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  • Don’t you want to explore one of the best parts of the world? Don’t you want to get lost in Nepal? Nepal, in the lap of Himalayas, is the most majestic and elegant country when it comes to natural beauty. Be it, the snowy peaks of the Himalayas or the royal city Kathmandu, we all want to get a glimpse of Nepal. There are many things to do in Nepal which will add stars to your trip.

    As soon as you land you will see the gigantic mountains in front of you. Irrespective of the season, Nepal offers the best mountain viewing option in the world. Go to the peaks of Everest or the best trekking trails of Annapurna or the mountain adventures of Pokhara.

    None other country have culture as harmonious as Nepal. Take a village tour to discover the traditional life in Nepal and embrace the genuine warmth of the culture that Nepal has to offer. Take a tour in Kathmandu valley and mesmerize the beauty of Nepal. 

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  • 01Everest Base Camp Trek

    Everest Base Camp Trek
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  • 02White Water Rafting in Trishuli river

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    For all the adventure enthusiasts it will be truly amazing for you to meet the gushing white water. The adrenaline rush of the white water rafting will wash all your fears. It is truly thrilling to see the flow of untamed waters.

    The unexpected rapids will give you a challenging task which will make you want more. Just imagine the experience from the breath-taking heights of the Himalayas.

    : Trishuli river can be the best water rafting spots.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, however with the help of the trainers, people of all age group can experience white water rafting.

    : $51 per day.
  • 03Bungee Jumping at Bhote Kosi River

    Bungee Jumping at Bhote Kosi River
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    If you are looking for extreme adventure then Bunjee Jumping is surely going to excite you. If you are in Nepal then you shouldn’t miss the chance of trying the thrilling experience of Bunjee Jumping. It can give you real goose bumps at the start but once you are done it makes you feel triumphant.

    : Take a jump from one of the 3rd highest natural jump against Bhote Kosi River where you can experience the natural valleys around it for a longer duration.

    Best time to visit
    : November through February.

    : US$128.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, however, trained professionals can definitely help you in the task.
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  • 04Chitwan National Park Wildlife Safari

    For all the animal lovers Chitwan National Park Wildlife National Park Wildlife Safari. The word ‘Chitwan’ means ‘Heart of the Jungle’ where you will get to see one horned rhinos, deer and monkeys. There are several species of birds which can also be found there.

    One of the major comebacks in Nepal is the Chitwan National Park Wildlife Safari. The best way to experience these Chitwan National Park Wildlife Safari is by staying in nearby luxury lodges. The dense jungle and the absolute quietness in the place makes spotting animals much easier.

    : Elephant Breeding Centre and Bird Education society are some of the important places to see.

    : Rs.1690.

    Best time to visit
    : January to March.

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    l: Just follow the instructions of your tour guide.
  • 05Phewa Lake

    Witness the second largest in Nepal the Phewa Lake and it one of the top places to visit in Nepal. You can enjoy some of the best boating rides on 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.

    : Entry Free. 

    Best months to visit
    : October
  • 06Visit Boudhanath (Stupa)

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    Center of Tibetan culture and Buddhist symbolism, Boudhanath Stupa is Asia’s largest stupa and the holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple, located outside of Tibet. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where thousands of devotees come daily to perform ritual circumnavigation of the dome beneath the observant eyes of Lord Buddha, which is gilded on the central tower.

    It is believed that the stupa was founded in between 590-604 CE by the Nepalese Licchavi king ?ivadeva. In addition, several other Nepalese chronicles indicate that it may have been formed in between 464-505 CE during the reign of King Manadeva.

    :The giant Stupa represents the mythical Mt. Meru, which is considered to be the center of the cosmos. During the Tibetan New Year, the largest celebration in Nepal i.e. the festival of Losar is hosted at Boudhanath.

    :Kathmandu, Nepal.

    :Everyday 24 hours open.

    :USD 2 per person
  • 07Paragliding in Pokhara

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    If you want to fly like a free bird you must try Paragliding which will let you witness the most beautiful landscape from above. You can fly up in the air and experience the beautiful view from above will not let you regret a bit. You will have a feeling that you are floating with the wind.

