‘A country of varied beautiful landscapes and scenic destinations’
Nepal is a country that boasts in its enriched natural beauty. It holds the world’s highest mountains, dramatic scenery of varied landscapes, and the green hills. Also, the deep valleys dotted with nice farm villages in the harmony of local immense cultures are always available.
Among travelers, Nepal is renowned as one of the World’s perfect travel destinations. Here, travelers can find various options to choose from cultural, scenic, historical tour to moderate and adventurous trekking. Also, the country is regarded as one of the best places for mountaineering expeditions. So, Nepal offers wide range of exotic destinations for any kinds of holidays.
Where is Nepal ?
Although it is a tiny country with an area of 147,181 sq km, Nepal is tucked in between China and India. It has Tibet-China borders towards the north direction and with India borders in the south, west and east directions. The small nation covers only 0.03 % of the earth’s space. But it contains 2 % of all flowering plants in the world, and 8 % of the world’s population of birds (more than 857 species); with 4 % of mammals on earth; 11 of world’s 15 families of butterflies (more than 500 species); includes 600 indigenous plant families; as well 319 species of exotic orchids.
Nepal is the country of great diversity where one can tour or walks from as low as 60 m above the sea level to as high as 8,848 m(at the apex of Mount Everest). The south flat-land of Nepal(lowland) called Terai offers the sub-tropical temperatures. Whereas, the Hilly region(the midland) and the Himalayan region(the highland) towards north offer cooler alpine temperatures to the arctic zone of ice fields and glaciers.
Moreover, Nepal is the same tiny nation that contains 8 World’s highest mountains out of 14. The numbering starts from Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Manaslu with Mt. Annapurna. Nevertheless, it includes the numerous array of lesser 8,000 meters peaks in the north.
The Light of Asia, Lord Buddha was born in Nepal in 6th Century B.C at Lumbini. Also, the travelers are unaware that ‘Pagoda’ a terra-cotta roofed architecture originated in Nepal and flourished around Asian countries. With more than a thousand years of history, the legendary Nepalese artist Araniko built and spread the masterpiece of ‘Pagoda’ architecture.
It is also a premier ground for adventure lovers besides trekking in Nepal, mountaineering, or cultural tours. It also provides you with the exciting thrill of Adventure Sports like most famous Para-Gliding and Bungee Jumping and White Water Rafting. It also includes other adventurous activities like Sky-Dive, Zip-Flyer, Cannoning, Kayaking including Mountain Biking and so on.
So, Nepal is truly a paradise for all types of holiday seekers including naturalist and botany students. It’s the place where one can walk into lovely pristine woodland filled with tall rhododendron and magnolia trees. In spring the whole hills and valleys are alive when flowers are in full bloom with riots of colors.
While in Nepal one can enjoy the exciting thrills of wild-life safari in the green dense Jungles of Chitwan, Bardiya or at Kosi Tappu Wild Reserve. Here one can enjoy the riding on Jeep or nature walks in search of endangered wild animals Royal Bengal Tiger and other mammals with exotic bird-life.
In Nepal, also one can soak in local cultures of Buddhism and Hindu religions visiting its impressive temples and monasteries of medieval times. Most of the cultural monuments in the Kathmandu city including some outside the valley are listed in World Heritage Sites.
You can visit Nepal for all seasons as per your interest. It has four main seasons:
Spring: Mid February to May
Summer: June to August
Thus, Nepal is a great place to be. It is the only tiny country where you can find more than 125 ethnic groups with 120 spoken languages. Now, it’s your turn to visit and explore this amazing country, let’s go with Eco Holidays Nepal.