12 Most beautiful places in Nepal

Home to the Himalayas, Nepal is blessed with natural and unsullied beauty. The landlocked country of Nepal despite being quite small is blessed with multiple beautiful places. With a pompous show of eight highest mountains in the world, Nepal is a home to hundreds of peaks, mesmerizing landscapes and shiny silver rivers, diverse wildlife, and rich cultural ambivalence.

Every year thousands of foreigners travel to Nepal to see a natural beauty and its stunning landscape views. Nepal can be an adrenaline adventure, a cultural eye opener, a life-changing experience, or all of the above. Each of these beautiful places in Nepal stands out in its unique way. Come, let’s explore 10 of the most beautiful places in Nepal that you must visit

 01. Tilicho Lake

Tilicho Lake trek is a journey to the world’s highest glacial lake Tilicho with an altitude of 4949 meters. Tlicho lake is part of Annapurna circuit trek and one of the best sight treks. This Lake is formed by the glacial melt of the northern slope of Annapurna Mountain and Thorung peak. This is one of the holy Lakes of Hindu people so Hindu people around the world gather in Tilicho lake to take holy baths. With the spectacular landscapes and high mountains, the Tilicho lake hike is the best activity that you should do when you trek to the Annapurna circuit trek. Trekking to Tilicho lake is quite harder because of the frequent stone falling from the mountains.

Tilicho Lake - 12 Most beautiful places in Nepal

02. Panch Pokhari

Panch Pokhari Trekking is one of the newly opened trekking routes in Nepal that includes a sacred and pristine group of five glacial lakes, Panch Pokhari, seated on the base of Jugal Himal. The lake is situated at the altitude of 4010m in a beautiful natural setting surrounded by the various Himalayas. You will be passing by terraced fields, alpine pastures, and picturesque remote villages. Instead of tourists, you will be more likely to come across natives along the way

Panch Pokhari - 12 Most beautiful places in Nepal

03. Gosainkunda

Gosaikunda is situated at an altitude of 4,380 metres above sea level in the Langtang National Park in Rasuwa. The Gosainkunda trekking gives you a glimpse into the diverse landscape, culture, and nature as well as the Panoramic view of the Langtang Himalayan Range. This is also well- known for the sacred lake in Nepalese society because of a historical belief that connects the lake to Lord Shiva, the god of power and destruction in Hindu mythology.

Gosainkunda - 12 Most beautiful places in Nepal

04. Janakpur

During the Treta Yug/ period about 12,000 years ago Janakpur used to be the capital of King Janak’s Kingdom of Mithila. Known as the capital of Province 2 today, Janakpur the birthplace of Janaki or Sita, the consort of Lord Ram, is an important religious pilgrimage site in the Terai plains, in south central Nepal. Here you can learn more about the ancient and revered Hindu epic, the Ramayana and its significance today. Visit the actual sites mentioned in the great epic and listen to local lore as well

05. Everest Base Camp

 Everest is more than a mountain and the journey to its base camp is more than just a trek. Along a route dubbed by some as "the steps to heaven," every bend in the trail provides another photo opportunity — beautiful forests, Sherpa villages, glacial moraines, and foothills.  Prepare for jaw-dropping scenery and a unique cultural experience exploring the challenging trekking routes around the highest mountain in the world.

Annapurna Base Camp - 12 Most beautiful places in Nepal

06. Lumbini

Siddhartha Gautama, the Lord Buddha, was born in 623 B.C. in the famous gardens of Lumbini, which soon became a place of pilgrimage. Walk in the footsteps of Buddha as you explore the region where he spent his childhood as Prince Siddhartha. The exact spot where Buddha was born is marked here in Lumbini and the site has understandably become one of the world’s most important holy sites

Lumbini - 12 Most beautiful places in Nepal

07. Rara Lake

The famous Rara Lake is situated in the Rara National Park, which is known as one of the most beautiful and scenic parks in Nepal. The lake is amazing peace. This trekking starts from Jumla- a flight from Nepalgunj.The route is well off the beaten track and affords glimpses of culture and scenery very different from other parts of Nepal.  Along mountain paths and a series of picturesque villages, one reaches the magnificent banks of Rara lake.

Rara Lake - 12 Most beautiful places in Nepal

08. Shey Phoksundo Lake

Shey Phoksundo Lake Trek is a short and relatively easy trip to one of Nepal’s largest and most spectacular lakes. Among many beautiful places in Nepal, Phoksundo Lake is considered one of the most beautiful and exotic tourist destinations located in Dolpo, the largest territorial district. Phoksundo Lake is the most important place of nature and lies within the Shey Phoksundo national park. The park is also a habitat for a wide range of flora and fauna. As the lake itself lies in the area of the park, you will enjoy the magnificent views along with discovering the wilderness in the park.

Shey Phoksundo Lake - 12 Most beautiful places in Nepal

09. Upper Mustang

The Upper Mustang trek is the ultimate gateway to the mysterious world of the old Buddhist kingdom of Mustang, also called Lo. It can’t get much more remote. Due to its inaccessibility, Mustang has long been protected from mass tourism and is now known as the last bastion of traditional Tibetan culture. The spectacularly tanned red cliffs and the endless variety of grey rolling hills of the Mustang will be engraved in your memory long after your return home. Add to that your experiences in the incredible towns of the Kingdom and the friendliness of the people of the Mustang.

Upper Mustang - 12 Most beautiful places in Nepal

10. Annapurna Base Camp

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek beginning from a base in Pokhara is a great beginner multi-day trek for reasonably fit travellers. From ancient kingdoms to majestic mountain vistas, trek through the breathtaking Himalayan landscape of the Annapurna Ranges. Pass awe-inspiring glaciers, stay on the banks of pristine rivers, cross mountain pastures, dip into natural hot springs and encounter mule trains carrying supplies to remote villages.

Annapurna Base Camp - 12 Most beautiful places in Nepal

 11. Chitwan National Park

The Chitwan National Park is a world heritage property, and it also contains a Ramsar Site – Beeshazari Tal in its buffer zone. Chitwan National Park is home of One Horn Rhino, Royal Bengal Tiger, Sloth Bear, Leopard along with different reptiles and different species of birds.  Thousands of tourist visit Chitwan National Park in a year and fall in love with nature. Established in 1973, there is a lot more to offer you during your visit to Park.

Chitwan National Park - 12 Most beautiful places in Nepal

12. Bardiya National Park

Bardia National Park is the largest national park in the Terai. The park situated in Nepal's Western Terai was established for protecting the representative ecosystems and conserving the habitat of tiger and its prey species. The pristine wilderness is one of the most natural and undistrubed landscapes in the country. Lush dense forests, savannah and riverine woodlands are home to an incredibly diverse range of flora and fauna.

Bardiya National Park - 12 Most beautiful places in Nepal

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