Nepal offers abundant potentials to evolve as a round the year travel destination. Based on this fact, many international tourists are indeed incorporating Nepal in their preferred travel itinerary. Nepal is known for its beautiful and dramatic scenery. Passionate walkers and non-walkers alike are attracted towards its mountains and foothills to view the Himalaya and the world highest peak. Many also discover the beauty of the forests and the enjoyment of time spent as a self contained expedition, far from the rush of the modern world and in the delightful company of the trek crew as they tend to our needs and ensure that we comfortable and able to enjoy the trek to the fullest. They are physically strong, sharp-witted and have an incredibly positive attitude towards a life that we would consider extremely tough. There is something trek in the Himalaya that draws you back time and time and again. For keen walkers it is a paradise and non-walkers find that one foot just seems to follow the other, drawn by the appeal of what lies beyond. Nepal's population of over 29 million people is a blend of Hindu, Buddhism and animist religion. Nepal is a mosaic of cultures, ethnic groups and languages. It is remarkable that there are over 100 different ethnic groups, with at least as many languages. More than three million people live in Kathmandu Valley, but at least ninety percent of the Population lives in the rural areas of the lower and middle hills of the Himalayan Range. Nepal is predominantly a simple rural society. Nepal has been declared Federal Republic State on May 28th 2008.This historic development followed the first elections held since 1999 after a ceasefire agreement between the government and the Maoists was signed in November 2006, putting an end to 10 years of instability in the Kingdom. The announcement of the abolishment of the Monarchy also brought an end to 240 years of Royal rule in the country. Today the general feeling amongst Nepalese is a positive one, and many believe that Nepal is now finally moving forward with a new identity as a democratic nation and a fresh outlook. All Nepali people hope a lot for further progress. God Bless Nepal.
Nepal at a glance
Area: 147,181 sq. kilometers
Geography: Situated between China in the north and India in the south
Language:Nepali is the native language. However, travel-trade people understand and speak English as well.
Political System:Multi-party democracy
Religion:The major number is Hindu. However, there is a harmonious blending of Hinduism and Buddhism.
People:Nepal has more than 91 ethnic groups and 70 different spoken languages.
Travel season:We do have two best seasons to visit our beautiful country. We suggest you to come at the right time of the year if possible. So the best time is spring and Autum.
Tika, our Guide Teknat, and Porter Manu were exceptional! A few things to note: A)The hotels you stay in pre/post trekking are wonderful, SAFE, nice staff, and very accommodating to budget B) The itinerary and pace of the trekk was just right, I did not develop any altitude problems, coming from sea level, other then slight pressure in my head towards the end (very common, make sure your drinking at least three liters of water a day) ...More »