region is well-known for it's possibilities to make some of the world most
beautiful treks. There are excellent trekking
possibilities in Nepal,
India(incl Sikkim), Bhutan and
Pakistan. A couple of the most popular treks in the
Himalaya are the following.
This trek to the
Everest Base Camp is recommended as one of the important sites to be
visited before one dies. The Everest trek is famous because of the
friendly Sherpa people, colorful festivals and the Buddhist
monasteries. The region is regarded as Khumbu and has been bounded
in the Sagarmatha National Park, the world heritage site. Sherpas,
the famous climbers are the dwellers of Khumbu region. Many
expedition teams can be observed on this trail during April and May
heading higher with an aim to be on the top of the world.
Kailash is the renowned and holiest pilgrimage sites of Western
Tibet which has special value for Hindus and Buddhists. It is also
the most sacred pilgrimage destinations in Asia. In Tibetan language
Mt. Kailas is called as “Gang Rinpoche”. Mt. Kailas is a sacred
place for four religions – Hinduism, Buddhism, Janinism and Bon
Tiger Leaping Gorge is
a deep canyon on the Yangtze River some 60 km north of Lijiang City,
Yunnan province, China. Around 15 km in length, the gorge is
located where the river passes between 5,596 metre Jade Dragon Snow
Mountain and 5,396 m Haba Xueshan in a series of rapids under steep
2000 metre cliffs. Legend says that in order to escape from a
hunter, a tiger jumped across the river at the narrowest point,
hence the name. Tiger Leaping Gorge is a contender for the world's
deepest river canyon The gorge is about 16km long and it takes about
2 days to hike the most beautiful part.
challenging and remote trekking in a spectacular and diverse
Himalaya scenery of snow capped lofty mountains, beautiful valleys
and rivers and emerald green lakes. The area is the home of the snow
leopards and the Ibex. It is a strenuous trek with the highest point
(Ghondhgoro la) around 5700 meter.
Classic trekking along
ancient trade routes, slowly ascending through the Marshyangdi
valley. Old Buddhist monasteries. Magnificient Manang
village/region. Crossing the famous Thorung-La pass( 5416m). Visit
the Pilgrimage town of Muktinath, View of Dhawagiri Ice-fall and
decend through world's deepest gorge and the Kaligandaki valley -
Sunrise at Poonhill with magnificent mountain views.
Langtang is a narrow
valley bordering to Tibet but still far away from Tibetan Plateau. A
trek to the Langtang valley is a great opportunity to explore
villages, climb small peaks, and to visit glaciers at comfortably
low elevations. People living here look like Tibetans. A great
influence of Tibet can be experienced in this valley. Tamang tribe
is the main settler in this region. Trekkers pass through two
different national parks while trekking in this region.
the most well known treks for the scenes with several remote lakes
and is mostly recommended in Bhutan. It is a six-day trek but it is
possible to shorten the trek to four days however, you need to walk
for more than eight hours a day. It is a short trek but it still
goes to a high altitude, making it moderately strenuous.