Nepal is home to Mount Everest, the world’s tallest peak, and the birth of Gautam Buddha. It lies between India and China and is known as the Himalayan Country. The world’s tallest Himalayas, such as Mount Everest, Annapurna, Kanchenjunga, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu, is home to the best trekking trails in the world. Nepal is also a religious site for Buddhism and Hinduism like Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple. Nepal is famous for trekking, but there is plenty of other cultural and natural attraction to visit. Here are the top 10 things to do in Nepal.
Top 10 things to do in Nepal
Trekking in Nepal
Nepal has attracted trekking worldwide, and in October, Nepal received a high number of trekkers worldwide. Nepal offers the best trekking destination, whether you are a beginner or an experienced trekker.
Ghorepani Poonhill is one of the best trekking destinations that can be completed in a short period of 5 days. Everest Base Camp is an excellent trek if having 15 days available, while Everest Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Base Camp Trek, and Manaslu trek are adventure treks in Nepal.
Autumn (September to November) and Spring (March to May) are the best seasons for Himalayan trekking in Nepal and the best season for peak climbing and mountain flights.
It is a historical place, also known as the city of temples. Out of 10, 7 World Heritage Site is located in Kathmandu.
There are many places to visit Boudhanath Stupa, Syambhunath, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, and Pashupatinath Temple. Thamel is one of the best places to stay at night time and is also known as tourist shop street.
Mainly the tourists travel to Pokhara, one of the country’s most visited places. Travelers can visit Pokhara by bus or by flight. Most traveler prefers Pokhara to Kathmandu, and traveler rushes to Pokhara from Kathmandu. Pokhara provides adventures like Paragliding, Bungee jumping, Sarankot, Hiking, and Trekking. It is a place that travelers like on their first visit.
Mount Everest Helicopter Tour
The Heli tour will take you to the beautiful Himalayas and get a spectacular view of Mt Amadabalam, Mt Pumori, and Mt. Cho Oyu. Kala Patthar is the best place to get a 360-degree paranomic view of the Himalayas.
Jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park
It is home to 500 species of birds and wildlife like one-horned rhinos, leopards, sloth bears, wild elephants, and Bengal tigers.
You can take a jeep tour, or even you can hike; remember to go with guides as some of the animals can be dangerous.
One of the most thrilling experiences is Ziplining, But then you can sit back and immerse yourself in the breathtaking view of nature.
Bunjee Jumping in Nepal
If you are in Nepal, you shouldn’t miss Bunjee jumping. It is one of the most extreme adventures and will surely excite you.
Paragliding in Nepal
Paragliding lets you witness the beautiful landscape from above. You can fly in the air and witness the beautiful view from above.
Nagarkot is a village located 30 km away from Kathmandu and 14 km from Bhaktapur. You can reach Nagarkot in 2 hours depending on traffic. Nagarkot offers a breathtaking Himalayas view and a short trek. Mount Everest can also be seen from Nagarkot, and the spectacular view of sunrise and sunset is popular. You can do many things at Nagarkot; you can hike up to the tower. You can also visit villages near Nagarkot, inhabited by Tamang ethnics. There are temples and monasteries you can see, and Nagarkot is best for meditation as well.
Lumbini is also listed in the top 10 things to do in Nepal. It is also known birthplace of Gautam Budhha. It is a pilgrimage place in Nepal. Lumbini offers a monastery and a peaceful environment. It has so much to offer, even though you can cover it in one day.
The main attraction of the Mayadevi Temple embraces monasteries and a lake.
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