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03-OCT-2017
 

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A trek or hike in the mountains of Nepal is not a wilderness experience. It is rather a cultural and nature experience. It is a journey through various ethnic cultures, religion and geographical diversity of this small landlocked country. It is famous for God, Goddess, temples, brave Gurkha soldier, and climbers; of course the gleaming Himalayan range and Mt. Everest. There are rich varieties of flora and fauna within a limited area. Its topography starts from lowest elevation of about 100 meter in Terain plain to 5000 meter in the high mountain terrain. High peaks are from 6000 meter to Mt. Everest at 8848 meter above sea level. The mountains in the middle range are dotted with numerous villages. They are interlinked by footpaths. You use these networks of footpath made by local people to travel from village to village.
The people in the villages are friendly and hospitable. Depending upon season you come across local people in their distinctive ethnic dress and cultural festivals. On major trade routes like in Annapurna region you are likely to meet traders with caravan of mules, porters carrying construction and development materials and soldiers going home on leave from the army. The awesome Himalayan peaks will always remain with you giving fresh air and nostalgic feeling. You will be amazed to find the great contrast in hard life in the mountain and, happy and smiling face of the people. A trek in the mountain of Nepal always gives you time to reflect and think about your own life style; the trek may change the way you look at life. The watershed area and the ridge of the surrounding hills of Kathmandu valley has several view-points that give fantastic views of the Himalayan range and opportunity to get first-hand experience to meet local people. In the dry season - autumn and spring, there is always chances to meet marriage parties, ceremonies, religious procession and cultural activities. 
Short hike and trek can make suitable combination with sightseeing tours, jungle safari and rafting program. You can choose what you like to add on in your program and itinerary.
A day-walk starts from the nearest road head, hike up a ridge and continue to walk up and down the hill, through villages, monasteries, schools and forest. It is never more than 2000 meter unless you take a flight to remote place like Lukla in Everest or Jomsom in Annapurna. 
In Kathmandu Valley we use road network to reach various starting points of hike. Though road are not as smooth as you like to have but it gives access to the area you want to visit.  Nagarkot, Changunarayan, Dhulikhel in the east. Towards north-west you can start your trek from Budhanilkantha, Shivapuri or Kakani. In the north east the road goes to Sundarijal and Sankhu. In the south the road goes to Godavari and Tikabhairav. These roads extend beyond the places. Most of these places can be reached in an hour drive. We use these networks of paved road for our short treks around the rim of the Kathmandu valley. You can always starts and end at any points depending upon length of the hike you want to take with friends and families.
The other best short hikes are in the foothill of Annapurna, Langtang, Gosaikunda and Helambu areas. These areas are closer to Kathmandu; about 6 to 7 hour drive. Gaurishankar area near Jiri. It is another prime location for a short trek though the drives takes 9 hours.  Langtang and Gaurishankar provide close-up view of high Himalayan mountain. These places have very interesting cultures and beautiful mountain-view amidst nature. There are Buddhist monasteries, oak and rhododendron forests in almost in all the above areas. Spring is especially good time to trek when wild flowers are blooming.
The short treks are suitable for all age group and physical fitness. Differently able person can enjoy the walk and experience; we have done this for a group of Israel war veterans.  There are 24 short treks to choose from, or we can help you choose a suitable one.   

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After the trip you will certainly agree, like so many enthusiasts and travelers, that Nepal is a walker’s paradise.

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US$530 per person

Annapurna Base Camp Trek – 7 days 

  • US$ 530 per person Start from Pokhara
  • All inclusive lodge to lodge trek with meals and ground transport from start to the end 
  • This is the most popular high altitude short trek of all. The amphitheater formation by the surrounding Annapurna Himalayan range gives you the best experience in the high Himalayan. You get you see both culture and the high mountain. 

