Things to do in Nepal

Things to do in Nepal

Apart from Trekking in Nepal, it bestows wide variety of trip choices. So, once you visit Nepal, you need to worry about what to do next! It actually opens up different trip opportunities

Below listed are some popular things to do in Nepal –

Trekking

Nepal, a popular choice among trekking enthusiasts all around the world bestows a stirring chance to walk passing the wilderness of the paths to the soaring mountains. The tremendous views of peak ranges soaring high almost touching skyline allures any trekkers. Walking on tortuous trails to the mountains and passing through the rhododendron forests etc. are the other highlights of Trekking in Nepal. Popular trekking regions are Everest, Annapurna, Makalu, Langtang, and Manaslu region.

Hiking

Hiking is one of the best options for those who do not wish to walk on long and exhausting trails. The short hiking paths let you capture the exquisiteness that lies in hills, forested area, valleys, and rivers of Nepal. The vistas of Himalayan landscape from some of the famous hill stations like Dhulikhel, Chisapani, Nagarkot, etc is surprising.

Sightseeing tours

Sightseeing Tours in Nepal lets you explore around cultural and historical sites enlisted in World Heritage list declared by UNESCO in Kathmandu. You can also experience sightseeing tours in the ‘Lake City’ in Pokhara and the birth place of Buddha, Lumbini. During sightseeing tour, the guide will escort you to observe the unique and attractive work of art, culture and history of Nepal.

Sunrise and sunset tours

The splendor of glorious sunrise and sunset views from various vantage points of Nepal is simply spectacular. Just, lose yourself in the beauty and tranquility of nature making a trip to the popular vantage points – Nagarkot, Dhulikhel, Daman, Chisapani, Ghorepani Poon Hill, Sarangkot and many more.

Mountain flights

Mountain Flights in Nepal presents one of the most unforgettable experiences flying around 25,000 feet high on a totally pressurized and air-conditioned jet. The spectacular views of Everest as well as other enormous Himalaya range including Annapurna, Everest and Langtang range will totally enthrall you.

Jungle safari

You can also experience exotic jungle safari in Nepal as it holds nine national parks, three wildlife reserves and six conservation areas.  You can ride on a jeep to travel around and see the wild animals, birds and plants protected in the jungle. You may spot leopards, pythons, rhesus monkeys, lumbering elephants, crocodile, grey langur to rare species like Bengal tiger, one horned rhino, and many others. Jungle safari also presents an opportunity for bird watching, the elephant ride and camp fire.

White water rafting

Rafting in Nepal is one of the famous adventurous activities in Nepal. With thrilling rapids and beautiful landscape you can enjoy white water rafting in the gushing rivers. Nepal bestows several awe-inspiring experiences of white water rapids including rafting in Seti River, Trisuli River, Sunkoshi River, and Bhotekoshi River.

Bungee jumping

Bungee Jumping lets you feel the ecstasy of free fall. Diving from the bridge designed by bungee consultants from New Zealand hung 160m over the Bhote Koshi River will actually give you wonderful experience that you will ever forget.

Para gliding

Paragliding is the popular enlivening adventurous tours in Pokhara city and offers the unforgettable experience. You will take off from Sarangkot (1592m) and get mesmerized by the unbelievable views of the Annapurna Himalaya range. The exquisiteness of Pokhara city from high above will leave magic charm.

Zip flyer

Zip flyer is also fascinating adventure activities in Nepal that gives an extraordinary experience. The sights of stunning peak range including Annapurna range, Fishtail, Lamjung Himal range, Dhaulagiri range, and many more peaks will enchant you with the world’s longest, fastest and steepest zip flyer experience. The zip speeds of up to 140 km per hour on a 1.8 km long cable which is completely nerve shaking.

Rock climbing

Climbing up, down or traversing the rock formations with an aim to get to the peak of rocks is one of the most exciting activities. Dangerous yet exciting, rock climbing adventure allures number of visitor every year.

Ultra light flight

Ultra light flight let you capture the picturesque exquisiteness of Pokhara including the lakes, forests, hills, villages and the mountain panorama as you soar over the Pokhara in an ultra light flight.

Cultural exploration

Cultural exploration, on the other hand let you explore the cultural diversity in Nepal as you walk around the UNESCO listed heritage sites in Nepal. The medley of Hinduism and Buddhism will grab your attention you walk all the way through various sets in Nepal. You will get to observe diverse culture walking through various ethnic villages which is astonishing. The warm generosity of the Nepalese people from diverse culture should not be missed.

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Balaram Thapa

Balaram Thapa, an executive director at Nepal Hiking Team had a long journey before making NHT one of the revolutionary tour operators in this competitive field of Tourism. He finished his Bachelor’s degree in Travel and Tourism from Tribhuwan University in the year 2000.

He started his career as a trekking support staff in 1998 and gradually earned a status of trekking leader. He has trekked several trekking routes such as Annapurna, Manaslu, Langtang, Everest, Kanchenjunga, Mustang, Makalu, etc. Thus has immense knowledge about the trekking routes of Nepal. Alongside this, he has also organized several tours to Bhutan and Tibet as a tour guide. He has traveled to Germany, France, Switzerland, Poland, Italy promoting Nepal’s tourism.

After earning lots of experience in this field, he wanted to explore his own business ideology. He along with his brother- Ganga Raj Thapa start their own company, Nepal Hiking Team in 2009. He is friendly and works side by side with the staff inspiring and motivating them. He is an expert travel consultant and handles all the concerns of travelers regarding their trip. He inspires people to travel new and unique destinations and implement the same ideology on himself as well.

He started his journey 22 years ago and has immense experience in this field. His passion for traveling has made his 22 years of working journey, a precious phase of his life. And he plans to continue doing this and add more years in it.

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