Day trips around Kathmandu

Best Nepal tour offers some of the best day trips from Kathmandu. Day trips around Kathmandu range from as little as one day to multiple days depending on your time and interests. Day trips out of Kathmandu are designed keeping your comfort in consideration.

Day tips around Kathmandu include visit to major heritage sites in Kathmandu. Monkey temple, pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath stupa and popular hill stations like Panauti, Namobudha, Dhulikhel, Chandragiri hill and Nagarkot. similaly we can also manage other trips from Kathmandu to Pokhara and Lumbini by commercial flight and Everest Base Camp by helicopter.

Day trips around Kathmandu also features Yoga and meditation, Volunteering Mountain biking as well as hike to Shivapuri National park.

Here is a list of popular trips from Kathmandu:

Day trips from Kathmandu to Nagarkot, Kathmandu to Pokhara, Kathmandu to Panauti, Namobuddha and Dhulikhel, Kathmandu to Lumbini, Kathmandu to EBC by helicopter

If you are interested in other sites not mentioned above, then please contact us for further information

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Gosaikunda helicopter

Gosaikunda helicopter tour offers the shortest journey to Langtang Himalayan region. Gosaikunda Helicopter price varies depending on the type of service you take and number of passengers.

Kathmandu to Gosaikunda helicopter flight is currently offered only on private chartered flights. Private chartered flights have 5 seats at maximum and have fixed departures

Gosaikunda Helicopter tour costs USD1800 on a chartered flight. Gosaikunda helicopter tour price for Nepali is USD1600.

For further information about Gosaikunda Helicopter price, its booking and other details, do write to us at cidartha@outlook.com or +977 9818871818

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Day treks from Kathmandu | Trekking in Kathmandu

Day treks from Kathmandu | Trekking in Kathmandu is one of the most popular tourist activities in Nepal.

There are plenty of options for day treks from Kathmandu | Trekking in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal.

Kathmandu is encircled by many prominent hills such as Nagarkot, Nagarjun, Champadevi, Chandragiri, Lakuribhanjyang, Shivapuri, Dhulikhel, Pharping etc. These hills are accessibly by both roads and short trekking routes making it easily reachable.

Normally trekking from Kathmandu takes about 3-7 hrs depending upon your choice and time.

Day treks from Kathmandu allow you to experience village lifestyle, ethnic culture and spectacular Himalayan peaks. It also provides a quick getaway from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu to enjoy a peaceful and quite time in natural setting.

Day treks from Kathmandu are also a good warm up if you wish to go for longer treks later. These short treks are suitable even for first time trekkers.

Here is a list of popular day treks from Kathmandu:

  1. Phulchowki Day Hike | 1 Day Hike Kathmandu
  2. Shivapuri Peak Hike | 1 Day Short Trek from Kathmandu
  3. Dhulikhel Namobuddha Trek | Best One Day Hike from Kathmandu
  4. Champadevi Hill Day Hike | Haatiban Resort Day Hike
  5. Nagarkot Day Hike via Jarsing Pauwa | 1 Day Nagarkot Hiking Tour
  6. One Day Hiking and Volunteering Tour in Nepal (Kakani) – Volunteering in Nepal Schools
  7. Nagarkot Sunrise View and Day Hiking from Kathmandu

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Nepal Temple

The adage that there are more temples in Nepal than there are houses, and more gods and goddesses than people holds true. There is no accurate data as to how many temples there are in Nepal but they must run into hundreds of thousands. Thanks to its diverse multi-ethnic and multi-religious communities, for every community has its unique god and temple to pray in.

Hindus probably have the highest number of place of worship in Nepal. The temple of Pashupatinath which is a world heritage site is the biggest house of god in Nepal, considered one of the four important pilgrimage sites for Hindus all round the world. Other famous Hindu temples include Changu Narayan temple, Budanilknatha, Manakamana, Bindebasini in Pokhara, Krishna temple in Patan, Barah Chhetra in Sapta Koshi, Muktinath in Mustang etc.

Likewise Buddhists have also plenty of religious sites to visit Boudhanath and Swoymabhunath stupas are two prominent ones that have been inscribed in world heritage site list. like Muktinath in Mustang and Tyangboche in Everest region etc.

There are also temples belong to Bon, Kirat, Islam, Jain, Christian and others. Being a religiously peaceful and harmonious country, anyone can visit any religious sites irrespective of their religion.

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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Located at an altitude of 5364m, Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is every adventurer’s ultimate dream.

However, to reach Everest Base Camp via normal EBC Trek is not a child’s play. It takes several days of strenuous trekking in high altitude region facing extreme weather condition and physical terrain.

So for years it remained just a dream for those who could not trek.

This Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour has made a bit easy for people of all ages and physical conditions to fly to Everest on a helicopter and enjoy walking on the shadow of highest mountain Everest.

This tour is operated directly from Kathmandu and takes about 1 hour to reach Everest Base Camp. The helicopter stops over at Lukla for five minutes before continuing flying to Everest Base Camp.

