People are attracted to places which they mostly hear about from their friends or by looking at pictures and posts on social media. Places that inspire awe and generate intrigue. One of those places is Nepal. Even though Nepal is small, it’s a world within itself. Few people know about the hidden gems of this country. There are many places that you should try to explore and take delight of the beauty these certain places have. Here is a list of 7 places that you may not have known about, but must visit when in Nepal.
This delightful place lies towards the southwest of the Kathmandu valley. Residing in the Mahabharta range this place hosts a wide variety of local ethnicities such as Tamangs, Newars and Brahmins. Few attractions of the place are:
Swachchhanda Vairav Temple
Goat Farm and organic village resort
Goat cheese factory
Lying within the Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park this hill station that provides a stunning view of mountain ranges like Mt Manaslu, Mt Ganesh Himal, Mt Langtang Lirung, Mt Dorje Lakpa and holy Gauri Shanker Himal. This hill station lies in Shivapuri Nagarjun National park and you can enjoy the cultural city Tokha and an entire Likhu Valley.
The small village of Namobudhha is a home to the ancient Thrangu Tashi Yangtse Monastery, which is one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Nepal and venerated by people. You can also take a hike from Panauti to admire the beauty of the place.
This spectacular village in the Lamjung district, northwest to Kathmandu. offers a breathtaking view of Annapurna Circuit. The list of mountains seen from the village are:
The Annapurna Mountain Range
Bandipur is a Newar hilltop settlement, in Tanahun District that has managed to preserve its ancient cultural ambience. Enjoy a tour of the village and explore the culture. Visit the Siddha Cave while you’re here.
If you enjoy a lakeside view and are searching for a place near the Kathmandu valley, Markhu should be on your top of the list. The Kulekhani hydropower project in Markhu is one of the major landmarks you should go see if you get the chance. Markhu is located in the Makwanpur district, south of the valley. Make sure you pre-book your hotels to live and enjoy the peace and satisfaction with nature.