Are you a student and planning to travel during your summer vacation?? Where and which country? If you are thinking about Nepal, what Nepal offers for the students? Nepal is naturally, culturally and the historically enriched country offers amazing travel activities which are a simple a day tours to daredevil activities. In addition, You can also engage in an internship, volunteering in the rural villages whatever you do, make a difference in your life, get out of your comfort zone with any one of these summer travel programs. Himalayan smile treks will fully support to make your holidays success and meaningful.
OPTIONAL ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES:
1. ROCK CLIMBING
3. MOUNTAIN FLIGHT
4. ZIP FLYING
1. Rock climbing
Rock climbing is an adventurous activity where one has to climb up, down or across the natural rock formation. The climber has to maintain strength, agility, balance, and endurance in order to perform an effective task. In modern days, artificial rock walls are also available in the urban areas (indoor and outdoor climbing). These are designed for the beginners and also it is time-consuming as you won’t have to drive along the valley. But, nothing is better than natural treasures.
So, before you start this physically and mentally demanding sports, follow up the guidelines by professionals. Each climber has to wear a safety helmet, belay gloves, and climbing shoes. Equip the climbing gears like rope, cord, webbing, carabiners, harnesses, quickdraws, belay & rappel devices, ascenders, sling, etc. Perfect! Now, get ready to rock the climb.
There are some few places where rock climbing is popular such as:
Nagarjun Rock Climbing;
Nagarjun rock climbing lies in the Shivapuri national park, 3 km away from the tourist hub Thamel. The main entrance of the gate is Phulbari, before you enter the forest, every visitor has to pay entrance fees. Walk 10 minutes to reach the rock climbing zone; it is one of the best rock climbing places to start for beginners or experienced climbers.
The climbing consists of about 22 routes ranging from 4a to 7b+ grades. The rock is around 50 to 80 feet high. Especially the climbers who want to train or practice himself-there are much multi-pitch 65m and single pitch 12m. Besides rock climbing, you can do hike up to the summit of Jama – Cho, Cycling, bird watching, visit the spiritual cave of saint Nagarjuna.
Hattian Rock climbing.
Hattiban is located in the southern part of Nepal – approximately 26 km away on the way to the famous Hindu pilgrimage site “ Dakchinkali Temple”. Hattiban rock climbing center is a highly skilled and professional climbing site in Nepal so that it is physically challenging and adrenaline activity for the adventure seekers. The climbing grade ranges from 6a to 7a, and the best season is autumn and spring.
Bimal Nagar Rock Climbing
Bimal Nagar rock climbing spot is located southwest of Nepal – approximately 140 km away from Kathmandu. If you are coming from Pokhara it is closer than Kathmandu which is just 60 km. Bimal Nagar Rock offers climbing in the few fixed routes up to 55 meters in the natural rock. Bimal Nagar Rock climbing is one of the hot climbing centers in Nepal.
Bimal Nagar is one of the hot climbing in the spot in Nepal. Not only the locals, but foreigners also love this spot for climbing. Once you reach on the top, enjoy the sanctuary of Mt. Manaslu and Mardhyandi river flowing in the Terai region.
Have you ever wished you had the wings so you could fly? Well, you wish and we’ll make that happen. In other words College fellas, we’d like to introduce you Paragliding… is the recreational adventure of flying paragliders. Unbelievable right? Here’s how: the pilot sits in a harness suspended below a fabric wing which the wing shape is maintained by the suspension lines. The pressure of air entering vents in the front of the wing, and the aerodynamic forces of the air flowing over the outside flying you like a bird.” Looking back, most likely you won’t regret it. Looking back, most likely you won’t regret it.
Pokhara is one of the best paragliding destinations in the world. If you are in Pokhara, don’t miss it. it has perfect components for the paragliding which are stable thermals, convenient take-off and landing zones, the safety of a large lake and great mountain views.
3. Bungee Jumping
Bungee Jumping in Nepal can do two places in Nepal. One is Nepal’s first bungy jumping site is located close to the Nepal-Tibet border – approximately 160m away, a three-hour drive by bus from Kathmandu. The jump, It was designed by New Zealand’s leading bungy consultants, and is operated by highly trained professionals, they take safety first very seriously. This thrilling fall is 500ft (160m) down into the Bhoti Kosi River Gorge, it is one of the longest free-fall in the world. Second Bungee Jump is operated in Pokhara which is made from the 80m high tower where people dive 20m down into the pond.