You will actually go to Kalapathar to see the best heavenly views of Mt. Everest and then fly over Everest Base Camp on your return to Kathmandu. Other mountains you will witness other peaks such as Lhotse, Nuptse, Changtse, Pumori along with Khumbu Glacier.

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There are other helicopter tours in Nepal such as Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour or Annapurna base camp helicopter tour at cheaper price too. You can decide base on your interest and budget.

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Trip to Nepal cost

Trip to Nepal cost if you are planning to visit Nepal. The cost of a particular trip or tour to Nepal entirely depends on the activities you would like to take up and the season you are likely to visit. If you are interest in trekking anywhere between US$50-80 per day during peak season. whilst it is cheaper during lean season.

This is comparatively less for cultural and other sport activities such as visit to world heritage sites or mountain biking. There are luxury tours such as helicopter Everest tour. wildlife safari that is on high end of Nepal tour cost.

We have exciting Nepal tours at affordable rates. Please send us email at cidartha@outlook.com for more information or WhatsApp us at +9779818871818

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Everest helicopter tour cost

Everest helicopter tour cost varies depending on the type of helicopter services you take. It also depends on the season and number of participants. Everest Helicopter tours are normally operated either on Charter (private) or Sharing Basis. Everest helicopter tour cost on a Sharing basis the price per person range from USD1000 up to 1500. For Charter services the cost for renting a helicopter is between USD 4000-5000.

Helicopter costs are higher for international tourists as compared to locals because of the necessary provision for foreigners to get permits and TIMS card.

Please note that on both Sharing and Charter services, the number of maximum passengers allowed is 5. Everest Helicopter tours take off from Kathmandu and take you to Kalapathhar and Everest Base Camp before returning to Kathmandu. The Everest helicopter ride lasts for a maximum of 5 hrs.

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Zipline in Kakani

Zipline in Kakani is the newest introduction to zipline adventure in Nepal. The zipline facility is located at just an hour’s drive from Kathmandu. Zipline in Kakani is about 180m long and lasts about a minute. Hance this short zipline is best especially for children but is open to all age group of participants.

Apart from experiencing adventure, Kakani itself is a popular vantage point located near Kathmandu. Furthermore Zipline in Kakani offering great views of mountain peaks, green hills, villages and Kathmandu Valley.

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Protected areas in Nepal

There are altogether 20 protected areas in Nepal. According to 2016, World Bank data, the protected areas together cover about 24% of total land area in Nepal. These areas are further categorized into 12 national parks, 6 conservation areas, 1 hunting reserve and 1 wildlife reserve. The range of biodiversity incorporated by them range from tropical jungles and temperate vegetation of southern Nepal, wetland and freshwater lakes, along with Alpine and polar regions of glaciers, snows and barren land.

Globally 10 Ramsar sites (wetlands) of Nepal have been recognized. These protected areas of Nepal are the last conservation areas for many endangered and endemic species of flora and fauna such as  One-horned Rhinos, Asian Elephants, Dolphins, Gharial crocodiles, Royal Bengal tigers, Himalayan black bear. One unique feature of parks and conservation areas is the designation of buffer zone where indigenous communities have been living for thousands of years in harmony with nature.

Protected areas in Nepal

  1. National Parks
  2. Conservation areas
  3. Hunting reserves
  4. Wildlife reserve
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How to get to Tibet from Nepal?

Tibet region of China is the most popular destination in the world. Travellers wanting to go to Tibet often wonder how to get to there from Kathmandu, due to its proximity, is often regard as the gateway to Tibet region of China. Kathmandu and Lhasa is about 1000km distance apart. There are three border points along Nepal and Tibet (China), Khasa, Kerung and Hilsa (Humla). All these three border points are open for the citizens of the two countries as well as tourists for travel.

Kerung and Hilsa are two popular routes to go to Mt. Kailash and Mansarovar. Khasa is other option overland route use to go directly to north base camp of Mt. Everest and Lhasa. Hilsa and Kerung borders are now use by travellers and tourists Kimathanka and Korala are two border points open along Nepal-Tibet (China) border entirely used as trading points between two countries.

It takes 4 working days to get visa from Nepal. Travellers have to get a visa from Nepal even if they already have visa from somewhere else. Travelling to Tibet from Nepal is bit less expensive from other countries.

To travel to Tibet from Nepal,

We will need a copy of your passports to be emailed to us at least 21 days before your departure date. Thereafter, you will need to pass us your passports when you arrive in Nepal – where you will then need to stay in Nepal for a minimum of 5 working days before departing to Tibet.

We are organizing join-in group departure from Nepal to Tibet on every Saturday.

Here are the complete itinerary of Nepal to Tibet Fixed Departure Group Tour

  1. Kathmandu to Tibet Tour 8 days 7 nights without Mt Everest Base Camp
  2. Kathmandu to Lhasa Overland Budget Tour via Mt Everest Base Camp

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