Top 100 Best Places to Visit in Nepal
Are you looking for the best places to visit in Nepal?
Choosing the best places helps to make your travel wonderful and fantastic.
If you search on the internet, you can find a lot of best places that every website claims they’re the best places. That’s why it is so confusing to choose the best ones for visiting from thousands of beautiful places in Nepal.
Hence, we’ve collected all the popular places and chosen the top 100 best places for your travel to make safe and happiest in Nepal.
Nepal is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. It is also known as the country of Mt. Everest, and the birthplace of Gautam Buddha. You can visit many places in Nepal with less money in a comparison of other countries. And it is also safe to visit in Nepal.
Nepal is rich in natural beauty with its stunning white mountains, lakes, rivers, and more. It is a beautiful and magical garden of different people with different religions, castes, and cultures. You can observe our history and traditions here.
List of top 100 best places to visit in Nepal is below:-
1. Everest Base Camp
Mt Everest is the highest peak in the world which lies in Nepal. At its base camp, you can experience enthralling lifetime moments, and witness the unbelievable and magnificent view of Mt. Everest and other nearby mountains.
It holds a memorable history of pride, glory, and tragedy. Hundreds of mountaineers summit Mt. Everest every year and experience how it feels to be on the top of the world. But it also sees the tragic deaths of many unsuccessful climbers.
The trekking to base camp gives the most wonderful experience. It passes through exceptional viewpoints such as Kalapathar at 5643 meters, considered the best place on earth for watching Everest.
Undoubtedly the Everest base camp is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
2. Rara Lake
Rara Lake is the most beautiful lake in Nepal. It is one part of Rara National Park is abundant with different birds and animals. There are 214 species of birds and different species of wild animals. So it is also called ‘a shimmering blue jewel set in a ring of snow peaks.’
3. Khaptad National Park
It is the best place to observe the verities of animals like Asiatic fox, Leopard, Himalayan black bear, and wild dogs. We can see 287 birds, 23 mammals, and 23 amphibians and reptiles, and other different animals. It consists of 567 species of flora and different types of herbs.
Khaptad Baba Ashram is another beauty of that park. We know it as a peaceful place that is perfect for meditation. So, it is the best place for pilgrims.
It is a tall hill of the hillock which lies at an altitude of 3210 meters and 400 meters above Ghorepani. Mainly it is famous for a 180-degree view of more than ten snow-capped. Clouds block the view after 10 am and continuous snow and clouds snow and clouds block the mountains.
The sunrise from Poonhill is one of the best views of the hilly region. So, it is one of the famous places in Nepal.
5. Ilam tea area
We also know this place as the tea house of Nepal. It is full of green tea leaves. In the middle of the tea garden, there is a hill that we call LOVEDANDA.
During the summer season, we can get fresh and cool air. We can also sit there peacefully and pleasantly to playing the game with tea leaves. So, it is famous for its peaceful and airy place in Nepal.
It is the birthplace of Lord Budha which situates in the Rupandehi district. There is the Lumbini garden around which adds more beauty of Lumbini. There is a beautiful temple, the sculpture of Mayadevi and Buddha which seems attractive that full of arts.
We know this place as a peaceful place and the main place of Buddhists. There is the Panditarama Vipassana center which is perfect for yogis. So, it is the best place for tourists.
It lies in the headquarter of Gandaki Zone and Kaski district which is one of the largest tourism places in Nepal. There are many beautiful places which attract a lot of tourists from different corners of the world. Phewa Tal is the focal point of Pokhara in which we can see Tall Barahi temple and reflect of Machhapuchhre.
Other famous places of Pokhara are Word peace pagoda, Annapurna range, Mount Machhapuchhre, Sarangkot, Davi’s fall, Mahendra Gupha, Chamere Gupha, etc. So, Pokhara is the heart of Nepal and the most popular tourist destination.
It is located in the Ilam district of Mechi Zone in the eastern part of Nepal. Antu Danda is one of the best places in Nepal. There are many beautiful places like Mai Pokhari, Ilam Bajar, Lepcha museum, etc. around this hill.
Hiking and trekking are the best activities of Antu Danda. We also know it as the first place in Nepal where the first light of the sun appears. Sightseeing the sunrise and sunset of Antu Dada are really beautiful.
9. Chitwan National Park
It covers 932 sq. km of Nepal which is full of Sal trees and green lands. It is one of the most beautiful places in Nepal. We can see one-horned rhino, the Bengal tiger, and other expensive and valuable animals.
There are about 570 species of flowering plants, 30species of large mammals, more than 400 species of birds, 30 species of large mammals, and 100 fishes. So, it is the best place for observation and research of animals.
10. Gosaikunda Lake
It is one of the best places to visit Nepal which is located at an altitude of about 4360 m. Gosaikunda Lake is surrounded by mountains on all sides and a junction nine other lakes which accompany the Gosaikunda.
It is one of the popular pilgrim sites of Hindus. Hundreds of Hindu pilgrims visit for a holy bath in the lake during Janai Purnima in August. So it is the popular destination of tourists.
11. Tilicho Lake
It lies in the Manang district of Nepal. There is a fresh and beautiful lake which is one of the best places in Nepal.
Kathmandu town is the capital of Nepal which we call the temple’s house. There are more than 100 temples. Pashupati, Baudanath, Shwayaumbhu are the main attractive temples of Kathmandu.
It is also a famous old heritage and contemporary buildings. There are Bhaktapur Darbar square, Patan Darbar square, Krishna temple, Chovar Dada, Taudaha, etc. So it is the heart of Nepal.
13. Mount Lhotse
It is the fourth highest mountain in the world. We can see a beautiful vision of Mount Lhotse and other small peaks. It is also the best mountain for climbing.
14. Langtang National Park
It is a wonderful park located in the heart of the Himalayas. It is habitat of Yaks with beautiful sceneries,. There is the beautiful scenery of Mount Langtang.
