Kathmandu-Nagarkot and Dhulikhel Tour offers you a religious and cultural journey to the city of Kathmandu along with immersing yourself in nature with visits to Nagarkot and Dhulikhel. On this journey, you will get to be a part of the rich culture and traditions of Nepal. A visit to the ancient palaces and famous cultural heritage sites awaits you during this tour.
In Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, you will have the unique opportunity of visiting Kumari Temple. In Kumari Temple, people are receiving blessings from our living Godess, Kumari. This is a very old tradition and culture of worshiping the human form of the Godess Taleju. Then you will venture for a visit to the holiest of Hindu shrines, “Pashupatinath”, a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, one of the trinity and the guardian (patron) deity of the Hindus. As you approach the cremation areas of the temple, you will witness the Hindu ritual of cremation. Tour the Buddhist stupa at Boudhanath, a monument of historical and religious importance to Buddhists the world over and a center of Tibetan culture in Nepal.
Thereafter, you travel to Nagarkot, where you get to witness the most fascinating and mesmerizing view of the sunrise. On a clear day, a very long mountain range, including Mt. Everest, can be seen. In the last part of the Kathmandu-Nagarkot and Dhulikhel Tour, you take a hike to Dhulikhel, your next destination. Treading along the unexplored trails of Dhulikhel can be a very exhilarating and enriching experience.
This is a short trip with glimpses of Kathmandu Valley that lets you explore ancient temples and religious shrines of the three medieval kingdoms, namely Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Patan city. Tradition tirelessly repeats itself in a culture. It remains seeped into an ancient history created by the kings of past generations, and religious doctrines are strictly adhered to to this very day.
Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, you will have the unique opportunity of visiting Kumari Temple. In Kumari Temple, people are receiving blessings from our living Godess, Kumari. This is a very old tradition and culture of worshiping the human form of the Godess Taleju. Then you will visit the holiest of Hindu shrines, Pashupatinath. Pashupatinath is the Shiva, one of the trinity and the guardian (patron) deity of the Hindus. As you approach the cremation areas of the temple, you will witness the Hindu ritual of cremation. Tour the Buddhist stupa at Boudhanath, a monument of historical and religious importance to Buddhists the world over and a center of Tibetan culture in Nepal.
Patan, the oldest city in the Katmandu Valley, has a historic square located in the city of Patan, Nepal. It is known for its beautiful architecture and intricate carvings, showcasing the rich cultural heritage of the region. The square is home to several temples and palaces, including the famous Krishna Mandir, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Patan Museum is the most recommended museum to learn more about the history and art of the Patan.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square is also another UNESCO World Heritage Site in Bhaktapur, Nepal. It is also famous for its rich cultural heritage, stunning architecture, and intricate wood carvings. The square is home to numerous temples, palaces, and courtyards that showcase the unique Newari architectural style. Five-storied pagoda, Nyatapola, and the unique 55-window Royal Palace are the best relics of wood carving in Bhaktapur. Visitors can explore the ancient history and immerse themselves in the vibrant atmosphere of this historic site.
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This Kathmandu-Nagarkot Tour offers a religious and cultural journey to the most amazing places in Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur. You can fully familiarize yourself with Nepal’s various features by visiting these sites. Taking on this tour, you will get to become a part of the rich culture and traditions of Nepal. You also get to visit the ancient palaces and famous cultural heritage sites during this tour. Your next destination, Nagarkot, is blessed with sheer beauty of nature and panoramic Himalayan views, giving you a once in a lifetime experience. On returning back to Kathmandu, your trip will further resume towards exploring more of Kathmandu. Visits to Kumari Temple and Durbar Square are the bonus sightseeing trips packaged in this tour.
Nepal’s unique living culture exits in Kumari temple of Kathmandu Durwar Square. Kumari, the living Goddess of Nepal, is a young girl chosen from the Newar community. She is an earthly manifestation of the Hindu goddess Taleju. The girls undergo a rigorous selection process and must fulfill certain physical and behavioral criteria. Once chosen, she spends her time alone in the Kumari House until puberty or a serious illness or injury.
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This Kathmandu-Pokhara Tour is a well-planned trip that takes you to the major sightseeing destinations in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Sightseeing spots in Kathmandu city are the Durbar Square of Hanuman Dhoka and the Buddhist Stupa of Swyambhunath. The main attraction of the Kathmandu Durbar Square is the living Goddess of Nepal. Kumari, the living Goddess of Nepal, is a young girl chosen from the Newar community. She is an earthly manifestation of the Hindu goddess Taleju. The girls undergo a rigorous selection process and must fulfill certain physical and behavioral criteria. Once chosen, she spends her time alone in the Kumari House until puberty or a serious illness or injury.
