Pashupatinath, or Pashupati, is a Hindu temple on the banks of the Bagmati River in Deopatan, a village at 3 km northwest of Kathmandu.It is dedicated to a manifestation of Shiva called Pashupati (Lord of Animals).It attracts thousands of pilgrims each year and has become well known far beyond the Kathmandu Valley.The temple is barred to non-Hindus,but a good view of the temple can be had from the opposite bank of the river.
Boudhanath Stupa (or Bodnath Stupa) is the largest stupa in Nepal and the holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple outside Tibet.It is the center of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu and rich in Buddhist symbolism.The stupa is located in the town of Boudha,on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu.
The heart of Kathmandu, this ancient square crowded with palaces and temples, including the current incarnation of the Kasthamandap or "Wooden house" gives the city its name.The square has been in active use since the construction of a palace around 1000 AD.This site is the most popular UNESCO World Heritage Site in Nepal.
It is said to be 2000 years old.Painted on the four sides of the spire's base are the all seeingBuddha's eyes.It is at 4 km west of Kathmandu 's thamel.The stupa is the oldest of its kind in Nepal. It was listed in the Unesco World Heritage Monument List in 1979.
The Kumari Ghar,or House of the Living Goddess,was built in 1757 by King Jaya Prakash Malla.Known forhis paranoia and weakness,the king upset a Kumari and was so treated by guilt that he built a home for her as an act of atonement. Looking over the south side of Durbar Square,the Kumari Ghar is a brick building decorated with wood-carved reliefs of gods and symbols.
Chitwan National Park:
Royal Chitwan National Park stands today as a successful testimony of nature conservation in South Asia.This is the first national park of Nepal established in 1973 to preserve a unique ecosystem significantly valuable to the whole world.The park covering a pristine area of 932 sq.km is situated in the subtropical inner Terai lowlands of southern central part of Nepal.The park has gained much wider recognition in the world when UNESCO included this area on the list of World Heritage Site in 1984.Moreover elephant safari,canoeing,bird watching,nature walk,dugout canoe can be done at chitwan national park.
Bindabasini temple or Bindhyabasini Mandir is of great religious importance to Hindus living in the Pokhara region. It is a vital hub of religious fervor.The temple itself is dedicated to the Hindu goddess Durga,who is Pokhara's chosen guardian deity. Durga, also known as Shakti or Kali has numerous manifestations and at the Bindabasini temple she is seen as Bhagwati,a blood-thirsty aspect of the goddess
Patale Chango (Davids waterfall):
This is another natural wonder of Pokhara. An awesome waterfall that disappears into the blackness of the deep gorge that lies below.Legend has it that a trekker named David was swept by the Pardi Khola and who mysteriously disappeared into the underground passage of this waterfall.Thereafter it is named after him.
This Cave divided into two parts. First parts is about 40 meters long,there is a natural cave and temple of Lord Shiva to visit the first you have to pay Rs 30 per person as entry fee.In this first part you are not allowed to take photos. Next parts start after temple which way goes to the down side if Devis fall,the distance about 100 meters from second entrance,from there you can see the view of Davis Fall as well as natural rocks,Electric lights are managed for the convenience of the visitor.To visit 2nd part you have to pay Rs 100 per person.This cost covers 1st part and 2nd part. So if you pay Rs 100 you can visit both parts.After the Lord Shiva temple on second parts of this Cave you are allowed to take photos.Second parts is closed during 4 month of Monsoon (June,July ,August and September).
Jomsom Trekking is situated to North of Pokhara,Nepal's spectacular diversity appears at its finest The deep valleys and high mountains encircling the giant Annapurna Himal embrace a wide range of people and terrain,from subtropical jungle to a high dry landscape resembling the Tibetan Plateau.This is the most popular trekking region attracting over 75% of trekkers.
Dhulikhel is an ideal place for relaxation and a perfect stop for visitors to opt for many interesting day trips and short treks. Dhulikhel's rich cultural heritage expresses itself in old brick buildings, temples, Newari architecture and quiet cobbled lanes.
Nagarkot located to 32 kilometers east of Kathmandu is one of the most scenic spots in Bhaktapur district and is renowned for its spectacular sunrise view of the Himalayas when the weather is clear.Nagarkot has become famous as one of the best spots to view Mount Everest as well as other snow-topped peaks of the Himalayan range of eastern Nepal.It also offers an excellent view of the Indrawati river valley to the east.Nagarkot also offers a panoramic view of the Valley and is described by visitors as a place whose beauty endures year round
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