Seven best outdoor activities in Nepal that should not be missed

Are you thinking of visiting the land of the Himalayas, Nepal? If yes, then you should keep reading!

To give you a little introduction, Nepal, as you know, is a beautiful landlocked country known for its magnificent Himalayas, white giants, and pristine lakes. But there's so much more to Nepal than just these you can experience while visiting.

In this blog, you'll find the seven best outdoor activities in Nepal that should not be missed. The activities will only boost your visit to Nepal experience.

1. Trekking Adventures

The first and foremost would indeed be exploring the lap of the Himalayas. Trekking in Nepal gives you a unique experience of Himalayan life. It’ll make you witness some of the best views of your life. It is, in fact, a must-do activity while in Nepal. This adventure experience will absolutely be engraved in your mind forever. You’ll get to make great memories in the foothill of the Himalayas. What’s more is, at the end of this adventure, not only be your mind at peace, but you’ll also feel a sense of accomplishment.

Where: Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Base Camp, Langtang Valley, Upper Mustang, Mardi Himal, Rara Lake, Gokyo lake, etc.

2. Cultural tours

Are you someone who loves to learn about the cultures of different ethnic groups? If so, then you’re in for a treat. Nepal is home to 126 ethnic groups. Each of them has its own unique culture and traditions. You can get a glimpse into their culture and traditions with a cultural tour in Nepal.

The best way to experience the cultures in Nepal would be to visit during the festive season. You can witness the traditions of these ethnic groups firsthand. Nepal is a country filled with history and cultures from every corner. Hence, there are many other ways to experience and learn about the cultures of this country. You can drop by the UNESCO World Heritage Sites and pilgrimage sites for an authentic cultural experience of Nepal.

Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Changu Narayan, Muktinath temple, Manakamana temple, etc.

3. Paragliding

A paragliding experience will only add more adventure to your already fantastic journey. It will make you high in the adrenaline rush. And the best thing about this activity is that you'll feel like flying. Just imagine yourself flying in the sky like a bird, and when you look down, all you see are the wonders of nature. This is what paragliding in Nepal offers.

Pokhara, Bandipur, Godavari.

4. White water rafting

The adventures in Nepal have no end to it. Another adventurous activity that should be on your “to-do list” in Nepal is white water rafting. This exciting activity will release your wild side and make you tackle the rapids of Nepal. It is available for all levels. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced rafter, white water rafting in Nepal has something for everyone. In addition to this, as you paddle down the river, you’ll be surrounded by the majestic Himalayas.

: It is very important to follow the instructions of your guide during the rafting and do some proper training before the activity.

: Seti river, Kali Gandaki river, Marshyangdi river, Karnali river, etc.

5. Bungy jumping

Do you want to conquer your fear of heights? Well, what better way to overcome it than by trying out Bungy Jumping? Taking a leap from a great height between the Himalayas will be indeed thrilling. As a matter of fact, one of the world's highest bungy bridges is located here in Nepal.

If you’re concerned about safety, there is no need to worry about it. The expert instructors will provide all the equipment and training necessary for a safe and unforgettable jump.

 Pokhara, Bhote Koshi Gorge, Kushma.

6. Zip lining

Did you know Nepal has the steepest zip-lining in the world? It is one of the most exciting activities that you must try during your visit to Nepal. Take in the beautiful sights of the Himalayas as you soar through the air at exhilarating speeds of over 100 km/h. The zip line in Nepal has even won accolades from National Geographic and Redbull as one of the best zip-lining experiences in the world.

A highly experienced instructor will guide you and provide you with all the instructions needed before you take off. You do not need to be worried about safety; all the equipment is tested and is of the best quality.

: Dudhikhel, Pokhara, Chitwan

7. Wildlife Tours

Taking a walk in the jungle and spotting some of the wildlife in Nepal sounds interesting, doesn’t it? Well, now you can add that to your list as well. A wildlife tour in Nepal takes you through National parks in Nepal which is the safe place for flora and fauna living there. In the national park, you can spot several rare birds and animals, including the Bengal tiger and rare one-horned rhinoceroses. To explore, You can also take a jeep safari or ride in the back of an elephant.

: Chitwan National Park, Bardia National Park.


Here, we are at the end of our blog. We are sure now you know the best outdoor activities to try in Nepal. Regardless of these activities, Nepal is indeed full of adventures. It is a country which one cannot get enough of visiting.

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