Nepal is a country of Peace. It is a landlocked country. It is located between China and India. Nepal is one of the beautiful country in the world. The highest peak “Mt. Everest (8848 m)” is in Nepal. Nepal has many mountains which is listed in top 8 highest peak in the world. Nepal is surrounded by the beautiful hills. There are 77 District and 14 Zones with 5 Development Regions. It’s capital city is “Kathmandu”. Nepal is a developing country. It has a population of 29,478,685. Here are some of the popular tourism sites, popular cities tours in Nepal. Some of the cities are listed below.
Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. It is the most rated city in Nepal. It is the largest metropolis in Nepal, with a population of 1.5 million in the city proper, and 3 million in its urban agglomeration across the Kathmandu Valley, which includes the towns of Lalitpur, Kirtipur, Madhyapur Thimi,Bhaktapur and the municipalities across Kathmandu valley.
Pokhara is another popular cities in Nepal. It is also called the second capital city of Nepal. Pokhara is a metropolis, and is the largest city of Nepal in terms of area, and the second largest city in terms of population. It has the population of 2 hundred thousand.
Lumbini is next popular city of Nepal. It is a place of Peace. Buddha was born in Limbini so called the city of Peace. It is the place where, according to Buddhist tradition, Queen Mayadevi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama in 563 BCE. Gautama achieved Enlightenment and became the Buddha and founded Buddhism. Lumbini was situated in east of Kapilavastu and southwest Devadaha of Shakya kingdom of Nepal.
People in Nepal
Nepali is also known as Gurkha or Gorkhali. Nepal is home to people of many different national and ethnic origins. Like: Newar,Tamang, Rai, Chettri, Limbu, etc. Festivals in Nepal: There are many festivals in Nepal. The most popular festival of Nepal is “Dashain”. It is celebrated by entire people in the country (Nepal). Each community has their own cultures and traditions which they have been following for centuries.
Festivals and cultures of Nepal
Nepal can also be called as land of festivals. The main reason of festival exisitng is because one’s pride and cultures are respected by others. Some of the festivals are listed below:
Dashain is one of popular festival in Nepal. This festival is celebrated to rejoice the victory of god over evil. It is celebrated for 15 days.
2. Holi or Fagu Purnima:
Holi or Fagu Purnima is another popular festival of Nepal. It is also known as the festivals of colour. This festival is supposed to be a celebration of the death of ‘Holika’.
Tihar is next popular festival of Nepal. It is also called the festival of lights. It is celebrated after 2 weeks of Dashain.
4. Bisket Jatra:
This festival is the begining of the year. It is celebrated in date 1 & 2 of Baishak month (first month of nepalese calender). It is celebrate in Bhaktapur.
5. Indra Jatra:
This is also the popular festivals of Nepal. It is celebrate to honor “Lord Indra”, so called the “God of Rain”. It is celebrated in Kathmandu Durbar Square.
Best seasons for tours in Nepal
Best time/seasons for Day Tours in Nepal: The best time or season of Day Tours February to April. This time is Nepal’s second busiest tourist season. Here are some Day Tours in Nepal:
1. Kathmandu World Heritage Tours In Nepal
Kathmandu World Heritage Tour provides a close glimpse of Nepal. It is carefully designed for the visitors who have enormous interest on Art, Culture, Lifestyle and Historical sites around Kathmandu valley. The tour takes you to three places: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square and Swayambhunath temples that hold both religious and cultural importance to the Nepalese people. A visit to the UNESCO approved World heritage site of Nepal is best opportunity for researcher, innovator or historian to assemble historical and socio-cultural significance of the landmark city. The architectural history of the valley is said to have begun with the Lichhavi and the Malla kings.
2. Patan City Tour
Patan City Tour Package is the Half day tour, where you will visit Patan Durbar Square. Patan, an old name of the city of Lalitpur. It was a historical city founded probably in the 3rd century BS. The ancient city is located on the southern bank of the holy Bagmati River and is approximately five kilometers south-east of the capital. It is famous for the Durbar Square including the famous old and other beautiful architectural structures such as Tusha Hiti and The stone temple of Lord Krishna with its intricate stone and bronze carvings are two other masterpieces in the same vicinity. Patan is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and features its own royal palace with its golden door and window.
3. Kathmandu Mix Culture Tour
Kathmandu Mix Culture Tour half day tour which covers the two historic places Pashupatinath Temple and Patan Durbar Square. Explore the Hindu and Buddhist temples of the Kathmandu Valley with a knowledgeable guide and expert service. This city offer Kathmandu Mix Culture Tour and traditional life style. If you have a leisure half day and if you are interested in experiencing the cultural heritages of Kathmandu, this tour is for you.
4. Kathmandu Medieval Tour
Kathmandu Medieval Tour is a half day tour where you will visit Bhaktapur Durbar and Pashupatinath Temple. Heritage Valley Kathmandu is named as The Valley of Temples and Gods. This tour provides the perfect package for the culture and tradition enthusiast. Kathmandu is the largest and the densest cosmopolitan valley of Nepal, Kathmandu metropolitan inside it is the Nepalese capital. Beautiful verdant hills and traditional Newari and Tamang villages encircle the valley of Kathmandu.
5. Kathmandu Durbar Square Tour
Upon your request and interest, we can arrange the tours in Nepal where you will visit the Kathmandu Durbar Square, Asan and Indra Chowk Market of Kathmandu.Immerse yourself in the daily rhythms of life in Kathmandu during this 2-3 hour. In this Half Day Tour. you will explore the Royal Palace of kathmandu City. Kathmandu Durbar Square is the site of the Hanuman Dhoka Palace Complex, which was the royal Nepalese residence until the 19th century and where important ceremonies, such as the coronation of the Nepalese monarch, took place. This is an UNESCO protected world heritage site. The Durbar Square is surrounded with spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of Newar artists and craftsmen over several centuries. https://trekroute.com/