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Best things to do in Nepal : Most Exciting Adventures

02 June 2024
Nepal is a land of never-ending exploration, with exciting discoveries waiting around every turn of this beautiful Himalayan country. With its breathtaking Himalayan panoramas, golden temples, and diverse fauna from the jungle, this stunning country is among the world's exotic holiday destinations. Exploring ancient cultures, navigating wild rivers, and climbing to the foot of the highest mountains on earth are just a few of the amazing options that Nepal provides to adventure lovers of all ages. Nepal's breathtaking scenery, varied wildlife, and hospitable people make it the world's best adventure destination.

1. Multi Activity Tour

Nepal is an adventure haven. Multi-Activity Tour in Nepal offers an opportunity to experience Nepal’s breathtaking natural beauty while enjoying a variety of activities designed for adventure enthusiasts who want to explore the country beyond just trekking. This tour incorporates a range of activities such as hiking & trekking, mountain flight, cultural tour, white water rafting, jungle safari & few other activities. Check our Multi Activity Tour Packages

2. Hiking & Trekking

Hiking and Trekking in Nepal provide views of the region's amazing natural beauty and cultural diversity. Nepal provides a multitude of outdoor exploring opportunities, ranging from picturesque mountain panoramas and verdant forests to customary villages and historic temples.

Trekkers can choose from opulent lodges, tents, or teahouses, exquisite food, and professional guiding services from us. In addition to enhancing the overall trekking experience, these luxurious services and amenities allow guests to comfortably and fashionably immerse themselves in the native way of life.

The most popular trekking adventures are Everest Base Camp Trek and The Annapurna Base Camp Trek among all. Also, the Everest region is renowned for several treks like Gokyo Lakes Trek and Everest High Passes Trek, Amadablam Base Camp Trek and many others. While Annapurna Circuit Trek, Khopra Ridge Trek, and Ghorepani Poonhill Trek are popular picks in the Annapurna region.

Langtang Valley Trek, Kanchenjunga Trek and Mardi Himal trek are also the popular trekking options in Nepal. Likewise, Nar Phu Trek, Upper Dolpa Trek, and Manaslu Circuit Trek, Tsum Valley Trek is the less trodden routes however they are equally delightful and attractive.

If you have limited time for a longer trek into the high mountain but would like to experience the local life and savor the Mountain View then Trek Around Kathmandu is an ideal one. The trek is best suited for those who are traveling with children, solo, Families, and students. It is also ideal for the trekker who has limited time for longer treks into the high mountains.

Some of the popular day hiking destinations are Shivapuri Hiking, Champadevi Hiking, Namobuddha Hiking, and Phulchowki Hiking.

3. Cultural Sightseeing Tour

Nepal's historical monuments are varied and enthralling, ranging from the busy streets of Kathmandu to the serene Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, and the spiritual oasis of Muktinath to the fabled castle of Gorkha. Nepal is home to an immense quantity of temples, monasteries, stupas, chortens, prayer wheels, mani walls, prayer flags, and historical places.

Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, is referred to as the "city of temples" since there is a temple or stupa on every corner of this large metropolis. Some of Nepal's most important historical landmarks are located in this city. You will be astounded to witness how old sites coexisted with modernization. There are seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu alone.

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4. Mountain Flight

If you're not up for trekking, you can still get a stunning view of the Himalayas by taking Mountain Flight. With our scenic mountain flight package, you can view the mountains' stunning grandeur from above. This tour provides a singular viewpoint of the highest mountains in the world, including Mount Everest.

We can offer only Mountain Flight Tour or combined this scenic flight with Multi Activity Tours, Cultural Tours, Hiking or Trekking.

5. Helicopter Tour

Helicopter Tour in Nepal is an alternative way of adventure trips to mountains and remote corners of the Himalaya. Taking a Nepal helicopter tour over the soaring Himalayas is a thrilling journey, filled with a breathtaking backdrop and majestic snow-blanketed peaks. You get to feast on the remarkable closer views of nature like glaciated passes, picturesque hamlets, and panoramic sceneries.
A helicopter tour is ideal for people who do not have enough time for a trek and are not able to hike long days in remote areas as well as for those who love to explore the destination from an aerial view.

6. Wildlife Safaris

Jungle safari in Nepal is an adventure that will immerse you in the country's rich biodiversity and provide an up-close encounter with its incredible wildlife. Nepal is home to several national parks and reserves, offering unique opportunities to explore lush forests, spot exotic animals, and witness the wonders of the natural world.

Chitwan National Park, located in the sub-tropical Terai lowlands of south-central Nepal, teems with 45 species of animals. You’ll see monkeys, rhinos, antelopes, crocodiles, boars and abundant bird life. There are a number of local resorts from which to enjoy the jungle and relax after days of hard trekking in the mountains.

Besides Chitwan, Bardia National Park in the southwest of Nepal is the largest national park in the Terai lowlands and another great place to spot tigers, rhinos, and wild elephants. Bardia is less developed than Chitwan, making it a great option if you prefer to avoid the crowds.

7. White Water Rafting

White water rafting is one of the splashing and twisting sports rafting. It is the best way of exploring Nepal, as it takes you through hamlets, canyons, dense forests, and wildlife. Nepal is gaining a reputation for being one of the best destinations in the world for white water rafting. Going on river rafting on rivers originating from the high Himalayas and crossing the typical section of Nepal lets you capture awe-inspiring moments of adventure enjoying the company of rich flora and fauna that enchants you during the trip. Coasting on calm jade water with a splendid view all around or rushing through roaring rapids, will surely be more than enough to give you an adventure of a lifetime.

