Places to Visit in Kathmandu
41. Kathmandu Valley- The most important, developed and populated region of the country, the Kathmandu Valley has had a historical importance; it is also a home to 7 World Heritage Sites.
42. Kathmandu Durbar Square- One of the three Durbar Squares of Nepal, this World Heritage Site is one of the best places to visit in Nepal. It is right in front of the old royal palace.
43. Narayanhity Palace- Built in 1963, the Narayanhity Palace has been serving as the royal residence and centre of operations for the Nepalese Monarch and is a must visit in Nepal Tourist Places.
44. Central Zoo- Proudly called the only zoo in Nepal, the Central Zoo is spread in about 15 acres of land and is home to almost 900 animals including Royal Bengal Tigers and Elephants.
45. The Taragaon Museum- Taragaon Museum is an important monument and is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Nepal; it houses maps built by the first foreign architects of Kathmandu.
46. Budhanilkantha Temple- Famous for the reclining statue of Lord Vishnu, the largest stone carving of Nepal, this temple at the foot of Shivapuri Hill is a must visit of Nepal Tourist Places.
47. Guhyeshwari Temple- One of the most revered temples in Kathmandu, the Guhyeshwari temple near Pashupatinath Temple is considered to be a significant part of the Hindu Mythology located near Bagmati River.
48. Ratna Park- A park in the centre of Kathmandu, this beautiful garden was named after Queen Ratna, wife of King Mahendra; the park was built for the entertainment of children.
49. Kumari Ghar- Known as the ‘House of the Living Goddess’, this temple was built to honour the living Goddess of Nepal; visitors can see and ask questions to the Goddess shall she appear.
Places to Visit in Pokhara
50. Rafting in Trishuli River- One of the best experiences of rafting in Nepal, Trishuli river is a must visit for all the amazing rapids that give the visitor an adrenaline boost.
51. Bird’s Eye View of the Pokhara Valley Ultra Light Flight- Take a flight over the beautiful Pokhara Valley and get an amazing bird’s-eye view of the entire valley in an ultracraft; see the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Machhapuchhre Mountains.
52. Barahi Temple- The Hindu Temple dedicated to Goddess Durga, it contains a two-story temple built on an island in the Phewa Lake; one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
53. World Peace Pagoda- Also known as the Pokhara Shanti Stupa, it is one of 80 peace pagodas in the world, and one of 2 in Nepal; a must visit in Nepal tourist places.
54. Seti Gandaki- The left tributary to the Trishuli River in Nepal, Seti Khola is considered to be one of the holiest and is revered as a form of Lord Vishnu of Hinduism.
55. Gupteswar Gupha- Considered to be sacred by the belief of the locals, this natural cave formation near Pokhara has an underground waterfall and a Shivling that is formed naturally.
56. Mahendra Gupha- A natural cave formation containing stalagmites near Pokhara and the Seti River, the cave is famous among thousands who come here to see the Statue of Lord Shiva inside.
57. Bindhyabasini Temple- The temple in Pokhara is sometimes connected to a temple of the same name in Uttar Pradesh, and it is believed that the Deity inside the temples is from there.
58. Mt. Manaslu- One of the best of Nepal Tourist Places, Mt Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world and its nearby regions are extremely famous amongst the trekkers.
59. Jomsom & Muktinath- Jomsom and Muktinath together form one of the best places to visit in Nepal, where the former is a trekking heaven and the latter is a revered temple complex.
60. Mt. Machhapuchhare (Fishtail Mountain)- The mountain in the Annapurna range known as the fishtail mountain actually looks like and is considered to be the Lord Shiva of Hinduism, making it unavailable for climbers.
61. Poon Hill- Poon Hill, at a height of 3,210 m above sea level is one of the most popular trekking destinations in Nepal, particularly famous for the mesmerizing views.
62. Sarangkot- A village located on the mountain of the same name, it is especially known for the views of Himalayan Ranges of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Manaslu. It is also popular for paragliding nowadays.
63. International Mountain Museum- A hub for mountaineering enthusiasts, the IMM in Pokhara exhibits documents and knowledge from around the world related to developments in the field of mountaineering.
Places to Visit in Patan
64. Patan Durbar Square- One of three durbar squares of Nepal, all of which are heritage sites, the Patan Square is located in Lalitpur and is home to the famous Royal Palace of Malla.
65. Patan Museum- Displaying the local sacred art of Nepal, the Patan Museum is another World Heritage Site and is one of the best of Nepal tourist places to visit.
66. Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar)- The name of this place literally means “Gold-Colored Great Monastery”; built in the 12th century, it is famous for the feeding of rats rituals that go on here.
67. Mahaboudha Temple- Commonly known as the ‘temple of 1008 Buddhas’ because of the same number of engraved tiles used in making the temple, one cannot resist stopping by here.
68. Khumbeshwar Temple- Located next to the Durbar Square of Patan is the famous World Heritage Site of Khumbeshwar Temple, it is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
Places to Visit in Bhaktapur
69. Changu Narayan- Located atop a hill named Changu, this Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva holds a special significance for the Hindus and is supposedly the oldest temple of Nepal.
