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Best Places to Visit in Nepal in 2019

  • Gandaki

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  • Gandaki Attractions

  • 01 The Begnas Hiking

    The Begnas Hiking
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    On a cold morning, the Begnas hiking can bring warmth to your heart! One of the most popular hiking trails in the country, this place is well known for its lakes and stunning seal trees. The forests here are perfect for short breaks and walks, whereas the view of hillsides is simply breathtaking.



     Highlights:This particular trek has open meadows, Sundari Danda ridge and small lakes that you would love to experience. The old schools and older buildings in the region make up for an interesting discovery.

    Location
    : Pokhara.

    Things to keep in mind
    :The trek is short, but you are recommended to carry the right kind of items with you. Don’t forget to carry fleece jackets, hiking shoes and socks to prevent cold from getting through your feet. Carry small first aid box, a reusable water bottle and sleeping bag if you plan on staying in for the night.


  • 02 Bindyabasini Temple

    Bindyabasini Temple
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    The temple comes with its own beauty which makes the temple a beautiful place for tourists.

    Location
    : Situated at a height of 3000 ft. above sea level and dedicated to Goddess Bhagawati, this is one of the oldest temple in pokhara valley.



    Highlights
    : Situated on a hillock near busy old bazaar of pokhara, this wonderful religious landmark has immense natural beauty and is worshiped by Hindus and Buddhist alike.Worshipers flock to this place to perform animal sacrifice especially on saturdays. you can clearly observe beauty of Machhapuchhere/annapurna Himalyan range from this Temple.

    Prices
    : Enty is free.

    Difficulty Level
    : Easy.

    Best time to visit
    : February

  • 03 Old Bazar

    Old Bazar
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    The bazaar lets you witness some mysterious alleys and courtyard which might not have witnessed before. The brightly clad locals of Kathmandu lets you see many Gurkhas and Sherpas.



    Highlights
    : Shop for some fruits vegetables, fruits, spices and stunning wares made of brass, copper and bronze. You can also view some temples and shrines which is likely to make Old Bazaar worth a visit.

    Best months to visit
    : October to March.

    Price
    : Entry Free

  • 04 Begnas Lake

    Begnas Lake
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    A quiet fresh water lake in kaski district of nepal that changes colour depending on the season. it is the second largest of the eight lakes in Pokhara valley with a maximum depth of 10 meters.



    Location
    : It takes about 40 minutes by bus from Pokhara to reach the lake. Not far from the maddening crowd but extremely clean and quiet. Since it is visited comparatively less, the original beauty is undisturbed.

    The lake supports irrigation and fisheries. Water level in the lake is regulated by a dam constructed in 1988 as it fluctuates with season and because of use for irrigation. Pressure of increasing human population is forcing conversion of swampy area into land for cultivation.

    Highlights: Boating, fishing and swimming are some of the activities you can indulge in, the bonus being surrounding green mountains.

    Price
    : There are whole lot of hotels around to suit different budgets but the entry to this lake is free.

    Difficulty Level
    : Medium, you can easily try your hands on boating.

    Best time to visit
    : October

  • 05 Gurkha Memorial Museum

    Gurkha Memorial Museum
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    The amazing Gurkha Memorial Museum talks about the contribution of the Gurkha soldiers which had later joined the Indian army. The museums will definitely leave you jaw dropped as you will witness the Gurkha uniforms which is displayed in the museum. One can also view the bravery medal which they have won in the past.

    Highlights
    : You can also view the service Khukri which is the traditional Gurkha knife used during the war times and the museum is only open from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

    Price
    : Rs 100-200 and an extra of Rs20 for the camera.

    Best time to visit
    : October is the best month to visit the place.

    Location
    : Pokhara Nepal.

  • 06 Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave

    Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave
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    Caves have always been mysterious but the curious thing about this Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave is that it comes with a religious bent too. One of the huge stalagmite is usually worshipped as Shiva Lingam. The peaceful atmosphere of the cave will definitely soothe your senses and will let you introspect a little bit.

    Amidst the regular hustle and bustle of the city, it is a good place to spend some peaceful time. If you planning to visit this place it will be advisable for you to carry a torch along as it is usually dark.



    Highlights
    : The Gupteshwar Mahadev Cave is a combination of Devi’s fall in the upstream and the cave in the downstream, one has to climb down the metal stairs to have a real look. Although it is a bit scary but its definitely worth a watch.

    Price
    : Rs.50 to Rs.100.

    Location
    : Chhorepatan. Pokhara.

