Nepal is the homeland of world famous Gurkhas and the country of Great Himalayas. It is a developing mountainous land locked country situated between China and India with a population of nearly 29 million people. Predominantly being an agricultural country, above 70 percent of total population are engaged in agriculture. Nepal is abundant in natural resources and is very beautiful country by nature, because of which many countries have shown their interest in utilizing our human resources. We are rich in our culture, tradition and heritage.
Nepal started to provide manpower to overseas countries since the eighteen century. History shows that the British hired Nepalese Gurkhas to join their military forces and established the first Gurkha Regiment in 1815. Since then Britain and India have regularly recruited thousands of Nepalese Gurkhas every year for their special Gurkha Regiments. The brave Gurkhas were awarded many medals including Victoria Cross and have continued to enjoy highest reputation for their vigour and quality all over the world.
Geography: Nepal is a country of diversity from tropical forest to eight of Mountain Ranges of Nepal the highest mountains on earth stretches in 147,181 square kilometers. It is a land of amazing extremes, is the home of the world’s highest Mountains with about thirty six ethnic groups, warm people, resplendent art and architecture. Its unique floral and faunal endowments bring warm hospitality for anyone in search for Shangri-La. In the terms of bio diversity due to its unique geographical position and altitudinal variation it’s elevation, the country ranges from 60m at sea level to the highest point on earth. Nepal is situated between China in the north and India in the South. The population is approximately 30 million people. The capital city of Nepal is Kathmandu.
Religion culture: Hinduism and Buddhism are two predominant religions of Nepal. Hinduism occupies highest status and secondly the Buddhist then partly the other religions. Nepalese people are traditionally religious. All have faith on good deeds and it is the traditional custom of people rooted in their religious faith. They pay respect to superiors and guests. Guests are considered as Gods. The festivals dedicated to Gods and Goddesses are celebrated in the country. In Nepal, marriage is generally settled by parents with the mutual consent of the boys and girls.
Himalayan and Mountain region: The Himalayan region of Nepal ranges in the altitude between 3,000m and 8848 m. It houses eight of the fourteen highest mountains on earth. The mountain region occupies 64% of the countries total land. This region is formed by the Mahabarat Range soaring up to 4877m. To the South lies the Churia range which altitude varies from 610m to 1524 m.
Climate: Nepal has four major seasons, namely, winter: December- February. Spring: March- May.
Summer: June – August and Autumn: September to November. Nepal can be visited whole year around