Nepal is a country filled with beautiful destinations for travelers from all around the globe. The beauty of the country is defined by many mountains, lakes, cultures, and traditions.
Nepal has always been a home for thrill-seekers, trekkers and luxury travelers, be it peak climbing or trekking on the humanly impossible route, you will find everything here.
The diversity of the country's nature and range of exotic culture makes Nepal ideal for all travelers. The beauty of Himalayas of Nepal is not only remarkable but offers a lifetime experience.
To your service, we have handpicked 10 of the best places in Nepal you should definitely visit once in your lifetime.
10. Everest Base Camp
Yes, the tallest mountain, Mount Everest, is in Nepal, a tour to the lap of the highest peak of the world will undoubtedly make your soul feel complete. No other place is more picturesque than the Everest region.
Trekking is the most preferred mode of traveling to the Everest Base Camp; however, you can also take a chopper and reach the base of the Everest within a few hours. But nothing beats the thrill and sense of accomplishment the travelers feel when they opt for the trek.
On EBC trek, you will experience astounding mountain views, a glimpse of the life of the world-famous Sherpa people, Sagarmatha (Everest) National, Park, and many more.
9. Annapurna Base Camp
Annapurna Base Camp is oval-shaped plateau which sits an altitude of over 4000 meters. This glacial basin lies almost 36 miles North of Pokhara city, surrounded by a ring of mountains.
While trekking to ABC, you will pass through a thick forest of Oak, Magnolia, and Rhododendron. The Annapurna Region, which is famous for Gurung people, will welcome you with all their heart and make you feel like home.
Trek to ABC is for people who prefer short trek yet wants to enjoy breathtaking views of mountains with shorter acclimatization periods. The highest altitude you will reach is 4130 meters at ABC.
8. Upper Mustang
Upper Mustang is the second least populated district of Nepal with only 14,981 people spread between three towns. The culture of the area is highly influenced by the Tibetan people.
Surprisingly, this area did not allow visitors until 1991, it was in 1992, the long-time restriction was removed, and people from other countries were allowed to visit the place.
This place still holds the rich culture of Tibetan people, and you will also get a chance to visit a palace of Mustang King, which is believed to have some kind ties with the Tibetan King.
The other main attractions in this place are snowy mountains as well as cultural diversities in the people and are also famous for apples and its byproducts. (A must-try: local apple wine: Marpha)
7. Rara Lake
Rara lake, the enormous lake of Nepal, lies in the Karnali Zone in Far-West Nepal which lies at the altitude of 2972 meters from the sea level.
The best way to reach Rara lake is by trekking as you can rejoice the beauty of Rara National Park's flora and fauna. Rara Lake is believed to change its face, the color of the water changes according to time in a day.
6. Manaslu Base Camp
If you are a mountain lover, you should definitely embark on this trek as Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world which stands at 8163 meters.
The trek to Manaslu will promise you a view of beautiful mountain peaks along with the Manaslu glacier. The rural area is rich in Buddhist and Tibetan culture.
5. Gosaikunda Lake
Gosaikunda is yet another beautiful destination, which lies in the famous Langtang region. Langtang region is itself considered one of the beautiful places because of the Langtang National Park.
Gosaikunda is considered a holy place in Nepal and neighboring countries like India and Tibet; lake holds a religious value. The trekking will be an excellent experience for adventurous people with challenges on the way.
4. Ghorepani Poon Hill
Ghorepani Poon Hill falls in the Annapurna region; the trek begins from Pokhara City.
The place is famous for the view of a beautiful sunrise with a glimpse of mountains such as Annapurna and Dhaulagiri whose heights are above 8000m. The mere imagination itself arises a thirst to visit this place.
Lumbini area which falls on the Mid-West part of Nepal is famous for the birthplace of Lord Buddha. The main attraction around this place is Maya Devi Temple, where exactly lord Buddha was born.
This place holds historical and cultural importance for Nepalese and other Buddhist people. The location is also famous for the Ashoka pillar, which is said to be the evidence of the birth of Lord Buddha.
2. Tilicho Lake
Tilicho lake is located at one of the most rural areas in Nepal which fall in Annapurna region; the lake catches the eyes of travelers with its astonishing view in chilled weather.
Tilicho lake is actually the glacial melt collection of the full northern slope of Annapurna and Thorang peak. Trekking to Tilicho Lake leads to a beautiful experience of beautiful view along with the diversity of people.
1. Pokhara City
Pokhara, the city of lakes and caves, is one of the best tourist areas in Nepal.
Pokhara is also famous for adventurous activities such as paragliding, recently launched hot air ballooning, bungee jumping, zip-lining, etc. It is 200 km away from Kathmandu and is one of the most beautiful areas in Nepal.