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101 Things to Do in Nepal
« on: December 10, 2006, 08:37:10 AM »
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01. Climb Everest Before You Die!
Climb the highest mountain on earth, or other 11 of the world's highest peaks which are also located in Nepal. You can also visit Nepal to just enjoy the great views of Himalayas including this one. Climbing Everest costs around US$ 50,000, but the view of Everest and other Himalays is free. Come to Nepal

Everest Base Camp, 5200 meters, the place most trekkers begin their ascent of the world's highest peak

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02. Do River Rafting Adventures
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2006, 08:39:09 AM »
Go for a white water river rafting adventure. Nepal has some of the best rivers in the world offering excellent opportunities for river adventure. Intense rapids, gorgeous wilderness areas, and lush green valleys will multiply your fun

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Re: 101 Things to Do in Nepal
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2006, 08:39:52 AM »
03. Study about Nepali Birds
Go birding in Shangri La and explore the lands and birds untouched by modern civilization. Spot the outstanding birds in Nepal and write your own book. Nepal is home to over 870 species of birds. About 10% of the world's birds are found in Nepal. The most popular bird watching spot is the Phulchoki hill, the highest peak on the valley rim situated 20 km southeast of Kathmandu. Here more than 250 species have been recorded till date.



04. Invest in Nepal's Agriculture
More than 80% of the people in Nepal are farmers. Partner with Nepalese farmers for your agriculture enterprise in Nepal. Country recevies excellent amount of rainfall and there are rivers to power water to everyland, well, of course, except Mt. Everest!



05. Nagarkot and Sunrise
Rise early in the morning and head for this quiet town 30 kilometers away from Kathmandu, or better stay at a resort in Nagarkot.. Watch sunrise from there, it will take your breaths away. One can also enjoy magnificent view of the Himalayas including 12 of the world's highest peaks found in Nepal. Nagarkot is located on the rim of the Kathmandu valley at an elevation of 7,200ft. You can see Himalayas that extends from Dhaulagiri in the west to beyond Mt Everest in the east.



06. Import Nepali Handmade Papers
Buy Nepali handmade papers and paper products. These papers are manufactured using traditional methods carried on from hundreds of years. You can buy photo album, notebooks, photo frames and other products made of the handmade papers. They are an ideal souvenir for your family and friends.



07. Do Meditation
Take a meditation course in Lumbini, Bhairahawa or in Bouddha, Kathmandu. There are specialized centers offering meditation course, accommodation, and food. Visit the outstanding meditation center located in Lumbini, Bhairahawa.



08. Learn about Thangkas
Visit Thangkas shopping complex in Kathmandu and start writing your book. Thankas are the popular Tibetan arts and paintings, each painting have a different spiritual meaning and purpose for which they were produced. Some Thankas are said to bring you good luck while others are said to cure your health problems. Thangkas once born remain an unique icon. Visit Thamel and Bouddha shopping areas to discover the world of Thankas.



09. Learn in Nepal
Get a Nepali degree. Study in Nepal's Tribhuwan University, and learn the Nepali way of learning.  Where can you find the most laborious students on earth? You know the answers.



10. Import Nepalese Arts and Crafts
Work with Nepali company for importing Nepali arts and crafts. The ancient methods of carving on stone, woods and metals, and the finest Nepali artists, produce world-class exquisite products of export quality. Common tourist shopping items include garments, gems, jewelry, Khukuri (Nepali knife), metal-ware, music CDs, pottery, spices, statues, tea, wood carvings, woolen carpets, handmade papers, pashmina, and shawls.

