Nepal is regarded by most who visit as the number one destination in the world for trekking. The level of adventure that is provided by the cultural diversity and jaw dropping landscapes are like something from another planet. Trekking by foot is the best way of knowing the people and places intimately. A network of well managed trails throughout the trekking places would easily connect you with the numerous villages in Nepal.
Treks in Nepal can be broadly categorized into easy, moderate and challenging. Easy treks will reveal picturesque hamlets surrounded by elaborate terraced fields and forested ridges. Moderate trek may yield rich contrasts in people and culture while transferring from one ecological zone to another. Challenging trekking would include adventure high passes (sometimes technical) and remote areas in the countryside.
Organizing your first expedition in Nepal or even just a simple trekking package in Nepal can be an overwhelming experience. Getting information can be very confusing and contradictory. On one hand you have guidebooks pushing their own agendas and recommendations; on the other hand there is the internet which had endless forums and advice from sub par sources. It ends up leading to more confusion and headache. Finding a trustworthy, knowledgable and experienced guide service is paramount to a safe and successful experience in Nepal.
The trekking world in Nepal can be explained very simply. For most of people visiting Nepal they either do the Mount Everest trek or the Annapurna trek. These are basically the two primary beginner’s choices for trekking in Nepal. These can be an introductory trek to Everest view from Kumjung’s Everest View hotel, one can trek to the Everest base camp or for the classic view from you can hike to the village of Kallapather. For people enchanted by the beauty of Annapurna there amazing view of the massif from Pokhara and the classic view from famous Poon Hill, a world classic equivalent to Switzerland’s Matterhorn. The next step is Annapurna Circuit, which is an unforgettable experience of trekking in Nepal.
There many other trekking areas which many peoples and trekkers dose not hear about. Those are Makalu base camp trekking, Mustang (Lo-Manthang) trekking, Manaslu trekking, Dolpo trekking, Rolwaling trekking, Kanchenjunga trekking, Arun valley trekking, Jomsom trekking, Helambu trekking, Api Himal trekking, Jumla-Rara Lake trekking, Dhaulagiri trekking, Jomsom- Muktinath trekking, Ghalegaun-Ghanpokhara trekking, Ghandruk-Ghorepani trekking, Royal trek, Siklis Lake trek, Mardi Himal and this just names a few. Satori offers services to all of these locations.
Trekking in Nepal, which is undoubtedly one the best mountain trekking experiences in the world and is an nonparallel experience and extremely rewarding adventure for just about anyone from high school student to healthy septuagenarian. There are various level of trekking in Nepal from low elevation trekking not exceeding 3000m to high elevation Everest base camp trek or even Everest expedition.
The Dolpo region of Nepal is a high-altitude and culturally Tibetan region in the upper part of the Dolpa District of western Nepal. It is bordered in the North by the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. Dolpo lies inside the Shey-Phoksundo National Park; to the North is the Dhaulagiri range and the Tibetan plateau.
Langtang region trekking lies in the north of Kathmandu Valley and borders Tibet. After just a few hours’ drive from Kathmandu you can reach the Langtang National Park. This is the closest region to the Kathmandu Valley. The area was the first designated Himalayan National Park and was established in 1971.
High Passes Trek, as the term suggests, refers to trekking that crosses the high routes between the two valleys. In Nepal there are various types of high passes treks such as Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek, Nar Phu Valley Trek, Renjo La Pass Trek, Rupina Pass Trek, Ganjala La Pass Trek, etc.