ROCK CLIMBING IN NEPAL OVERVIEW:
Difficulty Level: From 1 to 5 (Depends on your choice, options available from natural to indoors)
Time Required: 1 – 10 Days (Can be added to your trip with One additional day or more)
Time in the Rocks: 5 hours to 10 days
Starting Point: Various (Nearest from Kathmandu being 1 hour drive)
A physically and mentally demanding sport that often tests a climber's strength, endurance, agility, and balance along with his or her mental control, Rock Climbing is very soon becoming one of the hottest sports to do for visitor and locals as well due to the awesome natural rock faces located in some majestic settings in Nepal.
As your local outfitter in Nepal, we recommend this thrilling sport of natural rock climbing to those who have some climbing experience. If not, there are indoor rock climbing places where people of a any age can go and enjoy. As outfitters, we will arrange it all for you. All you go to sat is YES, I want to add it on to my tour.
A quick one day guided trip with lessons can be arranged in Nagarjun Forest just outside of Kathmandu Valley. With top notch instructors for beginners and no-voice climbers, we will teach you all you need to know to get started with rock climbing.
For experienced rock climbers who seek for something more challenging, take one of our longer trips to Bimal Nagar near Bandipur. Options of private departures to Hattiban and Pokhara can also be arranged upon request.
NATURAL ROCK CLIMBING AREAS IN NEPAL:
NAGARJUN FOREST – 20 minutes drive from Kathmandu
HATTIBAN – 1 hour drive from Kathmandu
BIMAL NAGAR – 5 hours minutes drive from Kathmandu
NAGARKOT – This bolted climbing area is hard to find without a guide, 2 hours drive from Kathmandu
NAMCHE BAZZAR – Bouldering field is 30 minute walk; ask locals will show you how to get there
INDOOR CLIMBING CENTERS IN KATHMANDU:
- Astrek in Thamel
- Pasang Lamu Climbing Gym on the ring road near Dhapasi
Do keep in mind that to get to the climbing destinations, one will have to hike or cycle as well. So rock climbing in nature comes with additional hiking or cycling packages. This gravity defying sport can be added on to your trekking in Nepal experience and history shows it that even mountaineers who have successfully done the Summit of Mount Everest warm up with a bit of rock climbing. We as outfitter in Nepal would not hesitate to add this great sport to demanding treks like Everest Base Camp Trek or Annapurna Base Camp Trek or Annapurna Sanctuary Trek or Annapurna Circuit Trek just to get you loosened before you take it on.
Being your local outfitter in Nepal, we would like to remind you that ALL adventures we offer can either be enjoyed on their own or in combination with other adventures like trekking in Nepal, be it Everest Base Camp Trek or Annapurna Base Camp Trek. At the same time, if you are planning on peak climb or expedition or trekking in Nepal, any of our adventures can be added on to your trip with extension of a few days. Please bear in mind that these added adventures will NOT be included after the booking and payment has been completed. As your outfitter in Nepal, we must remind you that it will be next to impossible to arrange a smooth adventure trip on the last hour. We will be needing professional guides for each adventure we offer and last minute additions or alterations are NOT RECOMMENDED.
More information on this challenging and breathtaking adventure can be made available on request. If it is a combination you are seeking, then package will be explained in detail while booking with us as your local outfitter in Nepal. Our information pack will include the followings:
- Complete Overview of the adventure
- Complete list of Gears Required
- Emergency Plans and Rescue Operation overview
- Day to Day Itinerary ( with the adventures added on) (Like: trekking in Nepal + Rafting)
- Cost for the whole trip to Nepal including all adventures
- Cost of permits and other un-covered expenses that you must be aware of
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