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Best Things To Do in Nepal

Nepal is the land of snow Peak Mountains and Sherpas, home to the Yaks and Yetis, monasteries and mantras. This beautiful mountain country is located on the lapse of the south Asia wedged between the great Himalayas and steamy Indian plains, and offers the best things to do in Nepal like visit the Kathmandu valley, Chitwan National Park, Muktinath Temple, etc.
Nepal is a pure treat for the mountain lovers with its iconic and most extravagant rugged mountain trails. The mountain country is mainly contains seven states and seventy five districts with a population of about 26.4 million. It is also the 93rd largest country in the world according to the estimated area. This beautiful country gives any traveller, explorer or even adventure seekers a great deal to explore the Everest as it allows the climbers to train in order to climb the world’s highest peak. Not only just great mountain climbing is offered by the country for its travellers but also one can go river rafting on the roaring and screaming Nepali rivers or even can experience an adrenaline kick by bungee jumping into the Himalayan gorge.What else the mountain country have it in her bags?

 

Well as being the official landmark of thrill and exciting adventures the land of Nepal also gives you a never forgetting experience of some deadly and fun packed adventures like canyoning, climbing, kayaking, paragliding, and also the thrill of mountain bike riding on some world’s most outrageous places situated in the country.
Apart from thriller adventure activities the town also have a glorious hold of past. As estimated in the Wikipedia, the land of Nepal has a recorded history since the Neolithic age, with Hinduism as the core religion. Not only just that Nepal is also the birthplace of the great leader and founder of Buddhism, Gautama Buddha, who was born in the southern Nepal.
Nepal is a pure paradise for the adventure seekers and travel lovers which will make you enchanted in its own way. For the best things to do in Nepal, read below.

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    About the Activity: Kathmandu city tour is one of the best ways to learn more about the Nepalese people and their culture.With this exciting tour, you can get the view of the archaeological sites which were built during the ancient time.This tour includes visit to dif...

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    About the Activity:- The first and only Bungee Jumping platform in the country of Nepal, this experience is located only 25 minutes away from the Pokhara lakeside. - With a drop of about 70 m, the adrenaline rush of free falling through the air with the amazing views of ...

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    About the Activity: Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal considered as the hub of culture and various races of people living together.Enthrall in this delightful sightseeing tour that takes you through typical, famous and historic places such as the Monkey Temple, B...

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    Nepal Honeymoon Tour: the Romantic Rendezvouz
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    Day Trek to Champa Devi in Nepal
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    About the Activity: Champa Devi in Nepal is a pilgrimage site known for a Buddhist stupa and is considered as a Hindu shrine situated at an altitude of 2285 m south - west of Kathmandu.Hiking to Chapadevi starts with a 16 km drive south from Kathmandu for an hour t...

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    About the Activity:- Walking through the city is one of the best ways to explore the culture of a place, and the way the life moves. This walking tour of the attractions of Kathmandu is a great experience in the country of Nepal.- With an English speaking guide in tow, y...

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    About the Tour:- You are arriving in Nepal but have no idea how you will get to the hotel, this private transfer from the airport is the best option to avail.- You will be greeted by an experienced and professional driver who will be waiting outside the airport alongside...

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    About the Activity:- River rafting in Nepal brings to you the amazing adventure of riding the rapids of the River Seti, right here in the beauty of Pokhara.- For 90 minutes, paddle through the rapids of the raging waters which requires all of the participants to paddle t...

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    About the Activity:- A country full of high mountains and mesmerizing scenes, the hill of Nagarkot holds a special value in the eyes of all those who visit Nepal. You can experience an amazing sunrise from Nagarkot Hill.- From 2000 m above sea level, you can see the risi...

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    About the Activity: Mountain flight is one of the adventurous activities in Nepal which is attracting lots of people from whole around the world.This activity will take the viewers to the eye level of different peaks from where the viewers can enjoy the natural and cl...

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    About the Activity: Paragliding in Nepal is one of the famous adventure activities in Nepal and includes flying in the air like the bird, viewing the wonderful sight of the surrounding Pokhara valley through a bird’s eye view.The wonderful view from the top of the...

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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 ba...

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    About the Activity: Indulge in this exciting 13 days 12 nights trekking in one of the most beautiful peak in Nepal, Phachermo peak.Get picked up from the Kathmandu Airport by a private car or a bus and then transfer to the hotel by the representatives of the Nepal Ec...

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    About the Activity: Embark on this 17 days 16 night remote trek that was once categorized under restricted area of Nepal. Mustang trek has been officially open for trekkers just a couple of decades beforeGet picked up from the airport in a private vehicle and transf...

