Nepal in Nepal

Nepal tour is our common package that is suitable for everyone. You will visit the heart of Kathmandu city with full of heritage sites and Pokhara, which is one of the most popular destinations for tourist in Nepal

Nepal Pilgrimage Tour

Kathmandu valley is known for its culture and the UNESCO would heritage sites combined with mixed tradition and spiritual practices in the region with diverse people living in the area.

Divinity of Nepal with Buddha

This tour offer beautiful Lumbini pilgrimage sites, Lumbini Garden, birth place of Gautam Buddha, Mayadevi Temple, Ashoka Pillar, several Buddhist monasteries, eternal lamp and beautiful landscape.

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is one of the holiest pilgrimages for the Hindus, Buddhists, Jains and Bon.

Muktinath Yatra Package

Muktinath is a sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists located in Muktinath Vale

Friday, 15 December 2017

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2018

       
Total 53 km Kailash Parikrama / Kora/round, 38 km must be walk/trek from Yamdwar to Chongdo. There is no any car/bus and jeep service available. So, everybody should walk or ride horse. It is also possible to hire pony and local porter for 3 days.

Age limit for enrolling Kailash tour is not restricted for the Nepal route for Indian passport holder. 12-60 year old people can only do Kora and 61-65 year old people can travel only up to Yamdwar.  Although you don’t need any heath certificate from doctor but you need to be physically fit for Kailash Mansarovar Tour?






















Your passport must have at least 6 months or more validation from travel date.

Though popular as Shiva’s abode, we cannot see any temple of Lord Shiva but at Khojarnath there is the temple of Lord Ram, Sita & Laxman in Khojarnath. You can see Rashes Lake one the way.
Hor - Chiu Gompa (Nearby Manasarovar Lake)- Darchen - Yamadwar - Darchen – Hor. Eco vehicle blue bus must be used compulsorily for travelling which can get from Nagri Tourism of Bureau in Darchen.

We provide Pressure checking machine, Oxygen level checking machine, enough oxygen bottle, Mask-regulator, Altitude Gamo bag (Lifesaving chamber bag) & Medicine Dimox (Latitude medicine) for safe journey.

Guests will be escorted to UNESCO heritage site for sightseeing.

From Kathmandu, they take flight to Gonggar airport of Lhasa enjoying spectacular Mountain views.

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In Tibet, they will be taken to visit world’s famous monasteries and Potala Palace.
Historical cities of Tibet like Lhasa, Shigatse, and Saga will be explored by our guests.
Driving via fine roadways we reach to Darchen from Lhasa.

Dolma La /Dorma La 3636m is the highest pass throughout our Kailash Yatra.
Exploring the sacred Mansarovar Lake, we round its 102 km periphery via blue bus.

On the very first day, all Kailash Yatris will be taken to Arati Darshan in Pasupatinath temple with well known holy guide who can satisfy our pilgrims in both English and Hindi language about temple.









Packing list for Kailash Yatra 

- Small back pack for 3 days Mt. Kailash Parikrama
- Enough warm clothing for Mt. Kailash Yatra / tour
- Basic medicines (for minor injuries / life saving kits)
- Any regular medicines that you have been prescribed
- Toiletries kit (shop, Shampoo, Toothpaste, tooth brush)
- Water bottle /Thermos flask for hot water (2litters bottle)
- Sport shoes better for walking 3 days Kailash Parikrama
- Gloves, Woollen socks (minimum 4 pairs), hand clove
- Wool / Thermo cot undergarments, wind proof jacket
- Comfortable shirt and pants for doing Kora
- Sunglasses, Sun lotion/cold cream, Torch light, rain coat
- Umbrella, walking stick, Sandal for use evening & morning
- Sweets, Zinger / garlic candies or dry fruits, lozenges, etc

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Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Adventure and Classic Treks in the Himalayas Nepal


TREKKING PACKAGES AND EXPEDITIONS ACROSS NEPAL

For the trekkers, the opportunity to trek in the Himalaya, the world’s greatest mountain range is a definite tick on their “cart list” – and rightfully so!

