Nepal Hill Station
Nepal is basically known for itsaltitudinal variations, ranging between 100 m above the sea level to pinnacleof the Earth, the Mt. Everest. This fact describes Nepal as the mountainous country encompassing many sky-penetrating mountains with lush green meadows,serene hills and deepest gorge. Notable among hill stations include: Bandipur,Nagarkot, Dhulikhel, Tansen, Gorkha amongst others.
Bandipur is an ancient trading town of quaintstreets and charming atmosphere, which lies 135 km out on the Kathmandu-Pokhara highway. Bandipur retains its age-old cultural attributes. Nagarkot,located 32 kilometers east of Kathmandu, is one of the most scenic spots inBhaktapur district and is renowned for its spectacular sunrise view of theHimalaya when the weather is clear. Nagarkot has become famous as one of thebest spots to view Mount Everest as well as other snow-topped peaks of theHimalayan range of eastern Nepal. Dhulikhel is a scenic and ancient townsituated 30 kilometers east of Kathmandu on the Arniko Rajmarg (KathmanduKodari Highway). From here one has a panoramic view of the Himalayan range.Tansen is on the way from Pokhara to Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha,and it is not too far from the Chitwan National Park and located around 1,300meters above sea level, on the south flank of Srinagar Hill. Gorkha is a scenichill- town with great historical significance. King Prithvi Narayan Shah, whounified the Nepal during eighteenth century, was born in the township ofGorkha. It offers panoramic view of snow-fed mountains.