plan ahead - October

Attention: open in a new window.  E-mail| Print | Bookmark Added: 31.07.2014, 07:57

Oryx presents its insiders tips for places to visit this October. In these parts of the world, October offers the ideal climate to explore the great outdoors. Try adventure sports in Pokhara, get to know Barcelona on foot, by bicycle, or by Segway, and experience Perth in full bloom.

 


Outdoor adventures in Nepal

For those who enjoy the great outdoors, Pokhara offers a picturesque haven with ideal warm days of around 24ºC in October. Along with history and culture, Pokhara is a hotspot for trekking, with its mountainous terrain and breathtaking views. One of the main attractions is Phewa Lake, the second-largest lake in Nepal, surrounded by monkey-filled forests and white mountain peaks. Take in the reflection of Mt Machhapuchhre andAnnapurna in its clear waters before enjoying a scenic boat ride. For the adventure sports enthusiasts, Pokhara is a beautiful place to experience paragliding, ultra-light flights, zip-flyer rides, rafting, and kayaking.


 

Kathmandu, Nepal
Distance: 3,368 km
Flight Time: 4 hours, 40 mins
Frequency: 4 flights a day

> Book Now
 


Explore Barcelona by bike or foot

Warmer days (around 18ºC) and cooler nights make October the best time to be in Barcelona, and a great time to undertake walking, cycling, or even Segway tours to admire the city’s modernist architecture by Gaudí. Dont miss the Catalan cuisine, seafood, art, culture, shopping, golden beaches along the Mediterranean coastline, and the best of football.


 

Barcelona, Spain
Distance: 4,865 km
Flight Time: 7 hours, 25 minutes
Frequency: Daily

> Book Now
 


Discover Perth’s natural beauty

With ten hours of sunshine and high temperatures of 21ºC in October, Perth is idyllic at this time of year. Experience stunning beaches with spectacular sunsets, water sports, and marine life on the coast; scenic vineyards in Swan Valley; and bush trails, waterfalls, and natural beauty inland on the Darling Range.


 

Perth, Australia
Distance: 9,312 km
Flight Time: 10 hours, 50 minutes
Frequency: Daily

> Book Now
Write comment

Write the displayed characters:

security code
smaller | bigger

busy

Oryx Magazine March 2015

Oryx Cover March 2015


View the Oryx eMagazine archive

Oryx Premium March 2015

Oryx Premium Cover March 2015


View the Oryx Premium eMagazine archive

Oryx Updates

If you would like to be notified
when the magazine is updated,
please click below
 

Email updates

Latest Features

  • Kathmandu - Gateway to the Mountains

    You don't need to be super-fit to enjoy many of the stunning walks around Nepal. Photojournalist Steve Davey... 
  • The Best year-round skiing

    It’s March, and the mountains of the northern hemisphere are poised on the edge of spring. Sunlight is melting... 
  • Amsterdam - Awash with the riches of history

    Amsterdam is a place where history, culture, and a good dose of the bohemian combine to create one of... 

Comments

Copyright © 2009 ORYX Digital Magazine. All rights reserved.

Powered by Agency Fish   |  Endorsed by Qatar Airways