5 Activities that Make Nepal a Great Travel Destination


5 Activities that Make Nepal a Great Travel Destination

Mystical, moving and marvelous, Nepal is where the overpowering of the senses becomes a natural occurrence. Whether you are looking for a relaxing stay amidst the high hills and forests, or want to explore exquisite temples and monasteries. Breathe the crisp mountain air while walking or witness the stunning scenery of the Himalayas while trekking, Nepal never fails to satisfy a travel yearning.

Whether you are traveling to Nepal alone, or with a group, the possibilities that are open to you as an individual or within a group of friends, will astound you! Exploring the diversity of cultures and the remarkable beauty of the Himalayas are, without a doubt, some of the many layered experiences during Nepal travel. From cuisines to customs, adventures and experiences that challenge the most jaded or well-traveled individual, Nepal is for everyone.

This is where you will be amazed at the grandeur and the magnificence of the tallest peaks on the planet and in the presence of the incredible religious shrines. Sensational safaris, summiting soaring mountains, visiting pristine lakes or an awesome hiking through rugged trails and incredible mountain vistas, Nepal offers nothing but the best. But among the many amazing things that Nepal travel offers, here’s our list of the 5 incredible activities that will make your holiday in Nepal a memorable one.

1. Yoga and Spirituality Retreats

During your Nepal holiday, unwind at a luxury yoga retreat, where Himalayan Ayurvedic Doctors and wellbeing experts help you identify your personal goals and devise a customized program to help you achieve them in tranquil luxury. Traveling in Nepal offers you the ancient method and knowledge of Vedas to improve your physical and mental well- being. Each aspect of the program is designed to stimulate healthy lifestyle for the mind, body and soul. Holistic treatments based on ancient Ayurvedic science using medicinal herbs help improve your metabolism and strengthen your digestive system. Enjoy your meals prepared from fresh ingredients from nearby farms. Learn the practice of hatha and kundalini yoga to live a stress-less existence, internally and externally. Enjoy luxurious massages – all with natural ingredients for relaxing your tired muscles.
The retreat packages during your Nepal holiday are all about body and mind: take time to discover your surroundings and enjoy life away from the hustle and bustle of the city and distraction of technology and phones. Multiple Packages are available ranging from 03 Days to 2 Weeks.

2. Flying Over Highest Mountains on a private Helicopter.

Many travel to Nepal to see the Himalayas. But few have seen it up close and taken unforgettable experiences that will stun and delight you for many years to come. It’s not necessary for you to trek for two weeks to get up high enough to view the Himalayas. You can do so on a helicopter. Conquer your hesitation as you soar above the Himalayas in a Helicopter. Bask in the grandeur that marks this adventure of a lifetime. This trip in Nepal takes you to the highest point on earth to be among the guardians of the Himalayas to watch four of the tallest mountains in the world and they have been labeled the guardians of the Himalayas! Mt. Everest, 8,848m/29,029 ft., Mt. Lhotse, 8,516 m/27,940 ft., Mt. Makalu, 8,481m/27,838 ft., & Mt. Cho Oyu, 8,201m/26,906 ft.

3. See the Bengal tiger at Bardia national park

Nepal has many wildlife sanctuaries with exotic animals and a large variety of birds that are protected. You can visit these parks on a jungle safari. If you have not seen wildlife in Chitwan or have not satisfied your jungle wanderlust, Bardia National Park will definitely satisfy your craving for wildlife adventures. Bardia National Park is centered in the widely open space. It is more distinctive and less crowded with many regions still unexplored. It maintains a healthy population of endangered animals and offers a greater probability of encountering wild animals, which includes wild elephants that can only be found in this Park. Covering a vast expanse of 968 sq kms of Sal forests, grasslands, and savannahs, the park is home to more than 50 species of mammals, 400 species of birds, and over 125 recorded species of fish. This is one of the best ways to see Nepal’s biodiversity closely and keenly.

4. Take the Boudhanath stupa Kora.

Kora at Bauddhanath

Boudhanath is a holy shrine for the Buddhists but in Nepal, people from different faiths have great reverence for this monument. You will have the opportunity to visit the ancient Stupa and spin the many prayer wheels that are meant to foster good Karma. This is a great way to find some calmness during any fast paced trip. The entire structure is designed in the shape of a mandala, which represents a microcosm of the universe. Explore the grounds in a clockwise journey. Spin the prayer wheels. This holy place in Kathmandu, Nepal may help you clear your mind and lighten your load for the rest of your life! All seeing eyes are so prominent it can be seen all over the once emerald valley. Experience the spiritual energy of the shrine, while breathing in its tranquility and sanctity. This shrine is believed to be the center of Tibetan Buddhism in Kathmandu. It was built in the valley some 2500 years ago and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This stupa stands on a five-layered platform, signifying the five elements of nature. The thirteen levels of spires above it, represent the different stages that a human being must pass through to attain enlightenment (Nirvana) Take a walk to the peaceful garden of the Schechen Monastery or 'white Gompa and find yourself a seat. Travel to Nepal and earn good Karma by visiting its holiest shrines.

5. Trek

Trekking in Nepal

Nepal is a land of the Himalayas with some of the most challenging terrains in the world. Trekking in Nepal is nothing short of a high-altitude adventure. Surrounded by beauty and breathing fresh air, with the views of soaring peaks, deep gorges and mountain villages, Nepal is packed with dazzling scenery at every bend and curve while trekking. Trekking in Nepal can involve hiking up to 5500 meters above Sea Level and might require some amount of fitness though there are loads of small hikes that can be made and which offer amazing glimpses of the Himalayas too. In the serene, secluded higher altitudes of Nepal, amazing vistas unfold where tiny villages exist across mysterious forests and mountainside Buddhist shrines (Chortens) and high suspension bridges bedecked with colorful prayer flags. Some of the most coveted trekking trails like the Everest Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Circuit Trek and the Annapurna Base Camp trek are all in Nepal. Adding to the beautiful Himalayas are also the cultural treasures that you discover while trekking in Nepal. Some of the most exotic villages and cultures can be found in the upper regions of Nepal’s gorgeous hills.

Read more:
10 Places of Interest in Nepal
5 Uncommon Treks in Nepal
5 Trips to add while you are in Kathmandu
5 Spiritually Powerful Places in Kathmandu - A must Visit.
6 Mountain Peaks in Nepal that you can conquer easily
5 Beautiful Lakes of Nepal
5 Books About Nepal You That You Must Read

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