Interesting facts about Nepal

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There are surely provocative questions arising in your hearts about the famous travel destination, Nepal. Be it small things to big, Nepal is full of surprises and mystery. Here are some interesting facts that you need to update about Nepal.

  1. Nepal stands tall as a small landlocked country surrounded by large countries, India and China.
  2. Nepal’s flag is the unique flag with two triangles consisting of the sun and moon guiding it.
  3. If you ever plan to visit Nepal, remember that beef is illegal as cows are worshipped as gods!
  4. Nepal is the only place having the traits of the legend of Yeti.
  5. Here, you will get the exclusive opportunity to see the living goddess, Kumari.
  6. The highest mountain in the world, Sagarmatha/ Mount Everest resides in Nepal.
  7. Eight of the ten highest mountains in the world are Nepal’s pride.
  8. Ten world heritage sites are listed under UNESCO out of which seven are present only in Kathmandu.
  9. Nepal holds the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha, Lumbini.
  10. The deepest lake on earth, Lake Psey Phoksundo stays calm in Nepal.
  11. The lake lying in the highest altitude, Lake Tilicho will give you a feeling of heaven on earth.
  12. Get to explore why one of the top ten highest mountains, Mt. Macchapuchre (Fishtail) is restricted to climb.
  13. The most thrilling flight on earth is the flight to Lukla. This flight is for the ones choosing The Everest trail making it rewarding from the start!
  14. Nepal is the only country holding the difference in altitudes from high mountains to flat plains in such a small area.
  15. Kali Gandaki Gorge is the deepest canyon in the world with the depth of over 19000 ft.
  16. Visit the world’s tallest grassland, Chitwan, rich with the rare endangered species, flora and fauna.
  17. Being the home to many endangered species, Nepal is called the “Amazon of Asia”.
  18. Nepal is home to the brave Gurkhas. You might even get to interact with the warriors in the great World War in your trekking route.
  19. Janakpur is one of the four Dhams that lead you to heaven according to the Hindus.
  20. Amazing cultural diversity as well as religious harmony is densely packed into one as the united Nepal.

With the above mentioned facts, you might have had the slight idea of what potential Nepal holds. To conclude, Nepalese will have unique smiles on their faces to welcome you with the heart of gold. This is proven by the way they greet “Namaste” meaning “I salute the god in you”.

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