Ten must-do adventures in Nepal in 2024

Ten must-do adventures in Nepal in 2024

Nepal is the ultimate and final destination for adventure and travel lovers. While trekking and mountain climbing are the most popular adventures in Nepal, there are many interesting activities throughout the country that will keep your adrenaline rushing. From the swift-flowing rivers through the steep hills, all the natural wonders of Nepal are a new form of adventure for the tourist. Obviously, climbing to the tallest mountain peaks in the world is the ultimate rush for travellers. 

Other than that, base camp trekking and peak passes are also a great rush of tourism. However, if you’re looking for alternatives to trekking and climbing in the mountains, there are a number of activities, such as paragliding, bungee jumping, rock climbing, rafting and more. The best part of adventure activities in Nepal is that they are not just fun but also very cheap in comparison to other countries. So, if you’re looking for a new thrill to your life or want to make your stay in Nepal a bit more exciting, these short extensions of adventures in Nepal are obviously going to be life-changing. 

Let’s just list out ten must-do adventures in Nepal in 2024. 

White water Rafting in Nepal

Despite being a tiny nation in South Asia, Nepal is the second richest country in the world for freshwater resources. The continuously flowing large water resources originate right at the mountain base and flow toward the ocean, giving us some great Adventures Nepal destination. The steep hills of Nepal make the river flow very fast and exciting; thus, it is a great choice for Nepal trek adventures. And since it is a frozen water source, no toxic salsa minerals would harm your skin. So overall, this is a favourite thrilling adventure while you are in Nepal. And not every country in the world has water resources to provide such a thrilling rafting experience. So, if you do not join the rusting rafting in Nepal, then your adventure in Nepal journey will obviously be incomplete. 

Nepal had not just one but five major rafting hubs, two very close to Kathmandu and very popular. Trishuli river rafting is the most popular river rafting and a thrilling one-day experience that will only take 2 to 3 hours. This rushing tour starts after an 80 km ride west of Kathmandu. Another exciting rafting opportunity near Kathmandu Valley is Bhote Koshi rafting. This is only about 30 km in the east of Kathmandu. Other popular destinations near Pokhara are Seti River rafting and Kali Gandaki River rafting. 

Mountain flights in Nepal

Obviously, the mountains are a great destination for mountain climbers and Nepal trek adventures. However, for someone who does not have enough time or physical strength for such long, daunting climbs, there is a great alternative for sightseeing. Exciting mountain flights to Everest, Annapurna, or Langtang region are available from Kathmandu or Pokhara. You do not need to hire a private helicopter. Instead, you can share the helicopter ride with other adventure lovers. This will lower your cost to a very affordable rate, and you can also have a great company. 

Nepal mountain flights, such as Everest base camp helicopter flights by Himalayan masters, are very safe and accompanied by an expert guide. This means you get to view the world’s tallest mountain right from the sky. And we can guarantee that this is the best view you have ever witnessed in your life. Mountain flights to Annapurna from Pokhara are very cheap, i.e. less than $400, and Everest helicopter tours from Kathmandu cost around $1200. The exciting part of this adventure in Nepal is you get to view the mountain of your choice in less than a day and spend less money than you would have if you go for trekking. 

You can book mountain flights with the travel agency or the airlines of Nepal itself. It is possible to book the flight online or physically while you are in Nepal. 

Bungee Jumping in Nepal

Bungee Jumping in Nepal
Bungee Jumping in Nepal

Jumping from a large cliff of about 180 m along the Swift River flowing right below you is a life-changing experience. You can experience free fall and anxiety while on a bungee jump from Bhote Koshi or Kusma. And the best part is you can merge your Trekking adventures in Nepal with bungee quite easily. 

Three bungee Jumping Destinations in Nepal

The last resort (Bhote Koshi River) 

  •  3.5 hrs east of Kathmandu at about 
  • Cost: $55 for Bunjee only, $20 for photo and video
  • Height: 160m 
  • Other activities include CANYON SWING, day trips, and more. 

Kusma Bungee Jump Nepal 

  • 3 hours of ride west from Pokhara
  • Cost: Rs 7500 with photo and video
  • Height: 230m (highest bungee in Nepal/ world second highest bungee Jump)
  • Other activity- Pokhara tour 

Pokhara Bunjee 

  •  30 minutes from Pokhara
  • Height: 75 height (mostly for beginners)
  • Cost: 75 dollars with photo and video 
  • Other activity- Pokhara tour 

Paragliding in Nepal

Paragliding in Pokhara
Paragliding in Pokhara

Flying toward the sky, free like a bird, is always a dream. And this is an even better experience when you are close to the mountains. In Pokhara, you can fly parallel to the mountains with a stunning view of a mountain right below you. This might be the best paragliding destination in the world if you travel in the right season. During the jump, you can see the entire Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Macchapuchre, and Himalaya range dancing right before you. The Starting point of Paragliding in Pokhara is only a 30 km uphill ride to Sarangkot, and then you can fly for 30 minutes or one hour, according to your budget. The cost of paragliding in Pokhara is around $75 for 30 minutes and a hundred for one hour a flight, including photos, videos, and a long drive to your hotel. Check All Nepal Tour

There are multiple other paragliding destinations around Nepal, such as Godavari, Nagarkot, Lamjung, etc. However, these destinations do not operate as frequently as in Pokhara. 

