If you think of a romantic setting for some quiet times with your partner that spells magic. What comes to mind is usually scenes of spectacular sunrises or sunsets, walking hand in hand on the soft sands of a beach, watching snow clad mountains in the distance and sharing a glass of champagne, cruising together on a tranquil lake, trekking together in the jungles, etc …
If you are looking to give these romantic dreams wings then there is one country that has many a perfect setting for a perfect romantic experience. That country is Nepal, a home that boasts of the mighty Himalayan ranges, beautiful lakes and forests. Getting to Nepal from anywhere in the world is easy as the lure of the land pulls in hordes every year. Kathmandu which is the capital is the hub of the country. Kathmandu is accessible from all over the world, one can book cheap Delhi to Kathmandu flight at low cost or fly in from any other major airport.
Once you get to Kathmandu, the door to many a romantic possibility opens up, it is up to you to choose what you want or if you have the time and the money you can opt for all of them. So let us peep into these romantic destinations that are sure to make you swoon.
Imagine waking up in the morning and opening the curtains of your hotel window or better still stepping on to the balcony of your hotel room. What do you see there? The rays of the rising sun kissing the snowy clad peaks of the Himalayan mountains bathing them in a shower of gold. As you take a leisurely sip of coffee, your hand in your partner’s hand, your are sure to exclaim those three magic words. No it is not “I love you”, but, “this is heaven”! That, then is Nagarkot for you ladies and gentlemen.
Nagarkot is just about twenty seven odd kilometers from the city of Kathmandu, but is sure to transport you into a totally different world. A world so beautiful and enchanting, that you will think that you woke up to a dream.
Whether it is your honeymoon or anniversary or just the two of you on a holiday to spend quality time together, head to Nagarkot. The prime attractions of course are the views of Mount Everest and the Annapurna Mountains. In addition Nagarkot has many enchanting trekking trails too. The best time to plan a romantic rendezvous in Nagarkot is between the months of October to April.
The vast expanse of the waters of an enchanting lake shimmers in emerald hues. You cruise along the waters leisurely living the moment, mesmerized by the magic of the moment. As you rest your head on the shoulders of your beloved, the surrounding mountains and the low hanging clouds seem to serenade you in a divine symphony. That then is the Phewa Lake in Pokhara, a picturesque freshwater lake located in the midst of the surrounding Himalayan mountains at an altitude of two thousand four hundred and thirty four feet. Pokara is a haven for couples looking to steal some romantic moments in the lap of nature at the foothills of the Himalayas. Apart from the natural beauty if you want to temper your experience with adventure, all you need to do is head to nearby Sarankot to indulge in the exciting activity of Paragliding. Pokhara makes for a dreamy experience which will leave you with memories to cherish for a lifetime.
A small and quaint town in Nepal which looks like a slice of Europe. Bandipur is one of the most enchanting towns in Nepal and less touristy too, making it all the more attractive and romantic a destination. As you stroll around the town and observe the lines of row houses, you will feel that time has come to a standstill. Bandipur seems to have been caught in an enthralling time warp and you too will lose all sense of time as you experience the charm of this place. To add some spice to your experience you can also embark on some trekking along beautiful trails or go for a safari in the nearby jungles, or you can simply choose to soak in the Newari culture by interacting with the Newari people who inhabit the area. The Newaris are the indigenous people of Nepal and the originators of the Nepali culture and heritage. The experience of Bandipur will be like a charming comma in your life.
These are three gems carefully plucked from the beautiful landscapes of Nepal. Nepal a country which has innumerable destinations that are guaranteed to appeal to your romantic leanings and sweep you off your feet. Nepal the country of the mystical mountains, where there is a song in the winds that blow from the Himalayas and where the hearts of the people overflow with warmth is a destination one must experience.