Nepal hosts eight out of the ten world’s highest summits with amazing landscapes and natural beauty and most of the journey to the treacherous mountains is on foot, Trekking in Nepal is a unique experience in itself. With bustling streets of Kathmandu and Trekking hub of Pokhara, you will come across guides, tour operators and gears everywhere on sale and rent.
While many plans to attempt the trek in Nepal but a few daredevils actually expedite it. There is no fear of getting lost in the lofty mountains and the wilderness as there are well-marked trekking trails and many locals crossing them on a daily basis.
The best trekking season in Nepal is summers which extend from May to September when skies are usually clear with bearable temperature. During monsoons, the weather is the day time is cloudy but the chances of rain are 40 percent than to the night.
Trekking in Nepal requires a lot of physical fitness and quite a good prior experience of trekking with a good level of endurance to climb the mountains which are mostly more than 15000feet.
To start with the famous Everest base camp trek which is at a height of around 5000+meters and is an unforgettable experience of a lifetime. This trek requires you to stay for around 3 weeks on the trail and will test the best in you. Another one is the Manaslu Circuit trek which again stands at a height of 5000meters and takes you through deep elevated valleys and some remote villages of Nepal.
Annapurna Base Camp trek is a beautiful trek which is which adds another badge to your vertical limit experience. The trek is different from others as you have to look up to the lofty mountains to get a glimpse of the peaks as they are more vertical. 10 of The Most Mysterious and Forbidden Places On Earth
You can take a flight to Pokhara from Kathmandu and can begin this 12 days trek which is also known as Teahouse trek of Nepal. Another trek in Nepal is Upper Mustang Trek which is entirely different from others as it features a totally different landscape and is a rain shadow area with shades of brown sandstone cliffs. This is one of the most interesting treks and the area follows the Tibetan influenced culture.
Gokyo Lakes Trek is the trek that shares some important sections of the Everest base camp trek and takes you to the west of Everest in a gorgeous valley. You may climb the peak which stands at 17000 feet and with a panoramic view of Mt Everest.
This is again one of the most challenging treks and requires a lot of physical endurance and stamina. You need to catch up your breath at times and also has to tackle with less oxygen at altitudes. It is always advisable to carry some Diamox tablets and chocolates along with you that will keep you going and will infuse some oxygen in you.
Last but not the least Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek which is a 14-day trek in which requires you trek on snow for a continuous 3 days and will give you an unforgettable and memorable experience. You cross the height of 17,500feet and will take you to the heart of the Himalayas.