Places to Visit in Nepal After Earthquake


Places to visit in Nepal after earthquake :- On 25th April 2015, Nepal suffered a devastating earthquake with its epicenter in Gorkha, Barpark which killed about 9000 people and injured more than 22000. It was one of the worst natural disasters in Nepal since 1934. Many historical monuments were damaged. The tallest historical building Dharhara fell.

Otherworld heritage sites like Boudhanath, Swayambhu, Durbar square, Bhaktapur durbar square, Changu Narayan, Patan durbar square were damaged. Aftershocks were continued for a couple of months.

So, most of the foreigners started leaving Nepal since they felt it is unsafe to stay. This tremendously affected the Nepal tourism industry. Tourists coming to Nepal rapidly declined almost to zero. However, some were helping in Nepal.

Now, Nepal is safe to visit. You might feel Kathmandu is still unsafe for traveling but remember this city has a lot of odds for you. Only, some of the parts of Nepal have been badly affected by the earthquake. There are so many places where you can travel freely without any doubt.


The devastating earthquake of April 2015 took the lives of almost 9000 people while harming about 22,000. Besides, it left significant of them destitute and desire for a piece of bread and the spot to land rest to their endured body.

The aftermaths of the disaster activated fear in the eyes of the explorers who fairly felt dangerous to travel Nepal. The cordiality of that, the tourism sector inclined downwards living the prominent source of income under jeopardy.

However, the impact of the earthquake was mostly suffered by old and weak mud buildings. Generally, 5 districts of the nation were badly affected due to it with minor destruction to the 7 other districts. Aside from that, all other places were not so much affected.

To reduce the fall in the tourism sector and to ascend from the ashes following the devastating incident, the government came up with the Visit Nepal 2020 campaign. Besides, it is also saying the explorers Nepal is safe for visiting.

So far, the Tourism Board has checked every climbing routes and has flagged it as safe for trekking and traveling. Aside from that, the national parks are additionally cleared for a visit after being repaired from the damage. The government is also giving a new glance at the damaged streets and successfully partaking in constructing the new ones according to need.

Moreover, the building and temples everywhere throughout the affected districts are completely checked by the approved engineers and those to have been unfavorably influenced by the earthquake are stamped red. There are just a couple of structures with red marks as the greater part of them are separated and developed into new ones.

Here are the places to visit in Kathmandu after an earthquake:

Nepal Is The Best For Trekking

Nepal is a country of great beauty, unexplored which holds many attractions for tourists and adventure lovers. Trekking in this country offers a wonderful opportunity to enjoy outdoor activities. Trekking in this country is one of the most popular outdoor sports today. There are many more exciting trekking options in the country. trekking is an activity that can be enjoyed by children as well as adults.

Nepal is a country that is full of amazing sights and attractions. The landscapes of this country are completely different from other places. The mountains range in altitude, making it an ideal place for trekking. The landscape of the country is very diverse; you can find trekking tracks for trekkers coming from all over the world. Nepal is blessed with some of the best natural beauty in the world and it is a paradise for trekkers who love nature.

Today Nepal is a popular destination for trekking and adventure lovers and trekking routes have been established in the country that offer wonderful opportunities to explore the beauty of the surroundings. In the past few years the area around the Kathmandu valley has become extremely popular with trekkers from all over the world. Trekking in this beautiful country includes trekking in the Himalayas and the valley of changes. Trekking in the Himalayas will give you an unforgettable experience of the serene mountains, magnificent peaks and colourful flora and fauna.

When you are trekking in Nepal, you will see a country that has a diverse landscape and lovely villages. The country is a home to diverse wildlife and flora, which are also a feature of its tourism industry. When you are in the hilly terrain of the country, you will notice that the climate is quite comfortable and the scenery quite picturesque. You will be able to find many picturesque landscapes when you visit the country.

Choosing the right trekking route is very important. Most of the tourists select the valley of the river basins as their trekking route. These basins are situated at higher altitudes and offer splendid views of the surroundings, snow-capped mountains and beautiful valleys. Nepal is also a beautiful country that has some stunning trekking routes to choose from.

Trekking in the country will provide you with an experience that you will never forget. Nepal is a wonderful country where you can enjoy nature in its pristine state. You will get to see the beauty of the different environment ranging from deserts to forests. If you are an outdoor enthusiast and love adventure, then trekking in the country will be the best option for you. Do not miss out on a visit to this beautiful country of Nepal.


Places to visit in Nepal after earthquake

1. Boudhanath

Boudhanath Stupa Nepal - Pilgrimage Places Visit Kathmandu
Boudhanath Stupa Nepal

Boudhanath Stupa Nepal - Pilgrimage Places to Visit Kathmandu
Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu Nepal


Though Boudhanath was affected by the earthquake it is the first world heritage of Nepal to get renovated on time. After the renovation, it has gained an added beauty and charm. It has been said that around Rs 230m has been spent on this renovation project.

