Thursday, July 28, 2011

Phewa Lake

Phewa Lake

The Fewa (or Phewa) the lake is a must for those among the tourist attractions in Pokhara. This beautiful lake is very captivating charm on the outskirts of Pokhara, Kaski district. Pokhara is a city in central Nepal, located approximately 198 km west of Kathmandu. One of the most popular tourist destinations of Nepal, Pokhara is situated in the northwest corner of the Pokhara valley, which is an extension of Seti Gandaki valley. The Fewa (or Phewa) Lake should be included on their trips to Pokhara. 
Phewa Lake
Fewa Lake, also known as Lake Phewa or Phewa This is the second largest lake in Nepal after Rara Lake. If you do not know, 'Maybe' is the word of Nepal to the lake. Aside from its ethereal beauty, what makes it so famous is the reflection of the legendary Mount Machapuchare on its surface. The Fewa (or Phewa) Lake is surrounded by Lakeside area in the east and the region has become a popular tourist destination, like Thamel, Kathmandu, Pumdi Bhumdi in the south, people in the west and Pame Sarangkot hill in the north. It is the largest and most beautiful of the three lakes of Pokhara. If you want to experience the true beauty of the Fewa (or Phewa) in the lake of Pokhara, then hire a sailboat or rowboat and enjoy the tranquility. The eastern shore, popularly known as Lake is the most famous foreign travelers. Most hotels, restaurants and handicraft shops are located here. Another attraction in the famous Fewa (or Phewa) is the sacred lake of the Temple Barahi. The temple is located on the island in the middle of the lake. There is a wonderful waterfall on the south side of the lake and is known as Devi Falls. It is an unfortunate incident after the name of the falls. It was around 1960, when a foreign couple was swimming near the dam where the lake. A woman named Devi was washed away from the lake when the locks were opened prey. The falls have been the name of the lady.
Temple of Barahi

Temple of Barahi

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Sagarmatha National Park

Mt. Everest (Nepal) 8848 Meter   World Highest Mountain Peak

Map of Sagarmatha National Park
Sagarmatha National Park located in the Himalayan foothills has occupied an area of ​​1,148 square kilometers. It offers the best views of rugged mountains, glaciers, valleys and rivers. The park houses an incredible variety of species of plants, birds and exotic animals. Plant species like blue pine, fir, rhododendrons, birch etc have glorified the beauty of the park. Venture into the park, one can find rare species like the snow leopard, pandas, lynx, birders, etc. can have the best tourism experience while viewing rare birds like snow cock, pheasant dove, snow etc. In short, Sagarmatha National Park is a reserve of natural resources of the Himalayas.
Snow Leopard
Danfe (Lophophorus)

Chitwan National Park

Map of Royal Chitwan National Park
Royal Chitwan National Park is spread across an area of ​​932 square kilometers and is located within the belt of Terai of Chitwan. The park offers a worthwhile excursion through Safari. With nature at its best you will find the rarest species in the ecosystem. Canoeing on the lake in the park will have to encounter with crocodiles and fun adventure. During your stay in one of the park, you are guided in a cultural trip to the lifestyles of people Chitwan. In the afternoon and evening you can enjoy the most exotic events of your choice.
Naughty Elephant


Main Door

Temple of Changunarayan
Two levels Changunarayan temple is located 15 kilometers from Kathmandu city. Since this is the temple of Lord Vishnu, also called Narayan and Changu is near the temple has been named. Stone inscription of 464 AD and other architectural masterpiece in the history window appears ancient temple of Nepal. The temple also bores the sculptures of the ten incarnations of Vishnu; Vishwaroop, Vishnu Vikrant, Vishnu riding Garuda, Vishnu temples Nar-Singha, etc Kileswar Shiva, Devi Chinnamasta and other gods and goddesses are also present in the vicinity of the temple Changunarayan . The temple offers a breathtaking view of Manohara River cascading through lush vegetation.

Temple of Changunarayan

World Heritage of Nepal Pashupatinath

Pashupatinath Backside
As its name indicates, Pashupatinath temple is a temple of Lord Shiva and is the holiest site for Hindus. The sacred temple is on the banks of sacred Bagmati River 5 km east of Kathmandu city. The Hindus are prohibited from entering the temple. It has two levels of roof and four silver doors. Devotees from all over the world come here to pay homage to the god Shiva.
Pashupatinath Back side in at night

Pashupatinath temple, with its astonishing architectural beauty, stands as a symbol of faith, religion, culture and tradition, and is of the biggest temples of Hindus in the world.

 Pashupatinath covers and area of 281 hectares, which is one of the main temple multifaceted in Nepal, and nath is believed to have been regarded as one of the holiest sites for Hindus all over the world.


