Trekking In Nepal full of Himalayas country
Nepal is a small Himalayas country situated between China and India. This Himalayan country is best known for its towering mountain peaks, including the highest peak in the world Mt.Everest.
The Himalayan region comprises thousands of peaks ranging from five thousand to eight thousand meters peaks. However, mountain peaks aren’t the only thing that a visitor might be interested in exploring. The mountains are the source of the thousands of glacial-fed perennial rivers flowing throughout the country such as Mahakali, Karnali, Seti, Bheri, Narayani, Koshi, and many more.
The geographical diversity of this land makes Nepal a wonderful place for trekking and hiking adventures. Trekking in Nepal is one of the major activities that can be undertaken in the Himalayas.
The pristine natural marvel of this land is supported by cultural diversity. There are more than a hundred ethnic groups and languages prevalent and have their own colorful traditions. Trekking in Nepal is an opportunity for people to explore the natural and cultural diversities of Nepal. Stretching from east to west, there are hundreds of major and minor trekking destinations, which are so diverse that choosing a destination is a hard one. However, the Everest region and Annapurna region are among the busiest trekking routes in Nepal.
Other includes Langtang, Makalu, Kanchanjunga, Dhawalagiri, and Far western region. Traditionally trekking trips used to be conducted on a camping basis, as there were little to no facilities in the mountains, but the trend is changing. Now the advancement of roads and infrastructures has allowed for the Tea House or Lodge trekking option to flourish. The people are becoming aware of the potential of the tourism industry in Nepal, thus are starting to establish lodges and homestays in the remotest area. This is in fact beneficial for the locals and trekkers, as the need for carrying huge loads of commodities is going down. Nowadays, the reach of communication facilities has stretched far off to the remotest part of the country, thus contributing to safety as rescue activities can be executed conveniently and fast.
Best time for Trekking
The best time for trekking in Nepal is The months from March to June and September to January are considered to be the best seasons for trekking in Nepal. The weather is normally fine with clear skies allowing for the magnificent mountain peaks to be viewed. However, there are several trekking destinations that lie in the rain shadow region, thus allowing the possibility for trekking during the monsoon seasons.
Experience and Fitness
As there is a plethora of options to choose from, the trekking trails are categorized from beginner to challenging grades. This means we have trekking packages suited for all types of people, including children and pensioners. However, one should be mentally prepared for the challenge. Experience is not usually required, but a physically fit person is less likely to encounter any complications during the trek. As our staffs are well trained and knowledgeable regarding the complications that can arise in the mountains, they will be responsible for your safety.
Equipment and Supplies
The mountains are one of the unpredictable regions in Nepal. Therefore, it is necessary for you to be prepared. The requirement of equipment varies according to the destination you are trekking to. A pair of sturdy and comfortable hiking boots, a sleeping bag (depending on your accommodation), a daypack, and a few changes of clothes for the varying temperatures. For cold weather, hiking pants, thermals, gloves, neck warmer/scarf, beanie, a warm inner jacket, and a windproof/waterproof outer jacket are essential. It is very common for the local people to throw garbage in nature.
Please consider taking water purification supplies with you so that you don’t have to buy water in plastic bottles, as you don’t know what happens to empty bottles. Other items to bring include a hiking stick/pole or two, a waterproof case, fabric bandages such as moleskin, a headlamp, altitude sickness and other medication, a camera, and binoculars. If you are trekking in higher altitudes above four thousand meters, a pair of crampons is also a good idea.