Nepal is a country renowned worldwide as a nation of colour and contrasts; a hidden Shangri-La full of culture and mountain adventure. Undoubtedly, its hallmark, is the majestic snow capped mountains of the Himalayas, which include eight of the world’s largest peaks, including Mount Everest. Powerful rivers rush out from the Himalayas, providing world class rafting, as they cascade down the hills into the steamy flatlands of the Terai, where the indigenous peoples' living in thatched huts are surrounded by picturesque green paddy fields. The Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal, is an adventurer's paradise, a naturalist’s dream and an ethnographic delight. It radiates a peace that is matched by only a few places on this universe.
Nepal, is bounded in the north by the Tibetan Autonomous Region of the Peoples' Republic of China and in the east, south and west by India. The length of Nepal is 885km east-west and its breadth varies from 145 to 241km north-south. The country can be divided into three geographical regions. more