Life Himalaya Trekking Could Change Your Life

Nepal is a landlocked country in Southern Asia, between the Tibet autonomous region of China and India. It contains 8 of the world’s 10 highest peaks, including Mount Everest-the world’s tallest-on the border with Tibet, and Lumbini, the birth place of Gautam Buddha, the founder of Buddhism.

Nepal is a country full of possibilities for adventure tourism due to its demography and geography. There is something for everyone-the magnificent tumble of great snow summits, the highest in the world or the great-ridges carpeted in alpine flowers, forest of rhododendrons, isolated hamlets, villages, small mountain towns, birds, animals, temples, monasteries, many different people, etc. Nepal’s popularity as a tourist destination has increased vastly over the last three decades as tourism is the major foreign exchange earner for the country and employs/engages a sizeable number of locals.

Nepal is also gradually becoming the place for those who love outdoor adventure as Nepal is offering some of the great adventure sports that are being enjoyed by the tourist. Mountain Biking, Bungee Jumping, Rock Climbing, Paragliding, Mountain Flight, Ultra light Aircraft Flight, etc are some of the adventurous sport that tourists can enjoy while they are staying in Nepal and have fun.

Trekking in Nepal Himalayas is the main attraction for tourist and their purpose of visiting Nepal and spending their holiday. With eight of the top ten highest summits in the world and some of the most beautiful landscapes which are only reachable in foot, trekking in Nepal is one of the unique experiences of Asia.

Trekking is the most popular activity in Nepal, and travelers in huge number can be seen on the streets of Kathmandu and the trekking hub, Pokhara with guides, organized tours and gear for sale or rent. The huge variety of options allows for people of many ages and capabilities to attempt a trek in the country. While you could spend a year planning an expedition to wild and lofty places that few would dare attempt, you could also arrive in Kathmandu with no plans and be on the trail in a matter of days. Despite what many may perceive, trekking in Nepal is not necessarily wandering alone through an uncharted wilderness. As they walk along the well-marked trekking paths, travelers will often discover quite the opposite; hundreds of locals passing through each day as they haul food, water and other odd necessities back to their tiny villages, along with dozen of fellow trekkers.

The regularly-spaced villages and teahouses allow trekkers good opportunities to rest and recover, either for a few minutes of the night. The strong culture and unreserved friendliness of the Nepalese people can also be witnessed as one traverse the hill tracks.

Nepal is rich and famous for its mountains as Mount Everest; the highest mountain in the world is in Nepal. Every year, thousands of tourist visit Nepal for the purpose of trekking to different Base Camps while some of them also try to summit the Everest and many other mountains.

There are many trekking agencies that will help you in achieving your dream of either trekking or climbing the mountains which will provide you the best time of your life. Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Base Camp, Amadablam Base Camp, Kanchenjunga Base Camp, Dhaulagiri Base Camp, etc. are some of the favorite destinations of trekkers in recent times. Nepal Circuit trekking, Nepal Short trekking, Nepal Long trekking, etc. can be done while in Nepal.

For those people, who can’t walk long distances on their own, hiking might be the best option as it will be of short period only. Nowadays, sightseeing through helicopter ride is also the main attraction for the tourists as it will take less time and you can enjoy the scenes of every mountain you wish for.

The culture of Nepal is rich and unique. The cultural heritage of Nepal has evolved over the centuries. This multi-dimensional heritage encompasses the diversities of Nepal’s ethnic, tribal and social groups, and it manifests in music and dance; art and craft; folklore and folktales; languages and literature; philosophy and religion; festivals and celebration; foods and drinks. Its culture is mostly influenced by Indian, Mongolian and Tibetan culture.

People with different religious background lives in Nepal with peace and harmony. Hindu and Buddhist traditions in Nepal go back more than two millennia. In Lumbini, Buddha was born, and Pashupatinath temple, Kathmandu is an old and famous Shiva temple of Hindus. Nepal has several other temples and Buddhist monasteries, as well as places of worship of other religious groups.

Festivals in Nepal are celebrated with much anticipation and happiness where all the people are involved on making the festival full of joy and happiness. Several of the festivals of Nepal last from one to several days. Nepal is rich for its history and brave soldier of Nepal are still considered to be one of the bravest in the entire world as they are famous by the name ‘Gurkhas’.

Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal has got many historical sites where you can spend your day with happy heart full of smile on your face. Nepal is one of the few countries in world which has never been under any foreign Government or some kind of colonization. Even the British Empire couldn’t take the Nepal when they tried. Nepal has always been a sovereign country of which every Nepali is proud of and they say it by full proud. Prithvi Narayan Shah is the one who unified Nepal from several states to a Nation. He unified the Nepal with his single effort. Since then, Nepal has been ruled by Shah Dynasty over the years and for some years Ranas also used to rule Nepal. Only the people from Shah Dynasty used to be the qualified one to become the King and supreme leader of Nepal.

Nowadays, Nepal has been declared as a secular and inclusive democratic republic as the result of the protest. King Gyanendra left the position of the King for the better of the nation and its people. Several historical sites such as Basantapur Durbar square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, etc. are enlisted in the world heritage list of UNESCO. These are the favorite place for tourist to spend their day while living in Kathmandu.

Wildlife Diversity is a notable feature of Nepal. Because of the variance in climate, from tropical to arctic, Nepal has a large variety of plants and animals. Wildlife tourism is also a major source of tourism in the country. There are some animal species which are unique to Nepal, such as the spiny babbler. Nepal is also host to a large number of rhododendron species. The wildlife of Nepal includes its flora and fauna.

Nepal has established numerous National Parks and reserves in order to protect its diverse fauna. Nepal is a biodiversity hot spot with ecoregions broadly comprising the mountainous ecoregions, the savanna and grasslands ecoregions of the terai (foothills), and the Rara Lake ecoregions, which has many endemic species. Among the several species of mammal found in Nepal, notable are Bengal fox, Bengal tiger, clouded leopard, corsac fox, Indian rhinoceros, Indian elephant, marbled cat, red panda, snow leopard, Tibetan fox and Tibetan wolf.

There are 400 species of vascular plants which are endemic to Nepal. Of these, two in particular are orchids Pleione coronaria and Oreorchis porphyranthes. Nepal is also famous for its Ayurveda medicine that is extracted from the natural resources and it has been recognized throughout the world. Yarsagumba is one kind of fungus that parasitizes larvae of ghost moths and produces a fruiting body valued as an herbal remedy found in mountainous regions of Nepal. Nepal export Yarsagumba in huge amount every year as it is quite expensive in the foreign market for its benefit.

The Yeti (Mountain Man) is an ape-like cryptid taller than an average human that is said to inhabit the Himalayan Region of Nepal. The name Yeti is commonly used by the people indigenous to the region, and is part of their history and mythology. The scientific community has generally regarded the Yeti as a legend, given the lack of conclusive evidence, and it remains one of the most famous creatures of crypto zoology. In one genetic study, researchers matched DNA from hair samples found in the Himalaya with a prehistoric bear from the Pleistocene epoch.

Nepal is a unity in Diversity. It is multi cast, multi culture and multi religion country. The cast system in this as rigid as the Hindu religion. It was the men who divide the various groups of people in different cast and sub cast. The Hindu in Nepal has divided the society into four main castes. They are Brahmins, Chhetri, Vaishya and Sudras. The Brahmins were regarded as a highest cast and were suppose to be the learned of all caste. Chhetri were the warrior castes and they involve in army. The Vaishyas were the working class or and also the business class and look after economic. Sudras were the lowest castes and worked as cleaners and scavengers. In Nepali society there used to be a vast discrimination between different castes. The upper caste people used to dominate the low caste people. Though the constitution of Nepal has provisions to protect the low caste people. Although Nepal is still regarded as the third world country, it has got its own mark on the world history with its richness in culture, history and many more other aspects.

Life Himalaya Trekking has been working hard on the field of tourism to make Nepal renowned for its richness in Culture, Heritage, History, Himalayas and many more. Some of the officials that are experienced for more than a decade in tourism field are involved in Life Himalaya trekking. You can always remember us at any time of the year if you wish and plan to visit Nepal.

We will leave no stone unturned to make your stay satisfying. Your stay in Nepal should be memorable for the lifetime and it has been our main aim through the years as we have been working in a friendly environment with our guests. You are always welcome to make any inquiries regarding Nepal and its aspect as we will be happy to assist you in best way possible. Life Himalaya Trekking could change your life in the best way you have ever wished for and you will take only good memories with you while travelling to Nepal.