Nepal holidays and tours, 2014 and 2015

We offer 164 Nepal holidays. Our top Nepal holidays include Everest Base Camp treks, inspiring Annapurna Sanctuary hikes and Chitwan National Park safaris. Discover the timeless, wonders of Nepal with ancient Newari culture and architecture in Kathmandu or adventure down the Tisuli river on a white water rafting trip. Our Nepal holidays collection includes epic treks and adventure holidays as well as tailor made cultural tours of this fascinating and diverse Himalayan kingdom.
Activity holiday in Nepal
Soft adventure with trained professionals in Nepal, from £1250 (18 days) ex flights
Nepal extreme activity holiday
Adrenaline pumping, action packed adventure through Nepal, from £1690 (16 days) ex flights
Beijing to Kathmandu tours, Mountains & Monasteries
A true overland journey, from £2385 - £2530 (18 days) ex flights
Tamang culture trek, Nepal
Moderate Offbeat Culture Trek in the Langtang Region, Nepal, from £555 (11 days) ex flights
Langtang Valley trekking holiday, Nepal
Hike beyond the beaten path to the majestic Langtang Valley, from £935 (15 days) ex flights
Kathmandu Valley mountain biking holiday, Nepal
Cycling and sightseeing around Kathmandu, from £690 (13 days) ex flights
Annapurna Circuit & Tilicho Lake trekking holiday
Trek in the beautiful Annapurna massif region, from US $1095 (18 days) ex flights
Annapurna base camp trek in Nepal
A fascinating insight into the modern hill life of Nepal, from £935 (14 days) ex flights
Himalayan adventure holiday
A great cultural sightseeing taste of the Himalayas, from £2940 (16 days) ex flights
Langtang and Gosiankund trekking holiday in Nepal
Magnificent panoramas and glaciers, from £1699 - £1829 (16 days) inc UK flights
Himalayan cultural tours, Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal
Explore stunning Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan, from £1835 (16 days) ex flights
Nepal holiday, cultural tour
Some of the most beautiful places and cultural sites in Nepal, from £364 - £365 (5 days) ex flights
Nepal culture and adventure holiday
Adventure, cultural and natural experience in Nepal, from US $590 (7 days) ex flights
Everest base camp trek
Trek amid stunning views of the Himalayas, from US $1375 (18 days) ex flights
Everest trekking holiday, Everest Circuit
3 week trek of Gokyo Lake & Everest Base Camp, from £1650 (22 days) ex flights
The Heart of Nepal trek, tailormade
Trekking, wildlife, culture and temples, from £1885 (14 days) ex flights
Nepal trekking holiday, Annapurna and Everest
Trek Nepal's famous Everest and Annapurna Trails in 2 weeks, from £1490 (15 days) ex flights
Everest base camp trek
The classic route through the Sherpa heartland to Base Camp, from £1773 - £2539 (17 days) inc UK flights
Trekking holiday to Everest base camp
Experience the spectacular mountain vistas of Nepal, from £749 - £799 (18 days) ex flights
Annapurna circuit trekking holiday
One of the world's most spectacular treks, from £1355 (23 days) ex flights
Nepal trek with Chitwan National Park safari
Trek in Kathmandu valley & Chitwan, from US $849 (14 days) ex flights
Annapurna Sanctuary trekking holiday
Inspiring Himalayan trek, from £1579 - £1789 (17 days ) inc UK flights
Everest Base Camp and Gokyo lakes trek in Nepal
This high altitude trek explores the heart of Sherpa homeland, from £1962 - £2569 (20 days) inc UK flights
Annapurna Circuit trek, Nepal
The world famous Annapurna Circuit tailormade, from £1040 (20 days) ex flights
Himalayan cultural tour, Bhutan and Nepal
Discover Bhutan, the land of the Thunder Dragon, from £1943 (13 days) ex flights
Nepal trekking and rafting holiday
Hike and raft the very best of Nepal, from £1190 (15 days) ex flights
Annapurna Sanctuary trek & Chitwan safari
Spectacular trekking and jungle safari at Chitwan, from US $1095 (17 days) ex flights
Trekking with Sherpas  in the Everest region
Bespoke Trek in the foothills of the mightiest mountains., from £888 (11 days) ex flights
Everest base camp trekking tour
Breathtaking mountain panorams of Everest, from £1322 - £1325 (16 days) ex flights
Annapurna Sanctuary trek in Nepal
The world famous Annapurna Sanctuary trek, from £840 (14 days) ex flights

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Annapurna Sanctuary trek in Nepal
