The most popular whitewater excursion in Nepal is rafting on the Trishuli River. It is suitable for everyone, including expert and novice rafters. Experience the pure natural beauties, picturesque valleys, spectacular gorges, unpolluted beaches, thrilling rapids, and easier portions while rafting.
Gosainkunda, a Himalayan lake located to the northwest of Kathmandu, is the source of the Trishuli River. In accordance with a myth, Lord Shiva carved three springs out of the stony mountain with the help of his trident. The river is called after the Trishuli River because these three springs provide the water for it.
Trishuli Rafting is at its peak from February through mid-June and from September through January. Nepal has its monsoon season in July and August. It is challenging to plan rafting trips during the monsoon because of the high water volume and rapids.
Trishuli River grade ranges from 3+ to 4 on a scale of 1 to 4+. As long as you adhere to the rafting guide’s briefing, rafting on the Trishuli River is safe. Rafting is risk-free for anyone older than ten. Because everyone must wear a rafting life jacket which allows people to float on the river.
You may take a quick cruise down the Seti River, which gives breathtaking views of the mountains, a glimpse of the tropical jungle, and a unique river that passes through the Manaslu and Annapurna regions (Something Magical). Discovery World Trekking recommends this as a great short trip for both experienced and novice rafters because of the river’s tiny volume (only the volume, not the current), blue water, and pleasant climate. In Nepal’s Kaski district, Seti is the best river for learning to kayak because it has excellent characteristics for rafting and other activities. Given that the water is warm, it is frequently used for winter excursions as well as kayak clinics for both beginners’ and experts’ courses. You can choose to drive or fly back to Kathmandu after your wonderful whitewater excursion, explore the Royal Chitwan National Park, or go on another trekking expedition in the well-known Annapurna Circuit for a short while. It’s all up to you.
The Seti River is renowned throughout the year for its stunning beauty in such a lovely freshwater river, as well as bird watching, wildlife looking, and daydreaming in nature. Although its current is quite rapid during the monsoon, it proves to be an exciting test for skilled rafters and kayakers.
The Kaligandaki is regarded as one of Nepal’s holiest rivers and is named after “Kali,” the goddess of destruction. The “Mighty Kali,” which rises high on the Tibetan Plateau, descends through the Himalayas, forming between the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Mountains one of the world’s deepest gorges.
This is the best river adventure in Nepal, in our opinion, because it offers thrilling white water rapids, breathtaking mountain views, traditional villages, endless suspension bridges, waterfalls, pristine jungle rich in wildlife, deep gorges, cultural temples, and lovely white sandy beaches for camp.
The Karnali, the longest and biggest river in Nepal, originates on Mount Kailash, a sacred mountain in Tibet that is significant to both Buddhists and Hindus. Before falling off into spectacular gorges roaring with huge volume rapids and finally flowing into distant areas of pristine rainforest rich with wildlife, it forms the main drainage system for the western districts as it flows south into Nepal.
This river trip through the “wild westfirst “‘s half features great whitewater action that is sometimes referred to as “a thrill a minute roller coaster ride.” A relaxed float followed by some more moderate and gentle rapids in the second half of the trip are rewarded by dramatic and extraordinarily diverse pristine and unspoiled wilderness.
The Karnali River empties into the renowned Bardia National Park, which is home to Nepal’s largest and most wildlife-rich forest. This breathtaking trek is our team’s favorite expedition in Nepal and is regarded by many as one of the best rafting rivers in the entire globe.
Bandipur is another another location with a breathtaking view of Nepal’s well-known paragliding regions. Manaslu Range, Himalayan Ganesh Peak, and Annapurna Mountain Massif are all visible. Even if this is your first time paragliding, you can rely on the pilot who will fly beside you thanks to the option of tandem flight. You can visit an active or serene scenic float. Make sure you’re wearing comfy shoes and a warm jacket. Put on your shoes.
Another popular paragliding location in Nepal is Phulchowki. Phulchowki, Nepal’s tallest green hill, is also known as the Flower Valley and is where addicts soar into the air. This is one of the more well-known summits in the Kathmandu Valley and is a great location for paragliding and hiking.
