With diverse geography and countless Himalayan range, Nepal offers extensive variety of trekking trails. There are many short vacation trips that ranges from 3 to 7 days. Each of these treks can be extended, the number of days we present are the minimum numbers of days you need to accomplish the trek. If you have short time for trekking but still want to experience Himalayas, here are what we think best short vacation trips in Nepal.
Chisapani Nagarkot Hike
Chisapani Nagarkot Hike is one of the easy, short and popular trekking trips located at outskirt of Kathmandu valley. This short hiking trip starts with a short drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal and hike uphill to Chisapani. The hiking trail offers the stunning mountain scenery along with Kathmandu valleys charming lifestyles and culture. The trek allows you to enjoy the real boon of nature being away from hustle and bustle of the city. Trekkers will get opportunity to interact with local people which allows in-depth knowledge about local culture and traditions. An early morning sunrise view from Nagarkot is extremely fascinating and tantalizing. As known as Nagarkot Hiking Tour, Chisapani Nagarkot hike is best for those who have less than weeks or 5 days in Nepal.
Everest Heli Tour
Helicopter tour is one of the best way to get closer to the snowy peaks, almost within touching distance in short time period. This trip is best for those who don’t have ability to walk for couple of days or is sort on time but still wants to enjoy the panorama of Everest and other peaks.
Everest view heli tour kicks off from Kathmandu domestic airport and fly over the vast Himalayan ranges. This exotic helicopter journey allows you to enjoy the great Himalayan peaks, tranquil green valleys and emerald hills. We land at vantage point of Kalapatthar (5,545m) which stands right next to the Everest. Landing time don’t exceeds more than 20 min because of altitude issues.
Kathmandu Valley Private Tour
One of best private tour in Nepal, Kathmandu valley private tour takes you to visit the most venerated pilgrimage and cultural sites in Nepal. Make a tour around Kathmandu Durbar Square and observe the craftsmanship on the temples, palace that gives you the insight of ancient royal regime in Nepal. Stroll around the Swayamabhunath (monkey-temple) which is more than 2,000 years old and enjoy the eternal peace in Boudhanath. Boudhanath is the largest Buddhist stupa in Nepal.
Explore the revered Pashupatinath temple, the holy abode of Lord Siva, which lies in the holy bank of Bagmati River. Also explore Patan Durbar Square located just 15 minute drive from Kathmandu. It is fragmented from other cities due to its substantive architectural ancient masterpiece. The ancient Krishna Mandir is one of the grandeur which as built in 1637 by the King Siddhinarsingh Malla. Patan Durbar Square majestically decorated by Bhimsen Temple, Manga Hiti, Vishwanath Temple, Jagannarayan Temple, Golden Temple and many other complex. Explore this heritage site which has been entitled in UNESCO world heritage site.
Likewise, Bhaktapur Durbar Square is the perfect amalgamation of pagoda and Shikhara style temples grouped around a fifty-five window palace of brick and woods. The square is one of the fascinating architectural showpiece of the valley as it showcases the ancient arts of Nepal. Kathmandu Valley Private Tour, a short private tour in Nepal, is best for cultural enthusiast who have keen interest to discover Nepal but sort by time.