Blessed Nepal - there are a range of Himalayan treks in Nepal, home to 8 of the 8000m peaks that suit everyone from young families, and first time hikers to experienced trekkers aiming to delve beyond the beaten track. There are diverse cultural adventures, a classic trek or a challenging high altitude expedition, Nepal is the exotic destination for anyone looking for a unique, memorizing vacation of a lifetime!

Group in the Nepalese Himalayas



CLASSIC HIKES VS. ADVENTURE TREKS

We have segmented our Nepal treks into 2 different categories – Adventure Treks and Classic Treks. This has no connotation what, our treks will showcase the stunning mountain scenery that is synonymous with this area and strongly rooted in the culture of the Himalaya. Hence considering the difference:

NTP Adventure Treks Take You Away to the beaten path and with an added flavour of little more adventurous. These treks are planned in a way; you are into the untamed Himalayan wilderness, far away from the crowds. Here you stay at locally managed tea houses and experience cultures relatively unchanged over hundreds of years. Regions we venture through may have been recently opened to trekkers or a new take on a classic route – like our Annapurna Circuit Hike & Bike or on foot. These beautiful and cultural exotic treks have no comparison. We could even garnish them with some adventure sports like paragliding, bungy jumping, zip line or Himalayan /Everest flight.

WE Get close to the 8th highest peak during our Manaslu Circuit Trek, Uncover the holy lakes of Gosaikunda on our Langtang Valley trek or consume yak butter tea with Sherpa’s on our Gokyo Valley Trek.

Our Classic Treks has remarkable set of the finest, tried and true treks that epitomize what trekking in the Himalaya is all about. Experience its unfazed vistas, sprawling valleys, ancient / classic villages and enjoy the pure beauty and splendor of the mountains. Trekking to Everest Base camp and the Annapurna Circuit are location favorites. You’ll feel like touched the Himalayas with top of the world feeling which has no words.




















Pass by the valleys and historical rhododendron forest on our Poon Hill Trek or be merged in 7000m and 8000m peaks on a trip to Annapurna Base camp!




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Saturday, 7 October 2017

Deepawali, Tihar Festival Tour



“The Deepawali or Dewali or Tihar festival is second great festival of Nepal and basically the Tihar Festival is celebrated for 5 days and there are many stories behind of the festival and one of the famous stories is related to Yama (God of death) and his sister Yamuna.”

These brother and sister of Yama and Yamuna used to stay in different places and Yamuna wanted to see her brother Yama and sent Kag (crow), Kukur (dog) and Gai (cow) to call him but he did not come to see his sister Yamuna and in the last Yamuna herself went to see him and worshipped her brother  (Yama) with five colored Tika and garland of Makhamali flower with making circle of mustard oil and asked him to stay her until the Oil, garland get dry cause the Mustard oil and the flower of Makhamali never get dry, which mean she wants her brother always to be with her son, now, every Nepali sisters do the same with their brothers. So, the Crow, Dog and Cow are also worshiped in this festival.
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A part from Lights, celebrations, and Tika Many Nepali young girls and boys pay Deusi and Bhailo in Deepawali Festival in Nepal which is old form of dancing and singing in which they travel from home to home in neighbors and this is called Deusi and Bhailo Khelne program. The household make elaborate plate with food and money to offers to Deusire and Bhailire and they offer blessing to the households for wealth, happiness, long life and well-being and basically, the group of men called Deusire and group of women called Bhailire but there days, it is common to see men and women in single group and pay together and basically, they play it for fund raising propose for some social work for the community these days as well.
As  Nepal is not only the popular for the mountain trekking but also for feast and festival as Nepal is country of the festival and it is great for outsider to observe the festival and to take part in this festival and we at Outfitter Nepal has designed a tour program in the Tihar festival time that offers great opportunities to learn and experience the Nepali culture and celebrations and we have included the visit of the some of the historical places of Kathmandu and visit the another great beautiful city Pokhara.
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 As the Deepawali or Tihar festival takes place in the time of Autumn - October and November and these months are considered to be the best time for the trek in Nepal so, if you are planning to do any trek in Nepal including Annapurna Base camp or Everest Base Camp or any other tours in Nepal, we can arrange the any trek or tour in Nepal with celebration of Tihar festival.

