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Adventurous things to do in Nepal: For adventure, if you are in search of thrilling like trekking, mountain climbing, paragliding, rafting, and more, then Nepal is the best place to travel. Here you shall come across the abode of all the adventure freaks as Nepal simply has something for all kinds of adventure lovers.

Whatever your fancy – the great mountains themselves, the great skies, or the great rivers – they are all to be found in extent in Nepal. From the majestic Himalayas to welcoming villagers, exploring Nepal holds fun and novelty in every corner it turns. Thus for an adventurous soul-seeking thrill, Nepal remains an ideal holiday destination worth considering!

Let’s explore some of the major adventurous activities highlighted in this blog.

Read also: Why Trek with Third Eye Adventure

Trekking 

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Nepal is one of the best trekking destinations in the world. Trekking for tourists began commercially in Nepal in the early 1960s. No other place in the world has as many different trekking trails as Nepal. Nepal welcomes thousands of trekkers every year, making it the world’s top trekking destination.

Trekkers can find experiences suitable for beginners or advanced trekkers in Nepal. Regardless of your age or skill level, there are diverse trekking destinations for all trekking enthusiasts.

Whether you opt for a trek in the low-altitude areas or challenge yourself with the highest-altitude treks in the Everest Region, you can choose what best suits your interests and preferences. No matter which place you go Nepal offers the best trekking experience as there are unlimited best trekking routes for trekking adventure. 

Here is the list of some of the famous trekking destinations in Nepal

Worth reading: Ten Best Treks In Nepal

Peak Climbing 

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In Nepal, there are numerous peaks above 6000 meters that are open for climbers to climb. Whether you are a novice peak climber or a mountain expert you can find here according to your level. 

Peak climbing is like a thrilling adventure of climbing mountains. Each mountain has its challenges and rewards. Some mountains, like Yala Peak, are easier and good for beginners to try out their skills. Others, like Ama Dablam, are super tough and need expert climbers. People who love peak climbing get to experience all sorts of things, from learning the basics to dealing with really tough paths. It’s all about exploring and pushing yourself to reach the top, enjoying the excitement of climbing in amazing places.

Here is a list of some famous trekking peaks:

Mount Expedition

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In Nepal, there are many exciting things to do, but one of the most thrilling is mountain expeditions. It’s not for the faint-hearted! Climbing mountains like Mount Everest, the highest in the world, requires a lot of hard work and mountaineering training. Planning and having strength are crucial because the paths can be tough, with icy and steep slopes. There are plenty of mountains to choose from, such as Lhotse, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu. 

Reaching the top of a mountain is an amazing feeling. The journey itself is beyond words! Not only do you get to see the majestic view of the snow-capped mountain, but you also realize how powerful nature is and how strong people can be. Every step you take in these mountains will stay with you forever in your memories. It gives you a sense of pride and achievement.

Rafting 

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Nepal offers a variety of rivers for exploration. You can try rafting or kayaking on the Trishuli River, Seti River, Bhote Koshi River, Kali Gandaki River, Marsyandi River, Sun Koshi River, Arun River, Karnali River, and Tamur River. These rivers provide thrilling experiences with different levels of difficulty. Nepal’s warm waters and bug-free beaches also make it perfect for camping along the way, adding to the adventure.

Paragliding

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Paragliding is another popular thing that you must do while you visit Nepal. Paragliding is when you fly in the sky like a bird. Imagine looking down and seeing all the pretty views: green valleys, big snowy mountains, and rushing rivers. It’s so exciting! You can hear the water below as you glide through the air. It’s a cool adventure that lets you enjoy Nepal’s beautiful nature and make memories that you’ll always remember.

When you’re considering paragliding, keep in mind that the best time to do it is from September to early June.

Here is the list of popular places to go for paragliding in Nepal:

  • Pokhara
  • Chapakharka
  • Kot Danda
  • Godavari
  • Phulchowki
  • Bandipur

Zip Flying

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Zip flying is like a really fun adventure where you ride on a zip line from a high spot to a lower one. You’re strapped into a harness and then sent along the line, feeling super excited as you fly through the air really fast. In Nepal, there are some of the longest and fastest zip lines in the world. While you’re zipping along, you get to see amazing views of forests, valleys, and big mountains. It’s so much fun and lets you enjoy nature in a cool way!

Here are the popular places to do Zip flying in Nepal

  • Pokhara(1.9 kilometers long, speeds of up to 100 kilometers per hour)
  • Kathmandu( 2,200 meters, Speed upto 95 kilometers per hour )

Bungee jump

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Bungee jumping is an extreme sport activity in Nepal where you leap from a high platform or structure while attached to a bungee cord. As you jump, you experience a free fall followed by a thrilling rebound as the cord stretches and recoils. This adrenaline-pumping activity is popular worldwide, offering participants a rush of excitement and a sense of accomplishment as they conquer their fears and take the plunge. In Nepal, bungee jumping sites are located in stunning natural settings, such as deep gorges or over-rushing rivers, providing breathtaking views and an unforgettable experience for thrill-seekers: write in simple language

A popular place for Bunjee jumping:

  • Bhote Kosi River
  • Hemja, Pokhara

UltraLight Flight Experience in Pokhara

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Pokhara is a place where visitors can experience lots of adventurous activities and the Ultralight flight experience also comes at the top list. On the small flight, only seats with one for passenger and one for the flight take you high into the sky. This extreme adventure started in 1997 and is claimed to be the first of its kind in South Asia.

