The Himalaya form Nepal’s backbone and provide a rugged backdrop to a variety of trekking options. Our specialists have spent much of their time exploring the region on foot and can advise on the best trails to follow depending on your ability and preferences. Our itinerary ideas are inspired by routes that we have particularly enjoyed and that showcase the true spirit of Nepal. These holiday suggestions also work as an informed starting point and can be used as a springboard for your own ideas.
Ideas for your trip to Nepal
These itineraries are designed to give you some suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Nepal, and they showcase some of the routes that we’ve found work particularly well. Treat them simply as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely for you by one of our specialists based on your particular tastes and interests.
Visit Kathmandu's Durbar Square and the house of the 'living Goddess'.
Enjoy a day trek in Kathmandu valley, with views of terraced fields and distant Himalayan peaks.
Explore the markets of Bhaktapur, famous for its rich history of arts and crafts including wood carving, pottery and weaving.
Have dinner overlooking the UNESCO World Heritage monument of Bodnath Stupa while monks chant in the evening air.
Explore Kathmandu's diverse mix of cultures.
Take in wonderful Himalayan views in the Annapurna region.
Visit the medieval town on Bandipur.
Go in search of rhinos and tigers in Chitwan National Park.
Relax in the scenic and tranquil village of Nagarkot.
Trek surrounded by dramatic mountain views.
Stay in comfortable Everest Summit Lodges.
Get close to the world's highest mountain; Everest.
Enjoy the bustling market of Namche Bazaar.
Experience two of Nepal's best trekking regions.
Appreciate rural life in the Annapurnas.
Relax after a long day trekking in the Everest region.
Enjoy spectacular views of Mount Everest.
Great trekking for the hiking enthusiast.
Explore Lhasa's Potala Palace.
Visit the working Sakya Monastery.
Journey from the Tibetan plateau into Kathmandu.
Take in views of Mount Everest's north face.
Climb up to Tiger's Nest Monastery in Paro.
Experience rural life in Bhutan in the remote Bumthang Valley.
See the endangered black necked cranes at Phobjikha Valley.
Visit Punakha's Dzong.
Experience Bhutan's unique culture.
Some of our favourite travel guides
In a country that attracts serious trekkers and hikers, Nepal specialist Katy suggests her alternative highlights. Tackle gentle walks through the Kathmandu Valley or spend days wandering through medieval town squares. Dive into the bazaars of Kathmandu or search for rhinos in Chitwan National Park.View this travel guide
Having first visited the country in the 80s, Nepal specialist Andy has re-visited multiple times. He shares his experiences of tackling a variety of Nepal’s trekking routes and explains why it’s the only way to access certain parts of the country.View this travel guide