Nepal is one of the world’s most beautiful countries with outstanding natural and cultural richness. For adventure enthusiasts the country is best known in the world as an adventure paradise .Here one can undertake any of the adventure activities such as trekking, mountaineering expedition to snowy peaks, river rafting, wildlife safari into the national parks, paragliding over the sky, swing and bungy jumping at 160m deep into the gorge, and many other thrilling adventure sports in Nepal.
Nepal is situated in the Himalayas bordering to the north by China and to the south, east, and west by India. Nepal is home to the world’s highest Mountain- Everest (8,848m), with over 240 peaks more than 20,000 ft (6,096 m) above sea level. The southern part of the country is occupied by fertile land but climatically humid and densely populated.
In this landlocked country travelers can find more than 102 different ethnic groups of people speaking 92 different languages and perform their own cultural practices. Each ethnic group has its own cuisines and food habits. Geographically and culturally, the country has its own unique culture and lifestyle representing different regions. There exists medieval and modern art, temples, stupas, inscriptions and cultural architectures, out of which ten cultural monuments have been listed in UNESCO world heritage site. They are Swyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Changunarayan and Lumbini.
Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan, Lumbini etc. are the most sought-after destinations for cultural and wildlife tour in Nepal. Trekking and Hiking is most popular activity here. Some of the top-listed trekking destinations in Nepal are- Khumbu region, Annapurna, Langtang, Manaslu, Mustang and many others are in top priority amongst the travelers . Likewise, mountaineering expedition is also one of the most popular adventure activity here. Chitwan National Park, Bardia National Park and Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve are most popular destinations for jungle activities.
After the April 2015 earthquake the situation in Nepal is now completely safe and secured for travelers to carry out any types of leisure and outdoor adventure activities. Traveler’s numbers to Nepal have risen by 85 per cent after the devastating earthquake.
The National Geographic Traveller magazine has enlisted Nepal as one of the must-see destinations in the world for 2016.