If you are planning to visit beautiful Himalayan country nepal and wondering what can be the top best activities to do in nepal than following are the selective 10 best things to do in Nepal to have best Nepal experience from major activitues Nepal offers. As we have a slogan ” Naturally Nepal Once is not Enough”, you can try these activities in one visit for in multiple visit.
- Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Kathmandu valley has very unique heritage sites that are fascinating. The visit to Nepal becomes incomplete if you miss Kathmandu city tour. Sightseeing in Kathmandu can be planned for a day to three days based on number of holidays you have and your interest to art, architecture, gods, and cultural aspect of Kathmandu. The most see sightseeing places of Kathmandu are follows.
Swoyambhunath stupa also called monkey temple popularly by tourists.
Any one among Patan durbar square, Kathmandu durbar square or Bhaktapur Durbar square (Made in same time with same mindset of people so some similarities as well as many differences, the palace made in medieval times)
Pashupatinath Temple: World popular shiva temple of Kathmandu where you encounter Sadhus, see cremation rituals etc
Boudhanath stupa: a largest stupa made in Tibetan style
2. Trekking and hiking
Nepal is one of the famous destination specially beacse of its terrain suitable for hiking and trekking. Nepal offers a long day hike to several days long trekkings. The most popular trekking regions of Nepal are Everest Region, Annapurna Region and Langtang Region.
The popular short hike destinations of Nepal are as follows.
Hiking routes near and around from Kathmandu
Nagarjuna Hiking (5 hrs)
White Monastery Hiking (4 hrs)
Sundarijal-Chisapani Hiking (3 hrs)
Nagarkot Hiking (5 hrs)
Namobuddha Hiking (4 hrs)
Changunarayan Hiking (4 hrs)
Hiking Routes near and from Pokhara
Sarangkot Hiking (6 -7 hrs)
World Peace Pagoda Hiking (4-5 hrs)
Naudanda-Sarankot Hiking (6-7 hrs)
The popular trekking destinations of Nepal are as follows
Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking (2 Night 3 days)
Ghorepani Poon hill Trekking (4 Night 5 days)
Everest Base Camp Trekking (12 days)
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking (10 days)
Annapurna Circuit trekking (17 Days)
Three Pass trekking in Everest (17 days)
Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking (7 days)
- Jungle safari in chitwan national park
Jungle safari in Chitwan National Park is said to be one of the best acitivity to do in Nepal if you love to be in Nature and see flora and fauna. The elephant safari is interesting activity for many people but some who advocate for animal rights can do jungle drive. Two night three days chitwan package can be good time to see major highlights of chitwan.
- Mountain flight
This one hour flight to Everest Base camp is possible best way to see Nepal Himalayas. It is most do activity for people who do not have good physicality or enough time to trek to Mount Everest. Be on the altitude of about 7,000meters and see sunrise in Himalayas to make your experience special.
- Yoga , meditation and retreats
Nepal is land of Yogis and seekers although it is very hard now to find someone who is not money minded and makes practice at its pristine purity. There are many centers in Kathamndu and Pokhara region who offer courses for tourists. Please find the genuine one to get more value. Visit to birthplace of Buddha (Lumbini), Asura Cave of pharping (Kathmandu), Bagdwar of shiva puri (Kathmandu), Namo Buddha etc can be most included places if you want to feel serenity and peace to feel high energy of those places.
- White water rafting and kayaking
Nepali rivers are ideal place to experience fun of rafting and Kayaking. Trishuli, Bhotekoshi, Karnali, Marshyangdi, and seti are some popular white water rafting and kayaking rivers.
The best way to understand a country being a local like and volunteering makes you more closer to genuine Nepal I experience. The most popular volunteering in Nepal are English teaching, agriculture and organic farming, elephant care, children care etc. The program can be from a day to several weeks in length.
Nepal is home of many adventure activities like paragliding, zip line, bungy jump, rock climbing, caving etc. If you have strong heart and want to experience sublime than choose one that appeals you most. Pokhara is home for more adventure activities. The last resort offers more thrilling bungy jump.
Learn to cook Nepali food which can be fun and skillful act. The popular and easy learning’s can be learn to make nepali styled tea, cook daal bhat, make alu paratha, prepare momos etc
- Mountain biking
Nepal has number of best cycling trails. If you have mastery over paddles than dare to go mountain biking in Nepal.