5 Best Thing To Do in Nepal For First-Time Travellers

Nepal is a destination that brings adventure, wilderness, and rich cultural experience into one place and takes it to a great extent. Either you want to reach the highest point in the world-Mt. Everest or dwell in the vibrant streets that take you back in time, Nepal got everything. Moreover, this nation is also home to many endangered wildlife, exotic floras, and a paradise for bird lovers. And, how come we forget about the flavourful delicacies that cannot be found anywhere else? 

Nepal is a dream destination for travel enthusiasts all around the world. Its unique geography has created endless possibilities for adventurous outdoor activities, whereas conventional society has won the heart of millions of tourists over the years. Sometimes, these numerous options can be overwhelming to choose the best venture for you, therefore, we have written this specific blog to help you choose among the top 5 best things to do in Nepal for the first-time traveler. 

Do know that these are not only the things you can do in Nepal. Get in touch with us to know more about other adventurous things you can do in Nepal. 

Experience Easy Short Trek 


Nepal is a land of diverse geography and climate, including the great Himalayas. This has made it one of the go-to destinations for adventurous trekking. Besides challenging treks in the Himalayas, there are numerous short and easy treks also available. As per your time frame, you can customize it anywhere from 5 days to a week or more. Also, a short trek does not mean you will not get to see those breathtaking landscapes and stunning views of the Himalayan mountains. The views and experience will be equally rewarding. 

Without trekking for a long trek on difficult terrain, you can still enjoy the best of the Himalayas. Some of our favorite short treks are the Short Poon Hill Trek, and Short Manaslu Circuit Trek ( https://www.trekkingtrail.com/short-manaslu-circuit-trek ) If you want to experience Everest  Region, Everest Heli Trek is the best option which comes with a helicopter ride from Everest Base Camp to Kathmandu. In addition, Mohare Danda Trek the community trek, the Short ABC Trek, and Everest Comfort Trek are other popular one.  If you have a high budget, then you can also go on Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek and Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek. These two treks include a chopper ride in the venture and the best luxurious accommodation on the way. 

Kathmandu Valley Tour 


Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, is also known as the city of temples. Every corner of the city has a temple, and most of them date back to hundreds & thousands of years ago. Likewise, Kathmandu is home to seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites – the holy Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. On your  Kathmandu Valley Tour, you will be visiting these monuments, which will present you with fine Nepali art, precise architecture, and the glorious history of Nepal. You will be exploring ancient palaces, shrines, temples, and courtyards. 

Likewise, there are several other tourist sites in Kathmandu like Budhanilkantha, Garden of Dreams, Changunarayan Temple, etc. Thamel, also famous as the freak street, is the tourist hub in Kathmandu, where you might be staying in a hotel. The bustling and vibrant streets of Thamel is always full of travelers from all around the world. You can see numerous souvenir shops, restaurants, and cafes around here. Exploring all of these places in one day for sure is not enough and will be so much for your heart to handle. Take your time and plan out properly with your travel agency/guide to not leave behind any monument. 

Pokhara Tour

Pokhara is the second biggest city in Nepal and is also known as the city of lakes. It is a most admired place by travelers because of the views around the city and nearby available places to escape from nature. There are so many things to do in this beautiful city. You can take a thrilling cable car ride to the holy Manakamana Temple. Likewise, you can visit David Falls, Gupteshwor Cave, World Peace Pagoda, Bat Cave, Bindhayabasini Temple, etc. There are also several lakes and ponds situated around Pokhara. Some famous ones are Phewa Lake, Khaste Lake, Begnas Lake, and Rupa Tal. 

Take a small hike to Sarangkot, a viewpoint from which you can see a stunning view of the city and surrounding snow-capped mountains. Sarangkot is also a paragliding point. If you want, you can also add paragliding to your tour to make the trip adventurous. And, the best place, also called the Thamel of Pokhara, the Lakeside. Explore the market and spend time in one of the many cafes and restaurants situated here. You can also go on short boating on the tranquil Phewa Lake. 



Chitwan Jungle Safari 

Chitwan National Park is famous for its wilderness. Spread over 932 kilometers square, this national park is the first national park in Nepal, established in 1973. Chitwan National Park is home to numerous endangered animals like the one-horned rhinoceros, royal Bengal tiger, freshwater Gangetic dolphins, gharial crocodiles, and many others. 

You can also see other wildlife like a leopard, sloth bears, elephants, monkeys, wild boars, etc. Moreover, this place is a paradise for bird watchers. As per recent records, the park is the habitat of 634 species of birds, including the rare great pied hornbill, Bengal florican, etc. Reptiles, amphibians, and many species of fish are also found in this national park. 

Chitwan National Park activities include deep jungle walks, elephant safari, jeep safari, bathing & swimming with elephants, canoe rides, visiting indigenous Tharu village, and many other things. Over the years, many tourists have visited this place to relax and have some quality time with their loved ones. This tour is also the best option for a family vacation. 

Adventure Activities

Besides trekking and tours, Nepal also offers several other outdoor activities. You can do paragliding, bungee jumping, white water rafting, mountain biking, ultra-light craft riding, mountain flight, rock climbing, etc. As per your trip itinerary, you can also add these activities to make the journey adventurous. All of these outdoor activities offer you an unbelievable experience that will stay with you forever. Contact us if you want to know more about these adventure outdoor activities in Nepal or book one for you. 

Above are the five things that you can do in Nepal. All of those mentioned activities offer an unbelievable experience that will stay close to your heart forever. We have been helping tourists from all around the world to create their dream vacation in Nepal as per their requirements and would love to assist you as well. Check out our Trekking Trail Nepal  or talk with one of our representatives for more information. We will be waiting to welcome you.


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