On the News
Showing solidarity with Indian social activist Anna Hazera’s anti-corruption crusade, luminaries of civil society and CA members took part in a rally organised by Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Trust here on Wednesday. Hazare, 74, is on a hunger strike for the past nine days demanding the proposed watchdog …Read Full Story
Scott H. DeLisi US Ambassador to Nepal During my sixteen months here, I have been continually surprised how little public debate and discussion there is about Nepal’s economic challenges. I have met with dozens of senior political leaders during my time in Nepal – from prime ministers …Read Full Story
Nepal Travel Updates
Charlotte O’Mahoney and Adam Herrington are getting ready to hike up to Everest base camp to raise funds for the Childrens Ward at the James Paget Hospital. TO make it to the summit is a real tall order, and a challenge that is best left to the experts. But Lowestoft friends …Read Full Story
KATHMANDU: Nepal witnessed triple growth in Indian tourist arrivals by land in 2010 compared to 2009. According to the Survey of Indian visitors to Nepal by land 2010, a total of 520,522 Indian tourists visited Nepal by land in 2010. The number, however, stood at 298,415 in 2009, …Read Full Story
International Travel Updates
Irene is the first big, bad storm of Hurricane Season 2011, which started in June and runs through November. Most likely, she won’t be the last. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Atlantic hurricane season outlook, there is an 85 percent chance that activity will be above normal this … Read Full Story
1. Hurricane Irene: Travel Plans Affected BOSTON (CBS) – Hurricane Irene is causing all kinds of headaches for travelers this weekend. At Logan Airport flights were still on time Friday, but that is expected to change Saturday and Sunday. Most major airlines announced travel waivers for cities affected by the storm, including …Read Full Story
A Dutch music promoter and his German girlfriend died from heat stroke after apparently getting out of their car in the California desert to go for help. Augustinus Van Hove, 44, and Helena Nuellet, 38, drove into Joshua Tree National Park before noon on Monday and took …Read Full Story
Experience is what people are needing in the new world of travel. Not the knowledge of experience to travel, but rather the experience of travel. An escape of course is what we are looking for. The intellectual and emotional experience that our travels and actions can explore. …Read Full Story
European couple dies after car becomes stuck on dirt road By Sam Allen, Los Angeles TimesAugust 25, 2011 The deaths of two tourists at Joshua Tree National Park on Monday, believed to be the result of heat exposure, …Read Full Story
Rishikesh (Dehradun): Putting to shame the adage ‘Athithi Devo Bhava’, a tourist guide allegedly molested a Mexican tourist who came to India to learn Yoga. Following the complaint lodged by the Mexican national, the tourist guide identified as Himanshu Thapiyal was arrested by the police team. 29-year-old Mexican national for the …Read Full Story
Welcome to Nepal
VISIT NEPAL INFORMATION
Nepal as The Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a HIMALAYAN country in South Asia and, the world’s most recent nation to become a republic. It is bordered to the north by the People’s Republic of China, and to the south, east, and west by the Republic of India. With an area of 147,181 square kilometers (56,827 sq mi) and a population of approximately 30 million, Nepal is the world’s 93rd largest country by land mass and the 41st most populous country. The nation’s capital and the country’s largest metropolitan city is KATHMANDU.
Nepal is a country of highly diverse and rich geography, culture, and religions. The mountainous north has eight of the world’s ten highest mountains, including the highest, SAGARMATHA, known in English as Mount Everest. The fertile and humid south is heavily urbanized. It contains over 240 peaks more than 20,000 ft (6,096 m) above sea level.
By some measures, Hinduism is practised by a larger majority of people in Nepal than in any other nation. Buddhism, though a minority faith in the country, is linked historically with Nepal as the birthplace of the Buddha.
Nepal is of roughly trapezoidal shape, 800 kilometres (497 mi) long and 200 kilometres (124 mi) wide, with an area of 147,18 (56,827 sq mi). See List of territories by size for the comparative size of Nepal.
Nepal is commonly divided into three physiographic areas: the Mountain, Hill, Siwalik region and Terai Regions. These ecological belts run east-west and are vertically intersected by Nepal’s major, north to south flowing river systems.
The 11 largest cities in Nepal are as follows:
People from all over the world comes here for the purpose of tour and travel, Cultural and nature related study, volunteering, adventure and many more. Depending on the requirements many travel agencies can provide quality services during their stay while in Nepal.
Tourist before coming to Nepal should know the common facts below:
History of Nepal (reference)