Famous for its scenic routes, temple lanes, palaces, Nepal has more to offer than just sight-seeing. Unlike others, Nepal also offers the best trekking in the world while still fulfilling the dreams of adrenaline junkies out there. Because of all the fun things to do in Nepal, it has been the hot spot for many travelers and backpackers.
Located right in the middle of Tibetan plateaus and Terai region, one can see the culture, varieties of wildlife, and mind-boggling adventures. So, if you are up for it and have Nepal on their next travel plan, then this list might be just for you.
10. Go Sightseeing
While in Nepal, roaming around the streets of Thamel, basking in the sunlight at the Durbar Squares, and hunting for souvenirs in the alleys of Asan is a must. Especially, the places around Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Lalitpur offers exotic scenes of temples, palaces that holds a hundred years old history.
Likewise, we are sure, the architecture with mingles with its ancient history is something you haven’t seen back home.
9. Taste Local Cuisine
Ask any Nepalese abroad, the thing they miss the most about home is food! Since China and India surround the city, you bet the food will also have some influence from them.
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Moreover, when in Nepal, you just cannot miss the Newari delicacy including the marinated meat, puff breads, and more. Well, if you are interested, many places offers cooking class and food tour to quench those foodie interest.
8. Get Spiritual
From the moment you step in Nepal, you can see the religious influence everywhere. The secular state is home to not only people from different castes but religion too. Whether you are one curious cat or simply on a spiritual journey, Nepal has many places to dwell deep into the spiritual world.
Places like Boudhanath, Swayambhu, and Pashupatinath are nearest to the city. If not, Lumbini and Muktinath that lie far from city are other places one can visit. Aside from these, people can also practice yoga and go to meditation retreat.
7. Homestay Experience
If you are one of those who are tired of staying at hotels and want to experience authentic Nepalese culture- then don’t worry, we have you covered! The Community Homestay Network lets travellers experience Nepal in a local way where one can enjoy local delicacies, culture, and local activities. And all of that in an affordable price range.
6. Rafting and Kayaking
Home to 6,000 rivers and amazing landscapes, Nepal is a great place to go whitewater rafting and kayaking. The wild waves that travel all the way down from the mountains prove ideal for adrenaline geeks like us. Trishuli and Bhotekoshi are some of the famous spots among adrenaline junkies for water sports.
If floating on a boat is not your style then how about gliding in the sky? One of the most sought out and fun things to do in Nepal is paragliding. Not to mention, Pokhara is often listed as one of the best places in the world to go paragliding.
Just imagine soaring up in the sky with Lake Phewa right under your feet, surrounded by majestic mountains.
4. Bungee Jumping
The act of jumping from high places with nothing but a rope is something only daredevils can do. Well, if you are one of them then better not miss this fun activity in Nepal. The thrill of bungee jumping from one the highest places in the world is something one cannot experience on a daily basis.
3. Mountain Biking
Mountain Biking is not something that pops when talking about adventure sports. But thanks to the uneven landscapes and scaling mountains, Nepal is a popular destination for mountain bikers of all levels.
Even if you are not super hardcore biker and don’t want to get dropped from the bike; and just want a unique day then you better add a cycling excursion to your bucket list.
2. WildLife Safari
Well, we cannot compete with the Savana, Nepal has a handful of fascinating creatures that is unique to the world. One of the fun and easiest place to see wildlife in Nepal is at Chitwan National Park. It is home to one-horned rhino and Bengal tigers along with other endangered species.
1. Go Trekking
Home to the highest peak in the world and other equally high mountains, you cannot miss trekking when in Nepal. People can easily chose the type and duration of trekking to their liking: from long and challenging to short and easy.
Among many things, one can have fun while trekking through ethnic villages, consuming local delicacies, and enjoy the scenic views filled with snow-capped mountains.
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