Nepal and the Himalayas are ultimate bucket list destinations for many an intrepid hiker. Each year thousands of people arrive in Nepal to trek the famous Annapurna circuit or to the exhilarating Mount Everest Base Camp of the Himalayas. Often overshadowed by its infamous relative, Mount Everest, the Annapurna circuit is often regarded as the hidden gem of the Himalayas. Our treks in the Himalayas are perfect for groups of 4+ of even the most moderately active hill-walkers.
On either of these Himalayan trekking adventures your eyes will be opened by the breath-taking views, the mix of diverse landscapes and the unique and colorful culture of the Nepalese people, which will remind you of nothing else on Earth. Nepal known as the ‘water tower’ of Southern Asia is truly one of the world’s best hidden gems. Your arrival into the city of Kathmandu will be like nothing else, the noise, scents and sights will both electrify and stimulate your senses. Meander along the city’s maze-like alleyways, tasting local delicacies, buying local crafts and discovering the rich heritage of the region by visiting the many Hindu and Buddhist temples and shrines where you will feel a strong sense of peace and tranquillity in amongst the hustle and bustle of the outside world.
Trek in the company of an experienced English speaking guide with accompanying porters who will carry your luggage. Overall your trek will involve a mix of longer and shorter days to allow for acclimatization. Accommodation each night will be in one of the country’s renowned ‘teahouses’ where you will get to experience the country’s aptly termed ‘teahouse culture‘. Indulge yourself on Dal Bhat, the famous staple dish of Nepal. Each night, immerse yourself in the friendly hospitality of the Sherpa people and get swept away in the stories from fellow travellers who come from all parts of the world.
Trekking in Nepal is sure to leave you in awe at the power of nature, human kindness and the immense beauty of the world in which we live.