Nepal is a Himalayan country having full of Natural Beauty. Although Nepal is landlocked from every border, it is the second largest country in the world having Natural water resources. Geographically Nepal can be divided into three regions Himalaya, Hill, and Plain region. And its all three region has its own Natural Beauty. In this Blog Post, I am gonna show you Beautiful places to visit in Nepal.
1. Rara Lake Mugu
Rara Lake located in Mugu district. The lake lies in the western Hilly region of Nepal within the Rara National Park. You should visit this largest and deepest lake in Nepal with 99.9% fresh water contained in it. You can visit this lake in spring or autumn season. In winter you can see snow falling over the lake. You can visit this lake by Air or On foot. nowadays you can reach there by road but these roads are not good and are very dangerous. You can read more about this lake here Rara Lake trek
2. Pashupatinath Temple Kathmandu
If you are Hindu then you should visit Pashupatinath temple Kathmandu; If you are not Hindu you should definitely visit this temple to know the civilization of Hindu Religions and culture. This temple is built in 15th century by Lichhavi King Shupuspa. It is believed that this temple is the top most popular temple of Hindu of India, Nepal and all over the world.
This temple has been constructed in Nepali Pagoda style, so it is found in all the features that are in the Pagoda style, which are made of very beautiful dried wood. The temple is constructed using Wood. Doors, windows, and the roof are made up of Wood, gold, silver, steels and irons.
you can see beautiful cultural of Hindu God and their Statuesqueness attached all over the temple. Historical places definitely visit this place.
Kathmandu is a beautiful place to see veriety of beautiful birds in Nepal.
Kalinchok Bhagwati is a delightful and religious figure in Dolakha district. The religious touristic journey of Kalinchok is short and delightful from central of Nepal Kathmandu Valley. You will see the cloud -cloud everywhere below your feet. That beautiful.
Who does not feel like being proud, standing near the mountain? Anyone who reaches the Kalinkachok Bhagwati temple can feel like standing near the Himalayas. Kalinchowk Bhagwati temple, which is reaching a few hours from Kathmandu, is also known as the nearest pilgrimage after Pashupatinath temple. And yeah definitely one of the most beautiful places to visit in Nepal.
Its short, low cost from Kathmandu and schene like Mardi Himal trek.
4. Mount Everest Base Camp
Yeah, That’s true world’s highest mountain is in Nepal and is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Nepal. But only a few lucky people reach to the top of the mountain. It is hard to climb up to the top of the Mt.Everest, don’t worry you can go to Mt. Everest basecamp if you willing to put some effort. It’s not too hard. But several people died in this camp because of too cold and snow. The temperature of this place is always less than zero degree. So you have to think twice before visiting this dangerous yet beautiful place in Nepal.
5. Tilicho lake Manang
Tilicho lake, located at Nijingung village Vada No. 9 of Manang district, is located at the age of four thousand 917 meters from the surface.
Tilicho lake has become the center of attraction for domestic tourists. The altitude of Tilicho lake is 4209 meters from the sea level and is considered highest altitude lake in Nepal. The length of the lake is 3900 meters, width is 1600 meters and depth is 80 meters.
Not only lake is beautiful but the reflective view of the Annapurna Range, Nilgiri Himalaya makes this place more beautiful. The deep blue water of the lake reflecting the gorgeous mountain on it make this place perfect.
You cannot visit this place at any time. Due to the very cold temperature, it is very risky for your body to visit this place during the winter season.
Overall, domestic tourists have come up with more than external tourists to move this lake. About 12 thousand to 15 thousand Nepalese tourists visited Tilicho lake, in the last two months.
6. Illam Kanyam Nepal
Kaniyam is an intriguing tourist place in eastern Nepal. It is located in Sunrise Municipality of Illam district. It is also a popular forest lobby in eastern Nepal. Most part of the Illam is covered with the green tea garden, beautiful forest, and mountains. A large number of people come here to visit summer from neighboring Terai district including Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari.
