Trekking in nepal

A trek in Nepal is a special and rewarding mountain holiday. If you have the time and energy to trek don’t miss the opportunity to leave Kathmandu and see the country’s spectacular beauty and unique culture. Fortunately for the visitor, there are still only a few roads extending deeply in to the hills, though this is changing rapidly.

Trekking in Nepal will take you Everest, Annapurna, Dolpo, Mustang, Langtang and more regions through a country that has captured the imagination of mountaineers and explorers for more than 100 years. You will people in remote mountain villages whose lifestyle has not changed in generations.

Many of  the values  associated with a hiking trip at home do not have the same importance during the trek in Nepal.  Isolation is traditionally a crucial element of any wilderness experience, but in Nepal it is not possible to get away from people completely, except for short times or at extremely high elevation. While trekking, you will see the great diversity of Nepal. Villages embrace many ethnic groups and cultures. The terrain changes from tropical jungle to high, glaciated peaks in the space of only 150 km.

There is endless discussion among the trekkers about which is the most environmentally sensitive and culturally rewarding way to trek. There are valid arguments on all sides, but in the end it will be how you, the trekker, interact with Nepal and its people that will determined the richness of your experience. No style of trekking is intrinsically better than another and whatever you do your trek will infuse money in to the hill economy and provide employment for people in remote village.

Some Popular Trekking in nepal Packages

Everest Region

This classic walk through the Sherpa homeland of Everest region is a tough trek with a clear cut goal – to see Everest, much to their surprise, many people fine the snout – like Everest outranked  by peaks like  Ama Dablem and Lhotse- Nuptse wall. Khumbu is the best major region in Nepal for close- up Mountain views. It is the most popular  trekking region in Nepal.  Every year  more then 50,000 trekkers visited. Most Everest trekkers avoid the hardest walking by fly in and out of the Hillary Tenzin Lukla airstrip. If you’ve got the time and energy, the walk in from Jiri through the Sherpa’s traditional home land is worth the extra effort. It passes through the lovely southern region called Solu and the narrow gorge of the Dudh Kosi River to reach the high mountain region of Khumbu in a little over a week. Khumbu is exceptionally high-altitude, with trekking routes going  up to 5,400meters, you don’t just cross high passes and descend Khumb’s rugged landscape; you stay in 5000 meters for a week or more, every night you can meet the   Everest Summiteers chance to know about thin air. You can choose our popular trekking routes Everest base camp  for majestic view of Everest, Gokyo valley for beautiful panoramic views, Gokyo valley –Cho-La pass for adventure trekkers ,to follow the Hillary foot print Jiri to Everest base camp route  and Everest panorama for those who wants to do short trek in Everest region. While Solu can be trekked year- round, Kumbu’s season is limited. Most trekkers pour in during September – December and March – May. Beside good Weather, this period offers the five- day Dumje festival (usually April) and the masked Rimdu dances held at monasteries in spring and fall.   Everest region is also good for monsoon trek. High pastures are full of wildflowers and grazing yaks, and the people are relaxed, taking a well deserved break from trekking and expedition work.

Annapurna Region

Annapurna  is a section of the Himalayas in north-central Nepal that includes 8,091 m (26,545 ft) Annapurna I, thirteen additional peaks over 7,000 m (22,970 ft) and 16 more over 6,000 m (19,690 ft).[3] This section is a 55 km-long (34 mi-long) massif bounded by the Kali Gandaki Gorge on the west, the Marshyangdi River on the north and east, and Pokhara Valley on the south. Annapurna I is tenth among Earth's fourteen eight-thousanders. 8167 metre Dhaulagiri I rises 34 km to the west across the Kali Gandaki Gorge, considered Earth's deepest canyon.   The Annapurna peaks are among the world's most dangerous mountains to climb, although in more recent history, using figures from only 1990 and after, Kangchenjunga has a higher fatality rate.[5] As of the end of 2009, there had been 157 summit ascents of Annapurna I, and 60 climbing fatalities on the mountain.[6] This fatality-to-summit ratio (38%) is the highest of any of the eight-thousanders. In particular, the ascent via the south face is considered, by some, the most difficult of all climbs.   There are three major trekking routes in the Annapurna region: the Jomson Trek to Jomsom and Muktinath (increasingly disturbed by a road-building project[18]); the Annapurna Sanctuary route to Annapurna base camp; and the Annapurna Circuit, which circles the Annapurna Himal itself and includes the Jomsom route.[19] The town of Pokhara usually serves as a starting point for these treks, and is also a good starting place for other short treks of one to four days, such as routes to Ghorepani or Ghandruk.   The Mustang district, a former kingdom bordering Tibet, is also geographically a part of the Annapurna region, but treks to upper Mustang are subject to special restrictions. About two-thirds of all trekkers in Nepal visit the Annapurna region. The area is easily accessible, guest houses in the hills are plentiful, and treks here offer incredibly diverse scenery, with both high mountains and lowland villages. Also, because the entire area is inhabited, trekking in the region offers unique cultural exposure and experience.

