Nepal Information

Nepal lies in the Himalayas nestling between it's two mighty neighbours India and China. Nepal is the country where mortals mingle with deities. This tiny Himalayan country is a traveler's paradise indeed - where one can stare at the world's highest mountain range, trek to the lower slopes where the mountain folk live, raft down a snow-fed river, seek out a Rhino from atop an Elephant, & visit Lumbini the birth place of lord Buddha, ponder and admire the rich culture and artistic achievements of the Kathmandu Valley & many world heritage sites all in one visit.

Within this spectacular geography is also one of the richest and most diverse cultural landscapes anywhere. The country is a potpourri of ethnic and sub- groups who speak many languages and dialects. The best way to experience Nepal's unbeatable combination of natural beauty and cultural riches are to walk through them. Trekking in the mountains of Nepal is a more cultural experience than a wilderness expedition. You will be passing through picturesque villages inhabited by diverse ethnic groups. And always in the background, the icy pinnacles of the Himalayas loom over the scenery.

  • Nepal occupying only 0.1% of the Earth but it is the home of the following things.
  • 2% of all flowering plants in the world.
  • 8% of the birds (more than 848 species), in the world.
  • 4% of the mammals on earth.
  • 11 of the world’s 15 families of butterflies (more than 500 species).
  • 600 indigenous plant families.
  • 319 species of exotic orchids.

Note: Above mention things makes Nepal a real travel destination in the world.

Nepal Fact Sheet:

Area: 147,181 sq. km.
Geography Situated between China in the North and India in the South, East and West.Nepal divided in to three main geographical regions. These are Himalayan region, which has eight of the 14 highest mountains in the world, Mountain region and Terai region.

Capital: Kathmandu

Main Airport: Tribhuvan International Airport

Language: Nepali is the national language but there is much other mother language. However travel trade people understand and speak English as well.
Nepali is the national language but there is many other mother language. However travel trade people understand and speak English as well
All together Nepal has 103 languages, Out of that 92 are official recognize in 2001 census and remaining are in the state of Extinction. It has diverse culture with many minority languages

Currency: Nepalese Rupee (Approximately Rs.75.00 equals US$ 1.00.
Political System: Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
Head of the State: President

Religion: There is a harmonious blending of Hinduism and Buddhism. More than 80% of the population follows the Hinduism. Of course there are some other religion as well.

Electricity: Nepal is the developing country. It is the second largest country from hydroelectricity generation point of view. It has 220- V potential difference in wiring line with 50Hz frequency of Alternative current. When using computer or other sensitive electrical equipment, It is essential to use a voltage stabilizer. Most of the time in dry season (March-may ) There is load shading of electricity in every area because of less supply of electricity. Normally 11 hrs to 38 hours in a week may occur during that time.

Visa: The single, double or multiple re-entry tourist visas can be obtained from the any immigration office in the entry points of Nepal or from the Royal Nepalese Diplomatic missions abroad. You will require small headshot photograph. 3 days free visa are granted for tourists who wish to visit Nepal. There are Tourist visa, Transit visa, Study Visa, Business Visa are the types of Visa .
Season Spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November) are the most pleasant season.
Time Nepal standard time is 05 hours 45 minutes ahead than the GMT.

New year: We have our own calendar and now it is 2067 B.S. (2011) Our New year is in April.
Entry & Exit Poing

  • Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu By Air
  • Kakarvitta, Jhapa (Eastern Nepal)- By Road
  • Birgunj, Parsa (Central Nepal) – By road
  • Kodari, Sindhupalchowk (Northern boarder) – By Road
  • Belahia, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi) –Western Nepal – By Road (Sonauli)
  • Jamunaha, Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid western Nepal) – By road
  • Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali , Far western Nepal) – by Road
  • Gadda Chauki , Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur,Far western Nepal)

Are the Entry and Exit point of Nepal. Tourists may enter from these points in /out Nepal officially. Because of open boarder, Visitors may go India or china but immigration point of view, It is illegal and no place to stamp .

