The Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal is probably as old as the Himalayas itself. Also known as the land of Yak and Yeti, Nepal's recorded history goes back to 800 BCE. Nepal has one of the richest and most diverse culture landscapes found anywhere in the world. The three ancient cities of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur are full of cultural heritage with as many as seven World Heritage Sites. Having eight of world's top ten tallest mountains, Nepal is a hot spot for adventure travel. The southern lowland of Nepal is covered with dense tropical jungles rich with diverse wildlife and exotic birds. Most importantly, the warm and friendly attitude of Nepalese people makes every visit a truly memorable experience!