Nepal is bounded by culture and history. The beginning of civilization in Nepal has some of the tremendous history found around the world. Home to more than 121 ethnic groups has definitely introduced diverse cultures alongside their history. Cultural and historical tours are developed to understand the core cultural and traditional practices of Nepalese that come along with decades and decades of history. Even though every corner of Nepal has been infused with different cultures, the people of Nepal have always been together through rough and hard times. This shows the uniqueness, harmony, and togetherness Nepalese people share all time. The main motive behind cultural and historical tours is to let the world know about the culture and history of Nepal, which still can be exhibited in today's time.
Nepal's history doesn't go way too far back but in the 1700's when King Prithvi Narayan Shah of Gorkha launched a campaign to broaden its border. Before Nepal was separated into more than 24 small-sized states where every state had its own administrative and legislative system. Finally, the unification campaign came to an end in the 1800s with the Sugauli treaty signed between Nepal and the former East India Company. It's a small part of the history of Nepal but to know more deeply about the history of Nepal, cultural and historical tours are the most prominent way. Since the unification campaign, Nepal has gone through different changes in the ruling system. As of today's date, Nepal stands as the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal administered by the people for the people and to the people.
Nepal is very rich in terms of culture, the culture of Nepalese people vary from east to west. There are five types of religion followed by the people of Nepal namely Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Kirat, and Christianity. However, by volume Hindus and Buddhists outnumber the other communities of Nepal, yet they celebrate every festival all together with peace and harmony. There are several pilgrimage destinations all around the country which hold significant religious importance to the people of Nepal. Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Janaki Mandir, Manakamana Temple, Gosaikunda, Kalika Temple, Lumbini birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha “Lumbini”, Halesi Mahadev, Muktinath. Kathmandu valley is also known as the city of Temples and is culturally the most important place of Nepal with ancient art and architecture. Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan durbar squares, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath are the world's UNESCO heritage sites and have a lot of history behind them.
Well, there are some of the popular cultural and historical places in Nepal, but there are a tremendous amount of destinations yet explored but have potential cultural and historical importance. Every nook and corner has cultural and historical importance to it however many of them have not been in the world's eyes. Luxury Holidays Nepal will operate different cultural and historical tours if you want to experience something different than regular tours. If you are wanting to experience the true cultural aspects of Nepal it is highly recommended to visit during any festival time of the year. It's when most of the country is united as one and celebrates festivals as a common Nepal. Dashain, the biggest festival in Nepal, is probably the best period to consider visiting because in those times you will have the opportunity to explore more than one aspect of the Nepalese lifestyle alongside their culture and history.