Nepal, if not ‘the one’ but surely, she is one of the most beautiful countries in Asia.
Nestled in the lap of the gigantic Himalayan Range, tiny land-locked Nepal has eight out of ten highest mountains in the world, including Mt. Everest – the tallest in the world. Renowned for its abundance of natural beauty; bio-diversity; ethnic, linguistic, and social diversity; and historical and cultural wealth, the tourist arrivals have grown from just over 6,000 in 1962 to over a million today.
Nepal is a tremendously attractive location for mountaineers, rock climbers and adventure seekers. Apart from being an attractive destination for adventure, Nepal’s local lifestyle, its culture, tradition, historical heritage and ever welcoming nature of Nepalese shows a tremendous prospect of tourism ahead in Nepal.
Culture and Festival Tourism in Nepal
The ethnic and social decent variety of Nepal is unparalleled thinking about its size comparing to the world guide. There are 125 ethnic gatherings who talk 123 distinct dialects and take after more than 10 unique religions in the small, 56,827 sq mi, Himalayan country.
Nepal shows unity in diversity. There are several cultural beliefs and customs of the Himalaya nation. The many cultural heritage of Nepal included in the world heritage list, which has become the property of th
e whole humankind. In like manner, one of the intriguing methods for understanding the excellence and abundance of Nepali culture is through its celebrations. Taking part in the neighborhood merriments gives guests an understanding of the life of the Nepali individuals and makes their stay in Nepal more brilliant.
Community-Based Tourism / Community Homestay
Community Homestay, living with an entire local community, is an optimum solution of exploring the rich diversity of the Nepalese communities. In Nepalese culture, guests are regarded as an incarnation of the God. In Community Homestay, a traveler will understand the formula that functions Nepal communities. Religion, culture, and the daily lives are so well merged in a Nepalese society that attributes to treat guests as God and offering authentic hospitality envelops a big section of Nepalese culture.
The host family in Community Homestay welcomes you as a friend. During the stay, travelers can involve themselves in the daily lives, living like a pure, local, and they can participate in the local festivals. It is an
exceptional opportunity to experience a the real and authentic of Nepal.
Mountain and Adventure Tourism
Trekking and mountaineering magnets the world in Nepal. The fascination of scaling these mountain peaks draws the huge crowds of visitors from abroad. No doubt, the desire of trekkers to reach ultimate Himalayan destinations is pushing the Nepalese tourism business on the higher scale. However, yet, there are a number of mountain regions in Nepal that still needs to be explored. Most of the travelers in Nepal are very much familiar with the popular trekking and peak climbing routes. Unlike those popular routes, there is huge potential to go for exploring the virgin territory of the Himalayas in Nepal.
The travelers can enjoy the adventure of Paragliding in the beautiful city of Pokhara. There are high potentialities of going to Sky Dive, Boating, Fishing, Angling, and Canyoning. To the top of all these adventures, Bungee Jumping at the gorge of the Bhoti Kosi River gives the ultimate thrill.
Pilgrimage/Spiritual Tourism Spiritual and pilgrimage destinations are scattered throughout the nation. The birth-place of Buddha, Lumbini – Nepal, is also home to the holiest Hindu temples in the world, Pashupati Nath – Lord Shiva.
The Kathmandu Valley alone houses the famous Swayambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath, Changu Narayan – one of the oldest Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu, and several other pilgrimage sites. Hundreds of famous temples are located in other parts of the country as well. Some well-known, both Hindu and Buddhist, pilgrimage sites are Barah Chhetra, Janakpur – The Birthplace of the Goddess Sita, Tengboche Monastries, Manakamana, Lumbini – The Birthplace of Lord Buddha, Muktinath, Gosainkunda, and Khaptad Ashram in Nepal. The Himalayas have always been considered the seat of spirituality since ancient times.
Nature Tourism The abundance of Himalayan widely varied vegetation and a decent variety of wild has effectively made Nepal one of the wealthiest nations on the planet according to worldwide voyagers. The untamed life preservation focuses in the elevated locales, and in addition, an impressive number of national stops in the marsh of Nepal, have assumed a huge part to ensure jeopardized and in addition well uncommon species. The tropical wildernesses of Nepal’s Terai safeguard a portion of the best natural life living spaces of South Asia. A portion of the untamed life attractions of Nepal’s wildernesses incorporate the uncommon one-horned rhinoceros, the tricky Royal Bengal tiger, snow panther, red panda and musk deer. The nature protection focuses house more than 850 types of winged animals in Nepal.