Travel from 2100 meters above sea level in Kathmandu to the open sky at Chapakharka. The sky is clear as can be seen. This area is completely surrounded by lush vegetation, has clean air, and is widely scattered with it. This location is ideal for paragliding in Nepal because it is only 13 km from Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport.
Godavari, which is 10 kilometers between Patan and Kathmandu, is a haven for thrill-seekers. Travelers may experience paragliding amid the lovely vistas of vegetation at The Godavari, one of the best paragliding locations in Nepal. On permanently store the photographs to your SD card, click on your eyes. to protect them.
Adventure seekers can pick from solo flights, tandem flights, fully licensed paragliding paths, flying on hawks, and more, in addition to skilled pilots.
Gliding is a weather-dependent activity, and in Nepal, the flight season starts in November and lasts through February, with November and December being the ideal months. These flights take off and land from Sarangkot (1593 m), which also offers spectacular views of Lake Fewa and its mountain ranges at sunrise and dusk. No prior knowledge is required because qualified pilots provide a briefing just before takeoff. You must take a 20-minute jeep ride from Pokhara to Sarangkot. From here, one can view three of the world’s tallest mountains. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Manasalu are all mountains higher than 8000 meters. We offer three different types of tandem flights from here.
A unique opportunity to discover the culture and wildlife of Nepal’s Terai is the Parsa Wildlife Reserve Safari. Spread throughout portions of the districts of Chitwan, Makawanpur, Parsa, and Bara, this area also includes a sizeable portion of the Churia Hills of Central Nepal, giving it the appearance of having a more varied topography. The majority of the tropical and subtropical vegetation is covered in Sal woods, whereas Chir pine grows on the slopes. Along water locations, khair, sissoo, and silk cotton can be found.
Furry creatures like a wild elephant, tiger, leopard, sloth bear, gaur, blue bull, and wild dog can find a suitable home at the Parsa Jungle Safari. Sambar, Chital, hog deer, barking deer, Langur monkey, rhesus macaques, striped hyena, rat, pal, civet, and other common species can also be found in the reserve. The reserve is home to 527 different bird species, including the very endangered great hornbill gourd in some areas of the forest. Peafowl, red jungle fowl, flycatchers, and woodpeckers are some more kind of birds. Aside from housing birds and other creatures, the reserve also has snakes. Include the python, rat snake, krait, king cobra, and common cobra.
One of the simplest places to get to is the Parsa Wildlife Reserve. The East-West Mahendra Highway connects the reserve headquarters in Adhabar with the capital city after an eight-hour drive. Another choice is to take a plane to Simra in the Bara district, which is only seven kilometers from the reserve headquarters.
The National Park has a total area of 968 square kilometers and is located in the remote mid-western Terai region of Nepal. Kathmandu is 585 kilometers away. In southern Nepal, the park is the area of wilderness that is both the biggest and least populated. Even though it is the largest park, international visitors seldom visit it.
The Sal rainforest covers around 70% of the park, with grassland, savannah, and riverine forest making up the remaining 30%. There are eight distinct ecological types in the park. The park’s administrative offices are located in Thakurdwara, which is also the location of Forest Hideaway. The Thakuru, an indigenous ethnic group, live nearby in idyllic villages and fields. Bardia was first used as a hunting reserve before changing to a conservation area in 1976 and finally becoming a national park in 1988. Currently, a plan to expand the park farther north and eastward is under consideration. Bardia has a strong emphasis on conservation, and the park’s ideal setting for studying wildlife complements its role as a habitat for numerous species. The WWF and the King Mahendra Trust for Nature Conservation monitor wildlife and maternity grounds in the park. They have also put in place a program to educate the populace about conservation and its importance.
We provide you with the finest of Chitwan, a wilderness with a diverse range of mammals, birds, reptiles, and aquatic creatures. You may participate in thrilling activities and adventures at Chitwan Jungle Safari, including an elephant-powered jungle safari, a jungle walk, a canoe ride, a jeep drive, bathing and swimming with elephants, and much more.
