Nepal is bursting at the seams with outstanding culture and remarkable activities. Over a million people visit Nepal each year to embark on adventurous expeditions which can’t be matched elsewhere. The country is well-known for its stunning mountainous landscapes and lush green forests.
Famous Mountains in Nepal
Out of the 1,310 peaks in Nepal, 238 of them are open for climbing expeditions. The most well-known mountain is Mount Everest - you can either start from Everest North based in China or Everest South Base Camp based in Nepal. An Everest climb is only suitable for climbers with the highest expertise in mountaineering.
Other popular peaks in Nepal are:
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Quick Facts about Nepal
- Nepal is home to 8 of the world’s 14 highest mountains.
- If you were to travel from the South to the North of Nepal, you would experience both tropic and freezing weather conditions.
- Nepal is one of the world’s hotspots for extreme sports including mountaineering, paragliding, kayaking and mountain biking.
How To Get To Nepal
Nepal only has one international airport - Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) near Kathmandu. You cannot fly directly to TIA from countries outside of Asia, but you can do so from within Asia.
What To Expect in Nepal
Weather: Temperatures can reach up to 30ºC during spring and summer before monsoon season hits. Once autumn comes around, the air becomes a bit cooler.
Peak Trekking Season: April-May, September-November
Currency: Nepalese Rupee (official), USD, EUR, GBP (accepted)
Language: Nepali, Maithili, English