NEPAL – a peaceful kingdom nestled in the Great Himalaya range including the highest mountain in the world. Mt. Everest ( 8848mt) with vast landscape diversity, the birth place of the Lord Buddha, rich in culture with unique traditions, hidden until 1950s from the rest of the world is basically a mountainous country and located in South Asia. She is incomparable in natural beauty. The Himalaya once abode of many Gods and Goddesses and enlightenment place for the great Sadhus and Saints is now an attraction for all those who look for peace & rest, natural and wilderness & unique experience & adventure.
getting to nepal
Kathmandu – the capital city of Nepal is air linked with major cities Delhi, Bombay, Dhaka, Karachi, Dubai, Hongkong, Lhasa, Bangkok, Singapore, Japan and European cities – Frankfurt and London. The airlines operating flight services to Kathmandu are Nepal airlines, Himalayan Airlines, Indian Airlines, Pakistan Airline, Thai Airways, Singapore Airlines, Air China Estern China Southern Airlines, Eitihad,Air Arbia,Fly Dubai,Indigo,Malaysian Airlines,Malino Air,Spice Jet, Biman Bagladesh,Bhutan Air, Galf Air, Silk Air, Air Asia,Qattar, Oman Air, Spice Jet,and .
Overland journey to Nepal is via India from south and via Tibet from the north.
Nepal is located bordering with Tibet region of China to the north and India to west, South and East. Total to area is 147,181-sq. km. with its length about 880 km. And breadth 200 km. North south. Geographic diversity is so amazingly vast that altitude ranges from as low as 60 km. above sea level to 8,848-m -summit of the Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest). The landscape grows gradually higher towards north from Silwalik to Mahabharat Hills average 3,000 m. then towering giant mountains in the Himalaya. Small beautiful valleys are often nestled among these hills.
Nepal has a population of about 19 millions which consists of different ethnic groups, races and tribes. They are mainly derived from Indo Aryans, Tibetans, Mongolians and Tibet Burmese origins migrated in different course of time. They are divided into different ethical groups and living in different regions wearing different costumes and speaking different languages and dialects. The Indo-Aryan people have been found mostly in TERAI and Lower Mountain region whereas Mongolians and Tibet Burmese are found in the valleys and mid Himalayan ranges unto 3000 meters. The Tibeto origin people are found mostly in Himalayan region. All of them are known by different surnames like Gurungs, Tamangs, Magars, Rais, Limbhus, Sherpas, Newars, Tharus, Yadavas, Rajbhangsi, Brahmins, Chettris, Thakuris, Ranas etc. But they are proud of calling them Nepali. The average density of people is 123 per sq. Average life expectation is 54.02 years and average birth rate 2.47 per annum, infant mortality birth 107 per thousand.
Religion and culture
The major religions of this region Kingdoms are Hinduism and Buddhism, besides that a very small percentage of Muslims, Christians and Jains live in Nepal. The peaceful CO- existence and tolerance among the different religions express the religious tolerance, which is remarkable feature of Nepal. North, the official census Hindus, Buddhist, Muslims, Jains, Christians and other are represented by majestic
temples of exquisite and artistic architecture of Nepali Pagodas whether it is temple, stupa or shrine the perfection of has been featured m. Trustee wood caring, super metal work and artistic terracotta and stone sculptures.
Variation of its topography has a great impact of its climate. The southern most part, Terai region lies in the tropical section of the country which has a hot and humid climate whereas the Accordingern region typical sub tropical climate such as, it is pleasant all round the year although, the winter nights could be chilly in the day time there is plenty of sun to warm up. The Himalayan region about 4000 meters has an alpine climate. It has considerable lower temperature in winter although, its position on relatively lower northern latitude and makes possible to have plenty of sun.
We can divide four distinct climate seasons in Nepal
(1) March/May (spring)
2) June to August (summer)
(3) September to November (autumn)
(4) December to February (winter)
Though tourism in Nepal started only from 1960s, she has been a favorite holiday destination especially for the westerners and other Asian people. Nepal is a paradise in the sense of natural beauty for unique holiday. The travelers who look for peace, rest, wilderness and nature are found to be much attracted to the country. Especially the mountaineers and other adventures who like the great challenge of the Himalaya find themselves in the best place of the world in Nepal. To enjoy your holiday maximum in Nepal a shorter period: less than a week is never enough. Most of the people are found to visiting Nepal again and again.