It really was the holiday of a lifetime. The 9 day trek round Annapurna Sanctuary has to be the highlight. This was made even more memorable by having the most amazing Sherpa guide and porter. (more)Gina Crowcroft
Fantastic and unforgettable experience! Thank you to the guide, our porter and the company who organised the tour! (more)Larissa Malycheva
Really enjoyed the whole trip, the operator was excellent and looked after me the whole time. Thank you. (more)Laura Hayes
From £840 excluding flights
Nepal extreme activity holiday
Brilliant!! The most memorable part has to have been rafting the G4 rapids on the Bhote Koshi with thunder and lightning, rain bouncing off the water and 1.5cm hailstones falling from the sky, still all in 27 degrees heat, wow amazing! (more)Neil Whittemore
I had a brilliant time on this holiday and it fulfilled most of what I wanted to get out of the trip. (more)Murray Hendriksen
From £1690 including domestic flights only
Langtang Valley trekking holiday, Nepal
Great Trip!!! The scenery on the trek was amazing. There is no place like the Himalaya. The Nepali people were extremely friendly. The guides were knowledgeable and wonderful to work with. (more)Brian Henning
A great trip and very good service. (more)Keith Panter
An experience of endeavour and hard slog but a life achievement . The achievement of getting to above 4000mtres on foot and the View of Mt Langtang was the best part of the holiday. (more)James Ramshaw
From £935 excluding flights
Everest base camp trekking tour
Seeing and interacting with the people who live in the Everest/Himalaya region was the most memorable part. (more)Craig Lutwyler
The most memorable and exciting part of this holiday was finishing the two challenges; Everest Base Camp & Kala Pattar. (more)Dipak Shah
From £1322 - £1325 excluding flights
Nepal trek with Chitwan National Park safari
Excellent...The whole experience was so full of adventure and different sights and experiences from beginning to end. (more)Mandy Bryan
Chitwan NP... an encounter with a rhino while on a walk. Pretty amazing watching one of these animals come out of the bush, and your there with your guide and helper, each with nothing more than sticks, looking at these large endangered species... won't forget that! (more)David Whetham
It was wonderful to walk through out the lovely villages meeting people and also the beauty of the countryside and experiencing breath taking views of the mountains. Trekking was the ideal way to experience all of this. My guide was perfect and a sensitive host and along with our porter I felt like a little family at the end. (more)Mrs. Cucuil Stedmann
From US $849 excluding flights
Beijing to Kathmandu tours, Mountains & Monasteries
Excellent....Go with an open mind, an attitude of adventure. It is a different country. You will not find the same facilities as at home. The food is different. But it's all part of the adventure. (more)Yoginee Patel
It was very memorable and exciting, and a good idea to go on a tour through a country that would be difficult to navigate alone. (more)Laura Tomlinson
A festival day in Varanasi was the most memorable part. (more)Bornet Claudine
From £2385 - £2530 excluding flights
Annapurna Circuit & Tilicho Lake trekking holiday
It was incredible, amazing, breathtaking. Simply spectacular. Totally worth it, Nepal is a paradise, and its people are a big part of the good feeling you get there. (more)Laura Murillo
My guide Krishna and porter Ali were helpful throughout with Ali never saying a negative word about my kit bag he was carrying and Krishna being especially on the early morning ascent to Thorong La Pass. He sensibly walked 40/50 paces then stopped for 30 seconds and then on again etc. At that altitude the pace was just right and we made it to the top in wonderful snowy conditions with clear blue skies at 8.30 am – a great memory to have. (more)Len Davison
Nepal is a stunning country but it is being undermined by pollution and corruption. There seems to be an attitude that its ok to overcharge tourists because they are seen as rich by comparison. (more)Jane Crashley
From US $1095 excluding flights
Annapurna circuit trekking holiday
The trekking was absolutely amazing! The views each day were breathtaking and the scenery changed by day - we went from lush green paddy fields to rocky morane and isolation to dessert - it was awesome. (more)Lindsey Bunn
