Nepal is a democratic federal republic located between two giant nations: China and India. This south Asian country is bordered by India from three sides (East, West and South) and bordered by China from one side ( North) . Recently, it has been divided into 7 different federal states. It is secular country.
Nepal is known as Himalayan country across the world like Tibet and Bhutan. It is also known as the country of Mt. Everest, the top of the world and the birthplace of lord Buddha, the light of Asia. Also, the Hindus across the world recognize Nepal as the land of holy Pashupatinath Temple, god Shiva’s temple at the bank of Bagmati river.
As Himalayan country, Nepal offers tremendous opportunity of trekking and adventure activities to experience. Trekking in the Himalayan foothills, peak climbing, mountaineering, city tours, river rafting, bunjee jump, paragliding, helicopter tour and mountain flights are the major exciting activities to do in Nepal.
Nepal has three distinctive climatic zones: Hill, Himal and Terai. Hill is always moderate, mountain is always cold and Terai is relatively hot. Nepal’s mountain attracts thousands of tourists as trekkers and climbers every year.
The major sources of income of Nepalese are farming, tourism and foreign remittance. Many of the Nepalese youth are in abroad for job and send a big amount of remittance every year.
More than 124 ethnic groups live across Nepal. Each ethnic group has their own culture and civilization. However, they respect each other’s cultural celebrations. No religious and cultural violence cab be experience among the ethnic people for cultural and religious issues. It is completely peaceful country to visit and explore the things people like. Previously, Nepal underwent a domestic war between Maoist and Nepal Government. But now, they agreed peace process and has promulgated new constitution throwing the kingship.
What tourists/ travelers can experience in Nepal are mighty Himalayas, UNESCO World Heritage Sites including National Parks, adventure activities, unique culture of the people and absolute freedom into the core wilderness.
Trekking in Nepal
Nepal trekking/ Trekking in Nepal is an spectacular venture into the core wilderness at the lap of the giant Himalayas. Hitting the virgin foothills celebrating undisturbed serenity will be the experience for the lifetime.
Those who have already experience Trekking in Nepal comment ‘ Wow, that’s incredible. The mountains are fabulous and the people are the friendliest among the people around the world.’ Trekking in Nepal takes you to the remote areas of Nepal and offers an opportunity to capture stunning mountain summits including the top of the world, Mt. Everest.
In fact, majority of people who come for trekking in Nepal wish to see Mt. Everest ( 8848m) but everybody can’t. It is, in fact, a moderate trek in Nepal but sometimes it turns to be challenging.
Accommodation in local teahouses and lodges, interacting the local people, expiring their culture and civilization, capturing stunning mountain peaks and sunrise, walking through lush woods especially rhododendron, the bliss of celebrating the melodious rhythm of natural water falls, chirping birds, rare species of wildlife, picturesque traditional settlements, terraced fields, local food items, holy religious sites and high passes are the major highlights of Trekking in Nepal.
People can undertake two types of trekking in Nepal: Camping and Tea house. Camping trekking would be very popular among the trekkers when trekking trails were discovered in the beginning. But, in few recent years, teahouse trekking is becoming popular among the trekkers since they do not require to carry all the stuffs with them in the mountain including the foodstuffs. We can easily get local lodges and teahouses for the food and accommodation in major trekking tails in Nepal like Everest region, Annapurna region, Langtang Region, Manaslu region and Mustang region.
People can experience all grades of trekking in Nepal: Easy-Moderate- Strenuous. Easy and moderate treks take up to 4000-5000m without any technical high passes. These treks can last for a week to two weeks. Unlike that, challenging treks take you above 5000m and can take more than two weeks. These strenuous treks require special skills of hiking or trekking for they have to challenge technical high passes. However, adventure enthusiasts find these challenging treks in Nepal absolutely rewarding.
Nepal has two best climatic seasons for trekking in the Himalayas. The first one is Autumn ( Sep-Nov) and the other is Spring( Mar-May). Autumn is the perfect time of the year to make trekking in Nepal.
Trekkers will use local teahouse or lodge for food and accommodation during the trekking days. The foods items are organic and the accommodation is ordinary.