Nepal - A Himalayan Paradise Nepal, a small Himalayan landlocked country in between India and the Tibetan Autonomous Region of China, occupies 0.01% of the globe. The elevation ranges above sea level from 60 meters at Kanchan Kanan to Mount Everest (8,848m) highest point of the earth. In terms of bio-diversity, Nepal has wide-range ecosystem, dense tropical forests swarmed with diverse wildlife, frozen valleys, deep gorges, wind-swept deserts fast rivers, lakes and glacial lakes that originate in the Himalayas with greatest peaks of the world. The multiplicity in Nepal's topography provides home to wildlife like tigers, rhinos, monkeys, bears, yaks, leopards and different species of insects and birds. Nepal is a home to almost 10 percent of the world's bird species. The country has managed to preserve some endangered species of Asia in its extensive parks and protected natural habitats. Even though the country has small area, it has got three different distinctive climatic zones i.e. tropical, sub-tropical & alpine that one can experience all in their short holiday.