It is easily accessible, as it is located less than 50 kilometers from the capital. So, it is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
15. Shey Phoksundo National Park
It is one of the popular places where many extinct species of animals live. Phoksundo Lake, snow cheetah, green forest are the main attractions of this park. So, it is the most popular destination for tourists.
16. Bardia National Park
It is one of the protected areas of Nepal which covers an area of 968 sq. km. Bardiya National Park is the largest national park in the Terai region of Nepal. We also know it as the Royal park of sal forests and grasslands.
There are more than 800 species of flora and more than 600 species of fauna like the Rhinoceros, Bengal tiger, wild elephant, and other. Pine forests and green grassland cover it.
Tiger tracking, elephant tracking, jungle walk, observation of bird, sightseeing are the main best tourism activities of Bardia national park. So, It is one of the popular places in Nepal.
17. Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve
It is the only one hunting reserve of Nepal in which 18 mammal species and 137 bird species. The red panda, Musk deer, Danphe, Himalayan Black beer, Barking deer are the main wild animals of Dhorpatan hunting reserve. It is one of the perfect places for hunting as well as sightseeing.
18. Muktinath Temple
It is the popular Vishnu temple located at the first highest altitude in the world. It is the symbol of the religious symbiosis between both Hindus and Buddhists. According to Hindu Myth, it is a belief that this world is ‘MAYA’ of the life cycle of birth and rebirth.
There are 108 waterspouts in the backyard of this temple that have a meaningful history. We can see clear weather and observe snowcapped mountains closely during March-November. So, it is the best season to visit Muktinath.
Janakpur is a religious and cultural city that is famous for its Mithila culture. Most people draw Mithila paintings on their wall of houses, streets, and also on various objects. There are wall paintings all over the city.
Ramjanaki temple is the heart of Janakpur which regards culture, traditions, and extinct history. It is full of art like the sculpture of Ram, Sita, and other people’s. It seems very beautiful.
Janakpur is also famous for festivals like Chauth, Ram Navami, Holi, Vivaha Panchami where Ram and Sita had married. There are two most ponds I.e.Dhanush Sagar and Ganga Sagar which are best for ritual baths for pilgrims. So, it is the best destination for tourists.
20. Siddha Gufa, Bandipur
It is 437 meters deep with a 50-meter high rock ceiling which lies in Bandipur. Siddha Gufa (cave) is the largest cave in Nepal. Roosting bats fully covers it, exploring the cave is quite a thrill.
We can get the best experiences of encounter with dark environment, bats chattering, mice moving, and many more inside of the cave. Its interior is full of stalactites and stalagmites. It is famous for the history of Siddha Baba. So, it is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
21. Panch Pokhari
It is a group of 5 Hindu holy lake which situates at the Sindhupalchok district. People also call it the 19th highest altitude wetland in the world. We also know it as unsurpassed natural beauty, biological diversity, and cultural heritage.
Panch Pokhari lies on the lap of a very beautiful Himalayan Range and pristine nature. It is famous for the Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage trip that includes sacred and pristine glacial five lakes that are. The trip begins from the base of the Jugal Himal Range and ends in the lower part of the Langtang region.
22. Namche Bazaar
It is the highest altitude market of Nepal which is located at the Solukhumbu district of the north-eastern part of Nepal. It is the main point for journeys to Everest and other Himalayan peaks. So it is the best place for tourism.
It is famous for its homemade yak cheese and butter, milk, ghee, chhurpi, herbs, and Sherpa’s traditional system. Its main attractions are amazing views of giant Himalayan peaks, Khumjung and Khuda village, Swerwi Khangba(Sherpa’s home), Syangboche airport, Honorary visit, Dumjee festival, Stone and mud houses, etc. So, it is a popular place to visit.
23. Mt. Api and Saipal
Saipal is 7031 meters high and API is 7132 meters high. Those trekkers/hikers who want to visit the remote and unspoiled area, API and Saipal trek is the best of Nepal. It trek gives the great opportunity to explore the real wilderness of nature.
API and Saipal trek consists of the massive mountains view, cultural diversity, beautiful forests, rapid rivers, mysterious cultures, beautiful views of Thado Tuppa, Mt. Nandadevi, Rajamba, and other peaks. So, it is a popular destination for tourists.
24. Pashupatinath Temple
Pashupatinath Temple lies on the bank of Bagmati river, the eastern part of Kathmandu, Nepal. This temple is one of the sacred Hindu temples of Hindu devotees. It belongs to UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1979.
We know this place as the largest temple complex in Nepal. It is not only famous for religious things but also for its combination of arts, cultures, images, ashrams, etc. This temple is in Pagoda style with beautiful rafters, a gilded roof, the cover of silver in four sides, beautiful wood carvings, etc. Many other Hindu and Buddhist temples in different designs like Dome style, Shikhara style, etc. surround it from all around. There are many magnificent statues of stone, metal, and wood.
Tourists come here from many countries including India. Especially Hindu devotees come here during the festivals like Shiva Ratri Bala Chaturdashi festival and the Teej festival and they perform many rituals and dances.
Although there are four entrances there three remains closed until festivals and only one open every day. We can watch this temple from the adjacent side of the river but if you want to visit all the temple areas then you should pay $10. You can go there from 4 am to 7 pm.
25. Ghodaghodi Lake
Ghodaghodi lake is a Ramsar site that situates in the Kailali district. It lies on the lap of tropical deciduous forest and some streams along the periphery, which separates by hillocks. There are 13 large and shallow oxbow lakes and ponds with associated marshes and meadows.
It is an important habitat for birds in Nepal. There are 140 species of birds. It is also an important place for local Tharu people.
26.Hiranya Varna Mahabihar(the Golden Temple)
It is a monastery of bronze and brass but we call it Golden Temple. Four monkey statues are squatting in all four corners, offering different fruits.
