Nepal is a small country in South Asia situated between India and China. Though it is just about 147,181 sq km (56,827 sq mi) in total area, Nepal’s landscape is full of cultural, natural and topographical diversity. UNESCO has recognized four world heritage sites in Nepal namely, Kathmandu Valley, Lumbini, Everest National Park and Chitwan National Park.
25% of the Himalayan ranges is concentrated in Nepal. Mt. Everest (8,850 m), the highest mountain in the world, is in Nepal along with other highest mountains. The Himalayan region is covered with snow and glaciers while Terai or flat plains in the south is home to hot tropical forests that harbors rare wild animals like Tigers, elephants and rhinos.
Nepal possesses eight of the world’s top ten highest mountains, world’s deepest gorge (Dana-6967m), world’s highest waterfall (Suligad-3613m) and highest lake (Tilicho-4919m). Nepal is rich in bio-diversity and two areas in the Himalayan region of Nepal have been recognized as biological hotspots. Nepal has more than 863 species of birds, over 635 species of butterflies, around 151 species of of world’s total mammals.
Nepal is home over 100 ethnic groups. Each group has their own authentic culture, region, customs and tradition. Unique festivals are celebrated throughout the year all across the country. Nepal is the birthplace of Goddess Sita and Lord Buddha. Some of the major festivals of Nepal include Dashai & Tihar, Indra Jatra, Bisket Jatra, Gai Jatra, Lhosar, Chhath and so on.
There are unlimited opportunities for travelers who would like to go on tours. Choices include religious tours, cave exploration, jungle safari, city sightseeing tours, visit to natural parks etc.
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