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The Himalaya Kingdom of Nepal is a great destination. With its stunning mountian views, including the world's highest peak Mount Everest (Everest Region), its ancient culture with many fine examples of Budhhist art and architecture and its great outdoor activities such as hiking and white water rafting, Nepal is a dream come true.

Nepal can be visited easily from the neighbouring giant India. The people of Nepal are quite relaxed, so the country offers a nice break from the crowded Indian plains.

The capital city of Kathmandu is an inspiring place. It is packed with temples and has a very friendly atmosphere. From Kathmandu, is is only a short trip to the nearby Patan with its impressive Durbar square where the past can be revived. Bhaktapur is even older and offers some interesting insights into the famous Newari architecture. Pashupatinath, the holiest city of Nepal, and Boudhanath, with the largest Stupa of Nepal and home to many members of the Tibetan community, are an absolute must.

If you want to have some astonishing views of the mountain ranges, set off for Nagarkot or leave the Kathmandu Valley for Pokhara. Pokhara has one of the most stunning settings in the world. Mountains of 8 kilometers and up are all around it. You can also go to the Everest Region where you can see Everest and other stunning views of 'the roof of the world'. Royal Chitwan national park offers some unexpected wildlife for a mountain country: crocodiles & rhino's e.g. It is possible to visit Tibet from Nepal. You can get a permit for Tibet in Kathmandu in about 4 days.

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