Himalayan wildlife

Himalayan wildlife First, some amazing statistics! Nepal - occupying only 0.1% of the earth - is home to: 2% of all the flowering plants in the world, 8% of the world's population of birds (more than 848 species), 4% of mammals on earth, 11 of the world's 15 families of butterflies (more than 500 species), 600 indigenous plant families, 319 species of exotic orchids As these statistics indicate, Nepal has a remarkably wide range of flora and fauna, particularly given its small size. This species richness can in part be attributed to Nepal's very diverse climate and topography. The altitudinal variation is greater than in any other country, ranging from just above sea level to the loftiest point on this earth, the summit of Mount Everest. In the lowlands, such as in the Royal Chitwan National Park, there are tropical forests, which support the greatest number of species. Here may be found some... read more about Himalayan wildlife
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  • Everest - Ama Dablam Base Camp & Chitwan National Park

    Everest - Ama Dablam Base Camp & Chitwan Nati..

    Nepal | Everest Region | 19 days trip | Ref: EAC

    This relatively short but dramatic trek in the Everest region offers the chance to explore the Khumbu at its very ...

    Walking and Trekking   Himalayan wildlife  
  • Mardi Himal Peak Expedition

    Mardi Himal Peak Expedition

    Nepal | Annapurna Region | 21 days trip | Ref: MHE

    Mardi Himal is the lowest and perhaps least climbed or visited of the trekking peaks: it has a commanding view ...

    Walking and Trekking   Peak Climbing   Rafting and Kayaking   Himalayan wildlife  
  • Annapurna Panorama and Mardi Himal Trek

    Annapurna Panorama and Mardi Himal Trek

    Nepal | Annapurna Region | 21 days trip | Ref: AMH

    Less than fifteen miles north of Pokhara, as the crow flies, Mardi Himal is the most southerly small peak of ...

    Walking and Trekking   Rafting and Kayaking   Himalayan wildlife  
  • School Expedition: Annapurna Base Camp and Chitwan National Park

    School Expedition: Annapurna Base Camp and Ch..

    Nepal | Annapurna Region | 17 days trip | Ref: SEAB

    Trekking in the beautiful Annapurna Massif is astonishing in so many ways– where else could you embark on a trail ...

    School and College Expeditions   Himalayan wildlife  
  • School Expedition: Everest Base Camp and Chitwan National Park

    School Expedition: Everest Base Camp and Chit..

    Nepal | Eastern Nepal | 20 days trip | Ref: SEEB

    A breathtaking mountain flight begins this classic Everest trek, in the Solu Khumbu, home to the legendary Sherpa people, many ...

    School and College Expeditions   Himalayan wildlife  
  • School Expedition: Everest Panorama and Chitwan National Park

    School Expedition: Everest Panorama and Chitw..

    Nepal | Everest Region | 16 days trip | Ref: SEEP

    The Everest Solu Khumbu – home to the famous Sherpa people  - is probably the best known of the Himalayan ...

    School and College Expeditions   Himalayan wildlife  
  • School Expedition: Annapurna Panorama, White Water Rafting and Chitwan National Park

    School Expedition: Annapurna Panorama, White ..

    Nepal | Annapurna Region | 15 days trip | Ref: SEAP

    This very special School Expedition is a combination of one of the best viewpoint treks in all Nepal, and an ...

    School and College Expeditions   Rafting and Kayaking   Himalayan wildlife  
  • Annapurna Panorama and Chitwan National

    Annapurna Panorama and Chitwan National

    Nepal | Annapurna Region | 15 days trip | Ref: APC

    This is a combination of one of the most popular and best-known viewpoint treks in Nepal, and a Himalayan wildlife ...

    Walking and Trekking   Himalayan wildlife  
  • Langtang Valley, White Water Rafting and Chitwan National Park

    Langtang Valley, White Water Rafting and Chit..

    Nepal | Langtang & Helambu Region | 22 days trip | Ref: LRC

    To reach your trek starting point of Syabrubensi involves a long, approximately 6-hour road journey from Kathmandu. After first passing ...

    Walking and Trekking   Rafting and Kayaking   Himalayan wildlife