Cave Exploration

Whether its caves filled with statues of deities or the ones close to the sky, Cave exploration in Nepal is something to look forward to.

Of natural, spiritual, and geological importance, caves have a fascinating allure to them, attracting a never-ending string of visitors every year to explore the secrets that lie within it. Every cave in Nepal is unique in its own way.

Mostly natural and some human-made, these caves are filled with bats, statues of deities, or remains of earlier settlements near the Nepal- Tibet border, while each cave holds a special value of its own. Fascinating and of cultural significance a lot can be learned about Nepal in a relatively short time while exploring these caves. Pokhara, Mustang, Tanahun are the regions that have the most famous caves that are open to visitors such as, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, Mahendra Cave, Chamera or Bat Cave, Siddha Cave, Sky Caves of Mustang. Cave exploration in Nepal is altogether a different experience and an activity to look out for. Usually, a small sum is charged at the entrance of most of these caves.

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