Nepal – Heaven on Earth
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Nepal – Heaven on Earth?
Being a Nepali I will agree that Nepal is very beautiful and can be compared with heaven on earth. The fact that me being a Nepali won’t make Nepal- heaven on earth. Diversification in geography makes Nepal different. Nepal is home to tall mountains in the Himalayas, rocky hills in the mid, and grassland like an African safari.
Despite being a small nation, it has diversified land. So, there is a saying in Nepal that ” Heaven is a myth, Nepal is real “. Why should one travel to Nepal? The answer to this question is in these three questions.
- What is special about Nepal?
- Why is Nepal famous?
- Which is the best place in Nepal?
What is special about Nepal?
Nepal is not all about natural beauty like mountains, hills. Cultural diversity and ethnicity, humble and friendly people are also a major part of Nepal. More than 140 religions along with different customs and traditions are there in Nepal. Diversity in culture, religion is one of the reasons to visit Nepal. It gives opportunity to know more about other’s cultures and traditions.
There are many ethnic groups like
- Brahmin / Chhetri and many more
and every group has its specialty/food. Diversification of food, religion, tradition, and ethnicity makes Nepal special.
5 Food you must try when you visit Nepal.
We can get the countless types of local foods in Nepal of a different taste. Among them, these 5 are some of the most famous foods in Nepal.
Dal Bhat – Most preferable food
Dal Bhat is the major food of each Nepali household. Basically, Dal Bhat is rice served with lentils, curry, and pickles on a
brass plate. This food is the daily diet of every Nepalese.
Momo-Best Street food
Momo is very popular street food in Nepal. Not only Nepal, Momos are widely taken by India and is served in other countries too. Momos are simply meat or vegetable wrapped in wheat flour in a dumpling shape. Momo is served with different sauce/pickles which adds an exploding taste to a mouth.
Sel roti is widely made in festivals like Dashain and Tihar. It is a circular dish made with rice flour and then fried to give a crunchiness.
Yomari is Newari sweet dish. It is made from rice dough and stuffed with a sweet paste made of coconut, sesame seeds, and molasses.
Dhindo is the typical Nepali food. Dhindo is made from maize, buckwheat, or millet flour. It is eaten with pickles, curry, gundruk (fermented green and leafy vegetables). Look into the corners of Kathmandu and the Thamel region for dhindo thali.
Why is Nepal famous?
Are you planning to visit Nepal? Land of Buddha – Nepal the birthplace of Gautam buddha. Nepal is known for its mountain range. Many people come to Nepal seeking adventure and thrilling experiences. Nepal has every resource for adventure including top of the 8 tallest mountains, fast-flowing rivers, and all. Mt Everest is the center of attraction and gives you a feeling of Nepal-heaven on earth. Tourists every year are here to climb Mt Everest.
Nepal is gifted by nature. It is also known as Africa of Asia for being an inhabitant of different animals. Nepal is famous to conserve endangered species. The Forest of Nepal is full of medicinal herbs which are exported for medical purposes. Fairweather throughout the year. Trekking, mountain climbing, elephant bathing is some of the most famous activities to do in Nepal.
Adventures you shouldn’t miss while visiting Nepal.
The geography of Nepal automatically makes it the best place for adventure. For value for money adventures, Nepal might be a good option to choose. All the adventures in the list below provide professional services and safety.
Going to Nepal and missing mountaineering? Not a chance. Nepal has rich mountain ranges. For many travelers, Mount Everest might be a specific option. For the low prices, one can choose mount Lhotse, Kanchenjunga, and Cho Oyu (all above 8000m).
Choosing Nepal for your trekking destination is the right choice. You can have many choices based on fitness like
- The Annapurna Circuit and Upper Dolpo to cultural treks
- The Tamang Heritage Trail and easier homestay treks, like the Annapurna Community Eco-Lodge trek.
You can expect to see stunning snow-capped peaks, rural communities, vibrant farmland, shady forests, icy streams, and plenty of wilderness.
Rock climbing is one of the best adventurous things to do in Nepal. Hattiban is one of the best destinations for rock climbing. Hattiban is a small village near Kathmandu village. Intermediate to advanced single-pitch climbing routes is there in the limestone cliff of Hattiban.
Jungle Safari – Chitwan National Park
Chitwan national park was the first established national park of Nepal. It is enlisted as a world heritage site. This Park covers the Shivalik range and deciduous forest with silk, cotton, elephant grass.
Elephant bathing is the most famous part of Chitwan national park. Adventurous activities like
- Nature walks
- Bird watching trails
- Boating/ canoeing trip
- Tharu village excursion
and many more are also available.
Which is the best place in Nepal?
Every place in Nepal has its own standards and importance. Most tourists in Nepal first visit Kathmandu valley for sacred and historic attractions. Some of them go for adventure, lakeside view to Chitwan and Pokhara. In 2015, an earthquake struck Nepal due to which evacuation was announced in many places. Most of the damage by disaster has been repaired but some were lost forever.
Let’s take a look at of some the best places in Nepal.
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Pashupati Nath Temple:
Pashupati Nath temple is located in the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. Pashupati Nath is one of the biggest and historic Lord Shiva temples. It is one of the most important religious temples in Asia. It is said that Lord Pashupati Nath started living in Nepal in the form of deer because he was attracted by the beauty of Kathmandu.
It is built in Pagoda style with carved wooden rafters, cubic sculptures. It has two-level roofs covered with copper and gold sheets. Pasupati Nath is also enlisted in the World Heritage site. The best time to visit Pashupati Nath is September to November. The spirituality and vibes you feel there are going to make you feel heaven on earth.
Chitwan national park:
Chitwan national park is home to animals like the one-horned rhino, Bengal tiger, and many other species. This destination is famous for a wildlife safari, bird watching, and tiger tracking. Habitat of endangered species increases illegal activities like poaching wildlife in this region.
Pokhara is a metropolitan city in the western region of Nepal. It is 200 kilometers to the east of Kathmandu. Pokhara is famous for the Himalayan region and Lake sightseeing. Boating, rafting, canoeing, and many other sports are waiting in Pokhara. Pokhara is the only place in the world where we can try parahawking.
Lumbini is the birthplace of Gautam Buddha. It is located in southern Nepal. It is one of the most peaceful places in Nepal. Lumbini is a major destination for Buddhists to visit. Maya Devi temple, Bodhi tree, Mayadevi pond, Ashoka pillar is top sightseeing place in Nepal. Lumbini is famous for its garden which became a place of pilgrimage.
Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world with a height of 8848.86m. It is located in the Solukhumbu district of Nepal. Mount Everest is also known as Solukhumbu in Nepal. This is the major attraction and identity of Nepal. Climbing Mount Everest might be a dream for anyone interested in mountain climbing.
How can you go to Nepal-heaven on earth?
As a tourist, one can enter Nepal through the approval of a tourist visa. Currently, there is only one international airport in Nepal, Tribhuvan international airport. Indian citizens only need permits to visit Nepal by road. I would advise you to follow these steps.
- Plan before you travel (Searching hotel, destination)
- Exchange Nepali rupees.
Nepal is the best budget holiday destination. One should visit Nepal for
- Everest base camp trekking.
- Vibrant Kathmandu culture.
- Boudhanath Stupa (a wish-fulfilling place).
- Annapurna circuit and Bandipur village.
- Land of Tigers and Rhinos.
- World heritage sites.
- Religious diversity.
- Beautiful Lakes.
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