Nepal a landlocked country in south East Asia, which is officially Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal. Nepal, sandwiched between China and India, which is mainly located in the Himalayas. Nepal has a diverse geography, including fertile plains, subalpine forested hills, and eight of the world’s ten tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, the highest peak on Earth. Nepal is a multiethnic nation with Nepali as the official language. Nepal is of roughly trapezoidal shape, 800 kilometers (500 mi) long and 200 kilometers (120 mi) wide, with an area of 147,181 km2. Nepal is commonly divided into three physiographic areas: Himal, Pahad and Terai. These ecological belts run east–west and are vertically intersected by Nepal’s major, north to south flowing river systems. Nepal has five climatic zones, broadly corresponding to the altitudes. The tropical and subtropical zones lie below 1,200 meters (3,900ft), the temperate zone 1,200 to 2,400 meters (3,900ft to 7,900ft), the cold zone 2,400 to 3,600 meters (7,900 to 11,800ft), the subarctic zone 3,600 to 4,400 meters (11,800 to 14,400ft), and the Arctic zone above 4,400 meters (14,400ft).
Nepal experiences five seasons: summer, monsoon, autumn, winter and spring. The Himalaya blocks cold winds from Central Asia in the winter and forms the northern limit of the monsoon wind patterns. In a land once thickly forested, deforestation is a major problem in all regions, with resulting erosion and degradation of ecosystems.
Nepal is popular for mountaineering, having some of the highest and most challenging mountains in the world, including Mount Everest. Technically, the southeast ridge on the Nepali side of the mountain is easier to climb, so most climbers prefer to trek to Everest through Nepal.
Land of mystic mountains and tales, Nepal is a paradise for hikers hidden between China and India. It’s been an important trading point for silk and it is also said that Nepal is the birth place of Buddha. Home of the Himalayas, its high peaks taunts many aspiring alpinists for its real challenge: The Mount Everest. Nepal is finally a haven of peace and tolerance. Nepal with rich ancient cultures set against the most dramatic scenery in the world is a land of discovery and unique experience. Tourism is the fastest and largest growing industry of Nepal. Possessing eight of the ten highest mountains in the world, Nepal is a hot spot destination for mountaineers, rock climbers, people seeking thrill and adventure. Nepal also has some of the highest number of UNESCO’s World Heritage Site in the world within The Kathmandu Valley there are 7 of them. Nepal is filled with activities like trekking, hiking, mountaineering, jungle safari, rafting, tours and so on. It is truly a traveler paradise as adventure tourism is something which can be enjoyed to a great extent in Nepal. Nepal also have lots to offer for animal lover as well, Southern Nepal holds lush green sub-tropical forest which holds abundant of wild animals including the majestic Royal Bengal Tiger, Asiatic Rhinos, Leopards, Asiatic Black Beer and wide array of birds, both regional and migratory. Nepal is also boosted with the adventure activities like; ice-climbing, trekking, hiking, rock climbing, paragliding, jeep flyer,bungee jumping, jungle safari, mountain biking, white water rafting and more. For those who love adventure travel, Nepal offers endless options along with the beautiful views of the landscapes.