Rock climbing in Nepal 

The beautiful hills of Nepal make a great destination for rock climbing. You can find rock climbing destinations in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and along the Trishuli River bank. 

For instance, there is a village named Hattiban, just 10 km from the centre of Kathmandu. You only need to hike for around 20 minutes into the forest before you reach the climbing area disturb yeah. Once you are inside the forest, there are not just one but ten different routes for intermediate climbing to advanced climbers. All of these routes require supervision from the export and have bolted anchors on the top. There are also some overhangs to support the climbing. 

Skydiving in Nepal

Sky diving in Everest
Sky diving in Everest

Skydiving is already a very popular adventure activity in the world. Almost every country operates a skydiving flight, and most of these journeys are very exciting. However, no other place in the world allows you to skydive ride into Everest, the highest mountain in the world. Combined with mountain flights, flying right into the Himalayas, this is the ultimate form of adventure in Nepal. 

The Gorakshep is the tallest drop zone in the world and is an absolutely thrilling experience. This is regarded as the most tried activity even by CNN and Trip Advisor. However, skydiving around Everest and flying on a paraglide are not cheap and come with a lot of cost. The average price of skydiving Solo is around US$2500, and tandem (with a drive is around $11000). 

The cheaper alternative to Everest skydiving is skydiving in Pokhara. From Pokhara, you also have the opportunity to get close to the Mountains as Annapurna at the cost of around $1200 for Tandem flights and around $800 for Solo flights. Combing with Trekking adventures in Nepal, this is the best way to spend your time in Nepal.

Mountain biking in Nepal

Mountain biking is also now getting very popular in Nepal. The raw hills of Nepal make a great destination for bike lovers. The traditional trail goes via the villages, while there are many easier routes along the cities. 

An adventurous route for mountain bikers is along the Mustang, which is also called the biker’s pilgrim. This remote trail passes via the world’s deepest gorge to the sacred temple of Muktinath and takes around 12 hrs from Kathmandu. 

Easier routes for mountain biking adventures Nepal include roaming around the Pokhara Valley, Sarangkot in Pokhara, Budhanilikantha of Kathmandu, Chovar in Kathmandu, around Lumbini, and more. 

Jungle Safari in Nepal

The moderate weather and blissful nature of Nepal make it home to thousands of interesting lives. In Nepal, you can visit the Chitwan National Park, also a world heritage site, to witness interesting wildlife such as Bengal Tiger, large elephants, One-horned rhinos, Crocodiles and more. Spread over an area of 952.6 km², you can spot 68 species of mammals only. Along the Rapti River bank is a great spot for viewing 544 species of birds. A museum tour, Tharu cultural tour, and Elephant ride are other perks while you go on a Jungle Safari in Chitwan. 

Another destination for Jungle Safari Adventures Nepal is Bardia National Park and Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve. Also located in the Terai region of Nepal, these are ideal destinations for Jungle Safari. 

Elephant riding in Chitwan

Elephant ride inElephant ride in ChitwanNepal
Elephant ride in Chitwan

This can only be done around Chitwan National Park of Nepal. Chitwan is an elephant breeding centre in Nepal. Although it is discouraged for animal rights purposes, the Chitwan National Park has been operating short Elephant rides in the forest of Chitwan. This journey lasts from 1 to 1.5 hours and operates three times a day. The ride can cost up to USD 25. 

On the journey, the trained elephant wanders around the grassland, taking you to an integral part of Chitwan on an Elephant’s back. Although you do not go deep into the forest as in Jungle Safari for safety regions, it takes quite a bit of roaming in the outer skirt of the forest. After a Trekking adventure in Nepal, Elephant riding is just a great relaxing holiday. 

Ultralight Flight in Pokhara

Let’s talk more about Pokhara. Pokhara, the favourite destination for tourists to Nepal, has exciting ultralight flights that are at a very affordable price. For aviation enthusiasts, ultralights are just like a powered parachute that takes you all over the vicinity of Pokhara. It will be just a 15-minute flight over spots such as Sarangkot and Fewa Lake. Or you can go for 30-minute outer skirts, close to villages such as Lamachaur, Sarangkot, and Naudanda Hill. There is also a longer 90-minute taking you right inside the Annapurna circle, viewing 8000 m peaks such as Manasalu and Dhaulagiri very closely. This is the best and yet the most exciting form of Nepal outdoor adventures. 

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