Nepal Tours, Himalaya tours, Bodhisattva Travels

Nepal is definitely among one of the few countries on the face of the earth which you must visit while you are still alive!! Experience the Himalayan country through our Nepal Tours.

Nepal has captivated the imagination of mountaineers, adventure seekers, and people in search of spiritual bliss since she opened her doors for adventure tourism in the middle of the 20th century.

Nestled between two giants of Asia, i.e. China and India, this landlocked mountainous country has something to offer to everyone who wants to explore this extremely tourist-friendly country.

Nepal tours provide you with some of the most fascinating and breath-taking views of the highest mountains in the world and the deepest gorges & river valleys.

It’s the perfect balance of thrill and blissful peace at the same time, something like the mighty Himalayas itself. Through our Nepal Tours, you can have some of the most amazing views of the highest snow-capped peaks in the world, lush forests, beautifully terraced paddy fields, and the villages having clusters of traditional and colorful wooden houses all in one go.

If you move further ahead you are rewarded by some of the most breathtaking views of Trans Himalayan arid mountains, high altitude plains, mountain passes, and some of the most fascinating high altitude lakes.  

Nepal is home to 8 of the 10 highest peaks in the world, including Mount Everest, Annapurna, Kangchenjunga, and Makalu.  It has always been the Mecca for mountaineers and trekkers from all around the world.

You can also try your hand in some of the most challenging rivers for water sports – like rafting and kayaking, in the numerous fast-flowing mountain rivers of the country.

The trek to Annapurna range is the most popular one while in Nepal followed by the trek to the base camp of Mt. Everest, which takes you through some of the highest peaks in the world.

Pokhara the second largest city of Nepal is famous for its trekking opportunities as well as the stunning view of Annapurna and fish tail peaks reflected in the picturesque Phewa Lake.  

You can also explore the wild side of Nepal through her large network of protected forests which are home to the charismatic wildlife species like tigers, leopards, rhinoceros and elephants to name a few.

You can explore the wilderness of Nepal in Royal Chitwan National Park, Bardia National Park, or Sagarmatha National Park. In fact, around half of the total geographical area of Nepal boasts of forest cover and most of these forests are protected areas.

Nepal is also the spiritual hub of South Asia and has molded and shaped the spiritual and philosophical thoughts of Asia since ancient ages. Home to some of the oldest religious traditions of the world – Hinduism, and Buddhism, it is a must-visit to every spiritually oriented traveler.

The capital city of Kathmandu has several monuments and shrines which dates back to centuries build in traditional architectural style, and many of them are UNESCO world heritage sites.

You can explore their elegance through walking tours of the heritage areas like Patan and Darbar Square. While in Kathmandu you must visit the Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhnath Temple.

Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha is a must-visit in Nepal tourism and you can still feel the omnipresence of Buddha in the ambiance. Not far away from Lumbini is the ancient capital city of Kapilwastu, where Buddha was born and spent 29 years of his life till the day of his renunciation.

The Nepal Tours provides you not just a scenic revelation but a spiritual quest and education in itself as well. Nepal is the place to go for adventurous thrill and spiritual bliss, existing in perfect harmony and balance.

Things to Do in Nepal:

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A. Trekking / Hiking:

Trekking tours and hiking tours in Nepal, Bodhisattva Travels

Nepal is regarded as the premier destination in the world for trekking. It has always been the dream destination for hikers across the world, ever since Nepal opened herself for trekking activities in the decade of the 1960’s.

Nepal provides everything that a hiker possibly dreams of!! The difference in topography, diversity of vegetation within short distances, stunning views of Himalayas all along the way, the deep river valleys, and the immense cultural diversity between different regions of Nepal sets the perfect set up for trekking in Nepal.

Nepal offers different types of treks depending upon the difficulty levels and the duration of the treks. The treks available in Nepal could be broadly categorized into three distinct types, i.e., easy, moderate, and challenging.

The easy treks are generally of smaller duration and take you through picturesque terraced fields, villages and climb to low altitude hills. Moderate difficulty level treks take you through different eco-zones with significant variation of altitude amidst greater diversity of vegetation along the treks. Challenging treks take you through high altitude passes and major climbs, sometimes involving technical climbing. 

The trekking in Nepal is the perfect way of discovering the soul of Nepal, interacting with local people and nature simultaneously, soaking in the cultural and architectural richness of different regions of Nepal.

