Nepal, a south Asian country is also called a piece of heaven on earth because of all the natural resources it possesses. High Mountains in the north, sloppy hills with terrace farming in a hilly region, and famous temples like Janaki and Lumbini in the Terai region have always been able to attract tourists. Nepal is also home to many world heritage sites. Nepal was listed as the no.1 best value destination for 2017 and fifth among the top 10 nations to visit on the planet by lonely planet and Kathmandu got 19th position in the best tourist destination as listed by famous travelers (Trip Advisor). We can see Nepal has great potential for growth and expansion in the Tourism sector if it organizes various campaigns.
Tourism In Nepal
Nepal Tourism Board has introduced a visit Nepal campaign to attract more tourists. After the success of Visit Nepal 1998 and Visit Nepal 2011, this campaign was introduced in 2015 to be held in 2018 but was later postponed. The main aim of the campaign is to drive 2 million foreign visitors to Nepal each year in order to provide an unforgettable experience. The government has been planning various promotion and development activities in order to support the campaign.
Key Highlights and Development of the Visit Nepal 2023 Campaign
- Tourism Board has created many special tourism packages for tourists in order to support the Visit Nepal campaign.
- The government has decided to promote 100 new tourism destinations including 10 new destinations in each provision.
- By 2023, Government has intended to work on two new International airports: Pokhara and Chitwan, and develop the services of Tribhuvan International Airport.
- Many hotels and lodges are to be opened focusing on Kathmandu and Pokhara and various other urban areas.
- Local events were organized to popularize the campaign locally.
Is Nepal Safe to travel to after the 2015 earthquake?
On April 25, 2015, Nepal suffered from a devastating earthquake causing thousands of death, millions of homes being destroyed and many heritages got damaged. It has been nearly 4 years after the earthquake and many reconstructions are completed while some are still going on. The government is planning to rebuild every damaged heritage building. The Tourism Board has checked every place preferred by the tourist and confirmed 35 fundamental climbing courses to be safe. The government is patching old streets and developing new streets suitable for travel. After an earthquake, every trekking course, business structure, and the building was completely checked by Government affirmed engineers. Hotels, lodges, and restaurants built after quakes are earthquake resistant.
We can say that Nepal is as safe as any other place on the planet and tourist are equally welcome as every reconstruction work are to be completed.
Why choose Mission Himalaya for 2023
Mission Himalaya Trek is the top leading adventure and best tour operator in the country involved in providing tourism-related services to the tourist. It is playing an active role in supporting campaigns in various ways. As a part of the campaign Visit Nepal, we are introducing various packages with different itineraries and cost to attract more tourist for a new experience. We are organizing many events and programs to encourage tourists to visit Nepal. So, be part of this campaign by visiting new places and trying out new and adventurous journeys with us. Various packages provided by our organization:
Things to Do In Nepal:
Everest Region Trekking
Many tourists visit Nepal for Mt. Everest as it is the tallest mountain in the world. Trekking in the Everest region is not just a trek but a dream of many people.
The Everest base camp trek is preferred by many trekkers and anyone with normal physical fitness can finish it. In this trek, we will be able to see 360-degree views including the top 3 mountains of the world from Kala Patthar which is the highest point we can reach from the walk. The mountains, monarchy, rivers and glaciers, and sherpa culture you encounter during the trek will make your journey to Everest Base Camp more memorable.
Everest Three High Passes Trek is also available for you which requires a high level of fitness and is a difficult and harder trek compared to the Everest base camp. In this trek, we will cross the three highest passes in the Everest region Kongma la pass, Chola Pass, and Rengo-la Pass, and make a complete circuit from gate west to Everest.
Gokyo Lake has comprised of six main lakes of which Thonak lake is the largest. This valley is surrounded by high mountains and hills and is sacred to both Hindus and Buddhists. Gokyo Lake trek is available for you to witness the sparkling blue and green water of lakes have breathtaking sights.
Located in the northern region of Nepal, passing through sherpa villages and beautiful scenes we will be experiencing a journey close to Nirvana through Everest Region Trekking.
Annapurna Region Trekking
Trekking in the Annapurna region is one of the most popular trekking in Nepal it has no age limit and can be done by anyone having good health.
