Nepal Travel - Trekking Explained

Trekking in Nepal sounds that one discovers on an activity that seems so foreign that it belongs in certain obscure National Geographic program about a place that is far off or a dream board.

Trekking in Nepal sounds that one discovers on an activity that seems so foreign that it belongs in certain obscure National Geographic program about a place that is far off or a dream board. Honestly both 'trekking' and 'Nepal' under that category of adventure activities that are mysterious and places. In fact, though, trekking in Nepal is not anything shocking (besides of course the great thing about the environment itself) and not too out of the ordinary for anybody that has been on a very long hike. Everest base camp is one of the most adventure hiking destinations in Nepal. Yearly thousand of foreign travel for trekking.

I needed to answer a query As soon as I set out to write this explanation of trekking in Nepal. "What is hiking?" I realized that the answer is a lot more complex than it sounds. My cliché synonym derived answer "It is like a very long hike in the mountains" that is found on several "Traveling Nepal" sites wasn't anywhere near satisfactory.

 It's not that they I didn't understand what trekking in Nepal was once formulating the response, but rather that we failed to respond to the question in ways to dispel the assumptions that grow from stereotypes which exist if the words hiking, Nepal, Himalayas and distant are used in 1 sentence or close proximity to one another. It's these stereotypes that prevent of trekking in Nepal, an accurate and straightforward one-sentence description.

So what is trekking in Nepal, in the event the proper answer is much more than just the stereotypical, traveling in Nepal? Let us begin with a little geography.                                                                                           

Nepal stretched out across the backbone of the Himalayan range and is a landlocked country, sandwiched between Tibet and India. Therefore, it features a huge array of habitats from tropical jungles to the Himalayas' alpine tops themselves. What trekking in Nepal is creating a chance for the traveler to traverse many components of this terrain on foot does and go through culture and the varied habitats encountered along the road. Still, however, although entirely accurate, this response is incomplete.

We need to clear up a few assumptions.

Clearly, Nepal can be deemed as 'remote' geographically when viewed against other "more developed" regions of earth, but this doesn't mean that Nepal is uninhabited and that when hiking one will hike for weeks without seeing any signs of life. Quite the opposite, (though these areas exist), a traveler in Nepal will find themselves no longer than half a day’s travel from a settlement. This is especially true for Nepal's common major trekking regions. The reason why is actually quite straightforward.

Nepal is located on the mountainous terrain that it is, as well as proudly wearing the"third world" badge has to this day, a shocking number of'1' leading highway. Appropriately dubbed the East-West Highway, it crosses the country and provides less than a couple of axillary paths north and south with just one of these tributaries as the road to Tibet (China) out of Kathmandu. The importance of this is that parts of Nepal, are inaccessible by vehicles and many portions, particularly those in the West which are totally isolated.

One must realize that before the 'East-West' street was constructed, settlements and the villages of Nepal were there, and thus to this day, many of these population centers are still accessible on foot.

Nepal is a nation that has been squeezed between two trading giants India and Tibet (Today China) for as long as it has existed as a unified country. Its land was run by the trade routes between both of these Goliaths. Nepal not only needed to facilitate trade between both of these countries but in addition have a way to encourage its own economy and trade system involving the significant metropolitan areas.

Needless to say, that without streets, the only method of transport was by foot. A method of transporting products was generated and this complex, 'via foot' type of Himalayan highway arrangement connected the Nepali villages with one another and are the exact paths traveled with the trekkers.

It's easy to assume and to wonder, that the settlements that provide bed and breakfast encountered along the routes sprung up in such convenient intervals due to the ever-expanding tourism itself. This other than some contemporary conveniences like electricity is false. These monks experience occurred in the early 1900s way before the term "tourism" was thought of in Nepal and yet the very same settlements struck by tourists and used as overnight accommodations today were struck by this intrepid monk (Kawaguchi) some 100 years before. The reason is that these routes were used for transporting products even before Kawaguchi's adventures, as such they're more often than not, no longer than a half a week travel from one another; built out of necessity as continent travel stops for the traveling caravans.

Though trekking in Nepal doesn't include scaling cliffs and climbing snowcapped mountains, perspectives of both are plentiful along the way. Someone wondering am I fit to travel Nepal, need not worry about instruction to scale Mt. Everest because isn't what trekking in Nepal provides. Trekking in Nepal does supply a great day-long on foot journey through some of their most beautiful, remote mountainous for days terrain on earth while giving a home and the opportunity for a warm bed. It is in this that lies the answer to "What's hiking in Nepal?".

Great Nepal Treks offers lots of packages to both national and international trekkers to Everest base camp. Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the great packages to trek the Everest area.

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