Nepal is an extraordinary country of contrasts. Spectacular natural riches blend seamlessly here with a vibrant culture, religious traditions and a sense of history. Beautiful Nepal is set amidst the expansive Indian plains, the vast Tibetan region and the staggering Himalayas. The country is indeed a mountain lover’s dreamland and many tourists from India to Nepal travel every year. The country boasts of an astonishingly vast assortment of verdant landscapes and thriving wildlife. Blessed with a diverse topography, tourist places in Nepal are visually charming and picturesque. Here, local deities mingle with mortals and majestic temples, ancient monasteries and historical monuments can be found at almost every turn.
The landlocked nation is home to 8 out of 14 mountains in the world which are above 8,000 metres, including the tallest mountain in the world, Mt Everest. The country is recognized worldwide as the abode of the iconic mountain. Sagarmatha as Everest is locally called, is also a great contributor to the country’s economy. It attracts hundreds of mountaineers every year and thousands more trekking up to its Base Camp, including many from India to Nepal. Adventure tourism is one of its biggest drawcards. Nepal is the ideal destination for active travellers, offering activities for nature lovers and adrenaline seekers. The ‘Land of Sherpas’ offers a magnificent setting for trekking and mountaineering as well as many opportunities for leisure tourism. While trekking, mountaineering and wildlife safaris have long been popular, visitors can now also enjoy other adventure experiences in Nepal such as rafting, mountain biking and bungee jumping. The country offers some of the world’s best whitewater rafting sites along its beautiful rivers.
Nepal is dotted with several Buddhist monasteries and is also renowned for dozens of sacred pilgrimage sites for Hindus. It has several World Heritage Sites and a myriad of monuments, artistic temples and magnificent artworks. For Indian travellers, we at Eka offer guided journeys in some of the most unique and underrated places of the country. Travellers and Trekkers from India to Nepal can now enjoy being part of some of our handcrafted personalized holidays. From trekking the Everest Base Camp in the Khumbu region to strolling the flourishing Terai plains of Jhapa; from soaking in the stunning views of Pokhara and Annapurna Conservation area to wildlife spotting and jungle adventures in Chitwan National Park; from exploring the ancient cities of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur to discovering the otherworldly landscapes of Upper Mustang and Langtang Valley – the tiny Himalayan nation of Nepal has some incredible destinations and experiences to offer for all kinds of travellers.