Best Places to Visit in Nepal

Nepal is home to several highest peaks, including the world’s tallest mountain, “Mount Everest“. Here’s a list of best places to visit in Nepal.

1. Lumbini

A sacred Buddhist site, situated near the Indian border, Lumbini in the southern Nepal is a magnificent place of Buddhist temples, stupa & pillar and one of the best places to visit in Nepal. It is believed that Lumbini was the birthplace of Buddha. Lumbini is a superb place for sensing the peaceful Buddhist spirit and to devote for some calming meditation letting you forget about all the contemporary problems.

Lumbini

Lumbini (credit)

2. Kathmandu

Rapidly growing into a major economical center of Nepal, its capital, Kathmandu has plenty to offer to the travelers. In Kathmandu, you will be amazed by numerous architectural sites, including several stupas and many temples. The visit of Narayanhiti Palace Museum is among the must-do activities when visiting Kathmandu, but the list goes on and on.

Kathmandu

Kathmandu (credit)

3. Thamel

With numerous shops, hotels, restaurants and culture establishments, the Thamel district, situated near the center of Kathmandu is a superb tourist destination and one of the best places to visit in Nepal. It is perfect for walking around the local markets and shops to purchase some of the traditional crafts. A great range of various restaurants make Thamel also a superb area for exploring both the local and international dishes.

Thamel

Thamel (credit)

4. Pokhara

Nepal’s third largest city, Pokhara, is a place where stunning scenery can be observed and is one of the best places to visit in Nepal. Several lakes, falls, caves and pagoda make it a beautiful hiking destination. Sarangkot south slope trail is recommended for those particularly keen on active sports. Few museums have been established in the area, dedicated to the local warriors and mountaineering feats.

Pokhara

Pokhara (credit)

5. Bhaktapur

One of the most significant cultural and historical sites in whole Nepal, Bhaktapur is an ancient city that has become famous for its exceptionally rich cultural heritage. Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bhaktapur consists of various historical districts with numerous great buildings situated. In Bhaktapur, there is a great number of temples established. Nytapola is a superb shopping district where local crafts can be purchased.

Bhaktapur

Bhaktapur (credit)

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