Popular Places to See

Famous all over the world, Nepal has many different things and sites to offer for sightseeing. The eye catching Himalayan views, unique culture and traditions, historical monuments, art and architecture, Hindu temples and Buddhist Stupas and monasteries, its people and their rites, and myths and mysteries make Nepal a unique place to visit. The first entry point for most visitors is Kathmandu, which divided into the three major cities of Kathmandu proper, Patan and Bhaktapur.

Every trekking office in Nepal arranges sightseeing trips for you in and around the Kathmandu valley. Nepal possesses rich sightseeing from mountains to local culture, and it is well worth exploring the many regions. Favorite destinations for visitors are Bhaktapur, where it is possible to see local potters at work, Nagarkot, for its wonderful sunrises and mountain views, Swayambhunath, Patan Durbar Square, and Kathmandu Durbar Square.

Sightseeing in Nepal can also takes you to different small but ancient places outside of the Kathmandu valley and into the more remote places of Nepal. All the sightseeing tours are led by knowledgeable guides who speak and understand English very well. Guides for non-English speakers can also be arranged.

 

  • Manakamana

    Manakamana is situated in the of Gorkha district, 12 km south of Gorkha bazaar. A cable car is a newly introduced phenomenon in Nepal and has becomes extremely popular among the locals as well as the tourists. This cable car ...

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  • Lukla Airport

    Lukla is situated at Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality of the Solukhumbu District, Province No. 1 north-eastern part of Nepal. This is the most popular airport in the region due to all trekkers and mountaineers communes the Everest Base Camp ...

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  • Palpa Tansen

    Tansen is a hill station at an altitude of 1500 meters about 30 kilometers north of Butwal and 120 kilometers from Pokhara. This is a historic Newari town at an strategic position between high Himalayas and flatland Terai of Nepal. ...

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  • Sundarijal

    Sundarijal is located 15 kilometres northeast of Nepal's capital, Kathmandu. The Bagmati River flows through the main village, where it is joined by the Shyalmati and Nagmati Rivers. Largely hilly in its terrain with few flat areas, the village is ...

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  • Pokhara

    Pokhara is the most popular tourist destination in Nepal and also the center of adventure. It is located 200 km west from Kathmandu. The city of Pokhara is renowned for its geographic settings rather than the historical or cultural significance. ...

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  • Phulchoki

    Phulchoki is the largest peak in the Kathmandu Valley and is situated 20km south-east of Kathmandu. It can be easily reached by taxi in an hour. Before reaching Phulchoki are the Godavari Gardens. The Phulchoki and Godavari forests are famous ...

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  • Patan

    The famous city of Patan, is situated on the south of Bagmati river, about five kilometers southeast of Kathmandu. It is full of Hindu temples and Buddhist monuments with bronze gateways, guardian deities and wonderful carvings. Patan Durbar square is ...

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  • Namobuddha

    Namobuddha is an important destination for Buddhist pilgrims nearby Kathmandu. Namobuddha is a little village in the mountains, near Dhulikhel, which hosts the Thrangu Monastery and the Shree Mangal Dvip school for monks. The place is famous for the stunning, ...

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  • Namche Bazaar

    Namche Bazzar is situated on the lap of the Khumbu Himal range. It is the gateway to Mt. Everest, the highest peak in the world. Namche is about 241 km from Kathmandu and is also the trading centre for goods ...

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  • Nagarkot

    Nagarkot is located 32 kilometers east of Kathmandu at an altitude of 2,175 meters above sea-level. From here one can see spectacular views of major mountain peaks of the eastern Nepali Himalayas including Mount Everest, Annapurna etc. Himalayan peaks like ...

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  • Mount Everest

    The Everest is most popular trekking region in Nepal and islocated in the northeast of Nepal. The most visited part of this region is Solukhumbu district, home of the legendary Sherpas as well as the highest peak in the world, ...

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  • Bhaktapur

    The famous city of Bhaktapur, situated at an altitude of 1,401 meters, is home to medieval art and architecture, covering an area of 4 square miles. Bhaktapur means the city of devotees. The city lies about 14 kilometers east of ...

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  • Lumbini

    Lumbini, where Buddha was born as Prince Shiddhartha Gautam. The site is in a beautiful Garden. Lumbini is about 20 minute drive from Siddarth Nagar, a town in mid western Nepal. Ashok Pillar, Maya Devi Temple, Archeological excavation sites, various ...

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  • Kathmandu

    Kathmandu - the largest and the most sophisticated city capital of Nepal. It is also known as the 'City of Temples’ as numerous temples and shrines adorns every nook and street of Kathmandu.  All the temples have a great historic, ...

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  • Kakani

    Kakani lies at a height of 2,073m, 24 Km northwest of Kathmandu. The place is a famous picnic spot among locals. Kakani is also popular among the tourists for its magnificent views of the Ganesh Himal and the central and ...

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  • Janakpur

    Janakpur is a Terai town in central Nepal, 375km southeast of Kathmandu and the birthplace of Janaki Sita. Places of interest in this city include the Janaki Temple, Biwaha Mandap, and numerous beautiful ponds. The most famous landmark in Janakpur ...

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  • Gorkha

    Gorkha is an ancient kingdom and the capital of the last monarchs of Nepal, the Shah. It is located midway between Kathmandu and Pokhara. Gorkha can be reached from either city by taxi or public bus. The capital of the ...

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  • Dhulikhel

    Dhulikhel is the foremost point for the mountain-oriented sightseeing very close to the capital Kathmandu. The ancient Newari town of Dhulikhel is situated 30 km east of Kathmandu and has spectacular views of the Himalayas. Once an important link in ...

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  • Daman

    Daman (2,400m) offers the ultimate panoramic Himalayan views that attract hundreds of internal, regional, and foreign tourists. Daman is a five hour drive on the Tribhuvan Highway between Kathmandu and the town of Hetauda. Located approx 80 km southwest of ...

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  • Chitwan

    Chitwan district is in the Narayani zone of the Central Nepal. The name 'Chitwan' has several possible meanings, but the most literal translation of the two NEPALI words that make it up: chit or Chita (heart) and wan or ban ...

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  • Biratnagar

    Biratnagar is Nepal’s second biggest city and is located near the south-eastern border to India. It is known for its agriculture, commerce and industry. Most of the country’s most manufacturing industries are located in this region. Tourists discover Biratnagar on ...

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