Nepal is a mystical land of amazement where you get to explore from A to Z of Adventurous trekking and hiking . From photography to adventure sports to spirituality, there is so much to feel and experience that is never enough. You might feel abundant by the colors and smiles but you will never feel bored in any point of second. Adventurous trekking and hiking is yet another part of Nepal that is inseparable and unbeatable. Rigid terrain voicing out the natural instinct of challenging your will is not an ordinary scenario but the divine nature, abstract culture and heritage makes it worth to pin your interest here.
Moreover, the virgin location, scenic views and the feel of the unknown certainly enthrall your senses where everyday you rise to explore the unseen. In every bit of its earth adventures and excitement simply gains your attention where it’s upon you to manage your energy and will to explore and to make sense of what you are doing ?
“Trekking in Nepal is not just an option of traveling but its a way of life that gives you the opportunity to learn about yourself,” –Nepal Advisor
There are a few things to consider when trekking in Nepal to make it a stress free and comfortable experience. Also a few precautions can go a long way in ensuring you are prepared for the trek and will enjoy it. First get kitted out for the trek; you need comfortable clothes in breathable fabrics during summer months and water and wind proof jackets, warm fleeces, gloves and scarves in the winter months. You will also need walking boots and tons of high factor sun-block. All are easily available in the shopping lanes of Thamel and Durbar Marg. Familiarizes yourself with the symptoms of altitude sickness and avoid alcohol in the first 24 hours at a higher altitude. Drink plenty of water to rehydrate yourself and squeeze in lots of rest in between the walking bouts. While no previous trekking experience is required, a little preparation beforehand improves your stamina and raises your fitness level to ensure a smoother transition from a desk job to 8 hours a day of walking up and down steep terrain. Also the prices and duration of the treks listed above are estimates. Prices will differ from one tour operator to the next and group bookings will ensure a bigger discount. The duration of the trek too can be tailored to fit your itinerary and pace.
The peak seasons for trekking in Nepal are between September to November and March to May. The weather is ideal with moderate temperature and clear skies for unobstructed views of the Himalayas. March sees the onset of spring with Rhododendron blooms painting the forests red and jungles coming alive with new life. Trekking through dense forests and untamed land can especially be rewarding in this period.
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A new rule change effective from 2012 requires all trekkers to register with TIMS (Trekking Information Management System), which can be done through trekking tour operators and the Nepal Tourism Board in Bhrikutimandap and Pokhara. Trekking permits are no longer required for the Everest and Annapurna region, only National Park entry tickets suffice. Whereas remote areas, designated conservation areas and trekking peaks still require a Special Trekking Permit issued by Department of Immigration.