATION IN NEPAL! When you have time and energy to trek, you should not miss the opportunity to leave Kathmandu and see the entire country’s spectacular beauty and unique culture. You will meet people in remote mountain villages whose lifestyle has not changed in generations. Nepal is one of the only handful of countries that have never been ruled by a foreign power. While trekking you will see the great diversity - Villages embrace many ethnic groups and cultures. Northern Himalayan people practicing ancient Bon tradition, Tibetan Mahayana – Bajrayana and lower mixed tradition and culture of Hindu to increasing Muslim and Christian community. The terrain changes from flat or hilly jungles to unique gorge with high-glaciated peaks only in a span of 150km.

    Annapurna Panorama

    8 Days
    The Annapurna region is regarded as the most popular place for trekking destination with much flexible possibilities. As it is popular and more touristic, trails are well maintained by village communities with local and foreign and many good quality local lodges are coming up.

    Annapurna Sanctuary

    11 Days
    This is one of the most dramatic and spectacular locations in Nepal. From many lodges, we view the massive south face of Annapurna 1 (8091m), Annapurna III, Gangapurna, Annapurna South and Machhapuchhare.

    Bigu Gompa

    8 Days
    Bigu Gompa, below Rolwaling Himal is a village hilly trek below 3500 meter altitude level and can experience local culture and excellent mountain view. It is one of the best place to explore though it is not that popular as Annapurna, which means a PERFECT place to be with local.

    Dolpo & Phoksundo Lake

    21 Days
    Trek through cedar forest and fields of cannabis as some of the trails climb over the tops of some spectacular landslides. Some trails are newly built with wide stone steps as well as open grassy meadow where wild flowers abound as well as the chance to see a snow leopard.

    Family Holiday, Travel with children, parents or elders

    8 Days
    Family Holiday, travel with children, parent or elders will be a wonderful experience in different atmosphere and is getting more popular. Specially coming to local town, village and experience its daily lifestyle is the reality show. It is a wonderful experience for children to learn and have a great memory.

    Gokyo Lake & Kala Pathar

    16 Days
    One of the classic trek in the Sherpa land which goes up to the view point, Kala Pathar (5545m) and Everest Base Camp (5300m). We fly to Tenzing - Hillary Airport of Lukla by small aircraft for about half hour, which is famous for one of the dangerous and amazing airport.

    Kanchanjunga Trek

    24 Days
    Trek to Kanchenjunga Base Camp experience discovery and exploration in the truest sense! Our goal is to trek to the huge glaciers flowing down from the icy flanks of Mt Kanchenjunga (World's 3rd highest Mountain). It is the abode of the “Five sacred treasures of the Great Snows”.

    Langtang Gosaikunda

    14 Days
    Langtang is a narrow valley that lies just south of the Tibetan border. It is sandwiched between the main Himalaya ranges to the north and slightly lower range of snowy peaks to the south.

    Makalu - Lumba Samba - Kanchenjunga Trek

    23 Days
    Lumba Samba which means New place in Sherpa native language and also it is a new trek route for Nepal trekking introduced by Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) in 2012. Lumba Sumba Peak (5200m) is the major attraction of this route and is in The Great Himalayan Trail.

    Makalu Trek

    24 Days
    This is a trek for those who love the mountains and mountain cultures, for those who want to experience a timeless natural environment of high peaks, plunging river gorges, lush vegetation, abundant wildlife

    Mustang Luri

    17 Days
    Trekking in Mustang, Mustang is popular as a “Lost Kingdom of Tibet”, landscape similar as Tibetan plateau, in rain shadow of Himalaya with remains of ancient Tibetan Buddhist culture.

    Nar & Tilicho Lake

    17 Days
    Newly opened for tourism, this route is becoming more popular which at the beginning is a part of the Annapurna Circuit’s low route.Trekking in the area is unlike most of Nepal as the terrain is Trans Himalayan and similar to Tibet.

    Rara - Humla - Khaptad

    25 days
    Very limited numbers of people visit this REMOTE FAR WESTERN area, which is quite far away from Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. Humla was the centre for the traditional salt-for-grain trade with Tibet for centuries however this has been reduced due to the import of Indian salt.

    Rolwaling Numbur

    14 Days
    This new route trek involves driving to extended road to Shivalaya via Jiri, along the "Friendship Highway" which connects Kathmandu to Lhasa. The trek goes below Rolwaling Himalayan range and culturally diverse area.

    The Popular Everest Trek

    13 Days
    It is one of most popular trekking destination since many decades. The most attraction is the chain of Great HIMALAYAN RANGE including the world tallest mountain Mt. EVEREST 8850 meter. It is an exceptional area with dramatic mountains, glaciers, deep valleys and settlements of Sherpa people.

