Prepare to join our locally handcrafted ultimate adventure trek bucket list 2014 to widen the desire of exploring Himalayan cultures, discovering the taste of unbeaten mountain trails, and capturing the breathtaking views of ever enchanting tallest mountain regions of the world. Nepal is a complete contrast and rich in some of the world’s most astonishing natural beauty. You will take a once-in-a-lifetime trek to the Himalayas, seeing the staggering white peaks of world tallest mountain ranges, visit the captivating medieval city of Kathmandu, and share the peace and tranquility of Buddhist monks at prayer. Just join our adventure bucket list; you are almost there.
This is one of the ever dominating mountain treks in the world of mountain adventure. The ever enchanting trails to Everest Base Camp bring you at the yard of Khumbu Region – the tallest mountain region of the world. While heading towards to base camp of the tallest mountain in the world, trekkers encounter with the famous landmarks of Everest region – Sagarmatha National Park, Namche Bazaar, Tangboche Monastery, Sherpa Culture, Buddhist Monasteries, Gokyo Valley, Dudh Koshi Valley, Himalayan Glaciers, and alpine flora and fauna. Besides, it will be the journey that crosses highest passes and hilltop viewpoints in the region. While in the trail, you conquer viewpoints like Gokyo Ri and Kalla Patthar to capture the incredible views of Everest and the surrounding peaks. Overall, this will be the adventurous trek that you definitely want to make it trip of a lifetime.
This is another ultimate adventure trek in the bucket list of 2014. The trek leads you to the base camp of world’s 10th highest mountain – Mt Annapurna passing through the landmarks of Annapurna region. This is the journey which also covers famous lack city – Pokhara, tremendous vantage point – Poon Hill, sacred mountain base – Annapurna Sanctuary, awesome mountain base – Machhapuchhre and many more. Apart from exploring the cultural and natural landmarks of Annapurna region, the trek also helps you to capture panoramic views of Annapurna Range – Annapurnas, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Himchuli and large number of other hilly mountains.
This is one of the classic treks in the Annapurna region that makes a complete circle of entire Annapurna massif. While making a compete circle of Annapurna region the trails throughout the trip encompass the incredible treasure of Annapurna region namely high desert country Manang, the highest of the region Thorang La Pass, sacred Muktinath area, lower part of Mustang region, photographers’ viewpoint Poon Hill, and many other cultural attractions. The trek also provides an opportunity to make a thrilling journey through world’s deepest Kali Gandaki Gorge prior to reaching in Pokhara – the famous lake city.
Classic Everest Trek
The classic trek follows the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa who used this trekking route to climb Mt. Everest for the first time. Commencing from Jiri, the trek moves forward into the depth of Everest region. While in the trails, travelers can explore almost all the treasure troves of Khumbu region – Sherpa Culture, various monasteries, fascinating world highest mountain vistas, hilltop view points, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, hilly flora and fauna and many more.
Though both the treks are relatively close to Kathmandu valley, these treks provides off the beaten travel experiences. If you prefer to go with these treks, you will travel through unbeaten trails, see unspoiled Tamang culture, cross colorful rhododendron forests, witness Buddhist monasteries, find close to sacred lakes, and above all capture the spectacular mountain views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Manaslu, Himal Chuli etc.
This demanding and daunting trek makes a complete circle of Kanchenjunga region of Nepal Himalayas. Kanchenjunga (8,586m), the third highest peak in the world, lies in a sensitive restricted area astride the Nepal – Sikkim border, only a few miles from Tibet. This formidable trek takes you through scattered settlements of thatched farmhouses with colorful flower gardens, wild coniferous woodland and on to remote Buddhist settlements in the north east section of Nepal. The dreadful journey will undoubtedly be an ultimate and overwhelming mountain adventure in the company of the panoramic views of Everest, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga.
The Upper Mustang trek also secures its place in the bucket list ultimate adventure trek for 2014. The adventure trek encompasses a spectacular remote Trans-Himalayan mountain area with Tibetan influence. The Upper Mustang region also known as the “Last Forbidden Kingdom” is a treasure trove of thousand years’ old monastery, caves, local tribes and scenic beauties of the different landscapes. The trek commences from world’s deepest gorge to the world’s highest regions of Lo-Mangthang Valley passing through an almost tree-less barren landscape, a steep rocky trails and astounding views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and several other peaks. The surprising fact of this region is that you can see how the thousands years of isolation has kept the culture, lifestyle and heritage of this region in intact position.
This is undoubtedly one of the top holy trips in the sacred mountain region of Tibet. The Kailash with Manasarovar region can be covered either from Nepal side trails or mapped out by the high Himalayan trails of Tibet. Mt. Kailash region is primarily known for its religious, cultural, and spiritual significance. The heavenly beauty of Mount Kailash is not only fascinating; it is also one of the greatest pilgrimage destinations for Hindu, Buddhist, Jain and Bon. The region also includes the two pristine high-altitude lakes and that are Mansarovar and Rakshesa. Another unique spiritual aspect of Kailash is that four most sacred rivers of the Indian sub-continent begin from here and those are Sutlej, Karnili, Brahmaputra and Indus.
Makalu-Barun Valley Trek too crosses several high passes as it climbs into the remote Barun Valley at the foot of Mt. Makalu, the world’s fifth highest mountain, providing a splendid venue for more adventurous nature lovers. The trek provides stunning contrasts, where high waterfalls cascade into deep gorges, craggy rocks rise from lush green forests, and colorful flowers bloom beneath white snow peaks. The journey throughout the trail will be accompanied by the landmarks of the region – Makalu-Barun National Park, Arung River, the last pristine mountain ecosystems on earth, and spectacular views of rugged Himalayan peaks – Mt. Makalu (8,462m), Mt. Chamlang (7,319m) and Mt. Baruntse (7,129m).
This ultimate adventure trek for 2014 is full of off the beaten trekking experiences. Dolpo, the legendary hidden land, lies in the rain shadow area of the Himalayas; the landscape resembles that of the Tibetan Plateau. The people, very pleasant and nomadic by nature, are of Tibetan descent who follow the pre-Buddhist Bon religion in this high altitude. The trek specially attracts you towards nomadic – almost untouched and unexplored lifestyle of people of Dolpo and provides a chance to make fascinating insights into Tibetan way of life in the region.
The ultimate adventure trek bucket list 2014 in the Himalayas, in overall, offers an endless variety of Himalayan landscapes, cultures and great people. The timeless Himalayan vistas make Nepal a destination you can visit over and over again.