Ever since Nepal opened its borders to foreigners, it appeared as a charming destination for trekkers and adventure enthusiasts of all types. A huge inflow of tourists ventures the famous Everest base camp and the opportunity to climb Everest was more than enough to attract climbers around the world.
In the recent years, Nepal has developed itself into a famous travel destination. The scenic Himalayan ranges, historic edifices, cultural heritage and natural beauty has proven to be the major attractions of this destination.
So, here’s our list of best things to do in Nepal
If you don’t fancy a trek but want to enjoy the most captivating views of Everest and other Himalayan ranges, then Everest mountain flight is the best option for you. Everest attracts a huge inflow of trekkers every year but not everyone is fortunate enough to climb it. So, those who don’t opt for a climb, you can still have a closer look.
Home to more than 500 species of migratory birds, one-horned rhinos, Bengal Tigers and Asian elephants; Jeep safari is a must in the Chitwan National Park. It covers almost 332 square miles and if you’re lucky, you can spot- the elusive Bengal Tiger. If you plan a trip to Chitwan National park, go for a three-day trip.
If you seek high adrenaline rush activities, then Nepal doesn’t disappoint. Not far from Kathmandu is the adventure sports complex, which offers world’s ninth highest bungee jump. It’s a 160m jump just above a raging river. Rope in your brave friends and plan a trip to Nepal.
Not many places offer this activity and should definitely be tried for a true Himalayan adventure. In this activity, you are tied to a rope and thrown into a fast-flowing waterfall, which carries you downstream. Nepal is surely nature’s most amazing playground.
Nepal is not limited to water activities only; the place offers activity on soil with some of the most awe-inspiring scenes. Mountain biking in Nepal is quite challenging and as you go farther, it makes the riding all the more exciting. Nepal has many places that offer this activity, but the most challenging is in Annapurna Circuit.
Separated from Kathmandu by the Bagmati river, Patan is the second largest town of Nepal. Patan is renowned for its historic edifices which dates back to 250 BC. The town has a greater concentration of temples compared to any other town in Nepal. Few of the major attractions in Patan includes the Golden Temple and the Kumbeshwar temple. Much of the ancient temples were laid-down due to the earthquake in 2015.
Pokhara, situated beside a lake, attracts nature lovers, trekkers and all other type of adventure junkies. Bustling with adventure activities and natural beauty, it is a place which will make you visit it again and again. Paragliding, mountain biking, enthralling treks and fishing opportunities are few of the many activities that the place offers. Boating and strolling down the lakeside are definitely two of the top things to do while in Pokhara.
This temple ages back to the 17th century and built on the banks of Bagmati river. A visit to this temple definitely makes into the list of best places in Nepal. A most important Hindu temple in Nepal, it is built in a classic pagoda style. Glided rooftop, four silver-plated doors and carved rafters makes it a beautiful, sacred temple. Non-Hindus are not allowed to enter the temple premises but you can have a glimpse of structures from certain entrances.
The Bhote Koshi river offers the most exciting kayaking and rafting experience in Nepal. One of the best rafting places, it offers a two-day rafting package which is more than enough for that high adrenaline rush. Bhote Koshi is renowned for both short rafting trips and two-day rafting experience.
Nepal is renowned for the various trekking experiences that it offers. From two-day treks to two-week treks, all of them takes you amidst the beautiful and pristine nature. Nepal has treks for both experienced and inexperienced people, providing a lifetime experience to everyone who treks.