Category: Travel in Nepal
Nepal is a home to the people who loves adventure, who wants to push their adrenaline off the limit and who wants to spend good time in the nature. Spending few days in the lap of nature and visiting the place rich in culture and heritage is worth while travelling in Nepal. Other than visiting the natural and religious places, people often travel in Nepal for study and to do volunteer works. But most of the people visit Nepal to explore and enjoy the nature, art, architecture, lifestyle, and culture.
Following are the major attractions of Nepal which people love to do while there stay here:
Trekking: Nepal is considered to have the best trekking destinations. Most famous trekking destination would be Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Base Camp, Mardi Himal Base Camp, Ghorepani-Poon Hill, Annapurna Circuit, Manaslu Circuit, Khaptad, Rara, Kanchanjunga, and many other trekking routes where people can spend a week or more in the nature and grasp the beauty of the mighty Himalayas, lakes, rivers, and waterfalls. During these trekking, you will be able to witness the culture, lifestyle of the local people, flora, faunas, glaciers, lakes, and waterfalls. Tea house trekking and camp trekking are most popular forms of trekking.
Adventure Sports: For those people who love adventure, Nepal offers different kinds of sports to its visitors. White water river rafting, kayaking, bungee jumping and canyon swing from one of the highest point, zip flyer, canyoning in different waterfalls, paragliding, mountain bike riding in the rugged rocky trails, motorbike riding, and skydiving from the Syangboche air strip are few to name for those adrenaline junkies.
Jungle Safari: With more than 10 National parks, hunting reserves, and wildlife reserves, Nepal is a home to different species of birds and animals. Some of the animals found in these forests are Royal Bengal Tigers, one-horn rhino, elephants, red pandas, different species of deer, macaques, sloth beer, jackal, antelopes, yaks, crocodiles, alligators, different types of reptiles like snakes, lizards, turtles, and many more can be found in the different altitudes. Also, Nepal is a home for more than 800 species of birds. Falcons, owls, storks, ducks, parrots, trogon, vultures, eagles, etc. can be found in the forests.
Meditation and Spiritual: Apart from travel and trekking, Nepal is also famous for its meditational and spiritual values. There are different places and intuitions here that teach and perform different kinds of meditation, yoga, and healing practices. Practicing these sessions will help you to live a healthy and stress free life. Besides yoga and meditation, ayurvedic treatment for holistic healing is also practiced here using natural treatment. During your visit, you can either practice or learn these healing practices from the certified trainers.
Festivals: If you are in Nepal, then it is certain that you will be involved in festivals that is celebrated here. Almost every month, people from different communities celebrate different festivals. These festivals are celebrated in different part of the country. Some are celebrated to worship gods and goddesses and some are celebrate to worship daily objects and machineries. These festivals may last from a day to a month. Festivals like Dashain, Tihar, Loshar, Eid, Buddha Purnima, New Year, Christmas, and other festivals are celebrated.
Sightseeing and Tours: There are different places in Nepal that you can visit and know about the art, culture, and lifestyle of the people living there. Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Patan is known for its festivals and different cultural rituals. You can find many temples and stupas with unique ancient art and architecture. Places like Pokhara, Bandipur, Chitwan, Rara, Annapurna, Mustang, Bardia etc. are famous for its natural beauty where you will be able to see different mighty mountain ranges, different species of plants, animals, and birds, glaciers, lakes, and rivers.
These are the few things that you will enjoy while you stay here in Nepal. Apart from the above-mentioned activities, you can also do some cultural tours in the local villages, volunteering, try some local eateries, visit the core part of the town and get close to the art and culture of the local people. The hospitality and the warmth that people of Nepal gives to their visitor is the main reason why people frequently travel Nepal.