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12 Best Destinations in Nepal For Insanely Awesome Adventure Activities

 Last Updated: 05 Dec, 2019 By

Nepal being adventure lover’s paradise in Asia, is known for the stunning mountainous regions and unique Himalayan trekking trails, is one of the best destinations to choose if you are up for getting indulged in the adventure holidays. Whether you are looking for hardcore trekking and hiking in Nepal or simply enjoy the adrenaline pumping activities, Nepal is sure to offer you the best destinations where you can leave all the thoughts and worries behind to enjoy hiking and walking in Nepal. Right from the soaring peaks of the northern Nepal to the dense virgin jungles, the country has hundreds of adventure sports activities in Nepal that are a must try if you want to satiate the adrenaline junk in you. So here I have come up with some of the destinations for adventures in Nepal that offers insanely awesome adventure activities that would offer you a memorable and exhilarating experience. Let’s get started!

1. Adventure Activities in POKHARA



Being an adventure enthusiast, travelling to Nepal would let you come across paragliding in Pokhara is an experience which is not to be missed. So if flying high amid the fresh air of Nepal is what you are planning for on your trip, then try out paragliding in Pokhara that will let you witness the most beautiful landscape from above. The feeling of floating with the wind is something that cannot be described in words but one need to experience to cherish it for the lifetime.

Best Time to Visit: You can do the paragliding in Pokhara year-round as long as it’s not raining. However, considering the months starting from September to June for paragliding would be an ideal choice.

Difficulty Level: Risk is only involved during the take-off and landing but there is nothing to worry about as you’ll be guided by the experienced pilot.

Ultralight Flight

Ultralight Flight in Nepal

How about getting an experience of leaving the ground and floating in the wind? For international adventure travellers, taking the Ultralight Flight experience would give the chance to enjoy the serenity of being up above the lush greenery. Taking the Ultralight Flight is an amazing experience in itself as it lets you view the whole world beneath you and witness the virgin beauty of the nature. The exhilarating activity is sure to leave you thrilled.

Best Time to Visit: Early Autumn to early spring is considered for this activity.

Difficulty Level: There is little risk in doing this activity but as professionals will be there so you don’t have to worry about it.

Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking in Nepal

If experiencing the road adventure vacation is what you are looking for then it’s time to push your biking boundaries and get ready to spend your holidays exploring the mountain vistas. The mountain biking in Pokhara will let you come across the natural trails that you might have never seen. The mountain adventure sport will give an unforgettable box of memories that that will be treasured for the lifetime.

Best Time to Visit: Consider visiting between February and April which is supposed to be the best time for mountain biking in the one of the popular tourism place in Asia.

Difficulty Level: even though the risk in the activity is low, but it is advisable to seek the guidance from the professional.

2. Adventure Activities in SARANGKOT

Hang Gliding

Hand Gliding in Nepal

So how many times have you boarded a plane till date? Now it’s time that you experience how it feels when riding your own plane. Yes, the Hang Gliding in Sarangkot will give you an unforgettable experience where you can fly high and witness the picturesque landscape on your own. This thrilling sport would give you the bird’s eye view of the mountains and the scenic beauty of Sarangkot along with the monasteries and temples which would be an experience in itself.

Best Time to Visit: Consider trying out the Hang Gliding Activity between November and December.

Difficulty Level: Weather is the only consideration for hang gliding. However you’ll be guided by the professionals who are skilled at this activity.

3. Adventure Activities in CHARAUDI

White Water River Rafting

River Rafting Adventure

Get ready to wrestle with the gushing water at the River Trishuli in Charaudi. The White-Water Rafting is truly a thrilling activity that is sure to wash away all your fears. Also, you can get the view of the scenery, exciting rapids and impressive gorges that surrounds while rafting in the Trishula River. Other than this, you can even try out the the amazing watersport in Seti River, Bhote Koshi River, Kali Gandaki River, Marsyangdi River, Sunkoshi River, Arun River, Karnali River, Tamur River.

Best Time to Visit: Consider planning your trip between September and early December and between March and June for this amazing water adventure as the weather remains best and the water is the warmest making it perfect for the rafting.

