Adventure Tourism in Nepal
Nepal is one and only destination in the world, which can offers multiple travel opportunities. No other country in the world with such different variety of travel packages within such small territory. The heritage sites, god and goddess, welcoming Nepalese People and colorful festival are common point in every corner of the nations. With eight of the world’s 14 highest mountains Nepal is home of dazzling divine high altitudes mountains. Trekking and climbing is highly demanded and popular adventure activities of the country. However there are several adventure activates are highly demanding.
1. Trekking & Hiking
Trekking in Himalaya might have dream to every traveller. The country offers magnificent experience of natural beauties and cultural attractions. Everest Base Camp Trek and Annapurna Circuit Trek are world’s famous and highly popularized trekking trail in the world. Along with there are 25 more trekking trail in Nepal, which are busy in all year and all season. The Trekking in Nepal has different variety.
Some of the trekking trail is categorized as highly technical and adventurous, some of the trail is categorized as a normal trekking trail and some are moderate. However, most the trail is well managed and access of teahouses. So, you don’t need to worry about accommodation and logistics while trekking in Himalaya. If you are looking for fully camping style trip, you need to choose high passes trekking trail, which is purely for those who don’t wish to interact with people. Such trail offers highly adventurous trip. The Great Himalayan Trail is best example of such trekking trip in Himalaya.
The welcoming nature of the people, cultural values and delicious traditions foods are always remarkable. People offer good treat with their guest. You may feels like at your own home while in trekking in Nepal. Trekking in Nepal is all year popular and best to do except monsoon season. Autumn and spring are considered as best time to go Himalaya.
Trekking and Hiking is one of the key part of Adventure Tourism in Nepal.
2. Mountain Climbing, Expedition
Being as a mountainous country, Nepal is a best home of mountaineering destination in the world. After the successful summit of Everest in 1953, the mountain climbing business started here in Nepal. Since that, the country has been popularized as a prime destination for mountaineer form all over the world. Every year many hundreds of thousands climber from different corner of the world’s reaches the summit of world’s crown mountains. According to the Nepal tourism Board, more than 400 climbers have successfully conquered Everest in 2018, 360 in Manaslu, 400 in Amadablam and so on.
Mountaineering in Nepal is categorized by different ways. Some of the mountains are listed as a highly technical, some are trekking peak and some are high altitude. This is what makes Nepal is favorite for all. If you love to climb mountain, do not forget to make a trip in Nepal. the country is renown as Adventure Tourism.
3. White Water River Rafting
Beautiful valleys and rivers with personalities that run from gentle to ferocious, Nepal is one of the most famous outdoor destinations on the planet. Water River rafting and kayaking. With an outstanding selection of rivers, there are choices suitable for all levels, from fun 2 and 3 rapids. The White Water river rafting in Nepal specially offers multiple trip including campfire, hiking, cultural program and finally rafting. Trishuli, Bhotekoshi ans Sunkoshi are some of the popular river for white water river rafting.
White-water rafting in Nepal is possible year round, except during monsoon season from June to August. October and November are considered the prime months to grab a paddle.
Paragliding is another popular adventure sport that carved out a niche for itself in Nepal. In Pokhara, you will find numerous travel companies offering the undisputed best view in town via a tandem paraglide flight. If you are professional on paragliding, you can do solo as well. So, the companies provide you the equipment. You can see the dazzling panoramic view of several mountains while flying over Pokhara Valley. Once up there, high over the valley and in the presence of the mighty Annapurna range, the silence is a sublime experience. Spring and autumn are the best to go Pokhara for paragliding.
5 Jungle Safari
When you think about Jungle Safari in Nepal, the first things that strike in your mind is one horn rhino, Royal Bengal Tiger, Crocodile and Wild Animal. Nepal is home to numerous rare and endangered animals. Being as a country of multy diversed and rich in flora and fauna, it is renown by natural climatic zoo in south Asia. It is best destination after African countries.
Jungle Safari is introduce at a first time when Nepal government declared in 1973 and again listed in UNESCO world Heritage Sites in 1984. Chitwan National Park is one of Nepal’s most popular tourist destinations. Every year many hundreds of thousands traveller visit the park for different purposes like bird watching, jungle safari, and ecological study. It is an open library for nature lover. Since then the park is continually offering best Jungle Safari to the nature enthusiast.
Chitwan was popular as Heart of Jungle and used to be a favorite hunting ground for Nepal’s ruling class during the cool winter seasons. Every year dedicated bird watchers visit the park to survey about Bird habitat and their activities. According to the government official and park committee, there are more than 545 species of Bird founds in the park. Jungle fowl, spotted eagle, egrets, bitterns, storks, esser adjutant, grey-crowned prinia, swamp francolin and kingfishers are some of the main birds that found in the Chitwan National Park park.
There are two main entrances to Chitwan National Park, Sauraha in the east and Meghauli Village in the west.
6. Mountain Biking
Nepal seems to be made for mountain biking destination. Most of the trekking trail of the high Himalaya is itself a best mountain biking track. Annapurna Circuit is highly demanded adventurous mountain biking trail. International media also covers it. Crossing high Himalayan passes with mountain bike is beyond of adventure limit. If you go for mountain biking in Annapurna circuit you need to cross 5416m (Throng La Pass), which is only one in the world called thrilling route. Mountain bike from Pokhara to Upper Mustang follows green forest, valley, river and Himalayan desert.
No other place in the world for such mountain biking trail. With viewing shinning mountain, following people’s village and adventurous track mountain biking in Nepal always offers the unique experiences. Nepal will have a lot of uphill sections, so you will need to be a fairly experienced rider with good fitness levels. Same like Trekking, spring and autumn are the best for mountain biking in Nepal.
Cannoning is another popular adventure activities in Nepal. It is newly started adventure tourism sector of Nepal. Cannoning provides an equally unconventional route, as you abseil down the face of a waterfall before plunging into the natural pools. Bimal Nagar is best destination for cannoning in Nepal. However many other places need to explore and promote. It is still in nascent stage and waiting for enough promotion in national and international platform.