Trekker’s Paradise “Nepal”

For the real Trekking lovers, Nepal is the ultimate place for Trekking. The country offers best places with lots of things to do. The cultural experiences and exploration to the top of the world make Nepal truly a “Trekker’s Paradise”.

Pisang Peak

Sir Edmund Hillary and his Sherpa guide Tenzing Norgay, reached the summit of Mt. Everest “World’s Highest Peak” in 1953 A.D. They were the first people to reach the summit. This is why many people come to Nepal for Trekking each year.

In Nepal, treks can be done solo or with a guide or else with the help of trekking agencies.

  • Solo Trekking: With the help of map one can try for the solo trekking in Nepal. Taking the permit, carry your luggage yourself and experiencing every bad and good situation yourself while trekking.
  • Trekking with a guide: Guide will show you the routes and different trials while trekking. They will even carry your bags and cook food for you.
  • Trekking agencies: Once you consult and make a plan to go for trekking through the agencies, they will provide all the necessary things to you like the guide, permits, foods, equipment and many more.

( It is better to apply from a trusted agency as there are many places which are restricted and difficult. So such area can be visited with the help of those agencies.)

There are lots of places in Nepal for the Trekkers. Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Base Camp, Manaslu Circuit, Langtang Valley, and so forth. With the trekking, one can have a great time traveling to the cities like Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan, Lumbini, Bandipur, and so on. Many of the Trekking agencies make there Itinerary with one-day city Tour of Kathmandu.

Moreover, Nepal is the popular destination for the adventurous Trekking. Whitewater rafting, Jungle safari, Bungee jumping, Mountain Biking, Paragliding/ Parahawking, Canyoning, Zip Flyer, Heli-Skiing, Everest Sky Diving, Rock Climbing, are some of the interesting activities of Nepal for which it is gaining the popularity nowadays.

Furthermore, for the party animals, Nepal comprises a lot of Nightclubs, casinos and many more. Thamel is a great place to hang out especially at night. At night Thamel looks more beautiful and colorful with the lights and shiny shops. One can shop in the market at Thamel where you can find different ancient statues made with hands, tea and spices, traditional as well as stylish dresses and so forth.

In conclusion, Nepal is a beautiful place to relax and make your holidays memorable. That’s why it is called “Trekkers Paradise“.

 

Adventurous Activities of Nepal

Known to be the popular destination for adventurous activities, Nepal has a lot of options to explore the beauty and experience the challenging activities.

Here are some adventurous activities that one can experience while they are on the amazing journey to Nepal.

1. Kayaking, rafting, and canoeing.Kayaking

Lots of the adventure seekers from around the world come to Nepal to experience Kayaking, rafting, and canoeing because of excellent rivers like Trishuli, Karnali, Marsyangdi, Bhote Koshi, Sunkoshi, and Seti that facilitate adventurers with an implausible challenge and notable revel in. It is one of the popular sports and people has a great response to it.

2. Bunjee JumpingBungee jumping

The country surrounded by the Himalayas have lots of factors to experience and one of the pleasant things is the ultimate thrill “Bungee Jumping”. The Bungee jumping at 160m was designed by the Newzealander consultant. It is famous worldwide.

3. ParaglidingParagliding

Paragliding is well-known activity in Nepal. There are few places where you can fly with an actual natural feeling. One of the pleasant locations for paragliding is Nepal. Pokhara, Bandipur, Sirkot, Godavari and so on are some of the popular places to experience paragliding.

4. Mountain Bikingmountain-biking

Mountain biking in Nepal via the world’s deepest valley in the shadow of the world’s beautiful Himalayan country is the great experience you’ll ever have in Nepal. It’s far the most challenging and stunning sports activities that one will experience.

5. Rock climbingrock climbing

For outdoor lovers, rock climbing is the perfect sports activities to revel in. Pokhara, Everest region, Nagarjun Balaju, Hattiban, Nagarjun, Chomorong, and Khumbu are the popular places in Nepal for rock climbing.

You may also try other activities like the mountain cycle expedition, skydiving, skiing, trekking to the mountains, Zip flyer, and so forth.

Most popular climbing peaks in Nepal

Meanwhile, some of you may be wondering and going through the search engines for which peaks to climb.

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Here are some of the famous and adventurous Peak climbing of Nepal to help you find out the best out of the best.

1. Pisang Peak (6091m)Pisang Peak

Pisang Peak, the most popular peak in Annapurna region of Manang Valley can be the best choice for the beginners. View Himlung, Manaslu, Annapurna II and IV, Gangapurna and Annapurna III are some of the ranges of Annapurna that you will witness. Since the climbing is technical in nature, it is better to get some skills in climbing and trekking. The main highlight of this peak climbing is world’s widest pass “Thorong La Pass”.

2. Mera Peak (6461m)Mera peak

Mera peak is known as the highest trekking peak of Nepal. This peak climbing includes the view of five peaks which are 8 thousand meters long like Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga. Technically, it is a difficult peak and adventurous too. Those who have climbing experience, Mera peak can be the best choice for them. The main highlight of this peak climbing is Hinku Valley with the beautiful natural view.