    : Pokhara is however the best place for paragliding in Nepal.

    Best time to visit: The season starts in September and ends in early June.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, the risks involved are huge especially during the take-off and the landing time when there is a sudden change in the wind. However you have a reserve chute for a safe landing.

    : A standard flight of 30 minutes will cost you somewhere around Rs. 7500
  • 08Visit Swayambhunath Stupa

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    Swayambhunath stupa is an ancient religious architecture located atop a conical wooded 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 Vasudeva, 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.

    :Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.

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

    :USD 3 per person
  • 09Skydiving Above Mount Everest

    A perfect mix of adventure serenity and thrilling sensation will leave you with an unforgettable experience. Feel the freshness of the air on your face and enjoy the thrilling experience of sky diving. An ideal experience for adrenaline junkies and it will truly be a life-altering experience.

    Highlights: Sky diving above Mount Everest will surely be a terrific experience in Nepal.

    Best time for visit
    : October is the best month for trying sky diving.

    : USD 5000 per person.

    Difficulty Leve
    l: High, if you have any medical condition it will be good if you can take prior approval from the doctor.
  • 10Kayaking in Seti River

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    Experience the jaw-dropping and intimate relation with the sea level on Kayaking. The wilderness and the virginity of the sea will let you witness the true adventure. The genuine sea kayaking and camping experience will bring you closer to nature.

    And the tranquillity of being so close to the waters will let you see the sheer escapism for the tough life of the city. Nepal provides you an endless variety of natural beauty

    Best time to visit
    : November and March are the best months.

    :$136 including taxes.

    Difficulty Level
    : Medium, however, one should be well versed with swimming.
  • 11Visit Lumbini

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    Centuries ago, in 563 BC, one of the greatest figures in world history was born. Called Siddhartha Gautama, this man went on to become the founder of Buddhism. That’s why it is no surprise that Lumbini is a part of the World Heritage Listed. The place has a huge spiritual-cultural significance and attracts Buddhists and pilgrims from all over the world.

    Highlights: The spiritual heart of Lumbini is Maya Devi Temple. This is the place where Queen Maya Devi gave birth of Gautama Buddha. Close to the place you will find a pillar of Ashoka, one of the main proponents of Buddhism, along with stupas and its ancient ruins. A number of monks in saffron-robed clothing can also be seen.

    This temple is set in the park grounds, which is known as Lumbini Development Zone. Japanese architect Kenzo Tange began designing it in 1978 and the work is still in progress, including landscaped lakes and monasteries. When you visit here, don’t rush and take a few hours to look around.

    : Near Bhairawa, Nepal
  • 12Go Underground at Siddha Gufa

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    You wouldn’t mind a half day trip to this mysterious cave in Nepal. Some peculiar looking Stalactites and Stalagmites which has quite beautifully adorned the place will not fail to catch your attention.

    However, the silence of the cave is seldom broken by the chirping of some bats and whistle which makes this incredible cave one of the most amazing places to visit in Nepal.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, reaching this place involves trekking which will be approximately of one and a half hour and the stone steps are a little slippery which is why you need to be extra cautious for the same.

    : Rs 200.

    Best time to visit
    : March and May
  • 13Annapurna Circuit Trek

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  • 14Go for Trekking Expeditions in Nepal

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    Backpack all your bags and get lost into the natural trails. The less taken treks, unseen views quite beautifully blanketed with rich flora and fauna and has several virgin trails too which will leave you truly mesmerized. It will be an adventurous experience for everyone in the group.

    : You can try Manaslu Circuit Trek, Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek and Upper Mustang Trek amongst others are the famous ones.

    Best time to visit
    : Mid of September to mid of December is the best time for trekking.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, one has to be of good health and should be fit to avoid great exertion.

