Canyoning in Nepal
Canyoning is an astounding adventurous activity as it exercises your full body and also rejuvenates the mind. The joy of Canyoning geometrically ascends if the venue is heart-whelming or astonishing. Nepal is famous for such spots which can easily give you a far more thrilling experience than the natural themed water parks. There are various canyoning destinations where you can climb along with the canyon, walk, hike, rappel, slide, jump into the deep pools and swim. Being one of the major touristic and adventurous activities canyoning is easily accessible in Nepal. On the other hand, most of these destinations do not require experience or pre-trainings in order to be explored.
The best season for canyoning in Nepal is autumn and spring as during these seasons the temperature of the water is comparatively higher and the flow of water is normal. There are 3 major canyoning destinations in Nepal and all of them serve a different experience from the other ones. Kakani is one must visit place for every canyoning lover. This place lies about 35 Kilometers away from Kathmandu’s ring road. Kakani is graced with two beautiful canyon falls Chhahare and Phung Phunye which are located in the villages Dhansar and Jurethum respectively. Chhahare is an easy canyoning choice for everyone. Beginners to the well-experienced ones everyone can have a good time around in the 145 meters high canyon fall. Phung Phunye is a bit more adventurous one as it is located in a wonderful landscape and is 185 meters high. Ganesh Himal, Langtang, and Manaslu, regions can view from the top of Phung Phunye fall. Both the falls are located at an altitude of 1325meters from the sea level. Due to which the water there is neither too hot nor too cold. Other than canyoning, you can visit the nearby hill station at kakani and have some fun in exploring the farms of the world famous Japanese Trout Fish. Another promising spot for canyoning is Sundarijal which located on the lap of Shivapuri National Park around 15 Kilometers away from Kathmandu. You need to hike 30 minutes uphill from the Sundarijal village to reach there. The village ends up touching Nuwakot and Sindhupalchowk districts in the north. Along with canyoning, this place also acknowledges you with the floral beauty of Shivapuri national park which has various species of trees such as Kattus, Salla, Uttis, Chilauwne, Oak, Paiyan, and Deodar. You also can get a sight of animals like deer, Bengal Fox, and clouded Leopard sometimes. The third one- Jalbire Canyon is the visited spot; located at the Chitwan National Park it gives you the majestic experience of a natural themed water park. The waterfall is of moderate height and everyone from kids to older people and beginners to well-experienced ones can try his or her hands in this rock and slide activity. Near to this place, Chaurandi canyon is also located alongside the sandy banks of Trishuli River. This canyon spot is more adventurous as you get to jump from a 12-meters high cliff into the fresh pool and have a swimming session out there. Most of the tourists who go for canyoning in Jalbire love to spend a night there and enjoy the local cuisines along with the famous Tharu dance. The guest houses out there are famous for serving the most authentic dishes with cultural presentations.
The major requirements for canyoning are canyoning shoes or keens, sunglasses, sunblock, and flexible but fitting clothes. Other than that you are made to do a short practice and warm-up session before the canyoning for your forbearance. If you are also looking forward to this amazing adventure, you can freely contact Asian Heritage Tours and Travels.