  • 07 Seti Gandaki (Seti River)

    Seti Gandaki (Seti River)
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    If you are a trek lover then you shouldn’t miss the chance to take a dip into the Seti Gandaki. The name “Seti” has been derived because of the white color which is the result of the limestone rock base.



    Highlights
    : You can enjoy the scenic view of the village of Jhijirka where you will also find a small guest house under construction. The Seti Gandaki joins the Trisuli river which will give you an opportunity for hiking.

    Location
    : It is 5 hours from Kathmandu by tourist bus.

    Best time to visit
    – September to December and February to June.

    Prices
    : If you are planning to raft to this place, ideally you will be charged US$50 per person.

  • 08 Annapurna Butterfly Museum

    Annapurna Butterfly Museum
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    If you have always loved to catch butterflies when you were young then Nepal is a land to witness some beautiful looking colorful butterflies. The small museum has housed wide variety of Butterflies which will fill you with a wide variety of knowledge. Every single minute that you spend in this museum is all worth it. The interiors of the museum is quite earthy which makes it a delight for most of the visitors.

     

    Highlights
    : Don’t forget to see Corman Birdming which is the largest butterfly of Nepal.

    Prices
    : Entry is free.

    Best time to visit
    : Post monsoon is the best time.

    Location
    : Prithvi Narayan Campus at Bagartole.

  • 09 Begnas Tal

    Begnas Tal
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    A quiet fresh water lake in kaski district of nepal that changes colour depending on the season. it is the second largest of the eight lakes in Pokhara valley with a maximum depth of 10 meters. Location: It takes about 40 minutes by bus from Pokhara to reach the lake. Not far from the maddening crowd but extremely clean and quiet.

    Since it is visited comparatively less, the original beauty is undisturbed. The lake supports irrigation and fisheries. Water level in the lake is regulated by a dam constructed in 1988 as it fluctuates with season and because of use for irrigation. Pressure of increasing human population is forcing conversion of swampy area into land for cultivation.



    Highlights
    : Boating, fishing and swimming are some of the activities you can indulge in, the bonus being surrounding green mountains.

    Price
    : There are whole lot of hotels around to suit different budgets but the entry to this lake is free.

    Difficulty Level: Medium, you can easily try your hands on boating.

    Best time to visit
    : October

  • 10 Ghandruk Cultural Trek

    Ghandruk Cultural Trek
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    Sometimes, a trek goes beyond the natural beauty of a place to capture the cultural aspects of a region. And that’s what Ghandruk Cultural Trek is all about. The stunning trek gives you an opportunity to romance with the cultural and natural scenery of Ghandruk, where you can walk through the ridges, villages and forests.



    Highlights: The place is full of Gurung inhabitants, who are friendly, warm people with their own unique culture. The opportunity to eat, drink and meet these people itself is a wonderful, once in a lifetime event.

    Location: Ghandruk town.

    Things to keep in mind
    :This cultural trek is easy. However, you have to keep in mind that you get a fleece jacket with a wind-stopper for this trek. Don’t forget scarves and sun-hat. Carry a basic first aid kit, a day pack, trekking poles and hiking socks for the trek. Stay safe with thermal bottoms.


  • 11 Landruk

    Landruk
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    Enjoy panoramic, spectacular views of the valley with the Landruk Trek. The trek usually starts from Ghandruk Village or the River Camp, depending on the option of the tour that’s chosen. This particular trek offers some incredible nature views that will leave an indelible imprint on the heart.



    Highlights:When the fog is lifted in the region, you will experience a nature rendezvous that you wouldn’t have imagined before. The small clearing, nestled with the forests and incredible mountains is a must have. The Landruk village itself has farming terraces that will instantly capture your heart.

    Location
    : Ghandruk Village.

    Things to keep in mind
    :This is a moderate trek that can be undertaken by beginners and trek lovers alike. Just ensure that you don’t carry items that cannot be disposed easily or could harm the environment. Don’t forget to carry sunglasses and sunscreen along with water bottles.


  • 12 Pokhara Shanti Stupa

    Pokhara Shanti Stupa
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    A Pagoda style monument buddhist monument which is located on the hill top of Ananda hill. You have to trek till the top to have the spectacular look of the place.



    Highlights
    : This trek allows you to have a full view of Phewa Lake and some of the most gigantic mountains too.

    Best time to visit
    : September to November.

    Difficulty Level
    : Easy, even the children can do this trek.

    Prices
    : Entry is free.

