Places to visit in Nepal, where travelers can choose a wide range of exciting and exotic holidays from scenic, cultural to pilgrimage destinations.
Nepal, a country of varied outdoor activities to enjoy from cultural, historic to heritage sightseeing tours.
The main flow of visitors in Nepal for trekking in Nepal, mountaineering, rafting, and for tour around renowned touristic spots. Like scenic and beautiful Pokhara and Chitwan national park for exciting wild-life safari.
Kathmandu City Sightseeing Tour
Kathmandu City sightseeing tour, one of the main tourist spots in the heart of Nepal capital city Kathmandu. From the moment of first arrival in Kathmandu where sightseeing tours begin, the city is a blend of cosmopolitan from modern buildings with historical and ancient religious places.
Kathmandu and its neighboring cities Patan / Lalitpur and Bhaktapur are steeped with many World Heritage Sites, and various places of great interest. Kathmandu sightseeing tour takes you in the central and on the outskirts of the city area, within the city where you can enjoy a tour of Kathmandu Durbar.
An interesting square with an old palace and religious temples and historical monuments that are designated in the UNESCO world heritage site.
From Durbar square on visiting places of importance like the resident of Kumari, the living virgin goddess of young age. Tour includes a visit to Kasthamandap, a unique pagoda temple, where the present Kathmandu name derived from.
History shows that the temple was built from the wood of a single tree, from here visit the old palace museum.
Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple)
Tour continues towards the west of Kathmandu city to reach Swayambhunath Stupa, popularly known as Monkey Temple due to many Rhesus monkeys that wells around.
An ancient Buddhist Chaitya or Stupa of more than 2,500 years old stands on a green hillock overlooking Kathmandu city and the valley, where one can also get views of snow-capped peaks in the north on a clear fine day.
Located east of Kathmandu, a busy city, one of holiest of all holy temples in the world of Hindu religion. The temple is a fine pagoda with golden terraces dedicated to Lord Shiva, one of three main gods in Hindu religion.
In February a great religious festival is held known as Shiva Ratri, the birth anniversary of Lord Shiva. Thousands of devotees and pilgrims from all across Nepal and India pay homage to Lord Pashupatinath and the temple.
Not far from Pashupatinath temple visit a large dome stupa of Boudhanath also known as Mini or Little Tibet. There are many local people that reside around the Stupa square of Tibetan origin, running shops, stalls, and restaurants. A great Buddhist monument with all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha on four cardinal corners, the area is surrounded with many shrines and monasteries.
Patan / Lalitpur city Tour
Patan also called Lalitpur means the city of arts and crafts, located near the south of Kathmandu city, the two cities and a different district separated by a bridge over the holy Bagmati River.
Patan / Lalitpur is steeped with ancient monuments and old palace squares, which is listed in World heritage sites. The Durbar or Palace square is a place of great historical and religious interest and magnificent work of art and architecture.
The whole area is located amidst the busy market, where you can observe Nepalese traditional customs and culture as well as making intricate handicrafts.
Bhaktapur City Tour
Bhaktapur is another historical city within Kathmandu valley, situated east of Kathmandu city of less than an hour drive, to reach in the heart of Bhaktapur.
Tour of Bhaktapur takes you to the medieval era with old buildings, magnificent temples, and pagodas, an interesting place to visit. As well as experience while in Nepal where the tour takes you to its ancient palace square and enjoy a delightful visit to Golden Gate, the palace of 55 windows.
Includes a tour of Nyatapola Temple, the famous landmark of Bhaktapur city, with a visit to pottery place and other interesting sites.
Trekking around Himalaya
The main visitors in Nepal are for trekking around Himalaya and various exotic and scenic adventure destinations. Nepal, a premier country for trekking and other adventure sports and outdoor activities, with most of the world’s highest peaks makes Nepal Himalaya a number one for trekking and mountaineering.
Where trekkers from all walks of life can choose a wide range of trekking regions from popular mainstream areas to off the beaten tracks. As well away from main trails to explore pure mountain wilderness, in the harmony of picturesque scenery and tranquil surroundings.
Nepal Himalaya besides popular areas of Everest, Annapurna, and Langtang region trekking, also offers remote and restricted adventure destinations from Kanchenjunga, Makalu, and Dhaulagiri base camps, including Manaslu Circuit / Tsum Valley, Upper Mustang, Dolpo and much more.
While in Nepal, without a visit to beautiful Pokhara you will be missing one of the great charms of Nepal Himalaya. Pokhara is renowned for its beautiful scenery and a famous touristic spot of Nepal and probably on this planet. Where warm subtropical climate of scenic Pokhara touches the alpine cooler hills and high Himalaya peaks at a mere distance of 35 km as crows fly.
Truly an amazing place where the giant and massive Annapurna Himalaya reflects on its serene Phewa and Begnas Lakes makes Pokhara a picturesque holiday destination. Where most treks to Mid-West Himalaya and Annapurna region starts and ends in this beautiful city Pokhara.
Chitwan National Park
Besides sightseeing tours of the heritage site and scenic trek in high Himalaya, and lazing at picturesque Pokhara. Nepal has more to offer for interested travelers like wild-life safari at Chitwan National Park, the best park in Asia. Where travelers can extend their holiday after a major trip in Nepal Himalaya and relax in the dense tropical jungle of Chitwan.
Famous for elephant rides and safari on the lookout for wild animals, the rare and elusive Royal Bengal Tiger, One Horned Rhinoceros. With four types of deer and crocodiles with many other mammals and exotic birdlife of more than 600 different species.
Places to visit in Nepal
Apart from the above interesting places, Nepal offers more for all types of traveler’s interests and choices with varied adventure sports. From white-water rafting on glacial rivers to mountain biking on Himalayan back trails and more.