A hundred nocturnal Royal Bengal Tigers and 500 Asian one-horned rhinoceroses (also known as One-Horned Rhinos) reside in the deep jungles of Chitwan National Park.
You’ll come across a thick jungle with winding vines. Similar exotic creatures include elephants, crocodiles, pythons, deer, and a variety of brightly colored birds. And, if you’re lucky, the magnificent Royal Bengal Tiger. Other creatures including rhesus monkeys, grey langurs, and leopards live alongside them.
We also introduce you to yet another crucial element that enhances your stay in Chitwan. The vibrant Tharu culture, including their way of life, customs, and heritage, as well as their moving dance.
The ideal day hike to visit the Langtang Himalayan range and take in the scenery near Kathmandu is the Shivapuri Day Hike. The Shivapuri National Park, one of Kathmandu’s water resources, is also home to hundreds of species of flora and wildlife, making it a haven for anyone who enjoy watching birds. After Fulchowki, Shivapuri is the highest hill station in the Kathmandu valley. The hill’s elevation and geographic location make it the ideal vantage point from which to view the Langtang Himalayan range. The traveler would adore going there since the Langtang Himalayan range is well seen from here. If the day is exceptionally clear, mountains like Ganesh Himal, Langtang-Lirung, Dorji Lhakpa, and many more countless peaks are well seen from here. Due to the accent of the journey and the numerous steps that must be climbed to reach the summit of Shivpuri, it is a difficult walk. The hike begins in Muhanpani, which is close to the Budhanilkantha Temple, and continues down the road until it reaches Nagi Gompa, which is home to hundreds of monks who live and study there. Baghdwar is a location that can be found on the route to Shivaapuri Peaks. This is where the holy river Bagmati, which flows close to Pashupatinath, gets its name. Mt. Ganesh Himal, Mt. Langtang Lirung, Mt. Langtang Ri, Ganjala Peak, Dorje Lakpa, and numerous other peaks can all be seen from the summit of Shivapuri in addition to Mt. Gaurishanker.
Take a 30-minute drive from Kathmandu to Muhan Pokhari. You enter the Shivapuri watershed and wildlife region after completing the requirements at the entrance gate. Starting at the southernmost point of the region where the army checkpoint is situated, you begin your journey. Within an hour and a half, the track ascends to Nangi Gompa over a rocky but passable road that passes between cherry and pine trees. A nunnery monastery is situated nearby.
After the monastery, the walk continues for another three hours steeply upward through woods of oak, rhododendron, and bamboo. From here, one may see the splendor of the snow-capped Himalayan mountains, including Dorji Lhakpa, Langtang-Lirung, and Ganesh Himal. Before starting your drive back to Kathmandu, you finally take a detour downhill that takes about two and a half hours to reach Budhanilkantha.
One of the most well-liked one-day hikes in Kathmandu is the Nagarkot Hiking, commonly referred to as the Nagarkot Nature Walk. It is an exhilarating experience to walk through the highland Tamang village up to the Nagarkot 360 view tower. Not only will this give you a chance to observe rural lifestyle, but it will also allow you to get close-up views of snow-capped mountains and an amazing sunrise view over the impressive Mount Everest. Take a stroll through the lush pine and rhododendron woodland. Additionally, there are many of opportunities for bird viewing in the forest surrounding Nagarkot. Panoramic views of the Kathmandu Valley are also possible from the view tower. The finest method to revitalize your spirit in a tranquil setting near to nature is to take part in Nagarkot trekking. Trek from Bhaktapur Durbar Square to Nagarkot for roughly 10 miles to relieve tension and refresh your thoughts.
Hiking in Nagarkot is a simple hike that is suitable for individuals of all ages. The highest point for hiking in Nagarkot is the Tower, which is 2200 meters above sea level. Nagarkot tower offers views of 8 of the 13 Himalayan mountains. The Nagarkot hiking trail leads to the tower by passing through an active market area crowded with hotels and resorts and the Army Camp.
