Monday, July 20, 2015

Top 10 touristic places to visit around Kathmandu valley

   As we all know  being a small state exists on this enormous earth ,Nepal is rich in culture,tradition,and natural resources. Isn’t it sounds good that a small part of the world which covers only approximately  0.03% of area contains a lot diversities? Diversities in languages,races,casts,religions,culture,lifestyles,customs,geography,flora and fauna,weather,climate,politice,landscape,nature etc. are assets of this country.
                                                Much more mind blowing attraction and destinations lies in this small land, out of which 10 places are listed in world heritage sites by UNESCO. (United Nations Educational, Scientific &Cultural Organization).Beside those here are top 10 lists of touristic places which are equally beautiful and fantastic and carries its own significances.


Kakani lies at a alti 
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 2073 meters northwest 30 km far from Kathmandu valley lies in Nuwakot district in Bagmati zone of Nepal. The place is admirable touristic place around Kathmandu valley famous for picnic spot as well as Kakani is also popular among the tourists for the panorama views of the Ganesh Himal and the central and western Himalaya. Landscape of this area is pleasant. This route is also popular for cycling. You can access to this place by 1 hour drive on private vehicle. A close view of the other peak of Himalayas which can be seen from here are Gaurishanker (7134m), Choba Bhamte (6016m), Dorje Lakpa, Manaslu (8163m), Himalchuli (7893m), Annapurna (8091m) and the other several peaks. A majestic view of the sunset can also be seen from this place.

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Kirtipur is an ancient city of  Kathmandu valley which is situated on the top of  small hill at  south west 5 km away from the Kathmandu valley. An ancient city kirtipur have unique history .This city is culturally, naturally, religiously, and traditionally rich. Newari settlement dominates this place since long decade. The main attraction of this city are Baghbhairav Temple, Uma maheshwor Temple, Dhamma Kitti(meditation centre), Chilancho Stupa, Biggest university of Nepal “Tribhuvan university”,Adinath Temple,chobhar(Manjushree park,chobhar cave) ,Taudha pokhari,boshan hill(valley & panorama view point of Himalayan range/Hiking route),Champadevi hill with 2285m ELEVATION(hiking/religious point for Hindu and Buddhist too),Pushpalal park, beautiful and huge agricultural fields,etc.etc..

3. Dakshinkali:

Dakshinkali is one of the beautiful touristic place to visit around Kathmandu valley. Although Dakshinkali lies in the Kathmandu valley, but it is far from the centre location of Kathmandu city.It is approximately 19 km  south far from capital city. Dakshinkali is a very famous Hindus goddess Kali temple.  Entire route to the temple is a beautiful countryside drive. Regular religious worship is performed daily. A large number of animals are scarified on twice a week, on every Tuesday and Saturday. More incredible animal rituals are held during Dashain festival.this place is also popular for picnic spot. On the return journey one can visit the temple of Shesh Narayan( a cave temple),Taudha lake,Chobhar ,gumba setc.Dakshinkali is one of the best touristic places to visit around Kathmandu valley, Nepal .


Godavari is next one of the best touristic place around Kathmandu valley ,Nepal. Godavari is one of the major tourist attractions near Kathmandu city, Located in the south eastern edge of Lalitpur district,  Phulchowki is a nice picnic spot. It lies 14 km from Patan, at the base of the 2715 m high Mt. Phulchowki (Mountain of Flowers). Godavari is a peaceful little village, surrounded by dense jungles going up the western ridge of the Mahabharat range. There are the Botanical Garden, the Royal department of Medicinal Plants, greenhouses and fish farms. Known for its natural beauty the jungles here are home to at least 256 species of birds and 300 species of butterflies and moths. Phulchowki is next one of the best touristic place to visit around Kathmandu, Nepal and is nearby Godawori.Godawori is also known as  cherrapunji of Nepal.


 Indra Daha lies on the western hill, about 7-8 km. far away from capital city of Nepal which is an important and popular touristic location for its natural, religious, historical and recreational value. A popular pilgrim site, Indra Daha receives numerous visitors throughout the year. Another not-to-be-missed site here is the park constructed around the cemetery of Prithvi Narayan Shah’s chief commander, Kalu Pandey. The main attraction of this site is the view of the Kathmandu Valley from the hill top. Sightseeing, jungle safari, picnic and hiking are much enjoyed activities here.Manakamana temple that is constructed on the top of this hill is next attraction of place.