It is full of Nepalese art and architecture of the Nepalese. Newari people call it Kwabahal. One of the major attractions of this place is the elaborate rituals and traditions that the temple has for different ceremonies. It makes it more excited for tourists.
There are elephant structures, religious artworks, including impressive icons of the goddess Arya Tara which are attractive. So, it is the perfect place for pilgrimage tourists.
27. Ranighat Palace
It is on the banks of the Kali Gandaki River in the Palpa district. Khadga Shamsher Rana had built in1893 for his wife. The soothing light blue of the building will show its beauty with green surroundings and turquoise water.
The Kaligandaki River flows in the opposite direction near the palace which is an interesting fact. It has an extinct history of the royal family.
28. Ramroshan Area
It situates in the Achham district, at an altitude of about 2500m. It consists of twelve beautiful lakes and 18 meadows which people call Pathans. We can see it’s to the north, there is an impressive series of sedimentary rock cliffs.
We will able to see the Budhiganga basin, along with the amazing peaks of Mount API and Saipal, Badi Malika temple, etc from Ramroshan. There are many species of plants, flowers, various types of wild animals i.e. Tiger, Bear, Wild cat, Musk deer, etc. It is a habitat of various types of birds like Lophophorous, pheasant, Cocoa, etc.
29. Garden of Dreams
It is one of the most serene and beautiful places in Kathmandu. There are dozens of gorgeous details in the small garden, including the originating gate, a marble inscription, new fountains and ponds. And also quirky ‘hidden garden’ to the south.
Kaiser Samser RanaIt had designed this garden. Its main attractions are 6895 square meters of gardens with three pavilions, an amphitheater, pergolas, and urns. So, it is the most beautiful place to visit.
30. Bandimalika Temple
It is one of the major temples in Nepal which is located in the Bajura district of the Seti zone. In this temple, people celebrate Malika Chaturdashi (a major annual festival). Two priest serves this temple i.e. one is from Kalikot district and another priest from Bajura district.
It lies on top of the hill. There is a beautiful temple which is made of stone. Many pilgrims come with believing and hope during different festivals.
Kalinchok is an another best place for trekking which situates in Dolakha. Mainly it is famous for its unique sightseeing activities and mild adventure activities.
There is Kalinchok Bhagawati Temple which is located on the top of the hill at the altitude of 3842m. It is famous for the fulfillment of pilgrims pray and desire. So it is one of the popular places in Nepal for pilgrimage.
It is a small village which is located in the central part of Nepal. Mainly, its main attraction is the clear view of the Himalayas and for being the home for numerous species of butterflies. More than 13 ranges of Himalayas surrounds the Nagarkot .
It is also a popular place of tourists for Hiking, Trekking, Paragliding, Sunset and sunrise viewing, cycling, etc.
It is one of the beautiful places in the Himalayan region of Nepal which is a cultural spot to enjoy many traditional activities and unique lifestyles. It is also famous for the Muktinath temple.
The best activities to do in Mustang are trekking, hiking, camping, fossil hunting, mountaineering, etc. Mustang divides into two parts i.e. lower part and upper part. Both parts are the best places for tourism.
34. Mount Mardi
It is one of the popular trekking destinations of Nepal. We can see a high mountain landscape with amazing views of Mardi Himal, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna, and Hiuchuli on the way. There is a beautiful Rhododendron forest which is heart touching.
It is popular for trekking, camping, sightseeing, teahouse visit, and other romantic activities.
35. Nagarkot Chisapani
It situates on the top of the northeastern ridge of Kathmandu valley at an altitude of about 2300m. Nagarkot Chisapani is the best spot to view the vicinity stretching from Dhaulagiri from the west to Kanchenjunga in the east. It is also famous for sunrise and sunset.
Tansen is a lovely hill station which is famous for the view of snow-capped alpines where the panoramic summits can be well viewed. It was the capital of the Palpa kingdom. We can see beautiful scenes of the bowl-shaped Madi valley from there.
Shreenagar Danda is the best comfortable place for getting a spectacular view of the Himalayan Ranges. It is surrounded by pine forestations. A two-hour trek to the Black Gandaki River and the vast, abandoned Ranighat Palace are the most interesting activities which are possible in Tansen.
It is the small beautiful town which is at a junction of the rivers Roshi and Pugmati. Panauti possesses some interesting temples, one of which perhaps be the oldest in Nepal. It is also famous for its magnificent wood carvings.
It is located 15 kilometers northeast of Nepal’s capital. Sundarijal means ‘beautiful water’. It is especially famous for young local travelers for day hiking, swimming, picnic, and bike riding.
We can see a spectacular view of the Kathmandu valley and the beautiful Tamang village called Mulkharka from there. The journey to Chisapani starts from Sundarijal and continues until Nagarkot, and further to Dhulikhel and Panauti. These areas are also famous for valley cycling tours and trekking trail for local and foreign tourists. So, it is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
39. The Pulchoki Hill Station
The Pulchoki Hill Station is the highest hill station situated in the south of the capital. It is one of the most easily accessible viewpoints that is ornamented with amazing foliage and is great for the bird for bird watching. Another side of the hill station, there is the National Botanical Garden of Godavari.
We can see spectacular panoramic views of the Kathmandu valley, along with sights of the Annapurna range and Mount Gaurishankar to the east. So, it is the most beautiful place to visit.
40. Shuklaphata National Park
Have you ever listen about Shuklaphata National Park? Commonly, it is known as the largest congregation of swamp deers in the world. There are vast grasslands and wetlands inside the park where swamp deers live and graze.
Shuklaphata National Park covers 305 sq.km of area. Its half of the area of the park is covered with grassland where we can find more than 700 species of plants.
