30 Reasons Why Nepal Is Calling You After The Earthquake

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After 25th April 2015, when Nepal was hit by destructive earthquake, many historical site, monument, tourist destinations and even lives of Nepalese people affected in a few seconds. Despite all, Nepalese people have never lost their hope.

Even after 6 months of this disaster, many people specially foreigners are still wondering whether it is a good idea to visit Nepal or not. Well, the answer is “Yes, it is.”

Tourism in Nepal is a medium of employment for tens of thousands of people in Nepal. Just by coming to Nepal and visiting the amazing places, you will contribute towards the long-term rebuilding process of Nepal.

Now, Nepal is hoping to welcome tourists back to the country. So here are some reasons why you should visit Nepal:

  • Its Still Safe to go to Nepal: On May, 2015, Nepal Government has released the official press ensuring Nepal is safe for tourists.

  • Nepal still has 8 world heritage sites enlisted by UNESCO, out of which only 3 were affected.

  • Nepal is still stunningly beautiful with its snow capped mountains, beautiful forests, icy waterfalls, and rich flora and fauna.

  • Mouth Watering Nepalese Food At Even Better Prices

  • FCO (Foreign & Commonwealth Office - UK) Has Given the All Clear

  • Experience more than 150 ethnic groups with diverse culture, tradition and lifestyle flourish in the land of Nepal.

  • Trekking in Nepal is still amazing- Only two out of Thirty five trekking routes were affected by the earthquake.

  • Nepal is known as the world’s only Hindu Kingdom, Buddhist as well as Hindu beliefs predominate here, with both religions co-existing in harmony.

  • Nepal is home to the Annapurna Region which is known for having some of the world’s best trekking routes.

  • Nepal is famous for Architectural handicrafts and art works souvenir

  • “We are broken, not finished” is the slogan of every touristic place in Nepal which shows Nepali people are waiting to serve you again.

  • Closer to nature 35% of the land in Nepal is covered by forest, with much of the remaining terrain taken up by paddy fields, mustard plantations and, of course mountains.

  • Nepal, a culturally and ethnically diverse nation is always in the festive mood.

  • Multiple volunteering opportunities in Nepal to serve humanity.

  • Nepal contains one of the ten best rivers in the world for rafting.

  • Seven of the world’s highest peaks are situated within Nepal.

  • English is widely spoken in Nepal.

  • Birthplace of Lord Buddha, a place of pilgrimage.

  • Enjoy Skydiving and Paragliding in Pokhara.

  • Experience the world’s longest, steepest and fastest zip flyer that is located in one of the most beautiful location of the world.

  • Hassel free visa and low cost travel compared to other destinations.

  • The culture and people of Nepal are amongst the friendliest in the world

  • Value For Money Nepal is surprisingly affordable.

  • With over 856 known species, Nepal is a bird watcher’s paradise.

  • Chitwan National Park, Nepal’s first national park and home of the Bengal tiger, gharial crocodile and one-horned rhinoceros.

  • Kopan Monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery near Boudhanath, on the outskirts of Kathmandu.

  • Patan Museum falls under the UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites and was inaugurated in 1997 by Late King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah.

  • Natural Bungee Jump from 160 meters.

  • Do Meditation Take a meditation course in Lumbini, Bhairahawa or in Bouddha, Kathmandu.

  • Light, Camera, and Action: Become a photographer in Nepal. Capture Nepali people, places, culture, traditions, and breath-taking Himalayas and greenery valleys in your camera and share them on your Instagram profile like me ;)

Don’t wonder anymore and plan your visit to Nepal. Listen to your heart and you can hear the mountains calling you. Nepal is calling you.