Trekking in Nepal

  • Annapurna Circuit Trek

    The Annapurna Circuit Trek is also popularly known as "Annapurna Round". This is one of the common and most satisfying treks in the Himalayas. Annapurna circuit trek is an extraordinary trek in terms culture and environmental diversity. Annapurna Circuit trek provides you an opportunity to explore the scenery of the Himalayas. There you can encounter rhododendron forests, with many ethnic groups on the way.

    Following program, we head towards northwest Thorung La Pass (5400 meter) and descend steeply down to Muktinath in the Mustang district. From the heights of the Pass, we gradually descend to Muktinath.  Muktinath temple is built in pagoda style which is sacred for Buddhist and Hindus shrines. Further we go down, we come closer to the forest leaving back the Himalayas.Finally we trek out of the gorges and look back to the peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri before we come down to Pokhara.

  • Ghorepani and Poon Hill Trek

    Ghorepani Poon Hill- Ghandrung Trekking is short trek program  located in Annapurna region. This trek is one of the  best of the trekking in Nepal . This route allows to view Pokhara city and beautiful scenery of Mountains from your trails and the most  Poon Hill (3210m.) 

  • Annapurna Base Camp Trek

    The Name “Annapurna” is literally from Sanskrit "Goddess of Harvest" which believes as a goddess of fertility and agriculture. Mount Annapurna is the 10th highest mountain in the world. Annapurna is a series of peaks in the Himalaya, a 55km long Massif with highest point Annapurna I stands at 8091m (26538ft). It is located east of a great gorge cut through the Himalaya by the most famous Kali Gandaki River the deepest Gorge in the world and which separates it from the Mount Dhaulagiri (8167m). 

  • Everest Base Camp Classic Trek

    This section provides the classic trekking experience in the Himalayas because Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norge Sherpa started their journeys to Everest by Jiri in 1953. The route offers the delightful sights of Lukla trail in the higher Khumbu.

    It is the most famous place to start trek to Everest. It was the most busiest trek starting point before airstrip built in Lukla. Trek starts with a 6 hour (188km/118miles) drive to Jiri (2100 meters/6888 feet).

    According to oral history of Sherpas, they migrated to high valleys south of Mt. Everest from eastern Tibet about 450 years ago. Hence they were named Shar-pa, "peoples of the east." Many families along this route have involved into tourist activities, especially trekking. They also have operated  lodges catering to foreign hikers. Trekking through the Sherpa villages one can get an opportunity to know about Sherpa culture and way of life style but also enjoy their generous hospitality.

  • Everest Panorama Trek

  • Gokyo Cho-La Pass Everest Base Camp

    This is a unique trek that leads you to the home of the legendary Sherpa people who live on the foothill of the highest peak of the world, the Mt. Everest at 8848m. This 18 days trek follows the highly used trekking route through the Dudh Koshi to its source the Gokyo Lake.  The excellent trek gives the benefit to summit Gokyo peak (5483m) offering a fantastic  view of Cho Oyo, Everest, Makalu etc. During travel through Khumbu Himal, Gokyo valley and pass, one can be exicited to view some of the most dramatic landscapes. The trek can be treated as one of the adventurous trek in the Himalayas. Because as it follows the route via high pass into Khumbu i.e. Cho La pass at 5330m. We then return back to Lukla following the route through Everest Base Camp, Kala Pathar and Thyangboche monastery, Khumjung village, Namche Bazar as we cross Cho la pass.
     

  • Everest Base Camp Trek

    "Everest Base Camp" is a term that is used to describe two base camps,(North and the south) each on opposite sides of Mount Everest. South Base Camp is in Nepal at an altitude of 5,364 metres (17,598 ft) (28°0′26″N 86°51′34″E), and North Base Camp is in Tibet at 5,150 metres (16,900 ft)[1][2][3] (28°8′29″N 86°51′5″E). 
     
    Supplies are carried to the South Base Camp by sherpas or porters, and with help of animals, usually yaks.  Climbers typically rest at base camp for several days for acclimatization to reduce the risks and severity of altitude sickness.
    South Base Camp in Nepal
    The Everest Base Camp trek on the south side is one of the most popular trekking routes in the Himalayas and is visited by thousands of trekkers each year. Trekkers usually fly from Kathmandu to Lukla to save time and energy before beginning the morning trek. However, trekking to Lukla is possible.
     