3. Island Peak (6189m)Island Peak

Island peak is the popular climbing peak in Nepal. With some climbing experience, energy, and physical fitness, one can easily climb the Island Peak. It is not a technical climbing peak. Lhotse Glacier is the main highlight of this Peak climbing.

4. Lobuche East Peak (6119m)lobuche peak

Close to the Khumbu Glacier and a little more adventurous than Island Peak, Lobuche East Peak gives you the variety of climbing routes. The main highlights of this Peak are Kala Patthar and Everest with the stunning views.

5. Dhampus peak (6019m)dhampus peak

Dhampus peak is easier climbing trekking peak in Nepal. It is technically straightforward located in between Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range. The popular Dhampus peak climbing is done through beautiful countryside inhabited by highly diversified communities and culture. The main highlights of this peak climbing are Dhaulagiri I, Machhapuchhare, Annapurna I, Lamjung Himal and other small Himalayas.

6. Yala Peak (5732m)yala peak

Yala Peak is one of the most easier peaks of Langtang region. It can be done will less climbing experience. Yala peak is situated near the Tibet border so one can experience the different cultural aspects of people. The main highlights of this peak climbing are Mt. Shishapangma, Langtang Lirung, Gang Chempo and Dorje Lakpa.

7. Pachermo Peak (6273m)pachermo peak

The popular climbing Peak of Rolwaling region Pachermo Peak is challenging and difficult peak to climb. It is one of the attractive peaks in Nepal and can be approached either from busy trekking trail of Khumbu region or from the Rolwaling region. The highlights of this peak climbing are the view of Mt Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Thamserku, Mt.Kantega and so forth.

There are still lots of other Peaks to climb in Nepal you can even go for those peaks too. But the above mentioned are popular and challenging Peaks to climb.

Things to do in Pokhara

pokhara-taalIf you are planning to visit Nepal for your holidays then there is no other best choice than Pokhara. Pokhara is a calm and clean city of Nepal. It is the place full of Natural beauty and the magnificent Himalayas. Pokhara is a most wanted destination for many tourists who come in Nepal. There are uncountable things that you can experience in Pokhara. It is hard to list down all those but we have tried to show the best out of the best so that it will be easy for you while you visit Pokhara.

Here are some of the things that one can do in Pokhara:

1. Paragliding in PokharaParagliding

Pokhara is known for the best place and falls under the top 5 list in the world for paragliding. One can paraglide with the experienced pilots, go for solo flights or even with the hawks. There are now many, offering the lessons for paragliding with the certified courses. If you have a dream of flying in the sky then Pokhara is the right choice for you.

2. Zip flyer in PokharaZip flyer

Zip flyer has been attracting many people nowadays. The zip flyer in Pokhara starts from 1625m in Sarankot. It is the longest Zip flyer in the world with 1860m long. The Zip flyer provides you the opportunity to view Annapurna mountains, Macchapuchhre Himal, Dhaulagiri range, Lamjung Himal and other Panoramic views of Pokhara.

3. Skydivingskydiving

For the people who love adventure, Pokhara can be the choice with the great adventurous Skydiving. It is definitely a thing that one will surely want to do in Pokhara. The Skydiving takes place at Pame Danda drop zone, West of Fewa Lake in Pokhara.

4. CampingCamping

Camping is the popular activity for those who want to stay under the naked sky rather than the lodges and hotels. Moving away from the luxurious life and celebrating in nature can be the best thing to experience.

5. Mountain Bikingmountain-biking

Mountain biking is a remarkable way to witness the exotic tourist attractions, Pokhara. The opportunity to explore the beautiful city Pokhara will the lifetime experience. The bikes can be rented from the different bike shops opened in Pokhara.

6. World peace pagodaPagoda world

World Peace Pagoda, also known as Shanti Gumba is located at the top of Ananda Hill with Buddhist monument style. For peace lover, it can be the best place to visit in Pokhara.

7. Visit different cavescave-in-pokhara

Pokhara has a lot of caves to visit like Mahendra Cave, Chameri Gupha, Gupteswar Mahadev Cave, The Crazy Cave, Balkailaseswor Cave and Siddheswor Cave. It will be an amazing experience to see the ancient cave with different stones and God and Goddess statue inside.

8. Sunrise and beautiful view of HimalayasAnnapurna-Base-Camp

Sarankot is the chosen place in Pokhara to see the beautiful sunrise and the view of Himalayas. Annapurna Range, Manaslu Range, Dhaulagiri Range and Macchapuchhre are some of them which one can view from Pokhara.

There are still other more things that you can do in Pokhara. You can go for boating, relax in the Fewa lake, Canoeing, Ultra-light flight, Fishing, visit Old Bazaar and Museums and so forth.

Places in Nepal to enjoy with family

Nepal provides various places for exploring and having fun. From difficult to the easy path, Nepal has a lot of trials, beautiful places, to go for. It can be the best holiday destination for the one who wishes to spend time with their family.