Deepawali Tihar Festival Tour Highlights

·  Observe and take part in the Great festival of Deepawali.
·  Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu.
·  Scenic drive to Pokhara and return.
·  Visit Phewa Lake and sunrise from Sarangkot.
·  Option to take paragliding in Pokhara.
·  Option to take Everest Mountain flight in Kathmandu.

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Thursday, 28 September 2017

Vacation for Solo Travellers



Nepal Tourism Package (NTP Solo tours) are ideal for solo travellers. It can be daunting to travel on your own, especially in countries where English isn’t widely spoken and the culture is very different from home. As a solo traveller with NTP you can expect to be in good company, with around half the group travelling solo, while the other half are travelling as couples or friends.

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Apart from providing security and peace of mind, joining a small group adventure is also great for sharing all the experience with your fellow travellers. Whether you’re exploring an ancient site, wandering through a market or winding up the day at a local restaurant, you’ll enjoy it all much more if you’re sharing the experiences with a small group of like-minded travelling companions.


















By their very nature NTP trips attract people who love travel - seeing new places, enjoying new experiences and meeting new people. Whatever your age and however experienced or inexperienced a traveller you are, you will be more than welcome as a solo traveller on one of our small group trips. You may join alone, but by the end you’ll feel as though you’re travelling with a group of friends.
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Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Dashain Festivals in Nepal

During the month of Kartik (late September and early October), the Nepalese people indulge in the biggest festival of the year, Dashain. Dashain is the longest and the most auspicious festival in the Nepalese annual calendar, celebrated by Nepalese of all caste and creed throughout the country. The fifteen days of celebration occurs during the bright lunar fortnight ending on the day of the full moon. Thorough out the kingdom of Nepal the goddess Durga in all her manifestations are worshiped with innumerable pujas, abundant offerings and thousands of animal sacrifices for the ritual holy bathing, thus drenching the goddess for days in blood.

Nepal Festival Tour
Dashain commemorates a great victory of the gods over the wicked demons. One of the victory stories told is the Ramayan, where the lord Ram after a big struggle slaughtered Ravana, the fiendish king of demons. It is said that lord Ram was successful in the battle only when goddess Durga was evoked. The main celebration glorifies the triumph of good over evil and is symbolized by goddess Durga slaying the terrible demon Mahisasur, who terrorised the earth in the guise of a brutal water buffalo. The first nine days signify the nine days of ferrous battle between goddess Durga and the demon Mahisasur. The tenth day is the day when Mahisasur was slain and the last five days symbolise the celebration of the victory with the blessing of the goddess. Dashain is celebrated with great rejoice, and goddess Durga is worshiped throughout the kingdom as the divine mother goddess.

In preparation for Dashain every home is cleansed and beautifully decorated, painted as an invitation to the mother goddess, so that she may visit and bless the house with good fortune. During this time the reunion of distant and nearby relatives occur in every household. The market is filled with shoppers seeking new clothing, gifts, luxuries and enormous supplies of temple offering for the gods, as well as foodstuffs for the family feasting. Thousands of sheep, goats, ducks, chicken and water buffalo are prepared for the great slaughter. All types of organisations are closed for ten to fifteen days. Labourers are almost impossible to find; from the poor to the rich, all enjoy the festive mood. Anywhere you go the aroma of 'Vijaya Dashami' is found.



