Things to do in Nepal

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Nepal, located between the majestic Himalayan mountains and beautiful Indian jungle is a land where beautiful things like yaks, yetis, mountains peaks and many hidden monasteries are to be found and seen very commonly. Nepal is also very famous for the enchanting destination for the visitors, hikers and trekkers of all types to the famous Everest Base Camp- which offer the opportunity for climbing the world highest snow-capped mountains which is very enough to attract mountain climbers, trekkers and visitors from all over the world.

Nepal is also listed as a popular travel destination in the world due to its rich natural beauty, historical attraction and the cultural heritages with the perfect mix between the ancient and the modern, mountains lifestyle and many more. Here we will discuss the things to do in Nepal.

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Trekking in Nepal

Nepal is the home of the eight out of the fourteen highest snow-capped mountains in the world. Whether you are experienced and inexperienced trekkers, Nepal is the land of both trekking and climbing, and offer the many best trekking routes in the world. You can find both short and long treks on the basis of your physical and mental ability.

Some of the best trekking routes in Nepal are:

Ghorepani Poon Hill trek

 Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is one of the best short treks in Nepal which is very suitable for those who have very limited of the times but wants to experience the mountain trekking and snow-capped views. Ghorepani Poon hill trek which lies in the foothills that starts from Pokhara is one of the most exciting and breathtaking treks. It is also a very popular short trek in the Annapurna Conservation area. The evergreen forest and trail leads you to the charming, isolated and historic village and the stunning views of the snow-capped mountains. Ghorepani Poon hills are the smooth trek that fulfills your dreams to see a glimpse of the snow-capped mountains peaks and provides you with the lifetime experience. It is a famous trek as it is a very smooth and beautiful trek.

Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest base camp trek is a famous trekking destination that leads you to the lap of the world's highest mountains, Mt Everest. Everest Base Camp Trek starts from Lukla where you will enjoy the scenic and adventurous flight from Kathmandu. During the walk, you will cross many historical and isolated villages including Phakding, Namche bazaar- (the famous Sherpa capital and also known as the gateway of Khumbu region where you can experience the warm Sherpa hospitality with the backdrops views of the stunning snowy peaks including Everest, Makalu, Ama Dablam, and many other surrounding peaks), Tengboche- (the village Tengboche is the home of the ancient and the oldest monasteries of the Khumbu regions- Tengboche monasteries where you can listen to the morning and the evening chanting by the monks of the monasteries which blow all your tiredness of the trek and makes your trip more peaceful and wonderful) Dengboche and many more scattered village. Kalpather is an attractive viewpoint which offer you the gorgeous views of the surrounding peaks including Mt Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and many more.

Everest Three Passes Trek

Everest three passes trek is very popular and is extremely physical demanding trek which takes around three weeks to complete. Rejo la, Cho la and Kongma La Pass at the three highest passes over the 5,000 meters which are around 16,405 ft on Everest Three Passes Trek. The Everest three passes trekking trail is quite up and down trail or a steep ascent and descents, passing high passes and crossing some glacier in someplace in the trail can make you pretty upset but don't worry you will be rewarded which will be your lifetime experience. The Everest three passes trek takes you through the Lukla, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, you will also enjoy La Pass, explore Gokyo lake,  view Gokyo Ri, Chola Pass, Lobuche, Gorakshep, explore Everest base camp- base of the world highest mountain- Mt Everest, Kalapthaer, Kongma La Pass, and many more.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna Base Camp trek is also the second popular trekking destination in Nepal then Everest Base Camp Trek. Annapurna Base Camp trek is once in a lifetime adventure with the opportunity to experience the beauty of the Himalayan in Nepal. You can view whole the Annapurna Massive which consists of Mt Annapurna (8091 meters) which is the 10th highest mountains in the world. Along with a large number of the snow-capped mountains, this region is also full of the unique flora and fauna, unique landscapes and warm hospitality of Gurung, Magars and Thakali with the other groups of inhabitants. Experiencing the locals or typical Nepali way of traditional living in the mountain region with unique, experience an unforgettable memory for the lifetimes. The journey to the Annapurna Base Camp through the snow-capped mountains, beautiful rhododendrons, bamboo, and the alpine forest is one of the most popular walks on the earth.

