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Sitting on the spine of the world, sandwiched between the superpowers of China and India, you’ll find humble Nepal.

We’re not meant to play favorites, but when you’ve been running Nepal tours for three decades, the country kind of gets under your skin. Picture a tiny Himalayan country where sherpas trudge the mountain paths and prayer flags crisscross the sky, their fluttering Buddhist mantras waving in the breeze. Follow our leaders up to Everest Base Camp, trek the rhododendron forests of the Annapurna, track rhinos through Chitwan National Park or stuff your face with momos in the warren-like streets of Kathmandu's Thamel. Whichever type of  Nepal trip  you choose, we promise you one thing: you’ve never been anywhere like this.

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Nepal at a glance

Capital city.

Kathmandu (population approximately 1.5 million)

Approximately 30.5 million

(GMT+05:45) Kathmandu

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Electricity.

Type C (European 2-pin) Type D (Old British 3-pin) Type M (see D)

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Best time to visit nepal.

Nepal's climate is primarily temperate, with some tropical and alpine regions. From June until August, the monsoon hits, making it too wet and humid for trekking.

The post-monsoon period from September to November is rice-harvesting season and is characterized by lush vegetation, clean air, and excellent mountain views. Days are warm and sunny, although nights become increasingly cool. This is the start of the trekking season, which runs until May.

Winter (December to February) is dry and clear, with temperatures dropping below freezing at high altitudes, although in Kathmandu, it can still sometimes reach a pleasant 77ºF.

Spring (March to May) is warmer and is a particularly beautiful time to visit as the rhododendrons and the orchids are in flower.

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Culture and customs

With more than 30 different ethnic groups and a wide range of religions and language dialects, Nepalese society is rich in diversity. With Indian, Tibetan, Chinese, and Mongolian influences, Nepalese food, clothing, customs, and music vary, depending on what area you're traveling in and what ethnicity people belong to or identify with.

Learn more about regional culture on our 15 day Tamang Heritage & Langtang Valley Trek.

Hinduism is the dominant religion, followed by Buddhism. Standing alongside these religions, there are also small populations of people who follow Islam and Christianity. Simultaneously, animist beliefs and belief in spirits are common throughout Nepal, particularly within rural communities.

Like India, the caste system exists in Nepal, as does the custom of arranged marriage. As one of the least urbanized countries in the world, life differs greatly between the rural and city-dwelling populations, with rural people largely living a very simple, traditional life - slow-paced, village-based, in connection to their family and local community. Nepalese people are generally very friendly and welcoming of travelers.

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Eating and drinking

With Tibetan, Chinese, and Indian influences, Nepalese food is flavorsome without being too spicy, filling without being rich, and reasonably priced for travelers on a budget.

Things to try in Nepal

These fried or steamed dumplings are usually filled with meat or cheese. Comparable to Tibetan momos, kothey are flavoursome snacks that can usually be bought cheaply from street stalls or markets.

Popular with vegetarians and vegans, this lentil soup is usually served with rice and found almost everywhere in Nepal. A safe yet tasty choice for everyone.

This spiced meat curry will usually consist of chicken, buffalo, or mutton, as beef hardly features on the menu in Nepal for religious reasons.

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Geography and environment

Landlocked Nepal shares borders with  China  and  India  and is home to a wide range of landscapes and habitats. As much as 75% of Nepal's land is dominated by hills and mountain ranges, including the world's highest mountain, but there's so much more to this region than Everest.

A lot of the country is known as the Terai region, characterized by forests, plains, marshes, and scrub, and within these varied landscapes are the many impressive animal species that inhabit this region. Chitwan National Park is perhaps one of the best places in all of Asia to see its incredible wildlife. Home to a variety of common and protected species, you may be able to spot some exciting house names like the single-horned Asiatic rhinoceros, leopard, and the Bengal Tiger.

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History and government

Early history.

Nepal has been inhabited by people for more than 2,500 years, with evidence suggesting tribes of mountain-dwelling people moved to the area from China and other Central Asian regions. Due to a lack of archaeological evidence, little is known about the early periods of history in Nepal, with legend and folklore providing the backdrop to this kingdom of mystery. Ruled early on by the Kirati Dynasty, Nepal continued to be ruled by a succession of dynasties until the Malla Dynasty emerged in the 12th century. During this time, the kingdom expanded rapidly and widely before evolving into small communities with local rule. By the 15th century, many temples and palaces had been built in Nepal, some of which are still in existence either as functioning temples or UNESCO World Heritage sites. The kingdom of Nepal was unified by King Shah in 1768 and went on to sign commercial treaties with Britain in 1792 and 1816 after hostilities with the British East India Company. Visit a relic of Nepal's royal power on our One Week in Nepal Tour.

Recent history

Nepal held its first elections in 1959, but with the king dissolving parliament and banning political parties soon after, Nepal's monarchy retained power. After decades of pro-democracy movements, Nepal was finally declared a democratic republic in 2008, with Nepal's monarchy being removed from power after ruling for more than 240 years. Nepal celebrated its Year of Tourism in 2011, with arrivals increasing year upon year since 2006 due to increased infrastructure, expansion of air travel, and the enduring popularity of the Himalayas and mighty Mount Everest. Learn about Nepal's climbing history at the International Mountain Museum in Pokhara during a Nepal trekking tour.

Top 10 must-visit places of Nepal

1. bhaktapur.

