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Spend Your Holiday Vacations in Nepal - Top 5 Tourist Places

By Mike Atherton Subscribe to RSS | January 30th 2012 | Views:

Nepal often referred to as the “Gate way to Himalayas” is a landlocked country between India and Tibet. It is a small country, rich in culture and religious heritage and scenic natural beauty, enclosing eight of the top ten highest peaks of the world including Mount Everest, Annapurna and Kanchenjunga. Nepal tour attracts tourists all across the globe those who are keen trekkers and mountaineers and keen for Annapurna Trek in Nepal. One can reach Nepal via air at Kathmandu, the national capital of Nepal. Kathmandu is the gateway city to the Himalayan kingdom and offer ample cultural and religious sites to ponder. Kathmandu with Patan and Bakhtapur (sister cities) are regarded as the “Kathmandu Valley World heritage site”. Situated at 4500 ft above sea level it enjoys pleasant weather throughout the year. Sightseeing at Kathmandu includes visiting a number of temples and Pagodas of Nepalese and Indian architecture e.g. Monkey temple, Hanuman Dhoka. Swayambhunath is one of the world's most splendid Buddhist Chaityas. This 2000 year-old shrine has a large spire with eyes of the Buddha pained on all four sides. It is the oldest of its kind in Nepal and is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Monument.

From Kathmandu your next destination will be Pokhara city, called the City of Adventure for those who come for Trekking in Nepal. One can have a close view of Himalayan peaks from this city. Situated at 2950 ft, the Pokhara valley gives a clear view of Crystal clear lakes, snow clad peaks, streams and gorges and picturesque villages. Sightseeing in Pokhara includes boating in Lake Phewa, Davis Fall, the famous Seti George, Mahendra Cave, and the beautiful temples like Bindhabasini Temple and Pokhara Museum. Nepal tours packages’ major highlight is the view of enveloping peaks around Pokhara.

Chitwan national park in the Siwalik range of Himalayas covered by dense deciduous sal forest is formed by the flood plains of Narayani, Rapti, and the Reu rivers. This national park houses more than 300 endangered Asian one-horned rhinoceros and elusive and rare Royal Bengal tiger and rich Flora and Fauna.

Trekking in Nepal starts from Pokhara to all major peaks. A lodge-to-lodge trek can vary from one-to-three weeks with heights ranging from 700 mtr to over 5400 mtr, for which the route can be moderate to strenuous. The Annapurna trek in Nepal highlights Spectacular mountain views, Cultural multiplicity, sundry Himalayan flora and fauna and charming countryside.

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