Trekking is defined as the act of making a long journey across a difficult country on foot, usually for pleasure. Trekking is walking for long distances for a multi-day affair. The other key detail is that treks have a substantial infrastructure of wide trails, guest houses, and food stops. Hiking and backpacking are wilderness experiences, whereas trekking is defined by infrastructure on the trail. Trekking is much more commercial because of this. Most treks are easier to organize and the beginner-friendly due to the fact that carrying all your life isn’t necessary, and having snack stops along makes the experience a little less strenuous. Trekkers often have porters, or, can purchase the necessary suppliers as they travel. Everest base camp trek, Annapurna base camp trek, Manaslu trek, Langtang trek are the popular trekking destination of Nepal. Trekking may be individual or in a group.
The first trek was recorded earliest in 1822 by wagon. Trekking may include camping or tea house. The best way to experience Nepal is to walk through the beaten trails or virgin tracks.
Trek in Nepal is the ultimate destination for the trekkers. Nepal has been called trekkers paradise because of the Terrain Mountains, hills and the Terai, most spectacular routes in the world. Trekking in Nepal is as much as a cultural experience as the Himalayan adventure. Nepal trek varies from expedition, high altitude treks to simple easy paced walk.
Manaslu Region Trek:
Manaslu region Treks offers the stunning view of Manaslu ranges and hidden jewels of various restricted trekking trails. Manaslu trekking route confined the Annapurna. The trekking trail takes after an old salt exchanging course along the Budhi Gandaki River. The most astounding point along the trekking course is the Larke pass at a height of 5100 meters (17175 ft.) Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal range, Sringi Himal, Naike peak, Cheo Himal, Ratna Chuli; kangaroo Himal can be seen during trekking. Sama Gaun in the lap of mount Manaslu, antiquated Buddhist monasteries, endless mani walls (STONE ENGRAVED WITH MANTRAS), Chorten or stupas and Kanis along the way (round religious structures in Tibetans Buddhism frequently lodging relics and encompassed by supplication plants.) are another the attraction of Manaslu region trek.
Also, the region boasts of a wide variety of flora and fauna. The lower alpine zone is mostly covered by vegetation comprising of pines, fir, and wild rhododendron which is home to many exotic species like barking deer, pike, marmots, pheasants, raven, and chough. The higher altitude trails are decorated with alpine vegetation with scarce wildlife. The region hosts several attractions like Prok Lake, Manakamana Temple, Birendra Lake, Manaslu Base Camp, and Larkya La Pass (5160m).
Local Tibetan name Manaslu is called (Kutang Himal) is the eighth highest mountain in the world at 8,163 meters (26,781 ft) above sea level. It is located in the Mansiri Himal, part of the Nepalese high Himalayas, in the west-central part of Nepal. There is one more rest in Samdo for the Tibetan border Ruila Pass (4998m)
The popular trekking routes in this region are;
2. Manaslu circuit trek (Larke-la pass)
Annapurna Region Trek:
The Annapurna region trek was recorded as a conversation area in 1986. It covers a territory of 7600 sq. km. Around 66% of total trekkers make their first choice as the Annapurna region because of its diversity and landscape. Annapurna region offers Gurung culture and a panorama of the majestic mountain vistas such as Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Annapurna I, Machhapuchhre, Nilgiri, Tukuche peak, Annapurna south and various other mountains.
In terms of popularity, the Annapurna region trek is the most popular in Nepal and sees nearly two-third of the tourists in Nepal. The Annapurna Conservation Area houses most of the travel routes and destinations in this region and its biodiversity is one of the major attractions as well. The deciduous and profound timberland of fir, pines, and birch is home to around 102 warm-blooded mammals, 472 species of birds, and 39 species of reptilians. Talking more precisely, some of the rarest species include snow leopard, blue sheep, Himalayan mountain bear, and Himalayan Thar.
The discreet Nar Phu Valley, Annapurna Sanctuary, and the Manang Valley are also highlighted in the Annapurna region. Likewise, the region is also home to the Tilicho Lake– the highest lake in the world, Kali Gandaki Gorge- the deepest gorge in the world, and the Thorung La Pass (5416m) is the biggest pass in the world. Moreover, the region also houses an incredible array of religious monuments like Braga Gompa, Boozo Gompa, Khayer Lake, Muktinath Temple, Bindhyabasini Temple, and Tal Barahi Temple. These religious heritages are celebrated by the diverse array of ethnic groups in the region. While the Manangi and Tibetan communities follow Tibetan Buddhism, the Thakali, Gurung, and Magar ethnic groups follow Buddhism.
The well known Annapurna circuit trek, Annapurna sanctuary trek, Jomsom Muktinath trek, and the royal trek are the most renowned trekking trails inside the Annapurna trekking region. The following are the popular trekking route in the Annapurna area.
- Annapurna Base Camp Trek
- Annapurna Circuit Trek (Thorang-la pass)
- Khopra Hill Trek
- Jomsom Muktinath Trek
- Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek
- Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
- Mardi Himal Trek
- Dhampus Sarankot Trek
- Royal Trek
- Pothana and Jhinu hot Spring Trek
- Nar-Phu Trek
Everest Region Trek:
The Everest region Trek has been a Mecca for climbers and trekkers. Mount Everest was the first summated in 1953 by Sir Edmund Hillary (Newzealand) and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa (Nepal). From that day it has become popular for the tourist who is willing to trek or climb the world’s highest mountain. It is situated in the eastern part of Nepal. The Sagarmatha National park spreads over a range of 1148 sq. km. and reaches from 3300m (11000 FT.) to 8848m (29029 ft.) which is the most elevated place on earth. It is the homeland of musk deer, drow, Ghoral, and Himalayan Thar and also red-charged chough, Impheyan fowl, blood bird, and yellow charged chough. It is an addition to Mt. Everest there are two eight thousand peaks Cho Oyu (8201m) and Lhotse (8526m).
Trekking in the Everest region is a blend of simple and testing treks, such as Everest panorama view trek, Gokyo lake Trek, Everest Base Camp Trek, and Everest three high passes trek and also the people go for Peak climbing like popular peak Island Peak (Imja Tse), Lobuche Peak, Ama Dablam Peak along with the Everest Expedition and other high mountains on spring season. The popular trekking route in Everest region is as follows.