Nepal is definitely an amazing destination to travel. It is not only a perfect holiday home but is also the center for some exciting adventure sports. It is located 5 km from Bhairawa, Gorakpur, India and Nepal border. The capital city of Nepal is Kathmandu, which is situated at an altitude of 4,877m to 8,848m. You can visit Nepal any time of the year, as the climate is really soothing throughout the year. It is the home of the world's highest mountain peak. Due to the varied topography of the region Nepal is the home for some amazing destinations. Nepal is divided into three main geographical regions:
The Nepal Himalaya Region
The Nepal Mountain Region
The Nepal Terai Region
The height of the Nepal Himalaya region varies between 4877 to 8848 m.
It comprises of eight of the highest 14 summits in the world, which is
above the altitude of 8,000m including Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and others.
On the other hand Nepal mountain region comprises of 64% of total land
area. And the last comes the Nepal Terai region, which occupies about
17% of the total land area of the country.
People of Nepal
The population of Nepal is more than 18 million, which constitutes
people belonging to different caste and races living in different
regions with diverse languages, culture, and dialects. The Gurungs and
Magars mainly occupy the west part of the country while the Rais, Limbus
and Sunuwars occupy slopes of the eastern hills. The Sherpas live in the
Himalayan region. In the capital city of Kathmandu it is the newars who
mainly occupy. Among the other ethnic groups there are Satar,
Rajvanshis, Tharus, Yadavas, and Dhimals. The major religions of the
people of Nepal are Hinduism and Buddhism. Apart from these two
religions the next main religion is Islam in Nepal.
Climate conditions of Nepal
Nepal mainly experiences four seasons, i.e. spring, summer, autumn and
winter. The spring season is from March to May, while you can experience
summer from the month of June to August and after summer comes the
autumn, which lasts from September to November. The winter here lasts
from December to February. You can travel to Nepal any time of the year.
Even in the winters as the climate here is pretty comfortable.
You can reach Nepal by air, rail and road. There are number of flights
traveling to and fro from Kathmandu. For rail you can opt for
Nepal-Janakpur-Jayanagar Railway (NJJR), which operates a freight and
passenger service in the eastern Terai region. For road journey you can
avail buses, mini buses and three wheeler tempos, which operates on
fixed routes at regular intervals.
What to Carry
You should carry clothes according to the time of travel. However it is
advisable to carry both warm and light clothes. No matter when you are
traveling but it is important to carry warm clothes if you are traveling
to the mountains. Before you head for Nepal it is important to take all
your documents along with you.
Adventure Sports in Nepal
If you are an adventure sports buff than Nepal is the perfect
destination. It offers some amazing adventure sports activities. You
have the option to choose from the following activities.