Langtang RegionTrek

Langtang trekking region is the third most popular trekking destination of Nepal. Langtang treks are easily accessible from Kathmandu. There is two gateway to enter the Langtang trekking region one entrance point of Langtang region is Syabrubesi another is Sundarijal. In Langtang trekking region, there are various trekking trails, Main trekking trails are Langtang circuit trek, Langtang valley trek, Tamang heritage trek , Langtang, helambu trek, Ganja La pass trek, and Helambu trekking. Popular places of Langtang trekking region are Kyanjing Gompa, langtang valley, Tserko Ri and Gosainkund. Langtang trek provides different experiences that could not be found elsewhere. Langtang trekking is classic trekking destination of Nepal. Langtang trekking route goes through traditional ethnic villages and untouched forests on the way to Langtang circuit trek. Most popular trekking trails of Langtang region are Langtang valley trek and Helambu Trek. Main attraction of Langtang trekking is the panoramic Himalayan view of snow capped mountain like Langtang Lirung, Gang Chhenpo, Naya Kanga, Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Gourisankar etc. In Langtang trek you can get the opportunity to explore the amazing life styles of Tamang and Sherpa peoples and their culture beside that you can see wild animals like Himalayan Thar, Red panda, Leopards, Musk deer and different species of birds also. Langtang region is protected by the langtang national park, established in 1976. Langtang trekking offers you great opportunity to have unique experience. Langtang trekking region is closer to Kathmandu and less populated trekking destination of Nepal. Most of the Langtang Trekking trips are start from Syabrubesi. Best season for Langtang Trekking is March to May and September to December. See all Langtang region treks below and choose suitable Langtang trek then plan your Langtang region trekking. If you need more information About langtang treks fell free to contact us.

Mustang Region Trek

Mustang (from the Tibetan mun tan (Wylie: smon-thang), meaning "fertile plain") is the former Kingdom of Lo. It now forms part of north-central Nepal, borderingChina on the Tibetan plateau between the provinces of Dolpo and Manang. The Kingdom of Lo, the traditional Mustang region and "Upper Mustang" are one and the same, comprising the northern two-thirds of the present-day Nepalese Mustang District. They are well-marked by official "Mustang" border signs just north of Kagbeni – where a police post checks permits for non-Nepalese seeking to enter the region – and at Gyu La (pass) east of Kagbeni. Life in Mustang revolves around tourism, animal husbandry and trade. Apart from nine kilometers between Chhusang and Syangboche (just south of Ghiling (Geling)), it is bisected, as of August 2010, by a new road linking it to the Tibet Autonomous Region(TAR) to the north and to the rest of Nepal to the south. Plans call for these final nine kilometers to be linked within the next few years, at which time the road would become the lowest drivable corridor through the Himalayas linking the Tibetan Plateau to the tropical Indian plains. Ther highest point would be 4660 m at Kora La on the Mustang-TAR border. Currently, the easiest and only widely used road corridor, from Kathmandu toLhasa via the Arniko Rajmarg (Arniko Highway), traverses a 5125 m pass. Mustang's status as a kingdom ended in 2008 following the end of its suzerain Kingdom of Nepal the same year. The influence of the outside world, especially China, is growing and contributing to rapid change in the lives of Mustang's people.[2]

