Nepal is an epitome of natural glory, Himalayas, and cultural richness. Various poets, writers, and travelers have fallen out of words to describe the mesmerizing beauty of this place. Located in between two giant nations India and China, in South Asia, Nepal is a landlocked country. Though it has no access to the sea/ocean, the country is a natural paradise adorned with hills, valleys, plains, forests, rivers, waterfalls, and mountains. Also, regarded as a Himalayan country, Nepal owns the pride of having eight out of the ten highest mountains in the world. It is also the land where the founder of Buddhism, Lord Buddha, was born. Apart from these facts, Nepal is the second richest country with freshwater resources. It is also very rich in ecosystems and biodiversity. The geographical variation and topographical difficulty of this country make this place even more beautiful. The deep gorges, high mountains, uneven rocks, fast-flowing rivers, lakes, icefalls, glaciers, etc. offer a lot of potential for tourism. No wonder, the country receives millions of tourists around the globe.

Natural gorgeousness is one of the significant appealing features of Nepal. It is home to the world’s highest mountain – Everest. Also, the country has many mountains that rise above seven and eight thousand. The route to these mountains offers a lot of options for trekking. From easy, moderate to strenuous treks, you can try any of them. The lushness of Nepal is another factor. Wherever you go, the greenery will soothe your eyes. There are many vantage points that offer mesmerizing views of sunrise/sunset amidst the mountains. The fast flowing rivers, hills, rocks, forests, valleys, etc. provide the wide potential for adventure activities like rock climbing, rafting, trekking, hiking, bungee jumping, zip flyer, boating, jungle safari, etc.

Cultural richness is another aspect that makes this place so special. The rich culture and history are manifested in the artistic palaces, temples, and stupas of Nepal. This is a multicultural and multilingual nation. It is a common garden of people divided into four main castes and 36 sub-castes. People from each caste have their own unique customs, tradition, dresses, lifestyles, festivals, and languages. It’s interesting to get some insights into people, their lifestyle, and the history of Nepal. There are ten heritage sites in Nepal that has been listed in the charts of UNESCO listed heritage sites. Amongst those ten sites, seven are in Kathmandu. Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Changunarayan, Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath stupa, Boudhanath stupa, Lumbini, Chitwan National Park and Sagarmatha National Park are the UNESCO listed heritage sites in Nepal.

Some of the interesting facts of Nepal

  • Nepal owns the pride of having eight out of the ten highest mountains in the world.
  • Nepal is home to the world’s highest mountain – the Everest
  • Nepal is the land where the founder of Buddhism, Lord Buddha, was born.
  • Nepal is a multicultural and multilingual nation. It is a common garden of people divided into four main castes and 36 sub-castes. People from each caste have their own unique customs, tradition, dresses, lifestyles, festivals, and languages.
  • This place is rich in ecosystems and biodiversity.
  • There are ten heritage sites in here that have been listed in the charts of UNESCO listed heritage sites.
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Changunarayan, Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath stupa, Boudhanath stupa, Lumbini, Chitwan National Park and Sagarmatha National Park are the UNESCO listed heritage sites in Nepal.