is the fabled- Shangrila for thousands of tourists and seekers who visit each
year .it is one of the richest countries in the world in items of
bio-diversity due to its unique geographical position & altitudinal variation.
The elevation of the country ranges from 60m at sea level to the highest point on earth,
Mt. Everest at 8850m, the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal lies between India & China. From
the highest point on earth to the deepest gorge in the world- KALIGANDAKI, the topography
of this country varies ........ and many remains still unfolded.
The land of brave Gurkha- soldiers, the land of lord Buddha - light
of Asia & the Apostle of peace has all left their foot prints.
It is the place where eight out of ten world highest
mountains lie within. This country is also a land of people belonging to diverse ethnic
groups. The traditions, culture & way of life of each group are all fascinating.
Nepal has a world of mystical scenery & enchanting
cultures for YOU ... come & explore it. To enjoy a visit to this country remains an
unforgettable experience for all.
KATHMANDU - The nations capital and the political commercial and cultural hub of
Nepal, is the first stop for the majority of the visitors to the country.
The history of the valley begins with the
Buddhist saint Manjushree who slashed a passage through the surrounding hills to drain out
the primordial waters and make it inhabitable. Over the centuries, a refined urban
civilization emerged, built on a unique synthesis of Hinduism and Buddhism. Dynasties came
& went. Trade & arts flourished. The valley is full of both historical &
religious monuments. A tour of this city lets you travel back into Nepal's history,
enjoying the artifacts and heritage of the Himalayas that is still alive and dynamic.
There is wealth of culture and nature waiting to be discovered. Ensconced amidst the lush
greenery are magnificent monuments that are specimens of artistic workmanship.
The Kathmandu valley has seven world
Heritage sites as approved by UNESCO.
The Swoyambhu Nath (Popularly known as Monkey temple)
The Boudhanath Stupa (One of the biggest stupa's of the world)
The Pashupatinath Temple (The biggest temple of Hindu religion)
The Kathmandu Darbar Square (15th century)
The Patan Darbar Square
The Bhaktapur Darbar Square
The Changu Narayan Temple (finest & oldest specimens of Pagoda architecture)
After a visit to Kathmandu... Nepal... you
will keep those beauties preserved in your mind that the camera never can.