Being a naturally and culturally blessed country, Nepal provides you with various options as a traveler. The adventurous sports, wildlife tours, sightseeing of some impeccable sites and valley, excursion of the mighty Himalayas and the mystic rivers are some of the things one needs to perform on their trip to Nepal. The prospect of witnessing ostentatious views of the Himalayas is always very appealing along with the best view points in Nepal that offer breathtaking panoramic views of the Himalayas. Traveler are mostly lured by the call of the mountains to trek or opt for mountain climbing, some are intrigued by cultural and historic images of the nation. Mostly Nepal is famous for adrenaline adventure however, Nepal isn’t about all about adrenaline sports, and it can also be regarded as cultural and architectural eye-opener. Full of breath-taking sceneries and lavish experiences, Nepal also has the charm of cultural heritages, natural heritages, and mighty mountains. Trekking in Nepal is not the prime option for traveler; you can also indulge unique and artistic historical sites in the country.
Being an expert travel guide serving this country’s travel and tourism sector for a very long time, the team of Nepal Hiking Team provides you with the seven best things one should do during their travel in Nepal.
- Survey the magnificence of The Kathmandu valley
Built in 723 A.D Kathmandu is the epitome of cumulation of over thousand years’ mind boggling architecture, history, and more than hundred ethnic cultures. The beautiful palaces and temples built in the medieval period by the Malla rulers have intricate wood carvings displayed in the doors, pillars and windows. This valley consists seven among the ten heritage sites included in the UNESCO. This city is generally known as the city of temples as it is augmented with staggering temples and monasteries. Enriched with abundant culture where people of every religion will be seen celebrating various festivals around the year. This valley is rich in Newari culture as the Newari population is higher in this valley among other valley of the country. Thus, Kathmandu valley is a must visit place while visiting Nepal.
- Himalayan Trekking
Nepal is blessed with pristine landscapes, rugged mountain trekking trails and culturally rich villages which provide mesmerizing view of spectacular lofty mountains. Trekking can be considered as an invigorating experience for all the adventure junkies out there. The various trekking routes here test your mental and physical strength which will ultimately boost your endurance power.
Trekkers will encounter various local villagers and fellow trekkers along the route of the trek and there is a slight chance of anyone being lonely in the country. The major trekking trails here in Nepal are Everest Base Camp trek , Annapurna Poon Hill trek, Langtang Region Trek, Manaslu Region Trek, Mustang Region Trek, Kanchenjunga Trek, etc. which will definitely push ones limit of strength. Additionally, we also provide you various Family Trekking Packages
- Hiking in hills
Hiking is one of the best ways to explore the convivial beauty of the country enjoying the local environment of the area. Discover the diverse cultural aspect and true sights of the hilly region of Nepal within a few days are possible with the assistance of Hiking. The hills surrounding Kathmandu valley with their regularly spaced tea houses offers a good resting place for energy regain during hiking. Furthermore, the system of home stay offers you ample of time to mingle and connect with the local Nepalese people.
Mountaineering in Nepal gained recognition all over the world in May 1953 when Sir Ed. Hillary and Tenzing Norgay mount the peak of the world ‘Mt. Everest’. This challenging and persevering sport is open in about 175 peaks out of the 326 peaks that are found in Nepal. As Nepal is blessed with eight out of the ten highest peaks in the world, Mountaineering has become one of the major attractions for the trekkers. Moreover, Proficient Mountain and trekking guides of Nepal assist in the journey of the mountaineers.
- White Water Rafting
Nepal is also the second richest country in water resources. All the rivers originated by monsoon rain and melting snows on the way to the plains provides some nerve wrecking and jaw dropping rapids for rafting. In addition to the other adventurous sports this country has to offer you excellent schemes of rafting. The most popular White River Rafting Rivers in Nepal are Trishuli River and Bhotekoshi River. As per your convenience and choice, you get to choose from six different difficulty levels, ranging from class one to six, class one is the easiest raft and the difficulty level goes on increasing as you level up to the sixth class.
- Wildlife tours
23% landmass area of Nepal is government protected areas in the form of national parks, wildlife sanctuary and reserves. The protected areas help in the conservation of exotic floras and faunas. As the protected areas in the Southern Plains of Nepal are easily accessible, it is well suited for jungle safaris and tours. These safaris provide spotting of endangered animals amidst the core regions of the forests while riding on either domesticated elephants or jeeps. Nepal also consists of various migrated birds, Bengal tiger, one horned rhino, etc. which will be a treat to animal lovers and nature observers as it provides closer view of the natural habitat.
- Enjoy the traditional cuisines
Beside the rich traditions and culture, Nepal presents you yummy traditional cuisines of various caste, culture and religion. The foodies can enjoy rice, lentils, pickles, different varieties of meat, sel roti (made of rice flour), bara (made of lentil flour), yomari (made of rice flour stuffed with molasses), homemade wine and beer, momos (especial dumplings), King curd of Bhaktapur, Newar’s feast with 84 items, and many more delicious meals which are pleasing to the taste buds as well as nutritional to the body.
Nepal has declared 2018 as “Visit Nepal Year” in order to promote tourism sectors of the country. As exploring Nepal is like exploring yourselves, don’t miss out on this remarkably marvelous trip of your lifetime and do Visit Nepal.