A nation with love and romance with its nature and culture provides best holidays in Nepal Himalaya walking toe to toe with the Adventure holidays in Nepal. If you are among the trekkers, adventurous, extreme sports seekers, marathon runner, or sky diver or even a skiing champion this country will offer you with all the things you are searching for. Holidays in Nepal Himalaya is 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, holidays in Nepal Himalaya 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 or even for the adventure holidays in Nepal. 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.
|Full country name||Kingdom of Nepal|
|Area||147,181 sq km|
|Capital city||Kathmandu (pop 1.5 Million)|
|People & Population||Nepal’s population is more then 24 million people and is growing at an alarming rate of 2.3% per year. Almost half of the people live in the Terai, and most of the rest are spread throughout the country in small hill villages. The bright lights and perceived opportunities for wealth in Kathmandu valley are attracting many village people, and the valleys population has grown to an estimated 2.5%|
|Language||Nepali (also called Gurkhali)|
|Religion||90% Hindu, 5% Buddhist, 3% Muslim|
|Climate||Winter will be cold with temperatures dropping below zero. The day time would be pleasant with clear blue skies. Spring (March / April / May) is the best time of the year with pleasant weather and plenty of greenery. Summer (June / July / August) is pleasant but wet due to the monsoons. Autumn (September / October / November) is very similar to the spring season. Average temperature of 16 – 24 degrees during the day time and 1 – 0 degrees during the night is a common thing.|