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Attractions

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Kathesimbhu Stupa

The 17thcentury rendition of the renowned Swayambhunath temple, Kathesimbhu Stupa is one of the most popular Tibetan pilgrimage sites in Kathmandu. Located between Thamel and Durbar Square, the stupa was built using the left over materials from Swayambhunath temple complex. It is set in a hidden courtyard, surrounded by smaller stupas, engravings and statutes. Although well maintained and intact, this UNESCO World Heritage Site witnessed minor damages in the 2015 earthquake.



Highlights
:In the northwestern corner of the courtyard there’s a beautiful pagoda dedicated to Hariti, the goddess of smallpox whereas the northeast corner is adorned with the Drubgon Jangchup Choeling Monastery.

Location
:Kathmandu, Nepal.

Timings
:The complex is opened for public access the entire day throughout the week.

Price
:There is no admission charges for entry into the stupa complex.
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National Museum of Nepal

If you are a hard core history buff, this place is for you, where you will find many age old things reminding you of how once olden Nepal was. It is a very old museum and has some historic collection of arts, culture and paintings too. However one would also witness Buddhist gallery which has all the important information pertaining to Buddhism. The complete past of Nepal is neatly wrapped in this beautiful museum.



Highlights
: You would also find some wooden antiques along with bronze and copper. And you can also spot some amazing sculpture too.

Price
: Rs 150

Location
: Chhauni Road, Kathmandu.

Best time to visit
: Somewhere in October during evenings are the best time to visit.
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Kopan Monastery

Kopan Monastery is predominantly covered with Bodhi trees. Once upon a time this place was considered to be the residing place of astrologer for the king of Nepal. The view across this monastery is simply magical. It has accommodated some 360 monks, lamas, teachers and workers.

This monastery is the place where everybody residing here has devoted their time to study the teaching of Buddha Shakyamuni. Everybody is on the look around to follow the teachings of the founder Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Zopa Riponche.



Highlights
: Learn about the monastic tradition and how they live and what all did they practiced. Meditation, teaching and community services are some of the prominent features of this place.

Location
: Kopan, Kathmandu.

Best time to visit
: June.

Price
: US$25
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the Casino Royale

Take some time off! Feel free and enjoy your stay at Kathmandu by visiting Casino Royale. The place is a gaming and casino center that has over twenty games and thirty gaming machine. The property includes two restaurants as well, along with a hotel that supports over 110 rooms.

The place has several poker games that you can sit and enjoy, including baccarat, blackjack and flush, paplu and roulette. The place includes restaurant, coffee house and a bar as well where you can sit and take off your mind. This is a visit that will help you de-stress and rejuvenate, taking away the stresses of your life. At the same time, you can even book a hotel room and choose among the suites to stay comfortably.


 Location:The Casino is located in Kathmandu.

Cost
:USD 50-1000.

Best Time
:All around the year.

Difficulty Level
:Easy.
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Royal Botanical Gardens

Kathmandu can get quite crowded during the holidays. But if you want someplace peaceful and quiet, then there’s a perfect spot for you. It is the Royal Botanical Gardens. The place is quaint and great for walking and picnic. However, you might want to avoid it on Fridays and Saturdays, as schoolkids often visit the place then. While the place was slightly damaged during the earthquake, repairs are going on and the place will be back to its glory.


Highlights
:One of the main highlights of this place is the visitor center, where you can experience an enormous variety of Nepal’s flora. The place includes cactus house, orchid house and a tropical house as well. In the middle of the center is the coronation pond, with a pillar.

Location
: Godavari, Kathmandu.
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Thamel

A haven for tourists visiting Kathmandu, Thamel is a popular destination. The place has several hotels, shops and restaurants that are particularly designed to cater to discerning range of customers. The commercial location is an easy walk from central Kathmandu and there are a number of activities that you can enjoy at this place.



Highlights
:The streets are quite fascinating at Thamel. But be cautious of sellers who might want to rip you off. Otherwise, the place is good for buying anything from Tibetan Singing Bowls to Glass Pipes. Just remember to bargain a little as the prices can come down to 2/3rdof the quoted prices. Here, you can also enjoy shopping incense sticks, Kukri swords, outdoor outfits and books. Over a hundred different eateries are located at this market. So, eat whatever cuisine you wish to try.

Location
: Thamel, Kathmandu.

Timings
: From morning till night.

Price
:Entry is free.
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Tamang Heritage Trail !

Experience exciting, new trekking route between Langtang and Ganesh Himal with the Tamang Heritage Trail. The trail is one of the most welcoming trail is warmest and easiest trails in the country. Perfect for introductory trekking and beginners’, this trek takes you through Nepal and Tibetan borderlands, with gentle circuit treks.



Highlights
:The trek will take you through terraced fields and some of the most picturesque villages in the countries. For tranquility lovers, the trek has several peaceful valleys where you can enjoy the serenity. This is where the discerning trekkers go. On the route, you will also enjoy panoramic mountain views and hot springs at Tatopani.

