Nepal is one of the best destination in the world for trekking.Nepal is the ultimate for the trekking enthusiast – offering a myriad of possibilities from the short and easy to the demanding challenges of the snowy peaks. Easy, moderate or rigorous there is something for every palate. Nepal has aptly been called “ A Trekker’s Paradise” as her terrain mountains, hills and the Tarai – offers some of the most spectacular trekking routes in the world.
The immense contrasts in altitudes and climates found here support an equally spectacular mix of lifestyles, vegetation and wildlife. Trekking in Nepal is as much a cultural experience as a Himalayan adventure. In the shadows and foothills of the icy pinnacles of the Himalaya, one passes picturesque charming villages inhabited, by diverse ethnic groups. Treks vary from expeditions, high altitude treks to simple easy paced walks.
Nepal is a country of contrasts and king of Himalayas. Its most mountains, hilly area and Tarai belt offers most spectacular trekking in Nepal. It gives a chance to mix with local people and get in insight into their livelihood and culture. A trekking in Nepal is unique and unforgettable experience of whole life. Trek word was almost unheard until the sixties but now day’s travelers come solely for trek. Eight of ten highest mountains in the world are here. If trekkers want to see these Himalaya close up then should be walk. Trekkers can walk from the tropical low land to alpine meadows and glacial Himalaya while in the spring brilliant rhododendrons will be bloom on the all The trekking area. Trekkers can see rare and different type of birds and animals on trek route. The treks pass through picturesque villages inhabited of country’s ethnic group of sherpa, Gurung, Magar, in highland and Brahmins, Chhetri and Newar in lower altitudes. They have different type of culture, society and festivals so trekkers can experience the different culture and way of celebrating the festivals.
Most of the Nepal Trekking will oscillate between 1000 meters to 3000 meters but the trek to Everest base camp will reach 5545 meters. Most of the time you will remain within the altitude range 1500 to 2000 meters. It is important to remember that 4000 meters in Nepal is not same as in Europe and America as the country is much closer to the equator. Trek in Nepal can be possible half day to over a month. A short trek up to Nagarkot to see the sunrise and sunset and some snow mountain from far. It takes three hours to four hours from bhaktapur while the trek to Everest base camp will take two week to three weeks. The treks usually consists of a series of ascents and descents walk five or six hours on the day. Everest trek, Annapurna Trek, Ganesh himal Trek, Langtang Trek, Manaslu Trek, Makalu Trek, Kanchanjunga, Mustang trek, Ghorepani poonhill trek, Annapurna circuit trek are most popular trekking in Nepal.
Best Nepal trekking season are October and November. At this time visibility will be clear and the weather mild. March, April and may are other best trekking Time in Nepal. Tour and trek can be done during December, January and February also but it can be very cold. Trek is not advisable between mid June to early September when monsoon rain make the trail slippery but it can be possible in the upper part of the annapurna circuit’s Marfa area.