The sights and views are what I will remember the most, as well as the different characters I encountered on the trail. (more)Edgar Ampil
From £1355 excluding flights
Trekking with Sherpas  in the Everest region
Seeing Everest for the first time was fantastic. The flight into Lukla was also exciting! (more)Nicola Waldman
The most memorable part was mountain biking around the hills of Kathmandu. (more)Allison McEnaney
Excellent. We booked the trip through a local company and our contact there - Bipin - couldn't have been more helpful. (more)Joan Anderson
From £888 excluding flights
Annapurna Sanctuary trekking holidays
The most memorable bit was the outstanding scenery.....Extremely satisfied. (more)Kim Wood
Excellent; an enlightening and refreshing experience... The overall experience of being surrounded by the mountain ranges was truly indescribable. (more)Jenny Williams
From £1799 - £2169 including UK flights
Kathmandu to Lhasa tour, tailor made
Memorable parts? Seeing the Polata Place and the Nunnery in Lhasa. Tips? Spend more time - due to time constraints, I only got to Lhasa - it would have been nice to see another town. Local benefits? Yes, I think it benefited the local people as I only purchased from the Nunnery store. Overall rating? It was a great holiday. Loved Tibet and the Tibetan people. (more)Evelyn McKinnon
From £1595 excluding flights
Annapurna Sanctuary trek & Chitwan safari
10 out 10! I had an adventure of a life time and made some new friends. I will be going back again definitely! (more)Jordan Mann
The most memorable part of the holiday was that I managed to get up to Poon hill 3210m even though I am in my late 70's. A lot was due to the wonderful guide and porter who encouraged me all the way. (more)Karoline Lamb
A fantastic holiday, I could have turned round and done the trek over again. The tour operator, guide and porter were all first-class, and gave excellent service (more)Tony Stiff
From US $1095 excluding flights
Everest base camp trek
The most memorable part was reaching Everest Base Camp and conquering Thorung La Pass on the Annapurna Circuit!!! In reality however there were many more!! (more)Edmund Raczkowski
It was fantastic! I had a beautiful and relaxing time (even though it was a physical challenge. My guide was knowledgeable and fun and I met some great people along the way! (more)Veronica Baker
Standing at Kalapathar watching the sun rise over the Himalayas was the most memorable part. (more)Leonard Parker
From US $1375 excluding flights
Chitwan safari & rafting in Nepal
In terms of excitement (and having never done it before) the White Water Rafting was excellent and potentially a new hobby. The stay at Sarangkot was most peaceful and the view of the mountain range at 5.30am in the morning was quite breath taking. Pokhara was a lovely place to stay with an abundance of bars and restaurants. Sunsets at Chitwan was another highlight. (more)Mark Wood
The most memorable part was without a doubt Chitwan National Park! Our guides Krishna and Prakash were amazing! With their careful guiding we were able to see rhinos, crocodiles, deer, wild boar, bison, monkies and many species of birds! Sunset over the river was spectacular and without the light pollution of the city we were able to see hundreds of stars. (more)Simone Bothwell
The whole trip was amazing. We covered a range of environments within Nepal - bustling Kathmandu, the exotic Chitwan jungle resort, Pokhara and the beautiful (and sometimes scary) mountain roads in between. (more)Titus Powell
From US $385 excluding flights
Activity holiday in Nepal
Elephant bath time at Chitwan, the chilled out atmosphere in Pokhara and the people I met along the way were the most memorable parts of this trip. (more)andrew noble
The mountain flight to Everest from Kathmandu, and bathing with an elephant in Chitwan National Park were the most memorable parts. (more)Fiona Scott
The scenery is breathtaking, the people wonderful and the rafting was so good. Chitwan was a totally different world and we felt very pampered and spoilt. (more)Liz Rowe
From £1250 excluding flights
Nepal charity trek and yoga holiday
