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Top Things to do in Nepal

things to do in nepal For all the travelers around the world who are looking for a peaceful, adventurous and cultural place to travel then Nepal is one of the best locations to visit.

Nepal has one of the best locations in the world as it is located in the heart of Himalayas which make the place filled with pleasurable weather for whole time of the year and the warmth of people which are welcoming.

There are a lot of places in Nepal that can be visited by the tourists for sight-seeing some alluring valleys, picturesque hills and breathtaking lakes, where a lot of activities can be done by tourists to enjoy their trip.

There are activities like trying some Nepalese food, trekking, mountain climbing, boat rides, spas and various other stuff that can be done by visitors that might be tough to do anywhere else in the world.

Some of the activities that can be done by the tourists are:

Go for Sightseeing

There are a plenty of places in Nepal where a tourist can go to enjoy the mesmerizing valleys, hills and natural sceneries of the place. The valleys in Pokhara, Nagarkot, Kathmandu and numerous more.

One can enjoy a nice meal and snap some pictures that will be definitely be getting a lot of positive reaction on social media. These places have a natural beauty that can’t be missed which is soothing and relaxing to look at.

Indulging in Adventure Activities

There are a lot of things which can be termed as adventurous and the tourists can indulge themselves into it. From activities like paragliding, mountain climbing, exploring the wildlife and many other things can make the stay in Nepal worth remembering.

These adventure activities allow a person to reinvent themselves into something better and allows them to have a taste in not just different activities but view those activities importance in different culture.

Go For Mountain Biking

One of the most tiring but healthy, entertaining and fun task to do in Nepal is to take the mountain rides that stretch along some nice routes to explore the beauty of these alluring mountains.

There are several enterprises which rent out their bikes so one can easily go around the mountains at their own pace to view the excellent mountains that surround some picturesque valleys and find their own comfortable spot to see some of the best views in the world.

Take A Wildlife Safari in Chitwan National Park

Among the various things that can be done in Nepal, the most enjoyable activity done is taking a wildlife safari the Wildlife safari of Chitwan National Park. There are hundreds of bird species, rhinos, elephants and on same rare occasions even Bengal tigers are also found in the lowlands of the Nepal.

Due to the Himalayas on the north and a low land on south there are some thick green forests along with the grasslands which is home to hundreds of animals.

Trekking in the Himalayas

This is one of the most followed activity in Nepal and all the cities of Nepal allows their tourist to follow some famous trekking routes that gives the trill of adventure and much more to the tourists. Some of the famous treks in Nepal are Mt. Everest base camp where the tourist can see people starting their journey to climb the highest peak.

There are other forest and mountain routes like Annapurna circuit trek, Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking and many more.

Enjoy Views Of Mt. Everest from Gokyo Lakes

The highest peak of Earth at an astonishing height of more than 8800 m from the sea level makes it a place to visit. The Gokyo lakes are close to this peak and tourist can look at the whole Mountain sitting from a boat, riding or simply having a spectacular view from the Sagarmatha National Park.

In fact, the lakes are at similar height to the base camp and hence the view is astonishing and can’t be missed for anything in the world.

Go for Rafting & Kayaking in Bhote Koshi River

From the Bhote Koshi river which offers some of best adventure and water activities for the tourist, rafting and kayaking are such activities.

These activities are done with a team and gives an opportunity for the tourist to engage in conversation as well as different activities with other tourist and local people.

Both the activities are done on white water or fast flowing water where the raft boat needs to be guided through rowing. Kayaking is a similar activity that is done in rough water but with a special boat.

Fly In A Helicopter Over Hills

One of the best sights in the world is watching over some of the tallest mountains in the world over a height which is even greater than them.

For those who don’t like trekking and just want to sit and enjoy the worlds best view then flying over Mt. Everest on a helicopter is a better option for them.

Other than Mt. Everest there are a lot of hills that can be snow covered beautiful hills that can be flown over to enjoy some of the best views and with the presence of some of the natural lakes the whole scenery becomes breathtaking from such heights.

Fishing on Lake Phewa

There are many lakes and rivers in Nepal where hundreds of species of fishes can be found from catfish, trout, from small to some large size and a huge diversity in fishes. For those who all would love to catch fishes then this might be heaven for them as there are some nice fishing spots.

Paragliding in Pokhara and Bandipur

It is one of the most enjoyed activity in all over the world as the rider can experience some of the most beautiful landscapes. These landscapes are experienced over the height of hundreds of feet above the ground which make the rides special.

Paragliding in Pokhara and Bandipur offers some snow laden mountain as the scenic beauty which makes the paragliding jump worth it.

Temples of Kathmandu

Nepal has been one of the most significant places when it comes to religion since there were lot of tribes that had an impact at the history of the Nepal. There are many temples which can be visited by the tourists such as Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and many more as they offer some vast knowledge about the Hindu culture as well as the Buddhist culture. The founder of Buddhist Culture Gautam Buddha was born here and hence this place has huge importance in religion.

