Are you planning for your summer vacation trip to Nepal and searching for some top hill station in Nepal? Do you want to stay some coolest hill stations in Nepal during your holiday? Where you will find a cooler environment, village culture, local foods and tradition, beautiful sunrise and sunset view and a spectacular view of snow capped mountains. Here we have a list of some coolest hill station in Nepal.
List of Coolest Hill Station in Nepal
Bandipur is a hill station which is located at an altitude of 1030m. This place is 148 km far from Kathmandu valley and 73 km far from Pokhara. Bandipur is the living museum of ancient Newari culture. This beautifully preserved village invites travelers to observe the panoramic view of the mountains and experience the hiking. Bandipur also presents heady mix of history, architecture, landscapes and awesome caves to the travelers. The main attractions of Bandipur are Silkworm Farm, Sidda Gufa, Thani Mai Temple, Gurungche Hill, Tundikhel, Bindhawashini temple, Khadga Devi Temple and Martyrs Memorial. One can reach Bandipur by drive from Kathmandu via Dumre, either by tourist bus or by own private vehicle.
Chitlang is a beautiful village about 30 km south of Kathmandu valley. It is located at an altitude of 1833m. This village is rich for ancient culture, unspoiled landscapes, and peaceful environment. Chitlang village is a rare destination for travelers traditionally, culturally and naturally. The people of Chitlang are friendly and the way they welcome to their guests or travelers is awesome. Their accommodation is simple but they provides delicious Nepali food, comfortable bedding and clean toilet facilities. The climate of this place is nice in any season during the year with a bit hot days and cool nights. People can reach Chitlang by taking a bus or private vehicle from Kathmandu. They also can reach there by a short hiking. It is a very good destination for nature lovers and short day hike trekkers.
Dhulikhel is one of the major tourist spot of Kavre located at an altitude of 1550 m. The main attractions of Dhulikhel are the view of rows of snow-capped peaks. From the edge of the ridge, a stunning panorama of peaks unfolds, from Langtang Lirung in the east, through Dorje Lakpa to the huge bulk of Gauri Shankar and nearby Melungtse(7181m) and as far as Numbur ( 5945m ) in the east. Devithan hillock renowned for viewing sunrise and sunset, historic Newar settlement and the artistic temples of the town. It is surrounded by rural villages, organic farms, historical sites, woodlands and forests with a huge assortment of fauna and flora.
People can reach to this place by taking public bus or private vehicle from Kathmandu valley. Dhulikhel is nearby one of Nepal’s finest rafting rivers with a popular bungee Jumping spot. Visitors also can do a day hiking from Dhulikhel to Namobudha.
Daman is a small beautiful village of Makawanpur district. It is located at an altitude of 2322 m from sea level. Daman village is situated 80 km southeast of Kathmandu. From Daman you can see the greatest view of the biggest Himalayas of Nepal including Mt. Everest in the east and Dhaulagiri in the west. The activities available here are hiking, cycling, rocks climbing, fishing trip to Kulekhani, pony ride etc. Daman is also famous for Sunrise and Sunset view from the top of the hill. One can visit this place any of the seasons but the best time to visit Daman is from March to May and from June to September.
You can reach to Daman by taking bus or private vehicle from Kathmandu, it takes about 3 and half hour. There is some public transportation also available but in a fewer number. Sim Bhanjhyan is the peak of Daman, with an altitude of 2500m.
Sarangkot is one of the famous destinations of Nepal among travelers. Majority numbers of vistors reach there to view beautiful mountains and sunrise. The panoramic view of sunrise and sunset from Sarangkot can blow any of our minds off. From Sarangkot beautiful valley Pokhara in the lap of Machhapuchhre Mountain can be seen. One of the famous Peace Pagoda is another attraction nearby sarangkot. This lies on the top of the opposite hill. Paragliding and zip flyer also can be done from Sarangkot. It takes 40 minutes by taxi then 45 minutes hike is needed to reach to the main view point. If You’re planning to go Pokhara then Sarangkot should’t be missed.
Nagarkot is a hill station situated at a distance of 32 km from Kathmandu and 20 km from Bhaktapur. It is located at an altitude of 2000 m. Nagarkot is a favorite destination among both foreign and domestic tourists. This place is famous for sunrise and sunset view of Himalayas including Mount Everest as well as other peaks of the Himalayan range of eastern Nepal. The scenic beauty of Nagarkot makes it a very popular hiking route for tourists and it also offers a panoramic view of the Kathmandu valley. Nagrkot is the place where once Manjushree Bodhisatto stood and watched the lake in the Kathmandu Valley.
Nagarkot is considered as an ideal spot to scape from polluted environment and hectic city life. This awesome place is teemed with the large number of high standard hotels and resorts. You can go Nagarkot by public bus or taking private vehicle from Kathmandu, it takes about one and half hour to reach. It is one of the popular hill station in Nepal.
Palpa is a great historical place of Nepal situated at the southern slope of Mahabharat range and Himalayas. It is located on the way from Pokhara to Lumbini which is 270 km far from Kathmandu valley and 125 km far from Pokhara. Beautiful view of the mountains, clean environment, friendly people and ancient culture is the major attraction of Palpa. From Palpa you can see the highest peaks of Nepal including Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manaslu, Gauri Sankar in clear days. This place is also famous for good Dhaka. (most popular hand knitted cloth) Rani Mahal, ( The Taj Mahal of Nepal ) Tansen Durbar( A historical King Palace ), Tansen Bajar and Bhairabsthan Temple are some must see attraction in Palpa. But the rani Mahal is quite far from the Tansen city.
A very good side of Palpa is people can visit in any of the seasons through out the year. The weather is always good and the temperature is stable. Visitors can reach Palpa by taking a public bus or private vehicle, it takes about 4-5 hours to reach there from Pokhara.