Darjeeling is home to the affectionately known ‘Toy Train’. Officially known as the DHR (Darjeeling Himalayas Railway), the Toy train is a quintessential part of Darjeeling’s history. Since 1999 it’s been listed as a prestigious UNESCO world heritage site. Riding the toy train has now become an essential part of a visit to Darjeeling.
If you want to get away from the crowds in Thamel, but still be in the Kathmandu area then Sanu Guesthouse is only a 15 minute taxi or bus ride away. Run by the friendly Sarita whose smile alone is worth coming for.
Eavesdropping on some other travellers, we heard it would be insanity not to miss the full moon celebrations in Bodhnath.
The Chitwan National Park is a vast diverse landscape nearly 950 sq km in size. No trip to Nepal would be complete without a visit to one of the outstanding national parks.