Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked central Himalayan country in South Asia.
We’re in the process of planning our next Nepal trip. Please use the Contact Us form below to register your interest so we can email you an information pack when its ready. Thanks!
On this trip you can expect to:
- Help build a family a home in Nepal
- Enjoy optional excursions including white water rafting, scenic flight to Everest, trekking around the tea houses enjoying views of the Himalayas, or for the more adventurous perhaps a trek to Everest Base Camp?
Contact us to make an enquiry!
|Border Countries||China, India|
|Language||Nepali (official) 44.6%, Maithali 11.7%, Bhojpuri 6%, Tharu 5.8%, Tamang 5.1%, Newar 3.2%, Magar 3%, Bajjika 3%, Urdu 2.6%, Avadhi 1.9%, Limbu 1.3%, Gurung 1.2%, other 10.4%, unspecified 0.2%
note: 123 languages reported as mother tongue in 2011 national census; many in government and business also speak English
|Religion||Hindu 81.3%, Buddhist 9%, Muslim 4.4%, Kirant 3.1%, Christian 1.4%, other 0.5%, unspecified 0.2%|
|Type of Government||Federal Parliamentary Republic|
|% living in poverty||Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty lines:25.2% (2010)|
|Life Expectancy||68 years|
|Infectious Diseases||Food or waterborne: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A and E, and typhoid fever
Vectorborne: Japanese encephalitis, malaria, and dengue fever
|Top Killers||Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), heart disease, stroke|
|Literacy||Adult literacy rate (% ages 15 and older) 64.7%|
|Natural Resources||Quartz, water, timber, hydropower, scenic beauty, small deposits of lignite, copper, cobalt, iron ore|
|Main Industry/Export||Agriculture: Pulses, rice, corn, wheat, sugarcane, jute, root crops; milk, water buffalo meat.
Industry: Tourism, carpets, textiles; small rice, jute, sugar, and oilseed mills; cigarettes, cement and brick production.
Exports: Clothing, pulses, carpets, textiles, juice, jute goods.