Academic Industrial Tours with Himalayan Glacier are packed with innovative-spectacular destinations while covering major industrial locations of Nepal. The college tour brings freshness and naïve ideas among domestic as well as international students.
The industrial tour starts from Kathmandu and journeys through Pokhara, Butwal, Lumbini, Chitwan, Hetauda, Birgunj, Janakpur, Biratnagar, Dharan and Ilam. This tour at the one hand will be full of sightseeing activities and on the other side covers major industrial sites of Nepal.
Traveling at major historical, cultural, religious and industrial sites of Kathmandu valley, this academic tour leads you towards Pokhara. On the way to Pokhara, you enjoy magnification sights of socio-cultural settings of Nepalese society. Adding to these socio-cultural dimensions of Nepalese society, academicians enjoy tremendous geographical views of Nepalese hillsides villages.
In Pokhara, stroll around the streets of Lakeside basically at the evening. Prior to sightseeing in Pokhara, you will be taken to Pokhara Industrial Area for a visit of various industries there. In the evening, hook yourself into the calm beauty of Fewa lake. Within the traveling range of Pokhara, drive to Sarangkot to catch the mesmerizing sunrise glimpse of the Annapurna range. Upon completing the tour of industrial sites, drive to Butwal. On the way, visit the Syangja Mirmi Hydropower station.
Lumbini is the most important Buddhist pilgrimage site – the place where Buddha was born. The place is really a big area with monuments, temples, and ancients sites making it a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In Lumbini, firstly pay your visit to the Mayadevi temple which is built on the exact place where Buddha was born. Spend some time wandering around the gardens. Also visit the museum and peace pagoda. Some of the important landmarks and monuments in Lumbini include: Ashoka’s Pillar erected by Emperor Ashoka (249 BC) on the spot of Buddha’s birth which also has the oldest inscription in Nepal.
From Lumbini, drive to Chitwan. On the way, visit to Chaudhary gram and Bhrikuti paper mill which are two very famous industries of the country. These industrial sites provide an excellent opportunity for the students to see, observe and learn many things about the operation and management of industries. In the evening, reach Chitwan.
In Chitean, enjoy an elephant safari and then visit to elephant breeding center. Furthermore, enjoy canoeing in Chitwan. The narrow boat takes students to the inner part of the Jungle. At this site, you can enjoy a short jungle walk and experience the thrill of wilderness. Get your cameras charged to capture the pictures of rhinoceros, tigers, leopards, sloth bears, wild bison as well as the near extinct Gharials crocodiles.
From Chitean, drive to Hetauda for a visit to Hetauda industrial area. It is probably the biggest and most important industrial sector of Nepal where student can have insightful visit of various industries. This industrial trip leads you to one more trading center of Nepal that is Birgunj.
Another engaging destination for this industrial college tour is Birgunj, a major business centre of Nepal, especially for trade with India. Birgunj has important industries of Nepal like sugar refinery, cigarette manufacture, drugs manufacture, chemical industries, paper manufacturing and fish-breeding. Birgunj as industrial site provides important exploring opportunities for the students.
From Birgunj connect yourself to Janakpur, also known as Janakpurdham. Janakpur is one of the historical and religious cities of Nepal and it also is home to the only operational railway in Nepal, the Janakpur Railway. In Janakpur, visit to Janakpur Cigarette Factory- the largest industry in the region.
Upon the completion of the short trip to Janakpur, take a long drive to Biratnagar in the Koshi region of Nepal. On the way to Biratnagar, take a short drive to The Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve which is famous for its wildlife. It is also home to the endangered wild buffaloes called “Arna” in Nepali as well.
Biratnagar, the industrial capital city of Nepal, is also an industrial powerhouse of Nepal with many industries located in and around its suburbs. Biratnagr Sugar Mill and Biratnagar Jute Mill are the biggest industries of Biratnagar. In Biratnagar, this tour covers major industrial locations and historical industrial sites as well.
Another beautiful location near Biratnagar is Dharan which is 1.5 hours’ journey by bus. The place is famous for Dantakali temple, Pindeshwar temple, Budha Subbha temple and Panch Kanya and is surrounded with hills. In Dharan, do not forget to visit Bhedetar.
After completing industrial tour of Koshi region of Nepal, visit to Ilam. It is famous for natural scenery and landscapes, tea production, and diverse agricultural economy.
This, Academic Industrial Tour of Nepal ends once you complete the journey to Ilam. You as academicians can experience thrill and adventure and above all industrial exploration throughout this tour.