April 14th, 2020
Nepal is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Every year, Nepal attracts visitors with a variety of things to offer. The majestic mountains, cultures, traditions of people, beautiful scenarios, etc entice the trek lovers, mountain climbers, researchers, book writers all around the world. Nepal is a unique country where visitors take home their eye-opening journeys, adventures, thrills and so on.
People come to Nepal for various reasons, some head into the mountains and jungles while others just want to explore the monuments, cultures, traditions of Nepal. Some of the famous trekking regions include Annapurna Region, Everest Region, Upper Dolpo, Mustang, and various others. Apart from these, some are allured by the Chitwan wildlife adventures.
Anyway, let's head on to the Top 5 places you must see when you come to visit Nepal.
Pokhara is the second biggest town in Nepal. It is a valley surrounded by amazing mountains such as Annapurna, Macchapuchre, Dhaulagiri. Pokhara is amazing in its own way, you will enjoy the vibe this city gives off. It is much cleaner in terms of Kathmandu. People come here to chill along the lakeside of Phewa Lake. And for the trekkers, the Pokhara is the gateway to the mountains. This falls under the route if treks are headed onto Mustang. Jomsom and other Annapurna Regions.
2. Annapurna Region
This is one of the popular tourist destinations for trekking. There are various regions around Annapurna such as Poonhill, Ghandruk, Annapurna Base Camp and many others. One of the popular among them is the Annapurna Circuit trek which takes almost 21 days to be completed. Along the route, you will find beautiful waterfalls, terrains, jungles, tea houses, water streams and the Himalayas of course. The cultures and festivals of the indigenous people can also be witnessed. Overall this region is a must to visit in Nepal.
As you may know already, the birthplace of Historic Gautam Buddha, Lumbini is also a tourist alluring place. The place is 250 km away from Kathmandu but it's worth a place to be. Every year thousands of Buddhist pilgrims come here to worship the temples. The great Ashoka's pillar which is believed to be from the 2nd venture AD is also a great attraction to this place.
4. Chitwan National Park
Home to different wildlife, the Chitwan National Park is an amazing place for safaris and wildlife adventures. Many visitors and travelers come to this place to witness flora and faunas. Here you can find tigers, rhinos, leopards, bears, deer, and many others. For close viewing, visitors can go inside the park on food, or get on the elephant rides. It is believed that almost or more than 500 species of birds are found in the National Park.
This place is for religious people. The temple is on the hilltop and can provide you an amazing view of the entire Kathmandu Valley. The temple is also called the monkey temple because you will find monkeys all over the place. The golden spire and the buddha eyes welcome monks, pilgrims all over the world. The temple is believed to be originated in the 5th century, and so it is regarded as one of the holiest temples of Nepal.
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