It concludes 46 mammals species among which are 18 are under CITES protection lists such as the Bengal Tiger, Indian Leopard, Swamp deer, Sloth Bear, and Hispid Hare. There are more than 2000 deers in the park.
There are different species of birds, fishes, reptiles, and amphibians. So it is the house of all wild animals. So, it is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
41. Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve
It is a protected area in southeast Nepal covering an area of 175sq. km. Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve lies on the bank of the Saptakoshi River so that it is full of wetlands, freshwater marshes, and grasslands. It is the major bird watching areas of Nepal.
Koshi Tappu Reserve hosts rare wildlife animals and birds like Asian Elephant, Spotted deer, Hog deer, Golden jackal, dolphin in the Ganga river, Water cock, Dusky Eagle-owl, cuckoo, etc. Since there is a natural beauty, diversity in flora and fauna, several animal species, it is the best place for animal conservation. So, it is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
42. Barun Valley
Barun Valley is a beautiful place which covers by high waterfalls cascade into deep gorges, craggy rocks rise from lush green forests, colorful flowers bloom beneath white snow peaks and other natural beauties. It lies at the base of Mt. Makalu in the Sankhuwasabha district of Nepal. This valley lies entirely inside the Makalu Barun National Park.
We can observe over 3000 species of flowering plants, 25 species of Rhododendron, 47 types of orchids, and 56 rare plants in this National park. At the same time, Makalu Barun National Park offers about 440 species of birds, and 75 species of mammals, including the endangered clouded leopard, red panda, musk deer, wild boar, have been recorded.
43. Rolwaling Valley
It is considered as a Beyal or holy sanctuary by the local Buddhist Sherpa inhabitants that lie on the lap of Himalayans. Rolwaling Valley locates in the west of Everest with dense forests which are the best for sightseeing in Nepal.
It is one of the most difficult trekking in Nepal. People also call it ‘the grave’ simply because of its location. The captivating sights of both Mount Langtang and Mount Everest are the major highlights of the Rolwaling trek. It concludes a great view of Melungtse, Mt Dorje Lakpa, and Mt. TashiLakpa and beautiful waterfalls, Tso Rolpa Lake, monasteries, and landscapes.
44. Nyatapola Temple
This five-story pagoda was built in 1702 A.D. by King Bhupatindra Malla. There are five terraced platforms on its base. There are many pairs of figures like two famous wrestlers, two elephants, two lions, two griffins, and Baghini and Singhini- the tiger and lion goddesses on both sides of the terraces squat.
It is one of the tallest pagodas. It is also famous for its massive structure and subtle workmanship. Nyatpola Temple dedicates to Goddess Laxmi. So, it one of the best places to visit in Nepal. So, it is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
45. Ghandruk Village
It is located near Pokhara which is a beautiful ethnic settlement of Gurung people at the lap of Annapurna. Ghandruk Village offers the majestic view of Annapurna mountain and a splendid sunrise and sunset.
It is the most popular for wonderful Gurung culture, geographical differences, and the fantastic views of the mountains of Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, and Himalchuli. So, it is also called a stone village and Konda in the local language. This village is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
46. Namo Buddha
It is an important Buddhist pilgrimage site of Nepal, and one of the three main stupas of the Kathmandu valley. Namo Budhha stands on the slopes of the Gandhi Malla hill that was built on the bones and hair of Prince Mahasattva.
It presents in the Kavre district which lies about 23 miles east of the Kathmandu. Nearly of the stupa, there is the scene of the Buddha giving his body to the tigress is engraved the stone. So, it is the best place for tourist who loves history. So, it is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
47. Hyatung Falls
Hyatung Fall is known as the highest waterfall in Nepal that is 365 meters high. It is located in Terhathum district, Koshi Zone of eastern Nepal. The beautiful scene of the waterfall can attract everyone.
Its beauty touches our hearts. A green forest surrounds it where we can feel like in heaven.
48. Pathivara Devi Temple
It is one of the most significant temples of the Limbu people which is located on the hill of Taplejung district. People believe that the Goddess Pathivara fulfills the long-cherished dreams of her devotees.
You can worship Goddess Pathivara and visit the Kanchanjangha range, the waterfall at Sawa Pokhari, and the pond of Timbuk on the way. Especially you can come during autumn and spring every year.
49. Annapurna Region
It is one of the most popular trekking regions of Nepal. It is surrounded by the unforgettable view of mountain ranges, green farmlands, and deep valleys which can attract anyone’s heart.
Annapurna and Dhaulagiri are the main mountains of this region which are best for climbing. The deepest gorge in the world, the valley of the Kali-Gandaki River lies between these two mountains. Tourists are also attracted by that valley.
50. Bhotechaur Tea Garden
It is a small village or house of tea that is located in the Sindhupalchowk district, nearest to Kathmandu. Bhotechaur Tea Garden is also known as the Everest tea garden or Mini Ilam. It is also famous for the Shiva Mandir and Kundeswori Temple, which are located on the bank of the Jarke River.
It is the best place for Picnic, photoshoot, refreshment visit, and research. So, it is one of the popular destinations of tourists who love natural beauty.
51. Balthali Village
It is situated 40 km southeast of Kathmandu which is rich in cultural and natural beauty. The main attractions are green terrace fields, ochre painted houses, spectacular views of the sunrise, etc.
It is surrounded by various flora, colorful rhododendron forest, and magnolia and Sal trees. It is one of the best places for tourists who love to visit the countryside.
52. Seto Gumba (Monastery)
Seto Gumba lies in the Nagarjun Municipality of Kathmandu district, Nepal. Since it is on the lap of the Druk Amitabh Mountain people also call it Druk Amitabh Mountain Monastery. Actually Seto gumba is in the Nepali language which means White Monastery.
Seto Gumba is a Tibetan Monastery where we can feel a peaceful and quiet environment or we can do meditation practices here. Lush green forests surround it from all around. We can see a wide and beautiful garden, fountains, stunning statues of Gautam Buddha, paintings, and other Tibetan-styled monasteries inside its area.
