A country brimming with natural delights, Nepal offers beauty, adventure, culture, and warm hospitality. In this diverse Himalayan kingdom, discover ancient Newari culture and architecture, white water rafting adventures, and some of the greatest vistas on earth. Lightfoot Travel’s experts have combed the country for unforgettable experiences, which they can put together into a bespoke itinerary for you.
If it’s trekking you’re after, nowhere else compares to Nepal. Of the ten highest mountains in the world, eight of them lie within Nepal’s borders. Once you’ve explored Kathmandu’s exotic markets and windy backstreets, head into the countryside to hike through Sherpa villages dotted with prayer flags and teahouses, and past rice terraces and rivers. Reward your accomplishments with a soak in natural Himalayan hot springs.
Kathmandu Valley has seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites that are places of pilgrimage for both Hindus and Buddhists.
Pokhara is the second largest city in Nepal after Kathmandu, and one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations. It’s also close to the Annapurna mountain range, and serves as a base for trekkers and mountain climbers making their way to the Annapurna Circuit. This circuit is extremely popular, and the Annapurna Conservation Area is the first and largest conservation area in Nepal.
The scenery in Nepal is magnificent, but it’s not all mountains. This is the land of Kipling’s Jungle Book, and home to Chitwan National Park – a stunning nature reserve with fantastic luxury lodges. Rise early on a misty morning for a trek through the jungle to spy on the park’s tiger population.