    : 60$ per day per person and this price is all inclusive of guide service, porter, accommodation, meal, TIMS permit and transportation for trekking.
  • 15Go for Paramotoring

    If you want to rule over the sky then there is no better way than paramotor. The flight gives you a chance to enjoy some of the most beautiful sights in Nepal. Don’t miss the chance to see the breath-taking view.

    The birth of paramotor took place when paragliders were finding it extremely difficult to take off from a flat ground. It is an opportunity to view the magic of the mountains.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, for your safety there is a trained professional who will accompany you.

    : If you want a basic 5 day course it will be of Rs 30,000.

    Best months
    : October through May.
  • 16Pokhara Mountain Biking

    Pokhara Mountain Biking
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    If you are passionate about on-road adventures. It is time to push back your biking boundaries and take a new turn to experience all the new mountain vistas which you might have never seen before.

    For every true rider, mountain biking should definitely be in their bucket list. The unforgettable box of memories that you will carry will be treasured by you for a lifetime.

    : Pokhara mountain bike adventure will show you all the trails which you might not seen before that will truly leave you inspired. However you can also go for the Kathmandu valley which is an equally adventurous spot.

    Best time to visit
    : February and April are one of the best.

    : 600 USD.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, this is indeed a vary dangerous activity and should only be tried after an regress training
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  • 17Take a UltraLight Flight Experience in Pokhara

    Experience the joy of leaving the ground and floating with the wind. You can enjoy the serenity of being up above the lush green trees. You can be truly amazed with the picturesque beauty which comes along with the sensation of flying.

    It is an amazing thing to view the whole world beneath you. The Ultralight sport gives you an opportunity to see the verging beauty of nature.

    : Annapurna adventurous camp range around the Fishtail peak is one of the most heavenly experience you can ever have.

    Best time to visit
    : Early Autumn to early spring is the best time. This exhilarating sport will leave you completely thrilled.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, you can get trained by professionals to make it easier for you.

    : 5180 per person
  • 18Zip Flyer From Sarangkot in Pokhara

    What could be more thrilling and exciting experience for anybody. You can experience the world’s longest zip line which is the steepest and the fastest adventure experience. You can simply sit back and soak yourself in the breath taking views of nature.

    The blood pumping ride will leave you completely thrilled in the end. And the picturesque view will leave you totally jaw dropped.

    : The best zip line is the one which operates from Sarangkot at the elevation of 1592 m.

    Best time to visit: Winters are the most favourable months for trying this adventure sport.

    : USD 75 per person.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, all the zip lines are carefully engineered. The weight of the individual passenger should not be more than 120kg.
  • 19Hanuman Dhoka

    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 Hanuman 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 the 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.

    : Kathmandu Square.

    : Admission Fee with Durbar Square Ticket.

    :10: 30 am to 4 pm.
  • 20Canyoning & Canyoning in Rupa Taal

    Explore the deep ravines and indulge in the thrilling experience which you will never experience anywhere else. The adventure filled expedition will leave you with some of the best memories you would have ever had in your life.

    It is a completely beautiful mind and body experience which lets you unleash some of the forbidden places.

    : The stretch between Kathmandu and Pokhara on the way to Chitwan is the best place for Canyoneering.

    Best time to visit
    : November and December is the best time for Canyoneering.
    : $85.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, since it involves travelling in rugged settings and needs route finding travel skills too.
  • 21Camping near Mount Everest

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    The camping experience in Nepal will let you witness the freedom which you might have never experienced before. Just set yourself free from all the shackles and live a life which you might have always wanted to live before.

    The camping experience brings you really close to nature and will let you experience the peace and tranquillity which is hard to find in the city life. And the exhilarating experience will leave you truly mesmerized.

    :  Everest Base Camp is the best place for camping in Nepal.

    Best months to visit
    : March and April are the best months for camping.

    : USD$1500 for a 12 to 15 day trek.

    Difficulty Level
    : Medium, as you need to have a minimum level of fitness for bearing the extreme weather conditions.
  • 22Fishing in Betrawati River

    There are times when you want to be alone and want some time for a quiet introspection. Soak yourself completely in the fishing experience which will let you take back some really great fishes to your home.