This ancient, cultural gem draws people in with temples, grand palaces, colorful festivals, beautiful art, and royal history. Walking the car, tuk tuk and rickshaw-free streets is a pleasant change from the electric energy of Kathmandu.

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2. Langtang National Park

Featuring everything from tropical rainforest to perennial ice, Langtang National Park is an example of Mother Nature at her most extreme. With so much geographic diversity, it's no wonder you'll be able to spot a menagerie of creatures, including red pandas, musk deer, rhesus monkeys, and Himalayan black bears. Langtang is simply unmissable!

Trip: Tamang Heritage & Langtang Valley Trek - 15 days

3. Kathmandu

Nepal's busy capital is an epicenter of trade, tourism, and history. Acting as a launching point for international visitors, Kathmandu is a handicrafts hot spot, hippy hangout, travelers' rest stop, and artistic enclave all at once.

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Pretty Pokhara offers travelers attractive vistas, a tranquil ambiance, and views of three of the highest mountains in the world. Lakes, waterfalls, and canyons ensure visitors are well rewarded for the effort.

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5. Bandipur

The hilltop town of Bandipur was once a very prosperous trading center and is now popular with tourists for its old-world charm, quiet atmosphere, and nearby national park teeming with wildlife.

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6. Chitwan National Park

A conservation success story, this park has managed to preserve one of the most unique ecosystems in the world. Home to one-horned rhinos, wild elephants, hyenas, leopards, and more than 450 species of birds, visitors will delight in the thrilling wildlife-spotting opportunities here.

Trip: Premium Nepal - 9 days

7. Annapurna Range

This popular trekking region can lay claim to some of the most beautifully treacherous peaks in the world. Surrounding valleys of green fields, wildflower-studded meadows, and lowland villages just add to the stunning views on offer.

Trip: Annapurna Circuit Trek - 15 days

8. Namche Bazaar

Once a trading post, now a popular stopover for Everest trekkers, the small settlement of Namche Bazaar is a fascinating place to spend a few days acclimatizing. With yaks, sherpas, small cafes, bakeries, and a vibrant weekly market, Namche Bazaar is a microcosm of Everest-life.

Trip: Everest Base Camp Trak & Gokyo Lakes Trek - 19 days

9. Seti River

White water raft your way down the Seti River while passing isolated jungles, flowing waterfalls, and white sandy beaches. See the natural landscape from a completely new viewpoint and bypass local villages, rice fields, and the famous suspension bridges found throughout Nepal - all in the most fun way possible.

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10. Everest Base Camp

Sherpas, yaks, travelers, climbers, teahouses, and tent villages - nothing beats the electric energy of Everest Base Camp. All have come to either tackle the mighty mountain or stand in its epic wake. Either way, it's a privilege and the experience of a lifetime.

Trip: Everest Base Camp Trek - 15 days

Arguably, the most interesting shopping in Nepal can be found in Kathmandu - with its vibrant local artistic community populating the markets and laneway shops with colorful art and handicrafts.

It's a good idea to check with your local customs officials to ensure that you are able to bring some items back into your home country. The United States and Canada generally have strict customs laws.

Things to buy in Nepal

1. Prayer flags

You don't have to be a spiritual person to appreciate the beauty of vibrant prayer flags. Take some home to inject a bit of Nepal into your home or backyard.

2. Scarves and wraps

Travelers will be able to find top-quality cashmere in the boutiques and markets of Nepal, so take the chance to stock up on colorful scarves, pashminas and wraps at good prices.

3. Buddhist art

Beautifully painted, colored thankas and mandalas are commonly found in the markets and shops of Kathmandu and make a meaningful souvenir to take back home.

Festivals and events in Nepal

Phalgun festivals.

Kathmandu explodes into a whirlpool of color, dance, music, and rhythm with the annual Phalgun festivals - Losar, Shivaratri, and Holi. Expect everything from public bathing ceremonies to people committing extreme feats of weightlifting with their body parts! With Tibetan rice wine flowing and an amazing array of festive food on offer - this is a great time to be in Kathmandu.

Indra Jatra

This eight-day festival held in Kathmandu features ceremonies, dancing, and displays of spirituality, but none of these events compare to the spectacle of the third day when Kumari (the living goddess) tours the city streets aboard a chariot. Other popular gods also come out to play and parade, as masked dancers perform in Durbar Square in this exceptional display of local culture.

Mani Rimdu Festival

Offering a rare chance to observe the Sherpa culture of the Everest region, this festival held at Tengboche Monastery features days of meditation cycles, religious ceremonies, masked dances, and parades. This holy time for Buddhists sees locals travel by foot to receive blessings en masse against a stunning Himalayan backdrop.

Further reading

Nepal travel faqs, do i need a covid-19 vaccine to join an intrepid trip.

Trips from 1 January 2023 onwards

From 1 January 2023, Intrepid will no longer require travelers to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 (excluding all Polar trips and select adventure cruises).

However, we continue to strongly recommend that all Intrepid travelers and leaders get vaccinated to protect themselves and others.

Specific proof of testing or vaccination may still be required by your destination or airline. Please ensure you check travel and entry requirements carefully.

Do I need a visa to travel to Nepal?

All foreign nationals (except Indian passport holders) require a visa to enter Nepal. Visas are obtainable from embassies abroad, land borders (including borders with India & Tibet) and on arrival at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan Airport.

Getting a visa at the airport or land borders can sometimes take time due to long queues. There have been instances when travelers are asked to show proof of exit from the country, i.e., flight tickets. You may also need to provide two passport photos and the following fees in US dollars (subject to change, cash only). Other currencies are also accepted, although rates may differ.

