Nepal is not only famous
for its adventure, it is also renowned for the friendliness of its people. Throughout the
country, the Nepalese are smiling and helpful. Our guests soon discover that people
everywhere take great pleasure in helping guests enjoy their country by explaining
customs, giving directions and telling them about their village or neighborhood.
The tiny Kingdom of Nepal, nestled in the Himalaya between India and China, is one of the most diverse and fascinating countries of the world. Nowhere else on earth can visitors trek among snowy mountain peaks, raft on rushing river and ride elephants through teeming jungles -all available within a few hours travel by coach from Kathmandu.
The bowl like small mountain- sheltered Kathmandu Valley is the historical center of Nepal and the place where kingdoms rose and fell, places and temples were build and rebuild, and Nepalese art and culture were developed and refined is equally religious. Kathmandu Valley has been called on big museum a vast store of Hindu and Buddhist art with more shrines and temples per square km than anywhere else has in the world. Nepalese culture has immense vitality and countless festivals are celebrated each year. An institution such as the "Living Goddess" forms a direct link between the past and the present.
The valley is above 25 km from east to west and 20 km from north to south with an area of 570 square km and a population of 1.1 million. Kathmandu lies at a while the surrounding hills range from 1500 meters in height. Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Gaurishanker and Everest are visible from different points in the valley.
PATAN (The city of beauty )
Patan locally referred to as Lalitpur and situated at the south of Kathmandu is the second largest town in the valley. Patans great building boom took place under the Mallas in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. Numerous temples of widely divers style as well as many Buddhist monasteries are scattered around the fascinating town. The city is famous for its crafts and metal works, which are wonderful souvenirs to be carried home.
BHAKTAPUR (The city of Devotees)
Situated at an altitude of 1,401m. Bhaktapur covers an area of 4 square miles. Shaped like a conch-shell. Bhaktipur means the city of devotees. The main square of the city contains innumerable temples and other architectural showpieces such as lion-gate, the golden-gate, the statue of King Bhupatindra Malla. The palace of 55 windows,
Other Sight Seeing
Changu Narayan Temple
Dakshinkali and Chobhar
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An adventure river tour in Nepals rivers makes a travelers Nepal journey unique and unforgettable. Rafting tour in Nepal is an extra attraction for visitors to explore the country for civilization, flora and fauna in an exciting white water movement. Nepals high Himalayan fed rivers are challenging to the paddlers September through December and February through April in a year.
The Pokhara Valley is one of the most picturesque spots of Nepal. The beauty of the valley is en-chanced by its lovely lakes Phewa, Begnas and Rupa. Which have their source in the glacial region of the Annapurna Range of the Himalayas. Pokhara is situated 200 kms west of Kathmandu located at an altitude of 900 meters from the sea level. Pokhara offers the magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Himalchuli, Machhapuchhre, five peaks of Annapurna and others. Pokhara is one of the few places in the world to provide dramatic view in a subtropical setting. Pokhara is the entrance point for trekkers and to Annapurna and Dhaulagiri regions.
The main attraction of Chitwan is Royal Chitwan National Park, which is situated 180 km. southwest of Kathmandu. This is one of Nepal's first and largest forest region with range of wildlife the rare great one horned rhinoceros, several species of deer, sloth bear, leopard, wild boar, fresh water dolphin, crocodile, more than 400 species of birds, and the elusive Royal Bengal Tiger. Visitors to Chitwan may view game on elephant back excursions, nature walks, canoe trips and jungle treks. Royal Chitwan National Park is known to be Asia's best-managed National Park. This trip could be more interesting if combined with white water rafting.
Lumbini is the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautam, the founder of Buddhism-the Buddha himself. It is situated about 74 km from Palpa and 298 km from Kathmandu in western Terai of Nepal. The broken Ashokan Pillar, remounts of old monasteries, images of Buddha's mother Maya Devi, the Scared pond, the Mahayana and theravada Vihar are still preserved here Extensive excavation work is being carried out here with promising.
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