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  • Western

    Baglung

    Located on a plateau overlooking the picturesque Kali Gandaki Valley, with the snowcapped Mount Dhaulagiri in the distance, the town of Baglung is an important destination for trekkers exploring the surroundings, including Annapurna, Dhorpatan, Dhaulagiri and Dolpo. Also known as Baglung Bazar, this rather isolated town was a stopover point for traders in ancient times as they traveled the ...

  • Central

    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 ...

  • Central

    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.

  • Attractions

    Religious Sites

    Anyone planning to visit Nepal will no doubt have ideas of exploring local customs and religions. For many, Nepal is the center of certain Buddhist philosophies and teachings and they aim to either explore this religion more fully or to adopt certain teachings themselves. Whether that is your goal or not, you will certainly find an abundance of religious sites in Nepal such as temples, ...

  • Day Hikes

    Champadevi

    Near the sheltered valley of Kathmandu you will find at a height of 2285 meters a pilgrimage site called Champadevi. This site makes up one of the many one-day hiking routes that you can take starting off at Kathmandu.

  • Day Hikes

    Namobouha

    The Kathmandu valley is renowned for its abundant temples and shrines visited regularly by both the local people and visitors from abroad. Apart from the religious attractions Kathmandu has a variety of other beautiful places that are of great interest historically within and around the valley. There really is so much to see and experience in the capital of Nepal. The name Kathmandu comes ...

  • Museums

    Hanuman Dhoka

    Upon entering the Hanuman Dhoka Palace Complex you will be greeted by a statue of Hanuman which was erected in 1672. He acts as the guardian of the palace and visitors assist in keeping his face painted red. Lord Narasimha can also be seen near the entrance and is a fascinating sight. The statue, which depicts Narasimha as half lion and half man, is defeating Hiranyakasipu, a known demon. It ...

  • Art Galleries

    J ART Gallery

    Nepal is a beautiful country and one just has to look around at the picturesque views to realize that it is home to many natural wonders. Within the borders of the country you will find part of the Himalaya mountain range, which includes the tallest mountain in the world, the magnificent Mount Everest. The people here are really spoiled for choice when it comes to subject matter to paint and ...

  • Art Galleries

    Moti Azima Gallery

    There are so many different things to see and do in Nepal that you will be spoilt for choice when you visit. There are temples, shrines, monuments and statues. Colorful festivals with ancient traditions will brighten even the gloomiest of days, while a visit to one of Nepal’s theaters will inspire, entertain and even educate you. There are many different aspects of the country’s culture ...

  • Central

    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 ...