Beyond the popular trekking routes, the Himalaya region is full of remote and hidden trekking routes. The remote and hidden trekking routes apart from offering the chance of exploring less visited Himalayan region also provide the opportunity of discovering the isolated cultures that flourished in those remote hilly regions of Nepal.
Lower Dolpo and Lake Phoksumdo Trek
The Lower Dolpo and Lake Phoksumdo trek is a wonderful journey through the magnificent remote countryside, farm villages and valleys with fabulous scenery of snow capped peaks of Dolpo and Tibetan mountain ranges. The whole trip encompasses the remote cultural destination of Nepal on the old Trans-Himalayan caravan route, ancient Bon-Po (Pre-Buddhist) culture, snow leopard trail, Nepal’s wild-west traditional villages on the backdrop of the high snow capped peaks, serene forest and pristine lake. This will be really an awesome trek in the remote hidden region of the Himalayas.
The Dhaulagiri region is the only trekking area where one can view the rare face of Mount Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna massifs. The trek combines almost all of the trekking environments that Nepal Himalaya has to offer, from the temperate sub–tropic low farmlands to alpine zone in the deep woods, and the dense forests of the lower warmer region to the high snow crested ridge and ruthless ice field. Furthermore, the trip helps traveler to explore the popular ancient Trans Himalayan Salt Trade route, the world’s deepest gorge of Kali Gandaki Valley, untouched virgin forest of rhododendron, oaks, and pine trees, unspoiled country life, and fascinating villages.
The Manaslu trek is an incredible adventure in the midst of high snow capped mountains, verdant rain-alpine forest and off-beaten paths for the views of majestic snow peaks, traditional villages, Buddhist culture, and warm friendly locals. The remote and hidden trek follows upstream of the Buri-Gandaki river from the sub-tropical forest to the dry arctic of Tibetan zone, offering outstanding views of the traditional mid hill villages, and Mt. Manaslu along with panorama of the surrounding magnificent peaks that straddle the border with Tibet.
The Makalu trek passes through the most spectacular scenery of lush tropical green of Arun Valley up to the high ruthless ice fields of Mount Makalu. It is an adventurous journey to worlds’ 05th highest mountain Mt. Makalu with ample time exploring the alpine forest in the high alpine and arctic landscapes with rare species orchids and rural farm and traditional villages. On route of this trek one can see stunning views of Mt. Kanchenjunga massif, Everest, Lhotse, Baruntse and Chamlang. In overall, the hidden trek unfolds the scenic environment among friendly locals, traditional villages with striking views of the world’s highest mountain range, alpine forest, and the remote least trekked areas in the virgin Barun Valley.
Jumla and Rara Lake Trek
The Jumla and Rara Lake trek passing through magnificent remote countryside, farm villages and valleys with fabulous scenery of snow capped peaks of Dolpo and Tibetan mountain ranges reaches of the site of the largest lake in Nepal within its National Park. The trekking region is very much tranquil with enchanting forest and landscapes. The remote and hidden trek, in overall, offers the views of the largest lake in Nepal, pristine forest, stunning landscapes, magnificent scenery, and isolated traditional villages in the wilderness of the far west of the Nepal Himalaya range.
Upper Mustang Trek
It will be a fascinating trek in the remote cultural destination of Nepal on the old Trans-Himalayan Caravan route. The hidden trek in the Far North Western at Upper Mustang unfolds the amazing sights of the ancient Bon-Po (Pre-Buddhist) culture, ancient walled town-village of Lo-Manthang on the backdrop of the high snow capped peaks. Lo-Manthang – the old kingdom of Mustang is the best of this beautiful country. It is in the sense that travelers in this region can get the best insights into the mysterious old Tibetan culture, traditions and religions that still exists. Apart from this, it will be a trek to experience the high land windswept valley with eroded canyons, and colorful rock formations.