Leaving Trekking and Jungle Safaris aside there is much more to do in the small south asian himalayan nation Nepal. So if you are ready to challenge yourself with thrilling adventures than Nepal is forsure a perfect playground.
So let’s not waste any time and explore some of the most heart racing, breathtaking and mind blowing adventurous activities in the beautiful and mystical country Nepal.
Home to eight of 14 highest peak in the world, including Everest, the himalayan region of Nepal are in the top priority list of every mountain enthusiastic. Ever since Nepal Mountaineering Association opened access of various small peaks for climbing, mountaineering enthusiasts, amateur and experienced alike, are attracted by Nepal’s challenging peaks.
The increasing popularity of the trekking peaks in Nepal is down to the fact that visitors not only get to trek some of the world’s popular trails, but also experience the thrills of mountaineering.
Some of the popular trekking peaks
- Island Peak (6,189m/20,305ft)
- Mera Peak (6,476 m/21,247 ft)
- Pisang Peak (6,092m/19,987ft)
- Lobuche East (6,119m/20,070ft
- Lobuche West (6135m/20127ft)
- Kyajo Ri (6,186 m/20,295ft)
- Mt. Cho oyu (8,201m/26,906ft)
Nepal opened its peaks for mountaineers worldwide in 1949. Ever since, it continues to ignite the imagination of mountaineering and climbing enthusiasts worldwide.
Mountain Biking a serious alternative to trekking and another fine way to explore Nepal. Nepal has it all from steep monster ascents (and descent), which require high level fitness, to village to village rambles and downhill rides.
If you are a serious mountain biker then, Nepal will definitely excite you. You can be a part of one of the highest mountain bike race which also claims to be one of the toughest bike endurance races in the planet earth, YAK ATTACK.
Where can a mountain bike take you in Nepal? Probably Anywhere. You can rent decent bike in Kathmandu and Pokhara, you will even find good informations about the route and a well organized group. Whereas if you are planning to bike further afield than Pokhara or Kathmandu, we advice to seek experts and the most up to date map.
Sky Diving a new addition to the adventure of serenity and sensation .
The Pokhara Skydive is a eight- day package, that includes 3-2 Solo/Tandem Jumps, accommodation, sightseeing tours and air and surface transfers. The dives run on a fixed schedule once a year every November.
How much does it Cost?
Solo Skydive Package: USD 5000 Per Person
Tandem Skydive Package: USD 6000 Per Person
Video & Photography: USD 150
For Solo (per jump only)
For Tandem (per jump only)
USD 800 per jump (inclusive of video & photography)
Visit: Nepal Skydive – Pokhara for detailed Information.
Everest Skydive will bring you to new heights in the Himalaya.
How much does it Cost?
Solo: Starts from $22,000
Tandem: Starts from $25,000
Jumps are scheduled on specific dates only.
Visit: Nepal Skydive – Everest for detailed Information.
White Water Rafting
The water flowing straight from the himalayas provides some of the most exciting fast flowing rafting and kayaking in the world. One of the most famous adventure sports in Nepal, White Water Rafting is is accompanied by striking green lush forests and stunning mountain vista.
Rafting Rivers Grades in Nepal
Grade 1-2: Easy: flat water, little current and mild waves
Grade 3: Moderate: waves, swift current and narrow channels. Paddling is mostly physical.
Grade 4-5: Difficult: powerful water, constricted channels, steep drops and the possibility of overturning a raft. Paddling is challenging and at times strenuous.
Grade 6: Very Difficult: most challenging.
Now there are 2 spots where you can bungy in Nepal, The first Bhote Koshi (The Last Resort) and the other one in Pokhara.
Bhote Koshi (The Last Resort)
Located near the border of Nepal and China, the Bhote Koshi bungee is one of the ultimate place of any bungee freaks. At an elevation of 160 m (525 ft), making it the 2nd highest bungee jump site in the world with one of the wildest river raging below. Swing is also an other option !!!
High Ground Pokhara
Nepal’s first and only tower bungee With a vertical drop of 70 meters and 3 second of freefall.
Are You Brave Enough !!
The best time of your life in Air.
Experience the unparalleled scenic as you fly over villages, monasteries, temples, lakes and jungle, while you share airspace with Himalayan eagles and kites.
With an incline of 56 degree, total length of 1.8 km and a vertical drop of 600 meters, it is the tallest, the longest and the steepest zipline in the whole world.
Heli Skiing in Nepal is fairly a new sport and organized only during winter. The Himalaya facilitates a unique snow skiing experience in the World’s biggest, highest & most outrageous Mountain-range of the World.
With commercialization of mountain climbing, Rock climbing is a common form of sports in Nepal and has flourished like anything.
Nepal provides a wide range of climbing sites for beginners, intermediate and professional climbers.
Ultraflight/ Mountain Flight/Heli Tour
Let your spirit soar to places you have only dreamed off. Imagine a scenic aerial that will take your breath away!
Join the adventure and fun exploring the aerial sightings of snow-capped peaks, gigantic mountains ranges, glaciated passes, quaint village settlements, gorgeous, landscapes and valleys of Nepal. Sit back in comfort and experience exciting airborne explorations of Nepal’s dotted adventure destinations. Nature lovers, holiday makers or adventure enthusiasts, people of any age, shape and sizes are invited!
With unlimited adventure option the listed above adventure are few of the best in Nepal.