Home of Mount Everest (8850m), the highest peak in the world, birth place of Lord Buddha (apostle of peace). It is located between China in the north and India in the south. Nepal covers 140,800 square km. The country can be divided into three different regions: the south, which consists of plains, swamps and forests; the north, which is covered by the Himalaya mountain ranges, comprising eight of the world’s 10 highest mountains; and the central area, consisting of the relatively low Himalayan foothills which are home to the capital city, Kathmandu.
Nepal is also a great paradise for leisure & adventures tours, and probably the finest country in the world for trekking and hiking. Nepal’s geographical features include green paddy terraces, wind-swept deserts, dense forests and marshy grasslands. The country is well endowed with perennial rivers, lakes and glacial lakes that originate in the Himalayas.