Geography of Nepal

Nepal is a landlocked country between two big countries; India in South and China in North. Because of this, Nepal is often called “Yam between two Rocks”. The size of Nepal is about 1,47,181 Sq. Km. For a country with small area, Nepal is blessed with incredible topographical diversity ranging from highest peak in the world to flat land Terai and dry, desert like landscape to big lakes, glaciers and rivers.


In the North is the Mountain Region where there many famous high mountain peaks like Mount Annapurna, Mount Dhaulagiri, Mount Kanchenjunga etc. including the highest peak in the world, Mount Everest. These mountain peaks are the perfect destination for the adventures like trekking, peak climbing and hiking.

After the Mountain Region, there is Hilly Region in Nepal where there are many Hill Stations and valleys. The most populated areas like Kathmandu and Pokhara valley fall under this region. These places have some of the most beautiful landscape that provide great visual scenery which is further decorated by culture and tradition of local people, which makes them one of most famous travel destination in the world.

Terai Region lies in South of Nepal, which is the most fertile plain in Nepal. This region is perfect for agriculture. Because of this fact, Terai region is also called “Granary of Nepal”. Besides being good for agricultural land, Terai is also rich in natural and cultural heritages. Some of the famous tourist destination of Terai region are Chitwan National Park & Bardia
National Park – famous for Jungle Safari, Elephant Riding, One Horned Rhino, Royal Bengal Tiger & other wildlife and Lumbini – Birthplace of Lord Buddha.

Visit Nepal for unforgettable experience of the lifetime.


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