Posted in : 14th Jul, 2018
Sit back and relax, we are flying to the Himalayan destination of Nepal to find you the best holiday in Nepal. You should first know your interest. What are you interested in? Culture, nature, trekking, wildlife to name few and guess what! Nepal has everything to offer to everyone.
First and foremost, we find the culture lovers in the group, the best holiday in Nepal for them will be in Kathmandu valley. Located between the mountains, a bowl-shaped valley is a home of a medieval art and architectures. Further, Kathmandu has medieval temples, the biggest Buddhist Stupas and beautiful Durbar square filled with manmade treasures. Kudos, to the ancient craftsmanship. In fact, you will find a pagoda-shaped temple after every building. The heart of Kathmandu city beats at Kathmandu Durbar Square, which also houses the ” Living Goddesses – Kumari”. Most of the temples here date back from the 17th to 18th centuries. You can spend hours walking around the Square often passing through vegetable vendors and street hawkers. The entire square was designated a World Heritage Monument in 1979.
The Buddhist temple of Swoyambhunath is an instantly recognizable symbol of Kathmandu city. The temple is also known to many travelers as ” Monkey Temple” due to a high concentration of monkeys in and around the site. Be careful the roving monkeys quickly snatch up any offerings made by the devotee. They are quick to grab anything that they find interesting and run away.
Furthermore, visit the biggest Buddhist Stupa in Nepal and one of the largest in the world- Boudhanath Stupa. It’s eyes gazing towards every four directions. This place has the largest communities of Tibetans. The site around the stupa resembles the Barkhor Street of Lhasa, Tibet. It is a religious site for a considerable population of Tibetans living in Nepal. Nearby, is the Hindus sacred temple of Pashupatinath temple. Foreigners are not allowed to enter the temple premises however, a lot can be seen from across the banks of the holy river). Above all, the cremation ceremony along the Bagmati river often attracts a crowd of tourist.
Further, do not miss the” City of Artisans”- Patan. The charm of Patan lies inside the Patan Durbar Square. Here you will find the highest concentration of temples and architecture compared to Kathmandu and Bhaktapur. This place has a Buddhist influence easily recognizable by the number of Buddhist monasteries in the periphery. Next, Bhaktapur Durbar Square is the most beautiful and biggest Durbar Square inside the Kathmandu valley. You can walk the whole day inside the Durbar Square.
For nature lovers, is hilltop village of Nagarkot. The travelers visit this place to have the panoramic view of the Himalayan range and to view the beautiful landscape. Nagarkot is famous for its
magnificent sunrise and sunset views. A large number of tourists stay overnight to glimpse the first rays of the sun over the Himalayas next early morning. Ultimately, we are talking about the best holiday in Nepal to the nature lovers. Drive 205 km from Kathmandu or take 25 minutes flight from Kathmandu till you arrive the beautiful
If you love adventure walk through these trails to Annapurna Base camp or to see the magnificent views from Poonhill. You will be mystified by the Himalayas as every day it appears closer and closer. The changes of flora can be easily recognizable. You should meet the local mountain people who are still far away from urbanization. Moreover, they live life happier and longer than those who live in the cities.
Towards, the eastern side lies the worlds best trail of Everest Base Camp. People who are not willing to climb Everest, trek to the Everest Base Camp to quench their thirst for getting close to Mount Everest.
To wildlife lovers, the tropical jungle of Chitwan in southern Nepal is the best place to visit. Chitwan, literally meaning ” The Heart of The Jungle” is one of the best-preserved wildlife reserves in south-east Asia. Indulge, in wildlife activities such as an elephant-back safari to explore the jungle. Further, go for jungle walks, walk to the native tribal village, visit the elephant and crocodile breeding center.
In fact, we can say that Nepal is a haven for the tourists. What is the best holiday in Nepal for you, you may read this and decide? Above all, this will be one of your best holidays in Nepal.