A small and beautiful country full of diversity in culture, religion, rituals, and language leads many foreigners to visit Nepal every year with nearly 1 million. In 2019, 1.17 million foreign tourists visit Nepal. Not only me here but also more people out there who love Nepal and many are in love to visit Nepal once in their life. If I have to mention the very first and only most beautiful reason to visit Nepal is the tallest mountain in the world. Yes, exactly the one you are thinking of, The Everest. But, there is everything to visit Nepal for every kind of person out there in the world.
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Natural Places to visit Nepal
8,849m, The world’s highest mountain is located in Mahalangur Himal. It is for those who love to climb with heart threatening adventure.
The deepest lake in Nepal, 2,990m deep, located in Jumla where tourist can do boating and enjoy the greenery of nature.
the second largest lake in Nepal. It is one of the many attractions in Pokhara.
Other natural places to visit Nepal are Devi’s fall, Sarangkot, Gokyo lakes, Dudh Koshi river, Chandra hill and many more
Religious Places to visit Nepal
The oldest and most sacred Hindu temple of lord Shiva, located in Kathmandu. If you are more inclined to lord Shiva, you must visit the Pashupatinath temple while visiting Nepal.
The birthplace of Gautam Buddha, Lumbini is one the top 10 religious places in Nepal where not only Buddhist but people from any religion are allowed to visit Nepal.
Manakamana temple is located in Gorkha where people visit to fulfil their wish. This temple is on the top of hill, there are two ways to reach there. one is on foot and second is by cable car. Cable car is more preferable by many. You will get to see many best scenes from cable car.
Other religious places to visit Nepal are Muktinath, Gosaikunda, Janaki Temple, Changunarayan, Budhanilkantha.
Adventurous places to visit Nepal
If you are ready to challenge yourself and want to measure your courage, you are always welcome in an adventurous place in visit Nepal.
Pokhara – Paragliding
One of the top 5 paragliding places in the world. If you ever want to do paragliding, this place will be the best for you. Paragliding with the full of courage with greenery site around you gives you the most enjoyable and memorable moment in your life and excites you more to visit Nepal.
Mustang – Mountain Biking
One of the risky zones in Nepal with full danger in every meter you go. This place tops the list to challenge yourself.
Gorak Shep – Everest Skydiving
One of the highest drop zones for skydiving in the world. You will be taken to the drop zone on a plane for skydiving. According to the CNN news channel, It ranks 8th in the 50 best “try before you die”.
Other adventurous places are Sarangkot – Zipline, Sun Kosi – White Water River Rafting, Hattiban – Rock Climbing, Chitwan National Park – Jungle Safari, Bhote Kosi River – Bungee Jumping
More reasons to visit Nepal
Being a nature lover, personally, I am very impressed with visiting Nepal because there is literally everything that a true nature lover wants to enjoy. This could be the first reason to visit Nepal. You cannot control yourself to praise Nepal after seeing the gift that nature blessed to Nepal. However, Nepal is divided into three geographical regions very beautifully and perfectly, Himalayas, Hilly and Terai. Firstly, the Himalayas in the north with 16% of the total land area of Nepal that cover 8 tallest mountains of the top 10 in the world. Secondly, the hilly middle of the Himalayas and Terai with 65% of the total land area of Nepal covers beautiful hills and adventure. And the thirdly, terai in the south with 17% of the total land area of Nepal covers the farming land.
Birthplace of Gautam Buddha
The God of peace, who has taught the world to live with peace was born in Nepal. Moreover, The greatness, knowledge for non-violence, humanity, being cooperative, are the things Gautam Buddha taught us.
A place where Gorkhalis are born
Who else can forget the braveness of Gorkhalis, the courageous soldier in the world? Gorkhalis are born without fear, most importantly, they will end their life but never give up on any battle.
Nepal has a total of 4 heritage sites. For example, Kathmandu valley and Lumbini as cultural heritage sites and Chitwan and Sagarmatha national park as natural heritage sites.