⇐ NEPALESE ARE MOST FRIENDLIEST PEOPLE ON EARTH & IT’S UNIQUE CULTURE
It is often said that while you first come to Nepal for the Mountains, you return here for the people. From quietly protective Sherpas guides to welcoming Tibetan hotel owners and Newari shopkeepers to diverse cultural people all Nepalis receive guests with respect and ‘Namaste’ greetings. They’re quick to smile in the most trying circumstances, and you will rarely hear a raised voice or an angry word anywhere you go. It’s one of the great joys of traveling this Himalayan nation with the friendliest people on the planet.
Nepal is a multicultural, multi-ethnic and multilingual country and more than 123 languages and 126 ethnic groups reside in different parts of Nepal each of them has a unique culture and lifestyle. Every village has different faces of people and coexistence is the strong assets of Nepali society. Nepali people are very genuine and love to talk with the tourists and you will feel incredible with their warm hospitality from your local hotels to rural tea houses and while walking on the streets.
Nepal is also very rich in history and culture. It has 10 world heritage sites listed under UNESCO from different parts of the country where you can see the civilization of this part of the world back from many centuries. Nepal is also known as the land of Himalayas all over the world. There are 1,310 peaks above 6000 meters in Nepal of which 238 are already opened for climbing. Likewise, out of fourteen 8000 meters above peaks in world 8 of them, including the highest peak in the world called Mount Everest (Sagarmatha) lies in Nepal. It is also the land of Buddhism where the founder of Buddhism Lord Buddha was born in Lumbini which lies on the southern plains of Nepal. It is also a learning hub for the Buddhism philosophy
⇐ NEPAL HAS WORLD CLASS ADVENTURE TOURISM FOR TRAVELERS
When Nepal first opened its borders to the outside world in the 1950s this mountain nation has lots of greats authentic experiences to offer & its amazing new travel destination are opening in due course of time to the rural parts of Nepal. Nowadays, the majority of Adventure seekers are attracted to the Himalaya’s most iconic and accessible hiking, some of the world’s best, with rugged trails to Everest, the Annapurna Region, Far-west Rara beauty, many community homestays trails, Cultural heritage hiking & Jungle safari trips best in Asia. Nowhere in the world, you can see the amazing beauty of Nepali rural cultural life and the awesome mountain scenery can be seen after a day hike from the cities of Nepal. Nepal is definitely nirvana for Mountain lovers.
⇐TO VIEW WILD DIVINE PROTECTED AREAS AND BIODIVERSITY
This country has one of the diverse protected areas covers mainly deep forests and is located at various altitudes in the plain of Terai, to the foothills of the Himalayas, thus protecting and preserving vast biodiversity in the Palearctic and Indomalaya ecozones. Nepal covers 147,181 km2 (56,827 sq mi) in South Asia, altitudes range from 67 m (220 ft) in the south-eastern Terai to 8,848 m (29,029 ft) at Sagarmatha within a short horizontal span.
Botanists had recorded 1,120 species of non-flowering plants and 5,160 species of flowering plants. Nepal ranks 10th in terms of richest flowering plant diversity in Asia. Zoologists recorded 181 Mammal Species, 844 Bird Species, 100 Reptile Species, 43 Amphibian Species, 185 Freshwater Fish Species, And 635 Butterfly Species. In recognition of the magnitude of biodiversity, the Government of Nepal has established a network of 20 protected areas since 1973, consisting of 12 National parks, 1 Wildlife Reserves, 6 Conservation Areas and 1 Hunting Reserve.
Other travelers are here for the doing the adventure sports from engaging up to a week with white water rafting in a fast-flowing Himalayan river or extreme bungee jumping into the bottomless Himalayan George. Canyoning, Rock Climbing, Kayaking, Paragliding, ZipFlyer, Mountain Biking, and many other adventurous activities all offer a rush against the backdrop of some of the world’s most dramatic landscape.
⇐ MEDIEVAL CITIES & SACRED SITES
Some travelers prefer to see Nepal at a more refined pace, admiring the peaks over a sunset gin and tonic from a Himalayan viewpoint, strolling through the medieval city squares of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur, and joining Tibetan Buddhist pilgrims on a spiritual stroll around centuries-old stupas and monasteries. Even after the 2015 earthquake, Nepal remains the cultural powerhouse of the Himalayas, the Kathmandu Valley, in particular, offers an unrivaled collection of world-class palaces, hidden backstreet shrines, and sublime temple art. Nepal is also a great place to learn about everything from Tibetan Buddhism to how to make the best MO MO’s (dumplings)and most of the villages from the Himalayas to plain land of Terai offer you unique homestay culture of different tribes.
There are few countries in the world that are as well set up for independent travel as Nepal. Wandering the trekking shops, bakeries and pizzerias of Thamel and Pokhara, it’s easy to feel that you have somehow landed in a kind of backpacker Disneyland. Out in the countryside lies a quite different Nepal, where traditional mountain life continues at a slower pace, and a million potential adventures glimmer on the mountain horizons. The biggest problem you might face in Nepal is just how to fit everything in, one reason why many people return here over and over again.
⇐ JUNGLE ADVENTURES IS ONE OF THE BEST IN ASIA
South of Nepal’s mountains lies something completely different; a chain of wild and woolly National parks, where nature buffs scan the subtropical treetops for exotic bird species and comb the jungles for rhinos, tigers, and crocodiles. Choose from a luxury safari lodge in central Chitwan or go exploring on a wilder trip to remote Bardia or Koshi Tappu, stopping en-route to visit the birthplace of Buddha on the steamy plains near Lumbini. Whether you cross the country by mountain bike, motorbike, raft or tourist bus, Nepal offers an astonishingly diverse array of attractions and landscapes.
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