‘country full of lively culture, heritage sites with world highest mountains’
Why Visit Nepal 2020 Year?
“Colorful, lively cultures of both Hindu and Buddhism religions of great interest
Country of great bio-diversity from beautiful landscapes, people to varied climate
Nepal occupies only 0.03% of earth-home to world 02 % of all flowering plants
08 % of world’s population of birds of 857 species with 4 % of mammals on earth
11 of the world’s 15 families of butterflies with more than 500 different species
Natural garden with 600 indigenous plant families, 319 species of exotic orchids
Amazing country steeped with old monuments with many world heritage sites
World’s 14 highest 8,000 m mountains where Nepal captures eight tallest peaks”
Introduction and Overviews:
Visit Nepal 2020 Year an opportunity for world-wide traveler who has never been to Nepal or for visitors who have visited the country several times, marks the Year 2020, to herald travelers to visit and witness beautiful Nepal enriched with varied charming and beautiful places that the country has to offer.
Besides Visit Nepal 2020 Year the country also hosted same events in 1998 to draw attention of visitors from all around the globe, as Nepal a country of great fascination, where great religion Hindu and Buddhism blends in perfect harmony with temples and monasteries close to each other.
Nepal although a small country with only planet 0.03 % with an area of 147, 181 sq. km sandwiched between China and India but holds an important eco-systems as Nepal, world’s richest countries in terms of bio-diversity due to unique geographical position with varied altitude variation and elevation that ranges from 60 m above sea level to the highest point on earth, Mt. Everest at 8,848 m, all within a distance of 150 km resulting into climatic changes from Sub-Tropical-Alpine to Arctic.
A country of world highest mountains where most tall peaks of Himalaya range concentrated within Nepal Far East to Far West includes number one Mt. Everest at 8,848 m / 29, 028 ft, world third high Mt. Kanchenjunga 8,586 m / 28,169 ft, fourth Mt. Lhotse 8,516 m / 27,940 ft, fifth Mt. Makalu 8,463 m / 27,766 ft, 6th high Mt. Cho-Oyu 8,201 m / 26,906 ft, 7th tallest Mt. Dhaulagiri 8,167 m / 26,795 ft with world 8th Mt. Manaslu 8,163 m / 26, 781ft and the tenth tallest Mt. Annapurna at 8,091 m / 26,545 ft.
Nepal a country of world highest mountains with hundreds of peaks of above 7,000 m to below 6,000 m altitude range which makes number one adventure premier ground for mountaineering, peak climbing to trekking with wide range of adventure to join in.
Visit Nepal 2020 Year for various activities, since past decades country has been well established for all kinds and various adventure activities to cultural, heritage or historical tour and sightseeing in the comfort of nice deluxe luxury to standard hotels and resorts with many good mountain lodges within harmony of Nepalese great hospitality.
Visitors can enjoy various wide ranges of tours across the country from adventure to leisure holidays.
Trekking in Nepal Himalaya:
One of the main flows of visitors in Nepal is Trekking it is indeed regarded as the world’s best and scenic trekking area, as one can trek for few days to a month trekking in Nepal in the vicinity of the high towering snow capped peaks in the comfort of Teahouse-Lodges or camping with great services of the locals or from the guides with friendly, warm hospitality and homely atmosphere.
Nepal offers varied of peaks over 5500 to 6000m for the adventurous people who have the awe for adrenaline or breathe taking adventure; these peaks can be climbed by any basic climber or professional mountaineer with the guides and proper equipments as per the challenge, time and duration of the climb.
Nepal with its 8th Eight Thousander meters gigantic mountains offers expeditions to Mt. Everest from South Col, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Manaslu and Mt. Annapurna-I.
The earliest visitors to Nepal were the mountaineers since the late 1950’s as the door was opened for the outsiders after the end of Rana regime.
Trekking and Mountaineering Equipment Shops:
Due to mass trekking and climbing expeditions whether on trekking peaks or full scale mountaineering the availability of all kinds of trekking and climbing equipments at various shops in Kathmandu-Pokhara and in Khumbu area, makes this country fascinating for this kind of adventurer as they do not have to bring large bulk of equipment when you can purchase or rent here in Nepal saving time and weight on flight and hassle of packing.
Restaurant and foods:
As Nepal is rapidly rising as an adventure sports destination and for cultural and relaxation holidays the food quality has grown in various ways from fresh vegetables, cereals to packed sealed or trekking foods, one can purchase as per their requirement and the restaurant from small to quality café and restaurant has mushroomed serving all kinds of international menus for the visitors delight as Nepal has all kinds of flavors in the menus.
Leisure Tour and hikes:
Nepal paradise for visitors paradise with varieties of choice of leisure tours and hikes, leisure tour offers visit to places of interest whether scenic visit or cultural tour of monasteries, temples or just relax at the Hotel marveling the panoramic views of the snowcapped mountains or go for a short scenic hike for few hours away from the city life to blend in with the country rural life.
Sight Seeing with Guided Tour:
Kathmandu Valley is indeed a unique type of valley, wearing an exotic setting. Twenty-five centuries back it stood as a large lake. It is completely surrounded by a tier of Green Mountain walls above which to the north tower the mighty snowcapped peaks during the winter. It consists of four major cities carrying great historic, artistic and cultural interest.
Nepal with its ambiance environment offers variety of choices for the visitors to its Mountain – Hill or River Resorts to feel the natural beauty and glimpse of the high snow capped mountain panorama at comfort at its luxurious Resorts.
