Top 10 Places to Visit in Nepal

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Top 10 Places to Visit in Nepal

Nepal officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal is a country in South Asia. It is located mainly in the Himalayas, but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain. It is the 49th largest country by population and 93rd largest country by area. It is landlocked and borders China in the north and India in the south, east and west, while Bangladesh is located within only 27 km (17 mi) of its southeastern tip and Bhutan is separated from it by the Indian state of Sikkim. The top 10 places to visit in Nepal are given below:

1. Kathmandu

Kathmandu is the capital and largest city of Nepal, with a population of around 2.5 million. Also known as the city of temples, with one of the oldest pagoda design, known with Pashupatinath Temple, the city stands at an elevation of approximately 1,400 metres (4,600 feet) above sea level in the bowl-shaped Kathmandu Valley in central Nepal.

Top 10 Places to Visit in Nepal

2. Pokhara

Pokhara is a metropolitan city in Nepal, which serves as the capital of Gandaki Pradesh. It is the country’s largest metropolitan city in terms of area and second-largest in terms of populations. The city also serves as the headquarters of Kaski District.

Top 10 Places to Visit in Nepal

3. Annapurna

Annapurna is a massif in the Himalayas in north-central Nepal that includes one peak over 8,000 metres (26,000 ft), thirteen peaks over 7,000 metres (23,000 ft), and sixteen more over 6,000 metres (20,000 ft). The massif is 55 kilometres (34 mi) long and is bounded by the Kali Gandaki Gorge on the west, the Marshyangdi River on the north and east, and by Pokhara Valley on the south.

Annapurna

4. Nagarkot

Nagarkot is a former Village Development Committee located 32 km east of Kathmandu, Nepal in Bhaktapur District in Bagmati Pradesh and as of 2015 part of Nagarkot Municipality. At the time of the 2011 census, it had a population of 4571 and had 973 houses in it. At an elevation of 2,195 meters, it is considered one of the most scenic spots in Bhaktapur District. It is known for a sunrise view of the Himalayas including Mount Everest as well as other peaks of the Himalayan range of eastern Nepal.

Nagarkot

5. Chitwan National Park

Chitwan National Park is the first national park in Nepal. It was established in 1973 and granted the status of a World Heritage Site in 1984. It covers an area of 952.63 km2 (367.81 sq mi) and is located in the subtropical Inner Terai lowlands of south-central Nepal in the districts of Nawalpur, Parsa, Chitwan and Makwanpur. In altitude, it ranges from about 100 m (330 ft) in the river valleys to 815 m (2,674 ft) in the Churia Hills.

Chitwan National Park

6. Lalitpur

Lalitpur Metropolitan City historically Patan is the third-largest city of Nepal after Kathmandu and Pokhara and it is located in the south-central part of Kathmandu Valley which is a new metropolitan city of Nepal. Lalitpur is also known as Manigal. It is best known for its rich cultural heritage, particularly its tradition of arts and crafts. It is called the city of festival and feast, fine ancient art, making of metallic and stone carving statue.

Top 10 Places to Visit in Nepal

7. Bhaktapur

Bhaktapur district located in the eastern part of Kathmandu valley is the smallest among the seventy-seven districts of Nepal. It is part of Bagmati Pradesh. The district, with Bhaktapur as its district headquarters, covers an area of 119 km2 (46 sq mi) and in 2011 had a population of 304,651 of whom 9,701 people were absent (mostly working abroad).

Bhaktapur

8. Lukla 

Lukla contains a small airport servicing the region, and a variety of shops and lodges catering to tourists and trekkers, providing western-style meals and trail supplies. From Lukla, travellers will take two days to reach the village Namche Bazaar, an altitude acclimatization stop for those continuing on. In August 2014, the Nepalese government announced plans to open the first tarmac road from Kathmandu to Lukla.

Top 10 Places to Visit in Nepal

9. Namche Bazaar

Namche Bazaar is a town in Khumbu Pasanglhamu Rural Municipality in Solukhumbu District of Province No. 1 of north-eastern Nepal. It is located within the Khumbu area at 3,440 metres (11,286 ft) at its low point, populating the sides of a hill. Most Sherpa who are in the tourism business is from the Namche area. Namche is the main trading centre and the hub for the Khumbu region with many Nepalese officials, a police check, post, a bank, and even a beauty salon.

Namche

10. Jomsom

Jomsom is the centre of Gharpajhong Gaunpalika and former independent village development committee at an altitude of about 2,700 metres (8,900 ft) in Mustang District, Nepal. It extends over both the banks of the Kali Gandaki River. Along the banks of Kali Gandaki river, black rocks or stones called shaligram in the Hindu culture can be found, which locals see as the form of God Vishnu.

Jomsom

The above mentioned were the Top 10 Places to Visit in Nepal.

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