If you are fond of adventure and are looking for new place to crash in, then consider Nepal as your playground! It is a near and dear country that offers a lot to a great extent in spite of being a tiny country. Ranging from the mighty Himalayas to rivers and safaris, Nepal sets the bar a little higher in the field of travel and adventure.
Thus, here are some of the many ways that will feed your thirst for adventure and thrill.
This natural water park offers a day’s trip and is one of the popular local adventures in Nepal. It features jumping pools, giant jumping rocks, rock slides, rafting, overnight camping and numerous waterfalls to drown into. The scenery not only possesses immense beauty as one of the most beautiful canyons, it promises to leave a mark in your heart.
Frozen waterfall climbing
Treasuring eight of the ten highest mountain peaks in the world, the Himalayas have provided a frozen opportunity for mountaineers, trekking enthusiasts and ice-climbers. If you enjoy com-batting challenges, then the waterfall ice-climbing is just what you must be looking for. It is a new developed public favourite because of the uniqueness of the activity and the stunning beauty of the destination. The core areas to take on this sport are Annapurna Sanctuary, Lantang Valley, Thame and Khumbu Bijuli Power House.
Bungee jumping has become a worldwide favourite that not only makes you experience thrill but you also get to witness the impeccable beauty of the landscape. Plunging off a tropical canyon at over one of the untamed rivers, Bhote Koshi and gushing below from 106 meters is just the dish travellers must taste. For an entire day of adventure, one can combine this jump with the world’s highest canyon swing and trekking in the mountains in the adjoining areas of Kathmandu.
The sport of Para hawking is taken up by the region of Pokhra. Parahawking is mainly paragliding with falconry – yes flying with birds of prey; pretty adventurous right? Yes you heard right, flying with actual birds of prey! It is crafted to enhance the interaction between man and bird and punches modern technique of paragliding with a bird’s natural instinct. It basically gives them a full-time duty of a tour guide around thermals that show you the world through their eyes. It is thus a perfect combination of eco-tourism, adventure and conservation.
Nepal is a place with versatile qualities of its own. It consists of mountains as well as tropical forests that boast of exotic animals. One can opt for a jungle safari either at the Bardia National Park or the Chitwan National Park for wide tours. Observing the behaviors and the habitat the animals live in along with travelling through the lush green forests is a must recommended thing to do at least once in your lifetime. The region of Terai also showcases tropical jungle landscapes.
The perfect location for heli-skiing activities is provided by the most amazing height of the Nepalese Himalayas. The helicopter drops you off at the longest starting point you will ever experience at starting at 5,000 meters above sea level. The adventure allows you to make your own tracks through the white powdered snow with stunning mountain views and forest scenery that you witness on your way down. The Everest region, Dhauligiri, Makalu, Annapurna, Kanchenjunga, Cho Oyu, and the Dolpo region are available for this extreme sport.
Henceforth, if you are looking for a week of adventure, head straight over to Nepal for the thrill you would never forget.