4. Zip Flying
Zip flying in Nepal is one of the most thrilling activities in Nepal. It is the world’s longest, steepest and fastest zip flying which is providing 140 km per hour 1.8 km long. The zip flyer is
Itself the but, due to the advanced technology and professional trainers, they will provide you the best confidence and motivation so that you can enjoy this moment maximum. Zip flying in Nepal has been operating since June 2, 2012. Safety and security are their major concern.
Arrival in Kathmandu (1340 m)
Sightseeing. Trek preparation
Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara
Drive to Nayapul.Trek to Ulleri (1960 m)
Trek to Ghorepani (2,840m).
Hike Poon hill. Trek to Tadapani.
Trek Kimche. Drive to Pokhara.
Drive to Chitwan National Park.
Wildlife Activities in National Park.
Drive to Kathmandu
Upon arrival at Kathmandu airport, our airport representative will welcome you and transfer to the Hotel. Brief orientation program in the hotel about your trip. Rest of the time walk around the Thamel nearby your hotel. Dinner. Overnight at Kathmandu Hotel.
After your breakfast, We start sightseeing tours in the UNESCO world heritage sites, most are built in the Medieval period. The tour gives an opportunity to discover the history, culture and architecture perspective of developing Nepal. Visit the most prominent places of Nepal like.
After driving to Charaudi approx 3 to 4 hours – potting point for rafting. Our rafting guide will give a short briefing of paddling technique, safety, security etc. Trishuli river offers exhilarating rapids called Snell’s Nose, Ladies Delight with a beautiful village view. The rafting ends at Kurintar. Drive to Pokhara.
Scenic drive (7hrs)
Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul. Trek start from Nayapul, the trail pass through the small local villages, tea houses, rivers, green hills etc. From Tikhedhunga, you will cross the suspension bridge over the waterfall. From here the trails goes steep up and many staircases followed to reach to the Ulleri.
After breakfast trail, continuous pass steeply stone staircase through the Ulleri village to the hill supper view guest house where can view Machapurchre and Annapurna south. Rest tea and coffee. From here walk throughout the forest way which gives you an opportunity to see different species of birds in the forest to the Ghorepani.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Early morning hike to Poon Hill(3210 m). It is the best viewpoint in the Annapurna region that provides an incredible sunrise view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain range. After breakfast trek to Tadapani through the rhododendron trees, rivers, gorges, and many waterfalls.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
After breakfast, the trail passes through the rhododendrons forest to the Bhaisi Kharka, which can observe a great view Annapurna mountain including fishtail mountain. Follow the steep down staircases to reach to the Ghandruk. Lunch. Trek to Kimche. Drive to Pokhara.
Trek and drive
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
After breakfast, drive to Chitwan National Park which just approximates 6-7 hours from Pokhara. From Pokhara scenic drive to Chitwan through the Marshyandi River. Have lunch at Chitwan and rest a few hours. Afterward, We do a short tour to the local Tharu villages, get information about Tharu History, Tharu culture, and lifestyle.
Chitwan National Park
Lunch and Dinner
Chitwan National Park
After breakfast, drive to the Rapti river for Canoeing ride where you have an opportunity to see the crocodile, marsh mugger, Gharial, and many birds. After that, we walk throughout the jungle enjoying the nature. Visit Elephant breeding center. After lunch, you will enjoy the Elephant safari in Chitwan National Park.
Breakfast , Lunch, Dinner.
Early morning after breakfast your journey start Ox cart ride with excitement. It is a traditional transport of the Tharu people (local people) where a cart is pulled by a pair of oxen. Ox cart ride is usually a slow trip through villages to the elephant stablea small museum to learn about the Tharu culture. Drive to Kathmandu.
village walk and Drive.
Today is you’re the last day in Nepal. Your trips come to end. You can last minutes shopping for your friends and family according to your interest. Our officer will come to meet you at the hotel to drop off Kathmandu International Airport for your flight to home. We will reach to the airport three hours before your scheduled flight.
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