Trekking in Nepal is the most popular thrilling walking adventure across the world that goes through the beautiful Himalayan trails crossing the mountain passes, fascinating mid-hills, colorful villages and slowly gaining an altitude to the base camps of world’s greatest peaks. Nepal is home to Mount Everest, the highest mountain peak in the world and other snow capped Himalayas ranging from 5000m to 8000m. including mt Annapurna, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Dhaulagiri.
Generally, the right time for trekking in Nepal is in Autumn from mid of September to November and from March to May but trekking to Himalayas can undergo all the time in a year. Nepal is one of the best country for adventure activities like Trekking and Hiking walking into the Himalayas. These are the peak trekking season in Nepal following of dry, moderate temperature and clear mountain views. During this time, the main trails Annapurna, Everest, Langtang and Manaslu routes, flights and accommodation will be busy. But during winter and monsoon season, there are not much trekking trips recommended. Few trekking trips can still be operated during the off seasons.
Trekking in Nepal are of two types; tea house trekking and camping treks. During the tea house trekking or lodge trekking, you will stay in a local tea house or lodge managed by local people with the basic accommodation facilities. The trekking styles depends upon the altitudes or elevation gain ie as much as you go higher, availability of tea houses will be less so at high altitudes there will be camping accommodation and the foods will be prepared by sherpa cooks. Upper Dolpo, Kanchenjunga and Makalu base camp cater camping treks while Everest, Annapurna, Manaslu, Langtang and Mustang are tea house trekking.
Depending on the trekking altitude, the difficulty level of trekking can be categorized into three categories; Easy treks, moderate treks and challenging treks. The short and easy trekking trails have the maximum elevation go 1400 meters to 3500 meters and you will walk around the valley and low altitude mountain villages. The trekking duration will be 5-7 days. The moderate treks in Nepal are between 3500m to 5000m whereas challenging treks go above 5000m and takes around two weeks to complete the trek.
Nepal has some popular trekking routes like Everest Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Circuit Trek, Poon Hill Trek, Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Manaslu Circuit Trek, Upper Mustang Trek and Kathmandu Valley trek. These trekking packages are highly demanded from all over the world.
The highlights of every trek in Nepal involve the fun of walking, Himalayan panorama, lush vegetation and the authentic culture of the highland Nepal. Book your favorite trekking trips with local Trekking company in Nepal – Nepal Footprint Holiday.