Trekking in Nepal is one of the of the most exciting walking adventure along the high Himalayan mountains. Nepal is a fabled Shangri-la for innumerable tourists, travelers,explorers, seekers and trekkers who visit this tiny yet fabulous country each year. They come here in far greater numbers than to any other Himalayan country. One is never disappointed and is sure to find great travel experience in Nepal.
Also See: Nepal Trekking Frequently Asked Questions
With the changing times, trekking experience has also considerably changed in Nepal. There are abundant facilities set up in the hills and mountains like hotels, home stays, improved trails and diverse food choices. There are quite a number of different ways to trek in Nepal. Trekking with tea-house stays and camping are widely the two major ways in which you can trek up the mountains. An aspiring trekker has to determine for themselves what best suits their needs, time constraints and budget.
Some things to consider before trekking in Nepal, or elsewhere
Our company, specialize in providing all the necessary services possible to trek. We also arrange trek during the monsoon seasons which corresponds to western summer holidays. It is an unquestionably beautiful season to trek in a lush and green environment.
The physical and development infrastructure have drastically changed since trekking first started in Nepal. Better Bridges, mountain lodges, better communication, more suppliers and several facilities are made available by the local people who earn a living from the flow of trekkers.
The spectacular snow capped mountain towering on the highland fuels the irresistible desire to keep going against the high altitude and thin air. October to May are the most popular trekking seasons in Nepal.
Along with forests of rhododendron, temples & monasteries, and a multitude of birds and animals, you will also encounter many small mountain villages on the way. In these isolated hamlets, friendly people of diverse cultures offer a fascinating glimpse of traditional rural life. To top it up, each next step provides magnificent presence of the Himalayan peaks.
Trekking journeys are series of ascents and descents walking 5 to 7 hours per day with 9-14 km of distance covered in average. Organized treks include porters, cooks, guides and transportation to ease and expand the experience which in turn returns employment to the local experts.
Trekking in Nepal – How are the vibes?
Trekking isn’t only just about reaching a particular destination, but also the experience of journey itself. So, we travel at a modest pace, observing nature & rural communities along with spectacular mountain panoramas. It’s not unusual to cross snowfields in the morning and bathe in sub-tropical streams in the afternoon. For the most part, trekking routes are well traveled by local people, but remain unmarked without signposts.
Trekkers rely greatly on accompanying guides for exploring hidden trails and understanding local lifestyle. And the guides we employ are trained to provide the exact experience to our clients. Trekking route often passes through forests of rhododendron, bamboo, oak, and hemlocks. Rivers are crossed on log passages or suspension bridges that locals use for their day to day movement. Whether you have two days or two months to spend in the Himalayas, we will tailor the perfect itinerary to suit your trekking experience in Nepal.
Where to go?
In Nepal, there are various trekking regions. An in the regions, there are several trekking routes available. Generally speaking, the major trekking regions are Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Manaslu and Remote Regions. If you click and browse into each section, you will find out that there are several routes in each region with various trekking difficulty, duration and logistics.
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