The cost of the Ultralight Flight depends upon the flight duration. The flight duration you can choose is 15min which does the Pokhara city tour. Similarly, 30, 60, and 90 minutes flight duration will take you closer to the mountain peak.

Mountain Biking in Nepal

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Another popular outdoor adventurous thing to do in Nepal is Mountain Biking in Nepal. Nepal has a diverse landscape and if you want to explore Nepal by bike then this will be your best option. Whether you are a solo rider or in a group you can take a bike in a rented and explore different parts of Nepal.

You can ride a two-wheeler to explore the cities of Kathmandu and Pokhara for a simple ride. If you’re an adrenaline junkie, you can opt for different biking trails in regions like Annapurna or Mustang.

Canyoning

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If you love water sports, Canyoning should be at the top of your list. Our Canyoning Zone is set in beautiful jungle scenery with many waterfalls. It’s Nepal’s hidden treasure waiting for you to explore! Located midway between Kathmandu and Pokhara, on the way to Chitwan, you can easily combine our canyoning adventure with exciting whitewater rafting or kayaking experiences.

Zip Lining

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Experience the thrilling zipline adventures in Kathmandu and Pokhara! Zipflyer Nepal offers an unparalleled experience, operating 24/7 in all weather conditions. Pokhara has the world’s tallest, longest, and fastest zipline, located amidst stunning scenery. Fly through picturesque vistas of Pokhara with views of the Annapurna range and Phewa Lake below. With an incline of 56%, a total length of 1.8 kilometers, and a vertical drop of 600 meters, it’s an amazing ride for everyone, from adrenaline junkies to families. Located at Sarangkot, 1592 meters above sea level, it’s an adventure not to be missed!

Skydiving Above Mount Everest

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Imagine the ultimate thrill: jumping from an AS350 B3 chopper at 23,000 feet, just below Everest. Land at the breathtaking Himalayan dreamlands of Syangboche (12,340 feet) and Amadablam Basecamp (15,000 feet). It’s the most exhilarating aerial adventure on Earth! Experience the adrenaline rush, marvel at the picturesque Sherpa settlements, and behold the majestic Mt. Everest along with its awe-inspiring sister peaks. It’s the alpine adventure of a lifetime!

Kathmandu Rock Climbing Tour

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Another top adventurous attraction in Nepal is rock climbing, which is gaining popularity in Kathmandu due to its stunning natural rock faces.

There are plenty of spots for climbers of all levels, from beginners to pros. Just pick a climb that suits you, and you’re good to go!

But remember, rock climbing is tough both physically and mentally. It challenges your strength, endurance, agility, and balance, as well as your mental focus. So, make sure you’re ready before you head out on any climbing adventures.

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)

How to get a Nepal tourist Visa?

Visitors can get an on-arrival visa in Nepal after they land at Tribhuvan International Airport(TIA). The cost of the visa depends upon the number of days that you will spend in here. 

  • For Multiple entries of 15 days US$ 30 or equivalent Nepali currency
  • For Multiple entries 30 days US$ 50 or equivalent Nepali currency
  • For Multiple entries within 90 days US$ 125 or equivalent Nepali currency

Do we need insurance while visiting Nepal for adventurous activities?

Yes, we highly recommend purchasing insurance tailored to the adventurous activities you choose. Since travel insurance cannot be purchased in Nepal, ensure you have it before leaving home.

Is Nepal safe to travel?

Yes, it is completely safe to travel in Nepal. But while you head for the trekking, climbing, or mountain expedition we suggest you have the licensed Guide with you.

How do you hire a Guide for trekking or climbing in Nepal?

With Third Eye Adventure, you can leave the worry of hiring a guide behind. We’ll take care of everything for you.

Are there ATM facilities in Nepal?

Yes, in the city areas of Nepal, there are many ATMs conveniently located for easy access at every step. If you go to the remote areas we suggest you carry enough cash as there may not be enough atm facilities. 

Is there a tourist Police and how to contact them?

Yes, there is a Tourist Police in Nepal, and you can contact them by dialing dial 1144 (Toll Free, Hotline) for Tourist Police or 100 for general police support.

When is the best time to visit Nepal?

Nepal welcomes visitors year-round, offering something for every season. For hiking or trekking adventures, the best times are during the spring and autumn seasons when the weather is pleasant and the skies are clear. However, for other outdoor adventurous activities, Nepal is ready to be explored at any time, ensuring you have a memorable experience no matter when you visit.

How to book a hotel in Nepal?

To book a hotel in Nepal, you have various options such as booking online through platforms like Booking.com, Oyo, Agoda.com, MakeMyTrip, and more. Alternatively, you can also visit hotels directly to secure a room. However, during peak seasons or festive months, especially in tourist hubs like Thamel and Pokhara city, it may be challenging to find accommodations. Therefore, we recommend booking in advance to ensure availability during your stay.

Read also: Where To Stay in Kathmandu: Best Hotel with Amenities

Final Say 

Nepal is for the addicted to adventure tourism. Nepal is also a dream destination for thrill seekers whether traveling in large groups, with family, or even alone. Whether hiking to remote hills of the Himalayas, cycling through rivers, or just immersing in beautiful sceneries, Nepal’s adventures are sure to leave visitors astonished.

Third Eye Adventure will make Your journey to explore Nepal’s most adventurous things very memorable and full of Fun and thrill. We will get it all for you including the accommodation, meals, and transport while prioritizing your safety.

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