70. Nyatapola Temple- Considered to be one of the tallest pagodas of the country, the Nyatapola was built in the year 1702 and is a great example of the fine workmanship and art.
71. Pottery Square- One of the most popular places in Bhaktapur, the square on the road to Taumadhi Tole, you will always find this place full of Potters’ wheels and drying clay pots.
72. 55 Window Palace- Former royal palace of Bhaktapur, the forts interiors are closed off to people; it is one of the best of Nepal tourist places to visit on festive occasions.
Other Places to Visit in Nepal
73. Nagarkot Everest View Paragliding- Nepal is the home to Mt Everest, and this paragliding experience takes you a step closer to viewing the giant in all its glory, making it an amazing experience.
74. Nagarkot Nature Trail- Trek around the town of Nagarkot in about 2 to 3 hours and experience some of the most beautiful hills, forests, fields and houses of the local Tamang people.
75. Gorakhnath Cave- The cave that is dedicated as a shrine to the famous Sage Gorakhnath, who is believed to be the inspiration for the king who unified Nepal.
76. Chitwan National Park- The very first national park of the country, it is spread over an area of 932 sq. km and is another World Heritage Site for Nepal.
77. Muktinath temple, Gorakh- Important to both Hindus and Buddhists, the temple located at the base of the Thorong La Pass is directly linked to the concept of salvation in both religions.
78. Machapuchare Mountain- The mountain in the Annapurna range known as the fishtail mountain actually looks like and is considered to the Lord Shiva of Hinduism, making it not available for climbers.
79. Lhotse Mountain- The name in Tibetan means “South Peak”, and that is what it really is; the fourth highest mountain in the world and is the southern peak of the Everest Massif.
80. Thorong La Mountain Pass- Standing at an elevation of 5,416m above sea level, it is a high mountain pass and connects the village of Manang to the Temple of Muktinath.
81. Gokyo Ri Mountain- Located in the Khumbu mountain range, the mountain is situated on the west side of the Ngozumpa Glacier; you can see Everest, Makalu, Lhotse and Cho Oyu from the top.
82. Kangchenjunga Mountain- The third highest peak in the world, it is located partly in India and partly in Nepal, and is the highest mountain in India.
83. Kala Patthar Mountain- “The black rock” above the town of Gorakshep, it is the best place to see the Everest from up close, without any hindrance in the view.
84. Gosaikunda Lake- It is a high altitude lake in the Langtang National Park of Nepal located at 4,380m above sea level; it melts to form the Trishuli River.
85. Lobuche Mountain- A mountain located close to the Khumbu glacier, and names the nearby settlement of Lobuche, this 6,145m mountain is truly a sight to behold.
86. Imja Tse Mountain- Located in the Sagarmatha National Park is the “Island Peak”, which was named because of its appearance like an island, between snow when viewed from Dingboche.
87. Rara Lake- The biggest and deepest freshwater lake in Nepal, it is a part of the national park of the same name and is spread in almost 6.11 sq miles.
88. Gokyo Lakes- Located between 4700 to 5000m above sea level, these lakes form the world’s highest freshwater lake system in the world, with the Thonak Lake being the largest of the 6.
89. Ama Dablam- Meaning the “Mother’s Necklace”, this Nepalese mountain at a height of 6,170m above sea level is not just beautiful to look at but is also full of hidden meanings.
90. Marshyangdi River- A tributary to the main Trishuli River of Nepal, the 150km long river is itself made up of a confluence of two rivers near the Annapurna Mountain.
91. Mustang- The untouched and highly preserved area of Mustang is the second least populated area of Nepal; it was a demilitarized zone for long and is almost a forbidden kingdom.
92. Barun Valley Trek- Falling on the trek to base camp of Makalu is this beautiful valley; the trek is difficult but treats you to some of the best views of the National Park.
93. Tilicho Lake- A glacial lake in the Manang region of Nepal, the Tilicho Lake is considered as the highest lake in its size in the world, about 4,919m above sea level.
94. Mera Peak- Known as a trekking peak, the mountain has three summits, all of them available to climb on a recreational basis, making it the world’s highest trekking peak.
95. Khumbu Glacier- The glacier is located in the region of the same name between the Everest and the Lhotse-Nuptse Ridge; it is the world’s highest glacier starting at 7,600m from the sea.
96. Panauti- A historical city of Nepal, this small town is the home to Indreswor Temple and its own Durbar Square at the very centre of the town.
97. Janakpur- Famous for the religious and cultural tourism that happen here, the city was founded in the beginning years of 18th century and is a temporary capital of Dhanusa.
98. Hetauda- Located on the crossing of two main highways of the country, the city has become the most lively city in the country and is the HQ for its district.
99. Birgunj- A border town in the Parsa district, it is the way to enter Indian cities like Patna and Kolkata and is also known as the Gateway to Nepal.
100. Butwal- One of the twin cities that are on an upward curve of development, it is the headquarter to a well known Lumbini region of Nepal and is named after its Batauli Bazar.
101. Bandipur- Located on top of a hill in Nepal, Bandipur is increasingly gaining fame amongst tourists because of its well-preserved culture and environment.