Places in Nepal You Want to Visit in Winter Season: – When winter comes around, most of the people plan to stay warm and busy, by staying indoors. There are some places in Nepal whose charms increase the temperature.
If you are in dilemma in choosing the finest destination then you don’t have to worry about where to go and what to do because here I have listed some of those places in Nepal where you can enjoy your winter.
Hot places in Nepal: – Nepal is one of the smallest countries in the world. Even though the size of this country is very small as compared with other countries but the beauty that is present inside it is dazzling. Nepal is also called as the country of mountains. Actually not only the country of mountains but also the country of green hills, rivers, lakes, plain, landscapes and other beautiful scenery.
Nepal is geographically divided into three regions i.e. Himalayan region, hilly region and Terai region based on the land structure, climatic condition, and other geographical structure. Among these 3 regions, Terai region is the hottest one and different beautiful places that lie in Terai region would be very suitable to visit during the winter season.
The below-listed places or this article is just for you which will help to choose your destination for winter and will also help you out with a dilemma. Personally, the hot places that I really want to visit during this winter season are listed below:
Here are 16 top, famous and hot places in Nepal you want to visit & travel in the winter season are listed below:
Top 16 Hot Places In Nepal For Winter to Visit and Travel
Sauraha is one of the villages that lie in Chitwan valley of Chitwan district. This place is nearby the East Rapti River and 23 kilometers east of the city call Narayangarh. The attractions of this place are Chitwan National Park, Tharu Museum, Devghat, jungle safaris by foot, jeep and elephant.
The major attraction of this place is Chitwan National Park which is already enlisted on World Heritage Sites. Much natural vegetation such as elephant grass, khayar, simal, sal, climbers, bushes, thatch grass, etc. are found in this national park. Similarly, the animals such as one-horned rhino, Gharials crocodile, Asiatic Python, deer, jackal etc. are found here.
There are also several birds, insects, butterfly etc. It is one of the most popular tourist spot and various tourism activities such as jungle safari, elephant ride, wildlife view etc. are the unique feature of this national park.
In addition, the Tharu people living around the park show cultural programmers to the visitors. Because of these facts I really want to visit this place very soon. Devghat which is one of the cultural and religious places of Hindu people also lies in this village. As being a part of Hindu religion, I want to visit this religious place as well. Due to such special features of this place, I really want to be in this place.
Lumbini, a Buddhist pilgrimage site is located in the southwest of Kathmandu in Rupandehi district of the Lumbini zone. This place has many amazing facts that can pull any traveler on its way. Some of the major facts are: it is the birthplace of Lord Buddha, who is also known as the “Light of Asia”.
The amazing things that we can find here are famous Ashoka Pillar built by the great emperor of India named Ashok, beautiful garden full of flowers, bathing pool, the temple of Maya Devi who is the mother of Lord Gautam Buddha.
Many countries such as India, China, Myanmar, Japan, Vietnam, South Korea, Thailand, France, Germany, etc have constructed very beautiful vihars in these areas which I really want to see.
Many people from all around the world especially from Asian countries come to Nepal to be in this place so it is pretty obvious for me to want to go there. Since the place is very famous all over Asia, the Buddhist shrine over there has been installed in the clean and well-managed environment.
Not only that but the hotels and lounge and other services of international standards have also been made available. After knowing all of these facts about this place now I really want to visit Lumbini as soon as possible.
Janakpur the headquarters of Dhanush district is the center for religious and cultural tourism. This place has another name as well and that is “Janakpurdham”. Taking about the climatic condition of this place, the climatic condition is humid sub-tropical.
One of the holiest temples for Hindu religion people “Ram Janaki Mandir” lies in the Janakpur city. This temple is also considered as one of the most valuable models of Koiri architecture in Nepal.
Similarly, the oldest temple in Jjanakpur “Sri Ram temple” built by Gorkhali General “Amar Singh Thapa” also lies in Janakpur. We can say that Janakpur is full of religious temples that carry huge values for Hindu religion people.
Beside this, other interesting things that we can find and see in Janakpur are: there are more than 200 scared ponds here for ritual bath among which the most important ponds are Dhanush Sagar and Ganga Sagar. So after hearing a lot about this place from friends, this place comes on the list of places that I want to visit.
