December 2018

NEPAL TOP DESTINATIONS

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Nepal is a Culturally & Natural beautiful country in the World. Here are all the destination has own important & history. You can find below Nepal Top Destinations which is you need to know before coming Nepal.

 

  • 1. Kathmandu
    Kathmandu is a conglomerate of ancient art, history, culture and economy. The medieval charms and unique spirituality has been the things to be noticed who ever visit Kathmandu for the first time. Still people are dragged here for further visit. Even though, the city is congested with houses, vehicles and people but it’s a different feeling to explore those hidden alleys by foot and reach ancient durbars, see those winding wires to your surprises and the people who are always ready to help for your comfort. As you keep on marching within the city, you will be entrapped with the vibrancy unique to this country. You will be enjoying your company with this city. A part from city itself, it is a perfect destination for those budget traveler who seek to explore and create more beautiful memories with less spending. You can sleep, eat, trek and explore in the cheapest value.

 

  • 2. Pokhara
    Pokhara city is the most preferred destination in Nepal and the hub for the most trekker who are going for trek in Annapurna Region. The city is well renowned for its alluring sceneries, adventure sports, accommodation and delicacies. And the city has got its name called City of Lake because of number of lakes in the city. As you stroll around the shore of the Fewa Lake, you will be enchanted to find the series of Annapurna’s reflection over the lake. You will be busy capturing those moments. There are two view point (Sarangkot and World Peace Stupa) in the rim of Pokhara city. From there, the view of the valley and the ranges of Himalayas are way beyond words. You will found yourself spell-binded with the beauty. Some of the adventure activities like Paragliding, Zip-Flying and Bungee Jumping are the most exciting activities to do. These activities are such an adrenaline rusher, you won’t be able to forget those things you do. And as the night cover the city, it get drunk with music and delicacies. Everyone will be enjoying themselves drowning with music and sip of drinks.

 

  • 3. Chitwan National Park
    Enlisted as a World Heritage in the year 1984 was established to preserve the land area of 932 sq.km of forest, marshland and grassland along with the living creatures within the park.  Since its establishment, it has been protecting the wildlife and considered to the best destination to observe them. There are total of 68 species of mammals, 544 species of birds, 56 species of herpetofauna and 126 species of fishes recorded in the park. The park is especially renowned for its protection of One Horned Rhino, Royal Bengal Tiger and Gharial Crocodile. Seeing the Rhino and Crocodile could be normal on your visit, but you need seer amount of luck to see the Royal Bengal Tiger on you each visit to the park. Nature lover and Bird watcher find this place to be paradise because of diversified number of plants and animals found in the park.

 

  • 4. Lumbini
    Lumbini, the land blessed with the touch of Lord Buddha and the home to the origin of Buddhism. This land is truly blessed with peace and serenity. With your each steps to this holy land, you feel your body and soul being cleansed and fill with positive vibes. There are around 25 national and international monasteries where you can visit, learn Buddhism, and meditate in a peaceful environment. All in all, you can visit the sacred Mayadevi Garden and find the inscription called Ashoka Pillar left by Indian Emperor Ashoka to mark the location where Buddha was born. And this is the place where he took his first seven steps and spread message of peace to the world. Many pilgrims visit this site to contemplate the peace of mind and soul.
  • 5. Patan
    Patan city is in its glorious epitome of culture, art, religion and heritage. The visitors gets mesmerized by the beauty of the city. Patan is also called as Lalitpur, “City of Beauty”. The beauty in the sense of Durbar Square, temples, alleys, cuisine, hospitality and religious tolerance.  There are many temple hidden within the city and famous monasteries. The corners and alleys of Patan is filled with shops of Thanka painting, fine metal works, statues of ancient Gods and Goddess, which gives the vibrant feeling to visitors.  There are countless festivals celebrated in the city that allure the visitor in the city. Despite the proximity to the capital city Kathmandu, it has very peaceful environment for living. So many people want to visit this place and enjoy their holidays. Many people prefer to settle in this area for their settlement too.