    It is time for all the tolerant fishing enthusiasts who can have the best fishing experience in Nepal.

    : You can have an amazing fishing time in Betrawati which takes approximately four hours to end. This tour will completely quench your thirst for fishing.

    Best time to visit
    : Post monsoon which is October and November are the best time for such an expedition.

    Prices: The prices are made on hourly bases $165 to $200 for six passengers.

    Difficulty Level
    : Easy
  • 23Bardia National Park

    Bardia National Park
    Bardia National Park is a virgin park with amazing wildlife opportunities. Spotting elephants and rhinos are quite common in the National Park. You will find an increasing number of tigers too which makes it even more exciting for you to enjoy this Bardia National Park.

    Hence it is also considered to be one of the highest tiger habitats. It is one of the places where you will witness an undisturbed wilderness. It was one of the royal hunting reserves too.

    Prices: Rs 679 to Rs 747 are approximately the prices of the lodges nearby. 

    Best time to visit
    : October

    Difficulty Level
    : Medium, just follow the instructions of the guide
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  • 24Hand Gliding in Sarangkot

    You might have boarded a plane many times but it’s time for you to try the exciting Hang Gliding experience which will let you experience of riding your own plane. You will get a chance to witness the picturesque landscape on your own.

    This thrilling sport allows you have bird’s eye view of mountains and other scenic beauties.

    : Sarangkot is the place for these flights to take off for all the hang gliding experiences. You can simply have a majestic view of monasteries, temples and mountains.

    Best time to visit
    : November and December.

    Difficulty Level: High, the weather is an important consideration for hang gliding and many professionals say that hang gliding is more about the attitude than the skill sets.
    : 113 pounds.
  • 25Annapurna Base Camp Trek

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  • 26Stand Up Paddle-boarding in Phewa Lake

    Tour the complete ocean on your own with Stand up paddle boarding. You can also explore some amazing looking reefs. It is also an ideal way to work out your core muscles. It allows you to exercise without even realizing it and the amazing experience you will have will leave you completely relaxed.

    The stand up paddle boarding was named after the famous Waikiki beach boys

    : Phewa Tal Lake will be an ideal location to try the enjoying ride of Stand-up paddle boarding.
    Best time to do
    : May and June is the best time for this sport.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, you might find an initial level difficulty to balance the stand up paddle.

    : $300
  • 27Explore Kathmandu and Pokhara on a Bike

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    There are times when all you need to do is to leave your worries at your bay and to have all such moments the best thing to do would be to rent a bike. And the experience of travelling to each and every location on your own is truly different.

    It lets you explore each and every corner of beautiful Nepal. As the fresh breeze touches your face, you surely will have the most amazing experience.

    : You will find a good route to ride a bike in Kathmandu and Pokhara. 

     Rs.1000 to Rs 2000.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, the roads of Nepal are not easy to ride, hence you have to be a lot careful while driving.

    Best time to visit
    : December to February
  • 28Rock Climbing on Nagarjuna and Khumbu Mountain

    There are times when you like taking things to your edge and set yourself free. It is truly an inspirational moment to walk on the toughest of terrains.

    You will feel as if you have accomplish something really great. Climbing rocks will make you feel that there will be rough times in your life but it is upto you how to overcome them.

    HighlightsNagarjuna and Khumbu rock climbing are the popular spots for rock climbing.

    Difficulty Level: High and you need to be physically fit to undertake this sport.

    : 40 Euro which includes lunch, transport, equipment and instructor.

    Best time to visit
    : Spring is the most favourable time for such activities in Nepal.
  • 29Pony Trek Expedition

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    If you always wished for a horseplay then the best thing would be to go for a Pony Trek. There is absolutely nothing more enjoyable than feeling the fresh air on your face and riding the house, it is like a dream come true. And you also get the chance to take the reins in your hand and ride as per your own wish.

    : Pokhara to Sarankot, Pokhara to Begnas Lake and Jomsom/Muktinath are the best places for Pony trek in Nepal.

