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Nepal Trekking Information – A Complete Guide

Published 1st Feb, 2019

Trekking in Nepal

Nepal is a small country of South Asia, which is also known as the country of Mount Everest and birthplace of Lord Gautama Buddha. Nepal owns 8 highest peaks in the world including Mount Everest. Nepal is one of the most visited countries in Asia because of the towering mountains and cultural sites. There are many bio-diversities in Nepal which are rarely found in the whole world. Nepal presents different sorts of touristic activities, mainly trekking into the Himalayas and to the cultural tour is famous as far.

There are thousands of trekkers visits Nepal each day via Tribhuvan International airport or at the border of India. Trekking in Nepal is the main attractions for travellers and as per their time in Nepal, they can choose where to go and how long. Trekking field in Nepal was worse before the 1950s but trekking in Nepal nowadays is completely different than trekking around 50s. There are many facilities and opportunities for trekkers.

Trekking is an adventure holiday in the Himalaya of Nepal beyond the remote villages, valleys, rivers, national parks, and unbelievable landscapes. The vast Himalayan terrain and the heavenly natural beauty compelled to invite thousands of trekkers every year in Nepal. There are more than thousands of trekking and travel agency in Nepal to make your holiday in the Himalayan area perfectly wow.

Why hiring a Trekking guide in Nepal is necessary?

Annapurna Sanctuary TrekThere are very few major causes why you have to hire an experienced

trekking guide in Nepal because Nepal has so many different landscapes and geographical features as it is dangerous to trek alone. The dense forest, monsoon, unknown elevation trek, remote area, local people where people do not speak English and any other language, are the difficulties faced by the trekkers, trekking alone. So if you have a local guide with you then, you can trek always safely and get the fact information from the real society.

However, there are many trekkers trek to Nepal without a professional trekking guide, and they still have perfectly completed their holiday in the mountain area. But it is not the same for all trekkers to those areas as it is the difficult task itself in some of the points. Even you may lose your life due to lack of right information. So, it is always safe and comfortable if you trek with your guide and on another hand, you are contributing to the locals because you are paying for the guide.

Reasons for why you need a guide

  • For your safety and security.
  • You are out of stress because the guide will be knowing everything
  • To get your best accommodation each settlement in high season
  • To get the factual information of locals and their culture of society.
  • To show your permit on the right place and trek formally under the Government of Nepal.
  • You are supporting locals and their economy
  • To get the fact knowledge and helps when you get sick on the spot.
  • There is not a hassling when you are with a guide.
  • You will be more confident with a guide.
  • You will know the way how to respect the local and their symbolic words and performance, so you won’t get lost during the trek.

Thus, for so many reasons you should hire a trekking guide in Nepal.

How to choose the best Trekking agency and professional trekking guide?

View from Gokyo- Ri

There are many trekking and tour agency. So when you plan your holiday to Nepal, you might have dilemma on selecting the best trekking company among thousands of trekking companies in Nepal. It is really very critical decision to make as your entire journey to mountains depends upon the management, facilities, co-ordination and guide. Thus, for your convenience, we have a few useful tips for you before choosing the trekking agencies in Nepal.

  • Registration and License of the Trekking and Tour Agency
  • Research Cost and facilities
  • Client Reviews and Testimonials about Company
  • Experience years of the Agencies
  • Safety and Health Standards
  • Certified guides and helpful Porters

How to pack for your trekking in Nepal?

Required things before trekA wise packing for your trekking and hiking is very essential. Packing can either make the trekking worse experience also. If you pack less, it may make you run out of necessities during the trek, while packing more may increase the weight of your backpack. So, it is very important to know about the place where you are going to trek along with collecting proper information regarding weather, attitude, and environment etc.

Your packing list will also vary according to the type of trekking you are choosing. It also depends upon the number of days and available facilities on the route. The following are some of the necessities that you will need during trekking.

  • Befriend Layers
  • Sun protection and sunscreen
  • Bags and Backpacks
  • Clothing
  • Trekking shoes and Trekking sticks
  • Towel
  • Headlamps
  • Reusable water bottles
  • Water purification
  • Sleeping bags
  • Moisturizing creams and lip balm
  • First aid kit box
  • Anti Theft Backpacks
  • Snacks
  • Toilet paper
  • Hand Sanitize
  • Extra Batteries and Memory cards
  • Maps and Compass/GPS etc.

Thus, We confidently, believe and respect the ability and service level of each and every trekking company in Nepal deserves to be honour and respect for their reliable quality services, great management and qualifiedcertified experienced guides. Hope you choose the best company which may definitely fulfil their promise of serving you and make your trip fruitful and perfect.

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Art representing various natural and cultutal heritages of Nepal