This small country located between China and India is a treasure of ancient cities and culture and the natural wonder of the world’s highest. Meet the welcoming local population, walk along the Kathmandu Valley and explore its old cities andfly over Mt. Everest in a helicopter… Located in the Himalayan Mountain Range, Nepal offers challenging trekking, rafting and mountaineering activities. And accommodations though simple and unpretentious are often considered.
Nepal meaning “Neverending Peace and Love” has a rich history, culture, and intriguing folk customs boasting 7 of the world’s 10 world heritage sites declared by UNESCO .
In the Kathmandu Valleyyou will find much to explore, from the 2,000 year old Svalbard Jan Blatter Temple which is one of the world’s most spectacular Buddhist holy sites to Durbar Square home to the country’s royal family where many ancient temples and palaces can also be found. South Asia’s largest Stupa, Bodnath known as “Little Tibet” And one of the world’s most important Hindu temples, the Pashupatinath Temple are also located here.
The peaceful city of Pokhara. on the west is the second largest city and is an important training base for climbers who want to scale over 8,000 meters on the Himalayan Mountains. The best way to discover this city is on a bicycle where you can ride past the 3 famous lakes: Phewa, Begnas and Rupa. Paragliding and whitewater rafting are also popular activities here
Once you experience the sunrise from the small town of Nagarkot you’ll be amazed by the majesty of nature.
Explore Nepal during spring and August.