    Best months to visit
    : Mid-September to Mid-November is the best time.

    Difficulty Level
    : Medium, the basic that is expected out of you is to be physically fit and should be well versed with mountain climbing.

    : 70 to 80 US$.
  • 30Hiking in Annapurna and Langtang

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    The most beautiful way to rediscover harmony is through hiking. The hiking experience will let you listen to each and every rhythm of the breath. The magnificent scenery will let you immerse in the true beauty of the nature and will make you feel that you are making a journey within yourself. It will leave you with an unforgettable experience.

    : Hiking in Annapurna and Langtang are the best places.

    Best time to visit
    : March to June, September to November.

    Difficulty Level
    : Medium, if you can walk uphill for few hours then you find a suitable trek for you in Nepal.

    : US$7 to US$12 per day if you are hiking without porters.
  • 31Hot Air Balloon Ride over Mount Everest

    The hot air ballooning experience will definitely transport you to the most amazing feeling. The moment when you see things from such and altitude, you will feel that everything is even more beautiful. Looking down on the ice caped peak of Mount Everest will be worth a watch.

    You can enjoy the beautiful Himalayan ranges at the background. The frosty look of the mountains will leave you totally jaw dropped.

    : Hot air balloon ride over Mount Everest.

    Best months to visit
    : October, November and March.
    : $2.6 million over Mount Everest.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, if you want to reach the crossing then you definitely have to prove your physical strength.
  • 32Elephant Polo

    You might have seen many polo ponies but this elephant polo in Nepal is truly going to surprise you. It is ideally termed as the ‘sport of kings’ and is often associated with the sign of royalty. It is one of the most reputed and not to be missed sport in Nepal.

    It attracts thousands of visitor from all around the world because of the adventure and excitement that comes along with it.

    : A not to miss thing is The World Elephant Polo Tournament which will showcase the true spirit of this sport.

    Best months to visit
    : November.

    Difficulty Level: High, you have to be trained enough to play this sport and have to also follow some strict rules.

    Prices: $600 USD
  • 33Boating in Phewa Tal Lake

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    Boating in Nepal is an experience in itself, it lets you calm you senses and lets you bathe in charismatic beauty of Mother Nature. You can however also take a look at some of the most breath-taking glaciated rivers which are absolute show stealers for young travellers.

    : You can have the best boating experience in Phewa Tal Lake of Nepal. You can savour some authentic Nepalese food around the lake as there are many cafes and restaurants.

    Best time to visit
    : Winters are the most preferred time of the month.

    : Rs.130 per hour.

    Difficulty Level
    : Medium
  • 34Take a Mountain Flight over Mount Everest

    Take a Mountain Flight over Mount Everest
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    It is time to be a little intimate with the Himalayas with an incredible mountain flight. It is surely a once in a lifetime opportunity. The mountain flight will let you experience some of the most spectacular views of major peaks and other natural spots.

    For all the non-mountaineers, these flight can be the best thing for you to experience. The mountain flight will leave you completely thrilled and exhilarated.

    : Mountain flights over Mount Everest offers you some of the best views.

    Best time to visit
    : September and May because a bad weather can really spoil the mood for a Mountain Flight.

    : Rs 10,660
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  • 35Learn Karate

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    Get the experience of walking in the air by learning Karate. It I going to bring back the confidence, courage and the positive attitude back into your life. The karate learning experience is going to leave a huge impact on your life.

    It is the best way to feel fit and after immense training you will end up feeling wonderful.

    : You can learn karate at International Martial Arts Association where people can learn and perform Karate.

    Best months
    : Summer is definitely not the season, however winters can be the best time for learning Karate.

    : 50 US Cent for girls and 1 US Dollar for boys.

    Difficulty Level
    : High
  • 36Peak Climbing at Singu Chuli Peak

    Peak Climbing at Singu Chuli Peak
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    It is truly a resplendent feeling to climb highest peaks. You will find an array of mountaineering experience. True mountaineers and climbers would be more than happy to encompass its beauty. It is one of the exquisite peak climbing adventure but however it is tough because it has a rugged topography.

