The 10 Most Extreme Adventure Sports in Nepal
1. White Water Rafting
Get your fix of adrenaline at one of the world’s best White Water Rafting sites. Tumbling from the snow-capped peaks of the great Himalayas, the rivers in Nepal provide some of the most exciting rafting and kayaking in the world. A river journey is a tremendously exciting experience when the rafting adventure is accompanied by striking emerald forests and beautiful mountain vista. This is one of the most famous adventure sports in Nepal. We also provide various Rafting Adventures in Nepal packages
2. Jungle Safari
If you think Nepal is just the abode for the grand mountains, then think again. The tropical jungles of the Terai in Nepal preserve some of the best wildlife habitat in the subcontinent. A visit to parks like Chitwan National Park and Bardia National Park is a perfect way to experience the wilderness. Jungle safari on the back of elephant or four wheel jeep may be the perfect way to see one horned rhino and other exotic wildlife. If you are lucky, A Royal Bengal Tiger may surprise you by his magnificent appearance.
3. Bungee Jumping Bhote Koshi Last Resort
The ultimate thrill of a bungee jump can now be experienced in Nepal at perhaps the best site in the world. The thrill of jumping off 160 meters high tropical gorge with one of the wildest rivers, Bhote Koshi, roaring below cannot be described in words. This Bungee jump in Nepal was designed by one of New Zealand’s leading bungee consultants, and is operated by some of the most experienced jump masters in the business making it a mishap proof adventure. You can also combine bungee jump with the world’s highest canyon swing offering a full on, adrenaline filled, gravity-defying adventure.
Water Touch Bungee Bungy at Pokhara
4. Water Touch Bungy Jump in Pokhara
Nepal’s adventure tourism sector is all set to welcome a new member-the Water Touch Bungy. Situated at Hemja near the Tibetan Camp in Pokhara, the around 80m high bungy will consist of a cliff of 50m and 32 m of a steel tower. The facility is expected to come into operation from the first week of September. High Ground Adventures Pvt. Ltd. is building the world’s highest bungy of this kind. The adventure lovers who jump of the steel tower for the water touch bungy will ultimately dive into a natural pond some 15-20m deep. The company who has been operating the Zip-liner in Pokhara is promoting the new establishment as bungy with a thrill. Pokhara is already famous in the world for a plethora of adventure sports from Paragliding, parahawking, zip-flyer, trekking, Stand up paddle and many more. Addition of ‘Water touch bungy’ will surely boost up adventure tourism in Pokhara.
5. Mountain Biking
Though Nepal’s attractions for trekkers and serious climbers remain undiminished, Nepal is now becoming an enticing destination for Mountain Biking. Tough climbs, exhilarating down-hills, fast, flowy single-track while enjoying the most spectacular views of the gigantic mountains will surely leave you full of ecstasy from the trail you have just ridden.
5. Paragliding in Pokhara
Paragliding in Pokhara, Nepal can be truly wonderful and fulfilling experience for the adventure seeking. A trip will take you over some of the best scenery on earth as you share airspace with Himalaya griffin vultures, eagles, kites and float over villages, monasteries, temples, lakes and jungles with a fantastic view of the majestic Himalayas. The take-off point for these flights is Sarangkot (1,592 m) which also offers prime views of Phewa Lake and the mountains at sunrise and sunset and the landing is by the lake. No previous experience is required as qualified pilots provide a short briefing before launching. If you are visiting Pokhara, then this add-on Paragliding in Pokhara trip is a must.
6. Canyoning in Nepal
Thanks to the unique topography, high altitude and large quantities of fresh water straight from the mountains, most of the Nepal´s rivers offer a great Canyoning adventure. Canyoning in Nepal is an astonishing full body and mind experience filled with stunning scenery of jungle, karst rocks and multiple cascading waterfalls dropping one after the other into refreshing pools.
7. Zip Flyer in Pokhara
ZipFlyer Nepal is the world’s longest, steepest, and fastest zip-line to give you the ultimate adventure experience. Zip-line is pulley suspended on a cable, 5000 feet above sea level and mounted on an incline. You are seated onto a harness and made to zip from the hill to the plain. Just imagine the adrenaline rush as you zip down at speed up to 140km/h on a cable 1.8 km long. A ride of this magnitude has never been built before and this ride will truly be the most unique experience pushing you adrenaline max. ZipFlyer Nepal is the world’s most extreme Zipline.
8. Rock Climbing
Rock Climbing in Nepal is becoming one of the hottest attractions for adventure lovers due to the splendid natural rock faces in majestic settings. Nepal provides a wide range of climbing sites for beginners, intermediate and professional climbers. The cliffs of Nepal offer some hair-raising spots for a cliff hanger experience challenging your physical and mental endurance.
9. Ultra light Aircraft Flight! Fly for Fun!
Nepal is not only the trekker’s destination but also the country of water and air adventure enthusiastic where you can fly for whole 10 months in a year from low land to magnificent snow caped white Himalayas. This particularly planned program is focused on Ultralight flying experience along with local sightseeing of Kathmandu and Pokhara. Ultralight aircraft take off from Pokhara airport and offer spectacular views of the lakes, mountains and villages. This is an ideal way to see life from a new perspective. The choice of Pokhara Valley for ultralight aircraft is appropriate chiefly because of the proximity of the mountains, and the beautiful lakes. For those who wished they could fly like birds when growing up, this flight is a must. It might be lonely at the top, but the spectacular view from up high certainly makes it all worth it. Flights are from the Pokhara airport beginning September through June. The flights take place from sunrise to 11 a.m. and from 3 p.m. to sunset every day during these months.
If you are thinking to visit Nepal, do not miss this opportunity of flying in this Mountainous Country’s open sky!!!
10. Everest Helicopter Tour with Champagne Breakfast
The Everest Helicopter tour, where you are taken to see Mt. Everest, gives you a quick look of Everest. This Helicopter tour of Everest is so far the best Ariel tour in the world. Everest Heli tour starts from Kathmandu, flying east from Kathmandu towards the beautiful Sherpa village and the gateway to Everest, Lukla. After fueling in Lukla, the flight starts flying towards Everest Region. The flight goes over the Tengboche, Dingboche, Gorakshep and Khumbu glacier to reach the Base camp of Mount Everest.
This ultimate helicopter ride gives you some of the best mountain views and sceneries.