Birthplace of Buddha - Lumbini

Nepal is very famous as it was the birthplace for Buddha, and the birth city Lumbini still remains as one of the most visited pilgrim sites in Nepal. The city lies in lowlands that is it lies underneath the valleys and can be visited for most part of the year regardless of the weather condition or time of the visit.

Explore Patan

Lalitpur is the third largest city in Nepal and was renamed from Patan. It has a great historical significance and have a nice preserve of some cultural buildings which can be visited to learn new things about the history and culture of the Nepal. There are some very nice restaurants that can be enjoyed by the tourists.

National Mountain Museum

For all the history lovers Nepal has a huge history of the people that are living. Their struggle and war from previous times can be studies through visiting museums. There are few museums which provide a brief detail of the Nepal and one of such museums is the International Mountain Museum which holds the record of the events that occurred in the valleys lying below the Mt. Everest and in the Himalayas.

From the emergence of the kingdom of Nepal through various tribes to the independent state of the Nepal.

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Nepalese Cuisine

Nepal has mostly vegetarian heavy food due to the great religious intervention in the structure and working of the system of the people. There is some unique food which can be only enjoyed in Nepal such as Sel roti, Kheer, momo, chat amari, yomari and great deal of more dishes. Momo is famous all around the world which comes from Nepal and is an enjoyed food due to its taste.

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Festivals of Nepal

There are some very prominent Hindu and Buddhist festivals that are celebrated by the people of Nepal. These festivals have hundreds of people engaging in worship of God and the Buddha.

There are many festivals like Dashain, Krishna puja, Bhai tikka and many more which have a very huge significance in the culture of the Nepal. These festivals can be easily enjoyed by the tourist of different culture and nationals.

There is great deal of things that can be done by the people of tourist to enjoy their trip in the Nepal. There are some great nightclubs, bars and resorts which provide people with activities like spa, recreational sports yoga and much more. Doing these activities at such height can be very relaxing.

Frequently asked Questions related to Nepal

Q. What is the famous thing in Nepal?

A. Nepal is very famous for having some huge mountains as well as the highest peak. This can be enjoyed by its famous food, trekking routes and other adventure activities.

Q. What is special in Nepal?

A. The Specialty of Nepal is the people which are present, as there are some very welcoming people. The food of Nepal is particularly its specialty as it has some delicious food along with some beautiful sceneries that can be enjoyed by the tourist every day that are touring there.

Q. What is the most beautiful place in Nepal?

A. There are numerous beautiful places in Nepal that can be visited by the tourists. There are some alluring lakes, rivers, picturesque valleys, hills and snow and forest covered mountains. Pokhara is one of the best places that can be for trekking and sightseeing as it is the most beautiful valley of the world located in Nepal. There are some very attractive temples with breathtaking architectures and statues and the hill stations are most romantic here.

Q. What is the best time for Nepal tour?

A. Touring Nepal depends on the schedule and activities of the tourist as well as the climate. These factors often decide when will be the best time to tour as certain activities like rafting and trekking becomes difficult during winters and heavy rainfalls.

The best time to visit Nepal is from October and December along with spring in February to April. The clear sky can easily be enjoyed by the tourist to catch some nice view.

Q. What should I wear in Nepal?

A. Nepal has a dynamic climate, with some regular rainfalls and busy streets. It is best advised to wear half sleeps and floaters in summers with umbrella around in case of rainfall. The winters are dry and are often chilly around January so some jackets around that time is preferred.

Q. How many days are sufficient to visit Nepal?

A. Depending upon the activities a tourist is interested in the tour of Nepal can be decided. It is preferred to have a tour of one week so some trekking and other activities can be done to enjoy.

Q. How far is Pokhara from Kathmandu?

A. To visit Pokhara from Kathmandu a bus or domestic flight can be taken. From the flight it takes less than an hour to reach Pokhara whereas from bus it takes roughly three hours, but some nice sceneries can be enjoyed.

Q. What visitors can do in Pokhara?

A. There a lot of activities like trekking, relaxing, cooking and even some natural parks that can be visited in Pokhara to enjoy the trip.

Q. What is Pokhara famous for?

A. Pokhara is one of the most beautiful valleys in the world where some mesmerizing sceneries can be observed by trekking.

Q. What should I buy in Nepal?

A. There are some amazing things that can be bought in Nepal including the clothes, wool, paintings and some handicrafts as souvenirs to have some nice memories of the trip.

Q. How to spend 2 days in Nepal?

The two day trip can be enjoyed by dividing the trip into two parts one in Kathmandu and the other day by visiting Pokhara or exploring nearby valleys.

Nepal being one of the most peaceful and affordable places in the world to enjoy a trip makes it one of the ultimate tourism destinations. It can be enjoyed by couples, singles, adventurers, pilgrims, family and nearly any kind of person.