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Nepal

The landlocked country Nepal in central Asia that borders on Tibet and China in the north and India in the south was founded as a monarchy in 1768. Nepal extends across the Himalayan mountain region on an area of approx. 147,181 km² that in total spreads over 3,000 km from Pakistan to Myanmar. Especially the stunning mountain setting with the world’s highest mountains like the Mount Everest with a height of 8,848 m or the mountains Kanchenjunga (8,586 m), Lhotse (8,516 m) and Makalu (8,485 m) along the northern border make a journey to Nepal a truly fascinating experience. With a surface area of over 40% in an altitude of above 3,000 m, Nepal is the second highest region worldwide after Tibet. From east to west the country extends on about 885 km with a maximum width from north to south of about 241 km. Besides the dominant mountain region, the landscape in the southern direction changes to a lower alpine foothill region and a subtropical inner valley called Terai. Nepal’s capital city Kathmandu is located quite central along the foothills of the Himalayan mountain range.

 

In the mountain region in an altitude above 4,000 m temperatures drop below 0°C on a regular basis so that the landscape is hidden underneath a cover of perpetual ice and snow. Further south the climate becomes more moderate and the country is mainly influenced by the monsoon with temperatures averaging between 10 and 24°C in the foothill region and even ascending up to 25-32°C in the subtropical Terai region. During monsoon season from October/November to February/April round about 80-90% of the annual precipitation is coming down while the rest of the year is relatively dry.

 

Discover the vastness of the Himalaya and widen your horizon in the midst of Nepal's untouched nature by taking part in a Wilderness Experience with NATUCATE.

Wilderness Experience in Nepal

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