 

  • 6. Bhaktpur
    Bhaktapur is an ancient newar city to the east side of Kathmandu valley. It is the home of traditional art and architecture, historical monuments and craft work, magnificent windows, pottery and weaving industries, excellent temples, beautiful ponds, rich local customs, culture, religion, festivals, musical mystic and so on. Bhaktapur is still an untouched as well as preserved ancient city that is itself the world to explore for tourists. If you are interest to know how the Kathmandu valley was at the medieval period then Bhaktapur could be the best and well preserved example. The people, their casting system, the architecture and various aspect defines how the medieval period was. This World Heritage enlisted site has been able to preserve its originality and transfer it to their next generation

 

  • 7. Nagarkot
    The nearest view point from Kathmandu to view the ever smiling Himalayan ranges. You can watch such a splendid scenery from the hotel balcony enjoying your time and with comfort. You can watch series of Himalayas like Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Jugal, Rolwaling, Everest and Numbur. To get the great view of those series, you have to visit this place in the month of October to December and March to April. At this time, the sky will be clear most of time. But if you visit this place during other month, the mountains are likely to get behind the clouds, making you disappointed. You can also go to this place directly from Tribhuwan International Airport and enjoy your stay with the nature. Apart from view the Himalayas, you can go visit nearby village to know about them or come back to Bhaktapur city, as this place is near to Nagarkot.

 

  • 8. Dhulikhel
    Dhulikhel is one of the popular destination to watch high mountains. It is located to the eastern rim of Kathmandu valley. There are quite a number of tourist destination with attractions that ranges from natural scenario to cultural and historical elements. You can get the view of 180 degree panoramic view of high Himalayas looking with beautiful smiles. The high Himalayas includes Annapurna, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Gaurishankar, Dorje Lakpa, Lhotse, Phuribichyachu and others. The best time of year to visit Dhulikhel is in the autumn and winter seasons. There are many luxury hotel and lodges operating in Dhulikhel. Dhulikhel is not only famous for getting the great view of high Himalayas but also for the Newari settlement and the artistic temples found within the city. You can go visit such historically and religiously important place on your free time. You can also visit nearby Namobuddha which is one day hike or some hours’ drive from Dhulikhel.

 

  • 9. Lukla
    Soaring at an altitude of 2,860 m, there is a town in Khumbu area of Solukhumbu district, called Lukla. Lukla means place with many goat and sheep but less are to be seen here. It is a popular destination in Nepal as lots of tourists have to arrive here to go for trekking and mountaineering in various mountains. That is why, Lukla is considered as the Gateway to the Everest. There is a small airport called Lukla airport, or Tenzing-Hillary Airport. Because of very short and steep airstrip and unpredictable weather condition, various accidents have been occurred. This reason has given the Lukla, the most dangerous airport of the world. There are also variety of shops and lodges catering to tourists. Tourist use this place as a destination to acclimatize their body and continuing their journey too.

 

  • 10. Namche Bazar
    Namche Bazaar is well known as the gateway to High and Mighty Himalayas. This Sherpa settlement is a popular destination and tourist hub who are going for Everest Trek. From this place onward, various routes are diverged and the tourist go to different destination after taking proper acclimatization. After some hours hike from Lukla, you can reach this bustling city. Even though, Namche Bazaar is in remote area and not accessible with roadway, but the services and goods found here is as like of Thamel. It is considered as the 2nd Thamel of Nepal. There are various hotels, lodges, cafes and restaurants. If you want to buy the trekking and mountaineering gears, you will get those things easily. The area is  facilated with internet connection, so you could get connected to the world even though you are in a desolate area, i.e. lap of Himalayas
  • 11. Sagarmatha National Park
    Sagarmatha Natioanl Park is a first Natural World Heritage Site of Nepal which was established in the year 1976. Later, in the year 1979, it was recognized as the Natural World Heritage Site by UNESCO. With the motifs to conserve the forest, wildlife and cultural resources this national park keep on doing its work and later they started working in conservation of natural energy and search for alternative source of energy too. Almost all the landscape is full of desolate areas, huge rocks, steeps hills and less vegetation. Most of the vegetation is fir, rhododendron, birch,  juniper trees and wildlife like Himalayan thar, musk deer, ghoral, Himalayan black bear are found within the national park.

