Extreme Adventure in Nepal

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.

Peak Climbing

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
  1. Island Peak (6,189m/20,305ft)
  2. Mera Peak (6,476 m/21,247 ft)
  3. Pisang Peak (6,092m/19,987ft)
  4. Lobuche East (6,119m/20,070ft
  5. Lobuche West (6135m/20127ft)
  6. Kyajo Ri (6,186 m/20,295ft)
  7. 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

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 .

Pokhara Skydiving

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.

adventure sports nepal pokhara skydive

Picture © nepal skydive

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)
USD 600

For Tandem (per jump only)
USD 800 per jump (inclusive of video & photography)

Visit: Nepal Skydive – Pokhara for detailed Information.

Everest Skydiving

Everest Skydive will bring you to new heights in the Himalaya.

adventure sports in nepal everest skydive

Picture © Everest-skydive

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.

Bungee Jumping

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)

adventure in nepal bungy jump

Picture © Last Resort Bungy Jump

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.

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Paragliding/ Parahawking

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.

Zip Flyer

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

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.

Rock Climbing

With commercialization of mountain climbing, Rock climbing is a common form of sports in Nepal and has flourished like anything.

adventure in nepal rock climbing

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.

So When are you Planning to experience the thrill in the Land of Adventure?

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The Wild West of Nepal

Mid western NepalThe western region of Nepal is the largest among the 5 development regions. Covering 42,378 km2, it consists of 15 different districts, 4 major rivers, 4 national parks and numerous other Himalaya peaks.

An offbeat travel destinations, most of the travel in the region requires walking on foot. Karnali, Bheri, West Rapti and Babai are few of the major rivers. Mt. Kanjiroba, Mt. Sisne and Mt. Patarasi dominate the northern sceneries, and Banke National Park, Bardiya National Park, Shey Phoksundo National Park and Rara National Parks are some of the major conservation areas and public parks.

Here are 3 of the most highlighted places of western Nepal.

Upper Dolpo

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Aesthetically captured by Eric Valli in his 1999’s Oscar nominated movie “Caravan” -also known as “Himalaya,” Upper Dolpo is one of the restricted regions in Nepal. With only about 200 permits provided by the government in a year and the higher permit fees, the region managed to remain distant from urbanization.

Part of the region falls under Shey Phoksundo National Park. The inhabitants are the adherents of Bon, the religion that predates main-stream Buddhism. For those who seek to explore the scenic Himalaya, there are Phuksundo Lake, Kanjirowa Himal and mountains embedded in its typical terrain.

Rara National Park

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Rara National Park 106 sq. km is Nepal’s smallest and most scenic national park. Established in 1976, most of the park remains at the altitude of about 3,000 meters. Established for the protection of the unique flora and fauna of the Humla-Jumla region, the park is managed by the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation.

Rara Lake also known as ‘Mahendra Tal,’lies at the an altitude of 2,990 m above sea level and having water surface of 10.8 square km, with a maximum depth of 167 meters. Oval in shape the Rara Lake is 5.1 km in length and 2.7 km in a width.

Bardia National Park

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Bardiya district is located at the western region of Terai. It is mostly covered by wild vegetation. Today, many endangered animals are protected and bred inside the Bardiya National park. Wildlife safari is guaranteed to take you inside the covert hideouts of some of the most dangerous wild beasts of Nepal.

Previously used as a hunting ground by the royals and hunting enthusiasts, the large area once was confiscated and controlled by the British Raj(East India Company) for over 45 years. It was later returned to Nepalese government in 1860, and was referred as Naya Muluk (New World) by the locals.

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One Year After Nepal Earthquake – Langtang Valley

The remote scenic high-altitude valley bordering with Tibet, Langtang was one of the most affected trekking region due to the April earthquake and its aftershocks.

The April 2015 Nepal Earthquake killed over 8,000 people and injured more than 21,000. According to The Himalayan Times as many as 20,000 foreign nationals may have been visiting Nepal at the time of the earthquake, however reports of foreign casualties were comparatively low.

Nepal received 251,148 fewer tourists in 2015, representing a sharp drop of 31.78 percent compared to the 2014 figure.

A year after the worst earthquake in the history of Nepal the trekking routes are once again crowded, the streets of Thamel are full of life with tourist and climbers are returning to Everest.

Langtang Region was devastated by the April earthquake, the avalanche triggered by the earthquake swept the entire village and killing at least 300 people. Below are the before and after picture of langtang valley showing the near-complete destruction of Langtang village due to the avalanche.

