Top 5 Outdoor Adventure Activities in Nepal

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Top 5 Outdoor Adventure Activities in Nepal
8 January, 2020 0 Comments

"Top 5 Outdoor Adventure Activities in Nepal

Nepal is one of the most adventurous countries in the world. This has been possible mostly due to the diverse altitude. From majestic mountain peaks to beautiful natural landscapes, Nepal has been blessed with remarkable diverse components.

Nepal has been the home of many of the world’s highest mountain peaks and harbors a varied landscape in just a distance of 250 km breadth from north to south. It is a beautiful destination with lots of activities to enjoy and is capable of satisfying the people of all interests.

However, as a home of the tallest peaks in the world, Nepal’s most popular activity is trekking. Trekking in Nepal has gained popularity all around the world. People come to trek to mountains in Nepal from around the globe.

Besides, Nepal also offers various other adventurous activities. Nepal has been able to use its unique natural landscape to the fullest to give adrenaline-filled adventures to adrenaline junkies.

We have listed 5 of the top adventure activities you can do in Nepal.

1. Bungee Jumping

Source: High Ground Adventures

Bungee Jumping in Nepal is one of the top side-adventures that adrenaline-seekers prefer to do. Even though Bungee Jump is not an adventurous activity exclusive to Nepal, Bungee in Nepal is like no other. There are only two spots for a bungee jump in Nepal, the popular one being The Last Resort, which is located about 100kms away from Kathmandu.

This activity takes place in the middle of a huge suspension bridge owned by The Last Resort situated above the Bhote Koshi River (the wildest river in Nepal). Between the huge cliffs, the rapidly flowing Himalayan River surges, letting the jumper fall into the Bhote Koshi River Gorge.

The activity is the most thrilling for a couple of times. Once when you stand at the edge of the bridge above the deepest gorges of Nepal and see the wildest river in Nepal surge right below you.

And, the next is when you experience the longest free-fall of your life as you fall right down to the river and your adrenaline gets peaked. It is one of the most terrifying yet beautiful experience you will ever experience in your life.

The freefall only lasts a few seconds, but jumping over a 160m high tropical gorge is full of thrill.

2. Rock Climbing

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Nepal is famous for having some of the most beautiful natural rock formations in the world. Notably, the alien-looking rock formation which looks out of the world caused by the erosion of cliffs by Himalayan winds and long-term exposure to the sun in the Mustang region.

Rock climbing in Nepal is one of the extreme adventures where climbers climb natural or artificially-made rocks up, down, and sideways. The primary pursuit of rock climbing is to reach to the end-point of a pre-determined route without falling. This adventure requires tough endurance from climbers making rock climbing so mind-bending.

Due to Nepal’s many astounding rock materializations, rock climbing is a fabulous event, implanted in a bright green image full of natural gems like waterfalls and Himalayan tapestries embellishing the horizon.

One of the most exciting and accessible places for rock climbing in Nepal is at Nagarjun Hill, which is about three kilometers away from Kathmandu. You can not only enjoy rock climbing but can also enjoy the view of the sunrise in the middle of the distant mountain peaks, which can be viewed from there.

Nagarjun is also a renowned viewpoint favored by the city people of Kathmandu.

3. Sky diving on Everest region

Source: Nepal Trekking Routes Trek

Everest, the highest point on earth and skydiving, the craziest sport. It is possible in Nepal to combine these mind-blowing adventures to get the most thrilling experience in the world.

You will fly up to the 29,500 feet in an airplane right above the Everest. Then, fly down to the landing site at either Syangboche airport or the Amadablam Base Camp. The free-fall after such heights above the world’s summit is such an electrifying moment that you will never forget.

Moreover, you will get the unobstructed view of the Everest region with its majestic mountains and the Sherpa settlements right below.

The most excellent part of the dive is that you can even enjoy it with your loved ones and experience the thrill together, which will strengthen your bond. Besides, if you want, you can go solo too.

This is one of the most exciting adventures in Nepal that adrenaline junkies die for.

4. Paragliding

Source: The Great Adventures Treks

Paragliding is one of the most sought out adventurous activities in Nepal. The thrill of being up in the sky, flying like a bird in the warm air all white and adoring sights of snowcapped mountains, pristine lakes, and green gorges like nowhere else on earth is unbeatable.

The breathtaking Himalayas has aid paragliding to become one of the most prominent adventurous activities to do in Nepal. It is an experience of a lifetime with experienced pilots to guide you through the soaring blue sky.

Fly tandem, try fully certified paragliding courses, go solo, or even go paragliding accompanied by hawks, there is a huge range of choice you can choose from.

Flying a light-weight foot-launched glider in the valleys offer a fascinating sight. Furthermore, paragliding in Nepal offers mesmerizing Himalayan sights.

5. Zip flying

Source: Nepal Eco Adventures

A very new sport in Nepal, Zip flying has quickly become an alluring prospect for many of the local’s thrill-seekers. Also known as Zipline, located in Pokhara, is one of the highest-located, steepest, most extended, and fastest zip lines in the world.

The zip cable in Pokhara is 1.8km long, and the speed of the zip-liner can reach up to 140km per hour. Flying through the clear scenic vistas of Pokhara with the mesmerizing view of the Annapurna range in front and dense green canopy below with enchanting Phewa Lake is undeniably the most beautiful zip flying experience you can get in the planet.

 Situated in Sarangkot, Zip Lining has been giving thrills to both locals and foreigners since 2012.

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