Langtang valley trek

If you have very short periods of time but want to enjoy the adventure trek in the Himalayan then it is a perfect choice to trek Langtang Valley Trek for you which is only 30kms north from Kathmandu. Langtang is the perfect combination of the historic and ancient culture of Tibetan Buddhism and also well- guarded by the different ethnic groups like Tamangs and Holmes. The trekking trail is also the perfect combination of the varied topography, elevation, and geology. During the trek, you can also enjoy the snow-capped views of Mt Langtang, Lirung, Ganesh, Massif and also other snow-capped mountains from the Tibetan side. The mountains are enriched by several icy lakes and glaciers that you will encounter during the trek.

Manaslu Circuit Trek

Manaslu Circuit Trek is one of the most popular and adventurous trekking in Nepal which leads to the world's eighth highest mountains Mt. Manaslu which lies between Nepal and Tibet. The Manaslu circuit trek starts from Arughat and ends in Jagat. The trail passes through the beautiful rhododendrons, alpine and bamboo forest, wildflowers and through the Gurung village with a glimpse of Mt Manaslu. Manaslu Circuit Trek offers you the breathtaking views of the Himalayan ranges, high altitudes, glacier lakes, majestic waterfalls and unique flora and fauna. Larke La pass is one of the attractive and challenging passes in Nepal which offers you the breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks. Exploring the ancient monasteries, Tibetan culture, unique landscapes which are the major highlights of the Manaslu Circuit trek. Trekking to the Manaslu offers you the lifetime experience where you are taken by the amazing mountain views along with the trials.

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit trek is one of the most popular trekking routes in Nepal. The trekking route takes you through the variety of terrain of the Annapurna region and also explores the rich culture and the natural diversity of the region. The trek offers you the stunning views of the snow-capped mountains including Annapurnas, Machhapuchre, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and Langtang Himal. Besides the issues on the road construction, Annapurna Circuit Trek is one of the great treks in Nepal. the Annapurna Circuit Trek offers you the cultural and natural beauty with the mind-blowing views of the snow-capped mountains.'

The Annapurna Circuit Trek trail offers you a gentles walk as you traverse the variety of landscapes, from the ever-green forest covered with blooms rhododendrons to the peaks. Along the trail, you will also walk through the isolated villages exploring their warm hospitality, culture, and traditions and also the world's deepest gorges.

Upper Mustang Trek

Upper Mustang Trek is a culturally and very sensitive area. Upper mustang trek is an off-beaten and beautiful trek in Nepal which was not opened till 1992. The culture and unique landscapes of the region is very close to that of Tibet. The region is still very able to maintain its centuries-old culture and landscapes. You can explore the 16th-century Buddhist monasteries and the caves carved into sheer cliff walls draws many trekkers and visitors to the region. Mustang region has its striking terrain of the desert and rocks covered with the beautiful snow-capped mountains. Hidden behind the gorgeous Himalayan ranges it is the hidden paradise of Nepal. During the trek to the Mustang region, you can also enjoy the warm culture and tradition, hospitality of the locals. The trek is very famous for its unique landscapes, culture and tradition, presence natural beautiful and many more.

Upper Dolpa Trek

Upper Dolpa Trek is of-beaten and also a hidden gem of Nepal with its Tibetan style and villages and unique barren landscapes and picturesque mountain peaks. The Dolpa region holds a centuries-old culture untouched by the modern world. the trek takes you through the forest of alpine and fine with the blooms rhododendrons, the experience of the Himalayan flora and fauna, the experience of Nepali isolated village with their warm hospitality, culture, and tradition. During the trail requires the crossing of the Three high passes Nagdalo La, Shey La, and Jeng La. You will also enjoy the long climbs and strenuous descents. The trekking in the Dolpa region is very challenging which is very regarding. You will enjoy the view of most stunning landscapes, stunning views of the snow-capped mountains and other cultural programs.