  • 13 Barahi Temple

    Barahi Temple
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    A visit to Nepal wouldn’t be complete without this Barahi temple which is quite beautifully nestled on the Phewa Lake. It is the place where deities are religiously worshipped by the people who visit this temple. You can take your own canon and reach the temple.

    You can absorb in beautiful scenery which will make you feel that Nepal has a lot to offer. Just soak yourself in the extreme quietness of the place. You can hire your own boat and reach this temple too.



    Best time to visit: February, October, November and December.

    Location
    : It is located in Pokhara 33700.

    Price
    : Rs 510.

    Difficulty Level
    : Easy

  • 14 Devi's Fall

    Devi's Fall
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    A spectacular fall which you might have never seen before, the peculiar thing about this fall is that the starting point of this fall where Pardi Khola stream which eventually vanishes in the underground. The most amazing thing about this fall is that you can clearly hear the sound of the water which eventually strikes the fall. The cascading waterfall secretly comes and meets the cave which makes this fall a must-watch in Nepal.

     

    Prices
    : Rs 30.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, reaching the fall is however tough.

    Best time to visit
    : Monsoon is the best time to visit.

  • 15 Shree Gaden Dhargay Ling Monastery

    Shree Gaden Dhargay Ling Monastery
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    It is a bliss for you to spend some time in Shree Gaden Dhargay Ling Monastery. It is one of the best spiritual places in Nepal and you can spend some time in peace an tranquillity which is going to leave you truly relieved. It is the best way to experience Tibetan style and culture which is going to leave you truly relieved. You might need some tourist’s guidance because of language problem. It has housed some 28 monks and it is not a very big monastery.

    Highlights
    : A specialized form of chanting by the monks which allows them to produce multiple pitches.

    Prices
    : Entry is free.

    Best time to visit
    : October.

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  • 16 Tibetan Refugee Camp

    Tibetan Refugee Camp
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    If you are in Pokhara then you simply can’t miss the chance to see the Tibetan refugee camp. The area is beautifully adorned with prayer flags which enhances the beauty of the place. It has housed numerous monks and therefore you can hear the rumbling of the monks chanting their payers. Even many masked dance performances are also held during the same.



    Highlights
    : You can also enjoy some cultural fests which are held in the Pokhara street during 28th Dec to 1st Jan.

    Best time to visit
    : January and February as it is the time of Tibetan New year.

    Prices
    : Entry Free

  • 17 Phewa Lake

    Phewa Lake
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    Witness the second largest in Nepal the Phewa Lake and it one of the must visit places in Pokhara. You can enjoy some of the best boating rides in this lake and at the same time it also lets you witness some quite moments sometime in the late afternoon. You can also see some beautiful fishes in the water which is another attraction in this places.



    Highlights
    : The water is so clear that you can also see the reflection of Mount Machhapuchhre and Annapurna range.

    Prices
    : Entry Free. 

    Best months to visit
    : October

  • 18 Pokhara Trekking

    Pokhara Trekking
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    Trekking in Pokhara is not just fun but extremely thrilling too. Pokhara has come up with some of the most beautiful treks which has a culmination of both adventure with some jaw dropping and awe inspiring scenic beauties too. The treks are quite beautifully adorned with rich flora and fauna which just adds to the beauty of the trek.



    Highlights
    : Some of the best terrains for trekking would be Ulleri, Ghorepani, Poon Hills, Tadapani and Chomrung are some of the popular choices for trekking.

    Best months to visit
    : March to June and October to November are some of the best months for trekking.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, although one has to be physically fit to complete the trek.

    Price
    : $500 would be sufficient for a 4 day trek which is inclusive of a night stay in a hotel in Pokhara.

  • 19 International Mountain Museum

    International Mountain Museum
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    If you want to dig deeper into the history of mountains and other mountaineering activities, the best thing would be to take a look at the International Mountain Museum.It has documented some of the important things realted to mountains. You can find some of the hidden mysteries pertaining to Mount Everest.



    Highlights
    : You can check out the records of several mountaineers like Mr Herzog. It is however one of the must visit place when you are in Pokhara.

    Price
    : 300 NPR.

    Best time to visit
    : October.

    Difficulty Level
    : Easy.

  • 20 Tal Varahi

    Tal Varahi
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    Another tourist destination of historic importance in pokhara valley.

    Highlights
    : Surrounding lake adds lot of grace to this most famous Hindu temple in Pokhara. Built in 18th century it is dedicated to lord Vishnu in his boar incarnation. The temple has been comprehensively renovated over the years and so the pigeons have decided to make it their permanent shelter. A must visit not only for the religious mind but also for regular tourist.

