Nepal is popular destination for sporting activities. Sporting activities
like Mountain Biking,
Rafting are popular among
As the foothills of the Himalayas are paradise for a mountain biker's, many
bikers visit Nepal for Biking. Not only that, world class rides are accompanied
by breathtaking mountain vista's and also biker's will have opportunity to touch
with centuries-old culture, fresh mountain air, great trails and of course the
greatest range of snow-capped peaks in the world.
The Bungee Jumping has found a natural home in the highest mountain range in
the world. The ultimate thrill of a bungee jump can be experienced in Nepal at
perhaps the best site in the world. Nepal's first bungee jumping site is
situated 160m over the wild Bhote Kosi River, and located close to the
Nepal-Tibet border and is one of the popular destination for adventurous
Elephant Polo is one of the rare, adventures and only of its kind in Nepal.
The World Elephant Polo Association (WEPA) organizes an annual Elephant polo
tournament in the airfield of Meghauli
Chitwan, south west of
north of the Indian border. Many tourists each year visit Nepal to take part in
River Rafting is journeying on the torrential river on an inflatable rubber
boat. A river trip is often an adventure. As a river trip provides opportunity
for geological surveys and fishing and as the adjoining slopes of the river
harbor dense vegetation and interesting wildlife and also as an amateur with a
little sense of rafting adventure can equally enjoy it, it is widely becoming
popular among many visitors.
Besides, Air sports like
Hot Air Ballooning,
Motor Gliding and
are also famous among many visitors.
Hot Air Balloon rise gently over the red-tile roofed houses, temples and
Stupas and drift weightlessly over green terraced fields in the crisp morning
air and within minutes of the ascent, the majestic Himalayan panorama greet
visitors, all the way from the rugged
Langtang Himal to
Visitors to Pokhara in Nepal can enjoy a bird's-eye-view of its splendid
Himalayan scenery and experience the thrill of flying in a micro-light aircraft.
Paragliding in this Himalayan country can be a truly wonderful and fulfilling
experience for the adventure-seekers. Visitors can experience unparalleled
scenic grandeur as you share airspace with Himalayan griffin vultures, eagles,
kites, while floating over villages, monasteries, temples, lakes and jungles,
with a fantastic view of the majestic Himalayas. Nepal also organize air sports
tournament each year and thus it is now an internationally recognized
destination for free-flight enthusiasts.
Also many visitors visit Nepal for
Spiritual Pursuits like meditation, yoga,
astrology, retreats and to merge with the mighty Himalayas.