Guide of Nepal Himalaya

Guide of Nepal Himalaya

Nepal is the country of Himalaya. It is the home to world’s highest snow-capped mountains. In Nepal, there are hundreds of trekking routes and climbing peaks. World’s highest eights mountains are in Nepal, including the Mount Everest. The world fails to describe how is the beauty of Nepal. This article may help you as the Nepal Himalaya Guide.


Preparation for Nepal Himalaya?

How do I prepare for trekking in Nepal

The trekking routes and climbing peaks are categories in different topics. If you have already experienced the higher altitude and climbing, you can start from the moderate trekking and climbing. Below the 5000m for treks and the 6500m peaks are categories in the medium. The initial preparation of walking with a small backpack is essential for all trek and climbing.

When Should I go to Nepal?

When we should go to Nepal

Spring and Autumn season is the biggest season for trekking and climbing. However, the Spring season is very much suitable for peak climbing. There are few treks which can do in the winter season as well like Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Base Camp, Poon Hill, Everest Panorama, Sherpa Village trek.

How we do get permits?

Where and how we get the permits for Nepal Trekking and climbing

In Nepal, every trekker should have purchased the permits. There are few trekking routes which require the special permits they are: Upper Dolpo, Upper Mustang, Manaslu Circuit Trek. Original passport with a valid visa is a necessity to make the permit.

How do I get Nepalese Himalayas?

How to get Nepal?

A landlock tiny country, Nepal is in the Himalayan range but also includes the Indo Gangetic Plain. For mountain lovers, Nepal is the motherland of Himalaya. Eight of the ten world tallest mountain peaks are in Nepal, including the Mount Everest. The airline is the primary access to Nepal, though we can get in Nepal by bus from India and China.

Basic equipment for Trekking

What are the equipment that we need to bring for the trek

With the Nepalese Himalaya, the trekking routes are variant. The plenty of trekking routes, glaciers lakes, peaks are calling to explore. Trekkers have multiple options to choose the trek and climb. And, the equipment what have to bring depends on the trip that you prefer. Most of the things are common just a few things that we have to add and remove as per the itinerary. For more details, you can visit the entire trip pages.

Do I Need to Hire Guide or Not?

Why guide is important for Nepal Trek

We should have to hire guide for every trek to get well information and safety. A professional trek leader can organizes your trip more than you expect. And if you do not have guide then your visiting in can not be exposed. May you miss the best view point, photography point,and information. For safety and secure trekking we must have guide.

Front-line Treks of Nepal Himalaya

Everest Base Camp Trek

Maximum Altitude: 5555m (Kalapathar)
Itinerary Days: 12 days ( Kathmandu-Kathmandu)
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Average Dist. Per Day: 12KM

Everest Base Camp Trek Thumbnail Map
Everest Base Camp Map

The world popular trekking routes are the Everest Base Camp. From the era of the 1950s, the trekkers started trek over the Everest Himalaya and base camps. Now, it deserves the best trekking route in the world.


Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Maximum Altitude: 4130m (Annapurna Base)
Itinerary Days: 12 days (Kathmandu-Kathmandu)
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Average Dist. Per Day: 12KM

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Thumbnail Map
Annapurna Base Camp Map

Iconic trek of western Himalaya in Nepal is Annapurna Base Camp Trek. It has opened for the outsiders after 1956. Since the time it is calling the trekkers to explore.


Gokyo Valley to Everest Base Camp

Maximum Altitude: 5555m (Kalapathar)
Itinerary Days: 17 days (Kathmandu-Kathmandu)
Difficulty Level: Challenging
Average Dist. Per Day: 10.65KM

Gokyo Valley to Everest Base Camp Trek Thumbnail Map
Gokyo Valley to EBC Map

With the imposing glacial lakes and surrounding mountain makes the valley, which is Gokyo Valley. After or before Everest Base Camp, we reach the valley by crossing the Chola Pass.


