Trekking Information

Nepal is a great place to go hiking. Mountaineers and explorers have been drawn to Nepal for the past 100 years. Villages in the mountains haven’t changed in hundreds of years. Trekking shows how different Nepal is in terms of culture, history, and geography. Here, different cultures and ethnicities are welcome in settlements. The beauty of the Nepalese Himalayas comes from both the mountains and the area around them. Nepal has nice people, beautiful villages, and many different cultures and traditions. Trekking is the only way to get a full picture of the culture and landscapes.

Trekking in Nepal is different from trekking in other places. Outside of Kathmandu, there is a whole new world. Moreover, you can see an interesting culture on foot. It’s worth the effort. People can learn about culture and nature by walking on old paths. So, grow! Every step you take follows 50-year-old trails made by Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay, and other Himalayan explorers. Some places are hidden from outsiders, so you could be a hundred years in the past. We are going! Trekking isn’t mountain climbing. Trekking can be peaceful, but you’ll spend most of your time higher than the highest.

In addition, trekking brings together nature and culture. The Dhaulagiri Circuit takes you through jungles, hills, and mountains in less than 130 km, where you can meet people from many different cultures. This covers Mount Everest, Langtang, Annapurna, Kanchanjanga, Makalu, Gaurishankar, and certain restricted places.

For Safety:

For safe and fun travel in Nepal, you need a guide and a porter. A guide can describe Nepalese society, culture, and nature. You can learn interesting and useful things from him. The porter will help you relax by carrying some of your bags. You also help Nepalese people get jobs since a lot of them depend on this sector.

Himalayan leaders is a fully registered trekking company that offers trekkings to Nepal, India, Bhutan, and Tibet, by choice to the most remote regions or along with regular trails. We organize a qualified full (porter, cook, guide) team and lodging in tea houses or camping for both individuals and groups. Trekking in Nepal can last from as less as 2 days to as long as 2 months. There are adventurous trails for the die-hards and those of you who prefer a more gentle ramble. So do not think the Himalayas are only suitable for the Indiana Jones-like travelers, hard and rugged, there are many, many other trails that fit less experienced or more cultural oriented trekkers!

Difficulty

The difficulty rating is indicative and preselection. Please pay attention to the exact requirements detailed in the respective program. If you have a good condition, then these trips are easily affordable for you.

Trekking Heavy, Very Demanding

A heavy or very demanding trek consists of the following:

  • Heavy trips are designed for those mountain hikers having prior experience.
  • Each day, you should walk for six to ten hours.
  • Elevations exceeding more than 1,200 meters.
  • Duration will take more than 20 days on the trail
  • Traveling across a pass that is higher than 5000 meters
  • Temperature below zero degrees at night
  • Accommodation in guesthouses or tents for the night, with bathrooms and showers located in separate buildings
  • Hikes with a daypack, our porters carry the main luggage.
  • Paths are challenging to navigate, especially when snow, rivers, or fords involve.

Trips like Upper Dolpo trekking, Kanchenjunga trekking, and Manaslu and Tsum valley trekking are heavy trekking. Likewise, Everest region trekking with the higher passes, Ganja La Pass trek, etc are also some examples of Heavy or very demanding trekking. These hiking locations see a small percentage of visitors each year. As a result, there will be fewer people and a greater emphasis on the natural environment. 

An advanced of difficult trek includes:

  • Sports tours for experienced mountain hikers.
  • 6 to 8 hours walking per day.
  • Elevations above 1000 meters.
  • Trekking duration more like 18 days
  • Crossing pass higher than 5000m
  • Night temperature <0 °
  • Overnight stay in guesthouses or tents, toilet and shower in separate rooms
  • Hikes with a daypack, our porters carry the main luggage.

A Moderate trek includes:

  • Sports tours for experienced mountain hikers. 6 to 8 hours walking per day.
  • Elevations above 1000 meters.
  • Trekking duration more like 18 days
  • Crossing pass higher than 5000m Night temperature <0 °
  • Overnight stay in guesthouses or tents, toilet and shower in separate rooms Hikes with a daypack , our porters carry the main luggage.

Easy trek includes:

  • Can be done by any age group having energetic healthy life
  • Trekking up to 4000m of elevation
  • Average walking per day 5 to 6 hours depending on your speed.
  • Opportunity to view Himalayas and encounter local culture
  • Mixture of some longer and shorter hike and trails can be rough, steep with many ‘ups’ and ‘downs’.
  • Accommodation in Hotel and Guest house

Very Easy Treks includes:

  • Can be done by any age group having energetic healthy life
  • Trekking up to 3000m of elevation
  • Average walking per day 4 to 5 hours depending on your speed.
  • Opportunity to view Himalayas and encounter local culture
  • Accommodation in Hotel and Guest house.
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