Nepal Travel Information and Advice | Pyala Travel

Nepal Travel advice, information and traveltips to enhance your travelexperience to Nepal.


Nepal Travel Information | Nepal Country Information

Nepal famous for hiking & trekking in the Himalayas and the Sagarmatha (Mount Everest in Nepali), the highest mountain in the world with 8848 meters, its natural beauty and its own cultures. Nepal is landlocked between India and China, covering an area of a little over 140.000 square kilometers. It has a population of approximately 30 million people of which 1 million live in it’s capital Kathmandu, home to to seven World Heritage Sites.  From the snow capped peaks of the high Himalayas to the teeming wildlife of the Terai jungles. Nepali is the official language of Nepal; it is derived from Sanskrit and was formerly known as Khaskura. In the main touristic areas of Kathmandu valley, Lumbini, Chitwan and Pokhara most Nepali speak English so it is easy to get around. Hinduism is the official religion of Nepal and Shiva is worshiped as the major deity. Islam, Buddhism, Jainism, and Christianity are the other religions practiced in the country. The great Gautam Buddha, known as the Tathagata, was born in Lumbini, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Nowadays Lumbini is one of the many places of the Buddhist pilgrimage and is visited by people from all across the world.