The Nagarkot Hiking route is available as a 5-day package. Before starting the Nagarkot walk, you will be rewarded with an exhilarating day trip to Kathmandu. For an affordable price, we can provide everything you need for a fantastic hike to Nagarkot.
The finest approach to connect with nature is to do the Champadevi Hike. The journey starts out in Kathmandu and takes a quick drive to Bhanjyang. The journey gradually ascends along the track through a thick forest that is home to a wide range of flora and flowers. The Bagmati River, Bungmati, Khokana, and Pharping are considerably more captivating during the Champadevi Hike. On the route to the peak, you may pass through various Buddhist monasteries. You then arrive at the summit of the Champadevi hill.
You may take in the panoramic magnificence of the Ganesh, Langtang, and Gauri Shankar ranges of the Himalayas here. The vantage point also provides views of the Phulchowki and Chandragiri hills, which are close. You may also tour the Champadevi Temple at the peak of the hill. Additionally, the temple is one of the largest Hindu temples in the region. You explore the hilltop before making your way down to Puspalal Park. The trip comes to a close with a quick drive back to Kathmandu.
Champa Devi Hiking begins at Bhangyang, which is accessible by vehicle, van, or bus. By vehicle or van, it takes around 45 minutes to get to the hiking trailhead from Thamel; however, you may take a local bus from Old Buspark if you prefer. There is a resort called as Hatiban resort after walking for around 30 minutes. To get to the top of the Chapa Devi Hiking, where there is an open shrine to Chanpa Devi and a Buddhist monastery, it takes around three hours of trekking. You may climb Bhasmasur Hill, which is another hill higher than Chapma Devi, if you wish to continue ascending; otherwise, you can return to Kathmandu in a another method.
The Langtang Helicopter Tour is the quickest helicopter trip from Kathmandu to tour the Himalayan mountain ranges and experience snow. From Kathmandu, Kyanjin Gompa is reached by the Langtang Heli trip package in about 30 minutes. In a relatively short amount of time, these helicopter trips to Langtang provide a close-up view of mountains above the Langtang National Park as well as a close glimpse of highland settlements, stunning landscapes, and lofty peaks.
One of the most beautiful aerial flights to view the Himalayas near Kathmandu is this helicopter tour to Langtang. The closest mountain that Kathmandu residents can access is Langtang. The Langtang area is the third most visited location after the Everest and Annapurna regions.
This Langtang helicopter trip package departs from Kathmandu and heads north, pursuing the Langtang range, where you can take in the magnificence of the surrounding alpine views. You will notice a striking change in the landscapes, geography, vegetation, and mountainous terrain as you reach The Langtang National Park. At 3,950 meters above sea level, Kyanjin Gompa is a Tibetan-influenced community with breathtaking landscape, historic monasteries, and breathtaking mountain vistas. The main highlights of the Langtang Heli Tour in Nepal are the breathtaking views of enormous peaks like Ganesh Himal (7,407m), Langtang Lirung (7,246m), Dorje Lapka (6,975m), and Gosaikunda lakes.
One of the most famous Muktinath Dham tours by helicopter ride tour is a private helicopter trip by Air Dynasty from Kathmandu or Pokhara to Muktinath Helicopter Tour for excellent adventure holidays or religious travel. Near a height of 3710 meters above sea level in the Mustang area of Nepal, Muktinath Temple (Chumig Gyatsa) may be seen nestled between two peaks of snow-capped mountains at the Thorong-La mountain pass. One of the well-known trekking paths of the Annapurna Circuit passes through this temple.
The Pagoda-style Muktinath Temple is a representation of the coexistence of Hindus and Buddhists as religions. Hindus hold that this is where Lord Vishnu found deliverance from Brinda’s (Jalandhar’s wife) curse. He is hence revered as Muktinath (Lit. the lord of salvation). The holy shrine is one of eight such shrines that is supposed to have appeared on its own (the others include Srirangam, Sri Mushnam, Tirupati, Naimisaranyam, Thottadri, Pushkaram, and Badrinath). Another 108 Vaishnava shrines include this one. Hindus dedicated a Vishnu temple nearby in the early 19th century, naming it Muktinath – Lord of Liberation. You may sit and gaze over the snow-covered Annapurna range to the south or the Tibetan plains to the north against an incredibly desolate backdrop.
