Nepal, the 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 Terai region has always been able to attract tourists. Nepal is also home to many world heritage sites. Nepal was listed as 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 best touristic destination as listed by famous traveller (Trip Advisor). We can see Nepal has great potential for growth and expansion in Tourism sector if it organize various campaign.
Tourism In Nepal
Nepal Tourism board has introduced 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 later postponed. The main aim of the campaign is to drive 2 million foreign visitors in Nepal each year in order to provide unforgettable experience. Government has been planning various promotion and development activities in order to support the campaign.
Key Highlights and Development of the Visit Nepal 2022 Campaign
Tourism Board has created many special tourism packages for tourist in order to support Visit Nepal campaign.
Government has decided to promote 100 new tourism destination including 10 new destination in each provision.
By 2022, Government has intended to work on two new International airport: 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 after the 2015 earthquake?
On April 25, 2015, Nepal suffered from a devastating earthquake causing thousands of death, millions of homes were 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 and buildings. The Tourism Board has checked every places 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 courses, business structure, buildings were completely checked by Government affirmed engineers. Hotels, lodges and restaurants built after quake are earthquake resistant.
We can say that Nepal is as safe as any other place in the planet and tourist are equally welcome as every reconstruction work are to be complete.
Why choose Mission Himalaya for 2022
Mission Himalaya Trek is 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 campaign through various ways. As a part of campaign Visit Nepal, we are introducing various packages with different itineraries and cost to attract more tourist for new experience. We are organizing many events and programs to encourage tourist visit Nepal. So, be part of this campaign by visiting new places and trying out new and adventurous journey with us. Various packages provided by our organization:
Things to Do In Nepal:
Everest Region Trekking
Many tourist visit Nepal for Mt. Everest as it is the tallest mountain of world. Trekking in Everest region is not just a trek but a dream of many people.
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 view including top 3 mountains of the world from Kala Patthar which is the highest point we can reach from the walk. Mountains, monarchy, rivers and glaciers, 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 high level of fitness and is difficult and harder trek compared to Everest base came. In this trek, we will cross three highest passes in everest region kongma la pass, Chola Pass, Rengo-la Pass and make complete circuit from gate wate to Everest.
Gokyo Lake is comprised of six main lakes of which Thonak lake is largest. This valley is surrounded by high mountains and hills and is sacred by both hindu and buddhist.Gokyo Lake trek is available for you to witness sparkling blue and green water of lakes have breathtaking sights.
Located in northern region of Nepal, passing through sherpa village and beautiful scenes we will be experiencing journey close to Nirvana through Everest Region Trekking.
Annapurna Region Trekking
Trekking in Annapurna region is one of the most popular trekking in Nepal which has no age limit and can be done by anyone having good health.
Annapurna Circuit Trek is a 3 weeks long trek in which you will have view of breathtaking scenes and the most popular mountains of the world, the Manaslu, Dhaulagiri and Annapurna. Most famous places like Tatopani, Muktinath, the Kali Gandaki Gorge is covered in Annapurna Circuit Trek.
Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is one of the most exciting and shortest trek in the Himalayas. The trek will provide you an opportunity to get close with local culture while going through the pine forest and witnessing the redness provided by world’s biggest rhododendron forest along the route.
Jomsom-Muktinath Trek is one of the famous package available with us which will lead you through 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 the unforgettable experience of life.
Poonhill trek is a short trek in the elevation of 3210m which is most favor hiking trails in Annapurna region Pokhara Nepal which offer the mind-blowing Sunrise and sunset over Himlaya. . Thousands of trekkers encounter the delight the wander of benevolent Poon Hill. Ghorepani Poonhill trek also named Annapurna classic Sunrise trek is supreme appeal for landscape admirer. Poonhill trek is suitable trek from 3 to 7 days holiday travelers. Poonhill trek start from Nayapul after 1 and half hour drive from Pokhara Phewa Lake gives the terraced rice fields, Blue Sky, Rhododendron forest, snow cover Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan ranges, exciting bridges over Bhrungdi River and Modi River.
