Traveler’s General Info
Nepal a small country an area of 147,181 square kilometers, and stretches 145-241 kilometers north to south and 850 kilometers west to east.
The country is located between India in the South and China in the North, at Latitudes 26 and 30 degrees North and Longitudes 80 and 88 degrees East,
Nepal is topographically divided into three regions: the Himalaya to the north, the high hills consisting of the Mahabharata range and the Churia (Siwalik) low hills, and the flat land of Terai range to the south, elevation are varied in the kingdom. The highest point is Mt. Everest (8,848 m) in the north and the lowest point (70 meters above sea level) is located in the south-east Terai region at KechanaKalan of Jhapa District.
Altitude increases as you travel south to north. To the north temperatures are below – 40 degrees Celsius and in the Terai, temperatures rise to 40 degrees Celsius in the summer. During June, July and August, the kingdom is influenced by monsoon clouds.
The Himalaya: The Himalayan range makes up the northern border of the country and represents 16% of the total land area of Nepal. Peaks like Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Kanchenjunga (8598 m), and Dhaulagiri ( 8137 m) are found here and sparse vegetation is found up to 4,500m, a land of high hills, mountains, raging rivers & its rich culture.
Nepal, a destination for all season as it is one of the most diverse and varied countries on this planet a unique country, the birthplace of Buddha (Light of Asia).