Nepal is a land of adventure, mystery, and excitement. From trekking across the uncharted trails to uncovering the mysteries that lie beneath the ground, Nepal has something for everyone. Nepal is home to some of the world’s most beautiful scenery, and its people are warm and welcoming. Nepal is also home to some of the world’s most endangered animals, including the snow leopard and red panda. If you’re looking for an adventure of a lifetime, Nepal is the perfect destination. In this blog, you will get to know about thrilling adventures in Nepal. Let’s get going.
Nepal is truly a land of giants – the Himalayas. Nepal mountain expeditions have been attracting ambitious explorers from all around the world for centuries. However, the thought of conquering these giants is a dream for many, while only a handful has had the experience of seeing the world from Nepal’s highest peaks.
Eight of the top fourteen highest peaks (above 8,000 meters) in the world are located in Nepal. The country is awe-inspiring to tour due to the presence of Mt. Everest (8,848 m), the highest peak in the world. In addition to Everest, several mountaineers and adventure seekers aim to climb Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Makalu (8,463 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,163 m), and Mt. Annapurna (8,091m).
For both domestic and foreign explorers, an expedition in Nepal is one of the most fascinating of all adventures. Some of the breathtaking expeditions in Nepal are Manaslu, Cho Oyu, Everest North, Shishapangma, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Lobuche, Himlung himal, etc. Learn more from the experts of the expedition, Wild Yak Expeditions.
Trekking in Nepal is an incredible experience that is perfect for those who love spending time in nature. There are treks of various difficulty levels, so everyone can find the one that is perfect for them. Nepal is home to the beautiful Himalayas, and trekking through this region is an amazing way to see some of the most stunning scenery in the world. Trekking also allows you to meet new people and learn more about the local culture. The Nepalese are known for their hospitality, and you are sure to have some endearing experiences during your time in Nepal. So, if you are looking for a way to balance your physical strain with mental relaxation, consider trekking in Nepal. You won’t be disappointed!
So gear up, pack your bags and hop onto this thrilling journey amidst nature. However, one should also consider the fact that Trekking is one of the toughest activities which requires a lot of physical and mental endurance. This is where walking in a group seems like a blessing as you walk along sharing the moments, motivating and inspiring each other. Wild Yak Expeditions highly encourages enthusiastic individuals to be a part of the adventure.
If you desire to feel your heart race amist the clear blue sky of Nepal, you can’t afford to skip the adventure of paragliding. Lifting your feet away from the ground, literally, puts you in a majestic ride from the panoramic views of monasteries and villages to never ending lakes and jungles.
Pokhara is one of the best places in Nepal for the paragliding experience. As you glide in the sky, the Phewa lake smiles at you with a sheer gaze of clarity. Sarangkot is the take-off point while the landing locations are Lakeside, Khahare, and Khapaudi.
Rock climbing is a strenuous activity that frequently puts a climber’s strength, endurance and mental fortitude at test. Walking on the most difficult terrain is genuinely inspirational, leaving you to feel liberated and strong.
As you ascend the challenging slopes of Nepal, it is assured to leave you enthralled. There are several terrific rock climbing alternatives in Nepal for amateur, intermediate and professional rock climbers. Some of the best rock climbing places in Nepal are: Nagarjun forest, Pharping, Astrek Climbing Wall in Thamel, Bimalnagar in Bandipur, Khumbu etc.
Nepal, being a country full of rivers and deep ravines supported by high altitude and unique topography, Canyoning is one of the well known adventures in Nepal popular among adventure seekers and water sports enthusiasts.
You leap down along the waterfall as the strength of the current splashes against your body, weighting you down to an inevitable fall to the base where you emerge out swimming in the cool plunge pool. Kakani and Jalbire are two best Canyoning spots in Nepal.
Nepal, a country abundant of biodiversity has a lot to offer apart from walking and climbing. Unlike the physically and mentally strainous activities previously mentioned, a drive through the dense bush on a Jungle Safari in Nepal’s lush forests is a worthwhile melow experience, especially for nature lovers. These southern lowlands are great to explore Nepal’s natural wilderness with the riches of floras and faunas that resides in the Terai belt.
With Jungle Safari in the natural reserves, national parks, and wildlife sanctuaries, you will get to see Asian Elephants, One-horned Rhinos, Royal Bengal Tigers, Gharials, etc. A once-in-a-lifetime experience is having breakfast in the vast green woodlands while listening to Tigers’ roar.
Chitwan National Park and Bardia National Park are two great national parks in Nepal with amazing Jungle Safari experience.
During the safari, you can hear the numerous migrating as well as seasonal birds chirping and flying all around. Chitwan National park is a home to around 525 species of birds like Kingfishers, Storks, Eagles, Peacocks, Shelduck, Bulbul bird etc. Over 230 species of birds are found in Bardiya National park. Waking up to the sounds of birds chirping adds a pleasant experience to jungle safari.
White Water Rafting
Nepal beyond the himalayas also have to offer the most enthralling adventure sports. The streams of trobulet rivers flowing from the snow-capped mountain through the uneven hilly geography creates the most favourable conditions for exciting water sports like the white water rafting.
As this enraged rapids of the water push you to and fro along winding water routes, you will surely feel the adrenaline rush. In addition, the clear skies and picturesque views adds browney points to your experience. You will also find wonderful camping beaches, open valleys and small remote villages to explore at the end of this rafting excursion.
Seti River, Trishuli River, Karnali and Sunskoshi rivers are favorable destinations to raft which accompany you with scenic landscapes. Sunkoshi River Rafting is regarded as one of the best 10 rivers in the world to raft, according to National Geographic.
November and March are considered to be favorable months to indulge in this water adventure.
Nepal known for being the destination with the second-highest bungee jumping in the world is the bucklist for the adrenaline junkies. Kushma, with a height of 228-meter, is sure to give you an experience like no other.
If you are a first timmer, Bungee jumping will give you true goosebumps but as you conquer your fears and take that leap, you feel like your on top of the world. Nepal’s greatest bungee jumping locations include the Bhotekoshi Gorge, Kushma, and Hemja.
Your excitment, your fear, and your bravado is all captured in a go pro as you jump in the george of Kaligandaki river at Kushma. The bungee center, The Cliff, facilitates you with DSLR camera captures for quality photos and videos from the top of the bridge. And a Go-pro that is fastened to the hand to capture this one in a life time moment as you jump.
Besided bungee, the Cliff is also known for highest canyon swing, Tandem Swing, Sky Cycling, Ping and other activities. Similarly, Bhote Koshi river, Hemja, etc.
Ziplining in Nepal’s landscape is one of the exciting aerial experiences. Over the past few years, ziplining has become more popular in Nepal. You will feel absolutely thrilled after the heart-pounding ride. You can see the view of the Himalayas, several other hills, and river gorges from the zipline that descends from the hill.
Kushma, Dhulikhel and Pokhara are the best places for Ziplining in Nepal.
Zipflyer Nepal is the tallest, longest and the steepest zip-line in the world. Located in Sarankot, a 30 minutes ride from Lakeside, Pokhara, Ziplflyer provides the most exhilarating experience ever. Red Bull named it one of the top zipline experiences in the world.
The above-mentioned are some of the adventures in Nepal that take you through highs and lows of the country. There are more to the list. Wild Yak Expeditions, the best trekking company in Nepal, invites you all to experience a plethora of adventures and indulge in a fun yet thrilling life experiences when in Nepal. Also, check these holiday packages in Nepal to make the best of your experiences here in Nepal.