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    Central

    As one of the five development regions of Nepal, the Central (Madhyamanchal) Region incorporates the city of Kathmandu, which is the capital of both the region and the country. Kathmandu, and the beautiful Kathmandu Valley are among Nepal's most popular tourist destinations, with many tours and trekking routes into the surrounding area starting from the city. Kathmandu is also an important ...

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    Dhulikhel

    Situated at 1550m roughly 32 km east of Khatmandu is Dhulikhel. The town is old and has a strong sense of history. Many of the beautiful old buildings are well preserved and make for some good photos. The small town of Dhulikhel has become a popular place from which to view the Himalayas and to prepare for longer hikes in the Himalayan region.

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    Bhaktapur

    Bhaktapur or 'the City of Devotees' is situated at an altitude of 1.401 m and covers and area of about four square miles. This small city still retains the medieval charm and visitors are treated with numerous natural wonders. The ancient glory of the Malla rulers reflects in the Durbar Square and pottery and weaving are their traditional industries. The city is situated a mere 14 km east ...

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    Kathmandu

    Kathmandu is the capital and largest city of Nepal. It is situated in a valley in the heart of Nepal. The entire terrain of Kathmandu is like a steep incline, descending from the Himalayan heights to the Terai flatland within a short distance.

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    Nagarkot

    If you want to be blown away by some of the most stunning and most memorable sunsets in the world, then head for Nagarkot. Situated 32 kilometers east of Kathmandu and rising to an elevation of 2099 meters above sea level, Nagarkot is one of the most scenic spots in the Bhaktapur region. Visitors to the surrounding areas often travel here just to get a glimpse of the Himalayas bathed in ...

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    Lalitpur

    Lalitpur is a city of fine arts. It is situated about 5 km south-east of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. Lalitpur is an ancient little city that is jam-packed with interesting history and heritage, epitomized by the Buddhist monuments and Hindu temples. The diversity of the medieval culture that allowed both Hinduism and Buddhism to flourish has left a rich legacy of impressive ...

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    Sankhu

    The small town of Sankhu lies hidden in the Kathmandu Valley and once was a significant town located on the Tibetan trade route. Today, Sankhu, or Sankharapur, does not have a thriving economy and most inhabitants work on farms or in the trading industry. Even though it does not have the hustle and bright lights of the cities, Sankhu is a favourite tourist destination in Nepal, ...

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    Godavari

    Godavari is located approximately ten kilometers from both Patan and Kathmandu, and many outdoor enthusiasts flock here to enjoy the breathtaking views and beautiful landscapes. It is known as one of the popular hiking destinations in Nepal for its rich wildlife and natural splendor. Visitors can reach Godavari by bus from Patan and they are able to catch a glimpse of quaint towns ...

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    Daman

    Not many people realize that just a few miles outside of Kathmandu lies a beautiful village named Daman. As with most destinations in Nepal, it is located in a region that is surrounded with natural splendor and characteristics that are unique to the village. This secluded village does not have much to offer in regard to late night restaurants, cafés and nightlife, but opens a ...

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    Bungamati

    Because it is not easily reached by road or by air, not many people choose to visit Bungamati in Nepal. However, that does not mean that it is not worth visiting. Quite on the contrary: Bungamati’s lack of easy access to the rest of Nepal has spared it from a lot of the development and cultural degradation that has occurred in some larger cities. The village is only about 10 kilometers south ...