Best Things to do in Nepal for 2022

Tour of bhaktapur city

There are many places to visit in Nepal. Here, travelers can select from a variety of exotic and exciting holidays, including cultural, pilgrimage, or scenic vacations.

Nepal is a country with many outdoor activities, including heritage, cultural and historic sightseeing tours.

Tourists travel to Nepal primarily for trekking, mountaineering and rafting. Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Circuit and Manaslu Circuit Trek are the most popular treks of Nepal. They also visit popular touristic destinations. For exciting wild-life safaris, Chitwan national parks and Pokhara are both beautiful and scenic.

Kathmandu City Sightseeing Tour

Kathmandu City sightseeing tour is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Kathmandu. The city blends modern architecture with historic and religious sites from the moment you arrive in Kathmandu.

Kathmandu, along with its neighbouring cities Patan/Lalitpur and Bhaktapur, are rich in World Heritage Sites and other places of great interest. Kathmandu sightseeing tours take you to the center and outskirts of Kathmandu, where you can take a tour of Kathmandu Durbar.

A square featuring an old palace, religious temples, and historic monuments that have been designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

You will visit Durbar square, which is the place where you can see the resident of Kumari. She is a living virgin goddess of youth. The tour includes a visit Kasthamandap pagoda temple where the name Kathmandu is derived.

The history shows that the temple was constructed from wood from a single tree. You can visit the old palace museum from here.

Swayambhunath Stupa, (Monkey Temple).

Continue your tour towards Kathmandu’s west to reach Swayambhunath Stupa. This is the Monkey Temple, due to the many Rhesus monkeys living in the vicinity.

A more than 2,500-year-old Buddhist Chaitya or Stupa stands on a green hillock that overlooks Kathmandu city. On clear days, one can also see the snowcapped peaks of the north from the top.

Temple of Pashupatinath

It is located east of Kathmandu and is one of the most holy temples of Hinduism. This temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva (one of the three major gods in Hinduism), is a beautiful pagoda with golden terraces.

Shiva Ratri, which is the anniversary of Lord Shiva’s birth, is a huge religious festival held in February. Many thousands of pilgrims and devotees from India and Nepal pay tribute to Lord Pashupatinath, the temple.

Bouddhanath Stupa

You can visit the large dome stupa Boudhanath, also called Mini or Little Tibet, just a few kilometers from Pashupatinath’s temple. Many local Tibetan-born people live around the Stupa square, where they run shops, stalls and restaurants. The area is surrounded by many shrines, monasteries and monuments. It features a great Buddhist monument that has the all-seeing eyes Lord Buddha at four cardinal corners.

Patan / Lalitpur City Tour

Patan, also known as Lalitpur, is the city of arts & crafts. It is located south of Kathmandu, with the two cities separated by a bridge over holy Bagmati River.

Patan/Lalitpur is rich in ancient monuments and palace squares. It is listed as a World heritage site. The Durbar, or Palace square, is a site of historical and religious importance and a magnificent work of architecture and art.

You can find the entire area in the bustling market. Here you can see traditional Nepalese culture and make intricate handicrafts.

Tour of Bhaktapur City

Bhaktapur, another historic city in Kathmandu’s valley, is located east of Kathmandu city, less than an hour driving time to reach the heart of Bhaktapur.

The Tour of Bhaktapur takes visitors to the medieval era, with its old buildings, majestic temples and pagodas. It is a fascinating place to visit. You can also experience Nepal’s ancient palace square, and visit Golden Gate, the palace with 55 windows.

Included is a visit to Nyatapola Temple (the famous landmark in Bhaktapur), as well as a visit at pottery place and other fascinating sites.

Trekking in the Himalaya

Nepal is a popular destination for tourists who want to trek around Himalaya or other scenic and adventurous destinations. Nepal Himalaya is a top country for trekking, adventure sports, and outdoor activities. It boasts some of the highest peaks in the world, making it a great destination for mountaineering and trekking.

Trekkers of all walks of life have the option to choose from a variety of trekking areas, from mainstream areas to more remote regions. You can also explore the tranquility of serene surroundings and picturesque scenery by getting off the main trail.

Apart from the popular Everest, Annapurna and Langtang regions trekking areas, Nepal Himalaya also offers remote and limited adventure destinations starting at Kanchenjunga and Makalu base camps. These routes include Manaslu Circuit Trek / Tsum Valley, Mardi Himal Trek, Upper Mustang Trek, Dolpo Trek, and many more.

Scenic Pokhara

You will miss the beauty of Nepal Himalaya if you don’t visit Pokhara while in Nepal. Pokhara is known for its stunning scenery. It is also a popular tourist spot in Nepal, if not the entire planet. The warm subtropical climate in scenic Pokhara meets the alpine cooler hills of high Himalaya peaks just 35km away. Crows fly by.

It is truly a stunning place, where the massive Annapurna Himalaya shines on Pokhara’s serene Phewa Lakes. This beautiful city Pokhara is where most treks to the Annapurna and Mid-West Himalaya region start and end.

National Park of Chitwan

You can also take sightseeing tours to the heritage site, trek in the high Himalayas, or just relax at Pokhara. For those who are interested, Nepal offers more than just the best national park in Asia, Chitwan National Park. After a long trip to Nepal Himalaya, travelers can continue their vacation in Chitwan and then relax in the thick tropical jungle.

The famous elephant rides, safaris on the lookout to wild animals, and the rare and elusive Royal Bengal Tiger, One Horned Rhinoceros are some of the most popular attractions. There are four types of deer, crocodiles and many other mammals.

Visit places in Nepal

Nepal has many other attractions than the ones mentioned above. It also offers many adventure sports and options for travelers of all kinds. White-water rafting along glacial rivers, mountain biking on Himalayan back roads and many other adventure sports are available.

 

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