If you are planning to visit Nepal, then this article will surely be going to help you. We are going to tell you some really awesome reasons to visit Nepal at least once in your lifetime.
Although an average of 1 million tourists come to visit Nepal every year, Nepal isn’t a destination places for many people around the world to visit. Still, there are many who know Nepal only as a country of Mt. Everest and the birthplace of Gautam Buddha.
Nepal isn’t a country where only climbers can come and visit, there are a lot more things to experience here for all the people around the globe.
Let’s come to the points for what you have been here. We are going to tell you some awesome and beautiful reasons except reasons like Mt. Everest and Gautam Buddha that will make you visit Nepal.
10 Awesome Reasons To Visit Nepal
Now, let us take you on a ride of knowing 10 absolute awesome reasons to visit Nepal.
1. To Explore Unbelievable Geographical Structure Of Nepal
Despite being a small landlocked country, you will be amazed to see the incredibly unbelievable geographical structure of Nepal. Even though the total area of Nepal is 147, 516 sq. km stretching from East to West, the land of Nepal is divided into three regions-from high mountains in the North to the Hills in the middle and plain land in the South. The altitude of Nepal ranges from the lowest 59 meters to the highest 8848 meters.
2. To Experience Huge Differences In Weather And Climate
Due to the huge variance in the geographical structure of Nepal, you will also experience a huge difference in the weather and climate of Nepal. You will get to experience 5 different seasons in Nepal i.e Summer, Winter, Monsoon, Autumn, and Spring.
The climate also varies from place to place in Nepal. In the Northern part of Nepal, summers are cool and winters are severe cold, while in the Southern part of Nepal, summers are very hot and winters are mild to cold.
Due to the different altitudes, the average temperature in Nepal drops by 6°C for every 1,000 m you gain. In the Southern part, temperature ranges from 40 to 45 degrees Celsius in Summer while it ranges from 7 to 23 degrees in Winter.
3. To Experience Vast Cultural Diversities
Nepal is a multiethnic country and which is also known as a “Nepal, 4 Jaat 36 Barnako Sajha Phulbari“. It literally means that Nepal is a common garden of 4 castes and 36 ethnicities. This was said by Prithvi Narayan Shah, the man who united Nepal based on the four major castes according to Hinduism -Brahmin, Kshatriya, Vaisya, and Sudra living in Nepal.
Now, there are people of many different castes and ethnicities living in Nepal. Though people of different castes and ethnicities are living, they always have shared the same society in a wave of peace and harmony. That’s why Nepal has never suffered from any kind of cultural or religious riots.
This is also one of the major reasons for peace and harmony among the Nepalese in every part of the country.
4. To Have A Look At Incredible World Heritage Sites
Nepal has four incredible geographical, religious, and cultural places that are listed in the names of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. These places are Kathmandu Valley, Sagarmatha National Park, Chitwan National Park, and Lumbini-the birthplace of Gautam Buddha.
And when you will visit Nepal, and land in Kathmandu, you will see 7 places in Kathmandu Valley only that are on the list of World Heritage Sites in Nepal and that are:
Once you will visit these incredible sites, then you will realize why Kathmandu is known as the City Of Temples.
5. To Witness The Unmatched And Unprecedented Beauty Of Nature
The beauty of Nepal is none less than a paradise on the Earth. Even being a small landlocked country situated between two giants countries like India and China, Nepal is nestled in the lap of gigantic Himalayas.
It won’t be a big surprise for Nepalese if anyone who visits Nepal for the first time is amazed by the stunning natural beauty of Nepal. This wonderful country is full of a wide range of flora and fauna, high Himalayas, mountains, beautiful rivers, and lakes, etc that will provide your full peace of mind once you will see the beauty of Nepal.
6. To Watch And Observe Art And Architecture
Nepal is a country, not only full of natural beauty and landscapes, but it’s also a country that is full of eye-catching arts and architecture that has become one of the major reasons for tourists to visit Nepal every year.
Since there always have been a more number of Hindu and Buddhists in Nepal, its arts and architecture that includes various kind of paintings, images, statues, sculptures, temples, monasteries, old square durbars, and many others all represents the traditional arts and architectures of Hindu and Buddhist mostly in Nepal.
7. For Mountaineering And Trekking
Nepal has many things to offer mountaineers and trekkers. And Nepal has always attracted mountaineers and trekkers for a long time.
Mountaineering is not only famous for Mt. Everest here in Nepal. There are other mountains too that keep attracting mountaineers and climbers all over the world. Out of 14 mountains higher than 8000 meters, Nepal alone has 8 out of these 14 mountains in the world above 8000 meters.
In the same way, there are many best places for trekking and hiking. There are many mountains like Everest, Annapurna, Kanchanjungha, national parks, and conservation areas for trekking and hiking.
8. To Have Adventurous Activities
Nepal is not only about climbing mountains, trekking, and hiking, there are still many adventurous activities that you can do in Nepal. If you are looking for some heart-pumping adventure activities in Nepal, then Nepal has lots to offer you.
Some of the best adventure activities that you can experience in Nepal are:
- Rock Climbing
- Mountain Biking
- Zip Lining
- Sky Diving
- Bungee Jumping
These are some of the adventurous activities that you can experience while visiting Nepal.
9. To Explore Country Of Temples
Though Kathmandu is known as the City Of Temples for having thousands of temples and religious monuments, not only Kathmandu only have numbers of temples, but Nepal has numbers of temples, stupas, and religious monuments throughout the country.
Religious temples and stupas have always been reflecting the historical and cultural aspects of Nepal. And by exploring only temples, stupas, and other religious monuments, you will get to know many things about Nepal.
10. One Of Affordable Place To Visit
Along with all the best reasons to visit Nepal, one of the best reasons to visit Nepal is that Nepal is a very affordable place to visit and spend time enjoying holidays and vacations.
Nepal is a surprisingly affordable destination for travelers and visitors. You will have almost everything from food to housing, and other things at very affordable prices wherever you go in Nepal. On an average of spending $30 per day, you will easily visit Nepal. But of course, if you will go to top hotels and places, you will have to spend a bit more.
Well, there are various good reasons to visit Nepal, though we think these 10 reasons to visit Nepal are enough to make your mind for visiting Nepal someday. Besides all the reasons we have mentioned above, you will be experiencing a very warm welcome and hospitality from Nepalese in Nepal. It is a culture of every Nepalese to treat tourists, visitors, and guests as God and Goddess, and treat them with full respect and love.