The first nine days of Dashain are called Nawa Ratri when tantric rites are conducted. In Nepal the life force is embodied in the divine energy and power of the female, depicted as goddess Durga in her many forms. All goddess who emanated from goddess Durga are known as devis, each with different aspects and powers. In most mother goddess temples the deity is represented simply as a sacred Kalash, carved water jug or multiple handed goddess holding murderous weapons. During these nine days people pay their homage to the goddess. If she is properly worshiped and pleased good fortunes are on the way and if angered through neglect then misfortunes are around the corner. Mother goddess is the source of life and everything.

The first day of Dashain is called Ghatasthapana, which literally means pot establishing. On this day the kalash, (holy water vessel) symbolising goddess Durga often with her image embossed on the side is placed in the prayer room. The kalash is filled with holy water and covered with cowdung on to which seeds are sown. A small rectangular sand block is made and the kalash is put in the centre. The surrounding bed of sand is also seeded with grains. The ghatasthapana ritual is performed at a certain auspicious moment determined by the astrologers. At that particular moment the priest intones a welcome, requesting goddess Durga to bless the vessel with her presence.

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The room where the kalash is established is called 'Dashain Ghar'. Generally women are not allowed to enter the room where Dashain puja is being carried out. A priest or a household man worships the kalash everyday once in the morning and then in the evening. The kalash and the sand are sprinkled with holy water everyday and it is shielded from direct sunlight. By the tenth day, the seed will have grown to five or six inches long yellow grass. The sacred yellow grass is called 'Jamara'. It is bestowed by the elders atop the heads of those younger to them during the last five days when tika is put on. The jamara is taken as a token of Goddess Durga as well as the elders blessing.

As days passes by regular rituals are observed till the seventh day. The seventh day is called 'Fulpati'.
In fulpati, the royal kalash filled with holy water, banana stalks, jamara and sugar cane tied with red cloth is carried by Brahmans on a decorated palanquin under a gold tipped and embroidered umbrella. The government officials also join the fulpati parade. With this the Dashain feasting starts.

The eighth day is called the Maha Asthami: The fervour of worship and sacrifice to Durga and Kali increases. On this day many orthodox Hindus will be fasting. Sacrifices are held in almost every house throughout the day. The night of the eighth day is called 'Kal Ratri', the dark night. Hundreds of goats, sheep and buffaloes are sacrificed at the mother goddess temples. The sacrifice continues till dawn. While the puja is being carried out great feasts are held in the homes of common people where large amount of meat are consumed.

The ninth day is called Nawami: Temples of mother goddess are filled with people from dawn till dusk. Animals mostly black buffaloes are slaughtered to honour Durga the goddess of victory and might and to seek her blessing. Military bands play war tunes, guns boom and officers with beautifully decorated medals in full uniform stand there. When the function ends the courtyard is filled ankle deep with blood. On this very day the god Vishwa Karma, the God of creativity is also worshiped. All factories, vehicles, any machinery instruments and anything from which we make a living are worshiped. We also give sacrifices to all moving machinery like cars, aeroplanes, trucks etc. to get the blessing from goddess Durga for protection for vehicles and their occupants against accidents during the year. The entire day is colourful.
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The tenth day is the Dashami: On this day we take tika and jamara from our elders and receive their blessing. We visit our elders in their home and get tika from them while our younger ones come to our home to receive blessing from us. The importance of Dasain also lies in the fact that on this day family members from far off and distant relatives come for a visit as well as to receive tika from the head of the family. This function continues for four days. After four days of rushing around and meeting your relatives Dashain ends on the full moon day, the fifteenth day. In the last day people stay at home and rest. The full moon day is also called 'Kojagrata' meaning 'who is awake'. The Hindu goddess of wealth Laxmi is worshipped. On this day the goddess Laxmi is given an invitation to visit each and everyone.

