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Nepal for Chinese New year Holiday

Chinese New Year 2018 - Feb 15 - 21
Visit Nepal for Chinese new year holiday 2018

February is winter in Nepal but it is still possible to visit many popular tourist destinations like Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan national park . Temperature gets down to 0 degree centigrade at night and goes up to 25 degree during the day. Camp fires and barbeque makes the chilly nights’ memorable. Days are mostly sunny and warm outside with clear view of Himalayas, migration or movement of birds and animals in Chitwan national park.
Chinese New Year and Spring festival holiday falls in 15 – 21 February this year, 2018. This is towards the end of February when winter is almost over and mercury starts to rise. If you are not going on a big treks in the Himalayas, it is perfect time to travel to Nepal.

Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan Tour

The golden triangle of Nepal
Chitwan jungle safari during Chinese new year 2018 - February

Kathmandu Chitwan and Pokhara are the most popular tourist destinations of Nepal. Nepal’s peak tourist season is set focusing on trekking and traversing high mountain passes. It snows in the Himalayas but these three destinations are far lower than the snowline and temperature are moderate to travel. The snow over the Himalayan peaks and its layers of mountains make the scenery even more beautiful. Similarly this is when colorful birds migrate to Chitwan national park all the way from Siberia. The low grass and need of sun makes it possible to see more wildlife down in Chitwan national park. Chitwan is at the elevation of 150 m above the sea while Pokhara is 800 m.

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Short treks and day hiking

It is also possible to do short trek and day hikes during the end of February. The most accessible and beautiful short trek to do during Chinese New year and spring festival holiday is ‘Ghorepani / Pun Hill Trek’. Ghorepani / Pun Hill is accessed with just about an hour’s drive from Pokhara. The highest place to spend night in the trek is Ghorepani at 2,800 m. There may be snow at higher elevation which makes it even more beautiful. Trekkers need to be in shape with previous experience of walking. Similarly hikes to Australian camp, Astam Bandipur to Ramkot and Changunarayan to Nagarkot could be planned from a day to 3.

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Buddhist Pilgrimage tour of Nepal

Nativity scene of Buddha born in Lumbini Nepal

Nepal is the birth place of Buddha and Buddhist philosophy. Foothills of the Himalayas have places where great spiritual masters got different levels of consciousness and enlightenment. Those meditation caves still radiates great vibration for practitioners. Buddhist pilgrimage tour of Nepal visit Lumbini – the birthplace of Buddha (UNESCO Heritage Site) and other important archeological sites related with Buddha. It also visits ‘Patan’ the oldest existing Buddhist city in the world with Nepalese monasteries dating back to 6th century AD. The Chinese New year holiday 2018, is perfect time to visit Lumbini as February is peak tourist season for the lowland.

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