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Swayambhu NathSwayambhu Nath is a Buddhist temple located on a hill-top at the northwest corner of Kathmandu. This centuries-old temple is the most popular pilgrimage for Buddhist people.
While this is a primarily Buddhist temple, there are several Hindu temples around the main Sthupa which makes it an equally important Hindu pilgrimage.
Home to a lot of monkeys, it is also known as the Monkey Temple. There is a nice overlook in-front of the Sthupa, that boasts amazing views of the whole Kathmandu valley.
Dang DeukhuriDang-Deukhuri is a district inside Rapti zone in mid-western Nepal. It is the biggest valley in South Asia.
The armed conflict in Nepal had a huge impact on the area but after peace came in, the area has been developing rapidly. Tribhuvan Nagar, which has been recently renamed to Ghorahi municipality is growing as a commercial hub. Huge cement factories like the Ghorahi Cement Factory have opened up springing up economic activity to the surroundings.
MustangMustang, हिमाल पारी को जिल्ला, which means a district which is beyond the Himalayas is a prime example of Nepal's rich geographical, cultural and religious diversity. You literally have to cross the Annapurna range to get to it from Pokhara.
Mustang is home to much of the world's tallest peaks along the Annapurna Himalayan range and is a trekker's paradise. It is popularly divided into Lower Mustang bordering Kaski district and Upper Mustang bordering Tibet. That is also a reason why this Mustang has been a route for traders and pilgrims for centuries and appears to be a melting pot of Hindiusm and Buddhism.
Mustang's district headquarters in Jomsom which and is an important point along the Annapurna Area Trekking Route.
Hotel Oms HomeHotel Om's Home is located footsteps from Jomson Airport. It is fitted with modest amenities given the rough Jomsom area and serves the trekkers coming to the Annapurna region and pilgrims going up to Muktinath temple.
Bishnu Hirachan and his wife, the owners; have maintained the hotel for decades and have served thousands of visitors with their amazing hospitality. You can gaze at the Nilgiri peak right from the hotel lobby or be lucky to get a room that faces in that direction and spend your moments in awe-inspiring views of the mountain.
Garden of DreamsGardem of Dreams is the name given to the newly renovated garden inside Keshar Mahal. The owner Keshar Shumsher had bought this land after winning a game of Kauda (cowrie) and developed this as a garden for all six seasons.
The garden literally had six pavilions representing six seasons. After the renovation and restoration, three remain and the garden is open to public. It is quite interesting that this garden gives you a true feeling of serenity amidst the hustle and bustle of the Kathmandu core. A must for a visitor, this is a place for relaxation, when you need some tranquility after enduring some parts of the otherwise very crowded Kathmandu.