Location
:Kathmandu.

Things to keep in mind
:The trek is a world expedition trek and you don’t really need to carry a number of things. However, don’t forget to carry a sleeping bag, fleece jacket, wind-protective clothing, sunscreen, backpack and a first-aid box.
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Durbar Square Kathmandu

Romance in the world of Kathmandu and explore the culture or history of Kathmandu by visiting the Durbar Square. Located in front of the former Kathmandu Palace Kingdom, the Durbar Square is a UENSO World Heritage Site and is originally known for vivid showcases of artists and craftsmen.

The palace here is stunningly decorated and the overall areas reflect the beauty of Nepalese culture. The palaces and the square itself have gone through reconstruction on several occasions.



Highlights
: The place includes museum and other parts of the palace here are opened for visitors. The place is home to Kumari Chok as well- it is one of the most curious attractions of Nepal. Here, a gilded cage contains Kumari, a girl who was chosen to be the human reincarnation of Hindu Goddess, Durga.

Location
: Durbar Square, Kathmandu.

Timings
: From early morning to night.

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What You Should Know More About Things To Do in Nepal

  • Q. What are the various activities that can be done in Nepal?

    Nepal is a land of various exciting activities that gives a traveller or an adventurer a nostalgic thrill. There are many activities that a tourist can do and along with that many beautiful and extravagant places to visit, while his or her stay in the land of mountains.

    •       Exploring the Pokhara lake
    •       A trek to the Everest base camp
    •       A visit to Patan
    •       Sunset at Annapurna Circuit
    •       Trip to Kathmandu
    •       The Langtang Trek
    •       Exploring Bhaktapur
    •       Sightseeing at Gokyo Lakes
    •       Finding peace at Lumbini
    •       Experiencing the Chitwan national park

  • Q. What are some of the best adventure sports in Nepal?

    People ask what is there to do in Nepal and we answer a lot many things that will make you go bananas over the place. The adventure country is filled with some exciting thrills to be experienced by the travellers and the adventurers. Some of the most exciting things are listed below.

    •       White water rafting
    •       Jungle safari
    •       Bungee jumping
    •       Mountain biking
    •       Paragliding
    •       Canyoning
    •       Zip flyer
    •       Heli skiing
    •       Everest sky diving
    •       Rock climbing

  • Q. What are the famous trekking routes in Nepal?

    Being surrounded by many beautiful mountains and lakes, going on a trek in the country is a magical experience that every visitor should experience. The country is famous for different kind of adventure and trekking activities that is why it provides some of the best trekking experience in the world.

    •       Everest base camp
    •       Annapurna Circuit trek
    •       Manaslu Circuit trek
    •       Ghorepani Poon hill trekking
    •       Langtang valley trek
    •       Upper Mustang
    •       Kanchenjunga base camp trek
    •       Annapurna base camp trek
    •       Gokyo Ri trek

    ·       Upper Dolpo

  • Q. Which are the famous trekking spots in Nepal?

    Do you want to get lost amidst of the beauty of the Himalayan Mountains while exploring the nature? Then going on a trekking exploration in Nepal is what you should do. Nepal provides the best and unique trekking experience in whole Asia with its beautiful camping and trekking experience with its best programme. Below mentioned are some of the spots/vendors you can get in touch with:

    •       Earthbound Expedition (Kathmandu)
    •       Happy Treks Nepal – Day tours (Pokhara)
    •       Nepal Eco Adventure (Kathmandu)
    •       Mountain Monarch Adventure
    •       Trekking team pvt. Ltd
    •       Mosaic adventure
    •       Nepal hiking team
    • Himalayan glacier trekking

  • Q. What are the best locations for river rafting in Nepal?

    Have you ever experienced rafting against the roaring waves of the rivers, going against the current, feeling the thrill? If not, then it’s time for a brand new experience in Nepal. The Himalayan country gives the best river rafting experience that are found nowhere in the whole Asia.  We have here some best places in Nepal to go exploring the river currents.

    •       The sun kosi
    •       The Trisuli
    •       The Tamur
    •       The karnali

    ·       The Kaligandaki

  • Q. Where can I do bungee jumping in Nepal? Is it safe and what is the cost?

    Jumping from an estimated height to the depth of the mountain with the help of a rope tied on your waist, is known as bungee jumping which is the most thrilling adventure one can ever experience. This thriller activity is done under the extreme supervision of many trained bungee jumpers who are experienced in their work so there is minimum or no danger to your life.

    ·       Bhote Kosi:  The place is just three hours drive from Kathmandu. Situated in the Tibetan border organised by the Ultimate Bungee Shuttle. The best time to go bungee is during the month of September, October, November and March. The price of one person for a bungee experience is 8200 if you are Indian or a Chinese and for locals, it’s 5500 rupees and for the foreign travellers it is 90 Euros.

