Hotel Shanker Lazimpat Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

·         Everest Base Camp Trek

·         Kathmandu - Pokhara - Chitwan

·         ABC Trek : Ghodepani Circuit

·         Ruby Valley or Ganesh Himal Trek

·         Palpa, Tansen Bazar

·         Bandipur

2019 is around the corner, the new year brings a new chance, opportunities to explore and do something new. Let travelling this beautiful realm of Nepal be one of your resolutions for 2019. When it comes to Nepal, people usually scare themselves hearing the fact that they have to hike or trek,lack of accommodation but there are numerous places which can be visited in the comforts of 4 wheels and have good accommodation services. Mustang is now completely accessible by roadway, the elusive city of Bhedetar, the natural beauty of Koshi Tappu, the hillstation of Dhampus, Bandipur the living Newari museum, the Gurung village of Ghandruk and I can go on and on naming beautiful designations in Nepal.

For the thrill seekers trekking routes of Kalapatar, Ghode Pani Circit, Ruby Valley, Crystal Mountains, Shey Phoksundo in Dolpo, Tsum Valley, the hidden valley of Dhaulagiri and again I can go and on. So, here is a list of 5 destinations compiling the thrill seekers and wheel explorers.

Everest Base Camp Trek

Everyone's got Everest base camp on their bucket list. Who does not wish to stand on the base of celebrated mountains like Everest? Everest Base Camp Short Trek takes us to the backyard of the world-famous Sherpas, their faith in Buddhism, Namche Bazaar, the Sagarmatha National Park, the mightiest viewpoint of Kalapatthar and the Everest Base Camp itself. It explores the highest monastery of Khumbu region Tenboche Monastery and at closest proximity to four of the world's six tallest peaks: Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, and Cho-Oyu.

 Basic

·         Type: Trekking

·         Time: 16 Days

·         Max-Altitude: 5,545 m

·         Alternates: Take a Helicopter Tour of EBC, Everst Kalapathar Trekking, Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek

The Golden Triangle (Kathmandu Valley - Pokhara - Chitwan)

The golden triangle consists of 3 of the most beautiful valleys of Nepal. Kathmandu which is the cities national capital is also the cultural capital of Nepal. It is the melting pot where all diversities meet and have formed this urban mesh of cultural entanglement and social harmony.

Pokhara is a paradise that cannot be matched with any other. A valley surrounded by lush green and snow capped mountains, 3 beautiful lakes and a vibrant hub of mixed eateries and night life. Chitwan on the other hand is a ever green paradise filled with exotic wildlife and vibrant Terai culture.

Thus called the golden triangle, its the best way to experience what Nepal is and how the Nepalese people are.

Basic

·         Type: 4 Wheel Explorer

·         Time: 8 Days

·         Alternates: Backpack with a local map of Kathmandu, Local Bus to Pokhara and Chitwan.

·         Features: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Changu Narayan, Lumbini, Boudhanath, Swayambu, Pashupati, Kapan Monestary, Chitwan National Park, Phewa Lake and the People of Nepal.

ABC Trek: Ghodepani Circuit

Ghodepani is synonymous with Poonhill, the magnificent mountain viewing station literally takes ones breath away with surreal views of the Annapurna Range and Dhaulagiri Range. A strenuous trek of 5 days bears the fruits of beautiful opportunity to experience the Himalayan lifestyle and indulge in the beauty of the Himalayas.

The Ghodepani Circuit is part of the larger Annapurna Circuit which starts from Besiahar Lamjung and ends in the pareses known as Pokhara. The 21-26 day tour is a stretch that most cannot endure thus the Ghodepani Circuit though challenging is short enough for most to conquer and experience the Himalayas.

Basic

·         Type: Trekking

·         Time: 5 Days

·         Alternates: Ghodepani Jhinu Trek, Annapurana Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Circuit Trek

Ruby Valley

The Ruby Valley Trek also known as The Ganesh Himal Trekking Route is a trekkers paradise. The Ganesh Himal is one of the most sacred mountain of Nepal and is not allowed to be summited due to its religious importance. Only very few travel and tour agencies have acquired a permit to take travellers to this destination. It is one of the most untouched travel location in Nepal. The are is not highly developed for tourism thus most accommodation is done is local home stays and camping.

Basic

·         Type: Trekking

·         Time: 14 days

Palpa, Tansen Bazar

Tansen was once the capital of the Magar kingdom, which was once the most powerful kingdom in the mid central Nepal. Legend has it that the Magar kings once invaded Kathmandu and conquered, they then lost local influence. Tansen bazar was a rich trading host for traders who traded with India and Tibet through the Kali Gandaki River and the Kingdom of Lo (Mustang).

The Tansen Durbar has been converted to a museum other sites include Rani Mahal, Sital Ban and various temples dedicated to numerous Gods.

Basic

·         Distance: 278.3 km from Kathmandu

·         Type: 4 Wheel Explorer

·         Features: Tansen Bazar, Tansen Durbar, Tansen Bhairav, Rani Mahal

Bandipur

When you enter Bandipur, you feel this odd sensation that something is not right. The houses look like old Newari architecture, the streets are not made of asphalt and the city has this majestic and archaic aura that takes you back in time. Also called the living Newari Museum,Bandipur is a hill station about 150 km away from Kathmandu. It offers majestic views of the mountains, a complete Newari home stay experience and a look at what Newari lifestyle truly is.

Basic

·         Distance: 148.4 km from Kathmandu

·         Type: 4 Wheel Explorer

·         Features: Newari Homestay, Siddha Cave, Mountain View from Tudikhel