“Land of Himalayas”
Nepal is a small but heavenly beautiful landlocked country sandwiched between two Asian Giant; China and India. Nepal is a culturally and naturally blessed diverse country. Within the small territory, Nepal beholds large numbers of natural, cultural and historical facts. Among the around 30 million people, more than 125 ethnic groups are practicing their own culture and tradition. There are more than 123 languages in practice, a large part of the population is Hindu more than 80 %, but there is also other religion such as Buddhist, Muslims, Sikh, Jain, Christian, etc.
Nepal is the Himalayan nation; almost 16% of the Nepalese territory is covered by the mountains and peaks of Himalayas. The high hills and foothills of Himalayas hold almost half of the nation. The Himalayas are the source of small and big rivers of Nepal as well as India which after meeting the ocean. Most of the part of the Himalayas falls within the land of Nepal which includes the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest along with other 7 among the 14 peaks over 8,000m around the world; Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Cho Oyu and Annapurna ( Nepal has 8 peaks over the 8,000m out of 14 around the world. Nepal has so many other interesting facts such as Nepal has the world’s deepest gorge, Gorge Kaligandaki, Nepal has 10 UNESCO World Heritage sites, and 7 UNESCO World Heritage sites are in Kathmandu valley only.
Nepal is the land where Lord Buddha born, where Goddess Sita born, where lots of Rishi had penance. In short, Nepal is the land of God or it is God’s land. Nepal is the holy land where has lots of pilgrimages like Pasupathnath, Swayanbhunath, Bouddhanath, Muktinath, Lumbini, Janaki Temple, Pathbhara, Halesi and the holy cave, Namobuddha, etc.
Nepal has lots of cultural and traditional religious values and beliefs. The faith of the peoples over the Gods and Goddesses are so spiritual. It has its style of celebrations, its festivals and its way of birth to death. Remember one thing that Nepal has festivals more than days in a year and every next house has temples. That’s why Kathmandu is also known as the City of Temple and the city of Festivals.
Nepal is a topographically and geographically diverse country the land begins with the elevation of just 58m to the world’s highest peak in the world Mt. Everest (8,848m). The tropical, subtropical and the alpine forests of Nepal is the shelter of lots of rare, endemic and endangered floras and faunas.
The beauties of naturally Nepal can be explored with so many things to do. Either you can do some adventure like trekking, hiking, adventure sports, or you can make wonderful cultural, historical or natural tours. Trekking, Peak Climbing, Expeditions, and other mountaineering activities, natural tours, cultural tours, educational tours, rafting, and other water games, Bungee jumping, Jungle Safaris, Pilgrimage tour, etc are the best things to do in Nepal.
Nepal is one of the most beautiful as well as imaginative dreamlands in the world. It is so far the richest country in terms of bio-diversity due to its unique geographical position and latitudinal variation; being home to the world's highest mountains, historic cities and the forested plains where the lordly…Read More
Nepal's climate varies with its topography and altitude. It ranges from the tropical to the arctic. The lowland Terai region with its maximum altitude to approximately 305m, which lies in the tropical southern part of the country, for instance, has a hot and humid climate that can rise above 45…Read More
Residential electrical outlets in some countries, including the United States use 110-120 volts of electricity and accept very specific shaped plugs. Many other countries, including Nepal, use other voltages, 220-240 volts to power their appliances, as well as different plugs. If you try to plug an American appliance such as a shaver…Read More
Government office hours: 10 am to 5 pm. On Saturday and Sunday in Kathmandu government offices (including Immigration) and embassies are closed. Banks are mostly open on Sundays and a few are open on Saturday mornings, whilst you can always use the cash machines as they don’t close, although they…Read More
History The recorded history of Nepal begins when the Kiratis from the eastern part of the country started to rule the country. The first known rulers of the Kathmandu valley were Kiratis. Yalamar was the first of their king, he was also mentioned in the Hindu epic the Mahabharata. During…Read More
Nepal is officially the federal democratic Republic of Nepal sandwiched between two giants India and China. Nepal is a landlocked Himalayan country in South Asia but connected with the world by hundreds of international flights daily from Tribhuwan International Airport. Flights operate from Delhi (Daily), Mumbai, Calcutta, and Hongkong, Guangzhou,…Read More
People Nepal has a population of more than 29 million with a complex mixture of different ethnic groups, each with a distinctive lifestyle and cultural flavor speaking different languages and dialects. The Sherpas live mainly in the mountain of eastern and central Nepal, in particular, in the Solu Khumbu (Everest)…Read More
Transportation/Vehicle in Nepal Transportation in city areas is available and has easy access. Bus, taxi, tempos, vans and rickshaws are available everywhere. 1. Taxis: Metered Taxis are much common and usually recognized by the black number plate in front and rear. You can get the taxis even at night time, but the…Read More
Travel insurance is insurance that is intended to cover medical expenses, trip cancellation, lost luggage, flight accident and other losses incurred while traveling, either internationally or domestically. Without good travel insurance we can’t have a relaxed journey full of exciting and adventurous activities, so be prepared for HAZARD! Especially, travelers…Read More
Nepal Visa Information All foreign nationals are required to arrange a visa in order to enter Nepal. A Nepalese Visa can be obtained either prior to your arrival at a Nepalese embassy abroad or on arrival in Kathmandu at the airport (Tribhuvan International Airport). But nationals from Afghanistan, Iraq, Cameroon,…Read More