    : You can try the Singu Chuli Peak which is one of the highest trekking peak.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, you need to have physical strength for peak climbing adventure.

    Best months to visit
    : Mid of September and mid of December is the best month for trekking in Nepal.

    : US$2,600 PER PERSON.
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  • 37Visit 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.

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

    Best time to visit
    : October.

    : Rs.500
  • 38Visit Temples

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    There are times when you want to meet your 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 has predominantly surrounded by many Buddhist temples in and around.

    : Pashupatinath is the famous temple to visit in Nepal.

    Best time to visit
    : Mornings are usually the best time to visit temples.
    : Rs 1000
  • 39Durbar Square

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    Durbar square will take you to the king’s era and will surely give you the feeling of royalty. It is this place where the kings were crowned and were legitimized to rule that particular palace. You can simply sit in the terraced world and let the world go by.

    If you want to explore more, the best thing would be to start from the old valley. It is one of the most popular places to visit in Nepal.

    : Durbar Square will take you to the history of Nepal.
    : $10 USD

    Best months to visit: October and sometime in the afternoon is the best time to visit the place.
  • 40Tibetan Refugee Camp

    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.

    : 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.

    : Entry Free
  • 41Visit Namche Bazaar

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    Namche Bazaar is a village which is horses shoe shaped bowl. If you climb up till the end you can get the first look of Everest. It will leave you truly mesmerized with its absolute view. Most of the people reach this place by their trekking and hiking experience.

    There are several tea houses which will give you some of the most amazing experiences.

    Highlights: If you are in Namche on Saturday then don’t forget to visit the local streets which has some of the most amazing Chinese goods.

    Best months to visit: Spring is the best time to visit Namche Bazaar.

    : All the hotels in the Namche Bazaar are quite reasonably priced.
  • 42Casinos

    Early to bed and early to rise might be the mantra which most Nepalese follow, however this is lesser known fact that Nepal has an exciting night life too. The Nepalese love to keep themselves entertained by trying out some gambling to see the lady luck smiling on them.

    Even many of the ancient paintings stand testimony to this fact that gambling was even practiced according to the ancient scriptures.

    : You can visit Casino Royale which is one of the best place for gambling.
    : No entry fee for Casino Royale.

    Best time to visit
    : Although there is no specific time, however, October is the best time.
  • 43Devi’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 an amazing place to visit 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.
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    Things to do in Kathmandu

    44. Explore Kathmandu Durbar Square 
    45. Walk around Rani Pokhari - Narayanhiti Palace
    46. Central Zoo
    47. The Taragaon Museum
    48. Have fun in Ratna Park
    49. Visit Kumari Ghar
    50. Sightseeing in Kathmandu
    51. Mountain Biking and Bird Watching Kathmandu Valley
    52. Take Kathmandu Fear Factor Challenge
    53. Attend a flute making workshop

    Things to do in Pokhara

    54. Visit Pashupatinath Temple
    55. Sculling in the Begnas Taal
    56. Annapurna Sanctuary Trek 
    57. Discover the dark Bat Cave
    58. Visit Barahi temple
    59. Visit World Peace Pagoda
    60. Explore Gupteswar Gupha
    61. Bindbyabasini Temple
    62. Trek to Mt Manaslu (MANASLU TREK)
    63. Walk to Jomsom And Mukhtinath
    64. Trek to Mt. Machhapuchhare (Fishtail Mountain)
    65. Trek to Poon Hill
    66. Participate in Pottery workshop
    67. Boating in Marshyangdi river

    Things to do in Patan

    68. Explore the Patan Durbar Square
    69. Know more about the History of Nepal at Patan Museum
    70. Visit Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar) 
    71. Visit Mahaboudha Temple
    72. Try Momo
    73. Meditations in Nepal Vipassana Center
    74. Drink chhang or raksi
    75. Take spa at Moksha Ayurveda and Panchakarma Center

