Nepal is the world’s youngest Republic. Tucked away high in the Himalayas, it shares its borders with India, Tibet and China. Eight of the 10 largest peaks including the mighty Everest lie in Nepal. It has a population of approximately 30 million and is the 41st most populous country in the World. Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal and also its largest metropolis. Hinduism and Buddhism are the predominant religions with the country celebrating many festivals throughout the year. With such diverse landscape, over 2 dozen ethnic groups and tribes, 40 over languages and dialects, Nepal is culturally rich and colourful. Most travellers try to visit Nepal during the Dashain Festival to enjoy the festivities that follow suit during late September and early October. Nepal is home to many opportunities for adventure sports like biking, trekking, paragliding, bungy jumping and more.
The roof of the World. Includes the Everest the tallest mountain peak worldwide. The prime activity here is sightseeing, trekking and other adventure sports.
This is the heart of Nepal. A cross road of cultures and home to many temples and monuments
This region is hilly region lying between the Himalayas and the Plains. It lies between 700- 4000 meters altitude. Indulge in some breathtaking scenic views from the Pokhara valley.
The western part of the Tarai range. Three national parks and one Nature reserve can be found in this region.
Nepal’s second largest municipality and heavily populated.
The largest peak in the world is undoubtedly the major draw
Popular for trekking. The world famous Annapurna Circuit Trek is 21 days long and takes you through rivers, flora, fauna and the mountains.
Chitwan National Park:
Great place to see Rhinos, Tigers, Variety of Birds, Sloth Bear and Crocodiles.
A small village with stunning sunrises and sunsets
Where travellers go to get great views of the Himalayan range.
The birthplace of Gautama Buddha. It’s a sacred sight for the Buddhists.
The birthplace Padmasambhava , the founder of Tibetan Buddhism
The birthplace of Sita, a sacred place for Hinduism.
From the tropical plains of Terai to the artic climate of the high alpine region, challenging and scenic mountain bike rides are simply breath-taking. Well known areas for biking are the Kathmandu Valley and Valley Rim.
Some of the best kayaking and white water rafting can be found here. Well know rivers for this are the Bhote Koshi, Trisuli, Tamor, Karnali, and Marsyangdi.
Do this in Pokhara with over 8000 mountainous peaks in the background.
Snowboarding & skiing:
Try this out at Everest, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Makulu, Cho, Dolpa or Oyu.
Take a ride in a heli or plane to capture spectacular photos of snow caped peaks as you get closer to the untouched Himalayan heights.
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