India shares its borders with 7 countries Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Burma and Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Maldives are the two countries with water borders. Along with the India’s major attractions these neighbouring countries also offers best tourist places to see and explore. Here we offer you Nepal and Bhutan.
Nepal, Officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, it is a landlocked country, covering an area of 147,181 sq kms. Bordered by India to the South, East and West and China to the North, it is precisely located in South Asia. It is the home to eight of the world’s tallest mountains - including Mount Everest - the world's highest peak. The beautiful mountain nation has much to allure the tourists. Nepal has many Buddhist Temples, shrouded in mystic aura. The ornate royal palaces and temples that are built in traditional pagoda style function as open administrative centres, thus, allowing tourists to explore their elegance.
Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, is known for its monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys. In the High Himalayas, peaks such as 7,326m Jomolhari are popular trekking destinations. Paro Taktsang monastery (also known as Tiger’s Nest) clings to cliffs above the forested Paro Valley.