You can enjoy the view of Sunset and sunrise clearly from Charali Illam. Tea produced in Illam deliver the whole world including America, Japan, and German. This tea has its unique taste among the different variety of Tea.
This place is a popular picnic and dating spot for Nepalese people. People who visit Kanya can enjoy Horse riding, paragliding and much more fun.
7. Gokyo Lake Nepal
Gokyo lake is in the Sagarmatha National Park. It is listed in the world heritage. Nongjongba in this area is a long glacier in Nepal. The 360-degree panoramic view of the lake surrounding by snowy mountains makes it attractive to everyone. There are a total of five lakes in this area.
The Gokyo lake is situated in 5360 meters above the sea level and it is a little bit difficult to visit if you are lazy . If you willing to put some effort then the lake can be easily visited .
8. Shuklaphanta National Park
Do you want to see heard of swamp deer in a group of more than 500? Or wanna see Royal Bengal Tiger riding on a giant elephant? If yes, Then definitely this place is for you. Jungle safari on a jeep or Elephant is some romantic thing you should do with your loved one.
Beautiful White Grassland, and hiding many tigers in it. A little bit scary but you can feel safe with a park guide. Thousands of birds, Flora and fauna can be found in this National Park.
Equally, you will get some unique experience of Tharu culture and Pahadi culture nearby the park.
Read more about Shuklaphanta National Park
9. Mardi Himal
I cannot explain the Real beauty of Mardi Himal in my blog post. The word ain’t invented to describe. The real Heaven which exists on earth is Mardi Himal.
The Big Fishtail (Machhapuchre) mountain standing in front of my eyes. The Annapurna Massif waiting for me to climb. I wish I could stand with those Grete mountains. I wish I could spent my life by looking at them.
Mardi Himal is in my top list of beautiful places to visit Nepal . Where I could enjoy looking rainfall below my feet. Sunset and sunrise from that far horizon. That blows my mind. During Mardi Himal trekking I have written a whole story of Mardi Himal in this blog post. You can read this if you want to know more about Mardi Himal Trek
10. Chitwan National Park
Tourists who want to travel and recreate entertainment do not have to miss this beautiful destination. Sauraha is in the first list of any tourist who wants to visit Nepal. Jungle safari on a giant elephant and observing Rhino, tiger, Cheetah etc are some heart touching feeling to every human being.
Chitwan national park is popular for jungle safari (jungle safari at Chitwan).
11. Annapurna Circuit
In the list of beautiful trail in the world, Annapurna is the second most beautiful destinations that everyone must visit once in their life.. Africa’s otter trail is in first place of that list.
Annapurna circuit is a combined view of major Himalayan Range. Recently opened Annapurna-Dhaulagiri community trail is one of them. The trail has the view of Machhepuchre, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Mardi Himalaya and some part of other beautiful Mountain Series.
One can enjoy paragliding, Skydiving, bungee jumping and so much fun in this beautiful places in Nepal. Here is the complete guide about Annapurna Circuit Itinerary if you wanna know more.
12. Khaptad Lake Doti
I am getting inspired by Khaptad Baba, Who lived and get enlightened for several years in Khaptad National Park. I say this place is the hidden paradise of far west Nepal. And yet out of so many tourist’s eyes.
Few people only visit this national park and Lake every year and hence it has no rubbish but full of virgin beauty of Nature. The water is fresh and surrounding is full of colorful birds singing and dancing with nature.
My home is a few kilometers far away from Khaptad and I spend more than one year living near the park with some local people having the same culture as mine. If you want to visit Khaptad lake you can directly contact me. Read more about Khaptad National Park Trek.
Jomsom is located in Mustang district of Nepal. Mustang also called desert of Nepal has a unique natural beauty. The landscape, cool air, and rocky mountains without any green plant. This place is different than other places in Nepal. In winter this place is suitable for the view of sunrise, sunset, and snowfall over those small hills. Jomsom is on trail of Manang Mustang trekking route.
