Trekking in the Himalayas of Nepal requires good health conditions and a sound level of physical fitness. People suffering from cardiac or respiratory problems should consult with their doctor before booking their trip. Morning and evening walks, jogging, stretching, meditation, and regular exercise can prepare you for the strenuous geography of the Himalayas but not for its altitude. Altitude is the deciding factor on every trip in the Himalayas that goes higher than 3,500 meters. Taking it slow and easy with a properly planned itinerary is the best way to tackle it. It is essential to choose a Trek that fits your capabilities if you are totally new to altitude. Depending upon the terrain, average distance of each day, and altitude, Visit Himalaya Treks Pvt. Ltd has four different trekking grades in Nepal.
Easy Treks are in Nepal.
Treks with walking days not exceeding more than 5 hours (depending upon your pace) and staying below 3500 meters for 4 to 10 days are graded under an easy category. It is suitable for people of all age groups with sound health. These treks have well-maintained trails and better lodges with most of the comforts that are available in the mountains.
Some of Easy treks are :-
01: Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
02: Helambu circuit Trek
03: Langtang Valley Trek
04: Tamang Heritage Trail Trek
05: Pikey Peak Trek
06: Mardi Himal Trek
07: Everest Panorama Trek
They are also the best options for a family Trek, with both the children and elders.
Moderate grade Treks are in Nepal.
On a moderate trek, a couple of nights would be around 5000 meters and would include around a week’s trekking above the 3500 meters. Paths can be rough, and steep and have many ‘ups’ and ‘downs’ with some exposure, and some days, in particular, might even be strenuous because of the high altitude. A good level of fitness along with good physical and mental health is essential.
Some of the Moderate Grade Treks in Nepal:-
01: Annapurna Base Camp Trek
02: Upper Mustang Trek
03: Rara Lake Trek
04: Langtang Gosainkunda Lake Trek
05: Everest Luxury Trek
06: Pikey Peak Dughkunda Lake Trek
07: Mustang Tiji Festival Trek
Demanding grade Treks are in Nepal.
Demanding treks are the combination of a strenuous and moderate walk which are normally 6 to 8 hours a day at an altitude up to 5000 meters with side trips to higher elevations. These are classified as ill-defined trails, away from habitation. Therefore, one must be very fit for this sort of trip and people suffering from asthma, high blood pressure, heart disease, or complicated medical conditions adversely affected by strenuous exercise should not participate.
Some of the Demanding Grade Treks in Nepal:-
01: Everest Base Camp Trek
02: Gokyo Chola Pass Everest Base Camp Trek
03: Everest Three Passes Trek
04: Annapurna Circuit Trek
05: Nar Phu Annapurna Tilicho Pass Trek
06: Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek
07: Manaslu Circuit Trek
08: Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek
09: Makalu Base Camp Trek
10: Lumba Sumba Pass Trek
11: Upper Dolpo Trek
12: Rara Upper Dolpo Trek Via GHT Trail
13: Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek
Extreme grade Treks are in Nepal.
Extreme treks are limited to those with an excellent level of personal experience at altitude and outstanding fitness levels. Extreme treks include technical high passes and easy climbing peaks leading the treks to go above the altitude of 6000 meters. This type of trek needs more than two weeks at higher altitudes, away from civilization in the most remote places.
Some of the Extreme Grade Treks in Nepal:-
01: Makalu Base Camp Sherpani Col Trek
02: Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek
03: Kanchenjunga to Makalu Base Camp Trek
04: Manaslu Circuit Rupinala La Pass Trek
05: Rara Lake Humla Yari Valley Trek
06: Mera Peak Climbing Trip
07: Everest Three Peaks Climbing
08: Mera Peak and Island Peak Climbing
09: Larkya Peak Climbing
10: Chulu Far East Peak Climbing
11: Saribung Peak Climbing
12: Norbung Kang Peak Climbing