Dodhara Chandani Suspension Bridge

Dodhara Chandni is the longest suspension bridge of Nepal in the Mahakali Zone. The bridge divided into eight segments is suspended 1,452 meters over the Mahakali river in the Kanchanpur district of Far-Western Development region. The bridge constructed by the Nepalese engineers connects Dodhara and Chandni Municipality (then VDC) lying on the another side of Mahakali river.

The tourists find it as an exciting location for photography and swimming in the river Mahakali. The bridge and the region experiences a lot of Educational visits from various schools of Nepal. The another tourist destination of this district is Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve.

Dodhara Chandani Bridge Images


Pokhara

About Pokhara Nepal

Pokhara is the capital of Western Development region. The Pokhara is the tourism and financial capital of Nepal situated at the Kaski district of Gandaki Zone. It has 9 lakes including the famous Fewa Lake and Begnas Lake. Pokhara is famous for the scenic view of Mt. Machhapuhhre (Fish Tail), Bindawashani Temple, the Seti river, Mahendra Cave, Devid Fall (Patalo Chhago). The name of Pokhara is derived from the world Pokhari meaning the Pond. The Sanskrit name of Pokhara is Dhavalasrotapura (Sanskrit:धवलस्रोतपुर) meaning the city entrance to the white-capped mountains. Disintegrating the Sanskrit word: “Dhavala” means “snow capped snowy mountains”, “Srota” means ” entrance into the or source” and “Pura” means “City”.

Mount Machhapuchhre and the Pokhara City/ About Nepal

Kathmandu Valley

Kathmandu, in the plains of the mid-mountain region surrounded by mountains from four sides, situated 1337 meters above the sea level is the envoy of Nepal.

The climate of the place is temperate. Kathmandu being the Nepal’s capital is experiencing the population pressure. It is not only a capital city but also a part of the country’s ancient history of temples and the majority of the festivals.According to myths, “The beautiful valley of Kathmandu was created after when Maha Manjushree who came from Tibet established two Shaktis – Barada & Moksha in the big lake and drained the water letting it passed from the Chobar Hills”.

According to myths, “The beautiful valley of Kathmandu was created after when Maha Manjushree who came from Tibet established two Shaktis – Barada & Moksha in the big


What is Tihar Festival of Nepal and how it is celebrated?

Tihar is a Hindu festival celebrated by Nepalese people. It is also celebrated by Hindu people all over the world. The last day of Tihar festival is known as Diwali. The other names of Tihar are Tyohar, Dipawooli, Dipabali, Deepavali and other similar sounding word. It is also known as the festival of lights, and crackers. It is the biggest festival of Nepal after Dashain. The festival is celebrated from the first day of Kaag Tihar (Crow Tihar) which falls on the Tryodashi of Kartik Krishna paksha to the fifth day of Bhai Tika which falls on Kartik Suklapakshya . Hindus from all over the world celebrate is Dipaavali (Diwali) by lighting houses and enjoy crackers.

Tihar Festival, Diwali Celebrations in Nepal


Bardia, the National Park

Bardia is the biggest National Park that lies in Terai region of Nepal. It has an area of 38 square kilometres and perfect park for Tiger watching. Some of the parts of NP lies in between Karnali, the country’s longest river and Babai river. Hence, it has become a good natural habitat for animals.

A rhino in Bardia National Park

A rhino in Bardia National Park

The 70 percent of the NP is covered by Sal tree (Shorea robusta) and it’s sub-species. The remaining 30 percentage of NP is a grassy pastureland. The NP has 54 species of Mammals, 400 species of birds, 25 species of reptiles and more than 60 species


Pathivara, the Temple and Taplejung District

Pathivara Temple in the Taplejung district is one of the famous temples for religious tourists coming from India as well as from the West. Thousands of thousands pilgrimage flocks to this temple each year. Pathivara Temple is situated at an altitude of 3798 meters above the sea level. Mount Kumbhakarna looks beautiful when you see from here.

 

Mt. Kumbhakarna or aka Kumbhakarna Himal as seen from Pathivara Temple.

Mt. Kumbhakarna or aka Kumbhakarna Himal as seen from Pathivara Temple.

Ashoj – Kartik is said to be the best season to visit this area. The locals say, most of the snowfall happens at this time and the weather will also be good.

 

How to


Mustang, the upper one

Upper Mustang is one of the destinations of both national and international visitors. After the operation of public transportation from Jomsong to Mustang, there has been an increase in a number of national tourists too. Especially this season is considered as the best season to visit Upper Mustang.

It takes one day on a public transportation or you can enjoy trekking for three days to reach there. The lifestyle of the Mustang is quite different as compared to rest of the districts. So this became one of the main reason to attract tourists and it’s rising day by day.

Upper Mustang and the houses.

Upper Mustang and the houses.

Today the King of


Annapurna Trekking Routes

Annapurna is world famous by the name “Annapurna Trekking” itself. It is one of the top ten world famous trekking destination. So most of the international tourist usually know about it. If you ever try to look for every trekker’s resolution, then you will definitely find the Annapurna Trekking on top of their list. Lamjung is called the gateway of Annapurna Trekking. The route comprises the places like Besisahar,  Bhulbhule, Syange, Jagat and Tilicho lake of Manang district, Bagarchhap, Chame, Thorpang and Manang.

Nilgiri Himal, Annapurna South as seen from the village Pothana

Nilgiri Himal, Annapurna South as seen from the village Pothana

This trekking route is easier one as compared to


Rara, the Lake and Mugu

Rara is the biggest lake of Nepal which lies in Mugu district of Far-western development region. Almost every Nepalese wants to visit Rara Lake once in their lifetime.  It lies at the height of 2990 meters above the sea level. It is surrounded by the beautiful and evergreen forest and it’s amazing the people by changing its colour with respect to the rays of light it receives. The snow trout fish, (the rare fish only found in Rara lake) inhibits here with other three endemic fish species (Schizothorax macrophthalmus, S. nepalensis and S. raraensis) and one endemic frog, Rara Lake frog (Nanorana rarica).

Rara Lake - Boating - The Nepal UK