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Nepal, a trekker’s Paradise, is where legends hold truth and heaven meets the earth – An Amazing place to be!
Imagine a place where you can gaze at the crystalline peaks of the world’s highest mountain range, enjoy the sunrise at it splashes hues of red and orange on blushing mountain ranges, trek from alpine meadows to jungle forests in a day, raft down a glacier-fed river, fly among the peaks of the Everest range, share a meal with a yak herder in his mountain home, track wild elephants and tigers through lush jungles, and enjoy world-class meals with Mt. Everest for company. Think your imagination is working over time? Well, think again. This paradise is closer than you imagined.
The Mountain Kingdom Nepal, is bounded on the north by the peaks of the highest mountains on Earth, the Himalayas. In the south is the incredibly flat Terai region, home to: Tigers, elephants, rhinoceros, and innumerable exotic birds. In between the high peaks and the Terai is an amazing diversity of ecosystems, cultures, and terrains in what is called the middle hills. From the high Himalayan yak grazing pastures of the Sherpa people, the great capital cities and ancient empires of the middle hills, to the prolific assembly of temples and monuments in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal is characterized by friendly people, colorful traditions, harmonious religious life, and a lively and distinctive cultural tradition. The unique geography and traditional people of Nepal give this small Kingdom a wide breadth of travel options, including: Rafting the snow-melt waters cascading off the high peaks, trekking in the high mountains and traditional villages, mountain biking winding trails, safari in the jungles of the world renowned Chitwan and Bardia National Parks, and touring intimate towns and markets.
Nepal offers wonderful adventure, culture and nature tours / treks , that is not found anywhere in the world. Recently British Magazine wrote that Nepal offers second best trekking trail in the world and it is listed as one of the best place that you must visit before you ..die.. among other 50.
Mt Everest – the world’s highest peak and many other mountains including 8 of the world’s 14 highest peaks. Lumbini – the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Brave Gurkha soldiers are also from Nepal and Nepal offers of the best trekking trails in the world. In Nepal Seven World Heritage Sites within a radius of 20 km the Kathmandu valley plus 3 other ones
Diverse and multi ethnic culture (more than 40 ethnic group and 70 spoken languages) Living Heritage. World’s most famous climbers – the Sherpas Diverse altitudinal climatic variations providing unique attractions like: Highest Lake. 848 species of birds More than 640 species of butterflies 7000 species of flowering plants including 350 endemic ones 175 species of mammals 190 species of fish 143 species of moths 180 species of dragonflies 40 % land mass covered by forests 600 indigenous plant families Rare and endangered species – tiger, rhinos, crocodiles, snow leopard, and red pandas World-class facilities Diverse adventure activities like rafting, mountaineering, trekking, hot air ballooning, mountain flight, kayaking, jungle safari, mountain biking, Para- gliding, hang – gliding etc.
Trekking in Nepal : Trekking in one of the best way to explore and experience Nepal’s unbeatable combination of natural beauty and cultural riches.If you are reasonably fit,have a spirit of adventure and are not afraid of walking in the mountains,you qualify for it.The entire length and breadth of the kingdom is a paradise for trekkers.There are easy and strenuous treks lasting from a few days to several weeks.All of them have great scenery.
Nepal Mountain flight: For those who can not withstand the rigorousness of mountain climbing there are mountain flights which fly around Mt.Everest. Mountain flight offer passenger a spectacular view of the Himalayan peaks.The one hour mountain flight takes with in camera range of some of the highest peaks in the world.
Mountaineering in Nepal : It is another prime attraction of Nepal. Mountaineering can range from climbing the highest peak of the world to climbing lower peak in Nepal.