ROYAL CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK
Chitwan National Park is a world Heritage Site in Nepal. It has approx. 932 sq. km of subtropical lowlands of sal forests, tall grass and, ox-bow lakes and flood plains. The park is home to about 50 species of mammals, 55 species of amphibians and reptiles and 525 species of birds. Wildlife found here include the one-homed rhinoceros, Royal Bengal tiger, gaur, wild elephant, gharial and the Gangetic dolphin. Tharus are the indigenous inhabitants of Chitwan. Activities such as jungle safari on elephant back, jungle walk, canoe ride, jeep safari and visit to a village can be enjoyed in Chitwan.
Lumbini in the south-west is the birthplace of Lord Buddha and a world Heritage Site. An inscription on the Ashoka pillar identifies the Sacred Garden as the place where the Buddha was born. Lumbini has numerous artistic temples and monasteries. The Khumbu valley in the Everest region is a major attraction among trekkers. Ringed by towering mountains, it is home to three of the world’s tallest peaks: the Everest (8,848m), Lhotse (8.516m) and Cho Oyu (8.201m). A spectacular flight lands you at Lukla (2,850m) from where the trail leads to the Sherpa village of Namche Bazaar, Teng-boche monastery set against the backdrop of the picturesque Ama Dablam (6,812m) and finally the Everest base camp.
Nagarkot is a another famous tourist spot of Nepal. It is located 32 km east of Kathmandu. It is situated at an altitude of 2175 meter above sea level. One can have a great view of somke famous mountain peaks of Nepal like the Mount Everest and the Himalaya Mountain peaks. The other Himalayan peaks includes Manaslu, the Gaurisankar, Ganesh Himal, Langan, and Choba Bhamre.
Best Time to Visit Nepal
January and February usually remain very cold, especially at night, but offers you view of incredible panoramas and quieter trekking trails as there are fewer tourists.. The weather remains dry until April. During spring season the rhododendrons burst into bloom and it is also a beautiful time to travel Nepal. From the start of May onward heat and humidity level increases until the monsoon rains arrive in June. The best time to visit Nepal is between October to December when the skies are generally clear and offer spectacular views.
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