»Nepal is landlocked between China and India ; total land area 147,181 km.
The terrain is mountainous and hilly, although with physical diversity. Nepal has five climatic zones based on altitude that range from subtropical in the south, to cool summers and severe winters in the north.
»Nepal is among the poorest and least developed countries in the world with nearly half of its population living below the poverty line. Nepal is a multi-lingual, multi-religious and multi-ethnic society. Nepal 's diverse linguistic heritage evolved from three major language groups: Indo-Aryan, Tibeto-Burman, and indigenous. Nepal , constitutionally a Hindu kingdom with long-standing legal provisions prohibiting discrimination against other religions and proselytization, is the only official Hindu country in the world.
» In a chain of highest and the youngest mountain on earth, Nepal is a country of apparent diversity, amazingly rich culture with varied complex compassing a region of deep religion with subtle and spectacular traditional culture. The country does not ascend gradually from the plains. Rather, it raises from several chains of the hills that lie's in an east. west direction, finally terminating in the youngest and the highest range in the world "the HIMALAYAS". Nepal , today offers much more than superb mountain scenery. It provides an opportunity to step back in time and meet people who like our ancestors many centuries ago lived free of complications, social economic and political which beset the developed world.