Duration
5 days / 4 nights
Price Per Person
Interests
Sports
Destinations
Nepal

A five-day golfing adventure through the Himalayas awaits, taking in some of Nepal’s most spectacular courses – as well as a bit of sightseeing along the way. You first touchdown in the capital, Kathmandu, before being whisked off to your resort just outside the city. The following day is your chance to hit the green, as well as visit some of Kathmandu’s finest cultural spots including Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath, one of the largest Buddhist monuments in the country. It’s then on to Pokhara via a short flight over the snow-capped mountains, with a full golf session booked at the stunning 'Himalayan Golf Course' that cuts into the steep valleys either side. Fly back to Kathmandu for more golfing in the Himalayan foothills back at Gokarna Forest Resort.

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Highlights

  • Golf Gorkana: David Mclay Kidd designed this course surrounded by the Himalayas, conveniently located near Kathmandu for easy access to Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath, one of the largest Buddhist monuments in the country.
  • Himalayan Links: At a higher altitude is the "Himalayan Golf Course" of Pokhara, a course enclosed by towering canyon walls, gushing waterfalls, and the mountain peaks.
  • Luxury in Kathmandu: After a long day on the greens, travelers bed down in Dwarika’s Hotel, the only luxury hotel in the capital of Kathmandu and a great base for seeing the city’s sights.

Day-by-Day

Day 1

Kathmandu

With the snow-capped mountains of the Himalayas coming into view as you descend upon Kathmandu, touching down in the Nepalese capital can be an experience in itself. Meet with a tour representative upon arrival, who’ll help out with visa formalities and show you to your resort just outside the city. There’s a quick debrief on the golfing schedule for the next few days, leaving you plenty of time to relax in the afternoon/evening.

Hotel Options
Why We Love This Hotel

Location: Dwarika's Hotel, Kathmandu, one of Kathmandu, Nepal’s most stunning pieces of architecture, sits within walking distance of the famous Pashupatinath temple, while also being just a short drive away from the airport.

History: The hotel hosts an impressive array of artifacts dating back as far back as the 13th century. The area itself is also teeming with ancient culture, with an impressive history that spans two millennia.

Service: Guests will love the warmth of traditional Nepalese hospitality for which this hotel is widely-praised.

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Dwarika's Hotel, Kathmandu Preferred Hotel

Day 2

Gokarna

This first full day in Nepal finds the perfect balance between golfing and sightseeing. Spend a morning session on Gokarna’s very own course, designed by David Mclay Kidd and surrounded by the snow-capped Himalayas forming a stunning backdrop. A dose of culture awaits in the afternoon, with the guided tour heading out to see the incredible 1,600-year-old Pashupatinath Temple, as well as the equally impressive Boudhanath, one of the largest Buddhist monuments in the country.

Kathmandu
Kathmandu

Day 3

Pokhara

Depart the capital, heading to the airport after breakfast for an onwards flight to Pokhara. A session on the greens of ‘Himalayan Golf Course’ is scheduled for the afternoon, a spectacular course enclosed by towering canyon walls, gushing waterfalls and the sky-scraping peaks of the mountains in the distance. The course layout is challenging for all levels, and don’t forget to chill out with a drink at the clubhouse afterwards, perched 80 feet above the course at the top of the valley. Head back to Pokhara in the evening for an overnight stay.

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Why We Love This Hotel

Location: Located on top of a majestic mountain in one of Nepal’s most stunning regions, with the Himalayas as a backdrop, this area offers views of a lifetime in a setting that is the stuff of dreams.

History: The area was only accessible by foot until the first road was built in 1968 when a highway was constructed, tourism grew rapidly shortly after the opening. The region is homed to three out of ten of the worlds tallest mountains meaning its is a haven for mountain trekkers and adventures alike.

Service: If guests are looking for a little bit of an extra special touch perhaps they will look to some dining within the comforts of their lodge, as you wait on server brings the finest nepalese dishes to your veranda simply relax and take in the natural beauty of Nepal.

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Tiger Mountain Lodge Preferred Hotel

Day 4

Kathmandu

Leave Pokhara behind after breakfast, making your way to the airport to catch a flight back to Kathmandu. The rest of the day is all yours to enjoy one final session of golf in the foothills of the Himalayas at the breathtaking Gokarna Forest Resort. Enjoy a farewell dinner before settling down for one last night in Nepal.

Hotel Options
Why We Love This Hotel

Location: Dwarika's Hotel, Kathmandu, one of Kathmandu, Nepal’s most stunning pieces of architecture, sits within walking distance of the famous Pashupatinath temple, while also being just a short drive away from the airport.

