Saturday, May 7, 2011

Namaste Nepal tourism year 2011 promoting project destination

Nepal is an incredible land of hidden treasures with abundant natural resources in tourism sector. Nepal has become a prominent destination in the world’s tourism map with a dimensional image of its own. The exquisite natural scenery, incomparable cultural diversity, traditional life style, art, culture, various ecstatic spots, glorious historical locations, majestic high mountains and other numerous specialties have made Nepal an unusual and a remarkable tourism spot. Here heaven opens its doors to shower blessings.

Welcome Moreover, Nepal is blessed with almost all the world’s climate and ecosystem. The geological condition, ethnicity and bio-diversity of the country fascinate international visitors to Nepal time and again which genuinely uphold the essence of Nepal tourism brand. The hospitality of Nepalese, their unique lifestyles and beliefs “to regard guests as God” are other interesting aspects which allure the visitors towards Nepal.

1. World Heritage Sites in Nepal
A. Kathmandu Durbar Square

B. Patan Durbar Square
C. Bhaktapur Durbar Square
D. Pashupatinath Temple

E. Swayambhunath Stupa
F. Changu Narayan Temple
G. Lumbini- Birthplace of land Buddha
H. Chitwan National Park (932 sq km)
I. Sagarmatha National park (1,148 sq km) etc.

2. The Himalayas About 8000m. in Nepal
A. Sangarmatha (Mt.Everest )-------------------- 8,848m
B. Kangchenjunga------------------- 8,586m
C. Lhotse-----------------------------------------------8,516m
D. Makalu----------------------------------------------8,463m
. Chuoyn------------------------------------------------8,201m
F. Dhaulagiri--------------------------------------------8,167m
G. Manaslu--------------------------------------------- 8,163m
H. Annapuran(I)---------------------------------------8,091m

3. Top Tens Festivals of Nepal
A. Magh Sankranti Devghat (January)
B. Lhosar, all Tibetan Areas (February)
C. Mahashivaratri, Pashupatinath (February)
D. Balkumari Jatra, Thimi (mid-April)
E. Bisket Jatra Chariot Festival, Bhaktapur (mid-April)
F. Rate Machhendranath Festival, Patan (April/May)
G. Indra Jatra Charit Festival Kathmandu (August/September)
H. Dasain, Nationwide (September/November)
I. Tihar / Deepawali, Nationwide (October/November)
J. Mani Rimdu, Tengboche (November)

4. Honey Hunting
Honey hunting is an age-old tradition in Nepal. Local honey hunters show their exceptional skills by hanging themselves on cliffs as high as 300 meters using bamboo ladders and hemp ropes, while harvesting the honeycombs.

See the spectacular honey hunting in the steep bee cliffs to experience the tradition and culture of the local people sees them while you trek in the foothills of the Himalayas.

5. Ultra Craft Aircraft
Ultra light aircraft offer breathtaking bird’s eye view of Pokhara valley and the surrounding mountains. Flights are operated almost throughout the year except during the monsoons June through August. Flights take place from sunrise to 11am and from pm to sunset every day especially if the weather is clear and the day is sunny. In the half- hour flight, one can fly over Pokhara City, Phewa Lake, Sarankot hill and get close to the Mt. Fishtail another option is the exploration of Annapurna range from 13000 feet or higher in an hour. Pokhara is easily accessible from Kathmandu, chit wan and other major town.