Nepal, home to the Himalayas and the great Mount Everest. However, did you know that Nepal has so much more to offer? Here we discuss 10 reasons to visit Nepal.
If you are an animal lover, Nepal is the place for you! Home to the elusive Snow Leopard, in Nepal you have the chance to see one of these beautiful creatures in the wild. They are critically endangered according to the WWF so they are protected and live in a protected area safe from hunters. Rhinos are another animal you may get the chance to see in Nepal, these are also protected by the people of Nepal. If those two aren’t enough, Nepal is home to the Royal Bengal Tiger, the largest of all Asian big cats.
Home to the beautiful turquoise Phoksundo Lake in the western region of Nepal. There is the Shey Phoksundo National Park exploring the flora and fauna of Nepal. This is a protected area where you will need a pass. However, with Himalayan Circuit, we can take you there and show you what the Dolpo has to offer. You will also experience the Tibetan culture of the Bon religion.
Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal and a cultural hub you must visit. It is chaotic in sound, smells and actions. Kathmandu will introduce you to a unique side of Nepal. Be sure to check out Durbar Square, dating back to the third century.
The culture of Nepal has 125 distinct ethnic groups present. The culture of Nepal is fondly expressed through music and dance; arts and crafts, folklore; languages and literature; philosophy and religion; festivals and celebration. Nepal prides itself in its traditions and culture offering many festivals over the country within the year. Every part of Nepal is different from another. Head up into the rural villages and spend time with a local family.