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November 18, 2021

A visit to Switzerland of Nepal

Don’t get startled to hear that there is a destination in Nepal, which is famous as Switzerland of Nepal for its natural beauty and innumerable fascinations for any domestic as well as international tourist.

One of the best logic and argument to prove this tourist spot as Switzerland of Nepal is that you can easily relish the spectacular views of Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakpa Himal, Jugal Himal, Gauri Shankar peak, Shisha Pangma pea, etc besides being mesmerized by the wonderful sight of Buddha Park, Kalinchowk Bhagwati temple, Tenzing Hillary Park from this spot.

The name of Jiri is connected with Switzerland of Nepal which is the small town of Dolakha district. It is also the gateway to Mt Everest.

The past history of Nepal’s mountaineering has recorded that most of the classic expeditions led by legendary climbers such as Edmund Hillary and Jon Hunt had passed through Jiri.

Therefore, Jiri is considered to be the best tourist destination in Nepal. Jiri is synonymous with the slogan, “Clean Jiri, Green Jiri, and Organic Jiri” which typically makes it unique and iconic among the tourists, who would like to visit this place.

The most fascinating view of a cluster of 100 hills known as “Shailung Hills” cannot be missed in a visit, which provides a mesmerizing moment to the tourists.

Jiri is also famous for its delectable eatable is known as “Churpi” made up of cheese, which can be taken as the best souvenir to carry away with you back to your home.

The warm hospitality of the Jirel community people here will really entice you to visit it again and again.

Jiri is elevated at a height of 1905 m above sea level where you can reach via roads in about 2-3 hours by jeep from Kathmandu in spring and autumn.

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