Important Places & Sights in Nepal
The temple of Pashupatinath is the richest and holiest Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is merely 6 km east of Kathmandu and a center of annual pilgrimage on the day of Maha Shivaratri which falls in the month of February/March. It is a cubic construction with four main doors, all covered with silver sheets.
Chitwan National Park is the first national park in Nepal. Formerly called Royal Chitwan National Park it was established in 1973 and granted the status of a World Heritage Site in 1984.
The Narayanhiti palace, now a museum was home to all Shah rulers of Nepal was opened to the public in February 2009 after King Gyanendra stepped down as a monarch. The part of the Palace that covers an area just over forty thousand square feet has been opened to the public as a museum.
The village is located on crescent shaped mountain slopes that offer stunning views of the mountains across the valley. It is a grueling 3 to 4 hour climb up from the river to Namche, and at 3,500 metres, it is possible to suffer altitude sickness here. Therefore, it is advisable to spend at least two nights in the village to acclimatize.