Upper Mustang Trek

Upper Mustang is a part of Gandaki Pradesh in northwestern part of Nepal. It is one of the Nepal’s most mysterious and least known kingdoms. It was a lost kingdom of Tibet. The Upper mustang was restricted area until 1992 which makes it most preserved area in the world culturally and geographically. Foreigners need to obtain special permit from department of immigration to enter in this region. It has rich Buddhist culture to allow individuals in experiencing the landscape and culture followed by Tibetan people. Major inhabitants of this region are Thakalis so you can experience thakali culture, foods and their festivals in this region. Trekking in upper mustang allows you to explore thousands years old Monasteries, caves, local tribes and scenic beauty of different landscapes. Entire hillsides is is swiped with pink in this region. Tiji festival which is influenced by Tibetan Buddhism is one the the popular attractions among individuals all over the world.Major attractions in this re…

Upper Mustang 4wd Jeep Tour-Tiji Festival


Mountain Trekking in Nepal - 30 Suggestions

Whether you're into rock climbing or bird watching, on a tight budget or have money to hire porters and guides, you can always find a suitable trekking route in Nepal. A trip to the Nepal Himalayas is a fantastic experience for most of us, offering views of snow-capped mountain peaks and a chance to meet indigenous mountain peoples who live almost cut off from the rest of the world.

All that's required of you is that you like walking in the nature. You don't have to be super fit for every trek, but the better shape you're in, the easier your trek will be. The top season for trekking in Nepal is October-November and February-April. In the summer months the monsoon clouds obscure the grand views most of the time and in the winter months the high mountain passes are closed by heavy snow-fall. But with the right knowledge, you can always find a good trek in Nepal. Just browse through this list to get an overview of your options.

Nepal's Western Region
1. Simikot, Humla 

Trekking Experience in Nepal Mountain Trails

Nepal is famous for holding highest mountain peak of the world, Mount Everest. It is surrounded by lofty and majestic mountains. Nepal is one of the preferred destinations among adventure enthusiast, trekkers, hikers and mountain climbers. Adventure enthusiast from different corners of world visit Nepal to undertake the challenge of climbing the highest peak of mountains and explore the unexplored trekking trails.

Among fourteen highest mountain peaks, eight are in Nepal. Therefore, it is preferred by the daring adventure loving tourists. Tourist can enjoy the adventure games like hiking, mountain climbing, mountain biking, trekking, skiing, paragliding, ice skating, etc. Some of the popular trekking trails are Everest base camp, Annapurna region, Langtang region, Mustang region, Dolpo region, Kanchanjungha region, Langtang region, Manaslu region etc. You will really enjoy trekking in Nepal in these regions. You can cross many beautiful mountain hamlets on your trek. You will get a wo…

Himalaya Trekking Tips

In India, Himalayan mountains are considered best for trekking expeditions with a never ending list of spectacular hill stations. It is trekkers' paradise bringing one closer to nature and exploring its flora and fauna. It is an experience beyond comparison to go for trekking in Himalayas. Trekking expedition is a rare opportunity where human being gets lost in calm and serene atmosphere away from the noises, pollution and concrete jungles of cities.

Gearing up for Trekking
First and the foremost thing which a trekking enthusiast needs to ensure is his physical fitness. If one is not habitual of physical exercises, one has to start doing exercises well in advance to make himself fully fit and capable of covering long distance on foot.
Medical Check Up
Another mandatory thing is the medical check up of the person who plans to do trekking in mountain terrains. Mountain trekking is not advisable for individual who suffer from heart ailments or high blood pressure, as the atmospheric p…

Nepal Best Trekking Site

Lower Dolpo

Lower Dolpo can be accessed from the airstrip in Jufal, Dolpa district. You need to fly from Nepalgunj to Jufal. The trekking takes from the airstrip to Shey Phoksundo Lake and from there return to the airport again. From the airstrip, you fly back to Nepalgunj. There is a permit fee of US dollar 10 per person per week for trekking in the Lower Dolpo. Besides there is one time entry fee of rupees 1,000 (US dollar 15) into the Shey Phoksundo National Park. You need to arrange for the food and accommodation. It takes around two weeks to complete the trek.

Upper Dolpo

Upper Dolpo is the trekking from Jumla to Jomsom or vice-versa. You can fly to Jumla from Nepalgunj or to Jomsom from Pokhara. You can start the trek from Jumla and trek to Jomsom or vice-versa. After completing the trek you will fly out of Jomsom to Pokhara or take the reverse of Jomsom trek route. You will pass the Shey Phoksundo lake and cross several passes while trekking in this route. This is …