Nepal is a country located in South Asia and is landlocked between India and China. It is often described as the Switzerland of Asia and is covered with snow peaked Himalayan mountains and full of awe-inspiring scenery. Nepal is blessed with immense natural wonders which you will not find anywhere in the world. Eight of the world’s highest peaks that are above 8000m above sea level which lie in Nepal namely the Annapurna (8091m), Manaslu (8163m), Dhaulagiri (8167m), Cho Oyu (8201m), Makalu (8463m), Lhotse (8516m), Lhotse (8516m), Kanchenjunga (8586m) and finally the Mount Everest (8848m). Nepal has a diverse landscape and the best being the Himalayan Mountain Ranges.
One can go high up to the magnificent chain of mountains called the Himalayas and climb the tallest peaks in the world like the highest of all - Mount Everest, or go down to the plains to the city of Lumbini and visit the birthplace of Lord Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. However, the mid-region has some of the best trekking trails in the world which takes you through some of the small ethnic Gurkha villages especially of the Rai and Gurung community.
Nepal being an official Hindu country, it contradicts to its status for strongly holding its Tibetan Buddhist influence as well. Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal and is a historic and cultural city of the Newars. The city displays magnificent Newari culture and artwork in the form of ancient temples and traditional festival celebrations which are celebrated throughout the year..
Kathmandu city is also the core of urban infrastructure development and the only gateway to the tourism adventure in Nepal. This blend of ancient culture and modern development makes it a unique tourist destination which is worth a visit. It is an ancient cultural city full of time-worn temples and the center for Tibetan Buddhism offering all kinds of tours and trekking to temple areas as well as to the Himalayan Ranges.