6. Nagarkot:

Nagarkot is another one of the best and popular touristic place to visit around Kathmandu, Nepal. A 32 km. east drive from Kathmandu at the altitude of 2,175 (700 ft) is Nagarkot, The ridge offers possibly the magnificant display of Himalayas including Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) and many others like Manaslu, Ganesh, Langtang, Choba Bhamree, Gauri Shankar, Shisa Pangma and many more. Breathtaking view of landscape,weather,flora and fauna,early sunrise and evening sunset is next major attraction of this place. Nagarkot is one of the best places to visit around Kathmandu ,Nepal.Hiking , Mountain biking, biking are other activities that can be performed in this beautifuil place.


The village is nicely situated at the foot of a jungle covered mountain with a height of 2200 m 8km. away from capital city of Nepal “Kathmandu”. During the day time, the top is very often covered in clouds. Sometimes in the early afternoon they empty themselves within a few minutes of rain without the sun ever disappearing. Sun, Earth and Water are very closely friendly in this popular and mind-blowing touristic place ‘ Matatirtha’. First: the sun pretty much shines every day. Second: Matatirtha means „Mother Earth“. And thirdly: water plays a central role of spiritual spot .    Within particular area, a little pond has a very deep meaning in Nepal. Orphans are brought to this place to look in the mirror surface of the water… see their mother. Thus, every May on Mothers Day, a lot of Nepali visit this place to honor and pray for their mothers. The fresh water from the mountain also serves a very basic need of the inhabitants of Matatirtha. In the big pond (20×10 m) and under the many taps installed inside (for the man) and outside (for the women) of the compound, showers are taken and clothes are washed. A pretty busy place in the morning.Hiking and motor biking are next  two activities that can be performed from this touristic place around Kathmandu valley to upper hills-deaurali,Chandragiri hill,champadevi hill,bhasmasur hill,Pharping,Dakchhinkali temple,tistung,palung,chitlang,kulikhani lake and to many more other places.


Boshan hill is one of the nearest hill approximately 7km south far from capital city 'Kathmandu'.This hill is famous touristic place around Kathmandu valley and is popular for hiking ,camping,Panorama view of mountain ranges northern portion from this breathtaking hill,valley view point,magnificent view of hills,flora and fauna,local villages and lifestyles,livestocks,agricultural fields,fantastic view of Taudha pokhari just down by hill,Champadevi hill etc.Tamang civilization is next  unique attraction of this place.


This popular and touristic destination around Kathmandu valley is situated 5 km away from capital city of Nepal “Kathmandu”.

-Manjushree cave-Jalbinayak temple-chobhar gorge-Picnic/Movie Shutting park-Adinath temple-Monastry-Forest of salla-Hotels &resorts-Landscape-  View of newari civilization&Villages around it -Panoroma view of southern hills(BOSHANHILL,CHAMPADEVI HILL,BHASMASUR HILL, CHANDRAGIRI HILL,DEAURALI,HILLS LIES IN LALITPUR DISTRICTS,LAKURIBHANGYANG HILL ,PHULCHOUKI HILL ETC) and much more.


 The village is located west of Kirtipur. It is around 7–8 km far from the center of Kathmandu city. This is next fine and wonderful touristic place near around capital city “Kathmandu”. This place have an old Newari civilization .This place carries great and admirable significance traditionally, culturally, religiously and naturally.

MYTH: Its name came from Machhenarayan, an avatar of god Vishnu. It is said that during ancient time, Manu found a small fish about to die while he was having a bath in a river. He brought the fish to his home and put it into a small pot of water. Next day, the fish grew in its size amazingly and was no longer fit in the small pot. So he put the fish in a pond just to find next day that the fish had grown larger and no longer fit in the pond as well. Knowing that this fish is no ordinary fish, Manu bowed with respect and asked to show the fish who he was. Then god Vishnu emerged from the mouth of the fish. To remember this event, Manu established Machhenarayan temple in the center of the pond.

A mela (fair), named MangalMas, is organized every three years in Machhegaun for a month, mostly during a month from April to July. During this month god Vishnu is worshiped all over the country.

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