Nepal draws the attention of travelers for various reasons. The land of ten highest mountains out of fourteen, Nepal, can provide an unmatched holiday experience for those intrigued by the culture or those who want to enjoy adventurous rendezvous. Nepal lures trekkers worldwide as the summits like Annapurna, Everest, and Langtang are extremely popular, whereas some are attracted by the sacred temples and the historical locations of this country.
Nepal boasts of various tourist attractions, but here is the list of 5 best places to visit in Nepal that should be on every traveler’s itinerary.
- Enthrall in Cultural Heritage and Adventurous activities in Kathmandu
The capital, most popular, and largest city of Nepal, Kathmandu, will fascinate you with its lively atmosphere and heritage construction. While in Kathmandu, you can visit Swayambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, Chandragiri Hill, Kopan Monastery, Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and Pashupatinath Temple. If you are an adventure lover, you can enjoy a hot air balloon ride, paragliding, bungee jumping, or indulge in white water river rafting in Trishuli River. Besides this, there are many famous places to visit in Nepal outside Kathmandu. Places like Nagarkot, Dhulikhel, Panauti, Bhaktapur, Kakani, etc. will mesmerize you with the picturesque beauty.
2. Visit Khumbu, get a step closer to Mount Everest
Every year, numerous people are determined to achieve a milestone in their life by trekking Mount Everest visit Khumbu. Located in the Northeastern side of Nepal, Khumbu’s journey that offers a startling view of the tallest mountain in the world starts from a Lukla airstrip. Besides this, there are various other beautiful places to visit in eastern Nepal. You can visit Sagarmatha National Park, Tyangboche, Sherpa Museum, Kala Pattar, Mt. Ama Dablam, DudhKoshi River, Khumbu Glacier, etc. and experience a scenic view that you may not have experienced in your lifetime.
3. Visit the second Largest City in Nepal Pokhara
This charming city may be the second-largest city in Nepal, but it doesn’t seem like one. The town is surrounded by the scenic beauty of the three mountain ranges Annapurna I, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu, which makes their presence in the list of top 14 mountains in the world. The pleasant climate, beautiful surroundings, and cleaner air of this city make it a popular destination for people who want to relax in the lap of nature. Your trip to Pokhara is incomplete without visiting Lake Phewa, a famous freshwater lake encircled by some lakefront hotels and restaurants.
4. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site Lumbini
Lumbini is known as the birthplace of a sacred buddha Siddharta Gautama also renowned as ‘Buddha Shakyamuni.’ Located approximately 250 kilometers from the capital city of Nepal Kathmandu, Lumbini is all about tranquility. You can take a detour while visiting Pokharna and visit this place to retrace the footsteps of Buddha. Visit the Maya Devi Temple, where Buddha was born to get a chance to know more about Buddhism. Lumbini, Pokhara, Tansen, Gorkha, Jomsom, Bandipur, etc. are some of the best places to visit in western Nepal.
5. Visit the city of cultural and religious tourism Janakpur
Located approximately 124 kilometers from Kathmandu, Janakpur is the place where Lord Rama and Sita were married. A visit to Janakpur allows you to explore Mithila’s historic city and get a chance to know more about the Tarai culture. The Janaki Mandir, located in the center of this city, is a famous tourist attraction, especially for Hindus, as it has a deep connection with Ramayana, a famous Hindu epic. Janaki Mandir is one of the important religious sites for Hindus as it is the place where Lord Rama tied the knot with Sita. Every year numerous Hindus flock this temple to celebrate the wedding anniversary of Lord Rama and Sita.
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