The word 'Nepal' usually comes to mind when people talk about trekking because Nepal has 8 of the world's highest peaks out of 14 each offering various types of trekking trails and some of the trails being considered the best in the world. For a country of its size, Nepal has huge geographic diversity resulting in a diverse range of plants and wildlife, and climatic regions.
It has been more than 60 years since trekking was started in Nepal and it has been a favorite destination for trekkers around the world. Trekkers can choose from a large number of trekking trails ranging from easy to extremely difficult each being unique and different from the other. Being home to a large number of ethnic groups with their unique culture and tradition, majestic snowcapped mountains including the highest of all Mt. Everest(8848 M), diverse flora and fauna, and wide varieties of land topography and climate enriched with amazing landscape and natural resources, trekking in Nepal provides trekkers a unique and unforgettable experience of a lifetime. During the trek in Nepal, one can have the opportunity to interact with the rural people, learn their culture and lifestyle, encounter various species of wildlife and enjoy the stunning view of mountains while passing through the beautiful and mystical villages, rivers and valleys, high altitude passes and lakes, glaciers, alluring mixed forest of various species of plant, thrilling suspension bridges and many more along the trails. Buddhism, Shamanism, Bon Po (Pre-Buddhism), and Hinduism are the major religion practiced by the various indigenous groups which are seen during the trek in Nepal.
Based on food and accommodation, Trekking in Nepal is divided into two types; Tea House Trek and Camping Trek. On the tea house trek, the food and accommodation services are provided by the lodges and tea houses built along the trail during the trek whereas the agency provides all the services related to food and accommodation on the camping trek.