Cheap Flights to Nepal
Flights to Nepal
A landlocked country located in Southern Asia, Nepal is situated between the Himalaya’s and jungles of the Indian plains. Nepal is known for its snowy peaks, Sherpas and its beautiful monasteries. Nepal shares a land border with the People’s Republic of China’s autonomous region, Tibet and India – close the states of Bihar, Sikkim, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal.
Nepal is home to 8 of the top 10 highest peaks in the world. It is particularly famous for being the home of Mount Everest, the tallest and highest point in the world. Mount Everest is locally known as the Sagarmatha and stands 29,029 feet above sea level. It’s imposing and majestic landscape brings many travelers to the country. However, Nepal is more than its mountainous peaks. The country is considered to be a paradise for bird watchers with over 850 known species to be found within the region. Nepal is also home to numerous UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Kathmandu Valley and the Sagarmatha National Park. The lakes of Nepal is also a reason to travel to the country. It is home to over 200 lakes glacier in origin. Those are just a few of the reasons to visit Nepal.
When planning a holiday in Nepal, travelers will definitely be spoilt for choice on places to go, sights to see and activities to do while in the country. Here are just a few of the top tourist destinations in Nepal to add to the itinerary and should not be missed:
Swayambhunath – Situated on a hill in the Kathmandu Valley, Swayambhunath overlooks the city with a large stupa and other icons of Buddhist and Hindu origins. The Swayambhunath, or the Monkey Temple as it is also known, is considered to be one of the most sacred Buddhist sites in all of Nepal. It is located in the country’s capital city, Kathmandu. Besides the panoramic views of the city seen from the temple and its ancient carvings, Swayambhunath is crowded with holy monkeys that live in the north-west part of the temple. To each the Swayambhunath, visitors would have to climb the 350 steps to reach the temple and the Buddha Stupa.
Garden of Dreams – Also known as the Garden of Six Seasons, the Garden of Dreams is a neo-classical historical garden located in the country’s capital. The garden spans over 74,000 square feet consisting of three pavilions, an amphitheater and numerous ponds, pergolas and urns. The Garden of Dreams was designed by Kishore Narshingh and built in the 1920s. It had been neglected over the years but has since been renovated and restored with the help of the Austrian government.
Boudhanath – A famous stupa, Boudhanath is sometimes referred to as the Khāsa Caitya or Khāsti in Nepal Bhasa, Jyarung Khashor in Tibetan language and as Bauddha by Nepali speakers. The Boudhanath is around 11 kilometers from the city center of Kathmandu. Its massive mandala – a Hindu and Buddhist spiritual and ritual symbol representing the Universe – makes Boudhanath one of the largest spherical stupas in the country.
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