 

  • 12. Ghorepani
    Gorepani is a popular tourist destination of Nepal situated at an altitude of around  2760 m. A short trek from Banthanti and you will reach a beautiful village surrounded with dense forest of Rhododendron and Oak trees. The Rhododendron forest in Ghorepani is the world’s largest one. At the base of Poonhill, this village is established with lots of lodges and guesthouses. From here you can see the beautiful mountain ranges and hills around. A short hike to Poonhill give the better view of the Annapurna ranges along with other mountains. The hill all covered with red and pink Rhododendron forest during autumn seasons. You will be awestruck with the beauty, its look like red and pink patches in the green carpet. Many other villages are connected via Ghorepani and the trekker goes via these route to go to different route too.
    In ancient time, when the traders used to go from this route, they used to feed water to their horses. Later, they started named this location as Ghorepani, as Ghode = Horse and Pani = water. There is a police station and a heath-post in the village. People bring the daily required goods with the help of mules or horses.

 

  • 13. Poon Hill
    A small hill station at the top of Ghorepani is Poonhill. It is situated at the height 3210 m. The view from here is too beautiful. In a daily basis, large number of tourist start their hike early in the morning from Ghorepani. By the time they reach the top, it’s almost time for the sunrise. People are eagerly waiting for the moments when the sunrays touches the Annapurna series. It feels like the mountains are being melted with its touch. Throughout all the destination in the Annpurna Circuit, it is the best destination to see the sunrise. The tourist can visit this place almost throughout the year but if you are intended to see the sunrise then its best to visit during Spring and Autumn seasons.

 

  • 14. Annapurna Base camp
    As you pass through Machhapuchre Base Camp, the route gets wider and wider. Finally you reach to a small settlements with some lodges to provide accommodation to the guests. The 360 degree panoramic view of Annapurna South, Annapurna !, Hiuchuli and other peaks imprints the best memories of you life. The ampitheaterical natural setting boost up the beauty of the Annapurna Base Camp. You return back retracing the same route of Machhapurchre Base Camp.

 

  • 15. Muktinath
    Muktinath, also called as Muktinath Kshetra or Muktinath Valley is a popular pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhist. People have been travelling to this pilgrimage site from the ancient period as this is one of the 108 Divya Desam and also the  one of the eight sacred places known as Svayam Vyakta Ksetras (the other seven being Srirangam, Srimushnam, Tirupati, Naimisharanya, Totadri, Pushkar and Badrinath).
    It is situated at the base of Thorang La pass at an altitude 3,710 m. This scared site has a temple and the 108 stone tap. You can take bath at this taps. It is believed that taking bath in the tap will wash away the sins. After taking bath, you can again take bath in 2 ponds outside of the temple. One of the pond will wash the inner impurity and other will bless your body. Afterward, you can do Puja and Aradhana.

 

  • 16. Ghandruk
    Ghandruk, the popular destination among the trekkers who go to Annapurna Sanctuary or Annapurna Base Camp. This village is situated above the Modi river and surrounded by the green forests everywhere. The view of Annapurna series and Mt Machhapuchere is excellent and beautiful. The local name of Ghandruk is called Ghandrung and this is the second largest Gurung settlement in Nepal. The well preserved Gurung culture and history can be found being showcased in the living museum. The people are very friendly and helpful.  There are many lodges and guesthouses for accommodation and shops to buy the things you need. If you want to try the local dress and be like as the local people, you can go to the museum and ask them to help you to dress Gurung dress. It’s worth trying as the memories last longer than the footprints.

 

  • 17. Annapurna Conservation area
    Annapurna Conservation Area Project was initially lunch in 1986, in Ghandruk village with a motif to conserve the environment with local participation. It was the first and the largest conservation area of Nepal. This non-governmental organization runs the campaign to train the hotelier and lodge owner, encourage for sanitation and protection of the environment, promote the destination and culture of the region.  The amount earned from the permit fee to the Annapurna Region is utilized for the conservation and development activities of Annapurna Region. They also focus their activities on poverty alleviation, destination promotion, and conservation of resources, community development, and management of trekking trails.

 

  • 18. Bardiya National parkBardiya National Park was established in the year 1988. It is the largest and the most undisturbed national park of Terai, Nepal. It is the home to endangered species like Royal Bengal Tiger and One horned Rhino. This national park is blessed with Karnali River and Babai River. People can do fishing in these river as an activity and enjoy the vacation.

