Nepal is a landlocked country situated between India and China. South of the country is plain Terai lands however north side is dominated by the Himalayan range making Nepal, the home of the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest along with other 7 out of the top 10 world’s highest mountains.
Hence, Nepal offers many trekking trails packed with dense forests, hills, valleys, fierce rivers, serene ponds, and beautiful landscapes. Everest base Camp Trek (EBC trek) and Annapurna Base Camp Trek (ABC trek) are undisputed world renowned trekking trails of Nepal. The remote trails with fairly rough terrain make Nepal a trekker’s paradise.
Nepal is divided into three regions geographically.
1. Terai Region – Plain lands with a hot climate packed with dense forests of huge tall trees.
2. Hilly Region – Hilly landscapes with a moderate climate packed with evergreen forest
3. Himalayan Region – Snow-covered mountainous landscapes with a cold climate.
Matter of fact:
The geographical diversity has created a suitable environment for a variety of flora and fauna to flourish in Nepal. The biodiversity of Nepal is truly unbelievable considering its relatively small geographical area. One-horned rhino – a magnificent mammal, spiny babbler - a rare bird and rhododendron – a beautiful flower are some specimens that can be only found in Nepal.
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Late King Prithvi Narayan Shah quoted Nepal as the garden of 4 castes and 32 sub-castes. Nepal is a multi-ethnic, multi-religious and multi-cultural country.
Gurung, Magar, Rai, Tamang, Sherpa, Tharu, and other several communities have their own unique language, culture, and tradition. As you travel throughout Nepal you will witness the cultural richness of Nepal.
However, having different cultural values and norms, Nepal is a peaceful country with cultural tolerance among people, Nepalese people are one of the most humble and cheerful populations throughout the world. Don’t be surprised by the warm and loving hospitality of Nepalese people while staying in Nepal.
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