Langtang before april earthquake

Langtang before april earthquake © David Breahshears/GlacierWorks

Langtang After Earth quake

Langtang after april earthquake © David Breahshears/GlacierWorks

However reconstruction works have gone accordingly and tourists are gradually heading back to the Langtang region. Currently, around 10 tourists including domestic ones, visit Langtang on a daily basis. Process of reconstruction of the damaged routes has been started and is near completion. Many hotels have come into operation in Langtang, Sindhum and Kyanjin which operates 35 hotels alone. (source)

In 2014, 12,552 tourists visited the Langtang National Park, currently around 10 tourist visit langtang daily.

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A local hold poster of a hotel that was buried by the April 25 earthquake-induced avalanche in Langtang. © The Himalayan Times

Survivors and relatives of victims, more than 200 people, trekked to Langtang from Syafrubensi marking the first anniversary, 25th April 2016, of the devastating earthquake to pay their tribute to their beloved. A ceremony was organised as per the Buddhist tradition praying for the departed souls and the world peace.

Langtang mourns quake victims

People observe silence at Langtang marking the first anniversary of April 25 earthquake, on Monday, April 25, 2016. © The Himalayan Times

Now over 150 community members have returned to rebuild. The old village has been wiped out, but the new ones are slowly coming up. In spite of what has happened, Langtang is still a beautiful place. Breathtaking beautiful valleys, gorgeous Himalayan vistas and beautiful pine forest still make Langtang a popular destination for trekkers.

Here is a complete guide for Trekking in Langtang Region.

Gosaikunda Lake langtang trek

Gosaikunda Lake an alpine freshwater oligotrophic lake in Langtang National Park, located at an altitude of 4,380 m.

The trekking paradise Nepal is once again back in the global map of tourism. Trekkers Association of Nepal (TAAN) and Nepal Tourism Board(NTB) have confirmed Langtang and all the other trekking routes are safe for trekking and is already open for business.

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12 Things Not to Miss in Nepal

Nepal is considered one of the most loved trekking destinations of the world. And for the fareshare it is the best way to explore Nepal’s natural and cultural wonders. Almost 90% of tourist visit Nepal for the sole purpose of trekking.

Beside trekking here are some of the things not to miss during your stay. Staying on for at least a few days to explore this vibrant, colourful country is worth it.

#1 Thamel “tourist mecca

thamel kathmandu

Thamel boasts a lifestyle different from the rest of greater Kathmandu. The dingy bars, loud western music, trance parties and posh diners give the real impression of the city. 

#2 MoMo”an addictive snack

Momo nepal

Find them anywhere from street stalls to fancy restaurant. Momo is basically a meat or veggie dumpling served with dipping sauce made from tomato. 

#3 Elephant Bathing

elephant bathing

One of the most entertaining activities for tourist in Chitwan National Park. You can join the fun just remember they are one of the heaviest land mammal.  

#4 Rickshaw Ride

Rickshaw ride nepal

Hop in and prepare yourself for a thrill ride. Rickshaw Ride is one of the cheapest way to explore the old towns of kathmandu. Make sure you settle on a price and length of journey beforehand.

#5 Rafting or Bungee

Love Adventure!! Pedel down some of the fast flowing rivers or jumping into a 160 meter vertical drop..it’s your choice. Both are a must do adventure.

#6 Chiya “tea”

Nepali tea chiya

Stop by into a local roadside tea stall [they are the best] and take a sip of hot,sweet,milky & spicy Chiya.

#7 Bus Ride “Make it Local”

Local bus ride]

Ride on a public bus may be uncomfortable, crowded but they get you close to everyday life.

#8 A day in Bhaktapur

Bhaktapur durbar square

Bhaktapur a well as preserved ancient city that is itself a world to explore for tourists. Home of traditional art and architecture, historical monuments and craft works.

#9 Boating in Fewa Lake

phewa lake boating

Rent a boat, lay back and relax in the clam and peaceful fewa lake with the stunning view of the Annapurna Range.

#10 The Himalayas


Even if you don’t go trekking, you cannot miss the wonderful and Majestic mountains ranges. Tips: Nagarkot [outside Kathmandu valley] a classic view point, Sarangkot [outside Pokhara] or Mountain flights are the best possible way.

#11 Festivals

festivals of nepal

Be a part of some of the most colourful & vibrant festivals in Nepal. More than 50 plus festivals are celebrated each year,  no matter which time of the year you visit, Nepal promises a rewarding festive experience. 

#12 Sunrise & Sunset


Delight yourself with some of the best and never before experienced sunrise/sunset in the Himalaya of Nepal.

