The Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal is known for its natural beauty which has attracted nature lovers and explorers for centuries. Step back in time as you explore the medieval cities of the Kathmandu Valley, search for wildlife in the jungles of the Royal Chitwan National Park, and marvel at the breathtaking mountain scenery of Pokhara in the spectacular foothills of the Himalaya.
|Currency||Nepalese Rupee (NPR)|
Nepal, a sovereign Independent Kingdom, lies between 80 degree 12' east longitude and 26 degree 22' and 30 degree 27' north latitude. It is bounded on the north by the Tibet Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China; on the east by Sikkim and West Bengal of the Indian Union on the south by Indian States of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh and on the west by Uttar Pradesh of Indian Union.
Nowhere is the world is the climate so distinct and poles apart. The long stretch of the northern frontier, which is mostly rugged terrain, towered by the mighty Himalayas experiences arctic type of climate and a few hours down south at the fringes of the Indian borderlands the landscape and climate changes dramatically as the elevation decreases. With lush green tropical forests and vast stretches of plains one can encounter hot humid climate. The year is divided into 4 different seasons in Nepal - winter, spring, monsoon and autumn.
|Time Difference||GMT +5:45 hrs|
|Flying Time||Flying time from Muscat : 7 hrs 30 min|