Luring adventure seekers from far and wide, Nepal is probably best known for its striking Himalaya Mountains, and formidable Mount Everest in particular. While you can certainly plan a once-in-a-lifetime trek up to the summit of the planet’s highest mountain peak, there are plenty of reasons to experience Nepal even if you’re not into death-defying challenges.
Chitwan National Park is a World Heritage Site encompassing a whopping 360 square miles of unspoiled grassland and subtropical forest teeming with wildlife, including the Bengal tiger. Don’t miss sacred sites like the Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, a riverside UNESCO World Heritage Site built in the 5th century.
Seek out creature comforts in Kathmandu, the capital and hub for a growing number of tourists. A trove of natural and cultural treasures await in Nepal!