Nepal is home to the world’s highest and most beautiful mountains and some of the best trekking trails on earth. Mt Everest is 8848 metres high, and eight out of the world’s ten highest mountains are in Nepal. Trekking in the Nepalese Himalayas, especially the Everest and Annapurna regions provides world class trekking adventures of great reward. We offer you a number of trekking tours throughout Nepal, tailored to your time, interest and ability.
The Kingdom of Nepal is well known as one of the best destinations in the world for enjoying the real beauty of nature through trekking. Treks into the interior parts of the country follow ancient foot-trails that have been used for centuries. They meander through scenic river valleys, intricately terraced fields and the forested ridges connecting picturesque hamlets and mountain villages. Trekkers can walk along the rough but beautiful trails or virgin tracks in the lap of green and friendly looking hills.
The rhododendron-filled, green, dark and deep forests with different seasonal flowers blossoming catch anyone’s eye, as can the scattered residential cottages, domestic and forest animals, variety of birds, both Hindu and Buddhist temples, mountains, breath-taking landscapes, and above all, warm greetings from smiling local people.
Trekking in Nepal is an all season activity. It is possible at any time of the year depending on where one wishes to go. However, the most popular seasons are Spring (February-May) and Autumn (September-November.) Even during the monsoon season (June- August), you can trek in the rain-shadow areas north of the Himalaya like Mustang, Upper Manang and Dolpo.
The Annapurna region is the most visited trekking area in Nepal. The diverse terrain and variety of cultures in the region north of Pokhara make each day’s walk a different experience, and the area the most popular tourist destination in the country. The Annapurna trekking region consists of peaks Annapurna 1, Annapurna 2, Annapurna 3, Annapurna 4 and those of Annapurna south.Read More
The Khumbu or Everest region is the most well-known trekking area in Nepal. It would probably be the most popular destination, but it is more difficult to get to Solu Khumbu than to the Annapurna area. To get near Everest, you must either walk for 10 days or fly to Lukla, a remote mountain airstrip where flights are notoriously unreliable.Read More
Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world at 8,163 metres (26,781 ft) above sea level. It is located in the Mansiri Himal whcih is part of the magnificent Nepalese Himalayas, in the west-central part of Nepal. It is the highest peak in the Gorkha District and is located about 64 km (40 mi) east of Annapurna.Read More
The trek is graded as a moderate trek. Unlike easy treks, moderate treks have longer walks and higher altitudes. The route in some places steeply ascends or descends. You will require an average level of physical fitness to enjoy the trek. However, trek doesn’t not require as much skill, knowledge and experience as the strenuous ones. Even if it is your first trekking experience, Langtang can be a good option to start with.Read More
Mount Kangchenjunga lies about 125 km (78 mi) east-south-east of Mount Everest. It is the second highest mountain of the Himalayas. Three of the five peaks – Main, Central and South – are on the border between North Sikkim and Nepal. Two peaks are in Nepal's Taplejung District. Kangchenjunga, is the third highest mountain in the world lies in Nepal. It rises with an elevation of 8,586 m (28,169 ft)Read More
In the northwest of Nepal lies a region ringed like a horseshoe shape of soaring peaks called Dolpo. These peaks rise higher than 21,000 feet and have a cold high desert feel to it. Home to people of Tibetan decent since the early centuries of the Christianity, Tibetan refugees continue to trickle into Dolpo. Most of the Tibetans follow the Tibetan Buddhist religion though some practice the Bon religion too. This religion pre-dates Buddhism and was widespread in Tibet until the introduction of Buddhism. However, Bon is considered one of the five schools of Tibetan Buddhism. The region opened to trekking in 1989 and has an untouched and unexplored feel to it. Here a trekker can meet nomadic people living a lifestyle that has stretched back for centuries. The Dolpo region is hard to match for its pristine beauty and rugged charm. The Upper Dolpo and Lower Dolpo trekking offer an endless variety of landscapes not to mention a chance to interact with the local people.Read More
