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About Nepal

Namaste! & Welcome to Nepal…

For some its home to the mother of universe; Mount Everest and the great mountaineers, for others it’s the land of brave Gurkha soldiers. Some love it as the only Hindu kingdom or the birthplace of Lord Buddha. For whatever reason one love the country, Nepal is the land of tremendous beauty and diversity where you can escape from the excesses of Western Civilization and yet where tourist amenities are sufficiently developed for your stay to be comfortable.

This small Himalayan Kingdom Nepal, which occupies just 0.1% of the earth is very rich in terms of bio-diversity. Its’ home to 2% of all flowering plants in the world, 8% (848 species) of the total birds in the world, 4% of mammals on earth, 11 of 15 butterfly families found in the world (500 species), 600 indigenous plant families and 319 exotic species of orchids.

The elevation ranges from 70m above sea level; Kanchan Kanan to 8848m above sea level; the world’s highest point – Mount Everest. The unique variation has given Nepal a varied ecosystem, thick tropical and alpine forests swarmed with diverse wildlife, great peaks of the world, frozen valleys, deep gorges, mysterious canyons, fast and furious rivers, running hills and cool and calm lakes.

Nepal has a population of 23 million people, with more than 40 different ethnic groups speaking 70 different languages. Nepal bags a colorful array of vibrant cultures, exotic traditions, feasts and festivals lined up every month, unique and wonderful art and architecture and the warm hospitality that people share with each other. All these have made Nepal a living museum that people cannot resist to explore.

Since Nepal opened its doors to tourists, it has been a unique meeting place for mountaineers from all over the world. Some have come to scale an unconquered peak & others to undertake scientific research in the high mountains. Today, Nepal sees tourists of many nationalities; some come to complete an energetic trek or high adrenaline rafting trip, others to enjoy the peace and cultural richness of Nepal’s lower slopes and valleys.

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