Most Popular Activities in Nepal
The Most Popular Activities in Nepal, an amazing country to visit and explore its beautiful landscapes adorn with the age-old culture of the past hundreds of centuries. Where 8th of eight thousand meters peaks from the 14th world’s tallest mountains are located in Nepal, including an array of peaks below 8,000 m, which makes Nepal a premier country for all kinds of adventure.
Nepal covers an area of 147, 181 sq. km. Borders between Tibet / China and India in the South, West, and East of the country. The country is famously known as the land of the high Himalayas and Mt.Everest, and the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Besides capturing the world’s highest peaks, Nepal is known for its friendly people where visitors will be amazed by the warm hospitality of the Nepalese. Nepal, in the past decades, was a Himalayan kingdom ruled by various monarchies, from Kirat, Lichavi, Malla, and the late Shah Kings. At present, the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal in South East Asia is an interesting fact of Nepal.
One of the few countries in the world that have always been an independent country. Never been ruled or governed by outside countries from past thousands of years till the present. Nepal is not only famous for the world’s highest mountain range but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain. It is the world’s 49th largest by population and 93rd biggest country by area.
As well one of the world’s richest countries concerning great bio-diversity, with its unique geographical position and variation of altitude. Extends from 60 m above sea level to the highest point the top of Mt. Everest, 8,848 m. All within a distance of 150 km which results in various climate changes from sub-tropical-cooler hills to the arctic zone of ice and glaciers.
The country occupies only 0.03 % of the earth, enriched with 2 % of all the flowering plants in the world; 8 % of the world population of birds (more than 857 species); 4 % of mammals on earth; 11 of the world’s 15 families of butterflies (more than 500 species); 600 indigenous plant families; 319 species of exotic orchids. Certainly, a country of charm and beauty where travelers can get engaged in a wide range of adventure activities. From leisure tours, moderate to adventurous trekking, lesser peak climbing, and major mountaineering, including various adventure sports.
Likewise, paragliding, Zip-Flyer / Line, Ultra-Light flights, Bungee Jumping, Cannoning, white-water rafting, mountain biking, and short scenic hike to Sky Jump. Besides, another adventure Nepal is famous for Jungle and Wild-Life Safari, on the lookout for some rare Royal Bengal Tiger. Including other mammals and exotic bird life, all in the comfort of nice luxury resorts around the famous national parks of Chitwan and Bardiya.
Nepal with four main seasons, spring which starts from March to May, Summer-times from June to August, and autumn/fall season from September to November, with winter, which begins in December and till February. The country can be visited whole year-round for various holiday activities and adventure, exploration, research, and outdoor documentary shootings. Besides its high Himalayan peaks with adventure activities, the country is famous for festivals and small or bigger events. This takes place all around the year; Nepal is also famous for pilgrimage for both Hindu and Buddhism, the major religion of the country. Where one can witness Hindu Temples and Buddhist Monasteries close to each other, living in perfect harmony.
Some Glimpse of Nepal:
Nepal coordinates Latitude and Longitude 28.3949° N, 84.1240° E, the Capital and main commercial hub Kathmandu. Stands at 1,300 m high or more, situated on a valley floor with two major adjoining cities of Patan / Lalitpur and Bhaktapur. The country with a little more than 23 million population, the official and national language is Nepali, where travel-trade people can understand and speak English very well. Nepal with more than 60 ethnic groups and 70 native spoken languages, which makes the country more interesting to visit. As well as to immerse within various cultures and traditional customs of ancient heritage. The main economy is agriculture, with some livestock and farming. The second is tourism, one of the major boosts of the country. The main flow of tourism in Nepal is trekking and mountaineering expeditions due to its many world’s highest peaks concentrated within the country.
Places of Interest in Nepal:
Guided sightseeing tour of its many famous historical and religious places, where most important and ancient monuments, listed in World Heritage Sites Tour begins from Kathmandu itself, the city steeped with old monuments that include religious temples and monasteries, stupas with the old royal palace. Sightseeing is one of the interesting phases and introduction to its various colorful culture and custom where one can admire the beauty of architectural wonders with intricate carving and works of masterpiece craftsmanship.
Most visitors are unaware that the pagoda style with tiers of roofs originated in Nepal and flourished in China and other Asian countries. Within Kathmandu valley with three great beautiful cities, Kathmandu-Patan / Lalitpur and Bhaktapur, where tour leads to its impressive sites of great cultural and historical interest. Where tour extends to its famous mountain resorts of Nagarkot, Dhulikhel, and Kakani, famous for stunning sunrise and sunset views.Which reflects on an array of Himalayan snow peaks.
Tour of various options beyond Kathmandu valley, one must visit scenic Pokhara located in Nepal Mid-West, a city of great charm and beauty. Blessed with natural wonders of the high Annapurna Himalaya range that reflects on its simmering Phewa and Begnas Lakes. Beyond Pokhara, one can reach further, far south, to Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, known as the ‘Light of Asia’.
Trekking and Peak Climbing to Mountaineering Expeditions:
The major flow of tourism in Nepal is trekking, peak climbing, and Mountaineering Expeditions. The main popular region of trekking around Annapurna, Everest, and Langtang areas, due to its accessibility by drive and flight.
The region where most trekking heads towards its high base camps of Everest and Annapurna Himalaya, in the comfort of nice mountain lodges. Apart from the main popular trekking routes, there are many adventure destinations to choose from, that includes from the far-east to western Himalayas region of Nepal. After trekking, lesser peaks below 6,600 m are equally famous for adventurers and beginners in mountaineering climb.
Nepal offers more than 50 trekking peaks across the country, some are highly technical and less technical peaks to climb also. Next on the list is Mountaineering Expeditions, where one can aim for the world’s highest peaks like Mt. Everest and other famous mountains. Likewise, there are many below 8,000 m to less than 7,000 m mountains to choose from all around Nepal Himalayas.
Jungle Safari and Wild-Life Activities:
Nepal, with varied holiday destinations to enjoy, Jungle Safari, and wild-life activities are also famous. Where one can enjoy a safari on elephant backs and nature walks where you will walk in search of wildlife. Like the endangered Royal Bengal Tiger, One-horned Rhinoceros with many exciting wild animals and exotic bird life.
Famous Jungle Safari and Wild-Life Activities within Chitwan and Bardiya National Parks, around low flat land of Terai belt. Where deep, dense tropical jungles are located for exciting safari and bird-watching programs. Nepal is not the only country with high Himalayan peaks, with snow-dusted limestone peaks, green wide valleys, charming villages, and friendly people. Where one can feel the landscape that bears a kind of haunting beauty.
Mountains are only part of the story; there are also forests, plains, rivers, and wetlands. Travelers will be fascinated facing how mankind and nature co-exist together with an extraordinary landscape. Every turn of the corner reveals another sublime scene.
The Journey to Nepal is just as good as the destination, a blend of traditional and modern influence represented in everything from delicious cuisine to the arts. Where sunrise and sunsets bathe the Himalayan peaks in soft light, but once darkness falls, amazing starry nights display the sky. A great journey with a thousand miles begins with only one step, as all travelers are the same only the habit differ in choosing different trips to Amazing Nepal.