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Trekking is possible throughout the year, depending on the region. There are areas unaffected by the monsoon season. October through May is recommended. Less popular is from the end of May to early September, but certain areas such as Mustang or Dolpo, behind the Himalayas, remain pleasant during these months.
For trekking in the Everest, Annapurna, Langtang and Rara regions, a trekking permit is not required, but you will need a National park / Conservation permit and Trekking Registration Certificate (TRC). However, the following places do require a trekking permit:
- Lower Dolpo, Kanchenjunga, Gaurishankar and Lamabagar - Equivalent to US$ 10 per person per week. However, permit fee for Chekampar and Chunchet of Gorkha district (Sirdibas-Lhokpa-Chumling-Chekampar-Nile-Chule) has been fixed at US$ 35 per person for 08 days during September to November and US$ 25 per person per 08 days during December to August.
- Manaslu – US$ 70 per person per week and US$ 10 per person for each extra day during September - November and US$ 50 per person per week and US$ 7 per person per each extra day during December- August.
- Humla- US$ 50 per person for the first seven days and US$ 7 per day thereafter.
- Upper Mustang and Upper Dolpo - US$ 500 per person of the first 10 days and US$ 50 per person per day thereafter.
Note: The above mentioned trekking areas must be undertaken only through Registered Trekking Agencies from Government of Nepal (E.g. Nepal Trailblazer Trekking Company - Registered no. 23002/056/60).
An entrance fee is levied for visiting to all National Parks and Conservation Areas. There is no charge for children under 10 years.
Globally renowned trekking site in Nepal is no other than Annapurna region which comprises of three major trekking routes lying towards the north of central Nepal: Jomsom, Annapurna Sanctuary, and a circuit of the Annapurna Himal itself. The diverse terrain and the communities with varieties of cultures of the region make this area the most popular trekking areas of Nepal. You are definitely rewarded by sensational mountain scenery, tops are Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna (8091m), Manaslu (8156m), Lamjung Himal (6983m), Machapuchhre (6993m), Tukuche Peak (6920m), Tilicho Peak (7134m), Nilgiri (6940m) and complex assortment of traditional cultural. The Kaligandaki passing between Annapurna and Dhaulagiri is the deepest gorge in the world. Cultural variety from Hindu communities to Buddhist, Aryans to Mongols, famous Gorkha soldiers, fortresses, villages, valleys, most rainy areas to the rain shadow areas of Nepal –all with extreme contrasts from each other make each day's walk a different experience. According to the recent survey held by Modern Maturity (USA), this region has been declared as the world’s most spectacular trekking trails.
Pokhara "The city of lakes” would be either the starting point or ending point of your trek in the Annapurna region. Naturally enriched and picturesque town located at an altitude of 3000 feet is Pokhara, lying on the lap of great massive Himalayan ranges. One of the best tourist destinations, Pokhara is only 200km west of Kathmandu valley. It is within easy access by both air and road.View All Trips >
This uncommonly charming destination is most excellent and suitable introduction to the Nepal’s legendary cultural variety and eyeful mountains’ vistas including the earth’s highest point – Mt. Everest (29035ft/8848m). Holiday in the Everest region is designed to coincide with close – up view of snow –capped Himalayas view and inspirational trip along the dramatic and beautiful path passing through some of the fine Sherpa villages and definitely present you the absolute benefit of visiting old, artistic Buddhist monasteries, what's more, offering you rare opportunity to summit some of the eye - appealing peaks including Mera peak (21247ft/6476m), Island peak (20285ft/6183m), Pokalde peak (19049ft/5806m) and many more.View All Trips >
This is another most exceptional trekking site placed north of Kathmandu in the middle of the Great Himalayan Range on the Tibetan border and is within easy access. This region abounds in natural and cultural blending several vegetations, endangered animal species including Himalayan Red Panda. Pika, Musk deer, Himalayan black bear, common Langur etc.
This site has been identified as the alluring holiday destination among tourists from every corner of universe. Helambu, situated north of Kathmandu, offers vast potentials for trekkers with many scenic villages inhabited Sherpa and Tamang. Gosaikunda, a glacier lake, is the most famous one with several other glacier lakes adjoining it.View All Trips >