The landlocked Central Himalayan country of Nepal assails the senses with its myriad sights, sounds and scents. The towering Mt Everest and some of the other tallest mountains in the world offer countless unforgettable panoramic treats. Easy to see, why the ones who have an eye for nature and love the outdoors just can’t have enough of Nepal’s trekking and hiking trails. The winding streets with their colourful bazaars and shops seem to exude just a subtle hint of boho chic vibe – a throwback of sorts to the Hippy days! The country’s rich history and culture find reflection in the numerous old monasteries, temples and other fascinating landmarks making Nepal a much popular destination on the pilgrim trail. Yes, Nepal is truly the land of thousand temples. To put your finger on the local pulse, try to visit during one of the many cultural or religious events and festivals – there are more than 50 of them to take your pick from!
Nepal also ensures a fabulous culinary voyage. Besides the comforting wood-fired pizzas and other regular fare, the destination also wins hearts with its own delectable flavours. Try the momos (dumplings with meat or vegetable fillings) and the wild boar preparations. Most likely, the friendly local folks will cajole you into sharing a deeply gratifying family meal. For wildlife enthusiasts, the tropical South is almost nothing short of paradise. With its dense low altitude jungles and a humid climate, the South teems with wildlife – rhinos, tigers, elephants, red pandas and clouded leopards are just some of the jungle denizens you may spot during a safari. Also, with over hundreds of species, the birdlife in Nepal is no less colourful. Fascinating? So far, we have hardly scratched the surface here. In a nutshell, just some of the unforgettable highlights of Nepal are the humongous Boudhanath Stupa, trek to the Mt Everest Base Camp and the old royal city of Bakhtapur.
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