Annapurna Circuit Trek is a 3-week long trek in which you will have a view of breathtaking scenes and the most popular mountains of the world, the Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, and Annapurna. Most famous places like Tatopani, Muktinath, and the Kali Gandaki Gorge are covered in Annapurna Circuit Trek.
Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is one of the most exciting and shortest treks in the Himalayas. The trek will provide you with an opportunity to get close to local culture while going through the pine forest and witnessing the redness provided by the world’s biggest rhododendron forest along the route.
Jomsom-Muktinath Trek is one of the famous packages available with us which will lead you through the Annapurna and Mustang regions of Nepal. Along with the breathtaking scenes, another attraction of this trek is the culture and lifestyle of Thakali. We can also see the landscape that looks like Tibetan Plateau in our Jomsom-Muktinath Trek.
Packages available under Annapurna Region Trekking will surely help you to live an unforgettable experience life.
Poonhill trek is a short trek at the elevation of 3210m which is the favorite hiking trail in the Annapurna region of Pokhara, Nepal which offers a mind-blowing Sunrise and sunset over the Himalayas. Thousands of trekkers encounter the delight of wandering on benevolent Poon Hill. Ghorepani Poonhill trek also named Annapurna classic Sunrise trek is a supreme appeal for landscape admirers. Poonhill trek is a suitable trek for 3 to 7 days for holiday travelers. Poonhill trek starts from Nayapul after a 1 and half-hour drive from Pokhara Phewa Lake gives terraced rice fields, Blue Sky, Rhododendron forest, snow covers Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan ranges, exciting bridges over the Bhrungdi River, and Modi River.
Hiking along with the countryside village conserving with locals and exploring the mind-blowing religion and culture of Gurung and pun ethnic case are other attractions of Poonhill Trek.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek:
Annapurna sanctuary trek is one of the admired closest mountain Base Camp treks inside Annapurna Himalayas.
ABC Trek is an average dare trekking to observe tolerance and performance on the trek. This hiking brings trekkers alone to the 2 highest Himalayas named Annapurna 1 8091m and Dhaulagiri 1 8167m which are the 10th and 7th highest Himalayans on earth.
Langtang Region Trekking
Langtang, located north of the capital city is one of the closest trekking destinations to Kathmandu.
Langtang National Park is famous for its dense forest, wild animals, and birds residing there surrounded by mountains. Langtang is also known as the valley of glaciers. Langtang Valley Trek leads you through Rhododendron and Yak forest, a local yak cheese factory, rivers, mountains, and subalpine trees.
Another popular package available with us is Nagarkot Chisapani Trekking which provides you with a unique opportunity to explore the wonders of nature along with the experience of rural lifestyle and culture. This place is one of the most demanding for sightseeing and hiking.
Langtang Region Trekking is suitable to get away from daily life and enjoy the natural beauty of the country.
Trekking is always adventurous and full of life. Nepal is the best destination for doing adventure and we offer various packages regarding it.
In the trek to the upper mustang, you will experience the way of life of true mountain people along with the landscape and deserts we cross through the journey. It is once in a lifetime destination to explore the ancient capital known as Lo Manthang. Upper Mustang has opened to non trekkers only some years ago. Upper Mustang Trekking is the best option to catch the sight and sound of the windy and dusty city, the old capital.
Mt. Makalu is the 5th highest mountain in the world and having the privilege to travel there through rhododendron forest, hanging glaciers, beautiful waterfalls, and snow-capped mountains would be a wonderful experience. Makalu Base Camp Trek is designed for travelers who want to have a true adventure with beautiful scenery.
If you want to go for long days trek in the northern area to experience life in mountain areas, Adventure Trekking is specially designed for you.
Day Hiking in Nepal
Hiking will be the best choice for people who want real fun within their short breaks. Kathmandu, surrounded by hills and mountains has many famous places suitable for hiking. Hiking in these places is so adventurous that you will feel refreshed and be smiling at the end of the day.
Day Hiking in Nepal has many packages around Kathmandu valley which will let you enjoy the beauty of the city from the top within a day.
Through Private Day Tour we can hike for around 7 hrs to reach Nagarkot which is a famous spot for sunrise and sunset. Changunarayan is also included in the trip which is an ancient temple for Hindus.
Kakani is famous for strawberry farming and terrace farming with a mesmerizing view of the mountains. Not only mountains but also we can enjoy typical Nepali food with the amazing view of the valley in a Day Hike in Kakani-Gurje Bhanjyang.