    From Lukla, climbers trek upward to the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar, 3,440 metres (11,290 ft). It takes about two days to reach the village, which is a central hub of the area. Typically at this point, climbers allow a day of rest for acclimatization. 

  • Langtang Ganjala pass trek

    Langtang Ganja-la Pass trekking is really very challenging for adventure people. While we ahead our trek to Ganja-la Pass (5130m),no  tea houses are available for 3-4 days.Therefore we have to prepare our things i.e. tent, food and equipment . The pass is mostly blocked by snow. Inquiries may happen. for its safety and proper condition, good equipment and mountaineering experience guide and sherpas are necessary for safe crossing.
     

  • Langtang Kyanjin Gompa Trek

    Langtang is located north of the Kathmandu Valley. The route goes through traditional and ethnic villages. This trek shows the contrast between the Hindu culture of the Kathmandu Valley and the Buddhist culture to the immediate north of Kathmandu. The highlights of this tour contains the visit to Langtang Valley, Kyanjin Gompa (monastery) and the Lirung Glacier. One can also climb the Langsisa Peak and visit the Gosainkunda Lake.
     
    The Langtang valley also called the valley of glaciers. This valley offers pine forest, swift mountain streams, rugged rock and snow-capped peaks, grassy downs and meadows strewn with daisies and wild premolar. 

  • Gosainkunda Helambu Trek

    Gosai Kunda is an alpine freshwater lake in Rasuwa district, Langtang National Park, Nepal.It is the site of regular Hindu pilgrimage. It is situated at the height of 4380 metres (14370 feet) from sea level with a surface of 13.8 ha (34 acres). The Gosaikunda Lake complex is 1,030 ha (4.0 sq mi) in size and has been designated a Ramsar site in September 2007.

    The Gosaikunda area has been delineated as a religious site. Hindu mythology attributes Gosaikunda as the residence of Hindu deities Lord Shiva and Goddess Gauri. The Hindu scriptures Bhagavata Purana and Vishnu Purana and the Hindu epics Ramayana and Mahabharata refer to Samudra manthan, which is directly related to the origin of Gosaikunda. Its holy waters are considered of particular significance during the sacred thread festival Janai Purnima when thousands of pilgrims from Nepal and India visit the area.

    Together with associated lakes, the Gosaikunda Lake complex is 1,030 ha (4.0 sq mi) in size and has been designated a Ramsar site in September 2007.The lake melts and sips down to form the Trishuli River and remains frozen for six months in winter October to June. There are 108 lakes in this area, small to medium in size.

  • Lumba Sumba Kanchenjunga Trek

    Lumba Sumba Trek is one of the new and adventures trekking route in eastern Nepal. This route offers some of the most spectacular Himalayan landscapes. But also the home to different ethnic groups like the Limbus, Sherpas, Rai, Gurung, Magars, Newars and Tamangs. The trek, Lumba Sumba Peak (5200 meters) is the major attraction and runs through Kanchenjunga Conservation Area (KCA) in the eastern Himalays.

    Trekkers can travel around the traditional farming practices. Not only that, you can see different birds and wildlife species, including the endangered snow leopard and red panda. We explore two of Nepal’s best preserved protected areas – the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area and the Makalu Barun National Park. Therefore one can also trek to the base camps of Mt Kanchenjunga and Mt Makalu. The route encompasses alpine grass lands, rocky outcrops, dense temperate and sub-tropical forests, and low river valleys. Apart from natural beauty, trekkers can also explore cultural heritage like monasteries, Chorten, temples and prayer walls.

    Lumba Sumba Trek is one of the new and adventures trekking route in eastern Nepal. This route offers some of the most spectacular Himalayan landscapes. But also the home to different ethnic groups like the Limbus, Sherpas, Rai, Gurung, Magars, Newars and Tamangs. The trek, Lumba Sumba Peak (5200 meters) is the major attraction and runs through Kanchenjunga Conservation Area (KCA) in the eastern Himalayas.

    Trekkers can travel around the traditional farming practices. Not only that, you can see different birds and wildlife species, including the endangered snow leopard and red panda. We explore two of Nepal’s best preserved protected areas – the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area and the Makalu Barun National Park. Therefore one can also trek to the base camps of Mt Kanchenjunga and Mt Makalu. The route encompasses alpine grass lands, rocky outcrops, dense temperate and sub-tropical forests, and low river valleys. Apart from natural beauty, trekkers can also explore cultural heritage like monasteries, Chorten, temples and prayer walls.