Annapurna Circuit Trek

Maximum Altitude: 5416m (Thorong La)
Itinerary Days: 19 days (Kathmandu-Kathmandu)
Difficulty Level: Challenging
Average Dist. Per Day: 12.05KM

Annapurna Circuit Trek Map

Annapurna Circuit Trek is in the western Himalaya. It starts from Besisahar and ends in Pokhara. Thorong La Pass is the highest point of the trek.


Gokyo Valley Trek

Maximum Altitude: 5383M (Gokyo Ri)
Itinerary Days: 12 days ( Kathmandu-Kathmandu)
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Average Dist. Per Day: 12.80KM

Gokyo Valley and Gokyo Ri Trek Thumbnail Map
Gokyo Valley Gokyo Ri

Gokyo valley is a famous valley of Nepal. For the impressive view of Himalaya, Gokyo Ri is the best. It is the valley of glacial lakes.


Langtang Valley Trek

Maximum Altitude: 4773m (Kyanji Ri)
Itinerary Days: 07 days (Kathmandu-Kathmandu)
Difficulty Level: Easy
Average Dist. Per Day: 10KM

Langtang Valley Trek Map

Langtang Valley is a short easy trek and near Kathmandu. It is the dominant settlement of Tamang. To explore the cheese factory, share the culture with Tamang and view the valleys, Langtang is best.


Nepalese Himalaya Approx. Temperature

Jan Feb Mar Apr
High -2 Deg Celsius -3 Deg Celsius 1 Deg Celsius 4 Deg Celsius
Low -22 Deg Celsius -23 Deg Celsius -18 Deg Celsius -12 Deg Celsius
May Jun Jul Aug
High 9 Deg Celsius 12 Deg Celsius 12 Deg Celsius 11 Deg Celsius
Low -8 Deg Celsius -6 Deg Celsius -3 Deg Celsius -4 Deg Celsius
Sept Oct Nov Dec
High 10 Deg Celsius 6 Deg Celsius 2 Deg Celsius 0 Deg Celsius
Low -6 Deg Celsius -10 Deg Celsius -14 Deg Celsius -17 Deg Celsius

Festivals of Nepalese Himalaya

With cultural diversity, so many festivals are celebrating in Nepal. Especially in the Mountain region, the major settlements are Sherpa, Gurung, Semi-Tibetan, and Tamang. Lhosar is the most common festival of all these communities, except semi-Tibetan of Upper Mustang.

Lhosar Festival

Lhosar Festival in Nepal with Apex Asia Holidays

Lhosar is the New Year of Sherpa, Tamang and Gurung communities. Each community has its style to celebrate and each name like Tamang called Sonam Lhosar, Sherpa called Galpo Lhosar and Gurung called Tamu Lhosar. In the eve of Lhosar, the priest chants the holly books establishing the statue of Buddha.

Tiji Festival

The Tiji Festival is celebrating on the mark of God victory over the Evil. According to the mythicism, Dorje Jono fought and destroyed the demon and then people marked on his success with prayer chant and colorful dances. It falls in the mid of May to early June according to their calendar.

Tiji Festival in Upper Mustang with Apex Asia Holidays

Mani Rimdu Festival

Mani Rimdu Festival - Shepra Festival in Tengboche

Mani Rimdu is a Sherpa festival, which celebrates in Tengboche Monastery- Solukhumbu. It celebrates for 19 days in marks to the establishment of Buddhism by Guru Rinpoche Padmasambhava. Mani Rimdu falls on the tenth month of the Tibetan lunar calendar which is between October and November.

Dumji Festival

Dumji is a traditional festival in Solukhumbu district of Nepal. Especially in the Sherpa village. It falls in the month of April-May as per their calendar. The festival marks and honors the anniversary of Guru Rinpoche’s birth on the lotus flower. Singing, dancing, and drinking is the central theme of the festival.

Dumji Festival in Nepal with Apex Asia Holidays

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