Nepal is a country located in South Asia. It is located in the Himalayas and bordered to china and India, across the Himalayas lies the Tibet Autonomous Region. Nepal is separated from Bangladesh by Indian Siliguri Corridor. Kathmandu is the nation's capital and largest metropolis.
Nepal has eight of the world's ten tallest mountains, including the highest point on Earth, Mount Everest, called Sagarmatha in the Nepali language. More than 240 peaks over 20,000 ft (6,096 m) above sea level are located in Nepal. The southern Terai region is fertile and humid. Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Gautama Buddha, is located in this region. Lumbini is one of the holiest places of the Buddhist religion.
Place to Visit in Nepal :
also known as 'Kantipur' the kingdom of Nepal. Here you will visit the temple of the living Goddess- kumari, who acknowledges the greetings of her devotees from balcony of her temple residence. another is the Durbar Square area and Hanuman Dhoka Palace, the ancient palace of the Nepalese Royalty.
6 Km from central Kathmandu, Pashupatinath temple is one of the holiest Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Literally meaning the Kali of the south, this temple is dedicated to the Goddess Kali, the Hindu goddess of power.
11 Km from the center of Kathmandu, is one of the biggest in the world of its kind. It stands with four pairs of eyes in the four cardinal directions, keeping a lookout for righteous behavior and human prosperity.
Located approximately 3km from the center of Kathmandu, this Buddist stupa is said to be 2000 years old. The stupa which forms the main structure is composed of a solid hemisphere of brick and earth which supports a lofty conical spire capped by a pinnacle of gilt copper.
Painted on the four sided base below the spire are the all seeing eyes of lord Buddha. The whole area around the Stupa contains an array of small stupas and temples. This is one of the best places from which to view the Kathmandu valley, as it is situated an a small hillock.
'Bhadgaon' meaning the city of devotes, Lying 14Km east of kathmandu city. Founded in the 9th century and is shaped like a conch shell. In Bhaktapur you will visit the Durbar Square with its array of temples overlooked by the palace of 55 Windows built by King Bupatindra Malla, the Nytapola Teple. This temple, which was also built by king Bhupatindra Malla, is the best example of the Pagoda style and stands on five terraces, on each of which stands a pair of figures, famous strong men, elephants, lions, griffins and goddesses.
5 Km away from Kathmandu city. Patan, also known as Lalitpur, a city of fine arts, enclosed within 4 stupas, which are said to have been built in the 3rd century A.D. by Emperor Ashoka.
You will see Durbar square, the Patan durbar (palace), which houses a bronze collection, the Krishna temple built by King Siddi Narsinh Malla, Hiranya Varna Mahavihar, and Mahaboudha Temple.
200 K.M. west of Kathmandu. Pokhara dominated by the towering peak of the Annapurna range. you can see the fishtailed pinnacle of Mt. Machhapuchhare (6977 mt.) For the adventurous, the massif of Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m) waits to be explored. A starting point for the most famous treks in Nepal, in the Annapurna area.
The birth place of Lord Buddha
Nepal is as well known to the world as the sacred birth place of Lord Buddha as it is famous for its mountains and monuments. Buddha was born into a royal family. Immediately after his birth, he took seven steps in the four cardinal directions, and wherever he set foot, a divine lotus flower bloomed. The main attraction is the Secred Garden, which is spread out over 8 sq km and contains all of the treasures of this historical area. The Mayadevi temple is the main attraction for pilgrims and archaeologists alike. Here we find a bas relief that shows Mayadevi, the Buddha’s mother, giving birth to him. Standing west of the Mayadevi shirine is the oldest monument in Nepal, the Ashoka Pillar. The pillar was erected by Emperor Ashoka in order to commemorate his pilgrimage to the sacred site.
Phewa Lake: The second largest lake in Nepal, center of attraction in Pokhara.
Begnas & Rupa Lake - The lakes offer Splendid boating and fishing oppertunities can be had here.
Barahi Temple: A religious monument in Pokhara, built almost in the middle of Phewa Lake, this two storied pagoda is dedicated to the manifestation of Ajima, the protectress deity who represents the female force.
Seti Gandaki: Flowing right through the city, this turbulent river runs completely underground in places. Amazingly, at certain points, the river hardly appears to be two meters wide, but it is quite deep, up to over 45 meters.
Devi’s Fall: an awesome waterfall lying about two km southwest of Pokhara airport.
Mahendra Gupha (cave): This large limestone cave is locally known as the house of bats, which is an apt name for it.
It is situated 35Km east of Kathmandu city , from here you can see Mt. Everet and other peaks of the Himalayas. Nagarkot located between Kathmandu valley in the west and Indravati in the east.
32 Km From Kathmandu City. It is popular for viewing the sunrise and sunset.