Important Places & Sights in Nepal
Bhaktapur means a city of the devotees. Pottery and weaving are its traditional industries. During the tour of Bhadgaon, a visit to Durbar square is unavoidable. It has innumerable temples and architectural showpieces like the Lion Gate, the Palace of 55 Windows,
Kopan is a thriving monastery of 360 monks, mainly from Nepal and Tibet, and a spiritual oasis for hundreds of visitors yearly from around the world. Nearby is Khachoe Ghakyil Ling Nunnery, home to 380 nuns.
It is one of the world’s most glorious Buddhist Stupa (Chaityas) and believed to be more than 2000 years old, presenting a typical example of stupa architecture. This stupa is situated approximately 4 Km west of Kathmandu City.
Boudanath Stupa is situated 8 km east of Kathmandu and built in 5th century AD by Lichchhavi King Mana Dev is on an octagonal base inset with prayer wheels. This spherical Stupa is held in great veneration both by the Lam as of Nepal and Tibet.
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
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
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.
Namche Bazar, Nepal
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…
For those who are seeking the ultimate test of their physical stamina and their need to embark on this ultimate journey, Thorong La rewards them with the best views that one can’t even begin to imagine. At 5416 metres, Thorong-La (Mountain Pass), situated in the Mustang District, is perhaps the most challenging in the Nepal Himalayas.
Pokhara is situated 200 km west of Kathmandu and connected by air as well as by surface. This valley links Kathmandu by the highway called Prithvi Rajmarg and it is also linked with Sunauli Nepal/India Border by another highway, Siddhartha Rajmarg. Both highways pass along a highly picturesque region between the midland valley and the Terai belt of Nepal.
Bandipur Village, Nepal
Bandipur mountain hill offers you the view of the diversity of demography, great landscapes, cultural heritage, beautiful Trishuli river and its beaches. You have the opportunity to have many photographs during this journey. Ancient newari mountain town, located on a 1000 meter ridge, about 140 kms from Kathmandu, Bandipur's hallmark is its beautiful scenery.
Changu Narayan Temple
On the west side of Changu Narayan Temple is the oldest stone inscription in the Kathmandu Valley, dating from 464AD. The inscription is in Sanskrit and tells how the king persuaded his mother not to commit ritual suicide after his father’s death.