This is what anyone would say if they have visited Nepal. Nepal can be stated as the nation with the perfect blend of natural and cultural beauty. Nature has gifted with an abundance of beauty to every geographical region be it terai, hilly or Himalayan region, and each part of this country has its own cultural tradition ethnic groups, which add more essence to its beauty. Along with that, the hospitality of the people is renowned in the whole world. Here people are really warm and generous, and most importantly, people in this place are keen to help others as much as they can and also offers a homely environment making the tourist feel safe and comfortable.
Nepal is a small landlocked country in South Asia, which is blessed by mother nature from all sides. The country is nearly in a trapezoidal shape and has its own unique geography. Nepal is divided into three physiographic areas; Himalayan, Hilly and Terai region. The Himalayan region covers nearly 16% of the total land, the hilly covers nearly 65% of the total area and the terai covers only the remaining 17% of the land. The nation has diverse biodiversity including fertile lands, subtropical forests. There is a wide variety of climate; one can experience hot and sunny tropical weather to freezing arctic weather within this small boundary. The nation is also known as “mountainous country” as eight out of the ten highest peaks lie within this country.
Culture and tradition in Nepal
Nepal is home to people from numerous backgrounds and ethnic groups. Every corner of Nepal will welcome you by a different short of locals with one thing in common; big heart. This huge diversity of religion has made Nepal immensely rich in tradition and culture. Hindus, Buddhists, Christians, Sikh, Islam, you can find people from every religion, and they all live in peace and harmony. Every community has its own festivals, language, tradition, culture, norms, dress, and assortments. There are several historical sites all over Nepal that showcase the distinctiveness of religion here.
Total of Nepal Area
- Nepal cover total: 147,181 sq. km
- Land of Nepal: 143, 151 sq. km
- Water covering Nepal: 4,000 sq. km
Population of Nepal
- 29.3 million (2017)
Nepal Geographical Location
Nepal is a beautiful gift of natural geography, it's a landlocked country therefore there is no direct access to Nepal through the water route. Nepal is between two powerful countries China and India. China is the north and surrounded by India in the east, south, and west. Nepal rises from as low as 59 meters (194 ft) elevation in the tropical Terai the northern rim of the Gangetic Plain, beyond the perpetual snow line to some 90 peaks over 7,000 meters (22,966 ft) including Earth's highest 8,848 meters (29,029 ft) Mount Everest or Sagarmatha. 8 of the 10 world's highest mountain peak are located in Nepal.
Nepal has 122 kinds of languages, but the national language is Nepali. You can find languages with the culture and lifestyle of people. Nepal is a multicultural and multilingual rich nation.
Nepal has four different kinds of Climate seasons
- March-May spring season.
- June - August summer season.
- September - November autumn season.
- December - February winter season.
Religion in Nepal
Nepal has 2 main Religion
Currency and Foreign exchange
The Himalayan region of Nepal only Nepali rupees is accepted because there is no ATM, money exchange and bank. You have to exchange your currency in Nepali rupees. Any Foreign currencies can be exchanged only through the banks or money exchanges. The receipts of such transactions are to be obtained and retained. If you want to exchange your money then, we can change to Nepal airport and around Kathmandu city, there are many money exchange banks.
- 64ears (men), 68 years (women) (UN)
- 1 Nepalese rupee = 100 paisa
- Pashmina, carpets, clothing, leather goods, jute goods, grain
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