Nepal is a small Himalayan country lying between India and the Tibetan Autonomous Region of China which occupies 0.1% of the globe. The elevation of the area ranges above sea level from 60 meters at Kanchan Kanan to Mount Everest (8848m) highest point of the earth. In terms of bio-diversity Nepal has wide-range of ecosystem with dense alpine forests swarmed with diverse wildlife, frozen valleys, deep gorges, wind-swept deserts, fast flowing rivers, lakes and glacial lakes that originate in the Himalayas among greatest peaks of the world. The multiplicity in Nepal's topography provides home to wildlife like tigers, rhinos, monkeys, bears, yaks, leopards and different species of insects and birds. Nepal is a home to almost 10 percent of the world's bird species. The country has managed to preserve some endangered species of Asia in its extensive parks and protected natural habitats. More importantly, here prevail 65 ethnic groups speaking more than 45 languages presenting a unique example of harmony in diversity. Being one of the most beautiful countries it is a heavenly place for traveling and trekking to travelers who love to explore the remote & unknown virgin areas, of Nepal and its life. Nepal can be a wholesome and complete destination for the tourists with the comprehensive package tour trekking and mountaineering adventures offered by Seven Peaks.
Nepal @ Glance
Name of the Country: Democratic Republic of Nepal
Area: 140,800 sq km
Population: 23 million
Capital city: Kathmandu
People: Hindus, Newars, Tibetans, Gurungs, Magars, Tamangs, Rais, Limbus, Sherpas
National Language: Nepali
Major Industries: Tourism, Handicraft, Agriculture and Water Resources.
The Himalayan Country of Nepal has the richest and most diversified cultural heritage with exotic landscapes and is identified as the holy land of Lord Pashupatinath and Gautam Buddha where Hindus and Buddhists have lived together in harmony for centuries. The Temple of Pashupatinath is believed to be Nepal/s most sacred Hindu shrine and one of the four most important cities in the world for Shiva worshippers. Lord Buddha, the light of Asia, was born in Lumbini in Nepal’s southern plains, which makes Nepal a scared pilgrimage destination for Buddhists as well.