The diversity of trails that Nepal offers within such a small geographical area, cannot be found anywhere else in the world. The Terai region of Nepal offers you trails in the foothills of the Himalaya amidst the very rich diversity of flora and fauna.

Moving north you are offered the challenge of trails leading to some of the highest peaks in the world, including the highest of them all, The Mount Everest itself.

In some trekking routes, you can find well-established homestays and lodges, but for more challenging treks you will need camping accommodation.

Pokhara and Kathmandu are the hubs of trekking activities in Nepal. Pokhara is famous for its most famous treks in the Annapurna region. Kathmandu is the gateway for treks in the Everest region.

Besides these two there are several other options of trekking available in Nepal including the Kanchenjunga region, Dhaulagiri region, and Mustang valley.  

B. Mountain Biking:

If you are looking for the perfect destination for your next mountain biking expedition, or simply want to experience the thrill of mountain biking amidst the most beautiful and highest mountain ranges in the world, Nepal fits the bill perfectly.

Besides the stunning geographical landscapes, the cultural heritage and smiling & welcoming people of Nepal make the expedition perfect and complete. Mountain biking in Nepal is the perfect way to experience the real heart of Nepal!!

The geographical landscape of the Himalayan country varies from lowland Terai in the South to some of the highest mountain peaks in the North and if you still keep going further north you will arrive in the Trans Himalayan regions of Nepal with its unique topography and culture. 

You can gain all these exotic experience of this magical country through guided mountain biking tours.

There are different kinds of mountain biking tours available in the country from one day tours to trails that take a few weeks. You can experience trails ranging from plains in the foothills of the Himalayas to trails going beyond the altitude of 5000 meters above the sea level.

There are endless options for mountain biking in the rough terrains and hilly trails across the mountain country.  Some of the major centers of mountain biking in Nepal are Kathmandu, Pokhara, Budanilkantha, Sankhu, Bhaktapur, and Nagarkot.

 C. Rafting:

White water rafting tours in Nepal, Bodhisattva Travels

You want to get drenched into the extreme thrill of white-water rafting, floating in a robust raft through some of the most challenging rapids, surrounded by postcard sceneries of snow-capped Himalayan peaks in the background??

More than a dozen of thundering, chilly, and white-water Himalayan Rivers in Nepal provide you the perfect set up for the adrenaline rush of rafting in the most challenging waters that very few rivers in the world could match.

Nepal is called the ‘Rafter’s Paradise ‘and professional to amateur rafters from all around the world frequent these gushing waters for the lifetime experience.  

The rivers of Nepal descent from some of the highest mountains in the world and are fed by the high altitude glaciers. The different rivers flowing through diverse kind of topography, temperature gradients, and adjoining Ecozones provides diverse options of rafting depending upon the available number of days for rafting tours and the desired challenge level of waters.

The rafting tours are often clubbed together with other adventure or cultural tours like trekking, mountain biking, and wildlife safari for a holistic tourism experience.

The rafting options are available for all age groups and every kind of proficiency level starting from beginners to professional rafters. Families with kids can even enjoy gentle rafting in easy grade rivers.

The rafting trips generally vary from a single day trip to a few weeks trip, with intermittent breaks for meals and night stay in tented accommodation at the white sandy beaches of the rivers.  

The most popular rivers for rafting in Nepal are Trisuli, Marshyangdi, Karnali, Seti, Sunkoshi, Bhote Koshi, Kali Gandaki among several other glacial rivers.

The rapid grades in these rivers range between levels 1 to level 6, level 6 being the highest challenge level. Rafting in these rivers is not just about floating through these river highways but also soaking in the cultural and natural heritage of exotic Nepal on the way.

The mesmerizing river valleys and the numerous small hamlets with traditional mountain architecture will make your experience unforgettable.

D. Jungle Safari:

If you have got tired after your trekking tours in the Himalayan hills or rafting through the glacial rivers, you can relax in some jungle resort around numerous of the country’s famous national parks.

Around 45% of Nepal boasts of forest cover which includes 12 National Parks, covering around 20% of the total landmass of the country.

The forests of Nepal are home to more than 848 species of birds, 319 species of exotic orchids, 500 of the world’s 15 families of butterflies, and several of the most iconic mammal species including the Royal Bengal tiger, elephants, red panda, rhinoceros, black bear, gaur and more.

