With acute richness in natural beauty and cultural factors, Nepal offers an astounding number and variation in adventure sports. From soaring the skies with the Himalayas to taming the wild currents of the rivers, this country never fails to amuse an adrenaline junky. If you are looking for an intense and memorable journey, Nepal is the ideal harbor. The diverse array of geographical structures in Nepal have helped create similarly diverse options for adventure sports.
As such Pokhara and Kathmandu are two of the most famous tourist destinations with surreal options when it comes to adventure sports. Pokhara alone hosts sports like Bungee jumping, zip flyer, paragliding, Hot air ballooning, Mountain biking, Canyoning in Nepal. Hand gliding, river rafting, kayaking, helicopter tour to Annapurna base camp landed, Mardi Himal base camp, or Muktinath Jomsom tour as adventurous or Pilgrimage and so on. While Sarangkot is world-famous for paragliding, it also hosts zip lining. Similarly, Hemja, a few kilometers west of Pokhara, is the highest water touch bungee in the world. Similarly, Ultra-flights and skydiving in Pokhara are the best ways to relish the views of the Annapurna range and Mt. Machhapuchhre (6997m). Kathmandu is yet another destination that has several options and destinations for adventure sports. Luxury sports helicopter landed tour to Everest Base Camp or Langtang Gosainkunda lake and Everest mountain flight to see the incredible mountain ranges from the very close. The hill stations around the valley allow you to indulge in paragliding, zip-lining, mountain biking, and rock climbing among others. Destinations like Hattiban and Kakani are famous for rock climbing and wall climbing. You can choose the difficulty and time for these sports as you relish the views of the surrounding environment.
The bungee jump location at the Last Resort along the Araniko Highway is one of the most prominent adventure sports destinations in Nepal. To feel the splash of wild water from the rivers of Nepal, head towards rivers like Karnali, Sun Koshi, Trishuli, Kali Gandaki, Rapti, and many more. With rapids up to class 4, the rafting journey is day-long but can be extended depending on your choices. Likewise, canyoning in the Bhote Koshi River is also a new and surreal adventure sport to indulge in. Upper Mustang, Rara Lake, Tilicho world’s highest lake are also excellent destinations for motorbike trips. These rides offer a unique perspective of the natural and cultural richness of Nepal.
Travelers can hop in for some adventure at any time of the year. However, travelers must decide the suitable season to travel to indulge in activities like white water rafting. Since the volume of water and class of rapids vary as per the season, you must have such information beforehand.
Enjoy the aerial view of the majestic mountains, feel the rush of air, or battle with the currents of wild waters all at a short distance. Feel the touch of nature and rejoice in the serenity by taking part in an adventurous sport in Nepal. With a plethora of choices and opportunities, adventure sports are the fastest and classiest way of enjoying the delights of nature.