Friday, February 28, 2014
Nepal is very rich in cultures and history where more than 40 different ethnic people are living. They have there own culture and mother tongue. Kathmandu Valley was settled by the Newar people from ancient time but now every one is settling here, so it is becoming very crowded. Though it is crowded, you can pend a week very easily just in Kathmandu visiting the Monkey Temple, Bauddhanath (Little Tibet), Great Hindu Temple Pashupati Nath, Kathmandu Darwar Square, Freak street, Patan Darwar Square, Bhaktapur Darwar Square, Tibetan Carpet Factory, Patan Handicraft industries, Buddhist Paintings (Thanka) at Bauddhan and of course shopping in Thamel for good bargains. You may go to Nagarkot which is about 15km. from Kathmandu city and you can see the sunrise or sunset and the panoramic mountain views
Nepal’s varied elevation allows you to experience that flate land of the terai to the mountainous region of Himalayas. Nepal is the most famous country in the world for mountain climbing. Even though thousands of people come to Nepal to see or climbing Mt. Everest. There are many other beautiful mountains like Nuputse, Lotse, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Makalu etc. NepalNepal is by white water rafting. The Trishuli, Sunkoshi, Kaligandi and Bhotekoshi rivers are some of the best rivers for rafting seems to adventurous, try a jungle safari to Chitwan National Park. There you can stay in lodges and go on a nature walk, ride flat bottomed canoes or take a ride on an elephant to look for other wildlife in the park.
Kathmandu is known as Kantipur, the kingdom of Nepal. Here you will visit the temple of the living Goddess, who acknowledges the greetings of her devotees from balcony of her temple residence, Kathmandap-the source of the name Kathmandu. It was allegedly made from the timber of a single tree. Next, on to the Durbar Square area with its array of temples overlooked by the Hanuman Dhoka Palace, the ancient palace of the Nepalese Royalty.