Nepal is a country in Southern Asia, squeezed in between Tibet to the north, an autonomous region of china, and India to the south, west and east. It consists of an area of 147,181 km2, with a population of approximately 29 million, comprising more than 100 different ethnic/caste groups. Nepal is known for its religious harmony but is primarily a Hindu country, followed up by Buddhism, Islam, Christianity as well as a blend of many other belief-systems. The official language is Nepali but in total there is more than 120 different recognized dialects and Nepali is the main official language. The largest city and the capital is Kathmandu and the currency of Nepal is the Nepalese Rupee (NPR).
Nepal is the richest country in the world in terms of bio-diversity due to its geographical location and variation in latitude. It is a stunningly beautiful country endowed in breathtaking landscapes, valleys, lakes, an abundance of national parks as well as the iconic Himalayan mountain range running across the northern and western part of Nepal. Being home to 8 out of 14 highest mountains in the world, including Mount Everest, Nepal is probably the most famous destination in the world for outdoor activities, with emphasis on trekking. Along with the countless raging rivers, rice terraces, lush rhododendron forests, glacier-capped peaks and the humid plains and jungles of the south, Nepal offers a variety unlike any other destination when it comes to adventure tourism.
As Nepal has never been colonized, the people maintain a rich authentic braveness and traditions but at the same time, welcoming curiosity, and new-comers with warm open arms. The country is home to rich cultural heritage, ancient exquisite temples and pagodas dedicated to the Hindu Gods and Goddess as well as Buddhist Chaityas and temples. The mountain regions are home to the mysterious and ancient Tibetan cultures and dialects dating thousands of years back in time.
Enchantment is everywhere and Nepal is truly the home of adventure.