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Nepal Holidays | Explore the Diversity

Published: 3rd Dec, 2019

Holidays in Nepal are as diverse as its geography, culture, and people. This country has something for every visitors.

Geographically, Nepal is divided into three regions. The Terai regions, the Hilly region, and the Himalaya region. Different geographical region offers different varieties of activities to the travelers.

Terai Region For Wildlife Holidays and Pilgrimage

This region of the country runs between Nepal, India border. This region start at lowest level starts from 60 meters above sea level till 700 meters to 1000 meters at the highest point. Further, this region covers 19% of the total area of Nepal. This region of Nepal, enjoys a tropical climate and is famous for wildlife reserves and religious sites. However, the first time visitors often overlook this southern edge of the country.

If you are planning for wildlife tours in Nepal , this region has some of the best wildlife life reserves in South Asia.

Wildlife As a Tourist Attraction in Terai

Wildlife enthusiasts can make their way to more accessible Chitwan National Park. Moreover, for good wildlife sightings Bardia National Park is recommended.

Chitwan, Nepal tour package
Chitwan National Park

However, Bardia sees very few tourists due to its inaccessibility. However, for those who make a short 1 hour flight to Nepalgunj and 2.5 hours drive to Bardia, will find a peaceful jungle experience with high probability of spotting an elusive Bengal tiger.

Elusive Bengal Tiger in Bardia National Park
Elusive Bengal Tiger inside Bardia National Park
Pilgrimage as Tourist Attraction in Terai

Furthermore, if you are traveling Nepal for pilgrimage, between Chitwan and Bardia is Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha. This is one of the world’s best Buddhist pilgrimage destination.

Janaki Mandir in Janakpur
Janaki Mandir in Janakpur

Other pilgrimage center of Janakpur is a popular attraction for the Hindu pilgrims. Janakpur has played a pivotal role in the development of Hinduism.

This region has short winters, but searing heat for the rest of the year. If you are planning to visit these wildlife reserves or religious sites located in the Terai Region of Nepal, the best time months will be from October till March.

Hilly Region: Cultural & Scenic Tours

This region in Nepal meets the steamy tropical jungles in the south and ice-cold of the Himalayas in the north. Blessed with superb scenery and also is a starting point of world- famous Annapurna trek. This is a region of eternal fascination. This region starts from 1000 meters above sea level at ends at 2,700 meters above sea level.


This region is one of the most scenic and culturally diverse region in Nepal. Kathmandu, the biggest metropolitan capital of the country is the best attraction in this region of Nepal. If you are interested in Nepal culture, Kathmandu is one of the most popular destinations in Nepal.

Boudhnath Stupa in Kathmandu
Massive Boudhnath Stupa in Kathmandu

Kathmandu is a melting pot of different ethnic groups. The city is dominated by magnificent architectures, Hindu temples, and famous Buddhist Stupas. Hence, this makes Kathmandu” An Open Air Museum“. While, this city is a big, congested, and contaminated city, Kathmandu holds probably the most delightful and well-protected cultural heritage sites. Also, it doesn’t take long to get out into the encompassing open country. The city is surrounded by still-lush farmland and villages, with the Himalayas in the backdrop.

Hills Surrounding Kathmandu Valley
Hills Surrounding Kathmandu Valley

Visits to Kathmandu can be planned all year round. During winters only mornings and evenings are cooler. However, afternoon are sunny and bright. Also, during the monsoons, it does not continuously rain the whole day, hence, making it all year round destination in Nepal.


After Kathmandu, Pokhara is the second best attraction in Nepal. Blessed with emerald lake and closer view of mountains, it remains the second choice of the travelers after Kathmandu. Furthermore, this small city is cleaner than Kathmandu, less congested, closer to the mountains, and full of adventure activities. Also, this place is starting point of world – famous Annapurna trekking.

Pokhara " City of Lakes and Mountains" during Nepal holidays
Pokhara ” City of Lakes and Mountains”

The best time to visit Pokhara is from October till March.

Further, Nagarkot, Bandipur, and Daman are famous hill stations in this region.

Hence, this region of Nepal is blessed by numerous World Heritage Sites, scenic destinations, and medieval architectures.

Himalaya Region For Adventure Holidays & Trekking

This region begins starts 3000 meters above sea level and culminating at 8,848 meters, the top of Mount Everest. Geographically, it covers 16% of the total area of Nepal. Furthermore, this region includes 10 of the world’s 14 tallest mountains. Moreover, various part of this region is only accessible by trekking. Nepal is a best trekking destination of Nepal. Travelers interested in trekking venture to this region of Nepal. Furthermore, Himalaya region is Nepal’s main draw card.

The Himalayan Region of Nepal
The Himalayan Region of Nepal

The Himalaya range runs east to west of the country, across numerous areas and districts. Furthermore, the Himalayas form the border between Nepal and Tibet. A few trekking are easily accessible such as Annapurna treks and Everest treks—with various tea houses en route. However, others are extremely remote, requiring multiple domestic flights and camping equipment. A great many people’s visit to Nepal wouldn’t be complete without trekking in Nepal. As trekking is the best way to know the culture of Nepal.

Trekking in Nepal, Nepal Holidays
Trekking in Nepal

The best time for trekking in Nepal is from October till December (Autumn Season) and March till May (Spring season).


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