Places To Visit In Nepal Outside Kathmandu

Places To Visit In Nepal Outside Kathmandu

Nepal is much more to its numerous attractions. Having the most diverse culture, Nepal stands out to be the most beautiful landlocked country in the world. Famous for myriad mountains, luxuriant tea gardens, trekker's paradise, artistic historical architectures, and Nepali Cuisine, Nepal has a lot to experience for.

Here, find some of the best places worth traveling in Nepal outside the capital city, Kathmandu. Have the best time traveling in Nepal.

Nepalgunj - Gateway to Kailash Mansarovar

Being one of the developed cities at Banke District, Nepalgunj is a popular gateway to Kailash Mansarovar. Having an elevation of 6,638m, Mt. Kailash is the abode of Lord Shiva.

Visit the famous Hindu temple - Bageshwori, dedicated to goddess Bageshwori (Durga). Devotees travel from India and various areas of Nepal to visit this unique temple. The only temple that has the standing statue of Shiva known as “Junge Mahadev”.

Bardia National Park, Karnali River, Rara Lake, Rara National Park, Phoksundo Lake are some splendid sites to access from Nepalgunj. Lucknow, the popular city of Uttar Pradesh in India is just 5 hours’ drive from Nepalgunj.

kailash mansarovar

Pokhara – City of Lake

Pokhara is one of the top touristic destinations of Nepal. Having 8 major lakes it is known as "The City of Lakes". Among them, PhewaLake is the most favored one. Every corner of Pokhara delivers the most spectacular views of mountain ranges that even shimmer in the lakes.

Paragliding, Ultra-light Flight, Zip fly or Bunjee Jumping, try various adventures to boost your mood. Pokhara, the trekker’s paradise is cheered for being the gateway to Annapurna Base Camp and Muktinath.

Janakpur - Kingdom of Mithila

Once used to be the Kingdom of Mithila, Janakpur holds true historical values. Also called Janakpurdham, it is famous for the biggest temple in Nepal. Janaki Temple is the main attraction of the city. It is the place where Lord Ram and Sita got married.

Janakpur is quite popular for the numerous ponds and kutis. While at Janakpur, visit Ganga Sagar and Dhanush Sagar. They are the famous ponds of the city.


Chitwan – Nepal’s Wildlife

Chitwan is a district with the fourth-largest city in Nepal. To experience the best wildlife in Asia, visit the UNESCO heritage site - Chitwan National Park in Chitwan. Watch One-Horned Rhino, Asian Elephant and the elusive Royal Bengal Tiger.

Along with wildlife observation, you can visit Sauraha, a small and quaint village. Observe Tharu community people and know more about their life styles. Their houses, artworks, and cuisine are quite famous.

one horned rhino chitwan national park

Bhairahawa – Birthplace of Lord Buddha

An entrance to Lumbini - the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, Bhairahawa is the top place to travel in Nepal. Take a half an hour drive to reach Lumbini from Bhairahawa.

An important Buddhist pilgrimage site draws lots of tourists from around the world to experience tranquility. Watch Buddhist monasteries, Maya Devi Temple, Ashoka Pillar and Bodhi Tree walking in the peaceful atmosphere of Lumbini.

lumbini maya devi temple

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