Nepal Land of the Himalayas but Not Just for Hikers
Nepal, Land of the Himalayas does not simply invite hikers to its beautiful land. It fact presents abundant travel choices apart from just trekking. Holding 1310 mountains which range between 5500 m to 8848m, Nepal, therefore is popular for trekking. Apart from Nepal Trekking, it is also perfect set for adventure sports, sightseeing tours, peak climbing, sunrise and sunset tour and more which presents unforgettable experience.
Nepal is also the land for enjoying chilling adventurous activities. One of the popular adventurous sports is Paragliding from Sarangkot which offers a chance to observe the peaks like Fishtail, Lamjung Himal, Annapurna range, Himchuli, and the like. Ultra-light flight, moreover, presents awesome experience of flying over the eye-catching Phewa Lake, Pokhara valley and witnessing grand vistas of snow-capped peak ranges like Annapurna, Fish tail, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, and more. Mountain Flight is also equally alluring adventurous activities to get a bird’s eye view of the magnificent gigantic Himalayas like Mount Everest (8848m), Shisha Pangma (8013m), Melungtse (7023m) Lhotse (8516m), Cho Oyu (820m), Pumori (8171m), and a number of other peaks.
Apart from adventurous activities, you may also prefer to go for sightseeing tours in Nepal. Exploring around major cities of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur captivate you with diverse cultural, historical and holy sets. Out of ten UNESCO World Heritage Sites, seven are set in Kathmandu Valley. Plus, the art and architecture carved in stones, metals, windows, doors etc are just splendid. You may also go for sightseeing in Lumbini, the birth place of Buddha. The major attractions of Lumbini are the holy garden with the Ashokan pillar, Mayadevi temple, Sakyan Tank and different monasteries built over the centuries before as well as after the Buddha’s birth.
Sunrise and sunset tour in Nepal is also another popular vacation trip. The beautiful rays of sunrise and sunset with the views of wonderful natural landscapes, cheerful villages and the splendid snow clad peaks mesmerize any one on the earth. Sarangkot, Poon Hill, Nagarkot etc are some of the best view points to enjoy sunrise and sunset tour in Nepal.
Wild life tour presents a thrilling experience which must not be missed. Nepal holds three wildlife reserves, nine national parks, and six conservation areas. This feature presents a chance to experience spectacular jungle walk or elephant ride and see wide-ranging types of flora and fauna which includes the rare species too. Chitwan National Park, Bardia National Park etc are popular for wild life tour.
Besides, rafting also thrills you with the wonderful paddling experience on flowing river and offers easy to toughest rafting trips to experience exciting and bloodcurdling grades of waves. Popularly, Bhotekoshi River Rafting is one of the renowned white water rafting which takes you through the exhilarating rapids like ‘Frog in the Blender’, ‘John’s Home’, ‘Dazed & Confused’, ‘Gerbil in the Plumbing’, and ‘Liquid Bliss’. Trishuli River Rafting another popular rafting alternatives which lets you enjoy pleasure of whirlpools of grade 3 to 4+.
Briefly, apart from trekking, any travel lover can plan for traveling to Nepal to taste the perfection of the Himalayan Kingdom which bestows ample travel choices. Just savor one of the excellent experiences in the land of Himalayas and make it your life time experience.