Nepal is an epitome of natural wonders, Mountains, and traditional cultural richness. A lot of famous writers, bloggers, and travelers have fallen out of words to describe the mesmerizing beauty of Nepal. it is also very rich in biodiversity and ecosystems. The geographical variation and topographical difficulty of this country make this place even more beautiful. The deep gorges, high mountains, fast-flowing rivers, uneven rocks, icefalls, lakes, glaciers, etc. offer a lot of potential for tourism. This country receives millions of tourists a year around the globe. Natural gorgeousness is one of the magnificent appealing features of Nepal. It is home to the legendary Sherpas and the world’s highest mountain – Everest. Also, the country has many mountains that rise above 7000m and 8000m. Cultural richness is another special aspect that makes this place so wonderful. The rich culture and history are manifested in the artistic palaces, Himalayas, temples, hills, lakes, rivers, and stupas of Nepal. This is a multicultural and multilingual nation.
Everest Base Camp
Everest Base Camp is one of the finest trekking areas in the world. It is home to the world’s highest Mountains and legendary Sherpas. Everest base camp trek offers a wide range of trekking experiences. National Geography has rated Everest Base Camp as one of the ‘Must Visit’ places in the world before one dies. It is one of the best-known places to explore for lifetime memories. Located in the Khumbu region, the Everest base camp attracts thousands of trekkers every year, during this trip traveler experience the best view of Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho Oye, Mt.Makalu, and Island Peak.
Barun Valley – Less Explore Gems of Nepal
Situated at the base of Mt.Makalu, Barun Valley provides a wide range of Himalayan views, amazing waterfalls cascading into deep gorges, lush green forests, and a unique landscape. Barun Valley lies entirely inside the Makalu Barun national park and has counted as one of the least visited destinations in Nepal. If you are exploring Barun Valley, you can experience the 47 types of Orchids, 56 types of Rare Plants, 440 species of birds, 25 species of rhododendron, and 75 species of mammals. If you are planning to do a Barun Valley trip, a local guide is strongly recommended as the trails are quite difficult to follow in some places.
Panch Pokhari, Near trek destination from Kathmandu
Located at an elevation of about 4100 m above sea level, Panch Pokhari is a group of five Hindu Holy lakes in the Sindhupalchowk District of Nepal. Panch Pokhara is one of the short and finest trekking destinations near Kathmandu valley. If you are doing a Panch Pokhara trek of about 4100 m, you can experience some of the peaks called Jugal Himal including Madiya(6257m), Dorje Lhakpa(6966m), & Phurbi Chhayachu(6637m). A large number of Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims visit here during Janai Purnima, which falls in August.
The Annapurna Sanctuary
One of the most popular and crowded trekking destinations- Annapurna Sanctuary, is located in north-central Nepal. Surrounded by the ring of mountains, the Annapurna range that a lot of which are above 7000m in height. The whole Sanctuary was held as sacred to the Gurung people, traditional culture, forests of rhododendron, and bamboo & colder climates. If you want to explore Annapurna Sanctuary, you can experience the fabulous Himalayan scenery, snow-capped mountains, unique landscape, and rich Gurung cultures.
Lumbini- The birthplace of the Lord Buddha
Lumbini, the birthplace of the Lord Buddha is situated in the Rupandehi District in Nepal. According to the Buddhist tradition, it was the place the Buddha was born in 623 B.C. Mayadevi temple is one of the oldest temples in the Lumbini and the various new temple was founded by Buddhist organizations from different countries. if you are visiting Lumbini, you can experience the birthplace of the lord Buddha, the pillar of Ashoka, the Mayadevi temple, the Lumbini complex, Ancient ruins, Bodhi trees, and the World peace pagoda at Lumbini.
Langtang valley & Gosaikunda Lake
Langtang valley,80 kilometers away from Kathmandu is one of the finest trekking destinations in Nepal. Langtang valley is the Himalayan valley in north-central Nepal. this valley is reset entirely inside the Langtang National Park, which is known for its natural environment. the National Park has a Himalayan Black Bear, Himalayan Tahr, Snow Leopard, Yak, Red Panda, and more than 250 species of birds.
Gosaikunda lake lies entirely in the Langtang National Park, with an elevation of 4380m. Gosaikunda has been known as the Hindu religious site in Nepal. Thousand of pilgrims from Nepal and India visit the area during Janai Purnima, which falls in August.
Upper Mustang – Formal kingdom of Lo Manthang
The Upper Mustang is the upper part of the Mustang District in Nepal. Formally kingdom of Lo Manthang was a restricted kingdom until 1992. if you are doing an Upper Mustang tour, you can experience the Lo Manthang, Tangbe village, Kali Gandaki river, Tibetan culture, mustang caves, and Tiji festival. Foreign visitors have been allowed to explore the region and need to obtain a special permit to enter, costing US50/person per day.
Rara National Park & Rara Lake
One of the small National Parks of Nepal – Rara National Park is located at an altitude of 2990m in the Himalayas of Nepal. It is established to protect the unique wildlife of the Humla – Jumla region of Nepal. Musk Deer, Red Panda, Snow Leopard, Indian Leopard, Jackal, and more than 241 species of birds and 51 species of mammals are protected in Rara National Park.
Rara Lake is located in the Himalayas in Nepal, known as the freshwater Lake in Jumla. Rara Lake was included as part of Rara National Park. if you doing to Rara Lake you can see the beautiful views of Saipal mountain of the Himalayan range, the local traditional culture, and different species of birds, trees, and wildlife.
Tilicho Lake, the Highest altitude lake in the World
Destination for many travelers, Tilicho lake is located in the Manang District in Nepal. Tilicho Lake is situated at an altitude of 4949m from sea level. This lake is counted as one of the most visited places in the Annapurna region. If you are doing the Tilicho lake trek, you can experience the wide range of Himalayan views, Thorong La Pass, Kali Gandaki valley, Muktinath peak, and Gurudongmar lake.
Shey Phoksundo Lake
Shey Phoksundo lake is one of the most beautiful Lakes in the Himalayas of Nepal. Located at an elevation of 3611m in the Dolpa District is known for its alpine freshwater Oligotrophic Lake. This lake reset inside the Shey Phoksundo National Park. The Lakes provide an amazing view of the Himalayas, Local traditional culture, and the lifestyle of people from the far western region of Nepal. On the trip to Shey Phoksundo Lake, you can experience the coldest climates, white Himalayan birch, rhododendron, salix, juniper, blue pine, spruce, Nemlock, Cedar, and more than 286 species of ethnobotanical importance.