The 10 Best Nepal Tours Excursions and Activities


Backpackers around the globe are always looking for travel opportunities to grab on to. Knowing that you are one of them, and still unaware about the world-famous tours of Nepal, then you are probably exploring the wrong side of the hill. Take out your journals, and rest your shoulders to jot down the best places to go to in Nepal, just to add a little more quirk to your “wanderer life”.

The 10 best Nepal Tours, Excursions and Activities

Have you been too adventurous lately? Let’s see if these tours change the way you perceive adventure because you may have missed out on a lot.

1.      Everest Base Camp Trek

“World's most popular trek” has countless secret stories of ancient history. Mount Everest (8848m) has the world’s highest peak and Sagarmatha National Park is undoubtedly in the list of UNESCO’s world heritage sites. Reaching the top is everybody’s dream but the treacherous, extremely challenging high-altitude requires professional experience, and won’t make it possible for everybody.

While this Base Camp trek won’t challenge you as much but will keep you on your toes all along, and check your will power and determination to reach there. You will get the panoramic view of the highest mountains on earth. This exhilarating experience will leave you spellbound and feeling accomplished.

You will need to train yourself to get to where you want to.

2.      Makalu Base Camp Trek

Among the best of the treks in the Himalayan nation, Makalu Base Camp trek is the opportunity to witness Nepal’s true natural beauty. You’ll be trekking through vibrant terraced farmlands, quiet trails and there will be ample opportunities to witness the rare wildlife of the Himalayas like the Red Pandas. Once you reach the base camp of the 5th highest mountain of the world, you’ll be awed by the views all around. You’ll get to witness the eastern Kangshung face of the Everest along with several other eight thousanders like Kanchenjunga, Chamlang, Lhotse and more.

3.      Annapurna Base Camp Trek

The rich view of Mount Annapurna makes it a “dream spot” for all the photographers to cherish and capture. This trek consists of diverse terrain, culture, wildlife, and not to forget the deepest gorge- Kali Gandaki which accompanies the tourists up to the mountains

4.      Adventurous Nepal Tour

This trek is a treat for all the adventurous souls, it is a great escapade for a group of friends as it includes river rafting in Trishuli River, jungle safari at Royal Chitwan National Park, Paragliding from Pokhara, Bungee jumping, Everest Mountain flight, Mountain biking in the streets of Kathmandu. The tour promises laughter along with a burst of adrenaline rush.

5.      Kathmandu and Pokhara Special Tour

This tour gives you a natural insight into the medieval city in the most-popular valleys of Nepal. As Nepal is a colorful country, you will have plenty of options, from visiting the lake city of Pokhara to Shiva Cave, Davis fall, Phewa Lake, to discovering cultural marvels in the ancient Hindu and Buddhist relics. This is a customized private tour where you get to choose your preferences on the southern slopes of Nepal.

Enjoy the magic of the Himalayas in the arms of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.

6.      Upper Mustang Trek

It is a rare privilege to witness the beauty of the Mustang. The tropical geography stuns many travelers who get to live the Tibetan tradition up in the Himalayas. This is a 10-day trek to the highest point of 3800m in the deserted albeit mountains. You will find the remains of the home of the last king of Mustang in the ancient capital known as Lo Manthang. A must go location!

7.      The Romantic Rendevouz

Spend your holidays making vibrant memories with your loved ones in the open spaces of Nepal. This mystic land imbibes rich cultural heritage between the Himalayan ranges and has become quite an adventurous honeymoon spot for many young couples. The unique traditions of Nepal are complemented by the activities of hiking, paragliding, etc.

8.      Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

The rugged range of the Annapurna Himalaya takes about 5 days to reach the top of Poonhill. It’s a moderate level trek, with a maximum elevation of 3210m height. You will start your trek from Pokhara and cross the parallel ridges, experience the scenic hikes to reach the exotic land of Ghorepani.

You will need the permits of Annapurna Conservation permit, and TIMS Trekkers permit before starting your journey.

9.      Nagarkot Sunrise and Sunset Tour

This tour is easily accessible from the living museum city of Kathmandu. The sunrise and sunset views of Nagarkot are a culmination of several ranges which merge together in one frame to give you a life-long picture of this expedition. From Pashupatinath temple to Bagmati River, to Boudhanath-the largest stupa of the world which is now the center of the Tibetan school of Buddhism. You will get to nurture yourself in the calm atmosphere of this peaceful destination.

10. Cultural Heritage Tour

Get to visit the pre-historic sites of Nepal in the districts of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Lalitpur which captures UNESCO’s world heritage sites. The birthplace of Buddha takes you through the Chitwan National Park, to the inspiring aroma of Tansen, Pokhara, to the famous Maya Devi temple, Ashoka pillar, and stupendously serene monasteries.

That was a glimpse to the “life of intrepid souls”, and step into the hidden delights of nature.

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