Another beautiful place that comes on the list of hot places in Nepal is Bardia. This place is famous among the people for its National Park named Bardiya National Park. This park is also regarded as the largest and the most undisturbed national park in Nepal.
According to the research, out of hundred, about 70 % of the land area of the park is covered with forest with the mixture of grassland savannah and riverine forest. The interesting facts are: there are about 642 faunal species and 125 recorded species of fish. Researcher says that we can also see mugger crocodiles, gharials, and 23 reptiles and amphibians species in the park.
Not only that this Bardia national park is also regarded as the home for 53 mammals including rhinoceros, wild elephant, Bengal tiger, Gang etic dolphin and swamp deer. The things that pulled by heart towards it are many species of different birds animals and plants, plain areas of Terai.
If we see the history of Bardia, this place was from Nepal to East India Company after Anglo Nepalese war. Later, it was returned to Nepal with banks, Kailali, and Kanchanpur. During old days, Tharu people were the main residence of this place and still, we can find lots of Tharus in this way.
This fact got my interest because I really want to know about the rituals and culture of Tharu people. Hence, these are the reasons that made me want to visit this beautiful place, Bardiya.
Jhapa is one of the Terai districts that falls on the Mechi zone of Nepal. The people living in this place are called Jhapali. It is the place which has a very hot climate. It is located in an easternmost part of Nepal and the land and structure of this place are plain and fertile. The rivers that we can find in Jhapa are Raatwa River and Maawa River. Here in Jhapa, there is a very good facility of schools and colleges.
This district has the highest number of literate. It has the literacy rate of about 98.33%. Jhapa has large irrigated areas. The place is famous for its huge coal production. Since this place falls on Terai region, it has a very fertile land.
On the season of crops production the fertile irrigated land in Jhapa gets covered with different food crops and cash crops like paddy, maize, wheat, coffee, tea, oilseed, tobacco, etc. the production of this district is very high and since it is one of the industrialized places of Nepal so I eagerly want to visit this place.
One of the most popular cities in Nepal, Dharan lies in the Sunseri district and is situated in the foothills of Mahabharat range in the north and the edge of Terai in the south. It serves as a trading post between hilly and Terai. This place is similar to Kathmandu where we can find the people of different caste and religion living together.
This is is highly develop and the people here very fashionable and style conscious. Since the people are mixed with different castes people, here different ethnic groups host their cultural festivals all year around.
One major thing that is interesting about this place is the lifestyle of people living here. People here live a bit standard life since most of the people living in this place are rich. This place is popular for its huge numbers of industries and high buildings as well.
This place has numerous centers for worship i.e. church, temples and mosques. Dhahran is one of the biggest city in Nepal besides Pokhara, Kathmandu, Biratnagar, and Birgunj.
Lahan is full of both natural and religious places and it has been successful to gain their name and recognition all over the world in natural along with artificial contents. Everyone must have heard about the Phoolbari of Lahan which is one of the heritages of Nepal. Phoolbari is very famous for the flowers which have unique characteristics. For example, a flower that grows in one day dies on another day.
Taking about the ancient stories, it is said that there was a king named Salhesh who use to come to the jungle of Lahan and use to rest there for several hours.
There is also a temple nearby the jungle and now the jungle is popular as Salhesh Phoolbari. There is a belief among the people that everyone will lose all of their pain and sorrows. Such belief among the people has increased the number of devotees visiting this place.
Due to its own unique values, identity, and own principle of being in its own position with its beautiful historical and natural contents, I have carried an aim to visit this place.
Birgunj is one of the metropolitan cities of Nepal which is located to the south of the capital city, Kathmandu in the Narayani zone. And, is also known as “the gateway to Nepal” from India. Since the place is very close to India, it is one of the major business centers of Nepal.
One thing that is unique about this place is “Tanga” which is a horse driven cart survives as a popular transportation vehicle between Birgunj and Raxaul. Some of the interesting contents in these places are Gadhimai temple, parsa wildlife reserve, Narayani stadium, Gahawa Mai temple, Shankar Acharya gate, Vishwa Hindu parish War Park and so on. This place contains a lot of other interesting facts that is why it attracts lots of visitors every year.
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