This ancient city, once a kingdom itself, is situated across the Bagmati River to the south of Kathmandu. Approximately 80% of the inhabitants are Newars and they fiercely retain their identity which is different from that of Kathmandu. The importance of Patan was eclipsed by that of Kathmandu and by the 7th century it was one of the major Buddhist centers of Asia attracting pilgrims, scholars and monks from India, Tibet and China. Medieval Patan was the largest and most prosperous of the three Valley kingdoms. It was annexed to Kathmandu in the late 6th century and most of its magnificent architecture dates to the late Malla era (16th-18th centuries.
Pokhara owes its popularity to the enchanting Phewa Lake, and along its eastern shore has grown the Lakeside or Baidam, a thriving resort town of hotels, restaurants, bars and souvenir shops that allow travelers to relax and enjoy. Phewa Lake is the largest and most beautiful of the three lakes. Fewa Lake,Bindabashini temple,Old Bazar,KI Sing bridge,Suspension Bridge,Gupteshori Cave, Devis Fall,Peace pagoda,Sarangkot are highlighted attraction in pokhara.
Chitwan means "in the heart of the jungle-is famous for jungal safari.Chitwan National Park (Chitwan means "in the heart of the jungle) covers 932 sq. km. in the flat lowland region of southern Nepal.This National Park is the first national park of Nepal established in 1973 to preserver a unique eco-system significantly valuable to the world.
The most important sub-tropical park is popular for Great One-horned Rhinoceros, the famous sloth bear and leopard, four species of deer, wild boar, the elusive Royal Bengal tiger, two species of crocodile (marsh mugger and the harmless Gharial), monkeys, python, fresh water dolphin and many other animals.
The park is a paradise for birds. More than 450 species of resident and migratory birds are found. In 1984 when UNESCO included this area on the list of World Heritage Site, the park has gained much wider recognition.
Lumbini is a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the Rupendahi District of Nepal It is the place where, Queen Maya Devi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama in 563 BCE.
Who achieved Enlightenment some time around 528 BCE, became the Gautam Buddha and Siddhartha who founded Buddhism. Lumbini is one of many magnets for pilgrimage that sprang up in places pivotal to the life of Gautama Buddha.
Lumbini where you can visit and see number of temples, including the Maya Devi Temple and several others from different countries in the world.