Sharing territorial borders with India and China, Nepal was previously ruled as a kingdom, and is presently a Federal Democratic Republic. From Annapurna to Mount Everest, Nepal is home to eight of the ten highest mountains in the world. The North part of the country is perfect for adventurers and trekkers, while the Southern Nepal is more conducive to wildlife enthusiasts. The residents of Nepal all over are known for their warmth and hospitality and this is the reason why it is among the top tourist destinations in the world. Despite this it has retained its exotic appeal.