Synonymous with Everest and the Himalaya – a land of spectacular beauty and a unique culture in its most diverse geographical regions. It contains an incredible variety of terrain in a relatively small area, ranging from the tropical lowlands of the “Terai” at about 300 ft above sea level to the summit of Mt. Everest at 29,035 ft (8850m).
With eight of the highest peaks in the world in Nepal, the country has been a playground for mountaineers , many of whom have achieved outstanding achievements here.
Nepal offers excellent trekking options to visitors from the easy walking excursions to the strenuous climb of the snowy peaks. The most rewarding way to experience Nepal's nature and cultural assortment is to walk through the length, breadth and the altitudes of the country. Trekking in Nepal is a big part of the ultimate Himalayan adventure and a majority of tourists have trekking as a part of their itinerary.
With its rich forest cover, more than 800 species of birds are found in Nepal hence making it a paradise for birdwatchers. The country's diverse terrain provides ideal conditions for varieties from tropical to hill plants and flowers. Some orchids and certain varieties of rhododendron are very rare and found only in Nepal. During spring most of the high valleys are blooming with rhododendron which is also is the national flower of Nepal. During the right seasons most visitors who come to explore the natural beauty of the country, are fortunate to have a glimpse of spectacular sights of hills covered with rhododendron flowers. Spring and autumn are the best seasons for flowers in Nepal.
With its rich culture, picturesque villages, friendly people and soaring peaks in varied countryside, landscape, Nepal remains the most attractive trekking destination in the world luring people over and over again – one can never tire of visiting this Himalayan Kingdom.