People also come here to see the spectacular views of Katmandu valley, sunrise, and sunset from here. We can go there by hiking or by taxi or other private vehicles because there is no allowed for public vehicles. The entry cost is only NRs 40 per person. So, it is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
53. Khumbu Region
It is the part of the Solukhumbu District which lies in the Sagarmatha Zone. It contains many villages like Thame, Khumjung, Pangboche, etc. including the small town of Namche Bazaar.
Tengboche, the famous Buddhist monastery is located in Khumbu. It also consists of both Sagarmatha National Park and the Sagarmatha National Park Buffer zone, between Lukla and Monju. So, it is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
54. Tyamke Dada
It lies in the Bhojpur district of the eastern part of Nepal. Tyamke Dada is the best for sightseeing and paragliding. It is covered with snow in the winter season that looks like a diamond.
There is green grassland and different animals are found. It is known as the peak of Bhojpur. It is surrounded by pine tree forests, green farmlands, and other beautiful things. So, it is famous for its fresh environment and view of small villages.
It is such a hilltop station from where you can see the view of the breathtaking grandeur of the highest peaks Dhaulagiri and Mount Everest. Daman lies about 77 kilometers southwest of Kathmandu at an elevation of 2322 meters on the Tribhuvan Highway.
It provides a great opportunity for those people who love to observe natural beauty and to do recreational activities. Snowfall occurs in the hills, augmenting the beauty of the village during the winter season.
There is a temple, Risheeshor Mahadev Temple is one of the main temples in Nepal where you can see beautiful water flowing in between the big rocks. There is a beautiful botanical garden that includes different varieties of rhododendron.
56. Swargadwari Temple
It is a pilgrimage site that lies in the Pyuthan district. Thousands of people, especially Hindus travel to this place with a great belief that this is the door of Heaven and we will be blessed by God that we will get peace in heaven after our death.
You can see amazing views of the Snowcapped Mountains, green grasslands, dense coniferous, and rhododendron forests. You can also visit the rural life of the western part of Nepal. So, it is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
57. Indra Sarowar Lake
It is an artificial lake that is constructed for the hydropower reservoir of the Kulekhani Hydropower Project. It covers an area of 7 km of Makwanpur district. The name ‘Indrasarowar’ has been given after the name of the queen Indra Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah, whose statue has also been kept there. It is surrounded by a high hill on the three sides and a big man-made dam on one side which is very suitable for entertainment by boating.
Fish farming is another attraction there. It is not only the pride of the people of Makwanpur but also the center of attraction of the country because of its cool climate and natural beauty.
58. Gokyo lakes
It is situated in the shadow of Mt. Cho Oyu, the world’s sixth-highest mountain which is lying at an altitude of 4700-5000 meters above sea level. These lakes are the world’s highest freshwater lake system comprising six main lakes, Thonak Lake is the largest of them.
It is surrounded by beautiful villages, impressive views of icy rivers and stony, glacier debris, snow-capped mountains, etc. So, it is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
59. Tsho Rolpa
Tsho Rolpa is one of the biggest glacial lakes in Nepal which is lying in the Dolkha district at an altitude of 4580 meters. The lake provides the enchanting views of the Majestic Mountains Gaurishankar, Langtang, Everest range, and Tama Koshi River.
60. Salpa Pokhari
It is one of the best places to visit in the Bhojpur district. It is lying in Dovane VDC which is rich in religion along with natural beauty. Another side of this pond, there is a big rocky mountain is called Silichung.
There is another pond Hadi Pokhari which is called step pond of Salpa Pokhari. You can get the opportunity to see the Himalaya range, mountain, Namche Bazaar, hill ranges, green forest, etc. It is also famous for expensive herbs like Sunapate, Bhairungpate, Pakhambet, Bikhuma, etc.
61. Naag Pokhari
It lies inside the Bhaktapur Durbar Square. At the end of the tank and in the middle, a writhing stone snake and other serpents encircle where water pours from a magnificent Dhara (tap).
It was built in 1678 by Jitamitra Malla. It is famous for the historical story. So, it is the best place for history lovers.
62. Manakamana Temple
It is one of the famous temples for Hindus which is located in the Gorkha district. Venerated since the 17th century, it is believed that Goddess Manakamana grants the wishes of all those who make the pilgrimage to her shrine to worship her.
You can enjoy the riding of the cable car on the way of Manakamana Temple. It is one of the best places to visit especially pilgrims. So, it is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
63. Dakshinkali temple
It is known as the temple of Kali Goddess which is located about 13-14 miles from Kathmandu valley. It is believed that Goddess Kali fulfills their wishes. So, a lot of devotees come here to worship in a large mass especially on Tuesday and Saturday where they usually sacrifice cocks and goats.
It is best for people who believe in god.
64. Changunarayan Temple
It is known as the oldest Hindu Temple of Nepal that has an old story of around 3000 years. Changunarayan Temple lies in Bhaktapur, around 22 km away from Kathmandu. It is a double-roofed temple that is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
This temple is decorated with ten incarnations of the Narayan, four stone lions, a life-size stone statue of Garuda kneels in front of the west face of the temple, and small statues of Bhupatindra Malla and his queen. And on the north of the temple, there is the statue of Vishnu seated on a Garuda. In this way, it is full of historical sculptures and other things. So, it is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
65. Budhanilkantha Temple
It is located at the base of Shivapuri Hill which is the northern side of Kathmandu valley. Budhanilkantha means ‘Old Blue Throat’ in literature. Some people called it a mystical Budhanilkantha temple or Narayanthan temple.
It is a unique place that there is a large stone Vishnu statue is depicted lying in a pool of water surrounded by many serpents. This statue is impressive and the shrines are one of the most important Vishnu shrines in the country which was sculpted during the Lichhabi period.
