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  • If this holiday season you are looking for some heart pumping adventure in Nepal, you can be a part of Manslu Trail Race which allows you to race amidst the most beautiful landcapes of Nepal. Nepal has a lot more to offer than just pure trekking expeditions such as Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon is one of the adventurous trail run in the world.

    Check Out: Best Places to Visit in Nepal

     Para gliding, Bunjee Jumping, and the thrilling mountain biking downhill are just some of the adventurous activities you can try in Nepal. Such adventurous activities is sure to keep you satiated with a constant adrenaline rush.

    Here are some of the best adventures in Nepal that you should experience:

  • 01Paragliding in Nepal

    Paragliding in Nepal
    Image Credit : drburtoni
    If you want to fly like a free bird you must try Paragliding which will let you witness the most beautiful landscape from above. You can fly up in the air and experience the beautiful view from above will not let you regret a bit. You will have a feeling that you are floating with the wind.

    Highlights
    : Pokhara is however the best place for paragliding in Nepal.

    Best time to visit: The season starts in September and ends in early June.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, the risks involved are huge especially during the take-off and the landing time when there is a sudden change in the wind. However you have a reserve chute for a safe landing.

    Prices
    : A standard flight of 30 minutes will cost you somewhere around Rs. 7714
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    Paragliding in Pokhara - Flat 20% off

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    lPokhara

    O10,154

    Starting from

    O8,123

  • 02Rock Climbing on Nagarjuna and Khumbu Mountain

    Rock Climbing on Nagarjuna and Khumbu Mountain
    There are times when you like taking things to your edge and set yourself free. It is truly an inspirational moment to walk on the toughest of terrains.

    You will feel as if you have accomplish something really great. Climbing rocks will make you feel that there will be rough times in your life but it is upto you how to overcome them.

    HighlightsNagarjuna and Khumbu rock climbing are the popular spots for rock climbing.

    Difficulty Level: High and you need to be physically fit to undertake this sport.

    Prices
    : Rs 3,300 which includes lunch, transport, equipment and instructor.

    Best time to visit
    : Spring is the most favourable time for such activities in Nepal.
  • 03Go for Paramotoring

    If you want to rule over the sky then there is no better way than paramotor. The flight gives you a chance to enjoy some of the most beautiful sights in Nepal. Don’t miss the chance to see the breath-taking view.

    The birth of paramotor took place when paragliders were finding it extremely difficult to take off from a flat ground. It is an opportunity to view the magic of the mountains.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, for your safety there is a trained professional who will accompany you.

    Price
    : If you want a basic 5 day course it will be of Rs 30,000.

    Best months
    : October through May.
  • 04Take a UltraLight Flight Experience in Pokhara

    Take a UltraLight Flight Experience in Pokhara
    Experience the joy of leaving the ground and floating with the wind. You can enjoy the serenity of being up above the lush green trees. You can be truly amazed with the picturesque beauty which comes along with the sensation of flying.

    It is an amazing thing to view the whole world beneath you. The Ultralight sport gives you an opportunity to see the verging beauty of nature.

    Highlights
    : Annapurna adventurous camp range around the Fishtail peak is one of the most heavenly experience you can ever have.

    Best time to visit
    : Early Autumn to early spring is the best time. This exhilarating sport will leave you completely thrilled.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, you can get trained by professionals to make it easier for you.

    Prices
    : 7,716 per person
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    Ultralight Flight in Pokhara - Flat 23% off

    NNNMM23 Ratings

    lPokhara

    O10,282

    Starting from

    O7,917

  • 05Hand Gliding in Sarangkot

    Hand Gliding in Sarangkot
    You might have boarded a plane many times but it’s time for you to try the exciting Hang Gliding experience which will let you experience of riding your own plane. You will get a chance to witness the picturesque landscape on your own.

    This thrilling sport allows you have bird’s eye view of mountains and other scenic beauties.

    Highlights
    : Sarangkot is the place for these flights to take off for all the hang gliding experiences. You can simply have a majestic view of monasteries, temples and mountains.

    Best time to visit
    : November and December.

    Difficulty Level: High, the weather is an important consideration for hang gliding and many professionals say that hang gliding is more about the attitude than the skill sets.
     
    Prices
    : Rs 10,000
  • 06Pokhara Mountain Biking

    Pokhara Mountain Biking
    Image Credit : Marc van der Chijs
    If you are passionate about on-road adventures. It is time to push back your biking boundaries and take a new turn to experience all the new mountain vistas which you might have never seen before.