     Difficulty Level: Easy,

    Location
    : 10 minutes drive from Pokhara, located on an island in the middle of phew lake, it can be reached by a boat from Varahi ghat. 



  • 21 Pokhara Trek To Australian Base Camp

    Pokhara Trek To Australian Base Camp
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    Enjoy hot breakfast in Pokhara and then embark to the Kande, where you will begin your short trek to Australian Base Camp. The 1-2 day tour will take you to the beautiful hill top that has striking natural views of Nepal. The trail here is steep, but it is all rewarding. The majestic views make the physical discomfort feel better!



    Highlights:The trek goes beyond mountain beauty and scenic wonders. The village itself near the base is quite attractive and you will be surprised to see a stunning amount of slate roofed houses here. Meet people, talk to them and discover the culture of Nepal while the natural beauty works as a backdrop.

    Location
    : Kande.

    Things to keep in mind
    :This is a short trek and you don’t have to carry a number of options. However, don’t forget to carry disposable or non-disposable water bottles, a small first-aid kit and a sleeping bag.


  • 22 Dhampus Peak

    Dhampus Peak
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    Dhampas Peak lies northeast of Dhaulagiri and is not only easy to climb but at te same time will allow you to spectacle some beautiful scenery along your way. The climb commences from Tukuche and makes you see some of the mesmerizing picturesque views.



    Highlights
    : You can have the best scenic view in the trek route through the Kaligandaki valley.

    Best months to visit
    : March, April, May and September along with October and November too.

    Price
    : $1390.

    Difficulty Level
    : Easy, it is not hard to complete the trek and it is also pretty easy on the logistics part. But you should have an experience for walking on the snow.

  • 23 Dhampus Trek

    Dhampus Trek
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    A classic trek in Nepal, Dhampus Trek covers scenic beauty and gives you the opportunity to a land that’s inhabited with such wide diversity of people. The spectacular scenery in the background, the stunning Mt. Mchhapuchare range makes the small trek quite rewarding experience.

      

    Highlights:The Dhampus Trek follows short stretch of woods, perfect for those who would like to discover nature. The mountain view point is completed with the views of ethnic Gurung Village. The trip, which begins for Kathmandu usually follows a hike to Sarankot hilltop and then panoramic views of Annapurna range.

    Location: Dhampus Village.

    Things to keep in mind
    :While the trek is short and easy, it is recommended that travelers carry their water bottles, come with right kind of equipment and gear. Don’t forget to carry sunglasses as well as winter clothing with lots of sunscreen as trekking can lead to sunburns.


  • 24 Pothana

    Pothana
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    Trekking is quite an adventure, especially in the mountains and hills of Nepal. One such trek is the trek to Pothana, where you can enjoy glimpse of the luxurious white clad mountains and experience the sky so close to your head.



    Highlights:The jungles near Pothana offer such a unique trekking experience. The place is a habitat for wonderful wild animals, birds and butterflies. It is a paradise for trek lovers. What’s more is that the place has a diverse range of population and their enthusiasm to meet and greet people will warm your heart.

    Location: Pokhara city.

    Things to keep in mind
    :Foreigners should get permission from relevant government authorities for this trek. However, if you are travelling with a tour group, you wouldn’t need such permissions. Make sure that you carry trekking poles, binoculars, wash towels and eco-friendly water bottles. Don’t forget to have a sanitizer with you.


  • 25 Trek From Pokhara To Sarangkot

    Trek From Pokhara To Sarangkot
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    Some of the greatest views of the Annapurna Himalayan Mountain Range can be seen here. The white clad mountains appear to be dressed in pink early in the morning, while an orange shadow casts upon them at the dusk.

    Highlights
    :The trek is designed to be short and sweet, with steady climbs so that even the introductory level trekkers can enjoy it. The trek also follows through a non-descript village, where anyone can experience cultural joys of meeting new people or they can get permission to enjoy paragliding and similar activities.

    Location
    : Pokhara.

    Things to keep in mind
    :Booking a tour may seem easy. And it is. But before leaving, make sure that you check out the weather in Nepal. If it is cold and windy, ensure that you get torches, right clothing equipment, hiking shoes and socks. Bring snacks with you and carry water bottles. Carry daypacks and sleeping bags as well.


  • Bagmati

    Bagmati
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  • Bagmati Attractions

  • 01 Hanuman Dhoka

    Hanuman Dhoka
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    Founded during the 4thto 8thcentury, AD, Hanuman Dhoka is the royal palace in Kathmandu. This considerably expanded place is one of the most stunning destinations in the region. The sprawling palace, which was damaged during the 2015 earthquake is now extensively restored.

