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Nepal at Glance

Nepal is an incredible Himalayan country that is known all around the world for its natural marvels. Besides its fascinating natural beauty, the spiritual serenity, rich history, magnificent art, and culture have made this charming country in the Himalayas one of the most popular destinations in the world.

But, how much do you know about this top tourist destination in the world? Let’s learn more about this beautiful country in Nepal at a glance.

Geographical Diversity

This lovely nation situated between China and India has an area of 147,516 km2; 92.94% of the area is land, and 7.06% of it is covered by water. China is located on the northern side of the country meanwhile, the east, west, and south borders of Nepal are connected with India.

Nepal also boasts incredible geographical diversity, from the Himalayan region that houses the tallest snow-capped peak in the world, Mt. Everest (8,848 meters), and lush hilly regions to lush lowlands of Terai, this Himalayan country has a wide range of ecosystems.

Incredible Cultural Experience

Incredible Cultural Experience in nepal

It might be hard to believe, but this small Himalayan nation has a total of 125 ethnic groups. Known for its unique diversification, this beautiful country is a melting pot of diverse traditions, festivals, and rituals. Overall, 123 languages are spoken in Nepal, and 14 of the languages have been officially recognized for the different provinces of the country.

Besides the vibrant festivals that are celebrated throughout the year, travelers are drawn to the ancient temples, monasteries, and other sacred sites that represent different cultures and ethnic groups in the country. So, traveling to Nepal will provide you the opportunity to relish the unique diversification and harmony despite the cultural differences.

Hub of Incredible Adventures

Geographical Diversity

Thanks to its incredible geographical diversity, this beautiful country has now become a hub for adventure activities. From mild forms of adventure like hiking, biking, and zip flying to hardcore rafting, bungee jumping, sky diving, and mountaineering, Nepal houses every kind of sport.

On top of that, Nepal houses 8 of the incredible 14 8,000-meter class mountains: Mt. Everest (8,848 meters), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586 meters), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 meters), Mt. Makalu (8,463 meters), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201 meters), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 meters), Mt. Manaslu (8,163 meters) and Mt. Annapurna I (8,091 meters). That is the reason why Nepal is also a top choice for mountaineering and Himalayan trekking adventures.

Climatic Conditions

The climatic conditions in Nepal are divided into four major categories, and these seasons bring different climatic conditions. So, it is necessary to understand the suitable period for your adventure or activity before visiting the country.

Autumn Season (September, October, and November) — Temperature ranges between 10°C to 31°C

Winter Season (December, January, and February) — Temperature ranges between 5°C to 24°C

Spring Season (March, April, and May) — Temperature ranges between 8°C to 31°C

Monsoon Season (June, July and August) — 16°C to 31°C

**Note: The above temperature is just an average margin of temperatures in the urban city areas in the country; if you are doing high-altitude adventures, the temperatures can significantly drop depending on the altitude**