Nepal sits high amongst the towering peaks of the mighty Himalayas, the life force of this remote country. Visit monumental holy stupas, witness Buddhist devotees completing their daily prayer rituals and see Mount Everest from a spectacular bird’s-eye view. Our local friends add to the excitement, welcoming us into their homes for some traditional Nepali fare! From its utopian-like beauty to the friendliness of its diverse people, travelling in Nepal is a culture-packed experience you will never forget.
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Take a tour of the grand Boudhanath Stupa, led by renowned stupa photographer, Mani Lama. Witness the devotees give their daily prayers and gain an understanding of the local Nepalese and Tibetan culture before a sumptuous royal welcome dinner this evening.
Visit the hilltop shrine of Swayambhunath—another important subject in the legends of Kathmandu Valley. This afternoon, take a walk through the busy Ason Chowk marketplace, filled with colourful produce, spice and utensil shops.
Begin the day with a guided tour of Patan Durbar Square—a historic mélange of palace buildings, artistic courtyards and graceful pagoda temples. Then, pay a visit to the Living Goddess of Patan (she is known to bring good luck!) before a delicious home-cooked Nepalese lunch.
Take an optional scenic flight for spectacular views over Mount Everest and the Himalayas. Then, explore the medieval walled city of Bhaktapur—known for its elegant pagodas, religious shrines and magnificent mountain views.
Get acquainted with the local communities in Dhulikhel as you walk toward the hillside Namobuddha Monastery. Spend the evening enjoying the luxurious hotel and spa facilities.
Immerse yourself in the fascinating medieval history of Panautiander. Then, make your way to the banks of the Bagmati River to pay a visit to Pashupatinath, one of the most sacred Hindu temples of Nepal. Tonight, enjoy a festive farewell dinner, complete with traditional Nepalese song and dance.
After breakfast, you will be driven to the airport in time for your connections back home and beyond. Farewell!Show All Days VIEW MAP CLOSE Want to see a full
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