Composed of a unique blend of nature and culture, Nepal has what it takes to be the perfect place to gain a class apart experience of traveling. While treks and expeditions allow you to enjoy the unique features of Nepal in a longer time frame, one-day tours are the quick intros to the country. Day tour in Nepal is one of the best ways to explore and experience the cultural and natural richness of this country. There are numerous natural and cultural heritages along with viewpoints and adventure sports one can opt for in such day tours.
Day tours can take you for a wonderful journey that will allow you to experience any of these features of Nepal. Day tours around cities such as Kathmandu, Lumbini, Pokhara, and Chitwan offer you an opportunity to explore their respective heritages. In Kathmandu, you can take a day tour to visit the various cultural sites of this city. There are seven UNESCO world heritage sites located in Kathmandu valley itself and three outside the valley. Taking a cultural day tour around Kathmandu valley will allow you to witness sites such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, and Pashupatinath. In Lumbini, you can visit the birthplace of Lord Buddha and explore the archeologically significant destinations as well. Similarly, you can opt for a jungle safari in the dense jungles of Chitwan National park and enjoy the company of some of the world’s rarest wildlife species. Finally, Pokhara which is also known as the City of Lakes also has numerous destinations to tour. From the International Mountaineering Museum to Davis Falls and World Peace Pagoda to Phewa Lake, there are simply innumerable sites to visit. Similarly, Palpa and Bandipur are also excellent destinations for one day tours.
Some of the most popular cultural 1-day tours in Nepal are Kathmandu Day Tour, Pokhara City Tour, and Lumbini Tour among many others. Apart from cultural tours, you can also go on hikes to nearby vantage points and grab a marvelous view of the diverse terrain that makes the land of Nepal so unique. Some of the most popular hiking choices are Nagarkot sunrise/sunset hike, Nagarjun Day Hike, and Sarangkot Hike to name a few. Lastly, you can opt for adventurous activities that are available in many parts of the country. Adventurous activities include rafting, bungee jumping, paragliding, mountain flights, Heli Tour, cycling, etc.
Day tours in Nepal are family-friendly activities that can be done by anyone. You can opt for these tours alone, with friends or with family, including children. But certain activities from the adventurous activities section are not recommended for all. You can take city tours almost any time of the year but hiking is recommended during spring and autumn season. Similarly, mountain flights, cycling, rafting, and other adventurous activities are best to be done during clear weather which generally falls during spring, autumn, or winter.