Nepal officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country in South Asia. It is located mainly in the Himalayas, but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain. With an estimated population of 26.4 million, it is 48th largest country by population and 93rd largest country by area. It borders China in the north and India in the south, east and west while Bangladesh is located within only 27 km (17 mi) of its south-eastern tip and Bhutan is separated from it by the Indian state of Sikkim. Nepal has a diverse geography, including fertile plains, subalpine forested hills, and eight of the world’s ten tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. Kathmandu is the capital and the largest city. Nepal is a multi-ethnic country with Nepali as the official language.
Tourism is the largest industry in Nepal and its largest source of foreign exchange and revenue. Possessing eight of the ten highest mountains in the world, Nepal is a hot spot destination for mountaineers, rock climbers and people seeking adventure. The Hindu and Buddhist heritage of Nepal and its cool weather are also strong attractions.
Mount Everest, the highest mountain peak in the world, is located in Nepal. Mountaineering and other types of adventure tourism and ecotourism are important attractions for visitors. The world heritage site Lumbini, birthplace of Buddha, is located in the south of the West region of Nepal (which despite the name is located in the center of the country) and there are other important religious pilgrimage sites throughout the country. The tourist industry is seen as a way to alleviate poverty and achieve greater social equity in the country. Tourism brings $471 millions a year to Nepal.
According to statistics of 2012, there was a slow growth rate of 9.8%. According to statistics from Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), a total of 598,204 foreign tourists entered the country via aerial route in 2012. The government of Nepal declared 2011 to be Nepal Tourism Year, and hoped to attract one million foreign tourists to the country during that year. The government of Nepal has also declared Lumbini Tourism Year 2012 to promote Lumbini. The government of Nepal has also recently declared Visit Nepal 2020 with the aim of bringing in two million tourists by 2020.
According to the statistics of 2017, most of the tourists comes to Nepal for observing the pilgrimage sites and heritages sites of our country i.e. 70.3%, then 34.5% of them comes here at holiday for pleasure, 13.1% of them come here for mountaineering and trekking and remaining 18.0% of the tourists comes here for official activities, conferences, business etc.
Kathmandu Pokhara Chitwan Manakamana
Janakpur Muktinath Nagarkote Lumbini
HOW TO REACH NEPAL
Sitting in the lap of the Himalayas, Nepal is a kaleidoscopic blend of awe-inspiring vistas enchanting monasteries, charming hamlets and abundant wildlife. It is the home to eight of the world’s highest peak including the tallest Mount Everest. No wonder, the landlocked Himalayan beauty is a haven for trekkers and nature lovers. Nepal is the birthplace of sage Gautam Buddha and holds a lot of significance to the Buddhist followers. The rich culture has a rooted identity and has an unusual way of making a deeper connection with the visitors.
If you are excited to visit this intoxicating land, here is our guideline on the different ways to reach Nepal.
Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu is the only International airport in the region. There are a handful of airlines that operate daily from major Indian cities including Indigo and Air India. Royal Nepal Airline of Nepal also connects some major Indian cities like Bangalore, Mumbai & New Delhi. Other airlines that connect Nepal to various international destinations are Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Etihad Airlines, Silk Air, Oman Airlines, Air China, Air Asia, Fly Dubai, and Air Arabia.
Gorakhpur is very well connected by air from all major cities of India & we have daily flights to Gorakhpur from Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai & New Delhi. Under govt of India’s UDAAN scheme other cities also proposed to be connected from Gorakhpur.
There are regular passenger and cargo trains that connect various major cities of the country to Gorakhpur (India). You can reach by train to Gorakhpur & our executive / representative will receive you from Gorakhpur Railway Station.
Major Cities Connected By Train To Gorakhpur
|Ahmedabad – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 19409, 19269, 15270 & 15046|
|Abu Road – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 19409 & 19269|
|Ajmer – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 19409, 19269, 19601 & 19709|
|Amritsar – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 15708, 14674, 15212, 12408,& 12204|
|Bilaspur – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 18205 & 18201|
|Bhilwara – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 19601 & 19709|
|Bhopal – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 12512, 12542, 12598, 15066,11079, 15016, 15068, 12590, 15024, 12522,15030, 12592 & 15064|
|Bhilai – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 18205|
|Chennai Central – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 12522 & 12512|
|Chandigarh – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 15904|
|Durg – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 18205 & 18201|
|Dehradun – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 15006 & 15002|
|Gandhinagar – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 19409|
|Haridwar – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 15006 & 15002|
|Hyderabad – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 12590, 12592, 15016 & 15024|
|Jammu Tawi – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 12492, 15654, 12588, 15098,15656 & 15652|
|Jaipur – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 19409, 19269, 19601 & 19709|
|Jabalpur – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 11039, 15017, 11055, 11081 &11037|
|Kolkata – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 15047, 13019, 15051, 15049 & 15021|
|Kota – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 19037, 19039 & 22921|
|Ludhiana – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 15652, 15708, 15212, 14674,12408, 12492, 15654, 12204, 12588, 22552,15098 & 15656|
|Mumbai – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 15017, 12542, 11079, 19039,11015, 15068, 11055, 15066, 22921, 15064,& 11081|
|Nagpur – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 12512, 15016, 12590, 15024,12522 & 12592|
|Nainital – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 13020|
|Nasik – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 11015, 15017, 11079, 11055,15066 & 11081|
|New Delhi – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 15274, 12554, 12572, 12556, 12596, 15058, 12212, 12524, 19601 & 15706|
|Pathankot – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 15652, 12492, 15654, 12588,15098 & 15656|
|Pune – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 11037, 11039 & 15030|
|Raipur – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 18205 & 18201|
|Raipur – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 18205 & 18201|
|Satna – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 11039, 15017, 11055, 18201,11081, 18205 & 11037|
|Udaipur – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 19601 & 19709|
|Valsad – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 19037 & 19039|
|Vadodara – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 19037, 19039, 22921 & 15046|
|Yashwantpur – Gorakhpur||Train No :- 15016, 15024 & 12592|
The bus is not a very convenient option to reach Nepal from India. But, there are direct buses that operate between Delhi and Kathmandu.
One can also bring his car, which is also a common practice. You are required to pay a toll fee and a transport permit at the border crossing. Do not forget to collect the receipts as you might be asked at other checkpoints. Please note, there is a lot of traffic at the border that often makes the journey tedious.
Best Way To Reach Nepal
We describe the best way to reach Nepal as to reach Gorakhpur either by Road / Train / Flight from any part of India & our Fleet of Luxury Vehicle will receive you from Airport / Railway Station / Bus Stop & will execute the trip.
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