The 10 Most Extreme Adventure Sports in Nepal

Adventure sports in Nepal

Are you ready to challenge your limits with the blood pumping, heart racing, breathtaking, thrilling adventure? Then why don’t you come to the adventurer’s playground, Nepal? The great peaks of the Himalayas, rushing rivers, unique terrain and exotic wildlife makes Nepal the paradise for adventure lovers. The Himalayan country is a mystical place filled with rugged snow peaked mountains, pristine nature, rich biodiversity, awe-inspiring landscapes and culture as diverse as the varying topography of the country.

Nepal is well recognized for its best climbing and trekking destinations in the world. As the reputation for climbing and trekking in Nepal remains undeterred, Nepal is also gaining popularity with other adventure sports. Let us explore the most thrilling, electrifying and mind blowing adventurous activities in the beautiful country Nepal apart from the obvious trekking and climbing. Each of these adventure will stimulate your mind, body and soul, giving you a fulfilled sense of accomplishment, memories of once-in-a-lifetime experience and fascinating tales to tell to your friends.These are the most fun and famous 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

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.

4. 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/ Parahawking

Ask yourself, when was the last time you marveled at the image of a bird of prey in flight?  This may be the perfect opportunity for you to enjoy  flight to see the world through these bird’s eyes. Experience the unparalleled scenic grandeur as you soar over villages, monasteries, temples, lakes and jungle, while sharing airspace with Himalayan griffins, eagles, and kites. You can combine Paragliding with falconry to have the ultimate Parahawking experience. During the flight the passenger will place small bits of meat onto his gloved hand, the bird will come and softly land on the hand to get the food and continue to lead us in the sky. Para hawking in Nepal is a perfect mix of adventure, eco-tourism and conservation. Para hawking is rising in popularity among the adventure sports in Nepal

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

Ready to experience the world most extreme Zip Flyer? The Zip flyer in  Sarangkot, Pokhara is extreme in every way with  a vertical drop of 600 meters over a distance of 1800 meters, it is the longest, steepest, tallest and fastest Zipline in the world.

8. Heli Skiing:

Heli skiing in the World’s biggest, highest & most outrageous Mountain-range of the World is simply a fantastic adventure. The amazing height and spread of the snow clad mountains of the Nepalese Himalayas, with the added advantage of powdered snow are tempting enough to fascinate the adventurous spirits of the avid skier.

9. Everest Sky Diving

Everest Sky Diving  is one of the most extreme adventure provided by Nepal. This is no ordinary experience as it allows adventurers to jump from a plane at 29,500 feet, higher than the Everest summit, to float back to Everest base camp. The adrenaline rush from the free-fall, the eye-feasting view of the beautiful lakes and settlements and  the world tallest Mountain Mt. Everest on the Background, all makes it an adventure for a lifetime. If you just want to see Mt. Everest from proximity, you can try Mt. Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour.

10. 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.


The adventures above are just the best of the bests of Nepal. Nepal provides unlimited adventure options for all types of adventure lovers with activities like Ultralight flight, boating, fishing or hunting and canoeing etc.

So when are you planning to experience the thrill in the land of adventures?




3 thoughts on “The 10 Most Extreme Adventure Sports in Nepal”

  1. Sam Paul says:

    Great article. I loved your post and thanks for sharing this. Keep it up! Frolic Adventure

  2. All the top 10 points are really mean it but the ultimate fun is in traveling ,hiking ,tour

  3. We are a family run dive centre in Cyprus, we love your content.

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