Sharing its border with India and China, Nepal is one of the most beautiful and diverse country you can find all over the world. Lying on the Eastern part of Eurasia, Nepal is well connected to nature and contains some of the highest mountain peaks of the world.
Being a tourist-friendly country, Nepal attracts a copious number of tourists per year. People visiting Nepal are very divergent in nature, some of them are seeking adventure while some of them are seeking peace, some come here for fun while some come here to explore. But the only common thing between them is, Nepal never disappoints anyone.
Culture is also a very prominent factor that plays a vital role in attracting large number of tourists. Diversification of culture can be seen if you visit different cities within the country. Language, culture and traditions change very often.
Being in a diverse country, the first problem you deal with is understanding what all places should you explore and what would make it all worth. As you fear that your lack of knowledge will affect your trip to Nepal, we have prepared a list for you about the places that we think will give the best experience without compromising on anything.
- Chitwan National Park
People love to connect themselves with wildlife. Many wildlife enthusiasts visit this astonishing national park located in the Southwest region of the country’s capital Kathmandu every year. Founded in 1973, It is the first national park that Nepal ever had and it is also among the World’s Cultural Heritage Site according to UNESCO.
Due to the simplicity and diversification within the park, many people fall in love with it. It is home to around 500 different species of birds and more than 65 different species of mammals. A perfect blend of flora and fauna can be seen here. Apart from the wildlife, very distinctive weather can be felt in this park due to its location in the deep valleys of Kathmandu.
You can find diverse species of living mammals in this park-like Bengal Tigers, Sloth Bears, Deer, Leopards, Gaur, Rhinos, etc. The nearest city to this national park is Bharatpur, where you can find accommodation and transport.
You can find diverse species of living mammals in this park-like Bengal Tigers, Sloth Bears, Deer, Leopards, Gaur, Rhinos, etc.
- Mount Everest’s Trek to Base Camp
Not everybody is a fan of adventure and not everybody likes trekking either, but there is a thing everyone loves, Peace. Being at a whooping 8,848 meters above sea level, Mount Everest is the highest mountain peak in the world.
People from all around the world visit Mount Everest, in search of adventure but not everyone is able to climb it. The closest you can get to it is by trekking up to the base camp of Mount Everest which is 5,600 meters above sea level.
People who love to see beautiful sights will fall in love with this place as soon as they reach there, Mount Everest has been very famous amongst people who love trekking and due to the fact that it is the highest mountain peak in the world.
In 1953, it was first ascended by Edmund Hilary, and since then, many people have been able to climb it.
Being at a whooping 8,848 meters above sea level, Mount Everest is the highest mountain peak in the world.
- Boudhanath Stupa
Another UNESCO World Heritage Site on the list is Boudhanath Stupa. Being one of the oldest heritage sites of all, Boudhanath Stupa is a Buddhist Stupa that can be found just outside the region of Kathmandu. The origination of this heritage site dates way back to the 6th Century and it is the largest stupa that you can find in Nepal.
People who love to meditate will surely find it fascinating. The structure consists of five different shapes and each shape determines distinct elements of universe that are Earth, Fire, Water, Sphere, Air. These five different elements portray five buddhas which were bought together in the shape of this stupa.
The aura is so alluring here that you may lose track of time while meditating here.
The origination of this heritage site dates way back to the 6th Century and it is the largest stupa that you can find in Nepal.
While talking about such a pleasing country, how can we not talk about the heart of Nepal? Kathmandu, being the capital of Nepal is one of the most stunning cities that you will find in the whole country, It is in the heart of the Himalayan Range.
All the houses are surrounded by this beautiful heap of Himalayan mountains. From the architecture of houses to food, everything is on point here. It is also the largest city in Nepal. Culture is being preserved here for many years now. You can find people dressed traditionally and following the same old traditions here.
Kathmandu is considered to be a ‘Royal City’. Royalty of the city can be clearly seen when you visit Durbar Square, One of the largest palaces here, which can give you an array of experiences. UNESCO has accredited this palace as a World Heritage Site. You can enjoy a wide variety of local dishes and local culture here.
Kathmandu, being the capital of Nepal is one of the most stunning cities that you will find in the whole country.