Everest View and Sherpa Culture Trek
The Everest view and Sherpa Culture Trek offer a dual opportunity to explore the lifestyle and traditions of highlanders along with enjoying panoramic views of snow-capped mountains. In our journey, we follow a trail through beautiful forests, culturally rich villages, monasteries, and the land of the unsung heroes of Everest, the Sherpas. Basically, we combine the Sherpa Culture exploration along with the most popular Everest View Trekking trail.
Overview of Everest View and Sherpa Culture Trek
The Everest view and Sherpa Culture Trek begin after your arrival at the International Airport in Kathmandu. We embark on sightseeing at the UNESCO world heritage sites around the Kathmandu Valley; followed by a pre-trip meeting and preparations. After having our early meal, we board an early morning scenic flight to Lukla airstrip and trek towards Phakding. After crossing suspension bridges multiple times above the Dudh Koshi River, and passing through beautiful Rhododendron forests; we enter Sagarmatha National Park and arrive at the popular Sherpa village of Namche Bazaar at the end of the day. Namche Bazaar is the trading center in the Everest region.
We then follow the trail towards Khumjung, the stone-paved path that has views of potato and other vegetable fields. There is a Khumjung Gompa at top of the town. We can see the skull of a yeti preserved since long ago at that very Gompa. From Khumjung, we ascend towards Thamo and trek down to Thame. From here you can see picturesque views of the snow-capped peaks like Kwangde and Kangpoche. Thame Gompa is located above the village overlooking the valley. Well, in Spring, the celebrations of the Mani Rimdu festival take place there. We spend three nights at Thame. As we will visit the nearby Khure Kharka pasture land as well as Kyaro Gompa in two consecutive days. Leaving Thame behind, we descend to Namche Bazaar, Lukla, and catch a flight back to Kathmandu.
Who can join this trek?
Everest View and Sherpa Culture Trek is a short and comfortable trek in the Everest region of Nepal suitable for all travel lovers who want to explore Sherpa culture, tradition, and lifestyle along with enjoying fabulous views of the Everest Himalayas. Join the trek with Nepal Mountain Trekkers and you will certainly have unforgettable trekking and exploring memories from the Everest region of Nepal.
Tilicho Lake and Mesokonta la Pass Trek
Tilicho Lake and Mesokonta La Pass Trek is a chance to experience Himalayan nature at its best. During Tilicho Lake and Mesokonta La Pass Trek, we get to be at the highest lake in the world; Tilicho Lake. And during our 19 days of adventure, we trek through beautiful forests, picturesque landscapes, diversified vegetation, and fabulous views of Annapurna Himalayas like never seen before. While we embark on this journey, the initial part of this adventure is that of our Annapurna Round Trek. Whereas after acclimatizing at Manang we head towards Khansar and visit Tilicho Lake via Tilicho Phedi.
Our Tilicho Lake and Mesokonta La Pass Trekking trail then cross Mesokonta La pass at an altitude of 5100m. Though it is not the highest but a technical one. Finally, we descend towards apple kingdom Marpha, across Lete Khola. And visit Tatopani for experiencing natural hot spring followed by a trek to Ghorepani. We drive back to Pokhara and then to Kathmandu which concludes our Tilicho Lake and Mesokonta la Pass Trek.
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Lower Solukhumbu Trek
Lower Solukhumbu Trek is a wonderful opportunity to witness natural and topographical variation along with cultural insights of local Sherpa inhabitants. The major highlight of this trek is in villages. Even though this area is small and rural; the villages are culturally and religiously diverse with lots of artistic ancient monasteries.
We initiate our Lower Solukhumbu trek after your arrival in Kathmandu followed the next day by sightseeing around UNESCO world heritage sites. And completing necessary trekking preparations afterwards. The journey starts as we board a scenic mountain flight from Kathmandu to the airstrip at Phaplu. And begin trekking activity until we reach Jyalsa Tibetan Camp at the end of the day. Further, we visit monasteries like Chiwong Gompa via Taksindo La pass and cross Singsei La pass via Ringmo. In this way, we arrive at the highest point of the trek at Yasa Peak at an altitude of 4140 m above sea level. Finally, the Lower Solukhumbu Trekking track goes through Junbesi, Lamjuta, Phambuk Prak, Loding Ma, and Phaplu before we fly back to Kathmandu.
