Adventurous Tourism Activities
Nepal is one of the best destinations for adventurous tourism activities like adventure trekking, rock climbing, peak climbing and mountaineering, bungee jumping, rafting, canyoning, cannoning, jungle safari and much more which are more popular among adventure lovers all over the world. The geographical and natural diversity and a wide range of exotic culture make Nepal an ideal place for trekking and exploration.
Started back in 2007, paragliding has been the most desired of sports in Pokhara. The flights take off from Sarangkot 1,592 m (5,223 ft) and land on the heart of tourists’ haven — Lakeside, Pokhara. With flying experts hailing from different parts of the world and their years of experience in-hand, it is assured to be the best time of your life on air.
Rafting is an adventurous tourism activity, and Nepal is the best destination as there are many fast flowing rivers like Marsyangdi River and Trishuli. Rafting in the rivers of Nepal offers an exciting experience. The tourists who want to make their tour memorable in life must experience rafting in the rivers of Nepal.
Rock climbing is a common form of sports in Nepal. With commercialization of mountain climbing, the sport has flourished like anything. Climbing enthusiasts, including local inhabitants, enjoy the sport throughout the year.One can enjoy climbing rocks in some of the most exotic and least explored northern regions of Nepal. Also, an amateur course is provided to anyone doing mountain climbing in Nepal.
This small South Asian nation is home of the Himalaya. The basic landscapes include from high Himalaya, hills to flat Terai.Biking on the hills of Nepal can be a very adventurous experience. The uneven hilly terrains facilitate best mountain biking experience along with cultural excursions of varying ethnic tribes residing in the hills.
Located near the Nepal-China border, Bhote Koshi is the ultimate place for bungee jump enthusiasts. The first and may be the only bungee jump site, it is located just above the Bhote Koshi river at an elevation of 160 m (525 ft), making it the 2nd highest bungee jump site in the world. The cost is inexpensive and tourists can also try other forms of extreme sports during their visit – Swing, canyoning, white water rafting etc.
The Himalayas facilitate a unique snow skiing experience. One of the elitist sports, skiing was first introduced by the Europeans in Nepal. Unlike the alps of Europe, the Asian Himalaya can be quite unique for skiing. Fairly a new sport in Nepal and organized only during winter, one can enjoy Alpine, Freestyle and Boarder cross styles of skiing.
Similar to river rafting, whitewater kayaking is another popularly known water sport in Nepal. With unimaginable high grades of rivers, one can enjoy the most adventurous sort of kayaking in Nepal.
Jungle safari in Nepal can be a great holiday as it offers an opportunity to the close view of nature and wildlife. Nepal’s rich bio-diversity makes it ideal as an eco-tourism destination. The Tropical jungle of the Terai deserves to be just as famous for wildlife sanctuary for safari. It has one of the best wildlife habitats in the subcontinent making it ideal for jungle safari activities. So far, 9 National Parks, 3 wildlife reserves, 6 conservation areas and 1 hunting reserve have been established in Nepal. The area of National parks and wildlife reserves is mainly covered by Sal forest. This is a good balanced mixture of grassland, savannah and riverside forest. It is here that visitors will see most of the great variety of wildlife. The safari package we offer normally includes elephant ride safari or jeep drive, canoe rides, nature walks, birds watching.
AlpineTrav, Treks and Expeditions manages all adventurous activities in Nepal so feel free to contact us.