Nepal is considered a heavenly destination with spectacular views that accompany the city’s nickname “roof of the world”. There are snowcapped mountains in abundance to be experienced as well as beautiful scenic skies.
Mount Everest is located in Nepal and many tourists flock to this destination to experience the tallest peak in the world.
Nepal is the birthplace of Gautama Buddha which makes it a tourist destination for Buddhists from all over the world. Nepal is home to the UNESCO World heritage site of Lumbini where Buddha once lived.
Hinduism is also a prevalent religion in the region along with Buddhism. Nepal is the home of many Hindu temples as well. An earthquake struck the region in 2015 and some of the city was severely damaged as a result. Kathmandu was hot especially hard by this staggering earthquake. This city is between India and China when it comes to culture while there is a more western influence in the Thamel district. This area is filled with bars.
Kathmandu is a good jumping off point for visitors looking to travel into Chitwan National park. This park is the proud home of the Bengali tiger! Crocodiles, one horned rhinos and many other bird species call this park home as well. If you’re looking for a good and scenic hiking trail you don’t need to look further! The Himalayas offer some of the best hiking excursions that can be found! The culture in this city is phenomenal with some of the friendliest people around! Don’t be surprised if a complete stranger invites you to their home for afternoon tea! Also don’t be surprised if you are greeted with many friendly smiles along the way. The Nepalese are known for this type of excellent hospitality and are always ready to welcome visitors with open arms.