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Lumbini, the birthplace of
Siddhartha Gautam, the Shakya prince and the ultimate Buddha, the Enlightened
One, is the pilgrimage destination of the world's millions of people faithful to
all schools of Buddhism.
The ancient city of Patan.
Lying 5km southeast of Kathnandu, is known as the city of fine arts. The city is
full of Hindu templesa and Buddhist momnuments. The diversity of the medieval
culture that aloowed both Hinduism and Buddhism to flourish has left a rich
legacy of impressive sightseeing in this city for today's visitors.
Pokhara, an enchanting city
nestled in the tranquil valley (827m), is the starting point for many of Nepal's
most popular trekking and rafting destinations. It is one of the most
picturesque spots of Nepal.
Situated about 132 km. from
Kathmandu is a birth place of late King Prithivi Narayan Shah the sole founder
of modern Nepal, and the last monarch of Gorkha and the first monarch of new
Nepal. There is a beautiful old palace known as Gorkha Durbar.
It is situated 110Km. from
Pokhara and 18Km.north-east from Jomsom situated at an altitude of 3749mts.
above the sea level and easily accessible from Pokhara by air or to trek.This
temple is situated on a high mountain range and is visited during May-June, Jan-Feb,March-April,Aug-Sept.Hindu
devotees gather there to pay homage to Lord Muktinath.
It is situated 250Km.
south-west of Kathmandu and easily accessible by air or road, the birth place of
Lord Buddha, the apostle of peace, compassion and non-violence.This holy site,
there are remnants of monasteries and chaityas built over the centuries
following the Buddha’s birth in 543 B.C.
It is situated 241 Km.
north-east of Kathmandu situated at an altitude of 3980 mts. above the sea level
and associated with Mt. Everest, the highest peak in the world, is easily
accessible by 50 minutes flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Lukla is the popular
base for trekking in the Khumbu region.
Nepal is one of the poorest, least developed countries in the world with over half of its
population living below the poverty line. Over 80% of the population relies on agriculture for
their livelihood. It was only 1949 that Nepal opened its frontiers to
foreigners. All early attempts at climbing Everest were made from Tibet on
the North face of the peak. The much-discussed 1924 attempt by George
Mallory and Andrew Irvine was also on the north was also on this face. Last The majority of the population lives in rural areas that are often very
difficult to reach, resulting in a lack of basic infrastructure such as clean water, telephone
service and schools. Political instability continues to challenge Nepal's ability to improve
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