If you are thinking of going on a tour in Nepal in October then it is a great choice. October is the ideal month for trekking, touring, and traveling around Nepal.
October is one of the months in the spring season. It is the second month of this season when weather, as well as temperature, is favorable throughout the country.
Many travelers prefer visiting Nepal in the month of October due to the climatic condition. The skies are clear and the air is fresh and the views are outstanding as well.
There are no chances of snowfall and low chances of rainfall. The days are bright and hot in the lower region. You can visit any place during this time of the year.
Tour in Nepal in October
There are various tours you can do in Nepal during October. Among them, we have mentioned a few of them below:
Kathmandu and Patan 1 Day Tour
Kathmandu and Patan, 1-day tour, lets you explore the beautiful capital and nearby cities. This tour only takes one day off your schedule, so if you have time to spare, do not miss this opportunity.
Kathmandu is home to several religions and communities. So, you get an opportunity to learn about different cultures and traditions. This city has several important government offices, high-standard clubs, 5-star hotels, etc. Other than that, it is also a popular holiday destination.
Likewise, Patan is a nearby city that lies about 8 km away from Kathmandu in the Lalitpur district. It is the third-largest city in Nepal and well-known for its durbar square.
Several kings and queens ruled this beautiful city, and now their palaces are an attraction site. People from different communities such as Newari, Tamangs, Brahmin, etc., live here.
On the Kathmandu and Patan 1 Day tour, you will visit the UNESCO Heritage sites located in these places. The day tour includes Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Patan Durbar Square.
Pashupatinath is one of the most important religious sites of Nepal for Hindu followers. Also, the temple is devoted to Lord Shiva and extends on the two sides of the Bagmati river. It was built in the fifth century but later redesigned by Malla’s ruler.
Boudhanath stupa is a religious ground for Tibetan Buddhism. It stands out the most among other tourist spots. You can walk on the first and ground floor of the stupa. You get a feeling of peace and calmness as you enter the gate.
Swayambhunath is another holy place for Buddhist followers. This stupa is centuries-old and lies on top of a hill. Overall, you get a marvelous view of the whole city from up there.
Kathmandu Durbar Square is also known as Basantapur Durbar square. This site is popular even among the locals of the country. This place is surrounded by several temples and has a museum as well.
Patan Durbar Square was home to kings and queens, but now it’s an attraction site. The square has several temples and shrines with unique exquisite carvings around it.
You can explore all these places in a day without missing out on any history. Kathmandu and Patan, 1 Day tour provide you with the privilege to learn about these places’ ancient past.
1 Day Bhaktapur Tour
1 Day Bhaktapur tour lets you explore the ancient palaces in Bhaktapur Durbar Square. This square illustrates the Newar community’s architecture in its monuments, palaces, temples, and many more.
Bhaktapur, also known as the city of temples, is one of the Kathmandu Valley’s major cities. This city lies 13 km away from Kathmandu on the eastern corner of the valley.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square is the major attraction of this city that surrounds the square with many marvelous architects. It is one of the UNESCO Heritage Sites of Nepal.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a royal palace of the old Bhaktapur Kingdom. The complex has four distinct squares Durbar square, Taumadhi square, Dattatreya square, and Pottery square.
The palace and courtyards are well-preserved, showcasing the religious, cultural, and verifiable legacy. Some of the major attractions are 55 window palace, Vatsala Temple, Nyatapola Temple, Bhairava Nath Temple, Lion’s Gate, and many more.
One day Bhaktapur tour is enough to roam all the important places of this city. While visiting Bhaktapur, you should try out their famous curd known as Juju Dhau too.
Nagarkot Sunrise and Day Hike Tour
If you are looking for some adventure in the hills around Kathmandu valley, then Nagarkot Sunrise and Day hike tour is for you. This tour lets you view a beautiful sunrise and hike to the Changu Narayan temple.
Nagarkot is one of the closest and easily accessible places for enjoyment from Kathmandu. In sum, it lies about 32 km away from the capital city, taking about an hour to reach the destination.
The Nagarkot Sunrise and day tour starts early in the morning as you need to reach there before sunrise. Also, Nagarkot is a popular hill station that provides a spectacular view of mountains as well.
You get to see several peaks during clear days, including Everest and an excellent view of the Indravati river valley. Likewise, after viewing the sunrise, you have your breakfast in one of the hotels and hike to Changunarayan Temple.
Changunarayan Temple is about a few hour’s walk from there. This temple is devoted to Lord Vishnu, the preserver and protector of the Universe. It resides in the town of Changu in Bhaktapur.
