It is of no surprise that Nepal is often considered one of the best places for travel. It has an amazing Himalayan beauty, exotic multicultural aspects and natural beauty to match. Visitors from all parts of the world come to Nepal by the thousands every year, especially for trekking. As such, the tourism sector of Nepal has a lot of potential for growth and expansion.
Acting on this agenda, the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) has planned to organize ‘Visit Nepal Year’ in 2020 to attract more tourists to the country. The government has set a target to bring in two million tourists each year by the targeted year. According to Tourism Minister Jitendra Narayan Dev, a secretariat for the Visit Nepal Year will be established shortly to make necessary preparations.
Nepal stands first in every traveler’s bucket list. Nepal is considered as a trekking paradise with various trekking open doors where the land of Himalayas provide a wide range of trekking destinations. From short and simple to outrageous experience, there are loads of popular trekking destinations significantly Everest Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Base Camp trek, Upper Mustang Trek and Langtang valley trek. Set out for any of these trekking destinations and explore the Himalayan landscapes like never before. Here’s in this article we have prepared some lists to explore in the visit year 2020.
Nepal is a diverse country with a lot of hills and Himalayas. There are hundreds of mountain ranges, hill-station, view-points, forest territory, and attractive flora and fauna. Beholding those, one can partake extra-ordinary hikes and treks alongside snowy landscapes, ridges, river banks and overall; Nepalese natural scenarios.
Glimpses with the Panorama: Annapurna Base Camp
Annapurna base camp trek is an amazing walk through diverse landscape and culture complete with rich mountain vistas, terraced fields, quaint Gurung villages and a wide variety of flora and fauna. Mt. Annapurna (8091m) of Nepal is the 10th highest mountain in the world and the journey to its base camp, which is at 4130m/13549ft height, is one of the most popular walks on earth.
Panorama- with rich mountain vistas, diverse landscapes, scenic valleys along with gushing river carved with floral beauties.
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a spectacular journey for a person to walk through the heart of the Annapurna Himalayas. One of the most popular trekking destinations of Nepal, constantly attracting thousands of trekkers every year. The trail brings you through lush forests, scenic valleys and gushing rivers with all the floral beauties you came to pass by the local ethnic villages where you can experience the culture and lifestyle of the people. Capture the shining Machapuchare (Fishtail) on your way to the base camp, and finally be rewarded with a panoramic view of the 10th highest peak in the world – Annapurna.
Serene and Peaceful Begnas
Surrounded by pristine Nature, with gurgling mountain springs forming natural boundaries on either side, the Begnas Lake spans a whole hillside of remarkable forestland more with its stunning beauty.
Whats makes Pokhra city such a beautiful is because of mountain vistas, pristine lakes and colorful lives. The entire lakeside breathes of pure, unadulterated Nature. Moreover, healing and life-nourishing environment of Begnas encompasses stunning beauty and tranquility. The view of the mountains reflected in the lake is stupendous.
Absolutely beautiful place and a bit quieter than Phewa for those looking for a little bit more tranquility. On a clear day a view of the Annapurna range in the background is a truly spectacular sight. The mountains are perfectly reflected in the lake!
To the North and the North-East are the great Himalayan snowy peaks, and the tranquil Begnas Lake, enhancing a perfect beauty to capture within the Photographs!
A Trekking Destination Ghale Gaun
Ghale Gaun is one of the most beautiful touristic places of Nepal. It’s also popular for the home stay based tourism destination. It is situated at an altitude of 2070 m from sea level. Gale Gaun has diverse landscape and culture complete with rich mountain vistas, terraced fields, quaint Gurung villages and a wide variety of flora and fauna, is one of the most popular walks on earth.
The village is splendid microcosm of Nepalese village with the blend of exotic culture and natural beauty. This village is inhabited mostly by the Gurung communities. Moreover, this heavenly village lies in along the round Annapurna circuit route. This majestic village is only 205 km northwest of Kathmandu (Capital city of Nepal) and 125 km northeast of Pokhara.
