Nepal is a nation between India and Tibet identified for its temples and Himalayan mountains, which embody Mt. Everest. Kathmandu, the capital, has a mazelike outdated quarter stuffed with Hindu and Buddhist shrines. Round Kathmandu Valley are Swayambhunath, a Buddhist temple with resident monkeys; Boudhanath, an enormous Buddhist stupa; Hindu temples and cremation grounds at Pashupatinath; and the medieval metropolis of Bhaktapur.

White-water rafting journeys observe mountain rivers such because the Solar Koshi and Seti. Within the southern Terai lowlands are Chitwan and Bardia nationwide parks, house to rhinos and tigers, and jungle safaris by Jeep or on elephant-back. Lumbini, Buddha’s birthplace, has monasteries and monuments and is a Buddhist pilgrimage web site. Annapurna Circuit treks begin in Kathmandu and cease in Pokhara, a relaxed lakeside city with yoga facilities and waterside cafes.

Nepal’s local weather in the midst of the 12 months is essentially decided by the monsoon, which ends up in extraordinarily excessive ranges of rainfall between June and September, whereas the remaining months are comparatively dry.