Nepal occupies small land surface of 147,181 Sq.km areas in global space with diverse lands of Hills, Mountains and plains. It lies in between two large countries of Asia –India and China as a land locked Country.
Unparalleled lands with diverse nature, topography and geography is central assets and attraction for eye catching views and breath-taking scenes of varied Mother Nature. Lands of different caste, creed and ethnic communities with their own culture, philosophy, religion, history and values. Multi-Color with her peaceful characters with diverse brotherhood and sisterhood who shares a common bowl and melting pot.
The era of travelling generation who wants to travel and explore world for different purposes. Significantly this generation has contributed for development and growth of current tourism industry as a fastest growing Industry in Global space as well as Nepal tourism industry. Nepal is also one of the top-most ranked countries in global space for travelling and tourism activities. Reflecting Nepal’s tourism industry of six decades, travelers want to visit Nepal for many purposes, but centric views of travelers for Nepal will be trekking, mountaineering and the exploration of The Himalayas, high-altitude biking, natural authenticity, adventure activities, vegetation, cultural diversity, national parks, and spiritual exploration.
Epic stories of brave Gurkha soldiers who fought during the First and Second World Wars, living goddess Kumari, playground of the hunting-gathering societies, Himalayan heroes, ancient civilization, dynamic arts, architecture and literature, and diverse celebration of culture, have uniquely turned Nepal into a veritable melting pot.
Surrounded with giant mountains and epic landscape, six out of ten highest peaks of world are in Nepal Mt. Kanchanjanga (8, 586m), Mt. Lhotse (8, 511m), Mt. Makalu (8462M), Mt. Cho Oyu (8, 201m), Mt. Dhaulagari( 8167M) , manaslu (8163 M) and Annapurna ( 8091M ) including top highest peak of the world – Mt. Everest at 8, 848 meters.
Nepal with her tiny size, has more than 102 ethnic groups and close to 100 dialects that make Nepal a good destination for religious, spiritual and cultural experiences. Multiply cultures, cuisine and celebration of ethnic communities around the country make it attractive for first-time and returning travellers. Additionally, Nepal is a suitable destination throughout the year for religious, spiritual and cultural experiences.
Lying roughly around the center of Nepal, is a bowl-shaped valley of Kathmandu – rich with its live performances of Jatras and reverance of the world’s only living goddess Kumari. Outside the valley, the foothills, mountains, and the Terai plains of Nepal are lively with the music of Rodhi, the tune of Sarangi, the dance of the Tharu,and countless other songs of sorrows and joys.
Nepal is also home to Siddhartha Gautam; whom people call The Buddha. He is the enlightened one with his message of peace that has been dominant not only in Asia but also the entire world. Around the mid-sixteenth century, the three ruling kingdoms of the Kathmandu Valley entered a golden era of history, arts, architecture, and sculpture. To this day, they exhibit a significantly rich cultural presence, articulating Nepal in the global arena of exemplary heritage. An astounding seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites are found inside the Valley – Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Patan, Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Changu Narayan and Bauddhanath – all within a radius of just seven kilometers! These are the timeless and legendary artifacts from that golden era of Nepalese civilization.
Equally impressive is the amount of flora and fauna, and grassland present inside this country. Multiple national parks with their own micro-worlds are just a handful of things one can enjoy in Nepal. A total of eleven national parks are found here, and together with several forests, the greenery occupies around a third of Nepal’s area. The chanting sounds of birds in Koshi-Tappu is one of the interesting places in Nepal for ornithologists. It is interesting to note here that the rare one-horned rhinoceros is found in the savannah plains of Nepal.
The country is a sort of open museum, and even a university for those who want to experience a mountainous country like no other. The history of expedition and exploration for Mt. Everest started during 1952, when Hillary and tensing summited the world’s heighest peak -Mt Everest at 8848m.Majestic mountains of Nepal has been discovered in planets. It has been the synonym of exploration, expedition, mountaineering, and trekking in the roof of the world. Through trekking travelers started exploring the many lands of Nepal on foot as expedition teams. The artifacts of natural scenery, hospitality of the people and their untold stories living at laps of the Himalayas since the dawn of time. Undoubtedly, the word trekking became a mirror of Nepal in the global area. During this six decade, travelers have been highly influenced with different trekking routes of Nepal. Reflecting on the trekking routes of Nepal, some popular ones are The Annapurna Circuit, several high passes of the world, high-altitude lakes, The Great Himalayan Trail, Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Macchapuchure, Mt. Everest, Mt. Langtang, Mt. Manaslu Base Camp, Ruby Valley Trek, Mt. Gauri-Shankar, and so on. These are only a few of the diverse trails in this beautiful country.
Exploration is an ongoing process. If you want to travel Nepal for trekking and exploration, there are many other wonderful places among majestic mountains that are still hidden, and whose stories are waiting to be discovered and shared. It is always a good time to explore and gain the thrills of trekking under the shadow of the mountains in a land crafted by Nature herself.
Many people are still without an experience of Nepal with her incredible geography, an atmosphere of myth and the closest experience of the heavens on Earth. Feel and take showers of beauty in the laps of Nature herself, and spend a perfect and rich time that is the ultimate dream of every traveler. Recharge your life in this country worthy of experience and gain an experience of a lifetime.