Nepal is a landlocked country in Southern Asia, between the Tibet autonomous region of China and India. It has eight of the world's 10 highest peaks, including Mount Everest, the world's tallest, on the border with Tibet and Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism.
thumb|400px|The Annapurna Mountains above Pokhara's Phewa Tal lakeshore.
Gorkha district lies in western region of Nepal. It become part of Nepal when King Prithvi Narayan Shah of Gorkha (also known as Gurkha) unified the country 250 years ago.
Lumbini is the sacred site of the birth of Sakyamuni Buddha. It is located in southern Nepal, near the Indian border and inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Kaksni is in the Nuwakot District. It is located 20 km along the road from Kathmandu to Trisuli Baazar, the turn off to the village is located just before the police checkpoint where there is a cluster of shops.
Kirtipur is a town in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal, located 5 km southwest of Kathmandu situated on a rocky hill between 1,300-1,500 m in elevation. It is one of the oldest settlements in the valley, and was an ancient capital of Nepal.
Kathmandu (काठमाण्डु) is the largest city and capital of Nepal and the namesake of the Kathmandu Valley. Once thought to be the fabled and inaccessible Shangri-La, Kathmandu is growing spot catering to a wide range of holiday types and budgets.
Patan is a one of the largest cities in Nepal and is located just across the Bagmati river from Kathmandu. Confusingly, it is also known as Lalitpur, both names deriving from the Sanskrit "Lalitapattan".
Gorakhpur (Hindi: गोरखपुर, Urdu: گۋڙکھ پور) is a city of 675,000 people in Uttar Pradesh, India. It is a way station on a popular overland route from India to Nepal.
Boudhanath (also known as Boudha, pronounced 'Bo-da') is located 7 km East/Northeast of Kathmandu & home to one of the largest Buddhist stupas in the world, built during the 5th century AD.
Nagarkot is a village in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal. It is 32 km north east of Kathmandu on the northern fringe of the Kathmandu Valley.
Dhulikhel (elevation 1550m) is a town of about 10,000 people on the eastern fringe of the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal. The town lies on the intersection of the Arkino Highway to Tibet (74km) and the B.