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Re: 101 Things to Do in Nepal
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2006, 08:15:58 AM »
Thank bro for sharing with us the things  you knew about Nepal?
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Re: 101 Things to Do in Nepal
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2006, 09:02:34 AM »
ohhhhhhh this is also a nice start yaar. :scout_en:

hope it will help a lot to them who want to know nepal closely

1. never claimed becasue the royalty is very expensive but went for mountain flight.
2. done in all commercial river of nepal (reft is my main hobby)
3. never and will not but i believe one should who have hobby and major on bird
4. good way to know nepal
5. done twice treaked from shiva puri to budanil khantha
6. best
7. done
8. i not good at draw someting but one should try who have skill
9. done one year at bisho bhasha collage near the police club
10. did for personal use and gift. another good way to make money
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Re: 101 Things to Do in Nepal
« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2006, 09:07:37 AM »
I m getting typed  more  about Nepal   it takes some days as i had to type it ?
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Re: 101 Things to Do in Nepal
« Reply #6 on: December 13, 2006, 09:09:43 AM »
sure! take you time but give us best you have

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Re: 101 Things to Do in Nepal
« Reply #7 on: December 14, 2006, 09:34:30 AM »
11. Daman Tower:
Go to Daman, stay a night at a resort, rise early in the morning, climb up the Daman tower, and catch a 360 degree view of all the mountains in Nepal. Daman is situated at an elevation of 2,400 meter, 75 km to the southwest of the Kathmandu valley. Those who go the distance will find the extras!



12. Light, Camera, and Action:
Become a photographer in Nepal. Capture Nepali people, places, culture, traditions, and breath-taking Himalayas and greenery valleys in your camera. Light conditions are extreme, shot early for great photos. Create your documentaries on the culture, religion and traditions of many ethnic groups who live in the remote parts of Nepal in a perfect coherence, embrace the untouched valleys and the views that Nepal has to offer.



13. Nepali Tea
Import Nepali tea or partner with Nepalese tea companies for your joint venture tea business in Nepal. Nepali organic tea is recognized worldwide for its outstanding aroma, brisk and flavor. The cool breezes from the refreshing Himalayan range, and young tea bushes also contribute to the quality of Nepali tea. Current Export of organic tea is in the Germany, Japan, USA, Austria, India, and Denmark country. Buy / Import some Nepali organic tea today...



14. Highest Greenery!
Play your favorite sport on the highest greeneries on earth. Golf club in Kathmandu and Pokhara offer excellent course, and scenery view of the Himalayas. Til Ganga golf course and the Gokarna Golf course are located in Kathmandu. In Pokhara, you can find the Fulbari Resort Golf course and the Himalayan Golf Course.



15. Write to Nepali Newspapers
Write articles for Nepalese news-papers. Popular English daily are Kathmandu Post and Himalayan Times.



16. Go Trekking:
Do a backpack, or  teahouse trek, or self-arranged trekking in Namche Bazaar, Everest Base Camp, Gokyo, Jiri, Lamidada, Annapurna, Ghandruk, Tatopani, Jomsom, Baglung, Langtang, Helambu, Gosainkunda, Jugal Himal, Solu Khumu, and just about any peak in Nepal.



17. Have a Bhaktapur delight:
Visit these temples in Bhaktapur Durbar Square; Elephant Temple, Bhadri Temple, Chyasilin Mandap, Fasidega Temple and Til Mahadev Temple. Learn about wood carvings and import some arts and crafts from Nepal.



18. Taste Dal Bhat and Tarkari - the Nepali Food:
Every hotel, big or small, can offer you Dal Bhat and Tarkari. You should try it. Cook some today and invite your friends over.



19. Perfect Harmony of Religion:
Learn about different cultures and religions in Nepal. Hindu, Christian, Islam, and many others, all living in a perfect harmony. Write a book about Nepal's diverse ethnic groups and over 80 spoken languages that are found in Nepal.


20. Nepali Tongue:
Learn Nepali Language. Spend just 4 weeks, and you could be speaking this awesome language in no time. Learning Nepali is fun and exciting.

