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Visit Nepal 2020 | Everything You Need To Know

Visit Nepal 2020

There are many places to visit in Nepal. Trekking in Nepal, mountain climbing, historical & religious places, natural resources etc are the major reasons for tourists to visit Nepal. Nepal has observed very first Visit Nepal Year 1998. Then, Nepal Tourism Year 2011 was celebrated. Now, we are going to celebrate Visit Nepal Year 2020. The campaign was first reported to be held in 2018 but later put off to 2020 due the delay in airport & road maintenance & delay in other reconstruction works caused by disastrous Gorkha earthquake 2015 ( magnitude 7.8 ). 

Nepal is a country that lies in southern lap of himalayas. It has an area of 1,47,181 sq km which is 0.03% of total area of earth & 0.3% of total area of Asia. Nepal has highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest which lies in the Solukhumbu district. Nepal is a birthplace of Gautam Buddha, the light of Asaia & the founder of Buddhism. Nepal is the second richest country in the world in water resources ( after Brazil ). It is estimated that 83,000 MW of electricity can be produced from our water resources. Nepal has ten world heritage sites as declared by UNESCO. Nepal is the only country in the modern world that does not have a rectangular national flag. There are countless monuments in major cities of Nepal i.e. Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur etc. They enhance the beauty & attraction of the country. Kathmandu is also known as "City of Temples". Pokhara is also called "Tourists Paradise" because of its natural beauty. There is great diversity in language & religion. Nepal is also a secular country. Nepal is also known for country of brave Gorkha armies.

Our Natural Resources - Nepal Tourism

Nature has been very kind to us. We are blessed with forests, mountains, rivers, lakes, caves, water falls etc as natural gifts. Green forests are the treasure of Nepal. The evergreen forests, snowclad mountains, national parks & wildlife reserve etc have their own charm. Rare birds and animals are found in these forests. Blackbuck ( Krishnasar ) , One Horn Rhinoceros ( Ek Singhe Gaida ) , Bengal Tiger ( Pate Baag ) , Red Panda ( Habre ) , Spiny Babbler ( Kande Bhyakur ) , Giant Hornbill ( Dhanesh ) etc are our pride. A trip to nepal is one of the best opportunity to communicate with nature's beauty.

Mountains in Nepal

As I already stated that the highest peak in the world, Mt Everest, is situated in the lap of our country. Apart from this, nine highest peaks in the world out of ten lies in Nepal which are mentioned below:
  1. Mount Everest
  2. K2 ( Pakistan )
  3. Kanchanjunga
  4. Lhotse
  5. Makalu
  6. Chooyu
  7. Dhaulagiri
  8. Manaslu
  9. Nanga Parbat
  10. Annapurna

Rivers in Nepal

The snow clad mountains generate ever flowing rivers which never get dried. We can see many rivers, rivulets, brooks, streams, falls, lakes and small spring. Among them, rivers are the most important water resource of our country. Also, the rivers in Nepal are suitable for rafting purpose. Thus, Nepal has many rivers for you to explore.
  • Biggest river of Nepal : Koshi
  • Deepest river of Nepal : Gandaki (also called Narayani)
  • Longest river of Nepal : Karnali

Lakes in Nepal

It always feels relaxed to be around healthy lake sides for talking, having a walk & other activities such as boating, fishing etc.
  • Biggest lake of Nepal : Rara lake
  • Deepest lake of Nepal : Shey - Phuskundo
  • Lake of highest altitude : Tilicho lake

Religious Places in Nepal

Nepal has many religious places & some of the religious practices cannot be completed without visiting them. These places have great cultural importance as well.

  • Pashupatinath Temple : Kathmandu
  • Changu Narayan Temple : Bhaktapur
  • Boudhnath : Kathmandu
  • Krishna Mandir : Lalitpur
  • Janaki Temple : Dhanusha 
  • Swargadwari : Pyuthan
  • Manakamana Temple : Gorkha 
  • Lumbini : Rupandehi

National Parks

National parks protect our natural heritages such as stunning landscapes, extraordinary wildlife & majestic forests. They are the places to preserve our wide range of biodiversity. The visitors are provided with an opportunity to learn about flora & fauna as well as to explore & enjoy the beauty of diverse environment.
  1. Banke National Park
  2. Bardiya Natioal Park
  3. Chitwan National Park
  4. Langtan National Park
  5. Sagarmatha National Park
  6. Rara National Park
  7. Shey - Phoskundo National Park
  8. Khaptad National Park
  9. Makalu Barun National Park
  10. Parsa National Park
  11. Shivapuri National Park
  12. Suklaphata National Park

Wildlife Reserve

There is Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve in Nepal for the conservation of flora, fauna & their habitat. 

Hunting Reserve

Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve is established in order to manage animals for recreational and hunting purpose.

Conservation Areas

  1. Annapurna Conservation Area
  2. Kanchajanga Conservation Area
  3. Manasalu Conservation Area
  4. Blackbuck Conservation Area
  5. Api Nampa Conservation Area
  6. Gaurishankar Conservation Area

World Heritage Sites of Nepal

  1. Kathmandu Durbar Square
  2. Bhaktapur Durbar Square
  3. Patan Durbar Squre
  4. Pashupatinath
  5. Changunarayan Temple
  6. Boudhanath Temple
  7. Swambhunath
  8. Lumbini
  9. Chitwan National Park
  10. Sagarmatha National Park

Places to Visit in Nepal

I've already mentioned our natural resources, religious places, national parks, wildlife reserves, hunting reserves, conservation areas etc, all of which worth visiting. But there are still some places where tourists have made frequent visits in past & I'm going to mention those places that contributed for tourism in Nepal.

  • Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu
  • Swayambhunath, Kathmandu
  • Boudhanath, Kathmandu
  • Pashupatinath, Kathmandu
  • Chandragiri, Kathmandu
  • Nagarkot, Kathmandu
  • Patan Durbar Square, Lalitpur
  • Godawari, Lalitpur
  • Krishna Mandir, Lalitpur
  • Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Bhaktapur
  • Chagunarayan Temple, Bhaktapur
  • Manakamna Temple, Gorkha
  • Illam, Illam
  • Pokhara, Kaski
  • Janaki Mandir, Dhanusha
  • Lumbini, Rupandehi
  • Chitwan National Park, Chitwan
  • Dhulikhel, Kavrepalanchowk
  • Swargadwari, Pyuthan
  • Karnali Bridge, Karnali
  • Blackbuck Conservation Area, Bardiya
  • Tilicho lake, Manang

Trekking in Nepal

Nepal is a country that lies in the lap of Himalayas including some part of Indo - Gangetic Plain. Nepal is known for the land of mountains & these are the loftiest mountains in the world. There are some most exciting, thrilling & challenging trekking routes for trek lovers. The major known treks of Nepal are as follows:
  1. Everest Base Camp Trek
  2. Everest View Trek
  3. Annapurna Base Camp ( ABC ) Trek
  4. Annapurna Circuit Trek
  5. Kanchanjnga Base Camp Trek
  6. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
  7. Upper Mustang Trek
  8. Langtang Valley Trek
PS : Visit Nepal 2020 was officially inaugurated by Bidhya Devi Bhandari in January 1, 2020 & everything was going well till Corona virus outbreak. Due to covid-19 pandemic thorough out the world, Nepal's cabinet meeting held on 2076/11/18 BS has announced to cancel Visit Nepal 2020.


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