“Visit Nepal 2020” is chosen again as the national tourism year for Nepal. After the national tourism year 2011, Visitors from all over the world are welcomed to celebrate the year 2020. Nepal is a beautiful place to visit which is famous all over the globe for Himalayas, cultures and traditions, historic monuments and magnificent temples. The highest peak in the world Mount Everest is situated in Nepal along with 8 other mountains which are above 8000m. Every year a lot of tourists from all over the world come for trekking in Nepal and other fun activities.
Here are the places you should definitely visit in tourism year “Visit Nepal 2020”
1. Everest base camp trek
If you want to have an adventure of a lifetime, then you must do trekking in Everest Base Camp. Away from the crowds and pollution, you can enjoy the natural beauty, attractive sceneries and fresh air of Mount Everest.
The Everest base camp is situated at 5,364 m to the base of world’s tallest mountain. Along with the trekking, you can find beautiful Buddhist monasteries and warm and welcoming Sherpa culture, their traditions and foods. The cold wind with alluring natural scenes will make you feel like the place as a heaven and you will have the best experience of your life.
Helicopter tour in Nepal is most suitable for those adventure lovers who want to explore the thrilling mountain ranges and beautiful hills of Nepal but have less time. It is a comfortable and luxurious trekking experience in a helicopter with extreme safety which shows the best aerial view of beautiful mountains of Nepal. It is most suitable for tourists who want short trekking experience of mountains by walk.
Heli flights in Everest Basecamp region, Annapurna Basecamp region, the Muktinath region, Langtang valley, Gosainkunda Lake and Upper mustang is very popular among tourists. You can explore beautiful mountain ranges above 8000m with helicopter tours. It is truly an experience of your lifetime.
3. Upper Mustang
Upper Mustang is another beautiful place to explore in this “Visit Nepal 2020” tourism festival. Upper mustang offers you the best trekking experience in diverse landscapes and windy atmosphere. One requires a high fitness level to trek in an astonishing valley situated between the snowy range of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. You can witness the amazing culture of Tibetan people and their friendly nature.
Apart from trekking, you can enjoy amazing mountain biking experience in rough terrain and one of the most challenging lands. You can view beautiful lakes and snow-capped mountains while enjoying your ride. Similarly, you can visit nearby places like Jhomsom & Muktinath, Annapurna circuit, Manaslu, Rara river and national parks. To visit upper mustang is a rare privilege and an unforgettable moment of life.
4.Annapurna Base Camp
Every year visitors from all over the world come to visit and trek in Annapurna Base Camp. It is the 2nd most favorable trekking destination in Nepal after Mt Everest and has eye-catching views of both Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains alongside Macchapuchhre. It is a snowy trek to Annapurna base at a height of4130 m.
The local people in this region have a beautiful culture and way of living and are always quite welcoming to foreign tourists. During the entire trek, you can see beautiful flora and fauna covered by snow. This trek starts from Pokhara and ends there, which is another great destination for tourists.
Pokhara is always termed as the best tourist destination in Nepal. It is the most visited place by newly married couples in Nepal. It is known as the city of lakes and beautiful caves. People can enjoy boating and rafting in beautiful lakes like Phewa lake, Begans lake, and others. Similarly, Pokhara is famous for adventures like Paragliding, Bungee Jumping, trekking and hiking’s, hot air ballooning, Horse riding, ultra-light flights and many more. It is also one of the most developed cities of Nepal with luxurious hotels, night clubs, pubs, bars and has an amazing nightlife.
6.Langtang and Gosaikunda pass trek
Langtang and Gosaikunda pass trek is a prodigious trekking destination that is known for its landscape and cultural values. This trekking offers you a pleasing experience of Langtang valley, the holiest Gosaikunda Lake and rare Nepalese culture, tradition and local foods.
The Gosaikunda trek starts from Dhunche (1960 m) to Gosaikunda lake which is situated at 4380m, thus requires good physical condition and some previous trekking experience. Gosainkunda Lake is a prodigious trekking destination that is known as a sacred holy pilgrim. Followers of Hinduism and Buddhism perform their religious activities in Gosainkunda. Local people believe that taking a shower in Gosainkunda Lake washes all your pain, sins and sorrow.
7.Chitwan National Park
Chitwan national park is home to thousands of species of animals and birds. The rare and endangered animals in the world like one-horned rhinoceros and Royal Bengal Tigers are found here which live in the dense forest of this park. It is one of the most visited national park of Nepal famous for jungle safari. Chitwan jungle safari brings you exciting jungle experiences like elephant back safari, Bird watching, Boating and canoeing, jungle jeep drive, nature walk, Tharu village tour, elephant breeding and many more.
8.Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
Another popular and easy trek well suited for a lesser time in the Annapurna region of Nepal is Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. It is situated at an altitude of 3200m beneath the mountains and Himalayas range and offers a majestic view of sunrise from the tall Himalayas like Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. Ghorepani is a native village in the Myagdi district in the Dhaulagiri zone within the Annapurna Conservation Area. Travelers require a particular national park permit to reach the conservation area, as it incorporates natural as well as the traditional inheritance.
9.Manaslu Circuit Trek
Manaslu is the eighth tallest mountain in the world at a height of 8163m from sea level. The Manaslu Circuit Trek has the highest point at 5167m also known as Larky La Pass. Trekkers can enjoy the natural beauty of forests, rivers, and flora of the Manaslu region. The trekking gives a stunning view of Manaslu mountain along with Manaslu glacier. Similarly, Other highlights of this trek include the rich culture of this region which includes both Nepalese and Tibetan ethnic groups.
Rara lake is the biggest and deepest lake of Nepal situated at an altitude of 2990m. It lies inside Rara national park and is surrounded by green hills. The snowcapped mountain peaks enhance the beauty of Rara lake even more. One can enjoy boating in clear water, hike to nearby hills with breathtaking views of hills and mountains. Similarly, the lake shows three different colors in a day and the background of the lake also keeps on changing which makes it more interesting and surprising.