If Nepal Does Not Bring Smile to Your Face Every Single Day,then You are a Lost Cause. -Jack Witts

The Ultimate Travel Bucket list for 2016.

New Year always brings new hope and a new beginning. A brand new chapter in life’s waiting to be written and new questions are to be asked. So why not try something different this 2016, something adventurous. Why not travel and explore to some of the least explored regions of the world and live the adventure.

Our expert travel managers have searched far and wide and identified places that all deserve a spot at the top of your bucket list in 2016. Who Knows they all might be your dream destination!!

Everest “Base Camp”

Yes we are talking about the highest peak in the world. Standing tall at 8848 meters [i.e. 29,029 feet] is a must see once in a lifetime.

There are many ways you can reach the Everest Base Camp, among the many alternative most of the trekker prefer the Classic Everest trail or the North Base Camp via Tibet which is easily accessible by road.

Trekkers usually fly from Kathmandu to Lukla [Tenzing hillary airport one of the most dangerous airport of the world] to start their trek whereas the North Base Camp; the tibet side it is a different story. The North Base Camp is accessed by vehicle through a 100 km road branching to the South from the Friendship Highway.

The best time to visit Everest is in the spring April to mid-June and autumn September to November

Bhutan “Land of Thunder Dragons”

The Land of Dragons Bhutan is one of the least explored place by foreign tourist. Almost completely cut off for centuries bhutan is known for its monasteries, fortress and impressive topography from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valley.

Top Places to Visit in Bhutan

Rich in hospitality and quality service, the primary attraction in Bhutan is it’s natural beauty and century old manmade cultural treasures.

You can Visit Bhutan in any time of the year, however the Monsoon [June, July & August] is not recommended due to the wet conditions.

Learn more @ Bhutan Travel Guide.

Lhasa “The Overland Tour”

Overland tours in Tibet offer some of the most exciting sightseeing experiences of Himalaya and high-altitude valleys. Tibet which is still largely unexplored, makes a perfect destination for adventure seekers and holidayers.

Glimpses of the “overland tour”

Tibet is open all around the calendar and one can visit Tibet any time they want. Best time to visit Tibet is in the summer or the early winter – from April to November.

The “Annapurna” Region

In the North West of Nepal, Annapurna Region is one of the most visited and has some of the world’s best trekking routes. Paradise to trekkers, this region is one of the wettest, driest and the windiest places in Nepal. Describe as heaven on earth by many trekkers and nature lover, Annapurna region is visited three times more than any other trekking destination in Nepal.

Home to several world-class treks

The months between March to May (spring) and September to December (autumn) are the best months to trek the Annapurna region. The days will be warm and nights will be generally cold with cool breezes.

Everest “Heli Tour”

Join the adventure and fun exploring the astonishing vistas of the Himalayas. Taking a helicopter tour over the Himalayas is a truly outstanding venture, filled with awe-inspiring surroundings and glorious peaks.

A lifetime experience 

Everest Heli tour

This memorable “Everest Heli tour” aerial journey takes you to the most iconic place of the World’s

The Everest Helicopter tour is one of the easy and the best way to see the mighty Everest up close and personal. March to May and September to November are the best months for Everest Heli tour, where the sky is clear with some breathtaking views.

Gokyo Valley

Gokyo Valley a valley in the shadow of four 8000ers including Everest is undoubtedly is one of the most popular trekking destinations for adventure enthusiasts around the globe.

Popular offbeat treks

See Everest and its surrounding from a different perspective. Beside the 4 8000er’s the other highlight of Gokyo valley trek is the turquoise glacial lakes; which are walkable during winter. The best month to visit Gokyo is September to November and March to May.

Nepal’s Remote Region 

Nepal’s remote Himalayan region is always the great query for the adventure. The high-altitude valleys, untouched Shangri-Las and pockets of pristine Himalayan culture is what the remote regions of Nepal are known for.

Remarkable gems in the Himalaya

The remote regions of Nepal provide you with the fabulous mountain scenery, ranged from the high-altitude Trans-Himalayan deserts of Upper Mustang and upper Dolpo to the deep jungle gorges of Manaslu to Kanchenjunga and one of the largest lakes of Nepal, Rara Lake.

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Mt. Kailash “Spiritual Journey to Tibet”  

Mt Kailash trek can be one of the best adventure-travels for the trekkers. The trek aims to introduce you to the colorful and culturally rich city of Lhasa “The Forbidden City,” along with observing local landscapes and tribal found in Kailash region.

Kailash trek will suit best for those looking to travel the isolated valleys of Himalaya. The best month for the spiritual trek is from March to October.

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