If you are looking for some heart-pumping adventure then Nepal is an ideal destination for you. Nepal has a lot more to offer to tourism than just pure trekking expeditions. Nepal, a small country with an area of 1,47,181 sq km in South Asia is a heartwarming destination for every tourist. Blessed with the mighty Himalayas and popular as a birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha, Nepal does provide a perfect option for people of all backgrounds. If you are into trekking, it has various trekking destinations, if you are into sightseeing tours, there is the best place in Nepal for sightseeing and if you are for an adventure then yes you are at the perfect place. People with different options of the tour, trekking as well as adventure find Nepal an ideal destination.
Popular as the Himalayan Kingdom, Nepal is home to over 6000 rivers and the world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest. And one can perform various adventurous activities in this place such as rafting. Rafting is one of the most popular adventurous activities in Nepal. There is various pot for rafting but one can go with Trishuli river rafting with frequent rapid and impressive Georges.
On the other hand, one can have a wonderful experience of witnessing the world’s highest peak via Mountain Flight. And if you are on an adventure into the wild, then Jungle safari gives you the thrills. Exploring the wilderness in the Jungle of Chitwan National Park in a Jeep or Elephant ride is another thrilling experience for an adventurous person. Therefore, adventure is all about the excitement one seeks for entertainment.
Your week’s adventure in Nepal starts with a sightseeing tour in Kathmandu. Kathmandu is home to various ancient temples and stupas. The heritage in Kathmandu is listed on the UNESCO world heritage list. So, during your stay in Kathmandu, you will visit those heritage sites. Starting with Pashupatinath, a holy temple of Hinduism where Lord Shiva is worshipped, we will drive to another heritage site Boudhanath stupa which is highly influenced by Tibetan culture. Later, we will explore Swyambhunath the oldest heritage site in Kathmandu, and Kathmandu Durbar square. The next day we will be ready for the mountain flight witnessing the highest peaks by plane. Then we will visit Patan and Bhaktapur Durbar square. On the other hand, we will have the most exciting water experience in the river of Trishuli on the 3rd day and drive to Chitwan.
In Chitwan, we will add another adventure to our list by exploring the Jungle via Jeep or Elephant. Similarly, we will do some other activities in Chitwan such as Bird watching and walk in the Jungle of Chitwan. Besides, the local Tharu performance will add another sort of enjoyment to our Journey. Therefore, if you are really into an adventure then Nepal is the best place for you.
Activities to be done in best adventure in Nepal
As adventure gives you another level of satisfaction. It refreshes your mind, soul, and body. You will not only feel great but also gain some experience with nature. Therefore, if you are into an adventure in Nepal, then there are several activities that can be done within a week.
Visit UNESCO listed world heritage site
Nepal is rich in ancient art, architecture, and culture. There are several places and sites in Nepal which is recognized by the world and enlisted in the UNESCO world heritage list. So, on this tour, we will visit most of the UNESCO sites inside Kathmandu valley and in Chitwan. Since many of these sites inside the valley are proximity because of which it is possible to visit them within a day or two. 7 out of 10 heritage sites are inside the valley out of which we will visit six of them. The name of the heritage site we will be visiting are Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Besides, Chitwan National Park in Chitwan is also listed as a world heritage site. So, we will visit 7 out of 10 heritage sites altogether during our tour.
Trishuli River rafting
River rafting is all about splashing, waving, twisting, and turning into water sports. River in Nepal flows directly from the Himalayas with high speed and power which is exactly suitable for conducting water sports such as Rafting. And Trishuli is among those rivers, flowing down from the snow-capped mountain because of which it provides the best rapids with many twists and turns. Thus, Trishuli river rafting ensures you a thrilling water experience. It is nowadays gaining popularity among the tourists with its impressive gorges, exciting rapids, some easier sections, and easily accessible from Kathmandu. Besides, it is a fun, easy, and safe water experience for all age groups.
Mountain flights give you a wonderful experience of flying over the world’s highest peaks. You will witness the stunning view of Gaurishankar, Cho Oyu, Pumori, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and several other peaks. If you have a short amount of time but want to experience the Himalayan range in Nepal, then this 1-hour flight to the Mountain is ideal for you. It provides you with an opportunity to have a close encounter with the snow-capped peaks.
Jungle Safari is an adventure into the wild. However, it might not seem like Adventure at first but the wildest experience in the jungle of Chitwan makes it the wildest adventure. It is the best place in Nepal to enjoy the tropical climate and greenery. The jungle safari is done either in a Jeep or in Elephants Back. It is an opportunity to witness the rare Royal Bengal Tiger, One-horned Rhino, leopards, marsh crocodiles, wild boars, and other endangered animals chilling in their natural habitat. You will even get an opportunity to witness 450 species of rare birds in the national park. Therefore, this is an experience where you can freely observe the animals not restricted by any bars or gates.