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What You Should Know More About Trekking in Nepal
Nepal is a place centering around summer monsoon weather. It is best to visit Nepal is in the months of March to June, when the sky is clear, air is fresh and you can witness incredible views.
Visa: It is easy to enter Nepal as you will be provided with Visa on Arrival. Yes, Visa is needed by visitors to travel to Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan Airport, although, an Indian citizen does not require a Visa to travel to Kathmandu.
Some of the famous winter treks include:
Trekking in the summer months of March to August can be enjoyed in some of the most popular trekking destinations in Nepal. These are some famous summer treks:
Trekking is one of the most popular activities to enrol in the country. However, Nepal is a safe country, but it is advisable to move in a group of 5-7 people.
Especially, night travelling (after 9 pm) with only a few people must be avoided. It is safer to have a local person to guide and help you.
Some of the highest peaks where you can trek in Nepal are:
There is no defined criteria for Mount Everest climbers, still there are some things one should know.
The first thing you’ll need is to be over 16 on the Nepali side and over 18 on the Tibetan side. The second thing you’ll need is a lot of money.
You need to be in exceptionally good shape and have a great deal of experience in extreme mountain climbing if you want to have a realistic chance at actually making it to the top. You will file additional papers and have a half an hour briefing with the minister or his associates.
You will have to meet local a Trekking Agency as they will provide you with the papers and get you the required appointments.
Yes, you can definitely plan a trekking activity to Annapurna Base Camp. Trekking in Annapurna is considered Moderate to high level of difficulty. You will move alongside rice paddies and amidst forests of Annapurna conservation area, to reach the Annapurna Massif to be revered by the exquisite beauty of the Nepal.
The maximum altitude to experience on your Annapurna Base Camp is 13,550 ft, which is a strenuous path to climb on. Every year hundreds of mountaineers climb on this trek to witness the eight thousander mountains from such an elevation. This is often treated by clear views of the mountain peaks and a glorious night sky.
Be dazzled by the beauty of Everest Base Camp Trek, while climbing the world’s highest peak. It is usually scheduled for 12-15 days. This trek is really one of a kind as you will be exploring villages and interacting with locals, while witnessing the Buddhist culture and colorful flags throughout your journey of climbing the high altitude range.
The best time to encounter the beauty of this trek is from March to May and from September to December. The trek will cost a single person around INR 35000- 39000 but this trek is worth the money.
Yes, you can enjoy trekking at Champa Devi, one of the most wonderful hikes in Himalaya. This uphill journey to the magnificent mountain is breathtaking, situated at a height of 2280 meter.
This short trek has a medium difficulty level and can be initiated from Bhanjyang. Champadevi hiking is one of the famous hiking route around Kathmandu Valley. This is the third highest hill around Kathmandu valley, which could be visited throughout the year.
Although this trek is often described as a difficult one, it is not that hard to climb. You will just have to encounter some ups and downs on your track and nothing is too extreme. It is a moderate level trek that requires you to be physically fit.
Phulchowki Trek is considered as an easy to moderate level trekking trail. You will require 7-9 hours of walking to complete this trek, so one day is enough. Although, you can stretch it to 6-9 days by staying at tea house lodges or camping along the way, making a package out of it.
PhulchowkiNamobuddha trek is a short and easy trek around Kathmandu. Namo Buddha stupa is one of the holiest sites for Buddhist, and Phulchowki is the name of the Namo Buddha stupa. Phulchowki has an elevation of 2728 metres.
Mera Peak is fairly straightforward and only a basic level of mountaineering skill is required. However, because of high altitude, the trek is still very difficult and requires a high level of fitness.
You will require about 18 days to complete this trek. One of Nepal's most popular trekking peaks that not many people know is situated at a height of 21,247 ft above sea.
Ramdung Peak, situated in the Rolwaling area of Nepal is a beautiful trekking location in the Himalayas. This trekking summit is 5925 metres high and is commonly known as Ramdung Go.
The summit offers a panoramic view from the great peaks of Langtang Valley in the west to Mount Everest in the northeast.
Yes, Langtang Circuit trek is one of the better and peaceful treks in the Himalayas, as compared to Annapurna or Everest Base Camp Trek. This trek is quite suitable for all kind of travellers, be it beginners or professionals.
It is an easy to moderate graded trek, where you can experience dense forests and is one of the best trekking routes, also you will be crossing KyanjinGompa and Gosainkunda Lake. It is almost a 15-17 days trek to Langtang circuit offering you a blissful experience that you will cherish forever.
This picturesque trek is located at a short distance from Mount Everest. Island Peak Trek is a strenuous climb and a main climbing peak in the Himalayan range with a height of 20000 ft. above sea level.
Island Peak is mostly non-technical with some basic snow climbing skills required. It will surely leave you with the feeling of accomplishment and prepare you for further climbs to a higher peak.
This trekking peak of SinguChuli is also recognized as the fluted peak and is a part of Annapurna region. It is however considered as a very difficult trek to ascend as is very strenuous and has a high altitude of 6500 metres.
The peak is located just west of Gangapurna in the Annapurna Himal. The best time to plan an expedition on this trekking trail is between March to May in the month of spring. September and October also serves as a good time to locate this as Nepal experiences monsoon in these months.
