Nepal draws the attention of tourists due to numerous reasons. Some tourists are enticed by its beautiful and high mountains, some by the culture of its famous city- Kathmandu, many for spiritual awakening and a great number of visitors visit just to have a new life experience. No matter what is your age or what are your interests; Nepal has something for everyone. So, if you have never visited Nepal, plan your next trip to this beautiful country. It can be your best cultural experience, an adventure or a life-changing experience, depending on your interests that where your visit and what you do in Nepal. Here, we are mentioning some of the biggest attractions of Nepal that you visit.
Being the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu attracts a great percentage of tourists every year. Kathmandu has remained a royal city for many years. The biggest attraction in Kathmandu is Durbar Square which is the largest palace square in Nepal’s three royal cities- Kathmandu, Patan, Bhaktapur. Durbar square has also remained a UNESCO world Heritage site. Kathmandu is the best place to visit for the people who are religious. There are many monuments and temples which are different from each other in the terms of size, style and faith.
When compared to other stupas of its kind, the Bodhanath Stupa is found as the largest. It is situated outside Kathmandu and is believed to be there form the 6th century. The Bodhanath stupa clearly symbolises the enlightenment. Different shapes, which are the attributes of five Buddhas, represent five elements- water, earth, sphere, air and fire.
Situated at the 200 km west to Kathmandu, Pokhara is the base of foothills which is surrounded by biggest mountains of the world. These mountains are Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Manaslu. It is the gateway to Himalayas which many trekkers use, but if you are not interested in exploring those mountains, you can just enjoy the beautiful scenery. Lake Phewa is the main attraction in Pokhara where you will find restaurants, lakeside hotels, and a chain of shops.
Chitwan National Park
In this park, you can experience the different side of Nepal, which is booming with wildlife. This park is situated at an altitude which is 1400 meters less than Kathmandu. The tropical monsoons in this area make its climate different from the entire Nepal. October to February is the best time for visiting Chitwan. You will find many types of wild animals in the park, which includes rhinos, sloth dears, gaur deer, leopards, freshwater dolphins, crocodiles and many others.
It is a renowned trekking area where you will find many trekking companies. It is not much high as other treks, but still is highly demanded hike. The beautiful mountains here give a unique attractive view that you will not find anywhere. Many hikers think it much easy to trek in this area, but when they start, they find it difficult than they have expected.
So, plan your next trip to Nepal and add some more memorable moments to your life.