Importance of Tourism in Nepal
Nepal tourism is highly popular as it has the highest mountain peak of the world, the Mount Everest. History of Tourism in Nepal is filled with activities like trekking, hiking, mountaineering, jungle safari, rafting, tours and so on. It is truly a traveler paradise as adventure tourism is something which can be enjoyed to a great extent in Nepal.
Nepal tourism consists of many wonderful places to visit and the country is loaded with spectacular views of various landscapes. The birth place of Siddhartha Gautama Buddha, Lumbini falls to the south of Nepal and is one of the highlights of tourism in Nepal. Tourism industry is the largest service industry and source of foreign exchange and revenue; it is the main source of economic sustenance after agriculture in Nepal.
Tourism in Nepal has been seeing increase in the number of visitors each year which only reflects the growth of this industry in Nepal. There are famous pilgrimage destinations like; Pashupatinath, Muktinath, Swargadwari temple, Gosainkunda Lake, Halesi, Khaptad, Gadimai, Kankalini, Pathibhara, Budhasubba, Bishnupaduka, Dantakali, Baraha Kshetra, temples at Devghat, Manakamana temple which is in the Gorkha district and more in Nepal.
There is no dearth of activities that one could undertake in their trip to Nepal. The popular tourist destinations in Nepal are, the capital of this place Kathmandu, The Kathmandu valley, Chitwan, Jankapur, Pokhara, Bhaktapur, Patan, Palpa, Ilam Nagarkot, Annapurna region, Everest region, Langtang region and many more places.
Popular tourism types in Nepal are business, adventure, cultural, sustainable / Eco-tourism, pilgrimage, educational, sports, rural, medical, backpacker, Geo tourism etc. Development of tourism in Nepal is also boosted with the adventure activities like; ice-climbing, trekking, hiking, rock climbing, paragliding, jeep flyer, bungee jumping, jungle safari, mountain biking, white water rafting and more. For those who love adventure travel, Nepal offers endless options along with the beautiful views of the landscapes.
Other popular tourist activities which are part of tourism in Nepal are city tours, cultural tours, bird watching, boating and so on. A tourist not only gets to enjoy the trip with majestic views of the various peaks but also gets an opportunity to understand the culture, hospitality of Nepali people and village life of this country. Some popular travel trips to Nepal are listed here that provide a taste of real Nepal tourism.
Packages for tourism in Nepal
Everest base camp trek Gokyo lakes trek
Annapurna base camp trek Annapurna circuit trek
Island Peak climbing Everest view trek
Everest expedition Mera peak climbing
Kanchenjunga base camp trek Pisang Peak climbing
Around Dhaulagiri trek Jomsom Muktinath trek
Langtang valley trek Poon hill trek
Makalu Base camp trek Upper Mustang trek
Manaslu circuit trek Rolwaling valley trek
Everest trekking Lower Dolpo trek
Annapurna trekking Upper Dolpo trek
Langtang trekking Trishuli River rafting
Bhote Koshi rafting Koshi tappu jungle safari
Sun Koshi river rafting Annapurna hiking
Karnali river rafting Everest hiking
Chitwan jungle safari Lumbini tour
Bardia Jungle safari Pokhara city tour
Nepal tourism is also popular due the national parks of this country and it covers the names like Chitwan National Park, Langtang National Park, Rara National Park, Sagarmatha National Park, and Bardia National Park, Makalu barun national park and so on. Tourism Nepal attracts lots of tourists to catch glimpses of the famous peaks like Mount Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Manaslu, Lhotse, Annapurna I, Himalchuli, Kanchenjunga, Nuptse, Kalapatthar along with many others.
Nepal tourism is not something which is restricted to any one particular activity but has something for everybody. For those who love sightseeing, the views here are simply awesome for adventure travelers there are many options for those who wish to discover wildlife, this place is filled with lots of animals and birds. Elephant safari in Nepal is also one of major attractions of this place.
Best season for travel in Nepal are the months of Sept, Oct, Nov in autumn and March, April, May in spring. There are several tourism attractions, nature blessed many resources and make perfect destination offers most dramatic sceneries in the world. You are welcome in Nepal and invite you to visit Nepal once in a life time.