Home» Life Style »Travels

Make your New Year memorable

With Baisakh ek gatte right around the corner, most Nepalese have probably already made their minds on how they’re going to celebrate. If you are one of those who still haven’t made up your mind, why not celebrate this New Years at some place outside Kathmandu? We propose the following locations and affordable ideas to you:

Pokhara:


Probably the most popular tourist destination in Nepal, Pokhara is organizing its visit Pokhara 2007. The perfect place for young lovers, honeymoon couples and families, Pokhara has a lot of places to visit and a lot of activities to enjoy. Go boating on Phewa or Begnas, peer down the depth of Davids Fall, or Paraglide and soar with the eagles. Trekking the surrounding hills is also another option. Lakeside restaurants offer great food and most also provide live forms of entertainment like singing and dancing, traditional style.

  • Distance from Kathmandu: 200 Kms
  • Minimum price for a room: Rs 500
  • Travel expenses: Rs 650 per person 

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Chitwan:


Another popular tourist destination, Chitwan holds a variety of activities for the nature lover and adventure seeker. Take your family on Elephant back rides through the thick sub tropical jungles as you search for the rare and elusive tigers. Chitwan boasts of over 500 species of birds. Arm yourself with a pair of binoculars and go bird watching. If you’re up to it, you can even take a canoe down the river. Watch out for the crocs though! A bit more expensive than the other plans we recommend, it is however, worth investing in.

  • Distance from Kathmandu: 160 Kms
  • Minimum price for a room: Rs 800
  • Travel expenses: Rs 650 per person 

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Bandipur:


Recently discovered as a potential traveler’s destination, Bandipur is a paradise of a place. Unaffected by the rush to modernization, Bandipur exists at a pace of bygone times. Situated on a hilltop, Bandipur offers a beautiful sight to trekkers. Siddha Gufa, one of the largest caves in Nepal and Patali Dwar are other places to visit.

  • Distance from Kathmandu: 140 Kms
  • Minimum price for a room: Rs 1000

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Tansen (Palpa):


Tansen is situated on the slopes of the Mahabharata range at an altitude of 1350 meters. A place founded by the Newari Migrants of kathmandu, Tansen is very much like Kathmandu. Tansen offers a lot of shrines to visit and a lot of traditional architecture to admire. If you visit this place do not miss out the “Taj Mahal” of Nepal- Rani Ghat. Located on the banks of the Kali Gandaki, Rani Ghat was built by Khadka Shamsher in remembrance of his beloved wife Tej Kumari.

  • Distance from Kathmandu: 336 Kms
  • Minimum price for a room: Rs 500

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Daman:

Situated between Kathmandu and Birgunj at an altitude of about 2400, Daman provides a beautiful view of the majestic mountains. Some of the mountains visible from Daman includes Sagarmatha, Annapurna III and  Gaurishanker. You can view these mountains from a viewing tower that has a telescope. There are also some interesting rhododendron forests, which is especially worth seeing during spring.

  • Distance from Kathmandu: 80 Kms
  • Minimum price for a room: Rs 800 – Rs 1000

We would recommend you to choose a hotel and contact its office in Kathmandu before heading out, just to ensure they have a room reserved for you at an agreed price. Visit any of the above mentioned destinations and make your New Year an event to remember.



*We do not guarantee the prices. Prices mentioned above may vary. Rates apply to Nepali citizens.

 
Click Here To Read Previously Posted Article    Click Here To Read Next Article          
 
More on Travels
Browse Tags in Other Group
 
 
Tags in Relationship
sex dating divorce cheating kissing marriage honeymoon friends tips gifts breakup infidelity parties know women attracting girls know men attracting guys flirting love personal valentine's day ex-love occassion fun read memories Family
Browse all Tags in Group
Tag groups: cinema, city sightings, city updates, fashion & grooming, health, misc, music, relationship, technology, television, weird & interesting, work and office,