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MEET THE PEOPLE OF NEPAL

Nepali people are some of the friendliest people in the world which is one of the reasons visitors keep coming back. Meet the people of Nepal Press your hands together and say Namaste to watch the people of Nepal return your gesture with some of the largest most welcoming smiles in the world. It may seem cliche but Nepal’s people are some of the most friendly you will ever encounter.  Namaste the common form of greeting each other in Nepal, means in Sanskrit “the divine in me bows to the divine in you”.

City life may look modern with all the trappings of modernity, but traditions and cultures remain the same as they were centuries ago. Much of the festivals are celebrated exactly as they were centuries ago with some locals representing forgotten kings who once ruled over their ancestors. Ancient rituals are adhered to in their original form as people are deeply religious and visit the temples daily.

Nepal is a diverse country and home to multiple religions, race, tribes, and cultures. The country with over 100 ethnic groups is latterly a melting pot of many (more then 90) languages and ethnicity.

It’s fascinating to learn how all these different groups of people adapted to their environment in their own ways. Because of the inaccessibility of the mountains you can visit people for who it seemed time stood still. Visiting Nepali villages is like visiting an open air history museum.

Did you know that when you meet people in Nepal they will probably ask;  “Have you had your tea?” or “Have you had your lunch?” instead of asking “How are you?”. However, the primary intention is to know about your health.

Perhaps, this is the major reason, why a tourist cannot remain a tourist for a long time in Nepal. Once a tourist begins to know the place and its people, he is no longer a stranger – he is a valued guest, and guests are considered Gods in Nepal.

The best ways to meet the people of Nepal are during trekking, strolling the streets of the cities and during one of several day tours offered by 

Experience to be treated as a God on you next visit to Nepal. Tourists visit Nepal repeatedly and that says it all about the attachment they feel..

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