Nepal - Introduction
After exploring the hidden beauty of Bhutan the next destination is the beautiful country of Nepal. Nepal is a beautiful country draped along the spine of the Himalaya and Nepal tourism provides all that is required for you sojourn through this splendid Himalayan nation. This scenic country is not only the land of sublime scenery, time-worn temples, and some of the best hiking trails on earth but also famous for its rich history. This marvelous country is rich in scenic splendor and cultural treasures. The most striking factor is that this landlocked Himalayan country has long exerted a pull on the Western imagination. Travel and tourism in Nepal helps you see many things that Nepal boasts of, starting from picturesque beauties, famous temples and the soothing climate. Due to its varied topography, Nepal's weather generally varies wildly from one district to another. Means temperatures fall and rainfall decreases the higher up you go. Apart from that, in the high-altitude deserts of the Tibetan Plateau, temperatures hover just above freezing for most of the year and it almost never rains.
This official the Kingdom of Nepal, is strategically located in South Asia, bordered by China (Tibet)) to the north and by India to the south, east and west. The most surprising factor is that majority of the population that is 80% of Nepalese follow Hinduism, which is higher than the percentage of Indian Hindus. This makes Nepal the single most Hinduic nation in the world. Apart from that this small country is also popular for its Nepali landscape which is exceptionally assorted, ranging from the clammy Terai in the south to the supercilious Himalayas in the north. Furthermore, this majestic country also boasts eight of the world's fourteen highest mountains, including Mount Everest on the border with China. Katmandu being the capital and largest city, offer various tourists destinations and attractions.
Apart from Katmandu the other famous cities on the Nepal tourism itinerary are Bharatpur, Biratnagar, Bhairahawa, Birgunj, Janakpur, Pokhara, Nepalgunj, and Mahendranagar. But still there is a mystery in the origin of the name Nepal; however few historians believe that it is loosely derived from Ne (holy) and pal (cave). This country is also famous for its rich history and traditions and after a long and affluent history, during which the region splintered and coalesced under an assortment of supreme rulers, Nepal became a constitutional dominion in 1990. On the other hand, the monarchy retained many significant and ill-defined powers. This ultimately led to the ongoing Nepalese Civil War in which more than 13,000 people have died. On the pretext of nullifying the insurgents, who now control about 60% of the country, the king closed down the parliament and sacked the elected prime minister in 2002 and started ruling through prime ministers appointed by him. But in early 2005 he unilaterally declared a "state of emergency" and assumed all executive powers. But now this peaceful country is back on track and Bhutan tourism is slowly and steadily attracting tourists all around the globe.
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