Lower Solukhumbu Trek is best recommended during the months of September to December. As these are the season that provides clear views of the mountains. And also the months of March to May are a great seasonal time to view blossoming rhododendron forests. Regarding the fitness level, anyone can join this trip with a reasonable fitness level; without any risk of high altitude sickness. Join Lower Solukhumbu Trek with Nepal Mountain Trekkers. Contact us now for booking and further information.
Lukla to Tumlingtar Trek
“To walk in nature is to witness a thousand miracles.”
Lukla to Tumlingtar Trek trail links one of the most popular trekking regions Everest and Makalu. All the way through to the two passes in the valley; the Salpa pass and the Surkie La pass, our trekking trail shall lead us to the holy lake known as Salpa Pokhari. Furthermore, we will enjoy the excellent views of Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyo, and Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Thamserku. As well as, other numerous peaks of Mahalangur Himalayan range at the eastern part of Nepal Himalaya along the trail.
Overview of Lukla to Tumlingtar Trek
In general, our 15 day Lukla to Tumlingtar Trek is normally silent and quite trek for those who are seeking a reduced amount of jam-packed destination. Firstly, this amazing trekking adventure starts as we board a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Our trekking trail shall take you between the Sagarmatha and Makalu Barun National park. During our initial trekking days, we make our way through beautiful landscapes at culturally affluent Sherpa villages of Paiya, Panggom, Najingdingma, Bung, Sanam before reaching Salpa Pokhari.
In fact, a very few tourists discover and explore this fascinating trek route; home to Kulung and Sherpa tribal communities with conventional traditions and cultures, that hasn’t tainted or altered for countless centuries. Moreover, our trekking trail passes along the holy lake Salpa Pokhari (3,458m), beautiful waterfalls and many Sherpa settlements. Along the entire trekking routes, you will enjoy the excellent views of Everest and Makalu. Along with other numerous peaks of Mahalangur Himalayan range.
Some more about the trek
We, in general, shall recommend this trek to those travel enthusiasts who seek and desire a lesser amount of crowd along the trekking paths. Being at the altitude of 3,358 meters the topmost point of our trek shall be Salpa Bhanjyang. Likewise, this trekking region have blessings of an incredible diversity of nature and culture.
The heady scent of pine trees, tender sound of rivulets and tweeting of birds alongside with the extravagant views of rhododendron forest, shrubs & bushes shall be experienced on our Lukla to Tumlingtar trek trail. Noticeably different than other popular trekking routes of this region. Finally, as we get to the end of our trek we shall pass Salpa Phedi to reach our next destination, Gothe Bazaar. Afterwards, we shall descend downwards to Tumlingtar via Majwa and Kartiki Ghat. And so here we shall conclude our short yet amazing trek with a flight back to Kathmandu from Tumlingtar.
Who can join this trek and how?
It is a reasonably restrained trekking path which is comprised of a rewarding journey through beautiful villages, forests and alpine surroundings all the way up to the summit. However, for our Lukla to Tumlingtar Trek, it is not required to have any preceding mountaineering and trekking knowledge. Generally, the best preferred season for this trekking is from March to May and August to December. However, this trek can also be done throughout the entire year. Contact Nepal Mountain Trekkers now and be part of this virtues journey through eastern Nepal.
Thorong Peak Climbing
Thorong Peak Climbing in the Annapurna Region of Nepal is an exclusive experience to be included in the bucket list for adventure seekers around the globe. Situated at an altitude of 6,144m above sea level; the peak is one of the most technical and challenging peaks to climb in Nepal. However, in comparison with other peak climbing expeditions in Nepal, it is less arduous. And can be the first peak that you climb with prior experience and proper knowledge of equipment usages. Along with an additional training from a well-experienced organizer like Nepal Mountain Trekkers.
