Nepal

Nepal, a small and very beautiful landlocked country enrich in cultures, fine arts and the festival celebrated by the various ethnic groups. A mystical land of unparalleled variety, there are very few countries in the world that can provide so many diverse holidays and packages for the adventurous traveler.

Geographically, it is one of the most beautiful and dramatic countries on earth, home to eight of the world's fourteen 8000 meters peaks, of course Mount Everest. The country covers an area of 147,181 square kilometers; it stretches 145-241 kilometers from north to south and 850 kilometers from west to east. It is bordered by Tibet, now part of The People's Republic of China to the north and by India to the south, east and west. Historically, Nepal in medieval times had many small kingdoms; the modern state was only formed with the unification of Nepal by Prithvi Narayan Shah in 1768. Prior to 2006, Nepal was a Kingdom, ruled by the Shah dynasty king but The country is a Federal Democratic Republic now. Its recent history over the past 29 years has involved struggles for a democratic government with periods of direct monarchic rule. Nowadays Nepal is a settled and safe tourist destination.

You can roughly divide Nepal into three regions: The Himalaya to the north, The Middle Hills consisting of The Mahabharat Range and The Churia Hills and The Terai to the south. The highest point is Mt. Everest (8848 m) in the north and the lowest point (70 meters above sea level) is located at Kechanakawal of Jhapa District. Altitude increases as you travel south to north, in the upper regions of the north temperatures can go below -40 degrees Celsius and in the Terai on Nepal’s southern border temperatures can often rise above 40 degrees Celsius in the summer. During June, July and August, Nepal is influenced by monsoon clouds and heavy rains therefore it is not generally suitable for trekking although people do to take advantage of the quieter trails at this time. There are also areas suitable for trekking situated in the rain shadow of the country.

The people are amazing very friendly, welcoming and accepting of visitors. Religion is an integral and deep-rooted part of Nepalese life, one remarkable feature of Nepal is the religious harmony that exists, particularly between the Buddhist and Hindu communities. The essence of Nepal remains unique in an ever divided world. A land of diverse social customs and frequent religious festivals celebrated in the streets and squares of the cities and villages throughout the land. There is hardly a day or a place where a celebration of some sort of festival, however small is taking place.

Nepal Gateway Trekking Pvt Ltd is government registered trekking agency based in Kathmandu, Nepal and operated by professional and attentive team. We are known and trusted for arranging safe and Eco friendly adventure activities in Nepal. We organize Trekking, Hiking, Tours, Peak Climbing, Jungle Safari as well as various trips for interested clients as per their time-frame and requirements.