81 Amazing things to do in Nepal

81 amazing things to do in Nepal

Nepal is a landlocked country yet very beautiful naturally & geographically. It is surrounded by China in north & India in east, west & south. It is the home of 8 highest peaks in the world including Mount Everest ( the highest peak in the world 8,848m ), the land of brave Gurkhas & birthplace of Lord Buddha. Nepal is also the natural habitat for thousands of flora & fauna. However, these are just a fraction of what Nepal has to offer you.

For a country of its size, with all these beautiful aspects it is no wonder that many people from all over the world are dying to visit Nepal every year. Nepal Tourism witnessed a growth of 24 percent with 1,173,072 foreign tourists visiting Nepal in 2018 alone. Acting on this agenda, the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) has planned to organize Nepal Visit Year in 2020 to attract more tourists & to promote the country itself.

So in order to make your “Nepal Visit Year 2020” memorable & not to let you miss any aspects of Nepal, here we have made a list of 77 amazing things to do in Nepal.

Trekking & Hiking

1. Climb the highest peak in the world Mount Everest ( 8,848m ) Mount Everest

2. Climb other highest peaks: Kanchenjunga (8,586m), Lhotse (8,516m), Makalu (8,463m), Cho Oyu (8,201m), Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Manaslu (8,163m), Annapurna (8,091m)

3. Trekking & Hiking in Everest Region, Annapurna Region, Manaslu Region, Langtang Region, Dolpo Region, Mustang Region

4. Visit the forbidden kingdom: MustangMustang Valley

5. Mountain Biking in the Himalayan

6. Panoramic flight over the mountains

7. Rock climbing in Himalayan

8. Take a selfie on the top of the highest peaks


9. Visit 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Lumbini, Pashupatinath Temple, Shwayambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath, Chitwan National Park, Changunarayan Temple, Sagarmatha National Park

10. Visit all the 20 wildlife protected areas, consisting of ten national parks, three wildlife reserves, six conservation areas, and one hunting reserve.

11. Explore beautiful city Pokhara & Sight-seeingNight View of Pokhara

12. Visit Thamel: the most buzzing, hottest spot for tourism & enjoy the Thamel nightlife

13. Spectate alluring sunrise view from Nagarkot hill & Antu Danda

14. Visit the birthplace of Lord Buddha: Lumbini

15. Explore Gorkha: the home of the bravest of the brave troops Gurkha

16. Visit Bandipur for rich hill culture, mountain views & hiking

17. Visit the wonder of love: Rani Mahal in Palpa districtRani-Mahal

18. Explore Janakpur – The birthplace of Sita

19. Visit all the beautiful lakes of Nepal: Fewa lake, Tilicho lake, Phoksundo lake, Rara lake, Gosaikunda, Rupa Lake, Begnas Lake, Gokyo lake

20. Explore the valley: Kathmandu, Lalitpur & Bhaktapur

21. Travel to Dharan

22. Visit Narayanhiti Durbar Palace

Adventure & Fun
Sky Diving in Everest Region

23. Skydiving in the Mount Everest Region

24. Zip Flyer in Dhulikhel

25. Boating in Fewa Lake

26. Paragliding in Pokhara

27. Bungee jump in Bhotekoshi

28. Go for Jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park

29. Visit the highest lake in the world: Tilicho Lake ( 4,919m )

30. Motor Bike Ride Tours

31. Do rafting in Trishuli River

32. Ride Elephant in Chitwan & do elephant bathing

33. Relax in the natural hot springs

34. Do horse riding in Himalayan

35. Go for honey hunting

36. Walk-in Illam Tea garden

37. Go hiking & camping

38. Go for hunting in Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve

39. Go Fishing in rivers & lakes

40. Do Free Volunteering in Nepal

Culture, Religion & Traditions

41. Go to Muktinath Temple & take bath under running 108 water fountains

42. Overnight Stay in Himlayan Solukhumbu District

43. Dance & enjoy Sherpa culture in Himalayan

44. Visit beautiful tourist village Ghale Gau in Lamjung

45. Watch Tharu traditional dance in Chitwan

46. The Cable Car ride in Manakamana & ChandragiriCable Car

47. Explore the Newar community in Kathmandu valley

48. Visit typical Magar & Gurung Community villages in Ghorepani

49. Wear national dress of Nepal: Daura Swural & Dhaka Topi 

50. Watch Aarti Dance in Pashupatinath Temple

51. Take a holy bath in Sali Nadi river

52. Take part in Nepali marriage ceremony

53. Learn Mithila art & painting

54. Watch & Learn Thanka Painting

55. Don’t miss Janaki Mandir

56. Visit Pathivara Temple in Taplejung

57. Go to Halesi Mahadev Temple

58. Badimalika Temple in Far West Nepal


59. Celebrate two biggest festivals: Dashain & Tihar

60. Take part in Newar local festival “Jatra”

61. Celebrate Holi: The festival of colorsFestivals of color holi

62. Enjoy Loshar

63. Be blessed by living goddess “Kumari”

64. Take part in Rice Planting Festival “Dhaan Ropai”

Foods & Beverages

65. Taste Nepali typical food: Daal Bhaat & Gundruk

66. Don’t miss the taste of Newari cuisine

67. Drink local alcohol: “Raksi” & “Chyang”

68. Taste the local street food

69. Make dumplings “Mo: Mo” & eat

70. Drink local milk tea in the local street in the morning

71. Eat Thakali Khana Set “Food”

Street, Shopping & Souvenir

72. Go for shopping in Asan Market

73. Go for a Rickshaw ride

74. Buy Thanka & Mithila painting

75. Make sure you buy Khukuri: The icon of brave Gurkhas

76. Spectate Nepali street arts

77. Travel to Bhaktapur Pottery Square for pottery workshopsPottery

78. Visit Namche Bazaar

79. Buy Pashmina products

80. Buy handicrafts, jewelry, masks & arts

81. Shopping in New Road

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