New Trekking routes of Nepal

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Nepal New and less visited Trekking Region an enjoyable adventure, where one can explore into pure fresh and pristine surroundings, and in the close shade of high Himalayan peaks. Nepal is a country of the world’s highest mountains with a range of tallest peaks to name a few of above 8,000 meters. Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Annapurna.

Besides many other higher peaks, the world’s eight highest mountains out of fourteen is located within Nepal. That makes the country a premier adventure sports hub on this planet earth.  Where most of the world’s tallest mountain range and other high peaks are concentrated in Nepal Himalaya, the country offers a wide adventure trekking in Nepal. A great opportunity for interested adventurers and trekkers to explore all nooks and corners of Nepal Himalaya.

Firstly the main flow of tourism with thousands of foreign travelers in Nepal is trekking, and then other adventure sports like peak climbing, mountaineering, and so on. Since the conquest of Mt. Everest in 1953 by Tenzing and Hillary, Nepal has been popular and exposed to the rest of the world. Drawing thousands of trekkers throughout all seasons of the year.

Main popular trekking destinations being Annapurna, Everest, Langtang with few other Himalayan destinations gradually getting more visitors like Manaslu, Kanchenjunga and Makalu region. Besides many mainstream trekking routes around Nepal Himalaya, where trekkers can try and explore fresh new trekking routes, rewards you with pure and pristine surroundings, which will be a perfect adventure destination to enjoy.

Nepal New and less visited Trekking Region:

Nepal’s new trekking routes where few groups of travelers have seldom ventured or not have been explored yet, a wonderful prospect for trekkers and adventurers in search of a new fresh adventure destination.

There are many beautiful areas in Nepal Himalaya, where few trekkers and other foreign visitors may or not have visited at all, where one can try and explore the hidden corners of Himalayan high hills and valleys. Nepal Himalaya’s mid and high hills have more to offer for interested trekkers, where one can explore and enjoy the adventure from the Far East to Far Western Himalaya range.

Beyond Kanchenjunga (Walangchu Gola and Lumba / Sumba pass):

Trekkers interested off the beaten tracks away from mainstream trekking trails, one can enjoy a marvelous adventure trekking around and beyond North of

Kanchenjunga. Beyond Kanchenjunga takes you to Nepal Far East starts with a short flight and local drive to reach the starting point of the trek, where walking for a few days leads on the main path of Kanchenjunga North Base Camp. Soon new routes diverged from the main trail, heading due north to reach Walangchu Gola village.

These new routes an old Trans Himalaya Salt and Caravan Trail of Nepal to Tibet border, where trade still exists between Tibetans and locals of the Kanchenjunga area, a great chance to explore the hidden villages before crossing high scenic Lumba-Sumba pass at 5,160 m.

Spectacular panorama of world highest mountain range Kanchenjunga and Makalu with views of Mt. Everest and other eastern Himalayan peaks.

 Good times for this trek during springtime from March to May, when wild-flowers are in full bloom with clear views of high snow-clad peaks.

The other best time in autumn / fall from September to November where most days are crystal clear for views and walks, but much cold morning and night time with short sunlight hours, can expect snow on the trail sometimes.

This region getting slowly popular among trekkers interested in the itinerary of a longer duration but still retained as a new fresh adventure destination were short flights and drives involved to begin and end the trek.

Various options to end the trek either walk to Tumlingtar for flight to Kathmandu or continue trek towards Makalu base camp extension crossing Sherpani Col to Everest region or walk back to Tumlingtar to end the trip.

MILKE DANDA (Located between Makalu and Kanchenjunga mountain range):

Another beautiful new areas for trekking around Nepal Far East region is Milke

Danda, located in between world 5th high Mt. Makalu and world 3rd highest

Mt. Kanchenjunga. Renowned and spectacular country famous for Rhododendron flowers which blooms during springtime from March to May including other exotic wild-flowers makes Milke Danda a magic place with a high snow-capped peaks backdrop.

An interesting walk to Milke Danda after reaching at Tumlingtar on short flight

from Kathmandu, the route takes you on the least trekked area following rural farm villages trail, and then into complete wilderness away from human habitation and villages. Milke Danda located at the height of 3,662 m / 11, 883 feet where you can explore around its scenic area at Jaljala another grand hill for fabulous views of the massive Himalayan range.

Trek to New Routes towards Milke Danda includes flight both ways from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar, a small farm town where the adventure starts and ends. Spring season from March to May is the best time for treks to Milke Danda when flowers are in seasonal bloom, another good season from September to mid-December times.

A week-long trek but one can extend the journey further towards Makalu or Kanchenjunga base camps as per one interest and duration of holidays.

DUDH KUNDA TREKKING (Near base of Numbur peaks and Cheese Circuit route):

Dudh Kunda Trekking located Nepal Mid-Eastern Himalaya close to Everest and nearby Numbur peaks, with varied options to start and end the adventure either taking a swift flight to Phaplu village airstrip, or take an exciting overland drive.

