Nepal is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of bio-diversity due to its unique geographical position and altitude variation. The elevation of the country ranges from 60m above sea level to the highest point on earth, Mt. Everest at 8848 m, all within a distance of 150 km resulting in climatic conditions from Sub-tropical to the Arctic.
Nepal is also one of the world’s greatest trekking paradise and arguably the finest country in the world that’s known for its trekking terrain. This wonderful country contains one of the ten best rivers in the world for rafting & has a huge concentration of art, culture and tradition in the Kathmandu valley which cannot be found anywhere else in the world; Nepal is also one of the few countries of the world where you can see one horned Rhinos. Kathmandu, known for its culinary delights, is said to be one of the best places to eat east of Bangkok and west of Istanbul. One guide book has called it the best ‘budget eating capital of Asia’.
Nepal - occupying only 0.1% of mother earth is home to:
2% of all the flowering plants in the world
8% of the world’s population of birds (more than 848 species)
4% of mammals on earth 11 of the world’s 15 families of
butterflies (more than 500 species)
600 indigenous plant families
319 species of exotic orchid