  • Q. What is the best time to go for Mount Everest Trek? What will be the cost of a Mt. Everest trekking expedition?

    Mount Everest is one of the major attractions of the Himalayan country which serves as the major trekking and mountain climbing site in the world. The best time to visit the exquisite place is during the month from January to March. During this time the weather is not too cold and hazy and it becomes best for climbing and trekking. The cost of the trek depends upon the time and days one wants to go for climbing, although the cost of the Everest Base Camp trek starts from INR 40,000 onwards.

  • Q. How far is the Everest base camp from Kathmandu? What is the best time for EBC trek?

    The Everest base camp from the city of Kathmandu is not so far, it is in the distance of just 154 km from the city to the base camp. The EBC trek provides the best programme for the adventurers to explore the Everest.

    •       Best time to visit is during the month of spring and autumn.
    •       What to wear: Mainly winter clothes that will keep you warm in the freezing weather. At one point of time, expect yourself to be covered in a pair of hiking boots, 2 t-shirts, a long sleeve shirt for layering, 1 pair of trekking pants, and 2 pair of trekking socks.

  • Q. What is the best time to go for Annapurna Base camp trek? What will be the average cost of the trek?

    The second most important and popular trek after Everest is the Annapurna Base camp trek. It is one of the second most preferable treks in Nepal. The best time or month during when a traveller or an adventurer should opt for climbing to the Annapurna base camp is during the autumn or spring between the time of March and November.

    •       The cost of the trek to the Annapurna base camp depends on the type of trek you want to go in. The average price rate of the trek starts from 37280 in Indian rupees. This is the must to take trek in the Himalayan country.

  • Q. Which are famous places for wildlife safari in Nepal?

    The queen of mountain countries, Nepal is home to fourteen wildlife sanctuaries with expanding vegetation and wild animals. There are some wildlife sanctuaries present among them which provide a safari for the visitors and the tourists.

    •       Chitwan National Park

    ·       Bardia National Park

  • Q. What are the romantic places to visit on your honeymoon in Nepal?

    Who would have thought that Nepal can also serve as one of the best places for newly married couples, but it consists of some attracting and amazing places that are meant for couples on their honeymoon.

    •       Pokhara
    •       Kathmandu
    •       Nagarkot
    •       Bandipur
    •       Gorkha
    •       Daman
    •       Godavari

    ·       Chitwan

  • Q. Where one can do paragliding in Nepal? Is it safe?

    Nepal is home to some of the best paragliding programmes in the south Asia. The stunts and adventure is carried out by the paragliding experts so the danger of getting killed is minimum or even illegible.

    •       Flying Buddha paragliding
    •       Team 5 Nepal paragliding
    •       Sky bird paragliding

    ·       Advance paragliding

  • Q. Where can I go for Ziplining in Nepal? What is the average cost of Ziplining in Nepal?

    Nepal hosts the world’s most extreme Zipline which stands in a height of 600 meters, which is the largest, longest, steepest fastest Zipline in the world.

    •       Location: Sarangot, Pokhara

    ·       Cost: The average cost starts from 4552 in Indian currency.

  • Q. Which are some must visit temples in Nepal?

    Nepal is not only just home to mountains and thrilling adventures it is also a land of religion with an glorifying history on its back. There are some medieval and modern temples present in the country that one should visit for the blessing and to find peace.

    •       Pashupatinath temple
    •       Boudha stupa
    •       Changunarayan temple
    •       Kopan monastery
    •       Maya devi temple

  • Q. Which are the best cycling trails in Nepal?

    What is an adventure trip without any mountain cycling through the terrifying mountains? Nepal provides some best of the mountain cycling experience in the world.

    •       The epic Annapurna circuit finish – Jomson to Tatopani
    •       Dhobighat to Matatirtha

    ·       New year’s ride to Lakure via Surya binayak

  • Q. What are the best areas for shopping tour in Nepal?

    Nepal is the hometown of the best winter clothes one can find in the southern Asia. The country contains many different types of market with verities of food and clothing to be found nowhere else in the world.

    •       Best shopping centre
    •       City centre mall
    •       S.k handicrafts exports
    •       Gems paradise

    ·       Baber mahal revisited

  • Q. Which are the best places for yoga and meditation in Nepal?

    The land of Nepal is mostly influenced by the Buddhism that is why the people of the country are more prone towards meditations and yoga then to any other exercises. The country provides some major yoga and meditation houses where one can peacefully recite his or her prayers.

    •       Nepal yoga academy and retreat
    •       Tushita Nepal yoga retreats
    •       Sadhana yoga retreat centre
    •       Annapurna yoga ashram
    •       Nepal yoga home