Nepal More Than Mountains
Needless to say tiny country sandwiched between India and China Nepal is Himalayan country and popular as top most trekking destination. Though country is house of the 8 eight thousander mountains including Mount Everest but apart from mountains Nepal is open museum for anthropologist, cultural researchers as well as naturally gifted country for nature lovers. Most of the touristic destination of the Nepal either world heritage sites or the countryside setting with remote and rustic feel are marveling with the natural wonders crafted with cultural richness.
Wander on the hidden squares and narrow streets of the Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur cities former states during medieval era, appreciating the art, architectures, handicrafts, artefacts unfurled via temples, former palaces, statues, shrines and many more. Apart from the tour to durbar squares also feel the religious and spiritual fervor stepping on the periphery of the world heritage sites Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swoyambhunath along with other religious and cultural hub Namo Buddha, Kapan, Pharping monastery, and many more being the perfect embodiment of the cultural harmony and tolerance. And also enchant on the captivating scenery from the Nagarkot, Chandragiri, Dhulikhel engrossing on the tranquil atmosphere of the region. And enjoy the rhythmic sound of the birds singing, insects chirping combined with the sounds generated from the footsteps during the hiking on Shivpuri, Nagarkot, Chisapani hiking. Indulge on the culture, tradition these places garners being part of the festivals celebrated by locals with great zeal, ecstasy, vibe blending with culturally and religiously graceful local people.
Spot the elusive and rare species Royal Bengal tiger, one horned rhino, Blackbuck, encountering the other animals and birds and relishing on the wilderness of Bardiya National Park and Chitwan National Park on jungle safari tour also perceiving the live Tharu cultural show.
Nepal is also the top destination for adventure sports as well. Rivers of the Nepal tumbling down from the Himalayas meandering through narrow canyons has been the most awaited rafting spots for novice rafters to professional rafters and Bungee jumping from the bridge of the Bhote Koshi river is the high ranked bungee jumping spot around the world.