     After the restoration, people would be able to access the stunning courtyards and museums of this place without a hassle. The palace is impressive in mature. It is believed that Hanumana guarded important parts of this palace because of Lord Rama



    Highlights:There’s a statue at this place that dates from 1672 AD and the god’s face seems to have disappeared due to application of vermillion by the devotees that come here from all over the world. The palace otherwise has large courtyards. Once the palace reopens, you can enjoy the handsome courtyard at the entrance and then, visit the Narsingha Statue or go to the audience chamber.

    Location
    :Kathmandu Square.

    Timings
    :Admission Fee with Durbar Square Ticket.

    Price
    :10: 30 am to 4 pm.


  • 02 Swayambhunath Stupa

    Swayambhunath Stupa
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    Swayambhunath stupa is an ancient religious architecture located atop a conical wooden hill in the Kathmandu valley. This golden spire is one of the most ancient and holiest of all shrines in the region. The temple complex is revered by both Buddhists and Hindus. Stupa located inside the Swayambhunath complex, includes several other shrines and temples. According to the Gopalarajavamsavali, the complex is believed to have been founded by King Vrsadeva, the great-grandfather of King Manadeva in 464-505 CE.



    Highlights:Eyes of Buddha are painted on the cubical structure sitting atop the dome. Pentagon Toran are present above each of the four edges and have statues engraved on them. Pilgrims require to climb 365 steps in order to reach the stupa.

    Location
    :Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.

    Timings
    :Everyday 07:00 am - 12:00 pm.

    Price
    :USD 3 per person


  • 03 Everest High Passes and Peaks

    Everest High Passes and Peaks
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    If you are looking for something in particular in the Everest region then it wouldn’t be complete without valleys, peaks and passes. If you are climber at heart and you are looking for some serious trekking experience then the best thing would be to visit Everest High Passes and Peaks. You cannot deny some mountain vistas which overlooks some beautiful sceneries too.



    Best time to visit
    : October to Mid-May.

    Highlights
    : The Cho La crosses a glacier and the view is not only going to leave you jaw dropped but is quite risky too.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, since it has high passes and peaks which makes it a very difficult trek.

    Prices
    : $1300

  • 04 Taleju Bell

    Taleju Bell
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    When the kings ruled over Nepal, grievances were not solved through a toll free, customer care number. Rather, it was solved with the Taleju Bell. Of course, there weren’t any phones back then so the rulers found out new, unique ways to hear their disciples. The bell, which is ancient and huge hangs between two stout pillars, providing access to be rung.



    Highlights
    : The bell was erected by King Vishnu Malla in 1736. The idea for its construction was to make kings more accountable to the citizens. Over the years, petitioners have rung this bell to alert the king about their grievances. And their issues were sorted out. The bell was broken during the 2015 earthquake disaster, however the pavilion stayed intact. The place is being restored. The bell pavilion has an ornamental bridge that should be explored as well.

    Location
    : Patan, Nepal.

    Timings
    : From morning to evening.


  • 05 Kathesimbhu Stupa

    Kathesimbhu Stupa
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    The 17thcentury rendition of the renowned Swayambhunath temple, Kathesimbhu Stupa is one of the most popular Tibetan pilgrimage sites in Kathmandu. Located between Thamel and Durbar Square, the stupa was built using the left over materials from Swayambhunath temple complex. It is set in a hidden courtyard, surrounded by smaller stupas, engravings and statutes. Although well maintained and intact, this UNESCO World Heritage Site witnessed minor damages in the 2015 earthquake.



    Highlights
    :In the northwestern corner of the courtyard there’s a beautiful pagoda dedicated to Hariti, the goddess of smallpox whereas the northeast corner is adorned with the Drubgon Jangchup Choeling Monastery.

    Location
    :Kathmandu, Nepal.

    Timings
    :The complex is opened for public access the entire day throughout the week.

    Price
    :There is no admission charges for entry into the stupa complex.


  • 06 Asan

    Asan
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    Asan, a shopper’s delight is one of the main marketplaces in central Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. The place is a historic bazaar which has been popular for decades. The section is known for its festival calendar and strategic location as well.

    Highlights
    :Streets at Asan converge in a square, which makes it a perpetual, bustling region. The colors here are vivid and bright, which makes it more enticing for the travelers. A variety of merchandise and diverse range of products are sold at this place, which makes it more exciting for travelers. Here, you can buy anything from spices to textiles, bullions, electronics and food items. The market is home to several architectural sights as well.

