Nepal is a unique trekking destination. Trekking in Nepal is the best way to explore Nepal's indomitable combination of natural and cultural wonders while walking on pristine trails of the Himalayas. Nepal's vast topographical diversity means it offers some of the most exciting, breathtaking and challenging trek trails in the world and offers the opportunity to dive into the traditional country life with a unique amalgamation of Hindu and Buddhist cultural and religious elements, gaining insight about its life and culture. Not only are there mountains in Nepal, but there are a large number of flora and fauna. Many trekking regions in Nepal are also within national parks with a large number of rare and partly sheltered animals. Himalayas and Nepal are two inseparable concepts that continue to capture the imagination of adventure enthusiasts around the world. Who does not dream of seeing some of the highest mountains on earth with their own eyes and experience the once in a life time trek!
Nepal is known to the world as one of the finest and most sought after trekking destinations where you can still enjoy the true and unadulterated beauty of the of nature inhibited by people with diverse culture and lifestyle. Almost all of the trekking routes in Nepal take you right through the majestic Himalayas while you walk close to the ethnic villages in the region, explore their rich culture and behold the unique landscape.
Regardless of which trekking trail you chose, you will be welcomed by river valleys, elaborate terraced green fields, forest ridges, and picturesque mountain hamlets. You can behold and admire the rhododendron-lined, green, dark and deep forests with different seasonal flora and fauna. Plus, the religious and historical monuments, the mighty and majestic peaks surrounded by breathtaking scenery and especially cordial meeting with the smiling local people will leave you with everlasting memories.
Treks act as a cultural window for trekkers through which they can get an insight into the lifestyle of mountain inhabitants. Nepal has a history of cultural and religious amalgamation of Hindu and Buddhist culture. A lot of aspects of those cultural and religious amalgamations can be seen in various Hindu temples and Buddhist monasteries, the way people dress, the festivals they celebrate and their cuisine which is certain to leave culture lovers mesmerized.
Trekking in Nepal is possible in all seasons, depending on which area you want to go and presents you with varying degree of challenges without reducing the thrill. However, the most popular seasons to trek in Nepal are Pre-monsoon (March to June) and Post-monsoon (September to November).
“Almost 90,000 trekkers visit Annapurna region in a year alone, followed by Everest and Langtang regions.” You can trek during monsoon season (June to August) as well. It is possible to trek in the rain shadow areas in the northern Nepal, like Upper Mustang, Manang and Upper Dolpo.