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Nepal and Tibet
“Nestled in the great Himalayas are these two beautiful destination which brings peace, tranquility and exhilarating adventure in you. Culturally rich and follow exclusively Hinduism and Buddhism ”
Kathmandu is a capital city of Republic of Nepal. Other regal sister cities in the valley are Lalitpur and Bhaktapur. The Kathmandu valley (1450 M) is famous for scenic beauty, beautiful countryside, ethnic settlements, pilgrimages of holiest shrines for Hindus and Buddhists. There are seven World Heritage Sites declared by the UNESCO in the Kathmandu valley (400 sq. km.) itself. Kathmandu valley has three regal cities called Kathmandu, Lalitpur (Patan), and Bhaktapur. These three cities used to be capital of three Principalities in Malla dynasty period.
Places of Interest near Kathmandu are :
Patan – Bhaktapur, Nagarkot, Dhulikhel – All these places are exotic and accessible by Car or road transport.
The other places of Interest in Nepal are :
Pokhara valley (827 M) is 200 Km west of Kathmandu valley. Pokhara is the most popular destination in Nepal after Kathmandu. Pokhara is not a historical or heritage site but it is a land of natural beauty with lakes and mountains. The valley is famous for lakes, snow capped mountains, beauty, and splendid panoramic scenes. Fewa, Rupa, and Begnash are beautiful lakes in Pokhara. The mountain peaks Machhapuchhre (Fish Tail) and Annapurna are the land mark of Pokhara. These splendid mountain peaks are very gorgeous. The reflection of Mt. Machhapuchhre and Mt. Annapurna on lake Fewa is very panoramic. On a clear day you can almost reach out and touch them. You will have a very few words to describe the view of Mt. Machhapuchhre on a clear full moon day.
Places of Interest:
Sheti Gorge, Davis Fall, Mahendra Cave, Vindyavashini Temple, Fewa lake, Begnash Lake, Sarangkot, Kaundanda, etc. The Chitwan National Park (932 sq. km.) 200 Km south west of Kathmandu is most most popular Wild Life Safari Park in Nepal.
Wild Life in the National Park:
Chitwan National Park is the largest habitat for one horned Rhinos, and is also second largest habitat for Royal Bengal Tigers in Nepal. Other wild animals are: wild elephants, four species of Deer, Sloth bear, Gaur (bovine), wild Boar, Striped Hyena, Jackals, Crocodiles (Ghariyal and Magars), Leopards, Langoor (monkey), and many more. Endangered Birds like giant Hornbill, Bengal florican, black Stork, hite Stork, etc. are among 450 species of birds found in the park.
Village Sauraha and Eco-tourism:
Village Sauraha is an old settlement of ethnic Tharu people. The village Sauraha is in buffer zone jungle of Chitwan National Park. The Chitwan National Park is best known for Conservation of wild life and Eco-tourism in the world. Where as Sauraha is a best example of a jungle village, adjacent to the park, where Men and wild animals support each other for their living.
Rapti river beach:
The beach of River Rapti is a very popular spot in Sauraha. You can enjoy the best sunset view in a hot evening with a chilled beer. Both above places have budget and luxury accommodation and are accessible by road and air.
is another lovely destination to visit. There are direct international flights from Europe or else one can fly or go by road from & to Kathmandu. Essentially Buddisht by religion, their cultures are influenced by China and India. Tibet main places are Lhasa – the capital, Shigatse and Namtso. Tibet is also known as the “ Roof of the World”