tiny Himalayan Kingdom wedged between Chira
to the north and India to the south, Nepal is
a land of contrasts. The only Hindu Kingdom
in the world today, her scared shrines of Pashupatinath,
in the Kathmandu Valley, and Muktinath in the
mountainours Musang District, attract Hindu
Pilgrims and devotees from far beyond her borders.
Nepal is the birthplace of Lord Buddha, and
Lumbini, in the southern Terai plains, is an
equally important destination to Buddhist pilgrims
from around the world. Two thousand years of
truly peaceful coexistence have produced a unique
blend of the two great religions which is distinctly
Nepalese in character. It is to this harmonious
intermingling of faiths that Nepals owes the
diverse richness of her art and architecture.
the short stretch of 150 miles which separates
her southern borders from those of the north,
can be found a wealth of natural scenic wonders
as the land soars steeply from a mere 200 feet
above sea level to the breath-taking Himalayan
'Rooftop of the World' - Mount Everest - 8848
meters of windswept, snow-enshrouded rock. Within
this sharply-tilted terrain appears an extraordinary,
variety if climatic conditions, flora and fauna.
Against this backdrop, you can shoot down rapids,
trek across the most breath taking mountain
scenery in the world and waft through the Savannah
on the back of an elephant in search of rhino.
are daily flights between Kathmandu and Delhi
& 4 flights a week to Varanasi.