Several ways to reach at holy pond of Dudh Kund, walk from near Jiri to Taksingdo or follow the newly introduced Cheese Circuit route, the other alternative start walk from Salleri or Phalplu main village of Solu-Khumbu district.

A perfect trek on least ventured areas of Nepal Mid-East Himalaya for some days walk takes you away from human settlement and farm villages, following a high scenic ridge to reach at Dudh Kund

Dudh Kunda is regarded as a holy glacial pond which means ‘Milky Pond’ located on the foot of Number Himal, also called Shorong Yul Lha, by the local native “Protector of Solu region.

The holy large pond where once a year religious festival held the villagers believe that taking a dip in the holy waters will have their wishes granted, Dudh Kund at the height of 4,190 meters high enclosed within high towering snow capped peaks.

Minimum of 10 days to 12 days treks best in spring and autumn/fall season for best views and pleasant walks in the harmony of fresh country air.

PANCH POKHARI (Located at the base of Jugal and Langtang Himal range):

Panch Pokhari means five lakes, which is actually the size of a pond fed from the glaciers of Jugal and eastern Langtang Himal range of peaks. A new route for trekkers in search of fresh areas around Himalaya, located at the base of Jugal and Langtang Himal Mountain range. Adventure of more than week-long treks reaches you at the height of 4,160 meters high at Panch Pokhari, a pleasant trek starts with a short drive from Kathmandu to reach the starting point of walks.

The first trek follows through nice lovely villages and then leaves the farm areas for a total wilderness of high green hills and valleys with snow capped peaks at close distance. A scenic and cultural trekking where few western visitors seldom venture around this remote and off the beaten route, certainly a great new trekking route for most trekkers within complete isolation for some days in the harmony of high mountains.

Spring and autumn/fall are the best time to trek on this new trekking route to beautiful Panch Pokhari, the five serene glacial pond.

BHAIRAB KUND (Located right beneath Jugal Himal and Dorji Lakpa peak):

Close to Kathmandu and yet remote is the trek to Bhairab Kund, which falls in the new route as the area is least visited and unknown to many trekkers. Bhairab Kund at above 4,250 m high located right beneath Jugal Himal that includes Dorji Lakpa 6,966 m, Madiya peak 6, 257 m, and Phurba Ghaychu 6,637 m with some peaks of Tibet mountain range.

A great walk after drive from Kathmandu with a few days around farm villages and then into the absolute wilderness away from human settlement for some days to reach the holy pond of Bhairab Kund. Where once a year festival takes place thousands of Hindu followers visit for a dip in the glacial pond to cleanse a sin of a hundred lifetime. A week-long trek to enjoy a peaceful environment within the backdrop of the Central Himalaya range.

NEPAL FAR WESTERN NEW AND SELDOM VISITED TREKKING ROUTES:

Around Nepal Himalaya, the most famous and popular trekking areas fall within the Mid-East and Midwest. The far western region is less traveled by foreign visitors, due to its remoteness as well as lack of transportation means to reach the start of the trekking point.

The main trekking areas around is Lower and Upper Dolpo as far as Rara Lake, but there are few places where most trekkers and adventurers are unknown like trek from Beni to Dolpo via Dhorpatan route. Which are also known as Gorilla trekking trails, where Maoist insurgents made their training and hidden place away from the main town and villages in complete isolation.

However the trek to Dolp from Beni and Baglung is an interesting walk that takes you over a few high passes of above 4,400 meters high and travels into Nepal most remote rural villages to reach Tarakot in Lower Dolpo. A total of two weeks or more one can extend treks to other areas of Dolpo where drive and flights are involved for this trekking.

The other treks around Nepal Far Western region is Humla and Limi valley less ventured areas of far west Himalaya which leads you close to Tibet border also, an interesting adventure where one can witness great Tibetan and Buddhist culture along with grand views of beautiful landscapes and snow-capped peaks.

The best time for Humla and Limi valley trek from April to October includes monsoon season as well, where wet heavy rain clouds are blocked by the high Himalayas. On this trek reaching a maximum of 4,920 m over Nyalu-la and Nara-La passes truly a marvelous country to visit it will be an experience of a lifetime.

Mt. Api and Saipal base camp trek is another exciting and interesting adventure around Nepal Far West, which is Nepal New Trekking routes as the region is least visited due to its remote location, The trek involves long drive along with flight from Kathmandu both ways to start and end the fabulous treks around the most remote and isolated country of Nepal, certainly a great new destination where local villagers hardly see westerners passing their village.

A great adventure of three weeks from Kathmandu to Kathmandu reaches you at the height of 5,300 m/ 17,388 feet high crossing Urai Lagna Pass overlooking excellent views of western peaks including majestic Mt. Api and Mt. Saipal at close distance.  This trek best from March to early November months includes the monsoon wet season also, as higher areas get less affected by heavy rains of monsoon times.

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