Nepal is a God gifted country for adventure tours. It is loaded with the natural wonders. Adventure lovers travel to this country to quench their adventure passion. Numerous types of adventure trips are available in Nepal that range from a single day to the multi-day trips.
It is a pagoda style Hindu temple with gilt roofing (gold plated roofs) and richly carved silver doors dedicated to Lord Shiva and is situated on the bank of the holy River Bagmati. Pashulatinath is one of the most sacred Hindu temples in the entire world. Pashupatinath Temple is the nerve center of pilgrimage for Hindus in the world. On the great Festival of Shivaratri (Celebrated on February), more than 500000 people visit the temple in a day. The minute religious town itself which houses the great temple is known as Devpatan and is located 5 kilometers east of the capital city. Only Hindus are allowed to enter the main courtyard of the temple. Foreign tourists can see the temple from the other side of the Bagmati River. Further behind Pashupatinath on the east, there is another hindu temple of Guheshwori, also known as akash yogini. Guheshwori is a temple of Hindu goddess Parbati who is spouse of Shiva. In this temple also, only Hindus can enter.
Pokhara is the finest natural city of the world. It is Nepal's tourism capital and the second largest tourist destination too. Pokhara is famous for its natural beauty and close view of the Himalayas. Some of the world's highest peaks like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Manaslu can be seen very close, these peaks can also be viewed from your hotel room. About 30% of the total arrivals of tourists in Nepal visit Pokhara. It is also known as the lake city of Nepal, there is more than seven beautiful lakes which are linked by trekking trails
A trip to Nepal is incomplete if you have not been on a jungle safari. For those who wish to experience the natural environment at its best there is no other better places than Nepal to visit. The outdoor adventure sports into the wilderness to see wild animals, birds and natural beauty. You ride on an elephant's back or on a four wheeler jeep accompanied by a fully trained guide (Naturalists) to view the nature and animals. From a tourist point of view, Chitwan and Bardia are the most popular National Parks for wildlife safari in Nepal.
Nepal Trekking is the highlight of a visit to Nepal. On account of the wide range of geographical features, the country nurtures a variety of vegetation and landscape. In addition to the natural endowments is the rich Himalayan culture. Thousands of visitors trek to different parts of Nepal every year to experiment its rustic charm of nature and culture. Most treks go through areas, between 1,000 to 3,000 meters, although some popular parts reach over 5,000 meters. Protected regions along the Himalayas, like Shy-Phoksundo National Park, Annapurna Conservation Area, Manaslu Eco Tourism Area, Langtang National Park, Sagarmatha National Park, Makalu Barun national Park and Annapurna Conservation Area provide excellent trekking options. For group trekkers arrangement for food and accommodation are managed by the trekking crew, while independent trekkers can find night rest and food halt at small lodges and tea houses that dot the mail trails. Independent trekkers should be self sufficient. In remote areas like Makalu, Kanchenjunga in East Nepal of Jumla, Dolpa in West Nepal, One must be self-sufficient in terms of food and water.
White Water Rafting is the second popular program in Nepal. River journey is not only for encountering with challenge of the torrential rapids of the Mountain Rivers but also to explore a typical cross section of the country's natural as well as ethno-cultural heritage. The northern part of Nepal is confined by the ever snowing mountains Mt. Everest, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri , Manaslu and numerous peaks. The melting snows of these mountains enrich Nepal the second richest country for whitewater rafting and kayaking. Any raft enthusiast who has already explored the major rivers of the world says the rivers of Nepal provide a combination of thrill, challenge, and cultural experience not found anywhere else in the world.
Nepal is a country where all the religious devotees have their own freedom to follow the spiritual life on the way they like. It is a country mostly populated with Hindu devotees along with Buddhist, Christin and Islam. Pilgrimage tours in Nepal is a base for all religious devotees around the world. Or even if you are just excited to explore the pilgrimage destinations with your religious ideas, you are welcome to Nepal.
Sea, Sun and Sand! Or Nature, Mountains and Animals? Of course Nepal does not offer honeymoon on sea, sun and sand but it offers you with beautiful mountain, lakes, valleys and forest. It is true people make a special honeymoon once at a life time with their beloved and you need a special and romantic place where you will share ever lasting memory in your life with your one and only beloved.
It is believed that all miseries and sorrows are relieved once you visit this temple (Mukti = Narayan + Nath = God) the famous temple of Lord Muktinath is a sacred place for both Hindus & Buddhists. It lies in the district of Mustang and is situated approximately about 18 Kms northeast of Jomsom at an altitude of (3749 M-12184 Ft) The main shrine is a pagoda shaped temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Set into the wall around it are 108 water sprouts from which pour the holy water, about 16 miles from Muktinath is the Damodar Kunda the source of Kali Gandaki River. One can find Saligrama stones on the banks of this river. There are accommodation facilities available at Jomsom and Muktinath from where one can enjoy remarkable and scenic natural beauty. There are few ways to get to Muktinath from Kathmandu, either take a direct flight from Kathmandu via Pokhara to Jomsom and hike for 07-08 hrs or drive from Pokhara through Beni, Ghasa or trek all the way from Pokhara which takes 07-08 days. Jomsom is a major center in the Annapurna Region