Nepal is a small yet, diverse country. There are a lot of things to see in Nepal if you are planning your next visit here in this land of diversity.
With all the attractions that are within the boundary of Nepal, your time here will be worthy and what you see is enchanting.
The things that you can see in Nepal are not only of one kind. To be specific, there are a lot of variations you can see and the options are endless. Let’s find out some of the musts to see in Nepal.
Mountains and Lakes
Nepal is famous for the mountains that it has. The widest number of mountains are all in Nepal including the highest one, Mount Everest as well. Along with the roof of the world, Nepal also has other popular mountain peaks.
Many people visit Nepal to enjoy the view from the lap of the mountains. Moreover, along with the view of the mountains the lakes in the higher elevations equally fascinate you. World’s highest peak, Tilicho lake is also in Nepal. But with a descend, there is Rara Lake as well.
You can check out some of the packages that include seeing the mountains and lakes in Nepal:
Everest Base Camp Trek – 15 days
Everest Base Camp Trek is that dream trek which gives you a once in a lifetime experience. It gives you an opportunity to witness the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest.
Everest Base Camp Trek is also that one trek which consists of the finest mountain vistas. This dream trek also has a good fusion of culture of locals, lush forests and the holy shrines.
Starting the journey from an adventures flight to Lukla airport, you will encounter the gorgeous views already.
Every year thousands of trekkers come to Nepal to witness the high mountains as they stand tall.
With acclimatization in Namche Bazaar to the serene peace in Tengboche, the journey gives you more than just views. It is a kind of spiritual tour as well.
You will walk past other natural resources like rivers, waterfalls and other lush forests. Upon reaching Kala Patthar, you will have the best view you have ever seen of Mount Everest.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek – 13 Days
Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular trekking destinations in the world. This 13 days trek is a moderately difficult trek. The route also takes you through the Machhapuchhre Base Camp Trek.
The journey begins from Pokhara with a drive to Nayapul. You will ascend to Poon Hill via the beautiful Gurung village, Ghandruk. Poon Hill being the photographer’s paradise is not the end. You will walk past Machhapuchhre Base Camp and only then you will reach the Annapurna Base Camp.
You get a chance to see a lot of the mountain ranges. The Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Annapurna South, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and Lamjung Himal. The panoramic beauty will leave you awestruck.
Like the Everest Base Camp Trek, this trek also has the beauty of culture, natural beauty and more. The Gurungs and Magars are delightful and will make the journey more interesting. In the end, you will have nothing but good memories.
Gokyo Valley Trek – 13 Days
Gokyo Lake is one of the most popular lakes in Nepal. The Gokyo Valley Trek is a 13 days trek that takes you on the tour to one of the finest places in the Everest Region. Gokyo Valley Trek is for the adventure seekers who want a bit of thrill in their journey.
With moderate difficulty grade, you do not need a professional trekking experience for this trek. Good health and proper training before the trek will do the job.
Since this trek is in the Everest region, the Sherpas are one of the main highlights that make the journey more beautiful. They are friendly and their simple lifestyle is a matter of charm. With their welcoming behavior, you will build an unforgettable bond with them.
Gokyo Valley is in the base of 19 lakes in total. 6 among the 19 holds high importance because of their size and depths. They are the world’s highest freshwater lake.
The trek takes you on the trails of Dudh Koshi river. You will also walk past the lush forests of the Khumbu region where there is the highest glacier in the world. The Sherpa inhabitants are everywhere in the Everest region and the ambiance of the Himalayas will add a glorious feeling.
Tilicho Lake Trekking – 17 Days
Tilicho Lake is in the Annapurna Region of Nepal. With a beautiful destination that it is, Tilicho Lake Trekking is also one of the most fascinating trekking destinations of Nepal. With its unique and adventurous route, this trek will add thrill and excitement to your journey.
Tilicho Lake is the lake at the highest altitude in the world. This 17 days trek has the same route as the one in Annapurna circuit as it is in the Annapurna region.
You will walk in the trails of the Marshyangdi river, reach Manang, Khangsar and then you will reach the gorgeous Tilicho Lake. You also have to walk past the highest pass in Nepal. This is the toughest trail and is the real thrill of the trek.
Besides Tilicho Lake, you will also witness the gorgeous mountain vistas of the Annapurna region. Trekking to the Tilicho Lake will offer you an amazing time with some of the amazing villages of Manang. The locals there are friendly and will show you a different world that they live in.
Jumla Rara Lake Trek – 17 Days
This 17 days Jumla Rara Lake Trek is inside Rara National Park. It is the smallest National Park of Nepal. This trek will not only show you the beautiful Rara Lake but also the nature of Nepal.
The journey begins from Jumla. After passing through the beautiful and lush forest of Jumla, you will reach the Rara National Park. Unlike the other treks where you have to climb up, this trek actually demands you to climb down the hills.
