There are only a few places in the world that, once visited, get into your heart and won’t go. Travel in Nepal is certainly one of them without a doubt.
Nepal is an ideal travel destination for travel enthusiasts that is growing in popularity all the time.
Travel in Nepal as my Childhood Dream
My dream growing up was to travel to Nepal and see the majestic Himalayas. This is one place I’d like to see in my lifetime as a travel enthusiast and nature enthusiast. You should make a visit to Nepal your number one priority for so many reasons; here are a few examples:
With varying altitudes from subtropical climate in Terai region to snow capped peaks in Himalayas, the diverse landscape will offer an experience like no other. The Buddhist stupas, Hindu temples, and Muslim mosques in Nepal are exceptional examples of ancient architecture for people interested in history or spirituality.
Here are some reasons why you should and must visit this wonderful country.
Travel in Nepal is Cheap
You can travel as cheaply or as sumptuously life you want anywhere in Nepal, and that’s definitely why it is one of the most preferred travel destinations by travelers. If you’re traveling on a tight budget and worried about all the travel expenses. You don’t need to worry! Here in Nepal, one can get an average room for 3$-5$, and you can fill your stomach just for 1$.
Home to 8 out of 10 highest mountain
Whenever people talk about the snow-capped Himalayas, Nepal’s name always comes first in their list because it is home to the highest mountain in the world, Mt Everest along with other 7 out of 10 high mountains in the world. There are many climbable mountains in the region that see lots of mountaineers every year, along with some unclimbed peaks.
As you all know, Nepal is known as the land of high Himalayas and there are 1,310 peaks above 6000 meters of which 238 are opened for climbing. Thousands of tourists come to Nepal just for peak climbing such as Mera Peak Climbing, Pisang Peak Climbing, and Cho Oyu Peak Climbing, etc. Some of the most popular high mountains of Nepal are Mt. Everest, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Kanchenjunga, Manaslu, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Fishtail, Makalu, etc.
Unique culture and festivals
The culture of Nepal is rich and unique which manifests in Music in Nepal and dance, art and craft, languages and literature, festivals and celebration and foods and drinks. Nepal is the country with a diverse and rich culture where each community holds their unique cultures and traditions which they have been following for many decades.
There are more than 50 ethnic groups and almost all the communities have their own language and festivals which is connected with religion, tradition and their social events. It is like each day is full of joy and cultural events which brings joy to every Nepali people. All the major festivals including Dashain, Dipawali (Tihar), Losar, Buddha Jayanti, Ghode Jatra, Gai Jatra, Chhat Parba, X-mas, Ramadan, Maha Shivaratri, Janai Purnima (Raksha Bandhan), Krishna Janmashtami, Ram Nawami brings the same joy to Nepalese people.
One of the best trekking destinations in the world
Nepal is an ideal place for adventure activities and natural beauties where you can enroll in trekking, mountaineering, hikes, spiritual tour, rafting, Yoga and Jungle Safari or just explore and travel in Nepal. As home to 8 out of 10 highest mountains in the world, Nepal is the prime trekking destination for local as well as foreign adventure seekers.
Nepal has become a prominent trekking destination in the world where you can enjoy mild walks to the adventurous treks in the same country. You can find any kind of trek according to any difficulty level and number of days you have. You can start your trek with a city tour in Nepal. Popular treks In Nepal are Everest Base Camp Short/Long Trek, Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Gokyo Ri Trek, Poon Hill Trek, Kanchenjunga Trek, Ghandruk Trek, Langtang Gosaikunda Trek, Langtang Valley Trek, etc.
Variety of Foods in Nepal
Nepal has a variety of cuisines that every Nepali relishes. No matter where you stay there is always something special food item that will remind you of your hometown. Every community in Nepal holds its own food culture with satisfying flavors.
You’ll get to eat a variety of foods such as Dhido, Daal Bhaat Tarkari, Momo, Yomari, Samosa, Pani Puri, Chatpate, popular Thakali and Newari dishes.It’s a small country with endless cultural experiences, festivals and innumerable things to do. It’s the best destination and I think every traveler should travel in Nepal at least once in life.
What are you waiting for? It is time to head off for an adventure in Nepal.