Nepal is located in the Himalayas. It borders China, India and Bangladesh. Tourism is one of the largest industries in Nepal and it attracts people from all around the world. Some of the best places to visit in Nepal are the capital city Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Boudhanath Stupa, Chitwan National Park, Swayambhunath, Lumbini etc. Before booking your tickets, make sure to check the best time to visit Nepal.
Kathmandu has a very lively atmosphere, and the streets are filled with locals and tourists throughout the year. The best time to visit Kathmandu is between Sep-Dec. At this time, the views of the glaciers and local festivals are the best. Bhaktapur is the third Royal City in Nepal, which lies on the old trade route to Tibet. The best time to visit Bhaktapur is in spring between Mar-Apr and in autumn between Oct-Nov. During this time the weather is pleasant and clear skies make the view of the Himalayas more beautiful. The Boudhanath Stupa located just outside of Kathmandu is one of the largest stupas of its kind in the world. It is located on the old trade route to Tibet and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Another place of attraction in Nepal is the Chitwan National Park. It has a tropical monsoon climate, and is famous for wide variety of wildlife and safaris and the best time to visit is between Oct-Feb.
When you are in Nepal for a vacation do visit Swayambhunath temple, the second most important shrine in Kathmandu after Boudhanath. Due to the numerous monkeys in the temple area, it is popularly known as monkey temple in Nepal. The best time to visit the temple is early in the morning before 9 am. Lumbini is a place in Nepal that is the birth place of Lord Buddha situated on the main tourist track, almost 250 kilometers from Kathmandu. The best time to visit Lumbini is between Oct-Nov and Apr-May.
Annapurna Region, Everest Trek, Langtang, Ghandruk and Dhampus Village are also some other places famous for adventurous activities in Nepal. And before planning a trip make sure to check the best time to visit Nepal for such activities.