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Why go trekking in Nepal?

Village woman in Nepal.
  • A tiny percentage of people go hiking/trekking in their home or neighbouring countries, and an even smaller percentage go trekking in Nepal. So do a trek in Nepal and be a part of this super-elite club.
  • Nepal has 8 of 14 mountains that are above 8000 meters.
  • Nepal is home to the highest peak in the world – Mount Everest.
  • Nepal is known as the adventure capital of Asia.
  • Nepal is healing from the economic damages caused by the COVID-19 pandemic; every dollar you spend on the trial helps the local economy.
  • Nepal has trails for people of all ages and fitness levels.
  • Trekking is an excellent way to exercise and lose weight in a beautiful setting – much more fun than working out in a gym.
  • Nepal has very diverse ethnic and cultural groups with deep, ongoing traditions. Trekking brings you up close and personal with them for cultural immersion.
  • People are super friendly towards visitors and are always smiling.
  • There is a network of trekking trails all over the country. In addition, a Great Himalayan Trail has been identified, which traverses Nepal east to west.
  • You can trek for a few hours or go on for many days, depending on your time, fitness level, and outdoor experience.
  • You can combine trekking with visiting world heritage sites, white water rafting, kayaking, canyoning, bungee jumping, zipline, mountain biking, paragliding, ultralight flights, jungle safari, yoga, meditation, helicopter tours, and visiting important pilgrimage sites.
  • Annapurna Trekking trails bring you right into the Annapurna Base camp (4130 meters) and Thorong-La pass at 5416 meters. Thorong-La is one of the most trekked passes in the world.
  • Nepal has four seasons. Each season presents unique colours and flavours.
  • Nepal has been called “The jewel in the crown of the trekking world” – by a prominent blogger and adventurer Mark Horrell.
  • The Annapurna, Langtang, and Everest are the only places in the world where you get a hot meal and basic to comfortable accommodation.
  • Trekking is an excellent way to watch birds in their natural habitat.
  • Wildlife spotting is an additional activity to enhance your trekking experience.
  • Trekking produces endorphins, which help reduce stress.
  • While trekking in Nepal, you can help prevent health issues such as diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure.
  • You can visit some ancient Monasteries between 300 – 600 years old.
  • You can do meditative walking during your trek.
  • There will never be a dull moment while you are trekking in Nepal.
  • Find out the list of all trekking in Nepal packages.

Photo Courtesy: Yusha PunCheck out our Trekking packages for Nepal, Bhutan, India, and Tibet.