Hiking along with the countryside village with conservation with locals and exploring mind-blowing religion and culture of Gurung and pun ethnic case are another attraction of Poonhill Trek.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek:
Annapurna sanctuary trek is one of the admired closest mountain Base Camp trek inside Annapurna Himalayas.
ABC Trek is average dare trekking to observe tolerance and performance on trek. This hiking bring trekkers alone the 2 highest Himalayas named Annapurna 1 8091m and Dhaulagiri 1 8167m which is 10th and 7th highest Himalayan in earth.
Langtang Region Trekking
Langtang, located at north of capital city is one of the closest trekking destination to Kathmandu.
Langtang National Park is famous for it’s dense forest, wild animals and birds residing there surrounded by mountains. Langtang is also known as valley of glaciers. Langtang Valley Trek leads you through Rhododendron and Yak forest, local yak cheese factory, rivers, mountains and subalpine trees.
Another popular package available with us is Nagarkot Chisapani Trekking that provides you an 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 best destination for doing adventure and we offer various packages regarding it.
In the trek to 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 was 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 the world and having privilege to travel there through rhododendron forest, hanging glacier and beautiful waterfall, snow capped mountains would be wonderful experience. Makalu Base Camp Trek is designed for travellers who want to have true adventure with beautiful scenery.
If you want to go for long days trek in 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 the people who want real fun within their short break. Kathmandu, surrounded by hills and mountains has many famous places suitable for hiking. Hiking in these places are so adventurous that you will feel refresh 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 city from the top within a day.
Through Private Day Tour we can hike around 7 hrs to reach Nagarkot which is famous spot for sunrise and sunset. Changunarayan is also included in trip which is an ancient temple of hindus.
Kakani is famous for strawberry farming and terrace farming with a mesmerizing view of 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 second richest country in water has many rivers suitable for rafting. Rivers like bhotekoshi and Trishuli are famous specially for rafting. You will enjoying rafting more during summer season in Nepal. You can choose one day rafting or extend the trip for camping along riverside. Many tourist visit every with the solo purpose of Rafting in Nepal.
With easy access from Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan, Trishuli river rafting offers 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.Helicopters Tours
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 short period of time.
Visiting Everest Base camp in Helicopter is the great way to experience the beauty of northern region in just one day. Everest Helicopter Tour does not only let you admire the beauty of Mt. Everest but also of the surrounding himalayas.
On our one day tour to Annapurna Base Camp on helicopter we will get the 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 its glory through Annapurna Helicopter Tour.
Travellers who are interested in climbing high mountains and enjoy it as an adventurous sport should definitely try Peak climbing.
Island Peak Climbing is the suitable for the beginning climbers and experienced trekking where it is physically demanding but not technically challenging.From the summit of island peak you can get panoramic view of many famous mountains.
Mera peak is one of the highest trekking peak in Nepal where climbers observe the major five 8000m peaks. Mera peak climbing is most preferable in spring and autumn season to get stunning views of the Himalayan Vista.
Many world heritage sites resides in Nepal which are being able to bring large number of tourist. Among them four of the sites resides in Kathmandu which are all equally welcoming and rich of arts and architecture. You will be visiting the most popular and important site from the time ancient time, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square in Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Day Tour.
Kathmandu is known as city of temples whereas Pokhara is known as city of lakes. With the package Kathmandu Pokhara Tour you will be able to witness beautiness of both the cities. This tour is suitable for the tourist who want to enjoy days in Nepal within limited time.
Dense forest of Terai region is known for the availability of unique species of birds and animals. Chitwan National Park which lies in Terai region is home for many wild animals and birds and spending a day in the park watching the animals and travelling along the forest will make your day memorable. Jeep safari in the park is one of the best way to explore the wildlife of Chitwan. The highlights of this park is one-horned rhinoceros and Royal Bengal tigers. We have 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 travelling. 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 beautiness offered by our country.