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Re: 101 Things to Do in Nepal
« Reply #8 on: December 14, 2006, 09:46:40 AM »
11. Been
12. True
13. Better then Darjeeling
14. Ok but I don?t suggest
15. I didn?t know about
16. Been many times Paradise for trekker
17. Did
18. Was always my favorite food
19. True Nepal is only country where people don?t fight each other on name of religion
20. Damn I am being good on it

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Re: 101 Things to Do in Nepal
« Reply #9 on: December 17, 2006, 09:22:09 AM »
Nepal?s Comparative Advantages

? ? ? ? ? ? ? Biodiversity- Flora
1.   Nepal occupies only 0.1% of the earth?s landmass, but as per size of the country, she possesses one of the richest genetic biodiversity in the world.
2.   Nepal has the world?s maximum physiographic and climatic diversity ranging from the tropical to Nival type( Permanent snow)
3.   Kaligandaki is the river older than the Himalaya. Therefore, it acts as a major ecological dividing line of the whole eastern and western Himalaya.
4.   Because of its outstanding altitudinal variation, there are many opportunities to farm any plants from any parts of the world in Nepal.
5.   Nepal is an Amazon of Asia. The hidden treasure of its rich biodiversity is not yet fully explored. Many new species could be discovered from Nepal.
6.   Nepal harbours 5980 species of flowering plants which covers 2.4% of the world?s total.
7.   Thirty six percent of the world?s Meconopsis species ?poppy? including Blue Poppies are found in Nepal of which four are endemic, only found in Nepal. In Nepal, on of the Blue poppy grows as high as 5400-meter altitude. This is perhaps one of the highest limits for the poppy to be found in the world.
8.   Edelweiss is the Austria?s national flower. In Austria, is it almost extinct in the wild bout found abundantly in Langtang valley.
9.   Nepal has more that 360 species of Orchid which constitute over 2% of the world?s orchid.
10.   Nepal comprises 6% of the world?s rhododendron sps.
11.   Over 250 species of the flowering plants are endemic in Nepal ( not found elsewhere)
12.   Nepal has record of tallest grassland in the world that exists in Chitwan.
13.   Sal tree forest Shorea robusta? in Chitwan is considered the finest in the world( Champion)
14.   Dr. Francis Hamilton first initiated plant exploration in Nepal in 1802 in Kathmandu valley followed by Nathanial Wallich in 1820.
15.   Nepal has one of the richest contribution and distribution of biomaterials in the world. Lots have yet to be explored for economic benefits of the country.
16.   World in much sought after Ayurved. Nepal has an incredible wealth of medicinal and aromatic plants for the preparation of traditional and Ayurvedic medicines.
17.   Genetic resources related to present day crop- species of Nepal has tremendous potential for improvement of numerous valuable plants.?
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? ? ? ? ? ? ? Biodiversity- Fauna
 
18.   Nepal has one of the largest concentrations of Royal Bengal Tiger in the world.
19.   Second largest population of One-horned Rhino is found in Nepal.
20.   Nepal has one of the best habitat for Snow Leopard
21.    Sukla Phanta in West Nepal harbours the world largest herd of Swamp deer.
22.   It is said that Nepal has largest moth in the world ( Atlas Month)
23.   Some of the largest wild honeybees are found in Nepal.
24.   The only natural breeding ground of the Long Snouted Gaviall crocodile exists in Nepalese river.
25.   Nepal constitutes more that 8.5% of the world?s total bird species.
26.   Nepal has nearly 870 species of birds, which arguably more that the whole continent of Europe and North Africa combined.
27.   Nepal has 4.2%b of the world?s butterfly species which is over 650 species of butterflies.
 
