Nepal is the land of legends and mythology. Being the birthplace of Buddha, the country is enriched by its mountainous temples and unique untainted landscapes. The native Nepalese are very welcoming and share their customs, traditions and ethnicity in a heart-warming embrace. The sprawling and captivating landscapes amalgamated with cultural richness leave a traveller completely enchanted.
Exploring and camping in the Himalayas
Exploring and camping in the mighty Himalayas is a great way to embrace the pristine mountain landscapes. The purity and vastness create memories that thrill your senses. It’s a treat for adventure lovers and photography enthusiasts with the incandescent beauty and the magnificent peaks and hills. With its daunting summit at 29, 035 ft, Everest creates the perfect place for adventure seekers and trekkers. Everest Base Camp trek is a thrilling trek as you will be trekking to an altitude of 17,600 ft passing through the quaint villages, green pastures and steep rocks with a backdrop of stunning blue skies.
The touch Of divinity
Nepal is the abode of different cultures and religions, home of Gods, where two of the oldest religions of the world co-exist in perfect harmony – Hinduism and Buddhism. Temples in Nepal are revered as the holiest places for salvation by both religions. Some shrines are placed high up among the snow-capped terrains of the Himalayas, requiring treks through deep valleys and steep hillsides making it an unforgettable physical as well as spiritual experience. Some of the most famous shrines are scattered around Kathmandu. The Pashupatinath Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva is the holiest of temples for Hindus in Nepal. And Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha at Tarai, is one of the most sacred places for Buddhists.
Indulge in exhilarating experiences
Nepal is home to a fleet of boutique and luxury hotels, exhilarating experiences, and endearing hospitality. The Pavilions Himalaya at Pokhara, Everest View at Solukhumbu, Hotel Traditional Comfort, and Hyatt Regency at Kathmandu are a few of the luxury hotels where accommodation is a splendid affair. Once you experience this sliver of heaven, you might never want to leave.
Exotic wildlife destinations
The Chitwan National Park in Nepal offers a sanctuary for rare and endangered species like the Bengal tiger and one-horned rhinoceros. A close and intimate look at exotic wildlife, including elephants, leopards, Indian bison, rhinoceros and sloth bears, is the park’s greatest attraction. You could experience the park through jungle treks, elephant rides, canoe rides or even Jeep tours.
An authentic dive into nepalese culture
Discovering a country truly means immersing yourselves in their local cuisine. Nepalese cuisine is an amalgamation of lip-smacking, fiery, vibrant meals that are rich in spices and bursting with flavour. The traditional dal bhat is a platter of steamed rice served with delicious stir-fried vegetables, meat curries, spiced potatoes, and salads. The most eaten are the meat-filled dumplings, Momos, which are the jewel of Nepalese cuisine. Choyla is a renowned Newari speciality which is an appetizer made with grilled meat to be paired with Tongba, a naturally fermented millet alcohol, served in long bamboo canisters.
White water rafting
Nepal is one of the best destinations in the world known for White River Rafting. Kathmandu and Pokhara are the two cities in which travellers must base themselves for white water rafting trips. The water here is cool and refreshing and the backdrop is a sight to behold. You could head deep in the wilderness and be swathed in the untainted landscapes while rafting.
Trekking in Nepal is sure to be a thrilling and unforgettable adventure. The gorgeous river valleys harbour unique terrains. Wandering on winding trails and walking through heavenly alpine forests and green pastures is divine. Trekking in the Himalayas is marvellous and undeniably awe-inspiring.
With so many things to explore, Nepal is an ultimate traveller’s utopia! From cultural escapades to adventure and thrill-seeking trekkers, it has something to offer to every tourist. Plan your travels to Nepal as it’s a place that will satiate the wanderlust in you!