Are you looking to travel to a country rife with natural beauty and historic attractions? Then a trip to Nepal may very well be your next dream vacation.
Whether you enjoy doing activities in the fresh mountain air or touring around the temples in ancient cities, Nepal has something to offer just about everyone looking for something a little different for their next vacation. It has actually become something of a trending travel destination recently, with people from all over the world flocking there to experience the magic of Nepal for themselves.
Not convinced? Here are just some of the amazing things that await you in Nepal.
Novice and expert trekkers alike may want to venture to Nepal to experience some of the top trekking routes on the globe. Those looking for a shorter trekking journey may want to look into the 4-day long Poonhill trek, while those seeking more of a challenge may be interested in the 12-day Everest Base Camp trek.
Inexperienced climbers who are still interested in doing some climbing should check out Mera Peak or Island Peak, as both are recommended for those with no mountaineering experience. Your lack of experience shouldn’t prevent you from having the adventure of a lifetime!
If trekking through the mountains isn’t for you, then how about sitting back and experiencing the rugged terrain from above? A helicopter tour across Mount Everest will get you a closer look at some of the most famous mountain peaks, including Mt. Ama Dablam and Mt. Cho You, without having to lug yourself and your gear around for days at a time.
Nepal’s first national park is home to over 500 species of migratory birds, including egrets, kingfishers, and paradise flycatchers, just to name a few. Its 332 square miles also gives you the chance to see crocodiles, Bengal tigers, one-horned rhinos, and Asian elephants.
If the array of animals isn’t enough, you can also visit an authentic Tharu village while in Chitwan. The Tharu tribe have lived in the area for hundreds of years, and their traditional culture is on display in and around Chitwan.
Kathmandu is full of historical attractions and pieces, such as temples, shrines, carvings, and gigantic stone images. As a result, you may want to consider hiring a guide to conduct your own personal sightseeing tour in Kathmandu. Not only will they help make sure you get to see all of the top attractions, but they will also be able to you fill you in on the local history and stories behind everything.
Some of the highlights on a tour of Kathmandu may include the Temple of Kumari, Swayambhunath Stupa, Durbar Square, Boudhanath Stupa, and Pashupatinath Temple.
The fierce Bhote Koshi River in Nepal is known for offering some of the most exciting short river excursions around the world. If you’re into kayaking and rafting, consider reserving a few days for an adrenaline-filled rafting trip on this famous river.
Nepal is beautiful and has so much to offer! Make sure you come check us out and see how you can bring a little piece of Nepal home with you!