This page is for general information only and may be subject to change. It is your responsibility to obtain relevant visa and travel information required for entry, departure and travel to each country or region you visit on your trip. You should confirm these with the relevant embassies and/or consulates. 

Last updated: 7 June 2023 

Is tipping customary in Nepal?

While tipping isn't mandatory in Nepal, it's considered polite to leave service workers in restaurants and cafes a 10% tip if a service charge hasn't already been included in the bill.

What is the internet access like in Nepal?

Travelers will be able to access the internet in large cities like Kathmandu. Smaller towns, isolated areas and rural villages may have limited to no access, so prepare to disconnect when leaving the city.

Can I use my cell phone while in Nepal?

Cell phone coverage is generally good in urban areas, but can be patchy and less reliable in rural and mountainous areas. Ensure global roaming is activated on your phone before you arrive.

What are the toilets like in Nepal?

Squat toilets are the most common toilets in Nepal. Always carry your own toilet paper and soap or hand sanitizer, as they aren't usually provided.

What will it cost for a...?

Nepal's currency is the Nepalese Rupee (NPR). The cost of food and necessities differs depending on your elevation, with Kathmandu being cheaper.

Here's what you can expect to pay in Kathmandu for a:

  • Bottle of water (approx 50 fl oz) = 25-50 NPR
  • Cappuccino = 100-300 NPR
  • Cup of tea/chai = 10-30 NPR
  • Bottle of domestic beer = 200-500 NPR
  • Meal (inexpensive restaurant) = 150-500 NPR

Can I drink the water in Nepal?

It's not recommended to drink the tap water in Nepal. Filtered water is a better option, try to use a refillable canteen or water bottle rather than buying bottled water. Remember to avoid ice in drinks and peel fruit before eating.

Are credit cards accepted widely in Nepal?

Credit cards are usually accepted by modern hotels, restaurants and medium-large shops in tourist areas. Smaller shops, cafes, market stalls and places in remote areas probably won’t have facilities that support credit cards, so ensure you have enough cash to cover expenses while in rural areas or when visiting smaller vendors and bazaars.

What is ATM access like in Nepal?

ATMs can be found in Nepal's large cities. Smaller towns and isolated areas will have very few, or none at all, so have enough cash to cover purchases, as ATM access may not be available.

What public holidays are celebrated in Nepal?

For a current list of public holidays in Nepal go to:   http://www.worldtravelguide.net/nepal/public-holidays

Is Nepal accessible for travelers with disabilities?

Intrepid is committed to making travel widely   accessible , regardless of ability or disability. That’s why we do our best to help as many people see the world as possible, regardless of any physical or mental limitations they might have. We’re always happy to talk to travelers with disabilities and see if we can help guide them towards the most suitable itinerary for their needs and where possible, make reasonable adjustments to our itineraries.

Airports are not yet equipped to international accessibility standards and there are few (if any) adapted vehicles available for hire. Only a few high-end hotels have custom built bathrooms i.e. with safety rails or roll in showers. Getting around can be challenging for travelers with disabilities as pedestrians often share the road with vehicles, cities and towns are crowded and streets winding and chaotic. Rickshaws and taxis can be hired easily in Kathmandu, although traffic congestion can be severe. Porters and assistants are readily available for trekking trips. The country is keen to make headway in the accessibility space, with an annual conference on Accessible Tourism being held since 2014 and a shift towards more positive attitudes in the way people with disabilities are perceived in the region. The first “accessible trekking trail” in the country was opened near Pokhara in 2018. Travel companies have arranged custom treks and adventures in Nepal for travelers with disabilities, including on the popular Everest Base Camp route.  

Is Nepal a LGBTQIA+ friendly destination?

Everyone should feel comfortable when they travel with Intrepid and we know that many of our travelers are part of the LGBTQI community. It’s important for our travelers to be aware of the local laws and customs in the destinations we visit as some countries have laws that discriminate against LGBTQI people. We recommend you visit  Equaldex  and/or  Smartraveller  before you choose your trip for up-to-date advice and information about LGBTQI-related laws. 

Nepal legalized homosexuality in 2007 and implemented protection by law on the basis of sexual orientation the same year. The new constitution of 2015 also contained a number of provisions for the LGBTQI community, including the right to have preferred gender on ID cards and allowance of some gender neutral terms. It is expected that future ratifications of the constitution may include legalization of same-sex marriage. Nepal recognizes a third gender (meti). Nepal Pride is an annual event held in Kathmandu since 2001 and the Nepal Tourism Board is keen to promote the country as an LGBTQI-friendly destination. Despite the openness of the laws, many LGBTQI Nepalis face discrimination and societal pressure for heterosexual marriage, with harassment and violence, particularly for transgender people, not uncommon. For the LGBTQI visitor to Nepal it’s unlikely you will experience any difficulties or hostility. Holding hands with your partner is socially acceptable, but public intimacy is generally frowned upon as Nepal is still quite conservative in this regard.

For more information about LGBTQIA+ culture in Nepal, please visit:

http://www.bds.org.np/

https://www.equaldex.com/region/nepal

Does my trip to Nepal support The Intrepid Foundation?

Yes, all Intrepid trips support the Intrepid Foundation. In fact, we make a donation on behalf of every traveler. Trips to Nepal directly support our foundation partners, Sagarmatha Next and Seven Women.

Intrepid will double the impact by dollar-matching all post-trip donations made to The Intrepid Foundation.

