Top adventures activities must try while travel in Nepal7 months ago Post By : Royal Staff
Nepal is full of surprise you never knew what you do first things. Nepal is a strategic location between two Asian giants India and China. Nepal Geographic location is suitable for adventure activities, spiritual trekking, wild riding water, beautiful Himalaya and many more. having a small area but having three different landscapes within small area of Nepal. The lists are below to try something new in Nepal.
- High Altitude Trekking
- Peak Climbing / Expedition
- Bungy Jumping
- Paragliding, Sky Diving and Ultralight flight
- Zip flying
- White water rafting
- Mountain Biking
- Jungle Safari
- Rock Climbing
1. High Altitude Trekking
Nepal is famous around the world for trekking and mountaineering. Among adventure activities must try to high altitude trekking.
High altitude trekking is trekking which above more than 2500 metres height of trekking. Nepal landscapes are suitable for trekking and also having height around more than 2500 metres. Some of the best high altitude trekking is you must try to explore
(i) Upper Mustang Trekking
(ii) Upper Dolpo Trekking
(iii) Manaslu Trekking
(iv) Everest Base Camp Trekking
(v) Annapurna Base Camp Trekking
Last these trekking are the worldwide famous trek route. This trekking requires a good physical fitness level and having moderate to difficulty level in the trails.
2. Peak Climbing/ Expeditions
Nepal is home of 8 highest mountain among 14 in the world and also more than 6000m having 1310 Himalayan peaks. That means Nepal is perfect country for any kind of adventure peak climbing and expedition in Himalayan region. Peak climbing and expedition technically and physically challenging activity.
Some of the peak climbing and Expedition Himalaya which popular among foreign tourists. You may like it.
1. Mera Peak Climbing
2. Island Peak Climbing
3. Lobuche Peak Climbing
4. Ama Dablam Expedition
5. Mount Everest Expedition
6. Manaslu Expedition
Mount Everest and other Himalayas
3. Bungy Jumping
Another adrenaline rush activity in Nepal that is Bungy Jumping. Experience the breathtaking and heart-pounding thrill of plunging off a suspension bridge above Bhote Koshi river canyon in Tatopani, which height is 160m (525 ft) near Nepal-Tibet border. If you have courage this activity, you are welcome to do it.
Bhote Koshi Bungy Jumping is listed as World's 15 best Bungy Jump by CNN Travel.
You can also do in Pokhara also. The bungee jump in Pokhara is set up in a tower which is 80 m high from the pond down below.
4. Paragliding, Sky Diving and Ultralight flight
Nepal is also famous for Paragliding having prime destination places for it. Paragliding in Nepal gives the best opportunity for panorama aerial view of the Himalayas. You can see some of the best scenery on earth. Nepal having lot of hills which is suitable for paragliding but Nepal Government selects the few of them to commercial viable for paragliding. The famous place for paragliding is Sarangkot, Pokhara and Kathmandu Valley, you must try while travel in Pokhara and Kathmandu. Last year, Nepal organize the world cup of paragliding competition.
Ultralight flight is also sky adventure in Pokhara. You can see the 360 degree panoramic view of Pokhara Valley and Himalayan range of Annapurna, Manaslu.
Ultraflight from Pokhara, background Fishtail mountain. Photo: Avia Club
5. Zip Flying
Another adrenaline rush activities in Nepal is Zip flyer. Nepal has one of the zip flying in Pokhara operate by HighGround Adventures Nepal. It is one of the tallest, longest and steepest zip line in the world, total length of 1.8 kilometres and a vertical drop of 600 metres, its top speed up to 120 Km. You must try when you travel in Pokhara. Recently, Dhulikhel Zipline was opened, which is 30 km away from Kathmandu, close to Arniko Highway. Its top speed is 60 to 95 km/h and takes average 2 minutes 20 seconds to complete it. You can see the panoramic view of mountains including Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Mt. Langtang, Mt. Phuribi Chyachu, Mt. Gaurishankar, Mt. Lhotse while zip flying.
Zip Flying in Pokhara Pic by HighGround Adventures Nepal
6. White Water Rafting
Nepal is a land of numerous world-class rivers for adventure river rafting. Rafting in Nepal is one of the most popular adventure activities having more than 6000 rivers. There is various grade of white water rafting according to your interest and choice.
Nepal's most popular white water rafting spots are:
i. Sun Koshi Rafting
ii. Karnali River Rafting
iii. Bhotekoshi Rafting
iv. KaliGandaki Rafting
v. Trishuli Rafting
vi. Marshyangdi Rafting
These rivers among the best rafting area of Nepal, you can also do solo as kayaking in these rivers.
Rafting in Trishuli
7. Mountain Biking
Mountain Biking is another adventure activity in Nepal. Nepal is a perfect place for mountain biking having suitable landscapes in hilly and mountain region. You loved to mountain biking to having beautiful places to do it.
For Mountain biking, popular places are the Budanilkantha, Sankhu, Nagarkot and Kathmandu Valley rim. In outside valley, Pokhara is perfect places for bike rides with beautiful natural beauty. Mustang is also another best location for a mountain bike. Every year, Kathmandu and Pokhara held mountain bike championships.
Mountain Bike in Mustang PC: Nepal Tourism Board
8. Jungle Safari and Bird Sightseeing
Nepal is having 12 national parks, 6 conservation park and1 Wildlife reserve. It takes more than 40% of the total areas of Nepal. Among 12 National Park, Chitwan National Park and Bardiya National Park are the best for Jungle Safari. you can see the Bengal Tiger, Asian Elephant, one-horn rhinoceros, Spotted Leopard, Gharial Crocodile, Deer and other wild animals are the best attraction of these national parks. In Chitwan National Park, You can explore more to see the Gharial Breeding centre, Elephant breeding centre and other things to do on it.
Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is the best places to see bird sightseeing.
Jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park
9. Rock Climbing
Definition of Rock climbing, an adventure activity in which the climbers climb up, down and across the natural rock formations or an artificially made rock walls, especially with the aid of ropes and special equipment. Being a Himalayan country, Nepal has many rocky regions which are suitable for rock climbing purpose.
There are some of the rock climbing areas you should try it. Some of the lists is;
i. Astrek Climbing Nepal (Indoor Rock climbing)
ii. Hattiban Rock Climbing
iii. Nagarjun Rock Climbing
It takes lot of physical strength and adventure also but recommends having experience of rock climbing.
Skiing in Nepal is relatively new adventure activities and nascent step despite having lot of potential from ski tourism as the country is home to numerous snow-capped mountains. Out of 14 eight thousand mountains across the world, Nepal has 8 eight thousand mountains. Nepal is the best destination for high altitude ski mountaineering having suitable geographically and physically located.
As adventurous sport skiing is very popular among other countries but recently Nepal also join the pace with the world. Climbing the mountain on the foot and coming down by skiing, feels thrill and adventure experience. Nobody can describe word to do such adventure activities in the Himalayas.
Currently, Mera peak, Manaslu, Dhawalagiri, Thorong La Pass, Annapurna Base Camp, Dhorpatan and Langtang’s Kyanjin Gompa are the best destinations for skiing in Nepal. For doing ski, best month to do is December to April months having snow season.
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