    Location
    :Kathmandu.

    Timings
    :Open from morning to evening.

    Price
    :Entry is free. But you will have to pay for buying items.


  • 07 Pashupatinath

    Pashupatinath
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    If you have a spiritual bent of mind then the best thing would be to visit the famous Pashupatinath Temple. This temple id dedicated to Lord Shiva and has attracted millions of Hindu followers. Most of the people visit this temples when they are living the final days before they meet death. 

    The river Bagmati which flows along is considered to be the most sacred river for cremation. It is also believed that people who die here are reborn as humans again irrespective of their conduct on earth.



    Highlights
    : You can also visit Panch Deval which has five temple complex which was a holy shrine but not place for old people to stay.

    Location
    : Pashupatinath road , Kathamandu.

    Prices
    : USD 29.

    Best time to visit
    : You can viit this temple during anytime of the year but avoid visiting it during Mahashivratri and Teej festivals

  • 08 National Museum of Nepal

    National Museum of Nepal
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    If you are a hard core history buff, this place is for you, where you will find many age old things reminding you of how once olden Nepal was. It is a very old museum and has some historic collection of arts, culture and paintings too. However one would also witness Buddhist gallery which has all the important information pertaining to Buddhism. The complete past of Nepal is neatly wrapped in this beautiful museum.



    Highlights
    : You would also find some wooden antiques along with bronze and copper. And you can also spot some amazing sculpture too.

    Price
    : Rs 150

    Location
    : Chhauni Road, Kathmandu.

    Best time to visit
    : Somewhere in October during evenings are the best time to visit.

  • 09 Kopan Monastery

    Kopan Monastery
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    Kopan Monastery is predominantly covered with Bodhi trees. Once upon a time this place was considered to be the residing place of astrologer for the king of Nepal. The view across this monastery is simply magical. It has accommodated some 360 monks, lamas, teachers and workers.

    This monastery is the place where everybody residing here has devoted their time to study the teaching of Buddha Shakyamuni. Everybody is on the look around to follow the teachings of the founder Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Zopa Riponche.



    Highlights
    : Learn about the monastic tradition and how they live and what all did they practiced. Meditation, teaching and community services are some of the prominent features of this place.

    Location
    : Kopan, Kathmandu.

    Best time to visit
    : June.

    Price
    : US$25

  • 10 Bhaktapur

    Bhaktapur
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    Witness one of the largest kingdom of the Kathmandu valley and you will be simply mesmerized with its breath-taking looks. It had some of the best preservation of the olden times, however, they were destroyed because of the recent earthquake in 2015. Near the roadside you will find many craftisans weaving cloth and chisel timber.



    Highlights
    : You can examine the beautiful temples which are studded stones and winding streets which makes you bring back memories of the olden times.

    Location
    : It is 1 hour and 35 minutes from flight.

    Price
    : NPR 2000.

    Best time to visit
    : March to April and October to November in late afternoon

  • 11 Rolwaling Trek

    Rolwaling Trek
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    One of the most outstanding trek lies between Gaurishankar Himal and Rolwaling Himal. Highlights: You can take a walk through the Teahouse, Lodge and Camping. You can also get a glimpse of the Sherpa community and the beautiful and spectacular view of Himalayan range. This beautiful ares was first explored during the preliminary surveying of Mount Everest.



    Price: Rs. 700 to Rs.1500.

    Location
    : You can take a bus from Kathmandu to Gongar Khola (6am and 8 am)

    Highlights
    : You can witness the beautiful landscape which ranges from Rhododendron and Juniper forests.

    Best time to visit
    : September, October, November along with March, April and May.

    Difficulty Level: High.

  • 12 Three Passes Trek

    Three Passes Trek
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    This fabulous three pass trek is a doorway to the colossal Mount Everest. This trek is certainly the one which has been designed for the adventurers. The three passes are Renjo La, Cho La, and Kongma La. This trekking in Nepal involves going up and down so much that it becomes a little strenuous and exhausting. However, the warm and pleasant natured Sherpas can relieve you from all the exertion.



    Highlights
    : You can visit some renowned Sherpa villages and monasteries. Also you get a chance to dive deeper into the vibrant lifestyle of the Sherpas.

    Best time to visit
    : March to May and October to November.

    Difficulty Level
    : High.

    Price
    : 15$ per day/per person.

  • 13 Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek

    Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek
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    If you can never run out of challenges then this trek is for you. You will be climbing at an altitude of 6,060 m. What makes this trek even more fascinating is that it allows you to explore some of the off beaten and less travelled tracts of Nepal Himalayas.



