Nepal is famous for brave Gurkhas and mountaineering. It has a splendid natural heritage and beauty that is not parallel to any other place. It would not be wrong to describe it as the Switzerland of Asia.
It is a land that is emerging as the melting pot of Indo-Aryan and Mongolian people with blended Hindu and Buddhist religious rituals being performed in temples and monasteries.
Nepal is also famous for Possessing 8 of the 12 highest mountains in the world and is a hot spot of destination for mountaineers, rock climbers, and people seeking adventures.
It is the land of Mt Everest and the birthplace of Lord Buddha as well. This tiny land is not only the pilgrim site of Buddhist and Hindu pilgrimage but also the highly coveted destination for Everest expeditions in the world.
What kind of tourism activities Nepal can offer you if you are a lover of adventure and travel? The following tips will give you enough information regarding this query.
Wilderness tourism activities such as wilderness and adventure activities such as mountain biking, bungee jumping, rock climbing, mountain climbing, trekking, hiking, bird watching, mountain flights, ultralight aircraft flights, paragliding, and hot air ballooning over the mountains of the Himalayas, hiking and mountain biking, exploring the waterways by raft, kayak or canoe, and jungle safaris, especially in the Terai region are profusely designed to cater to your needs of tourism adventure sense in Nepal.
Nepal is a prime gift of Pashupatinath the God of animals, the world, and Kiranties that continues to safeguard the sanctity of Nepal. Religious sites of Hindus and Buddhists are the major attractions for all pilgrims. For instance, the existence of the Muktinath temple in Nepal has major importance for the support of subsidiary temples in India.
Culture and Heritage Sites
Historical and cultural heritages such as Pashupatinath Temple, Baudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa, Changunarayan Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square) are some of the key sites for visit for the tourists in Nepal.
Since Nepal has the highest mountain peak (Mt Everest) besides the other 8 highest eight thousand meters high mountain climbing has become a major destination for climbers.
Nepal is also the ultimate destination for the trekking activities such as the Annapurna trekking circuit, Everest base camp, etc.
Bird watching is another fact that attracts tourists in Nepal as over 646 species (almost 8% of the world total) of birds, and among them, almost 500 hundred species are found in Kathmandu Valley alone.
Nepal is also the ultimate destination for lovers of rafting/kayaking/canyoning.
Hot Air Ballooning
Hot air ballooning is very popular with tourists for it affords the most spectacular bird’s-eye view of the Kathmandu valley and the Himalayan ranges towering in the background.
The ultimate thrill of a bungee jump can now be experienced in Nepal at one of the best sites that this sport can boast of anywhere in the world.
Paragliding is another wonderful and thrilling activity that you can engage in while in Nepal.
Ultralight aircraft take off from Pokhara and offer spectacular views of the lakes, mountains, and villages. This is an ideal way to see life from a new perspective.
Nepal has a lot of mountains to provide spectacular space and tracks for mountain biking.
Nepal’s several national parks offer profuse opportunities for Jungle safari that can offer chances to see the Bengal tiger and one-horned rhino in Nepal.
Mountain flights offer the closest possible aerial views of Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, and the Tibetan Plateau.
Rock climbing in Nepal could be the next popular tourism adventure activity.
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