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Swayambhunath

Introduction:- One of the major Holy Sites of Buddhists, the place is believed to be visited by Buddha himself and is enlisted in World Heritage Site.500stone steps lead the way to the Chaitya where a pedestal gigantic thunderbolt (bajra) greets you. Secret behind the name:- In Newari dialect, …

Thimi

Christening:- Also known as ‘Madhyapur’ as it lies in between Kathmandu and Bhaktapur, Thimi is the distorted form of ‘Chhemi’ which means ‘Capable People’- the term used by people of Bhaktapur as a flattery to recompensate for the damage caused on Thimi when Bhaktapur engaged on war with …

Nepali Culture

One of the most fascinating aspects of travel to another country is learning more about the culture of the nation. Nepal has many cultural traditions and this article outlines a few of them. Family In Nepal the family is considered the most important social unit and a high …

Everest Base Camp Trek – The Best Of A Classic Trek

Nepal is one of the best destinations in the world for trekking and the journey to Everest Base Camp is the opportunity of a lifetime. This is a walk that takes around fifteen days if flying into Lukla and reaches a height of 5545m at Kala Patar. Here …

Daman, Nepal

Location:- Daman lies2322m above sea level in Makwanpur district and is 75 km South- West of Kathmandu Valley. It is located on Tribhuvan Highway between Kathmandu and town of Hetauda. Introduction:- Daman is a hilly area having plethora of tourism potential. So it has become the worldwide popular …

Kalinchowk Bhagwati

Location:- It lies 15km North-West of Charikot –District Headquarter of Dolakha and is situated at 3842m above sea level. Introduction:- Kalinchowk Vagwati can be promoted as a destination for both religious and Entertainment mongers type of tourists. Kunda(pond) of Vagwati Mai lies at the hilltop. Idols of Goddess Bhagwati …

Sanga Nepal

Christening:- 3 popular beliefs regarding the naming of Sanga are: Dhatumanjari of Rudrayamaltantra states- Taamrotpattischa mahata sukhenaiwa prajayate |                    Nepale kamarupe ca bangale madaneswore|| 1 In limbu dialect, Sanga means ‘brass’. Since the hill was full of brass mine, the hill was called ‘Sanga’ in Kirat period. …

Sundarijal

Introduction:- Located 15 km North- East of Kathmandu, Sundarijal is taken as the Welcome Gate for hiking to Chisapani of Nuwakot . Bagmati river flows through the main village where it converges with Shyalmati and Nagmati rivers. Major parts of Sundarijal is hilly in terrain with occasional flat …

Palanchowk Bhagwati

Location:- It lies on the top of Palanchowk hill 58km east of Kathmandu, 10 km west of Lamidada and 7km north of Pachkhal Mountain. History:- The temple is believed to be constructed during the reign of King Mandev. Introduction:- 3ft. high idol of Vagwati has been artistically carved …

Dakshinkali

Christening:- This temple is of Goddess Kali – consort of Lord Shiva in her most blood thirsty embodiment and it is located to the south direction. So it is named Dakshinkali. Location:- Dakshinkali lies 18 km south of Balkhu of Kathmandu and about 1 km outside villge of …
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