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  • Western

    Sandhikharka

    Mount Everest is one of the greatest attractions in Nepal, and surrounding this magnificent human challenge, small villages and towns lie scattered across the landscape to provide accommodation and rest to weary travelers and hiking enthusiasts. In the Arghakhanchi District of Nepal, there is a quaint town in the Lumbini Zone, which combines functionality with beauty, to create a wonderful ...

  • Western

    Butwal

    Located at the foot of the Chure Pahad, in the fertile Terai flat-land of the Western Region of Nepal, the city of Butwal is home to a diverse mix of people from different ethnic backgrounds, cultures, language groups and religions. The city is a mere 26 kilometers from the border between India and Nepal is an important commercial, industrial and agricultural center. The Tinahu River, ...

  • Western

    Tilaurakot

    Located in the Kapilvastu District, Lumbini Zone of the Western Region of Nepal, the village of Tilaurakot is most likely best known for being the site of the Tilaurakot ruins. It is believed the ruins are the remains of a stronghold of the Kapilvastu/Shakya Kingdom, established by Siddhartha Guatama Buddha’s father, Suddhodana. Excavations carried out in the year 2000 revealed that the ...

  • Regions

    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 ...

  • Museums

    Kapilvastu Museum

    There is an array of magnificent museums situated all over the beautiful country of Nepal, each with their own beauty and distinction. In the case of the Kapilvastu Museum diversity also belongs within the Nepali museum, with its abundance of past history reserved in its mass collection of artifacts.

  • Central

    Lumbini

    Whether you are a Buddhist or not, a trip to the ancient village of Lumbini is essential. No trip to Nepal would be complete without time spent at the place of Buddha’s birth. Once reported to be an incredibly beautiful network of gardens and trees which beautified the homes and lives of those who lived here, Lumbini today seems to place a stronger emphasis on the ancient ruins that have ...

  • Central

    Bhairawa

    Located in south-central Nepal close to the Nepali-Indian border, the town of Bhairawa, or Bhairahawa, is the gateway to the Buddhist pilgrimage site of Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha Siddhartha Gautama. Even the local airport, Gautam Buddha Airport, is named in the Buddha’s honor. Although the town was renamed Siddharthanagar in honor of the Lord Buddha’s childhood name some time ago, it ...