After Dashain everyone settles back to normal. After receiving the blessing of goddess Durga, people are ready to work and acquire virtue, power and wealth. Dashain thus is not only the longest festival but also the most anticipated one among all the festivals of Nepal.


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Monday, 19 June 2017

Yoga Rejuvenation tour – Nepal



“Yoga Tour A TRUE REJUNVERATION

Yoga tour season: February – November”


'YogaTour' is a best way to sense Nepal and its beauty with totally different perspective. The festive Kathmandu, serene vallies and mountains, charming villages and hospitable people in the amphitheater of the Himalayas, makes it a perfect place to practice yoga. This foundation of the Himalaya has always been a resort for yogis (the practicers of Yoga). Yoga tour is combination of yoga, meditation practice and understanding the wisdom behind it. Tour of Kathmandu is a visual aid to its history and practices.


Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival and transfer to the Yoga Asram. Unwind yourself from the journey. In the evening we will meditate and feel the energy in evening prayers and chanting. 

Day 02 - 03: Yoga will be practiced in the morning and evening. During the day, we will visit Kathmandu to understand its occult Tantric and Tibetan Buddhist Practices. Architectures are highly embroidered with symbolism, all having root in some type of yoga and meditation. Your schedules will be less or more as follows: 

 Nepal Yoga Meditation Trekking Tour


Wake-up: 5:30 am. Meditation: 6:00 to 6:30 am. Chanting: 6:30 to 6:45 am. Yogic Cleansing 6:45 
to 7:00 am. Pranayama Yoga 7:00 to 7:15 am. Yoga Exercise Details 7:15 to 8:45 am Breakfast 8:45 to 9:45 am Tour during the day Lecture & Discussion Details 2:30 to 4:00 pm. Yoga Exercise Details 4:00 to 5:30 pm. Pranayama Details 5:30 to 5:45 pm. Free time Dinner 7:30 pm.


Day 04 - 05: Understanding Tibetan Yoga and Monastic Tour On these days we will start our lessons on Buddhist meditation and visit few of Kathmandu's famous monasteries. Kopan Monastery is the biggest monastery in Kathmandu housing 350 monks. We will also visit 'The white monastery' in Boudha and a Padmashambhava's meditation cave in Pharping. We will interact with monks and get sermon from 'Rimpoche'.

 Nepal Yoga and Meditation

 
Day 06 - 07: Unleash yourself on these days our base will be in the outskirt of Kathmandu. Balthali is perched on the hill southeast of Kathmandu. It is a perfect place to enjoy nature and practice yoga under the open sky. During the day we will walk to Namo Buddha and tour Bhaktapur and Dhulikhel.

Day 08: Drive to Kathmandu. You can follow your further adventures in Nepal.
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Monday, 22 May 2017

BEST TIME TO VISIT NEPAL

Nepal is a blessed and a year-round destination, however, as the weather changes throughout the year so might the way you choose to spend your time exploring the country. While the autumn and spring months are excellent for trekking with clear viewing conditions and mild temperatures, winter and summer are better for discovering city sights.
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THE BEST TIME FOR TREKKING IN NEPAL IS IN OCTOBER WHEN VISIBILITY IS OPTIMAL
Seasons and Weather
The weather in Nepal can be divided into four main seasons, which are autumn, winter, spring and summer, otherwise known as the monsoon season.
Summer in Nepal
June to September is considered the summertime, or monsoon season, and the daily forecast typically consists of extremely high temperatures and intermittent rainfall. Summer is a good time to explore the cities, but trekking conditions are not ideal as the rain can lead to flood trails and mud slides. By the end of the monsoon season however, the countryside can be seen lush and green, offering the perfect lead-in to trekking season.
Autumn in Nepal
From September the climate begins to change as the country welcomes autumn, which lasts from October to November. These couple months are much drier with pleasant temperatures in the day time and good visibility. This time of the year is considered the best to go trekking in the Himalayas thanks to the fresh air and clear skies.
Winter in Nepal
The winter months from December to February tend to be mild in the daytime but can become very cold at night, especially in the mountains. While winter is still okay for trekking with clear visibility, January is the coldest month of the year and sees many mountain lodges shut down due to the extremely low temperatures. The cities remain clear and chilly, though without snow it is easy to explore the city sights.
Spring in Nepal
Spring appears from March to May with pleasantly warm temperatures and occasional showers – this is also considered a good time to go trekking with longer days. Flowers begin to bloom during this time and it is also a wonderful time of year to spot wildlife. The annual temperatures peak in May just before the monsoon season begins.
Climate | Kathmandu

