Nepal is anything but your average holiday destination. Just the mention of its name gets our pulses racing a little faster at the thought of high altitude and the freshest of air. So if you’re yearning to leave the smoggy traffic behind for a generous helping of intrepid adventuring, Nepal is the perfect place for Luxury travel. Here are the 5 best luxury tours with excellent advice for 2018.
1: Book a Kathmandu Pokhara Tour – 4 Nights / 5 Days
In Four nights 5 days, explore the cultural highlights of the Kathmandu Valley before catching a scenic flight to the beautiful lakeside city of Pokhara. This trip combines a mixture of ancient history, great day activities for the more adventurous, and the chance to enjoy the more peaceful moments Nepal has to offer. Stay at 5* Luxury hotels in Kathmandu & Pokhara and take a scenic flight Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu.
2: Take a Kathmandu to Muktinath Helicopter Charter Flight – 4 Nights / 5 Days
In Four nights 5 days Muktinath Helicopter Tour will ease you to visit the holy Vishu God temple, Muktinath Temple in just some hours from Kathmandu. The journey commences with an hour and a half flight from Kathmandu to Muktinath. People residing in Muktinath Valley restricted to land near the temple. So, our helipad will be at Ranipauwa. Ride on the horse for fifteen minutes will reach Muktinath Temple. Take a holy bath under 108 water springs and two holy Kunda. Change clothes and worship Vishnu God. After Darshan back to helipad then, fly back to Kathmandu. Rest of the time you can explore in Kathmandu. Kathmandu is the very definition. At every turn you encounter rich culture, hidden temples, colorful bazaars.
3: Once in a Lifetime Journey – Take a Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp Helicopter in a single day.
This Once in a lifetime journey, Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Kalapattar landing gives you some of the best mountain views and scenery. You will be given maximum of 5 minutes of landing time at base camp due to the altitude threat. And on the way back, you will be given 20 minutes at Syangboche (Hotel Everest view) to take tea/coffee or Breakfast. Syangboche has excellent views of Mt. Everest and its range. Further, you will fly back to Lukla for fueling and then to Kathmandu to end your lifetime Experience of Everest tour by helicopter. AS 350B series manufactured by French company Airbus (formerly known as Euro copter). The interiors are roomy and spacious and can seat up to 5 passengers (excluding the pilot) comfortably. These lightweight helicopters are ideal for mountain flights and can land up to at an altitude of 23,000 feet. At high altitude, the choppers can manage to carry only 3 passengers per Everest flight.
4: Nepal for Families – Taking toddlers trekking in Nepal – 5 nights / 6 days Kathmandu
Many families choose to include some trekking (ranging from easy low-altitude treks to day hikes) but in Nepal, there are plenty of well-situated hilltop lodges, which offer a more relaxing way of getting a perfect view. The children will love a family holiday, from the craziness of Kathmandu with its wandering sacred cows, living goddess and dread locked holy men, to the exhilarating outdoor activities. Even the most reluctant naturalist will love the ‘thrill of the chase’ in Chitwan National Park, searching for the elusive Bengal tiger. Active toddlers will enjoy the opportunity to hike into the mountains whilst others will hone their haggling skills in the bustling bazaars of Kathmandu, Pokhara & Chitwan wlidlife tour with days hikes in Australian Camp. Our top picks travel package Nepal For Families include: Watching the sunrise over the Annapurnas from Australian Camp. Wandering through the streets of a medieval city.
5. Best Tips & Local Advice:
1. Take domestic flights to save valuable time. The flights are scenic, too!
2. If traveling during the monsoon (June to Aug), stick to the cities and cultural sites
3. Trekking and water sports are best from March to May & September to December
4. Focus on one region: although Nepal’s a small country, poor roads & mountainous terrain can lead to longer travel times and unexpected delays
Conclusion: It is generally considered that the ideal time to travel in Nepal is either during the autumn, between September and November, or the spring, from February to April, although the country can be visited throughout the year. Following the summer monsoon rains, autumnal skies are clear and visibility in the mountains is usually excellent with temperatures in Kathmandu comfortable. Your luxury experience begins from the moment you arrive in Kathmandu. Catch a glimpse of local life as you weave through the cacophony of traders’ yells, and intoxicating smells. Once in the serenity of your luxury accommodation, Nepal’s enchantment will have already taken hold.
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