After Kathmandu, you will get to visit the famous historical and cultural sites of Patan. Patan is famous for Patan Durbar Square, Krishna Temple, Patan Museum, Taleju Temple, Royal Bath, Kumbeshwor Temple, Golden Temple, etc. The Golden Temple is a famous Buddhist monastery in Patan. It is a 12th-century old temple and has intricate architecture and religious significance. The monastery houses numerous statues, scriptures, and relics that attract pilgrims and tourists from all over the world.
Pokhara is a beautiful city and one of the most famous tourist destinations. Lying 200 kilometers away from Kathmandu, the main attraction of Pokhara is the majestic Annapurna Ranges and the second-biggest lake in Nepal, Fewa. The major sightseeing places in Pokhara include the sunrise view from Sarangkot, Fewa Lake, Gupteswar Cave, Davis Fall, Peace Stupa, etc. Your stay in Pokhara, with the beautiful Machhapuchre’s view, gives you a pleasurable experience in Nepal.
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The Kanchenjunga, the world’s third highest mountain, lies on Nepal’s eastern border with Sikkim. Kanchenjunga North and South Base Camp Trek is a challenging trails amid the mesmerizing vistas of Kanchenjunga. We get to see a fascinating wilderness.. This wonderful trek begins and ends at the small airstrip at Sukhetar (Taplejung), which lies in the remote north east corner of Nepal. It takes you through fascinating villages and pristine forests to the awe-inspiring South Face Base Camp at Ramche, before crossing the Mirgin La to the north side of Kanchenjunga and the Pang Pema base camp. As trekkers skirt through this amazing adventurous and exploratory trail, they attain a glorious and unforgettable experience that was so much worth the trip.
Kanchanjangha Base Camp is located in the Taplejung district of Nepal. The base camp offers breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks, lush green valleys, and diverse flora and fauna. It is a natural paradise for nature lovers. When it comes to lodging and food on the Kanchenjunga Trek, trekkers have a variety of options to choose from. Along the trail, there are teahouses and guesthouses that offer basic accommodation and meals for trekkers. These establishments provide a comfortable place to rest and replenish energy after a long day of trekking. No doubt, this root rewards you with the stunning landscapes of the Kanchenjunga region. Additionally, some teahouses also offer traditional Nepali cuisine along the trek.
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Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is an extremely adventurous trip around the massive Dhaulagiri range in western Nepal. It is the most challenging, relatively long, and beautiful remote off-beaten trek in Nepal. This trek goes round the Dhaulagiri Mountain. Dhaulagiri is one of the most popular 8000-meter Peaks for climbing in the Himalayas. The seventh-highest mountain in the world, Dhaulagiri, lies north-west of Pokhara, culminating at its highest point at the eastern end. Dhaulagiri is almost unique in the world in terms of its rise above local terrain, where it rises to 7000m over the Kali Gandaki gorge to the south-east in about 30 km of aerial distance. In fact, Kali Gandaki is dramatic, as two eight thousand Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri both stand near the river, facing each other over a deep valley.
The Dhaulagiri, standing at an impressive height of 8,167 meters, is the seventh highest mountain in the world. The name “Dhaulagiri” translates to “White Mountain” in Sanskrit, which perfectly describes its snow-covered peaks that glisten under the sunlight. The first successful ascent of Dhaulagiri was made in 1960 by a Swiss-Austrian. Dhulagiri Base Camp offers breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks and glaciers. The base camp serves as a starting point for trekkers and mountaineers looking to conquer the majestic Dhaulagiri. The weather at Dhaulagiri Base Camp is extremely unpredictable. Situated at an altitude of 4,750 meters, the base camp experiences harsh conditions, including strong winds, low temperatures, and frequent snowfall. Climbers as well as trekkers should have to get proper gear and equipment for Dhaulagiri Base Camp.
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This Annapurna Trekking-Tour in Style is an ideal trip for those wishing to experience Nepal’s history, culture, and spectacular landscape while maintaining home comforts. Our accommodation on the trek is at the Ker & Downey Luxury Lodges, managed by former Gurkha soldiers and located in the picturesque villages of Birethanti, Ghandruk, Majhgaun, and Dhampus. Set in the foothills of the Annapurna Mountains, this trek provides the highest standards of accommodation in the region, featuring electricity, comfortable rooms, en-suite bathrooms with hot showers, and western-style flush toilets.