You have been hearing of Everest Region, Annapurna Region, Pokhara but might not have heard about Far West Nepal. Far West is an untouched and unexplored destination in Nepal and the most potential attractions off the beaten trails. Far West includes the flat land, Himalayas, mountain, Lakes, National Parks with the highest elevation at 7,132 meters. Far West of Nepal! Few tourists brave these wild western corners of the country. The enticement goes beyond that this area is widely void of tourism, though that is a defining trait. The massive mountains, alpine meadows, immaculate lakes, and fertile lowlands are nearly entirely unspoiled. With off-the-beaten-path trekking as its specialty, Far West Nepal gives you a true taste of wilderness, with distinct cultures that are purely intact. One of these precious destinations lies in Rara National Park. The Rara Lake Trek gives hikers seeking isolation exactly what they want. The trail leads through remote villages and lush forests up to the hidden lake. In fact, besides government workers, nobody is legally allowed to live around the lake. Walk along the shore of the crystal-clear lake with soaring Himalayan peaks as the backdrop There are several routes through Dolpo, including Upper Dolpo and Lower Dolpo Treks. A highlight is reaching Shey Phoksundo Lake, widely agreed as Nepal’s most beautiful lake.Read More
Rara Lake Jumla Trekking takes you to up into the high altitude lake area of Rara, which combines the beauty of spruce and pine forest with spectacular views of the surrounding hills and mountains. This is Nepal’s largest lake, which houses otters and many fish species. This is one of the best treks to view Nepal’s wildlife including the Himalayan bear. This area is one of the least inhabited trekking routes, which will give you a feel for the natural environment of Nepal. Length of trip Jumla – Simikot 12 days Average hiking per day 4-5 hrs highest elevation gained 3700 m. Pristine Rara Lake, known as the Queen of Lakes, is the largest lake in Nepal. Surrounded by juniper and spruce forests of Rara Lake National Park in the western part of the country, it is a high altitude lake at 9,834 feet (2,980 m). The trekking route is not heavily traveled, but it passes through a region that affords cultural interactions and scenery quite different from the rest of Nepal. You may meet followers of Hinduism as well as immigrant Tibetan families.Read More
This is an outstanding trek in the eastern region of Nepal, which offers a combination of rich cultural heritage, unsurpassed beauty and biological diversity. The trail follows the beautiful Arun River Valley, in the Makalu Barun National Park, crossing Shipton Pass at 4127 meters before arriving at Makalu Base Camp [5000m]. From here, views of the south face of Makalu, as well as Everest and Lhotse are truly regal and fantastic. The Arun valley is also home to rare species of various birds which are found only in Nepal. High Himalayan Trekking offers camping and tea house trekking for 10 day to 30 days hiking treks to all of the above Makalu destinations. If you are interested in exploring the Makalu Region, below are some of the itineraries, or alternatively we can be in contact so you may personally tailor your own itinerary.Read More
Trekking in Dhaulagiri provides massive mountains range of Dhaulagiri consisting of fifteen 7000 meter peaks is magnificent. Trekking of the main paths is not only possible, but can be immensely rewarding, though you do need a sense of adventure and an increased ability to deal with unexpected. Geographically, it is a land of dramatic contrast. Trekking around the giant Himalayan Peak Dhaulagiri (8th highest Himalayan Peaks of the world) is one of the most challenging treks. The trek goes through big challenging mountain passes, crossing over French pass (5360 meter) and Thapa Pass (5200 meter); It is a challenging walk on an icy track. The massive mountains range of Dhaulagiri consisting of fifteen 7000 meter peaks is magnificent. Trekking of the main paths is not only possible, but can be immensely rewarding, though you do need a sense of adventure and an increased ability to deal with unexpected. Geographically, it is a land of dramatic contrast. Trekking in this region means an exploration of the wild. Recently reopened this thrilling region shows its long kept secrets, like the Gandaki Gorge, the deepest Gorge in the world !! Dhaulagiri means "white mountain" though many mountains over the world have names which translate to white mountain, this is without doubt the most astonishing one.Read More