Rafting in Nepal
Nepal known as the second richest country in water has many rivers suitable for rafting. Rivers like Bhote Koshi and Trishuli are famous especially for rafting. You will enjoy rafting more during the summer season in Nepal. You can choose one-day rafting or extend the trip to camping along the riverside. Many tourists visit every with the sole purpose of Rafting in Nepal.
With easy access from Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan, Trishuli river rafting offers a great rafting experience with great scenery, exciting rapids, and impressive gorges. It is also known to be safe for children and first-time rafters as well.
Imagine, enjoying all the breathtaking scenes by watching from the top without walking or giving pain to your body. Yes, you can achieve it through our Helicopter Tours package within cost and a short period of time.
Visiting Everest Base camp by Helicopter is a great way to experience the beauty of the northern region in just one day. Everest Helicopter Tour not only lets you admire the beauty of Mt. Everest but also of the surrounding Himalayas.
On our one-day tour to Annapurna Base Camp by helicopter we will get a magnificent view of Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, and Annapurna mountains. It is the easiest and fastest way to reach Annapurna Base Camp and enjoy the mountains in all their glory through Annapurna Helicopter Tour.
Travelers who are interested in climbing high mountains and enjoy it as an adventurous sport should definitely try Peak climbing.
Island Peak Climbing is suitable for beginning climbers and experienced trekking where it is physically demanding but not technically challenging. From the summit of the island peak, you can get a panoramic view of many famous mountains.
Mera peak is one of the highest trekking peaks in Nepal where climbers observe the major five 8000m peaks. Mera peak Climbing is preferable in the spring and autumn seasons to get stunning views of the Himalayan Vista.
Many world heritage sites reside in Nepal which is able to bring a large number of tourists. Among them, four of the sites reside in Kathmandu which is all equally welcoming and rich in arts and architecture. You will be visiting the most popular and important sites from the time ancient times, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Temple, and Kathmandu Durbar Square Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Day Tour.
Kathmandu is known as the city of temples whereas Pokhara is known as the city of lakes. With the package Kathmandu Pokhara Tour, you will be able to witness the beauties of both cities. This tour is suitable for tourists who want to enjoy days in Nepal within a limited time.
The dense forest of the Terai region is known for the availability of unique species of birds and animals. Chitwan National Park which lies in the Terai region is home to many wild animals and birds and spending a day in the park watching the animals and traveling along the forest will make your day memorable. A jeep safari in the park is one of the best ways to explore the wildlife of Chitwan. The highlights of this park are one-horned rhinoceros and Royal Bengal tigers. We have the Chitwan Jungle Safari package available to enjoy your day in the park.
We offer all the services mentioned above and promote tourism and environment-friendly traveling. For booking and reservation, you can directly contact us from the website or visit us in our office in Kathmandu.
Apart from trekking and hiking, you can enjoy various festivals and cultures of people who have their own values and tradition. So, visit Nepal in the upcoming years and enjoy the beauties offered by our country.
Travelers seasoning savor thrill with wildlife Safari with landscape stroll Chitwan is Nepal’s ideal wildlife adventure destination. Chitwan offers greenish and quiet territory so travelers are always in an amorous spirit. While February to April is the best period to visit Chitwan and the key Attractions are Bird watching, Elephant riding, and Jungle safari. Narayani river canoeing.
Everest Mountain flight:
Traveling in Nepal should not be complete without seeing Mount Everest- the highest mountain in the world. There are different ways to explore Everest and one of them is mountain flight.
Travelers who do not have enough time for trekking and travelers who have budget trips but like to see Everest can choose Everest scenic flight from Kathmandu airport as the best way to see Everest and surrounding mountains in an hour. It is just a 1-hour flight and starts from Kathmandu Tribhuvan international airport and ends at the airport.
Nonmountainers it is the best way to see Everest in comparison to choosing Everest to base camp helicopter expensive flight. Well exhilarated and thrilled flight makes the travelers see mt Everest next time on foot.
Highlights: panoramic enchanting Himalayan peak vistas including Mt. Everest, Number, Lhotse, Makalu, and 100s of Cho- Oyu and other mountains.
Best time to book a flight: is September to May any time except June July and August.