Difficulty Level: The white-water river rafting is high. However, there is nothing to worry about as you’ll be guided by the trainers. People of all age groups can experience this activity.

4. Adventure Activities in TATOPANI

Bungee Jumping

Bungee Jumping Nepal

Yet another adventurous activity which is even on my bucket list to try out, Bungee Jumping in Tatopani is surely going to excite you. The thrilling activity is a must to try out which would initially give you goosebumps at the start but once you are done with it, you will feel conquered.

Best Time to Visit: Consider visiting Tatopani between November and February to get the bungee jumping experience.

Difficulty Level: Yes there is risk but trained professionals are always there to help you all throughout your activity.

5. Adventure Activities in LANGTANG VALLEY

Waterfall Ice Climbing

LANGTANG VALLEY - Waterfall Ice Climbing

Yet another adventure activity which is also unexplored adventure, the Waterfall Ice Climbing is sure to give you an experience that is going to blow your mind or probably give you goosebumps but that is not going to stop you from experiencing this activity. So get ready to push yourself to take the toughest challenge to climb the incredible frozen water. The activity has become increasingly popular among the foreign tourists visit in Nepal who come and get indulged in the waterfall ice climbing to get a completely unique experience. You can even try the waterfall ice climbing in Annapurna Sanctuary Khumbu Bijuli Power House.

Best Time to Visit: Consider the winter months between mid December and Mid March which is the perfect time for the Waterfall Ice Climbing.

Difficulty Level: The risk is high but there is nothing to worry as skilled professionals will be there to guide you at every step.

6. Adventure Activities in MUSTANG

One Week Biking Trip

Biking Tour in Nepal

Plan your trip with friends to experience the one-week biking trip in Mustang that will reveal to you the peace and tranquillity of the beautiful destination. The tour can be even customised as per your convenience. The reason why Mustang is considered to be the best for biking is because of the best playgrounds in the Himalayas. So get ready to spend your holidays biking and exploring the beautiful Mustang.

Best Time to Visit: Consider visiting between June and September which is the best time to experience the biking trip.

Difficulty Level: If you are a beginner, you have to be a little cautious but for the ones who are experienced there is nothing to worry about.

7. Adventure Activities in KATHMANDU

Rock Climbing

Kathmandu Rock Climbing

Have you ever thought of climbing high and then setting yourself free leaving all worries behind? If yes, then rock climbing is what you got to try in Kathmandu when visiting Nepal. It is a challenge in itself to walk on the toughest of terrains. It is truly an inspirational moment to walk on the toughest of terrains and once you are done with the activity you will feel like you have accomplished something really great. Not just this, but what I feel is rock climbing is not less than an inspiration which reminds that no matter how much you are stuck in the rough times but you’ll surely overcome it.

Best Time to Visit: Consider visiting Kathmandu for peak rock climbing during the Spring season i.e., between March and Mid-May.

Difficulty Level: The risk is high and one needs to be physically fit for the activity. Also, you will be trained by the professionals so there is nothing to worry about.

Mountain Flight

Mountain Flight in Nepal

How about taking a mountain flight from airplane and helicopter that offers you the sight to take the view of the summit from hundreds of feet. Trying this activity is really going to be a fun activity wherein you can sit back, relax and comfortably enjoy the complete view while flying close to massifs of rock and ice. So get ready to take the birds-eye of the scenic beauty that you can capture in your mind and soul.

Best Time to Visit: Consider visiting Kathmandu between September and May to get the experience of mountain flight.

Difficulty Level: There is little risk for the beginners but professionals will be there to help you stay calm and explore the sight

8. Adventure Activities in LEKHNATH


Canyoning in Nepal

Get ready to experience the mixture of adrenaline rush and natural beauty. Canyoning in Lekhnath would let you explore the deep ravines and give you an opportunity to get indulged in the thrilling experience that will leave you with some best memories that you will cherish for the lifetime. Once you are done with the activity you would witness a sense of beautiful mind and body experience.

Best Time to Visit: Consider the winter months between November and December which is best for canyoneering.