Sagarmatha Next

Sagarmatha Next are tackling waste management issues in the Everest region of Nepal. Donations help them remove waste responsibly, empower travelers with knowledge on how to care for the environment here and host artists who are turning rubbish into art at their information center.

Find out more or make a donation. 

Do I need to purchase travel insurance before traveling?

Absolutely. All passengers traveling with Intrepid are required to purchase travel insurance before the start of their trip. Your travel insurance details will be recorded by your leader on the first day of the trip. Due to the varying nature, availability and cost of health care around the world, travel insurance is very much an essential and necessary part of every journey.

For more information on insurance, please go to: Travel Insurance

How do I stay safe and healthy while traveling?

From Australia?

Go to: Smart Traveller

From Canada?

Go to:  Canada Travel Information

From the UK?

Go to:  UK Foreign Travel Advice

From New Zealand?

Go to:  Safe Travel

From the US?

Go to:  US Department of State

The World Health Organisation also provides useful health information.

What is it like traveling on a small group tour?

Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or you’re about to embark on your first trip, traveling can be as intimidating as it is exciting. That's the beauty of a small group tour. From handling the logistics and organizing amazing cultural activities to local leaders who know each destination like the back of their hand (like which street has the best markets and where to get the most authentic food), traveling on a small group tour with Intrepid will give you unforgettable travel experiences without the hassle that comes with exploring a new place. Plus, you'll have ready-made friends to share the journey with. All you have to do is turn up with a healthy sense of adventure and we’ll take care of the rest.

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And Now, the Rotel: A Rolling Hotel for the Brave Tourist

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Is it a bus? Is it a hotel? Is it a mirage? Why, it’s the Rotel, of course! That’s a rolling hotel, to you and I.

The brainchild of Georg Holtl, German entrepreneur and one-time actor, Rotel had its first passengers in 1945, taking them on the short journey from Tittling to Passau. Then, in 1950, Rotel expanded to organised excursions and pilgrimages to places like Alottling and further afield, to Switzerland. Two years later, Rome would join the itinerary – tying in nicely with the boom being felt in the Italian capital post WW2, drenched in aperitivos and films stars who were flocking to Hollywood on the Tiber. Stops in France and Spain joined the roster soon after, and from 1957 Rotel was even taking its passengers on encounter trips for Pax Christi – a Catholic organisation that arose in France at the end of the second world war as a means to foster peace and reconciliation between France and Germany, and for the spiritual healing of Germans recovering from the effects of the Nazi era.

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1959 saw the introduction of trailers that could be attached to the back of the buses – not a world away from the average family caravan, but not exactly the same, either.

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After all, these trailers weren’t sleeping a group of four, but twenty four. To get an idea of what these trailers were like, think of the rise of Japanese capsule hotels, where your bed is your room, and then add wheels.

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Throughout the sixties, Rotel expanded their horizons, taking passengers overland to India, the USA and Central America. In 1964, they journeyed through the Soviet Union, and five years later, in ’69, they managed the first successful coach crossing of the Sahara – 26 times the size of their native Germany, or to put it another way, roughly the size of the entire United States.

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The seventies saw them take on Africa, Japan, and Australia, and it was around this time that Rotel began to take on the look familiar to travellers today – a quite literal hotel on wheels. Using buses that are typically customised Mercedes 0404’s, Rotels offer 24 upright seats for travelling during the day, and 26 small berths to the rear of the vehicle for the passengers to bed down in come night. Not for the claustraphobia minded individual, these ‘rooms’ are around 6 feet wide, 6 feet long, and 3 feet high – although there is the option to double-up and get twice the space. But even with the extra space, Rotels might not be for everyone.

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There is, alas, a vague feel of the hospital mortuary to it, with the berths stacked up on top of each other, and the entrance and exit coming in the form of a curtain at the foot of your bed. A healthy dose of ‘love thy neighbour’ may be required. There’s also the matter of the – ahem – spa facilities. Or lack thereof. There is one toilet onboard, much like your average tour coach – but there are no showers. Instead, the tours factor in stops at local campsites along the route and use the facilities there.

So, luxury hotels these are not. But what do they offer instead?

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Well, breakfast al fresco, for a start. Unlike a traditional hotel, where everyone traipses downstairs half-asleep to the dining room for orange juice and stale croissants, on board the Rotel the path from bed to breakfast is quicker, and the view is much better. A drop-down ‘camp kitchen’ allows you to eat breakfast in a new setting every morning. Lunch break in the shadow of the Taj Mahal, anyone? And that’s one of the key draws for passengers who have adopted this style of travel – the ability to be constantly on the move, with none of this checking-in and checking-out malarkey. It’s just them and the open road. Or desert. Or mountain pass.

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Immersion is key when travelling onboard the Rotel. Instead of driving right on by, keeping that plane of glass between traveller and terra incognita, the Rotel makes a point of stopping and allowing passengers to interact with the locations they travel to. None more so than in Namibia, where its red bus streaking across the landscape is a familiar sight to many of the village communities whose economies are supported by locally-bought produce and donations of water, food, and clothing.

And, perhaps more than anything, trips on board the Rotel are about fostering a sense of connection not only between you and the country through which you are travelling, but between you and the person in the bunk below or above you. Not one for the solitary traveller, Rotel tours thrive on groups that want to discover a destination together. Rather sweet, isn’t it?!

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Whilst Rotel can be considered as the OG of the rolling hotel world (and has the bonus of being led by qualified tour guides), they’re not the only company out there offering capsule accommodation on wheels.