    For every true rider, mountain biking should definitely be in their bucket list. The unforgettable box of memories that you will carry will be treasured by you for a lifetime.

    Highlights
    : Pokhara mountain bike adventure will show you all the trails which you might not seen before that will truly leave you inspired. However you can also go for the Kathmandu valley which is an equally adventurous spot.

    Best time to visit
    : February and April are one of the best.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, this is indeed a vary dangerous activity and should only be tried after an regress training
  • 07Mountain Biking in Nepal Flat 20% off

    Mountain Biking in Nepal Flat 20% off
    • h10 Hours
    • lKathmandu
    • NNNNN28 ratings
    • Renu - Klook
      Supplier
      Renu - Klook

    About the Activity:

    - Experience the mountain biking in Kathmandu as you descend down from Kakani mountain.

    - You can begin your day early with a pick up from the hotel.

    - Later you can bike down from an elevation of 2732 m above the ground.

    -  On the route, you will be crossing the Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park which boasts with 170 winged species along with beautiful yet rare orchids.

    -  After this, you will be visiting Budhanilkantha which is an region where the devotees of Buddhism and Hinduism could be spotted easily.

    -  Later you can visit the reclining black stone statue of Lord Vishnu which is settled on the coils of Ananta who is regarded as the 11 headed snake God.

    - This is one of the best ways to take a glimpse of the city and make the best of your vacations.

    -  This exhilarating experience of Mountain Biking in Nepal begins right from the top and brings you down to the city.

    -  Also, this is available in both Chinese and English language, so that you can spend your 10 hours in the best manner possible.

    -  It also includes the guide so that all your problems are sorted and your trip is worry free.

    - Additionally, you are also provided with insurance so that your safety is taken care of.

    - Take the most captivating views of Himalayas and get going on this tour.

  • 08White Water Rafting in Trishuli river

    White Water Rafting in Trishuli river
    Image Credit : Susan Lafferty
    For all the adventure enthusiasts it will be truly amazing for you to meet the gushing white water. The adrenaline rush of the white water rafting will wash all your fears. It is truly thrilling to see the flow of untamed waters.

    The unexpected rapids will give you a challenging task which will make you want more. Just imagine the experience from the breath-taking heights of the Himalayas.

    Highlights
    : Trishuli river can be the best water rafting spots.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, however with the help of the trainers, people of all age group can experience white water rafting.

    Prices
    : Rs 4,410
    Trishuli River Rafting in Kathmandu - Flat 20% off

    Trishuli River Rafting in Kathmandu - Flat 20% off

    NNNNM41 Ratings

    h10 HourslTrishuli

    O4,884

    Starting from

    O3,907

  • 09Mount Everest Flight in Nepal - Flat 20% off

    Mount Everest Flight in Nepal - Flat 20% off
    • h1 Hour
    • lKathmandu
    • NNNNN29 ratings
    • Verified Local Operator
      Supplier
      Verified Local Operator
    • 11,967
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    About the Everest Mountain Flight

    - This Everest mountain flight will take you through the majestic mountains of Himalaya revealing you the eye-popping charm of Everest region.

    - Choose for a reliable airline such as Buddha Air, Simrik Air, or Yeti Air and make your trip hassle-free.

    - Witness the summit of Mount Everest, world’s highest mountain, and be amazed at this unspoiled charm.

    - Along with Mount Everest, capture nearly 16 other adjoining peaks including Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, and several others.

    - Throughout your hour-long flying, treat your eyes with the snow-capped mountains, striking glaciers, sloppy cliffs, shimmering lakes, matchless landscape, and plenty of mind-blowing sights.

    - Fly across the imposing mountain peaks and get the incredible vibes as if you’re soaring high on the clouds.

    - Soar beyond the world and behold the clouds from the closest proximity and the earth from the farthest.

    - The airline promises you a happy, seamless, and memorable journey.

    About the Destination

    If you’re the one who craves to catch the glimpse of the Himalayan region but can’t muster up your courage to make the grueling climb to the peak, the
    Everest mountain flight is for you. It does not only get you to the top of the summit but also allows the awe-inspiring spectacles of nature and clouds.

    In fact, the
    Everest mountain flight is the most exciting activity you can do in the Himalayan region. It takes you through some of the highest mountain peaks of the world and offers the soul-stirring dekko of snow-clad mountains, unique topography, diverse ecosystem, and a different world altogether.

    Staring from Langtang Lirung Peak to finally at Chamlang peak, you’ll be capturing the astonishing sights of Kanchenjunga, Mount Dhaulagiri, Mount Annapurna, Mount Ama Dablam, and many other mountains. The flight will also take you to the closest to the Himalaya, from where the earth seems a tiny world, mountains appear a snowy ocean, and the clouds float by you.