Difficulty Level: As the thriller activity involves travelling in rugged settings the risk is high and one needs to be careful enough and must have the route-finding travel skills.

9. Adventure Activities in TERAI

Jungle Safari

Jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park

For wildlife enthusiasts, visiting the Terai region would take you to home of the luscious tropical jungles boasting of various species of exotic animals. Getting indulged in the Jungle Safari you can silently observe the incredible creatures in their natural habitat and watch their behaviour which is no less than a fascinating sight. As Nepal has multiple National Parks they all excel in preserving the best wildlife and numerous safaris to choose from. So if you are up to take up the Jungle Safari, then heading towards Chitwan National Park or Bardia National Park would be the ideal destination for jungle safari.

Best Time to Visit: The best time for this safari is February to Mid June and September to December.

10. Adventure Activities in Everest Region

Heli Skiing

Heli Skiing in Nepal

Being one of the best mountaineering destinations in Nepal, the Everest region offers the adventure enthusiasts the heli-skiing activities with the amazing height of giving you the view of the Nepalese Himalayas. The adventure would begin where you’ll be guided by the professionals to make your own tracks through the beautiful powdered snow, admiring the mountain views and forest scenery on your way down. This would be a 1 to 2 week that would give you chance to explore the Everest region you can do the activity in Annapurna, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Dhaulagiri, Cho Oyu, and the Dolpo region.

Best Time to Visit: Consider visiting Nepal between February and April to get the best experience.

Difficulty Level: There is risk in Heli Skiing but you’ll be doing the activity under the guidance of the trained and skilled professionals.

11. Adventure Activities in LUKLA

Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek Nepal


For the ones looking for the best Himalayan treks in Asia, Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal with the max elevation of 5600 m is considered to be the best that offers the trekkers a spectacular close up views of the world’s highest mountains. Also, the Everest Base Camp Trek would offer you a chance to explore the Sherpa villages and their lifestyles. So, to get an exclusive trekking experience in Nepal heading to Lukla from where the expedition ,would be an ideal choice.

Best Time to Visit: Consider going to Lukla between March to May and between October and November which is perfect time for the Everest Base Camp Trek.

Difficulty Level: It is Medium and can be done by even the beginners by keeping in mind that you are physically fit.

12. Adventure Activities in BESISAHAR

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Yet another famous trek in Nepal with the max elevation of approx 5416 m, the Annapurna Circuit trail traverses a variety of terrain in the Annapurna region. While you are on the trek, you would get the opportunity to explore the rich cultural and natural diversity that is awe-inspiring. Other than this, the Annapurna Circuit Trek would offer you an amazing view of the Annapurnas, Macchapucchre, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Langtang Himal. As you traverse, the trail would let you come across a variety of landscapes right from the jungle to high alpine, lush valley to the arid peaks which when witnessed would be , experience in itself. Most of the trekkers starts on the Besisahar but you can even start the trek from other locations including Bahundanda, Syange and Jagat.

Best Time to Visit: Consider the months between March and May and between October and November for the Annapurna Circuit Trek.

Difficulty Level: It is moderate.

And the list for the Top Adventure Tourist Destination in Nepal goes on!

I hope the blog has helped you pick the destination and the activity that you must be excited to experience.

So get ready to travel to Nepal and if you would like to know more about the adventure tourism in Nepal or international holiday travel package, then get in touch with our experts at Tour My India who would help you plan your adventure filled holiday to Nepal. You can give us a call at +91 – 9212553108 or drop an email at info@tourmyindia.com.

Published: 27 Nov, 2018By
Tags: Nepal Tours

About the author

Swati Mishra

Born and brought up in Assam- ‘The Land of Tea Gardens’, Swati is a Travel Writer who yearns to travel around the whole world someday. Coming from one of lush-green and peaceful states of India, her love for nature and rain is beyond imagination. She is an observant and is keen to explore more about the things that comes her way which could be clearly seen in her write ups. Other than this, she is a foodie and can do anything for food that is made out of cheese especially- The Alfredo Penne Pasta!


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