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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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Mountain Biking in Pokhara Flat 20% off 8 Hrs ₹ 4273 4.0 star View Details
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Cycling Tour in Nepal 8 Hrs ₹ 6736 4.0 star View Details
Day Trek to Phulchowki in Kathmandu 7 Hrs ₹ 6805 4.0 star View Details
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    About the Activity: - Book your package of Mountain Biking in Pokhara and traverse the highs and lows of the peaks.- Ride along the beautiful shoreline of the lake Pehwa and later head towards the serene farmland.- While you head to the outer region of the city, you can ...

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    About the Activity: Cycling or Mountain Biking in Nepal is an extra ordinary experience. Nepal is the world's first ranked adventure playground for mountain bikers. Cycling from the flat lands of the Terai to the terraced hillside and the vertical landscape towards...

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    About the Activity: Phulchowki is the highest hill situated in the south of Kathmandu valley well acclaimed for its vegetation (Botanical Garden) and bird watching. Kick-start your trekking expedition, with a 14 km drive towards south of Kathmandu for about 40 minu...

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    About the Activity: Shivapuri is the closet National Park from Kathmandu. It is also the second highest peak near Kathmandu valley that offers rich variety of flora and fauna in this region.Trekking to Shivapuri is a short and easy adventure. Visit the stunning Ba...

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    About the Activity: The Chitwan National Park located at the south - western part of Nepal, sprawls over an area of around 932 sq.km and is well-acclaimed for its jungle safari. Jungle safari at Chitwan National Park provides you stunning views of exotic wildlife s...

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    About the Activity: Invoke in this exciting 21 days 20 nights trekking expedition in the The Ramdung peak (5925m) and get a chance to explore the amazing beauty of this region.Get picked up from the Kathmandu Airport and then get transferred to the hotel by the repre...

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    About the Activity: Enthrall in this 17 Days Langtang Circuit Trek and get a chance to explore the enduring beauty of this region.Delight in this amazing trekking experience that combines the diversity of spectacular views of the Himalayas – make you way through bea...

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    About the Activity:- Enjoy the magnificent views of the sunrise over the snow-capped peaks of some of the highest mountains in the world in the Sarangkot sunrise view tour.- You will be picked up from your hotel at 4:30 am. The tour starts by driving to Sarangkot Hill. -...

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    About the Activity: - Refresh yourself with the Singing Bowl Therapy in Kathmandu with this package.- This is a health treatment style, which is even mentioned in the Indian scriptures and is practiced in Nepal.- Previously, it was done by the indigenous tribe named Sham...

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    About the activity:- Experience an enriching spiritual and multi-sensory yoga experience in the lap of the Himalayas.- Learn how to connect with your core and transform your chakras (energy) to awaken love and fulfilment at Mandala Studio.- Yoga in Kathmandu will help yo...

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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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Traveller Tales From Nepal

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Deeptanshu Achari

08 July 2019

Absolutely an unforgettable experience. Had the most romantic time with my partner in Nepal. Best Deal!

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Bhagwati Sinha

08 July 2019

The tour was well organised and everything promised was served to us looking forward for planing some more trips with them

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Hari Panicker

08 July 2019

One of the best experince of my life, paragliding in the beautiful Pokhara

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Bishnu Bhattathiri

08 July 2019

This trip was fantanstic, I would have never seen this city with several viewpoints. Really Thankful to this amazing guide!

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Vasudev Trivedi

08 July 2019

The entire activity is a little tiring, but it is surely an unforgettable experience and highly recommended

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Mani Ahluwalia

08 July 2019

Good bus service Pokhara to Kathmandu in a Air conditioned bus, lunch was included in the price.

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Chidambar Chaturvedi

08 July 2019

I was so amazed to see the golden sunlight over the peaks of the Annapurna Mountain range, Lake Fewa, and the valley of Pokhara.

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Bhudeva Tagore

08 July 2019

Amazing experience, would definitely recommend it even if you’re unsure! I did both the bungee and the canyon swing. I felt very safe and the staff was professional.

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Jagathi Reddy

08 July 2019

Never thought we will get in touch with real rural livelihood of the Nepalese folk. Nice experience.

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