Vast reams of material have been written on Nepal over the years, in particular over the past fifty years with the successful summit of Mount Everest by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay. The past twenty has slowly seen Nepal become a well recognised holiday destination.
Although, it's still hard not to eulogize about what is a very special country, the world has moved on and Nepal is not the Shangri-La it was 30 years ago. It still however very much retains its own extremely unique and distinct character.The vast majority of people who visit the Kingdom take away with them truly fond memories, not only of the incredible scenery but also of the warmth, grit and undeniable friendliness of the Nepali people.
Nepal has within its borders eight of the ten highest mountains in the world, and stands alone for its topography. Altitude varies from the lowland Terai region in southern Nepal at 52 meters above sea level to the highest point on earth, Mt. Everest 8848 meters within the distance of 200 kilometers. Temperatures range from the mid 40s (Celsius) on the plains to over -30 Celsius in the Nepal's high Himalaya.
Geography and climate, as one might expect, has a major influence on the collection of flora & fauna people and life styles to be found here. From Hindu farmers in the south to Buddhist lamas on the boarders of Tibet.Tigers to Snow leopards, Parakeets to Golden eagles and tropical jungle forest to high windswept plains, Nepal is diversity itself. Add to this Nepal's abundance of ancient temples customs and architecture and a journey here still remains a magical one.
Activities of Nepal
Hiking & Trekking
Nepal is the home to world's highest and most beautiful mountains and some of the best trekking trails on the earth. Mt Everest, 8848 m and eight out of world's ten highest mountains are in Nepal. Trekking in Nepal Himalaya, especially Everest and Annapurna treks are world class trekking holidays of great reward. We offer you a number of trekking tours throughout Nepal, tailored to your time ,interest and ability.
Cultural Sightseeing Tour
Nepal is one of the best countries for sightseeing, with its long history, fascinating art and distinctive and varied architecture. The vast diversity of people, their culture, language and traditions will intrigue anyone. The two predominant religions, Hinduism and Buddhism, are ever present with the variety of gods and goddess, numerous temples, stupas and monasteries, and depict the deep faith of the people.
River Rafting Tour
River Rafting is journeying on torrential river on an inflatable rubber boat. A river trip is an adventure but not always. An amateur and experienced rafter can equally enjoy it. A river trip also provides the opportunity for geological surveys and fishing.
Wildlife & Safari Tour
Nepal is rich in lush green wild life. The tropical jungles of the Terai preserve some of the best wildlife habitat that can be found in Asia. Out of the total geographical area of Nepal , 16% is occupied by national parks, wildlife reserves and conservation areas. Jungle safaris on the back of an elephant are one of the most thrilling experiences in wildlife adventure. Parsa Wildlife Reserve, Bardia National Park , Chitwan National Park and the Shukla Phanta wildlife reserve, offer jungle safaris on elephant back or jeep rides. The Terai region can get rather hot during the summer months and rather temperate during the winters.
Nepal not only offers an abundant choice when it comes to trekking, but the options for other things to do is almost limitless. You can easily fill your spare days in Nepal seeking adventure by means different adventure activities. You can get out there and experience Nepal first hand by partaking in one of these amazing adventure activities, or just chill out and relax by doing some yoga or meditation or cruising on the beautiful lake while somebody else does the paddling for you.
Village & Homestay Tours
Village tours allow visitors to experience a stay in a typical Nepal village. You will get to stay in home of the villagers and during your stay, you will get delicious local food and drink and comfortable accommodation provided by your host family. You get a chance to interact with the villagers and g et to know their culture, tradition and way of life first hand beside, you will be contributed directly to the welfare of the village which is directly beneficial for local peoples.