Annapurna Circuit Trail
As the trail up to Thorong Peak encompasses through the classic routes of one of the best treks in Nepal, or say, one of the best trekking in the world, Annapurna Circuit Trek, this is not going to be just an adrenaline expedition but it would rather be an enthralling and noteworthy experience of your life. Also recognized as the Annapurna Round Trekking, or Round Annapurna, Annapurna Round, and several alike titles, the trekking route is very much adored and appreciated by travel enthusiasts around the world.
Overview of Thorong Peak Climbing
Our journey starts after you enjoy some sightseeing around the culturally rich Kathmandu valley. Initially, we take a drive from Kathmandu all the way up to Dharapani. And then the trekking starts as we ascend from Dharapani towards Chame. The trail passes through the Annapurna conservation area surrounded by picturesque mountains with a vast glacial plateau in the center. As we gain altitude, the vegetation around us slowly changes from dense forests to small shrubs; finally, we arrive at a point similar to a Tibetan plateau called Manang. There we can get insights into Tibetan-influenced culture and traditions and also acclimatize for a day.
Thorong La Pass and Muktinath
We will then cross Thorong La Pass at an altitude of 5,416 meters. Thorong La Pass blesses us with stunning views of Annapurna, Kali Gandaki valley, Dhaulagiri, and other peaks as never seen before. From Thorong La Pass after we prepare for our climbing, we make it up to the summit of Thorong Peak. Well, it is going to be an achievement of a lifetime to reach that elevation. And from the Thorong Peak Summit, glorious mountain sceneries including the Nilgiri peak, Tilicho peak, Dhaulagiri range, Annapurna range along with the beautiful scenery of the Mustang region and beautiful Kali Gandaki valley makes all the effort worthwhile.
The trail further leads us to Muktinath as we descend from the summit and continue the journey. Muktinath is the pilgrimage site where we can see a perfect amalgamation of Hinduism and Buddhism. We then visit the red monastery at Kagbeni where we can view the golden book of the Dalai Lama. From Kagbeni, we will head toward Jomsom and take a flight back to Pokhara the next morning. We will explore the beautiful sightseeing places in the Lake City Pokhara before we come back to Kathmandu and end our Thorong Peak Climbing trip in Nepal.
Best Season and Prior Experience
Thorong Peak Climbing is best-fitted during the months of Autumn and Spring season. As the weather will be vivid and the trail will offer better sceneries at that time. As well as we shall faceless obstacles that occur due to natural phenomena. The climbers should be aware of the technical challenges during the climb. And they must be well-equipped with the required climbing gear before the expedition. Also, it is most important to choose a well-experienced expedition organizing company like Nepal Mountain Trekkers who could provide you with an experienced climbing guide licensed by the Government in order to enhance your safety and satisfaction. We also provide all the required gear and equipment on hire for our clients.
Upper Dolpo Trek (Camping)
Upper Dolpo Trek is one of the most challenging adventures experienced in rural areas of western Nepal. Dolpo region was lately opened to outsiders. Still, Upper Dolpo Trekking is off the beaten path and welcomes fewer visitors compared to other popular trekking regions. Upper Dolpo is the largest district of Nepal on the basis of land; that comprises a geographical structure quite similar to Tibetan highlands. Visit the deepest lake of the world, Shey Phoksundo, get insight into the authentic lifestyle of local inhabitants, encounter rare floras and faunas along strenuous ascend and descend makes this trek one hell of an amazing experience.
Overview of Upper Dolpo Trek
We begin our Upper Dolpo Trek as we take a domestic flight to Nepalgunj followed by another flight to Juphal. It is the starting point of the trek from where we start our trekking activity; towards astounding villages, settlements, lakes, waterfalls, ridge, mountains, yak pastures, etc.; all the to way Phoksundo Lake, Shey Gompa, and numerous other settlements. In adventurous passion, we get back to Juphal, Nepalgunj, and fly back to Kathmandu after long more than twenty days of trekking.