    Tsum Valley Manaslu

    20 Days
    The Manaslu trek is more popular after this remote and spectacular Tsum Valley area is opened officially. Its close links to Tibetan culture and its existing stage is the main attraction to any explorer or trekker to gain new experiences.
  • Safari

    Despite being one of the smallest countries in the world, Nepal continues to contribute to the preservation of flora and fauna. 23% of its total land since 1973AD has been preserved under national park status.

    Nepal has been carrying out a successful tiger conservation program since the 1970s. As per the WWF, Nepal is the first country to double its national tiger population, with the Royal Bengal Tiger now covering its entire roaming lands. Similarly, numbers of the exquisite one-horned rhino have also marginally increased through the contribution of local authorities. As a diplomatic token, Nepal often gives a live rhino as a diplomatic gift to other countries.

    The local “Tharu” community are reputed to have an innate resistance to Malaria [Department of Human Genetics, University of Sassari, Italy]. Tharus have a unique culture of living in the Chure foothills of Nepal. Native Tharus are another attraction whose great contribution to preserve wilds as well as go along with eco-friendly activities [ www.indigenousvoice.com]

    The Northern Himalayan range, mid-hilly range and Southern flat terrain of the Terai include 21 different national parks (www.dnpwc.gov.np). Upper range national parks are reachable by trekking for at least a week, as included in our trekking program. They are also accessible by road for short visits.

    Three wildlife reserves possess a suitable climate for the Bengal tiger, one horned rhino, wild boar, varieties of deer, crocodiles, birds and insects. Exploring the Gharial and elephant breeding centers, local museums and villages while enjoying nature can serve as the perfect escape from everyday society. These getaways are reachable through a drive or flight from Kathmandu valley and can be visited at any time of the year.

    The safari tours can be customized as per requirements.

    Bardiya National park

    Chitwan National park

    Koshi Tappu National park

  • Biking

    Another great way to explore Nepal is on bike. Through its narrow to rough trails, there are countless bends overlapping local villages around Kathmandu and Pokhara valleys alongside the hiking trails. Depending on time available, it can last a day or more, with local lodges available in each village.

    Biking can be great option to get to certain hotspots, faster than hiking. It is possible to use combinations of local narrow trekking trails or the dirt roads. Local biking guide can help with switching between one or the other, which can also be another great way to explore different viewpoints without getting lost. 20 to 60 kilo meters from viewpoint to return.

    Biking tours can be customized as per requirements – many of which do not encounter any pollution and noise too.

    A day biking tour of Kathmandu Valley

    1 Day
    A day biking tour of scenic trips include the four Narayans of Kathmandu valley Chagu Narayan, Bisankhu Narayan, Shesh Narayan, Ichangu Narayan, Nagarjun, Nagi Gompa, Sankhu all of which are popular viewpoints.

    Adventurous biking tours

    min. 7 Days
    Longer more adventurous biking tours include long 4wd ride with pass crossing with narrow sharp trails like Jomsom – Muktinath, Lomanthang and most other popular trekking route.

    Day Biking Tour around Pokhara

    1 Day
    Day biking tour of Phewa lake, Peace Pagoda, Hyangja, Begnas lake and Kristi hill all takes 5-8 hours per ride.
  • Peak Climbing / Expeditions

    The Himalayas span a snow coverred mountain range stretching 3000km. across South Asia. Nepal is home to its largest and highest occupying nearly a third of entirely.

    A staggering eight of the World’s ten highest mountains are therefore within Nepal’s borders: Mt. Everest (Sagarmatha 8848m) (update Re-measuring Mt. Everest, Nepali Times, August 1, 2018 to measure recent height of Mt. Everest after 2015 earthquake), Kanchanjunga (8586m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8485m), Cho-Oyo (8188m), Dhaulagari (8167m), Manaslu (8163m) and Annapurna I (8091m).

    326 peaks have been opened for climbing since 1949 and many still are unnamed and yet to be measured.

    The main Himalayan region have a series of lofty peaks and ridges separated by deep gorges, glaciers, and deep beautiful valleys. Nepal’s Himalaya throughout the ages have served the global summit for the world’s top mountaineers, pilgrims, philosophers, researchers and adventurers.

    Much of Nepal’s land above 5000 meter is under snow and ice, although the permanent snow line varies according to the aspect and gradient. Winter snowfall occurs from an elevation of 2000 meter.

    Each of these mountain peaks can be climbed with the authorization of the Nepal government with assistance from Nepalese climbers, specially the Sherpas (https://www.thoughtco.com/sherpa-people-definition-1434515)

    Climbing fees and cost varies as per its popularity and requirement of service.

    The following climbing peaks are most popular for climbing start before aiming for higher ranges. Information will be provided as enquired.
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