Summer vacation in Nepal can be a summer to remember for Globe Aware volunteers. Check out the list of what you can do there, which includes our volunteer vacation destination of Chitwan National Park, a World Heritage site!
Things to do in Nepal this summer—adventures and beauty abound
Times of India
TRAVEL TRENDS, NEPAL
Apr 25, 2019
Summer vacation is on the cards, and we are definitely looking for places to visit during the season. Summer in Nepal can be a summer to remember of course; the high Himalayan nation has an almost surreal landscape.
Summer vacation is on the cards, and we are definitely looking for places to visit during the season. Summer in Nepal can be a summer to remember of course; the high Himalayan nation has an almost surreal landscape, full of great sights, and even greater adventures. Things to do in Nepal does not only stop at hiking and mountain climbing, it has something for everyone.
While Kathmandu has an eclectic entertainment scene, a place such as Lumbini will bring you closer to spirituality. Then, of course, if you want to get close to the great Mount Everest you could try reaching the Everest Base Camp. Nepal is nothing short of magnificent, and here is a guide to experience the country to its fullest.
Adventures at Pokhara
Come to Pokhara if you want to see otherworldly views, and experience some of the best adventure activities. The place is full of charm, doubles as a laidback vacationing spot, and also a place for adventure activities. Pokhara is one of the best paragliding destinations in the world. The lakeside resorts are simply irresistible, and some of them are even yoga retreats!
Spirituality in Lumbini
A Buddhist site of great importance, Lumbini is all about spirituality. You could take a flight from Kathmandu to Lumbini, which would take about 6 hours. Lumbini is famously believed to be the birthplace of Gautama Buddha. Here, in Lumbini, you will also find other temples, and a particularly important building, called the World Peace Pagoda. You also have the Cambodian Monastery here.
Wild encounters at Chitwan National Park
A World Heritage Site, here at the Chitwan National Park, you can experience paradise. The national park is a beautiful haven for wildlife and has rivers and jungles to enthral your senses. It once used to be a hunting ground for the elite class, and shelters wildlife today. The king of the jungle here at the Chitwan National Park is the Bengal Tiger, while leopards are also found here. This is a paradise for birdwatchers as well.
Trekking to Everest Base Camp
One of the most famous treks in Nepal, trekking to the Everest Base Camp is an adventure that you will never forget. The 14 days of trek are full of extraordinarily beautiful locations, and there are numerous charms on the way. You will come across numerous lodges and hotels along the way, so staying and eating would never be a problem. You can also hire porters to help you with your luggage.
Falling in love in Kathmandu
The capital of Nepal is a beautiful place to explore. Its tiny alleyways are full of surprises and, not to forget, the age-old temples. Shree Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most famous temples here in Kathmandu. Durbar Marg is, of course, the heart of Kathmandu, and you have to visit this place. Then, there are numerous restaurants, bars, and places to shop here in Kathmandu; it is an endless romance!