Nepal is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of bio- diversity due to its unique geographical position and altitudinal variation. The elevation of the country ranges from 60m above sea level to the highest point in the earth, Mt Everest at 8,848m all within a distance of 150km resulting in to climatic condition form sub- tropical to Arctic. From the highest mountain in the world to dense forests that are home to a rich and wide variety of wildlife and fauna, within this spectacular geography is also one of the richest cultural landscapes anywhere. Nepal is also home to a rich cultural heritage and it offers an astonishing diversity of sightseeing attractions and adventure opportunities found nowhere else on earth. Moreover, you can join in the numerous annual festivals that are celebrated throughout the year in traditional style highlighting enduring customs and beliefs. A visit to Nepal is not only about discovering a new destination but also building new friendships and lasting memories from the Nepal Himalaya.
Nepal's acronym of Never Ending Peace And Love, does well to characterize this nation of good natured and accommodating people; a land of majestic Himalayan scenery comprising eight of the world's ten highest mountains, including Mt Everest. Situated between India and Tibet, the democracy of Nepal is filled with many different ethnic groups, customs and traditions reflected in a wonderfully diverse geography.
Spread across these varied altitudes are communities of colorful cultures and people (many untouched by modern development), animated cities and towns, and far-flung mountain villages. Life here revolves around an intricate intermingling of ancient Hindu and Buddhist religious rituals. Numerous festivals are celebrated throughout the year colored by a diversity of religious and tribal traditions. The capital of Kathmandu brings an assortment of these different societies together into a vibrant collection of brilliant sights and exotic smells, with modern shops co-existing with street sellers, while pyramidal Buddhist temples, holy Sadhus of the Hindu faith and medieval palace squares fill the urban landscape.
Nepal has many attractions, but the essence of the country is its smiling, friendly people with their heartfelt palm-pressed greetings and together with its inspiring Nepal Himalaya’s scenery, Nepal is a place where one visit is usually not enough to satisfy the captivated traveler. .
Location: Situated between India in the South, East and West and China in the North
- Latitude : 26° 22'and 30° 27' North
- Longitude : 80° 4' and 88° 12' East
Area: 1,47,181 sq.km
Population: about 26 million
People: Nepal has more than 60 caste/ethnic group and 70 spoken languages
Time Zone: 5 hours 45 minutes ahead of GMT.
Language: Nepali is the national language, However travel trade people understand and speak English as well
Currency: Nepali Rupees (approximately US$ 1 equal to 75.29)
Political System: Multy Party Democracy System.
Religion: Hindu, Buddhist, Christian, Sikh, and other also
Climate: Climate ranges form tropical in the low lands to the arctic in the higher altitude.
Nepal has four major season
- Winter ( December – February)
- Spring ( March – May)
- Summer (June – August)
- Autumn (September – November)
Nepal can visited whole year round