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.
Today, you will enter the Himalayan kingdom, Nepal. Our representative will pick you up from the Airport Terminal and transfer you to the hotel. In the hotel, we will introduce you to your guides and they will give you a short briefing about your tour. After that, you can rest in the hotel for some time and stroll around the city in Kathmandu in the evening. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu
Today we will spend the rest of our day exploring the UNESCO listed heritage sites in Kathmandu. Early morning after breakfast, we will drive to Pashupatinath, A holy temple for Hinduism. Located at a bank of the Bagmati river, it is 5km northeast of Kathmandu. It is a sacred place for Hinduism where Lord Shiva is worshipped. However, Non-Hindus are not allowed inside the temple but one can view the temple by the nearby spot. From Pashupatinath, we will drive to Boudha which is 1.7km from Pashupatinath. You will visit the Boudhanath stupa which is 36m high with mandala style. You will find that the surrounding environment of Boudhanath is similar to that of Tibet because of which it is also known as “Little Tibet”. From Boudhanath, we will drive to another Buddhist pilgrimage site Swyambhunath. This temple is considered the oldest temple in Kathmandu which is about 2500 years old. Swyambhunath is at the top of the hill from where one can get the perfect view of the entire Kathmandu valley. From there, we will once again drive back to Kathmandu and stop at Kathmandu Durbar Square. It is a place where you can find the old history as well as ancient Nepali culture. You can explore the ancient palace, Hanuman Dhoka in Kathmandu Durbar Square. From there, we will drive back to the Hotel in Kathmandu.
Our Adventure starts from here onwards. Today we will have an exciting adventure of Mountain flights to the world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest. It is a perfect adventure for those who want to experience the Himalayas of Nepal. We will start a very early flight to the mountain and the flight will last for 50min to an hour. Within an hour we will enjoy the majestic view of the snow-capped peaks. Besides Everest, one can get a glimpse of other peaks as well. After a close encounter with the Himalayas of Nepal, we will have breakfast and utilize our remaining time exploring the heritage site in Patan and Bhaktapur. We will first drive to Bhaktapur. We will visit Bhaktapur Durbar square which is a Royal palace of the old Bhaktapur Kingdom. Apart from the palace, we will explore several other ancient cultural sites in Bhaktapur and drive to Patan. In Patan, we will visit Patan Durbar square which is also a Royal Palace in the ancient kingdom. The palace in Kingdom displays the ancient Newari Art and architecture preserved during the Malla Regime. Finally, we will drive back to the Hotel in Kathmandu. You can either rest or enjoy the nightlife of Kathmandu city.
Today, another thrilling yet the most exciting adventure of river rafting awaits you. Early at 6:45 in the morning, we will drive from Kathmandu to Charaudi, the put-in-point for the river rafting. The distance from Kathmandu to Charaudi is 83.5 km which is about a 2 to 3-hour drive including the stops. The crew will then prepare for the raft, after that, you will change and head towards the river. The guide will give you instructions on safety methods and teach you to paddle. Finally, you will start your rafting and after nearly two hours of rafting, you will encounter a beach with strangely shaped boulders where you will have your lunch. After lunch, you will continue to raft down the river to the Trishuli George. Naturally, the rapids are more ferocious and more frequent here. The rafting trip ends at 3 pm. From there, we will drive to Chitwan which is approximately 2 hours long. Overnight at a hotel in Chitwan.
Another full day adventure into the Jungle of the Chitwan is what one should experience in a lifetime. Early morning gathers the energy for the whole day adventure in the Chitwan National Park. The very first thing we will do in Chitwan National Park is Bird watching. As there are around 450 species of birds with an exceptional range of flora and fauna preserved in the Chitwan National park. After that, you will walk down a river to spot sights of fishes or crocodiles. You can take a walk in the forest if you are really into wildlife and the natural environment. Apart from this, another must not miss activities in the national park is Jungle safari. There are two options for the safari either by Elephant ride or by Jeep riding. Either way, you will spot some fine pictures of the wildlife and surrounding. You will spot some endangered species such as Bengal Tiger, One-horned Rhino, marsh crocodile, wild boar, etc. Besides, you will get a chance to explore Tharu culture. In the evening, the locals will entertain you with cultural performances as their gratitude. Overnight a hotel in Chitwan.
Today we will bid farewell to Chitwan. Early morning after breakfast we will drive back to Kathmandu. The distance between Kathmandu and Chitwan is 175 km which is approximately 5-6 hours of drive. You will drive on a Prithvi Highway from Narayanghat to Naubise and from There you will drive on a Tribhuvan Highway to Kathmandu. However, your journey will be filled with the scenario of natural landscapes and the drive will be at the bank of the river which adds extra refreshment to your journey. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you can either rest or stroll around the city in Kathmandu. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
After a week in Nepal, you will bid farewell to the country. Early morning depending upon your flight time, you can either for shopping or prepare for your departure. Our representative will soon pick you up from the designated place and transfer you to the airport to board on flight for your onward destination.
We had an amazing trip to Kathmandu and Pokhara and really couldn’t recommend Surya and his team highly enough. Everything was so well organized but also very flexible and it was no problem for us to make a few changes to our itinerary during our trip. We will definitely be back to Nepal and will definitely be contacting Surya!
Visited EBC in April 2020 with friends. Amazing trip with awesome breathtaking views. Our touring company Himalayan Trekking & Tours took care of everything from beginning to end. Highly recommend this company for whoever wish to visit Nepal.
We just did a trekking tour with this company and I must say it was organised perfectly. Everything was smooth and trouble free! Our guide Babu was very knowledgable about the mountains and Nepal in general. My next trek will be definitely with the same guys, highly recommendable.
Our tour guide, Prem, was very knowledgeable and made sure we had a great time. He shared interesting facts about each place we visited and helped us immerse ourselves in the local culture. The accommodations were comfortable and had all the necessary amenities.
Incredible service and details for travelling in Nepal. They always know to do, helping with options and suggestions when making changes, modifications or travel adaptations according with your expectations and the experience looked in a great, unpredictable and surprising country like this. Surya, the owner and manager, takes care of all in a friendly and trustworthy way. Great people and operation!!!
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