Sightseeing Tour in Nepal
Kathmandu city is rich in sightseeing places. The World Heritage sites are the major attraction for sightseeing. The must see places of Kathmandu city are: Pashupatinath Temple, Swyambhunath, Kathmandu durbar square, Budhanilakatha, Kumari ghar
Patan City is listed in UNESCO world heritage monuments site in 1979.it is 5 km southeast of Kathmandu. It is known as the city of fine arts. This city is full of Buddhist monuments and Hindu temples with fine bronze gateways, guardian deities and wonderful carvings. Krishna Mandir, which is one of the grandeur of the square, was built in 1637 by the king Siddhinarsingh Malla.
Situated about 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu and at an altitude of 900 meters above sea- level lies Pokhara, a natural gift to our country. It is one of the most picturesque spot of Nepal. The beauty of the valley is enhanced by its lovely lakes, Phewa, Begnas and Rupa which have their source in the glacial region of the Annapurna ranges of the Himalayas.
Lumbini is one of the most significant pilgrimage destinations located in the southern Terai plains of Nepal. It lies about 350 km southwest of Nepal's capital, Kathmandu. Lumbini is located at Rupendehi district of Nepal and is about 22km far from Bhairawa. It is the place where queen Maya Devi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautam who later enlightened himself and became Lord Buddha, the founder of Buddhism.
Gorkha is a scenic hill- town with great historical significance covering an area of 3,610sq. Km and has a population (2001) of 288,134. A 25 kilometer road off the main highway connecting Pokhara and Kathmandu brings you to an ancient Gorkha - the untouched and captivating town of Nepal. Gorkha is a picturesque hill- town that has a rich ancient history of its own.
Tansen is an ancient hill town, famous for its architecture strongly influenced by Newari migrants from the Kathmandu valley. Until 1700 A.D., Palpa was a separate kingdom ruled by the farmed Sen Rulers. After its conquest by the Shah dynasty, and later during the rule of Rana family oligarcha in the mid-Nineteenth to mid-Twenteeth centuries, the area became known as an exile kingdom where those out of favor were sent to spend their lives.
Nepal is one of the few countries in the world, where seven world heritage sites are situated within 20 kms of radius. Tourists can enjoy the glorious sunrise from Nagarkot, the majestic mountain flight, the highest peak in the world (Sagarmatha -Mt. Everest, at an altitude of 8848 meters), the best wild life reserve, many rivers for rafting, various trekking trails with majestic Himalayan views.
Bhaktapur, or Bhadgaon is situated at an altitude of 1,401 meters and is covers an area of four square miles. . The city lies fifteen kilometers to the east of Kathmandu, and is linked by a highway. According to a legend, this city was founded in 889 AD by the late King Anand Deb who belonged to the famed Lichhabi dynasty.
Bandipur is a hilltop settlement in Tanahu District, Gandaki Zone of Nepal. Because of its preserved, old time cultural atmosphere, Bandipur has increasingly been coming to the attention of tourism. it has a population of about 9952 people residing in 1929 individual households.Bandipur is located at 27.56 N, 84.25 E at an elevation of 1030 m.