During our Upper Dolpo Trek, we will be entering the region that seems like it is separated from the rest of the world. Along with the magical views of the Himalayas; the major highlights of this trek lie in its exploring and learning opportunity of local living and lifestyle. And finally, it takes you into the wild. Whereas, passing through a couple of main high passes namely Shey La at 5000 m and Jeng La at 5110 m; it really tests your fitness level. Moreover, this is fully tent camp trekking except in major cities, which is a heavenly experience for adventure lovers. Also while embarking for Upper Dolpo Trekking, trekkers require a special permit. We will be arranging the permits and including their cost in the total trip cost of Upper Dolpo Trek. Regarding the best seasons, the months from May to November are an ideal time to join in.
Who can join this trek and how?
Upper Dolpo Trek is a long and challenging off-the-beaten-path adventure around remote areas of Nepal. Therefore it requires a high level of physical fitness along with a trekking experience around Himalayan surroundings. Hence, if you are passionate about experiencing what it is like to trek into the wild then join our Upper Dolpo Trekking for an incredible adventure. For information about this trek or to join this trek, simply drop your inquiry or fill the Booking form.
Narphu and Kanga la Pass Trek
The Annapurna Nar Phu valley and Kanga la Pass Trek is perfect for those trekkers who have enough time. And longing to wander into the beautiful less trodden remote districts of Nepal passing through amazing trekking courses. This tented outdoors trek offers the pictorial scene of recently opened district of Nar and Phu valley; arranged only north of the mainstream Annapurna circuit course.
Overview of Nar Phu and Kanga La Pass Trek
The Nar Phu valley geology is Trans-Himalayan and like that of Tibet. Trails are still tough that have changed minimally throughout the years. We will spend a couple of days exploring this remote valley and cross the Kang La pass (5,300m) while in transit to Manang. Leaving extremely popular Manang we make a beeline for Jomsom through the best-kept mystery remote trekking course of Meso Kantu pass (5,099m) and the world’s most astounding arranged exceptional Tilicho Lake (5,300m). This less trodden trail offers an all the more difficult and energizing different option for the mainstream Thorong La go on the Annapurna Circuit Trekking course. We take mountain flights to Pokhara to appreciate our invigorating voyage to Nar Phu valley and Tilicho lake trip.
When to go for this trek? Who can join and how?
The best season for Nar Phu and Kanga La Pass Trek is during the spring months of March, April, and May. Also, during the dry autumn season of September, October and November. You must be physically and mentally fit to take up the challenge put in front of you to enjoy this trekking adventure to the fullest. Join Narphu and Kanga la Pass Trek with Nepal Mountain Trekkers to make your dream trip come true. Contact us for booking and more information. Or you can also fill the Booking Form to let us know about your interest in this trek.
Rara Lake Trek
Trekking in Nepal around majestic Rara Lake is like watching a beautiful piece of art. As a painter dissolves several colors and creates magic on his canvas; in a similar passion, nature has blended its colors and created a heavenly site. Offering an exclusive opportunity for visitors to witness the amazing beauty of nature. While we walk through lush green forests, invest our energy to get on top of the valley, cross pasture lands, and culturally rich villages; we will experience the authentic lifestyle of local inhabitants personally with utmost simplicity.
Rara Lake and Rara National Park
Rara Lake itself is the main highlight of this trip, which is the largest lake of Nepal in the smallest but diversified Rara National Park. Believed to be the most beautiful national park, it is covered with coniferous forest which is the home to numerous floras and faunas. We can find the rare habitats like snow trout fish only here in the crystal clear water of Rara Lake. Whereas, the rara national park is also a great place for bird watching. As well as, spotting other endangered species like Danfe, musk deer, etc. The astounding reflection of Kanjirowa Himal on Rara Lake on a clear day creating the perfect panoramic picture will enchant every visitors for sure.
