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Top 10 Nepal Highlights

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It’s hard to choose ten highlights in a land so full of wonders, but we did our best. Here's our favourite Top 10 Nepal Highlights.

Places to Visit in Nepal


Colourful capital of KathmanduColourful capital of Kathmandu

Nepal's captivating capital, Kathmandu is home to the serene Dakshinkali temple, dedicated to the goddess of Kali .


Nepalese gompa

Three hard days of trekking from Lukla brings you to this remote gompa, at 3,800 meters one of the world’s highest.


Aeroplane over Nepal

One of the world’s most spectacularly located airstrips – lofty Tenzing – Hillary Airport is hewn out of the high terrain.


Mount Everest

The highest mountain on earth, Everest is known as Sagarmatha in Nepalese – and rises to a height of 8,848 meters.


Nepalese steamed buns

These Nepalese steamed buns, filled with meat or cheese, are energy-packed fast food and totally delicious.


nepal prayer flagsPrayer flags

Blown by the mountain winds, locals believe they transmit blessings and compassion into the countryside.


Traditional Nepal teahouse

In Nepal ‘hotels’ are restaurants and teahouses are hotels. Colourful, if basic, overnight lodges. But very welcoming.


Female sherpa

The Khumbu Valley Sherpas genetic adaptation means they don’t suffer the effect of altitude sickness.


Everest Base Camp trek

The monastery in Khumjung claims to have a 240-year-old yeti skull! Judge for yourself on our Base Camp trek.


Gokyo LakeGokyo Lake

Shimmering blue glacial waters – some reaching altitudes of 5,000 meters! They are the world’s highest freshwater lakes.

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