Nepal

Nepal is an incredible destination home to breathtaking hidden valleys, eye-popping scenery and world famous National Parks. Nepal is home to the highest mountain ranges in the world, measuring well above 8000 meters and there is good infrastructure for international visitors. Traveling to Nepal gives you the opportunity to see spectacular scenery, meet friendly locals, sample tasty cuisine and also go on an adventure - some of which will be the biggest challenges you ever face in your life. 


 
 

Things to Do & Travel Packages in Nepal

Find activities, experiences, travel packages, backpacking ideas, eco & adventure holidays in Nepal.

Nepal Travel Guide

Nepal Travel Guide

Get information, tips, itineraries and inspiration for visiting Nepal.

  • Capital City: Kathmandu (population 700,000 approx)
  • Local Currency: Nepalese Rupee (NPR)
  • Area: 147,000 km2
  • Population: 28,000,000 (approx)
  • Language: Nepali + local dialects
  • International Dialing Code: +977

 

Top Reasons to Travel to Nepal 

  • Incredible scenery
  • So many different experiences available from exploring cities to going off the beaten track
  • One of the best adventure destinations in the world
  • Some of the friendliest people in the world

 

Best Places to Visit in Nepal 

Here are some places you should add to your Nepal itinerary:

  • Lumbini 
  • Janakpur 
  • Nagarkot 
  • Khumbu 
  • Chitwan National Park
  • Pokhara
  • Patan 
  • Bhaktapur 
  • Annapurna Circuit 
  • Kathmandu

 

 

Travelling & Backpacking in Nepal 

Nepal is a mountain kingdom like no other and a must-see for trekkers and culture seekers who are after a really life-changing experience. You could join a trek and hike the Himalayas, play golf, get close to wildlife or travel overland and see more of this spectacular country, a visit to the huge National Park in Chitwan is recommended if you like wildlife. There are also lots of cultural destinations in Nepal including visiting the birth place of Buddha.

Nepal is widely acknowledged as the birthplace of Lord Buddha, specifically in Lumbini which is now visited by thousands of people every year. This is a very holy and religious country and by visiting the Lumbini Gardens, the Ashokan Pillar and seeing the local temples. In 1997 this area was named as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you are a practising Buddhist or if you would just like to learn more about Lord Buddha this destination will be a great learning experience and a very spirital experience.

Whatever experience you are seeking you can enjoy the unique opportunity of travelling through Nepal with our amazing small group holidays. The tour companies we have listed will arrange everything and taking the hassle out of your travels, the hardest part of your trip will be saying goodbye to your new travel friends and Asia! Search activity, eco and wildlife holidays in Nepal from leading international and local operators. 

 

Health & Safety

Nepal is a very welcoming destination for foreign travelers, you shouldn't have any problems with local people who are very respectful and polite. Please always buy travel insurance and if you are going off the beaten track or joining an adventure trek make sure your policy covers the activities. For emergencies in Nepal you can call 100 for police, 101 for the fire service or 102 for any medical emergencies

 

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