Nepal, a country with diverse people and language, rich cultural heritage, finest art & architecture and different land formations, makes the most amazing and interesting location for sightseeing. Nepal is considered one of the best sightseeing destinations among tourists globally. On top of that the people here are hospital-able, ever smiling and helpful. Nepal’s two principle religion is Hinduism and Buddhism besides other religions followed by different ethnic groups. Nepal is thus known as the multi-religious country with numerous God & Goddess depicting the deep faith of the people. The Kathmandu Valley alone has seven UNESCO world heritage sites besides many other temples, stupas, monasteries and shrines. Kathmandu City is also known as city of temples. The valley of Kathmandu has three major cities – Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur. Some of the major sites inside the Kathmandu Valley are Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath- Monkey Temple, Boudhanath- all of them being world heritage sites.
Besides, another name that connects Nepal with rest of the world is Lord Buddha. Lumbini is the birth place of Buddha and the city is about 180 km away from Kathmandu City. Visit to Lumbini alone is a tranquil and serene feeling. Major sites in Lumbini includes the birth place of Buddha, Maya Devi Temple, Scared Pond, King Ashok’s Pillar and many other monasteries & shrines erected by different Buddhist nations. Pokhara is the beautiful lakeside town in Nepal blessed by many natural wonders. It is also called ‘city of lakes’ and popular for spectacular Himalayan views. Fewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Gupteshwor Cave, Davis Fall, Tibetan Camp are the major tourist attractions of Pokhara. Pokhara is also the centre point for most of the trekking going to the Annapurna region. Towards the plains of Nepal popularly known as ‘Terai’ is the sub-tropical jungle and there exits the Chitwan National Park. With a total area of 932 sq. km, the park shelters many wild animals and mammals like deer, monkeys, crocodiles, leopards, Royal Bengal Tiger, elephants to name a few. Different species of butterflies, birds and wide range of flora & fauna can be found here. Nepal is the Himalayan Kingdom with over eight of the fourteen world’s highest mountains are located inside the country, so magnificent views of snow-capped mountains are regular sites here. There are many Himalayan vantage points from where spectacular panorama can be spotted. One such point is ‘Nagarkot’ which is about an hour’s drive from Kathmandu city and very popular for witnessing the Himalayas (including Mt. Everest if he day is clear). Sightseeing tour in Nepal is certainly an activity never to be missed and be at some of the world’s amazing places plus witness the age-old culture and tradition and be closer to the natural world.