66. Guhyeswari Temple
It is one of the famous holy temples in Nepal which is about 1 km east of Pashupatinath Temple and near the Bagmati River. This temple is dedicated to Guhyekali or Adi Shakti.
It seems to be quite fragile and it is designed in Bhutan pagoda style of architecture with flower motifs and patterns. It is an important pilgrimage destination for Hindus and Tantric worshipers.
67. Bindhyabasini Temple
It is located at 3000 ft. above from the sea level surrounded by Machhapuchhre and Annapurna ranges. Especially, It is based on a Hindu religion temple that is built in Pagoda style with white color. It is dedicated to Goddess Durga which is also called Shakti or Kali and many manifestations.
There is a big tree that provides a quite sacred environment and spiritual feeling to the people. It is surrounded by a park-like landscape which is perfect for a picnic. The fresh scent of ‘Dhup’ adds a peaceful atmosphere. So, it is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
68. Baglung Kalika Temple
It is situated in the Baglung district on the southern banks of the Kali Gandaki River. People also call it Kalika Bhagwati temple who is the consort of Shiva, one of the fiercest forms of Shakti.
It was built by Pratap Narayan and was renovated in the late 1990s. It is based in a two-storied pagoda style temple. There are images of Mahalaxmi, Mahakali, and Mahabhagwati along with Shiva Linga. Many historical things like an indivisible flame in Agni Kunda’s sacred place of fire and rest houses and big bronze bells and idols of a lion outside the temple are there.
There are other small temples dedicated to Shiva, Radha Krishna, Laksmi Narayan, and others inside the temple compound. It is the best place for pilgrimage.
69. Maula Kalika Temple
It is dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kalika situated at the height of 561 meters above the sea level in Gaidakot town of Nawalparasi district of Nepal. It is located in the north of the Narayani River.
Mainly, it is dedicated to Goddess Durga. It is surrounded by beautiful landscapes, city areas, gorgeous views of Maula, and other natural sceneries. It is also the most popular hiking spot for intrepid travelers.
70. Bajrayogini Temple
It is situated roughly 20 kilometers northeast of Kathmandu which has built by King Pratap Malla in the sixteenth century. People also call it Bodhisattva’s Temple or Ghum Bihar. It is dedicated to Vajrayogini who is a Buddhist tantric deity.
It is three stories with the main entrance plated with gold. There is a statue of Goddess Bajrayogini with a red face, three eyes as well as hands that are decorated by ornaments. It is popular for pilgrimage tourists. So, it is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
71. Tal Barahi Temple
It is located in the middle of the Phewa Lake in the Kaski district of the Gandaki zone in the western part of Nepal. So, it is also called Lake Temple which is important for Hindu pilgrimages that considered the Goddess Durga.
According to history, it was built by King Kulmandhan Shah who was a great devotee of Goddess Durga. It is built in a two-story pagoda style. Its original structure of the temple is made of stone and has a thatched roof. The only way to visit is by boat that is more exciting.
It is surrounded by the crystal-clear waters of Phewa Lake, Machhapuchhre Himal, green forest, big hills, etc.
72. Devghat Dham
It is located at the junction of great rivers Kaligandaki and the Trishuli River and at the tri-center of three districts i.e. Tanahu, Nawalparasi, and Chitwan.
It is considered as the home of various temples and caves dedicated to Hindu gods and saints like Goddess Sita’s cave. So, it is the best religious pilgrimage site in Nepal. It also boasts many natural features due to its geography and climate including tropical forests, wild animals, and birds.
73. Mt. Kangchenjunga
Mount Kangchenjunga is situated about 125 kilometers south-east of Mount Everest. It is the third highest mountain in the world. It consists of five prominent peaks which are called ‘the five treasures of the snow’. The five treasures will only reveal to the devout when the world is in grave peril is a legend that originated from the Lhopo people’s belief.
It is a part of the Kangchenjunga Conservation Area and it is surrounded by another myth mountain. The massif of the mountain forms a watershed to several rivers of the area and its main peak is the source of four main glaciers that flow in the region. It is the best place for nature lovers.
74. Narayanhiti Palace museum
It is located in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal which was the center of state occasions and royal hospitality. Its complex is incorporated in an impressive and vast array of courtyards, gardens, and buildings and lies towards the east of the Kaiser Mahal next to Thamel. Now, it has changed into the museum.
There are stuffed of gharials, tigers, and rhino heads lines, portraits of earlier Shahs, and photos of the royal family and other doomed leaders, etc. The throne room which is painted in the bright Nepali style, crown of the king, and other golden things are very historical and interesting to watch.
There has kept a huge collection of antiques and unique artifacts. So, it is a good reflection of Nepal’s history. So, it is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
75. Patan Museum
Patan Museum was installed by the Late Birendra Bir Bikram Shah that lies in Patan of Lalitpur district. It reflects the traditional sacred art of Nepal in distinguished architectural structures. It has a gilded door and window which makes this one of the most beautiful squares in the world.
There are the hosts of stone and metal workings, old temples, marvelous statues, golden doors, and a fine collection of Nepalese bronze pieces both of Buddhist and Tantric origins. It is best for historical researches.
76. Children’s Art Museum of Nepal
It provides art facilities and opportunities for making different art freely. It has been active in the community since September 2013.
CAM offers regular project-based activities where children explore and learn about science, culture, art, literacy, health, environment, and more unique artistic skills. It is best for tourists who love children and wants to make an artist his/her child.
It is located in the Kaski district, west of Pokhara. It includes panoramic Himalayan views of the Annapurna Himal, Mt. Dhaulagiri, and Mt. Machhapuchre, and other small peaks.
The view of Sarangkot is awesomely close as if you can touch them, making you forget your tiredness. It the evening and morning, you can see a heart touching view of sunrise and sunset over the snow peaks.