 
 Nature conservation efforts
 
28   Shivapuri National Park at Budhanilkantha in Kathmandu is the only World?s National Park close to the capital and international airport.
29   Over nineteen percent of the total country?s landmass is protected under National Park and Protected Area in Nepal.
30   Nepal is the leader of community forestry campaign in the world.
31   The conservation effort undertaken by the local communities in the buffer zone areas such as Baghmara and Kumrose forest is the pride of the nation.
32    In many developing countries, park/people conflict is a major challenge, but in Nepal, this complex issue is amicably resolved.
33   Royal Chitwan National Park and Everest National Park is listed in World Heritage Site.
34   Multi conceptual park management system was first successfully implemented in Annapurna Area and now ACAP is the world model for conservation and sustainable development.
35   During 70s, there were less than 80 rhinos in Nepal, now we have more than 500 remnants. This is undoubtedly an excellent result in the context of global wildlife conservation record.
36   In 25 years of conservation work, Nepal has managed to save Blackbuck from extinction, increase a very good tiger population, bring back endangered wildlife sps such as Gharial, Indian bison, wild buffalo and many others to a healthy and viable population.
37   Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve is supposed to be one of the finest bird sanctuaries in Asia and it is listed in the Ramsar Site.


Culture? ?
 
38   Nepal is the future of Asia?s medieval past.
39   Kathmandu has one of the richest Buddhist icons in the world.
40   Religious tolerance and cultural harmony is the living force of Nepalese society.
41   Kathmandu is the living cultural museum of the world.
42   Not a single drop of blood has ever been shed in Nepal in the name of religious and ethnic riot.
43   When America and Australia was not even born as a nation, Nepal built finest monuments which are now listed in World Heritage Sites.
44   The style of Pagoda was introduced in china and beyond by Nepali architecture Arniko in 12th century. Legend said that Chinese emperor Kublai Khan invited Nepalese architectures to build his palace Xanadu.
45   The United Nation has agreed the proposal of developing Lumbini as a WORLD PEACE CITY.
46   Nepal is known as the land of Living Goddess;
47   Nepal is the country of Non Stop Festivals
48   Nepal is the only Hindu Kingdom of the world
49   Nepal is the land of victorious Ghurkha;
50   Nepal is the birth Place of Lord Buddha;
51   Birth place of Janaki Sita;
52   Fountain of World Peace, 2nd World Buddhist Summit
53   Dolpo in Nepal is the last stronghold of Bonpo religion
54   Mystic Bajrayana; an important Buddhist sect is found in Nepal
55   Nepal has as many gods as many people, as many temple as many houses and as many festivals as many days of the years.
 
 
Tourism
 
56   Nepal is the country of the highest mountain and deepest gorges
57   The Third Pole of the planet Earth is the Mt. Everest
58   Nepal is an adobe of ?Eight Thousanders? ( mountain above 8000 meters)
59   Some of the highest permanent human habitat exists in Nepal
60   Some is the highest placed lakes including Tilicho are found in Nepal
61   Nepal has the second largest number of Everest summiteers
62   ?Annapurna is a Nature?s Amphitheatre?. Chris Bonington
63   ?Kathmandu is the Wildest Dream of Kew?, Rudyard Kipling
64   Nepal has the second largest hydro power resources in the world
65   Nepal is one of the best arenas for Extreme & Adventure Sport tourism such as mountaineering, cannoning, paragliding, parasailing, hot air ballooning, kayaking, rafting. Bungee jumping, high altitude marathon etc
66   Karnali in Simikot is one of the best rivers in the world for kayaking and most os the upstream Nepalese rivers offer the best rapids for white-water rafting
67   There are always the Nepalese Expatriates who always win the World Famous Outdoor Marathon Quest organized by Mild Seven in Deli in Indonesia
68   Elephant polo match is played only in Nepal
69   One of the most popular trekking routes in the world is Annapurna circuit
70   Trekking companies in Nepal are best known professional outfitters in the world tourism market
71   Nepal is one of the few countries, which has many airports as per the size of the country
72   Nepal has higher number of repeated visitors than any countries of South Asia
73   Soalte Hotel is listed as one of the 300 best hotel in the world
74   Kathmandu Guest House is listed as one if the Asia?s 300 most popular ICON hotels, Insight Guide Magazine
75   One the occasion of 30th anniversary, Tony Wheeler, the founding publisher of the world famous Lonely Planet Magazine listed Kathmandu Guest House as one of the most popular tourism highlights of the world
76   Dwarika Hotel is awarded as Heritage hotel by PATA
77   Tiger Tops is one of the best Jungle safari Hotel in Asia
78   Ful-bari is one of the Asia?s top resort hotel? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
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Development
 
