Nepal’s Hidden Wonders: Explore Its Unparalleled Diversity And Rich Heritage

Nepal is a landlocked country with an area of 147,181 square kilometers and a population of approximately 29 million in the Himalayas, bordered to the north by Tibet and to the south, east, and west by the Republic of India. This Country is rectangular having 885km in length from east to west and its breadth varies from 145km to 241km north to south. Nepal embraces the sky with more than 240 peaks and the elevation of the country ranges from 70m (Kechana Kalan of Jhapa District) sea level to the highest point on earth, Mt. Everest at 8,848m. Nepal has eight world’s tallest mountains above (8,000m.)

The southern Terai region is fertile with plains and foothills – a lush, lowland tropical jungle. Tradition, religion, customs, beliefs, language, social organization, and people are the important aspects of culture in Nepal. Sacred pilgrimage sites, historical monuments, and memorials reflect the richness of Nepal’s cultural variations. Nepal is the Holy Land of Lord Pashupatinath and Gautam Buddha, where the Hindus & Buddhists have coexisted for centuries in total harmony. The three ancient cities of the Valley – Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur represent the epitome of harmony in urban design, elegant architecture, and refined culture. Kathmandu is the nation’s capital and largest metropolis.

Nepal is bio- diverse Country; there are 14 mountains above 8000m in the world, among 8 mountains situated in Nepal:

  1. Everest – 8,848m
  2. Kanchenjunga -8,586m
  3. Lhotse – 8,516m
  4. Makalu – 8,463m
  5. Cho Oyu – 8,201m
  6. Dhaulagiri – 8,167m
  7. Manaslu – 8,163m
  8. Annapurna I – 8,091m

There are 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Nepal including 8 Cultural and 2 Natural Sites:

  1. Kathmandu Durbar Square
  2. Patan Durbar Square
  3. Bhaktapur Durbar Square
  4. Changu Narayan Temple
  5. Swayambhu Stupa
  6. Pashupatinath
  7. Boudha Stupa
  8. Lumbini
  9. Chitwan National Park
  10. Sagarmatha National Park

Trekking In Nepal

Trekking in Nepal is one of the world’s great adventures and the most spectacular, beautiful scenery in the world. Nepal is one of the best destinations in the world for experiencing mountainous terrain at tropical latitudes. From the warmer temperatures in the foothills to the cooler temperatures at higher altitudes, you will be fascinated by the shifts in ecosystems, the beautiful cascading rivers, and the amazing views. Trekking follows paths created over centuries that include rigorous stone steps carved out of the mountain as well as gentler pathways. In discussion with you, we can arrange treks that accommodate your physical strength and endurance as well as your wishes.

Trekking is a combination of hiking and walking outdoor activity for days, up to multi-day trips in remote areas. It is a form of walking, undertaken with the specific purpose of exploring and enjoying the scenery. Trekking could be a motive; it could be a commitment, an aim, an objective, a mission, a party, or a social gathering. It could be a place where you find friends, and it could be a journey. It could be the slightest chance to save our future generation from losing the nature lovers, mother earth holds within. It can be shortened or extended as per the desire and interest of trekkers.

Trekking in Nepal is very popular among national and international tourists due to the privilege of being in the home of the Himalayas during a time. Most of the famous trekking areas make an amazing experience of the Himalayas. That’s the reason most the people want to trek in the mountainside of the area. Nepal is a delightful experience and the people are warm and friendly. If one looks up the definition for the local Nepalese greeting; “Namaste” you will get an idea as to the depth of humanity that this region possesses. To truly enjoy your trip, secure in the knowledge that you have planned for the unexpected, you can now divert your attention towards enjoying this small jewel nestled at the top of our planet.

Nepal is a haven for trekkers. The sheer variety of culture, terrain, and trekking trails mean that whether you’re trekking in Nepal for the first time or you’ve been before, the experience is always unique. Most trekkers choose between Nepal’s two most popular regions: Everest (Khumbu) region in the east and Annapurna in the west. Both are spectacular but in different ways and are regarded by many as one of the most spectacular trekking destinations in the world. Nepal offers an astonishing variety of holiday activities

Nepal is one of the most popular destinations in the world for Adventure activities such as trekking, climbing, and expeditions. Most of those areas are located in Remote part of Nepal in the Himalayas

Main Trekking Region in Nepal:

Everest Region-

Everest Region also known as the “Khumbu” is located in northeastern Nepal The trekking trail takes you through the beautiful landscapes of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest (8848m)It is the highest Mountain in the world. It is part of the Solukhumbu District, which in turn is part of Koshi Pradesh.

The trekking route starts from the town of Lukla, which is accessible by a short flight (45minutes) from Kathmandu. The trail then leads through the Sagarmatha National Park, which is home to various rare and endangered species of flora and fauna. The trekking trail passes through several traditional Sherpa villages, including Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, and Gorak Shep.

The trekking trail provides breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and Ama Dablam. The trail also takes you to the Everest Base Camp, where climbers start their ascent to the summit of Mount Everest.

The trekking trail is challenging and requires a good level of physical fitness. The trekking season runs from March to May and September to November, which is the best time to visit the Everest Region.

Sagarmatha(Everest) National Park Fee:

Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park entrance fee for foreigners NRP- 3,000 per person (around $ 22.50)

Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park entrance fee for SAARC Country NPR 1500 per person

Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park entrance fee for Nepali citizens is 100 per person

Pasang Lhamu village Tax (Lukla) – foreigner NRP- 2,000 per person

Annapurna Region:

Annapurna region is the most diverse and popular trekking area in Nepal. Annapurna-I is the world’s 10th highest mountain (8,081m) situated in the Annapurna range of Gandaki province, north-centre Nepal. The Annapurna circuit trek, Ghorepani-poon hill trek, Ghandurk trek, Siklish trek, Jomsome- Muktinath trek, Mardi Himal trek, and the Annapurna sanctuary trek, etc. are famous treks in the Annapurna Region.

