The Kingdom of Nepal is a landlocked Asian Country in the Himalayan Mountain range. It is bound on the North by Tibet (China) and north, west, and south by India. Covering an area of about 147181 sq km, Nepal is truly a Himalayan country. Very few countries in the world offer as many adventure tourism opportunities as Nepal. Eight of the 14 peaks above 8000 m in the world are located in Nepal. It is the land of Sagarmatha (Mount Everest 8848 m), the highest peak in the world. Altogether there are 1310 mountain peaks in Nepal. Trekking is the best way to get to interesting and remote mountain villages of Nepal and enjoy views of the famous peaks together with their lifestyle untouched by modern civilizations. Pokhara, the lake city of Nepal, has no equal. It provides ample opportunities for fishing, swimming, canoeing, and boating and sightseeing of majestic panoramic views in its background. In Kathmandu valley are several historical monuments, old palaces, palace squares, shrines, and temples depicting ageless tradition. A visit to Nepal will leave any visitor with memories to cherish forever. Tourism is the largest Industry here. People are very hospitable and simple. Nepal has lots to offer for its visitors and is a destination worth visiting.
Time: Nepal time is GMT+5.45 hours.
Currency: Nepali notes come in Rs 1, Rs.2, Rs.5, Rs10, Rs.20, Rs.50, Rs.100, Rs.500, and Rs.1000 denominations. Coins come in 5p, 25p, 50p and Rs 1 denominations.
Climate: Nepal has four major seasons
Winter: December- February
People & Religion: Nepalese people are mainly divided into two distinct groups, the Indo-Aryans and Mongoloids. Kathmandu valley is the spiritual and cultural meeting point of all these groups. Hindu temples and Buddhist shrines are scattered all over the kingdom. Nepal is the birthplace of Lord Buddha, the light of Asia. There is a complex blending of Hinduism and Buddhism in Nepal.
What to Wear: Wear comfortable fitting clothes while traveling to Nepal. Dress traditionally when visiting religious places. Casual attire is perfect for sightseeing. Have sturdy footwear and shoes for trekking. Jackets and woolen garments should be carried as it gets cold in the mountains.
Places To Visit: Everest Base Camp, Pashupatinath Temple, Sagarmatha National Park, Namche Bazaar, Boudhanath Stupa, Annapurna Sanctuary, Chitwan National Park, Durbar Square, Tal Barahi Temple, Phewa Lake, Bhote Koshi, Town of Patan.
Wonderland Treks and Tours operates tours in Nepal and provides exciting and adventurous packages for its valued clients. Each program is specially chosen and designed to give you maximum pleasure and a feeling of being in the Himalayan Country.