The cost per person is US$ 150 for a Window seat.
For paragliding, Pokhara is a popular place among the top 5 places around the world. Are you keen to experience the magic of flying in tandem with a professional Pilot? There are several companies in lakeside Pokhara that operate daily tandem flights depending upon the weather.
The flights give you an opportunity of sharing the sky with eagles over the lakes, Rivers, and Villages with a fly like a bird. There are 2 kinds of paragliding flights a 15-25 minutes normal flight, as well a 30-45 minutes cross-country flight, depending upon weather conditions.
Some company offers you a special acrobatic flight and many pilots offer you, gentle acrobats, at the end of the flight if you want the extra rush of adrenaline.
You can bring your own camera but at your own risk. Your pilot can capture high-quality photos and movies professionally with their front-facing camera at an extra cost. Price is normally fixed in the season and in the low season, they give an appropriate discount. This is one of the most popular adventure activities you can do in Nepal.
Eat Local Food or join a food tour in Kathmandu or Pokhara
A quotation for the trekking in Nepal Dal Bhat Power-24 Hour!! Pizza Power no Power!!. Traveling to Nepal is incomplete without tasting local food in Nepal. Nepali traditional food is Dal Bhat Set. There is Numerous food available in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
One best food is MOMO. There are several varieties of MOMO In Kathmandu. Chicken, Buffalo, Pork, Muttom, Paneer or Tofu, Vegetable Momo ETC. It’s a Dumplings inside different kinds of goods called different named momo. Steam momo, Fried Momo, Fried and chilly momo, Half fry and half steam Kathy Momo and Momo and soup together called Soup momo can find in Kathmandu restaurants. It’s one of the best things to do in Kathmandu or Pokhara Nepal.
Some food is influenced by Indians like Samosa, Panipuri, and Chatpat. Whereas Chatpat and panipuri are popular as street food Samosa is popular in restaurants. In some places Choila, Sukuti, and Sekuma different kinds of meat are available. so you can take a food tour with us to taste different kinds of foods.
For the greatest meal, you can try the Dal Bhat Set meal. This meal included Lentils soup, Pickles, papad, Chicken or Mutton Curry, Green vegetables, lentil soup, vegetable curry, Rice, and Salad (like cucumber, radish, and Carrot).
For this food, we will bring you a welcome or farewell dinner with your guide in Nepal if you book a tour or trek with us. After the meal, they give some sweet Dahi(yogurt) as a dessert. Many restaurants provide a local wine by millet or rice freely for this dinner. The main interesting thing about this food is a buffet all over Nepal at one food cost pay.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
The Everest Heli tour gives you the pleasant experience of flying over Mount Everest. This is one of the world’s tallest mountains. These tours offer you the closest view of Mount Everest and lots of other mountain ranges near Everest.
This flight begins in the morning and you will land on the helipad of Lukla and Everest view hotel which is one of the world’s highest 3-star hotels in the world.
You can enjoy breakfast there. You can enjoy the view of the looming Mount Everest(8848m), Mt. Lhotse(8516m), Ama Dablam(6812m), Nuptse, Thamserku, Tyangboche, and other hundreds of panoramic peaks. Your starting point is also Tribhuvan international airport domestic terminal and finally, you can return back to Kathmandu airport and drive back to your hotel.
Places To Visit in Pokhara Nepal:
Only a few cities you can find in the world such as the remarkable beauty of Pokhara. It is situated in the Gandaki Zone of central Nepal. It is located in the foothill of the Annapurna Himalayan range and side of Phewa Lake.
From the city of Pokhara, you can view the magnificent Annapurna range including Mountain queen or Holy Mountain of Mt. Fishtail, or Machhapuchhre. Annapurna south Hiunchuli, Annapurna 1-4, TamjungHimall, Manaslu, and Dhaulagiri are the popular peaks can see from Pokhara.
Nepal’s second-largest city is located 200km far from the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu. Since 1970 people start to visit this city. In 1977 Annapurna is opened for foreign trekkers.
After opening the tourism industry Pokhara lakeside becomes one of the major tourist hubs in Nepal. Pokhara is the best place to relax after the trekking journey of Annapurna. Rafting, paraglide flight Pokhara is the perfect place.
