Nepal is a beautiful country. In fact, it wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that nature has blessed the country with bountiful hands. Apart from the scenic beauty, the country boasts of remarkable historical and cultural attractions, including temples and monuments. Receives a pleasant climate throughout the year, Nepal makes a favorable holiday destination where travelers can escape into the lap of nature.
Globetrotters from all around the world visit Nepal for varied reasons. No wonder why Nepal tourism has flourished enormously in the past decade. Some visit the place to watch the beauty of mountains and trek in the Himalayas. While others visit the place for the adrenaline rush and indulge in a wide range of activities the place offers. If visiting Nepal is on your cards, here are some top Nepal tourist places to see and the best things to do.
Pokhara Valley is considered Gem in Nepal tourism. Nestled amidst the Annapurna Himalayan range, it beckons a large number of tourists who love to admire nature’s marvels. Travelers visit the valley for a stunning, unobstructed view of Himalayan ranges. The place also offers a variety of Nepal sightseeing places, activities, extreme sports, including boating, rafting, trekking, white river rafting, and paragliding. With ample things to keep you engaged in the lap of nature, Pokhara Valley makes the best places to visit in Kathmandu for couples.
It goes without saying that every capital city in the world offers plenty of spots and activities to engage visitors. Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, offers kaleidoscopic aspects of the country. You can take part in trekking and mountain climbing. Other places of interests in Kathmandu are – Pashupati Nath (Most revered temple of Hindus), Buddhist shrines - Boudhanath and Swayambhunath. The place is also perfect for trying out Nepali cuisine, learn yoga, and see the traditional craft of the place.
Take a flight tour over the Everest
Among a myriad of activities Nepal offers, one of the famous among tourists is Mountain flights that offer an eye-level view of the mountains. The flight will take on to an average height of 7000m and offers a tour of Himalayan peaks like Everest, Annapurna Kanchenjunga, Gauri Shankar, Lhotse, Nuptse, Langtang, Manaslu, Lamjung Himal, and Dhaulagiri. One of its kind experience, this activity is highly recommended.
Paragliding is an extreme sport an adventure lover would never like to miss. Fortunately, Nepal offers the best paragliding adventure in two places - Pokhara and Bandipur. You can also try out this activity in Sarangkot or Annapurna Mountain Range. You can choose from free-flying foot-launched aircraft or non-motorized food launched inflatable winded glider. Another exciting option for extreme sports lovers is to take a ten-day paragliding course to attempt this adventure activity solo.
Nepal is often dubbed as 'trekker's paradise.' This incredibly beautiful country is home to some of the stunning treks in the world. Thereby, it is advised that whenever you book tour packages of Nepal, don't forget to go for this wonderful opportunity during your Nepal tour. You may get spoilt for choices because there are an array of options. Some of the famous trek routes are - Annapurna region and the Langtang region. The trek will take you through valleys, dense forests, and semi-frozen waterfalls. The spectacular views of mountains and lush green vistas will definitely leave you bewitched.
Phewa Lake is a famous freshwater lake in Nepal and is located in the southern part of the Pokhara city. This lake is fed by dam and water reservoirs, and so, it is considered a semi-natural lake. The lake is beautiful and is take much care of the local people. You can enjoy boating along with scenic views of the sunset. Phewa lake offers plenty of water sports activities, and its north shore is a hub for the water sports lover. This is the reason why the majority of hotels are set up around this part of the lake. Another popular activity to experience here is fishing.