A diverse culture and multi linguistic with several religions makes Nepal a very interesting place to visit. In this tiny country one can find a diverse geographical features and terrain; from humid Terai plains in the southern regions to snow-capped mountainous Himalayan region in the north. Napal is also famous for the place called Lumbini; the Birthplace of Lord Buddha Siddhartha Gautama. Thus Nepal is a major tourist attraction to the world of pilgrimage aswell as the adventure lovers. Sir, Edmund Hilleary was even given a citizenship of Nepal and considered Nepal as second home, so is the home for thousands of other adventure lovers around the world.
A small country of 56,827 sq. m, Nepal is a landlocked country bordered by China to the north and by India to the south, eas and west. Nepal is known as the country of Mount Everest also houses seven of the other worlds highest mountains.
Nepal was a kingdom with monarchic rule until December 28th 2007 when interim Parliament declared Nepal as a Federal Democratic Republic
Three broad physiographic areas run laterally; lowland Tarai Region in south; central lower mountains and hills constituting Hill Region; high Himalayas, with 8,796-meters-high Mount Everest and other peaks forming Mountain Region in north. Of total land area, only 20 percent cultivatable.
Three major ethnic groups in terms of origin: Indo-Nepalese, Tibeto-Nepalese, and indigenous Nepalese, composed of Newar, Bhote, Rai, Limbu, Sherpa, Gurung, Tamang, Magar, Thakali, Brahman, and other smaller ethnic groups.
Only official Hindu state in world although intermingling and synthesis of Hindu and Buddhist beliefs in practice. About 89.5 percent of population Hindu, approximately 5.3 percent and 2.7 percent, Buddhist and Muslim, respectively; remainder, other religions, including Christianity.
Type of accommodation from basic, budget to luxury five stars or five star deluxe, special hotels and stay like home stay, monastery stay, heritage hotels, houseboat stay, beach resort, adventure camp, we consider your choice and only suggest if they are not a good combination with the itinerary. Please note that a typical 5 Star hotel in India, Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet may be often similar to a 4 Star standard of Europian or Amerian one. But some of the luxury or heritage hotel in India can not be compared to any in the world they are amazingly excellent.
Local Guide: A typical local guide is used for sightseeing. Usually these guides are certified except in the mountain regions where students, graduates and even monks do guiding as part time job. The Local guide would know more deeply the history, facts, philosophy and culture of a particular area and they are also Multilingual speaking fluent French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Russian, and Chinese.
Tour Escort: Tour escorts are generally professionals in tourism and will escort and interpret. They might not be able to explain the deep details of a monument, place or philosophy but they will make sure of safety, comfort and enhancement of your tour. He will also take you to off the beaten path, local houses, village ceremonies or current events.
Cultural Shows & Events: Cultural shows are performed by the local artist of the area in your hotel premises or at a fixed venue. Usually in the evening followed by a gala dinner. It is a fine way to interact with locals and enjoy and participate. These shows are popular in Ladakh, Kashmir, Himachal and Rajasthan.
Elephant ride: Elephant rides are done in Rajasthan. You can visit some forts by Elephant ride instead of walking. Elephant ride can also be done in some of the National park in Uttarakhand and Nepal.
Camel ride: They are more popular in Rajasthan and can be done for days also. In Nubra valley of Ladakh region you have the chance to ride the double hump bacterian camels.
Boat ride: Boat rides are done in Varanasi, Uttaranchal and Kashmir. This is also a way to sightsee or to enjoy the sunrise or sunset in the rivers or Lakes.
Vintage car ride: This is quite a romantic ride and is particularly popular in the city of Jaipur.
Interaction: Meeting with an noted spiritual master, philosopher, writer, activist, artiste, scholar, King or Queen.
Sponsor: A prayer performed for peace by group of Monks. OR A Havan performed for peace by a Sadhu at bank of Ganges
Flight Sightseeing: Sightseeing by flight can be done in Sikkim and Nepal. These sightseeing usually last for an hour giving you a chance to be eye to eye with the mighty Himalayan peaks in twin engines small aircrafts. If you have less time or can not trek or climb to these peaks you have this best choice.1
Short Adventure Sport: From few hours to days many adventure short sports can be added to your tour itinerary like: Paragliding, Bungee Jumping, Trout Fishing, Bird watching, rock climbing, hot air ballooning, snow skiing, water skiing, diving, white water river rafting and Kayaking. These all sports are done under supervision of certified and qualified professional in India.
Relaxing & Health: On a long tour itinerary it is a wonderful idea to add a relaxing activity at the end or middle or the tour. Activities like Spa, Ayurvedic massage, Yoga and Meditation can be done almost anywhere in India now a days.