Things to do in Nepal
From adrenaline filled activities like mountaineering, kayaking and paragliding to serene strolls among medieval temples and hidden places, this country offers more memorable travel experiences than can be squeezed into a single visit. An overview of the best things to do in Nepal.
Paragliding: Pokhara is one of the top 5 commercial tandem paragliding locations in the world, with all the right ingredients stable thermals, convenient take-off and landing zones, the safety of a large lake and incredible mountain views.
The peak season for bookings matches the normal tourist season in Nepal. September- November and February- March. The fall months are the clearest where thermals develop quickly with easy, high flying of up to 3000 m.
The best time for flying, however, might be if you catch a lucky window of clear skies during the monsoon season of July and August when the vegetation is lush and the rivers are thundering.
Rafting: Nepal is a national rich in water sources. The water flowing down straight from the Himalaya produces high current river and rivulets. While there are many options of Rafting to choose from, the river grades start from 4- up to 4+. Pirouetting, high sliding and troying are few of the usual techniques used during rafting in here.
Rock Climbing: Rock Climbing is a common form of sports in Nepal. With commercialization of mountain climbing, the sport has flourished like anything. Climbing enthusiasts, including local inhabitants, enjoy the sport throughout the year.
One can enjoy climbing rocks in some of the most exotic and least explored Northern regions of Nepal. Also, an amateur course is provided to anyone doing a mountain climbing in Nepal.
High Altitude Trekking: Trekking is undeniably the most enjoyed extreme sports in Nepal. Nepal is known for its high altitude trek zones, and trekkers, as many as 100,000, visit Nepal almost every year.
Because of its commercialization in recent decades and huge availability of trained experts in the field, the costs for trekking comes easily under your regular budget, and the time involved in completing the trek may last from only 7 days to 21 days in total.