Nepal

One word: Himalaya. Nepal is a pilgrimage every walking devotee must make

Adventure Holidays in Nepal

When it comes to Nepal, one word says it all: The Himalaya. For this magical kingdom sits high on the spine of the world’s most famous mountain range. Nerve-tingling scenery, a complex culture and some of the best walking trails in the world make Nepal a mecca for the adventure traveller. Here you can trek to the top of the world, raft down raging rapids, cycle awesome mountain passes or simply contemplate the meaning of life as you listen to monks chanting.

Life in Nepal adds new meaning to living on the edge, a delicate balance of high altitude, hard work and social festivities, all steeped heavily in ancient tradition. And although poor, Nepal's culture is rich. It’s not hard to see why this is a haven for Buddhism, and you’ll come across monasteries, village temples, and prayer flags atop passes and houses wherever you go. The people leave an indelible impression too.

 

Or why not try a Tailormade Adventure?

We can tailor almost any holiday to suit you, perfect if you’d like to change the dates, itinerary, or simply want a private adventure with a group of friends, family or fellow enthusiasts. All Tailormade Adventures still get a local guide where appropriate and all the other Exodus benefits. So if you’d like to celebrate your birthday at the top of a mountain, or visit a particular beach, let us know your dates, and we’ll do the rest.

To find out more click here, or to arrange your own Tailormade Experience email us at: [email protected] or call 0330 162 1321

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Our travellers rate our Nepal holidays as

4.8 / 5 based on 413 reviews

Nepal Adventure Holidays

Everest Base Camp Trek

158 reviews

The iconic Himalayan trek to the foot of the highest mountain on Earth

Walking & Trekking
Suitable for:
Age 16+
Activity level:
Challenging
16 Days from 2 179 €
Guided
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Langtang & Gosainkund Lakes

3 reviews

An easily accessible Nepal trek; quiet trails, massive mountains and a holy lake

Walking & Trekking
Suitable for:
Age 16+
Activity level:
Moderate / Challenging
15 Days from 1 479 €
Guided
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Delhi to Kathmandu

13 reviews

Take a classic journey from India's plains to the mountains of Nepal

Culture
Suitable for:
Age 16+
Activity level:
Leisurely
15 Days from 2 179 €
Guided
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Annapurna Sanctuary Trek

56 reviews

One of the best treks through some of the most diverse scenery of Nepal

Walking & Trekking
Suitable for:
Age 16+
Activity level:
Moderate / Challenging
15 Days from 1 679 €
Guided
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Annapurna Circuit

19 reviews

This route is said to offer the most varied scenery of any classic Nepal trek

Walking & Trekking
Suitable for:
Age 16+
Activity level:
Challenging
22 Days from 1 849 €
Guided
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Expert view: Essential Nepal holidays

Valerie Parkinson, Exodus Asia Base Camp Manager & Guide, has been leading treks in the Himalaya for more than 30 years, and has spent over 50% of her life surrounded by the most magnificent mountains on Earth.

1. Trekking Everest and the surrounding mountains: “Straddling a ridge with breathtaking views of Everest, Thyangboche Monastery is the holiest place in the Sherpa highlands. En route to Everest, Hillary and Tenzing paused for a blessing. We stay in the teahouse next door, so close you can hear monks chanting.” 

2. The Annapurna Region – in luxury: “Not all Himalayan trekking holidays require roughing it. Our low-altitude route through villages and farmland to the Annapurna foothills includes five nights in luxury Ker & Downey lodges, all of which have en suite bathrooms and proper duvets. In Himalaya Lodge, the snow-capped Annapurna peaks feel close enough to touch …”

Click here to read Nepal travel insights from Valerie and the rest of our travel experts.

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Responsible travel

Exodus has set up and supported many projects in Nepal over the decades, from installing solar cookers and donating smokeless stoves, to supporting a tree nursery in Braga (Annapurna’s) and helping supply water and hydro-electric power to several villages.

Following the 2015 Nepal earthquake, Exodus’ emergency fundraising appeal raised over a quarter of a million pounds. This enabled us to provide immediate and longer-term emergency support in the necessary areas. Exodus worked with volunteers from Nepal Medical College to run a medical camp in the remote village of Thulopatel in 2016, and sponsored Health Partnership Nepal to run a medical camp in Charikot in 2017. We are also proud to support Freedom Kit Bags (providing sanitary wear) for women in Nepal..

To learn more about what Responsible Travel means to Exodus click here... and follow the link to Himalayan Community Support

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