With eight of the ten highest mountains in the world, more than 1300 identified mountain peaks, and thousands of other mid hills decorated with vastly diverse people, cultures, floras, and faunas, Nepal is the home to some of the most popular trekking trails in the world. To escape from the monotonous working life and indulge in intercultural exchange, more than a million trekkers from around the globe chose Nepal as their trekking destination every year. With the gradual increase of aspiring adventure trekkers, ‘Trekking in Nepal’ has been a very popular vacation domain among mountain trekkers all around the globe. Embracing the beauty and wilderness of the giant Himalayan mountains and peaks, and exchanging cultural experiences with indigenous local people of the Himalayan region, trekkers enjoy almost every trekking trail in Nepal as a very different experience and the most fascinating vacation.
Regardless of age, experience, fitness, and interest groups, the trekking trails in Nepal have everything natural and cultural to offer and satisfy the vacation needs of the trekkers. Whether you are on a short vacation with friends and family or you are on a long-awaited adventure trip that takes from a week to months, there are tens of globally popular trekking destinations to choose from according to your needs.
A relatively small landlocked country between China and India, Nepal is the only country in the world with such a vast geographic variation that it extends from 60 meters above sea level to the world’s highest peak (8848.86 meters). As such, Nepal is usually divided into three geographic regions as the mountains, hills, and the southern plain – terai. The home to more than one hundred ethnic groups and the place where more than 125 languages are spoken, Nepal offers not only naturally beautiful trekking trails but also a museum-like social and cultural setting that makes every traveler highly fascinated during their trekking and hiking in Nepal.
No matter whether you want to traverse and camp through the wilderness of unexplored trails along hills, rivers, and forests, or you want to trek through villages and comfortable tea houses with modern facilities along the world’s highest mountains, there is a wide range of trekking options from extreme adventure to very easy, comfortable and luxurious ones. If you are quite experienced and have good physical fitness, you can choose to cross very high mountain passes, glaciers, lakes, and mountain base camps. If you are a luxurious traveler, there are hundreds of trails along the mid hills that introduce the largest part of the nature and culture of Nepal.
To name a few, Everest region trekking, Annapurna region trekking, Langtang region trekking, Manaslu region trekking, Kanchenjunga region trekking and Dolpo region trekking are the most popular trekking options in Nepal. All of these trekking regions have different trails that start from a point at a lower altitude in the hilly part of Nepal and lead the trekkers to show the majesty of one or a few of the world’s highest mountains in front of them.
Here at CoreTreks, we organize trekking trips of different difficulty levels for groups and individuals from different parts of the world to almost all popular trekking destinations of the Himalayan region of Nepal.