Nepal is a peaceful country located between the majestic Himalayas and the enchanting Indian jungle. This is the land where most snowy thing, such as yaks, mountain peaks, hidden monasteries and land that seems to be very common now.
Since the opening of the door to foreign visits, this place has become a paradise for hikers and trekkers. Many people who are eager to take risks, as well as many people who venture into the famous Everest Base Camp.
In the past few years, Nepal has successfully become a popular tourist destination. With beautiful scenery, historical sights, culture and vast heritage, it is the perfect combination of modern and ancient, slow-paced lifestyle.
You can visit Nepal as a tourist and enjoy the beauty of nature. You can also enjoy doing various activities in Nepal. Some of them are listed in this article as well.
So if you go to Nepal, we are here to provide a list of the ten unique things you can do here.
It is well known that Nepal is a haven for hikers. Whether you are a novice or an expert hiker, Nepal is the place to be. Here you will get the best hiking routes in the world. The shortest hiking trail is Poonhill Trek, which a four-day trekking trip. Everest Base Camp is a hiking trail that lasts approximately twelve days.
If you like climbing, but you aren’t really an expert in the field of climbing, then there are some peaks here in Nepal that has been formed especially for you.
Peaks like the Island Peak or the Mera Peak are peaks here that can be climbed with no mountaineering experience whatsoever. Yet, these peaks promise a challenging adventure and a memory of a life time.
3. Panoramic Flight over the Himalayas
Trekking on the Himalayas does not always attract some people. But that doesn’t mean you will miss the beautiful Himalayas. The Himalayas Panorama Mountain Flight is the perfect way to enjoy some of the majestic peaks of the Himalayas.
Some of the most important peaks you can see on a panoramic flight tour are Mount Makalu, Mt. Dorje Lhakpa, Mt. Gauri- Shanker, Mt. Gosaithan, Mt. Pumori and the greatest of them all- Mt. Everest.
4. The Chitwan National Park
Another must see that destination in Nepal is Chitwan National Park. This is the first national park in Nepal and home to about 500 migratory birds. You can even find a horned rhinoceros, a bengal tiger and an Asian elephant.
The National Park covers an area of about 332 square miles. When you are in Nepal, it should be your best chance to witness animals like bears, crocodiles, tigers, elephants, rhinos and more.
5. Explore Pokhara
Pokhara is a small lakeside town known to attract nature lovers, explorers and adrenaline junkies with its mind boggling natural beauty. This place also offers a variety of fishing opportunities, mountain biking, exciting treks such as Poonhill, Annapurna Base Camp and Annapurna Circuit, visiting the peace pagoda, paragliding and sun bathing.
This is one of those few places that you can never tire of visiting over and over again. While here, don’t miss out the boating and strolling around the lakeside.
6. Mountain Biking in Katmandu
There can never be a shortage of mountain biking in Katmandu and Nepal. Some of the most daring and challenging biking excursions can be found here.
One such place is the Shivapuri National Park. The dirt roads that kick off at Budhanikanatha entrance are hardly ever used, and there are several exciting and challenging patches in between.
If you are on the lookout for some easier options, then you could explore the Godavari, Bengamati, and Chapagaun roads, places that are known for their peaceful, beautiful and easy trails. And if you would like a real challenge, try the Annapurna Circuit on a Mountain Bike.
7. Explore Kathmandu
The best way to explore Kathmandu is to have your own guide that will take you everywhere and show you the real Kathmandu sightseeing tour. Almost every time, you will be introduced to a variety of intricate carvings, pleasant pagodas and huge stone statues. This place is full of ancient temples and shrines. People have a feeling of living in a museum of history.
Therefore, it actually becomes a bit difficult, and it is almost impossible to understand what to explore and what to put down. Therefore, the guide is very useful in this case. He or she will find the exact location you want to visit based on your interests.
Some of the attractions in Katmandu Valley include Dubar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa, pashupatinath temple, Kumari Temple and Boudhanath Stupa
8. Mount Everest Helicopter Tour
A panoramic flight tour too common for you? Then try out a helicopter tour across Mount Everest. This tour will bring you to the extreme closest to some of the greatest Himalayan cultures and peaks like the Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Ama Dablam, and Mt. Pumori all at the same time.
9. Pashupatinath Temple
The Pashupatinath temple was constructed in the year 1696 on the banks of the river Bagmati. It is thought to be the most important Hindu temple in Nepal. This Temple was constructed in a classical pagoda style, with a gilded rooftop, four silver plated doors, and beautifully carved rafters.
Though non hindus are not allowed into the temple, they could have a glimpse at the Lord Shiva’s Nandi Bull. Even If you are not allowed into the temple, the area around it is totally worth exploring.
Besides being the most holy place, and a beauty at that, people find it uncomfortable here as this is the place where several people of Katmandu are burnt as per the custom that prevails here.
10. River Rafting
The Bhote River here offers the most exciting and best kayaking and rafting adventures across Asia. You can also do some cool short river trips around the world. If you want to try something new, you can also use the two-day rafting package.
And there you have it – the reason why Nepal has become a precious tourist destination. There are a few more things that can be added to your bucket list. Currently, we offer a beginner’s pack. I hope you enjoy tour a Nepal y India.