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Antu Danda, Illam
Antu Danda is located in the Eastern part of Nepal and is one of the highly potential places for tourism. It is delimited by captivating views with greenery tea plantation. Antu Danda is also the best destination to view the scenic sunrise and sunset.
It is situated at an altitude of 1,677m in Ilam district and is famous for the splendid views of Mt. Everest and Mt. Kanchenjunga that it commands. Another must to be viewed place is the Lepcha museum at Aantu. Illam reflects affluent cultural and social heritages of people living in concord.
Saleri - Solu Kumbhu
A place with very incredible discovery is with high Altitude the ‘Solukhumbu ‘starting from Jiri which end on Lukla. The Solukhumbu area is divided into two distinct regions, Solu and Khumbu.Most of the tourists trek from Salleri or Jiri to Lukla or in the reverse direction. In Khumbu, many tourist routes are used extensively to trek into the Everest region, but some new alternate trails can also be explored. The most visiting place in this region are Sagarmatha National Park, Mt. Everest, Pikey Peak Trek, Thuptenchholing Monastery, Dudh Kunda- Khaling Rai Trek, Thuptenchholing Monastery and many others.
Diktel, Capital of Khotang district
Khotang District is one of the large districts of Sagarmatha Zone. It is situated in Eastern Nepal where Diktel is a district headquarters. It is situated in the North-East of Khotang District. It is a remote place but in nature a very beautiful where we can view the natural landscape and inhale natural air. Diktel bazaar is one of the busiest places of Khotang. Diktel-Khotang is the second major strategic centre of the hilly areas after Dhankuta in eastern Nepal.
Muktinath & Jomsom
It is believed that all miseries/sorrows are relieved once you visit this temple Muktinath (Mukti=Nirvana, Nath=God). The famous temple of Lord Muktinath lies in the district of Mustang and is situated about 18km northeast of Jomsom at an altitude of about 3,749m. Muktinath is an important pilgrimage place for both Hindu & Buddhist. The holy shrine at Muktinath is in a grove of trees and includes a Buddhist Gompa and the pagoda style temple of Vishnu Temple, Containing an Image of Vishnu. Many best places to visit in this region are the Kunda, Mukti Dhara, Jwala Mai Temple, Gomba Samba, a “newly built monastery”. Another attraction for the pilgrimage is the River kali Gandaki from where one can collect fossils too.
Tansen – Palpa
It is a part of western Nepal. Situated at an altitude of 1,343m, Tansen is the most popular summer resort in western Nepal on account of its position and climate The Nepali topi (national cap), Dhaka – the most popular hand woven cloth of Nepal comes from this region. The most famous places to visit in Tansen are Tansen Bazaar, Palpa Ranighat; an ancient building (palace) set on a massive rock, Tansen Durbar Palace and the stunning ranges of mountains.
pokhara with Begnas
Pokhara, an enchanting city nestled in the tranquil valley (827m), is the starting point for many of Nepal’s most popular trekking and rafting destinations. It is one of the most picturesque spots of Nepal. Its serene lakeside locality and immediacy to the Annapurna mountain range connote it is an supreme place for recuperating from a trek.
Chitwan is one of the finest national Parks in Asia, renowned for its dense concentration of wildlife and top class tourist lodges, which provides the opportunity to see animals in their natural habitat. The Royal Chitwan National Park, established in 1973, provides a great wildlife experience with its rich flora and fauna An elephant ride is the most popular way of exploring the Chitwan jungle.
Lumbini, Mayadevi kund
Lumbini, the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautam, the Shakya prince and the ultimate Buddha, the Enlightened One, is the pilgrimage destination of the world’s millions of people faithful to all schools of Buddhism. Lumbini is situated at the foothills of the Himalayas in modern Nepal. The site is a large garden with a grove of pipal trees. The area around Lumbini is entirely Hindu, but many Buddhist temples and shrines from various nations are scattered around the holy site itself. The most important temple at Lumbini is the Maya Devi Temple, which enshrines the traditional site of the Buddha’s birth.
Located on a 1,000m ridge in Tanahu district some 140km from Kathmandu, Bandipur’s hallmark is its beautiful scenery. Bandipur is a part of western Nepal.Bandipur has been described as a natural view tower; indeed, one can enjoy a spectacular panorama of the entire Annapurna Range plus the peaks of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Langtang. Besides from the dazzling views of the Himalaya and the Marsyangdi Valley, a visit to the town is an opportunity to get a close look at Newar cultural life.