The Truck Surf Hotel is a converted Merdes Actros that allows a small group of passengers (there’s 5 bedrooms onboard) to travel throughout Portugal from June to October, and Morroco from December to March in some pretty cool digs – think light wood panelling, muted fabrics and a soft nautical vibe. There’s a living space, kitchen and bathroom onboard, too.

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Kathmandu

  • Introduction
  • Day 1 Arrival in Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu and Pre-trip meeting.
  • Day 2 Guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley.
  • Day 3 Drive to Chitwan from Kathmandu: 160 km/ 5-6 hours drive
  • Day 4 Full Day Jungle Activities in Chitwan National Park.
  • Day 5 Drive to Pokhara from Chitwan: 150 km/3-4 hours drive
  • Day 6 A guided sightseeing tour of Pokhara valley.
  • Day 7 Drive to Kathmandu from Pokhara: 200 km/ 5-6 hours drive
  • Day 8 Departure day: transfer to the Tribhuwan International Airport for your departure.

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Among the many awe-inspiring trekking routes in this Himalayan paradise, the Royal Trek stands out as a gem that offers a unique and unforgettable experience.

The Royal Trek is a lesser-known trekking trail that winds through pristine forests, terraced fields, charming traditional villages, and stunning panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. It falls in the Annapurna region and is an explored trekking destination.

Throughout the trek, you can expect a less crowded region. As the trekking destination is not yet popularized, there will be few trekkers on the route. This provides you with an opportunity to walk on a silent and isolated trail.

Overall, the trek is fantastic and should be explored.

Major Highlights

  • Visit the UNESCO world heritage sites- Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Swayambhunath Stupa.
  • Walk along the route and enjoy the views of the flat paddy fields and the river.
  • Marvel at the spectacular views of Annapurna and Lamjung Himal.
  • Explore the wilderness of the Annapurna Conservation Area.
  • Grab the opportunity to interact with friendly locals and learn about the customs.
  • Indulge in the local cuisines and grab a taste of Nepalese dishes.
  • Visit ancient temples, monasteries, and traditional houses in the region.

Route Overview

The Royal Trek has an exciting itinerary. Let’s look at the route overview, shall we?

We begin the trip upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport. One of our representatives will pick you up and drop you at the hotel. Then, a  sightseeing tour is organized in Kathmandu, where you'll visit the Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, and Boudhanath Stupa. Later, we drive to Pokhara and reach there in approximately after 6-7hours.

We then drive to Bijayapur Khola and begin hiking to Kalikasthan. After reaching the destination, we’ll take some rest. The following day, we’ll cross several villages and walk through the rhododendron forests to get to Syaklung. The descent then begins to Chisapani, where we’ll drive back to Pokhara and Kathmandu.

While considering booking a trek, we should look at the best time for the Royal Trek. Weather conditions play a crucial role in shaping the trek. Hence, let’s get started.

Any date from January-May or September-December works well for the trek. These months fall under the spring and autumn seasons, the best treks seasons. During these months, you’ll experience moderate temperatures suitable for hiking.

It’s good to skip the trek in the monsoon season as there are high chances that the routes will be muddy and slippery.

Hence, we recommend you choose only the best time.

The Royal Trek is an easy trek. However, it is essential to maintain a good physical fitness level to prepare for the trek.

The trek involves walking for an average of 5-6 hours in terrains mixed with uphill and downhill. The routes are relatively easy, and anyone with little experience can also embark on this journey.

Now, let’s talk about the altitude. The highest elevation you’ll reach is 1730m, which is not a concern for altitude sickness. There would be a high chance of AMS in other treks with altitudes over 3000, but not for the Royal trek.

With this, we come to the end of the overview. You have the option to choose any of the trekking packages, which are customizable in private trips. See you soon!

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu

Arrive in Kathmandu at any time. Our airport representative will welcome you and explain the program further. There are no planned activities for the day, so check into the hotel. Enjoy your overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour

Sightseeing of world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley including, Kathmandu Darbar square, Swayambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa & Pasupatinath Temple. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (910 m) by tourist bus, 6 hrs

Your guide will pick you up at the hotel at 6:30am and escort you to the bus station. The tourist bus to Pokhara leaves at around 7:30am. The scenery along the road is dramatic and you will see the river, valleys, cascading rice terraces and rocky gorges. Upon arrival, check in hotel, in the evening, you may enjoy leisure boating on the scenic Fewa Lake and see the reflection of the Mount Machhapuchhre and Annapurna Range on the crystal clear water of the Lake. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.

Day 04: Pokhara to Kalikasthan (1370m/4493ft Duration: 1 hour drive and 5 hrs walk

Today, after breakfast we drive to Bijayapur Khola to begin our trek. Initially we start our walk for about an hour through flat paddy fields and cross the river. After crossing the river the trail starts to ascend to Kalikasthan. Lunch will be served midway through the climb. After arriving at Kalikasthan, we rest for some time then explore the surrounding areas. Overnight at Local House, breakfast, Lunch and dinner included.

Day 05: Kalikasthan to Syaklung (1730m/5674ft) Duration: 5-6 hrs

After breakfast, we start walking through the villages. We walk along the ridge of the mountain which offers good views of Annapurna and Lamjung Himal. Today, we can explore many villages, its locals and the rhododendron forests. Overnight at Local House, breakfast, Lunch and dinner included.