History: The hotel hosts an impressive array of artifacts dating back as far back as the 13th century. The area itself is also teeming with ancient culture, with an impressive history that spans two millennia.

Service: Guests will love the warmth of traditional Nepalese hospitality for which this hotel is widely-praised.

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Dwarika's Hotel, Kathmandu Preferred Hotel
Kathmandu
Kathmandu

Day 5

Departure

Take a leisurely breakfast before checking out of the resort and heading onwards to the international airport with your representative. The time has come to end this five-day golfing tour of Nepal and catch a flight out of the country to your next destination of choice.

Suggested Hotel For Days 1–2

Dwarika's Hotel, Kathmandu
Preferred Hotel

Dwarika's Hotel, Kathmandu

Located just outside Kathmandu, near Pashupatinath, Nepal’s most sacred mountain, Dwarika’s Hotel, Kathmandu is the recipient of a prestigious World Heritage Award given for outstanding historical preservation. The 80 guest rooms and suites are decorated with intricately carved wood and terracotta work in the traditional Newari style and are equipped with wi-fi access. Krishnarpan, one of the hotel’s two restaurants, offers six- to 22-course authentic Nepali meals, Toran has Chinese and Indian specialties, while Fusion has live blues and jazz in a bar setting. Dwarika’s Hotel, Kathmandu has a spa with massage treatments and a swimming pool. The business center is fully equipped with broadband Internet access and secretarial services. The hotel is approximately a 10-minute drive from the airport in Kathmandu.

Suggested Hotels For Day 3

Lost Horizon Resort and Spa
Preferred Hotel

Lost Horizon Resort and Spa

Designed to reflect the majestic Himalayan peaks, Lost Horizon Resort & Spa combines the rejuvenating powers of nature with the comforts of home. Located on the outskirts of Pokhara Valley, the property floats above Begnas Lake, surrounded by mountain views. Guest accommodations are comprised of spacious and well-appointed villas and suites, all furnished in an elegant, classic style. There is a clubhouse with a year-round outdoor heated swimming pool, a 7,000-square-foot spa and wellness center, a gym, and a library lounge with views of Mount Manasalu. For dining, guests can enjoy meals in the indoor-outdoor restaurant, or take a picnic basket into the forest. Lost Horizon Resort & Spa is 30 minutes by car to the nearest airport.
Tiger Mountain Lodge
Preferred Hotel

Tiger Mountain Lodge

Tiger Mountain Lodge is located on a hilltop ridge a thousand feet above the Pokhara Valley and just a half hour drive from town. With spectacular views of the Annapurna Range, the lodge has also been touched by history: Sir Edmund Hilary, the first man to scale Everest, led the hotel’s opening ceremony in 1998. The 19 rooms are arranged around the hilltop in hand-cut stone bungalows that blend into their surroundings. All the bungalows have spacious verandas, adjoining bathrooms, and elegantly traditional décor that blends Tibetan hand-knotted wool carpets with British watercolor wall paintings. The lodge offers a range of in-room massage treatments, personal yoga sessions, and meditation training. There is a mountain-view swimming pool for post-hike relaxation. The hotel serves organic produce and locally supplied products, including at its authentic Nepali lunch buffet, and at the dinner with a table d’hôte menu that features European and Nepali selections. The Main Lodge has a cozy central fireplace, comfortable seating areas, and a bar, arranged around a Nepali-style courtyard. Another special feature of the lodge is Colonel Jimmy's Library, with an impressive collection of Himalayan mountaineering literature and photographs. There is no business center. The hotel is located 40 minutes from Pokhara Airport.

Suggested Hotel For Day 4

Dwarika's Hotel, Kathmandu
Preferred Hotel

Dwarika's Hotel, Kathmandu

Located just outside Kathmandu, near Pashupatinath, Nepal’s most sacred mountain, Dwarika’s Hotel, Kathmandu is the recipient of a prestigious World Heritage Award given for outstanding historical preservation. The 80 guest rooms and suites are decorated with intricately carved wood and terracotta work in the traditional Newari style and are equipped with wi-fi access. Krishnarpan, one of the hotel’s two restaurants, offers six- to 22-course authentic Nepali meals, Toran has Chinese and Indian specialties, while Fusion has live blues and jazz in a bar setting. Dwarika’s Hotel, Kathmandu has a spa with massage treatments and a swimming pool. The business center is fully equipped with broadband Internet access and secretarial services. The hotel is approximately a 10-minute drive from the airport in Kathmandu.

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