Major Attractions in Nepal

Major Attractions in Nepal

Nepal is a small but exceptionally beautiful Himalayan nation. It is a land of variety where differences are everywhere. Situated in the lap of the majestic Himalayas, Nepal is known for its strikingly beautiful natural landscapes, amazing historical monuments, beautiful temples, and a unique and vibrant culture.

There are many worth-visiting travel destinations in Nepal for your fascinating Nepal tour. You can witness and enjoy the adventure, religion, architecture & heritage on the same platter in this incredible nation.

The Annapurna Region

Annapurna, a colossal mastiff, is the tenth tallest mountain in the world. The Kali Gandaki river divides the Annapurna mountain range from the great gorge that slices through the Himalayas. A range of Mount Annapurna holds huge glaciers on its slopes.

Best Time to trek Annapurna Base Camp trek

This region is a unique location in terms of the antique lifestyle of the Gurung and Tamang people settling in the most spectacular landscapes. It is a region with no physical difficulties and favorable weather and climatic conditions for your trip.

You can opt for the 12-day Annapurna circuit trek, or Annapurna Base Camp trek or  Poon Hill trek or any other treks in that area to explore the scenic side of the Annapurna region.

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Mount Everest or Khumu region

Do you want to experience the intense pleasure of being alive, aware, and adventurous? Set yourself on a trekking and mountaineering expedition to the world’s mightiest peak, Mount Everest.

Set against the brilliant blue sky, the view of Mount Everest’s radiant snow peaks is jaw-dropping. And the feeling of being so close to the sky is a thrill beyond imagination.

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The Everest region offers the best glimpse of traditional Himalayan Sherpa culture. You can explore the highest altitude settlement areas in the world. Plus, you get a glimpse into the life and culture of the Khumbu region and a closer view of Namche Bazaar and Solukhumbu, the gateway to Mount Everest.

In this region, you can choose to go on the Everest Base Camp trek, Everest High Three Passes trek, Gokyo lakes trek, Everest Base Camp Trek with Gokyo Lakes via Cho La Pass, and many other treks to enjoy the beauty of the foothill of the Everest.

Chitwan National Park

Wild roars of tigers, chirping of jungle birds, soothing breeze, and the splashing ripples of the Rapti River… a visit to Chitwan National Park may sound dream-like. But reality speaks for itself. Visit Chitwan if you believe the above statement, and even more so if you doubt it.

It is one of the oldest national parks in Nepal where you can explore nature at its best. Plus, the lifestyle and culture of the indigenous Tharu people are no less amusing. Book this Chitwan National Park tour.

Chitwan jungle safari tour

Pashupatinath Temple

The Pashupatinath Temple, with its astonishing architectural beauty, stands as a symbol of Hindu faith, religion, culture, and tradition. Regarded as the most sacred temple of Lord Shiva in the world, the temple’s existence dates back to 400 A.D.

The richly-ornamented pagoda houses the sacred linga (phallus) of Lord Shiva. Thousands of pilgrims from all over the world come to pay homage to Lord Shiva. The temple is also known as ‘The Temple of Living Beings’.

The sacred inns and several small temples surrounding the main temple add to the beauty of the place.

sadhu at Pashupatinath, Kathmandu heritages day tour

Bouddhanath Stupa

The Bouddhanath Stupa, the biggest stupa in Nepal, lies about 7 km east of the capital. Also called Khasti Chitya by many, it is one of the oldest stupas in the country. After 1959, many Tibetans arrived and settled in the Boudhanath area.

The stupa, a well-known Buddhist pilgrimage site, is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Cultural site list.

This is the best place for you to delve into Buddhist culture and enjoy the Tibet-influenced art and architecture in a surrounding radiated with Buddhist prayer mantras and flags.

boudhanath stupa cultural heritage nepal

Durbar Squares in the valley

Durbar Squares – Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Patan – are the major attractions in the valley and are listed in the UNESCO Cultural World Heritage site. They feature a cluster of ancient temples, palaces, courtyards, and streets that date back to the 12th and 18th centuries.

The squares are known to be the social, religious, and urban focal point of the city people.

These heritages are live examples of the age-old histories, craftsmanship, and sculptures of our forefathers. They show how civilization in the valley flourished.

Book a Kathmandu heritages tour to explore these attractions scattered in Kathmandu, the city of temples.

Patan Durbar Square


The various alluring features of Nepal cannot be confined to the above-mentioned attractions. These are just a few glimpses of the major attractions in Nepal. The variation in geography, culture, religion, and ethnicity has led to the multiple highlights of Nepal.

Once you come to Nepal, you will obtain limitless experiences.

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About Author

Madhav started working as a porter in 2001 and then moved on to work as a trekking guide. After working in the trekking and tourism industry for eight years, he co-founded Mosaic Adventure in 2009.

Madhav has trekked to most of the trekking destinations in Nepal, including Everest Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Base Camp, Annapurna Circuit Trek, Poon Hill Trek, Jomsom Muktinath Trek, Indigenous Peoples Trek, Langtang Valley Trek, Mardi Himal Trek, and all of the day hikes around Kathmandu.

He has also extensively traveled to other countries such as Australia, the USA, the UK, France, Hong Kong, Japan, China, the Philippines, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Thailand, Turkey, and India. Madhav is the one who answers most of your questions about trekking and tours and helps to plan your trip by giving a personal touch.

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