Nepal is a landlocked country located in South Asia between China and India. This small country is blessed with various forms of tourism and multiple beautiful places. This country is the home to the world’s eighth highest mountains. You can even experience the forests, lakes, valleys, caves, monasteries, and Himalayas that will offer you a jaw-dropping sight.
If you want to see unique and amazing places in Nepal to take photos, here are some places you should go!
Rara Lake and National Park
Location: Parts of Mugu and Jumla districts, Nepal
Best time to visit: April-May and September-October
Entry fee: NPR 1695 for residents of SAARC countries, NPR 3390 for other foreigners
Rara National Park is a park located in the lap of a mountain that is small in size. Rara Lake is situated in the park, which is also the deepest and biggest freshwater lake in Nepal.
The park is a haven for thousands of species. 1500 species are flora and fauna, including indigenous Himilayan creatures like red pandas, Himalayan black bears, snow leopard, mountain tahrs and so on.
Everest Base Camp
Location: Khumjung, Nepal
Best time to visit: March to May and September-October
Entry fee: The base camp lies inside the Sagarmatha National park and the Gaurishankar Conservation Area, and entrance fees for both has to be paid. For the first one, it is NPR 1695 for residents of SAARC countries, NPR 3390 for other foreigners (all inclusive of VAT), and for the second – NPR 226 for residents of SAARC countries, NPR 2260 for other foreigners.
The world is well known for the highest mountain on the planet Earth which is known by the name Mount Everest. The mountain lies in Nepal and some lower parts of china. It is pretty tough to scale the mountain. Several people (over 30,000 per year) used to trek this region to reach Everest south base camp. This lies in the Khumbu region of the country.
Through the trails to Everest, when you reach the altitude of 5,364m, you will be stunned by the astounding views of magnificent Sagarmatha, including other adjoining mountains.
Location: Rupandehi District, Nepal
Best time to visit: During Buddha Jayanti in April-May
Entry fee: NPR 16 for Indians, NPR 100 for residents of other SAARC countries, NPR 200 for other foreigners. The museum has separate entry fees of NPR 50 for all foreigners.
Lumbini is a great destination where Queen Maya Devi gave birth to Lord Gautam Buddha. At the same time, it is the most important pilgrimage destination for Buddhists. Hundreds of thousands of people visit around the world to visit the amazing destination Lumbini each year.
Some of the attractions of this town include a sacred pond, a museum containing manuscripts from Buddhas times, a temple dedicated to Mayadevi, a pillar to commemorate emperor Ashoka’s visit, and varieties of areas, monasteries, and temples.
Chitwan National Park
Location: Subarnapur, Nepal
Best time to visit: January to March
Entry fee: NPR 850 for residents of SAARC countries, NPR 1700 for other foreigners
Chitwan National park lies in the southern Terai plains of Nepal. This place is not only recommended for animal lovers but also for photographers and many other visitors. The lush green jungle, hundreds of species of birds, animals, medicinal herbs, and the lakes combine, making a better landscape to live in here.
UNESCO World Heritage Site enlists this park due to the dominance of the Royal Bengal Tiger, one-horned Rhinoceros, Gharial crocodile, etc. This is an absolute place for bird watching, jeep safaris, canoeing etc., inside the deep green jungle.
Location: Budhanilkantha Municipality, Kathmandu
Best time to visit: Any time of the year in the mornings
Nepal especially has Kopan Monastery and Zillan Monasteries. Kopan Monastery is one of the most beautiful monasteries located in Kathmandu Kopan. You can see it lying on the hillock and precisely in front of the large Bodhi Tree. This place can even offer the scenic beauty of Kathmandu Valley and the many nearby Himalayas.
We can say that this is also a fantastic place where you can snap photographs of the monastery. This is also an excellent place for meditation and learning about Buddhist people’s various principles and life in Monastery.
Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
Best time to visit: All months except on Shivaratri and Teej when it remains excessively crowded
Entry fee: Free for Indians, NPR 1000 for other foreigners
The holiest temple in our country Nepal, is Pashupatinath Temple. This place is located at the bank of another sacred river Bagmati. Lord Pashupatinath is also an avatar of Lord Shiva and makes pagoda-style architecture.
This is the best place to take hundreds of photographs of its art and architecture, as many as 518 temples, ashrams, and monuments. The biggest festival celebrated in this Pashupatinath is Shivaratri, also known as Lord Shiva’s Birthday.
The attraction of Nepal to tourists is profound. The natural beauty of lush forests, snowcapped peaks and exotic species is sure to charm any photographers out there. So take your cameras when planning a trip to Nepal and capture some of these amazing sights.