Amidst of the formidable Himalayas lies the country of Nepal; the sovereign land of natural opulence and cultural grandeur. Nepal is home to 8 out of 10 highest mountains in the entire planet with the Mt. Everest towering at the elevation of 8,848m asl being the top of the world. For several centuries, these majestic mountains have fascinated people around the world with their enchanting beauty and monumental heights. Being the 2nd richest country in fresh water, Nepal possesses a number of ferocious white water rivers favourable for adventurous activities such as rafting; alongside several cascading waterfalls, sublime lakes and numerous other water bodies. Despite the fact that the nation covers a relatively small area, its pristine ground embraces diverse culture along with classic heritage. Kathmandu Valley, a UNESCO world heritage harbours countless ancient buildings and monuments. Among them, there are seven prime structures (Temple of Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath and Boudhanath Stupas, Changunarayan Temple and Durbar Square Complexes in Cities of Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur) which display the historical, cultural and artistic accomplishment of Kathmandu Valley that is still greatly admired in the present time. Besides that, it is a naked truth that Gautam Buddha, founder of Buddhism was born in present-day Lumbini of Nepal, which is also a UNESCO world heritage. Celebrated as the light of Asia, the teachings and principles of Buddha are still followed around the planet.
Moreover, Nepal possesses abundant forest-covered lands resided by plenty of wildlife among which many are considered endangered and rare. Chitwan National Park and Sagarmatha National Park are two UNESCO world heritage in the Natural category within the territory of the nation.