Nepal is a land of eternal fascination, a place where one visit is not enough. In Nepal, you will find ancient history, colorful cultures and people, beautiful scenery, and some of the best walking on earth. Later, a mighty king Prithivi Narayan Shaha conquered all small states and made a Kingdom. Gorkha, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Patan, and many other palaces were Royal Palaces where the different King ruled in tiny states.
From the Kirats Raja to Shaha Raja, many temples and monuments had built in Nepal. Mostly, the Malla dynasty was great, so the Mall dynasty was the Golden Age of the Malla King. Kathmandu is the main entrance for many tourists to Nepal who comes through the air. But now, a couple of international airports are built in Bhairahawa and Pokhara. The major three towns: Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Patan- each have an artistic and architectural tradition that rivals anything you will find in the great cities of Europe. Scattered around the valley are hundreds of temples & shrines, traditional villages & agricultural scenes of timeless beauty. Finally, a great deal is that easily accessible by foot, bicycles, taxis.
Highlights – Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur
- Strolling around and soaking up the atmosphere of the history- rich capital city and nearby towns
- Hiking to Shivapuri Peak, Phulchowki Peak, and Nagarjun Peak
- Riding Cable Car to Chandragiri Hill
- Explore the stuning Newari architecture of the cities in Royal Palaces, temples.
- Day tour to the famous Golden Gate Temple, Peacock Windows in Bhaktapur
- Touring the Swyambhu Hill Top and viewing the Kathmandu
- Visiting the core Newari villages and their culture in Bungmati, Khokana
Highlights – Pokhara, Lumbuni, and Chitwan
- Spending a few hours at Gorkha’s Fort Palace and temples.
- Viewing the stunning Davi’s Falls and Seti Gorge
- Relaxing at Pokhara’s peaceful lakeside location, surrounded by the majestic snow-capped mountains of the Himalaya
- Visiting the Peace Stupa and views the Pokhara City, Mt. Machhapuchhre and Annapurna
- Sightseeing, Bird watching and Jeep Driving inside the Chitwan National Park
- Enjyoing the Tharu Cultural activities and foods
- Seeing the endangered One-Horned Rhino
- Explore the Birthpalce of Lord Buddha
In conclusion, you can not visit all even highlights of Nepal at once. That’s why Once is not Enough to Nepal. Always, Keep in mind if you have a couple of extra days in Kathmandu to explore and learn the history would be better and cheaper.