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October 8, 2019

Major 10 reasons to visit Nepal in 2020

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Annapurna circuit trek
Annapurna circuit trek

Nepal government has declared the upcoming year 2020 to be “Visit Year 2020” with a mission to bring at least 2 million tourists in the country. The department of tourism is already preparing all possible paraphernalia to promote this national campaign, which is expected to garner the national as well as the local economy of the country. The Government of Nepal has also urged all the stakeholders including the tourism agencies to join it for the grand success of the campaign.

You might be wondering why one should really visit Nepal? Here are major 10 reasons why you should visit Nepal in 2020.

1. Nepal’s World Heritages

10 world heritage sites in Nepal
10 world heritage sites in Nepal

First of all, you will have the lifetime experience of visiting the world heritage sites in Nepal which are recognized by UNESCO. Although 4 world heritage sites are publicized more yet there are 10 world heritage sites to see in Nepal. These are given as follows:

  • Pashupatinath
  • Boudhanath
  • Swayambhunatha
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Patan Durbar Square
  • Changunarayan
  • Bhaktapur Durbar Square
  • Sagarmatha National Park
  • Lumbini
  • Chitwan National Park

2. Homestays

Rainas homestays in Lamjung, Travel in Nepal highlights tourism
Rainas homestays in Lamjung

If you are planning to visit Nepal with a limited budget, then you must target to stay at community homestays in Nepal which will offer you a homely environment of a home away from home. The foods and logistic facilities replete with indigenous and community cultural hospitality will mesmerize you and offer you jaw-dropping cuisines, services, and rooms to stay in with all homely comforts and friendly environment. Is not that fine for your visit to Nepal with economic expenses that everyone can afford to spend?

3. Luxury Hotels

You can enjoy your sojourn in Nepal in plenty of luxurious hotels available in Kathmandu, Pokhara or anywhere across the country. You can also visit the popular homestays run by the local people at various places in Nepal.

4. Festivals

Living Goddess Kumari in Nepal
Devotees carry Nepal’s living goddess, locally known as Kumari, for a chariot procession during Indra Jatra festival, in Katmandu, Nepal, Sunday, Sept.11, 2011. Indra Jatra marking the end of the monsoon season is celebrated to worship God of rain Indra. (AP Photo/Binod Joshi)

Nepal is a mysterious land of over 125 ethnic communities with multi-religious and cultural festivals to witness in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Terai areas.

5. The Captivating Mountains 

Everest region
Everest region

Nepal being home to the highest mountain Mt Everest (Sagarmatha) in the world is also home to several higher mountains well known all over the world which can offer spectacular views of the Himalayan belt. And this is what is worth seeing for the lifetime experience. You can see Mt. Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse and Annapurna mountains.

6. Wildlife Reserve

Jungle Safari in Chitwan park
Jungle Safari in Chitwan park

Nepal has opulent national parks where you can enjoy the wildlife reserves to watch birds and rare animals. The national parks such as Chitwan National Park, Bardia National Park, and Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserves can offer you an unforgettable experience of a lifetime.

7. Adventure Sports 

Trishuli river rafting
Trishuli river rafting

You can venture with many adventurous sports such as paragliding, Zip lining, White Water River rafting, kayaking, canyoning, mountain biking, rock climbing, motorbiking, etc.

8. Buddhist Culture

Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha.

Since Nepal is the birth land of Lord Buddha, the country has a rich Buddhist heritage to show to the outsiders and tourists who wish to visit and observe the Buddhist cultures, monasteries and sacred sites like Syambhunath, and Lumbini.

9. Hindu Culture

Pasupatinath, A famous Hindu temple.

Nepal has one of the dominant Hindu cultures that can be witnessed in society, culture, and lifestyle of the people and by visiting the world-famous temples like Pashupatinath.

10. Delicious Nepali Cuisine

Newari food
Newari food

Nepali staple food “Dal and Bhat” comprising of the food components of rice, curries and vegetables and “Gundruk and “Sisnu” –Momo, Yomori, Sel Roti can give you a different taste to your test buds if you visit Nepal and relish these delicious cuisines.


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