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Ghorepani Poon hill

US$380 per person

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek – 5 days

Hike from Pokhara

  • US$ 380 per person
  • All inclusive lodge to lodge trek on bed & breakfast, ground transport from start to the end of the trek
  • This is the most popular short trek of all. It is the most favorite trek of all. The early morning view from Pooh hill over Dhaulagiri and Annapurna range is very famouse. It is one of the best sunrise views of the Himalayan range.

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Nagarkot trek

US$140 per person

Sundarijal to Nagarkot - 3 days

Around Kathmandu Valley

  • US$ 140 per person starts from Kathmandu
  • All inclusive lodge trek with meals and ground transport
  • Get fresh mountain air on the ridge walk from Chisopani to Nagarkot. Descent to Changunaryan temple. It is one of the oldest temple in forest and villages on this part of the rim is special experience if this is you first time in Nepal.

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Quick Adventure from Kathmandu - Best Add on trips


US$125 per person

Jungle Safari - In Chitwan National Park

From US$ 125 per person - 2 night 3 days

  • All inclusive Jungle Safari trip with lodge accommodation, meals, jungle activities, Elephant safari and local ground transport in the park.
  • In Chitwan National Park the rugged Churia Hills, Sal forest, grassland and riverine forest, swamps and lakes provides excellent habitat for Royal Bengal tiger and great one horned rhinoceros. Occasional advent of wild elephants and 309 species of birds and a famous Royal hunting Reserve for high ranking visitors in the past.

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US$110 per person

White water Rafting - In Trishuli River

  • From us$110 per person in Trishuli River - 2 days
  • It is the most popular river trips in Nepal. The river is on the way to Pokhara and Chitwan National Park. Is has easy and exciting rapids. You can shoot  white water or float down the river. Two day is best to enjoy the trip. Accommodation in 2 person tent on Full board.If you want heavy rafting go shoot the waves in Sunkoshi River - 7 days rafting.Cost from US$ 485 per person.
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US$2965 per person

Classic Kanchanjunga Base Camp – 26 days trek

From US$2965 per person for 30 days tour

All inclusive camping trek with hotel accommodation on bed and breakfast and domestic airfare.

Kanchanjunga (8600m) is the most prominent peak in Eastern Nepal. You can see its panorama from anywhere. The sanctuary of this mountain range has rare animal like snow leopard and many species of birds. Travel to the base camp is an epic journey to the sparsely visited region where you find thriving Limbu culture in the middle hills and, Sherpa and Bhutia in the upper highland. The long trek to this raw mountain region is very different from rest of Nepal. Take the off the beaten path to enjoy pristine nature through the rolling hills and valley. Ultimate destination is the base camp of Kanchanjunga. 

The best way to travel is camping.

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US$875 per person

Annapurna Circuit Trek – 13 days trek

  • From US$875 per person for 16 days tour
  • All inclusive lodge to lodge trek with hotel accommodation on bed and breakfast, domestic airfare and ground transport 
  • Rated as one of the most popular and best long trek in the world.Low mountain and tropical vegetation gradually disappear as the trial approaches the last village at Manang. Cross 5335 meter Thorang pass and traverse to Muktinath (3798m).  It is the most difficult and arduous part of the whole trek. The view of the entire Annapurna range throughout the trek is very magnificent.Do not miss to do this trek.  The trek has become cheaper than in 1990 . 

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US$3975 per person

Inner Dolpo & Shey Gompa Trek – 19 days trek

  • From US$3975 per person for 25 days tour
  • All inclusive camping trek with hotel accommodation on bed and breakfast and domestic airfare. 
  • The area above Do Tarap valley is virtually isolated region. This area is isolated by high mountains all around. Most of the time you are travelling at 5000 meter elevation. It is desolate and dry land but with unique custom, physical feature and landscape similar to Tibet except you are very close to the high Himalayan range. The extreme land provides Spectacular mountain views, unspoilt culture of Bhotia people, who practice Bonpo - an ancient religion. They carry on with their nomadic tradition. The movie ‘Caravan’ was shot in the same setting. See the movie to feel what it is like.

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