Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Nepal is one of the richest countries in the world in term of bio-diversity due to its unique geographical position and altitudinal variation. The elevation of the country ranges from 60 m at sea level to the highest point on earth, Mt. Everest at 8,848 m, all within a distance of 150 km resulting into climate condition from sub-tropical to Arctic.
Nepal-occupying only 0.1% of the earth - is home to :
One of the major tourist attractions in Nepal is Jungle Safari:
Jungle activities here include venture into deep jungle on elephant back or four wheel drive to view wild animals in their natural habitat, canoe rides or rafting on the jungle rivers, nature walks, camping trip, bird watching, dolphin sightseeing, fishing, tiger tracking or wild elephant tracking, and village tour excursions etc.
A Rich Natural Heritage:
Thanks to Nepal's extensive and effective Parks and Reserve system, the country has managed to preserve more endangered species of flora and fauna then any other area in Asia. Nepal has nine National Parks, three Wildlife Reserves, three Conservation Areas and one Hunting Reserve, which include areas in the highest mountain in the world as well as sub-tropical lowland of the plains.