Nepal is a Himalayan country in the world, sandwiched between the two giant neighbors- China and India. It is naturally loaded country that is suitable for the Himalayan travelers, trekking and expedition, river rafting and jungle safari along with several adventure activities and cultural sightseeing tours. The country has been expanded in 147181 sq km area that can be divided into three different parts: The Himalayan region, the hilly region and the low land (Terai) region.
Country: South Asia
Geography: Himalayan, Hilly and Terai
Main religion: Hindu
Number of states: 7
The Himalayan region
The Himalayan region has been bordered with the incredible snowy peaks and the range throughout the region that borders with the Tibet. It is the most popular for the adventure lovers and trekkers. Mountain Expedition, Base Camp Trekking, exploration of the Himalayan vistas, sunrise views and other activities are popular. The adventure trips to the Nepal Himalayas vary from the level of technicality and the duration. This region is mostly populated by the Tibetan Buddhist devotees, who are also known as Sherpa, Tamang and Bhotiyas with their own and ethnic culture, language, spiritual lifestyles along with the festivals.
The Hilly region
The Hilly region is dominated by the greenhills and the forests. You will find Rivers and gorges along with the woods. The hilly regions are popular for the adventure activities like canyoning, kayaking, rafting, paragliding, mountain biking and many more. In this region, there are several UNESCO listed cultural heritage sites as Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Changu Narayan temple. Nagarkot, Bandipur, Pokhara and other renowned touristic places lie in this region. The Brahmin, Chhetriya, Baisya, Sudra, all four different categories populate these regions with a great cultural harmony. They celebrate different festivals like Dashain, Tihar, Teej, Maghe Sakranti and many more.
The Terai Region
The terai region is also known as the plain land region of Nepal that borders with India. This region is equally popular as the grain store of Nepal. the terai region is populated by the mixed communities, but some of the indigenous groups like Tharu, Rajbanshi have been populating there for several centuries. They do have their distinct culture, festivals, foods and lifestyles that are well loved by the tourists. The Chitwan National Park and Bardiya National Park are two popular National parks for the jungle safari tours in Nepal. Lumbini, Janakpur type os culturally significant cultural destinations are in the terai regions of Nepal.