#23 best destination in the world

 

Annapurna Massif

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  • Among the world’s most dangerous mountains to climb
  • 32% of climbers are fatalities

 

Kathmandu Valley

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  • Crossroads of ancient civilizations of Asia
  • Includes several pilgrimage sites for Hindus and Buddhists
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Lumbini

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  • Buddhist pilgrimage
  • Stated in Buddhist tradition that in 528 BC the Buddha achieved Enlightenment and founded Buddhism
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Sagarmatha National Park

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  • Protected area in the Himalayas that is dominated by Mount Everest
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Mount Everest

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  • Earth’s highest mountain, reaching a height of 29,029 ft
  • 300 people have died on Everest, many of whose bodies remain on the mountain

Boudhanath

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  • One of the largest stupas in the world (a mound-like structure containing relics such as the remains of Buddhist monks or nuns)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Pashupatinath Temple

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  • Famous and sacred Hindu temple complex
  • Seat of Nepal’s national deity, Lord Pashupatinath
  • Built in the 15th century
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Poon Hill

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  • Popular hike with views of the Himalayas

 


 

Costs

all flights $1,104

food $2/day x 12 days = $24

hotel $3/day x 10 days = $30

tickets (all attractions) $126

TOTAL for whole itinerary $1,284