Showcasing some of the world’s most dramatic landscapes, Nepal is home to ten of the highest mountain peaks including the renowned Mount Everest, the highest of them all at 8848 metres. Nepal is a country of contrasts. Spectacular natural riches combine with a vibrant culture and sense of history. A spiritual destination, Nepal is also known for its scenic monasteries as well as being the birthplace of the Lord Buddha.
A rugged mountain kingdom, stretching over the Himalaya Mountains, Nepal offers an astonishingly diverse array of attractions and landscapes. With its vast range of altitudes, it is home to an incredible variety of plant and animal species, including more than 300 species of orchid. With over 800 bird varieties, it accounts for almost 10% of the world’s avian species.
Adventure tourism in Nepal dates back to the early attempts to scale the world’s highest peaks. It has come a long way since. While trekking, mountaineering and game viewing have long been popular, an entire range of adventure possibilities have erupted. Now, travellers to Nepal can enjoy excursions such as rafting, biking, fishing, rock climbing, paragliding, hot air ballooning, boating, canyoneering and bungee jumping…
Epic also offers travellers the opportunity to trek to Everest Base Camp with us, an unforgettable life experience.