Nepal is an amazing country you will not skip to marvel the varied terrain below. Located in Southern Asia, between Tibet and India, Nepal contains 8 of the world's 10 highest mountain peaks, including Mount Everest - the world’s tallest - on the border with Tibet, as well as Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, has a population of 26.4 million and is the 93rd largest country by area.
With temperatures ranging from 40 degrees in the plains reaching -40 degrees on high peaks in within one day, Nepal is the only country in the world with altitudes ranging from 60 meters to 8,840 meters. Nepal boasts four UNESCO World Heritage Sites (WHS) within the country. Of these, two are in the cultural category and two WHS fall in the natural category. In the cultural category, the seven monuments of the Kathmandu valley (together counted as one WHS) and Lumbini, are included whereas the other two WHS in the natural grouping is the Chitwan National Park and Sagarmatha National Park.
Countless tourists flock to this amazing country every year. You, too, will be amazed of what you can experience in a short period of time. Unlike no other country in the world, you might get a chance to fly closely past Mount Everest, and the other seven highest mountains in the world, pause in the cultural capital of the Kathmandu valley and get down into the plains of Terai for an elephant safari in the sub-tropical forests within the same day.