Nepal-a country of amazing extremes, is the home of the world's highest mountains, historic cities and the forested plains where the lordly tigers and the great one-horned rhinoceros trundle at ease. In fact enchantment is everywhere-for anyone in search of The altitude of this region ranges between 4877 m. - 8848 m. m. It includes 8 of the highest 14 summits in the world which exceed altitude of 8000 meters including, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and others.
Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal, & has the country's only international airport, which is linked with Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Varanasi in India. Kathmandu is a valley surrounded by hills & snow capped mountains. The valley consists of the ancient cities of Kathmandu, Lalitpur & Bhaktapur. There are seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the valley, including many temples, monuments & stupas. Pashupatinath, the most revered Hindu temple, is also in Kathmandu.
Located 32 km to the east of Kathmandu on the valley rim, Nagarkot is the favorite weekend getaway for those who seek Himalayan scenery & rural serenity. Nagarkot is situated at an elevation of 2,175m & provides a grandstand panorama of the Himalaya. You can see five of the world's 10 tallest mountains - Everest, Lhotse, Chooyu, Makalu & Manaslu - & many other lesser summits. The snow peaks looks especially gorgeous during sunset & sunrise. (Nagarkot is backward but rich in Nature and the facilitiesavailable cannot be matched to those available in the Plains and other developed destination).
Situated at a distance of 200 km west of Kathmandu Pokhara is known as the city of lakes. It also offers an aweinspiring view of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri & Manaslu mountain ranges. Fishtail peak (6,977m), popularly known as Machhapuchhre, is a landmark. The Himalaya peaks & the lakes make Pokhara a magical place where you can relax while boating or fishing. It is also the starting point for treks to the Annapurna region.
Located in south - central Nepal, the Royal Chitwan National Park (932 sq km) consists of forests & grasslands. The park is a popular safari destination as it teems with wildlife. Animals found here include the rhino, tiger, wild elephant, antelope & hyena. It also provides ideal habitat for crocodiles, dolphins, cobras, kraits & pythons. There are 525 species of birds here. The park is easily accessible both from Kathmandu & Pokhara. Bharatpur, the gateway to Chitwan, is 146 km from Kathmanndu (20minutes by air) or 131 km from Pokhara. (Chitwan Resorts are in side the Jungle and the accommodation is Cottage or Hut kind, but rich in Nature and the facilities available cannot be matched to those available in the Plains and other developed destination).
JOMSOM – Jomsom is 20 minutes flight away from Pokhara. Jomsom is also a gateway to Mustang. Jomsom trek is quite popular amongst the tourists. It begins with an elevation of 900m from Pokhara through Kali Gandaki river to an altitude of 3800m, the pilgrim site of Muktinath temple The famous temple of Lord Muktinath lies in the district of Mustang and is situated about 18 kms northeast of Jomsom. Here in the early 19th century the Hindus consecrated a Vishnu temple and named is Muktinath In front of Muktinath Temple there are 2 Kunda (Water pond), Where holy dip is believed it can wash away negative karma, the results of one's past negative actions.