Outdoor Activities for Your Trip to Nepal

For those that love trekking and mountains, Nepal is a country that will give you this and much more. This is no brainer as this is home to the world’s highest mountain. Besides Mt. Everest, 7 of the tallest mountains in the world are also located here. This assures you that there are numerous hiking and trekking trails as well as outdoor activities to engage in. 

  • Trekking

Nepal gives you a unique opportunity to go trekking. It’s a place that will let you discover the Himalayas. There are numerous trails, breathtaking views of the Himalayan ranges and plenty of outdoor activities to engage in.  It’s estimated that over 2 million people head to Nepal every year with most of them focusing on reaching one of the highest peaks in the world.

  • Mountain Flights

The snow-clad mountains are a spectacle to behold. If you do not have the energy to go up a mountain and enjoy the views, you should opt for a mountain flight. All you need is to have time. The best thing about these flights is there are several of them throughout the day and they give an aerial view of the mountains. It’s a great way to go near some of the highest peaks in the world.

  • Mountain Biking

If you are an adventurer and you love the thrill of going downhill on a bike, then you should go for mountain biking. There are numerous cycling trails depending on your level of experience and how much you are willing to adventure. Bhaktapur, Budanikantha, Annapurna and Nagarkot are some of the most breathtaking cycling sites.

  • Heli-Skiing 

If you are in for an electrifying experience, you should try heli-skiing. This is not only a thrilling way to experience the mountain ranges of Nepal, but also a fantastic way to test your adrenaline. You get to see the pristine slopes, mountain peaks and lush green vegetation from different angles. There are many reasons why this has become a popular way of exploring the mountain ranges.

While in Nepal, the list of outdoor activities that involve mountains and you can engage in is endless. Whether you want to experience the mountains by trekking, zip flying, rock climbing or heli-skiing, you will not be disappointed. The snow-clad mountains, the lush green vegetation, and forests are breathtaking. Just dress for outdoor activities and be ready to satisfy your adrenaline rush.

Planning a Vacation to Accommodate the Interests of the Little Ones

You are planning a vacation but you have not decided whether you will fly out of the country or you will do domestic travel. It has been long since you went on a family vacation.

When you are traveling with minors, things are quite different from how you plan the travel as adults. It has to be planned in a way that it accommodates the interests of the little ones otherwise they will end up getting bored.

Incorporate Music

We all love music, as do the younger ones. If you are bold enough, take a guitar to play to your family. Of course if you have never played before you will need some practice first. But this could add to the bonding experience.

Traveling on a Plane

The seats in an airplane are not designed for the little ones and if you have small kids, it becomes quite uncomfortable for them. They will want to get out of that seat and do something else. To make them more at ease rather than grumpy especially during long haul flights, you should bring their car seat with you as this is acceptable by airlines. 

Vacation Driving

This is what most people will call a road trip to your destination. When you are taking your kids along, it’s advisable that you make them as comfortable as they can be. The road trip is part of the vacationing and this means everyone must have a good experience along the way. Ensure that they have their car seats and the car is not too packed. 

Accommodation Options

Another thing to ensure is that the accommodation that you go for is favorable to the little ones. Avoid options that are not spacious or they have flights of staircases. This is dangerous to them as they play. You also need to monitor them especially around swimming pools and other risky areas. Search for a hotel that is family-friendly with plenty of activities and amenities such as kids’ club. 

Transport Options

Choose transport options that will not keep you on the road for too long and won’t be too stressful. For example, there are destinations whereby public transport is not as reliable and may spoil the experience of the entire vacation. In such cases, it’s advisable that you opt for a cab rather than buses and trains.

Traveling with kids needs proper planning otherwise you will spend most of the time trying to control the kids. Consider the most suitable mode of transport, accommodation, and amenities in the places that you visit.  Plan in advance and do research on what you will need.

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