is an excellent place where you may start your adventure with trekking.
If you also want to do something special, read this article, select trekking in nepal and start this adventure today.
This article will tell more about most famous trekking route in Nepal, in the Himalayas and the most important equipment that you should take with you.
1. The most popular trekking route in Nepal
2. The most important equipment to take
The most popular trekking route in Nepal
One of the most popular trekking in nepal routes is called Everest base camp that lasts about fourteen days. This a very satisfying route leads through numerous villages, including the famous Namche Bazaar. The beginning and end of the route is in Lukla – a place well-known for its extreme arrival and landing area with an uphill runaway.
The final peak is Everest BC at 5334 metres above sea level. There are also options of going to other directions, for example to see the amazing view of Lhotse, Kongma La Pass 5420m, and Lobuche that is over 6000 metres high. To go there, it is required permit and high-mountain equipment. Moreover, you may also reach Island Peak but there you also need permit and professional alpine equipment.
The example of the route:
Starting point is Lukla 2860 metres, then Phakding 2610 metres and Manju 2890 metres. Later Namche Bazaar 3440 metres (here acclimatization), Tengboche 3870 metres and Dingboche 4410 metres (here acclimatization). Next, the trekking in nepal leads to Lobuche 4930 metres, Gorak Shep 5190 metres and finally to Everest BC 5334 metres. Then the tourists return to Lukla following almost the same route.
There is also a possibility to visit other peaks in this region, such as Ama Dablam BC 4600 metres above sea level. The main list of trips you can find there.
The most important equipment to take
Trekking in Nepal is not a walking around the park. You need to be prepared for every weather condition and lack of convenience – toilets, pubs and restaurants.
What should you take if you decide to spend some time doing trekking in nepal? There is a list:
1. A high quality backpack – if you make a decision to use the services of Sherpas, you should take two backpacks: 1 bigger of the capacity of 60 litres and second smaller, for example of capacity 20-30 litres. If you go without Sherpa, it is enough to carry a backpack of 45 litres capacity. It is worth to think about some backpacks for women that cannot be as big as men’s.
2. Trekking poles – they will be useful during everyday trekking and will also help you to build muscles.
3. Comfortable and practical shoes – it is advised not to purchase chintzy shoes that will destroy after two days – it is worth to invest more money and purchase professional boots for trekking in nepal.
4. Sleeping bag – they should provide you warmth up to -10C.
5. Clothes for various weather and temperature conditions (raincoat jacket, sun proof and frost proof clothes, gloves, fleece, comfortable pants, breathable t-shirts and socks and much more).
6. UV cream, toilet paper, talc (for feet), basic cosmetics in mini packagings, tourist towel, flip flops and hand disinfectant.
7. First aid kit.