You’ll fly high above the lovely and picturesque valleys, taking in views of snow-capped mountains like (Annapurna and Dhaulagiri), on a Muktinath helicopter tour departing from Kathmandu and Pokhara. You’ll also be guaranteed the best price in USD and receive this discount. For a private flight and on a shared basis (group size 5+1 people in a flight), the (3 hours from Kathmandu and 2 hours from Pokhara) tour to Muktinath helicopter riding tour departs from (Kathmandu and Pokhara) airport.
The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour begins when we take off from the domestic terminal at Tribhuvan International Airport, in the Kathmandu Valley. Before heading to Lukla, the entrance to Mount Everest, the plane does a loop around the valley. The helicopter’s aerial perspective highlights the striking sceneries, beautiful rolling hills covered in farm fields, and pleasing mountains in the distance. Arriving at Lukla Airport further renews the flight experience. The aircraft does a brief spin before landing at the Lukla Airport’s airstrip to refuel. Here, you’ll get your first introduction to Sherpa culture. In the Everest area, Buddhism and associated traditions are practiced by the vast majority of the population.
We fly higher overflying Everest after a little break and a few flight procedures before landing at Kala Patthar as requested by the customer. Prior to ultimately touching down at Kala Patthar at a height of 5450 meters, our courageous pilots will check to make sure that all safety procedures have been done and will inspect the helipad. You’ll be met right away with a 360-degree panorama of the Nuptse-Lhotse-Lola summits, along with Khumbu Ice Falls, glaciers, and Mt. Pumori. You are welcome to snap photos to send home if you choose, but we advise our visitors to enjoy the beautiful surroundings and environment in person.
We stop for breakfast at Hotel Everest View at Syangboche, the highest hotel in the world, before taking off on our trip return to Kathmandu. We will stay at Syangboche for perhaps 20 to 30 minutes. After eating breakfast, we will return to Lukla Airport to refuel before continuing on to Kathmandu.
A day trip to Kathmandu includes visits to its UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The day trip in Kathmandu is excellent for people of all ages and includes visits to the Swayambhunath Stupa, Bouddanath stupa, and Pasupatinath temple all in one day.
From 9:00 to 9:30 in the morning, our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel (wherever you are staying in Kathmandu) and take you on a private vehicle-driven tour of Kathmandu.
A day trip to Kathmandu departs from Swayambhunath Stupa, also referred to as the Monkey Temple. According to legend, Swayambhu was born from a lotus bloom that grew among a lake that previously covered the Kathmandu valley. The largest statue of the Sakyamuni Buddha in Nepal is perched on a pedestal at Swayambhu’s western edge. A temple dedicated to Manjusri or Saraswati, the Goddess of knowledge, is located below the ridge. The Swayambhunath stupa complex is filled with chaityas, monuments, and sacred sites for Buddhist and Hindu deities. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Nepal.
After that, the Kathmandu day trip visits the durbar square. One of the primary attractions in the Kathmandu valley is the Kathmandu Durbar Square, which is sometimes referred to as Hanuman Dhoka Square or Basantapur. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Hanuman statue King Pratap Malla erected at the entrance to the royal home in 1672 A.D. is when the term Hanuman Dhoka Durbar first appeared. The Durbar square has a number of temples, shrines, courtyards, and palaces that showcase medieval art and architecture.
Bouddhanath Stupa was the next stop on the Kathmandu day trip. One of the most impressive tourist destinations in Kathmandu is Boudhanath, which is situated 8 kilometers east of the city center. One of the largest stupas in South Asia is Boudhanath’s 36-meter-tall structure. The center of Tibetan Buddhism in Nepal, Boudhanath is surrounded by several religious groups. Another UNESCO cultural heritage site is Bouddhanath Stupa.