Three Facts About Nepal
Kathmandu – Tourism in Nepal is towering dramatically after 2008 and the number of travelers is increasing per year. As we all know, Nepal is one of the best adventure destinations in term of Himalaya hiking, trekking and expedition. More than these, what are the other special features of Nepal that pulling visitors from the world every year.
Highest mountain peak in the world (Everest – 8848m).
Out of the fourteen mountains above 8 thousand meters in the world eights lies here in Nepal, which are Everest (8848m), Kanchenjungha (8586m), Lhotse (8516,), Makalu (8485m), Cho Oyu (8201), Dhaulagiri (8167m), Manaslu (8163) and Annapurna I (8091m).
One of the great trekking paradises and nicest countries in the world according to Sir Edmund Hillary.
Contains one of the ten best rivers in the world for rafting according to a magazine.
The birthplace of Lord Buddha (Lumbini)
The best place in the world to study Tibetan Buddhism (according to a Guidebook).
The deepest river gorge in the world (Kali Gandaki River)
The only one living goddess (Kumari) who is worshipped and taken on a procession annually in Kathmandu. Nepal has such a concentration of art, culture, and tradition in the Kathmandu valley that could not be found anywhere else in the world according to a guidebook.
Nepal is one of the few countries in the world where you can see one horned rhino.
Contains Kathmandu which is one of the best places to eat west of Bangkok and east of Istanbul. As a guidebook, Kathmandu is a budget eating capital of Asia. Contains Kathmandu valley which rivals with Jerusalem, Cairo, Rome, Athens, Xian and Varanasi having two thousand years of a continuous tradition of civilization.
Travel and Leisure Magazine published in the US called Kathmandu the third best city in Asia after Bangkok and Chiang Mai in Thailand.
Marathon at the highest altitude (42km long) starting at Gorakshep (5212m) and ending at Namche Bazar (3444m).
The person who had climbed Everest without oxygen eight times is Angrita Sherpa in 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1990, 1992, 1995.
The largest herd of swamp deer means Cervus duvanceli in the world at Shukla Phanta Wildlife Reserve numbering about 2500 according to Department of national parks and wildlife conservation of Nepal).