Pokhara is one of my favorite destinations to visit. Thousands of internal and external tourist do visit Pokhara every day. The Fishtail shape reflection of Fishtail mountain, Beautiful Phewa lake, Skydiving/Paragliding from Sarankot Hill are some of my favorite things to in Pokhara Nepal.
Another fact about Pokhara is, This city is the entrance gate for the major trekking site in Nepal. For example, Mardi Himal, Annapurna Circuit, Dhaulagiri mountain Range can be seen from the top hill of Pokhara.
15. Janaki Temple Janakpur Dham
Janakpur Dham is generally known as the capital city of Hindu people. Janakpuri is full of Mithila culture and their architecture. Janaki temple established in 1910 is a reflection of Mithila people. It is believed that Lord Sita (daughter of King Janak) born and get married to Lord Rama In Janakpur Dham.
After electrification on this temple, the temple looks beautiful and Hindu people must visit this temple once in their life. Read more about Janaki Temple Janakpurdham
16. Langtang national park
Himalayan peaks are clearly visible from Qingjin Gumba’s terrain. The Luribina Hilltop is situated at an altitude of 3000 meters, and the view of seeing the Himalayan peaks is very adorable. Gosaikund lake located in Langtang national park is equally famous among the pilgrims of Hindu and Buddhist religions, this lake of Gausaikunda.
17. Makalu Barun
Makalu Barun is another virgin place to visit in the Himalayan region. The green forest, blue mountain, and alpine trees make this place beautiful. The Makalu Barun National Park is located in Solukhumbu and Sankuwasabha district of eastern Nepal.
Anyone who is going to visit Mt.Everest base camp definitely does visit Makalu Barun National Park. Waterfalls over those snowy mountains, Different species of birds, wild animals and flowers makes this beautiful places to visit in Nepal.
18. Shey-Phoksundo Lake Dolpa
Dolpa is another forgetter yet beautiful place to visit in Nepal. Dolpa district is famous for Shey-Phoksundolake, Bala-Tripura-Sundarilake, Jagadulla lake, Dho-Taksi Valley and much more landscaped valley.
This place is located in a remote area of west Nepal withing the Himalayan range. Despite its natural beauty, Dolpa does not have access to Roads and vehicles. You can only visit this place by foot or by air.
19. Gurja Himal Dhorpatan
Dhorpatan is the largest marsh situated in high mountainous in Nepal. And one of the best location to view Gurja Himal.
North of Dhorpatan Wildlife hunting area, Major mountain series with snow-covered throughout the year can be seen. Many terrain parts of the Dhorpatan are full of grass, and foothills.
At some time, Dhorpatan is resettlement center of the Tibetian refugee. Because of that, there were Tibetan refugees living in Dhorpatan and dolpa, after being defeated by Chinese lasena between 1959-1961. They were supported by the Swiss Technical Assistance Association, run from the Swiss Cooperation Agency, to rehabilitate Tibetan refugees. The Tibetan refugees were camping in two places in Targargon and Dhangapun of Dhorpatan Valley.
This place is really awesome and one of the beautiful places to visit in Nepal.
Far West of Nepal is still out of many tourist eyes. Far West is still many things to explore beyond nature. The Natural beauty, Cultural heritage, and history of Nepali language. Badimalika is another beautiful place to visit in Nepal.
Badimalika is located in Bajura district of Seti zone Nepal. Which is the newly discovered trail of this area. Few people visit this area and hence so many places are still unspoiled and can be seen in it original view.
The beautiful grassy hills with snowfall in cold season, Badimalika temple and Khaptad National Park are some location to spend day and night in this area.
There are a few hotels and not good quality service. So you have to manage your own to trek in Badimalika region.
Lumbini, Kapilvastu is definitely one of the beautiful places to visit in Nepal. Not only beautiful but also a birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha. Lumbini is historical places you can see Maya Devi temple of Siddhartha Gautama and so many other Gumbas.
Few kilometers away from Chitwan National Park. This place has so many hidden beauties yet to explore.
