Nepal is one of the magical Himalayan countries in the world offering numerous soft-core and hardcore adventure activities for a tourist. It is one of the best destination for tourists looking for adventurous thrilling experiences. We have collected some of the major activities offered in Nepal. A tourist can experience different sports in Nepal and some of them are mentioned below:
TREKKING: Trekking in Nepal is popular among the world. There is no comparison with in Nepal in terms of adventure trekking in the Himalayas. Trekking routes available from easy day walks for beginners to more than 5 months long Great Himalayan Trail makes it the best destination in the world. Nepal offers trekking routes for all kind of trekkers, either you are first timer or experienced hiker Nepal has all. Please explore our website for some of the best trekking routes.
CLIMBING: The northern part of Nepal is bordered by trans Himalayan ranges from east to west. There are more than a thousand peaks in Nepal and more than 410 peaks are opened for climbing and mountaineering. 8 out of 14, 8,000M + peaks are situated in Nepal. Nepal also has the highest number of Himalayan peaks and every year thousands of climbers summit the top of these rocky mountains.
PARAGLIDING, ULTRALIGHT FLIGHT, MOUNTAIN FLIGHT, SKY DIVING, HELICOPTER TOUR: Fly high like a bird! Nepal offers several activities for travelers who are looking for thrilling experiences in the sky. Nepal offers numerous open space adventure activities for travelers. These activities are scattered all over the country. Paragliding and Ultralight Flight is done mainly in Pokhara, Sky Diving in Khumbu (Everest region), Helicopter Tour and Mountain flight from Kathmandu etc. There are several places that you can enjoy these amazing but thrilling experiences.
ROCK CLIMBING: Nepal has few rock climbing schools for travelers. These rock climbing spots are located in Nagarjun, Hattiban, Bimal Nagar, Nagarkot and Namche Bazaar. These places provides various rock climbing experiences for travelers around the world. Nepal youths are also fond of doing rock climbing these days.
SIGHTSEEING TOUR: Nepal has long long history of human settlements from bank of the river to banks of temples and monasteries. There are thousands of temples all over the country and hundreds of monasteries scattered in the hilly region of Nepal. Several hill stations are available to give you the great views of natural heritates i.e. Nagarkot, Dhulikhel, Bandipur, Daman, Balthali, Sarangkot etc. Kathmandu, Patan, Bhaktapur, Pokhara, Chitwan, Lumbini, Tansen, Gorkha etc. are some of the popular destination for sightseeing tours.
BUNGEE JUMPING, CANOEING, RAFTING: Water sports are another popular activities done in Nepal. Rafting and canoeing in the thundering Himalayan rivers have different fun than doing it somewhere else in the world. These rivers and streams are good enough to give you thrilling experiences. Another popular day activity is Bungee jumping in Nepal which is an activity that involves jumping from a tall structure while connected to a large elastic cord. Currently, there are two bungee jumping places in Nepal; one is near Nepal Tibet border (to the north of Kathmandu) and another is in Pokhara. Both places put safety on top notch.
HONEY HUNTING: Hanging on rope made ladders tied in the cliffs around central Nepal to collect honey from wild bees is definitely amazing. It is a lot more than dangerous than it looks to an observer. Honey hunting is an art of stealing honey from angry wild bees. It is more dangerous than it looks. It is an old profession followed for several generations but won't last a lot longer. Experience it before it's vanished from this world!
Apart from these major activities, there are several other sport activities available for a traveler i.e. ZipFlyer, Marathon, Elephant Polo, Animal Hunting etc. Please let us know if there are any other information that we can provide you. We would like to see your holiday as a beautiful memory!