Namaste [I salute the god in you which is also in me], I bow down my head as respect towards my guest. This is the warmest way of welcoming in Nepalese tradition, as we believe guests’ carries the image of God and Goddesses.
Nepal lies in South Asia at the lap of the Central Himalayas, bordering Tibet (China) on the north and India on the East, West and South, making Nepal as a landlocked country. In terms of location, Nepal lies at 26022’N-30027’laatitude and 8004’E-88012’E longitude, extending its boundary to 147181 sq. km.
Topographically, Nepal is divided into three parts: The Himalayan region, the hilly and the Terai region, where 26% of our land consists of the Himalayas, 50% consists of Hilly areas and the remaining 24% of Terai areas.
In terms of Elevation, the lowland of Nepal starts from 60m (south) above the sea level rising up to 8848(Mt. Everest). One-third of the total length of the Himalayas lies inside Nepal’s borders and the country claims 10 of the world’s 14 tallest mountains in the world.
These white snow-capped mountains are a great source of water flowing through more than 600 rivers toward the Indian Ocean, thus blessing Nepal and India.
Nepal is a multiethnic, multicultural and bilingual country. Among the total population of 30 million, majorities follow Hinduism as a religion, followed by Buddhist, Islam, Kirat, Christian and Prakriti (worshipers of Nature).
It’s a country where 125 different ethnic groups of people reside speaking 123 different languages, making it a unique country to visit to know about its culture and tradition. In spite of all these differences, the people of Nepal live peacefully making Nepal one of the peaceful countries to visit, makes Nepal truly a Never (N) Ending (E) Peace (P) And (A) Love (L) country (NEPAL).