According to Forbes (renowned American business magazine), Nepal is on the top 10 bucket list trips for travelers to visit in 2020 and beyond. From among six continents and 10 countries, from the majestic Amazon forests to the heights of Mount Everest, Nepal combines adventure with luxury. The magazine says “We’re starting our list in the homeland of Mount Everest: perhaps the most world-renowned adventure destination on the planet.” There’s much more to Nepal than backpacking. Also, the magazine says “Nepal isn’t just for the intrepid climber or even a hesitant trekker”.
The magazine introduces Nepal’s attraction from Terai with its Tharu Lodge and “ethical elephant experience”. The magazine informs visitors can go in walk alongside elephants, track tigers and watch the sunset. Also, the magazine describes the high-end Dwarika Hotel in Kathmandu and Dhulikhel as ‘A living museum’.
Encouraging tourists to visit Nepal while it’s relatively less crowded, the magazine says “Many of the nation’s high-end attractions are a well-kept secret, though that’s bound to change soon,”
“Locals and sophisticated travelers know
about magnificent destinations such as the elegant Karnali Lodge in Bardia and the
Happy House of Everest region for decades,” says the magazine. “The year 2020
is to discover such revelations for you yourself.”
World Economic Forum ranked Nepal 15th on a list of 140 countries for price competitiveness. Also, CNN travel featured Ghandruk on a list of 13 of Asia’s most picturesque towns in August.
Other destinations on Forbes 10 bucket list trips include Ecuador, New Zealand, Peru, Alaska, Brazil, Morocco, China, Finland, and Kenya.
Rara National Park is the smallest national park of Nepal located in the Himalayan region of Mugu and Humla district. It is a small protected area covering an area of 106 square kilometers established in 1975. The park ranges in the elevation from 2800m to 4039m maintaining its unique landscapes and amazing bio-diversity.
Rara National Park is introducing itself as a famous tourist destination in Nepal. Although it is the smallest national park, it holds the largest lake in Nepal; Rara Lake. The main attraction point of the National Park is Rara Lake itself. The beautiful green forests along with Chuchemara Peak on the southern side surround majestic Rara Lake. Likewise, peaks of Ruma Kand and Malika Kand frames the lake on the northern side. Rara Lake holds different endemic species of Fishes, Water Birds, and Frogs also.
Besides, this national park is a home of 51 different species of mammals including Himalayan Black Bear, Red Panda, musk deer, leopard cat, and Grey wolf, etc. Also, it is the home of 241 species of colorful birds as well as one thousand seventy species of floras. The beautiful forest covering high hills mainly consists of Rhododendron, Brown Oak, birch, blue pine, Himalayan spruce & Cyprus and Black juniper. In addition, the best season to go on a trek to the national park is in September-October & April-May.
Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation with the assistance of the Nepal Army are managing this National Park from the date of its establishment. The main objective of the national park is to conserve biodiversity, wildlife conservation, and socio-economic development maintaining its unique landscapes. As this national park is a great gift from nature to us, it’s our responsibility to pay back by protecting the natural environment of the park.