Initially the hub of hippies searching for their spiritual enlightenment, Nepal has developed into more than just another tourist destination. Home to the majestic Himalayan range, Nepal boasts of some of the highest peaks in the world. Climbers and trekkers alike in search of mystery and adventure cannot help but be enthralled by its captivating natural abundance.
Nepal today has realized the true value of tourism and caters to a diverse group of people visiting here in search of adventure and mysticism. One doesn't necessarily need to climb Mt. Everest to enjoy the majestic Himalayas; it offers a diverse number of treks that can mesmerize a novice and a veteran trekker as well. The treks meandering through the breathtaking view can be both lazy and arduous depending on the trekker. If there is a hikers' paradise anywhere in the world, this is it.
Many people associate this country with only the mountains but Nepal's natural wonders are not just confined to mountain scenery. Nepal is a country of highly diverse and rich geography; with snow capped mountains in the north and subtropical climes in the southern Terai region home to rhinos, tigers and wild elephants in the natural parks. It's not just mountaineers with their hearts set on conquering Everest who fall in love with the Himalayan country of Nepal. With stunning scenery, fringed by the highest peaks on the planet, leading down to steamy jungle packed with wildlife, there's something for everyone.
For culture lovers and those looking for spiritual (or intellectual) enlightenment there is no shortage of ancient architecture. Home to a world-class artistic and architectural heritage there are various Buddhist and Hindu temples. Nepal is a country where art, culture and religion are an integral part of its people.
Many visitors, drawn to Nepal by the promise of adventure, leave equally enchanted by the friendliness and hospitality of its people. Nepal is an amazingly diverse country that has something for everyone.