Traveling in winter in Nepal might limit options for trekking, but there are several adventurous tours and short hikes available. We have come up with an amazing winter tour itinerary for you to enjoy your time in Nepal. We also tailor-made Nepal Winter Tour itinerary as per your time, and needs. The Nepal Winter Tour involves historical site visits, wild excursions, and hiking. You will be exploring three famous cities of Nepal- Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan.
All of these three cities have their specialty. Kathmandu is known as the City of Temples. Every nook of the city has temples and shrines. You visit palaces, courtyards, museums, and different UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The historical tour in Kathmandu takes you closer to Nepali art and architecture. The next place is Pokhara, the City of Lakes. There are many lakes in and around the city along with different viewpoints. Pokhara is also the home of outdoor sports activities. From paragliding to ultra-light flight and offbeat cycling, you can do many things here.
The Nepal Winter Tour involves a short hike to Sarangkot, which will let you see the remote mountain lifestyle and some stunning views of snow-clustered Himalayan Mountains. The trail goes through lush forests and small settlement areas. This short hike presents the feeling of trekking on the Himalayan trail. Likewise, you will visit caves, waterfalls, temples, lakes, museums, and viewpoints. From here, you drive to Chitwan, the Home of the Wilderness. Travelers love to visit this place to get close to wildlife and see diverse vegetation.
Chitwan comprises the indigenous village tour, canoeing, bird watching, jeep safari, etc. Walk into the serene and unspoiled dense forests, where you will be coming across some of the endangered species of plants and fauna. Spend time with locals and relax soaking in gorgeous sunsets. Nepal Winter Tour is one of the kind in itself that lets you taste every bit of traveling in Nepal. Get in touch with us to know more about the Nepal Winter Tour package.
Major Attractions of Winter Tour in Nepal
Sightseeing in Kathmandu
During the sightseeing in Kathmandu, visit places like Swayambhunath, also known as the Monkey Temple. Likewise, you will also visit the Kathmandu Durbar Square, which once used to be the royal residence. The tour then takes you to the holy Pashupatinath Temple. Only Hindus are allowed to enter the main temple. And, the tour visiting the largest stupa of Nepal, Boudhnath Stupa.
A scenic drive from Kathmandu - Pokhara – Chitwan –Chitwan- Kathmandu
The drive between Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan is long and scenic. Along the route, you can see rolling lush green hills, waterfalls, rivers, terraced fields, and small settlement areas. This drive itself is a reward for those who love long beautiful rides.
Pokhara is a dearly loved city because of its laid-back ambiance, and impressive views even begin the second largest city of Nepal. There are many lakes and caves around the city. You will visit places like Davis Falls, Gupteshwor Temple, World Peace Stupa, and others.
Go on a short hike to Sarangkot
The short hike to Sarangkot offers you a quick experience of traveling in the Himalayas. The trail goes through small beautiful mountain villages, where you can see the lifestyle of the locals. On the way, you can see views of Mt. Annapurna South (7,219 m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6,441 m), Mt. Fishtail (6,993 m), and Lamjung Himal (6,983 m).
If you love animals, birds, and flora, then Chitwan is the best destination you can be at. The Chitwan National Park is home to hundreds of species of animals, birds, and flora. Different wild activities like elephant bathing, canoeing, jeep safari, bird watching, indigenous village tour, etc, are included in the package.