Memorable parts? Trekking through the most beautiful valley's and seeing the most beautiful view's I've ever seen... totally losing myself to the beauty of mother nature and the beauty of Nepal. Tips? No tips... just let yourself enjoy every moment! Local benefits? Overall rating? As a single, female traveller I felt completely safe and the people I meet were absolutely amazing. Nepal is a stunning country! I loved my holiday and would recommend it to anyone. (more)Trudy McIntosh
From £715 excluding flights
Mustang trekking holiday in the Himalaya
This was an outstanding Trek and an overall wonderful experience...The trekking in Mustang was quite magnificent. It is probably the most amazing mountain scenery we have ever experienced. (more)Michael Cooke
I would rate my trip to the Annapurnas as being one of the best trips I've ever done. My guide & porter were excellent company, they took excellent care of me. (more)Rodney Finlay
From US $1186 excluding flights
Annapurna Circuit trek, Nepal
Overall we had an amazing holiday. This was partly down to the breathtaking scenery of the mountains, the beauty of lakeside Pokhara and the bustling excitement of Kathmandu, but mostly down to the quality of service provided by the operator who made the task of trekking for 11 days a really comfortable, relaxing and enjoyable experience. (more)Kylie Ackers
Fantastic. We had a great time and this is mainly due to our travel agent who did an amazing job. (more)Marc Siat
The whole trip was AMAZING, but being in the mountains was my favourite part - especially since my guide and porter were so great. (more)Mandy LG
From £1040 excluding flights
Full Moon Festival & Shamanism, Nepal
My husband, my 11-year-old son and I, booked our trek with this operator per your instructions July 27th. We stayed in Nepal for the entire month of August. The Full Moon Festival and Shamanism trek was amazing. There is so much I could say about our personal growth and the incredible views that I could write a book. The staff at this operator is wonderful. They were on top of all communications. They answered our emails each day, when we arrived we were met at the airport by Nima Lama, who was... (more)Michele Em
From £499 excluding flights
Annapurna trekking holidays
Highlights were waking up the first morning of the trek and seeing the sun hitting the peaks of the mountains. The sights, sounds and smells of Kathmandu. The incredibly friendly people of the villages we passed through. (more)Jane Brandon
The most memorable part of my holiday: waking up on trek and looking out of my tent at the Annapurnas with the rising sun catching the peaks and the truly charming and helpful Nepalese people. (more)Margaret Pitt
From £1040 excluding flights
Family adventure holiday to Nepal
The whole experience will live with us forever and it is almost impossible to single out separate elements. Overall the people were fantastic, so friendly, helpful and humorous and our guide was simply outstanding. (more)Andrew Mackay
The most exciting part was the snow - so long since we have had 'real' snow in the south of England. (more)Jilly Knight
The trek was an excellent adventure - Jagan, our guide was outstanding, especially with our children (7 & 5 years old) who were able to walk the entire trek! (more)Lisa Kelly
From £2026 - £2250 including UK flights
Nepal trekking holiday, Annapurna Circuit
Memorable parts? Reaching the Thoronga La pass at day break and celebrating with our group and those people we had met along the trail. Tips? Prepare prepare prepare. Take the right equipment. Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? One of the best adventure holidays I have taken. (more)Will Copeland
From £1643 - £1949 including UK flights
Tamang culture trek, Nepal
Superb - met every expectation. The best part was sitting at a height of 3500m staring at the Himalayan wall separating Nepal and Tibet and being mesmerised by the atmosphere and in awe of the magnificence of the setting. (more)Michael Shaw
One of the best trekking holidays we've ever been on. It gave a true sense of what the mountains of Nepal should feel like. The people were so friendly, and the trails quiet with plenty of wildlife to view. (more)stevi jackson
The devil is always in the details but with the this operator handling the details, the devil never reared his ugly head. They did everything superbly! (more)Clint Moore