  • 10Canyoning & Canyoning in Rupa Taal

    Canyoning & Canyoning in Rupa Taal
    Explore the deep ravines and indulge in the thrilling experience which you will never experience anywhere else. The adventure filled expedition will leave you with some of the best memories you would have ever had in your life.

    It is a completely beautiful mind and body experience which lets you unleash some of the forbidden places.

    Highlights
    : The stretch between Kathmandu and Pokhara on the way to Chitwan is the best place for Canyoneering.

    Best time to visit
    : November and December is the best time for Canyoneering.
     
    Prices
    : Rs 6243  

    Difficulty Level
    : High, since it involves travelling in rugged settings and needs route finding travel skills too.
  • 11Upper Seti River Rafting in Nepal

    Upper Seti River Rafting in Nepal

    Seti is a popular destination for water adventures in Nepal, and one of the best ways to enjoy the thrill is to indulge in river rafting experience. Not only you get to enjoy the fun of river rafting, but also the beauty of nature that will be your constant companion during the experience. The river is surrounded by extremely scenic landscapes. 

    There will be a trained guide with you to ensure your safety and to make sure you enjoy the activity to the fullest. Owing to all that it has on offer, rafting experience in Seti River is something no thrill seeker should miss out on while in Nepal.

    Best Time: November and March

    Price: Starts from INR 3,180

    Difficulty Level: Moderate

    Upper Seti River Rafting in Pokhara - Flat 20% off

    Upper Seti River Rafting in Pokhara - Flat 20% off

    NNNNM25 Ratings

    h3 HourslPokhara

    O4,198

    Starting from

    O3,358

  • 12Zip Lining in Nepal

    Zip Lining in Nepal
    What could be more thrilling and exciting experience for anybody. You can experience the world’s longest zip line which is the steepest and the fastest adventure experience. You can simply sit back and soak yourself in the breath taking views of nature.

    The blood pumping ride will leave you completely thrilled in the end. And the picturesque view will leave you totally jaw dropped.

    Highlights
    : The best zip line is the one which operates from Pokhra at the elevation of 1592 m.

    Best time to visit: Winters are the most favourable months for trying this adventure sport.

    Prices
    : Rs 5,733 per person.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, all the zip lines are carefully engineered. The weight of the individual passenger should not be more than 120kg.
    Zip Flying in Pokhara - Flat 25% off

    Zip Flying in Pokhara - Flat 25% off

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    lPokhara

    O7,595

    Starting from

    O5,696

  • 13Skydiving Above Mount Everest

    Skydiving Above Mount Everest
    A perfect mix of adventure serenity and thrilling sensation will leave you with an unforgettable experience. Feel the freshness of the air on your face and enjoy the thrilling experience of sky diving. An ideal experience for adrenaline junkies and it will truly be a life-altering experience.

    Highlights: Sky diving above Mount Everest will surely be a terrific experience in Nepal.

    Best time for visit
    : October is the best month for trying sky diving.

    Prices
    : Rs 3.7 Lacs per person

    Difficulty Leve
    l: High, if you have any medical condition it will be good if you can take prior approval from the doctor.
  • 14Go for Trekking Expeditions in Nepal

    Go for Trekking Expeditions in Nepal
    Image Credit : Raini Svensson
    Backpack all your bags and get lost into the natural trails. The less taken treks, unseen views quite beautifully blanketed with rich flora and fauna and has several virgin trails too which will leave you truly mesmerized. It will be an adventurous experience for everyone in the group.

    Highlights
    : You can try Manaslu Circuit Trek, Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek and Upper Mustang Trek amongst others are the famous ones.

    Best time to visit
    : Mid of September to mid of December is the best time for trekking.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, one has to be of good health and should be fit to avoid great exertion.

    Price
    : Rs 4,300 Rs per day per person and this price is all inclusive of guide service, porter, accommodation, meal, TIMS permit and transportation for trekking.
  • 15Bungee Jumping in Nepal

    Bungee Jumping in Nepal
    Image Credit : Steve Hicks
    If you are looking for extreme adventure then Bunjee Jumping is surely going to excite you. If you are in Nepal then you shouldn’t miss the chance of trying the thrilling experience of Bunjee Jumping. It can give you real goose bumps at the start but once you are done it makes you feel triumphant.

    Highlights
    : Take a jump from one of the 3rd highest natural jump in Nepal where you can experience the natural valleys around it for a longer duration.

