The ancient saying, ‘Nepal gifts new adventure in every step’ is so true and experienced when you visit this cute little country. Ruled by various dynasties, this country exceeds the limits in giving surprises in culture, taste, living and diversity. Whether it is spirituality, providing breath-taking scenerie or perplexing sports, Nepal will your perfect holiday destination in budget. The famous wildlife sanctuaries like Chitwan National Park will be an unforgettable place for animal lovers. Facilities of trekking especially the Langtang Region will be a once in a lifetime experience. So, if you are planning for spending your holidays here, add these 8 best places to visit in Nepal on your list.
The country capital offers you its historic past and developing future at the same time and this is the reason Kathmandu is the hub of tourists. Surrounded by mountains and valleys, this city was once one of the Royal cities of Asia. Big monuments, Chinese style temples, castles and especially its over-ornate streets took the heart of tourists. Kathmandu also holds spiritual importance, here is Hindu’s most admirable and worshipped PashupatiNath temple. Kathmandu also provides sports activities in which the most trending is flying tour to Everest. You can get great discount ticket booking online using SastiTicket coupons.
Pokhara gives you the poshest feeling in Nepal. This place is famous among mountaineers as meeting point for trekking Annapurna regions. Situated between mountains, it is easily reachable from Kathmandu. Pokhara is famous for providing breath-taking scenery. People usually spend their days near Lake Phewa, do boating, campfire and experience stunning the world’s highest mountains in front of Lake. Pokhara also offers adventurous sports activities such as rafting, deep diving and long trekking. It has a soothing calm temperature. Pokhara is a bit more expensive than other destinations but the scenery and facilities are worthy.
The major part of the city is UNESCO world heritage site, Bhaktapur reflects ancient Chinese and Indian marks and this is due to its historic past as a trade city. Bhaktapur attracts tourist by its ancient giant architectures, monuments and Hindu temples. Durbar Square is the hub of tourists, in which Chinese palaces and mesmerizing temple with Indian carvings are located side by side. Many other monuments are demolished in the 2015 earthquake, but their ruins are still preserved in remembrance of the tragedy.
Also known as Lalitpur and sometime Yala, it is among the third royal city after Kathmandu and Bhaktapur. The whole city is gorgeous architecture with raw bricks designs. The streets are wider and paved with black and red bricks. Pagodas, Hindu temples and monasteries are spread across the city. Patan has lost the highest number of ancient monuments in the tragedy of 2015, but the government is rebuilding those unique creations. Rani Ki vav and Khan Sarovar pond are some must-visit places in Patan. Patan’s restaurants serve some of Nepal’s unique barbeque don’t forget to miss those.
5. Chitwan National Park
Any wildlife lover will never as beautiful and stunning national park-like Chitwan. Chitwan national park is a UNESCO world heritage site and provides an enormous number of tours services across the forest. Chitwan National Park has vast varieties of birds and rarely found animals like Gaida (one-horned rhino). You will observe the different size and color birds around you, as it has 550+ species of birds. Bengal tigers, Gharials are also major attractions. There are great accommodations facilities nearby the park. It usually takes 2 days to complete full tour and people usually do it on Elephant or private buses and jeeps.
Lumbini, the place which connects you with your soul. Lumbini is famous among pilgrimages and monks from centuries as it is the birthplace of Lord Buddha, but this place is something where tourists and normal persons visit when taking a break from usual life and want to connect with the inner self. Meditation and spirituality are in the air of Lumbini and one must try these here under the blessings of Buddha. Various Buddha museums and monuments are created that reflects the beginning of Buddhism. Tourists also visit Maya Devi temple to see the 2nd AD stone portraying Buddha.
Janakpur is one of the important holy places of Hindus. It is considered as the birthplace of goddess Sita, Lord Ram’s wife. Here the main attraction is Janaki Mandir, the longest and biggest temple of Nepal at the goddess Sita birthplace showing her different stages of life. Couples usually visits Ram SitaVivahMandap, the place where Lord Ram’s marry Mother Sita, Bhimsen Temple, Ganga Sagar and Ram mandir. Janakpur is also famous for its Maithili food and deserts. You will find Indian-Bihari culture and lifestyle in Janakpur.
Nagarkot is the best and closest place to experience the Himalayas and nearby mountain range. This hill station provides you with arresting views. You don’t want to leave the place after a single visit. It also has great varieties of hotels and palaces. Nagarkot’s restaurants serve finger-licking Nepalis mountainous dishes. Try to book the hotels before the beginning of the trip and give yourself a once in a lifetime experience by living in the Lap of Himalayas and clouds.