Trekking in Nepal
Trekking has always been the most popular activity in Nepal as there are the best and varied trekking routes because of elevation of Nepal. Nepal is the best destination for an adventure package tour where travelers can enjoy with Nepal cultural heritage, people and their warm hospitality. Trekkers from hardcore to those wanting to unwind on a ramble from teahouse to teahouse whatever you choose your holiday in Nepal you will be passing through some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. Nepal is home of appealing worlds eight highest mountains out of 14 (above 8000m) which includes Mt. Everest: world highest mountain, and over 13oo peaks above 6000 meters. Trekking in Nepal offer you some of the most alluring landscape which are only reachable on foot. Nepal has both easy and difficult trekking routes so you need guidance while trekking. Popular trekking route in Nepal The most popular trekking route in Nepal is Annapurna region trekking; famous for natural scenery, valleys, deep George, high mountain passes culturally rich villages, people & their tradition(Annapurna circuit trekking,Annapurna base camp trekking,jomsom Muktinath trek, Ghorepani poon hill trek, ghandruk trek, royal trekking, panchase trekking), Everest region trekking; Roof top of the world(everest base camp trek,everest view trek, pike hill trek,Gokyo valley trek, everest three passes trek, Gokyo cho la pass trek) Langtang region trekking; famous for highly rich culture, flora & fauna, lake Gosaikunda, upper mustang and Dolpo trekking( langtang valley trek, Langtang gosaikunda trekking, helambu trekking, ganja la pass trek, ganesh himal trek, Shivapuri trek, tamang heritage trail trekking)
Best season for trekking in Nepal While October to November is categorized as Nepals high season spring is by all means a great trekking season as well. As opposed to fall the spring trekking weather will be warmer and more comfortable at higher altitudes. Also, some treks will during April-May present you with lots of beautiful Rhododendron forests in full blossom. Due to the warmer weather spring is also high season for climbers attempting one or more of Nepals eight +8,000m mountains? Likewise, mid-September to November is known as the best trekking season in Nepal. The monsoon has cleared the atmosphere and the weather is stable, normally giving quite a number of days with a clear blue sky. While September can be rather warm and normally snow free below 4,000 m the weather will be much colder in December. Being Nepals high season you can expect quite a number of trekkers.
Tips for first time trekkers while trekking in Nepal
Start off easy with short treks with lower altitude.
Regardless of your fitness level, the trek will feel tough, so set a comfortable pace for you while
Stopping frequently to rest and also drink water and stay hydrated.
All trekking equipment needed for trekking, you should rent it rather than buy so that you
simply can return items that you may never use again after the trek is over
Trekking means walking at an altitude of some 25oom and above, which means there is a
Chance you might suffer from altitude sickness. If it is not detected on time it can cause serious damage to you so do not take altitude sickness lightly.
If you suffer from altitude sickness, take some prescribe medicine and descend to lower elevation.
You should Purify your drinking water before drinking it so Keep water purifying liquid or tablet
Conserve your energy by not ascending too fast while trekking. You must fill up every day with a high level of energy from your daily diet.
Be it small or big, you should always avoid injuries because it can cause a lot of pain while walking.
While trekking, please be polite to the local people, respect the local culture, people and the way of their daily life.
Please look out for signs and asks your guide before taking photos.
Health & safety for trekking in Nepal As rewarding as is trekking in Nepal sometime it can be dangerous as well so here are somehealth & safety tips to follow before and while you are trekking
Bring all the trekking gear and proper clothing for all weather condition
Have a insurance before you trek and bring the details with you.
Bring first aid and personal hygiene kit like hand sanitizer or disinfection gel.
While trekking do not drink alcohol it dehydrates you which can be dangerous,you have
Bring a map, compass and potentially a GPS so that you always know your location
Water may not be clean so bring water purifier
Bring torch, especially if you are trekking alone
Its always safe to hire guide and follow his instruction Necessary equipment for trekking in nepal In order to fully enjoy your trek and to be on a safe side, trekking equipments and gear is always needed. Most of the important trekking equipment and gear are:
Clothes for all weather conditions
Map of trekking area
First aid kit
Some Diamox pills against potential altitude sickness
Altitude sickness To drink plenty of water during trekking Altitude sickness is an illness which occurs when you cannot get enough oxygen from the air at high altitude ranges from a mild headache and wearing to life threatening buildup of fluids in the lungs or brain at high altitudes. It happens most often to those people who are not used to high altitudes go quickly from lower altitudes. Symptoms of altitude sickness include
Headache which is usually throbbing during nights
Nausea , dizziness and poor sleep
Feeling weak and tired
Reduce urine output
Prevention of altitude sickness Its better to prevent acute sickness than try to treat it. However, if you need to go up more quickly, you could consider taking a drug called Acetazolamide (also known as Diamox), Drink plenty of water, and avoid alcohol, sleeping pills and smoking. If you do have acute mountain sickness, the best treatment is descent. It is essential that you should NEVER go up higher if you have acute mountain sickness. Trekking permits and entry fees To enter the restricted areas, youll need trekking permits. In order to obtain a trekking permit a form with other documents should be submitted through any registered travel agencies of Nepal. Some of the restricted area where youll need trekking permits are Kanchanjunga region, Upper mustang, Dolpa and Upper Dolpa, Manaslu Tsum Valley, Rasuwa, Gorkha district, Mugu district, Manang,Dolakha, Humla, Sankhuwasabha, Taplejung, Bajhang, Darchula NOTE: A trekking permit is a must to travel to controlled areas mentioned above. Permit, however, is issued only to groups. Individual trekkers will not be issued trekking permit Trekking Planner; +977 9851071767, +977 1 4410329 email@example.com www.nepaltrekkingplanner.com