Natural Places to visit in Nepal

Natural Places to visit in Nepal
27/Oct/2023

Natural Places in Nepal are unlimited and yet unexplored holidays around the Himalayas. Nepal is a tiny country that would be an angel like a baby if it was a person. Pure, fresh, and peaceful like the wonderland of heaven is none other than Nepal. Natural places to visit in Nepal are so abundant that one can never be finished exploring. The three topographical regions of Nepal include the Himalayan(mountain), Hilly, and Terai (plain) which demonstrate its physical features of itself. White high mountains on the top, Green Hills in the middle, and terai at the lap complete the glamour of Nepal.

The Fascinating Natural Places in Nepal

The natural assets of Nepal like lakes, rivers, hills, Himalayas, mountains, and fountains are the best ever places to explore and discover. The world’s second richest country in water resources is Nepal which has the ability to illuminate the entire world. More than 6000 high-energy rivers and lakes lie in Nepal. Where one can enjoy water rafting and boating in the freshwater flowing from the core of the Himalayas.

There are many activities including popular and the world’s highest lake Tilticho (4919m), Gokyo Lake, Annapurna Circuit Trek, Gosainkund Lake, Phewa Lake, Rara Lake, Shey Phoksundo Lake, and many more. Moreover, The Everest Region, Annapurna region, Manaslu region, Langtang region, wilderness region and western regions are the most fascinating destinations for travelers.

Top 10 Natural Places to Visit in Nepal

  1. Everest Base Camp
  2. Annapurna Base Camp
  3. Upper Mustang
  4. Poon Hill
  5. Sagarmatha National Park
  6. Chitwan National Park
  7. Langtang National Park and Gosainkunda Lake
  8. SheyPhoksundo lake
  9. Tilicho lake
  10. Rara lake

Activities to Explore the Natural Mountain Region

Natural Places to Visit Nepal is a major destination to explore of nature and cultures of Nepal. The chief natural places in Nepal that raise a visitor’s spirits are only the mountains. Each year, the number of Trekkers in the Everest region and Annapurna is increasing dramatically. You know, Annapurna Base Camp Trek is becoming usual for every tourist as half of the tourists coming to Nepal attend this Trekking.

Everest Base Camp (EBC) Trek is the world’s top adventure destination that takes you to explore the base camp of Mount Everest. The trip provides hidden native Sherpa culture, magnificent landscapes, glaciers, various Buddhist monasteries, and the world’s tallest peaks with the stunning Himalayas of Khumbu.

Though Everest Trekking Regin is considered adventurous, you can do easy short Treks on Everest like Everest View Trek, Everest Panorama Trek, and Short EBC Trek. Not only the Everest region but also the Langtang ValleyManaslu region, Annapurna region, Upper Dolpo, and can help you a lot to keep close to the snowcapped Mountains.

Since Trekking and mountaineering are the major attractions of Nepal. It draws large groups trekking, Mountaineering, peak climbing, and mountain sports are outstanding activities to explore natural Nepal in the Himalayan region. Not only the popular routes but also there is a huge opportunity to explore the untouched part. If you’re traveling to Nepal first time, we would highly prefer Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. This is a remarkable destination to suit beginner travelers and the trip offers a magnificent scenario of numerous peaks with diverse unique cultures. In addition, the poon hill trek is able to complete within 3 to 5 days from Pokhara.

Natural Spots in the Hilly and Terai Region

There is a proverb in the Nepali language that means Green jungles are the properties of Nepal. Green lush jungles are the symbols of prosperity and are home to various flora and fauna. Tourism in Nepal is becoming easier and easier due to the abundant vegetation. Worldwide voyagers are listing Nepal on top of the wealthiest nations in terms of natural places, wildlife, and greenery.

Dhorpatan Wildlife ReserveBardiya National Park, and Royal Chitwan National Park are some popular sites to be visited. The tropical Terai which has preserved the rare one-horned rhinoceros and tough Bengal tiger are one of the safe homes to the wilderness of Nepal. The natural parks have been focusing on protecting 850 types of winged animals as well.

Thus, the number of Birdwatchers in national parks and safari on wildlife reserves is increasing gradually due to the authentic natural adventure.

Things to do in the Terai and Hill region

Though, the Wildlife reserves, National parks, and Jungle safari are the best spots on the Hill and Plain Terai of Nepal. But also water rafting on enthusiastic water flow from the hill is the foremost activity to do in hilly Nepal. Tourists can enjoy the adventure thrilling of Bunjee jumping at the gorge of the Bhote Koshi River and paragliding over beautiful Pokhara. There are high opportunities for skydivingBoating, and fishing in different lakes of Pokhara and other cities.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Apart from the adventurous activities, one can make tours around the spiritual and religious sites. Since pilgrimage and temples are scattered all over the nation one can choose the location on their own. Normally, tourists visit Swayambhu and Boudhanath Stupa which the Buddhist religion values. Swayambhu is said to be originated itself and the literal meaning of Swayambhu means self-originated. Another most important religious and spiritually valued place is Pashupatinath where lord Shiva of Hinduism is worshipped. People say that the father of Lord Shiva was Swayambhu.

BasantapurDubar Square is one of the popular places loved by Tourists as well as Nepalese citizens. This area includes ancient architecture and palaces designed with the home of Goddess Kumari. It was all about Kathmandu valley but the religious sites like Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, Janakpur: birthplace of Goddess SitaBarahChettra, Muktinath, and Gosainkunda are also the famous holiest places for Buddhist and Hindu people. Tengboche Buddhist Monastery in the Everest region and Khaptad Ashram are also the most observed holy places. As the Himalayas are considered to be the place of spirituality since ancient times, some travelers decide to join meditations and yoga in corresponding monasteries too.

CONCLUSION

Nepal is a wonderland that can be level with the heavens in terms of natural heritage. Some of the best natural spots were famous Mountains, lakes, rivers, and national parks whereas some are unknown untouched territories. Moreover, Temples, Palaces, and monasteries make the short tour of the valleys very interesting and unforgettable. Though some places are not famous there are huge potential and dun in exploring the untouched territory. Choose the trip according to your preferences and enjoy the trip to the fullest.