Trekking is one of the most popular tourist activities in Nepal. Trekking in Nepal generally involves walking on trails with beautiful views for around 6 to 8 hours a day. In a trek, a trekker walks along routes with the variety of land topography including passes, river, high altitude routes, and much more. Travelers enjoy trekking in Nepal because they can enjoy the beautiful nature and sceneries of the country.
Nepal is a land of wonder and home to 8 breathtaking mountains above 8000 meters. These include Mt. Everest (the tallest mountain in the world), Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Machhapuchhre, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Dhaulagiri, etc. Needless to say, these are some of the tallest mountains in the world. These mountains and the wonderful trails nearby make trekking in Nepal a delightful prospect.
All of these mountains are well-protected. Besides, the area and surrounding forests form a part of many national parks and conservation areas. There are many lakes, gorges, waterfalls, and culturally significant places nearby these trekking areas. Thus, people from all over the world dream of trekking in Nepal.
There are many trekking Tours in Nepal. Some of these treks are short in length. These treks last anywhere from a day to one week. On the other hand, there are also longer treks that can take anywhere between a week and a month.
Annapurna Circuit Trek, Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Mardi Himal Trek, Everest Base Camp treks are some of the most popular treks in Nepal. These treks are moderate in their length. In addition, you can also go for some tours in these regions in the form of a helicopter tour.
Likewise, you also have the option of going out to short treks during your visit to Nepal. Langtang valley trek, Everest view trek, and Ghorepani Poonhill trek are some of the popular short treks. Due to their short span, these Short treks in Nepal tend to cost a lot less than longer treks.
As you trek to the high altitude, high Himalayas and their beauty will greet you. Panoramic mountains and the beautiful sunrise/ sunset amidst the soaring mountains will be a delight.
Most trekking areas are also declared as national parks and conservation areas. These are home to beautiful species of birds and animals. You can get to see some exotic animals, butterflies, and birds during your trek in Nepal.
You can also undertake trekking in the Himalayas of Nepal depending upon your experience. If you are relatively experienced in terms of trekking in the Base Camp regions, you can go for trekking in the High Camps of the mountains. Everest 3 passes trek and Thorong La pass trek are the most popular high pass trek in Nepal.
Best Time for Trekking In Nepal
Spring and autumn is the best time around the year to commence your trekking expedition in Nepal. Likewise, you can also trek to various regions of Nepal in the seasons of summer/monsoon and winter with proper preparation. Climatic conditions that allow you to trek all year round makes Nepal a perfect place to trek any time of the year.
Lower Mustang trek, Upper Mustang trek, Dolpo circuit are the popular monsoon treks in Nepal. This is because these are rain shadow areas. This means that they are protected from the monsoon rain due to the towering mountains in the north.
Furthermore, you also have the opportunity to immerse yourself in rich religious and cultural history during your trek in Nepal. Especially in the low altitude regions of the trek, you will be able to visit many monasteries and temples allowing you the opportunity to interact with the friendly, hospitable people as well.
Due to all these regions, Nepal has been a legendary destination for trekking and tours. People from different backgrounds, cultures, and ethnicity visit Nepal. A great range of trekking expeditions allows people of all ages to experience the truly amazing beauty of this trekking paradise.