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Top 10 places to visit in Nepal

14 Feb, 2020 Himalaya Thunder Treks

Top 10 places to visit in Nepal

Top 10 places to visit in Nepal

Nepal is a country full of wonders. Out of all the wonders we have choose the best ten places which let you to know about almost everything about Nepal. It lets you to know about the Terai, the hills and the valleys and the hidden villages beside the mountains and the top ten best places to visit are listed with a short description below:

  1. Kathmandu: The capital city of Nepal Kathmandu is a beautiful place full of different monuments and temples. The most famous places are Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktupur Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swyambhu, and Pashupatinath etc.

  2. Pokhara: Pokhara is also a large lakeside city located on the base of tall mountains. It is located just beside a beautiful lake Phewa Lake. It is full of adventures like: Paragliding, Boating, etc.

  3. Lumbini: Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord Gautama Buddha, located in Nepal. It is also listed in the World Heritage Site. It is surrounded by beautiful gardens and a palace is located which is really old.

  4. Janakpur: Janakpur is a beautiful temple located on south-east Nepal. It is also known as the Mythical Mythilla. It is also known the birthplace of lord Sita and the palace of king Janak.

  5. Bardiya National Park: Nepal is full of different animals and the Bardiya National Park protects them. It is also developed as a touristic area. Some animals that are protected in the area are: Black Bucks, Bengal Tiger, One-Horned Rhinoceros, python, Spotted Deer, Leopard, Brown Bear, etc.

  6. Rara National Park: The Rara Lake is the biggest and deepest freshwater lake of Nepal located at an altitude of 2990m in the Himalayas. It is also a National park that conserves animals like Musk Deer, Himalayan Black Bear, Leopard, Jackal, Himalayan Tahr, Yellow Throated Marten, Otter, Wild Dog, Common Langur, Rhesus Macaque and the Red Panda.

  7. Annapurna Conservation Area: It is the largest conservation area of Nepal covering 7629 km2 in the Annapurna range of the Himalayas. It ranges its elevation from 790 m to the peak of Annapurna I 8091 m. It is the home to many lakes and the highest lake of the world Tilicho Lake (4919m). It also protects 487 species of birds, 39 reptiles, 22 amphibians and 100 mammals. Various species of butterflies are also found in this area. The animals found here are: Snow Leopard, Red Panda, Blue Sheep, Marmot, Leopard, Deer, Baboons, etc.

  8. Nagarkot: Nagarkot is a hill station at an altitude of 1800m- 2000m. It is a beautiful place located 25 km east from the capital city Kathmandu. From here you can see the wonderful view of mountains and sunrise and sunset. You can also see the wonderful view of the Kathmandu valley.

  9. Dolpa-Shey Phoksundo: The remote area of the Upper Dolpa is a beautiful place with Tibetan Culture. It is an alpine desert which looks like a desert in the first look. The Shey Phoksundo Lake is the second deepest lake of Nepal. It is located at a altitude of 3612m. The region also provides habitat to some rare and exotic animals like Snow Leopard Blue Sheep, Wild Yak, Himalayan Fox and Wolves.

  10. Sagarmatha (Mt.Everest) National Park: Sagarmatha National Park is a protected area in the Himalayas of northeast Nepal. It’s dominated by snow-capped mountains including Mount Everest (Sagarmatha), and encompasses glaciers, valleys and trails. Its home to rare species like the snow leopard, musk deer and red panda. Many Sherpa people live here, praying at Buddhist sites such as Tengboche Monastery. The Gokyo Lakes are known for migrant water birds.