The forests in the Terai region is the richest in biodiversity in the country, and most popular among wildlife enthusiasts.  

You can have the interface with wild Nepal through Jungle safari in any of these protected areas. However, the most popular wildlife tourism destinations in Nepal are Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve, Chitwan National Park, Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, and Bardia National Park.

E. Paragliding:

Paragliding Tours in Nepal, Bodhisattva Travels

One of the oldest and most intense desires of human beings has been to fly like a bird in the sky. This dream can be fulfilled best through the aerial adventure sports of Paragliding.

The options of paragliding are available in several other destinations throughout the world, but the kind of experience that you will have in Nepal is second to none.

Soaring high with the hawks and the Himalayan Griffons, in the natural thermals of the high Himalayan snow-capped range is an experience that no other destination can match.  

You may fly solo if you are a qualified and experienced pilot, else you can choose to fly with some of the best pilots in the world. You may also get trained yourself at paragliding training center in Pokhara.

The major hubs of paragliding in Nepal are Pokhara, Kathmandu, Bandipur, and Bhedetar.

You can fly amidst the magical scenery of the Himalayan range and some of the eight-thousanders like Annapurna Peak, Dhaulagiri, and Mount Fishtail in the background.

The experience of flying over river valleys, high altitude lakes, mountain hamlets, monasteries, and lush green mountains is something that can be cherished throughout life.  

F. Bungee Jumping:

Nepal offers some of the best Bungee jumping experience, in a stunning natural setting. The major Bungee jumping point in Nepal is within 3 hours drive from the capital city of Kathmandu.

You can experience the Bungee jumping at Tatopani, around 12 km from Kodari (Nepal China border).  The jump takes place from a 166-meter wide suspension bridge over the Canyon of Bhotekoshi River.

You can also enjoy white water rafting, canyoning, rock climbing, and trekking at this point. The jump is organized by one of the leading Bungee consultants from New Zealand.

Another point for Bungee jumping in Nepal is Hemja, in the lakeside city of Pokhara.  Pokhara, situated in the shadow of Annapurna peak and mount Fishtail, offers you the only tower bungee available in Nepal, complete with the mesmerizing view of snow-capped Himalayan peaks.

G. Mountain Flights:

Mountain flights in Nepal offer you an adventure something that is very unique and you can get it only here in Nepal and nowhere else in the world.  

Nepal is home to 8 of the 10 highest mountain peaks in the world. You can have a very close interface with them all, that also within an hour of flight from the capital city of Flight.

The hour-long mountain flight offers you something that will last with you forever in life. The view offered is something that is otherwise reserved only to high soaring birds!!

A trip to Nepal would be incomplete without having an interface with what makes it so unique, the endless row of the highest mountain peaks in the world. Within minutes of being airborne, you will experience something that you have never seen before!! A panorama of high snow-capped mountain peaks, endless glaciers, and a chain of high altitude lakes.

You can return home with some of the best pictures of the Himalayas that you will ever take because everyone is guaranteed a window seat. If that was not enough, the pilot invites every passenger into the cockpit, one by one, to click the picture of Mount Everest from the large windshield of the plane.

The pilot and air-hostess explain every peak and provide you interesting information about the various peaks that will ensure, that you gain some of the best experience of your life during the mountain flight!!

You will see the majestic and white peaks of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Fishtail in the west of Nepal, while in the east you will be stunned by the views of Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Nuptse, Kanchenjunga, and of course the Mount Everest itself among others. 

During the hour-long mountain flight, you will be able to see several other iconic Himalayan peaks also, including  Shisha Pangma, Melungste, Gaurishanker, Chugimango, Numbur,  Karyolung,  Dorje Lhakpa, Choba Bhamare, and  Phurbi Chyachu.

Several airlines offer you mountain flights from Kathmandu. The flights leave early in the morning before the formation of clouds, to ensure the best view of the snow-capped mountain peaks. The rows and rows of white peaks are beyond imagination and comprehension; you really need to see it to believe it!!

The Heli tours are also available from the capital city of Kathmandu and it offers you the option of preferred mountain peaks, as a chartered flight service.

For visitors who are based in Pokhara, you have the option of chartered microlight flight (two-seater) or helicopter tours to the western peaks of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Mount Fishtail.  

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