    Highlights
    : The trek also allows you to pass through the Gurung villages which are truly marvellous and you will get to spot some of the beautiful terraced fields too.

    Best time to visit
    : March or May whichever suits you the best.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, because the trek is quite strenuous.

    Price
    : Rs 3000 NRs.

  • 14 Pharchamo Peak

    Pharchamo Peak
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    A glaciated snow peak trek which is one of the dangerous one even for the most professional peak climbers. Despite the dangers involved it has enclosed some of the most beautiful scenic places too. The route to this peak starts from Tashi Lapcha which has some of the most potential dangers enclosed in it.



    Highlights
    : The trekking makes you witness some of the remote valleys of Rolwaling to Khumbu region.

    Best time to visit
    : April, May, October and November.

    Price
    : 2500 USD per person.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, it is advisable to walk for a while in the park before climbing the peak to ensure that the climbing is ensured.

  • 15 the Casino Royale

    the Casino Royale
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    Take some time off! Feel free and enjoy your stay at Kathmandu by visiting Casino Royale. The place is a gaming and casino center that has over twenty games and thirty gaming machine. The property includes two restaurants as well, along with a hotel that supports over 110 rooms.

    The place has several poker games that you can sit and enjoy, including baccarat, blackjack and flush, paplu and roulette. The place includes restaurant, coffee house and a bar as well where you can sit and take off your mind. This is a visit that will help you de-stress and rejuvenate, taking away the stresses of your life. At the same time, you can even book a hotel room and choose among the suites to stay comfortably.


     Location:The Casino is located in Kathmandu.

    Cost
    :USD 50-1000.

    Best Time
    :All around the year.

    Difficulty Level
    :Easy.


  • 16 Royal Botanical Gardens

    Royal Botanical Gardens
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    Kathmandu can get quite crowded during the holidays. But if you want someplace peaceful and quiet, then there’s a perfect spot for you. It is the Royal Botanical Gardens. The place is quaint and great for walking and picnic. However, you might want to avoid it on Fridays and Saturdays, as schoolkids often visit the place then. While the place was slightly damaged during the earthquake, repairs are going on and the place will be back to its glory.


    Highlights
    :One of the main highlights of this place is the visitor center, where you can experience an enormous variety of Nepal’s flora. The place includes cactus house, orchid house and a tropical house as well. In the middle of the center is the coronation pond, with a pillar.

    Location
    : Godavari, Kathmandu.


  • 17 Monasteries

    Monasteries
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    If you are looking for inner peace and introspection then what could be better than monasteries. The tranquillity that these monasteries offer will let you come to terms with your inner disturbances. You can indulge in deep meditation which will truly be a bliss for you.

    The monks recite sutras where you can feel the positive vibrations. Feel the vibrations which will make you feel as if you are in trance. You might find several monasteries which are not just beautiful but at the same time are truly peaceful too.



    Highlights
    : Kopan Monastery in Kathmandu is a must watch in Nepal.

    Best time to visit
    : October.

    Prices
    : Rs.500

  • 18 Temples

    Temples
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    There are times when you want to meet you inner self and for all such moments you can visit temples. Therefore, Nepal is also considered to be the “City of Temples”. You can simply keep hopping from one temple to another in search of tranquillity. Nepal is predominantly surrounded with many Buddhist temple in and around.



    Highlights
    : Pashupatinath is the famous temple to visit in Nepal.

    Best time to visit
    : Mornings are usually the best time to visit temples.
     
    Prices
    : Rs 1000

  • 19 Thamel

    Thamel
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    A haven for tourists visiting Kathmandu, Thamel is a popular destination. The place has several hotels, shops and restaurants that are particularly designed to cater to discerning range of customers. The commercial location is an easy walk from central Kathmandu and there are a number of activities that you can enjoy at this place.



    Highlights
    :The streets are quite fascinating at Thamel. But be cautious of sellers who might want to rip you off. Otherwise, the place is good for buying anything from Tibetan Singing Bowls to Glass Pipes. Just remember to bargain a little as the prices can come down to 2/3rdof the quoted prices. Here, you can also enjoy shopping incense sticks, Kukri swords, outdoor outfits and books. Over a hundred different eateries are located at this market. So, eat whatever cuisine you wish to try.

    Location
    : Thamel, Kathmandu.

    Timings
    : From morning till night.

    Price
    :Entry is free.