Gokyo Ri Trek

With the mindblowing and turquoise lake, the country's biggest glacier with the gorgeous surrounding views of the snow-capped mountains, the Gokyo valley is the most attractive region in Khumbu. The Gokyo Ri Trek is a very beautiful and scenic trek to the Gokyo valley through the forest of alpine with covered by the blooms rhododendrons and very adventure walkthrough suspension bridges. The scenic ridges and the charming vies of the isolated valley make your trek more experience and beautiful. The walk through the picturesque village, the experience of the Himalayan culture and tradition, explore unique Himalayan flora and fauna during the trek, the views of five Emerald lakes together in the shadow of the stunning snow-capped mountain in the Gokyo Valley are the main highlights of the Trek. The trek offers fabulous views of the wonderful ice ridge between Cho Oyu located in the Khumbu region.

Kanchenjunga trek

Kanchenjunga trek was the legendary and all-time favorite trek for all the adventure lovers, mountain climbers, and trekkers but for almost decade it lost its charm and demanding of the tourist because of the Maoist insurgency(during the civil war). Kanchenjunga used to be an organized trek it means camping trek and obviously it is one of the most costly treks in Nepal. Kanchenjunga- being the third-highest snow-peak due to some reason it is losing it demands so many of the trekking agencies guides and the owner also don't know how the Kanchengunja trail looks like but if you want to trek the trekking trail which is very peaceful, quiet challenging then you can search about it and can trek Kanchenjunga trek which will be beautiful memories for you. It is easy to find the content about it in chic and charms but really, Kanchenjunga trek is one of the beautiful treks in Nepal. Nowadays this trek is also done as a teahouse trek and you can trek this trek with the support of the trekking agency and local government registered guide.

Things to do in Nepal besides trekking

Kathmandu valley tour

Kathmandu- the capital city of Nepal which is popularly known as "City of the temple". You can explore a thousand years of the culture here while exploring through the historic temples and monasteries that belong to Hindus and Buddhists alike.

The short one day tour in Kathmandu valley takes you through the famous Pashupatinath Temple, Swyombhunath stupa, Boudhnath Stupa, famous Kathmandu Durbar square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, and many other cities old complex palaces.

Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupatinath temple is one of the holiest palaces for the Hindu and it is located 6 km far from the Kathmandu. Due to its unique beauty, it is listed in the UNESCO world heritage sites. The structure of the Pashupatinath temples is built in the pagoda style and there is a two-story building. pashupatinath site is a collection of many temples and ashrams and it is lying right beside the bank of the holy Bagmati rivers.

Swyombhunath Stupa

Swyombhuntha temple lies in the heart of the capital city- Kathmandu and also listed in the UNESCO world heritage sites. It is the Buddhist area and also a historical place in Kathmandu. Swyombhunath is also well-known as the "Monkey Temple". Here you see the beautiful statue of Lord Buddha.

Boudhnath Stupa

Boudhnath Stupa is one of the oldest, biggest and the popular monasteries lie in the capital city and listed in the UNESCO world heritage sites. The Boudhnath stupa structure was built around the 5th century and is around 36 meters high with a unique three-level mandala style structure. People following the Buddhist religion visit and flocks a thousand times during the Buddhist festival. The monument is quite similar to the Swyombhunath Stupa.

Kathmandu Durbar Square

The Kathmandu Durbar Square is an ancient royal palace that lies in the heart of the capital city, Kathmandu and also famously known as the Hanuman Dhoka Palace. This palace is ancient royal palace. Visiting the Kathmandu Durbar Square/Hanuman Dhoka you also might see the "Kumari", the living goddess and also you can visit the pagoda style temple which is dedicated to the Hindus deities. You can see the many ancient building here which were constructed from the 15th to 16th centuries. The Hanuman Dhoka is named after the Hindu god Hanuman- who is regarded as the protector of the entire palace.

Nagarkot Hike

Nagarkot hike is for those who are looking for the retreat from the hustle and bustling, hectic and mundane daily life not so far from the capital city. Nagarkot hike begins from the ancient Newari of Sankhu and stretches by holy Sali river, pine forest, lush valley and paddy fields to the top of Nagarkot hill that lies at the staggering height of 2195 meters. The hike offers the views of the mountain, sunrise at Nagarkot as well as the most interesting of the UNESCO world heritage sites: Changu Narayan. The trips offers a fantastic combination of scenery, culture, and heritage. The hike is very easy and enjoyable as it is mostly downhill.

