Nepal is not only rich in bountiful nature, spectacular scenery, rich culture, and great diversity, it also has some of the world’s most magnificent monasteries.
The Great Himalayan Trail is the longest and highest trekking route in the world—and most of it is in Nepal!
No visitor coming to Nepal goes back without some time spent in Lalitpur, and it is indeed time well spent, because Lalitpur has much to offer.
For far too long, Nepal’s flag carrier has been down in the dumps, causing great distress to the tourism sector. Now, there’s hope again.
Nepal’s biodiversity is threatened by a host of issues, including habitat degradation, encroachment, exploitation, pollution, and poaching. However, all is not lost!
Fire is His head, the Sun and Moon His eyes, space His ears, the Vedas His speech, the wind His breath, the universe His heart. From His feet the Earth has originated. Verily, He is the inner self of all beings.” –The Upanishads: translation from the Sanskrit.
Right from the time a child is born, parents make haste to have an astrological chart (janam patra: birth chart; horoscope) made of the child by a priest accomplished in astrology.
Get out of the city’s pollution-laden environment and mind-jangling traffic to spend some blissful hours in the peaceful garden of Godawari.
Among the many different milestones through the year, this is one that is really down-to-earth, besides being downright basic to Nepali life.
Fruits are said to be the food of the gods, and if so, Nepal is a blessed country, what with a large variety of delicious fruits available throughout the year.
It’s an art that’s more ancient than the Ramayana and Mahabharata, and a part of the culture and lifestyle of the Indian subcontinent since the ages.
The era of the Malla kings was a long one, about 550 years, and a period of prosperity in all spheres, including art, architecture, and culture.