VISIT NEPAL 2020 - Lifetime Experience
What is Visit Nepal 2020?
Home to the majestic Mt Everest (Top of the World), the birthplace of Lord Buddha, Nepal one of the few countries in the world that has never been colonized and carries immense historical importance. Nepal covers diverse landscapes from the Himalayan Mountains in the north to the flat expansive plains in the south. Nepal, just of 1,44,000 sq km in size holds the capacity to bear World’s 8 Highest mountain along with 182 Species of Mammals, 850 Species of Birds and 2.8% of total species of plants and vegetation found globally, makes an ideal destination for Adventurers and Culture lovers . Due to these qualities, Nepal holds a very strong position to be one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, and tourism industry is the nation's major income source and has consistently been supporting Nepal’s economic stability and development.
The April 2015 Earthquake had a devastating effect throughout the country and its infrastructure which had direct impact on the nation's tourism industry. The major tourism destination had devastating effect with this calamity which resulted in declining number of visitors. In response to quick comeback plan, Government of Nepal announces “VISIT NEPAL 2020” as a 3rd promotional campaign, setting up the target to welcome at least 2 million visitors in 2020. Not only targeting the visitors, this campaign is an attempt to attract new youths on tourism sector converting them to an Entrepreneur, Human Resources and creating Job Opportunities.
History of “Visit Nepal” Campaign
Visit Nepal 2020 is not a first nationwide tourism campaign, Nepal has conducted. The country has successfully hosted Visit Nepal 1998 and Tourism Year 2011in the past. Nepal has aimed to operate more international flights and increment of airline engagement from various routes, Visit Nepal 1998 was a Successful event which attracted various travellers all over from Europe, America and Australia and other parts of the World. In 2011, the Ministry of Tourism in Nepal organised Tourism Year 2011 with a proposal to decentralize the tourism destination in Nepal. Creating new trekking routes, new tour destination was successfully conducted during the Year 2011. Due to political instability in between 1998 and 2011, the number of tourists declined which leads the Government of Nepal to introduce Nepal Tourism Year 2011 to regain the confidence from visitors and amplify the Visitors inbound in Nepal.
Explore things to do in "Visit Nepal 2020"
The Himalayan kingdom Nepal is the world famous trekking destination. Eight out of Ten highest summits in the world, beautiful landscape and variation in culture with unreserved friendliness of Nepalese people make Nepal the best choice for Adventure Seekers. Ranging from simple and easy paced one day hike, Numerous multi days advanced treks, High altitude treks crossing high passes and great Himalayan trail which may involve five days or five months, will lead travellers close to the Himalayas.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites:
Be a part of an Amazing Experience, Visit Architecturally and Culturally Rich Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley and Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha or get a Glimpse of the Exotic Flora and Fauna of Nepal’s Himalayas in Sagarmatha or the Terai in Chitwan. Whether you are a Nature Lover or a Culture Enthusiast, there’s something for everybody here. The three Durbar Squares in Kathmandu- Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square are amongst the UNESCO World Heritage Sites that are easily accessible in Kathmandu.Other UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu are Swayambhunath and Boudhanath. These are sites that are primarily related to the Buddhist faith. However, you can see plenty of Hindus as well as Christians in these sites.
This reflects the amazing cultural diversity that is present in Nepal. Changunarayan and Pashupatinath are two other temples in Nepal that are enlisted in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Plenty of Hindu devotees are present in a great number in these temples all year round.Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, is another UNESCO World Heritage Sites that has an astonishing architecture ranging from pillars established by King Ashoka, Burmese style temples, monasteries, and museums inside the premises of the temple.With the Visit Nepal 2020 initiative, the government of Nepal aims at the possible renovation of some portion of these sites that suffered some forms of damage during the 2015 Nepal earthquake.
Chitwan National Park and Sagarmatha National Park are two natural heritage sites in Nepal that are definitely worth a visit.These two national parks have their own specialties.Chitwan National Park is a safe haven for a lot of wild animals and birds. Some of these creatures have been enlisted as endangered species. Some of these species are a one-horned rhino, Asian Elephant, Royal Bengal Tiger etc. So this national park is wildly popular for a jungle safari as well as bird watching. Sagarmatha National Park has a great degree of variation in terms of the plants and animal species that you can find here. The park is also home to the tall Himalayas of the Everest region including Mt. Everest. Most of the Everest Base Camp trek takes place inside the premises of Sagarmatha National Park.
Nepal, a landlocked small country in between two giant countries China and India is a peculiar tourist paradise in every sense of pleasure. From the highest peak of the world to the plains of southern terai, Nepal is the mix of rivers, wildlife sanctuaries, religion, cultures and many more. Tours in Nepal gives travellers the diversity in the path of Explore. Visiting Kathmandu valley exploring the traditions and culture being preserved since centuries, short treks to mountain via local villages, gaining the divine peace in Lumbini- Birthplace of Buddha and encountering endangered species of animals and birds in Chitwan National park is some of the Highlights traveller will see during the tour in Nepal.
