A paradise, staggering natural beauty, wonderful wildlife, hypnotising history, with seven states, this is Nepal. We never miss out whenever we think about Momos, Dal Bhat, Samosa as their origin is Nepal. It is a multiethnic nation, home of ancient Buddhist temples and monasteries as well as sensational scenic beauty.
Nepal is surrounded by some of the highest peaks so, if you are fond of climbing and/or trekking then you must not miss the snow-capped and green marshy mountains. For sure, the place can give you the life-changing experience and you will feel like visiting again and again.
Nepal has so many things and places to witness like stunning architecture, beautiful national parks and much more. Kathmandu is the centre of the place where you can see the richness of Nepal’s history, art, culture, and economy. People living in Kathmandu are very much involved in religious and cultural festivities as they’ve made it a major part of their lives.
After Kathmandu, Chitwan National Park is another incredible tourist spot where you be witnessing rhinos, Bengal tigers, leopards, sloth bears, gaur (buffalo), deer, and many other critters wildlife on safari. Freshwater dolphins and crocodiles inhabit the rivers and streams but are rarely seen.
So, overall it will be worth visiting Nepal and all you have to do is read through our list of the top attractions and things to do in Nepal.
Top 5 Things to See and Do
If you are a traveller who likes to keep a collection of the places he/she visited as memory then definitely, you must go through the points given below as these points will give you the glimpse of the main places and things you can do in Nepal. Let’s take a quick review of the places:
As you will step up into Kathmandu you will feel the positive vibes around you and lively atmosphere. Kathmandu is all about street foods, historic temples and carved statues. Bhaktapur, the third of the “Royal Cities,” lies on the old trade route to Tibet, just outside of Kathmandu. In contrast to Patan and Kathmandu, the population of Bhaktapur is primarily Hindu. the three royal cities (Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan) are highlights of Nepal, so if you plan to visit Kathmandu don’t miss the other two spots. Also, you have an option to spend time on the river, it is like a one-day adventure for the travellers. The best part is that the rafting is available year-round.
Pokhara will give you the eye-pleasing experience in terms of scenic beauty. It is the second-largest city obviously, after Kathmandu. The travellers will be attracted to the place because of the cleaner and fresh air and pleasant climate. You can also stay nearby the lake as there is the availability of lakeside hotels, restaurants, and shops. Boating and strolling down the lakeside in Pokhara is definitely two of the top things to do in Pokhara.
3. Langtang Region
There are times when you climb on the top most of the hill just to see mountains farther more, isn’t it? Then, the answer is Langtang Region. It is a place where you can witness the huge and beautiful mountains. It will be totally picturesque scene you’ve ever seen. From Kathmandu, the area will take 7 to 8 hours to reach. Some trekkers combine Helambu and Langtang for a longer trek.
4. Annapurna Region
It is one of the famous trekking destinations of Nepal. From the people to cultures, food, houses, lifestyles, religions are way too different. Most importantly, it has a good infrastructure to support the many trekkers that come through this area. The paths are well maintained, and food and lodging are plentiful. If you have enough time to travel around then the Annapurna Circuit around Annapurna Region will take 21 days to complete. Don’t miss the early sunrise and sunset view as it will give you a priceless moment.
5. Everest and the Trek to Base Camp
Everest Base Camp trek is a great trek if you are having 12 days straight available; while the Everest Base Camp – 3 Passes trek or the Manaslu trek are some of the best adventure treks in Nepal. There’s no doubt about it that Nepal has brilliant mountains scenery. For every trekker, it will be a golden opportunity to visit the land of trekking (and climbing) and fall in love with mountains even more. The main hiking seasons are in the spring and fall, from March to May and September to December.
Money is one of the main factors which helps in deciding which place will be better to visit. We all believe that travelling is a point of break which everyone needed after 4-5 months, so why not save more to travel more, right? If you are ready with all your heart and mind then there’s no stopping. The budget range has been given below and go through it and check for the suitable one for you:
- The budget of a backpack traveller must be around INR 10,000 (USD 135)
- The budget of a mid-range traveller must be around INR 20,000 (USD 270)
- The budget of a luxurious traveller must be around INR 40,000 (USD 545)
How to Get Around
There are multiple options to reach the destination but we provide you the simple answer that is via road as it will cost you cheaper. The best part is that as you will be driving through the mountains you will feel nature more. The option of going via road will enhance the moment. So, it is suggested that keep the first option road and then any other.
When to Go to
Nepal is one such dream destination for any photographer or trekker. So, between October and December will be the best time to visit Nepal as at that time the skies are generally clear and the view is spectacular. The weather remains dry until April.
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