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10 Reasons to Visit Nepal: According to BookTain

Why should I visit Nepal? Here are the 10 reasons according to BookTain on – Why you should visit Nepal.

1. Year-End Trekking

Dhorpatan Nepal - Himalayas in the Backdrop

Diverse geography of Nepal makes it possible to trek here all around the year. During the time of clear weather (Spring & Autumn) – you can do high altitude trekking. And trekking like Upper Mustang, Upper Dolpo, etc is reserved for all around the year, which means during the Monsoon and Winter too.

Best Seasons to Trek?

Graph of tourist flow according to months in Nepal
Tourist flow in Nepal

Everest, Annapurna, Langtang and Manaslu = Spring & Autumn (Peak seasons of the year)

Upper Mustang, Upper Dolpo, and Manang = All around the year  (Visit these Sites whenever you want.)

2. High-Altitude

Kalapatthar Viewpoint
View from Kalapatthar (5545m/18192 ft)

Nepal’s northern part is filled with rocks – high rocks; you guessed it: The Mountains. Most of the popular trekking in Nepal are famed for High-altitude trekking, a majority of them being above 5,000 meters (16,404 ft).

Kala Patthar (Everest Base Camp) = 5,643 m (18,514 ft)

Kongma La Pass (Everest 3 Passes) = 5,535 m (18,159 ft)

Thorong La Pass (Annapurna Circuit) = 5,416 m (17,769 ft)

Larkya La Pass (Manaslu Circuit) = 5,125 m (16,814 ft)

3. Diverse Culture

Culture in Nepal - Planting Crops, Rice

Compared to other larger countries, Nepal is unbelievably small. But there are fascinating 131 different ethnic groups (census 2011) living here and they speak 123 different languages. These ethnic groups have their own culture and practices. This diverse culture means more for you to learn and never a dull moment.

4. Friendly Locals and Safe Place

Nepali Old Man Smiling - Friendly

Nepali people are born in the community of culture where Guests are treated as Gods (they really do). They are the happiest people on earth with a smile on their face all day long. You’ll love their companion and you’ll feel safe every moment. When you are here, it is time to forget everything and make most out of your vacation.

5. World Pioneer of Trekking

Annapurna Circuit Trail - Himalayas
Annapurna Circuit Trail

Since the successful ascent of world’s highest mountain –

Everest (by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay). People have since been following the marks of their footstep to enjoy some of the most breathtaking views of the world. This trend has made Nepal – the home to trekking and nothing will ever be better than starting your first trekking in Nepal (the birthplace of trekking).

6. World Heritage Site and Sightseeing Places

Kathmandu Durbar Square with Jagannath and King Malla Column
Kathmandu Durbar Square – King Malla Column and Jagannath Temple.

Inside Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal – you can find 7 UNESCO world heritage sites densely concentrated within the radius of 15 KM. And you can visit all the 7 sites in no more than 3 days. Besides, there are 3 other UNESCO enlisted World Heritage sites in Nepal (total 10 sites). One is the – Lumbini (most commonly known as the Birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha) and other two are the Sagarmatha National Park and Chitwan National Park.

7. Visit isolated ancient Tibetan Kingdom

Mustang - Tsarang Entrance
Tsarang Entrance Chorten – Mustang

Upper Mustang was first opened for exploration in 1992 with strict regulation and a permit of USD 50/day (as of 2017). It is one of the most serene and untouched destinations located in the northern part of Nepal. The region is in a very rural area of Nepal and near to Chinese border. Because of the influence of China, the locals here speak Traditional Tibetan language.

Upper Mustang, Upper Dolpo, and Manang = All around the year

8. More than 200 lakes

Gokyo Lake Image

Nepal showcases some of the most pristine and picturesque lakes in the world. Some are easy to reach while others take you off-the-beaten-path to reward you with the world-class breathtaking view of the glacial lake right at the base of the mountain giants. The lakes of Nepal are most visit and you should definitely consider including one of the lakes among 200 lakes of Nepal in your itinerary.

9. Fit for Everyone

View From Nagarkot
View from Nagarkot – A Day Hike From Kathmandu Leads You Here.

From an eye-catching view of mountains within a day reach to trekking months to explore some of the most protected and untouched destinations – there is everything in Nepal for everyone. For seniors – you can take an easy guided tour of the cultural city of Nepal or take a small hike to enjoy amazing sunrise and sunset views above the glorious Himalayas of Nepal. For adventure lovers (includes everyone) – there is nothing like reaching to the top of the Everest Base Camp (5545 meters) or Annapurna Base Camp (4130 meters) or explore the restricted regions of Nepal.

10. Help Build the Economy

Plotting for Farming using Human Effort Nepali

Nepalese live below $1 per day and their lifestyle is very low. Nepal is still an under-developed country and the government is also not stable. Besides, Nepal is rebuilding from the loss of lives, Property, and few Tourist attractions due to the Earthquake of 2015. This is also one of the reasons, you should definitely visit Nepal – Nepal needs you more than Ever. Help Nepal REBUILD & Travel for a cause.

These are the reasons you should visit Nepal. And we believe you will never regret your decision to visit Nepal. Many tourists visit Nepal more than once because they know & feel the value of acceptance and hospitality they experience here. And no one has been able to escape the fascination of the Himalayas of Nepal.

 

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