Day 06: Syaklung to Chisapani (1550m/5054ft) Duration: 5-6 hrs

Walking through the Gurung village gives an opportunity to observe the local lifestyle. We move ahead playing a game of hide and seek with the rhododendron and Sal trees. Half way through the walk there is a 400m descent, then a 600m ascent for us to arrive at Chisapani. This is the best view point to see the Himalayan Panorama. You will see Dhaulagiri to the west of Annapurna. Overnight at Local House, breakfast, Lunch and dinner included.

Day 07: Chisapani to Pokhara

Today we walk half way down the hill to Rupatal and climb about 200 meters to arrive at Sundare Danda. Walk 15 minutes down to Begnas Tal and enjoy an hour of boating. Transfer to Pokhara, check in at a hotel and take rest or explore the Lake side. Overnight at Hotel, breakfast included.

Day 08: Pokhara to Kathmandu

Scenic drive back to Kathmandu by tourist bus, 6 hrs. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.

Day 09: Farewell

Approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight a representative from Nepal Hiking Team will take you to the airport.

If the above Royal Trek itinerary does not meet your needs, we can design individualized travel plans based on your preferences and specifications.

Cost includes.

  • Airport/hotel/airport pick up & transfer by private car
  • Three nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Pokhara
  • Kathmandu city tours, inclusive of all entry fees, tour guide, and private vehicle
  • Full board meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
  • One highly experienced, helpful, and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people), and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff
  • Kathmandu – Pokhara and Pokhara – Kathmandu transports by tourist bus
  • Pokhara – Nayapul and Nayapul – Kathmandu transports by private car/taxi
  • Nepal Hiking Team duffle bag, down jacket, and sleeping bag during the trek
  • Nepal Hiking Team T-shirt, trekking map, and trip achievement certificate
  • First aid medical kit
  • All permits on the trek
  • Government taxes & office service charge

Cost Excludes

  • Lunches and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Travel Insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa 
  • All kinds of cold drinks 
  • Hot showers during the trek
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver 

Cost and Date

Start Dates refer to your arrival date in Nepal. End Dates correspond to your return date from Nepal.

The Royal Trek set departure dates are tailored for the group joining option. If the - days Royal Trek departure dates don't fit your schedule, we can include alternative dates that better suit your needs.

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Day 01    arrive at tribhuwan international airport (tia) kathmandu, day 02    kathmandu valley sightseeing tour, day 03    drive to pokhara (910 m) by tourist bus, 6 hrs, day 04    pokhara to kalikasthan (1370m/4493ft duration: 1 hour drive and 5 hrs walk, day 05    kalikasthan to syaklung (1730m/5674ft) duration: 5-6 hrs, day 06    syaklung to chisapani (1550m/5054ft) duration: 5-6 hrs, day 07    chisapani to pokhara, day 08    pokhara to kathmandu, day 09    farewell, what's included, what's not included, subscribe our e-newsletter.

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Rotel - The German Bus Hotel

Capsule hotels are in vogue right now. The German tour company Rotel has always been ahead of the game by providing capsule hotels on wheels since 1945.

No matter how much you enjoy staying in a five-star hotel, you will always be stationary, trapped in one district. So, to feed your sense of novelty and adventure, you decide to book yourself on a Rotel bus.

What next? Well, first, you choose your tour from hundreds of options all around the world. If the wilds of Africa are not your thing, perhaps the vast planes of central Russia are. Or maybe the frozen wilderness of the Arctic will appeal, or what about exotic Ecuador?

On the bus, you ride in passenger seats during the day and sleep in 6x6x3ft capsules at night. There is a large kitchen on board for food, but you may have to go a few days until you reach a shower as there is no one on the bus.

But who could complain about the smell of unwashed passengers when you wake up in a new and exciting location every day?

Rotel Tours

Rotel Tours is the largest bus tour in the world, based in the Bavarian town of Tittling in Germany. Their name comes from the combination of "rolling" and "hotel", which is a portmanteau (two overlapping words creating a new one).

Rotel Tours was established by Georg Höltl right at the end of World War II in 1945, but it wasn't until 1951 that the first bus took off to Switzerland. Tours went to France, Italy, and Spain in subsequent years.

Höltl's concept for Rotel was human encounters and cultural exchange enabled by a bus hotel that takes you to places. It was a fragile period for Germans to travel abroad, but it was an important mission to reconcile with the past and make way for a better, more empathic future.

Hence, the Rotel Tours soon received its nickname: "International Meeting Trips". It was a pioneering project that has been successfully transporting thousands of people to distant places in their quirky buses ever since.

Rotel Tours Retro Old Photo

Then, in 1959, the Jerusalem-bound journey started in Münich. Without using any ferries, they drove all the way to Israel through Turkey over land and made it back to Germany in 38 days.

One decade later, Rotel managed to cross the Sahara, which paved the way for even farther destinations like Mongolia, China, Laos, or Vietnam.

Their specially prepared buses offer trips to far-away destinations, taking (primarily) Europeans (the journeys start in Germany) to exotic landscapes and cultures.

While most tour companies will book you a flight and an all-inclusive hotel where you will eat continental breakfast and have no interaction with locals other than the staff, Rotel offers something very different.

It takes you on study and expedition trips, going off the beaten paths, stopping at the most unlikely places, and converging with the locals whenever possible.

