Nepal or officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal is a landlocked country located in South Asia. The area of Nepal is 147,181 square kilometers (56,827 sq mi) and the population approximately 27 million. Nepal is the world's 93rd largest country by land mass and the 41st most populous country. It is located in the Himalayas and bordered to the north by China and to the south, east, and west by India. Nepal is separated from Bangladesh by the narrow Indian Siliguri and from Bhutan by the Indian state of Sikkim.
Kathmandu is the capital city and the metropolis also the city where I come from or my home. Cultural, Historical & Heritage Attractions Kathmandu is the most popular destination which is world famous with lots of cultural, historical and heritage attractions in and around the city. It is considered as premier cultural and economic hub of Nepal. There are many temples and monuments in this city which are tourists' delight. Durbar Square of Hanuman Dhaka, Pashupatinath Hindu Temples, Swayambhunath Buddha Stupas, Boudhanath Temple, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Kasthamandap Temple, Changu Narayan Temple, Bhimsen Tower, Narayanhiti Royal Palace, Nepal National Museum, NAFA Gallery, J Art Gallery, etc are some of popular tourist attractions in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. Lumbini in Nepal is famous cultural site in this country.
Nepal is a small but beautiful country known for rich culture & tradition and a varied range of tourist attractions. It has been very popular among travellers and vacationers coming from different parts of the world. It is the country where travelers can find real mix of culture and adventure. There are numerous tourist destinations and attractions which boost Nepal tourism significantly.
It is the perfect place for holidays as the country is blessed with enchanting tourism and attractions and magnets tourists from the entire globe. Nepal is rich in culture and tradition and has plenty of fascinating heritage attractions, durbars, breathtakingly beautiful snow capped mountains, virgin beauty of the nature, marvelous art and crafts, UNESCO World Heritage Site and many other exciting places of tourist interest. Due to the unparallel beauty of Nepal tourism, tourist from the entire globe visits this country to enjoy holidays and delight in the adventure tours.
Nepal the land of Himalayas is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Nepal is home to the eight out of the ten highest peaks in the world including Mount Everest the highest pinnacle in the entire globe. More than 240 peaks over 20,000 ft (6,096 m) above sea level are located in Nepal. Due to the breathtaking beautiful of these Himalayas and the gorgeous landscapes and rocky trails, Nepal adventure tour and Nepal trekking tour is very common among tourists and adventure enthusiasts. It is also the land of scenic beauty with gorgeous valleys, green meadows with blossoming flowers, deep gorge, magnetizing waterfalls, pristine lakes and rivers and many other heart grabbing attractions
Nepal is also home to some of the exotic wildlife parks and sanctuaries that include Chitwan National Park, Sagarmatha National Park, Rara National Park and Makalu National Park. Also enjoy adventure tours and trekking in Nepal and more of all visits to Mount Everest, one of the highest peaks in the world. My beautiful country is must visit once in a lifetime as the country is globally acclaimed for its not only scenic beauty, heritage attractions and adventure tourism, but also for its friendly environment, world class accommodation facilities and warm hospitality of the people.
Hinduism is practiced by about 81.3% of Nepal’s, the highest percentage of any country. Followed by Buddhisim, Islam, Kiratism, Christianity and Animism. People may identify themselves from different religions, which can be attributed to the syncretic nature of different faiths in Nepal. Nepal is the birth place of Lord Buddha, The God of the Buddhists and considered as one of four holiest pilgrim places for Buddhists worldwide. Due to all these, Nepal the land of Buddha is one of the most sought after tourist destination in South Asia.
- Some amazing facts about Nepal:
Nepal Was Never under Any Foreign Invasion. Nepal does not have an independent day because Nepal was never colonized. Nepal is also the oldest country in South Asia.
- Nepal Is The Only Country With A Non-Rectangular Flag. Nepal’s flag is maroon with two triangular shapes stacked on one another with blue border. The upper triangle consists of moon and the lower triangle consists of the sun. The basic design of this flag is over 2000 years old.
- The Only Living Goddess in the World Called Kumari Can Be Found In Nepal
The literal meaning of Kumari is Virgin. In Nepal these kumari, or “living goddesses,” are pre-pubescent girls considered to be the earthly manifestations of divine female energy, incarnations of the goddess known as Taleju, the Nepalese name for Durga. Selected as children, they live in temples, are carried in chariots during festivals and are worshipped by thousands of Hindus and Buddhists. They retire upon puberty.
- Nepal Holds A Number Of Records Which Makes A High Profile For This Small Country
Mount Everest being the peak of the world at the height of 8,848 m, there are others like the Tilicho lake- the highest lake on earth at the height of 4800m, Shey Phoksundo Lake- the deepest lake of 145m at the height of 3600m, the deepest gorge of Kalidanki of 1200m and the highest valley on Earth- the Arun valley. Nepal also holds some of the world famous Guinness world records and different international prizes, international recognitions and involvements that have made the profile of this small country to be one of the best.
- Not A Single Drop of Blood Has Ever Been Shed In Nepal In The Name Of Religious and Ethnic Riot.
- Nepal Has Over 80 Ethnic Groups And over 123 Languages