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Trekking in Nepal

Things to do in Nepal

A tiny mountain nation offering a diverse array of experiences and activities, Nepal is a mystical place where devout spirituality and ancient culture are set against the dramatic backdrop of some of the world's highest peaks.

Explore the country's rich heritage with a visit to the Changu Narayan Temple in Bhaktapur or a stay in a characterful tea house as you trek through the Annapurna region. Go in search of the one-horned rhino in Chitwan National Park or experience Nepal's remarkable setting on a scenic flight over the Himalaya. Or, raft down the Seti River, which offers access to some of the most remote parts of the country.

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Ideas for experiencing Nepal

Experiences you have as you travel often hold the longest memories. As part of their research trips, our specialists seek out authentic ways to get to know Nepal, and the best local guides. These activities reflect some of their best-loved experiences.

  • Safari in Bardia National Park
    One horned rhino, Bardia National Park, Nepal

    Safari in Bardia National Park

    Bardia National Park

    Safari in Bardia National Park

    Take the chance to experience an excursion in the Bardia National Park. Elephant, jeep and foot safaris are all popular, in search of elusive tiger and one horned rhinos.

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  • Trekking in the Annapurnas
    Trekking in the Annapurnas

    Trekking in the Annapurnas

    Annapurna

    Trekking in the Annapurnas

    This three day trek will take you into the Modi Khola valley, which is dominated by the peaks of the Annapurna Massif.

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  • Tangboche Trek
    Tangboche

    Tangboche Trek

    Tashinga

    Tangboche Trek

    The views of Everest and the surrounding peaks from here are spectacular on a clear day and you can see the route continuing on towards base camp.

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  • Himalayas Sunrise
    Sunrise from Gurung Lodge, Annapurna, Nepal

    Himalayas Sunrise

    Nagarkot

    Himalayas Sunrise

    The highlight of this experience is when the sun has just risen and the tops of the mountains look as if they are bathed in fire.

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  • Bodnath stupa & Pashupatinath
    Sadhus, Pashupatinath, Kathmandu

    Bodnath stupa & Pashupatinath

    Kathmandu

    Bodnath stupa & Pashupatinath

    Drive a short distance from Kathmandu to Bodnath where you will see one of the largest stupas in Nepal. A small Tibetan settlement has developed around this important religious sight.

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  • Bhaktapur & Changu Narayan Temple
    Changu Narayan Temple

    Bhaktapur & Changu Narayan Temple

    Kathmandu

    Bhaktapur & Changu Narayan Temple

    Bhaktapur lies only a short distance from the capital, but it could be another planet, so great is the difference in the atmosphere and sense of history.

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  • Seti River Rafting - 2 Days
    Seti river rafting

    Seti River Rafting - 2 Days

    Seti River

    Seti River Rafting - 2 Days

    This excellent two day trip takes you through a very remote area of Nepal surrounded by lush jungle.

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  • Day Trek from Namobuddha
    Namobuddha

    Day Trek from Namobuddha

    Day Trek from Namobuddha

    This trek from Namobuddha to the village of Balthali will take you past the monastery at Namobuddha, around mountains and through an immense array of terraced fields.

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  • Scenic Everest Flight
    Views of Mt Everest 8850m, Nepal

    Scenic Everest Flight

    Kathmandu

    Scenic Everest Flight

    Take one of the scenic mountain flights to view the high peaks of the Everest and Makalu ranges.

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