Nepal is a country known worldwide for its picturesque mountains, diverse wildlife and abundant natural treasures. There is so much to explore and visit in Nepal but because advertisements have not reached to us, we are unknown about it.
Along with natural beauty, the warm and friendly hospitality of the Nepalese people is what makes our country unique. The ancient culture and heritage is passed down from one generation to another. When you are asked about Nepal, the first thing that comes in mind is undeniably the mountains. Our country is a synonym to huge mountains. Another synonym of our country is ‘The Gurkhas.’ The Gurkhas are considered to be the bravest people in the world. Nepal is a true gift of Mother Nature. Approximately, 100 different castes and societies of people live peacefully among each other. The concept of “Unity in diversity” exists in our country and they live within the boundaries of this small piece of heaven maintaining tolerance.
These following destinations are very unique and breathtaking and they can hold special place in our hearts. You should take a chance at the road less travelled and experience the true beauty of Nepal.
The Phulchowki Hill Station Phulchowki is located to the south of the capital and is considered to be the highest hill station. Phulchowki is not only of the best places to visit in Nepal but it is also easily accessible viewpoints. This station can be best for bird-watching. Many hikers are involved in climbing the Phulchowki hill and it is considered one of the naturally rich hikes around the Kathmandu Valley. You can also pass by Nepal’s National Botanical Garden at Godavari along the way to the hill station. You get breathtaking scenic views of the Kathmandu Valley. You can view the Annapurna range and Mount Gaurishankar to the east from the station as well. It is a trip to remember and you can reach there only within a few hours from the city. Dhulikhel Dhulikhel is located in Kavrepalanchowk district of Nepal and it is 30km away from Kathmandu valley. It serves to be home to people of various ethnic groups like Newars, Chettri, Tamang, and Dalit. Dhulikhel has attractions that are rich in culture, has many historical elements and has magnificent views of the Himalayas. It is an important tourist destination and hiking is also quite popular. You can catch a glimpse of mountains like Mount Annapurna, Mt. Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Gaurishanker etc. Dhulikhel is home to 72 species of birds and provides an opportunity to catch sight of our favorite bird. The Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve is the only hunting reserve in Nepal. If you are up for a hunting game, this reserve is the place for you. This can be the best place to find the Blue Sheep. It consists of a landscape with grassy forests and the higher-elevations of the reserve can be covered in snow all year round. Rara Lake This is the biggest lake situated within the borders of Nepal, which lies at an altitude of 2,990 m above sea level and covers an area of 10.8 square kilometers is. Rara National Park surrounds the lake on all sides. This park was established in order preserve the beauty of the lake. The park is also used for the protection of unique flora along with the rare and vulnerable species found around the lake. The trek to Rara has been a popular destination for many trekkers. Rara Lake which was aesthetically described by GORP founder Bill Greer as, ‘’a shimmering blue jewel set in a ring of snowy peaks.’’ Janakpur, The Birth place of Sita Janakpur is the most popular destinations of Nepal if you want to visit a religious place with great cultural importance. As Janakpur is the birthplace of Lady Sita, it is an important pilgrimage site for Hindus all over the world. Janakpur is also famous for architecturally magnificent ‘Janaki Mandir.’ Panch Pokhari Panch Pokhari is Nepali for ‘five lakes.’ It lies at the base of Jungal Himal and is considered to have a lot of religious significance. If you want to reach Panch Pokhari, you can to trek for about 12 days. The trek to these five holy lakes is through the pathway of the untouched traditional villages with the presence of spectacular Himalayan landscapes. The trek can offer perfect mountain views with authentic adventure along the way. The lakes are said to be sacred to both Buddhist and Hindu people. The Gorakhnath Cave in Gorkha The Gorakhnath Cave is said to be the home of the Gorakhnath Baba. This baba is a sage and who according to legends made a prediction of King Prithvi Narayan Shah unifying Nepal. There is also a belief that Gorkha got its name from this particular holy sage. This site is an important site for the Hindus all around the world. The followers of Hindu religion from different parts of Nepal and from different parts of the world come to visit Gorakhnath. The exact location of thia cave is situated ten meters below the southern side of the Royal Palace of Gorkha.