Lying in the heart of the mighty Himalayas with eight of the world’s 14 eight thousand meters peaks, Nepal has captivated mountaineers and trekkers from all over the world to this tiny kingdom since the time Bill Tilman lead his expedition to Langtang and Everest region after the country open its border. This extraordinary country has much more to offer beside the breathtakingly mountain scenery. The wide-ranging landscape changes from nearly sea level to 8,848m top of Mt. Everest, from the sub-tropical forest in the lowland of Terai, home to one-horn Rhinos, elephents and deers to the lush terraced farmland in the middle hill stands the Kathmandu Valley, a cultural melting pot between Hinduism and Buddism with Seven Unesco World Heritage sites. From high-altitude plains and snowy mountain of the Himalaya to the barren landscape in Mustang, part of Tibetan plateau.
Trekking the Nepal Himalaya, visitors will be rewarded with fruitful experiences in term of both landscape variety and cultural diversity aspect, the 2015 devastating earthquake which killed 8,000 and left huge impact on the economy but most of Nepal’s trekking routes are still open after the disaster. In 2018, it comes back as welcoming and fascinating destination as always was. Trekkers may see some sign of quake destruction on the trail in Manalsu Circuit or Langtang Valley, other popular track such as the Annapurna Circuit, Everest Base Camp or remote Upper Mustang has minimum impact. Adventure sports in Nepal such as Mountain Biking, Rafting the rivers, Paragliding above Phewa Lake are world-class. Buddhist from all over the world visit Lumbini the birth place of lord Buddha, Hiduism make their pilgrimates to Muktinath temple to wash of their sin.
Most of traveler visit Nepal in Autumn and Spring but recently the increasing number of people travel in low-land during the winter and western part of the country during monsoon, check out The best time visit to Nepal for more detail. About visa in Nepal