Nepal is packed with cultural and natural goodness with extreme regard for preserving such tranquillity. The diverse array of geography in Nepal allows for various thrilling activities including trekking and mountaineering. However, Nepal is not limited to trips along the Himalayan foothills but features an amazing amount of adventure sports. It is because of Nepal’s eccentric consistency of land and topography, that the difference in geography creates ample opportunities to work activities consisting of adventure and thrill. Adventure sports in Nepal is an emerging concept, attracting even more tourists per year solely because of the thrill they offer.
Adventure sports or extreme sports in Nepal often involve extreme speed, height, physical exertion, and certain risk factors as well. Some of the most amazing and adrenaline-pumping activities include white river rafting, bungee jumping and swinging, zip-lining, paragliding, mountain biking, jungle safari, canyoning, and even sky diving. These adventure sports are perfectly suitable to answer your need for thrill and excitement. Moreover, most of these sports can even be done in a short duration of time. You can either indulge in these activities to spend your entire vacation or try a few at the end of trips like trekking and hiking.
Bungee jumping is perhaps the most famous and easily accessible adventure sport in Nepal. The bridge 160 meters above the Bhote Koshi River at the Last Resort and the water-touch bungee in Pokhara are two options for bungee jumping in Nepal. These jumps can shoot your adrenaline as soon as you leave the edge and jump head-on towards the earth. Paragliding is an opportunity for humans to take a lift off the ground and reach for the skies as you look down upon the magnificent range of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri in Pokhara. Paragliding is also possible from hill stations around the Kathmandu Valley like the Godavari and Kakani, and Jarsing Pauwa. Zip lining is another high-speed adventure sport where you zoom past enchanting sceneries. Pokhara and Dhulikhel are two of the prominent zip-lining destinations in Nepal.
Rafting is one of the most sought-after adventure sports in Nepal. There are many choices for enthusiasts from the easy-going Trishuli and Seti River to the violent Bhote Koshi and Marsayangdi, there are plenty of options. Mountain biking will unleash your inner kid spirit as you go down a gravelled trail of Mustang as the cool wind blows on your face. Sky diving is one of those life experiences that will not only offer surreal adventure but allow you to relish the Himalayas from a glorious perspective. Currently, Everest and Annapurna are two destinations where enthusiasts can skydive. Likewise, rock climbing in Nepal isn’t just about using physical force but constitutes multiple tasks concentrating of force on specific points, relaxing when necessary and ultimately lifting yourself from one step to another. Hattiban and Kakani are famous for housing both natural and artificial rock climbing sites around the Kathmandu Valley.