Yes, It’s a big yes. Nepal is absolutely worth visiting. Whether you go to the low land of Nepal or mid valley to explore villages or go up to the Himalaya to see the lofty white snow peaks it gives you a lot of peace and satisfaction, also it teaches you a lot about life and be grateful with what you have. You really can have an unique experience of your lifetime, we are sure you would love to come back and explore more of Nepal, it is nastily beautiful tourist destination. 8 out of the 14 mountains that are above 8,000 m in Nepal. Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Annapurna, and Cho-Oyu are the eight mountains that are over 8,000 meters.
Popular treks like the Annapurna Circuit which circuit, Everest Base camp, Langtang, Manaslu, Dolpa are stunningly varied and beautiful. As you walk, you’ll encounter plunging valleys, deep gorges, rivers, lakes, glaciers and snow-topped peaks, as well as different tribal groups along the trail.
There are 915 species of birds recorded, of which 42 species are globally threatening and a total of 208 species of mammals with 100 species of reptiles , 635 species of butterflies are found in Nepal. Visiting Nepal is very much worth!!
The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has listed four sites in Nepal – Kathmandu Valley, Lumbini, Chitwan National Park and Sagarmatha National Park as world heritage sites. Two of them are cultural and two are natural attractions with unique features and attractions that offer information, education, entertainment and amusement.
The heritage suites feature historic and cultural monuments that date back to more than two centuries, and natural attractions full of wildlife, vegetation and magnificent Himalaya
Kathmandu Valley alone has 7 UNESCO sites in the heritage list. These 7 sites boasts of cultural and historical monuments that represent various era and regimes of Nepal’s rulers.
The Pashupatinath Temple, one of the holiest places for Hindus, lies on the banks of the Bagmati River
Swayambhunath Stupa, which is probably 2,500 years old is the oldest heritage of Kathmandu Valley on the UNESCO list.
Durbar squares of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur also known as Kantipur, Bhadgaun and Patan respectively were capitals during the Malla era. These durbar squares possess the unique architecture and tiered temples and intricate works of wood and metals.
Boudhanath Stupa built around 5th century, the stupa is a mandala-style structure and is one of the biggest monument of Nepal. Boudhanath’s vicinity is full of cultural attractions.
Changu Narayan Temple and its Newari settlement is also included in the list. The temple was built in 4th century BC and is located on a hilltop in Bhaktapur.
Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha is located in the southern plains 300 km west of Kathmandu. Also called Shakyamuni Buddha, he was born in the sacred gardens of Lumbini in 623 BC, evidenced by the inscriptions seen on the Ashoka Pillar. Other notable sites around Lumbini are the Maya Devi Temple, World Peace Stupa, the eternal flame, etc.
Sagarmatha National Park: Sagarmatha National Park was listed as a UNESCO in 1979. A remarkable aspect of this national park is that it includes the world’s highest mountain – Everest and other famous peaks like Lhotse, Pumori, Cho Oyu, Nuptse and Ama Dablam. The national park is located at Solukhumbu District which has been inhabited by the Sherpas for the last four centuries.
Chitwan National Park: Established as the first national park of Nepal in 1973, Chitwan National Park was listed as a heritage site in 1984. The national park covers an area of 932 sq.km . Rich in biodiversity and ecosystems, Chitwan National Park is home to endangered mammals like the Bengal Tiger, One Horned Rhino, etc and has one of the largest Sal forests of the country. Chitwan is also the home of the indigenous Tharu community. Small country yet so many things to see, isn’t this interesting.
Meet Raute Community the last nomadic people in Nepal
The Rautes are one of the most typical indigenous groups of Nepal sustaining their unique cultural identities for generations. They are the only nomadic people in the country who never settle permanently in any particular place. The Raute are the worshippers of nature, such as the sun, rivers and forests. They also worship the hunting god Bhuyar. In their culture, women are not allowed to participate in the practice of worship and Bhuyar should never come into contact with any outsider.
Meet Chepang the indigenous community who loves nature and extremely humble people
Chepang is an indigenous ethnic group living in Central and Southern Nepal especially in Chitawan, Gorkha and Dhading districts and also known as one of the isolated tribal groups of Nepal. They have their own language known as Chepang but is called Chyo-bang by the people themselves. Nepal has a wide range of cultural diversities. We can take you all these places!!