Nepal is the most famous tourist destination for adventure sports and adventure tours in Asia. The topography of this Himalayan Kingdom makes it the first choice for adventure tours. Let us have a look at most thrilling, electrifying and mind blowing adventure places, sports and activities that Nepal offers.
Mountaineering adds to your life immensely. Few experiences on earth can beat the exhilaration on scaling them. And where can one get taller mountains in Nepal. 8 the 10 highest peaks in the world, including the Mount Everest, the queen of the peaks lie in Nepal. No wonder then that Nepal has always been a preferred destination of mountaineers. The country offers adequate mountaineering experiences to both the seasoned and inexperienced mountaineers. Every year over 600 expeditions mountaineer their way up to these peaks. Nepal has been the stage of some of the most exemplary achievements in the field of mountaineering. There are four mountaineering seasons in Nepal.
Spring, March, May
Trekking in Nepal is an experience which creates an indelible mark on the minds of the trekkers. It can be as long or short, as easy or difficult as you desire. Trek trails in Nepal can be segregated into two types: those where you stay in small lodges or 'Tea House' and those which are fully organised. These treks are popularly called 'Camping Treks'. Himalayan trekkers usually follow the more popular trekking routes expedition. For a truly memorable trekking experience, one should head to Nepal.
Paragliding in Nepal is the dream of every adventure seeker. Relatively a new adventure sport in Nepal, it is highly liked among the lovers of adventure. Soaring high in the air above the snow-carpeted mountains is an exhilirating experience. You view some of the best scenes on the earth, from the sky. You share space with the creatures of the air, soaking in the wonderful view of the marvellous Himalayan ranges. We are sure, the feeling you would experience, would be incomparable. Tandem Paragliding
The passenger is accompanied by a pilot in tandem flying. Both of them have seperate paragliding harness. Paragliding harnesses are manufactured keeping comfort and safety of the passengers in mind. The passenger just relaxes and soaks in the beautiful scenic view. He can also easily take the photographs
Nepal is a wonderful place for paragliding.
Paragliding or powered paragliding is undertaken in Nepal mostly in Annapurna range, more specifically the Pokhara Valley.
Paragliding in the Pokhara Valley gives munforgettable views of the world's 8000m peaks.
Several training schools in Nepal train people in paragliding
Nepal Mountain Flight or Everest Experience Flights ignite the thrill of getting a close panoramic view of the great Himalayan mountains. Mountain flights in Nepal are particularly charming for those tourists who are unable to trek mountains and enjoy marvellous sightseeing either because of time constraints or due tofitnessproblems .
Nepal Mountain Flights take one within the camera range of some of the highest peaks in the world, and cruising so close to the awe-inspiring massifs of rock and ice, is a heavenly experience. The following peaks are covered in the Himalaya flight tour. The Himalayan view flight brings tons of joy for the tourists.
Chartered aircrafts and helicopters are available in Nepal. These are especially suitable for expeditions and group treks. Short Landing and Take Off airstrips are available in length and breadth of the country.
Best season for mountain flight is from September to May. The mountains are at their best in these months and one can enjoy the extraordinary scenic beauty to the hilt.
Experience the hair-rising thrill of Bungee Jumping in Nepal. The site of bungee jump in Nepal is considered among the best in the world. Located close to Nepal-Tibet border, it is 160m over the wild Bhote Koshi river. The first bungee jumping site in Nepal is a three-hour bus ride from Capital Kathmandu. It is managed by some of the most seasoned bungee jump masters. It is designed by one of New Zealand's leading bungee consultants
Rafting in Nepal is an experience which pumps thrill inside one's body. Few other countries offer such wide choice of multi-day trips amidst marvellous mountain surroundings. Add to this bubbly rivers, exotic wildlife and friendly people, and the joy increases manifold. If you think rafting in Nepal is all about mountains and rivers, you are mistaken. While you go for rafting, you also enjoy magnificent temples, craft shopping, lovely scenic views and intriguing culture
A water sport, kayaking is the best form of river adventure, specially in the blossoming rivers of Nepal. Kayaks are made from a special type of plastic and have floatation devices inserted to aid buoyancy. Kayakers move through the water with a double blade paddle, and are able to negotiate rapids and obstacles on the river.
With its wide range of rivers and wealth of challenging rapids, Nepal is the perfect destination for Kayaking. Whether you are a total beginner or an experienced white water kayaker keen to tackle one of our more challenging rivers.
Kayaking Rivers in Nepal
Sun Koshi River
Bhote Koshi River
Kali Gandaki River
Best Rivers Seti & Trishuli
Kayaking Seasons Autumn - November
Winter - December , February
Spring - March, April, May
Nepal, a river rich country, provides plenty of options for recreational boating. Whether you are fond of rafting in whitewater rapids or just like floating slowly, Nepal provides you with both the options. Boat is a common form of transportation in the lowland of Terai in Nepal where monsoon and floods are very common. This common form of transportation used by local can give the traveler a memorable experience. Floating on a small dugout canoe on the river Rapti of Royal Chitwan National Park or a comfortable boat on Fewa lake of Pokhara, both have it's own style of pleasure. Nepal, a river rich country, provides an array of options for boating. Rivers in the Terai plains and glacier-fed lakes, both can be availed for recreational boating. Pokhara in particular is very popular among the tourists.
Jungle Safari and wildlife Advanture
For those who wish to experience the natural environment at its best there is no other better places than Nepal to visit. The outdoor adventure sports into the wilderness to see wild animals, birds and natural beauty. You ride on an elephant's back or on a four wheeler jeep accompanied by a fully trained guide (Naturalists) to view the nature and animals. From a tourist point of view, Chitwan and Bardia are the most popular National Parks for wildlife safari in Nepal.