As Nicola mentioned in her blog, the trip to Nepal is not the place to be recommended for the faint-hearted person. Trekking in Nepal is not an easy task, it’s the real test of endurance capacity, and ability.
Nepal is a country with multiple climates, cultures, geography, religion, and multilingual and multi-ethnic and represents overall features of the world. Nepal is the country to experience the real beauty of Mother Nature at its best. Along with the natural beauty, the diversity in culture, religion, and sky-touching the Himalayas adds flavor. If you want to see the beauty of Nature at its best then Nepal is the perfect destination for you. Trekking in Nepal will take you on the journey in a dramatic mixture of arid mountains, towering Himalayan peaks, diverse culture, a wide variety of flora and fauna, traditional living, and spectacular scenery.
Some of the reasons why you should keep Nepal as your next travel destination are discussed below.
Rich in Natural Beauty
Nepal is a country gifted by nature itself. Nepal is a paradise full of unparalleled natural beauty and scenery. Being rich in biodiversity, Nepal has over 6800 flowering plants, and 600 families of butterflies and is the home to more than 900 species of birds. With the highest point in the country Mt. Everest (8848 m) and 8 of the tallest mountain, Nepal is full of breathtaking scenery from the snow-capped Himalayas in the north to the dense tropical jungles in the middle and gigantic plain lands to the south. Trekking in Nepal will help you to explore the beauty at its best level.
Full of cultural Diversity, spirituality, and mysticism
Cultural diversity, spirituality, and mysticism is the major reason for making Nepal your trekking destination. Nepal is so rich in its culture, customs, and tradition which is different from the Europeans. Nepal has more than 125 nationalities with different languages, customs, traditions, cultures, lifestyles, and religions. While walking around Nepal, you will find ceremonies going on in most of the temples along with the mantras heard throughout the street. Similarly, on the trekking path to the Himalayas, you’ll get a chance to observe various Buddhist monasteries and villages with unique cultures and traditions.
Explore the foothills of the Himalayas
Nepal is a country situated in the heart of the Himalayas. With the highest point in the country Mt. Everest (8848 m) and 8 of the tallest mountain in the world, Nepal is full of the breathtaking scenery of the snow-capped Himalayas. Trekking in Nepal lets you explore the Himalayan Scenery like never before. You can explore the most popular trekking site i.e. Everest base camp trekking, upper mustang trek, Annapurna Trek, and Langtang valley trek, and rejoice in the scenery sitting next to the towering Himalayas.
Safest Destination to Visit
Nepal is one of the safest destinations to visit in South East Asia where you can spend your quality time embracing the Natures beauty. Despite different ethnicity, religion, custom, and tradition, people here live in peace and harmony with the feeling of brotherhood. Nepal is well known for its friendly behavior and hospitality. While trekking in the rural part of Nepal, you will be mesmerized by seeing the generosity of the people. The hardworking people of the rural area and their generous and happy nature will always lead the chart.
Nepal is the country where we can find any major religion. Nepal practices a whopping 10 different religions among its people. About 80% of the total population of Nepal is Hindus, 10 percent are Buddhist, 4% are Buddhist and the rest are Christian, Sikh, and Jains. It is a place where myths meet reality and divine meets the God. Nepal is also famous as the city of Temples. Temples and monasteries could be found in every part of Nepal. People in Nepal are highly devoted to the gods. Trekking in Nepal helps you find your true spiritual comfort.
The geography of Nepal is varied, ranging from the breathtaking snow-capped peaks of the towering Himalayas in the North to a dense tropical jungle in the middle, and vast plains in the south. Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) the world's highest mountain is situated in Nepal. Similarly, Tlicho lake- Lake is situated at the highest altitude, Arun Valley – is the deepest valley, and Dana- the deepest George is also in Nepal. With the diverse geographical structure, in 2008 world famous magazine “National Geography’ has declared Nepal as the best destination for travel.
Experience adventurous activities
If you are the person who wants to know the true meaning of adventure, thrill, and adrenaline, then Nepal is the place where you will get a chance to experience it all at a time. Jumping from a 1700 m high cliff into the lake to the bungee jumping from160m suspension bridge; Nepal will assure you a full thrilling experience and the memory to cherish for a lifetime. Similarly, activities like white water rafting, paragliding, bungee jumping, zip-flying, ultralight flying, etc. are all possible in Nepal.
Nepalese respect guests
Nepal is well known for its friendly behavior and hospitality. Trekking in Nepal will be an out-of-the-world experience because Nepalese takes guest as god and serves them in the best way they can. Every Nepalese people greets their guest with a smile and help you every chance they get. The more you go further from the city, you will be more overwhelmed with the hospitality, Nepalese people have to offer.
Hassle-free visa and low-cost travel
Nepal makes all things easy and comfortable for foreigners who want to experience and explore the magnificence of nature alongside the abundance of culture, and religion as well as a wide variety of flora and fauna. Foreigners can get their visas on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Visa is available for tourists as per their plan to stay in Nepal. You’ll just need to fill up the form on the spot or can fill out the form online to get the visa. Not only getting a visa is easy, but Nepal is also known for its low-cost travel as compared to other destinations. You will be able to easily travel to Nepal on a budget of less than $25 a day (depending on the type of accommodation and transportation) and have all levels of experience.