 

  • Bardiya National Park is considered as the 2nd Chitwan National Park, as this park is as alike as Chitwan National Park before 30 years back then. This area is not commercialized as like Chitwan so you could hardly get the good accommodation facility in this park. So, the trip to this national park will be more adventurous and wildlife exploration will be fun. The best time to visit is February to  July (to see Bengal Tiger) and November to December.
  • 19. Shivapuri Nagarjun National ParkShivapuri Nagarjun National Park was established in 2002. It is located to the north rim of Kathmandu valley. It cover the area of 159 sq. km of Kathmandu, Nuwakot and Sindhupalchowk districts. This national park was established with a motive to protect watershed and wildlife within. From here, thousands of cubic liter water is supplied to Kathmandu valley on a daily basis. So, this area is considered as the important source of water supply.Shivapur Nargarjun National Park mainly contain 2 islands called Shivapuri and Nagarjun. There are some historical and religious sites as well as the popular hiking routes for the trekker within the park. There is Nagi Gumba in Shivapuri, Jamcho Gumba in Nagarjun, Bagdwar (the source of Bagmati River) Muhan Pokhara in the national park. The Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park has become the famous destination for one day hike, hundreds of trekkers go for hike on a daily basis. While exploring, you will explore various kinds of rare plants and animals as well as sites with great importance.

 

  • 20. Langtang National ParkDingboche a Sherpa settlement in Khumbu Region to the north east side of Nepal.  Soaring at an altitude 4410 m, this place is a popular stop among trekkers and climbers going for Everest and other nearby routes. Many trekker and climber spend one or two days to acclimatize their body and continue their trek and expedition. There lodges and tents for accommodation and the local people depends on the flow of the tourist for their source of income.The very unique landmark of this area is the stone walls of different size of stone that runs kilometers far covering the entire Imja valley. Those stones were removed from the field while ploughing it in a long run. There is an Imja River to the east side of village. This river supply the pure water to the valley. And the food is supplied to the village by mules and yaks.

 

  • 21. Dingboche
    Manang Valley is a beautiful village which is close to Nepal – Tibet border and is blessed by Marsyandi River. The beautiful series of mountains and the mountain villages adds the beauty to the trek to Annapurna Ciricuit. The village has been able to preserve the traditional Tibetan value and culture till this days. The valley has been the famous point for the trekker and traders either going for Thorang La pass or going to Tibet for trader. Generally, the trekker takes one or two days to acclimatized their body with high altitude. During their stay, they go to near by smaller villages and explore gompas and monasteries to explore the culture and its people. There is oldest monastery in Manang called Braga Monastery which is 45 minutes walk from Manag. You can also hike to Ice Lake and the stunning view of Annapuna IV. You can also climb to Gangapurna Lake and Glacier which is 15 minutes walk from the valley.  The view from the top to the valley and mountains are spectacular to behold.

 

  • 22. Tangboche
  • 23. Manang
  • 24. Bandipur
  • 25. Pisang
  • 26. Kagbeni, Mustang
  • 27. Rara Lake
  • 28. Dhampus
  • 29. Khumjung
  • 30. Langtang National Park
  • 31. Janakpur
  • 32. Kritipur
  • 33. Basishar
  • 34. Sauraha
  • 35. Phakding
  • 36. Nepalgunj
  • 37. Changunarayan
  • 38. Manakamana
  • 39. Gorkha
  • 40. Biratnagar
  • 41. Bhadetar
  • 42. Panauti
  • 43. Sundharijal
  • 44.Kakani
  • 45. Gorkha Durbar
  • 46. Chandragiri
  • 47.Tansen, Palpa
  • 48. Bharatpur
  • 49. Tilicho Lake
  • 50. Halesi Mahadev Temple ( Matatika Cave)
  • 51. Kalinchowk
  • 52. Patibhara
  • 53. Upper Mustang
  • 54. Ilam
  • 55.Koshi Tappu National Park
  • 56. Rupakot
  • 57. Sarangkot
  • 58. Dakshinkali Temple
  • 59. Daman
  • 60. Kalapathar
  • 61. Jomsom
  • 62. Beni
  • 63. Parbat
  • 64. Nayapul
  • 65. Meghauli
  • 66. Tilicho
  • 67. Sindhuli
  • 68. Dharan
  • 69. Devghat
  • 70. Baraha Pokhari
  • 71. Saga