1. Mount Everest
Nepal is not only home to the highest peak in the world Mt. Everest, but also to 7 other of the highest peaks in the world In order to see Everest, you can take a mountain flight, go to Nagarkot for a weekend gataway or trek your way up to Everest Base Camp! The choice is yours and you won’t be disappointed.
2. The Birthplace of Buddha
If you are interested in Buddhism then Nepal is a perfect location for you! Not only is Nepal’s Lumbini the birthplace of Lord Buddha, but Buddhism in general has a big presence in Nepal. Reaching Lumbini is easy as it is well connected to the capital city by road and it also has an airport.
3. Adventure Sports
With its many rivers, hills and mountains, Nepal makes for one of the best destinations for adventure sports! Be it rafting, canoeing, paragliding or bungee jumping, Nepal has it all. Pick your favorite way of getting an adrenaline rush and go for it!
With its many national parks, Nepal has a wide diversity of flora and fauna. You can engage in a jungle safari in Chitwan or Bardiya national park while riding an elephant or go on a bird watching walk. It’s totally up to you!
5. Cultural diversity
Nepal’s population is a mixture of a variety of ethnicities with different cultures and traditions. For travelers interested in getting to know various cultures Nepal is a world on its own. From the bustling melting pot of Kathmandu to isolated villages high up in the Himalayas – Nepal is next to heaven for experiencing cultural diversity.
Kathmandu and the surrounding cities have an intricate and distinctive architecture. Many of these sites have been listed in the UNESCO world heritage sites list and are worth visiting. Most of them are ancient structures built by the Newari kings in the hilly region of Nepal. Don’t miss out!
7. Trekking trails
Nepal is considered to be a trekking paradise having in mind the abundance of trekking opportunities for travelers. Langtang, Annapurna, Everest region, Mustang are only a couple of a long list of places you can trek to in Nepal. Moreover, most of the trekking regions in Nepal have developed the basic facilities for trekkers, such as accommodation and restaurants, making trekking a lot easier.
8. Friendly people
Nepalese are one of the friendliest people in the planet! In Nepal, there is a popular saying that the guest is treated like a God. Nepal proves their proverb to be true. Wherever you go, you will be greeted with a friendly smile.
9. Low cost travel
Needless to say, Nepal is one of the cheapest countries in the world and travelers can get very good value for their money.
Having such a big cultural diversity and every culture having a cuisine, you can imagine the variety of good and high quality food you can get in Nepal! Food lovers, pack your bags and get going.