Wilderness Trek in Nepal
For trekkers who wish to explore the unspoiled and wild regions of Nepal, a wilderness trek is definitely the perfect match. These wilderness treks take you to remote regions where you can explore the rugged beauty of high mountainous passes, beautiful glaciers, hidden valleys, traditional villages and diverse natural Eco-systems.
These treks can be organized on fully supported camping or lodge-based and require special permits.
Upper Mustang is undoubtedly one of most special and popular trekking areas in Nepal. With the aim to preserve its centuries-old culture and pristine, unspoiled natural biodiversity, the government of Nepal has designated the area as ‘controlled’ region to promote sustainable tourism.
Dhaulagiri Round/Circuit Trek is an alluring adventure which involves a impressions of almost all of the trekking environments which Nepal has to offer. Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is a challenging trek around Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m), the seventh highest Himalayan Peak lying south of the Tibet-Nepal border.
Annapurna Tilicho Lake trek is undoubtedly one of the world's best trekking routes. A great variety of scenery and culture can be found in Annapurna Tilicho Lake than anywhere else. The route via Tilicho Lake will require crossing two passes- Masokanto La (5099m) and Tilicho Pass (5230m).
Panch Pokhari literally means Five Lakes and has been named after 5 glacial lakes found in the region. The lakes are designated as wetland areas and holds utmost significance for the sustenance of local biodiversity. Panch Pokhari is also one of the most important pilgrimage sites in the Himalayas, equally revered by both Buddhists and Hindus.
Officially opened to tourists in 1991, trekkers still have to obtain a trekking permit for Rupinala Dudh Pokhari region. Rupinala Dudh Pokhara trek is geographically spectacular and culturally fascinating journey that takes you around Manaslu peak 29 (7871m) Himal Chuli (7893m) and Boudha (6672m). Much of this trek is in a region of strong Tibetan influence.
Rara Lake trek takes you through the remote wilderness of Western Nepal. The Rara Lake trek offers a superb experience of nature and a visit to Rara Lake, Nepal's Largest Lake located at an altitude of 3062 meters. You begin the trek with a flight to mountain airstrip of Jumla from Kathmandu via Nepalgunj.
The Manaslu-Tsum Valley Trek offers a delightful trekking journey through Manaslu region to the beautiful Tsum Valley. Lying under the under the majestic Ganesh and Sringi Himal, Tsum Valley is home to Tsumba group of people, one of the minority ethnic groups of Nepal.
Only recently opened to trekkers, Nar Phu is located between the borders of Nepal and Tibet. The culture and lifestyle of Bhote community here closely resembles to that of Tibetans. Much of the Nar Phu Valley trekking is through an area of arid landscape and rugged openings. On the way, you will cross two of the highest passes, Kang La (5322m) and Thorong La (5416m).
Dudh Pokhari trek is geographically spectacular trek that takes you to Dudh Pokhari, a high altitude lake at the height of 5300m. You will be rewarded with close views of Mt. Manaslu (8163m), Himal Chuli (7896m), P29 or Dr. Harka Gurung Peak (7871m), Annapurna range including Manang valley and Lamjung Himal.
The Arun Valley Trek is blessed with an incredible diversity of natural beauty and culture. The Arun valley trek takes you to between the two highest mountains in the world, Mount Everest (8850m) and Makalu (8463m). From here you can see gorgeous views of Mt. Everest, Makalu and numerous other mountains. Sherpa, Rai and Limbus are the main inhabitants of this region.
Simikot-Limi Valley is a restricted trekking zone in Nepal located in the far western region of Nepal. Since the valley lies in the trans-Himalayan region, it receives no rainfall during monsoon season and is perfect for trekking during summer, spring and autumn. However in winter the temperature drops below zero and is often not recommended.
- Dhaulagiri Trek (18 Days)
- Upper Mustang Trek (15 Days)
- Annapurna - Tilicho Lake Trek
- Nar Phu with Annapurna circuit trek
- Panch Pokhari - Jugal Himal Trek
- Rolwaling Trek
- Olangchungola Gola Trek - 28 days
- Rupinala Dudh Pokhari
- Rara-Jumla Trek
- Gauri Shankar Trek - 14 days
- Manaslu - Tsum Valley Trek (26 Days)
- Lumba Sumba Pass Trek
- Nar Phu Valley Tilicho Lake Mesokunda Trek
- Dudh Pokhari Trek
- Arun Valley Trek
- Simikot-Limi Valley Trek