From £555 excluding flights
Delhi to Kathmandu tour
Memorable parts? Chitwan as a place, seing Rhino from the back of an elephant and being sang to round a fire by the accomodation owners 9 year old son!! Tips? Plenty of small notes, be prepared for the amount of rubbish and litter in India, the walk in Chitwan, it's long and on paths and bridges that don't exist, make sure your happpy with this kind of walk before taking part but don't let it put you off trip, one person form our group stayed in town and got to see the elephants... (more)jenny hickey
From £714 - £1105 excluding flights
Small group holiday to Nepal
Sunrise over the Himalayas, totally took my breath away. Also seeing the rare one-horned Rhino, these are just fabulous......oh, and helping to wash an elephant..... (more)Jane Jones
Excellent...everything was just magical (more)Lillian Mott
The most memorable part was the city of Jaipur, especially the observatory. The Taj Mahal. Our guide (he was brilliant)...As a first visit to India it was perfect. (more)Ian Reid
From £1940 - £2249 including UK flights
Everest hiking holiday
Awe-inspiring mountains, glorious sunsets and beautiful views from the moment you woke to the moment you went to bed...11/10! I cannot praise the organisation, leadership, care and ethos of this company highly enough. (more)Christine Mitchell
This was an excellent trip, very well organised and handled locally in difficult circumstances when we found ourselves in the heaviest snowfall in the Everest region for 5 years and plans had to be changed. Exciting stuff!!! (more)Alan Bellamy
The highlight was the panoramic views of all the key mountains (Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Shortse, Thamerserku, Ama Dablem, etc) near the Ama Dablam base camp. (more)Owen Smith
From £1250 excluding flights
Trekking holiday to Everest base camp
Memorable parts? The trekking. Tips? Pack sensibly. Local benefits? Yes I did - plastic water bottles banned from certain mountain sides can only be a good thing. Overall rating? Excellent, thanks. (more)Nick MacIver
From £749 - £799 excluding flights
Annapurna Sanctuary trekking holiday
Memorable parts? - being in the Himalayas, learning about the Sherpas, looking around and seeing such amazing landscape - seeing Everest and climbing Kala Patar - trekking with fun and caring people (in our group) - sense of achievement reaching EBC. Tips? - teahouses are FREEZING at night (especially the higher you go) so you need WARM clothes and a down sleeping bag. - the paths can be very busy! we were not the only ones trekking!!! - facilities (wahsing/loos) can be ... very... (more)Sylvie Edwards
From £1579 - £1789 including UK flights
Tailormade trekking in Annapurna region
The experience of walking through these villages high up in the mountains where life revolves around nature and agriculture was incredible. I also really appreciated the way tour company’s staff went out of their way to make me feel welcomed, comfortable, and learn about Nepali life. (more)Kate Birbilis
Doing the final walk into Annapurna Base camp in the dark to see the mountains at dusk and then sunrise was most memorable...Very enjoyable and great to interact with the Nepalese people again - so friendly. (more)Tony Smith
Loads of great memories - the views, the people, the villages in the mountains - always with the constant backdrop of the snow covered peaks. (more)Marina Troughton
From £500 - £1500 excluding flights
Annapurna Circuit trekking holiday
The challenge of walking some 200km over a high pass over a period of 16 days. And seeing some beautiful scenery on the way. (more)David Taylor
A great walk - each day somehow managed to be better than the last. (more)Ian Pollitt
From £1827 - £2399 including UK flights

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really