    Best time to visit
    : November through February.

    Prices
    : Rs 5,732

    Difficulty Level
    : High, however, trained professionals can definitely help you in the task.
    Bungee Jumping in Nepal - Flat 25% off

    Bungee Jumping in Nepal - Flat 25% off

    NNNNM25 Ratings

    lPokhara

    O7,672

    Starting from

    O5,754

  • 16Stand Up Paddle-boarding in Phewa Lake

    Stand Up Paddle-boarding in Phewa Lake
    Tour the complete ocean on your own with Stand up paddle boarding. You can also explore some amazing looking reefs. It is also an ideal way to work out your core muscles. It allows you to exercise without even realizing it and the amazing experience you will have will leave you completely relaxed.

    The stand up paddle boarding was named after the famous Waikiki beach boys

    Highlights
    : Phewa Tal Lake will be an ideal location to try the enjoying ride of Stand-up paddle boarding.
     
    Best time to do
    : May and June is the best time for this sport.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, you might find an initial level difficulty to balance the stand up paddle.

    Prices
    : Rs 22,000
  • 17Pony Trek Expedition

    Pony Trek Expedition
    Image Credit : John Pavelka
    If you always wished for a horseplay then the best thing would be to go for a Pony Trek. There is absolutely nothing more enjoyable than feeling the fresh air on your face and riding the house, it is like a dream come true. And you also get the chance to take the reins in your hand and ride as per your own wish.

    Highlights
    : Pokhara to Sarankot, Pokhara to Begnas Lake and Jomsom/Muktinath are the best places for Pony trek in Nepal.

    Best months to visit
    : Mid-September to Mid-November is the best time.

    Difficulty Level
    : Medium, the basic that is expected out of you is to be physically fit and should be well versed with mountain climbing.

    Prices
    : Rs 5,000
  • 18Mountain Biking at Pokhara in Nepal

    Mountain Biking at Pokhara in Nepal
    • h5 Hours
    • lPokhara
    • NNNNN33 ratings
    • Jagan
      Supplier
      Jagan
    About the Activity: 
    • Experience biking from Lakeside to Pame/Ghatichhina and then ride back to Pokhara as you witness the lush and beautiful mountainside with your loved ones!
    • This is one of the best mountain biking trips for novice to intermediate riders that Pokhara has to offer.
    • You will start or ride from Hallan chock leaving behind lakeside and the ride will be along the lake, paddy field, beautiful authentic villages, grazing land and suspension bridges. 
    • You will ride through single track and jeep tracks and there is an optional trail based on individual physical fitness and technical capabilities.
    • This is the place where you will find peace for yourself on a mountain bike. End this tour after 5 hours.
    • This tour is a customized tour and can be avail at your convenience.
  • 19One Week Biking Trip to Mustang in Nepal

    One Week Biking Trip to Mustang in Nepal
    • d7 Daysn6 Nights
    • lPokhara
    • NNNNN30 ratings
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 9615757
    • 61,237
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    About the Activity: 
    • Experience a one week trip to Mustang with your friends and family and revel in the peace and tranqulity of the place.
    • Start this tour after reaching the tour locality. This tour can be customized and can be availed at your convenience.
    • Mustang is one of the best playgrounds in Himalayas that you will simply love to explore during your holidays!
    • Lower Mustang offers an incredible playground which offers Himalayan desert, Alpine, Himalayan hills, subtropical and tropical region. 
    • You will ride through jeep tracks, single-track, medieval settlement, monasteries, temple and authentic villages.  
  • 20Bungee Jumping in Nepal - Flat 25% off

    Bungee Jumping in Nepal - Flat 25% off
    • lPokhara
    • NNNNN25 ratings
    • Verified Local Operator
      Supplier
      Verified Local Operator

    About the Bungee Jumping in Nepal:

    - Enjoy bungee jumping in Pokhara at  Nepal’s very first tower Bungee!

    - It is located only 25 minutes away from the Pokhara Lakeside and is easily accessible.

    - With this adrenaline pumping bungee jumping in Nepal, you can jump off a gorge which is 160 meters high.

    - Feel the fresh breeze tingle your face at the time of free fall which lasts for about 3 seconds.

    - This 20-minute activity will be all performed under the supervision of the trained jumpmasters so that the safety is taken care of.

    - While you wait for your turn to can take a glimpse of the beautiful Himalayas and the tiny little booklets, which will truly melt your heart away with its beauty.

    - Listen up to the safety instructions and along with that enjoy your refreshments.


