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Trekking Routes

Trekking Routes





Trekking Routes -lantang

          The high and isolated narrow valley lies north of Kathmandu and just south of the Tibetan border. The three major areas are Langtang, Gosainknda & Helambu. Sherpa & Tamang families populate this valley; Yak-herding people are closely related to Tibetans and the natural beauty of the valley is preserved by the Langtang National Park.

This valley described as ‘One of the World’s most beautiful valley ‘was opened to foreigners in 1950 and was one of the first to be explored as well as best regarded for it’s flora & fauna, the holy lakes of Gosainkunda & delights of varied landscape of evergreen forests.

The trek starts from Dhunche, passing through Yak herds and alpine pastures of Langtang valley to Langshisa glacier, possibly up to Yala Peak, Gosainkunda & down to Helambu.





Trekking Routes- Helambu

          Helambu is a place of warm & friendly people mostly having Buddhist religion being different from the Sherpas of Solukhumbu to their language, culture and dress.

About 75 km. north of kathmandu, this region can be included in Langtang trek, either via Gosainkunda or across the Ganja La (5,106 m). It is an ideal trip for those who have a short time & like to combine both cultural scenes.




Trekking Routes-Gorkha

          Having 5 hours of drive from Kathmandu, we overcome with a smile of people from the land of Ancient Nepal;the birth place of King Prithvi Narayan Shah – The Great, the Founder of modern Nepal.The beautiful old palace known as Gorkha Durbar with two attractive temples of Gorakhnath & Kali are situated on a hill overlooking the snowy peaks of the Himalayas.

This is a short trek provided by prettiest foothill scenery, mountain views and village life being away from the crowd.




Trekking Routes-Mansalu

          This region was officially opened to foreigners in 1991. Manaslu region has been identified as a potential area for Eco tourism. The area gains its popularity by three peaks known as ‘The Japanese Peaks’; the legendary mountains.

Beginning this most remarkable trek from Gorkha-Arughat passing huge and spectacular valley crossing the famous ‘ Larkya La ‘ pass up to ‘ Sama ‘ covering the unspoiled Himalayas. The attraction of the under trekked trails and High Mountan scenery is hard for the seasoned trekker to resist and this exciting trip gives an insight into both Nepalese Hindu & Tibetan Buddhist culture. A special permit is required together with the government official representative.




Trekking Routes-Dolpo jumla

          West of Dhaulagiri Himal, the mountains do not form large impressive ranges but rather an extensive range of peaks of intermediate height. The area resembles the high plateau of Tibet with typical flora & fauna and arid landscape. Snow leopard, Blue sheep, Great Tibetan Sheep, Musk deer, Hares have been sighted. The spectacular scenery of the lake Phoksindo is the major highlight of this tour.

This section describes the trek from Dolpo to Jumla Where Lake Rara an extraordionary natural phenomenon in remote Western Nepal situated at an altitude of 3,062 m, above Karnali valley with the lovely and heart touching mountains.




Trekking Routes- Dolpo Trek

          Dolpo – a place where the elusive snow leopard roams the highest ridges and where Buddhist villages thrives in cultivated valleys.

Beyond Dhaulagiri Massif guarded from the rest of the country by mountain crests by deep & narrow gorges,it is claimed to be the highest inhabited land on earth. In addition, this region lures adventures with promises of untouched natural splendor & mystical culture.

This trek is best recommended during the summer though possible during September & October.




Trekking Routes- Dolpo Mustang

          A unique trek in the rugged regions of Dolpo & Mustang exploring the long – forbidden land. It’s a magnificent trek, with countless scenic and cultural variation that deserves to be one of the classic treks of Nepal regardless of its remoteness and difficulty.

Both Dolpo & Mustang are the remote regions of Nepal with wild land of high passes on the Tibetan border seldom visited by trekkers.

The trek starts from Juphal (an airstrip in Dolpo), walking upto 7-8 hours a day crossing high passes above 5,000 m, down to the trek ending point Jomsom.




Trekking Routes-Makalu base camp

          It is an extremely wild and strenuous but the most beautiful trek & the route frequently being used by the mountaineering teams. Attempting to the world’s 5th highest peak. This trek to the Far East of Nepal forms the eastern edge of Everest and most unseen & amazing scenarios to its awesome to be experieced in your life as the most challenging journey. The trak starts from Tumlingtar and endsat the same or at Lukla.




Trekking Routes-Kanchanjunga

          Kanchenjunga, the 3rd highest peak (8,586 m) of the world is on the Far Eastern border of Nepal and was initially opened for foreigners in 1988. Being neighbored by Tibet & Sikkim border, this area with restriction is least visited though the peak offers enchanting views of both the north & south aspect of the peak.

This exotic trek leads through lush valleys to alpine pastures over the Manabarat lekh; from the tropical low lands to the high glaciers and being surrounded by the Kambachen, Jannu and Yalungkang peaks. Starting from the low land passing through terraced fields, Rai & Limbu village and forests the trek gains maximum altitude around Kanchejunga glacier and Pangpema (5,140 m) the highest point of this trek.