Yoga massage and meditation are popular in Pokhara. Many temples monasteries world peace pagoda, Sarankot sunrise viewpoint, and the Fewa lake boating are the main attractions to explore Pokhara which gives us the inspiration to do what we love.
Thrill admirer Pokhara city is the favored hiking beginning station in Annapurna regions with adventure Paragliding to super exiting river rafts possibility.
According to gliders’ skills and proficiency, adventure lovers can choose independently or along with paragliders. Seti River and the branch river provide a thrilling white water river rafting.
Pokhara Is a traveler’s delight in Nirvana situated at the base of the Annapurna Himalayas and the second huge city in Nepal. Pokhara Situated at an elevation of 825m is very popular and offers a huge number of treks and glorious adventure activities.
Pinnacles of Pokhara are Boating in graceful Phewa Lake circulating with delightful stores, tranquil cafeterias, clean restaurants, and wine bars that prepare a blissful relaxing place.
During the city tour in ancient old Pokhara, travelers can shop for popular craftwork, woodcarving, and pashmina carvings.
Pokhara is also the variance of vibrant lakeside and the ancient town of Pokhara involves the prior temples with the trading center. When the weather is clear Fewa Tal perfectly mirrors the Himalayas making it awe-inspiring for photographers as well as scenery lovers.
Sarangkot is situated at the elevation of 1596m from ASL and an ideal destination to arrest the captivating scene of Dhaulagiri1 8167m, Annapurna 1, 3, 4, 2, and south Annapurna ranges, and the valley and lake view of Pokhara.
Sarangkot is the famed place for a charming viewpoint to observe Sunset and sunrise over the Himalayan peaks as well as starting the adventure paragliding activities.
Sarangkot is also popular for Bird lovers and revives and a landscape trek so best for flora and fauna exploration trekkers
Another charm of Sarangkot is World’s rapid zip line where travelers can take a hike or drive just in 45 minutes to an hour because it’s just almost 5 kilometers from Fewa lakeside Pokhara.
A miraculous waterfall that generates a 150 m long underpass named Patale Chango by locals means waterfall in undergrounds. Water passes from the end of Fewa Lake encircle by numerous flora. Patale Chango is a marker of beautiful Pokhara with a massive waterfall in spring June to August also has natural marvels different than other waterfalls of Nepal.
Gupteswor Shiva Cave:
Gupteswor Shiva cave is a blend of temples, Caves, and a Waterfall one of the must-see monuments in Pokhara. The temple inside the cave is Dedicated to Lord Mahadev where Davis waterfalls water appears to blow the grounds. In the period 15th to 16th century the Lingam of Mahadev was founded which self-appearance in that longest cave 2945m probably the longest cave in Nepal where travelers get outstanding moments to survey the intrinsic admiration of its accurate natural shape. The gate of Gupteswor temple is very beautiful but just made 30 years ago not a natural wonder.
Note: Taking the Photo inside the Temple is not allowed but other places except the temple are allowed.
Tibetan Refuge Camp Pokhara:
There are almost 12 refugee camps for Tibetans in Nepal. Among them, 8 in Kathmandu and 4 proper Tibetans Escape camp arrangements look tiny in Tibet. Afterward, china takeover Tibet and the Dalai Lama escaped from Tibet hundred of Tibetans leave the country and stay in Nepal then wards when the government made them refugee camps. Those Refugees have better skills in making handmade ornaments, knickknacks, and handmade carpets, which show travelers’ skills of them and travelers shop for their living. In Pokhara, the Tibetan refugee camp is one of the best destinations for shopping for memorials or tokens of love. Hemja Tashi Palkhel (620 Tibetan living here) is the most popular Tibetan Camp in Pokhara.
World Peace Pagoda
Pokhara Shanti Stupa also named Peace Pagoda is a remarkable shrine situated in Ananda Hillock where visitors can observe the delightful Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountain views with Phewa Lake and Pokhara city itself. Shanti pagoda is a well-liked traveler’s station or charisma and an impressive leading light for dashing hikers. Numerous trekking, cycling, and hiking routes encircle Pokhara one of the best hiking routes. Take a boat from the lakeside to the base of Ananda hill and hike for around 1 hour until peace stupa and back to Chhorepatan by hiking. Some travelers not love hiking can take private cars to the summit of the Shanti stupa.
