Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a country located in South Asia. Nepal is a landlocked country, bordered by China to the north and India to the south, east, and west.
Kathmandu is the nation’s capital and largest metropolitan city in Nepal.
Nepal is known worldwide for its beautiful Mountain, river, lakes, flora, faun, birds and Jungles.
The mountainous north of Nepal has eight of the world’s ten tallest mountains, including the highest point on Earth, Mount Everest.
Christmas Celebrations in Nepal :
Nepal is mainly a Hindu nation, where over 80 % of the total population follows Hinduism. Over 10 % of people follow Buddhism while only 1.4 % of the total population follows Christianity.
Here the Christmas celebrations are normally observed in Kathmandu, especially in the Thamel area which is a major tourist destination of Nepal.
Here Christmas trees are lit up. Apart from that, music, concerts and many attractions for tourists take place in Thamel.
In Nepal, apart from the local Christian population, the locals also celebrate Christmas, but the main celebration is carried out by tourists from America, Europe and Australia who come to Nepal during Christmastime to enjoy Christmas and a New Year as they get a long holiday during this time of the year.
Travelers often attract to Nepal for various outdoor adventure activities like trekking in the Himalayan range, white water rafting, mountaineering, peak climbing, paragliding, mountain flight, cycling tour, jungle safari, cannoning, etc.
Hence you will find many Christmas and New Year Tour and Trekking packages in Nepal during this time of the year.
We wish all readers Merry Christmas 2016 and Happy New Year 2017 !!!