Nepal is a beautiful place to promote the tourism industries as she is naturally beautiful and can attract a large number of domestic and distant tourists. The following are the tourism destination of Nepal:
(i) Kathmandu valley:
It is one of the main tourism destinations of Nepal. It includes Pashupatinath area, Bouddhanath area, Budhanilkantha, Swayambhunath, Narayanhiti Museum, Balaju Baisdhara, Central zoo, many supermarket areas, Nagarkot, Kakani, Godawari, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Changunaryan.
(ii) Pokhara valley:
It is another important tourism destination of Nepal. It includes famous mountains like Annapurna, Machhapuchre, etc. It also includes Mahendra cave, Chamero Gufa, Phewa Taal, Rupa Taal, Peace stupa, Seti river etc. as well as it is famous for trekking in the world.
Lumbini, the birth place of Buddha, is an important tourism destination of Nepal. It includes Mayadevi temple, Ashoka pillar, birth place of Gautam Buddha, maternal place of Buddha and monasteries built in the memorandum of Gautam Buddha by different countries.
National parks and wildlife reserves
|S.N||Name (National park)||Districts||Area (sq. km)|
|1.||Shey-phoksundo National park ||Dolpa and Mugu||3555|
|2.||Langtang National park ||Rasuwa, Sindhupalchowk, Nuwakot||1710|
|3.||Makalu Barun National Park ||Sankhuwasabha and Solukhumbu||1500|
|4.||Sagarmatha National Park ||Solukhumbu||1148|
|5.||Bardiya National Park ||Bardiya||968|
|6.||Chitwan National Park ||Chitwan and Makawanpur||932|
|7.||Banke National Park ||Banke, Salyan and Dang||550|
|8.||Khaptad National Park ||Bajhang, Bajura and Doti||225|
|9.||Shivapuri National Park ||Kathmandu, Nuwakot and Sindhupalchwok||159|
|10.||Rara National Park ||Mugu and Jumla||106|
|S.N.||Wildlife and Hunting reserves||Districts||Areas (sq. km)|
|1.||Dhorpatan Hunting Reserves ||Rukum, Baglung and Myagdi||1325|
|2.||Parsa Wildlife Reserves ||Chitwan, Parsa, Makawanpur and Bara||499|
|3.||Shuklaphant Wildlife Reserves ||Kanchanpur||305|
|4.||Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserves ||Sunsari and Saptari||175|
The present government has decided to observe the year 2001 as tourism year. It's very ambitious and a promotional campaign for tourism development in our country. More than 10 lakhs tourists are targeted to welcome in Nepal throughout the year. But it's a difficult task despite potentialities. So, these things have to be well addressed. To make it a great success, I would prepare and publicize it. As
a) Leave nothing but the footprints
Take nothing but the photos.
b) Lets all wake up.
Let's all promote and raise tourism.
I went to Kathmandu with my friends for five day educational tour. I visited Pashupatinath, Boudha, Swayambhu, Budhanilkantha, Patan and Bhaktapur. I also visited other important places like zoo, National Museum Chhauni, Museum of Hanumadhoka. I have snapped some photos and noted the special features. There is good facility of transportation, lodging and fooding. The people are good here. We have not visited some of other beautiful places like Dakshinkali, Godawari, Nagarkot, Sundarijal and so on.
In the recent years, arrival of international is remarkable growing to betterment. I have got a special coverage about tourism in my course book of class X, social studies. I am soon going to welcome few tourists in my school and interact about their wishes and objectives of touring. They are:
Among the tourist's centers in central development region, Surya Vinayak is one of the Hindu temples in Nepal. It is located in bhaktapur district. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu god, Ganesh. The temple is a historical and cultural monument. This temple is believed to have been built over 1500 years ago. The temple was built in the time of the Lichchhavi king Bishnu Dev Barma.
The major spots with their characteristics are presented below.
Muktinath Temple Area:
As Nepal is a beautiful country with its natural, cultural, ethnic and religious diversities, it has become a major destination for the domestics and international tourists, variety and variation in land forms, climate and cultural heritages are the major attractions of Nepal. Here are some famous tourism areas of Nepal.
One major tourist destination of each of the physical region of Nepal with its characteristics is mention below: