Nepal

Nepal, the most preferred destination in the world for adventure opportunities and culture exploration!! With a mixture of unique culture proudly preserved, thrilling adventure and remarkable nature beauty, Nepal offers an astonishing diversity of sightseeing attractions and adventure opportunity such as trekking with a breathtaking view, mountaineering on eight of the fourteen highest mountain in the world, river rafting on the himalaya-fed white water or an elephant ride in the jungle, all within a distance of only 150 kilometers.

 

The country, roughly rectangle in shape with an area of 147,181 square kilometers has a population of 28,563,377 (july 2009 est) and is bordered to the south, west and east by Indian states and north by Tibet(china)

 

Nepal is home to the world’s 8 highest mountain, including Everest, chooyu from the summit of Everest , the topography plunges to just above sea level on the southern border. This drop divides the country into three horizontal zones. The high mountains, the lush central hills, and the flat, arid terai region in the south. Fast-moving, snow-fed rivers cut through the hills and mountain from north to south, carving deep valleys and steep ridges. The rugged topography and culture practices has made the country rich in over 100 ethnic group and 102 languages.

 

Nepal at a glance

Location :south, between Tibet(china) and india

Area :147,181sq, km

Terrain :Terai or flatland in the south, centerally hilly region and alpine in the nortn

Capital :kathmandu

Population: 25millon

Currency :Nepali Rupee (NRS)

Season; winter,spring,summer,autumn

 

Nepal fact-sheet

Nepal occupying 0.1 % of earth is to:

-2% of all the flowering plants in the world

-8 of worlds population of bird (more than 848 species)

-4% of mammals plants families

-11 of world 15 families of butterflies (more than 500 species)

-600 indgigenous plant families

-319 species of exotic orchids

 

World heritage sites (cultural)

Kathmandu durbar square, pashupatinath, boudhanath, patan durbar square, bhaktapur durbar square, chaangunaryan, lumbini(bith place of lord Buddha

 

World heritage sites (natural)

Sagarmatha(Everest ) national park, chitwan national park