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Thamel

Thamel- The tourist hangout

Thamel is one of the main tourist attractions of Kathmandu. It is one of the busiest areas. Tourists visit this area mainly because of its antique market, guesthouses and restaurants. [...]

 
Chitwan

Chitwan- National Parks and wildlife

Chitwan is one of the few undisturbed areas of the Terai region which formerly extended over the foothills of India and Nepal, with its very rich flora and fauna. One of the last populations of single-horned Asiatic rhinoceros lives in the park, which is also among the last refuges for the Bengal tiger. [...]

 
Dhulikhel

Dhulikhel

Dhulikhel is a scenic and ancient town situated 30 kilometers east of Kathmandu on the Arniko Rajmarg (Kathmandu Kodari Highway). From here one has a panoramic view of the Himalayan range. From the main town, a short visit to Namobuddha, with the stupa and Buddhist Monastery, is highly recommended. Panauti, a village noted for its numerous temples with magnificent woodcarvings, is a short distance from Dhulikhel. [...]

 
Changu Narayan

Changu Narayan

Situated at the end of the long ridge which runs well into the Valley, it is said to have been built in 323 A.D. by King Hari Dutta Varma. The temple is richly decorated with sculptures and carvings. It is said to be the oldest temple in the Valley. [...]

 
Patan

Patan

Patan has a long Buddhist history and the four corners of the city are marked by stupas said to have been built around 250 BC. Patan's central Durbar Square is packed with temples, with a far greater concentration of architecture per square meter than Kathmandu and other cities. [...]

 
Nagarkot

Nagarkot

A famous tourist destination, a place of heavenly pleasure with eye catching beautiful natural scenery and a paradise for holidaymakers, is situated 32km east of Kathmandu at an altitude of 2,175m, above the sea level. The tourist who have limited time and wants to sunrise seeing, sunset, viewing of beautiful high mountainous scene from the tower, Nagarkot is the right place to go. [...]

 
Mountains

Mountains

Manaslu region is located in west central Nepal. The fantastic mountain scenery, spectacular beauty along the trail, a diverse range of ecosystems and ethnic cultures are the highlights of this region. In Samagaon, the people are Gurung, living a Sherpa lifestyle and speaking a Sherpa/Gurung language. Trekking around Gokyo Valley is considered a traditional trek that offers magnificent views of the mountain peaks and the Ngozumpa Glacier- the largest in the Nepal Himalayas. The image of this region is associated with the soaring views of the most popular mountains in Nepal, at an altitude of 8000m such as Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu which are clearly visible from Gokyo Right above Gokyo Lake. Travelers have been coming to the Langtang region of Nepal for centuries as pilgrims, traders, and now as tourists and their guides. Some 9,000 foreign trekkers visit the Langtang/Helambu region every year, making it the third most popular trekking destination in Nepal. [...]

 
Jomsom

Jomsom

Jomsom is more correctly known as Dzongsam or New Fort. It spreads over both the banks of the Kali Gandaki. The towering peaks of Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri form an attractive backdrop. Being the district headquarters, it is primarily an administrative and commercial center with government officials and merchants rubbing shoulders with the local inhabitants of the region, known as the Thakalis. [...]

 
Janakpur

janakpur

The pleasant town of Janakpur is the birthplace of Sita, daughter of King Janaka and wife of Lord Rama. It is said to be the site of Lord Rama and Sita’s wedding. Lord Rama won Sita by picking up Lord Siva's bow and breaking it here. Janakpur is charged with a devotional mood and is an interesting holy city to visit. It is a worth while place to visit. [...]

 
MISC

Misc

 

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