The Kathmandu Valley is the most developed and populated place in Nepal with a blend of ancient architecture, narrow streets, temples along with a developing sector of larger roads and modern buildings. It is popular with tourists for its unique architecture, and rich culture. As the city has many temples, it is also known as the City of Temples with a population over 1 million and it`s largely buddhist - hindu.
Nagarkot is a popular tourist spot of Nepal at an altitude of 2175 m above sea level. Nagarkot is perhaps the best place to view the Himalaya from the comfort of your hotel balcony. Just 32km from Kathmandu, the village is packed with hotels, stacked up on a ridge facing one of the broadest possible views of the Himalaya.
Pokhara lies 200 km west from Kathmandu and is famous for its clean water lakes, natural beauty and Himalayan views, Pokhara is the gateway to Nepal’s diverse and interesting treks such as the world famous Annapurna and Mustang treks, sightseeing and adventure activities like paragliding, zipline, bungee, boating.
Meaning ‘Heart of the Jungle’, Chitwan is famous as one of the best wildlife-viewing national parks in Asia, and you’ll have an excellent chance of spotting one-horned rhinos, deer, monkeys and 450 species of birds. If you’re extremely lucky, you’ll see leopards, wild elephants and sloth bears – though it’s the once-in-a-lifetime chance to spot a majestic royal Bengal tiger that attracts people in their droves.
It was in Lumbini, around the year 563 BC, that one of history’s greatest and most revered figures, Siddhartha Gautama – better known as the Buddha – was born. It’s no great surprise to learn that the World Heritage–listed Lumbini is of huge religious significance and attracts Buddhist pilgrims from around the world.The spiritual heart of Lumbini is Maya Devi Temple, which marks the spot where Queen Maya Devi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama. In the adjoining sacred garden you’ll find the pillar of Ashoka, ancient ruins of stupas, and maroon- and saffron-robed monks congregating under a sprawling Bodhi (pipal) fig decorated with prayer flags.