The Himalayan peaks, Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, Changu Narayan Temple, and Lumbini make Nepal such an amazing travel destination.

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Nepal is a beautiful country with mountains, show peaks, cultural gems, and plenty of religious attractions. 

Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and Annapurna are the eight globally recognized mountains in Nepal . These mountains are above 8000M in height and Mount Everest aka Mt Everest  (8,848 m) is the world’s tallest mountain. 

Amadablam Himalayan Range
Amadablam Himalayan Range

Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, Changu Narayan Temple, and Lumbini are the main cultural gems and attractions of Nepal. These cultural gems are also listed in World Heritage sites. 

Mustang Nepal
Mustang Nepal

Chitwan National Park and Bardiya National Parks in Nepal are home to the one-horn Rhinos and Tigers. Besides Mountains Cultural attractions and national parks, Nepal also hosts Medival age Durbar Squares.

Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square are the most popular durbar squares in Nepal and Tamaudi Square is another small but amazing durbar square that is near the Bhaktapur Durbar Square.

Boudhanath Nepal
Boudhanath Nepal
Patan Durbar Square
Patan Durbar Square

Where is Nepal located?

Nepal Map
Nepal Map

Nepal is one of the landlocked countries in South Asia. Nepal shares borders in the north whereas India is in the east, west, and south. Although Nepal shares a border with China there is no major Chinese influence on Nepalese culture and language whereas Nepal has similarities to Indian culture, religion, and language.

Why should visit Nepal?

Nepal has the world's highest mountains, trekking routes, historic durbar squares, palaces, different cultures and traditions, and beautifully carved temples.

Looking for some adventure activities? Nepal Offers from one day to two months of lengthy and difficult treks. From the Everest Trek(Long and Difficult) to Shivapuri Hike (short and easy), so there is no absence of adventure activities in Nepal.

Everest View
Everest View

If you are looking to experience diverse cultures and traditions and ancient history and experience then Nepal is one of the must-visit destinations that can fulfill your dreams.

If you are looking to experience Hinduism and Buddhism? Nepali culture has integrated all in itself very well. While exploring religious places, it is common to see Buddhist and Hindu devotees together. In some places, it is hard to distinguish which temple is Hindu and which one is a Buddhist temple.

Swayambhu Nath With Harathi Temple
Swayambhu Nath Stupa With Harathi Temple

And did you know? Nepal(Lumbini) is the birthplace of Gautam Buddha and is one of the must-visit places in Nepal.

Aside from trekking, cultural traditions and heritage, paragliding, white water rafting and bungee jumping are some of the adventure activities that you can do in Nepal.

How to get a Visa for Nepal?

Tourist Visa for Nepal can be obtained on arrival at the Tribhuvan Airport at Kathmandu as well as all land border crossings. A few countries are not given visas on arrival. You are advised to check the list on Nepal Visa Guide before visiting.

Nepal Visa Entry

You can also apply for an online visa up to 15 days before your arrival and travel within 6 months of the visa being approved.

The visa fees are as follows:

  • 15 Days (multiple entries): USD 30
  • 30 Days (multiple entries): USD 50
  • 90 Days (multiple entries): USD 125

Tourist visa extension is done for a minimum of 15 days with USD 45 and USD 3 per day for additional days. 

The visa can be extended for a maximum of 150 days per year, but you must visit the immigration office before the expiration of your present visa.

To obtain a visa on arrival, you will need a passport-size photo and 6 months of validity on your passport.

Follow our  Complete Nepal Travel Guide for further reading

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