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Place to visit in Visit Nepal 2020

pokhara view
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Pokhara

After Kathmandu, Pokhara is one of the major cities in Nepal and it certainly has a lot to offer. There are numerous tourist attractions to visit in Pokhara. It has been the hub of Nepalese tourism for a long time. Not only will you enjoy sightseeing, but you can also visit beautiful hill stations like “Sarangkot” and “World Peace Pagoda Stupa.” While touring Pokhara, paragliding is a fun activity you should definitely try. Paragliding is Pokhara most pioneering sport in the recent years.

The city of lakes, Pokhara is the home to Fewa Lake, the second largest lake in Nepal and six more popular lakes of Nepal. The night life around the Fewa Lakeside is definitely a delightful experience. A city at an elevation of 1400 m above the sea level which comes under the Gandaki Pradesh. It is truly a tourist heaven, from enjoying sunrises in sarangkot to boating in the Fewa Lake from paragliding and have an unparalleled view of the Himalayas.

You may not know but some of the best trekking in Nepal starts from Pokhara i.e. Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Circuit Trek etc.

Some Major Attractions

  • Paragliding
  • David Falls.
  • Gupteswor Cave & Temple.
  • Mountaineering Museum.
  • Seti Gorge (Seti Gandaki).
  • Mahendra Cave.
  • Bat Cave.
  • Bindhayabasini Temple.
  • Tal Barahi Temple (Barahi Temple).
  • Sarangkot Sunrise & Mountain View Point.
  • World Peace Pagoda

Lumbini

monastery in Lumbini
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A place which falls under the 5th province and comes under the rupandehi district, the place is included in the UNSECO world heritage site and is also widely regarded as the epicenter of Buddhism. The place has a whole another level of spirituality going on in the air.

The birth place of Lord Gautama Buddha. This famous place is the very same place where Mahamayadevi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama in 563 BCE who later went on to become Buddha. If you truly want to understand and experience the culture of Buddhism this is just the place to be. Spirituality runs through the air in this place and as soon as you step foot in this place you can feel the spirituality of the place in the flowing breeze and the surrounding. There is something very calm and peaceful about the place which can just be felt by one and not described.

Some Major Attractions:

  • Maya Devi temple.
  • Ashokan pillar.
  • Myanmar Golden Temple.
  • World Peace Pagoda.
  • Dharma swami Maharaja Buddha Vihar.
  • China temple.
  • Lumbini Museum.

Nagarkot

mountain view from nagarkot
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A village in the central part of Kathmandu at an elevation of 2175m. Nagarkot is known for its tremendous and breathtaking view of the Himalayas which will leave your mouth open. Nagarkot is also known for its beautiful sunrise and sunsets which falls and rises right on the Himalayas. You can see Everest on the northeastern side and many other mountain ranges and you also have the ancient pagoda style Changunarayan temple on the west side.

The place accommodate very beautiful trails and is also home to some of the world’s most unique, rarest and most beautiful butterfly. The whole trip takes 3 days by hiking but usually people drive their way to Nagarkot for the beautiful sunrise and the sunsets. The enthrall landscape and mesmerizing view of the Kathmandu valley and mountains, the perfect place for a tour, sightseeing and day hiking.

Some Major Attractions:

  • Nagarkot Everest view Paragliding
  • Nagarkot Nature Trail
  • View point Tower
  • Buddha peace hiking trail
  • mountain biking
  • Changunarayan temple
  • Sunrise and Sunset

Lamjung

lamjung
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A paradise for a nature’s lover a village at an elevation of 2000m, Lamjung lies in the world famous trek route of Annapurna circuit trek. A visit to ghale gaun is all it will take to remember this place forever, a pristine village with an unparalleled scenic view. a home to unique ethnic culture of the Gurungs 205km away from the capital city of Kathmandu.

You get a magistic and magical view of the Himalayas of different mountains like Machapucchre , Annapurna, Annapurna 2, Annapurna 4, Himalchuli, Lamjung Himal and many more. and also has been recently marked as a place of significance for village tourism. Lamjung district which is a part of the Gandaki Pradesh is the perfect place to experience new culture of the Gurung, Magar and Dura.

Some Major Attractions

  • Natural Heritages
  • Trekking route Thorang La Pass
  • Cultural/Religious Heritages
  • cultural dances like Kaura, Chutka, Krishna Charitra, Sorothi, Ghaantu
  • Home Stay:Ghale Gaun, Pas Gaun, Bhujung

Ghandruk

amazing mountain view from ghandruk
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A town sustaining itself at an elevation of 2012m this beautiful village is as known as the gateway to Annapurna circuit and Himalayas. Ghandruk is a beautiful town in Gandaki zone of northern central Nepal. This is the perfect place to be if you are looking for a short trek and enjoy the amazing view of the Himalayas the most scenic and popular trek from Pokhara.

The whole walk comes with the added benefit of astonishing view of the south Annapurna Himalayas , Ganagapurna Himalayas, Annapurna iii Himalayas, Machhapuchre Himalayas and Huichuli Himalayas. One of the perfect mix of the cultural exploration, relaxation and the best way to see and enjoy nature as it is. There’s also an old Gurung museum at the village. The trek is ideal for anyone who is looking into shorter hikes around Pokhara with easy trekking trails and no difficult ascends/descends.

Some Major Attractions:

  • Annapurna himalayas view
  • MoMo cooking class
  • Sightseeing of himalayas
  • Relax
  • Visit the museum

Dhampus

dhampus village and mountain view
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Dhampus is another village in the northern central part of Nepal which also comes under the Gandaki zone. It is one of the short trek from Pokhara which is very popular and has amazing view of the Himalayas. A village at an elevation of 1650m suits perfect for breath taking Himalayas view, a place with amazing view and which can be explored in a short time if that’s what you are looking for this is for. The tour start from Pokahra and during the tour you will come across numerous mountains of the Himalayas and the place also has and an attraction called Australian camp.

Some Major Attractions

  • Phedi himalayas siteseeing
  • Dhital hemjakot road
  • damdame village
  • Seti Gandaki
  • Sightseeing of the Himalayas

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