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Nepal is a visitor's paradise. Nowhere in the world will you find such an abundance in geographical attributes because within this dsmall kingdom is found altitudes ranging from mean sea level to the highest mountain on earth Mount Everest. This variation fosters an amazing Eco-system where the king of the jungle, the Royal Bengal Tiger and the famous one horned Rhino roam in the lush steamy lowland jungles of the terai to the middle hills with their fertile valleys and further, frozen peaks and high altitude deserts to the north. Rich in flora and fauna, Nepal is a land of exquisite beauty
Kathmandu: Kathmandu is the capital of the kingdom, situated in a valley which is an open air museum of famous sites, ancient temples and shrines, golden pagodas and are inspiring deities, is a city of inexhaustible historic artistic and cultural interest. Several beautiful and interesting villages and towns surrounding the valley offer ideal destination.
Pokhara: Pokhara is located roughly 200 km west of Kathmandu. The journey between these two famed cities is certainly part of the Pokhara experience. Flying over the snow-capped Himalaya to the north and green Mahabharat range to the south is thrilling, while the overland journey past sparse rural settlements nested along the Trisuli river provides a view of life particular to Nepal's middle hills. There are daily flight between Kathmandu and Pokhara.
Nepaljung: Nepalgunj situated in the western region, Nepalgunj is the major commercial western cities of the country. Nepalgunj is also the starting point for trekking into the North Western region of the country. The western border with India and just a few hours drive from Lucknow, a major Indian city, Nepalgunj could also be an option for tourist travelling from and via India.
Biratnagar: Biratnagar is Nepal’s second biggest city which is located near the south-eastern border to India. It is known by agriculture, commerce and industry. Country’s most manufacturing industries are located in this region. Tourists discover Biratnagar on their way to the Himalayan states of India, known as Sikkim and Darjeeling. Visitors also arrive Biratnagar by air to begin their trekking to mountains such as Kanchanjunga. In recent days, a day or two is also spent at Biratnagar city by tourists adventuring into Nepal’s tea growing regions like Illam and Dhankuta.
Janakpur: Janakpur city is about 84 miles (135 km) from Kathmandu. This is a popular city in the terai region (lower part of Nepal having Flat-Land. Janakpur is also known as Janakpurdham (Dham in Nepali means a scared region) It has a temple named Janaki, which is dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Sita. This region also offers an excellent opportunity for visitors to learn about Mithila culture, and people from in and around this peaceful region of Nepal. Hindu pilgrims from India and Nepal visit this region to pay their respect to the Goddess, while many foreign visitors make a side-trip to the region to learn about unique Janakpur-life!