With its ancient culture and the Himalayas as a backdrop, landlocked Nepal has a beautifual and romantic image. Nepal, A very interesting geography as it is a relatively small country which lies in between the respectively larger countries of India and the Tibetan Autonomous region of China. Nepal is land locked country, as it shares three quarters of its borders with India (south, east and west) and the remaining northern border by arid Tibetan plateau, China
Himalaya Caravan Adventure offers diifferents veriety and duration of tours in Nepal. Such as Heritage tour, Cultural tour and Adventure tours.
Chitwan National Park
The Chitwan National Park (CNP) is a world heritage property, and it also contains a Ramsar Site – Beeshazari Tal in its buffer zone.
It is a rich natural area in the Terai, the subtropical southern part of Nepal. A total of 68 species of mammals, 544 species of birds, 56 species of herpetofauna and 126 species of fish have been recorded in the park. The park is especially renowned for its protection of One Horned Rhinoceros, Royal Bengal Tiger and Gharial Crocodile. The another super things is local tharu ethnic culture and hospitality.
A typical 3-nights/4-days jungle safari includes wildlife safari on elephants, canoe ride to watch the crocodiles and water birds, rural tour to view the lifestyle of the indigenous Tharu people, and nature walks to see the tropical exotic flora and fauna. Apart from the jungle safari, the Elephant Breeding Center and Gharial Crocodile Farm, where these animals and reptiles have been successfully bred in captivity, are worth a visit.
The park is a great place to watch colorful birds like woodpecker, hornbill, Bengal florican and red-headed trogon. Winter birds such as waterfowls, Brahminy duck, pintails and bareheaded geese are drawn by the sanctuary of the park’s rivers. In summers, the forest is alive with nesting migrants such as the fabulous paradise flycatcher, the Indian pitta and parakeets. Winter birds include migratory birds from Siberia.
Pokhara is set against the magnificent Annapurna range. This valley is dominated by the Annapurna range in the north and various lakes. Pokhara is a base for all treks to the Annapurna region. Pokhara Valely and the surrounding hills disintegrated into small kingdoms, frequently at war with each other these were called the Chaubise Rajya or the Twenty four Kingdoms.Pokhara is the starting and as well as finishing point for some of the most popular treks including the Annapurna region Trek. The best time to visit Pokhara is from October to April as during the summers, it is quite hot and humid compare to Kathmandu.
Major Attraction of Pokhara:
International Mountain Museum
Karma Dubgyu Choling Nyeshang Monastery
The Phewa Lake
Sunrise View from Sarangkot
Tibetian Refugee camp
Lumbini is the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama, the Lord Buddha, was born in 623 B.C. in the famous gardens of Lumbini, which soon became a place of pilgrimage. Ever since then, the city has always continued to be the central point of Buddhism. Among the pilgrims was the Indian emperor Ashoka, who erected one of his commemorative pillars there. The site is now being developed as a Buddhist pilgrimage centre. Now Lumbini is UNESCO world heritage listed peace land. Lumbini, in the present times is a small quiet town in the southwestern Terai plains of Nepal, where the ruins of the old city can still be observed. The followers of both Hinyana and Mahayana sects of Buddhism worship Lumbini. The furbished up garden and the environs of Lumbini have the remnants of many of the ancient Stupas and monasteries. A large stone pillar is said to be set up by the Mauryan emperor Ashoka in 250 BC which bears a message about the birth of Gautama Buddha. The Nepali goverment does provide some pice of land inside Limbini premisies to intrested Nation to built their own types of Monastry or buddhist religious structure. so now we can visit various country's their own types of buddhist religious structure in Lumbini.
Major attraction of Lumbini:
Maya Devi Temple
Various Nation's Monastry
Dharmaswami Maharaja Buddha Vihara
Kathmandu Durbar Square
Kathmandu Durbar Square, also known as Hanuman Dhoka Palace Square is located in the heart of Kathmandu. Kings were crowned here in the ancient times and they ruled the kingdom from here. It houses various temples of Hindu gods as well as goddess. The city stands proof for the traditional architecture with palaces, courtyards and temples constructed between 12th and 18th centuries. It is declared as a Cultural Heritage Site. Taleju Temple and Hanuman Dhoka are major tourist attractions here.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Bhaktapur Durbar Squar is the city is also known, is a museum of medieval art and architecture with many examples of sculpture, woodcarving and colossal pagoda temples consecrated to different gods and goddesses which is 15 km far from Kathmandu. It is a conglomeration of pagoda and shikhara-style temples grouped around a fifty-five window palace of brick and wood. The square is one of the most charming architectural showpieces of the Valley as it highlights the ancient arts of Nepal. The golden effigies of kings perched on the top of stone monoliths, the guardian deities looking out from their sanctuaries, the wood carvings in every place-struts, lintels, uprights, tympanums, gateways and windows-all seem to form a well-orchestrated symphony. Pottery and weaving are its major traditional industries.
The Major attraction of Bhaktapur Darbar Square:
55 Window Palace
Mini Pashupati Temple
Bhairava Nath Temple
Patan Durbar Square
Patan, the oldest of all the three cities of Kathmandu valley. It is the best known for its artistic heritage. It is probably one of the oldest Buddhist City in the world. The city is situated on a plateau across Bagmati River. Another name of Patan, is Lalitpur. The city is surrounded by 4Stupas as 4 corners of Patan, one at each corner of its cardinal points. These stupas are said to have been built by the famous Emperor Ashoka. This is one of the most elegant architectural treasures of which Patan is very proud.
The Major attraction of Patan Darbar Square:
Hiranya Varna Mahavihar
Boudhanath Stupa is one of the largest Buddhist stupas in the world. It is a perfect location to experience the bliss of nature. You can have a spectacular view of the surrounding mountains from the base of the Stupa. An important specialty of this place is that it is the center of Tibetan Buddhism away from its homeland. One of the revered places for South Asian Buddhists, Boudhanath Stupa is declared as World Heritage Site.
The temple, famously called the monkey temple, is located at the top of a hill. It acquires the name ‘monkey temple’ owing to the great number of monkeys that guard Swayambhunath Temple. Constructed before 5th century, the temple is declared a World Heritage Site. Regardless of one’s religious faith, the Temple is going to create an instant adoration owing to its architectural splendor. You need to climb 365 stairs to reach the temple. Of course, for those who have difficulty in climbing, facility to reach the place by car is available.
Pashupatinath Temple is one of the important tourist spots in Kathmandu. You get to see the culture and traditions of Hinduism. The place brings in you mixed emotions. On one side, you get to see the ancient culture and hear the chanting of prayers and on the other side, you can find the dead being cremated. A compelling place that makes you ponder about life and death. Up above, in the forest, you will find tranquility and can enjoy oneness with nature.
A very different experience awaits you at Thamel. It is a noisy place and you might wonder how to shop here. Well, you could and have a whale of a time here as you could find a lot on offer. It is an interesting place bubbling with activity. The small streets and the packed shops have more than you could ever imagine. From normal shirts to trekking costumes, you find a lot here. You could buy souvenirs for your family and friends.