Travelers seasoning savor thrill with wildlife Safari with landscape stroll Chitwan is Nepal’s ideal wildlife adventure destination. Chitwan offer the greenish and quiet territory so travelers always in amorous spirit. While February to April is 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.
The travelers who do not have enough time to trekking and travelers who have budget trip but like to see Everest they can choose Everest scenic flight from Kathmandu airport is the best way to see Everest and surrounding mountains in an hour. its just 1-hour flight and start from Kathmandu Tribhuvan international airport and end in 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 make the travelers see mt Everest next time by 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: September to May any time except June July and August.
Cost per person 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 depends upon the weather.
The flights give you an opportunity of sharing the sky with eagles over the lakes, Rivers, Villages with a fly like a bird. There are 2 kinds of paragliding flights one is 15-25 minutes normal flight, as well as 30-45 minutes of a cross-country flight, depends upon weather conditions.
Some company offers you special acrobatic flight and many pilots offer you gentle acrobats at the end of 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 with 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 a 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!!. Travelling Nepal is incomplete without taste 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 kind 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 influenced by Indians like Samosa, Panipuri, and Chatpat. Whereas Chatpat and panipuri popular for street food but Samosa is popular in restaurants. Some places Choila, Sukuti, and Sekuma of different kinds of meat 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, 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 in this dinner. The main interesting thing about this food is a buffet all over Nepal in one food cost pay.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
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 range 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 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 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 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 opened the tourism industry Pokhara lakeside become 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, 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 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 independent or along with paragliders. Seti River and the branch river provide a thrilling white water river rafting.
Pokhara Is travelers delight Nirvana situated in the base of Annapurna Himalayas and second huge city in Nepal. Pokhara Situated an elevation of 825m is very popular who offer huge number of treks and glorious adventure activities.
Pinnacles of Pokhara are Boating in graceful Phewa Lake with circulate with delightful stores, tranquil cafeterias, clean restaurants, wine bars that prepare a blissful relaxing place.
During the city tour in ancient old Pokhara travelers can shopping popular craftwork, woodcarving and pashmina carvings.
Pokhara is also variance of vibrant lakeside and ancient town of Pokhara involve the prior temples with trading center. When the weather is clear in Fewa Tal perfectly mirror of Himalayas make 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 captivate 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 view point to observe Sunset and sunrise over the Himalayan peaks as well as starting the adventure paragliding activities.
Sarangkot is also popular for Bird lover and revive and a landscape trek so best for flora and fauna exploration trekkers
Another charm of Sarangkot is Worlds rapid zip line where travelers can take a hike or drive just with in45 minutes to an hour because it’s just almost 5 kilometer from Fewa lakeside Pokhara.
A miraculous water fall which generate 150 m long underpass name Patale Chango by locals meaning waterfall in undergrounds. Water passes from the end of Fewa Lake encircle by numerous flora. Patale Chango is marker of beautiful Pokhara with massive waterfall in spring June to August also a natural marvels differ then other waterfalls of Nepal.
Gupteswor Shiva Cave:
Gupteswor Shiva cave is a blend of temple, Cave and Waterfall is one of the must see monuments in Pokhara. The temple inside cave Dedicated to Lord Mahadev where Davis waterfalls water appear blow the grounds. At the period of 15th to 16th century the Lingam of mahadev was founded which is self-appearance on 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 very beautiful but just made 30 years ago not a natural wonder.
Note: Take the Photo inside the Temple not allow but other places except then temple are allowed.
