Tihar, or the Festival of Lights, is a five-day Hindu festival in the autumn that celebrates the intimate relationship between animals and people. It also worships Laxmi, the goddess of wealth, culminating in Laxmi Puja when rangoli patterns are made with colored powder and flowers. This trip will take you on a journey from Kathmandu to the old Malla kingdoms of Bhaktapur and Patan, and the lakeside city of Pokhara. Along the way, you will stay with local families to enjoy the full flavor of this magical festival.
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Himalayan Namobuddha Travel & Treks is owned and promoted by travel veterans and professional tour guides dedicated to providing a wide range of culture/heritage/pilgrimage tours and outdoor adventures exclusively for Himalayan destinations of Nepal, Bhutan & Tibet.
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This Best of Nepal tour perfectly mixes adventure and cultural exploration with relaxation. Featuring multiple days of trekking through the Annapurna foothills, you will start in the Kathmandu Valley before flying to Pokhara to begin the trekking portion of the itinerary. Discover Gurung villages and ancient temples and feed elephants and safari in the Chitwan National Park.
While August is still a month of monsoon rains, they ease by the end of the month. Visitors to Nepal in August will be welcomed by dazzlingly green rice fields. High altitude hiking is out of the question, but trails in the magical Mustang region remain dry. And this is a good time for cultural sightseeing—you'll have the most popular spots all to yourself.
Ideal for those with limited trekking time, this fast-paced Nepal trip takes you along the first few days of the trail to Everest Base Camp up to Namche Bazaar, a traditional Sherpa village and the unofficial capital of the Khumbu region. You'll trek through Sagarmatha National Park with its famous suspension bridges, Buddhist sites, and of course, panoramic views of the Himalaya—including Mount Everest.
Sir Edmund Hillary claimed that the view of the lower Everest region from Pikey Peak is the best in all of Nepal, and we're inclined to agree. This short trek has the advantage of being slightly farther away from the big peaks, meaning views from the trail encompass much more of the Himalaya. Enjoy the scenery, get acquainted with Sherpa culture, and explore Kathmandu in just 7 days.
Get up close to some of the world’s highest peaks on this moderate trek in the Annapurna Region. This 7-day adventure, including an easy to moderate 4-day trek, is a great trip for first-time visitors to Nepal. You'll follow ancient trails that connect local communities as you pass through blooming rhododendron forests and rice paddies, with frequent sightings of snow-covered mountains. At night, sleep in comfortable teahouses located in small villages along the route.
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Best short treks in the everest region, Nepal - May 30 - Jun 6, 2019
We had a really great vacation in Nepal organized really last minute by the lovely Sangita, who was always quick to answer out questions and really made our trip personal. She not only gave us advise and helped us with the bookings, but helped us buy the extra gear we needed. Bipin amazed us with his great knowledge about Kathmandu and the hindu temple Paspudinath, and we really had a warm a friendly host experience, we loved having dinner with this lovely local couple, who are not only very... read more
Trip to nepal, Nepal - Apr 14 - Apr 23, 2019
We were really pleased with the service provided by Sangita! We decided to visit Nepal in a last minute fashion and did not have time to plan for our trip in details. We told Sangita our expectations and she put together a wonderful plan for us. It turns out to be exactly the experience we would like to have! It's an amazing 11 day in Nepal thanks to her. We highly recommend her service regardless of whether you have time to plan for your trip in details.
5 days in nepal: 5 great itineraries, Nepal - Mar 7 - Mar 16, 2019
We had a great experience in Nepal and, thanks to Kim Kim and Sangita, we could arrange everything to suit out needs. Sangita could not have been more helpful in giving us advice about planning our trip and also making us feel welcome on arrival. We would really recommend Kim Kim and Sangita to people wishing to visit Nepal.
Trip to nepal, Nepal - Feb 21 - Feb 25, 2019
Great organization from start to finish. Meals in the mountains were a little small so we had to purchase more food for each meal we had. Guides we great and helpfull only english communication wasnt the greatest. However it is a normal fact to expect when visiting tgis part of the world.
Getting from kathmandu to pokhara, Nepal - Jan 24 - Jan 31, 2019
Sangrita planned all the logistics including flights, hotels ,transfer, and guides. Sangrita answered all our questions quickly and everything worked perfectly! She was in constant contact with us throughout our trip. We highly recommend her company!
Trip to nepal, Nepal - Nov 11 - Nov 25, 2018
My bespoke trip to Nepal for 15 days in November 2018 was a brilliant experience.
My local agent, Sangita was informative and efficient in helping me to put an itinerary together within my budget and covering all the places I wanted to visit.
She met me in Kathmandu, introducing me to the guide I would have on my trek to Ghandruk village and was really considerate in checking in with me at every destination to ensure I was safe and happy and that I knew what was happening next. If something... read more
Getting from kathmandu to pokhara, Nepal - Nov 5 - Nov 17, 2018
Great Vacation in Nepal. I spent twelve amazing days in Nepal. The main reason for my happy staying is the wonderful personalized itinerary prepared for me, by Sangita, a knowledgeable and perfectionist Local Tour Director. She asked me a few questions about my available time, my interests, preferences, priorities etc, and she designed for me the most amazing tour I ever had in twelve days. If you are planning to visit Nepal, ask Kimkim to assign you Sangita as your Local Tour Director, you are about to have a wonderful experience.
Priya meets nepal!, Nepal - Jul 7 - Jul 19, 2018
Sangita worked with me over the course of 2 weeks to help me plan my first visit to Nepal. She took all of my requests and suggestions into account, coming up with a fantastic itinerary. Unfortunately, I became ill with pneumonia shortly before my trip and ended up coming home early, having spent less time in Nepal than originally intended. However, I enjoyed the sightseeing that I was able to do, thanks to Sangita's extraordinary attention to detail and organization of every step of my... read more