Himalayas in Nepal, a truly amazing experience. From the warm and lush
vegetation of the lower hills to the icy slopes of the highest
mountainous range on earth, you will encounter some of the most stunning
scenery and the most friendly people imaginable.
It's the perfect way to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life
and to relax and enjoy nature at its very best. The region defined below
is unique and attracted tourist worldwide.
The most popular trekking region and
easily accessible from Pokhara. Treks in this area range from the lush
green hills around Ghorepani to the stark, barren beauty of Muktinath
and the snow-covered slopes of the Annapurna Sanctuary.
The most famous mountaineering destination in
the world and home to the warm friendly Sherpa people, the legendary
yeti and, of course, the highest mountain in the world, Mt Everest.
Langtang and Helambu
The beautiful Langtang Valley and the
picturesque villages of the Helambu region are both wonderful
destinations in their own right. They can be also be combined into one
trek with a visit to the sacred lakes at Gosainkund and a crossing of
Mt. Kanchenjunga, the world's third
highest mountain, lies on Nepal's eastern border with Sikkim. It is a
beautiful, unspoiled wilderness area which boasts some of the most
impressive mountain scenery on Earth. The pristine wilderness of the
Kanchenjunga region in the far east of Nepal, is at its most beautiful
in the spring, when an amazing display of rhododendrons colours the
The word 'Mustang' conjures up ideas of
remoteness and seclusion, a region lost amongst the mountains. This was
an independent country until it was closely consolidated into Nepal just
a couple of decades back.
This remote outpost of Nepal is a vast high valley, arid and dry, and
has a barren desert like appearance similar to the Tibetan Plateau. Only
a few trekkers are privileged enough to visit this amazing area each
The kingdom of Mustang lies in the rain shadow formed by the Annapurna &
Nilgiri Himalayas thus gets very little rain which makes the area ideal
for trekking even in the mid monsoon while the other areas of Nepal
remain unviable for trekking due to heavy monsoon rain.
The Dolpo region is characterised by stark arid
landscapes similar to the Tibetan Plateau. To trek through this region
is to step back in time, where village life continues as it has done for
centuries and where very few Westerners have ventured.
Trekking in the Dolpo region has it's own charm , people here still
leads a primitive life, yet they are friendly. This is also one of few
areas where pre-Buddhist Bon Po religion is still practiced. The trail
goes over three high passes, the Kagmara La [5115m], Baga La [5090m] and
Numa La [5360m] passing the deep-blue tranquil Phoksumdo Lake and
finally concludes at Juphal descending the gorge-side path of Tarap
This beautiful high altitude lake in Western Nepal, is
surrounded by alpine meadows, forests of pine, juniper and spruce, and
ringed by the magnificent snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas.
This is an outstanding trek in the eastern region of
Nepal which offers a combination of rich culture heritage, unsurpassed
beauty and biological diversity. Trekking in the Makalu region takes you
through the beautiful Makalu Barun National Park, from the steamy
lowlands of Tumlingtar [460m], to the snowy heights of Makalu Base Camp
If you would like to sample both extremes of the
trekking experience in Nepal, and really get to see what all the fuss is
about in terms of the most breath-taking mountain scenery on earth, then
look no further than the circuit of Manaslu via the Larkya La. The
Tibetan enclave of Nupri, north of Manaslu at the head of the Buri
Gandaki, was closed to foreigners for years on account of its proximity
to Tibet. The area was surreptitiously opened in 1991, but it took
several years for the word to get out.