Touring Nepal - traveller's notes
Our escorted tours touring Nepal introduce you to the
highlights of this truly magnificent Himalayan country.
Touring Nepal with Great Rail Journeys allows you to experience
the wonderful scenery, fabulous destinations and incredible
wildlife while accompanied by a professional Tour Manager and
experienced local guides.
The country is most famous for its mountain scenery, in
particular Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world.
However, there is much more to the country than climbing
expeditions from Everest's base camp.
When touring Nepal you can visit the capital city, Kathmandu,
with its intriguing Pagoda-style architecture and abundance of
monks in traditional Buddhist robes who can be seen on the city
streets. You can also explore the lush jungles and grasslands of
Chitwan National Park, home to a stunning array of wildlife,
including rhinos, sloth bears, crocodiles, leopard and more than
400 species of birds. It is also home to a significant population