    Things to do in Bhaktapur

    76. Visit Changu Narayan
    77. Visit Nyatapola Temple
    78. Visit Pottery Square
    79. Explore 55 Window Palace
    80. Make a mandal (Nepali Congo)
    81. Eat Newari dishes at JuJu-Dhau

    Offbeat Things to Do in Nepal

    82. Visit Gorakhnath Cave
    83. Discover nature at Lhotse mountain
    84. Trek to Gokyo Ri Mountain 
    85. Trek to Kangchenjunga mountain
    86. Explore Gosaikunda mountain 
    87. Paddle for nine days down the Sun Kosi River
    88. Visit the Toothache tree
    89. Upper Mustang Trekking
    90. Trek to Barun Valley
    91. Khumbu Glacier
    92. Take a Hot Spring at Tato pani
    93. Heli-Skiing at Kangchenjunga
    94. Upper Dolpo Trekking
    95. Langtang Trek 
    96. Trek to Kala Patthar 
    97. Visit Phoksundo Lake
    98. Hunting in Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve
    99. Imja Tse  and Mera Peak Climbing
    100. A plate of fried potato at Newa Lahana
    101. Skiing in Kanchenjunga Mountain

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Kathesimbhu Stupa

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.

: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.

:Kathmandu, Nepal.

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

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

National Museum of Nepal

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.

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

: Rs 150

: Chhauni Road, Kathmandu.

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

Kopan Monastery

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.

: 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.

: Kopan, Kathmandu.

Best time to visit
: June.

: US$25

the Casino Royale

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.

:USD 50-1000.

Best Time
:All around the year.

Difficulty Level

Royal Botanical Gardens

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.

: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.

: Godavari, Kathmandu.


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.

: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.

: Thamel, Kathmandu.

: From morning till night.

:Entry is free.

Tamang Heritage Trail !

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.

: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.


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.

Durbar Square Kathmandu

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.

: 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.

: Durbar Square, Kathmandu.

: From early morning to night.

Chhauni Museum

Close to Swayambhunath, one of the most beautiful monasteries in the world lies a sprawling museum in a walled compound. This National Museum has some of the most interesting treasures on display, which makes it worth a visit.

:In the museum compound, you will find Judda Art Gallery, which is home to exquisite metal, terracotta and stone statues of Nepali deities. There are fabulous cloth paintings here as well. The place has a life sized statue of Jayavarma as well. The statue, discovered in 1992 is over 1800 years old. This museum includes temple styled Buddhist Art Gallery as well. The place has everything from manuscripts to informative displays and stone depiction of Buddha to offer. This place is home to leather cannons as well, seized during the 1792 Nepal-Tibet War.

Location: Tahachal, Kathmandu.

Timings:10:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Price: USD 2-5


A Top spot for enjoying Himalayan views and the panorama, Nagarkot is well known for its stunning natural beauty and a number of hotels. The village is stacked up with hotels and accommodations, allowing you to view nature straight from the balcony. The views itself are breathtaking and it can get quite cold in here!

:The sunrise view of the Mount Everest and other peaks gives this place a considerable edge. The major highlight of this place is the fact that 8 out of 13 Himalayan ranges in Nepal are visible from this place. The place is known for its views of the Kathmandu valley, Shivapuri National Park, Numbur Forest, Rolwaling range, Ganesh himal and Langtang range.

The location is actually quite strategic. Once upon a time, this place served as the ancient fort for Kathmandu valley. At that point of time, it was used to monitor other kingdoms. Today, it is a popular hill station, where you can stay and enjoy a blissful holiday.

: Nagarkot, Bhaktapur District.

Best Time To Visit
: October to March.

Dakshinkali Temple Nepal

The Dakshinkali Temple is a holy shrine which is dedicated to Goddess Kali. You will find the true goddess Kali with red eyes and protruding tongue. The goddess is beautifully adorned with necklace of skulls. Location: It is 22 km outside Kathmandu valley. On Saturdays you will find temple fair being conducted in Dakshinkali Temple where people are selling the best of clothes and you can have the best of tea stalls too.

: You can have the most interesting hiking and trekking experiences too.