    About the Destination:

    Located in central Nepal, this quaint city is settled on the Phewa lake and is famed as the gateway to the Annapurna Circuit which is the entrance to the Himalayas. Owning a number of high peaks makes bungee jumping in Pokhara a worth-trying activity. From the serene temples to the tranquil yoga centers, this place has a whole platter of all of it.

    Apart from being located on an elevation of 1,400 m above the sea level, it also has a Mountain museum where you can take a deep insight into the lives of mountaineers. Places like the Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Davis falls, and several others are the major tourist attractions of this silent city.

    Meet Up Information:

    Location: Hemja Bungee Jump (High Ground Adventures) Baglung Rajmarg, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
    Please arrive at the venue 15 minutes before your prefered time on the voucher to register. Any late check-ins may be re-allocated to a later time subject to availability

    Operational Hours: 
    8:00 AM to 3:00 PM Daily.
  • 21Zip Flying in Nepal

    Zip Flying in Nepal
    • lPokhara
    • NNNNN24 ratings
    • Chhatra Karki
      Supplier
      Chhatra Karki

    About the Activity:

    • Zip flying in Nepal is the world's longest, steepest and fastest zip flying which provides the best experience in adventure to the tourists visiting at Nepal.
    • The participants are zipped from the hill on a cable 5000 feet above sea level and mounted on an incline to the plains. The most interesting part of this zip flying is that the cables zip down at the speed of the 86.99 miles per hours on a cable of 1.12 miles long.
    • Enjoy a view of the Pokhara valley but and also view the impressive scenery of Annapurna, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri and other mountains ranges while having the zip flying in Pokhara.
  • 22Rock Climbing in Nepal

    Rock Climbing in Nepal
    • h6 Hours
    • lBalaju
    • NNNNN23 ratings
    • Chhatra Karki
      Supplier
      Chhatra Karki

    About the Activity:

    • Rock climbing in Nepal is one of the most fun and thrilling adventure activities to try in this paradise of mountains and valleys.
    • In such adventure activities the participants will be properly tied with the rope for their safety and the destination to the summit will be marked, every participant have to try their best to reach at the summit so as to win the competition.
    • Thus, proper safety measures and training along with the guidance of the helper should be taken while doing the rock climbing.
    • Some of the best spots for rock climbing are Balaju rock climbing, Hattiban rock climbing site, Thame rock climbing site, Bimal Nagar rock climbing site and other different places.
  • 23Paragliding in Pokhara - Flat 20% off

    Paragliding in Pokhara - Flat 20% off
    • lPokhara
    • NNNNN36 ratings
    • Renu - Klook
      Supplier
      Renu - Klook

    About the activity:

    - Above the world, up in the sky, paragliding in Pokhara is a 30 minutes adventure ride worth experiencing by every kind of a traveller

    - Starting from Sarangkot, you get lifted at this takeoff spot with an expert pilot tagging along for your safety and controls

    - The pilot also navigates the tandem flight

    - It is indeed no less than a crash course to be flying with the exprt pilot who also allows you learn the paragliding controls; thus giving you the complete liberty of living every moment to the fullest

    - Accelerating at a height of 1592 meters, the flowy wind guides your way and the ride offers a bird’s eye view of the stunning Pokhara valley that looks completely different to the ground level views, the humongous ranges of Annapurnas, peaks of Mount Everest and even the virgin Mount Fish Tail

    - Cherishing every little observation from high above, one ends the adrenaline rush with happy moments by landing near a spot at Phewa Lake

    About Pokhara:

    Pokhara has become a hub for tourists, and adventure enthusiasts alike who get here to absorb the best of nature’s beauty. Here, paragliding particularly has gained popularity in the last few years and is considered to be one of the best tandem paragliding destinations in the world today.The ride takes one above the city heights at 1492 meters and offers views of the entire Pokhara valley that looks enchantingly beautiful with Annapurna ranges serving as the backdrop. It also takes one close to many other popular summits of the Himalayan mountain ranges.

    One could be a beginner or an experienced paraglider, the experience of paragliding in Pokhara is only fun either ways. Beginners can learn controls of paragliding from expert pilots and advanced level enthusiasts can seek for a license here. Moreover, there are facilities to even record your fly in videos and photographs that can be cherished forever!