Rotel Tours

Rotel has four types of vehicles:

—A 20-seater four-wheel drive bus for trips off the beaten track going to South America, Africa, and Asia —A 24-seater bus combined going around European countries —A 34-seater four-wheel drive bus with a trailer for long expeditions in South America and Southern Africa —A 36-seater bus with a Rotel trailer

Rotel Tours Bus

All four buses have a unified Rotel cabin for overnight stays. It's similar to what you find in capsule hotels but can take you to the next undiscovered destination while you sleep.

The sleeping capsules are 6.6-foot (2 meters) long and 2.8-foot (80 cm) wide for singles and 5.6-foot (160 cm) for doubles.

Rotel Tour Capsule Sleeping

The idea is fifty years old but just as brilliant today. The long time since it started indicates that the concept is a commercial success.

Rotel in desert

Today, Rotel Tours offers as many as 3,400 beds on wheels and annually logs around 600,000 overnight stays.

Rotel bus in the desert

Rotel is a combination of a tourist bus and a hotel. Even while you are "sitting in your room," you discover parts of the world you have never seen before.

Rotel crossing the river

The journey will take you through winding roads, some of them so dangerous that without a professional driver, it would be too risky to take.

Rotel on dangerous roads

But every once in a while, the people onboard the bus can ask the driver to take a well-deserved stop to enjoy the cliffside panorama and relax.

Dangerous road

Another advantage of taking a sleeper bus all over the world is it can stop at some of the most famous sights, and you can enjoy the view from the window without needing to mingle with the average tourist.

Rotel in India

The offroad setup of the bus allows for taking routes that are not feasible for regular vehicles.

In the desert

The Rotel tour will take you through rugged terrain off the beaten path.

Rotel between rocky mountains

The destinations are often far off the beaten track and wide tourist paths. You are offered considerably more comfort and safety than if you were to wander around with a tent on your back.

Rotel Tours - Das Rollende Hotel - glance at the locals and their camels

Guests should not expect five-star luxury at the Rotel. There is no shower, but there is a toilet on the bus. A camping kitchen can also be used while it's stationary.

Stop at a camp

The organization uses existing campsites as much as possible, but this is not always possible in remote areas. The travel organization is active in Africa, Europe, and Asia, and the destinations are often exotic and rural.

Road to the high mountains

If more than 24 passengers come along, a trailer can be attached to the bus where you can stay overnight.

Rotel in the nature

The typical Rotel bus travels with between 20 and 40 tourists. It usually has 22 passenger seats and 24 rooms, including one for the driver and one for the tour guide.

African tribe and Rotel

The bus stops as often as possible at places where you can have a shower. On certain nights, you will also have the opportunity to spend the night in a normal hotel room.

A quick stop in Fatehpur Sikri, India

And if the bus gets in trouble, you and your fellow travelers will work as a team to get through challenging adventures.

People help Rotel to move after it got stuck

You get your own little crawl space - about 3.3 feet (1 meter) high but with ample width - where you can spend the nights in a little more comfort than in a tent.

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Rotel Tours’ Hotel Bus Feature Beds, Private Rooms

Calling this thing a “hotel on wheels” is being generous. At the current state of public buses, though, having a semi-private booth with a cramped bed does sound mighty luxurious. And that’s exactly what Rotel Tours’ “rolling hotel” buses bring to commuters.

A 3 x 3 x 6 feet room with a curtain for a door might not sound much. During longer trips, however, having that bed (which fills the entire floor area, by the way) to lie down on does sound like a sumptuous indulgence regular Greyhound passengers would die for. Sure, you can barely move while inside and you will likely knock your head silly on that low ceiling every time you get up. But it’s a bed with some amount of privacy – something I’ve never seen any buses equipped with in the past.

The front of the bus comes with regular bus seats, flanked along large windows. Walk towards the rear, however, and you’ll find three rows of tiny rooms, each equipped with a bed, some hanging hooks (for your bags and clothes) and a small window to peek out of. All buses only get one communal toilet and no bath, although they do arrange for stopovers to places where travelers can freshen up. Considering it’s a European bus, I don’t think all that bathing nonsense really matters, does it (I kid, I kid)?

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Surprisingly, Rotel Tours isn’t anything new. According to the company, they’ve been operating their “Betten auf Rädern” (bed on wheels) since 1959 and, in fact, currently boast a fleet that’s 3,400 strong. Since that time, they’ve been offering bed-bus tours of Asia, Europe and Africa, presumably to non-claustrophobic German tourists who want to see the world lying down.

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Amazing! I like this! I like the name Rotel too. So cool!

I see t,he Rotel everywhere in the Americas. Can non German speaking travellers join the tours? We are exploring alternatives for China in 2013. Thanks

halo guys I saw your vehicle in Kenya Nairobi and I liked it very much it so cool how can one get a chance to work with you,

Passengers cannot “see the world lying down”. The beds are not available while the bus is in motion. The best feature about a Rotel tour is the opportunity to tour without spending money every day except for lunch. Regarding non-German riders: It depends on if the rider would enjoy seeing the sights while not understanding what the guide is saying about those sights.

I saw one of these at playa coco Costa Rica. Pretty cool

I saw one of your vehicles in Nairobi and its so cool. I also read about the ‘rolling hotels’….Wow amazing!!!

Hi I seen your bus in England uk. It looked amazing safe touring to you

I went on the Australia tour in 1990 , wouldn’t say it’s great in that bus but unique .Today – i’m living here in Australia for 23 years now .

