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Nepal is a country offering incredible variety. Lush jungles creep in from the Indian plains and glacier-fed rivers swerve between rolling hills – and then, there’s the monumental Mount Everest.

At just 124 miles wide, Nepal is a small country; however, it encapsulates a varied terrain, from the Indian plain’s lush jungles to the soaring snow-capped heights of Everest at 8,848m. Between these two points, low stone villages nest in isolated valleys and rushing glacier-fed rivers chicane in this land of charmingly warm people.

Himalayan Mountains, Nepal
Himalayan Mountains, Nepal

What to expect on your Nepal holiday

The Nepalese people are fiercely proud and are committed to perfection in all things. Nowhere is this more obvious than when trekking in the foothills of the Himalayas. It is nothing short of a miracle that you can wake to the smell of freshly-baked bread and eat toast and marmite for breakfast when you are miles from nowhere, and overlooking some of the most magnificent mountains in the world.

Mother and Baby Rhino, Chitwan National Park, Nepal
Chitwan National Park, Nepal

Mountains more to discover

But a holiday to Nepal is not just about trekking. There is river rafting, elephant conservation and the opportunity to spot the one-horned Indian rhinoceros, or possibly even a tiger.

Sadhus, Kathmandu, Nepal

Making a difference

Nepal is firmly back on the map and open for business again in a very big way. Nepal sits in the 5th position among the “ten destinations you cannot afford to miss” as declared by Lonely Planet. It is heartening to see Nepal firmly back on the radar for discerning travellers. Visitors are returning, length of stay is increasing and the enthusiasm of travellers for Nepal’s cultural riches and scenic beauty remains unquenched.

Talk to our Nepal Travel Experts to learn how you can support this amazing country by visiting this year. Don’t put it off any longer.

Explore Nepal

  • Kathmandu
  • Chitwan
  • Annapurna Mountain Range
  • Pokhara


It’s all here. Things to see and do, places to explore and moments to discover.

Trek the Himalayas

Enjoy an incredibly exhilarating adventure in the Himalayas.

Wildlife Safari

Stay at Chitwan or Bardia National Park, and take a safari in search of wildlife.

Annapurna Adventure

Spend some days river rafting, camping out at night, and walking the valleys of Annapurna.

The Himalayas

Stay at Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge and enjoy a sundowner whilst overlooking the Himalayas.


Wander the streets and squares of old Kathmandu, where intricately carved temples have survived for 500 years.

Everest Heli-Adventure

Experience Everest on a thrilling helicopter adventure.

Trekking Experiences

Trek along the ridges of pine and rhododendron forests.

Dwarika’s Resort Spa

Enjoy the spa facilities at Dwarika’s Resort, including Chakra Sound Therapy Chamber and Salt Room.

Himalayan Wellness Trekking

Experience wellness trekking and realign your mental and physical health goals and intentions.


Take part in morning meditation classes delivered by Bella Somerset to enhance the immersive nature of this trek.

Need Inspiration?
Browse our Nepal holiday ideas.

Our Nepal experts have created and curated these holiday ideas to get you started. Take the time to search through them and find something to spark ideas for a unique adventure.

Where to Stay

Every captivating tailor-made itinerary needs a perfect base. Our team has handpicked this collection of properties to give you luxury options in styles to suit any adventure.

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Meet our experts

A passion for travel runs right through every one of our experts - meaning they're always ready with first-hand insight about their specialist countries.

Kate Hitchen

My travels were first inspired by my love of the UK, which I take as much pleasure in exploring as countries far and wide. For me, travel is all about the adventure, the people I meet and the food I sample along the way.

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In Kathmandu, our guide Archie was fabulous. She was knowledgeable, thoughtful, fun, warm, open and a total pleasure to have with us. She really made sure we got the most out of our two days in Kathmandu - a real class act.


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Why Choose Steppes?

Our knowledge and expertise set us apart. So too our curiosity. It is this that drives us to create a journey that is really bespoke to you, all the while ensuring we travel and operate sustainably.

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