Trekking in Nepal
Trekking in Nepal is the most popularly sought activities. Thousands of Tourists from all around the world come to Nepal as an ultimate destination for trekking
Nepal has some of the best trekking in the world and several of the world's highest mountains, including Mount Everest. Many people visit the country just to trek and the tourism industry is well prepared to facilitate all manner of trekking styles and destinations.
You will walk through the streets of cities, villages and past the open front doors of houses, and see the people at their daily tasks. The clouds forming below you and the magnificent peaks of mountains towering over you gives you a feeling of wandering in a real heaven.
Grading of a Trek
We have graded our trips in different categories and you should choose one that suits you the most. Grading of a trek has been done on the basis of some factors such as- the trip duration, the altitude, the terrain, number of hours of walking everyday, likely temperatures and the level of fitness.
Treks within everyone's capability, since trekking terrain and distances are easy and a 4-5 hours walking day will be enjoyed.
These treks might contain some longer and shorter walking days about 7 hours. Although terrain is not difficult, some walking experience and enthusiasm may be useful.
Strenuous treks that require a good physical condition, since terrain can be hard and days can be long (7-8 hours). Some mountain walking experience is really desirable.
A real adventure treks, with a technical and a highly strenuous degree. Due to very long days (9 hours) and high mountain elevations (5000 m), an excellent physical condition and mountaineering experience is most preferable.
Types of Trekking
Tea House (Lodge Trek): Also known as lodge trekking is a relatively cheap way of trekking in where meals and accommodation are provided in a teahouse. In Nepal, it is quite popular to trekking along the many trails, stopping each night to eat and sleep at a local Tea House. Meals depend on the menu at the tea house, usually the simple basic meals of the local people. Although many tea houses and hotels in the hills and mountains are reasonably comfortable, some may be dirty and, in areas where chimneys are rare, rooms may be smoky.
It's a great way to connect with some of the local culture and definitely suits trekkers not wanting to carry back-crushing rucksacks. The standard of lodgings can vary from very similar to a hotel, to something far more rustic.
Camping (Organized Trek): The classic style of trekking in Nepal and can be conducted almost anywhere in the country. Camping trekking is fully organized and supported with a team of guides, cooks, sherpas and porters to accompany you.
All the necessary trekking gears, food, fuel and other goods are carried by the porters. The cook will prepare all the meals during the camping trek. Trekkers need to carry only a small bag as required for the day. At night, tents for dining, sleeping and ablution are provided and set up. Mattresses, sleeping bags, tables and seating are arranged by staff. A Sirdar (chief guide) is employed to pre-arrange and then to oversee the entire program. All land transportation, local permits, taxes, porter insurance, port dues and entrance fees to National Parks or sites constituting an integral part of the trip are arranged.