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Nepal Travel Information

We are proud to be Nepalese and the beauty of Nepal. Nepal is landlocked, located between India and China. It's also known as a hilly country and known as more beautiful country in the world. It is decorated by the natural, religious and cultural resources. Nepal is known as poor but rich in natural resources. The highest peak in the world Mt. Everest is located in Nepal and others higher than eight thousands meters high Mountains. So, here are huge possibilities of trekking in Himalaya. Just few regions are used to trekking till now likewise Annapurna region, Kanchanjangha region, Mt. Everest region, Langtang Region, Ganesh Himal region etc. Visitors, who want to go on long hiking, Nepal is more suitable for them. Because of uphill path and the difficultness of path make the hiking more romantic and give them the real tastes of trekking. Especially northern part of Nepal is used to going trekking. There are many waterfalls, high peak covered with snow and many scenery places that's why the visitors choose to spent their holidays in Nepal for Trekking. Because of physical structure of Nepal, trekking has more possibilities in Nepal. Many industries have established in Nepal related to trekking and it make your trekking in Nepal more safe and fantastic so you are hearty requested to visit Nepal once time.

Geography of Nepal

Nepal is a landlocked country devious between 800 4'- 800 12' east longitude and 260 22'- 300 4' north latitude. The total area contains 147,181 sq. km. Nepal is surrounded by the Tibet, an independent Region of China, to the north and India in the east,west and south. The country is rectangular in shape, about 885 km long boarded by Mechi River in east and Mahakali River in west and about 200 km tall from south to north.

History of Nepal

Modern Nepal was joined by Prithvi Narayan Shah King of Gorkha. Before the union, Nepal was ruled by different Kirats, Lichchavis, Thakuris and Mallas. The history mentioned that Kirats ruled was in Nepal during the 7th century BC. Though out much was not known about Kirats,the Lichchavi period followed the Kirats which lasted from the 2nd to 9th century AD. Nepal was also ruled by the Thakuris who were followed by the Mallas for two centuries after The Lichchavis. Nepal was divided into many principalities and small kingdoms in the fifth centuries of Malla rule, those kingdoms have their own currency, management and large armies. Malla period is known as golden period and it was in the reign of the Mallas that Nepal developed into a grand center of architecture and arts.

Nepalese Peoples

Most of the people in Nepal welcome you by “Namaste” as a traditional greeting (means I salute the great in you) which is widely used in the most part of the country. About 27 million Nepalese peoples have more than 70 different cultural and linguistic groups which is also known as ethnic groups living in different, regions of the country Nepal. Mostly every ethnic group has their own exclusive costumes, speak their own languages or talk, and follow their own religious practices. They live in different diverse geographic and ecological orientations, from the low parts near the Indian border, northward throughout the middle hills of Mahabharat Range and valleys, and up to the high of the Himalayan zone.

Climate and Weather

Nepal has various climates with its scenery. It ranges from hot to cold depending on the elevation. The Terai region, which lies in the tropical southern area of the country, for example, has a hot, humid climate. The mid-land (Mountain Region) is pleasant almost all year around, even though winter morning and nights are cool. The northern (Himalayan) Region, around an altitude above 3,353 meters has an alpine climate with a significantly lower warmth and thin air in winter as can be predictable.

Culture and Religion

Since Nepal was stated democratic republic nation, the Nepal peoples in different societies got right to establish their own religion principle so thereafter Nepal is known as multi religious to the world. Due to its enormous diversified land separation people living in the different regions in different ethnic groups they follow their own way of religious perform, lifestyle, culture, tradition, Language ever peace of agreement in society.

Festivals in Nepal

Nepal is not only the rich of mountains; it is also the rich of festivals. There are more than 50 festivals celebrated in Nepal each year. While the countrywide festivals have fixed dates but religious festivals are situate by astrologers following the lunar calendar. The most excellent part about the festivals in Nepal is that all the festivals are celebrated with the similar enthusiasm and in abundance the way it used to be centuries year of ago when people had no other resources of entertainment

9 Tips for Trekking in Nepal

Gold Mountain Nepal Treks provided some major tips to trekking in Nepal Himalaya to provide previous information for new travelers in Nepal.