If you are a lover of natural beauty, trekking, and some of the most embracing people on the face of the earth, then Nepal should definitely be at the top of your must-visit list. Nepal is home to some of the best treks you can come across, and people come from all over the world to take on some of the challenging walks that Nepal has to offer.
While Nepal is famous for its hiking, there is, in fact, so much more on offer, and knowing what to see or what to do can sometimes be more than a little overwhelming. Whether you are seeking adventure, the culture of witnessing some of the majestic wildlife, there is no shortage of things to do.
While there are quite literally hundreds of things you should do when visiting Nepal, in this post, we are just going to point out a few and hopefully help you whittle down your choices should you be struggling to decide what to do on your trip to Nepal.
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If you are a lover of all things beautiful and yearn for adventure, then there is no better place that can leave you as wowed as you would be if you chose to visit Nepal. When we talk of beauty, it is almost impossible to describe some of the sights you can witness wherever you may be in Nepal.
Nepal is a spiritual land, and wherever you go, you will be greeted by friendly locals who will be keen to introduce you to the local culture.
Take To Trekking
As you may have guessed, the first thing that we recommend you do when you get to Nepal is to start your adventure with one or two incredible treks. When it comes to options for trekking, there is plenty on offer. There are treks for those who are daring and others on offer for those who just fancy something a little easy and closer to sea level.
We should probably say that most people see the term trekking and that it’s just going for a walk. The reality behind trekking is that it’s much tougher than most people realize. Trekking some of the paths on offer in Nepal can be one of the most rewarding yet challenging things you could ever do in your life.
If trekking is something you haven’t tried before, then doing it in a stunning place like Nepal can really give you an experience of a lifetime.
Find Your Spiritual Side
It matters not whether you land in Nepal as a spiritual person or the strongest of atheists, there is just something about Nepal that brings out a spiritual side of you that cannot be replicated anywhere else on earth.
If you take a look at some Nepal Tours, you will surely end up visiting some of the incredibly spiritual buildings and destinations that Nepal has to offer. It matters not which one you end up at; you will always feel a sense of overwhelming peace and self-awareness that opens up a side of that you possibly didn’t know existed.
If you are heading into Kathmandu, it’s pretty much impossible to head into a street without witnessing a shrine or temple, and each and everyone will capture a little piece of you.
Discover The Magic Of Yoga
When you are in Nepal, it’s pretty hard to avoid the prominence of yoga in the country, and while you are in such a spiritual place, it would be silly not to give it a go.
While yoga may be something you have not considered back in your homeland, it’s yet again something you find yourself drawn to when you are in Nepal, especially in places like Pokhara.
Some people may seem to believe that yoga has some magical powers, but the truth is, it really does help with many things, all of which are logical. In today’s world and with the troubles and stresses that can come with it, having something to help balance the body and the mind can be of the highest importance, so maybe yoga could be a great idea.
Discover The Magic Of A Homestay
One of the best ways to really see the ways of the Nepalese people and appreciate a whole different side to life is to take part in a homestay.
If you are unfamiliar with the concept of a homestay, it’s simply that you pay to stay with a local family and embrace fully Nepalese life. The families are always warm and friendly and will often arrange activities and food for you.
When you do a homestay, you will quickly find yourself appreciating life a whole lot more. If there is one thing we are all guilty of, it’s that we often live in our own little bubble and remain ignorant to the rest of the world.
While this is nobody’s fault, it’s important to remember that there are people that live differently to us, and if we can take the opportunity to embrace living in the ways of a different culture, even for a little while, then we should.
Take On Some Adventure
If you are a person that loves a real adventure, then worry not, Nepal has plenty on offer for the adrenaline junkies out there. What most people don’t realize is that Nepal has more than six thousand rivers, and with this comes a hell of a lot of opportunity for some water-based adventures.
Nepal offers some amazing experiences in both whitewater rafting and kayaking, and it has opportunities for people of every level.
While there is plenty to do on the water, this isn’t where your adrenaline options stop. If you would like to take part in one of the most adrenaline-fueled activities, then why not jump from a cliff? If you are visiting Nepal in the spring, then you could experience the magic of paragliding. If you are new to the concept of paragliding, it’s rather simple. You jump from a cliff attached to a parachute and spend 10-15 minutes in the air before you hit the ground softly.
Appreciate The Beauty & Wildlife
The final thing you must do when in Nepal is simply look around at the beauty that surrounds you. Nepal is truly a tremendously stunning country, and the beauty stretches far beyond the surroundings.
While the country itself is stunning, you should also take some time to truly appreciate some of the wildlife that’s on offer. While in Nepal, you could witness tigers, bears, rhinos, and elephants, to name but a few, and you can do this at some of the national parks in Nepal that help highlight this perfect country’s amazing offerings.
So there you have it, if you are looking for something that can really offer the ultimate experience, then Nepal is one place that you absolutely must visit. Whether you are seeking adventure, spirituality, culture, or beauty, Nepal has it all. Hopefully, this post has given you a few ideas that will assist you when it comes to planning your next trip.
While the post may have only highlighted a few of the things you can do should you visit Nepal, there are actually far too many things on offer for us to list them all. This post just highlights some of the very best things to do during your visit.