Festivals: The following are the festivals here in Nepal:

  • Magha Sankranti, Basant Panchami, Maha Snan (January & Feb.)
  • Losar, Shivaratri, Holi (Feb.March)
  • Ghorajatra, Pasa Chare, Chaitra Dasain, Seto Machhendranath (Rath), Dumje (Sharpa festival), Chaitra Purnima,Ram Nawami (
  • Birth of Ram) (March/ April)
  • Bisket Jatra, bal Kumari Jatra, Mttatirtha Snan, Buddha Jayanti,Mani Rimdu (April/May)
  • Sithinakha, Ganga Deshara ( May/June)
  • Tulsi Bijropan,Dumje (June/July)
  • Bhoto Jatra, Rato Machhendranath, Ghanta karna, Krishna Jayanti,Raksha Bandhan, Janai Purnima, Naga Panchami,Yartung (
  • Horse-racing in muktinath, Kali gandiki) (July/Augest)
  • Gaijatra, Indrajatra, Gokarna Aunshi ( Father’s day), Teej ( Augest/September)
  • Dasain, Durga Puja, ( September/Oct.)
  • Tihar/ Dipawali( Diwali), Bhai Tika, Laxmi Puja, Mha Puja, Mani Rimdu, Dyokyabsi, Haribodhani Ekadashi (Oct. /Nov.)
  • Yomari Purnima (Nov.december)
  • Biha Panchami (Dec. /Janu.)

British citizen H.W. Tilman became the first westerner to be given permission to walk Nepal’s mountains (Himalayas) in 1949. Then after thousands of travelers put their footsteps in the low land to the high Himalayan Peaks including the top of the world. Trekking in Nepal is not only the objective of walking from place to place, it is more a gradual way of experiencing Nepal’s diversity in terms of geography, peoples, religion & it’s art & culture. In earlier time to be a trekker & to complete the route you planned was not easy work because there were not the good trails we have these days. Also there was a huge lack of the equipment & manpower as well as the teahouses so popular on the trekking routes. We have come a long way in our trekking history so we can plan our trekking according to our requirements & budget.

Peak Climbing:
With the 10 highest peaks in the world, including Mt. Everest, which crowns this country. Nothing on earth can beat the exhilaration of scaling these peaks. Nepal is the favorite destination for mountaineers everywhere. Nepal is a unique place for those who really wish to play with snow & make their adventure trip in the high Himalayan region. It is the place where many snowy mountains & trekking peaks lie. As our government declared & consequently opened more trekking peaks for the climbers. We at Manaslu Adventure Treks organize such kind of peak & Rock climbing with professional climbing Guides & Porters, with our proper service in international standard. For further information please contact us.

Mt. Everest is the highest point of the earth, known as Mother of the universe is also called Sagarmatha in Nepal and Chomolungma (Mother Goddess) in Tibet. After final preparations for the historic Everest Expedition in Kathmandu, the expedition team will fly to Lukla and begin our teahouse trek up the Khumbu Valley to Everest base camp. We will establish our base camp at 5300m at the foot of the notorious Khumbu Icefall before making our way to Camp 01 at 6200m. We will climbing to Camp 02 at 6,600m smacks in the middle of the Western Camp up to the Lhotse face to Camp 03 at 7200m. Finally, we'll head up the South Col to Camp 04 at ~8000m before making our Everest summit push.