You do not have to worry about the altitude sickness in this trek as it is in the elevation of 2290 m above sea level only. Regardless, you will also get to see the beautiful mountain ranges in the background.
Langtang Gosaikunda Trek – 14 Days
With only 41.5 km away from Kathmandu, the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek is one of the nearest destinations you can go to.
Gosaikunda Lake is without a doubt one of the most beautiful lakes you can see in Nepal. And what makes it better is that it is in one of the nearest valleys from Kathmandu, Langtang Valley. This is a very good option to spend your holidays for 14 days to take a break from your busy lifestyle in Kathmandu.
From Syabrubesi, you will walk via the Langtang river which will eventually lead you to the Tibetan border. Continuing past the settlement of the Tamangs, you will then reach Kyanjin Gompa, a sacred monastery of Langtang Valley.
After that, you will head to the Thulo Syabru and Shin Gompa.
Gosaikunda Lake doesn’t only please our eyes. But it is also a sacred lake for the Hindus and Buddhists. There is a belief that whoever takes a bath in the holy lake will free them from all their sins.
The beauty of the lake is also enhanced by the gorgeous mountain vistas of Langtang region. The serenity after the trek will refresh your mind and reduce all your stress.
How to Enjoy the Scenic Views of Mountains and Lakes?
To witness all the magical sights of the mountains and lakes, you have to trek and it is a once in a lifetime experience.
If you are not into trekking, you can also opt for a mesmerizing helicopter rides. We have options for helicopter rides that also takes less time than trekking for many days.
Speaking of a shorter number of days, you can have a day tour on a helicopter for some of your desired destinations.
But if you really are into trekking, there are other peak climbing options we have too. And if you choose a favorable season then you might get a chance to experience some mountain expeditions as well.
Festivities, Culture, and People
Festivities, culture, and people are some of the best ways to know about a certain landmark.
Nepal is a land of cultural diversity and has some of the richest cultures here. With the diverse culture comes their own festivities, norms, and tradition.
Like all the other landscapes and sights to see, the festivities, culture, and people are also some of the finest things to see in Nepal.
There are also many festivals in a year that you get to experience in their own season. The biggest festival in Nepal, Dashain falls in one of the peak seasons of fall. Likewise, there are many festivals that Nepalese celebrate in different parts of the world in their own way.
People belonging to different ethnic groups are also a fascinating thing to see. They have their own attire that defines them and you can still see them wearing and flaunting those attires sometimes even in this modern era.
Moreover, witnessing their lifestyles in a closer perspective is captivating. Their welcoming nature with warm hospitality is commendable. Experiencing the festivals and the rich culture of the people from different parts of Nepal are memorable.
Tamang Heritage Trek – 10 Days
First, we have the Tamang Heritage Trek, a destination in Langtang region that will show you the beautiful Tamang traditions. This trek will take you to the simple yet fascinating villages of Tamang people who live there.
This cultural exploration will help you explore the lifestyle of the Tamang Village. The alpine forests, mid-hill and the scene of the Langtang Himal add a minimal feel. You will experience the culture, tradition and the lifestyle of Tamang people in this trek.
Their daily living style includes different means as infrastructures. Trading is their main source of earning and activities like cattle raising and farming are common there.
Trekking in the Langtang region is not so far from Kathmandu and you can get a lot to experience from the simplicity and the struggle of the locals.
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek – 8 Days
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is popular for the sunrise and sunset views you get to see from there. But there are also a lot of different things to see in the Gurung community living there. The rich Gurung and Magar culture is easily visible there with their own styles of daily life.
This 8 days trek is suitable for all age group and good to trek with family and children.
Even though this destination is for the panoramic views of Annapurna mountains, you will also see much more from the Gurung community. So it is the best way to learn about them by visiting their community.
Jomsom Muktinath Trek – 12 Days
Jomsom Muktinath Trek is another option for travelers who are more on the religious side. Muktinath Temple is the main highlight of this trek, but there are also other aspects that you can enjoy.
The culture, flora and fauna, and the Thakali people will add so much more to your journey.
Villages in Jomsom, Kagbeni, and Marpha will help you interact with the locals. The best way to learn and understand the people and their culture is by talking to the locals.
Muktinath Temple is another highly important temple. People believe that washing your body from the holy water there will wash away all your sins.
It is one of the best places to see people and their culture there. Along with that, you will enjoy the picturesque view of the mountain ranges.
Mustang Tiji Festival Trek – 18 Days
Festivals can be mesmerizing, especially when you get to experience one from a different place. Even though different parts of Nepal have different festivals with the time you choose to visit, Tiji Festival is a separate package.
The Mustang Tiji Festival will take you on an 18 days journey. It will allow you to experience the most colourful festival in Upper Mustang.
