Warmth of Nepal Tourism with Attractions in Nepal

Posted On October 1, 2010 

A landlocked Paradise in Southern Asia between India and China, Nepal is calling for the most fascinating experience of your lifetime. Amazed by its natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, towering pagodas, spectacular Himalayan Ranges, you will loose your heart to this country. This country has slowly but steadily become renowned on the world map for being a historic and scenic paradise for tourists worldwide.

This stunning land locked kingdom of Nepal has been calling the backpackers, river rafters, mountain climbers and even nature lovers in increased numbers each year to enjoy the holiday paradise. A perfect tourist destination for the ones who want to escape from the hustle bustle of the chaotic contemporary lifestyle, Nepal is calling you all with other Attractions in Nepal.

Boasting of home to 8 out of 10 tallest mountains in the world, Nepal is the trekking paradise for trekkers. Since, the times when Tenzing and Hillary conquered Mt. Everest this country came into the focus of the world. Get your adrenalines pumping to new high. Rafting is the perfect way for an extended adventure.  The three great mini kingdoms of the Kathmandu Valley – Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur are home to world class artistic and architectural heritage.

Kathmandu Nepal

One cannot stop himself appreciating the numerous exemplary works of art and architecture. Deeply influenced by religion, the artworks range from traditional craftworks of woodwork and metal, ceramics and clay to the famous Buddhist Thanka and Newari Paubha paintings. Nepal’s museums showcase artifacts of many centuries and dynasties that ruled the country. Do visit Nepal National library, Nepal Association of Fine Arts, Patan Museum, National Museum, Asha Archives, Lumbini Museum with Nepal Tourism.

Places to visit in Nepal

Kathmandu is called the Mecca of Nepal’s traditional culture, art and cuisines. The ambience of the Pashupatinath temples would even pull the atheist to offer his prayers in the most revered Hindu Temple. Equally magnetic and breathtaking is the Buddhist Pagoda of Boudhnath which attracts scores of devotees every year. Machhendranath, another Buddhist Monument nearby boasts of world class architecture and is regularly visited by followers of Hinyana sect of Buddhism. Narayanhiti Palace, the home of the Nepal’s monarch is not open for public viewing but is still appreciated for its beauty from outside. The Swayambhunath Stupa or the monkey temple as the monkeys are known to play pranks with the monks and the visitors is the UNESCO World Heritage Site and is the Holiest Buddhist site in the entire Nepal.

Swayambhunath Stupa

Lumbini meaning the lovely one is the place where “The Light of Asia”, Buddha was born. For some fun and adventure head towards Pokhara often called the enchanting Himalayan valley. Beautiful snow capped mountains with pristine Himalayan waters, year round pleasing weather and friendly inhabitants will greet you with open hearts and will leave you with some sweet memories of the place. One of the honeymoon destinations, the majestic Fewa lake offers a picturesque view of the mountains. Visit Begnas and Rupa Lake also in Pokhara for relaxation, boating and fishing.

Lumbini Museum
Gorkha – a picturesque hill town in Nepal offers a magnificent panoramic view of the Himalayan Peaks. Upallokot, a viewpoint made on a pedestal over a foothill is the best place to have a view of Mansalu and Himalchulli peaks of Himalayas. The Hindus flock this place for another reason. The Goddess of Aspirations – The Manakamana resides in the Manakamana Temple.

Manakamana Temple

The Kumari fair is the most famous of all the fairs and festivals of Nepal. Though the liberals and leftists disagree of this festival where a virgin girl is appointed to take care of the Pashupatinath Temple; it is still celebrated with full religious fervour and gaiety. The Land of Yaks and Yetis, stupas and sherpas, where the ice cold mountains meet the steamy heat of Indian plains is calling everyone.

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