Nepal, a mystical nation sandwiched between India and China, the abode of more than 250 mountains above 6000 meters, including eight of the world’s highest: Everest (8848.86m), Kanchenjunga (8586m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8463), Cho-Oyu (8201m), Dhaulagiri (8167m), Manaslu (8163m) and Annapurna (8091m), the birthplace of the Buddha and a long time favorite destination of the trekking enthusiasts all over the world.
Safeguarded by the Himalayas, many vast tracts through mountains and forests are still virgin, and you will discover the vibrant ethnic cultures still unaltered by modernity. Trekking peaks, high hills, picturesque valleys, roaring rivers, shimmering lakes, dense rhododendron forests, ethnically and religiously harmonious villages, exotic flora and fauna, and the unique culture of the Nepalese people have always captivated adventurers to visit this unique country again and again.
Nepal is unique in that seven world heritage sites lie in a small radius of only 20 kilometers. These UNESCO world heritage sites are Pashupatinath Temple, Baudhanath Stupa, Soyambhunath Stupa, Changunarayan Temple, and Kathmandu Bhaktapur durbar square, and Patan durbar square.
Nepal can be best explored on foot. Please see our trekking in Nepal and peak climbing programs. Besides trekking and climbing, Nepal also offers adventure activities like biking, white water rafting, paragliding, ultra-light craft, bungee jumping, etc. Nepal is an equally good destination for cultural, natural, spiritual, luxury tours. Nepal, the home of deities and demons, popularized for its snowy Himalayas, the brave Gorkhalis is also known as the Shangri-la of the east.
Its culture, traditions, and religious views are thousand years old. Nepal exhibits diverse festivals that are celebrated in a traditional style reflecting the cultural glimpse of ancient times. Visit this elusive nation to trek through the dense virgin forests in the lap of Himalayas, to gaze the Himalayan range only a stone’s throw away, to raft in one of the roaring rivers, have an adventurous flight over the Himalayas, and to do many more things that will be a lifetime memorable event for you.