places to visit in Nepal

When the name Nepal is heard, beautiful mountain ranges covered in snow meeting the clouds come into the mind. But Nepal is much more than just mountains and snow. Nepal is a natural package in itself. The pristine lakes, frozen glaciers, valleys, and peaks give a complete experience to everyone visiting Nepal. 

You will experience unique cultures and traditions from variant communities. The city of Dharan, you will witness a great influence on Indian cultures and traditions. Mustang people follow Tibetan culture as it is close to the Tibetan border. 

In Nepal, you will also find the practice of variant religions. There are places that carry the cultural significance of each religion. Janakpur holds a huge significance for the Hindu religion as it is the birthplace of Goddess Sita. Lumbini is located in Nepal and it is the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, hence many visitors from around the world visit the Mayadevi Temple.

Apart from cultural and religious significance, Nepal is also known for its adventure stories. The trek to Mount Everest starts in Nepal and is a thrilling adventure. There are other recreational activities like white water rafting, rock climbing, hiking, trekking, and bungee jumping.

Kathmandu

Basantapur Durbar Square
Basantapur Durbar Square

Your Nepal tour package will definitely have Kathmandu on the top of your checklist as it is the capital. It is the largest city in the country. Kathmandu is at an altitude of 4344 m above sea level. It witnesses the confluence of two rivers, Bagmati and Vishnumati. Kathmandu is a paradise for those who are interested in ancient cultures. You can find beautiful temples and golden pagodas. Trekkers and hikers are attracted to Kathmandu as the place serves as the starting point for some of the highest trekking adventures. You can also enjoy the cuisines such as the steaming momos, newari khaja set, and deserts.

Janakpur

Janakpur Dham

Janakpur is one of the most famous places to visit in Nepal. It is known to be the birthplace of Goddess Sita and also the place God Ram and Goddess Sita got married. Some of the places mentioned in Ramayana, the holy epic of Hindus, actually exist in Janakpur. You can visit those places and imagine the godly activities happening there as you listen to the local people telling stories from the epic. Janakpur is also known as the city of ponds and you will find more than seventy ponds that add to the beauty of the city. The Ram Janaki Temple is the most famous attraction in Janakpur. You will also witness the authentic Mithila culture here.

Sagarmatha National Park

Sagarmatha National Park is a natural reserve that was officially established in 1976. However, people were visiting the place even before the 1960s. Sagarmatha National Park is a wildlife reserve that is famous for its location. The national park is in the spotlight as it has beautiful trekking and hiking trails. Some of the other peaks seen from the national park are Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Pumori, and Kwangde. Sagarmatha is home to many rare species like the Red Panda and snow leopard. It also has a bird sanctuary with rare species of birds too.

everest view from Sagarmatha National Park
Everest Panorama View

Dharan

The city of Dharan is located near the border of the Indian subcontinent. Dharan is one of the biggest pilgrimages in Nepal and is famous for being the gateway to the Mahabharata Hills. It is known as the “Mini Brazil” as it is the center of football in Nepal. Dharan is lively with many activities to do like golfing, picnicking at Raja Rani, driving to the Bhedetar hill, etc. There are many many religious places in Dharan too. The temples and monasteries are very beautiful. You will find many pubs and restaurants in Dharan as well. 

Mustang

Upper Mustang
Upper Mustang

Mustang is divided into two parts- upper mustang and lower mustang. Mustang is gaining popularity due to its various trekking expeditions. It is located at an altitude of 3840 km. in Mustang you can witness the rich Tibetan culture as it is close to the Tibetan plateau. You can also experience a Nepalese lifestyle in a timber or tea house. It is known as ‘Mini Tibet in Nepal’ because it has an uncountable number of caves, monasteries, Tibetan shrines, and small villages with huge Tibetan influence. Mustang is also famous for apple orchards. 


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I am a travel enthusiast and I love to share my travel experience with everyone who loves traveling and wants to travel the whole world at some point in time.

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  1. Beautiful blog about Nepal Tour thanks for this information.

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