Kathmandu valley: Kathmandu is a capital city of Republic of Nepal is in beautiful valley.
The Kathmandu valley (1450 M) is famous for scenic beauty, beautiful countryside, ethnic settlements, and pilgrimages of holiest shrines for Hindus
and Buddhists. There are seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Kathmandu valley.
Places of interest in Kathmandu: Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, Swoyambhunath, Kathmandu durbar square, Budhanilkantha,
Balaju Water garden, Narayanhity Durbar Museum, Casino, etc.
Places of Interest in Patan: Patandurbarsquare (Krishna Temple, Kumari chowk, etc.), Hiranyavarna Mahabihar, Kumbheswore Temple,
Asoka Stupa, Godawari Botanical Garden, Tibetan Refugee Camp, etc.
Places of Interest in Bhaktapur: Bhaktapur durbar square, Golden Gate, Nyatpole Temple, Dattatreya Temple, Bhairavnath temple, Taumadi tol, etc.,
Changunarayan, Kailashnath Mahadev Statue is the world's tallest Lord Shiva statue is another attraction which is placed in Sanga border with Kavrepalanchok.
Countryside of Kathmandu valley: The countryside in the valley are cultural and heritage sites. Sankhu, Sundarijal,
Changunarayan temple, Thimi, Chobhar, Dakhinakli Temple, Lele, etc. are famous destinations which are easily accessed by car. There are many resort towns on the rim of Kathmandu valley.
Such resort sites are very panoramic and are best spots to see a large range of Himalayas and also the best point to witness Sunrise and Sunset. Nagarkot is famous for
Sunrise and Sunset view. Dhulikhel, Hatiban, and Daman are other famous resort towns in the valley. One day or two days hiking in and around rim of the valley will give you a
glimpse of trekking in Nepal.
Everest National Park and Namchebazar: Sagarmatha National Park is highest surface on Earth
and has Highest peak popularly known as Mt. Everest (8,848 m). Namchebazar is the Sherpa settlement at the base of Mt. Everest. It is a focal point
of the trekking in Mt. Everest region. Namchebazar is best accessed by air up to Lukla and then by 2 days trekking. The most popular trekking in
Everest region are around Gokyo, Kalapattar, and Everest Base Camp. For the trekking detail you can visit Trekking in the Mt. Everest region.
Permit and fee: TEAM: $10.00 per person; Sagarmatha national park fee: Rs. 3390.00 per person; Indian national: TEAM: Rs 300.00 per person
and Sagarmatha national park fee: Rs. 1500.00
Access: Fly to Lukla and two days trek to Namchebazar. or drive to Salleri and then trek to Namchebazar. The roads are better now and is all
weather road. But still it is a 10 Hr. bumpy bus drive.
Annapurna National Park and Mustang: Annapurna National Park is in most scenic and
panoramic range of Nepalese Himalayas. The National Park boundary starts from Rim of Pokhara valley to border with Tibet in the north.
The tourism in and around Annapurna National Park is most successful Eco-Tourism in the world. For the trekking detail you can visit Trekking
in the Annapurna region.
Muktinath: Muktinath temple is one of the holiest pilgrim destination for Vaishnav Hindu. The temple site is at an altitude of
3800 m. The Muktinath Temple complex has 108 holy water spouts set on a wall for bath. The recent developments in the transport system to
Muktinath region has made the pilgrimage possible for thousands of devout Vaishnavs who do not fancy trekking. Intrestingly Muktinath is also a
pilgrimage for Buddhists.
Mustang: The trail of Kali Gandaki river take us to deepest Gorge in the world and then to a valley known as Mustang. Mustang has an
airfield at Jomsom. A tour from Pokhara to Mustang is a journey of remarkable Trans-Himalayan tour.
Access:Muktinath Temple is best accessed by air up to Jomsom and then Jeep drive to Muktinath Temple. The road between Beni and Muktinath is
under construction. In a fair weather from Pokhara a bumpy ride to Muktinath in a bus or a jeep can be considered.
Permit and fee: TEAM: $10.00 per person; ACAP: Rs 2000.00 person (Indian nationals: TEAM: Rs 300.00 per person; ACAP: Rs. 300.00 person)
Upper Mustang: The upper reach of the Kali Gandaki valley is known as Upper Mustang, which is also known as "Forbidden land". Upper
Mustang, being on other side of the Annapurna Himalaya, has a stark Tibetan landscape with cliff hanging monasteries, which contrasts with lush rice field and Hindu shrines
at southern side of Annapurna.
Upper Mustang permit (additional): $ 500.00 per person for the first ten days and for more than 10 days $ 50.00 per person per day is
Gorakha: A mid-hill town lies between Kathmandu and Pokhara. The legend of Gurkhas begins here.
Situated on a hill overlooking the snowy peaks of the Himalaya is the beautiful Gorakha Durbar. The Gorakha Durbar is a fort with palace and temple
complex. It was from this very palace that King Prithvi Narayan Shah began his campaign to unify the present Kingdom of Nepal. Gorakha is also a
starting point of Trekking in Manaslu region
Lumbini: Lord Buddha was born in Nepal at Lumbini. He was born as a prince called Siddhartha Gautam. The birth site was then developed
into a beautiful garden. The beautiful Garden in the Buddha's time still retain its legendary charm and beauty and remains in the present day Lumbini Garden. Lumbini is
about 20 minute drive from Shiddarthnagar, a town in mid western Nepal.
Places of interest: Gorakha Durbar, Gorakhnath Temple, Gorakhkali Temple, etc.
Access: Gorakha is best accessed by car and bus.
Mankamana: is on the top of hill in Gorakha district. It is a scenic and pilgrim site. The Mankamana Temple is a famous temple where you
wish to fulfill your wishes. Mankamana Temple is best accessed by cable car from Kuringhat at Highway between Kathmandu and Pokhara or by half day trekking.
Access: Kuringhat is best accessed by car. Thus the trip to Mankamana Temple can be made a part of the tour to Gorakha or Pokhara.
One can do 3 hours white water rafting in Trishuli river with put out point on Kuringhat and can enjoy cable car ride to Mankamana temple.
Places of interest: Maya Devi Temple (birth site), Asoka Pillar, Archeological excavation sites, various Buddhist temples and
monasteries from Buddhist countries from all over worlds. Tilaurakot was the capital city in the Lord Buddha era. The archeological excavation around Tilaurakot is another