Hiking in Nepal

Hiking in Nepal

 What is the difference between hiking and trekking?

Hiking in Nepal is enjoyable walking in beautiful natural environments on well trodden trails. Hiking does not present the same challenges that we may encounter when trekking, which is more about getting to difficult to reach places. Treks usually last longer and can take us off the beaten track and into more rugged terrain than hiking, requiring us to carry more with us, and sometimes bordering on mountaineering.

Usually, when we think of hiking in Nepal, we think of walking long distances and stretching ourselves more than we usually do, but this does not always have to be the case. Many good hikes take only part of day. A very short hike could be less than a mile on a nature trail by a campground. On the other hand a hike can indeed be a very long walk. Some people hike for days, weeks, or even months at a time. A few people have even hiked for several years at a time.

Our bodies were designed for motion and we need to move in order to stay fit and healthy. Walking is one of the best exercises there is for our body. It doesn't put the same stress on our joints as running does, but still gets our body working hard enough for it to benefit from the exercise. Hiking is walking. So it is good for us, but it is more than just walking. It's also about the pleasure of communing and interacting safely with nature.

Nepal is situated in the lap of Himalayas, between Tibet to the North and India to the South. The country can be divided north - South into three geographic belts:

  • The Mountain Region (Parbat) 37% of the country with elevations from 2700m to 8848m,
  • The Hill Region (Pahar) - 42% of the country with elevations from 800m to 3500m
  • The tropical Terai Region - 21% of the country with elevations from 100m to 1000m.

This tremendous geographical diversity makes Nepal a paradise for Nepal hiking and trekking in Nepal alike, and for the mountaineers and climbers for whom the absolute joy of standing at the highest points on the earth is unimaginable. Nepal has over 1300 peaks between 5500m and 8848m above sea level. But we do not necessarily have to go that high up to enjoy spectacular surroundings, and that is what hiking in Nepal is all about. Hiking in Nepal offers us a chance to really enjoy its natural beauty and diversity, the spectacular views of mountains and deep valleys, as well as a chance to become acquainted with the Nepalese people's lifestyle, their art, architecture and cultural traditions. The Hill Region has many popular destinations for hiking and trekking, but there are also many other popular areas in Nepal for one or two day hikes.

Nepal Spirit Adventure offers you the chance to experience outdoor adventure. For those who have limited time or seek a gentler level of adventure, we hope our easy hiking packages will provide you with what you need.The less physically demanding hikes permit travelers to focus more on discovering and enjoying the exotic natural wonders of Nepal. We offer a selection of hiking trip itineraries designed very carefully to fit into holiday timelines and meet personal requirements.

Easy hiking routes cover many of Nepal's most attractive areas and offer outstanding views of marvelous Himalayan peaks, they permit you to really explore typical local culture and traditions as well as to visit holy shrines, monasteries and other important places in remote Nepalese villages. Established routes on offer include: Dhampus Sarangkot Hiking, Poon Hill Hot Spring Hiking which are some of the best hikes near the Annapurna region, covering the entire Pokhara Valley Rim.

Around the Kathmandu Valley Rim and beyond we have: Shivapuri Nagarkot Hiking, Shivapuri Nagarkot Dhulikhel Hiking and Nagarkot Chagunarayan Hiking.

You may have other destinations in mind, so we would like to point out that apart from the packages mentioned here, we can cater for all your own interests. We are always happy to hear from you and together we can design a tailor made hiking package to meet your needs accordingly.

Hiking in Nepal Packages

Shivapuri Nagarkot Dhulikel HikingUS $290

Shivapuri Nagarkot Dhulikel Hiking - 04 Days

Destination:Shivapuri Nagarkot Dhulikhel Hiking

Duration:04 Day(s)

Trip Introduction Shivapuri Nagarkot Dhulikhel hiking is best for family holiday and honeymoon couple, test for short, soft trek among beginners. This trip offer a fantastic view of...

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Nagarkot Chagunarayan HikingUS $150

Nagarkot Chagunarayan Hiking - 02 Days


Duration:02 Day(s)

Nagarkot Chagunarayan Hiking is easy hiking; you can spend your time amidst the natural surroundings of Nagarkot. Nagarkot Chagunarayan Hiking is designed for those without any experience of...

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Poon Hill Hot Spring HikingUS $350

Poon Hill Hot Spring Hiking - 07 Days


Duration:07 Day(s)

Poon Hill Hot Spring Hiking is one of the best panoramas hiking in Nepal. It is located in Annapurna region and truly called as nature paradise...

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Shivapuri Nagarkot HikingUS $250

Shivapuri Nagarkot Hiking - 03 Days


Duration:03 Day(s)

Shivapuri Nagarkot hiking is one of the most popular ideal easy hiking trips in Nepal. Who have very short limited holiday as well as can be first choice...

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Dhampus Sarangkot HikingUS $220

Dhampus Sarangkot Hiking - 03 Days


Duration:03 Day(s)

Dhampus Sarangot hiking is designed for those hiking enthusiast who have short limited holiday in Nepal trek and within easy walk can be sleep in the lap of...

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