Nepal's Must Visit Tourist Spots

Adesua Emmanuel 17 August

Swayambu  

 

One of Nepal’s biggest and most popular religious sites, this ancient religious architecture for Buddhist Newars is perhaps their most sacred site and for followers of Tibetan Buddhism, it is second only to the buddha. This complex is made up of a beautiful stupa, temples, shrines, and a beautiful Vajra which would always inspire and evoke a feeling of marvel, awe, and reverence in all who visit.

 

Nepal is blessed with amazing mountain peaks and eight of the 10 highest mountain peaks in the world can be found in this country.  For lovers of hiking and mountain climbing, this beautiful country is a paradise. One of the most amazing and daunting hikes for all rock climbers would be a trek to the Everest base camp. This journey would test you and provide a wonderful experience for all involved. More daring climbers can then plan and risk  

 

 

an although the adventurous but dangerous journey to its summit.  This article has aimed to provide an insight into the beautiful country of Nepal and its wonderful attractions and to encourage all willing visitors to visit this beautiful mix of religion, culture, art, and nature and to enjoy what promises to be a beautiful experience, so what are you waiting for, book that trip today and I assure you, you are in for a wonderful time.

 

Langtang trekking region.

 

This beautiful region is located north of the capital city and is regarded as one magnificent trekking path filled with beauties. This region is blessed with many exotic peaks and is a top attraction for hiking and climbing lovers. Many exclusive views in this region would surely catch your fancy starting from the Langtang Lirung and the Cross lauribinayak pass. Other attractions in this region include the holy lakes of Gosaikunda to exotic hot springs. You would also be given a peek into the lifestyle of the Sherpa and Tamang people.

 

 

Chitwan national park.

 

The first established national park in Nepal and is a designated world heritage site. It has diverse landscapes and altitudes and is one of Nepal’s most popular destinations for lovers of nature and wildlife. More than 700 species of animals can be found in this country ranging from Bengal tigers to one-horned rhinoceros. This park also boasts a huge avian and marine diversity. Tourists visit these parks for its huge Bengal tiger population, its huge rhinoceros and sloth bear density, and for the opportunity to watch these mammals and some beautiful birds in the habitat.

 

 

 

Bhaktapur

 

Also known as the city of temples, this old and historic city serves as the headquarters of the Bhaktapur district. This city is famous for its popular and colourful festivals, its distinct architecture, its beautiful art and craftsmanship, and its unique cuisines. Historically the capital of Nepal during the great Malla kingdom. This beautiful city is filled with many historic attractions that would surely catch the fancy of all will tourists. This city also has the best-preserved palace and old city square in Nepal which is listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO. It is also filled with exotic temples and ancient complexes. Popular landmarks in this city include Durbar Square, Nyatapola Temple, Dattatraya temple, Bhairab Nath Temple, the Kailashnath Mahadev statue (which is the world tallest lord Shiva temple) and so much more. These landmarks evoke feelings of awe and wonder in all visitors.

 

 

Pokhara  

 

One of the most popular tourist attractions in Nepal, it is famous for its breath-taking mountain range and beautiful lakes, set on the Phewa lake it is important among tourists as a gateway to the Annapurna circuit and also for its popular landmarks such as beautiful temples and the popular international mountain museum which contains exhibits of the history of the people of the Himalayas. This city also contains many modern attractions and it is famous as a site for sports such as boating, hiking, rafting, canoeing, and bungee jumping.  You should also visit the world peace pagoda found at the top of the Anadu hill. This city is also synonymous with the Gurkha soldiers. This city is also synonymous with the Annapurna trail which is important for lovers of beauty, hiking, and nature.

 

 

 

Boudhanath 

 

Boudhha is an exotic pilgrimage site for all lovers of religion which draws devotees all year round. Lovers of religion, history, and beauty can visit nearby monasteries, temples, and schools of prayers. Nearby restaurants also offer delicious cuisines. Other attractions include beautiful nearby paintings and craftwork. Of course, the most popular attraction is the Boudanath. A popular pilgrimage site, this stupa is one of the biggest in the world and is one of the most sacred sites of Tibetan Buddhism. A UNESCO heritage site. This stupa is one of the biggest in the world and is believed to house the remains of Kassapa Buddha.  

 

 

Nepal is a beautiful landlocked country found in between India and China, renowned for its mountain peaks, diverse landscapes, and wonderful and vibrant culture. It is also popular for its wonderfully hand-made craftwork, its colourful festivals, and beautiful religious centres. For first time visitors, it is very easy to become overwhelmed by the myriad of tourist attractions available to you. This article aims to explore Nepal and give an expose on some of its most beautiful places to visit:

 

Kathmandu city.

 

This beautiful city serves as the capital of Nepal and situated in a valley between Himalayan mountains which are common with the Nepal landscape, this is where most adventures in this exotic land begin since it contains the only airport in Nepal that receives flight from foreign lands. Found in the heart of this beautiful city is the durbar square which usually becomes awash during the numerous festivals celebrated in this country. An epicentre of Nepalese art, beauty, religion, and culture, this beautiful city also has many beautiful historic sites that would surely catch the fancy of all willing tourists.  A large amount of its historic site was damaged during the 2015 earthquake but the majority of them are currently undergoing reconstruction.