  • 20 Phulchoki

    Phulchoki
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    A prominent mountain peak in Nepal, Phulchowki surrounds the valley of Kathmandu. The mountain is called ‘Phul,’ to reflect flowers, the literal meaning. This place is a natural garden of flowers and everything bright-beautiful!

    Highlights
    :The Mountain is a bed of wild roses, along with iris, yellow jasmine and several native flowers. Exploring it is fun and enchanting because of the grove of rhododendrons in various hues. The path or the trail towards the summit includes keep able roads. The route takes you through the Buddhist shrine as well.

    If you have tried trekking or love hiking, then go ahead and scale the peak- it shouldn’t take more than four hours. The area is well known for its resorts as well. If you are looking for something peaceful or if you are searching for a short, easy day hike, then this is the place that should be listed in your itinerary.

    Location
    : Ryale, Nepal.

    Price
    :Free.


  • 21 Sagarmatha National Park

    Sagarmatha National Park
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    It is a national park which is quite exquisitely adorned with Sagarmatha National Park. It has mountains, glaciers, and valleys along with the world’s highest peak of Mount Everest. You will also find Sherpas with their rich culture which makes the national park even more interesting. Since there are no roads to this place and you have to literally walk, so plenty of food should be accompanied with plenty of rest.



    Highlights
    : Reaching the Mount Everest base camp is the most adventurous thing to do.

    Location
    : Since there are no roads, so you have to walk from the nearest airport. It is 2 days from Lukla.

    Best time to visit
    : September to November.

    Prices
    : $135 to $145.

  • 22 Tamang Heritage Trail !

    Tamang Heritage Trail !
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    Experience exciting, new trekking route between Langtang and Ganesh Himal with the Tamang Heritage Trail. The trail is one of the most welcoming trail is warmest and easiest trails in the country. Perfect for introductory trekking and beginners’, this trek takes you through Nepal and Tibetan borderlands, with gentle circuit treks.



    Highlights
    :The trek will take you through terraced fields and some of the most picturesque villages in the countries. For tranquility lovers, the trek has several peaceful valleys where you can enjoy the serenity. This is where the discerning trekkers go. On the route, you will also enjoy panoramic mountain views and hot springs at Tatopani.

    Location
    :Kathmandu.

    Things to keep in mind
    :The trek is a world expedition trek and you don’t really need to carry a number of things. However, don’t forget to carry a sleeping bag, fleece jacket, wind-protective clothing, sunscreen, backpack and a first-aid box.


  • 23 Rara Lake Trek

    Rara Lake Trek
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    The Rara Lake is one of the best fresh water lake. Location: You have to take an hour flight from Jumla to Kathmandu. You will find some vulnerable and endangered species at the time of the trek. You can experience some of the best scenic view in the north western side of Nepal.



    Highlights
    : If you get a chance it will be best if you can witness the rare Rara Lake Frog. You can also witness Danfe which is the national bird of Nepal. It is the ideal habitat for musk deer and at the same time you will also get a chance to Himalayan Black Deer.

    Best time to visit
    : September, October and April and May.

    Difficulty Level
    : Medium.

    Price
    : US$2645 PER PERSON.

  • 24 Himchuli Peak

    Himchuli Peak
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    It is the fourth highest peak and is connected to Annapurna South, thereby creating a strong south wall. You have to take the Annapurna sanctuary to start the trek upto Hinko.



    Location
    : Annapurna Range. The Himchuli Peak has allowed you to witness some of the most beautiful sights. This peak is rarely climbed by mountaineers because it is also prone to avalanche.

    Best time to visit
    : August to November and March to May.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, the trek is not however difficult but the dangerous part is the frequent rock falls which makes the expedition difficult.
     
    Prices
    : $ 2490 USD

  • 25 Durbar Square Kathmandu

    Durbar Square Kathmandu
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    Romance in the world of Kathmandu and explore the culture or history of Kathmandu by visiting the Durbar Square. Located in front of the former Kathmandu Palace Kingdom, the Durbar Square is a UENSO World Heritage Site and is originally known for vivid showcases of artists and craftsmen.

    The palace here is stunningly decorated and the overall areas reflect the beauty of Nepalese culture. The palaces and the square itself have gone through reconstruction on several occasions.



    Highlights
    : The place includes museum and other parts of the palace here are opened for visitors. The place is home to Kumari Chok as well- it is one of the most curious attractions of Nepal. Here, a gilded cage contains Kumari, a girl who was chosen to be the human reincarnation of Hindu Goddess, Durga.

    Location
    : Durbar Square, Kathmandu.

    Timings
    : From early morning to night.