8. Mountain Biking Tour

The best way to explore Nepal and the beauty of Nepal is to go on a mountain biking. The rough terrain of Nepal provides the opportunity to ride on the uphill and downhill and on the hardcore road. Mountain biking offers an environment friendly way to explore the beauty of Nepal, be it a natural or historical. One can rent a mountain bike and go on a long ride. The best place to ride on the city areas such as Kathmandu and Pokhara and for those who seek thrill and have gut, they can ride to the exotic places like Namche Bazar.

9. Observe Nepali Festivals

Nepal is a culturally rich country, and the best way to truly understand it is to experience it firsthand. When visiting, plan your trip to coincide with one of the bright festive months. During these times, the spirit of Nepali culture comes to life, with vibrant festivals, ancient rituals, and an overwhelming feeling of togetherness. These celebrations, which vary by region of the country, highlight Nepal's deep-rooted traditions, numerous ethnicities, and people's great welcome. Nepal's holidays, whether the joyful Dashain and Tihar festivals or the spiritually charged Chhath Parva provide a unique insight into the heart of this culturally diverse nation. So don't just take our word for it; come, and immerse yourself in Nepal's once-every-year festivities to see why it's a cultural gem in its own right.

10. Climbing Peaks / Mountain Expedition

Peak Climbing and Expedition in Nepal is one of the challenging tourism activities proving Nepal the cradle for mountaineers for decades. Nepal has eight out of fourteen of the world's 8000-meter peaks with a total number of 1310 snow peaks over 6000 meters and offers the best choices for Himalaya expedition and mountaineering. Whether climbing a peak or accomplish an expedition on a 7000 or 8000-meter peak, Peak Climbing in the Himalayas of Nepal has become a dream for most mountaineers in the world. We have the expertise to organize full-scale Peak Climbing & Mountain Expedition in Nepal as well as logistic support for climbing peaks in Nepal.
Island Peak and Mera Peak climbing in Nepal have attracted a substantial number of climbers to visit this stunning nation for Himalayan expeditions in Nepal.

11. Nepal Family Holidays

Nepal isn’t just open to rugged trekkers and mountain bikers on solo adventures around the Himalaya—the country is perfect for a family vacation, too. Nepal Family Tour promises a stunning diversity of scenery and endless wonderment for young and old alike. The tranquility in the Nepalese villages of the Kathmandu Valley charms all travelers into falling in love with Nepal. Not to mention the lush nature, the exceptional wildlife, thrilling rafting adventures and the breath-taking views of the Himalayan range on the hiking and trekking trips!

12. Nepal Trips for Solo women traveler or Women groups

We offer Women only travel package in Nepal specially designed for women only group and solo female traveler. Our women only holidays are very carefully planned with some of the best tour, trekking and beautiful places to visit for women groups in Nepal. If you are planning for women group vacations to Nepal, please contact us. We assure you for a safe, rewarding, and excellent value experience in Nepal.

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13. Bungee Jumping

Bungee Jumping is an epic adventure that rivals mountaineering in Nepal. In this country, it is entirely different and exhilarating. The adventure takes place in the middle of a huge suspension bridge that is situated above the Bhote Koshi River. The swiftly flowing Himalayan River gushes past huge cliffs on either side, letting the jumper fall into the Bhote Koshi River Gorge. It is absolutely breath-taking and exhilarating!

14. Paragliding

Paragliding in Nepal is one of the most appealing adventures. Because of Nepal's spellbinding Himalayas, paragliding has quickly become one of the must-do adventures in the country for people who want an unforgettable experience with the mountain peaks. Like Ultra Light Flights, Pokhara is one of the most famous paragliding spots in the country. Besides Pokhara, another popular paragliding spot is the vantage point of Sarangkot.

15. Enjoy Nepali Cuisines

Nepal is a land of ethnic diversity. More than 125 recorded ethnic groups live in Nepal. All these ethnic groups have their distinct customs, traditions and cuisines. The variety of food all differs from ethnic group to ethnic group. The Newar group has their separate foods and traditions which circles primarily around buffalo meat and Aila (homemade alcohol), while Bramhins are worshippers and don’t have meat related products in their cuisine. All these 125 or more divergent ethnic groups proud themselves in their unique foods and cuisines.
Exploring Nepali cuisine is not just about savoring delicious flavors but also delving into the heart of Nepal's culture and traditions. From the steaming momo stalls in Kathmandu to the hearty dal bhat in mountain villages, Nepali food is a culinary journey that you won't want to miss during your visit to this diverse and culturally rich country.

16. Yoga and Meditation in Nepal

Nepal is the cradle of yoga and the practice is an integral part of the country’s culture. Each corner exhales spirituality and every step you take invites you to be more mindful. With majestic landscapes, ethereal energies, and famously warm people – yogis and spiritual seekers are spoilt for choice when it comes to meditation and yoga retreats in Nepal.

From ashrams and monastery stays in historic Kathmandu, to yoga retreats on the banks of the Pewa Lake in Pokhara and even yoga treks to Mount Everest can be done in Nepal. Contact us for more details about Yoga Retreats in Nepal.

17. Shopping while you are in Nepal

From the bustling streets of Kathmandu to the tranquil lanes of Pokhara, the country offers a myriad of shopping opportunities. The local markets in Nepal offer more than just traditional items and jewelry. You'll find a plethora of unique souvenirs here, including prayer flags, incense, handmade paper, tea, spices, and pottery.

With a diverse range of products, from the spiritual resonance of singing bowls to the intricate designs of Tibetan jewelry, shopping in Nepal is an experience that promises both variety and authenticity.

Shopping in Nepal is not just about the items you buy, it's about the experience you have while doing so. You'll get to interact with the locals, learn about their culture and traditions, and witness the craftsmanship that goes into making these unique items. Shopping here can also be a way to support local businesses and communities, making it a socially responsible choice.