Biking & Cycling
Nepal’s diverse terrain is a mountain biker’s dream adventure come true, and biking in Nepal offers an environmentally sound way of exploring this magnificent Himalayan country, its landscape and living heritage.
Birds watching in Nepal is fun and excited. There are more than 850 species of birds are found in Nepal, and a surprisingly a large number of these birds can be spotted in and around the Kathmandu Valley, Chitwan and Bardia.
There are few other places in the world with such a harmonious blend of cultures as Nepal and we welcome you to discover the fascinating mix of Nepal culture.
Gurung, Rai Magar, Tamang tribes
Before the unification of the modern Nepal, Gurung, Rai, Magar, Tamang had their independent countries, and still have their independent culture, manner of practicing religion, language, cuisine, music and dance, and their architectural settlement is distinct to each other.
Newar, Chhetri, Brahmin tribes
Newars, being indigenous the Kathmandu Valley, are rich in metal works, arts, crafts, and building castles and temples. Chettries and Brahmins are Hindus by religions and historians state they are ancient settlers of Karnali region of Nepal.
And Tharu tribes too, have distinctive cultures and lifestyle, though their social life is influenced by Aryan culture and Hindu religion.
From Himalayan vistas to deeply spiritual cultures, you will witness Nepal that has to be seen and experienced to be believed. You don’t have to be a mountaineer to make it happen. Whatever your level of fitness or hiking experience, you’ll find an adventure of lifetime that is waiting for you in Nepal.
Hot Air Balloon
Flying with Hot air balloon in Nepal, from the highest points, the panoramic views of the region were completely mind-blowing, while from the lowest points you could almost pick fruit from the trees. The view of the other balloons in the sky made made it a completely magical experience!
Nepal is most famous for its dramatic mountains, the starkly beautiful flat lands offer an exceptional wildlife experience. The “Terai” flat lands belt of southern Nepal is home to Chitwan National Park and its spectacular jungles, wildlife, birds, and native plants. The Jungle Safari at Chitwan, only 150m above the sea level, offers a contrasting adventure to mountaineering. No visit to Nepal is complete without the Chitwan experience!
For visitors who like to take mountain flight to the extreme, there are options to charter helicopter and fly into the Everest range, taking a short tour around the Everest valleys before landing for breakfast and then returning to Kathmandu.
Taking a mountain flight is one of the most exhilarating things you can do in Nepal. Easily arranged, you can go eye-to-eye with Mount Everest and world’s highest peaks within minutes!
Soaring with the hawks and flying close to the Himalayan summits are experiences you will never forget whether you are an experienced pilot or a beginner undertaking your first tandem flight.
Photography & Filming
Filming is always an excellent experience in Nepal as it offers spectacular range of locations with its natural, architectural and cultural richness for everyone. The scenery is spectacular, with phenomenal mountain ranges and remote villages, culturist nomadic people, as well as many ancient and beautiful monasteries. Diversified range of locations and themes are available in Nepal for filming including hill stations and valleys, wildlife parks, monuments, rural areas, cultural events like fairs and festivals or Nepali weddings.
River Rafting & Kayaking
Enjoy deep river gorges, to wide river basins through some of the world famous rivers like, the Sun Koshi, Bhote Koshi, Trishuli, where rapid grades range from 1 to 6 and diverse terrain meet exotic flora and aquatic life. Rivers like the Marshyangdi and Arun, provide some of the most scenic views for rafters. Diverse wildlife and flora, along the routes, add to the essence of these trips.
Nepal’s convenient weather, fertile soil, and natural setting were the lucrative position for many emperors and tribes to settle in the history. Various, mighty, dynasties ruled Nepal throughout the episodes of the history, bringing many cultural and religious perspectives to this tiny land. There are few other places in the world with such a harmonious blend of cultures as Nepal. Take a cultural sightseeing tour in the Kathmandu Valley to discover about the Newari founders, or take an ox cart village tour in the Terai region to truly discover Nepal’s fascinating mix of cultures and see the glorious history through its ancient architectures .
The three main Nepal trekking areas and therefore the most easily accessible are the Everest, Langtang and the Annapurna regions. Annapurna and Langtang have a slight advantage in so much that they can be reached via road connections. Great Himalaya Trails has extensive information on other trekking regions, which are accessible by domestic flights, such as Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Dolpo, and the Far West. Several days of trekking is required to reach the higher mountain areas from the local centers of population and administration.