About Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal

Nepal lies on the southern slopes of Himalayas between China and India. In the north the mountains include the tallest mountain in the world Mt. EVEREST. The central upland area cut through by fertile valleys and along the border with India are cultivated areas. Nepal has a long and important history of Buddhism tradition. Sakya muni (The lord Buddha) was born in southern Nepal around 560 B.S.The most common image of Nepal outside its borders are the skilled guides and mountaineers known as Sherpa. Read More >>>

Nepal Japan Friendship

By virtue of their common Asian heritage, there is a strong cultural link between the people of Nepal and Japan. Asian values are deeply rooted in the society and people in both countries. Although Nepal and Japan are geographically distant, a spiritual bond has existed since the introduction of Buddhism to Japan in the 6th century. Long before official contact between the two countries, the people of Nepal and Japan established links links and friendship a century ago. Last year, the centenary of the arrival of the first group of Nepalese students in Japan was observed with various commemorative events. It is a matter of pride for us that the Government of Nepal has chosen our country Read More >>>

Economy Investment and Trade

Economy: Aggregate Economic Indicators in general for first ten months of the current fiscal year 2012/13 have been positive. Achieved economic growth less than targeted, monetary inflation rate higher than targeted, and growing trade deficit, however, remain as challenges to the economy. According to preliminary estimates, economy in FY 2012/13 is estimated to grow only by 3.56 percent at basic price and 3.65 percent at producers’ price against the targeted 5.5 percent. Economic growth rate in the previous fiscal year was 4.5 percent, while in the current fiscal year decreased food grain production resulted in the decrease of 3.7 percentage points in the agriculture sector, thereby reflecting in the decline in aggregate economic growth rate. The non-agriculture sector in the Read More >>>

The Himalayas

The Himalayas or “abode of snow” is in fact the youngest and highest mountain system in the world. It extends over 2,400kms as a vast south-facing area between the Indus and Brahmaputra rivers with Nanga Parbat (8,125m) and Namcha Barwa (7,755m) as its terminal high points. Fully a third of 800kms of its central section traverses Nepal and is known as the Nepal Himalayas, Here congregate more than 250 peaks that exceed 6,000m in height-a unique concentration of lofty dazzling summits. Of the thirty one Himalayan peaks over 7,600m, twenty-two like in Nepal Himalayas including eight of the world’s fourteen highest giants. These are: Read More >>>

Special request to visitors

Make sure the hotel you staying and your trekking staff uses kerosene, gas or electric. Supervise them to make sure they cover toilet pits and dispose of garbage properly. Do not damage, disturb or remove any plants, animals or religious artifacts. Respect Nepali customs. Ask permission to take photos and respect people’s right to privacy. Do not give anything to beggars And please Encourage young Nepalese to be proud of their culture.

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Message from the Ambassador

Prativa Rana The present time has been very important and historic in Nepal’s modern history. Winds of change have been taking place in the social, political and economic lives of the Nepalese people. The country is undergoing a substantial process of fundamental political, social and economic reforms and restructuring. It is my firm belief that Nepal and the Nepalese people are prepared to Read More >>>

History of Nepal

Nepal has seen many rulers and ruling dynasties. The earliest rulers were the Kirantis who ruled from 9th century B.C. to 1st century A.D. Legends and chronicles mention that the Indian Emperor Ashoka had come to Nepal and visited Lumbini, the place where the Buddha was born, and where he erected a huge stone pillar to commemorate his visit Read More >>>

Geography of Nepal

Within a short distance, Nepal’s topography changes from the alluvial Gangetic plains suitable for agriculture to the frozen wastes of the Himalayan mountains. Between the two extremes lie the middle hills and the lesser mountains consisting of the Churia range and the Mahabharat lek as they are known. There are several inner Himalayan valleys with desert conditions such as the upper Kali Read More >>>

Birthplace of Lord Buddha

Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord Buddha and a World Heritage Site. This pilgrimage site in southwest Nepal attracts devout Buddhists from around the world, who arrive to pay homage at the Sacred Garden where the ‘Enlightened One’ was born. A famous landmark is the Ashoka Pillar raised by the great Emperor who converted to Read More >>>