Dolpo Region Trek

Dolpa is located in the shey- Phoksundo National park of mid- western Nepal behind the Dhaulagiri massif towards the Tibetan plateau which cut off by a series of very high passes and closed by the snow most of the year. Dolpa remains a truly isolated corner of Nepal. Time has stood still here for centuries as inhabitants of Tibetan stock continue to live, cultivate and trade the way they have done since time immemorial. Ba-Yul, the hidden land of Dolpo, was first settled by Rokpa farmers and Drokpa nomads from Tibet in the 10th century.It is one of the highest inhabited places on earth, with scattered fortress-like villages and monasteries nestling amongst mountains of stark, ascetic beauty the finally preserved ecosystem encompass a wild and wonderful variety of plants and wildlife including the blue sheep and snow leopard and magnificent views including MT. Dhaulagiri (8167m.). A trek through Dolpa is an experience not easily forgotten for instance an enchanting trek in this region by Peter Matthiessen gave birth to his masterpiece "Snow Leopards", a spiritual novel and one of the best sellers. This is fascinating and difficult country to travel in. A trek of this region is recommended for groups.

Ganesh Himal Trek

The beautiful mountains of Ganesh Himal region can be seen even from the Kathmandu Valley. Though the area is within easy access from Kathmandu, very few trekkers visit there. It is one of the precious areas where the simple life of the Himalayas can be still observed.Trek in the Ganesh Himal region are designed to introduce you to a broad spectrum of life mountain communities and breathtaking scenes. You may visit base camp of the Ganesh Himal where there are two lakes - Black and white. Twin waterfalls - ganga and Jamuna, bring joy to your heart. This trek is recommended by many trekkers though it is not as popular as Annapurna and Everest. This course starts from Trisuli Bazar in the semitropical sun, goes up to a fairly high elevation, where a close view of Ganesh II (7,163meters) and Ganesh IV (7,052meters) can be enjoyed. The area is still beyond the reach of modern constructions and no lodge accomodations are available for the visitors. As a trek organiser, we suggest the trekkers to make a well preparation before you depart for Ganesh Himal Trek. During the trek you will pass the highest elevation of more than 4,000 meters which requires your special caution for altitude sickness. Visiting this area in March and April and lets you enjoy the red with magnificent Rhododendron, national flower of Nepal, blooms at mountainside. You will get an option to visit Gorkha -- from where King Prithiwi Narayan Shah dreamt and founded Modern Nepal. Before 1740's AD, Gorkha was a small independent nation and Prithivi Naryan Shah was the King. He fought several wars to unite the tiny kingdoms spread throughout the teritory, where now is Nepal. His Palace situated at the top of the hill at Gorkha is well preserved. Gorkha is the homeland of original "Gorkha Warriors", who fought the worlds' memorable wars. The Ganesh Himal trek begins at Trishuli, a four hours drive from Kathmandu and ends at Gorkha, a six hour drive to return to Kathmandu.

Kanchanjunga Trekking

Kanchenjunga trekking is one of the perfect trekking destinations located in eastern part of Nepal opened in 1988 for trekkers. Mount Kanchenjunga 8586m is the world’s third highest mountain offers immeasurable variety of landscapes, cultures as well as breathtaking views of Himalayas including the Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Lhotse & Mt. Makalu, four of the worlds five highest mountains make the trek pleasing. Mount Kanchenjunga 8598m lies on the border of Nepal and India, Kanchenjunga trekking destination is not popular with world 5th highest mountain but it also known as the home of Musk deer, and blue sheep and people believed that the abominable snowman “YETI” exist here.adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal. Kanchenjunga trekking begins from suketar Taplejunj is accessible by air also or Basantapur Kanchenjunga trekking passes through lush rhododendron forests you climb on in to high alpine terrain beyond the village of Gunsa.A camp established on hight above the village provides really astounding views of Kanchenjunga south face.returning to Gunsa then we cross the Lapsung la pass,selele pass and trek to the yalung glacier and ultimately reach to Kanchenjunga base camp. Kanchenjunga base camp trekking still exploratory trekking in Nepal. Then we retrace our rute to taplejung and from there you return to Kathmandu. Spcial trekking permit is required for Kanchenjunga trekking from government registered trekking company in Nepal to trek in this area. Nature way tour is of the companies n Nepal registered under the government registration act.

