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10 Reasons to Visit Nepal

1. The Highest Mountain: Mt Everest (8848 m) 

Nepal is known as home of Mt Everest. We have eight highest mountains above 8000 m / 26400 ft from sea level, including the highest mountain in the world — Mt Everest. Eight out of 14 eight mountain lies in Nepal. Every year around 100 thousand people visit the country to see the Mt Everest.

10 Reasons to Visit Nepal

2. Birthplace of Buddha

Lumbini is the birthplace of Buddha. The Shakya prince and the ultimate Buddha, the Enlightened One, is the pilgrimage destination for the millions of people, faithful to all schools of Buddhism. This nativity site, identified by Indian Emperor Asokha’s, is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site. The main attraction of Lumbini remains the sacred Garden spread over 8 sq km and possessing all the treasures of the historic area. The Mayadevi temple is the main attraction for pilgrims and archaeologists alike.

Standing west to the Mayadevi shrine is the oldest monuments of Nepal, the Ashoka pillar. The pillar was created by Emperor Ashoka in 249BC to commemorate his pilgrims to the sacred site. To the south of the pillar, we can find the sacred pond, puskarni, where Queen Mayadevi had taken a bath just before giving birth to the Buddha.

10 Reasons to Visit Nepal

3. Trekking on the World’s Highest Trails 

Nepal is known as the best trekking destination for adventure lovers. Trekking trails in Nepal are suitable for all kinds of trekkers starting from adventure lovers to effortless and luxury trekkers. The highest passes above 5000 m are challenging but it has also day hiking for the best vantage point that is just about 2000 m. You can choose your destination depending on the physical shape of your body and interest. These trekking routes offer mesmerizing view of King Kong Himalayas, beautiful landscape, unique flora and fauna and provides the warm greetings from locals and cozy guesthouses after a long day walk.

10 Reasons to Visit Nepal

4. To Know the Real Mountain People — Sherpa 

Sherpas are the real mountain people who live in high mountains of eastern and central regions of Nepal. In fact, they are the best climbers in the world and have created their own history in the Himalayas. They celebrate their own festivals and speak dialect, similar to Tibetan. They are the well known ethnic community in Nepal and mostly settled at the Khumbu region near Mt Everest. 

10 Reasons to Visit Nepal

5. It is Home to the Gurkhas 

Gurkhas are known as the heroes and famous for their bravery. The one and only Military not defeated by British colonialism is the cause of Nepal’s unique identity and some of them win Victoria cross medal from British governments. Because of brave Gurkhas, Nepal was never colonized since the beginning of the history. Visit and meet these brave Gurkhas in their homeland and learn how they spend the life in the remote villages of Nepal. The myth of your travel might start from here.  

10 Reasons to Visit Nepal

6. Best Wildlife Experience in South Asia 

Nepal is the best destination for wildlife experiences in South Asia. We have 10 different National Parks, 3 different Wildlife Reserves, 6 Conservation Areas, 1 Hunting Reserve, and few Ramsar Sites lies in Nepal. Chitwan National Park and Bardia National Park are the well known for wildlife adventure and jungle safari activities in Nepal.

Chitwan National Park is the home for one-horned rhino, several species of deer, sloth bear, leopard, wild boar, dolphin, crocodile, more than 350 species of birds and the elusive royal Bengal tiger. This national park is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site. The steamy jungles of Bardia is home to a number of wild animals including Asian elephant, one horn rhinoceros, spotted deer, hog deer, barking deer, samber, swamp deer, black buck, wild boar, royal Bengal tiger, leopard, golden jackal, striped hyena and others. There are also towers (Machan) at different places within the jungle where you can wait for unsuspecting wild-lives to pass by. Please make a plan to visit this place. We will make your holidays fun and memorable.

10 Reasons to Visit Nepal

7. To See the Vibrant Culture and Colorful Festivals 

Nepal is the famous by different and unique culture. The cultural heritage of Nepal has evolved over the centuries. We have more than hundred ethnic groups here and about 120 languages are spoken in Nepal. Every ethnic people have their own culture, festival and religion. Different cultural tours by Shikhar Adventure might be your best option to know Nepal and its vibrant culture.  

10 Reasons to Visit Nepal

8. Best White Water Rafting 

Probably Nepal has one of the best, scenic and most varied white water on the earth. The short trips are hugely assessable, even to the beginners, while a few of the longer routes are world class, offering the experience of a lifetime. As well as the tranquility of being deep in the country side, away from towns and roads, rafting offers the thrills, laughter and companionship that come from rapids passing. If people are interested, we can make the camping on white sand beach, start the fire under the stars, near jungle-clad slopes with the wildlife and birds. Almost all rivers in Nepal are clean and there rarely any nasty biting insects on the beaches. There are several rivers in Nepal for white water rafting. Shikhar adventure design the perfect rafting package upon your request and time frame.  

10 Reasons to Visit Nepal

9. The Best Wood Carving in the World 

The amazing wood carving in the temples of Nepal might be the world’s best fine art from 15th and 16th century. These wood carving is not only the figure of deities but also addresses different mythological stories from the sacred books of Hinduism and Buddhism. Get in touch with us to know the stories from our expert tour guides.

10 Reasons to Visit Nepal

10. Nepal is Home of the Adventure Lovers

Shikhar Adventure operates the popular trekking, adventure sports in Nepal like bungee jumping, paragliding, white water rafting, zip flyer, Everest Mountain flight, mountain biking, and many more. Every year more than one million people come here for adventure propose. Please feel free to contact us for any kind of adventure activities in Nepal. 

10 Reasons to Visit Nepal

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