Luxury Lodge Trekking:
A very special trek for people who do not have the awe for adventure but willing to take part in the outdoor life. This trip starts with a leisurely, moderate walk in the comfort of top standard mountain lodges and well stocked bar with a view of the snow capped Himalayas.
Rafting scenic or white water floats:
Rafting in the Himalayan Rivers of Nepal, offers one of the most exciting thrills and relaxation in the adventure world of water sports.
Nepal offers various fine rivers for rafting, kayaking or canoeing. The most prominent white water rafting regions are the eastern, the mid and the western rivers, of all these regions the mid river Trisuli and the Sun-Kosi are the main popular rafting rivers, these rivers can be soothing, relaxing or it can offer hair-raising roller coaster rides.
Every river, flows from the abode of Gods, the Himalaya, all the way to the Ganges in India. The float down stream is exhilarating and the scenery of the valley gorges between Himalaya and Mid-Himalayan range is equally captivating.
The other thrills in the rafting, is camping on the clear sandy beaches with time to explore and visit the rural villages. So, whatever duration or level of excitement you need we have it all here in the rivers of Nepal.
Parks and Reserve in Nepal.
Jungle Safari –Wildlife & Nature Tours:
Nepal’s tropical, dense jungles are in the low land of Terai, which runs from east to west on this fertile country. These exotic jungles, provides home and habitat for the most endangered species of wild life, the Royal Bengal Tiger, One horned Rhinoceros, the Gangetic Gharial and fresh water Dolphins. In one of these jungles, you will find one of the most exciting safari destinations in the world, Safari on the back of an elephants or in the four wheel drive to view the diverse wild life and many different species of exotic birds. Other thrills are canoe rides, jungle walk, and bird watch excursion in the comfort of the cozy lodge, built out of local material which blends it well with the natural surroundings, with all the homely basic facilities.
Nature and Flora Tours:
Nepal, a wilderness paradise, has much to offer apart from the high snow capped mountain range, 2% of all the flowering and herbal medicine plant in the world, and it has magnificent rich and varied fauna and flora owing to the diverse topography and to a wide range altitude and climatic zones, makes Nepal most important destinations for nature lovers on this planet.
Tour and Trekking / Mountain Guides:
All trekking and climbing or tours are led by well trained and knowledgeable English-speaking guides. The services of guides speaking other languages (e.g. Japanese, German, Spanish, Chinese, Italian, Russian-Dutch and French) may also be provided with sufficient prior notice and at an additional cost. Group escorts are well versed in their related fields. From trekking-mountaineering, rafting to culture and ornithology to botany, and have the best informed guides. They work with the single-minded objective of acquainting you with Nepal-India-Tibet to the best of their ability.
Nepal offers great diversity of terrains and climate. From the pleasant scenic rides of the tropical plains of Terai to the subtropical valleys of the middle mountains or to the more challenging Trans Himalayan zones, the areas lying in the rain shadow of the Himalayas. The only flatlands to be found lie within a narrow strip, the southern Terai, which runs from east to west of Nepal. The rest of the countries are the middle mountains with hidden valleys inhabited by a diversity of ethnic groups that are blend of the Indo-Aryan and the Tibeto-Burman races. You will see the contrast between tropical lush vegetation and the stark, arctic regions swept by the winds that have sculpted amazing forms on arid valleys of the Tibetan plateau.
Various Adventure Sports and Activities:
Ultra Light Aircraft:
Ultra light aircraft takes off from Pokhara and offer spectacular views of the lakes, mountains and villages. This is an ideal way to see life from a new perspective. The flights take place from sunrise to 11 a.m. and from 3 p.m. to sunset every day during these months.
Ultimate Bungy at The Last Resort in Nepal may be the most spectacular Bungy Jump on the Planet. This remarkable 500ft (160m) drop into the Bhoti Kosi River gorge on the Nepal/Tibet border is the longest Free-fall in the world.
The main area for paragliding is the Pokhara valley, commanding views of 3 of the worlds 8000m peaks with friendly and constant conditions for your paragliding holiday.
Kayaking and clinic:
Nepal offers another challenge in water sports kayaking on the torrent raging glacial rivers for the experts in Kayaking and water sports. For a person who wants to know about Kayaking in Kathmandu or at Pokhara there are several Rafting Companies offering a day to a week course for interested people.
Nepal offers another water sports Cannoning, abseiling from the torrent waterfalls which is gaining popularity among the adventurous people this adventure can be done in a few hours which involves walk or hike to the water falls spots.
Out of various adventure in Nepal, sky dive is another sports that’s gaining popularity every year, even though an expensive adventure to do it, but it is mind blowing experience in the very nose of the high giant peaks of Mt. Everest and its surrounding majestic peaks. It involves flying in a small plane near Everest and then jumping with the parachute depending upon the weather conditions.
Brief look of the country:
Capital: Kathmandu, Population 23 Million, Language Nepali is the national language. However travel-trade people understand and speak English as well.
Political System : Republic with Multi- Party Democracy.
Climate` : Nepal has four major seasons (1) Spring: Mid February to May (2) Summer: June to August, (3) Autumn: September-November, (4) Winter: December-early February.
Nepal can be visited all year round and witness Nepalese of more than 60 ethnic groups and 70 native spoken languages.
Country with various wide ranges of impressive places to travel and with many good reasons to visit ‘as once is not enough’ join us in Nepal Visit Year 2020.