Culture Trek Info

Nepal is rich in culture and customs. Therefore, it is one of the popular destinations in the world for cultural tours both inside and outside of the Kathmandu valley. Nepal is one of the best countries for cultural sightseeing tours, with its long history, fascinating art and unique and varied architecture. Moreover, due to its diverse cultural features Nepal is defined to be multi-culture, multi-religious, multi-lingual and multi-ethnic country.

The diverse geography, ranging from Himalayas in the north to the southern Terai [plain land] region renders it home to a wide range of culture. The customs and traditions differ from one place to another. Thus, it is no doubt that the vast diversity of people, their culture, language and traditions will intrigue anyone. Even if you just concentrate on Kathmandu valley alone, it is considered to be the melting pot of diverse cultures and customs, therefore, the valley is also considered to be a cultural metropolis of the country that comprises of three cities namely Lalitpur, Kathmandu and Bhaktapur. The ethnic groups of Nepal still follow age-old customs of Hindu, Buddhist and Kirati religious practices, they have their own lifestyles. No doubt, the customs and traditions of Nepal have added the color to the lives of Nepalese, as they celebrate the festivals with much joy. It is also said that Nepal has more number of festivals than the days in a year.

 

According to latest census, there are over 101 ethnic groups of them, the government has yet recognized officially to 59 ethnic groups as an indigenous peoples and recently the government is planning to add 22 to more of the total ethnic groups, similarly, there are 92 dialect thus you may get chance to see almost the ethnic group’s culture, tradition and manner while you choose the cultural sightseeing tour with us. With these all the features, the Hiking Himalayas Treks & Expedition has been arranging specific programs to give visitors more opportunities to observe the rich Nepalese culture and the tradition