Nepal is considered one of the best adventure destinations in the world. Nepal's geography packs an extremely varied landscape into a small area. The immense contrasts in altitude and climates found here support a spectacular mix of lifestyles, vegetation and wildlife. Nepal is probably the only country in the world where you can climb the highest mountains in the world. The core of the mountain complex known as Himalayas ‘abode of snow’ is the youngest and highest mountain system of the world. The name is based on the Sanskrit words, “Him” means snow and “alaya” means abode. Trek in the scenic countryside with the icy pinnacles always in the background as well as enjoy Jungle safari in forests, considered to be the densest in the entire South Asian region.
The 800 kms stretch of the Nepal Himalayas in the greatest in the world with eight peaks that rise above 8,000 meter including the highest in the world, Mt. Everest. Ever since the country opened its peaks from 5,500 to 8, 848 meters to the climbers in 1949, the Nepal Himalayas has become a great theatre of mountaineering activity and the drama of success and failure have provided impetus to thousands of men and women to meet the ultimate challenge. In Nepal, there has been 263 Himalayan peaks are opened ranging from peaks above 6,500 meter to the Mount Everest 8,848 meter for foreigners or joint expedition. Likewise, the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) offers 18 + 15 = 33 Himalayan peaks for alpine trekking. The Nepal Himalayas has been an attraction to many climbing lovers, to be saints, philosophers, adventures or researchers.