Everest Base Camp Trek, ranging from moderate to streneous, is one of the most famous Everest treks. Home to some of the highest peaks in the world, namely; Mount Everest (8,848m/29,047ft), Pumori (7138m/23,413ft), Nuptse (7,855m/25,765ft) and Lhotse (8,516m/27,933ft), the trek can be an adventure experience of a lifetime. It is designed for those looking for ultimate adrenaline rush, therefore, the trek shall be completed within mere 14 days. "Almost 40,000 trekkers conquer Everest Base Camp every year. Post-monsoon season (Sep-Dec), with favorable weather, attracts most number of trekkers." The trek initiates from Lukla after a short but breathtaking trans-himalaya flight. The trail follows South Everest Route (First discovered by the 1953 Everest Expedition) and concedes at Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,188ft). It assimilates both cultural and natural wonders of Khumbu valley; presenting culturally rich lifestyle and architecture of local Sherpa villages, Tibetan Buddhist monasteries (Tengboche and Ringboche), Sagarmatha National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and many of the famous Eight-Thousandeers. Guided by experienced Sherpa, Everest base camp trek takes you deep into the awe-inspiring landscapes of Great Himalaya; offering some of the rarest sightings of majestic glaciers, towering peaks and exotic flora and fauna. Everest Base Camp is a rudimentary campsite for climbers, therefore, encountering countless numbers of tents packed with climbers, their Sherpa and equipments is not uncommon. The major highligh of the trek is a hike to Kala patthar which offers nearest and clearest sighting of the Everest. One can clearly see climber making their way up through Base Camp and Khumbu Glacier to Camp I, also offering panoramic view of the great Khumbu valley.
Annapurna base camp trek exceeds the excitment and adventure involved in any other treks in Nepal. Attracting almost70,000 trekkers a year, Annapurna base camp trekking is a unique experience for adventurers, beginner and experts alike. Annapurna Base Camp (4,140m/13,582ft) is a small campsite surrounded by mighty mountains from all side,Machapuchhare (6,993m/22,943), Annapurna I (8091m/26505ft), and Hiunchuli (6,441m/21,131ft), respectively. This is one of the most beautiful treks that combine easy walking with majestic scenery and a mix of cultures unmatched by any other treks in Nepal. The trail starts from lowland villages and rice terraces. The ethnic villages of Ghandruk (HQ of Annapurna) and Chhomrung are the most intimidating localities in the region. As you pass through the local Gurung and Managi villages, you get to observe the ethnic lifestyle and cultural riches of Himalaya. Observing and mingling with the locales can be the most rewarding experience during the trek. Pastures and cultivated fields soon give way to deep forests of oak, bamboo and rhododendron. The trail finally stumbles across moraines and reaches Annapurna Sanctuary from where you will see undeniably beautiful and unimaginable panoramic imagery of the serene surroundings.
Annapurna panorama trek is an ideal trip for the trekkers who contemplate short and comfortable trek in the Himalaya of Nepal. This introductory short trekking in Annapurna unfolds dramatic panoramic profiles of some of the beautiful and highest mountains in Nepal, namely; Annapurna I (8,091m/26,505ft), Dhaulagiri (8167m/26,795ft), Machapuchare (6993m/22943ft) and Manaslu (8,156m/26,795ft). Along with the vistas of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges, you would also be delighted to observe local lifestyle and culture of Gurung community. You would also have an opportunity to walk through the dense sub tropical forest of rhododendron and Sal forest- great introductory of flora and fauna of this region. The panoramic sighting of surrounding mountains, along with the deepest Gorge Kali Gandaki, from the Poon Hill is breathtaking. "The trek is moderate in nature and can be done all through the year, even in summer. Average walking is 4 to 6 hours a day. The highest point is only 3,200m, with no risk of Altitude Sickness." Those who are travelling with children or the elders can also enjoy Annapurna panorama trek. Every spring this trek offers grand spectacle of blooming rhododendrons on the nearby hills, therefore making it the best time of a year to visit Annapurna.