Winter Treks in Nepal Himalaya

0 Comments 15 Dec 2018 ADV

Winter Trekking in Nepal is extraordinary experience of snow canvassed white Himalayas in clear radiant climate. Mountain area is colder yet days are radiant. Trekking in winter in Nepal is very conceivable however you certainly need to pack warm garments. One advantage trekking during this time is the trails are not swarmed and the climate is additionally inconceivably clearer with incredible perspectives as you get higher.

Trekking in Nepal in winter especially to lower elevation is possible. Higher the altitude, higher would be the chance of illness and you may face several natural calamities too. The plus point for trekking in winter is the crowd would be very less enough for you to stay peacefully in teahouses. Enthusiastic trekkers always make sure to trek Nepal in winter season. There’s a plenty of reasons why they do so. The weather remains calm with cold air. The sky looks romantic and the scenario is pleasant during the time.

Reasons to do Winter Treks in Nepal
Spring and autumn are the best time for trekking but not all the trekkers manage to trek during these seasons. Winter trekking is for them who wish to enjoy with the crazy amazing views of lower elevation of Nepal. The fact is that lower altitude of Nepal is evergreen and safer trekking destination for winter too. Combined with the glow of the late morning sun and moving mists amid late night times and early mornings, winter treks in Nepal present an exceptionally beguiling trekking knowledge that is extraordinary in its own right.

Winter trekking in Nepal is moderate level trekking. Even if you’re the first-time trekker to Nepal, there’s nothing to worry at all. The trekking presents you the best experience that would shine brighter like stars in your whole life.

Winter trekking in Nepal
The lower elevation of Nepal never gets too much cold like that of higher elevation. Because of this, some trekking’s possible even in the winter season in Nepal. Treks that are under 4000 meters elevation are possible but higher than that are dangerous and unsafe. If you are the first-time trekker in Nepal, treks up to 3000 meters would be safer for you.

Here are top 5 picks for the best winter treks in Nepal:

Everest Panorama Trek
Duration: 11 DaysDifficulties: ModerateMaximum Elevation: 3,860 meters
The Everest Panorama Trek is the best winter trek in Nepal. The trek takes you through the Everest locale; it introduces the best highlights of Khumbu. The winter season improves the experience of trekking. What\’s more, the Everest Panorama Trek completely grasps this part of the voyage.
The trek starts with the sightseeing at Kathmandu. Then, the journey begins with a flight to Lukla. Namche Bazaar, Tengbochhe, Khumjung village, Phakding, etc are some of the places you visit during the trek. The trek pursues a lofty stream valley to Namche Bazaar, the entry point of the Khumbu Region.  You will take rest at Namche Bazaar and explore the surrounding area. The trekking continues with awesome view of Mount Everest. After a short walk, you will reach the famous Tengboche Monastery.  Then, we come back the same route. And, finally return back to Kathmandu from Lukla Airport.

Annapurna Panorama Trek
Duration: 10 days
Difficulties: Moderate
Maximum Elevation: 3,210 meters

Among all the treks, Annapurna Panorama trek deserves to be visited once in a life period. The journey would be beautiful and classic with an amazing experience of the Annapurna region.  You can explore the ethnic village of Annapurna region and walk along the dense rhododendron forest. The chance of altitude sickness is very less.

Poon Hill is the main attraction of the trek. As soon as you reach Kathmandu Airport, you will be picked up and dropped at the hotel by our team crew. The next day, we shall go for sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. We fly to Pokhara and our real trekking starts from there. We trek to Tikhedhunga and then to Ghorepani Poon hill. The walk along the dense forest, flowers, and animals is wonderful. You can encounter Annapurna I, II, III and many other mountain ranges on the trail. Then, we descend down to the Gandruk Village where you receive warm treatment from Gurung people. We return back the same route and fly back to Kathmandu from Pokhara.

Langtang Valley Trek
Duration: 8 days
Difficulties: Easy
Maximum Elevation: 3,880 meters

Trekking to the beautiful, unspoiled Himalayan region of Nepal is Langtang valley trek. This is the shortest trek among all treks in Nepal. The area is near Kathmandu valley. The trek cost is cheaper than any other Everest and Annapurna treks in Nepal. The trek leads you to the scenic village of Langtang region. The region is a narrow valley located on the border of Tibet.

Being popularly known as the valley of glacier trek takes you to the beautiful Tibetan Highlands. Syabrubensi is the starting point of the trek. From here we will pursue the Langtang River toward the east until the point, when we get to Kyanjin Gompa (3,880) with the medium-term remains at one of the inn here. Heading up a delicate incline, we go along the emotional edges through neighborhood towns occupied by Tibetans, Tamang and Sherpa individuals. At that point we will run over the lavish backwoods of Rhododendrons and oaks.

When we arrive the Langtang valley we will discover fluttering supplication signals in the fundamental tracks, splendidly painted abbreviates and Mani dividers where yak herders welcome you to the place that is known for these high mountain individuals. Langtang Lirung, Langshisa, Ganja la Peaks are the focal point of fascination that we can see amid the trek too.

Langtang Valley trekking trip.
Duration: 5- 7 days
Difficulties: Easy
Maximum Elevation: 3,000 meters

Known as Rim Valley Trekking, there are a few courses that you can take from Kakani to Dhulikhel, by means of Shivapuri, Chisopani, and Nagarkot. A five-day trek, it takes you around the border of Kathmandu through a portion of the valley\’s most staggering landscape. There are additionally shorter treks in the valley, for example, the course from Thankot to Kulekhani, Chitlang Village and Dakshinkali Temple, or the day-long treks from Shivapuri to Chisapani and from Chandragiri to Hattiban. The quantity of days you spend trekking in the valley is truly up to you, in light of how long you have saved for trekking and what number of for touring. Most treks begin from one day to around six days, contingent upon the course.

Chitwan Trek in winter
Duration: 5 days
Difficulties: Easy

Chitwan National Park is a standout amongst other spots to do some low-elevation wilderness trekking and is the perfect place to trek on the off chance that you want to see wild creatures along the trails. Chitwan has a few sorts of wilderness treks accessible and the winter a long time from December to February is the best occasions to visit. The climate in the winter months is charming, with chill northerly breezes falling off from the Himalayas.

It can get somewhat chilly in January, with evening time temperatures getting as low as seven degrees, and daytimes just stretching around 24 degrees.

Chitwan tour begins from Kathmandu. The transports take around 5-7 hours to get to the recreation center and cost around 500 to 650 rupees for each individual, which you can hope for to lessen the value a bit. Transports from Pokhara additionally run day by day, taking around five hours and costing around 450 rupees.

Source: Adventure Discovery Treks Blog updates 

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