Entertainment and attractions of Nepal
In the south of the country is the town of Lumbini – a place that is considered the birthplace of the Buddha. There is a temple in honor of his mother, as well as many Buddhist temples built in different architectural styles by countries where Buddhism is practiced.
Pokhara is the second largest city in Nepal and one of the most popular resorts in the country, located on the shores of the beautiful Phewa Lake. All the details about the sights of Nepal – on the page “Subtleties of tourism”.
These unique courses can be taken in Kopan, located 25 km east of Kathmandu. The approximate program of the day of these classes consists of morning meditation, study, discussion of the morning lecture, meditation under the guidance of a mentor, discussion of the results of the day. The cost of the program per person for seven days is around 650 USD. In addition, here you can take part in an annual “advanced” meditation course lasting one month, communicate with members of the sangha, use an extensive library with a large department of specialized literature, and take temporary solitude under the guidance of experienced specialists. And then continue the meditation and yoga training program at the Khansada Yoga Center.
4 things to do in Nepal
- As a souvenir, purchase a piece of jewelry and art in one of the workshops of Lalitpur.
- Refresh yourself with apple cider and delicious pies in the town of Marfa.
- In October, during the Dasain festival, visit the Dakshinkali temple, it is at this time that the central sculpture of the goddess Kali is buried in the blood of the sacrifices that the Nepalese bring here. The temple is located 20 km from Kathmandu. Even a special bus runs here on the days of sacrifice: Tuesday and Friday, you can also use a mountain bike.
- Try what an elephant safari is like in the Royal Chitwan Garden.
On the territory of Nepal there are ten highest peaks in the world, in the vicinity of which thousands of routes are laid – from simple and short (for 3-4 days), to long and extremely difficult (for 3-4 weeks). The six most popular trails are the Everest Base Camp trek, the Helambu trek, the Langtang trek, and the three Annapurna treks. The first of these three – to the village of Jomsom, the second – around Annapurna, the third – to the Sanctuary of the Annapurna peaks.
For lovers of mountain biking in Nepal – a real expanse. You can rent a bike in Kathmandu, Pokhara or other cities. Bicycle tours are organized especially for bikers: a multi-day route is provided with meals, hotels or campsites booked along the way, and equipment rental.
Fans of fishing will also have an excellent opportunity to indulge in their favorite hobby in Nepal. Magshir is found in the local rivers – fish of the carp family, reaching more than 20 kg of weight.
In addition, rafting, kayaking or other watercraft are popular. There are several rivers in Nepal where rafting is carried out.
On the territory of Nepal there are ten highest peaks in the world, in the vicinity of which thousands of routes are laid – from simple and short (for 3-4 days), to long and extremely difficult (for 3-4 weeks).
National parks of Nepal
Annapurna National Park, Chitwan and Sagarmatha. Visitors to national parks and reserves are charged an entrance fee – from 500 to 3000 NPR per person per day.
To visit all national parks, you need to issue two documents: a TIMS book (Trekker’s Information Management System) – registration of a trekking participant before going on the route. The book comes in green (for individuals) and brown (for members of an organized group) colors. To obtain it, you need to fill out an application form and attach two 3×4 cm photos. And permission (permit), for which you also need to fill out an application form and attach two 3×4 cm photos NB! Without TIMS, a permit is not issued.
Both documents can be issued at the Tourist Service Center or at the checkpoint in Dunche. TIMS books are issued before 16:00 (free of charge), permits are usually paid for and finish work earlier. For example, permission to visit the Langtang National Park is issued only until 15:00 2318 NPR).
Climate of Nepal
In areas below 1000 m above sea level, summers are hot – from +30 °C, and winters are warm: +20 °C. In mountainous areas, there is no intense heat in summer, and cool winters (at night there are frosts down to -4 ° C). In summer, heavy rains fall. See citypopulationreview.com for weather information.
See also the weather forecast for the main resorts and cities of Nepal.