Its opening was done with one week of Lama Puja. Now, there has been an increasing number of people who are visiting this holy place and chanting mantras while revolving around it. So, Bouddhanath stupa can be the best place for you to visit.

2. Kapan Gumba

Kapan Gumba is in Kapan, Kathmandu. The 7.8 magnitudes of the earthquake did a little effect on this gumba but it is now a safe place to visit. It is the place where you can learn the Buddhas mantras, practice yoga, and meditation, meet the Buddhist guru, and learn about Buddhism.

kopan Monastery Gumba Nepal Pilgrimage
Kopan Monastery Gumba, Nepal

It just less than 5 km from the ring road. So, if you want to learn about spirituality and souls, then better visit this. It is safe.

3. Nagarkot

As I have already included Nagarkot in one of the most visit places in Kathmandu. The earthquake of 25th April 2015 had a minor effect on this place. The hotels and restaurants are all safe to live in. They are partially affected. The roads are free from any damage. So, you can visit Nagarkot without any doubt and get the most pleasing experiences of nature.

4. Swayambhunath stupa

Though Swayambhunath stupa has been affected by the devastating earthquake, its renovation is in progress and expected to be completed by this year. There is no life-threatening issue. Feel safe to visit this wonderful stupa and view the whole Kathmandu city.

5. Shivapuri

If you love the short trek route then Shivapuri can be the best one in Kathmandu. It is one of the safe trekking routes in Kathmandu. You can view the whole Kathmandu city from there. The trekking routes are very clear from any destruction due to the earthquake. So, feel safe and enjoy the trek.

Besides, other famous places like Bhaktapur durbar square, Kathmandu durbar square, Patan durbar square are under construction. You can visit these places but since they are located in the encroached areas where still the houses are cracked and are not properly maintained, you need to be careful while visiting these areas. However, Kathmandu is safe to visit and you can plan to come any time here.

Enjoy Adventure and Explore the Wonders of Himalayas

The beautiful state of Nepal is popularly known as the “Land of God’s Own Country” and is popularly visited by tourists from all over the globe. Trekking to the base of Mount Everest is the highlight of a Nepal tour, but even then this country has much more to offer. The adventure activities in Nepal include trekking, paragliding, mountain biking, mountaineering, rock climbing, rafting, ice climbing and caving. It is one of the few countries that has a variety of adventure activities to offer to its visitors.

The capital city of Kathmandu is one of the most popular destinations for people who wish to enjoy a Nepal tour. The city is full of colonial buildings, monuments and temples that look elegant and quite old. The most popular temples here are Kanchenjunga temple, Swyambhunath, Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath Stupa and Lumbini. There are also other temples in the region that you can visit and enjoy a wonderful time while touring Nepal.

If you are an adventure lover, then trekking to the foothills of the Himalayas is one of the best options in which you can enjoy the beauty of nature at its best. Trekking to the high peaks of the Himalayas will take you through an adventurous region where nature provides a tranquil ambiance. You will pass through thick forests, deep gorges, waterfalls, snowy mountains and stunning views of the lofty mountains. Adventure lovers from all over the world visit Nepal every year to enjoy this trekking experience.

Another popular trekking destination among adventure enthusiasts is Mount Everest. Trekking to the base camp of the mountain is a challenging task and you will be amazed by the scenic beauty that you will enjoy during your expedition to the peak. There are many more attractions that you can see on an expedition to Mount Everest. There are some lodges and hotels in the region where you can spend some quality time with your family or friends and enjoy the special views and facilities provided at these camps.

Trekking in the foothills of the Himalayas offers a wide range of trekking trails and there are many travel agencies and tour operators who offer guided tours to this region. You can also go for self-guided tours and can make your own arrangements for the transport and accommodation of your expedition. You can choose to stay at a trekking resort or camping site or you may even choose to explore the local markets and restaurants.

The terrains of Nepal are usually very challenging but if you are an adventure enthusiast, then trekking to the foothills of the Himalayas will prove to be the best experience of your life. You can enjoy many outdoor activities during your Himalayan trekking tour. You can trek to the peaks of Manang, Kanchenjunga and Dolpo and many more. You can even enjoy the natural beauty of this region.

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Jitendra Sahayogee

I am Jitendra Sahayogee, a writer of 12 Nepali literature books, film director of Maithili film & Nepali short movies, photographer, founder of the media house, designer of some websites and writer & editor of some blogs, has expert knowledge & experiences of Nepalese society, culture, tourist places, travels, business, literature, movies, festivals, celebrations.

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