In the Muslim country’s religious, they have to visit Macca and Madina once in their life year. Likewise, Buddhist religions, Lumbini is the place where Buddhist people must visit once in their life to get their meaning of life. For the short and long stay in such faith, hundreds of pilgrims of the world have come here every year. Each day, the devotion of the Maya Devi temple in Lumbini and the devotion of these devotees can be seen in Buddhist Vihar of different lands.
Manaslu conservation area, located in the Gorkha and Manang district of Western Development region, is connected to the borders of the State of northwestern China, and it spread across the west to the border of the Annapurna Conservation region.
The Manaslu Conservation area is open in 1991 for foreigners. It can be reached in this area after 10 days’ journey from Larke Bhanjhang(5106 m), which is arranged by the Budi Gandaki river of Gorakhand from the Gorkha headquarters.
The area’s height is 600 m. The 8th eighth high peak (8,163 m) of the world has spread to Manaslu. Its area is 1,663 sq km.and is one of the beautiful places to visit in Nepal
About 7,000 local Gurung castes have been found in this area of natural and cultural heritage. Their habitat is similar to Tibetan culture and the main profession is based on animal husbandry and agriculture.
In the winter season, they fall down in search of work. In this conservation area, there are about 29 species of mammals such as snow cholera, Kasturi deer, snow-leopard, straw, as well as about 110 types of birds and 3 types of species and 200 species of vegetable plants can be found in this beautiful place of Nepal.
Bajhang district is a Himalayan district in the far western development region of Nepal. The District headquarters of this district is located at Chanpur VDC. Bajaura and Humla districts in the eastern part of the district, Baitadi in West, Achcham and Doti in the south, and have a state of autonomy Tibet in the north.
This place is popular of Yarsa Gumba (Caterpillar fungus), which is the main income source for local living in this area. Apart from Natural beauty, Saipal is rich in Cultural heritage, Natural herbal medicine.
24. Lipulek Pass
The Lipulek Pass is completely forgotten hidden treasure of Nepal.
According to historical documents and maps, Lipulek Nepalese land is situated in Vyas VDC of Laptuk Darchula, which is Mahakali Riverwari Kalapani area.
In 1962, India has been permanently deployed a semi-paramilitary armor in a war with China and Nepal has repeatedly formalized the proposal to India to give this land back to Nepal. It is unfortunate to have a trade agreement related to this region between India and China without the involvement of Nepal during the course of the work being done by solving this dispute between the two countries.
Government ignores Lipulek and in this area, Indian and Nepalese have same culture and traditions. The Lipulek is remote location of Far west which is one of the beautiful places to visit in Nepal
Mustang District, which is situated at Dhaulagiri zone of Nepal, is the district of isolated and remote Himalayan region. Because of the origin of the Kali Gandaki river and the center of the faith of the Hindu, Mukti Nath temple. Thousands of internal and external tourist visit this place every year.
Now Mustang does not have to depend only on an air flight. Road and trail are in good condition of the Mustang. As a result of Pokhara Baglung, the motorway has been opened for Beni to Mustang district of Myagdi.
It is also easy to travel to Muktinath by bathing fresh water of Myagdi for a sophisticated tourist.
26. Dodhara Chandani Suspension Bridge
Dodhara Chandani is in Kanchanpur District of far west Nepal. Far away from Mountains and hills, this place is in Plain terai region of Mahendranagar Nepal.
Dodhara Chandani suspension bridge is one of the largest bridge in South Asia. Which cross border between India And Nepal. The beautiful Mahakali river came from far away Himalaya and beautiful grassy landscape, sunset and sunrise are the main tourist attraction of Dodhara Chandani.
Nepal is rich in Natural Water resource, Himalayan Range, Forest and wildlife, grasslands, landscape and so on. Its a good place far from those skyscrapers and the Urban crowd.
I cannot explain their natural beauty in a single blog post. My words are still insufficient. But if you came to visit Nepal you will see much more than words and pictures described above.
Nepal is going to celebrate Visit Nepal Year in 2020 and it aimed to bring lots of tourist in Nepal. I suggest you visit this wonderful Himalayan land and take pleasure in its natural beauty.
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