  • 24Nagarkot to Changunarayan Hike in Nepal

    Nagarkot to Changunarayan Hike in Nepal
    • h7 Hours
    • lKathmandu
    • NNNNN34 ratings
    • Chhatra Karki
      Supplier
      Chhatra Karki

    About the activity:

    • Experience Nagarkot to Changunarayan hike and get a chance to see one of Nepal's most beautiful temples and other places.
    • One of the most famous and heart rendering view point of Nepal near Kathmandu is Nagarkot. Nagarkot - 7200 ft from sea level, is the most popular hill station in Kathmandu valley.
    • The Himalayan peaks seen from amazing view point of Nagarkot are Ganesh Himal (7405m), Langtang, Shisha Pangma (8013m), Gang Chenpo (6397m), Dome Blanc (6830m), Dorje Lakpa (6990m), Lonpo Gang (7083m) and Purbi Chyachu (6658m), Gauri Shankar and Mt. Everest.
    • Nagarkot to Changunarayan hike is a popular hiking trail near Kathmandu valley and this trial led by your guide includes Bhaktapur on the way back to Kathmandu.
    • Bhaktapur is a cultural city and a wish of all tourists to go there. The view of Sunrise over the Himalayas from Nagarkot is simply magnificent.
    • Changu Narayan is a pleasant and one of the oldest temples of Kathmandu valley dated back to 7th century and listed in the UNESCO world Heritage sites on the way back attraction of your trip.
  • 25Climb to Lobuche East Peak in Nepal

    Climb to Lobuche East Peak in Nepal
    • d17 Daysn16 Nights
    • NNNNN27 ratings
    • Chhatra Karki
      Supplier
      Chhatra Karki
    • 1,70,101
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    About the Activity:

    • Join the Lobuche peak climbing that is a 17 days/ 16 nights long tour with ultimate thrill and adventure on your trail.
    • Climbing the Lobuche peak will provide you an adrenaline rush and of course the path to attain bliss.
    • The trekking towards the base camp of the Lobuche peak will go through the beautiful trekking trail which will provide the climbers to explore more about the trekking trail.
    • You can get the glorious view of the high hills like Amadablam, Tawache, Mt. Everest.
    • The climb to the Lobuche peak will definitely require some of the best trekking tips as well as climbing skills for the climbers for a safe and trouble free journey at the peak.

Attractions

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Hanuman Dhoka

Founded during the 4thto 8thcentury, AD, Hanuman Dhoka is the royal palace in Kathmandu. This considerably expanded place is one of the most stunning destinations in the region. The sprawling palace, which was damaged during the 2015 earthquake is now extensively restored.

 After the restoration, people would be able to access the stunning courtyards and museums of this place without a hassle. The palace is impressive in mature. It is believed that Hanumana guarded important parts of this palace because of Lord Rama



Highlights:There’s a statue at this place that dates from 1672 AD and the god’s face seems to have disappeared due to application of vermillion by the devotees that come here from all over the world. The palace otherwise has large courtyards. Once the palace reopens, you can enjoy the handsome courtyard at the entrance and then, visit the Narsingha Statue or go to the audience chamber.

Location
:Kathmandu Square.

Timings
:Admission Fee with Durbar Square Ticket.

Price
:10: 30 am to 4 pm.
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The Koshi Tappu

Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is the smallest of Terai’s National Park. However, it is a birdwatcher’s paradise. The grassland habitat is home to almost 500 species of birds and is also the habitat for endangered water buffalo species called the arna. This place was founded in 1976 and it is located on Sapt Kosi river, one of the tributaries of River Ganga

Highlights
: The wildlife reserve is certainly a serene arena, where you can enjoy rare species of birds, from Swamp francolin to Sarus Crane and Bengal Florican. During the winters, migratory species from Siberia and Tibet welcome you. This place is popular for gangetic dolphins as well, along with marsh muggers, golden jackals, blue bulls, deer, civet cats and porcupines. Visit the bridge at Koshi Barrage to spot gangetic dolphins. You will be surprised with the number of animals and the natural beauty that can be observed at this place.

Location
: Bairawa, Nepal.
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Forests of Tinjure, Milke and Jaljale

One of the most exquisite places on earth, Forests of Tinjure, Milke and Jaljale are a must visit if you are fond of tranquility and nature. Dense deciduous shrubs cover and fill the shades of red hues across the 30 km forest in the eastern Nepal. The place might not seem like large when you are reading about it, but every meter in the 30 km is beautiful, stunning and leaves an indelible imprint on the heart!

Highlights
: In these forests, when the rhododendron bushes begin to flower, you will notice something breathtaking and exquisite. The full glory of these bushes and the bright red color, with white, pink and purple cannot be described in words. Rather, it has to be experienced. One of the major highlights of this place is the TMJ route, where you can get views of Everest and Kanchanjunga mountains.

