Thursday, 11 October 2012

Nepal travel and tour packages - The Nepal tourist attractions

Nepal travel and tour packages

Want to take a side trip to Nepal? Here, we have briefed about the best time to visit, tourist attractions, and travelling information about Nepal. You can choose one of the Nepal travel and tour packages that go with your requirement.

How to reach Nepal: To reach Nepal, you can take a flight from Delhi to Kathmandu. The international airport located in Nepal is the Tribhuvan Airport in Kathmandu. If you prefer reaching Nepal by road, then you can take a train to Gorakhpur and then take a bus to Sunali, near the border.

Best time to visit – The time between the months of September and December are considered to be the best time to visit Nepal.

Listed below are the tourist attractions located in Nepal:

Kakani: A perfect holiday spot featuring beautiful alpine scenery.

Gosainkunda Lake: The lake also serves as an important religious spot.  

Panauti: A great place with lovely temples and offering a view of the beautiful countryside.

Timal Narayan: This is an ideal place for taking a short trek.

Gorkha: This is the birth place of the great King Prithivi Narayan Shah, who also founded the modern Nepal.

Muktinath temple
Muktinath temple: This is a famous temple situated on a high mountain range.

Tansen: This is a popular summer resort, which also offers great views of the country’s major attractions.

Lumbini: This is an important place in Nepal as it serves as the birth place of Lord Buddha, the messenger of peace, and non violence. Here, you can witness the broken Ashokan Pillar, remnants of old monastery, and images of Buddha’s mother Maya Devi.

Rapti Valley (Chitwan): This is one of the largest forest regions in Nepal. Some of the species found here include sloth bear, leopard, wild boar, fresh water dolphin, one-horned rhinoceros, deer, crocodile, and royal Bengal tiger.

Namche Bazaar: It is the entrance point to the Everest region.

Janakpur: It is knonw as the birthplace of Goddess Sita.

Barahachhetra: A holy place for Hindu pilgrims. Its existence has been traced to the 12th century.

Hile: It offers panoramic views of peaks of the eastern Himalayas like Sagarmatha or Mt. Everest, Makalu, Lhotse and Kumbhakarna.

Antu Danda: Situated at an altitude of 1,677 m, Antu Danda is known for offering views of Everest and Kanchenjunga. Come here to view sunrise and sunset.