Top Tourist Attractions In Nepal
Nepal's Top Tourist Attractions
Even though Nepal has low economic conditions and is known as a developing country, traveling in Nepal is so much more fun than in other countries. Tourism is playing a great role in supporting the economy of the country. Nepal is a beautiful and popular tourist destination because of its rich biodiversity and abundance of natural phenomena. The greatest peaks in the world in the mountain region, high hills and forest areas in the hilly region, and plains in the terai region depict the beauty of the country. Similarly, thousands of national heritage and temples from the ancestors' times now flourish in a country's culture and spread throughout the world. Tourists are attracted by the mesmerizing features of the country, and tourism is contributing a lot to the economy daily. Tourism is a huge sector where many sections lie, and for the development of tourism, many sectors such as transportation, communication, food, lodging, etc. should be well managed for the better comfort of tourists. For that, the government should implement different terms and policies regarding it and focus on developing this sector. Even though the public also plays an essential role, such as the way of treating foreign people and gestures. The way of providing the facilities and services to the tourists also determines the tourist attraction for tourism.
Here are some tourist attractions places of Nepal:
Kathmandu is the largest and capital city of Nepal, also known as the nerve center of Nepal. More than 3,059,466 people live in this valley. Many historical places are located in the Kathmandu Valley. That's why Kathmandu is known as the "City of Temples. The Kathmandu valley is full of art, architecture, and culture, which are the major attractions for tourists. The Swayambhunath stupa, Boudha stupa, Pashupatinath temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Hanuman dhoka, Narayanhiti palace, Patan, and Chandragiri hills are the major historical places of Kathmandu. The main attractions in this valley are Thamel, the Garden of Dreams, Asan, Kopan Monastery, and so on.
Pokhara, the capital city of the Gandaki province and also known as the City of Phewa Lake, is the gateway to the Himalayas and the starting point for treks to Jomsom and the Annapurna region. Pokhara is also known as the City of Lakes, with a spectacular snowy view and is surrounded by greenery. Pokhara is the most popular tourist destination and is famous for trekking, boating, hiking, rafting, bungee jumping, and many more activities. Pokhara is one of Nepal's most scenic cities. Pokhara is all about natural, cultural, and geographical landmarks. Phewa Lake, Devi's fall, Begnas Lake, Bindhyabasini temple, Mahendra cave, Tal Barahi, Rupa Taal, International Mountain Museum, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, Chamero Gufa, Seti River Gorge, Gorka Memorial Museum, Matepani Gumba, World Peace Pagoda, and numerous caves are the major attractions of Pokhara. The best time to visit Pokhara is from September to November, as this is the peak tourist season.
The meaning Chitwan refers to the heart of the jungle. The Chitwan forests were settled by leopards and Bengal tigers. Since then, the area has been known as Chitwan. The main attraction in Chitwan is the Chitwan National Safari Park. Elephant bathing is a popular activity in Chitwan National Park and lots of people do so. Bike hire is also super cheap in Chitwan and is a fun activity and one of the best things to do in Chitwan. Bharatpur, Narayangadh, Tandi, Parsa, and Sauraha are the major places in Chitwan. Because of the clear sky and warm temperatures, October to March is the best time to visit Chitwan. And the best time to see animals in Chitwan National Park would be around January to March.
Mustang is one of the largest and most beautiful districts in Nepal. Mustang is also known as the second least populated district in Nepal. Tourists are attracted to Mustang for the trekking purposes of its amazing topography and mountain sightseeing. Mustang is rich in vegetation with a range of rhododendron plantations and apple fields and is strong in Buddhist culture. Mustang is famous for its Newari and Thakali food and also for local wines, apples, Tibetan bread, KKhapse, Marpha, dried food beers, and so on. The Mustang is home to the Annapurna Base Camp, Muktinath Temple, the Gandaki River, Jomsom, Kagbeni, Lo Manthang, and several other major attractions. The best time to visit Mustang is from June to September.
Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, is famous as the religious centre of Hindus and Buddhists of the world and is located in the Rupandehi district. UNESCO listed Lumbini as a world heritage site in 1997 AD. Lumbini is the most popular pilgrimage and tourist attraction in Nepal. Lumbini is under the care of the Lumbini Development Trust, which manages the site. Lumbini's major attractions are Mayadevi Pond, Ashoka Piller, Mayadevi Temple, World Peace Pagoda, Lumbini Monastic Site, Kapilvastu, and others.
Trekking in the Annapurna Region:
One of the most popular trekking regions in Nepal is the Annapurna region. Trekking in the Annapurna Region is still a dream for many trekkers around the world as it is full of adventures that give the best view of the peak or base camp. The Annapurna Region offers many treks. Beginners can enjoy the Annapurna Panorama Trek Package as any age group can trek, while the main attraction of this package is Poon Hill. From Poon Hill, which is popular for sunrise views of the Annapurna Range and Dhaulagiri Mountain, we could explore a 360° view. Expert trekkers can also participate in Annapurna Base Camp Trek, but every trek in the Annapurna and Everest Region requires a specialist guide who can guide you on accommodation, itinerary, routes, maps, and other details.
Trekking in the Everest base camp:
The Everest Region is the most popular trekking destination worldwide as it has the highest mountain, Mt. Everest, and other peaks ranging from 7,000m to 8,000m. The Everest Region also offers 10+ treks, while for beginners, 1-day helicopter treks are suggested as we can enjoy the view and there is no risk of elevation either. Some trekkers also suggest the 16-day Classic Trek via Jiri, as trekkers will be aware of accommodation, elevation, and more. It is also the busiest trekking region, with at least 200+ trekkers daily. People prefer Everest Base Camp Trek in this region and can also go to Sagarmatha Nation Park for refreshments. Many companies in Thamel run Trek Planning Agencies for foreigners.