Seti River is a deceiving and white water milky river that made a cavernous ravine or gorge alone long-distance internally and passes the deep defile inside Pokhara. That gorge can observe from a tiny park near ancient Pokhara town or close to the brave Gurkha Museum is another attraction or place to visit in Pokhara.
This biggest Himalaya Museum was made in 1995 AD by NMA and an every-hour free documentary show about Annapurna and Everest Himalayas to influence visitors to trek in Nepal.
The biggest Mountain Museum in the world, Pokhara International Himalaya Museum offers an impressive gathering of an object made by human beings, genuine equipment used by expeditions, and Beautiful Photo collets of the world’s most popular Himalayas and their residents who already summit 8000m Himalayas. Visitors have the opportunity to observe local people from the Himalayas, the world’s 14 tallest mountains and summit records, and information from japan and Slovenia. Some interesting facts about this Museum are travelers can read about the snowman Yeti Information and outside the museum can climb the artificial Mountain Manaslu. Mountain, Mountain people, and Mountain activities gallery can make 1 full day of sightseeing for visitors who are keen on mountain information.
A place to see in Kathmandu Nepal:
The capital city of Nepal Kathmandu situated at the heart of Nepal with a 600 sqm area it is also the center of three sister cities Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Patan. Kathmandu holds numerous pilgrimage sites for Hindu, Christian, Muslim, and Buddhists, and hundreds of chronicled memorials. Kathmandu city is also a crowded capital which includes just 1 international airport in Nepal and 7 UNESCO Worlds Heritage gems so visiting Kathmandu is an attractive tour and the best place to pass out time.
Kathmandu is also a trade and business center, financial focus capital, spurious wonderful, a popular place of entertainment and nature travelers. Before 6 years ago huge earthquake occurs that destroy the numerous historical beauty of Kathmandu but some of them have already been restored and renovated.
The Biggest Shiva Temple of Nepal was declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1979AD- Pashupati temple is a religious Hinduism holy place. Pashupatinath temple is located at the Bank of elegance and the spiritual river Bagmati near the southwest side of Tribhuvan International Airport.
The holy Shiva Lingam shrines allocate to Lord Maheshwora so millions of Hindu enthusiasts from Nepal and India visit to take blessings and praying’s. Believers trust that the Pashupati temple is the supreme temple of the god Shiva even more than 12 Shiva temples in India.
The biggest Boudhnath Stupa is located around 6.3 kilometers from Thamel –the tourist center in Nepal. In this massive Spherical Shape, this stupa millions of worshipers who are influenced by several traditions convene at this temple everyday year. Devotees accomplish a ritualistic act of worship by traveling around an enormous stupendous dome. Travelers trust that clockwise walk on the way around Boudhnath Stupa with no heart sick and another myth they do not reach hell due to this superior task. Boudhnath Monumental pagoda is the world’s biggest stupa in terms of shape and size. This Buddhist Stupa was declared UNESCO property in 1979. It is believed that in this stupa base, the relic of Kasyapa Buddha lay.
Surroundings of this biggest Boudhnath many monasteries can see. In those monasteries, Tibetan Refugees are placed providing food and accommodations for the homeless Tibetans. This Huge stupa also recognizes the names of Jarung Khashor, and Chortens Chainyas also.
Swoyambhunath Stupa is Situated Above the tiny hillock and around 3 km from the city center of Kathmandu in the southwestern direction. This self-existent stupa is a significant spiritual monument of Kathmandu. The apparel of the reliquary and the beautiful dome which is white in color attract devotees every day.
Traveling all the way around this stupa on a clockwise route is an ordinary procedure for worshippers because, from the ancient period, devotees believe that after visiting this stupa accordingly they clean their wrong past actions and immortality. That’s why this stupa is holy of holies or the most important place for Buddhist and Hindu prayers as well as travelers.
Swoyambhunath Maha Chaitya is also an adobe of numerous Monkeys in its encircling area so another merit comes from the Monkeys’ “monkey Temple”. For short hiking, travelers can choose trails from the eastern side of “Bhagwan Pau” which signifies the leg of God. The trails include 365 steps until the summit. From the temple on a clear day can observe the attractive sweeping scene of Kathmandu and the Himalayas near Kathmandu.