The city is in the Sindhuli Valley of central south Nepal. The historic symbol of the Valley, Sindhuli Gadhi fort, is at the peak of a hill of the Mahabharata range. The city is in the plane valley in the side of Kamla River. Sindhuli is very beautiful because this valley is crossed by Sunkoshi Roshi, and Kamla river place by place.The spring falls of the valley are famous, also Sindhuli is ever green and full of fruit and vegetables irrigated by the water of Kamla and other rivers.
Swargadwari is a hilltop temple complex and pilgrimage site in Pyuthan District of Nepal commemorating the special role of cows in Hinduism. It is said to have been founded by one Guru MahaPrabhu who spent most of his life in the vicinity herding and milking thousands of cows. According to traditional stories, some of his devotees followed him to see where he took the cows, but they never could find him. Evening “Satang Program” and the different kinds of diversity of the land, cultural, and life style are most to be watched there.
The best destination for trekking western Nepal .Rara Lake is the largest lake in Nepal surrounded by Rara National Park. The route follows off path all the way where you have a splendid view of Nature and its beautiful components. The trek also grants magnificent view of the Himalayas passing through forests with pine, spruce and juniper, including breath taking views of the snow capped Himalayan peaks. Rara trekking is one to take your breath away.
Everest Base Camp
Everest Base camp
The Mount Everest or Solu Khumbu area is the first most popular trekking destination in Nepal. The primary objective of Everest treks is either the Everest Base Camp, about 5, 340 meteres, or Kala Pattar, an unassuming (5, 545 meters). A trek into Mount Everest Base Camp is one of the most spectacular adventure treks in the world. Everest Base Camp is not the sole preserve of high altitude mountaineers. Everest Base Camp trek is the quintessential trek to Everest journey begins with an early morning flight from Kathmandu to the Mountain airstrip at Lukla in the heart of the Khumbu region. There follows a fairly easy day of around three hours to our first stop Phakding. We continue North up the Dudh Kosi Valley to Namche Bazaar, quite a hard day, where we spend a day acclimatizing, good food and accommodation. From Namche we trek to Khumjung Tengboche monastery, the seat of Sherpa Culture. it is mainly a gradual push up to Kala Pattar and Everest Base Camp resting one day in Dingboche or Pheriche for some side trips and further acclimatization.
Annapurna Base Camp
Annapurna Base Camp
Trekking in Annapurna provides you with unparalleled access to spectacular horizons of snowy peaks, and the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) trek combines some of the most fantastic mountain scenery with a fascinating insight into the life of middle hill Nepalese. The trail takes us through an ever-changing landscape of rice fields, misty forests and lowland local villages to the glacier. It offers a fine opportunity to surround oneself with Himalayan peaks and to witness the glacier basin of Annapurna Sanctuary formed by Annapurna, Machhapurchre (Fishtail, Himchuli, and Manaslu). This used to be a complicated trek due to problems with food and lodging. However, there are now many facilities between Ghandruk and Annapurna Base Camp along this trail only used by trekkers. Annapurna Base Camp can be approached by at least three different routes. Here we have described one of three options.
Ghale Gaun Village
Ghalegaun, placed at the base of Lamjung Himal in the north of central Nepal, offering pristine beauties of majestic western Himalayas including Machhapuchhare(6693m) Annapurna (8091m), Annapurna II (7939m) Annapurna IV (7525m), Lamjung Himal, Buddha Himal(6974m), Himchuli (6747m) and many more smaller peaks offering nature at its best with an untouched culture. Ghalegaun remains home to the Gurungs who nestle amidst mountains, rivers, streams, waterfalls and green forests. A visit just to forget all the bad memories of life.
from Ghorepani Poonhill
One of the famous trekking route in Nepal for both teahouse and organized. Ghorepani trek offers a wonderful opportunity to witness the beauty of the Annapurna region with a shorter trek. This place is rich of hidden treasure of Nepalese culture and tradition. During the trek the trail passes through world’s famous the Gorkha warrior clan the Gurung and Magar’s charming village, dense rhododendron (Nepalese national flower), Oak forest full of birds, green hills and patchwork valleys.
It is just about every angle is a tantalizing glimpse of Mt. Fishtail (6,993m,) Annapurna (8,091m) and Dhaulagiri (8,167) range on the initial part of the tour is breathtaking. On an excursion to Pun Hill one can observe the entire mountain ranges; covering red and pink rays of the Sun in full bloom at the Sunset and Sunrise. It’s an amazing treks that can be enjoyed by every lover of nature.