Tibetan Refuge Camp Pokhara:
There are almost 12 refugee camp for Tibetans in Nepal. Among them 8 in Kathmandu and 4 proper Tibetans Escapee camp arrangements looks tiny Tibet. Afterwards china takeover Tibet and Dalai Lama escape from Tibet few hundreds of Tibetans leave country and stay in Nepal then wards when governments made them refugee camps. Those Refugees have better skill of making handmade ornaments, Knickknack, handmade carpet, show travelers skill of them and travelers shopping for their living. In Pokhara Tibetan refugee camp is one of the best destiny for shopping memorials or token 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 well liked travelers station or charisma and an impressive leading lights of dashing hikers. Numerous trekking, cycling, hiking routes encircle Pokhara one of the best hiking route is take a boat from lakeside to the base of Ananda hill and hike around 1 hours until peace stupa and back to chhorepatan by hiking. Some travelers not love hiking can take private car till summit of shanti stupa.
Seti River is Deceiving and white water milky river which made 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 brave Gurkha Museum is another attraction or place to visit in Pokhara.
This biggest Himalaya Museum made in 1995 AD by NMA and every hour free documentary show about Annapran and Everest Himlaays to influence visitors for trekking in Nepal.
The biggest Mountain Museum in the world, Pokhara International Himalaya Museum offers the impressive gathering of an object made by a human being, the genuine equipment used by expeditions, Beautiful Photo collets of world most popular Himalayas and their residents who already summit 8000m Himalayas. Visitors have opportunity to observe local people from Himalayas, world’s 14 tallest mountains and summit records and few information from japan and Slovenia. Some interesting facts of this Museum travelers can read about the snowman Yeti Information and outside the museum can climb artificial Mountain Manaslu. Mountain, Mountain people and Mountain activities gallery can made 1 full day sightseeing for the visitors who keen in mountain information.
place to see in Kathmandu Nepal:
The capital city of Nepal Kathmandu situated at the heart of Nepal with the 600sqm area in also the central of three sister city Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and patan. Kathmandu hold numerous pilgrimage sites of Hindu, Christian, Muslims and Buddhist, hundreds of chronicled memorials. Kathmandu city also a crowded capital which include just 1 international airport of Nepal and 7 UNESCO Worlds Heritage gems so visit Kathmandu is attractiveness tour and best place to pass out the time.
Kathmandu is also a trade and business center, financial focus capital, spurious wonderful, a popular place of entertainment and nature traveler. Before 6 years ago huge earthquake occurs that destroy the numerous historical beauty of Kathmandu but some of them already restored and renovated.
The Biggest Shiva Temple of Nepal declared UNESCO world heritage sites in 1979AD- Pashupati temple is the religious Hinduism holy place. Pashupatinath temple located at the Bank of elegance and spiritual river Bagmati near the southwest side of Tribhuvan international Airport.
The holy Shiva Lingam shrines allocate to Lord Maheshwora so millions of hindus enthusiast from Nepal and India visit for take blessing and praying’s. Believers trust that the Pashupati temple is the supreme temple of god Shiva even more than 12 Shiva temple in India.
The biggest Boudhnath Stupa located around 6.3 kilometer from Thamel –the tourist central in Nepal. In this massive Spherical Shape this stupa millions of worshiper who are influence by several traditions convene this temple every day year. Devotees accomplish a ritualistic act of worship with travelling around enormous stupendous dome. Travelers trust that clockwise walk on the way around Boudhnath Stupa no heart sick and another myth they not reach to hell due to this superior task. Boudhnath Monumental pagoda is world biggest stupa in term of shape and size. This Buddhist Stupa declared UNESCO property in 1979. It is believed that in this stupa base the relic of Kasyapa Buddha lay in.
Surroundings of this biggest Boudhnath many monasteries can see. In those monasteries Tibetan Refugees are a place providing food and accommodations for the homeless Tibetans. This Huge stupa also recognize the names of Jarung Khashor, Chortens Chainyas also.
Swoyambhunath Stupa is Situated Above the tiny hillock and around 3 km from the city center of Kathmandu in the south western direction. This self-existent stupa is significant spiritual monument of Kathmandu. Apparel of reliquary and the beautiful dome which is white in color attracts devotees every day.