     

  • Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek from Basantapur

    Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is called Sinha Lila Pea traditionally.  A journey to Kanchenjunga trekking area is a special treat- starting from the tropical lowlands through great rhododendron forests and lovely villages of eastern north Nepal. The trekking leads to base camp of third highest peak of the world Mount Kanchenjunga. Our approach takes us up through terraced hillsides of the remoter ethnic group of Rai and Limbu.

    Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek falls in Kanchenjunga Conservation Area (KCAP) which is spread in an area of 2035 square Kilometers. KCAP area has a rich diversity of wildlife including snow leopard, Himalayan black bear, musk deer red panda and others. Pheasant, red-billed blue magpie, shy-drongo are the major birds found in Kanchenjunga trekking route. The conservation area is rich flora and fauna, and the stunningly beautiful scenarios.

    This region is inhabited by the friendliest people of Nepal, such as Rai and Limbu, Chhetris and Brahmins whose cultural treasures and rituals always thrill the visitors. In spite of the difference in traditions and rituals, you get to see them living in peace and harmony with other ethnic groups.

  • Tsum Valley Trek

    Tsum Valley was a restricted area and later it was opened for trekking in 2008. The word "Tsum" comes from the Tibetan language "Tsombo" which means vivid. The Valley of Himalayan pilgrimage, Tsum Valley is situated in northern Gorkha district of Nepal. The area is wild and unexplored country inhabited mainly by members of the Gurung ethnic groups. You will be welcomed with hospitable local people (Tibetan group "Tsombo") and with traditional Tibetan Chiya (butter tea) and local meal. The Tsum Valley is extremely rich in cultural assets. The valley is dotted with gompas (Buddhist monasteries), chortens and mani walls. The good pracrise of the people here is that they never slaughter animals, even as sacrifice to the gods. The Tsum Valley is surrounded by the Buddha Himal and Himal Chuli to the west, Ganesh Himal to the south, and Sringi Himal to the North. They have their own unique culture, tradition, and dialect. They celebrate unique festival like Lhosar, Dhacyhang, Saka Dawa, Faning & others. Many residents of this valley reported that they have seen or found the signs of Mehti, commonly referred as the Yeti or 'Abominable Snowman'.

     

  • Kanchenjunga base camp trek

     A journey to Kanchenjunga trekking area is a special treat- starting from the tropical lowlands through great rhododendron forests and lovely villages of eastern north Nepal. This trekking leads to base camp of third highest peak of the world Mount Kanchenjunga. Our approach takes us up through terraced hillsides of the remote ethnic group of Rai and Limbu. And the village of Rai and Limbu is well preserved forest of rhododendron, birch oak and spruce.

    Kanchenjunga Conservation Area spread in an area of 2035 square Kilometers. The area has a rich diversity of wildlife including snow leopard, Himalayan black bear, musk deer red panda and others. Pheasant, red-billed blue magpie, shy-drongo are the major birds found in Kanchenjunga trekking route. Mount Kanchenjunga is in the Nepal/Sikkim border only a few miles from Tibet. You are not allowed to complete the circuit trek except for its Northern and Southern elevation. This route was opened to the trekkers in 1988.

    We fly from Kathmandu to Taplejung (Suketar) accessible by air, then follow the trek to Yalung Ri Base Camp of 5400 meters and to Kanchenjunga Base Camp (5100m)

  • Manaslu and Annapurna Circuit Trek

    Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world. It is at 8,163 metres (26,781 ft) above sea level. Its name, which means "Mountain of the Spirit", comes from the Sanskrit word Manasa, meaning "intellect" or "soul". Manaslu was first climbed on May 9,1956 by Toshio Imanishi and Gyalzen Norbu, members of a Japanese expedition. The Manaslu region offers a variety of trekking options. The highest point reached along the trek route is the Larkya La at an elevation of 5,106 metres (16,752 ft). As of May 2008, the mountain has been climbed 297 times with 53 fatalities.The trekking trail follows an ancient salt-trading route along the Budhi Gandaki River. The trekking trail follows an ancient salt-trading route along the Budhi Gandaki River. Manaslu trek starts from Arughat after a 6-7 hrs drive from Kathmandu through Dhading. The track heads up the valley of the Buri-Gandaki River through wild and unexplored country inhabited mainly by members of the Gurung ethnic group. You will have two options to conclude your trek either to Jomsom or further more to Beshisahar.The Nepalese Government only permitted trekking of this circuit in 1991.  

