Nepal is anything but your average holiday destination. Just the mention of its name gets our pulses racing a little faster at the thought of high altitude and the freshest of air. Nepal has a deep, humbling power. The remarkable resilience of its people and the immensity of its landscape can’t help but make a lasting impression on you. On luxury adventures holidays in Nepal, witness the land of the Gurkhas, shaggy-coated yaks, and some of the highest settlements in the world.
At OROKO, we’ve been to Nepal many times and have continuously returned to explore. It is a place that is extremely rewarding, but also a destination where specialist knowledge is vital. That is why all of our bespoke, luxury holidays in Nepal include luxury partner accommodation, expert English-speaking private guides, and private drivers. We work with the best local partners on the ground meaning that we offer the best accommodation and incredible experiences.
POCKET GUIDE TO HOLIDAYS IN NEPAL
Situated in a valley brimming with historic sites, ancient temples, dazzling golden pagodas and charming villages, Nepal’s capital and most populous city has history and culture waiting to be discovered around every corner. From the jampacked alleyways of the old town to the bustling backpacker district of Thamel, the city is well worth exploring on luxury adventure holidays in Nepal. There’s a fascinating diversity of things to see during your visit including Durbar Square and the Monkey Temple.
Luxury adventure holidays in Nepal would be incomplete without experiencing the wonders of The Himalayas. Stretching across Nepal and bordering Bhutan, China, India, and Pakistan, it is the highest mountain range in the world and also home to nine of the world’s highest peaks, including Mount Everest. Despite the region’s diverse climate, which ranges from tropical to perennial ice and snow, the Himalayas are rich in biodiversity, home to iconic species such as the snow leopard, Bengal tiger and rhino.
A tranquil lakeside city with stunning views of The Himalayas, Pokhara is both the gateway and endpoint for those trekking the Annapurna Circuit. From Devi’s Fall waterfall and the lively Old Bazaar to the colourful boats dotted across Lake Phewa, Pokhara is an unforgettable destination and shouldn’t be missed on luxury holidays to Nepal. Boasting a thriving adventure-sports industry, there are plenty of exciting activities to enjoy such as paragliding and white-water rafting. Cultural hotspots include the Gurkha Museum and World Peace Pagoda.
With a history dating back 500 years, when it was an important trading route with Tibet, the hilltop town of Dhulikel is renowned for its breathtaking views of the snow-capped Himalayas. Located about 30 km from Kathmandu, it can easily be visited on a day trip, but an overnight stay is recommended if you want to embark on a sunrise hike. A classic old Newari town, its square is lined with temples including the impressive three-tiered Bhagwati Shiva Temple.