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Climate | Lukla

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LOCAL WOMEN MAKE BLESSINGS DURING THE TEEJ FESTIVAL IN NEPAL
Festivals and Events
Sitting on the roof of the world, Nepal is the ultimate mountaineering destination and attracts adventurous hikers from all over the world hoping to make it to Everest’s Base Camp and beyond. Combine this with the strong Buddhist beliefs that are entrenched in the Nepali way of life and you get one of the most mystical and fascinating countries in the world with festivals and events to match. Here are a few of our favourites.
Saraswati Puja
Also know as Shree Panchami, Saraswati Puja celebrates the birthday of Saraswati, the Goddess of Learning. Students and scholars worship their pens and books during this event in order to gain the favour of the Goddess with the hopes that this will make them wiser and more knowledgeable. Sweets, fruits and flowers are offered to the idol of Saraswati and small children are taught to read and write as part of the celebrations.
Buddha Jayanti
 One of the most auspicious days in the Buddhist calendar, Buddha Jayanti celebrates the birth, enlightenment and passing away of Lord Gautam Buddha. The festivities that take place during this period are tranquil and gentle, in keeping with the practices of Buddhism. Vegetarian food is usually exclusively consumed and many people spend the day attending a slightly longer than usual sutra, which is a type of service.
Gai Jatra
 Literally translating as Cow Festival, this event is one of the most important Nepali celebrations. The event’s main purpose is to commemorate those who passed away in the past 12 months and families that have lost a loved one are expected to lead a cow through the streets as part of the procession. If there is no cow available, the family will lead a young boy dressed as a cow. Jokes, satire and humour are a main part of this festival and there is a definite ‘anything goes’ atmosphere for its entire duration.
Teej
This unusual festival is a national holiday but only women are given the day off for the occasion. Teej is dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Parvati and observes her union with Shiva. The ceremonies are separated into the women performing rituals for the purification of their body and soul, and the women fasting for the well-being of their spouse and children. On the first day of the festival, a feast is hosted by the men of the community. Women are not expected to do anything during this time.
Dashain
Dashain is a 15 day festival celebrated by the Nepalese as well as many other Hindus and Buddhists around the world. The festival celebrates the forces of good overcoming evil and while the exact story changes according to which religion you follow, the gist is that the first nine days symbolise good’s battle with evil and the tenth day is when victory was achieved. The first, seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth days are the most important of the festival.
Tihar

Taking place over the course of five days, Tihar is a festival of great religious and cultural significance. Each day sees something different being worshipped starting with crows on day one, dogs on the second day and cows on the third. There is also a part during the celebrations when sisters worship their brothers and give thanks for the protection they provide. Siblings exchange gifts and tikas and strengthen their bond with one another.
2017 Calendar
To help plan your visit to Nepal, here's an overview of the festivals and events taking place in 2017. February 1st - Saraswati Puja (Nationwide)
May 10th - Buddha Jayanti (Lumbini)
August 8th - Gai Jatra (Kathmandu Valley)
September 20th - October 4th - Tihar (Nationwide)
October 19th-21st - Tihar (Nationwide)
There's also a number of national holidays in Nepal and on these dates many businesses and some tourist sites will close for the day so plan your visit accordingly.
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