  • Manaslu Circuit Trekking

    Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world. It is at 8,163 metres (26,781 ft)   
    above sea level. Its name, which means "Mountain of the Spirit", comes from the
    Sanskrit word Manasa, meaning "intellect" or "soul". Manaslu was first climbed on May 9,1956 by Toshio Imanishi and Gyalzen Norbu, members of a Japanese expedition. 
     
    The Manaslu region offers a variety of trekking options. The highest point reached along the trek route is the Larkya La at an elevation of 5,106 metres (16,752 ft). As of May 2008, the mountain has been climbed 297 times with 53 fatalities.The trekking trail follows an ancient salt-trading route along the Budhi Gandaki River. The trekking trail follows an ancient salt-trading route along the Budhi Gandaki River.  
    Manaslu trekking is exciting adventure trekking route;  offers huge mountain scenery, Tibetan culture, amazing glacier lakes, old monasteries, leading ethnic groups, typical Nepalese houses, green forest full of pines, oaks, rhododendrons bamboo and fascinating flora and fauna, providing with pristine mountain views, rich culture and genuine adventure sum up the trek experience around the 8156m Manaslu. 
     

  • Thorang la pass

    Thorong La pass  is most famous adventure spot to do. Trekking through Thorang La Pass is exciting to see the mountains just before. Annapurna circuit or Round Annapurna Trek is famous for Thorang La Pass.  This route will prove to be the best opportunity to explore the scenery of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges Himalayas.During your trek  You cross rhododendron forests, the thin Tibetan Highland atmosphere as well as many ethnic groups on the way. We acclimatize at the important trading village of Manang (3351 m.) before crossing the Thorong-La (5416 meters). From the heights of the Pass we descend to Muktinath and its sacred Buddhist and Hindus shrines.  The trip end from Jomsom, where you fly back to Pokhara.




     

     
     

  • Royal Trekking

    Royal Trekking is named after Prince Charls Wales who used the route for travel more or less. The trek is moderately easy trek. The route is suite for those who are seeking to explore mountains in short vacation period.during the one see lot's mountain views as like Annapurna south (7219 meters ), Annapurna I (8091 meters) , Annapurna II (7937meters), Annapurna III , Annapurna IV, Machhapuchhre (6993 meters) , Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri (8167 meters) Hiunchuli(6441 meters), Lamjung Himal (6931 meters) and other many more peak and mountains of Annapurna/Dhaulagiri range of Mid western Nepal.

Trekking in Nepal

Nepal is a mountaionus country where trekking is renowned for its naturally beauty .Trekking in Nepal is one of the unique experiences of Asia.Trekking is the most popular activity in Nepal. The huge variety of options allows for people from all round the globe of many ages and capabilities to attempt a trek in the Nepal. The villages and teahouses allow trekkers good opportunities to rest and recover, either for a few minutes or the whole night.

The best seasons for trekking are the dry and warm seasons i.e. March-June and September-November. During these times, the temperature is bearable and skies are usually clear.

It is best to take only what you need and leave the rest behind. Your needs for trekking is simple.It is possible to buy or rent everything you need in the Thamel of Kathmandu and Pokhara.

The main essentials to bring for trekking are strong and comfortable hiking boots, a sleeping bag (depending on your accommodation), a daypack, and a few changes of clothes for the varying temperatures. For cold weather, hiking pants, thermals, gloves, neck warmer/scarf, beanie, a warm inner jacket and a windproof / waterproof outer jacket are essential. Other items to bring include a hiking stick or two, waterproof case, fabric bandages such as moleskin, a headlamp, water purification supplies, altitude sickness and other medication, a camera, and binoculars.

On the popular trekking routes, everyday supplies, such as toilet paper, soap, chocolate bars, and even basic hiking supplies can be purchased but prices rise dramatically as you go higher in elevation. For the more difficult treks involving mountaineering, crampons and ice axes may be required.

Be familiar with the symptoms of Altitude Sickness and do not ignore them. Drink plenty of fluids. Do not ascend any further if you or anyone in your group begins to experience symptoms of acute mountain sickness (AMS). Descend to a lower altitude. Carry some diamox (acetazolamide) pills.

 

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