Places to Visit in Dashain

Wondering about the places to visit in Dashain then we have created the list of places to visit in this Nepalese biggest festival Dashain. Dashain is the longest festival in Nepal. All private and government organization are closed during this 15 days long festival. You want to spend your quality time with your loved ones during this long break. You might get worried about where to visit in this long vacation then here we offer the list of places to visit in Dashain with your family and friends.

Kathmandu Valley

Heritage city Kathmandu might not be on the bucket list of locals however it comes in the list of outsiders when it comes to making an escape plan during the vacation. Popular places like Swayambhuanth, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur, Patan, Bouddhanath, Kritipur are some of the places you must not miss during your trip to the country capital.


Muktinath is the place where lots of youngsters want to visit in their break. Either it’s a festival or the regular break. Muktinath offers different climate then you are staying and if you are lucky then you also get a chance to play with snow in the mountain. Muktinath is situated at the height of 3800 Metres from the sea level so you might get caught with altitude sickness so take proper medication before your visit.

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Pokhara don’t need any introduction itself to make a visit. Clean and pleasant city make your stay memorable always. Beside this, visit the Fewa lake, Begnash lake, Sarankot for the early morning sunrise, World peace pagoda, David Fall, Mahendra Cave, International Mountain Museum are some of the places you must not miss during your visit in Dashain.

Chitwan National Park

Chitwan National Park is famous for wildlife in Nepal. When it comes in the mind then it is a proper family destination. Jeep Safari inside the park, Elephant Safari, Canoe Ride and Elephant Breeding Center are some the of popular activities you can do in the park during your visit in Dashain. Beside jungle excursion, exploring the town and enjoying at the bank of the Rapti River is the best part of visiting the Chitwan national park in this Dashain Festival.


Palpa is renowned for hill station in Nepal. Palpa offers the great view of the mountain range along white valley view from Srinagar. You can see the white lake view early in the morning from the hill which is the best part of this destination. Scenic drive from Pokhara or Butawal takes you to this place which is perfect for a night your with beloved one in this Dashain. Rani Mahal which is also known as Nepali Taj Mahal is another attraction of this place.


If you are looking for a destination for a short stay then Kalinchowk is the perfect one. There is not any luxurious hotel however not bad for a night. Kalinchowk Bhagawati temple is the attraction of this hill you can visit during your city escape. If you are traveling on the budget, the local bus will be the perfect mode of transfer. But, if you are planning for private vehicle rental then jeep hire is recommended.

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Lumbini is the birthplace of Gautam Buddha also known as “The Light of Asia”. Lumbini is one of the most visited places in Nepal from different parts of the world. Queen Mayadevi give birth to Siddhartha Gautam Buddha in the Lumbini district which is located in province 5. Ashok Pillar, Maya Devi Temple, Bodhi Tree, and Pond, Shanti Stupa are some of the must-see places in Lumbini during your visit in Dashain.

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Rara Lake

Visiting Rara Lake is everyone wishes however it’s tough to accomplish due to bad road and expensive cost. Rara Lake is in Mugu district which lies in Karnali. Traveling by local bus is a hassle and consumes lots of time. Hiring 4wheel jeep is the best way to travel by surface. Flight from Nepaljung to Talcha airport is the other option however it’s very tough to obtain flight tickets during the Dashain. Hiking around the lake and early morning boating in the lake are the activities you can do during your trip.

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Tilicho Lake

Tilicho Lake is situated at the height of 5100 meters from sea level. It is also the highest lake in the world. Tilicho Lake is one of the most going destinations for Nepalese adventure seekers. You should be physically as well as mentally fit trek during your visit. Altitude sickness might be an obstacle for you during this travels so be prepared for this along with taking your meal accordingly.


Goasikunda lies in the Langtang National Park in the altitude of 4380 Meter from Sea level. Gosaikunda is a religious destination as well as trekking. Gosaikunda is the major visiting of Dhunche – Helambu trekking which lies in Langtang valley. Gosaikunda is the place for hiker’s instead then family visit. You can hike either from Sundarijal or drive to Dhunche and hike to Gosaikunda.

Bardia National Park

Bardia National Park is also known as the home of tigers. Beside this, Bardia is also the gateway for western Nepal which is rich is Flora and Fauna. People who want to escape from this dusty city at this fete. Bardia National Park also offers Wildlife Safari activities inside the park which is the great opportunity to see Royal Bengal Tiger, One horn Rhino, Leopard, Deer and other many more. You need to travel long to reach this place however this is the place to visit in Dashain.


Khaptad is one of the preserved national parks in Nepal which lies in the far western region. It was established in 1984. It lies in 4 districts of Nepal, Doti, Bajhang, Bajura, and Achham in 225 KM2. Hill landscape, slopes, streams, carpeted ground with flower are the attraction of this place. Khaptad is rich is Flora and Fauna.


Old Newari town Bandipur lies in Tanahun district which you can visit for an overnight or day visit with lunch. You can see the long range of mountains from this hill station town. Preserved Newari style house and culture is the best part of this town. Evening walk with your loved one in this street you can experience here.


Bhedetar is a perfect hill station that lies 16 KM north to Dharan. You need to pass through this place to reach Dharan. This is the tourist destination of eastern reason. You can feel different weather from Dharan in this particular place. You can climb the Charles Towers which offers the great view of Dharan so this is the list of Places to visit in Dashain.


Nagarkot is the place to visit in Dashain. Nagarkot is the hill station around Kathmandu valley which is best for overnight and camping too. 1 hrs drive from Kathmandu can reach this place which is good for sunrise and sunset. Beside sunrise, if the weather is clear, you can see the magnificent view of the mountain from this place.


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