Monday, 2 December 2013

Some of the Most Exciting Adventure Activities in Nepal

Nepal is a Himalayan country which has plenty to offer in terms of adventurous activities. Here is a list of some of the adventure activities that you can experience while you are in Nepal-

Bungee Jumping

Bungee Jumping in Nepal is one of the most amazing adventure sports. It is an extraordinary 500 ft drop into the Bhote Koshi River Gorge near the Nepal-Tibet border and is also the longest free-fall in the world. This thrilling adventure sport was designed and constructed by one of New Zealand's leading bungee consultants and is operated by some of the most skilled bungee jumpers in the world. It is mishap-proof as the safety of the visitors is taken very seriously. Thus, one should not worry about the safety matters over here.

The bungee jump site is situated at a distance of around 100 km, in the suburbs of Kathmandu Valley and is accessible by 3 hrs drive on Kathmandu-Tibet highway. The jump is taken from a 166 m wide steel suspension bridge, hanging over the Bhote Koshi River Gorge. The bridge is Swiss designed, particularly for this sport with a 4X safety factor. The bridge has loading capacity of 4,500 kg and over the top of it is a dense forest surrounding the cliff-top gorge providing a fabulous view. Many consider it to be one of the most scenic views in the world.


Paragliding in this Himalayan country is surely full of adventure and thrill. This adventure sport has been introduced in this country in recent years but has already gained much popularity among the adventure enthusiasts. Soaring high in the air above the snow covered mountains is something you will never forget in your entire lifetime. The country’s climate and landscape make it attractive destination for paragliding.

Paragliding is a sport which is reliant on weather and is hugely gaining recognition as a hot sport in Pokhara by the adventure freaks from all over the world. You do not need any previous experience in this adventure sport, as you just have to sit back and enjoy the ride, while it is operated by a qualified pilot. The best time to enjoy this sport is during the months of November, December and January, though the adventure activity starts from early days of October and continues till May.

Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking is an environmentally sound way of exploring Nepal's stunning landscape and living heritage. There are several dirt roads and trails in the country which fulfills the expectations of the casual cyclists through to the thrilling adventurer. An adventure enthusiast will surely love this sport in Nepal as one will get to ride through steep downhill with kilometers of sharp turns, all the while exploring the magnificent beauty of the country. That is why some people call it the ‘Mecca of mountain Biking’. Nepal offers some of the finest bike trials on earth.

Mountain Flight 

Nepal Mountain Flights is another sport which will provide you a chance to take a close view of the magnificent Himalayas. This sport specially gives opportunity for the ones who cannot trek mountains and enjoy the panoramic views of the country, because of the fitness problems or limitation of the time. Nepal Mountain Flights will take you to the close range of some of the highest peaks in the world, which is surely a breathtaking experience. Nepal Mountain Flights will take you for a one hour flight from Kathmandu Airport involving the scenic views of the stunning peaks such as Gosaithan (8,013m), Dorje Lhakpa (6,966m), Gaurishankar (7,134m), Cho-oyu (8,201m), Gyanchungkang (7,952m), Pumori (7,161m), Nuptse (7,885), Mt. Everest (8,848m) and many more. It's a once in a lifetime experience. The best time to enjoy this sport in Nepal is from September to May, as during this time one gets the finest views of these mountains.


The adventure sport, Canyoning involves abseiling, sliding, jumping, swimming, and climbing down waterfalls through steep canyon walls to deep pools. It is a unique combination of skills gives the tourists an opportunity to discover the finest beauty of some of the most unspoiled in the world. The renowned places in Nepal for Canyoning are Gati, Kaule Khola and Jumbo near Nepal-Tibet border, and Sundarijal inside the Valley. Tourists even go for exploring the untamed places of Nepal with the help of an expert.

Rock Climbing 

In recent years, rock climbing has been highly gaining popularity among the tourists visiting this Himalayan country of Nepal. The country offers some of the most stunning and exhilarating places for Rock Climbing. In Nepal, Nagarjun hills and Shivapuri hills have some of best cliffs waiting for you to be climbed, inside Kathmandu Valley and Hill of Siddha Lake - Dhading, Nalang also offers some of the best places to enjoy the sport of rock climbing. There several other places outside the valley where one enjoy this thrilling sport.

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