Nepal is home to the most spectacular mountain scenery on the planet as well as some of the richest forest habitats on the subcontinent. Planning a trip to see both tigers and Everest is very possible in Nepal and the specialists at Imagine India can design a tailor-made luxury holiday to fit around your exact requirements.
Born of one man’s passion to conserve ancient architectural techniques, Dwarika’s is both a labour of love and a luxury heritage hotel in the heart of Kathmandu, offering discerning guests a unique chance to savour the life of a medieval Nepalese king.
Nepal is a mythical and beautiful country embraced by the Himalayas. But, don’t get it wrong, Nepal is not only a mountain destination. Treks to the Annapurna Range and Mount Everest could blend to perfection with tours to the historical heritage of Kathmandu valley or with tiger safaris in the Chitwan National Park. If you love adventure holiday, get an adrenaline rush by white water rafting, kayaking or mountain biking in extreme landscapes. You will be amazed at the friendliness and openness of Nepali people and their fascinating culture which, being sandwiched between India and China, still succeed to maintain its unique features.
Step away from the typical tourist trail to discover the hidden gems of Asia and India. Explore an enchanting world of stunning temples, remote villages and untouched paradises on a once-in-a-lifetime holiday to Asia.
A luxury, eight day itinerary giving you the chance to enjoy an amazing stay in Kathmandu, a unique scenic flight over Everest and a three day trek in the impressive Bhutan.
The Inn Patan
Best for: Culture History
The Inn Patan is a lovely heritage hotel, built with traditional brick and timber from a Newari house that was transformed into a hotel by conservation architect Rohit Ranjitkar. This hotel has so much character and a lovely place to stay.
To start planning your tailor-made holiday, call us on (646) 934-8916
There are 10 individually designed rooms and a private courtyard in historic configuration. Situated in Patan Durbar Square, the UNESCO World Heritage Site, it provides an unique opportunity to experience local lifestyle, culture and incredible architecture.
When to go
Nepal has a Monsoonal climate with four main seasons. Autumn and spring are the two most favourable seasons for visiting Nepal. Autumn (September to early December) brings in clear weather with sunny days and warm nights. Spring (March to May) with occasional rain falls. From June to September, is the monsoon season. Uncomfortable time to visit as the climate of Nepal at this time of year brings about hot weather and rain falls almost every day.
To start planning your tailor-made holiday, call us on (646) 934-8916
Things to do
Changu Narayan Temple and Hike to Telkot
A combination of culture and a gentle introduction to walking in the Kathmandu Valley, this guided tour will lead you out of the hustle and bustle of the city onto a path which takes in ancient temples, local villages and forests.
Tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Stupa
Today you will join your guide for a half day tour of Kathmandu. Today a large city, the historic Kathmandu is quite manageable and set around its majestic Durbar Square, one of city’s several UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Tour of Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa
Two of the most important sites in the Hindu and Buddhist faiths, your guide will help you understand Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa, the scene of pilgrimages, funerals, butter lamps and holy mantras for generations.
Tour of Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Kathmandu is famous for its Durbar Squares and Bhaktapur is one of the most celebrated. Your guided tour will help you explore the palaces and temples that make this ancient city one of the highlights if Nepal.
Shivapuri National Park
A mix of scenery and culture, Shivapuri National park is a wonderful excursion from the city. Your guide will lead you through bamboo forests, to snowy peaks and little-visited monasteries, all on the doorstep of Kathmandu.
Cycle through Hidden Kathmandu
Take to the streets on your saddle, as your guide leads you through the tourist landmarks and back alleys of Kathmandu. You will take in markets, squares, temples, Stupas and even have time for a spot of lunch.
The Trail to Dahachowk
One of the most beautiful combinations of culture and scenery, this guided trek takes you from the streets of the city up to some of the finest views in the Kathmandu Valley and lesser visited cultural sites in the region.
Trek to Namo Buddha Stupa
A full day guided trek through traditional villages and past ancient temples. The highlight is most definitely the Namo Buddha Stupa whch is steeped in history, though with clear weather, the views are also stunning.
Hike from Nagarkot to Changunarayan
Today you will join your guide for a classic trek around the Kathmandu Valley, taking in scenery and culture on one of the most popular walking trails on an easy day trip from Kathmandu.
Everest Helicopter Experience
Many of our clients have said this was one of the best experiences of their lives; a journey right to the highest mountain in the world, up close and personal.
Scenic Everest Flypast
The classic Nepalese Adventure, take to the skies early in the morning as your head into the mountains. Your pilot will point out some of the world’s highest mountains including the tallest of them all, Mt Everest in this hour-long flight.
Everest by Helicopter
The ultimate Nepalese experience as you head into the highest mountains on earth by helicopter, stopping at some of the world’s most stunning locations before finally landing with a panoramic view of Mt Everest for the most amazing breakfast of your life.
Cycling through the Villages to Chapagaon
The perfect combination of culture and scenery, your guide will lead you out of Kathmandu and along picturesque trails through some of the valley’s oldest Nepalese towns and villages.
Tour of Patan Durbar Square
A separate ancient city, Patan now forms part of the fabric of Kathmandu but retains the charm of an older town and simpler times. Your guide will help you step into the past and discover some of the secrets of this charismatic place on a half day tour.
The Trail to Champa Devi
A day of gentle trekking on one of the more popular trails around the Kathmandu Valley, your guide will take you through pine forests, past shrines and stupas to some of the finest viewpoints around Kathmandu.
Private Blessing Ceremony
A privileged opportunity to have an audience with a Hindu priest or Buddhist teacher and celebrate or pray for a personal cause. Fully translated, the blessing can be preceded by a session with a spiritual leader to seek guidance in the Nepalese manner.
Rural Cycle to Budanikantha
This morning your guide will lead you out of the busy city and out to some of the best technical mountain biking routes in the valley through forests and past ancient statues. You will be accompanied by some stunning panoramic views along the way.