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  • Mid-Western

    Kohalpur

    Located in the Banke District in the Bheri Zone of the Mid-Western Region of Nepal, the town of Kohalpur is surrounded by lush vegetation with scenic views of some of the country’s many majestic mountains. Kohalpur is believed by many to be one of the fastest developing towns in the country. Kohalpur has easy access to the East-West highway linking major towns in Nepal and is around 540 ...

  • Travel

    Geography

    Nepal is a landlocked country situated between India and China's Tibetan Autonomous region. The Himalayas fall within the country's boundaries, thus Nepal is well known for its mountainous and hilly topography. In fact, Nepal is home to the magnificent Mount Everest, believed to be the world's tallest mountain. The fascinating geography of Nepal contributes greatly to the country's wonder ...

  • Travel

    Eco tourism

    Massive mountains, rolling hills, abundant vegetation and diverse wildlife – it is little wonder that Nepal is a popular tourist destination and the ideal location for ecotourism. Ecotourism in Nepal is the main form of tourism in the country aside from the attractions of Kathmandu and other historical cities. From wildlife viewing, to wilderness camps, hiking vacations and white-water ...

  • Attractions

    Mountains

    A country of great beauty, Nepal is home to eight of the 14 highest mountains in the world. The Himalayan mountain range extends across the country from the eastern edge to the western edge. This conglomeration of beautiful and rugged mountain peaks has drawn mountain trekkers and climbers from all over the world. Many come here to test their skills, their mental and physical strength and ...

  • Attractions

    Nepal is a beautiful country with many mysterious attractions to be enjoyed. Whether you are more interested in culture, religion or wildlife, you can be sure that there will be a number of attractions in Nepal that appeal to you. As with any country, the attractions may require some physical effort – but that is not to say that everything to be enjoyed in this stunning country necessitates ...

  • Mountains

    Himalayas

    The Himalayas, which means "Abode of Snow", is the highest and most continuous mountain range in the world. This awe-inspiring range of mountains has attracted many climbers and explorers over the years and continues to mesmerize people through its immense beauty. Nepal's Himalayas also contain nine of the fourteen highest peaks in the world, which includes the highest peak ever recorded - ...

  • Mountains

    Mount Everest

    One of the highest mountains ever to be climbed is the famous Mount Everest, which can be located in Asia between the border of Tibet and Nepal. Mount Everest is essentially part of the Himalaya range of mountains, but has been greatly publicized due to its immense height that has been recorded at 29,028 feet or 8,848 meters high.

  • Mountains

    Kanchenjunga

    Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world; in third place at 28,169 feet or 8,586 meters is Kanchenjunga (or Kangchenjunga), which means "The five Treasures of Snows". A number of climbers and hikers have had the privilege to explore and climb the mountain peaks where they are dazzled by the picturesque views surrounding them from different viewing points. Of all the mountain ranges ...

  • Mountains

    Ama Dablam

    There are a number of absolutely breathtaking mountains in the Himalayas of eastern Nepal but Ama Dablam is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful. This stunning mountain is crowned by two different peaks. The higher or ‘main peak’ is 6 812 m (22 349 ft) high while the lower peak is 5 563 m (18 251 ft) high. Because of the mountain's beauty it receives a lot of attention from visitors who ...

  • Mountains

    Kala Patthar

    Most adventurous people visiting Nepal will want to spend at least a little time admiring the fabulous and famous peak of Mount Everest. Whether you intend to climb the mountain or not, you will find that the best views of this stunning mountain are available from nearby Kala Patthar – a small brown mountain with very little appeal itself. Kala Patthar, Nepal is situated on the southern side ...