Adventure and Safari:
Nepal has plenty to offer the adventure and sports activities with various selection option round the year with beautiful and diverse landscapes. From High Rapid River rafting to Long waterfall Canyoning, Bungee Jumping, Nepal has an impressive array of destinations for outdoor adventure seekers. During summer time, Chitwan National Park and Bardia National Park is a wildlife wonderland for encounter of animals and birds. A thrilling range of guided tours are available, including activities for kids, first timers through to experienced adventurers. Along with the adrenaline rush, you’ll have time to enjoy the incredible scenery on offer across Nepal. Have extra time in hand and looking for more travel experience in Nepal? Nepal has day tours and short breaks options where travellers can explore more places around major destinations in less time.
Know these things before Travelling to Nepal
It is always an advantage if you know some history and facts about Nepal before you visit some of the major popular destinations of Nepal, and it sure to add extra value to the places you visit and capture amazing moments to note on your Travel Diary. Nepal, this name was just the Valley many years before Unification by Late King Prithvi Narayan Shah. The capital city of Nepal, KATHMANDU was named Nepal before and after the unification was started from Gorkha, every single state was unified and named as NEPAL. Nepal is a developing country but unlike many countries, Nepal has mostly a rural area that is underdeveloped. Hence, the travellers will see a huge difference lifestyle amongst people in the cities and small villages. One can see how tradition and cultures are followed throughout the country from Mountain region to Plain terai region. Cities like Kathmandu, Chitwan, Pokhara will show the categories of Modern Nepal where the influence are made from Neighbouring Countries like India, China and other. However, the country has 30+ ethnic groups with large variation in the number of religions and dialects. The mixing of cultures over the years has given Nepal history as beautiful as the landscape.
Is Nepal Safe to Visit?
The aftermath of the devastating earthquake of 2015 is almost over. However, many tourists still fear and feel unsafe traveling to Nepal. The earthquake damaged the old and weak buildings made of clay. Twelve districts of central Nepal (Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Gorkha, Sindhupalchowk, Nuwakot, Dolakha, etc.) were affected by the seismic events. In addition to this, there was minor destruction in other districts, At the meantime, other regions are intact and untouched. Nevertheless, the impact of this calamity over the Nepalese Tourism industry is not over. The decline in the number of visitors has been significant. However, the year 2017 showed positive symptoms with a remarkable flow of international tourists into Nepal. To mitigate the fall in the tourism sector and to rise from the ashes following the devastating incident and to remove the fear from the eyes of the travelers, the Nepal Government has come up with Visit Nepal Year 2020. Moreover, this campaign tends to give the message to the world that Nepal is a safe place to travel. For the same, the tourism board has already checked all the trekking trails/ hiking routes and reported that there are 35 safe hiking routes. Apart from that, the national parks are also cleared, and the damaged heritages and landmarks are being repaired at a rapid pace. The buildings and temples over affected districts are examined thoroughly and approved by the engineer. At present, there is nothing to worry about in Nepal. The armed insurgency of Maoist has been over almost a decade ago. People are well educated about tourism and its importance. The hospitality industry has flourished quite considerably in comparison to the past few years. The telecommunication and transportation facilities extend to every nook and corner. People are friendly and hospitable. You don’t have to worry about cross-cultural understandings. In sum, you can confidently choose Nepal for your upcoming vacation.
Why Travel Adventure Nepal for your upcoming Visit to Nepal?
Travel Adventure Nepal is an independent and responsible Australian based Tour operator specializing in trek and tour programs to the famous destination of Nepal. The sole objective of this Establishment is to create a platform to reach a wider audience around the globe with the vision to promote Nepal Tourism and to substantiate the standards with the strict policy being a responsible tourism company, fostering the idea of sustainability, preservation of the social, cultural and environmental aspects of the region. We believe in providing the highest standard of service to our Traveller and to become a specialist, we had to concentrate our energy in providing handful of destinations from Nepal with maximum flexibility to our guests delivering not only our service excellence but to be an inspiring company with our passion toward our distinct efficiency on the topic.
Travel Adventure Nepal has a Team of over 10 Years’ Experienced travel guide with an abundance of knowledge in trekking and expedition discipline. Every Team member are Selected based on their merits of the knowledge on the specialized area and most of them belongs to the respective Local Places and same with our National Park Guide and the Tour Operator etc.
We take Travel as a part of a happy and wellbeing life balance endeavour, to give a break to our overpopulated mind and recharge your body and soul for the life ahead. So, making your Travelling experience, a Life time memory of happiness is our Top most Priority and we do that by being in traveller’s shoes and leaving no Room for Compromise. From solo trips to Family holidays, Cycling Tours to the mountainous terrain, Wildlife Safaris, Self-Guided holidays or Small group Trips; we provide our Expert Knowledge and Experience, Exciting Itineraries and Outstanding Service as part of our Sustainable Travel experiences.