Manaslu Trek

The Manaslu Trek (or Manaslu Circuit Trek) is a 14-day tea-house trek which circumnavigates the 8th highest peak in the world (8,156 m). The trek has all the elements of other treks in Nepal including both Hindu and Buddhist culture, protected wildlife, rhododendrons and wild flowers, raging rivers, precarious bridges and stunning mountain scenery. The trek is much easier than it used to be with greatly improved trails along the Budi Gandaki river gorge. In terms of difficulty, it is comparable with the Annapurna Circuit Trek or Everest Base Camp trek. It's highlight is undoubtedly the spectacular unhindered views of Manaslu. Just over 2,000 people complete the trek per year with more than half visiting in October. This is substantially fewer than visiting Annapurna, Everest or Langtang. There are two main reason for the fewer numbers. The first reason is that the trek used to require camping, as there were too few tea-houses along the trail. In particular there was no lodge below the Larkya La (a pass at 5135m) requiring an enforced night of camping. This is no longer the case. Since 2010 there is a tea-house below the pass and all the way up from the starting point. A few of the tea-houses are still basic compared to counterparts on the Annapurna Circuit, but most are comfortable. The second reason is that the trek has restricted area status. This means it requires a special permit (see below), that the group have two or more members and that a registered trekking guide accompanies the group. In 2011, for Nepal Tourism Year, the permit fee was reduced to US$50 per week. These two factors together have made the trek affordable for budget travellers and it is now being referred to as The New Annapurna Circuit. It is also possible to start from Gorkha Bazaar which is quicker to reach from kathmandu on a smoother road. You can find onward transport to Barpak, where there is accommodation, and continue via Larpak to join the main trek. A side trip to Tsum Valley is also possible, but this also requires camping or pre-arranged homestays. Itineraries can be as short as 10 days, excluding rest days, or as much as 21 days, taken at a relaxing pace with plenty of exploring. It is also entirely possible to combine with the Annapurna Ciruit: from Dharapani, continue to Manang and over the Thorung La at speed having already acclimatized. Then fly or bus out from Jomson to Pokhara. Others are including the trek to Nar and Phu, taking advantage of their trek-earned acclimatisation and fitness.

Dhaulagiri Trekking

The Dhaulagiri massif in Nepal extends 120 km from the Kaligandaki River west to the Bheri. This massif is enclosed on the north and southwest by tributaries of the Bheri and on the southeast by Myagdi Khola. Dhaulagiri I at 8,167 metres (26,795 ft) ranks seventh among Earth's fourteen peaks over eight thousand metres. It was first climbed on May 13, 1960 by a Swiss/Austrian/Nepali expedition. The mountain's name is धौलागिरी (dhaulāgirī) in Nepali. This comes from Sanskrit where धवल (dhawala) means dazzling, white, beautiful[2] and गिरि (giri) means mountain.[3] Dhaulagiri I is also the highest point of the Gandaki river basin. Annapurna I (8,091m/26,545 ft) is only 34 km. east of Dhaulagiri I. The Kaligandaki River flows between through its notable gorge, said to be the world's deepest. The town Pokhara is south of the Annapurnas, an important regional center and the gateway for climbers and trekkers visiting both ranges as well as a tourist destination in its own right. Looking north from the plains of India, most 8,000-metre peaks are obscured by nearer mountains, but in clear weather Dhaulagiri I is conspicuous from northern Bihar[4] and as far south as Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh. In 1808 A.D. survey computations showed it to be the highest mountain yet surveyed.[5] This lasted until 1838 when Kangchenjunga took its place, followed by Mount Everest in 1858. Dhaulagiri I's sudden rise from lower terrain is almost unequaled. It rises 7,000 metres from the Kali Gandaki River 30 km to the southeast. The south and west faces rise precipitously over 4000 metres. The south face of Gurja Himal in the same massif is also notably immense.

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