It is an annual festival native to the Lo Manthang. The people there celebrate the festival to ask the gods for good crops and water.
How to Explore People and Cultures in Nepal?
You can visit different communities in Nepal composing people with their own ethnicity. By doing this, you can get to see and learn about their lifestyle.
Every community has its own authenticity in different aspects. Their cultures vary and the festivals they celebrate are different. Some even have their own language.
At higher elevations, you will see Buddhist monasteries and shrines this is due to influence of Buddhism. Whereas in the lower elevations there are more Hindu temples.
Regardless, there is still a mixture of all the religious sites in every region.
The people living in their own community also specialize in their own local food.
History and Ancient Artifacts
With all the advancements come history and arts. History and art show not only a reality but also the beliefs of older generations that are still alive now.
So the architecture, old sculpting, heritage sites, and museums are also important aspects in Nepal to see.
From UNESCO World Heritage sites to the artifacts in the museum, you have so much to see in Nepal. All the ancient monuments are the older architectural treasures. Even in the temples, you can see the carvings and other forms of arts.
Regardless, everything that is from the old days is worth seeing. If you seek interest in old arts and history then you will love it.
Nepal Historical Tours
If you are someone who wants to learn the history of Nepal with the old arts and ancient monuments then the Nepal Historical Tours is one of them. Nepal has a lot of places with their own historical importance.
It also gives you a spiritual background of Nepal. The historical tour begins from the capital city Kathmandu. The old myths and story are mesmerizing as you take a tour with detail information about the ground you are standing on.
Nepal Heritage Tour
Nepal Heritage Tour takes you on the architectural beauty of the ancient monuments of Nepal. With the top 10 UNESCO World Heritage sites, you will see the history through the ancient architect.
The architectural sites have their own styles and it is always a good idea to see and learn about it. The heritage sites include Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudha Stupa, Patan Durbar Square and more.
If you are into the old buildings reflecting the culture and religion of people then this tour is perfect for you.
This journey includes Lumbini and many parts of Nepal that describes the history and the ancient style of architecture.
Nepal Cultural Tour
As culturally rich as Nepal is, this tour takes you on a background of all these cultures. Nepal is a land of diversity in the ethnic groups and their backgrounds. Even though Nepal is a small country, there are more than 100 ethnic groups.
Each of the ethnic groups holds their own authentic values and norms. These have been going on for a really long time. Nepal Cultural Tour takes you on a new experience every day.
Kathmandu, Patan, Bhaktapur, Nagarkot, Chitwan, and Pokhara are some of the parts of this tour. Every place has its own monuments, architectural speciality, and their own people. Every day is a different experience with this tour.
Why Historical Tours in Nepal?
With watching the history of ancient artifacts, you can know about the varieties of Nepal. From kings and queens to the architectural talent of Nepal, you can also learn the history and the transition of the people and other customs.
The history and artifacts also show the religion and traditions of people. The diversity and their details are also shown in museums. Visiting these museums are easily possible when you stroll around during buffer days.
You can also choose our packages to visit the places that have a lot of old arts and artifacts.
Wildlife and Nature
If you are a nature lover, then this is the best thing you can experience in Nepal. There are many species of flora and fauna that you can enjoy in Nepal.
Likewise, there are other rare species of animals like clouded leopard, red panda, Bengal tiger, rhinoceros and more. Enjoying in the lush forests of Nepal will give you an opportunity to witness these natural beauties.
With the right season, you can spot the wildlife of Nepal. There are many packages that specialize in wildlife and nature of Nepal. All these packages are perfect for spending quality time with your friends and family.
Nepal Jungle Safari Tours
Nepal Jungle Safari Tours include the most amazing trips as it is rich in biodiversity. The natural environment gives a chance to adventure seekers to explore the forests and the nature of Nepal.
You can enjoy this tour with your family and children. The Terai region will offer you the beauty that the wildlife gives. You can see animals like swamp deer, musk deer, blue bull, royal Bengal tiger, gharial, wild buffalo and more.
The jungle safari tour is one of the best ways to enjoy your holidays and have fun. Our expertise from Base Camp Adventures will guide you throughout the trek and you will enjoy every part of it.
Things You can Do During Wildlife Tours
You can also do a lot of fun activities to watch the wildlife and nature of Nepal. One of the most popular activities is jungle safari. In a jungle safari, you can watch the wildlife in a closer view. You can watch the animals enjoying their time as you drive passing by their side.
Furthermore, you can also join on a rafting adventure to enjoy the waving rivers of Nepal.
What You Get After Nepal Tour?
After your tour, you will learn about the history, geography, culture, what makes Nepal complete.
With that comes a lot of memories, whether it’s celebrating a certain festival with the locals or making new friends along the way.
You can always choose different activities or create your own in between seeing all the gorgeous things Nepal has.
If there is anything you would like to know more about or talk to us about what you want to see, then contact us.