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IN Travel & Adventure ON 15 Jan, 2016
Nepal, a wonderland in the lap of Himalaya. A small landlocked country in between the two giant countries of Asia: India and China.
Nepal is a worthy place to explore in your lifetime. Having the highest peak of the world Mt. Everest also known as Sagarmatha in its lap, Nepal gives you many more chances to visit the breathtaking places.
It's a bet, you will regret if you don't visit Nepal once.
So, why not this year?
Life is beautiful. Those who experience the threat of losing the life, find it more beautiful when you get the chance to live again. Do You want to experience the thrill? Why don't you try bungee jump here in Nepal, which may be the most thriller bungee jump? 500ft (160m) dive into the Bhote Koshi River is the longest free fall in the world. Daring hearts, come here.
Do you love flying high as the free bird? Paragliding in Pokhara, Nepal is the best option. Paragliding in Nepal will make your flying dream come true. Pokhara awaits both of you for that.
Also known as virgin land because it is yet untraveled Himalaya region of Nepal. Only handful of foreigners have crossed high passes to the valley of Tholung palace of Lo Manthang the seat of the king of Mustang still in residence. You will get to experience the complete serenity here.
It's the lake lying at the highest altitude (4919m) in the world, no wonder why it's a worth visiting this lake. The views of the Great Barrier and the lake are breathtaking. It will be a life time experience to trek in the Tilicho base camp.
This is one of the most popular places for the treks in Langtang Region of Nepal. The trek offers all to visit the Secret Lake which is also known as "The Frozen Lake", an ancient monastery, traditional cultures, wildlife as well as beautiful mountains scenery which are always in our dreams. The large rock in the center of the Lake is said to be the remains of a Shiva shrines, thus Hindu pilgrims make their visit to Goshain Kunda at least once in the lifetime.
Life goes wild here! The first national park of Nepal, Chitwan National Park, also listed in the world heritage is the habitat of wildlife including the endangered species one horned Rhinoceros found only in Nepal. You can explore the wild adventure of jungle safari riding on elephant watching out lots of wild animals, mammals and birds. This will be the best destination for wildlife lovers. And yes, you will love the wonderful elephant riding here.
Oh! The scary horns. Are they real ones? Why not when they are the horns of wild water buffaloes. The Koshi Tappu is the protected area of the rare wild water buffaloes, Arna (Bubalus arnee). It is a protected area in the Terai (lowland) of eastern Nepal. The Koshi Tappu is declared a Ramsar site, a wetland of international importance. Koshi Tappu is only the home of Arnas in Nepal. That's why, for visitors who are interested in seeing Arna, Koshi Tappu is only the option. Besides this, you will get to see the amazing world of wildlife. Animal lovers, Koshi Tappu is for you.
A cup of tea not only brings a big smile on your face but also makes your day. Ilam, the tea factory of Nepal exports tea all over the world. Tea estate of Ilam spreads the sweet aroma of tea for all the tea lovers in the world. And trust me, you can have a wonderful trip with your partner here.
A synonym for peace and serenity, Rara Lake is also known as heaven on the earth. The Danfe (Impeyan Pheasant) the national bird of Nepal flies above the tranquil Rara Lake while a variety of fishes, the snow trout moving here and there. Rara Lake is a clear, high-altitude lake ranged with pine spruce and juniper forests and snowcapped Himalayans peaks. The trekking in the restricted Rara lake is the dream of every trekking lover.
Muktinath Temple lies in the Lower Mustang area in the Himalaya Mountains of Nepal. Both the Hindu and Tibetan Buddhists have their faith for this holy shrine. It is believed to be one of the eight sacred places in the world by Hindu whereas Tibetan Buddhist believe it's one of the 24 Tantric places in the world. Devotees walk or run in the lined 108 holy fountains which are supposed to wash the sin of crime in the lifetime.
Nepal is rich in culture and tradition. The tradition of worshipping Kumari (unmarried girl) is the unique among all. Visit Nepal once around September/October and you will get to see the heavenly culture.
Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, is known as the land of temples. Since Nepal is a Hindu country, this is an amazing destination for all people who have faith in Hinduism. Every year, a large number of tourists come to see Pashupatinath Temple. The image above is of Swayambhunath that is located at the peak of Kathmandu valley. So, what are you waiting for? Stop thinking, start travelling!