Trekking on this, 5844 metres high altitude trail to Naya Kanga Peak is an experience filled with stunning views of the South peak of KyanjinGompa, in the Langtang Valley. Naya Kanga trail passes through the Kathmandu Valley and Helambu, it is located to the west of Ganja La.
It is a perfect location for short hiking trips. This climbing trip offers the spectacular views of Nepal and Tibetan Himalayan range and is an almost 15 days trek. The best time of year to climb Naya Kanga is in the summer months of April and May and autumn months of October and November.
Himchuli Peak is a remarkable trekking location, situated near Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Range. It is a difficult hiking location as Hiunchuli with an altitude of 6441 m, is the fourth highest peak among the 'Trekking Peaks' and considered one of the least difficult expeditions. Situated next to South Annapurna, which offers picturesque views of various forests, lakes, waterfalls and beautiful cultural villages.
Pisang Peak trek is a famous and accessible trek location in the Annapurna Circuit within the Manang Region. Perched upon Pisang, a village in the Himalayas. October & November (Autumn) and April & May (Summer) are the best seasons to climb Pisang peak in terms of weather, temperature and visibility.
This trekking trail reaching to the mount is shaped like a pyramid and is one of the easiest treks to do in the Himalayas. This has a maximum altitude of 19,984 ft above mean sea level and is a part of Damodar range in the Himalayas.
The Pokhalde Peak is located 12 km from Mount Everest. This relatively moderate peak climbing trek passing through the landmarks of Khumbu region reaches to the top of Pokhalde Peak situated at 5,806 m.
This is short and one of the easiest mountain peaks to trek to in the Everest region. The best time and season to plan a trip to this peak is in months of spring and autumn.
The Kanchenjunga range is one of the most scenic and popular destination. The Kanchenjunga trek is a fine trekking location as you will be climbing the third tallest mountain in the world on a remote mountain trail.
It is perfect for you if you enjoy adventure and want to experience some solitude. Also be sure to witness sights of blooming rhododendron, some oak and pine forests and flowing rivers on your way. It is considered as a moderate to highly difficult climb, as the path is long and unsteady.
Yes, you can stay in https://www.thrillophilia.com/countries/nepal/tags/camping camps in Nepal. Although staying in camps during trekking in Nepal is quite an expensive affair. Usually, you are accommodated in tea house lodges or homestays. However, camping can be organised with ease by your guide if insisted.
Tents will be spacious enough to accommodate up to 3 people. The tents will be waterproof, lightweight and equipped with comfortable sleeping mats or beds, compost toilets and hand basins.
Stay in tents with insulated mats and sleeping bags, experience bonfire and music in the evening and the luxury of fixed Europe style bathrooms.
You must be really well equipped with all your essentials while going for trekking. The things you must carry while going for trekking in Nepal includes :
No place in the world is safe for a solo woman, though Nepal is comparatively safer than most of the other famous destinations. You will come across many solo travellers in Nepal, however, it is still advisable to be careful and avoid late night activities.
If there is only one girl in the trip, then she will be provided with single tent to sleep alone. If there are more girls, then they can sleep under one tent. Always make sure that you are never left on your own. Understand your pace and be with the group.
Usually, all the lodges provide proper blankets and sleeping bags with efficient insulation and soft inner fabric, but it is still better to carry your own synthetic sleeping bag as the temperature may be below -10 and you can experience rainfall or snowfall.
There are many beautiful places to visit in Nepal.
Some of the famous Monasteries in Nepal includes:
Traveller Tales from Nepal
03 May 2017
Having trekked in the Sahayadris for over 4-5 years now and after doing two himalayan treks in the previous season, I wanted to do a more challenging trek. So finally I decided to climb the base camp o...
20 October 2014
A good trek at a very reasonable price is what I need to say about this trek first of all. I had a comfortable and good stay at the base camp. The camping was a great fun and I enjoyed to the core. Hea...
23 September 2015
The mountains were brilliant and nice, the clear sky after the summer monsoon had dusted away the dust and we hence got a chance to have a clear view of the whole peak and the adjacent places. The days...
10 May 2015
Everest Base Camp Trekking In Nepal is one of the best camp trekking that I have ever taken. Everest has been in my wish list of places to trek for so long. When it did finally happen, I was getting sc...
14 May 2015
Hill trekking is fun. What’s more fun is doing it in Nepal. This was my first visit to Nepal, and trekking there was simply spell-binding. I had a really great time and it was completely awesome trekki...
25 January 2015
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking In Nepal is one of the best and wonderful treks that I have ever been to. It was interesting and awesome. Trekking is one of my favourite hobbies, but of late, I haven’t be...
25 June 2015
The great Everest Base trek camp is the most spectacular camping that I ever know of. What I liked personally about this trek was the courtesy and reception of the inhabitants at this place. Even thoug...
29 March 2018
Need to Visit once in your lifetime! My everest base camp trek from Lukla to Mount Everest Base camp and then to Kalapattar at about 5546 metres. The trek was Awesome. It was spanning for about 13 d...
08 December 2016
Are you planning to head for a trek to the Everest Base camp? Well hear my story of my experience to this wonderful heaven on Earth, I am basically from Rajasthan, and am a great lover of trek, I never...
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