Nepal is a great country for tourism and sightseeing. It is a land of and has an of interesting tourist places and sites such as cultural & architectural sties, world heritage sites and adventurous sites. On your Nepal you will have a wonderful opportunity to relish adventure, religious, architecture and heritage on the same platter. The charm of Nepal tourism will never fail to grab your attention and steal your heart. Have a look at some of the famous tourist sites of Nepal which have been categorized into mainly three groups.
Cultural & Architectural Site There are many cultural and architectural sites in Nepal which attract travelers and tourists from all over the world. Among most sought after architectural & cultures sites include Boudhanath Stupa (a bastion of Tibetan Buddhist culture located in heart of picturesque Kathmandu Valley), Swaymbhunath Stupa (also called Money Temple) and Hanuman Dhoka (the former Royal Palace of the Mall kings).
World Heritage Sites declared by UNESCO There are also many sites in Nepal which are declared as world heritage sites by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization). Exploring various UNESCO sites will give you ultimate pleasure for tourism in this culturally rich country. You will enjoy lots. Major world heritage sites to see in this country include Pashupatinath Temple (a magnificent Lord Shiva temple located 5 km away from Kathmandu), Royal Chitwan National Park (recognized for its unique ecosystems of international significance), Changu Narayan Temple (an impressive double roofed ancient temple in Kathmandu Valley dedicated to Hindu Lord Vishnu), Bhaktapur Durbar Square (a cluster of ancient temples, palaces, courtyards and streets back to the 12th & 18th centuries), Golden Gate (Nepal’s Pride), etc.
Natural and Adventurous Sites There are many natural and adventure sites in Nepal which attract nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts from all over the world. Pokhara, Nagarkot and Dhulikhel are wonderful tourist places which enjoy abundant natural beauty and relaxed atmosphere. Pokhara is a peaceful town with lovely lakes and scenic views of gorgeous gorges and majestic mountains. Mount Everest and Annapurna regions have some of the best trekking trails in the world. Trekking in Nepal is the best way to explore the mountainous beauty of the country. Tourists will not have opportunity to explore mountain beauty but also meet local people and know about their culture, tradition and lifestyle. Nepal peak climbing, mountaineering, river rafting, etc are other adventurous activities to enjoy.