LETS EXPLORE NEPAL
1. Kathmandu has more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than any other city in the world.
3. Nepal is a habitat for 900 species of birds i.e. about 8% of world’s total bird species. This makes it a wonderland for bird watching.
4. World’s most extreme (longest, steepest and fastest) zip-line is built at Sarangkot. A zip-line rider rides down the cable for two kilometers and gets to view surrounding peaks of Machhapuchhre and Annapurna.
5. Out of the world’s top 10 tallest mountains, Nepal has 8 including Mount Everest (all rising over 8000 metres/ 26, 247 feet).
6. The Kali Gandaki Gorge in Nepal is often considered the deepest gorge in the world.
8. Nepal is the only country in world with non-quadrilateral national flag.Largest Human Flag of Nepal is an event organized to form the world’s largest human national flag in Kathmandu. It was organized on 23 August 2014 by Human Values for Peace and Prosperity, an NGO in Nepal with a slogan – Breaking the Records to Unite the Hearts. More than 35,000 Nepalese gathered in Tundikhel inKathmandu to form the world’s largest human national flag.
9. Nepal is the only country in the world home to a living goddess, the Kumari.
10. Nepal is the only country in the world to not have a time offset in multiples of 30 minutes from UTC. The time zone here is GMT+ 5:45.