Best time to visit: You can visit during anytime of the month, however Tuesdays and Saturdays are the best time to visit this place.
: Bhimsen Marga, Kathamandu.

Prices: Free of cost

Monasteries in Kathmandu

Kathmandu is one of the most beautiful destinations where you can discover Buddhist monasteries and temples. Nepal as a country has a rich Buddhist culture and the temples here center on a blend of Buddhism and Hinduism.

The most famous monastery in the country is called Swayambhunanth Monastery, which is a legendery Buddhist Shrine.Apart from this, there’s Kopan Monastery and Bouddhanath monastery that should be visited.

: The stupa at Bouddhananth Monastery is included in World Heritage Cultural Site list by UNESCO. Apart from this, the Swoyambhunath Monastery is well known for being one of the oldest monasteries in the world. Other monasteries, such as Namo Buddha Monastery are located closeby as well. Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha is another popular monastery, which is located near Kathmandu.

:Kathmandu District.

:Timings are different for each monastery. But most of them open early morning to night.

Pilgrims Book House

Kathmandu’s best bookstore, Pilgrims’ Book House was burned down in 2013, but travelers hope that it rises from the ashes. The place still has a section where most of the saved books are available on display. The place has books on everything, from Buddhism to Hinduism, Yoga and Language books along with books for children.

:The bookstore is a part of a book publishing company by the same name. This company is actually located in Varanasi. The book house itself has several books on religion and other topics. These saved books are mostly available on discount, with cheaper price options throughout the day. Some of the popular books available here includes Mount Everest, Nepal Himalaya, A message from Arunachala and Sadhus of India.

:Kathmandu, Nepal.

:Open from morning till night. Timings change during different seasons.

:Entry is free. However, you will be charged for buying books from the store.

Ashok Binayak

A religious site, Ashok Binayak Temple is the place that shouldn’t be missed. In the midst of rubbles from the temples, a tiny golden shrines lies at the top of Maru Tole, this shrine is one of the most important shrines in the valley. Lord Ganesha is one of the most loved gods among the locals in Kathmandu and hence, this shrine has hundreds and thousands of visitors every single day.

:If you are heading for a trek or wish to explore the place to the fullest, then make sure that you visit the temple. The temple has a self-serve tika dispenser as well, with the rejuvenating ringing of bells that will leave you de-stressed. It is believed that visiting this place will ensure safety on a forthcoming journey.


:The place is open from morning till evening. Timings change, depending on the weather.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Nepal is the land of majestic mountains. Annapurna is one of them. It’s the 10thhighest mountain in the world and one of the most fun challenges for trekkers. The Annapurna base camp trek is usually for 10 days, offers cultural insight and adventure for nature lovers. The trek takes you through the foothills that have several ethnic groups, terraced farms and charming villages. This pristine route with mountain lifestyle is going to win you over.

:The trek usually begins from Pokhara, the lake city. It takes you through other places like Ghorepani, Dhaulagiri and others. You will also get to visit the rhododendron forests and narrow valleys between Fishtail and Annapurana.

: Pokhara.

Things to keep in mind
:Since it is the 10thhighest mountain in the world, Annapurna is quite cold. Make sure that you carry right kind of winter wear, have sunglasses and first-aid.

Baraha Chhetra

One of the greatest Hindu pilgrimages in Nepal, Baraha Chhetra is the spot where Lord Bishnu’s avatar, Barah- a boar incarnation fought with the demon called Hiranakshya and killed him. The shrine is dedicated to the reincarnation, Barah and the images of the boar are spread beautifully throughout the temple. The temple is located at the confluence of might Saptakoshi and Koka Rivers.

: The serene and beautiful surroundings of the temple are its major highlight. They will invigorate you with a ton of energy. It is a bridge that connects the temple to the mountain. A stroll down this bridge is an excellent measure of watching the confluence of rivers. One of the most attractive things here Is that all 7 Koshi Rivers meet together to form the holiest Sapta Koshi River.

: Biratpur.

: From morning to evening.

: Free entry.

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