79   Fifteen years ago, there was not a single oncologist in Nepal, now we have more than 2 dozen cancer specialists. There was no radiotherapy, cobalt therapy, not even CT scan for cancer treatment now there are few good cancer hospitals in Nepal
80   Kathmandu had only one Bir Hospital until two decade ago, now there are dozens of goods hospital including specialized hospitals in Kathmandu
81   Brain and open-heart surgery were unthinkable until 15 years ago. Now we have fine doctors who operate who operate most complex surgery in Nepal
82   Nepal offer the best eye hospital services in South Asia and Nepal even exports ocular contact lens in Europe
83   Getting medical scholarship abroad was almost impossible, now there are more that a dozen of medical and engineering colleges in Nepal
84   Nepal has revolutionized both in print and electronic media in 15 years times. There was only one radio station, now we have more FM radios than in India
85   Not very long ago, Nepalese banking system was so primitive that ut takes hours to draw money from the back, now in Nepal has excellent system in South Asia
86   Fifteen years ago, one had to sleep outside Nepal Airlines building in New Road to buy an airlines ticket during festival times. Now dozens of domestic airlines offer the best and cheapest airlines tickets
87   More than 80% people who fly domestic are the Nepalese people. They are no longer poor
88   There were only one NIDC in Nepal to give industrial loan, now there are dozens of banks and finance institutions to offer hassle free bank loan
89   Nepal used to import lots of vegetable and fruits, now we export to India and Arabian countries. Not long ago, green vegetables and milk was scarce commodity. Now in Nepal, the farmers demonstrate their agitation by throwing trucks and trucks load of fresh vegetable and pour hundred of gallons of milk in the highway
90   In Marpha and Jomsom, you virtually walk in the trail full of best quality apple. Before one has to be sick to bite an apple
91   Twenty years ago, a kilo of rice cost Rs.400.00 in Ramechap, now it costs less that Rs30.00 per kilo
92   Once the village in Annapurna region was extremely dirty, now they are the cleanest neighborhood in Nepal.
93   Before only Indian gajals entertained Kathmandu?s restaurant, now the traditional Dohore Geet became the crowd-puller. It is needed a cultural renaissance
94   Nepalese engineering student stood second in Asian Robot technology competition
95   In the intellectual field, recently the Guinness World Book of Record has acknowledge a young Nepalese girl for her outstanding memory power


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96   King Birendra was the first Head of the state to promulgate the sprit of Zone of Peace in the world and the Nepalese Government tabled the ZOP proposal in the United Nation in 1974
97   The Thirty yeas of Panchayat regime peacefully dissolved into a multi-partya democracy without any blood shed
98   If they have Gandhi in India and Nelson Mandela in South Africa, we have Ganesh Man Singh who single handily demoralized, Rana autocracy, finished off party has less Panchyat and when time comes he sacrificed the most coveted post of the Prime ministership. In India, Sonia Gandhi followed similar political step, she became an instant hero of the Asian world. Is Ganesh Man is a lesser important personality than Sonia Gandhi?
99   In 1994 when the Supreme Court ordered the ruling UML Communist party to handover the government to the opposition Congress party, the smooth transformation of the government took place within one week. Such thing happens only in Nepal
100    Last not but least, Nepal is the only country where people shakes their head to say ? Yes?
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Re: 101 Things to Do in Nepal
« Reply #10 on: December 19, 2006, 07:14:34 AM »
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Re: 101 Things to Do in Nepal
« Reply #11 on: December 19, 2006, 08:54:41 AM »
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Re: 101 Things to Do in Nepal
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Re: 101 Things to Do in Nepal
« Reply #13 on: December 19, 2006, 09:12:26 AM »
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