Trekking in Nepal is an astounding experience for the lifetime. Nepal, kingdom of holy Himalayas, natural and cultural variations offer trekkers tremendous and diverse flavors of trekking. Basically, the awe-inspiring landscapes, cascading waterfalls, winding rivers, endangered species of flora and faunas, traditional settlements and their age-long civilization and most important, alluring mountain giants with snow-fed including the top of the world, Mt. Everest (8848m). Moreover, UNESCO World Heritage sites including Shwoyambhunath, Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Changunarayan temple, Lumbini and national park including Chitwan National Park and Sagarmatha National Park and the largest conservation area, Annapurna Conservation Area attract thousands of tourists every year.
Trekking in Nepal takes the trekkers to the remote and mountainous area where one can have a huge insight into mountain and mountain life of the people. Passing through deep forest including flowering rhododendron, crossing suspension bridges, holy chortens and monasteries, tranquil lakes, glaciers and beautiful valleys and landscapes are major highlights of trekking in Nepal.
Trekking in Nepal is of two types. The first one is Tea House Trekking and the second is Camping Trekking. The Tea House Trekking is popular and preferred among the tourists and trekkers at the moment. Previously, the Camping Trekking was very popular. Camping trekking is such type of trekking that trekkers have to spend the night in the tent in the wilderness and they have to carry all the required equipment by themselves. But on the contrary, Tea House Trekking is different from Camping trekking in which trekkers have to spend the night at the tea houses or lodges. They don’t have to carry any types of equipment except their personal belongings. The can have accommodation and food in the restaurants as their wish mentioned in the menu. The food normally costs from USD 5-10. That doesn’t include any types of drinks.
The best time to trekking in Nepal is between March- April, and Sept- November. Between March- April, the hill is blanketed with beautiful flowering rhododendron and other various types flowering and non-flowering vegetations. And during the time between Sept- November, the temperature is mild and not much snow in the mountain and it is very pleasant to trek in the mountain.
Nepal offers us various treks varying from easy to adventurous. Some easy and popular treks in Nepal are Ghorepani- Poonhill Trekking, Dhampus-Sarangkot Trekking, Everest View Trekking, Chisapani- Nagarkot Trekking, Dhulikhel- Changunarayan Trekking, Nagarjun Hiking, Sundarijal Hiking, Sivapuri Hiking and many more. Similarly, some popular adventurous but rewarding trekking in Nepal are: Everest Base Camp Trekking, Gokyo Valley Trekking, Everest Three Passes Trekking, Makalu Base Camp Trekking, Kanchenjungha Base Camp Trekking, Upper Mustang Trekking, Langtang Valley Trekking, Langtang- Gosainkunda Trekking, Annapurna Base Camp Trekking, Dolpo Region Trekking, Manasalu Base Camp Trekking and so on.
While trekking in Nepal, one has to work 4/5-8 hours daily. The trek always commences after breakfast. The trekking is pleasant walk in off the beaten track in the mountain. The trekkers are to be with sufficient amount of drinking water and some snacks during the trek. If any inconveniences occur during the trek, inform it to the trekking leader.