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Rotel Tours: Travel around the world by hotel bus

The German company Rotel Tours, founded in 1945 by Georg Höltl, was a pioneer in post-war tourist travel. From 1950, she began her first trips abroad. In 1959, it developed innovative tourism by introducing people to the world from the inside of specially designed hotel buses with bedrooms, kitchens and bathrooms. The company uses 4 different types of buses adapted for each type of trip with a passenger capacity varying between 20 and 36 people.

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It was in 1969 that its circuits took on another dimension with a circuit of the discovery of the Sahara crossing Algeria from North to South. The legendary trans-Saharan expedition began on November 3, 1969 in Tunisia and ended on December 6 in Accra. The Mercedes bus with a Rotel trailer and a Unimog as escort vehicle covered more than 4000 km. The journey led through sandy deserts and up often blown slopes across the Sahara, the world's largest desert. More than once the desert has become a serious problem, but also a great experience. The lunar landscape of Hoggar, shaped by volcanic basalts, the evenings with the Tuaregs and the friendly inhabitants of the desert, the landscape of Niger, the tropical forests of Dahome, Togo and Ghana and finally the gold coast of West Africa - the trip was an unforgettable experience for the 43 participants. Georg Höltl, founder of the company Rotel Tours and initiator of this trip, personally participated and documented the extraordinary journey of the pioneers with 16 mm film.

Rotel Tours now offers tours all over the world, including: Scandinavia, the USA, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Pakistan, India, the Andes, Morocco...

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DRIVING COMMUNITY CHANGE

Through travel.

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Curated by Locals

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Customized Experiences

Our experiences.

Being a destination management company, Royal Mountain Travel creates unforgettable experiences for a wide range of travelers, from luxury to budget.

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COMMUNITY HOMESTAY NETWORK: Helping build a tourism value chain that creates job opportunities and improves livelihoods.

Responsible & Sustainable Tourism

Our approach is simple. We seek to offer visitors something different: genuine experiences designed sustainably with an eye for a positive impact. We are guided by the following three pillars in our approach: community empowerment, environmental stewardship, and giving back.

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Avata Wellness Center aims to maximize mental, physical and spiritual health and well-being for all.

Wellness Tourism

Enhancing the health and well-being of all individuals is at the core of Avata’s vision. This is where traditional Nepali practices of yoga, mindful eating, thoughtful consumption, rest and relaxation come alive through its services. Avata aims to provide a holistic approach to life to anyone visiting Nepal.

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Our commitment to our work has led to prestigious recognition both nationally and internationally.

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We have been working with royal mountain travel for more than a decade now. Besides offering us the most original and inspiring trips in nepal, we are always very happy with their excellent service.

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  2. Rundreisen mit dem Rollenden Hotel

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    Rotel Tours was founded in 1945 by Georg Höltl. The company was originally called "Internationale Begegnungsfahrten" ("international encounter trips"). In 1965, 52,000 people traveled via the company. In 1966, the company offered a two-and-a-half-month journey across India as well as pilgrimage trips to Israel.

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  5. And Now, the Rotel: A Rolling Hotel for the Brave Tourist

    That's a rolling hotel, to you and I. The brainchild of Georg Holtl, German entrepreneur and one-time actor, Rotel had its first passengers in 1945, taking them on the short journey from Tittling to Passau. Then, in 1950, Rotel expanded to organised excursions and pilgrimages to places like Alottling and further afield, to Switzerland.

  6. Tour + Bus + Hotel = Rotel, the hotel on wheels

    The Rotel rolls a coach and hotel into one unit (or for larger groups, a bus and tag-along sleeping quarters). By day passengers sit in the front of the coach and take in all the sights, and by ...

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  9. Rotel Tours Reiseberichte über Nepal im Reiseblog

    Eine Fotostrecke von Reinhard Braumandl. Gehen Sie mit auf eine unvergessliche Reise: Mit Rotel Tours durch ein wunderbares Land. Es erwartet Sie die reiche nepalesische Kultur in den berühmten Königsstädten und die großartige Bergwelt des Himalaya. Entdecken Sie mit Reiseberichten, Fotos und Videos Nepal: Es erwartet Sie die reiche ...

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  12. Royal Trek is one of the superb Trekking in Nepal's mid-hills

    The Royal Trek is a lesser-known trekking trail that winds through pristine forests, terraced fields, charming traditional villages, and stunning panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. It falls in the Annapurna region and is an explored trekking destination. Throughout the trek, you can expect a less crowded region.

  13. Rotel

    Rotel Tours. Rotel Tours is the largest bus tour in the world, based in the Bavarian town of Tittling in Germany. Their name comes from the combination of "rolling" and "hotel", which is a portmanteau (two overlapping words creating a new one). Rotel Tours was established by Georg Höltl right at the end of World War II in 1945, but it wasn't ...

  14. Rotel Tours' Hotel Bus Feature Beds, Private Rooms

    At the current state of public buses, though, having a semi-private booth with a cramped bed does sound mighty luxurious. And that's exactly what Rotel Tours' "rolling hotel" buses bring to commuters. A 3 x 3 x 6 feet room with a curtain for a door might not sound much. During longer trips, however, having that bed (which fills the ...

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    The German company Rotel Tours, founded in 1945 by Georg Höltl, was a pioneer in post-war tourist travel. From 1950, she began her first trips abroad. In 1959, it developed innovative tourism by introducing people to the world from the inside of specially designed hotel buses with bedrooms, kitchens and bathrooms. The company uses 4 different types of buses adapted for each type of trip with ...

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    Auf dem Pamir-Highway durch die beiden Länder Tadschikistan und Kirgistan von Dushanbe bis Bishkek