It is 3 km away from the west of Kathmandu. Old story goes back thousands of years Swayambhunath was an island. Later, a stupa was built. Manadeva King contributed to the preparation of the stupa at 460. After the Mughal invasion, which was distorted and had to undergo renovation in the 14th century. King Pratap Malla in the 17th century architecture even more and also added a ladder to reach the stupa. At present, the stupa is a solid hemisphere of brick and clay supporting a high conical tower crowned by a pinnacle of copper gilt and has adorned the eyes of Buddha on the four sides of the base of needles. Buddhists regard it as the most holy place. Swayambhunath also offers a majestic view of the Kathmandu Valley.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Golden Gate of Bhaktapur
Durbar Square
Temple of Batsala Devi
Bhaktapur is in the eastern part of Kathmandu Valley. Also known as Bhadgaon or Khwopa, Bhaktapur is regarded as the abode of ancient Nepali culture, custom artwork and sexy excellent craftsmanship. Each monument represents medieval culture, religion and customs of Nepal. Newari population has dominated much of Bhaktapur. Bhaktapur is the only place in Nepal that has remained untouched by Western culture. Lion Gate, Golden Gate, Art Gallery, the statue of King Bhupatindra, the Temple and palace fifty-five Nyatapola Mesh windows are the pride of life of Bhaktapur. The site hosts the best restaurants and hotels to cater to the needs and requirements of tourists. To enter the Bhaktapur Durbar Square, the tourists have to pay anything like $ 10 registration fee and only Rs 50 for nationals of SAARC countries and China.

Temple of Dattatreya

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Patan Durbar Square

Patan Durbar Square

Connected to 5 kilometers south-east of Kathmandu Valley by Bagmati River, 459 hectares of Patan is bounded by four stupas built by Emperor Ashoka in the third century in recorded history. Patan is also called Lalitpur. There are several legends attached to the origin of the term, Lalitpur. Legend has it that in ancient times as Kathmandu was involved in a severe drought and three people were assigned to call God of Kamaru Machhendranath Kamachhya Red, a place in Assam, India, in the valley of the rains. Among the three people you were a farmer named Lalit he believes have contributed more. When the rain finally poured into the valley, people as a sign of gratitude Sanskritized the valley after his name and municipality "pur" means the term and was finally named as Lalitpur. Another story says that the valley was named after King Yalamber. The people refer to as Yala Patan Patan. History has it that Patan was founded in the third century of the Kirat dynasty and later was modeled to perfection by Lichhavis in the sixth century Malla dynasty followed. Today Lalitpur sub metropolitan city has been classified into 22 rooms. This 
Temple of Krishna
(Krishna Mandir)
city presents a potpourri of the finest traditional crafts and artistic heritage. Patan Durbar Square, Mahaboudha temple, the temple Kumbeshwor, the temple of Krishna Temple, Hiranya Varna Gold or Mahavihar, Mulchowk, Jagat Narayan Temple, Big Bell, Pillar of Yognarendra Malla, Hari Shanker temple, Vishwanath temple, Bhimsen temple, Marga Hiti, Mani Mandap, Café Pagoda, Rato Machhendra Temple Minnath, Rudra Varna Mahavihar etc are prime attractions of Patan.

Kathmandu Durbar Square

In Kathmandu, Kathmandu Durbar Square has Hanuman Dhoka, Temple Degutale, Taleju Mandir, Chowk nose, nine-story tower Basantapur, Panch Mukhi Hanuman Temple, Mul Chowk, Mohan Chowk, Sundari Chowk, Tribhuvan Museum, King Mahendra Memorial Museum and Kal Bhairab temple nearby. Hindu mythology that if a person interprets 17th century stone inscription written in 15 different languages ​​on the walls of the palace of Hanuman Dhoka, there would be flash floods of milk on the wall. Hanuman Dhoka Royal Palace was the former kings of Malla and later became the Shah dynasty. Royal Family lived in the Hanuman Dhoka Palace until 1886 and then became Narayanhiti palace. However, the palace is still used for ritual and ceremonial occasions. A new king is crowned in the interior of the palace. The palace has a 17th century statue of Hanuman on the left of the entrance to the palace and the amazing sculpture of Lord Narasimha. The palace has to remember the past history of the royal family, culture and religion of Nepal. Museums in the palace allows to explore the culture, religion, customs, traditions, architecture, history of the royal palaces, and so an entrance fee is set to enter the museum. International tourists are charged Rs. 250 for the entry. Museums are open 7 days a week, except Tuesdays from 10:30 to 15:00 in winter and from 10:30 am to 4 pm in the summer. On Friday, you must visit the museum from 10:30 to 14:00.