Nepal has many different world heritage things to offer for sightseeing. The real and natural beauty, world heritage places and Himalayan views, the culture and traditions, the historical monument, art and architecture, Hindu temples and Buddhist stupa and monasteries, its people and rites, myths and mysteries which are a part of the daily life of the people of Nepal. Kathmandu is the first arrival point for most visitors. Mountains surround the valley and it is divided into the three major cities of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur. These were once three different kingdoms and to this day retain their own rich artistic styles and traditions. Some of the major sighseeing destinations are as follows.
Kathmandu, capital of Nepal and largest city. It is the cosmopolitan heart of the Himalayan Region. It is the gateway to Nepal. It has a glorious history going back two thousand years, and a refined culture that ranks among the highest in Asia...
One of the world heritage city is Patan, official name of the municipality is Lalitpur. Patan is often considered to be the oldest and most beautiful among the three royal cities Kathmandu, Patan, Bhaktapur in the Kathmandu Valley. It is best known for its finest traditional arts and crafts and its rich cultural heritage...
Nagarkot, located 30 km to the east of Kathmandu on the valley rim, Nagarkot is the favorite weekend getaway for those who seek Himalayan scenery and rural serenity. Nagarkot is situated at an elevation of 2,175 m and provides a grandstand panorama of the Himalaya. You can see five of the world’s 10 tallest mountains - Everest (8,848 m),
Pokhara is one of the tourist hub of Nepal. It is the combinatin of nature and culture. Lakeside is one of the happening places of Pokhara, where tourists can find everything. Pokhara is quite a modern city with only few touristic attractions in the town itself. Most interesting is the old centre in the north of the city (purano bazar)..
For a country known for its beautiful mountains, the Gangetic flat lands of the Terai that stretches through out the southern part of Nepal provide a wholly different experience. Chitwan is the best place to do so. The Royal Chitwan National Park, established in 1973, provides a great wildlife experience with its rich flora and fauna...
Daman (elevation 2,400 m) is the place to go for those seeking the ultimate pan-Himalayan view and willing to travel the extra distance to find it. Located 75 km to the southwest of the Kathmandu Valley on the highway to India, Daman offers the only unimpeded view of the entire Himalayan range...
Kakani (elevation 1,982 m) lies 23 km to the northwest of Kathmandu. It is a less crowded and more pristine destination which provides excellent mountain views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang and the Annapurnas. The offerings of nature provide the impetus to visit Kakani...
City/Temple/Monastery Nationality Fee per person
Bhaktapur SAARC Nrs. 50/-
Others Nrs. 750/-
Patan SAARC Nrs. 25/-
Others Nrs. 200/-
Boudhanath Others Nrs 100/-
Swoyambhunath Others Nrs. 100/-
Pashupatinath Others Nrs 250/-
Changu Narayan Others Nrs 60/-
Golden Temple SAARC Nrs 10/-
Others Nrs 25/-
Hanuman Dhoka SAARC Nrs 25/-
Others Nrs 200/-
Gupteswor SAARC Nrs. 20/-
Others Nrs. 70/-
Davis Fall SAARC Nrs. 10/-
International Mountain Museum Nrs.300/-