@ Annapurna conservation (ACAP) entrance fee for foreigners is NRP-2,000 per person

@ TIMS Card (Trekking information management system) for foreigners NRP-1,000 per person

Langtang Region:

The Langtang Valley lies in Rasuwa district of the Bagmati Province in Nepal which is situated about 80 kilometers north of Kathmandu. Langtang Valley is one of the closest trekking destinations to Kathmandu, allowing easy access to one of the most beautiful trekking destinations in Nepal. Langtang Valley combines magnificent cultural villages, the Tamang Heritage trek, and Scenic Langtang Valley with the holy lakes at Gosainkunda and the spectacular Helambu Valley.

@ Langtang National Park entrance fee for foreigners NRP-3,000 per person

@ Langtang National park entrance fee for SAARC Country NPR -1500 per person

@ Langtang National Park entrance fee for Nepali NRP- 100 per person

@ TIMS Card (Trekking information management system) for foreigners NRP-1,000 per person

Remote Area Trekking:

Some adventure lovers want to explore remote treks in order to understand the simplistic ways of remote life in Nepal. These treks are endless in the country and give travelers a great opportunity to understand what the diverse country has to offer in terms of nature and people. We stay on fully supported tented camping on such remote adventures. Remote treks are comparatively more leisurely and allow tourists to mingle with the locals. It is far from the city, not accessible to motorable roads and people’s health, education, and economic condition are so weak, although historically, culturally, and naturally so rich. In remote areas, trekking is Around the Dhaulagiri trek, Kanchenjunga trek, Makalu trek, Rolwaling trek, and more in Nepal. The majestic Himalaya range in different remote areas consists of cultural varieties and natural scenery with high altitude romantic glacier lakes charming flora and fauna, all features of remote area trekking, have made it one the most well-liked places of Nepal.

Restricted Area Trekking:

We cater to the needs of remote camping and restricted region treks in Nepal. We stay on fully supported tented camping on such remote adventures. These regions offer pristine natural and cultural diversity in their best form. Each trekking region has unique attributes that make up for an excellent trekking experience. We go beyond the regular destinations of Everest, Annapurna, and Langtang. To name some, Upper mustang trek, Upper Dolpo trek, lower Dolpo trek, Jumla- Rara Lake trek, Manaslu trek, Nar Phu trek, Tsum valley treks are restricted area treks in Nepal. These restricted regions are ideal for remote camping adventures. Restricted area trekking in Nepal is the way to reach the natural beauty, scenic richness of mountains, Nepal Himalayan region, cultural heritage, and the spirit of adventure, making your experience unique and perfect. Trekking in restricted areas is helping and supporting these poor areas while you are gaining an amazingly special experience of real rural Nepal.

Traveling in Nepal is not only a way to think of hiking or walking on the stone steps, it is quite a regular way of experiencing Nepal’s multiplicity in terms of natural features, people, religion, and a wide range of culture.

Restricted areas entrance fee:

@ Upper Dolpo Trek- US $ 500 per person for the first 10 days

Additional US$ 50 per day per person from the 11th day

@ TIMS Card (Trekking information management system) for foreigners NRP-1,000 per person

@ Lower Dolpo Trek- US$ 20 per person per week. (or equivalent foreign currency) and USD 5 per day from the 8th day.

@ Upper Mustang Trek- US $500 for the first 10 days per person and an extra US$ 50 per person per day from the 11th day.

@ Manaslu Trek- September -November US$ 100 per week per person,

US$ 15 per extra day

December to August US$ 75 per week per person and US$ 10 per extra day

@ Nar phu Trek- September – November US$ 100 per week per person and USD 15 per person per day from the 8th day.

December- August US$ 75 per week per person and USD 15 per person per day from the 8th day.

@ Rara Lake trek- US$100 for the first 7 days per person and Us$15 per extra day per person from the 8th day.

@ Tsum valley Trek- September-November
US$ 40 per person per week (additional USD 7 per person per day from 8th day) December – August
US$ 30 per person per week (an additional USD 7 per person per day from the 8th day

Hiking In Nepal

Hiking is a wonderful way to immerse in the outdoors. You can discover the beauty of nature at whatever pace you’re comfortable. Hiking and trekking are two terms sometimes used indistinctly. The difference between each of them is usually the duration of the specific activity. Hiking is associated with shorter programs, while trekking is used to describe longer programs of a week or more. With a little planning, an activity that anyone can do . Hiking is a kind of physical activity as well as a leisure activity. Hikers enjoy the fresh air and the beauty of nature; experience the local communities, their culture, and history and taste unique local food. Many hikers enjoy challenging their physical and mental strength.

Peak Climbing In Nepal

Trekking with peak climbing is for those adventure seekers who are energetic, physically fit, and wish for both trek and climbing experience in one go in the Himalayas of Nepal. The Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) has classified 33 peaks as “trekking peaks” Group A and B. Most Trekking Peaks need a permit (non-refundable) to climb and a certified climbing guide that has to be managed through an NMA Associate member of the trekking agency in Nepal. A trekking peak is a mountain ranging from 5,500m to 6501m. There are non-technical to very tough technical trekking peaks climbing on the NMA list. Even though it is called ‘Trekking Peak’, all involve climbing activities. We organize unique treks and trekking peak climbs in Nepal.

Island Peak (6189m) Climbing-In Everest Region

Yala Peak (5735m) Climbing- In Langtang Region

Mera Peak (6476m) Climbing – In Everest Region

Tent Peak (5663m) Climbing- In Annapurna Region

Pisang Peak (6091m) Climbing- In Annapurna Region

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