General Information of Nepal
Nepal is a landlocked country with a total land area of 147,181 sq. km. It lies between 26º 22' N - 30º 27' N latitude and 80º 4'E - 88º 12'E longitude. Roughly rectangular in shape, the land extends approximately 885-kms-east west and 145 kms. The country is bordered by China in the north and India in the south, west and east.
The land mass is divided into three geographical zones. The snow capped high Himal....
India is an incredibly diverse country, both geographically and culturally. It contains the high mountains of the Himalaya, a portion of the arid Tibetan Plateau, vast deserts, Tropical forests, and beaches. It is home to practitioners of Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism Christianity, as well as countless other regional and local regions. All of these groups have left one of the worlds most diverse architectural legacies. India boasts great Islamic monuments like the Taj Mahal, specta....Read More »
The Kingdom of Bhutan is a landlocked country in South Asia, located at the eastern end of the Himalaya Mountains and bordered to the north, south, east and west by the Republic of India and to the northwest by Tibet. The Bhutanese called their country Druk Yul which means "Land of Dragon". Bhutan used to be one of the most isolated countries in the world. Developments including direct international flights, the Internet, mobile phone networks, and cable television have increasingly mo....Read More »
Tibet is an exotic and mysterious land that sits on the highest plateau in the world. Its been called a Shangri-la, the land of snows, and the rooftop of the world. Relationship with Buddhism has shaped its cultural traditions for over 1,300 years. For centuries the mysterious Buddhist Kingdom of Tibet, locked away in its mountain fastness of the Himalaya, has exercised a unique hold on the imagination of the West. Tibet, the very name evokes feelings of awe and mystery. A mystic, mysterious lan....Read More »