Nepal is said to be a paradise for trekkers, but a tour across the country provides a similar tranquility to the mind. Nepal has some extraordinary places that one might not witness in any other country. Tour in Nepal, at a glance, is a journey through various landscapes and culture. Tours in Nepal vary from one location to the next. The small yet diverse country cannot be judged or generalized by a tour to just of its region.
The most popular one in Nepal is Kathmandu Valley Tour. Despite the bustling and busy roads of Kathmandu city, it has preserved the historical buildings at its best effort. Some are still under repair after the great earthquake of 2015, but accessible for a short tour. The old Kathmandu is really striking with its magnificence. The tour of the valley includes visiting most of the UNESCO’s world heritage sites in Nepal. Kathmandu is also the city with the densest world heritage sites. These sites include Pashupatinath, Swayambhu, Boudha and Durbar square. We also have Changunarayan temple and two other durbar squares of Patan and Bhaktapur within Kathmandu valley. These sites have many important monuments around the premise with cultural significances, daily rituals, and seasonal festivals.
Pokhara has the majority of its touring destinations created by nature which is successfully preserved amidst the towering concretes around it, and thus got its name as a ‘naturally beautiful city’. Pokhara is also known as the ‘city of lakes’ as there are the three wonderful lakes: Fewa Tal, Begnas Tal, and Rara Tal. There are also dark underground caves and deep gorge of Davis Falls. It is amazing to see how people have found gods and goddesses in the depths of the earth. The whole Pokhara valley can be toured with the overall top view through exciting sports like paragliding or plane gliding. There are also nearby hill stations that provide magnificent views of sunrise and sunset with the extensive range of Himalayan mountains.
Nepal is not only the country of mountains, and the national parks of Chitwan and Bardiya prove that with its unique vegetation. The national parks comprise of floodplains and grassy forests. This rich vegetation is a habitat for many animals. The park consists of different types of flora and fauna. The area can be toured with a ride on an elephant or by a jeep. Junge Safari Tour around these deeply forested areas includes visiting the Tharu village to observe their historical culture and lifestyle. Tharus are one of the oldest ethnic groups of Nepal with their distinct traditions. The Tharu ‘stick dance’ is very popular around these areas.
Lumbini is the place where the popular figure in Buddhism, Gautam Buddha was born. The most famous of the place is the historical Maya Devi temple, the Ashoka pillar and the sacred pond. The holy site has developed as a supreme pilgrimage site with various shrines and monasteries built by different countries. The tour in Lumbini includes visiting all these interesting architectural traditions of different countries. About 30 kilometer east of Lumbini, there is Tilaurakot, the location believed to be the royal palace of the ancient Kapilvastu kingdom during the reign of Shakya dynasty. The young prince of the clan renounced his title in the kingdom to find the path of enlightenment. The guide can further provide information in details about his journey that gave birth to a new prospect to life. Himalayan Monk Treks & Tours organizes different Nepal tour packages. To enjoy and rejoice the memorable tours in Nepal and share the experience with Himalayan Monk Travels & Treks Pvt. Ltd. is worth your time and every penny.