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There is an air of relief among the Nepalese people. Lasting peace is in sight. It took several changes of government, a significant show of public strength which overthrew the King earlier this year and a string of negotiations to bring to an end an armed conflict that has already taken over 15,000 Nepalese lives in about 10 years. A peace accord is being signed in Nepal on 16 November 2006, making this date the most historic in present history. This accord, between the Maoists and the Government, is aimed at ending the armed conflict that has been hampering development of this Himalayan country for over 10 years now. The draft has already been prepared and what has been put in is important; bringing the peace situation of the country back to before 1996, when this armed conflict came to surface, ban of extortion, abductions and public display of arms etc. Apart from this important accord, it has already been agreed that the Maoists and the Army will lock up equal number of arms in cantonments supervised closely by the UN from 21 November 2006. This is significant, as this will now dissolve the "rule of fear" that has been governing the conflict. The Maoists are also joining an interim parliament by the end of November, which will elect a new constituent assembly, draft a new constitution and go for fresh elections in June 2007. The implications for tourism, the most important industry, are tremendous. Sweden has already removed Nepal from its threat list, and it is likely most other countries will have little reason not to follow suit now. Travel advisories and its effects of installing fear of travel, as well as hesitation of insurance companies to offer comprehensive cover, or the raising of premiums, has been the main cause of tourism going back to 1988 levels in the past few years in Nepal. Read more about Nepal in this Nepal article.

Perched on the southern slopes of the Himalayas, the landlocked Kingdom of Nepal is as ethnically diverse as it is naturally. With its rich biodiversity, cultural heritage and the highest mountain peaks in the world, Nepal has long exerted a pull on travellers’ imaginations. Recent unrest caused by Maoists has slowed tourism to the country down. However, with the political situation now calming down due to the king allowing the parliament to reconvene after 3 months of protest, Nepal is very much coming back in vogue as a responsible tourism destination. The best time to visit Nepal is from October to April, making now> the perfect time to book your holiday to this majestic kingdom. Find out more about tourism returning to Nepal in this Nepal article

After 14 years of toying around with an inefficient and corrupt democracy and nine years of Maoist insurgency which has left the country crippled and thousands dead, Nepal has now gone back to absolute monarchy. The King made a Royal Proclamation which declared the present government void and declared an emergency state. Several basic rights have been curtailed (in order to facilitate the army to fight the insurgency). Tourism is the second highest foreign exchange earner, and is the highest employment generator in Nepal. How does one protect a nation’s only future prospect at economic recovery in the face of a crisis like this? The Asian Tsunami brought out the importance of an industry like tourism in disaster relief, bringing economic growth and building confidence as well as getting two cultures to come forward and give and helping hand. Debates flourished whether a relaxing and fun filled activity like a holiday should be spent in a flood torn country where thousands died, or is this really the next stage of disaster relief and a time when tourism can really make a difference. Read more about Nepal in this Nepal article

Nepal is famous for its elephant back rides in Chitwan national park and tiger trails in Royal Bardia National Park. Our friends at The Animal Welfare Network Nepal and Anti-Animal Sacrifice Alliance in Nepal have helped us put together this information on animal welfare issues in tourism to make sure that you are aware of issues regarding animal welfare and animal friendly tourism in Nepal while experiencing this fascinating and stunning country. One of the things to consider is whether your holiday expenses support trades and events that profit from animal suffering, pain and death. When you are on holiday, you can enjoy the beauty of nature and rich cultural traditions of Nepal without taking part in activities that directly or indirectly harm animals. Find our more about animal friendly holidays in Nepal in this Nepal article
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