It is surrounded by a beautiful village, monasteries, temples, lakes, forests, etc which are suitable for a visit. Paragliding is the next important thing for adventure seekers which you can also do there.
78. Tengboche Monastery
Tengboche Monastery is located at Tengboche village in Khumjung, the eastern part of Nepal which is also called Dawa choling Gompa. It was built in 1916 by Lama Guru with strong and long links to its mother monastery which is known as the largest monastery of Nepal.
This monastery is the last place of the ‘Sacred Sites Trail Projects’ of Sagarmatha National Park. It can attract a lot of numbers of tourists. It is surrounded by ancient manic stones and prayers flag that is in five colors for denoting five Buddhist elements, snowcapped Himalaya range, rhododendron, and pines forest, etc.
79. Kali Gandaki Gorge
It separates the major peaks of Dhaulagiri on the west and Annapurna on the east whose height is more than 8000 meters. Its upper part of the gorge is called Thak Khola. There is found Shaligram fossils which are used to worship with the belief as one of the forms of Lord Vishnu.
Annually, thousands of people are being attracted by its majestic views of snow-capped peaks, natural landmarks, and big hills. I think it is the best place for nature lovers and religious people.
80. Maratika cave
It is located in the Khotang district, the eastern part of Nepal which lies about 185 km southwest of Mount Everest at the hilly region between two rivers I.e. Dudh Koshi and Sun Koshi. It is also known as ‘Haleshi’.
This cave is popular among Hindu pilgrimages, for which it is associated with Lord Shiva, as well as Buddhists all over the world. It is also full of natural beauty. There is a peaceful environment so that it is best for motivation. A lot of tourists come every year for different purposes.
81. Chovar caves
It is also known as the Chovar gorge through all water of the valley drains which lies 9 km southwest Kathmandu, Nepal. It is believed that the Goddess Manjushree cut this gorge to drain the water from the valley. So it is also famous for the history.
You can visit these black holes and narrow wormholes with a headlamp which is best for adventure seekers.
82. Dudh Pokhari
It is situated at the east of Marshyangdi River, in the Lamjung district of the northern-central part of Nepal. Dudh Pokhari lies in the base of Himalchuli where many pilgrims come to bath in Raksha Bandhan with a strong belief.
It is one of the popular adventurous trekking routes of the Annapurna circuit of Nepal. This trekking gives amazing views of the Mt. Manaslu, Himalchuli, Annapurna range, Manang valley along with Lamjung Himal.
83. Bishazari Tal
It is called an extensive oxbow lake system which is located in the buffer zone of the Chitwan National park, in the southern corner of Bharatpur. It covers an area of 3200 at an altitude of 286 m and lies between two ranges like Mahabharat mountain range and the Siwalik range.
There are found some wild animals especially crocodiles, rhinos, Bengal tiger, sloth bear, smooth-coated otter, white-rumped vulture, Palas’s fish-eagle, mugger crocodile, etc. It is also best for bird lovers. Cycling is the best activity in there.
84. Kathmandu Fun Park
Kathmandu fun park is situated on the exhibition road of Bhrikuti Mandap in Kathmandu. It is one of the places for fun, especially for kids. This park looks so beautiful from outside the gate so that it attracts firmly everyone.
There are available different games to provide entertainment to tourists. All visitors play a game according to their age. There are shoot the balloon, horse ride, cup ride, different dolls, boating in a small pond, big air slide, planes, and cars that go-round with ice cream and other sweets for children.
Mainly Columbus, Boats, Ferris wheel, ranger, train, etc. are best for adults. This park is decorated with statues of popular cartoon hero, a garden, doll shop, sweets shops, beautiful trees, and other adventure things. So it is popular among tourists who want to take refreshment and fun. So, it is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
85. Whoopee Land Amusement Water Park
It is a modern amusement water park that is situated about 3.5 km from Balkhu, in Chobhar, Kirtipur. It is best for kids as well as adults for enjoying. Spring and summer are the best seasons to visit Huppiland.
We can enjoy doing many exciting and funny activities such as slides, children’s playgrounds, 360-degree ranger, 180 degrees Frisbee, the bouncy zorb ball along curvy meadows, and Animatronics Dinosaurs there.
It is located in the Dhankuta district in the Koshi Zone of the eastern part of Nepal which is famous for its unpredictable weather. It lies just 16 kilometers away from Dharan Sub-metropolis.
You can see the spectacular views of Mt. Everest and Mt. Makalu, Namaste Waterfall, green forest, and other natural beauties. There are more than 35 hotels for tourists. It is also famous for paragliding from Bhedetar to Dharan.
87. Buddhasubba Temple
It is a famous religious shrine which is located at Bijayapur of Dharan, Nepal. Is the remaining Limbu King of Morang, Budhi Karna Raya Khewang. It is the main place for lovers who believe that their love will succeed if they carve their names on the bamboos nearby.
It is believed that Kiranti Legend, Budha Subba had meditated on the same spot where Temple is standing now and its name is given on his name. Many people come to worship with a belief that good life. So, it is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
88. Pindeswori Temple
It is situated in Dharan Sub-Municipality in the Sunsari district of east Nepal. Pindeswori s dedicated to Lord Shiva.
It is believed that a devotee’s wishes will come true if they offer water from the Saptakoshi River and Kaushiki Tat in the Pindeswor Temple. So, every Monday of Shravan month, a large number of devotees came from different places to offer water from the Koshi River. Pilgrims also came during the occasions of Balachturdashi, Shivaratri, etc.
89. Behedababa Temple
It is a Hindu temple which is situated in Urma VDC of Kailali district of the western part of Nepal. Mainly it is famous for the Ganga-Dashahara fare organized.
There is a strong belief that the statue of Shivalinga is created by nature. It is lying 10 km away from Dhangadhi city so you can easily go there by any vehicle.