Travel all the way around this stupa in clockwise route is ordinary procedure for worshipper because from the ancient period devotees believe that after visit this stupa accordingly they clean their wrong past action and immortality. That’s why this stupa is holy of holies or most important place for Buddhist and Hindu prayers as well as travelers.
Swoyambhunath Maha Chaitya is also adobe of numerous Monkeys in it’s encircle area so another merit comes from Monkeys “monkey Temple”. For short hiking travelers can choose trails from eastern side “Bhagwan Pau” which significance the leg of God. The trails include 365 steps until the summit. From the temple with clear day can observe the attractive sweeping scene of Kathmandu and Himalayas near Kathmandu.
Kathmandu Durbar Square:
Also named Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square or Monkey door Royal Palace is Palace of numerous kings before 19th century regulate Nepal from ancient period. When new Kings Emperor then the musical instruments outside durbar square like play a trumpet and Drums. This Durbar Square is one of the best wooden architecture gems and extraordinary heritage of Nepal from ancient craftsmanship.
This royal palace is no used for coronation now but due to ancient heritage and many festival occurs here like Indra Jatra, Dashain Gaijatra Festival, 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 occurs and detriment more than half architecture internally and some of them cannot rebuilt and reconstruct. Many of them already rebuilt its original charm form. 3 courtyard 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 third greatest city Patan is previously recognized as Lalitpur. Patan situated just after the boarder of river Bagmati and attracts numerous visitors by palace, metal architecture and temples. From Mission Himlaya Treks points of view Patan Museum is the most beautiful museum of Nepal so travelers must visit places so if you going to visit Nepal please put in your buckle list. Ancient gems and jewellary, Masks and Many Buddhist Statues are the things travelers can buy in Lalitpur.
Lalitpur also named by tourists the heaven of Nepal craftsmanship.
Patan attracts tourists by its 21 pinnacle temple of lord Krishna who is incarnation of Vishnu, and The golden Temple near the 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 faithful to Buddhism and all the sightseeing lovers. It is the listed world heritage site of 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 giving birth to him.
West to the Mayadevi shrine is the oldest monument of Nepal, Ashoka Pillar, and the pillar was erected by Emperor Ashoka in 249 BC to commemorate his pilgrims is the 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 monastery 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 Bhaktapur district at the elevation of 2195 meter above the sea level is the closest holiday destiny for tourist domestic and internationally.
Nagarkot is 27 kilometer far from Centre of Kathmandu which offer wide ranging scene of Kathmandu as well as eastern Himalayan view of Annapurna, Langtang and Dorje Lakpa even from hotel rooms. The Annapurna, Langtang, Jugal, Everest, Manaslu, Numbur, Ganesh Himal, Rolwaling Himalayas chains offer eye-catching during sunrise or sunset periods in a cloudless skies.
The Nagarkot offer idealized countryside villages with nature sub tropical forest zones as well.
Delightful reward of Nagarkot is easy transport from Kathmandu. Nagarkot is very close to Kathmandu so public transport, Tourist bus and private transport are available to get in there. Which are benefit for budget to luxurious travelers so it wins visitors hearts.
Sagarmatha National park:
Everest/ Sagarmatha national park located in the eastern Nepal is adobe of alpine fauna preserve and familiar with the MT. Everest- the highest Himalaya in the world. From 1953 Ad travelers start to visit this Solukhumbu region but lawfully Sagarmatha National park establish in 1976AD in UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Its travelers crowd trekking area of Nepal due to extraordinary landscape and thrill trek, expedition as well as a hiking route.
This national park and heritage sites consists of 3 eight thousands named Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho- Oyu with other hundreds of peaks like Amadablam, Thamserku, Kwangde, Kangtega, Pumori, Nuptse. 100 of wild animals and rare birds like Red Panda, Snow Leopard, Himalayan Thar habitants here. So its very popular destination for bird watcher and expedition.