Miracles of Nepal

  • Silu Pandey
  • Last Updated on Jun 8, 2023

Nepal has emerged as one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world. What could be the reasons that travelers love to tour this exotic destination? It could be the exotic cuisine, thrilling mountains, magnificent temples, scenery sites, and cultural history. 

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If you're still not sold on the idea of traveling the country, and if you discover yourself wondering what it is that truly differentiates Nepal from other tropical getaways around the earth, here are some miracles of why the Kingdom is such a popular spot among travelers. Here in the below sub –headings we will highlight some reasons why Nepal has become a miracle for bag packers and adventure seekers.

Nepal is addressed to Mount. Everest

The world's tallest mountain, Mt. Everest is situated between Nepal and Tibet, an independent region of China. The summit of the peak is at an elevation of 8,849 meters above sea level and is on the Nepal side. The peak is famous for its immense height, the Earth Head Mount. Everest is the epitome of mountains and mountaineering. Each year, thousands of people travel all over here just to see a glimpse of the mountain. The peak was first climbed by Tenzing Norgay from Nepal and Sir Edmund Hillary. 

Annapurna circuit

Nepal is not only limited to Everest, the country has raised its popularity because of other scenic places like the Annapurna circuit. The circuit offers the majestic sights of the Nepal Himalayas including Annapurna Massif (Annapurna I-IV), Dhaulagiri, Machchhapuchchhre, Manaslu, Gangapurna, Tilicho Peak, Pisang Peak, and Paungda Danda side by side with the gorgeous villages and their rich culture. 

Annapurna Circuit is considered one of the world's finest long-distance treks in the world. Thus if you are into trekking then the Annapurna circuit trek is perfect for you. The starting point of the trek is Besisahar or Bhulbhule in the Marshyangdi River valley while the ending point is in the Kali Gandaki Gorge. 

Kathmandu

Talking about Kathmandu, it is the capital city of Nepal and is popular for its religious monuments. The city is home to various temples, monuments, monasteries, and stupas. Each year, thousands of people come here to do cultural tours to the various heritage sites such as the Patan, Kathmandu Hanuman Dhoka, Bhaktapur, and the Buddhist stupas such as the Swayambhunath and the Boudhanath. These temples and monasteries are made in the Lecchhavi era. 

Not only temples, the city also has several museums like the National Art Gallery, Natural Art History Museum, the Taragoan Museum, Kaiser Library, Nepali Art Council Gallery, and many more. From these museums, you will be able to explore and observe the cultural history of Nepal. Similarly, the person of Kathmandu celebrates different festivals like Dashain, Tihar, Jatras, and so on. 

Pokhara

Pokhara is another stop for those who have a keen interest in adventure. The city is the gateway to the famous Annapurna Himalaya and borders Phewa Lake and other smaller foothills. The city is tucked in the northwestern corner of the Pokhara Valley, Nepal. The city offers a number of ways to relax, whether you're interested in yoga or pleasant walks around Phewa Lake. Not only that the city offers the majestic sights of the Annapurna range Himalayas and spectacular sunrise views. One can do paragliding to see the aerial view of the city, boat to a Buddhist temple and dine on traditional Tibetan food, and so on. 

National Parks 

Another attraction of Nepal is the national parks of the country. Good-looking Himalayan country is sure to boast a broad diversity of flora and fauna. In Nepal, there are numerous national parks to protect and conserve wildlife and their natural habitat. Chitwan National Park, Sagarmatha National Park, Rara National Park, and Bardiya National Park are some of the famous Nepal National Parks. Here, you can explore the flora, and fauna along with different safari including jeep safari, elephant safari, and so on. 

Manaslu Circuit

The Manaslu circuit trek is a 13-day trek that takes you around the world’s eighth-highest mountain i.e. Manaslu. Manaslu circuit trek is wild and remote and offers numerous tea houses at every stage, majestic sights of Nepal Himalayas, unparallel landscape, lush forest, the subtropical jungle at lower elevations, rich culture, and so on. The starting point of the trek is the busy market town of Soti Khola while the ending point of the Manaslu circuit is Syange. Moreover, the trek is comparatively less crowded than its well-known peers, Everest Base Camp and Annapurna Circuit. Thus, the Manaslu circuit trek is considered to be a miracle of Nepal. 

Highest, Deepest, and Tallest 

Yes, Nepal is home to the world’s highest altitude lake, Tilicho, deepest gorge, Kali Gandaki Gorge, and deepest lake, Shey Phoksundo. Nepal has broken records for its spectacular natural beauty. 

Birthplace of Lord Buddha

Well, Nepal is one of the most peaceful countries in the world because it is the hometown of lord Budhha. Siddhartha Gautam also known as Lord Budhha was born in Kapilavastu, Lumbini in 623 B.C. in the famous garden of Lumbini. Lumbini has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997. According to Buddhist literature, the Lumbini garden is described as a Pradimoksha-vana, containing groves of sal trees, beautiful flowers, birds, and natural landscapes.

Ancient Forbidden Kingdom- Mustang 

Mustang district is one of the eleven districts of Gandaki Province and one of seventy-seven districts of Nepal. The Mustang was a Kingdom of Lo-Manthang that joined the Federation of Nepal in 2008 after the abolition of the Shah dynasty. It covers an area of 3,573 km2 and the headquarters is located at Jomsom. People from different countries come year in huge numbers to explore the culture, breathtaking landscapes, and natural beauty. Similarly, Muktinath temple is also located in this region. 

However, there are so many things to learn more about this small beautiful county, which will never fail to surprise you, a few things are better left unknown, right? With the facts mentioned above, you are sure to go hunting in the right places to fill your thirst. Pack your bags and let nature do wonders to your soul.

Silu Pandey

Silu Pandey