As there are many places to visit in Nepal, here are some of the awesome ones from them where you will be definitely attracted and get time to have fun with your family.

1. Boudhanath Stupa

Bouddha Stupa
Boudhanath Stupa is the famous and largest stupa in Nepal. It is one of the Buddhist pilgrimage sites and is also listed in the world heritage site by UNESCO. Thousands of people gather daily in Boudhanath to make Kora and for praying. It is the best site to visit with your family and pray together for the prosperity and peace. Also, you can see the giant Mandala of the Buddhist cosmos. On the day of Lhosar festival known as the Tibetan New Year Boudhanath holds a great celebration.

2. Swambhunath Temple

Temples in Nepal
Swambhunath Temple, the other name is Monkey Temple is the visitors choice as it represents the symbol of peace and prayers. It will be the best place to visit with the family and make prayers. Similarly, you can view the sleeping Buddha, Dewa Dharma Monastery, huge gold plated Vajra ‘thunderbolt’, a temple dedicated to Harati (the goddess of all children) in Swayambhunath Temple.

3. Thamel

Thamel
Thamel is the key destination for many tourists who come to visit Nepal. After arriving at the international airport most of them take a taxi or any other means to get to Thamel. It is popular for the markets too. You can visit Thamel with your family and buy lots of ancient and tradition goods especially the night time will be the best for roaming around Thamel.

4. Botanical Garden (Godavari)

botanical garden
Botanical Garden at the foot of Phulchoki mountain (DADA) is a beautiful garden in Nepal with a different variety of ferns, plants, and the view is amazing. You can travel to this Garden with your family and enjoy the greatest view. Also, you can know about the new plants and ferns.

5. Everest View Trek

Everest
There are many people who find it difficult to go to Everest Base Camp Trekking. For those people, Everest View Trekking is the best option to chose for as the view is awesome and one can also experience the Everest closely with their family.

6. Ghorepani Poonhill Trek


This is the evergreen trekking course that takes you to the wonderful village with different ethnicity. It offers picturesque mountain villages, forests of brilliant rhododendrons and so forth. It is an easy trek that can be done by anyone with their family.

There are still other lots of places that you can travel with your family and have a good time in Nepal.

 

Special thing to buy when you visit Nepal

Nepal has always been the place famous for handmade goods. Also, the country is best known for the art and architecture. Metalworks, clothing materials, tea, sculpture, paper made materials, dolls, trekking gear, jewelry, etc are the thing that many of the tourists who come to Nepal wants to buy.
Here is the list of the things that one should buy when visiting Nepal.

1. Pashmina

Pashmina
Pashmina, also known as Cashmere is made from the hair of mountain goat called Chyangra or Capra Hircus. It has been popular for centuries among the people as it is made from the wools which are best known for the luxurious wool in the whole world. There are many items found in Nepal made from Pashmina and the prices vary from product to product. Thamel can be one of the choices as there are many shops where you can find pashmina made items. Nowadays, the duplicates of pashmina are spread widely, so before thinking about buying the product research is the most.

2.Trekking Gears

Trekking Gears
Most of the people from around the world come to Nepal for Trekking. For trekking, trekking gears are the essentials which include trekking shirt, jacket, shoes, Sleeping Bags, and so forth. Kathmandu and Pokhara are the popular cities to buy the trekking gears. There are many shops which sell the fake trekking gears too. One needs to be careful while purchasing the gears. Thamel in Kathmandu and Lakeside of Pokhara are the best places to buy trekking Gears.

3. Stone and Bead Jewelry

Stone and beads
Kathmandu is a well-known city for buy stone and bead jewelry. Bracelets, ear-ring, necklace, ring, and many other items made by the bead and stones are popular among the people. Rudraksha is the most famous among all. Thamel, Dubar Square, and Pashupatinath can be the best place to buy the bead and stone jewelry.

4. Handicrafts

handicrafts
Nepali is the country where handicrafts are popular from the very ancient time. Traditionally made goods with hands, look so beautiful and are used for decorating the houses too. Bhaktapur. Durbar Square, Thamel, Patan, are some the places for getting the best handmade items.

5. Tea and spices

Tea and spices
Nepal is the best place to buy the organic tea and spices. If you are fond of Tea than it is the great place to find your choice of tea as there are lots of varieties. Spices like cardamom, pepper, chilly, cumin and so forth are the famous spices that people buy.

6. Puppet dolls

Puppet dolls
For puppet dolls, Bhaktapur city is the popular place to discover. You can buy the locally made dolls as a bundle or a piece.

7. Thangkas

Thangkas
Thangkas are the traditional Buddhist culture paintings which are made in Nepal. From small size to the big, this kind of paintings can be found. Bouddha, Swayambhu, Thamel, are the best place to buy Thangkas.

8. Khukuri

Khukuri
Khukuri is the national weapon of Nepal. Khukuris were used by the Gorkha soldiers in the battle in the previous days. This weapon is very stylish, one can also decorate the wall of their house hanging Khukuri. Bhaktapur is the best place to buy Khukuri.

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