90. Gokarneswor Temple
Gokarneswor Temple lies 12 km east-north of Kathmandu, bank of the Bagmati river. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Its pagoda-style looks very beautiful. Thousands of people come in Shravan month for worship and pray for peace to the heavenly soul of their relatives.
It is best for religious people who believe in god as well as tourists.
91. Koshi River
It is situated at an altitude of 1770 meters above the sea level, 2.5 kilometers away from Bhedetar Bazaar. It is famous for Magar culture, language, ethnic attire, and their very famous typical dance called ‘Hurra’.
There are wooded hills, 30 households, and 19 homestays. It is the best for sightseeing of northern Himalayan peaks including Mt. Everest, Mt. Everest, Mt. Kumbhakarna, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Kanchanjunga, and other peaks.
You can feel heart-touching air, changing weather and their rural identity.
92. Ratna Park
It is located in central of Kathmandu; Nepal that name is after Queen Ratna, wife of Late King Mahendra. It lies in the heart of the city, between Ranipokhari and Tudikhel. There was Free WiFi for tourists inside the park.
Mainly, it is built for kids but all ages people visit there. There are big trees and flowers with green grassland. It is decorated with a colorful garden and small ponds. People go there for refreshments and a peaceful environment.
93. Bagbhairab Temple
It is located in Kirtipur, the mid part of Nepal that is dedicated to God Bhairav in the form of a tiger. P
eople had constructed between 1099 and 1126 AD by Shiva Deva where both Hindus and Buddhists can worship.
There are many statues of Gods like Vishnu with riding Garuda, Kirti Mata, Ashta Matrika, Ganesh, Barahi, Kumari, Bramhayani, Shiva, Parvati, etc. There is a big flower tree which is very beautiful. Many people come there to take fresh and cool air. It is also famous for its historical structure. So, it is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
94. Chandragiri Temple
It is called the Bhaleswor Mahadev temple which lies on the top of the Chandragiri hill. According to mythology, its name was kept by Satidevi’s ‘Bhala’.
It is one of the historical places in Kathmandu. You can take fun by riding in the cable car 2551 meters high. It is best to see spectacular views of Kathmandu valley, mountains, restaurants, amusement park, resort, multipurpose hall, and others.
Summer and autumn are the best seasons to visit there because its weather is very cold and fresh. So people come to get a cool environment there.
It is a sub-metropolitan city which is located in the Sunsari district of province no. 1 of Nepal with an area of 93.78 square kilometers. This municipality turned into mounted in 1997, it became a metro city in 2014 merging adjoining VDCs.
There are many beautiful places to visit like Chintan Chautari hotel, Mechi Kali Pokhari, Tal Talaiya, Ocean Park, Itahari mall, Buddhi-Ganga Jamuna Mukti Ghat, Premier Hotel School, etc. So it is a popular place to visit the eastern part of Nepal.
It is commonly known as Yala or Patan in the Nepali language which is the third-largest city after Kathmandu and Pokhara. It is 5 km away from Kathmandu that covers the total area of 15.43 km. sq.
Lalitpur means full of art place in common language. It has a high capability of attracting tourists as it is very rich in cultural and traditional heritage. Newar is the main cast in there who have different cultures and religions. There is a Krishna Mandir which is based in old-fashioned architecture.
It is full of Buddhists and Hindu temples with the old sculpture of different gods. Lalitpur Darbar Square complex is the best attraction of the Lalitpur which is situated in the middle of the marketplace. So, Lalitpur is one of the famous places to visit in Nepal. So, it is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
97. Boudhanath stupa
It is known as Kasti chaitya in the Newari language which is 7 km away from Kathmandu city center. Its massive mandala makes it one of the largest spherical stupas in Nepal which is 36 meters high. It is usually crowded by many local people as well as tourists can be found roaming around there.
This stupa occupies the center of a large circular square, surrounded by houses inhabited by Tibetan and souvenir shops. It is based on Tibetan Buddhist tradition. There are more than 45 Buddhist monasteries in this area which are known as historical places. So, it is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
98. Bungamati village
It lies across the Bagmati River from Chovar, five kilometers south of Patan which is tightly clustered against a hilly riverside slope surrounded by terraced rice fields. Two lions and the head of the third one guards the gate which leads a stone-paved.
Its central ritual is the powerful Shikara style Rato Machhindranath Temple that is the birthplace of Rato Machhendranath. There are hundreds of masterful wood carvers and sculptures in the streets who sell their art to earn money.
There are Bungamati Culture Museum, Dey Pukha, and Karya Binak Temple which is dedicated to the Hindu god Ganesh.
99. Khokana village
It is a beautiful Newar village located 25 minutes far from Bungamati village, south of Kathmandu valley which is famous for mustard seed and local mustard oil. It was also the first town in Nepal to be lit with electricity in 1911 AD during the reign of Rana Prime Minister Chandra Shamser.
There is the Rudrayani temple which has a beautiful architecture with a pagoda-style. On the opposite side of this temple, there is a goat-killing pond where people kill a goat in a special festival. It is surrounded by big hills and plenty of rice terraces. So, it is one of the best places to visit in Nepal.
100. Budhiganga Jamuna Muktighat
It situates in the Sunsari district, the eastern part of Nepal which dedicates to Lord Shiva. It lies on the bank of Budhiganga River. There is a big statue of Lord Shiva with other statues of gods which are very beautiful and artistic.
There are many places to burn dead bodies. On the other side of this temple, there is a small Ganesh temple. Big trees and houses surround it. People gather there to celebrate Mela in the special festival.
It is the best place for sightseeing and a fresh environment.
I think this article will help you to find the best places to visit in Nepal. Visiting is good for every person. Nowadays, we are busy with our own work so that our daily life is feeling boring and monotonous. So, we should visit sometime for refreshments and mental health.
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