Nepal is situated in the mighty Himalayas bordering to the north by the Tibet Autonomous Region of China and to the south, east, and west by India. Out of the world's 14 peaks over 8000 meters, eight are in Nepal with Everest (8,848m), the highest mountain and over 240 peaks more than 20,000 ft (6,096 m) above sea level. The southern part of the country is occupied by fertile land but climatically humid and densely populated.
Nepal is situated in the mighty Himalayas bordering to the north by the Tibet Autonomous Region of China and to the south, east, and west by India. Out of the world’s 14 peaks over 8000 meters, eight are in Nepal with Everest (8,848m), the highest mountain and over 240 peaks more than 20,000 ft (6,096 m) above sea level. The southern part of the country is occupied by fertile land but climatically humid and densely populated.
Nepal is considered one of the world’s most beautiful countries enriched with outstanding natural and cultural treasures. For adventure lovers, the country is best known in the world as an adventure paradise. Here one can embark on any of the adventure activities such as trekking, mountain expedition, river rafting, jungle safari into the national parks, paragliding over the sky, and bungy jumping at 160m deep into the gorge, and many other thrilling adventure activities. Every year thousands of travelers visit Nepal specifically for trekking, peak climbing, mountain expedition, and sightseeing.
Nepal is a land of ancient history, colorful cultures and multi- religions found nowhere else on the planet! There are many festivals and cultural events celebrated throughout the year in the various regions by different Nepalese ethnic groups who follow their own way of religious practice, lifestyle, language, culture, and tradition keeping peace and harmony in society. About 80% of the total population follows the Hindu religion; about 10% Buddhist religion, about 4% Muslim and the rest of other religious groups live in different parts of the country.
Cultural tour in Nepal wouldn’t be complete without exploring the three ancient cities of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur in the Kathmandu Valley which is famous for having seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites with a myriad of monuments, sculptures, artistic temples and magnificent artworks. Nepal is also famous for being the birthplace of the Lord Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, who was born in 623 B.C. in the sacred garden of Lumbini located in lowland plains ( Terai) in southern Nepal.
Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan, Lumbini, Bardia, etc. are the most sought-after destinations for cultural and wildlife tours in Nepal. Trekking and Hiking is the most popular activity here. Some of the top-listed trekking destinations in Nepal are- Everest region, Annapurna region, Langtang region, Manaslu region, Mustang region and many others in the bucket-list amongst the travelers. Likewise, a mountaineering expedition is also one of the most popular adventure activities in Nepal. Chitwan National Park, Bardia National Park and Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve are the most popular destinations for those who love wildlife tours.
A wide variety of accommodations from the budget to the award-winning property mostly in the five-star category are available in Kathmandu, Pokhara, Lumbini and other places of tourist interest.