Location
: TMJ route.
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Bhimsen Temple

Dedicated to Bhimsen, one of the five Pandvas, the Bhimsen Temple at the end of Durbar Square is a sacred religious place in the region. Bhimsen is considered to be the god of trade and business. It is also believed that he has superhuman strength. That’s why the drawings and carvings in the temple depict him as a red muscleman, someone who is crushing and elephant with a knee or lifting a horse.



Highlights
: The pagoda has three storey and what makes it different than other temples is that it has an unusual rectangular plan. The temple was built centuries ago and rebuilt in 1682, after which it has been restored thrice- in 1935, 1967 and most recently after the 2015 earthquake. Non-Hindus can climb to the upper level to view the wide eyed statue once the repairs are complete.

Location
: Patan, Nepal.
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Swayambhunath Stupa

Swayambhunath stupa is an ancient religious architecture located atop a conical wooden hill in the Kathmandu valley. This golden spire is one of the most ancient and holiest of all shrines in the region. The temple complex is revered by both Buddhists and Hindus. Stupa located inside the Swayambhunath complex, includes several other shrines and temples. According to the Gopalarajavamsavali, the complex is believed to have been founded by King Vrsadeva, the great-grandfather of King Manadeva in 464-505 CE.



Highlights:Eyes of Buddha are painted on the cubical structure sitting atop the dome. Pentagon Toran are present above each of the four edges and have statues engraved on them. Pilgrims require to climb 365 steps in order to reach the stupa.

Location
:Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.

Timings
:Everyday 07:00 am - 12:00 pm.

Price
:USD 3 per person
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The Begnas Hiking

On a cold morning, the Begnas hiking can bring warmth to your heart! One of the most popular hiking trails in the country, this place is well known for its lakes and stunning seal trees. The forests here are perfect for short breaks and walks, whereas the view of hillsides is simply breathtaking.



 Highlights:This particular trek has open meadows, Sundari Danda ridge and small lakes that you would love to experience. The old schools and older buildings in the region make up for an interesting discovery.

Location
: Pokhara.

Things to keep in mind
:The trek is short, but you are recommended to carry the right kind of items with you. Don’t forget to carry fleece jackets, hiking shoes and socks to prevent cold from getting through your feet. Carry small first aid box, a reusable water bottle and sleeping bag if you plan on staying in for the night.
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Everest High Passes and Peaks

If you are looking for something in particular in the Everest region then it wouldn’t be complete without valleys, peaks and passes. If you are climber at heart and you are looking for some serious trekking experience then the best thing would be to visit Everest High Passes and Peaks. You cannot deny some mountain vistas which overlooks some beautiful sceneries too.



Best time to visit
: October to Mid-May.

Highlights
: The Cho La crosses a glacier and the view is not only going to leave you jaw dropped but is quite risky too.

Difficulty Level
: High, since it has high passes and peaks which makes it a very difficult trek.

Prices
: $1300
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Pokhalde Peak

Pokhalde Peak is the best suited for amateurs. It is easy and can be completed quite quickly. You can have a quick warm up in the Pokhalde Peak before reaching to the Himalayan Peak. A person with less or no mountaineering skill can also try this mountain climbing expedition. This peak is surrounded by its beautiful neighbours which often provides a spectacular view to most of the trekkers.



Highlights
: You can explore the village of Lobuche because that is going to be the starting point of your trek.

The best time to visit
: Mid March to May.

Price: $1425.

Difficulty Level
: Easy.
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Annapurna Conservation Area

If you love mountains then you can’t miss the chance to visit this place because it has been a home to some of the world’s highest peaks. The conservation area is operational under the king Mahendra trust which is one of the non-profit organization of Nepal. And it also helps to both preserve and maintain the natural and cultural resources of Nepal.

 

Highlights
: You can also witness the world’s deepest valley of Kali Gandaki. Almost all the trekking permits are also available in this conservation area.

Location
: Buses and taxis are easily available from Pokhara to Jomsom which lies north to the Annapurna Conservation Area.

Price
: $174 USD for 2 people.
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Basantapur

A village development committee in Kosi Zone’s Sunsari District, Basantpur has recently become an important travel destination. One of the major reasons why this region is so popular is that it is the base village for some major treks, including the ones to Tinjure, Milke and Jaljale forest treks. The route which is taken from Basantpur is likely to bring you closer to the natural beauty of Nepal.

