Nepal is not a travel destination that many of us hear about too often. It’s usually a country that goes under the radar. Identified as the country that is home to Mount Everest and 8 of the world’s tallest mountains, it also has epic views and natural surroundings that are undeniably spectacular. Nepal is a landlocked country bordered by China and India, located in the Himalayas in South Asia. Though it is not an everyday type of holiday destination, the unspoiled natural world most definitely attracts a lot of adventure junkies and nature lovers.
So, are you as intrigued by this country as we are? Here are some reasons as to why you should visit Nepal.
Fancy trekking on the foothills of the Himalayas? Nepal is home to the Annapurna Region which offers numerous trekking opportunities that are considered some of the world’s best.
Nepal is known for plenty of adventurous activities. From paragliding and white water rafting to zip-flying and bungee jumping, Nepal knows how to offer the adrenaline and thrill seekers the goods.
Considered the safest destination in South East Asia, Nepal is known for its welcoming nature. The locals are super friendly and are hospitable giving you plenty of reason to put a smile on your dial.
While visiting areas such as Chitwan National Park you’re likely to encounter a variety of rare wildlife species. A total of 68 species of mammals, 544 species of birds, 56 species of reptiles and 126 species of fish have been recorded in the park. The park is especially renowned for its protection of the One Horned Rhinoceros, the Royal Bengal Tiger and the Gharial Crocodile.
Nepal is home to numerous UNESCO World Heritage Sites which further adds to the cultural attraction of this magnificent country. It has many temples, monasteries and inns for you to google at.
Nepalese food has a weighty influence from the likes of China and India however, the food is generally healthier with more lean meats and vegetables. The food will make your mouth water.
Did you know that over 35 different ethnic groups call Nepal home? This signifies that there are various religions, languages, musical inspirations and foods. Nepal is a delightful country to submerge yourself into the diverse cultures and say goodbye to your comfort zone.