Pokhara city tour

Imagine yourself boating is the serene river with the panoramic views of Annapurna Massif on your sight surrounding you. This imagination is only possible not everywhere but in the "Lake City of Nepal". Many poets, visitors, travelers and describe this place in their own way. Some describe this palace as heaven as some describe this as the nature lover as well. The gorgeous views of mountains, fresh air, and villages resided by the warm people for many adventurous activities which made Pokhara city a top destination for a day tour. It is one of the must-visit places during the lifetimes. The place you can explore in Pokhara city is Few Lake, Davis Falls, Gupteshwor temple, International Mountaineering Museum and many more.

Chandragiri day hike

The Chandragiri hike is a memorable trip for the travelers who want to explore the Himalayan foothills and see the spectacular snow-capped mountain views but who don't have the longer vacation to enjoy the longer trek. Ride to the top of the Chandragiri hill in the cable car is very exciting and beautiful where you can enjoy the panoramic views of the whole Kathmandu valley, then hike down to Taudaha. Your guide will make sure you don't get lost and will teach you about the Himalayas and hilly people's lifestyles on the way.


Bungee jumping

Bungee jumping in Nepal offers the visitors and travelers the real adventure at falling from the high altitude at the real and natural places. The surrounding area of the Bungee jumping is very beautiful to view. The ever-flowing river Bhote Koshi has increased the importance of bungee jumping in Nepal. The ultimate thrill and experience of the bungee jumping can be experienced in Nepal at the best sights in the world. the bungee jumping in Nepal is situated at the altitude of 160 meters above the Bhote Koshi rivers which lies north of Kathmandu 80 Km away, we need to drive for about 3 to 4 hours from the Kathmandu valley. The bungee jumping in Nepal will offer the visitors lifetime memorable experience from falling from the high altitude towards the fast-flowing Bhote Koshi Rivers.

Sarangkot Danda hiking

The lake city Pokhara also offers you a beautiful environment to hike the Sarangkot Danda. It is around half an hour's drive and takes half an hour's walk to reach the top of Sarangkot. Mainly Sarangkot Danda is very famous to see the morning sunrise views over the snow-capped mountains, you can also view the beautiful Mt Annapurna ranges from its top. Experience the hilly people lifestyle, view of the pure and beautiful Phewa Lake and Pokhara city you can also enjoy the Mt Annapurna and other highest mountains from the top of Sarangkot Danda.

Lumbini tour

Lumbini is the Buddhist pilgrimage site situated around 320 Km far from Kathmandu city and was a beautiful garden during the rule of the Shakya dynasty in Nepal. Lumbini is the place where Queen Mahamaya Devi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautam in 563 BC. Gautam, achieved the Enlightenment and became Buddha and founded Buddhism. The place Lumbini is one of the magnets for the pilgrimage who is inspired by the life of Buddha. Lumbini has a large number of older temples, including the Mayadevi Temple and many others which was funded by the Buddhist organization from various countries and some are still under construction. You can also see many monuments, monasteries and museums and the Lumbini international research institute. You will collect many memorize visit to Lumbini.

Chitwan National Park

Chitwan National park is the first National Park in Nepal which was established in 1973 and also listed in the UNESCO world heritage site in 1984. It covers an area of 952.63 meters and is located in the Terai region of south-central Nepal. During the tour, you can view tigers, deer, rhinos and many more. You can also enjoy the elephant right but we almost avoid elephants ride for animal rights. You can also enjoy the journey down through the Rapti rivers looking for crocodiles, water birds and many. The ride is very fresh, beautiful which takes you through the wooden canoe and through the traditional way of the Tharu people. In around three day tour you will explore the Nepali jungle (forest), view the wonderful flora and fauna there.

There are much more trekking with their route and other adventure activities in Nepal which are quite beautiful. So you may have missed some of your favorite destinations for both trekking and tour. With the trustworthy travel and trekking agency (Nepal Hiking trek) you can enjoy your interesting place at a very reasonable price. Trekking in Nepal offers you the lifetime experience with the support hand of Nepal Hiking trek. Email Us: info@nepalhikingtrek.com

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