What Nepal has to offer !!
‑The Highest Mountain In The World ‑ Mt. Everest. 8848m.
‑The Deepest River Gorge In The World ‑ Kali Gandaki River.
‑The Birth Place Of Buddha ‑ Lumbini.
‑The Living Goddess ‑ Kumari ‑ Who Is Worshipped And Taken In A Chariot Procession Annually.
‑Elephant Polo Match Held Every Year At The Royal Chitawan National Park.
‑The Best Place In The World To Study Tibetan Buddhism.
‑A Hotel In The Everest National Park At The Height Of 3870m The Hotel At The Highest Altitude In The World.
‑More Shrines And Temples Per Square Km. Than Any Where Else In The World In The Kathmandu Valley.
Nepal Also Has/Is :‑
‑One Of The Best Countries To Trek.
‑Some of the Best Rivers In The World For Rafting.
‑One Of The Few Countries In The World Where You Can See The One Horned Rhino And A Sizable Tiger Population.
‑One Of The Best Places To Eat In Asia: "The Budget Eating Capital Of Asia".
‑Home Of The Famous Gorkha Soldiers.
‑Eight Of The Ten Highest Mountains Of The World.
Nepal has many things to offer to a visitor, its unique combination of attractions, both man made and natural. Within its land area of 141,577 Km2 it contains a variation in altitude found nowhere else in the world, from the low land of the Terai almost at sea level to the highest point on earth Mt. Everest (8848m.). Nepal provides a complete holiday as well as adventure for every liking and taste, be it TREKKING, MOUNTAINEERING, CLIMING, RAFTING, CULTURE, RELIGION or a visit JUST TO HANG AROUND AND SOAK IN THE BEAUTY AND MYSTIC OF THIS LAND. There are few countries in the world where the contrast between new and old is so striking. For much of Nepal, has changed very little in the past five centuries.
The Kathmandu Valley has been called one big museum - a vast store house of Hindu and Buddhist Art with more shrines and temples per square Km. than any where else in the world. Nagarkot and Dhulikhel – vantage points on the Kathmandu valley rim for spectacular sun rise and sunsets on the Himalayan ranges are places which will make you lose yourself in the magic of Nepal.
Another not to be missed destination in Nepal - Pokhara, resting on a lake with Macchapucchre (Fish Tail Mountain) and the Annapurna Range, providing a spectacular backdrop, is a valley of enormous natural beauty. Pokhara is also the starting point of some of the best trekking found anywhere in the world.
One of the finest and most fascinating areas for Wildlife Safari in the world can be found at the Royal Chitwan National Park (900 Sq. Km.), the Royal Bardia National Park (968 Sq. Km.) and Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve (175 Sq. Km.). The Royal Bengal Tiger, the One Horned Rhino, Wild Elephants, Crocodiles, Sloth Beer, different species of deer, monkey and Leopard, among many others, are the pride of the Royal Chitwan National Park and the Royal Bardia National Park. Koshi Tappu is a must for any bird watcher. Jungle activities include elephant rides, jeep safari, nature walks, canoe trip, bird watching and ethnic/tribal cultural programs to enliven your evenings.
Lumbini - the birth place of Lord Buddha - The main attractions are the Mayadevi Temple, the Sacred Garden that possesses all the artifactual heritage of the area and the oldest monument of Nepal - the Asoka Pillar. Gorkha - the ancestral home of the present Shah Dynasty of Nepal and Tansen with its spectacular panorama of the western Himalayan range and the flowing hills down to the Terai are unique destinations.
Nepal Airlines and other Nepalese private Airlines operate one of the most spectacular flights in the world, a 45 minute to 1 hour Mountain Flight through out the year. These flights take you close to some of the highest mountains in the world including Mount Everest for a breath‑taking view of the Himalayan Panorama.
When to Come :
Mountaineering / Climing September - March.
Trekking All year round except monsoon June/July.
White Water rafting All year round.
Jungle Safari All year round except monsoon June/July.
Culture Tours All year round.
Mountain Flights All year round.
Shopping Tours All year round.