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Major Tourist cities in Nepal2018-06-26 07:06:21


Nepal is rated as top destination for travelers to visit for throughout the world. Ornamented by full of natural beauty, rich in cultural aspects, biodiversity, and some beautiful places, Nepal is probably most visited country in Sub-continent. Nepal is the Mountainous country as tallest peak of the world Mt. Everest is situated here. Apart from natural beauty and geographical variations, Nepal do have some beautiful cities which can change the mind of visitors to enjoy within the cities rather than have an adventurous trip in high mountains.

Kathmandu:

Kathmandu city is the Capital of Nepal. Having some linked with Himalayas of Nepal, Kathmandu is packed with full of History, palaces, and temples. All the travelers from entire universe whoever comes to Visit Nepal will have first sight at Kathmandu, it is because international airport is only situated in Kathmandu. All the cultural practices, arts, and handcrafts were defined from this city.

Another exciting facts of this city is that some of the UNESCO world heritages sites are located here such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Monkey Temple and Changu Narayan temple. Apart from these still there are plenty of temples and Gumbas. Similarly, Royal family who used to rule the Nepal was assassinated in this historical city. The royal palace where Royal Family were massacred now has been converted into the Narayanhiti Palace Museum. Beautiful views of hills and mountains from the city is another great sight of this city.

Highlights:

Visit UNESCO world heritage sites.

Impressive Museums.

Beautiful views of hills and mountains.

Astonishing cultural heritages.

Pokhara

If one wants to experience the pure nature then Pokhara is ideal choice. With dazzling scenery, adventurous activities and top class accommodations and food choices abundant, Pokhara has been leading the chart among the top attractions for tourists. Known as the City of Lakes, Phewa Lake is famous all over the Nepal. Devi’s fall is another attraction of this city as this waterfalls became famous when a swiss traveler fell into this and waterfall was name after him. International Mountain Museum and Gurkha Museum where ancient history of Gurkha from 19th century to present has been covered.

Just like capital of Nepal, Pokhara is also full of temples, Gumbas and Caves. Tal Barahi Mandir, Bindabashini Temple, Bhimsen Temple, Buddhist Pagoda (world peace pagoda) etc. are major cultural heritages of Pokhara. Likewise astonishing views of insane panorama from the city makes travelling even more exciting and fascinating one.

Highlights:

Explore pure nature of Pokhara.

Enjoy boating in Phewa Lake.

Explore cultural heritages.

Amazing views of Panoramic peaks. 

Chitwan:

Chitwan National Park is one of the major highlights of Chitwan. But beside it, Chitwan gives an excellent opportunity for the tourist to experience the Terai lifestyle of different ethnic groups. Elephant ride in Chitwan National park which is the safest way to enter jungle, where one can witness varieties of wild animals and birds closely. Likewise one can enjoy the bath with elephant in the river, as per instruction elephant will throw off the riders into the water.

Similarly, Jeep driving safari in private vehicle is another alternative to explore the jungle. Even one can have Jungle walk as well enjoying the trail fills with full of nature. Tourist can also embark on canoe ride along the Rapti River which gives ample opportunity to have close views of crocodiles and other wild animals. Likewise enjoy the cultural programs of Tharu community which is organized in order to entertain the visitors.

Highlights:

Experience numerous species of flora and fauna.

Enjoy elephant ride and elephant baths.

Feel the nature during the Junle walk.

Enjoy the cultural programs of different ethnic groups.

Lumbini:

Lumbini is the legendry and historical place where Lord Sidhartha Gautam was born. This is the place where Budhha defined Buddhism. As the history rises along, in the last few decades, numbers of new stupas, Gumbas, monasteries and Temples has been built in Lumbini by the Buddhist nations across the universe. In the exact location where Lord Buddha was born, a hugely significant Maya Devi Temple is built. With increasing in numbers of Monasteries and Stupas, pilgrims around the world visits Lumbini which has been helping it to raise the profile of this city.

Royal Thai Buddhist Monastery, Cambodian Monastery, Myanmar Golden Temple, Zhong Hua Chinese Buddhist Monastery, Korean Buddhist Temple, etc. are some of the major sights of Lumbini which was built by different Buddhist nations.

Highlights:

Explore the birthplace of Lord Siddhartha Gautam.

Impressive monasteries and Temples.

Ashoka Pillar-oldest inscription in Nepal built in 3rd century BC.

Nagarkot Hill:

Located at the North eastern side just 32 km away from Kathmandu Valley, Nagarkot is one of the famous spot for enjoying the excellent views of Himalayas. The insane views of panoramic peaks like Ganesh Himal, Langtang and many more can be witnessed from Nagarkot. But in order to enjoy the best views of Himalayas it is better to travel in the months of October and December. Similarly, another reason this place is famous among the tourist is sunrise and sunset views can be observed from, the view tower of Nagarkot.

Hiking along the Nagarkot trail is another exciting part of adventurous activities to do in Nepal. Tourist can experience the lifestyle of the local people of this place. Enjoy every bit of trip to Nagarkot and feel the nature along the trail.

Highlights:

Amazing views of panoramic peaks.

Sparkling sunrise and sunset views.

Experience the local culture.

Source: Adventure Discovery Treks Blog updates 

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