It is one of the oldest temples in history that dates back to the early 3000 years. The temple was built in the 4th century by king Mandev in the Lichhavi dynasty. It is listed in the UNESCO cultural heritage of Kathmandu, Nepal.
After visiting the temple, you have your lunch there and then head back to your hotel ending the tour. The Nagarkot Sunrise and Day Hike Tour is available every day.
2 Days Bandipur Tour
2 Days Bandipur Tour lets you visit the beautiful village nestled on the foothill of the Himalayas. It is a real national treasure that showcases the unique Newari culture and customs.
Bandipur village is in the Tanahun District of Gandaki zone, residing at 1005 m above sea level. This village was once a part of the Magar Kingdom in Tanahun.
It used to be an essential stop for the commercial route between India and Tibet. But now, this Newari Town is an open-air museum surrounded by unspoiled views of the Himalayas and landscapes.
The journey begins from Kathmandu and ends in Dumre, about a 3 to 4 hours drive. From Dumre, you can take a jeep, taxi, or minibus to Bandipur. The village strictly prohibits cars, bikes, and scooters from entering.
Therefore, you can spend the day walking around the town and visit the nearby Magar Villages. Bandipur has some great temples, such as Bindabasini, illustrating ancient craving and consecrated to Durga.
It also has Khagda Devi Mandir that holds the sacred sword of Mukunda Sen, king of Palpa, in the XVI century. Every year during the Dashain festival, the sword is carried to the main bazaar and washed in the sheep’s blood.
The walk is pleasant and relaxing through Balabazaar, viewing the incredible gallery of ancient shops. The Newari cloth merchant once ran these shops. After another 30 min walks, you reach the silk factory where they bred the silkworm.
Tundikhel is another gem in Bandipur, the ancient parade ground on a ridge from the flat top. This place gives an astounding view of the Himalayas. You can visit this place to see the sunset as well.
The craftsmanship of the Newari people is beautifully featured in the buildings. The town is still not entirely touched by modernization, allowing you to enjoy your time, peace, and tranquility.
Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Bandipur, then sunset view from Tundikhel
Day 2: Explore Bandipur village and drive back to Kathmandu
3 Days Balthali Village Tour
The 3 Days Balthali Village tour is one of the nearest excursion destinations from Kathmandu. It is an excellent combination of hiking and exploring authentic Nepalese villages and their lifestyles.
This tour is excellent for people having limited travel days. It gives the best experience for nature lovers and bird watchers. You can spend your days exploring and discovering new species of wildlife.
The local traditions and cultures are untouched by modernization. This village’s endless trails lead to ethnic tribes, several sacred and ancient monasteries, and temples.
Some of this village’s major attractions are Namo Buddha, Indreshwar, Mahadev, and Brahmayani temples. The three days Balthali Village tour lets you explore one of the untouched villages of Nepal.
Balthali village is a small settlement that resides at the junction of Roshi and Laku Khola. It is 40 km away from Kathmandu, surrounded by thick forests having colorful rhododendron, sal trees, etc.
Your Balthali Tour 3 days begin by driving to Khopasi from Kathmandu. Then you hike up to Balthali village, where you spend two nights after exploring the town. Then on the third day, you return to the capital city.
Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Khopasi, then hike to Balthali Village.
2nd Day: Exploring the Village
3rd Day: Drive back to Kathmandu
3 Days Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour
People know Nepal for its majestic mountains, but the genetic flatlands of Terai are also not to be missed. The visit to Nepal is incomplete without viewing the beauty of the Terai Belt. And without any doubt, Chitwan is one of the best places to do so.
The 3 Days Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour is one of the best tours for travelers. This tour takes you on an adventure in one of the most attainable national parks of Nepal.
You will be visiting Chitwan National Park located in the southern middle part of Nepal. The national park lies in the Chitwan district of Narayani Zone in Bagmati province.
Chitwan National Park was established in 1973 AD to protect and preserve wildlife and natural resources. You get to see different species of birds, plants, animals, flowers, etc., on this safari.
The 3 Days Jungle Safari Tour includes viewing various birds and animals. Some of them are one-horned Rhino, Royal Bengal Tiger, Wild Elephant, Deer, Wild Boar, Sloth Bear, Leopard, Bison, Jackal, Gharial Crocodile, Hornbill, Paradise Flycatcher, and many more.
Generally, you can reach the beautiful city of Chitwan through both airways and roadways from various cities inside Nepal. The jungle safari tour is the best thing to do in this national park.
You can do the safari using Elephant, jeep, or bus. These Safari rides let you travel through dense forests and open grasslands while viewing rare animals and birds.
The park also offers silent canoe rides in the Rapti river that flow inside the park. However, if you are interested in walking, then it is also available. You will explore the jungle with well-trained ecologists/ naturalists.
