Entry, Visa and Transportation
Nepal, with eight of the world’s highest peaks (including the world’s tallest peak, Mount Everest) and more than a thousand peaks higher than the Alps,offers the best of the Himalayan experience. Trek, Hike or Climb to some of the greatest mountains on earth and enjoy a once in a lifetime experience. The country is a paradise for adventure seekers.
Trekking in Nepal
one of the most popular outdoor activities chosen by tourists. Everest Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Circuit etc. are some of Nepal’s treks that are featured in the top ten list of the world’s Best Treks
time and again. Island Peak, Mera Peak and Lhotse offer the best peak climbing experience in Nepal
for seasoned as well as novice climbers. Bungy jumping, rafting, ziplining, paragliding, kayaking, sky diving, mountain biking, wall climbing, heli trekking, wildlife safari etc. are some of the activities for adrenaline junkies.
Nepal is also home to ten UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Among the protected cultural sites are Kathmandu’s medieval Malla Durbar Squares and ancient Buddhist and Hindu monuments (Boudhanath, Pashupatinath Temple, Changu Narayan Temple). The country is also a major pilgrimage site for devout Hindus and Buddhists. Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, lies in Nepal. Read more about nepal
Bhutan, with 70% of its land area under forest, is one of the greenest and peaceful destinations in the world. This tiny Buddhist kingdom
is also known for its unique method of using the Gross Happiness Index to measure its prosperity. Filled with unending stretches of forests and paddy fields, pristine rivers, solitary Buddhist monasteries, traditional castles and wooden houses, Bhutan seems like a place from a fairy tale. It is one of the few countries which have succeeded in preserving its age old culture and traditions.
Experience the unique Bhutanese culture by taking a cultural tour. Hike to the iconic Tiger’s Nest or Taktsang Monastery, a cliffside monastery which is an architectural marvel. Visit Punaka Dzong and Paro Dzong, ancient traditional fortresses that were the seat of power for a long, long time. Ride past the picturesque Dochula Pass, a mountain pass offering sweeping views of the Himalayas.
Trek through the pristine Bhutanese countryside, enjoying magnificent Himalayan panorama of snowcapped Bhutanese peaks. Druk Path Trek and Bumdra Hike offer you breathtaking views of the wonderful Bhutanese landscape. Take a delightful hike past traditional farms and paddy fields and visit ancient monasteries or Lakhangs (Buddhist Temples) – Chimmi Lakhang, Kila Gomba, Changka Lakhang - among many others. Walk through the local markets and buy exquisite souvenirs. Enjoy Homestay at a Bhutanese farm with a local family. Hot Stone bath, Dha(archery), and Kira(dart) are some of the local Bhutanese experiences you would not want to miss.
Known as the roof of the world Tibet is one destination that every traveller wants to visit at least once in their lifetime. Covered with brown hills, high frozen peaks , jewel like lakes and ancient monasteries, Tibet’s landscape is stunning. Take a cultural tour to Tibet and discover the cultural treasures of this fabled land. Read more about bhutan.
While in Lhasa, visit the magnificent Potala Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the former palace of the Dalai Lama. Walk around the busy Barkhor Square and watch devout Buddhist pilgrims prostrating and going around the Jokhang Temple. Pay your respects at the sacred Jokhang Temple, built by the Tibetan Emperor Songsten Gampo. Watch the monks debate at the Drepung Monastery and Ganden Monastery. For followers of Tibetan Buddhism, this destination is like Mecca. The region is filled with ancient monasteries which are seats of Buddhist gurus who have taken the teachings of Buddha to the western world. Take an overland tour to Rongbuk and Everest Base Camp and watch the glorious north face of Mount Everest, the world’s tallest mountain. Read more about tibet