Things to do in Nepal
Things to do in Nepal
Nepal is popular for the Trekking but it doesn’t mean you don’t have any other options for adventure and fun in Nepal. Do not worry; there are multiple options for utilizing your visit in Nepal. The travel to Nepal will always be worthy enough and fruitful.
Here are some things to do in Nepal:
Trekking is the boon to Nepal. Many trekking aficionado visit Nepal only for trekking purposes to conquer the world. Their main aim is to feel the craziness of the trekking via the twisted ups and downs in the majestic Himalaya of Nepal. The popular regions for trekking in Nepal are Everest, Makalu, Annapurna, Manaslu and Langtang.
Hiking is another better option for short trips mainly to avoid the long walks and fatiguing tracks. The famous hiking places are the amazing hill stations of Nepal like Nagarkot, Chisapani, Dhulikhel, Budhanilkantha, etc. These short hiking trips lets you enjoy the purity and elegance of the jungles, valleys, dainty villages and rivers in Nepal.
- City tour
The Guided City tour mainly is to let you discover the historical and ancient architectural cum cultural sites that are included in the UNESCO listed World Heritage Sites which are Kathmandu Durbar Sqaure, Bhaktapur Durbar Sqaure, Swayambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, etc.
There is also city tour in Pokhara which is famous mainly for the “City of Lakes”, in Lumbini which is the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha. The guide of Step On Himalaya will accompany you for the whole tour and will brief you about the sites.
Paragliding is an enthralling adventurous sport being offered mainly in Pokhara city. The stimulating charm of Paragliding is invincible. It is a completely different unique experience to fly over the hills of Sarangkot of Pokhara city. The mesmerizing effect of Paragliding is simply incomparable.
- White Water Rafting
Rafting in Nepal is emerging with drastic speed in Nepal. The popularity of White Water Rafting is touching the sky limit among the local and international rafters. The enjoyment in the gushing and gurgling rivers with the thrilling rapids and cut-through is a breath-taking experience. The famous rivers opened for rafting are Trishuli river, Bhotekoshi river, Seti river, etc.
- Ultra flight
Ultra-flight is a delightful thrilling way of flying in the sky of Pokhara city enjoying the views of the jungles, rivers, lakes, hamlets, and hills along with the awe-inspiring views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan ranges.
- Bungee jumping
A must adventure to do in Nepal is Bungee jumping. The enchanting free fall from the bridge over Bhote Koshi river is really amazing and unforgettable experience. The bridge was designed by the Bungee consultants and engineers from New Zealand mainly for the purpose of Bungee jumping only.
- Rock Climbing
The terrifying but exciting rock climbing is another wonderful thing to do in Nepal. Climbing ups and downs and passing through the stunning rock formations and finally reaching to the top of the rocks is seriously extraordinary feeling. A number of rock climbers are increasing day by day in Nepal.
- Mountain flights
Mountain flights in the Himalaya of Nepal are exquisite. The experience of flying over the spectacular Everest and other adjoining snowy peaks like Mt. Langtang, Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Manaslu, etc is simply heart-touching. The feeling of flying at an elevation of about 25,000 feet is great.
- Helicopter Tour
Helicopter Tour is nowadays one of the best options for those who are short of time. The traveler will hire a helicopter for about an hour and will take a tour over the Himalayas of Nepal. The views are so wonderful and unforgettable.
- Jungle Safari
Jungle Safari in Chitwan, Parsa, etc. of Nepal lets you enjoy the exotic jungle, the unique and endangered species of floras and faunas, the wildlife, the birds, etc. Elephant ride and the camp fire have become a part of jungle safari. There are 9 national parks, 3 wildlife reserves and 6 conservation areas in Nepal.
- Sunrise and Sunset tours
Watching the sunrise or the sunset from the vintage points of Nepal is a splendid feeling. The spectacular view is simply marvelous. Trek or hike to the viewpoints, and Just jump into the beauty and serenity of the view. The famous places are Nagarkot, Chisapani, Sarangkot, Poon Hill, Daman, Dhulikhel, etc.
- Zip Flyer
Zip Flyer is another enthralling activity in Nepal to do. The views of Everest, Annapurna, Ganesh himal, Langtang, Dhaulagiri, etc are very captivating. The speed of Zip flyer is up to 140 km per hour on a 1.8 km long cable which is quivering.
- Cultural Exploration Tour
Nepal is full of varieties of cultures and traditions. The cultural diversity and the religious tolerance among the people of Nepal is the main reason of unity. Nepal is mainly known for the blend of Hinduism and Buddhism along with other religions. There was never a clash for religions in Nepal. The diversity is really astonishing when you pass by the villages of Nepal. You will always feel the generosity and amiability of the Nepalese people in every moment. Hence, a short trip is arranged as a cultural exploration tour in Nepal.
Author: Step On Himalaya
Date: 14th February, 2020