Among the activities in Chitwan National Park, early morning Bird watching is quite popular. You get to see over 450 species of exotic birds in the jungle, such as Giant Hornbill, Lesser Florican, etc.
Another fun event in the Chitwan Jungle Safari is the Tharu Stick dance. This cultural program is a tribal dance that Tharu men perform in the drum’s rhythms by clashing the sticks.
The Chitwan Jungle Safari tour is available for 2 to 5 days, and you can choose according to your time. But the 3 Days Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour is more than enough to experience all the activities.
Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Chitwan
2nd Day: Jungle Safari and Activities
3rd Day: Drive back to Kathmandu
4 Days Pokhara Tour
The 4 days Pokhara Tour is the best tour in Nepal in October. You will explore the beautiful Pokhara valley and its surrounding. Pokhara is a must-visit place in Nepal that offers a great view of the Himalayas and various attraction sites.
You can begin the tour from Kathmandu or any other place within Nepal. There are various ways to reach Pokhara, i.e. private or public transport, tourist bus, or flights.
Pokhara is the capital city of Gandaki Province located 200 km west of Kathmandu. It is also the headquarters of Kaski District and the largest metropolitan city in the country.
This beautiful city of lakes is also the starting point for many famous trekking destinations of Nepal. In fact, this place also offers many hiking points filled with scenic views and landscape
Pokhara has an interesting mix of different cultures and traditions with high and wild adventure activities. This beautiful yet busy city lies on the foothills of the Himalayas.
You will be visiting several attraction sites such as David’s fall, Mahendra Cave, Gupteshwor, Tal Barahi temple, Peace stupa, etc. You can do various activities such as boating in Fewa lake, sunrise view from Sarangkot, cycling around the city, etc.
Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
2nd Day: Sunrise view from Sarangkot then Hike to Naudada
3rd Day: Tour around Pokhara
4th Day: Back to Kathmandu
4 Day Bardia Jungle Safari Tour
4 days Bardia Jungle Safari Tour lets you explore Bardia National Park. The park lies in the mid-far western part of the Terai region about 585 km away from Kathmandu.
The Bardia National Park covers a total area of 968 sq. km making it the largest park in southern Nepal. Similarly, it is the least explored jungle by tourists making the wilderness undisturbed.
Sal forest covers 70% of the land and the remaining land is a mixture of savannah forest and grassland. Bardia National park has eight types of ecosystems.
The headquarters of the national park lies in Thakurdwar that has Tharu inhabitants. Likewise, the parking area is surrounded by idyllic villages and fields of these ethnic groups.
Bardia park became a conservation area in 1976 AD and National Park in 1988 AD. Also, the park inhabits many species of animals and birds with its ideal environment.
The park has more than 30 various mammals, over 200 species of birds, snakes, lizards, and fish. Besides, the birds found within the boundaries are both resident and migratory.
Out of the 39, legally protected species of Nepal 19 of them reside in this park. The species include one-horned rhino, wild Asian elephant, Bengali Tiger, Swamp Deer, Black Buck Antelope, Gangetic Dolphin, Bengal Florican, Sarus Crane, and many more.
You can take both roadways or airways to reach Bardiya. If you use the airway, the flight takes you to Nepaljung and then your drive till Bardiya. By roadways, it’s a full-day trip from Kathmandu to Bardia National Park.
The 3 nights 4 days tour is enough to visit, roam, and return. If you have limited time, you can shorten it to 3 days as well.
Day 1: Kathmandu to Bardia National Park
2nd Day: Full day Jungle activities
3rd Day: Full day jungle activities
4th Day: Back to Kathmandu
4 Days Lumbini Tour
4 Days Lumbini Tour lets you explore one of the historical sites of Nepal. Lumbini is the birth home of Lord Gautam Buddha. Also, it is one out of the ten religious pilgrimage sites of the world.
Lumbini lies in the south-western part of Nepal in the Rupandehi district of the Lumbini province. Over millions of Buddhists from around the world visit this place every year. Moreover, it is not only famous among the Buddhist followers but also people searching for peace and serenity.
Lumbini lies about 300 km away from Kathmandu. Your tour begins and ends from the Capital city. This place is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites of Nepal as well.
The Lumbini tour lets you visit the ancient ruins, sacred Bo tree, sacred Bathing Pool, Ashoka pillar, Maya Devi Temple, etc. The sacred garden is over 8 sq km. Different countries have built monasteries here as a token of Love.
Day 1: Kathmandu to Lumbini
2nd Day: Full day sightseeing
3rd Day: Full day sightseeing
4th Day: Lumbini to Kathmandu
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