The world recognizes that not very long ago, the nation was struck by a staggering seismic tremor, which was instantly trailed by the fuel emergency brought by the border barricade. For a country that has suffered a fatal number of disasters, be that as it may, these mishaps couldn’t hold Nepal down for long.
The resiliency of Nepalese people have paid off and Nepal has been named as the top “Best Value Destination” and listed as the 5th country in the world to visit in the year 2017, according to Lonely Planet.
As a tour operator, I couldn’t agree more. We think that this could well be the most reassuring time to visit the nation after the overwhelming 2015 tremor. You can take in the cool, immaculate Himalayan air as you go for a restful walk through the old-world appeal of the nations by lanes’ or hike the trekking trails of Annapurna or Langtang that are presently safe to walk. Numerous trekkers have as of now wandered the trail and achieved their goal, since the 2015 quake. This guarantees that the trails are currently protected to walk and in spite of the hardship, the magnificence still stays in place.
Presently with 2017, the nation is definitely prepared and ready for visitors to return. With the world’s leading travel guide, Lonely Planet crowning Nepal, we can’t be skeptical, can we?
- Breathtaking unrivalled culture – With a boundless choice of legacy and history to discover, Nepal is bursting with culture. From the chaotic capital Kathmandu that is a beautiful melting pot of ethnicity and religion, to the medieval city squares of Bhaktapur and Patan, formed from thousands of years old Buddhist and Hindu beliefs, the colorful stupa’s with prayer flags fluttering with messages of love and prosperity, it is unsurprising that the country is blessed with an astonishingly diverse tapestry of culture. You can enmesh yourself with the indigenous Newari culture, or even get spiritual vibes from Pashupatinath, Bodhnath and Swayambhunath temples, with tika blessings on your forehead to sensing of the Tibetan incense sticks and humming of prayers in the Stupa’s.
- Haven for Hikers and Climbers – With eight of the ten highest mountains in the world, there are endless number of opportunities for hikers and climbers. Richa Tours provides world class trekking routes to Annapurna, Everest Base Camp and other seemingly unique hikes through Poon Hill, Langtang and Mustang, to name a few.
- Magnificent Wildlife Experiences – There are plethora of safari options ranging from the most popular wildlife conservation, Chitwan National Park to the relatively unknown Langtang National Park, also best known for its habitat of Red Panda.
- Better Infrastructure – There is a slight improvement on infrastructure with opening of several airports in different regions of Nepal, considerable hydropower projects leading to 24 hours electricity, at least in Kathmandu, which is a big relief to Nepalese people. Also, with major Chain hotels like Fairmount Marriot and Hilton, the nation is likewise better set than ever before to benefit from its significance as a tourism destination.
- Good Value for Money – Having travelled to so many places time and again, Nepal definitely proves to be the best value for money, in respective to other countries of the world. Accommodations, hiking and trekking are still very economical in comparison and with these unlimited conceivable possibilities, makes Nepal such a great incentive for cash.
- Warmth of the People – Lastly, the innate warmth and hospitality of the Nepalese people shines through and captivates the hearts of many visitors, till date. This is one element that has yet not changed…
Though the Nepalese people are optimistic, their emotional wounds and economic bearing still remains. By visiting Nepal now and spending your hard earned in the tiny nation will not only provide a support to the local people but will also promote a healthy revenue boost for the country to rebuild and bounce back stronger.