Geographical Location of Nepal

Nepal is a landlocked country which lies in between India in the southwest and China in the north. It is the home of eight of world’s 10 highest peaks including Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu and so on.

Total Area

Total: 147,181 sq. km among which Land covers 143, 151 sq. km and Water covers 4,000 sq. km.

Population

29.8 million (UN, 2010)

Capital City

Kathmandu, home of temples, heritages, cultural monuments, traditional resources and so on.

Climate

Mainly, nepal has four season, Winter, Summer, Autumn, Spring. Tourist can visit Nepal all year round. During winter season, it’s a bit hard to travel in the high pass region because of the excessive snow fall and cold winds.

  • Winter starts from December and lasts to February : very difficult trek during this season because of the sow and cold.
  • Spring starts from March and lasts to May : Best season to travel Nepal. As it starts right after ending winter season, trekkers would be able to see the lovely snow capped Himalayas and rhododendron forest. It is quite hot in lowlands but the temperature around the highest region is normal.
  • Summer starts form June and ends at August: During this period it will be rainy season in here in Nepal. Trekking in this season is quite risk, as there will be high chances of flood, landslides, slippery roads afer rain, insects and so on. But we call it as the best season to see the green mountains and waterfalls.
  • Autumn starts from September last to November : surely the best season to travel Nepal. The weather is neither cold nor hot. It will be moderate. You can see the beautiful snow capped mountains, green grassland and farming.

Language:

Nepali is national language of Nepal. There are other ethnic language and dialects. But the Nepal who are associated with the travel and tour companies can speak and understand English and other language like Chinese, French, German and so on.

Currency and Foreign Exchange:

Currency of Nepal is called Rupees. 

International tourist must exchanged foreign in bank or authorized money exchanger.

Life Expectancy of Nepalese:

According to UN, 70 years for women and 68 years men

Main exports:

Carpet, jute, handicrafts, leather goods, grains

Major Destination:

World Heritage Sites situated in Nepal, Chitwan National Park (Jungle Safari), Pokhara (Fewalake, Peace Pagoda), Annapurna Circuit, Everest, Langtang and so on.