Nepal’s borders opened to tourism sector officially for westerners in 1951, this small mountainous landlocked country,Tibet in the north and east, south and west with India has had an irresistible mystical attraction to travelers. Nepal is one of the most fascinating country in the world with diverse geography. Its terrain offers from various stunning trekking routes from lower elevation of Indo-Gangetic plains to sub-alpine forested hills, valleys, plateaus canyons to high alpine mountains of Himalayas including eight of the world’s ten tallest mountains, including Mount Everest. Easily the best way to see Nepal is on foot along a network of trails trodden for centuries by native ethnics, traders, pilgrims, mountaineers and local traveling from village to village, village to town, plains to hills, Nepal to Tibet. Nothing beats walking from teahouse to teahouse and camping under crystal clear Himalayan skies as 8000m peaks towers over you. Today, crowds of trekkers are mainly drawn to the Himalaya’s most iconic and accessible trekking, some of the world’s best, with rugged trails to Everest, Kanchanjunga, Makalu, Manaslu, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and beyond. Nowhere else can you trek for days, weeks or even months in incredible mountain scenery.
The most adventurous and longest trekking in Nepal is The Great Himalaya Trail; a route across the Himalayas from east to west. The Great Himalaya Trail is established as a single long distance trekking trail from the east end to the west end of Nepal that includes a total of roughly 1,700 kilometers long path with most difficult high mountain passes including diverse landscapes, valleys, plateaus, canyons, flora and fauna, from Snow Leopards to Red Pandas, people and culture, monasteries, retreat caves, from the famous Sherpas to Shamanism to ancient Bön, Buddhist culture in Dolpa of the Himalayas.
Nepal is notable in the world for its Gurkhas, particularly during the world wars but at present Sherpas, Gurungs, Tamangs, Rais are for Mountaineering.
Trekking and hiking is the most alluring tourism product of Nepal for lifetime experience to most travelers around the world
Nepal is nirvana for trekking lovers.
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