Located in the Himalayas, Nepal is home to high mountains, lush valleys and diverse culture. Nepal is considered as one of the wealthiest nations in the world in terms of bio-diversity. Nepal is a multi-ethnic and multilingual country with an area of 147,181 square kilometers (83% of the hill and 17% of the flat terrain of Terai) and a population of approximately 30 million. Nepal is bordered to the north by China and to the south, east and west by India. The nation is divided into various autonomous districts and regions. Kathmandu, the capital city itself has seven of the world heritage sites; namely Kathmandu Durbar Square,Patan Durbar Square , Bhaktapur Durbar Square,Pashupati Temple Bouddhanath Stupa,Swoyambhunath Stupa and Changu Narayan Temple. Eight of world’s 10 highest peaks, including Mount Everest (the world’s tallest peak) and Kanchenjunga (the world’s third tallest peak) are situated in Nepal.  The wide mosaic of various races, ethnic groups has given Nepal a distinct character and culture of its own. Exploring the country of wanderlust will fill your life will joy and memories that will forever be cherished.