Journey to Rara Lake
The natural and cultural journey towards Rara Lake begins with a flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj. Followed by another connecting domestic flight to Simikot. Then we follow off the beaten path through beautiful villages, forested lands, grasslands, riverbanks, several ascends, and descends for around ten days of adventure trekking to arrive at Rara. Accommodation during the trek would be a mix of camping and homestay. That sort of gives us a real feeling of adventure with an opportunity to get close with locals.
Farming local produce with honey hunting also comes under local profession living in these areas. Most of the local inhabitants are belong to a poor underprivileged backward society unknown to modernization and sophisticated technologies. Their life is not simple but we can find simplicity in them. Therefore, travelers visiting this beautiful place will also play a major role in uplifting their lifestyle. Tourism creates jobs. Also, Tourism is the main source of income and the best way to support the local economy.
In this way, the magnificence of exploring rural areas around Rara Lake can be continued for a couple of more days towards Chauta, Nauri Ghat, and Jumla before catching a flight to Nepalgunj or we fly directly from Talcha to Nepalgunj. Finally after getting back to the capital city of Kathmandu concludes our naturally beautiful and culturally rich Rara Lake Trek.
Trip Difficulty and Best Season
Rara Lake Trek is not high-altitude trekking; therefore altitude sickness should not be a problem. However, you must be physically fit and should be ready to take up challenges out in front of you while walking on the rural off the beaten trails. If you visit during the spring months of March, April and May, you will get to enjoy the trek with blossoming rhododendron trees. And during the autumn season, the weather is fine with crystal clear magnificent landscape and neighboring Himalayan views. So, if it’s Rara Lake Trek then make it happen with Nepal Mountain Trekkers! Contact us for further information about this trip.
Leh Ladakh Tour and Stok Khangri Climbing
Leh ladakh tour
Simikot Kailash Lhasa Tour
Simikot Kailash Lhasa Tour is a multinational tour which connects the off-the-beaten trails of Nepal and Tibet. The major highlights of this tour inludes the rural village of Simikot Nepal. The holy and Spiritual Mount Kailash and the ancient trade town of Lhasa. Mount Kailash at Tibet is believed to be the home of Lord Shiva that holds great religious importance for Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, and ancient Bon religion followers. Mt. Kailash is also the source of the raging river of Karnali, Sutlej, Indus, and Brahmaputra crossing the Tibetan plateau. Annually, thousands of pilgrims around Kailash Mountain which is also popularly known as Kailash Kora. It is believed that a clockwise circuit tour of Kailash mountain is said to erase the sins of a lifetime.
Overview of Simikot Kailash Lhasa Tour
Mt. Kailash at 6714m itself offers great views of Himalayan views. Nearby holy mountain Kailash, Manasarover lake is another pilgrimage site. That simply makes us immerse in its crystal clear blue natural awesomeness. During our Simikot Kailash Lhasa Tour, we initially board a flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj. And then we take another connecting flight to Simikot and make it all the way to Mt. Kailash, Manasarover lake and finally Lhasa by trekking and driving.
And after arriving at Lhasa we go sightseeing around world-famous sites, monasteries and finally we fly back to Kathmandu at the end of our trip. Visit picturesque monasteries, pilgrimage lakes, circuiting around Mt. Kailash, and experiencing Lhasa sightseeing are the highlights of this trip. “There are countless beautiful landscapes in the Himalayas, in the Trans-Himalaya, and in their areas of high Asia, yet the view from Gosul Gompa cross the lake and the surrounding mountains surpass everything I have seen”, wrote Sven Hedin in “Transhimalaya” (1909).
Best Time for this Tour
You can join Simikot Kailash Lhasa Tour at any time of the year. This tour is an excellent opportunity for all travel lovers to witness the authentic lifestyle of local inhabitants in rural Nepal while making all the way to pilgrimage sites at Tibet, sightseeing around Lhasa, and get back to the cultural hub of Kathmandu. Contact us for booking and further information.