Trekking Encounters offers adventure specialists and nature guides who have a vast knowledge of Himalayan trekking and expeditions in both Nepal and Tibet. We run hugely popular and short trekking trips to the world famous Everest Base Camp and other areas of hidden natural treasures. Other adventure attractions in Nepal are Peak climbing trips up to 6500 meters and bigger expeditions. All our trips are responsible, eco-friendly and support nature, adhering strictly to eco-tourism principles. We are committed to being an eco-trekking agency, thus can help you to minimize the impact of trekking in the Himalayas.
Trekking or hiking is a significant attraction in Nepal and has been offered since the 1960's. The two most popular treks in Nepal are trekking to Everest Base Camp and trekking either around Annapurna or the Annapurna Circuit, which goes right around the Annapurna Himalayan range. There are numerous other treks available in the Everest, Annapurna and Langtang regions. We offer treks to Gokyo valley, the Lake and the top Gokyo Ri where one can enjoy spectacular views of Mt. Everest, Cho Oyu and other Himalayan mountains. Other popular regions include the Langtang, Helambu, Makalu, Manaslu, Kanchenjunga, Dolpo and Rara. In western Nepal we specialise in classic and adventure treks. We can organise trekking over high passes for those who relish mountain challenges. You can also enjoy the cultural richness of Nepal en route by meeting some of the ethnic groups like Sherpa, Gurung, Rai, Thakali, and by viewing ancient monasteries, temples and sacred lakes on the different trekking trails. You could join our peak climbing trips to Island Peak, Mera Peak or Lobuche Peak. Alternatively, there are some expedition trips available to Baruntse, Amadablam and Cho Oyu.
There are other thrilling adventures to be experienced in Nepal; we organize rafting trips on the Himalayan white water rivers, jungle safari packages, Everest flights, cultural and heritage tours. These can be organised as add-ons.
We offer a variety of trekking and holiday trips in Nepal, both short and longer, to suit your budget and interests. We have published most of our trips with prices and relevant details. Please drop us an e-mail with any queries and we will respond your e-mail in less than 24 hours.
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Everest region has become a popular destination for short time trekking holidays, longer treks, high passes, adventure peaks, challenging expeditions of mountains above 8000 meters including the highest Mt. Everest, the story of Yeti and the Sherpa culture.
Annapurna Base Camp route has become one of the most popular trekking trails among the solo and adventure trekkers. It is also known as the Annapurna Sanctuary trek which has an extraordinary variety of ecosystems because of its unique combination of heights and depths.
Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world having an altitude of 8,848 meters and lies on the border of Nepal and Tibet (China) with about half of the mountain lying on each side of the border. Mount Everest was attempted for several times in the history to achieve a summit on its top.
Wildlife safari is a rapidly growing activity in Nepal. Nepal's protected areas, national parks and wildlife reserves are experiencing increasing number of local and international visitors for such adventures. Watching wildlife is a great way to get back to nature.
Nepal is a country of high Himalayas including the highest Mount Everest on the earth and the holy land of Lord Pashupatinath and Gautam Buddha where the Hindus and Buddhists have lived together in harmony for centuries. Its varied weather is another significant attraction.
The one-hour long Trans-Himalayan flight from Kathmandu to Gonggar Airport in Lhasa is one of the most spectacular flights in the world that offers the breathtaking view of the tallest Mount Everest and other great mountains. Lhasa is the capital city of Tibet.
Nepal has a total of ten UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the two natural heritage sites. The seven are located in Kathmandu Valley and the other one is known as Lumbini-the birth place of Lord Buddha, which is about 300 kilometers west from the capital city Kathmandu.
The one-hour long Trans-Himalayan flight between Kathmandu and Lhasa of Tibet is one of the most scenic flights in the world that offers the breathtaking close-up views of the highest Mount Everest, Cho Oyu, Makalu, Shishapangma and other great mountains.
Nepal has a collection of numerous adventure holidays including the famous Everest Base Camp trekking, inspiring Annapurna Circuit trail and Sanctuary hiking, the cultural Langtang and Helambu treks, the remote Dolpo and the forbidden Mustang and Manaslu treks.
Rara Lake having an area of 10.8 sq.km is the largest lake of Nepal and sits at an altitude of 2,980 meters (9,777ft) from sea level in the north-western high mountains of Nepal. This is still comparatively less explored area located in the Mugu district.
Jomsom-Muktinath trek is a classic route that goes along the world's deepest gorge of the Kali Gandaki River in the Annapurna region of Nepal. This trek can be done by anybody with a moderate level of fitness reaching the maximum altitude of 3,760 meters at Muktinath.
The Gokyo Lake trekking is considered as an alternative trekking to the traditional Everest Base Camp trek. This trek starts after landing at Lukla airstrip reached by 35 minutes hair-raising flight. Gokyo Lake trekking is a popular classic adventure trek in the Everest region.
The Ganesh Himal region lies towards the north of Kathmandu Valley. The Ganesh Himal trail offers the spectacular views, untouched and wild natural beauty passing through the dense forest and meadows with small villages and the unspoiled Tamang culture.
Mount Ama Dablam is located in the famous Khumbu region of East Nepal just above the Tengboche monastery on the way to Everest Base Camp. Mt. Ama Dablam expedition is technically demanding and has it all ice, rock and the great base camp in a meadow with a stream.
Island Peak is one of the most popular trekking peaks in Nepal, situated at the top of the Imja valley in the Khumbu region and surrounded by the Imja, Lhotse and Lhotse Shar glaciers. When the peak is viewed from above Dingboche, the mountain resembles to an island in a sea of ice.
Pisang Peak is located in the Annapurna region of Nepal. The peak lies roughly in between two gigantic Himalayan peaks, Annapurna I and Manaslu. Pisang Peak rises above from Pisang village and yak pastures in a uniform slope of ice and snow to the final summit pyramid.
The Amphu Lapcha Pass in the Everest region is regarded as one of the most challenging and technical high passes in Nepal. This trek starts at Lukla and passes through the remote and wilderness trail, dramatic Amphu Lapcha Pass and ends back in Lukla.
Mera Peak is the highest NMA listed trekking peak in Nepal, situated on the edge of famous Khumbu region and boasts an absolutely stunning summit panorama that includes five of the world's 8000m peaks - Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho Oyu and Mt. Everest.