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Highlights
:One of the major highlights of this place is undoubtedly the natural beauty here. This place is well known for its views of the Everest, Kanchenjunga and Makulu, which are some of the largest mountains in the world. The place is also popular for providing tourists cheap, affordable places to stay. On the days when it is cloudless, you are likely to see some stunning natural views throughout the region. That’s what makes it a must visit.

Location
: Sunsari District, Kosi Zone.
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Jagan Narayan Temple

If there’s one thing that Nepal is famous for (apart from mountains of course), it is the temples. One of the major temples in the region is Jagan Narayan Temple, which honors Lord Vishnu, the Hindu god of protection and maintenance. The lord, who is also known as Hari is practiced and revered in this temple.

Highlights
: This is a tall, imposing temple that has been built in the 17thcentury. The temple is pagoda style, with Shikhara construction, wherein rising towers are built through the temple to make it appear like a mountain peak. The style is heavily detailed to add sophistication and to reflect the carvings from a bygone era. The highly ornate construction has progressively smaller storeys of pavilion. This temple in particular is very calming, spiritual and religious place. The site is perfect for exploring Hinduism and the culture.

Location
: Patan, Nepal.
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Hari Shanker Temple

There are so many gods who are worshipped in Hinduism. But something as curious a God hybrid comes less often. And this temple is the perfect example of the same. This three storey temple, which is dedicated to Hari Shankar is as curious as it can get. The deity is considered an amalgamation or a hybrid of Vishnu and Shiva, the attributes of both have been taken together.



Highlights
:This temple is intriguing and not only for the hybrid deity. The Hindu temple manages to intrigue with its roof struts and architecture. The temple, which was designed in the 1704-05 by King Yoganarendra Malla’s daughter is quite popular and located in close proximity to the other temples. The temple was destroyed in the 2015 earthquake, but the government is taking steps to restore it. The site is still accessible for travelers in Nepal.

Location
:Patan, Nepal.
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Taleju Bell

When the kings ruled over Nepal, grievances were not solved through a toll free, customer care number. Rather, it was solved with the Taleju Bell. Of course, there weren’t any phones back then so the rulers found out new, unique ways to hear their disciples. The bell, which is ancient and huge hangs between two stout pillars, providing access to be rung.



Highlights
: The bell was erected by King Vishnu Malla in 1736. The idea for its construction was to make kings more accountable to the citizens. Over the years, petitioners have rung this bell to alert the king about their grievances. And their issues were sorted out. The bell was broken during the 2015 earthquake disaster, however the pavilion stayed intact. The place is being restored. The bell pavilion has an ornamental bridge that should be explored as well.

Location
: Patan, Nepal.

Timings
: From morning to evening.
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Godavari Botanical Garden

With high Himalayas on one side and steamy Indian plains on the other, Nepal is a land that’s full of surprise, natural wonders, stunning sceneries and magical monasteries with warm and friendly people. But because of its natural beauty, the place is widely visited by tourists from all over the world. This can lead to a lot of commotion. So, if you want to clear your mind and wish to find something calming and bright, then Godavari Botanical Garden is the place to be. Full of trees and an exceptional variety of flora, the gardens here are known for their tranquility.

Highlights: The well maintained gardens are perfect for picnics and walks. In the middle, there’s a coronation pond with a commemorative pillar that provides insight into the Nepalese culture. If you are looking for quiet time, then this is the place to be. Just avoid Fridays and Saturdays as it full of schoolchildren then.

Location
: Godavari, Nepal.

Timings: 10am to 5pm (4pm from Nov-Jan).

Price
: USD 5 to 6.
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Bindyabasini Temple

The temple comes with its own beauty which makes the temple a beautiful place for tourists.

Location
: Situated at a height of 3000 ft. above sea level and dedicated to Goddess Bhagawati, this is one of the oldest temple in pokhara valley.



Highlights
: Situated on a hillock near busy old bazaar of pokhara, this wonderful religious landmark has immense natural beauty and is worshiped by Hindus and Buddhist alike.Worshipers flock to this place to perform animal sacrifice especially on saturdays. you can clearly observe beauty of Machhapuchhere/annapurna Himalyan range from this Temple.

Prices
: Enty is free.

Difficulty Level
: Easy.

Best time to visit
: February
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Old Bazar

The bazaar lets you witness some mysterious alleys and courtyard which might not have witnessed before. The brightly clad locals of Kathmandu lets you see many Gurkhas and Sherpas.



Highlights
: Shop for some fruits vegetables, fruits, spices and stunning wares made of brass, copper and bronze. You can also view some temples and shrines which is likely to make Old Bazaar worth a visit.

Best months to visit
: October to March.

Price
: Entry Free

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