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Hidden Water Paradise Around Kathmandu

Abhishek Subedi July 9, 2020

Nepal is a hidden paradise for nature buffs and the adventurous souls who are looking for an escape from a hectic life to nature’s lap. Kathmandu is not only the capital city but also one of the biggest cities in Nepal. There are a lot of Hidden Water Paradise Around Kathmandu. Apart from being an adventurous paradise, Kathmandu is also home to the magnificent hidden waterfalls which are closed in among the deep George. Despite being rich in pleasant mountain climate and unmatching natural beauty, it has many hidden waterfall destinations that pleasure the traveler. There are many rivers, lakes, streams, cascades, etc which attracts the traveler very much but apart from that waterfall is also a reason that travelers travel to enjoy it. Nepal is a naturally beautiful country with high mountains and a diverse landscape of lush greenery and exotic vegetation. 

There are many hidden waterfalls you must visit around Kathmandu Valley. So some of the water paradise around the Kathmandu valley that you must visit are:

1. Jhor Waterfall

Jhor waterfall is one of the most popular waterfalls among Kathmandu valley. It is mostly famous among Kathmandu people which lies in Tokha, Mahankal. It lies in the border of Kathmandu and Nuwakot districts and water from Shivapuri National Park is the main source of this waterfall. Jhor waterfall is a tourist attraction where many tourists visit to enjoy the waterfall. This place is also famous for the temple (Baundeshwor) situated in this place so while traveling to this place you can take double advantage of visiting the temple and enjoying the waterfall. The temple is not made by humans but it is formed naturally. 

Hidden Water Paradise Around Kathmandu

The temple has its specialty as it is inside the Baundeshwor Cave and has its history. Jhor waterfall is also famous as a picnic spot for spending quality time with family and friends and can be visited on a certain budget. A trip to this waterfall is the chance to be in the midst of all that has been banished from the city- greenery, tranquility, field, forest, and many more. You can visit this place in private vehicles, hike, or do bicycle rides. As the surrounding is growing rapidly there are plenty of options that you can choose as per your need. 

2. Simba Falls

Simba falls is situated in Manikhel which is the combination of more than 5 different small waterfalls. Manikhal village is a rural yet authentic village which is located approximately 40 kilometers away from Kathmandu. It is a Tamang village located on the top of the hill which is at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level. The view from the top is amazing and due to the Simba Falls, this village is becoming popular day by day. The water of this waterfall is always cold so the people name it Simba Waterfall in Tamang Language which is a beautiful waterfall. 

Hidden Water Paradise Around Kathmandu

To reach this place, one has to walk about 45 minutes to one hour from the last vehicle stop to enjoy the stunning waterfall. As this waterfall belongs in peaceful and green surroundings, the person who likes to spend time with nature will love this place instantly. The waterfall and greenery in this place are so pure that you will forget all the worries and sorrow and you will feel delightful and joyous. So, one must visit this place once in a lifetime when they are in Kathmandu.

3.  Kageshwori Jharana

Kageshwori is a religious place which is located 25 kilometers northeast of Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. It is the combination of two names that is Kag which means crow and Ishwori which means god. Crow is worshipped because the crawling of crows symbolizes sadness and grief. There is the belief that crow is the messenger of the god so devotees worship crows and offer delicious food. There is a statue of a crow in this temple. Many people come to this place to worship crow mainly in Tihar. Apart from all this, there is a magnificent waterfall located in this place which is not popular among the people but it’s stunning and eye-catching. The surrounding is peaceful and greenery. The nature lover will adore hanging around this place and will be cheerful seeing the waterfall. So you must visit this place when you are in Kathmandu.  

Hidden Water Paradise Around Kathmandu

4. Sundarijal Waterfall

Sundarijal is 17 kilometers northeast from Kathmandu Valley which is also the ‘beautiful water’. It is a famous water paradise in Kathmandu, Nepal. The tiny village is the gateway to Shivapuri National Park as well as for popular Kathmandu Valley Trekking. This water paradise is very famous for the adults and teenagers for day hiking, swimming, enjoying the waterfall, picnic, and biking from where you will see stunning Kathmandu valley and beautiful Tamang village called Mulkharka. The two most famous activities performed by the tourists and locals are swimming and canyoning in the waterfall. 

Hidden Water Paradise Around Kathmandu

But canyoning is advised to perform with experts as it might be hazardous without the expert guide. Other than that, many people visit this place for enjoying the waterfall and bathing in the spring water and some religious people visit this place because there is a temple of (Sundari Mai) which means goddess of beauty and there is a belief that if we wash our face with the water of this place then we would become beautiful. This place is getting popular due to this waterfall and also pure water from Baghdwar the starting point of Bagmati River. You must visit this place once when you are in Kathmandu. 

5. Nagarkot Waterfall

Nagarkot is only 25 kilometers away from Kathmandu but upon reaching there you will feel like you are in another world. The way to the place is bumpy but after reaching there, you will feel worthy of traveling along such roadways. Crisp air, lush green hills, birds chirping, and waterfalls will make you happy and your mind peaceful. You will see the stunning view of the valley from Jalpadevi temple even during the monsoon season. After a short period of hiking from that place, you will see a magnificent waterfall. The waterfall is breathtaking. 

Hidden Water Paradise Around Kathmandu

It is a hidden gem and it feels like paradise is all for ourselves. The water is chill but seeing the waterfall will make your mind peaceful and relaxing. The dense forest, lush greenery, and the waterfall will make your trip to this place worthy and memorable. So you must visit this while you are in Kathmandu.

These places are the true paradise for the water lovers and for those who want to enjoy the cold and clear water of the waterfall around the Kathmandu valley.


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