Kathmandu Durbar Square:
Also named Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square or Monkey door Royal Palace is the Palace of numerous kings before the 19th century and regulates Nepal from the ancient period. When the new King’s Emperor than the musical instruments outside the durbar square like playing trumpet and Drums. This Durbar Square is one of the best wooden architecture gems and the extraordinary heritage of Nepal from ancient craftsmanship.
This royal palace is not used for coronation now but due to its ancient heritage and many festivals occur here like Indra Jatra, Dashain Gaijatra Festival, and Maschindranath Bhote Jatra so UNESCO listed this palace as a World Heritage in 1979.
Unluckily in 2015, a big earthquake of 7.9 rector scale occurred and detriment to more than half architecture internally, and some of them cannot rebuild and reconstruct. Many of them already rebuilt their original charm form. 3 courtyards are included in durbar square they are Monkey door royal complex, Basantapur Royal palace, and principal durbar square.
Other Popular places to visit in Nepal:
Nepal’s third greatest city Patan previously recognized as Lalitpur. Patan is situated just after the border of river Bagmati and attracts numerous visitors to the palace, metal architecture, and temples. From Mission Himalaya Treks’ point of view, Patan Museum is the most beautiful museum in Nepal so travelers must visit places if you going to visit Nepal please put it on your buckle list. Ancient gems and jewelry, Masks, and Many Buddhist Statues are the things travelers can buy in Lalitpur.
Lalitpur is also named by tourists as the heaven of Nepal craftsmanship.
Patan attracts tourists to its 21 pinnacle temples of lord Krishna who is an incarnation of Vishnu, and The Golden Temple near Durbar square so all Hinduism and Buddhism devotees and visitors best places.
Lumbini is the birthplace of Buddha Siddhartha Gautam. It is one of the pilgrimage destinations of the world for the people who are faithful to Buddhism and all the sightseeing lovers. It is a listed world heritage site by UNESCO.
The major attractions of Lumbini are the sacred garden and all historical sites around this cover 8 sq. km. The Maya Devi Temple is the main attraction for archaeologists Where Mayadevi, a Buddha mother gave birth to him.
West of the Mayadevi shrine is the oldest monument of Nepal, the Ashoka Pillar, and the pillar was erected by Emperor Ashoka in 249 BC to commemorate his pilgrims and is a sacred site. To the south of the pillar, you find the sacred pond where Queen Mayadevi had taken a bath just before giving birth to Buddha.
There are other beautiful places and monasteries around this shrine. It is accessible by air from Kathmandu to Bhairahawa. Or you can drive from Kathmandu for around 8 hours or take a car for 6 hours. It is one of the best places to explore when you visit Nepal.
Nagarkot situated in the Bhaktapur district at an elevation of 2195 meters above sea level is the closest holiday destination for tourists domestic and internationally.
Nagarkot is 27 kilometers far from the Centre of Kathmandu which offers a wide-ranging scene of Kathmandu as well as an eastern Himalayan view of Annapurna, Langtang, and Dorje Lakpa even from hotel rooms. The Annapurna, Langtang, Jugal, Everest, Manaslu, Numbur, Ganesh Himal, and Rolwaling Himalayas chains offer eye-catching during sunrise or sunset periods in cloudless skies.
The Nagarkot offers idealized countryside villages with natural subtropical forest zones as well.
A delightful reward of Nagarkot is easy to transport from Kathmandu. Nagarkot is very close to Kathmandu so public transport, Tourist bus, and private transport are available to get in there. These are beneficial for a budget to luxurious travelers so it wins visitors’ hearts.
Sagarmatha National Park:
Everest/ Sagarmatha national park located in eastern Nepal is the adobe of the alpine fauna preserve and is familiar with the MT. Everest- the highest Himalayas in the world. From 1953 Ad travelers start to visit this Solukhumbu region but lawfully Sagarmatha National park was established in 1976AD as UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Its travelers crowd the trekking area of Nepal due to the extraordinary landscape and thrill trek, expedition as well as hiking routes.
This national park and heritage site consists of 3 eight thousand named Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, and Mt. Cho- Oyu with other hundreds of peaks like Amadablam, Thamserku, Kwangde, Kangtega, Pumori, and Nuptse. 100 wild animals and rare birds like Red Panda, Snow Leopard, and Himalayan Thar habitats here. So it’s a very popular destination for bird watchers and expeditions.