Most people don’t consider Nepal as a golfing Nation. As a matter of fact Nepal has three golf courses. Nepal has a mostly balmy climate which makes golfing an enjoyable experience. Not only that, the scenic and rugged settings of this Himalayan country offers a spectacular back drop to your golfing game. Nepal runs a championship serious on its courses once a year. Any other time it is possible to play for pleasure on these courses. Nepal’s golf courses vary from 9 to 18 holes. Being developed by world class course designers the courses are on par with the best in Asia. Not only are the courses scenic but they will challenge your golf game. So if you are a serious or recreational golfer why not take a golfing holiday with a difference.
The three golf courses in Nepal are below:
Gokarna Forest Resort
Built to USGA standards and specifications crafted and designed by leading landscape Architect David Melay Leidd under the direction of Turf grass manager James Leidd and in conjunction with the Gleneagles Golf Development Committee. This is one of the finest and most spectacular golf courses, half an hour drive from Kathmandu.
This course is set in Gokarna forest which has undulating dog legged greens which wander their away amongst lush 100 years old forest. Look up from your tee shot here and you can see cynical monkeys and spotted deer watching your progress, back dropped by the snowy peaks of the Langtang Range. This is a par 72 - 6,715 yard golf course.
Royal Nepal Golf Courses
Established in 1917 this is the first and oldest golf course in Nepal. His majesty late King Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, along with many other members of the Royal family used to patron this club. It’s also popular with visiting foreign dignities. This challenging 9 holes golf course is the home to 25 annually held golf tournaments and host the only Nepal open tournament for professionals.
This course is only 10 minutes drive from the city centre. It is a challenging course which offers stunning views of Ganesh and Langtang Himal. This course boasts the largest and most Modern club house in Nepal so after your game you can enjoy a meal and a refreshing beer.
Yeti Golf Course
This golf course situated in Pokhara, one of the pretties in the world. It is located 30 ft above the lush green gorge of the Seti River. It is only 9 hole golf course but with the alternative tees, pin positions and greens you can easily do 18 holes without feeling like you are repeating yourself. Some of the tee shots require you to hit your ball across the Seti gorge an intimidating prospect even for the most experienced golfers.
At this course is a pro-golf shop and a small club house. Yeti Golf course is part of the Fulbari spa and resort. This resort offers a special value packages all year round.
Golf Packages Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive at Airport and transferred to Hotel.
Day 02: Play Royal Golf Course.
Day 03: In the morning mountain flight, PM Sightseeing
Day 04: Drive Pokhara and boating on Phewa Lake.
Day05: Play at Fulbari, morning or afternoon as you like
Day 06: In Pokhara- you have the option of playing at Fulbari again or sightseeing
Day 07: Fly back to Kathmandu and sightseeing in Bhuktapur. Over night there.
Day 08: Drive to Gorkarna and Play 18 holes.
Day 09: Departure
This is our standard packages but we can manage any combination of courses and activities for you or just a one day golf game at anyone of the courses.