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4 Best Outdoor Adventure Activities In Nepal Beyond Trekking 2021

Nepal offers several adventure activities in Nepal which include Bungee jumping which is a thrill of a lifetime, paragliding, rafting, tropical jungle safari, the ultimate pleasure of flying mountain flight.

By Hawrry BhattaraiPublished 4 years ago 4 min read

Nepal is one of the best destinations in the world because of the extremely wide-ranging landscape into a small area and appropriate in all weather conditions for adventure. Obviously, Nepal is well known as an adventurous Himalayan country. There are various sports opportunities available to meet the needs and expectations of adventurous lovers. The topography of this Himalayan country makes it the first choice for adventure travel lovers.

Nepal offers several adventure activities in Nepal which include Bungee jumping which is a thrill of a lifetime, paragliding, rafting, tropical jungle safari, the ultimate pleasure of flying mountain flight-the world’s breathtaking views of Mt. Everest, Ultra-light aircraft flight and many more breathtaking adventure activities in Nepal.

Rafting in crossing down the liquid highway and making a tour to Chitwan National Park for Jungle Safari. Bungee Jumping is another well-liked adventure activity in Nepal. The unbelievable 160m-drop into the Bhote Koshi River situated close to the Tibet and Nepal border is the maximum free-fall in the world which also lets you view the opaque jungle with a striking view in the world.

Bungee Jump in Nepal

Bungy Jumping at Last resort | courtesy: last resort

Bungee Jump in Nepal has found a natural home in the highest and most magnificent mountain range in the world. You can now experience the absolute thrill of a bungee jump in Nepal at one of the best places this sport can boast of anywhere in the world. One of the wildest raging rivers in the world, Bhote Koshi, flows down from the Himalayan highlands. It translates roughly as River From Tibet and so there are a lot of rivers in Nepal that go under this name. This Bhote Koshi is the main tributary of the Sun Koshi and is followed by the Araniko Highway from Kathmandu to Lhasa. Nepal's first bungee jumping site is situated 160m over the river, inviting you to experience the ultimate adrenaline rush in the surroundings of this amazing place.

Bungee Jump In Pokhara

Pokhara is renowned for its mountains , lakes, views, friendly people and as a perfect destination for those who love adventure. The variety of adventure sports activities available at Pokhara will surely please any adventure lover. You can try trekking and mountaineering in the rugged landscape which offers many routes for trekkers and relax and wind off your trek by the lake with some amazing views of lakes and sunsets.

Touring to Pokhara is sure to make a thrill-seeker happy with the country's many adventure sports choices. And now for the adrenaline rush adventure, Pokhara has got bungee jumping too. Situated at Hemja near the Tibetan Camp in Pokhara, the 80m high bungee consists of a cliff of 50m and 32m of a steel tower and the divers will be diving into a natural 15-20m deep pond. Standing 80m tall, it is the highest water touch bungy in the world and any thrill-seekers can come to Pokhara and dare it and do it.

Best Place to go Bungee Jumping in Nepal

1. Last Resort (160 metres)

2. Hemja (20 minutes from the Lakeside in Pokhara)

Mountain Flight In Nepal

The 7th highest mountain, Dhaulagiri as seen from Pokhara to Jomsom mountain flight | courtesy: D A Scott

Mountain flight in Nepal is an adventurous scenic and popular flight to enjoy the magnificent snow-capped mountains of Nepal. It is also popularly known as “Everest Experience” flight, which takes about one hour encountering the tallest mountains of the world. You will be exploring the snow capped mountains from very near along with more than four 8000m mountains. The flight provides guaranteed window seats and flies above the cloud at an elevation of 4500 m. Tourists can view the beautiful landscape of Nepali hills and mountains as well as the Tibetan plateau. People unable to trek due to various reasons can take a mountain flight that is the best way to view the panorama of the Himalayas.

During the flight, you will explore breathtaking snow-capped aerial views of magnificent mountains including Mt. Everest 8848m, Makalu 8463m, Cho Oyu 8201m, ShishaPangma 8013m, GauriShanker 7134 m, LangangLirung 7234m, Ganesh 7429m, Gyachung Kang 7952 m, Pumori 7161m, Nuptse 7855m, Lhotse 8516m, AmaDablam 6812m, Chamlang 7319m, Kanchenjunga 8586m and many more amazing picks. Along with the flight, you will have unforgettable lifetime memories and photographs.

Best Place for Mountain Flights in Nepal

  • Buddha Air (50 minutes)

White Water Rafting in Nepal

Rafting in Trishuli River | courtesy: thirdrockadventures

Nepal is home to eight out of fourteen highest peaks in the world with colourful and intricate Hindu religion to the austerity of the Buddhist monasteries. From these breathtaking heights, rivers crash down through the foothills, fed by monsoon and melting snow, on their way to the Great Plains of the Ganges. Nepal has many rivers for you to explore. Such as Bhote Koshi River, Kali Gandaki River, Marsyangdi River, Sun Koshi River, Trishuli River, Seti River, Arun River, Karnali River and Tamur River.

On these Rivers, you will find the world's most thrilling white water rafting with a wide range of difficulties, warm water and bug-free beaches for camping. All this provides a variety of boundless possibilities for rafting and kayaking on the river. There are plenty of adventure activities in Nepal that welcome anyone from around the country.

Best Places for Rafting in Nepal

1. River Seti

2. River Trishuli

3. River Sun Koshi

4. River Karnali.

Ultra-Flight In Nepal

Ultra flight Pokhara with stunning backdrop Of Annapurna Himalayas Nepal | Courtesy: yemaria

Ultralight Flight aircraft is one of the incredible activities to observe the full spectrum of the magnificent Pokhara valley along with spectacular aerial mountains including entire Annapurna ranges Pokhara city, villages, lush green forest and lakes at the same time. Ultralight is a very light aircraft with no window and just two people seated, including a pilot and a passenger. These aircraft are powered by engines and can reach very close to the mountain peaks. Because of the ability to reach close to the mountains, tourists love the experience of flying on ultra-light and this will be a unique experience.

Flight Duration: minimum 15- maximum minutes

Time: 6:30am to 3:30pm (sunrise to sunset views )

Location: Pokhara

photos: Flickr, thirdrockadventures


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Hawrry Bhattarai

I am a Freelance Travel Blogger & Enthusiast. I love to share travel tips, guides in a witty & informal way more often. I inspire fellow travelers to go out to explore & make memories.

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