The first part of the trip gives you a historical experience in Kathmandu Valley. In Kathmandu awaits you those major places of like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Buddhist Sputa, and Patan Durbar Square. One can get to know the living Goddess of Nepal in Kathmandu Durbar Square. Kumari, the living Goddes of Nepal, are young girls chosen from the Newar community. They are earthly manifestations of the Hindu goddess Taleju. These girls undergo a rigorous selection process and are required to fulfill certain physical and behavioral criteria. Once selected, they stay in the Kumari Ghar House in isolation until puberty or a serious illness or injury. Then you will get an experience of trekking with Annapurna Mountain views, landscapes, and Traditional old houses in the village. And finally, You would get a close encounter with the flora and fauna of Nepal in Chitwan.
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Upper Mustang Trek gives you the chance to explore the people of Mustang, Lobas, who boast a long and proud history, their independent state dating back to the 5th Century A.D. In the 7th Century, Songtsen Gampo, the most famous of all Tibetan kings, incorporated the land of Lo into his empire. Mustang only reappeared as an independent kingdom in 1430, when Gyalpo, the Precious Ruler’, and Ame Pal founded a dynasty whose descendants survive to this day.
Lomangthang, located in the upper Mustang region of Nepal, is a captivating and culturally rich destination. This ancient walled city offers a unique glimpse into the Tibetan Buddhist traditions. The city boasts stunning views of the surrounding Himalayan mountains. The area is also known for its well-preserved monasteries, intricate cave dwellings, and vibrant local festivals, making it a must-visit for those seeking an immersive cultural experience in a breathtaking setting. Mustang lies behind Annapurna and Dhaulagiri and geographically forms part of the Tibetan plateau. It was only in 1992 that the Government of Nepal allowed tourists access to the area.
Our Upper Mustang Trek begins with a flight or Jeep drive to Jomsom via Pokhara. We start walking beside the Kali Gandaki River, and as we gradually gain height. We pass by salt mines and hermit caves set in the cliffs above. Our route visits many villages on the way, including the rarely-seen settlements north of the square-walled city of Lomangthang. We leave Mustang by a different route to add further interest.
A fantastic journey in a wild and unexplored area located north of Annapurna: the Nar Phu Valley. This trek is perfect for travelers who want to discover the Annapurna circuit as well as explore an untouched valley. A rough and wild trek, this trek takes you to the exotic Nar Phu valley that lies in the remote corner of the Annapurna region. Opened to visitors only in the year 2003, the Nar Phu valley remains untouched by modernity. The inhabitants, where roughly comprises of about 350 Nepalese Tibetans, have retained their age old practices. Most of them are engaged in yak herding and farming.
This trek also offers fantastic views of the Annapurna massif, Lamjung Himal, Machhapuchhre Himal, Manaslu Himal, Dhaulagiri range and Tilicho peak. As the trekking route is frequented by few trekkers, you can look ahead for a ‘just the mountains, nature and us’ experience.
Kathmandu-Pokhara rafting Tour begins with a sightseeing tour of the most remarkable places in Kathmandu. The major places in Kathmandu Valley are Swayambhu, Baudhanath, Pashupatinath, and the 3 Durwar Squares of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur. After this, we offer you the Rafting Nepal package. This rafting package is the most thrilling whitewater river rafting on the Trishuli River for 2 hours. Rafting crews are well trained and have long experience in this field. Before starting the Rafting, the River guide will brief you about safe rafting in the river. Then you are ready to go. This rafting trip is sure to give you the most wonderful experience of your life as you navigate through the rapids and waves of the river, surrounded by natural beauty. You will also witness the local lifestyle of the people living in the riverside villages. The Trishuli River is a perfect destination for adventure seekers.
After a thrilling rafting session in Trishuli, your next destination is Pokhara. Pokhara is a beautiful city and one of the most famous tourist destinations in Nepal. It’s 200 km away from Kathmandu, at the lap of the beautiful Annapurna Ranges and spectacular snow-capped mountains. Your tour visits the most visited places in Pokhara, like Phewa Lake, Mahendra Gupha, the Davis Fall, the gorge of the Seti River, etc. At the same time, Pokhara is the hub of Trekking and adventure sports.
No doubt, Pokhara is a place of heavenly beauty, with the majestic mountain Machhapuchhre and Lake. This is an experience that will stay with you for a lifetime and leave you longing to return to this enchanting corner of Nepal.
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