Nepal

Nepal is a paradise of soaring Himalayas, offering unlimited and lifetime adventure. Located between China to the north and India to the south, east, and the west, Nepal is the home to eight world’s highest mountains above 8,000 meters, approximately 1,300 meters above 6,000 meters and over 2,500 mountains above 5,000 meters. These Himalayas extend approximately 800 km between the Kanchenjunga massifs at the east to the Mahakali River gorge at the west. Of all mountains, Nepal has officially opened only about 400 for trekking as well as for peak climbing purpose. Every year thousands of trekkers and travelers visit to Nepal to explore these majestic Himalayas.

Because of these Himalayas, whenever any travelers think of Nepal, they visualize a soaring Himalayas in their minds. The world’s highest mountains above 8,000 meters that Nepal houses are Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Makalu (8,463 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,163 m) and Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m). Each of these Himalayas attracts thousands of tourists every year. Because of these Himalayas, Nepal has been

It is not merely the high Himalayas that attract world’s travelers, but also the distinct culture, rituals, lifestyles or the faces of people living in the remote corner of the country are also the factors pulling travelers to Nepal. There magnificent mountains, incredible landscapes, steamy jungle, amazing flora and fauna, fabulous arts, architectures all these have enchanted travelers from around the world especially those who are in search of Shangrila!

 Either you stroll around the plain land along the lowest elevation of the nation, Kechana, or trek to the highest point of earth alongside of the lap of Mt. Everest, or hike along the rugged and snow filled trails for mere a day, or whole week or month, you will enjoy a lot and feel your holiday a worth spending, because of incredible mountain scenery, roaring and rushing white-water filled rivers.

The mountain peak, the geographical terrain, boulders, rushing rivers, steamy forest all these offer range of adventures including trekking, climbing, rafting, bungee jumping and so forth. Admiring these features of the country, the world renowned travelers and the writers have given Nepal different titles such as, Nepal is a land of living museum, a land of Shangri-La, roof of the world, the birth place of the apostle of peace, a country of living goddess, one of the best countries for adventure, a tiny country with over hundreds of ethnic groups, the land of mysticism, a land of non-stop festivals to name a few. These features are explicit enough and self-explanatory, why Nepal is one of the ultimate countries to visit at least once in your lifetime. 

Nepal at glance

Location         : Between India and the Tibetan autonomous region of the Republic of China

Area                : 147,181 sq. km

Capital            : Kathmandu

People                         : More than 125 ethnic/caste groups who speak as many as 123 different languages, government has so far recognized 59 ethnic/caste group as indigenous peoples who have distinct language, culture, rituals, have distinct belief system.

Political system          : Multi party democracy, Federal Republic democratic country

Geography                 : Landlocked; located between India and China, extremely diverse terrain ranging from fertile plains and broad valleys to the world’s highest peak—Mt. Everest. 

Climate                       : Nepal has a climate ranging from sub-tropical summers with mild winters in the southern lowlands to an alpine climate with cool summers and severe winters in the mountains.

Visa: Available in Nepalese Embassies and Nepalese Consulates abroad or on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.

Trekking Services: one of the best in the world with treks guided by world renowned Sherpas.

White Water River Rafting: One of the best in Asia in terms of quality water rafting and professionals.

Mountaineering: One of the worlds’ most professional mountaineering services available in Nepal.

Jungle Safari: One of the best jungle Safari operations in Asia.

Helicopter Services: Most tourists’ destinations are easily accessible by a variety of helicopter services.

Charter Air Services: Permission for chartered air services is easily obtained from the Department of Civil Aviation.

World Heritage sites (Cultural)

 

  1. Swayambhunath
  2. Boudhanath
  3. Changunarayan
  4. Pashupatinath
  5. Kathmandu Durbar Square
  6. Patan Durbar Square
  7. Bhaktapur Durbar Square

World heritage sites (Natural)

  1. Everest National Park (1148 square kilometer
  2. Royal Chitwan National Park (932 square kilometer)

National Parks:

  1. Royal Bardia National Park (968 square kilometer)
  2. Langtang National Park (1710 square kilometer)
  3. Shey –Phoksundo National Park (3555 square kilometer)
  4. Rara National Park (106 square kilometer)
  5. Khaptad National Park (225 square kilometer)
  6. Makalu-Barun National (2330 square kilometer)

Wildlife Reserves

  1. Shukla Phanta Reserve (499 square kilometer)
  2. Parsa Reserve (499 square kilometer)
  3. Koshi-Tappu Reserve (175 square kilometer)

Conservation areas:

  1. Annapurna (2600 square kilometer)
  2. Makalu-Barun (2330 square kilometer)

Hunting Reserve:

  1. Dhorpatan (1325 square kilometer)

Glimpse of diversity

Nepal—occupies only about 0.1 percent of the total landmass of the earth, but it is home to:

  •           2 percent of all the flowering plants in the world;
  •           8 percent of the world’s population of birds (more than 848 species);
  •          4 percent of mammals on earth;
  •          11 of the world’s 15 families of butterflies (more than 500 species);
  •          600 indigenous plant families;
  •         319 species of exotic orchids

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