Difficulty level of trek in Nepal
Nepal is a country with the beauty of abundant nature...
Nepal is a country with the beauty of abundant nature Nepal and biodiversity. The huge geographical and topographical diversity in Nepal results in a diversity of trekking routes in Nepal. The diversity of the trekking trail in Nepal cannot be found in any other part of the world. Further, these trekking trails are embedded with magnificent Himalayan ambiance aspiring varieties of cultural wealth. However these all the trekking trails have a different difficulty level of trek in Nepal. When it comes the question about the difficulty level of trek in Nepal, there are different factors.
The difficulty level of trek is measured on the basis of altitude, geographical structure and time duration of the trekking. Prior to deciding the trekking destination you should consider and plan which trek is perfect for you. By analyzing all the mentioned basis of trek difficulty you can choose the suitable trekking destination based upon your fitness level and vacation.
The difficulty level of trek in Nepal are categorized into four grades
The difficulty level of Nepal is divided into easy, moderate, strenuous and challenging which are described below.
1. Easy Trekking
An easy trek is perfect for those who do not have any experience of trekking. This grade of trekking is suitable for beginner trekkers. Easy trekking is favorable for people of all age groups. Even a family with children and senior parents can join this trek. Normally, it takes only a few days to complete the easy trek and this trek belongs to the altitude below 4000 meters. There will be a rare chance of altitude sickness. People with normal fitness level can choose the trek of this grade.
Some of the easy trekking routes in Nepal are :
- Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
- Everest View Trek
- Helambu Valley Trek
- Dhampus Sarangkot Trek
- Chisapani Nagarkot Trek
- Chepang Heritage Trail Trek
- Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek
- Panchase trek and so on.
2. Moderate Trekking
Moderate trekking could be a bit challenging and tough for the beginner trekkers. Further, these treks are challenging for elderly people and children as the difficulty level of trek is high compared to easy trek. However, without trekking experience also you can join this trek if you are physically fit. If you are habituated of doing physical exercise regularly and your fitness level is good then you can do this trek. In this type of trekking, you have to walk for a long time and also you have to pass through higher passes but you can enjoy the spectacular views of mighty Himalayas.
Some of the moderate trekking destinations of Nepal are:
3. Strenuous Trekking:
Strenuous trekking gives you the real adventure of the Himalayas. Solid Physical fitness level, high stamina, and sound health are required to complete this type of trekking. This type of trekking takes a long duration to complete as you have to give some extra days for acclimatization. You have to walk for a long time and also you have to pass through strenuous trials. Further weather change makes strenuous trek riskier. When it comes to accommodation only tea houses with basic facilities are available there. Before doing this type of trekking it is better to have some knowledge of trekking equipment and techniques.
Some strenuous trekking in Nepal are
4. Challenging trekking (Alpine trekking)
It is the last grade of the difficulty level of trek in Nepal. Challenging trekking is the tough and adventurous treks in which you have to pass through high passes, snow-filled lands. In addition, challenging Treks are the high altitude treks so high level of stamina and trekking experience is required to complete such treks. The accommodation available is camping and a few teahouses with basic facilities. The trekking duration for the trips is more than 20 days.
Some Challenging Trekking in Nepal are