Nepal is one of the easiest and most exciting places in the world to climb; nowhere else can you comfortably walk, trek, hike or climb for weeks carrying little more than a day pack.
There are few other places in the world with such a harmonious blend of cultures as Nepal and we welcome you to discover the fascinating mix of Nepal culture.
Gurung, Rai Magar, Tamang tribes
Before the unification of the modern Nepal, Gurung, Rai, Magar, Tamang had their independent countries, and still have their independent culture, manner of practicing religion, language, cuisine, music and dance, and their architectural settlement is distinct to each other.
Newar, Chhetri, Brahmin tribes
Newars, being indigenous the Kathmandu Valley, are rich in metal works, arts, crafts, and building castles and temples. Chettries and Brahmins are Hindus by religions and historians state they are ancient settlers of Karnali region of Nepal.
And Tharu tribes too, have distinctive cultures and lifestyle, though their social life is influenced by Aryan culture and Hindu religion.
From Himalayan vistas to deeply spiritual cultures, you will witness Nepal that has to be seen and experienced to be believed. You don’t have to be a mountaineer to make it happen. Whatever your level of fitness or hiking experience, you’ll find an adventure of lifetime that is waiting for you in Nepal.
For visitors who like to take mountain flight to the extreme, there are options to charter helicopter and fly into the Everest range, taking a short tour around the Everest valleys before landing for breakfast and then returning to Kathmandu.
Photography & Filming
Filming is always an excellent experience in Nepal as it offers spectacular range of locations with its natural, architectural and cultural richness for everyone. The scenery is spectacular, with phenomenal mountain ranges and remote villages, culturist nomadic people, as well as many ancient and beautiful monasteries. Diversified range of locations and themes are available in Nepal for filming including hill stations and valleys, wildlife parks, monuments, rural areas, cultural events like fairs and festivals or Nepali weddings.
Nepal’s convenient weather, fertile soil, and natural setting were the lucrative position for many emperors and tribes to settle in the history. Various, mighty, dynasties ruled Nepal throughout the episodes of the history, bringing many cultural and religious perspectives to this tiny land. There are few other places in the world with such a harmonious blend of cultures as Nepal. Take a cultural sightseeing tour in the Kathmandu Valley to discover about the Newari founders, or take an ox cart village tour in the Terai region to truly discover Nepal’s fascinating mix of cultures and see the glorious history through its ancient architectures .
The three main Nepal trekking areas and therefore the most easily accessible are the Everest, Langtang and the Annapurna regions. Annapurna and Langtang have a slight advantage in so much that they can be reached via road connections. Great Himalaya Trails has extensive information on other trekking regions, which are accessible by domestic flights, such as Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Dolpo, and the Far West. Several days of trekking is required to reach the higher mountain areas from the local centers of population and administration.