40 Places to See in Nepal

Nepal is a country of great Himalayas including world’s highest mountain Mount Everest, World’s third Highest Kanchengunja and many other peaks such as Lotse (fourth highest), Makalu (fifth highest) Annapurna, Machapuchhre, etc.

Nepal is also the birthplace of the Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. The Buddha was born in Lumbini, Nepal about 2600 years ago.

Nepal shares boarder with India and China. India is in the east, west and south and China is in the north. Nepal is a Himalayan country with eight of the world’s fourteen highest mountains. One-third of the world’s Himalayan mountain range (snow clad mountains situated in Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan) lies between the Mechi River (Nepal’s Eastern Border) and the Mahakali River (Nepal’s Western Border).

Nepal is culturally rich country. There are more than1200 ancient Buddhist Temples and monasteries, over 2000 ancient Hindu temples, ten UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and seventeen National Parks and Wildlife Reserves.

Some of the world’s highest mountains that lie in Nepal are Everest (world’s tallest peak, 8848 meters), Kanchanjunga (third highest,8586 m), Lotse (fourth highest, 8516 m) etc. Other popular mountains in Nepal are Annapurna, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Makalu etc.

Brazil is the world’s top country for fresh water resources and Nepal ranks second. There are more than 3000 big rivers in Nepal. Rivers in Nepal originate in the Himalayas and mountains and run southward, towards India, and ends in the sea in the Bay of Bengal in Bangladesh. Rivers are one of the major tourist attractions in Nepal because of the possibilities of White Water rafting and kayaking. Since the major rivers in the country originate in the mighty Himalayas, these rivers have strong current.

If you are visiting Nepal, you should definitely see these places.

  1. Kathmandu Durbar Square
  2. Durbar Square Patan
  3. Bhaktapur Durbar Square
  4. Pashupatinath Temple
  5. Changunarayan Temple
  6. Budhanilkantha Temple
  7. Boudhanath
  8. Swayambhunath
  9. Namo Buddha
  10. White Monastery
  11. Kopan Monastery
  12. Tengboche Monastery
  13. Sagarmatha National Park
  14. Royal Chitwan National Park
  15. Annapurna Conservation Area
  16. Royal Bardia National Park
  17. Langtang National Park
  18. KoshiTappu Wildlife Reserve
  19. Narayanihiti Palace
  20. Kirtipur
  21. The National Museum
  22. Natural History Museum
  23. Everest
  24. Kanchenjunga
  25. Annapurna
  26. Sarangkot
  27. Nagarkot
  28. Sundarijal
  29. Bhedatar
  30. Gosainkunda Lake
  31. Rara Lake
  32. Tilicho Lake
  33. Illam
  34. Dharan
  35. Lumbini
  36. Pokhara
  37. Muktinath and Jomsom
  38. Manang and Mustang
  39. Sirubari/GhaleGaun Village Homestay
  40. OshoTapoban

One thought on “40 Places to See in Nepal”

  1. akash says:

    Very good article. i like it

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