Nepal is sometimes called a utopia of natural beauty and rightfully so. Situated near the Himalayas, the picturesque Nepalese countryside is known for its pristine environment and its untouched natural allure. A monarchy for hundreds of years until 2008 when it became the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, the country contains 8 of the world’s 10 highest peaks, including the tallest landmark on the planet – Mount Everest. Nepal’s diverse geography made it one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world for trekkers and mountain climbers.
Out of a total of 800 thousand tourists who visited Nepal last year, more than 60 thousand were trekkers and mountain climbers, so what exactly makes this landlocked Southern Asian country so special? Without further ado, here are the 10 most popular tourist attractions in Nepal these days according to the registered number of local and foreign visitors of each landmark.
Kathmandu has various trekking destinations near it, but Langtang is among the nearest of them all. No other destination can be compared to Langtang Valley because of how culturally rich and naturally beautiful it is. The location of Langtang Valley is near the Kathmandu Valley, approximately 130 kilometers towards the north. Moreover, the valley has the Himalayan range on both its north and south sides, while this valley also has the Langtang River passing through it.