Nature has been very kind to Nepal and has endowed this small Himalayan country with the bounties of nature. It has the highest concentration of the world’s highest peaks with eight of the world’s highest peaks including Mt. Everest. Nepal is blessed with unparalleled bio-diversity, enchanting birds and verdant dense jungle inhabited by endangered species of Royal Bengal Tigers and the one horned rhinoceros.
A melting pot of religion and mosaic of different culture and people, Nepal’s diverse cultural heritage, ancient traditions and its incredible landscapes offers a wide range of holiday options. It is a treasure trove of ancient art and architecture that lie hidden in the labyrinth of manmade structures. The ancient pagoda temples and Buddhist stupas stand majestically above the rest of the landmarks – a testimony of the artistry and craftsmanship of the local artisans.
The Palace Squares fascinates visitor with its exquisite woodwork and carving. Besides monuments, there are the surrounding hills to explore that provide panoramic views of the great Himalayan Mountains. Few travelers have missed a chance to visit the scenic Pokhara valley famous for its placid lakes and scenic beauty with the Annapurna massif forming an eternal backdrop to the valley. Much of the treks to Mt. Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and some parts of Manaslu area start from Pokhara and to visit the Asia’s best park at Chitwan National Park a short drive east of here. The park abounds in wildlife including a great variety of birds. Chitwan is also home to many endangered species like the Royal Bengal tiger and the Greater One horned rhinoceros.
The land Lord Buddha was born offers exciting options amidst the most dramatic of backdrops. The incredible scenery, the majestic mountains, the crisp mountain air and the extraordinary hospitality of warm Nepalese people make Nepal an ideal place to get away from the daily grind and unwind.