Nepal Tourism Board » “In northern Nepal summers are cool and winters are severe, while in the south, summers are very hot while winters are mild to cold. Nepal has five seasons: spring, summer, monsoon, autumn and winter.”
Home to eight of the world’s highest mountains including Mount Everest, Lhotse (Map), Makalu (Map), and Kanchenjunga
Mount Everest, known in Nepali as Sagarmatha and in Tibetan as Chomolungma, is located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas.
The international border between Nepal and China (Tibet) runs across its summit.
The UNWTO reported that in 2017, Nepal had the sixth largest year-over-year increase in international tourist arrivals.
One of the world’s poorest countries, Nepal’s economy relies heavily on aid and tourism. (BBC)
Formerly known as the Kingdom of Nepal (Nepal Adhirajya)
“Sagarmatha is an exceptional area with dramatic mountains, glaciers and deep valleys, dominated by Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world (8,848 m). Several rare species, such as the snow leopard and the lesser panda, are found in the park. The presence of the Sherpas, with their unique culture, adds further interest to this site.”
“We travel to open our hearts and eyes and learn more about the world than our newspapers will accommodate. We travel to bring what little we can, in our ignorance and knowledge, to those parts of the globe whose riches are differently dispersed. And we travel, in essence, to become young fools again- to slow time down and get taken in, and fall in love once more.”
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