  • Research Tour:
    The country of Himalayas and geographical diversity in altitude range from 68m to 8848 m height of Mt. Everest is in lap of Terai. Because of geographical diversity, there is a biodiversity which is a cause of many species of animals, birds, flora and funna, this is a best place for research so that Mt Manaslu Adventure Treks manages such research, innovation and study in all part of Nepal. As a part of geographysical variation in the country, Nepal has many caves. We are so careful for the caves and tries to manage cave tour and related research with our visitors.. In fact we don’t have large caves as compared to other country, but they are so important in the himali country that has small caves. It is important to explore such caves that we try to search and give the pleasure on cave tour with our valued clients.
  • Research Tour :
    Nepal has diverse many tribes, Himalayas, Flora and fauna. For undergraduate and Graduate students who want to do a Internships research in Nepal related to environment, Geography, Cave, education and health sector are encourage to participate through our program. We will guide them during their whole stay in Nepal. Many health research expeditions in Everest t western area of Nepal is conducted for the team as their medical/health mission to Nepal. Like wise herbal plants research is also manage to them. For Volunteers tourists who wants to do a volunteer here in Nepal, we will arrange them the right places in cheapest cost be sure.
  • History & Heritage Tour:
  • Pilgrimage Tours:
  • Wildlife Safari Tours:
    The Terai plain offers lustful green forests, which is the home to a large variety of wildlife and birds. Wildlife camps scattered throughout the country offer lifetime opportunities for watching animals and birds in their natural habitat. You can take the option of going on an Elephant safari to go deep in to the jungles surprising residents of the wild, or a nature walk escorted by jungle scouts. If you are an avid bird watcher, they will surely be more than glad with your presence there and of course the canon rides down the blue rivers cannot be singled out. And everyday ends with the lovely sunsets, the lodges all have their own entertainment with native dances and the lovely tunes of folk drums. Chitwan National Park, Koshi Tappu Reserve, Royal Bardia National Park, Royal Suklaphanta National Park all offer above mentioned adventures. The choice simply is yours.
    Honeymoon /Marriage tours

The high Himalayas with its glaciers make Nepal a river runner's paradise. Nepal is full of beautiful rivers, which all originate from the beautiful Himalayas in the north and flow all south to the lowland plains. rafting down the relatively warm water so uncharacteristic of a Himalayan river makes you aware of the cultural diversity as you pass by, making this a unique adventure and without doubt one of the world's most popular adventure travel activities.

The choice of river for a rafting trip will depend on how much time you have & how fit you are. Rivers are graded from 01 to 06 in the international scale with class 01 being the easiest and class 06 the hardest. It can vary from the seven days white water trip down the Sunkosi, Karnali or Tamur, to short trips along the Trisuli, Marsyangdi and Kali Gandaki. Nevertheless, no matter how many days of rafting you plan for yourself, it is sure to give you the joy of clean blue water, lovely beaches, friendly villagers and some of the most spectacular sceneries of Nepal

Naturopathy/Yoga Meditation
Yoga & Wellness
Saint Patanjali is a Great name of the eastern philosophy who invented the great science of "Yoga and Meditation" hence the world renowned "Patanjali Yoga" is this. The yoga here meant a unity of things - unity of mind, body and soul. An unity of soul and eternity etc. Yoga and Meditation is an art of living, which perpetually has to be associated with human life to make it peace, energetic and success.
Ayurbedic herbals and Yoga is another synonym of proper health. Proper health here means reasonable by mind, accountable by physic and trustworthy by soul. Acheiving these three means of parameters in ones life is the grateful life.
We have been loosing the natural health in this busy and tense world however the natural health has to be revived. Body, soul and mind have to be well united and have to let them work in their full capacity so that the given task can be done in its fullest satisfaction. But mind, physic and soul can blossom together only in the happiest and balanced personalities. The mentioned personalities can be developed one and only through the performance of Yoga & Meditation.
Yoga itsself is a Medicine, can help us to angiography and by pass surgery with out any operation; Yoga is the permanent solution of pressure, diabetes, asthma etc.. Once you start performing Yoga never you become a sick.
As the Yoga and Meditation grows and matures the mind goes on becoming more pure. From this, mind becomes free from impurity and then slowly it progresses unconscious to sub-conscious, from sub-conscious to conscious and conscious to super conscious state, that is the state of "Samadhi" and if Samadhi is achieved that's the final goal of human value.

Yoga Camp schedule:
This camp is schedule in Natural Environment at dense forest.
First day: Departure from Kathmandu, reach at Camp Site and introduction of Yoga Meditation
Second day: Yoga Meditation especially for increase their memory technique.
Third day: Continue for Meditation. End the program at around noon time and Arival to Kathmandu

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