The Gurung villages along with their sublimed architectural model has made the beauty of village, even flourish better. The unique lifestyle of people is the main center of attraction for the visitors. The rising Annapurna in the south has it’s own mesmerizing natural beauty.
If you’re twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel – as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. Find out how other people live and eat and cook. Learn from them – wherever you go. – Anthony Bourdain.
The rustic and traditional settlements, the ancestral home of brave Gurungs, Ghale Gaun is one of the most popular trekking destinations. The lane of roads are stone paved and clean, the environment is so friendly here. These days everyone is praising the place and also in these few years Ghale Gaun has developed tremendously and the home stay. It has attracted many foreign as well as the domestic visitors.
This place encounter to special experience about native people’s lifestyle; different culture, socio-economic condition as well total sustainable eco-trekking. The region is rich in culture and people have best hygiene in hospitality. People’s villager way of living, fabulous Mountain View of Annapurna range, Manaslu, Fishtail Mountain, Lamjung Himal, vibrant photographic chances and Ghale tribal people are main attractions of this short trek.
When you go up, you will see an array of snow peaks crowned with nature and beauty that left breathless, felt like all Himalayan giants are lined up, for instance a Panorama– with rich mountain vistas, diverse landscapes, scenic valleys along with gushing river carved with floral beauties for the cameras to get captured.
The trail brings you through lush forests, scenic valleys and gushing rivers with all the floral beauties you came to pass by the local ethnic villages where you can experience the culture and lifestyle of the people. Capture the shining Fishtail on your way, and finally be rewarded with a panoramic view of the 10th highest peak in the world – Annapurna.
The beauty of Karnali & the bridge that stands within
Karnali River and the bridge
The largest and the longest river in the western Nepal, Karnali is the destination for majority of rafters in Nepal. Karnali literally means ‘holy water from the sacred mountain‘. It is a paradise for the rafters as well as for the visitors . Karnali is pleasant and mesmerizing with it’s natural beauty carved with dense forests and spectacularly beautiful landscapes.Karnali region has got diverse landscapes, scenic valleys along with gushing river carved with floral beauties.
The region brings you through lush forests, scenic valleys and gushing rivers with all the floral beauties you came to pass by.
Also the Karnali Bridge is one of the most beautiful bridges of its kind in the world solely held with the support of cables on all sides.
Moreover, it’s asymmetric, a cable-stayed bridge is the longest of its type and was built by international collaboration. The river compasses with the hills and flows through some of the least explored and remote areas of Nepal. This bridge is aesthetically very pleasing, and awe-inspiring as well, due to its graceful design and the strength it projects. The bridge spans the Karnali River between the Kailali District and Bardiya District of western Nepal. It is also one of the premier fishing points in Nepal.
It is a haven for those who desire to experience breathtaking scenery, scintillating action and enjoyment of a long trip. Along with the flow of the river, the environment changes into the magnificent views of the Himalayas, beautiful beaches followed by dense forests.
A National Tourism Campaign, ‘Visit Nepal 2020’ is the national attempt best known to invite and sustain tourists in Nepal with the massive number of two million by the end of the year 2020. This concept comes under the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation which is objected to promoting Destination Nepal, among national and international travelers. Additionally, the government believes that, with the launch of this ambitious campaign, the country will lead in the sector of tourism providing job opportunities to over one million people all around the country. Engagement of locals in this field will help them improve their livelihood as well. This campaign is aimed to be run in major international cities by collaborating with airlines, private sectors or national and international organizations.
For this campaign, the government has planned to develop new products which are divided into 5 clusters; i.e. Culture, Cities and Leisure, People and Heritage, Outdoor and Adventure, Religion and Pilgrimage, and Nature and Wildlife. To develop and promote all these sectors, one major hub for tourism will be marked and selected in every region where facilities like home-stays, community-based products will be boosted. It is presently the fifth-most-famous tourism destination and number one best worth destination in the world. Nepal boasts unspoiled natural beauty, sky-high Himalayas Range and different but never-ending culture and traditions extend out all over the nation.
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